Holiday Cottage in Chilham, Kent
from £350 pw
Sleeps 2 + 1
or speak to our friendly booking team +44 (0)1227 464958
Holiday Cottage in Chilham, Kent
from £350 pwSleeps 2 + 1
Mistletoe Cottage is a charming Grade II listed Tudor period cottage forming part of an ancient manor house on the edge of the parkland for Chilham Castle. In an idyllic rural setting, it is a short walk from the village pubs, such as the White Horse Chilham and the centre of this stunning Kent village often used in film sets! This period holiday cottage near to Canterbury has a cosy beamed interior and a lovely peaceful private garden to relax and enjoy. This cottage with a fireplace has a lovely warm and inviting atmosphere, perfect for a romantic retreat or a holiday for 2.
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The cottage is approached from the gravelled parking area by a delightful garden with a pretty brick path with lawn either side.
The ancient front door opens straight into to a cosy sitting room which has attractive views over the front garden. This room has a beamed ceiling, a delightful old fireplace with open fire to curl up in front of.
There is a sofa and two arm chairs, and a coffee table to while away the evenings in front of the fire whilst playing cards or board games, which are provided. There is a TV with DVD, video, CD player, free wireless broadband and local information leaflets displayed in order to plan your days out. The steep wooden staircase leads directly from this room.
The attractive shaker style kitchen with painted units in a pretty shade of pale blue overlooks the rear garden and has a dining table to seat 4. There is a fridge/freezer, electric oven with extractor, hob, dishwasher and microwave.
There is a washing machine and dryer and to the ground floor rear there is a black and white bathroom with modern fittings, heated towel rail, heater, WC, basin and bath with shower over.
Upstairs is accessed by wooden stairs from the sitting room, at the top of the stairs there is a large landing with child gate and a single bed. There is a pretty twin bedroom which has beamed ceilings, a wardrobe, dressing table with delightful views to the quiet country lane.
Outside there is the most quintessential English country cottage garden, the front overlooks a quiet country lane which is the North Downs Way National Trail and Ancient Pilgrims Way to Canterbury, with Chilham Castle parkland beyond. The rear garden has lovely landscaped flower beds being a haven for butterflies and wildlife. There is a pretty lawned area with wooden garden table and chairs seating 4. The bottom part of garden adjoins the adjacent property and winds down to reveal lovely far reaching views across open fields and a small orchard.
This self catering holiday cottage is situated in Chilham, Kent. Chilham is a picturesque beautifully kept Kent village on a hill about 5 miles to the south of Canterbury. The village square is surrounded by beamed medieval Kentish structures and is such a good example of a truly English village, that it has been used many times for photo shoots! In fact the whole village is in a conservation area and has been listed it attracts visits by tourists worldwide. The Kent village of Chilham itself has two public houses; a tea room, post office and gift shop and on the edge of the village a farm shop selling local produce that you can enjoy during your stay at this luxury holiday cottage in Kent. The nearby Kent village of Chartham has a village store.
For public transport near this holiday cottage, the Kent village has both a railway station and bus service between Canterbury and Ashford. (High speed train from Ashford to London takes just 37 minutes). Canterbury itself has a wealth of history to explore and visit being a World Heritage Site.
There is much to do from boat trips on the Stour to ghost walks through the old part of the city at dusk. There are a really good range of restaurants and bars, and many shops and boutiques to explore and its busy cafe society that make this a must during your stay in this self catering holiday cottage in Kent. There is a also bustling farmers market at The Goodshed in Canterbury.
There are many historic sites to visit including Dover Castle, the world-famous Sissinghurst Gardens and the spectacular Leeds Castle, well-known as one of the most beautiful castles in England.
The nearby village of Wye has a bustling Saturday farmers market or you can explore the renowned foodmarket in Canterbury at The Goodshed. For foodies why not take a trip to Whitstable to sample the oysters or buy fresh fish direct from the fisherman at the quay or explore the internationally renowned vineyards that Kent is known for with Biddenden Vineyards only a 30 minute drive away. There are several stunning gardens to visit within an easy reach including Sissinghurst and Great Dixter.
Not far from this holiday cottage in Kent is the hotel complex of Eastwell Manor offering a wonderfully relaxing retreat for spa and beauty treatments for you to make the most of during your stay in Kent. There are also lovely walks from the Kent village through the thousands of acres of Forestry Commission woodland that surrounds Chilham, it is also situated on the ancient Pilgrims Way. For Fisherman there is chalk stream brown trout and course fishing available locally from Mid Kent Fisheries in the village. Chapel Down Vineyard near Tenterden is well worth a tour and tasting of its delicious award winning English wines.
All in all, this self catering holiday cottage in Kent is a wonderful location for a relaxing break and yet is within easy reach of motorways, the beach and even the Channel Tunnel (10 miles) for a day trip to France! Hereby you can discover more than just Kent during your stay in this holiday cottage. So don't forget your passports!
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My first stay in England ever and what a great place to spend my holiday. Beautiful surroundings, a lovely garden, a wonderful complete cottage with everything you can wish for. A lovely owner next door. My best holiday ever!! I'll come back next year.
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It was perfect. Don't change anything!
Just come back from a wonderful two weeks at this cottage. Chilham is a delight, people very friendly. Helen, the owner, couldn't do enough for us. We will definitely go back.
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5/5 for comfort, cleanliness and value for money.
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Cot and high chair available. Basket of logs for the open fire are provided for your arrival - please note you will need to purchase more for the duration of your stay. Refundable security deposit of £50. Short breaks available. Friday changeover day. Sorry no pets.
Mulberry Cottages for themselves and for holidaymakers in this property whose agents they are give notice that:
(i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended holidaymakers.
(ii) all descriptions (including photographs), dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and believed to be correct, but any intending holidaymakers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact.
(iii) no person in the employment of Mulberry Cottages has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.