Holiday Cottage in Brook, Kent
from £1,200 pw
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Holiday Cottage in Brook, Kent
from £1,200 pwSleeps 12
Stunning 16th century house and converted barn, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Pickersdane Barn has direct access from the garden to the historic Pilgrims Way walk, what a fabulous way to enjoy the scenery between Wye and Ashford.These self-catering holiday homes in Kent make the perfect place for family or friends to come together either for a short break or longer duration with plenty to keep everyone busy. For short breaks throughout the year and longer vacations Pickersdane House and Barn creates the ideal holiday destination. Located within the small Hamlet of Brook, just a short distance outside the vibrant and popular village of Wye in Kent with an array of pubs, restaurants and shops, this holiday cottage in Kent really is the perfect place to base your stay whatever the time of year.
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As soon as you arrive at Pickersdane House you know you have chosen to stay somewhere extremely special. You enter the garden through a pretty picket fence and walk through a cottage garden with a beautiful stream running through it. The original 17th century door greets you and welcomes you into the hallway with stairs to the first floor.
There is a large family room decorated in calming shades of cream with floral curtains, the exposed brickwork and inglenook fireplace give the room a touch of luxury and comfortable winged chairs make this room the perfect place to sit and relax with your favourite book and a nice cup of English tea.
The sitting room to the right of the hallway is beautifully presented with beamed ceiling; comfortable sofas surrounding a huge inglenook fireplace complete with fully working open fire and create a wonderful impression. Colourful lamps and rugs finish the room off beautifully.
A further hallway takes you through to the spacious country kitchen and dining area. White painted floor boards, beamed ceiling and yet another fireplace greet you. A large oak extendable table comfortably seating 8 is the perfect place to host a family meal after a day sightseeing. The kitchen is fully equipped with every conceivable appliance including range cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave oven.
A door leads to a passageway with study area to the rear of the house, a stable door gives you direct access to the cottage garden where you can enjoy the peaceful sounds of the of the stream that runs through it. A utility room with washing machine and water tank leads from this room.
A rear lobby complete with terracotta tiled floor is the perfect place for coats and shoes to be stored. A second staircase leads to the first floor and has 4 double bedrooms. The master bedroom has an antique 4 poster bed dressed beautifully in colourful bed linen, the vibrant red carpet and inglenook fireplace give the room a romantic feel. A free standing oak wardrobe provides plenty of storage during your stay. Bedroom 2 is also a double room, a kingsize bed with canopy over give the room a luxurious feel, bedside tables and lamps finish the room off perfectly. A large oak chest of drawers has been provided for storage. Bedroom 3 and 4 both have twin beds and crisp cotton bed linen with views of the surrounding countryside.
The family bathroom is decorated in a traditional style with roll top bath and wash hand basin set in a pine dresser, the owners have thoughtfully provided fluffy cotton towels for use during your stay. A separate shower room with WC is situated next to the family bathroom.
One of the magical things about Pickersdane House is the garden area; the front gate leads across a herring-boned brick path to the main garden at the rear. There is a stream with a bridge leading up to a bank which overlooks the Wye nature Reserve, an outside table and chairs has been provided for use during your stay and offers the perfect place to sit and enjoy the stunning scenery that surrounds the house. Various grass pathways are cut through the downland pasture with wild flowers, roses and herbaceous beds this truly is an enchanted garden and the perfect place to escape and enjoy the peace and tranquillity that the property affords.
Pickersdane Barn is approached via a private gravel drive with raised cottage garden plants surrounding the entrance of the barn. Large oak doors greet you at Pickersdane Barn, you walk through the doors into the large open plan living area with wooden flooring throughout creating a light and spacious ambience. The kitchen is at one end with a large dining area to seat six comfortably. The kitchen is modern with country cream units and wooden work surfaces. It has been fully fitted with appliances including electric hob, electric oven, freestanding fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave. There is plenty of china, glass and cooking utensils for guests' use.
The dining area has a modern dining table and six chairs in a light wood finish. With the white china this is a very attractive area to entertain in - perfect for a special occasion.
The living area has two comfortable sofas, thick woollen rugs, occasional tables and table lamps give the room a cosy feel, the perfect place to sit and relax. There is a large TV with DVD player and the owner has left a selection of Books, DVDs and board games for use during your stay. Double oak doors open directly onto the fully enclosed back garden, the ideal place to sit and enjoy a morning cup of tea or a chilled glass of wine after a day exploring the local countryside.
Stairs lead from the living area to the first floor where there are 2 bedrooms, the Master bedroom has a double bed dressed in fresh cotton bed linen, bedside tables and pretty lamps compliment the room perfectly. There is a large wardrobe offering plenty of storage during your stay. The second bedroom has twin beds which are bright and modern. The family bathroom has a large shower cubicle WC and wash hand basin, fluffy cotton towels have been thoughtfully provided by the owner.
Pickersdane Barn has a fully enclosed private garden with table, chairs and parasol. There is a separate gravel parking area for holidaymakers' use.
The self catering Kent holiday cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Brook. Brook itself is nestled below the North Downs adjoining the chalkland nature reserve and is surrounded by farmland. Pickersdane has direct access via a gate from the back garden to the historic Pilgrims Way walk where you can walk from the house all the way into Canterbury enjoying the stunning scenery as you go.
Locally you can go riding, have a day's fishing or try out some of the links golf courses in and around Kent. Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens are 45 minutes drive from Pickersdane, perfect for a day out during your stay.
Wye village is less than three miles away and is a delightful walk through the Kent countryside. Wye is a quintessential English village which is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It boasts a thriving farmers market, every first and third Saturday of the month - this is the perfect chance to stock up on fresh local produce and locally crafted gifts for friends and family.
For those wishing to make a day trip to France, Kent offers both the Eurostar Train at Ashford and the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone which will transport you to a French location in 30 minutes.
A traditional Kent pub is just a few minutes walk down the road, where you can relax in the restaurant and enjoy delicious home cooked food and try some of Kent's finest ales.
Leeds Castle is located about 20 miles from this Kent self-catering holiday cottage and is one of the most beautiful castles in Britain. With a moated castle, spacious grounds and even a maze there is plenty to keep everyone amused for a whole day out. For those who like excitement Leeds Castle also has a Go Ape attraction which is a high wire climbing adventure through the treetops.
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Refundable security deposit of £750 is payable. Friday changeover at this property during high season. Short breaks available outside of high season. Sorry no pets. CHILDREN WELCOME, HOWEVER, PLEASE SUPERVISE CHILDREN AT ALL TIMES BECAUSE OF THE STREAM AND POND.
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(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.