Holiday Cottage in Stelling Minnis, Kent
from £960 pw
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Holiday Cottage in Stelling Minnis, Kent
from £960 pwSleeps 9
Charming picturesque 400 year old detached farmhouse set within a stunning valley in the heart of the Kent countryside. This Kent self-catering holiday cottage is the perfect place to enjoy complete escapism from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Surrounded by countryside and yet within an easy drive of the vibrant City of Canterbury, this really is a perfect place to base your stay whatever time of year.The house is quaint and cosy offering comfortable accommodation; four bedrooms all with amazing views of the countryside it would be difficult to find a more quintessentially English cottage to base your stay. Large gardens surround the cottage and make the ideal place to host a BBQ on a warm summers evening, there is even a sauna for you to enjoy.
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Fir Tree Cottage: sleeps 9, offering 4 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room. There is driveway parking for 2 cars, additional parking can be discussed.
You approach the farmhouse via a long pathway that weaves through the pretty cottage garden and enter the farmhouse through a stable door and into a boot room that leads into the farmhouse galley kitchen.
Bathroom, Jacuzzi bath, double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC underfloor heating.
Kitchen and breakfast room, rustic style, 5 ring gas oven, extractor hood, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Large oak refectory table with benches seating 10
Utility room, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave.
The sitting room with a host of original features, comfortable leather sofa, and a choice of two armchairs to seat 5, woodburning stove, pool table, desk area.
Lounge TV room extension, sofa and chair to seat 4, shelves full of books / board games, flatscreen TV and DVD.
Conservatory, view of gardens, beanbags for additional seating and wicker furniture
Bed Configuration, located to the upper floor.
1 x Master bedroom sleeps 2, Kingsize mahogany sleigh bed, spacious fitted wardrobes
1 x Family bedroom sleeps 3, a double or two single bed combinations plus one single bed, bedside tables and modern lamps.
1 x Double bedroom sleeps 2, king size bed, bedside tables and modern lamps, wardrobes.
1 x Twin bedroom sleeps 2, two single beds, small en-suite shower room with restricted head height, wash hand basin and WC.
Gas central heating throughout, supported by woodburner to the sitting room
Internet connection available
Fir Tree Farmhouse is set within its own grounds with several different areas for you to explore and enjoy. A large terrace area with BBQ, circular table with chairs and a parasol to seat 7. Steps take you up to the sauna, available year round.
This self-catering holiday cottage is close to a thriving village of Stelling Minnis complete with a good local shop, post office and a village pub. Why not enjoy an evening meal in The Duck Inn in nearby Pett Bottom where well known writer Ian Fleming is said to have penned the James Bond novel, You Only Live Twice.
The house is in the depths of the beautiful Kent coutnryside with wonderful walks and bridlepaths to explore. The recently restored Dover Castle is within 30 minutes drive with so much to see and do that it will be difficult to see everything in a day! The Norman keep and battlements and the Worl War 11 war rooms within the famous White Cliffs are a real must.
The vibrant city of Canterbury is within 20 minutes and boasts a wealth of visitor attractions. The skyline is dominated by the stunning Cathedral dating back to 597AD the oldest in Britain. In 1170 Archbishop Thomas Beckett was famously murdered in the Cathedral and thousands of Pilgrims play homage each year. The ancient ruins of St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church all form part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nearby are the remains of a Norman Castle built on 1080 by the Normans and the large stone keep was largely constructed in the reign of Henry1 (1100-1135) all are reminders of the City's history, heritage & culture. Other attractions include, The King's mile, St Dunstan's, West Gate Towers, Northgate and The Canterbury Tales.
Why not take one of the River Tours and absorb the City with a boat trip along the River Stour taking in the architecture and scenic views. There are museums, walking trails or guided walks to help you enjoy the narrow winding lanes and is best explored by foot. Canterbury is a place steeped in tradition and is also a modern and vibrant city with welcoming bars, pubs, nightclubs, fine restaurants, and a High Street with independent and high street names.
The Kent County Cricket ground is a short distance from the city centre and holds its annual Cricket Festival every August. Canterbury Golf Course is 1 mile distance from the City Centre and was designed by Henry Colt ain 1927 at the same time as designing Wentworth. There are several famous "links" courses at nearby Sandwich, Royal St Georges (home to The Open Championship in 2011) , Princes (Open Golf qualifying course) and Royal Cinque Ports at Deal .
Howletts, The Wild Animal Park, at Bekesbourne, on the outskirts of Canterbury, offers a great family day out, The 90 acre site of Howletts Wild Animal Park offers the chance for visitors to enjoy beautiful ancient parkland that is a year-round family attraction.
Its easy to reach the Coast with Hythe, St Mary's Bay, Whistable and Broadstairs all within easy distance. For more details on the beaches in the area or for ideas of places to visit or to eat please look at our 'things to do' section on the website.
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I wanted to write and say what a fantastic weekend we had at Fir Tree Farmhouse. It was the most beautiful property, and I will definitely keep the details to rent again. We felt very welcome indeed, and all the little touches like fresh flowers and the pre laid fireplace were so wonderful.
Tony- October 2012
Thank you very much for having us stay at the cottage on the weekend. It was really beautiful and everyone had a great time!
Dylan- October 2012
A beautiful house, surrounded by rolling countryside. The house was lovely, the attention to detail made our stay very cosy and the sauna was a real treat.
Rebecca Green- June 2012
Refundable security deposit of £250 payable. High chair and travel cot are available. Broadband
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