The Manor Coach House

Chartham, Kent
  • 4 + 2
  • 2
  • Pet Friendly

A luxury and romantic holiday home created from a Grade II coach house, with a wonderful walled terrace, all within a short drive from the City of Canterbury.

  • Large garden with sunny walled terrace
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool & hot tub
  • Plenty of local attractions including a vineyard
  • High speed fibre broadband

About The Manor Coach House

Your stay at The Manor Coach House will sure enough be one to remember. Wander the vast surrounding countryside and reward yourself with a tipple at a local village pub on your way home. This charismatic holiday home is perfect for a couples retreat or families wanting some down time in the countryside.

The Manor Coach House is enticing, spacious and charming. It has been lovingly restored by the owners to create a contemporary, upside down cottage with luxury furniture and fittings. The two kingsize bedrooms both have large stunning ensuite bathrooms, a spiral staircase leads to the first floor open plan living space where you will find a karaoke machine and record player and vinyl selection and be welcomed by the delightful smell of freshly baking bread on arrival. Leading out from the living space is a lovely teak balcony overlooking the large 1 acre garden where you will find an elegant walled terrace and garden furniture. Have some fun and enjoy a dip in the heated pool followed by a game of table tennis outside. Relax as the sun goes down and light up the BBQ for an enjoyable evening meal in this delightful sun trap.

This elevated property, sits high above the Stour Valley and has the benefits of being just a short drive to the historic City of Canterbury, as well as being surrounded by the picturesque Kent countryside, footpaths, cycle routes and a unique complex of lakes where day anglers can spend a happy day fishing. Enjoy some wonderful local walks along The River Stour and stop off at the local farm shop in Chilham for some tasty treats. And don't forget your dog! They'll love this wonderful and pet friendly cottage.

The Coach House is in the grounds of the owners manor house, parts of which date back to the 15th century and was mentioned in the Domesday Book.
15% discount on stays in March. 20% discount on select midweek stays in April and May


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"We had a wonderful Christmas holiday here in this perfect & cosy cottage. The lovely Christmas decorations and the nice garden lights at night has put us in a wonderful Christmas atmosphere. Thank you very much for this wonderful time in your perfectly equipped and absolutely clean cottage! We have had a wonderful stay. We loved it!"

Stefanie & Klaus, Marie - Theres & Tommy, Germany - December 2018

"Relaxing, peaceful & delightful stay loved the garden. Hot tub was great & the fresh bread was touches of pure delight. Andrew & Cheri were always helpful & informative. We hope to come back. Thank you it was just what we needed!"

Kadodwala's & Charlie - November 2018

"We have had a wonderful week at the manor coach house, and thank you for being such wonderful hosts. Thank you so much for everything, it has been such a beautiful place to stay."

Ester & Mike - October 2018

"Fab place, fab holiday!, thank you"

The Miklays - September 2018

"Absolutely fabulous accommodation. We only live about 30 minutes away and chose to stay here just for some family down time. We really felt 'away from it all' in our lovely, well appointed coach house! Lovely pool and terrace. Kids loved all the games. Thank you for a great time!"

Mark and Angela

"The kitchen was very well equipped! The garden was massive and a great games space. We enjoyed a BBQ on the sun terrace area. All in all this has been a great stay and we hope to come back again! Written by Ella: We have had a great time at The Manor Coach House! It has everything you need and more. We loved the games. We played some competitive rounds of croquet, table tennis, rounders and the coconut shy. We also enjoyed the 'Queen ' and 'Abba' vinyl records. The beds were very comfy, the lounge area was very relaxing and comfortable and the board games were also great fun!"

Andy and Cherie

"What a beautiful place to stay and all the little extras provided made our time here even more special. The pool was fab and everyone enjoyed the table tennis! Thank you to Andrew & Cherie for such a lovely holiday."

Louise, Garry & family - July 2018

"Had a lovely time, the coach house is an amazing place to stay. The environment is so relaxing and the dogs loved the garden, bed and treats. Thank you so much"

Cathy and family - June 2018

"Lovely cottage, well equipped with everything we needed. Everything has been well thought out and put together. We loved the outdoor space, perfect!"

Lisa and Colin and Family - June 2018

"Thanks for a wonderful week at your Coach House. Everything was just perfect, the well-equipped kitchen, the girls loved the heated pool and we enjoyed the lovely garden. We would love to come again"

Michaela, Stefan and Family - May 2018

"Time here was too short as the weather has been so good. The pool and hot tub were perfect. All the games were enjoyed by the children so a very welcome addition. Cottage is perfect. So beautiful and clean. Many lovely memories have been made!"

Pam and family - April 2018

"We have loved every moment of our stay at the Manor Coach House. It has been truly luxurious. The garden is peaceful and beautiful. We would love to return in the sunny weather. You have really thought about everything and it so well equipped. Thank you"

Ben, Sara and family - April 2018

"Thank you for being such wonderful hosts. We have had a fantastic couple of days here. We will definitely recommend this place to friends in the future. The bread was a lovely touch, we even made some more today."

Sam, Perry, Matt, Laurence and kids - February 2018

"The Coach House and grounds are immaculate and are kitted out with everything you could possibly need."

Rachel and family - February 2018

"We've had a wonderful few days here at probably the most luxurious cottage we've ever stayed in/ Everything is of an exceptional standard. we have loved this little slice of Kentish paradise and will be sorry to go home."

Devi, Steve, Tarun and Deya - February 2018

"We've had a wonderful few days here at probably the most luxurious cottage we've ever stayed in! Everything is of an exception standard. We loved this slice of Kentish paradise and will be sorry to go home. Thank you so much."

Dev, Steve, Tarun, Deya and Loco - January 2018

"We have had such a lovely weekend staying in your beautiful cottage. Thank you so much for everything you did to make our experience here so enjoyable. We'd love to come and stay here again."

October 2017

"Thank you so much our stay was wonderful and very welcoming. We all would like to thank you for making our stay so memorable for the bridal party. Thoroughly recommend this lovely manor coach house."

September 2017

"We stayed the night before our friends wedding, beautiful location and beautiful cottage with lovely hosts. Thank you for making it stress free and memorable for the bride to be and her bridesmaids."

September 2017

"We had such an amazing stay. What a beautiful coach house and surroundings. Love all the decor so much but what made our stay so great was the hospitality of Andy and Cherie, what great people! We will be back."

September 2017

"We had a fabulous 2 week holiday. We loved coming back to the pool and how the house was so well equipped, the best we have stayed in for quality. We were very lucky with the weather too as it was hot every day- who needs to go abroad?! Thank you so much and we wish you every success, we will be recommending your property and area."

September 2017

"We had a great time. Wonderful surroundings, lovely comfortable cottage. Very well equipped and stocked. Loved the bread maker and all the games. The heated pool was the best!"

August 2017

"We've had a great stay here. Such a lovely comfortable cottage. Loki enjoyed his doggy beer, we enjoyed the fizz and homemade bread. The girls enjoyed the pool, a perfect location for lots of attractions. We enjoyed a day at Dover Castle, Kingsgate, Whitstable, Margate, Herne Bay which are all within an easy reach. Thank you Andy and Cherie for looking after us."

August 2017 - The Ward Family

"Lovely place! Beautiful place, very well equipped with everything we could wish for. The outside pool is heated, which was a nice surprise! Lovely country side and villages nearby and Canterbury, well worth a visit. We hoop to return sometime."

August 2017

"This was a wonderful cottage for all of us. The boys loved the swimming pool and the garden to play in. Couldn't wish for more to have, Thanks a lot for everything!"

July 2017 - Danielle, Huub, Collin, Niels, Sven

"From the moment we walked through the front door of this beautiful cottage, we knew we were somewhere special! The decor, the surroundings, the finest quality and detail in everything. The children especially appreciated the outdoor games cupboard, and the pool was the icing on the cake!"

July 2017 - Cheryl, Neil, Amber, Yasmin and Freddie

"We loved to stay for 6 days in this lovely property, the extra bits were so welcoming, the garden was lovely, the fresh bread on arrival and the record collection...amazing! We wish everybody to stay here lots. Thank you."

July 2017 - The Koot Family From Netherlands

"We were very pleasantly surprised with the lovely cottage which had all that we needed. The garden and outside was wonderful and the Owners were so helpful. Thank you."

July 2017 - Jan Haveman Family

"Wonderful Coach house. So much to take in and do. Everything well and truly thought of by the generous hosts. Would love to stay again! Also the dogs say thank you for a lovely stay."

June 2017 - David and Joanna

"Lovely stay and very welcoming. Every touch has been thought of. The fresh bread on arrival was lovely. We will definitely be back! The special effort for the dogs was much appreciated. Beast and Sly loved the spoils!"

June 2017 - David, Tandy, Dani, Chris, Beast and Sly

"Great stay and beautiful location. Very friendly and welcoming. Andy and Cherie, thank you for this weekend. The cottage is beautifully decorated and you've thought of it all!"

June 2017

"Short but sweet stay, absolutely delightful we loved sitting out in the garden listening to the birds. The dog bed was divine as well (for the dog). Thank you."

June 2017- Neil and Caroline

"We have had a delightful stay at The Manor Coach House. A beautiful property throughout. We would recommend this property to family and friends."

June 2017- Lena, David, Fallon and Tula

"It was an honour and a privilege to be the first guests of The Manor Coach House. Absolutely stunning. Thoroughly spoilt including the dogs. What a lovely part of the country. Many thanks Andy and Cheri."

May 2017- Emma, Alistair & Lubi

What makes this area
So special...

This property allows for easy access to the City of Canterbury, as well as some lovely rural walks and cycle routes. There are three local pubs within easy reach - The Woolpack and The White Horse at Chilham, and The Artichoke at Chartham. With Chartham Vineyard just 1 mile from the property and Simpsons Vineyard less than 20 minutes away. There is also a Glass studio close by offering 1 day taster courses. You will be spoilt for choice.

Property details

The Manor Coach House


Sleeps 4 + 2 in 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (of which 2 are en suite.)
2 King Size and 1 Sofa Bed (an additional single bed can also be provided for the bedroom to the right)
Parking on the driveway for 2 cars
Large garden

Ground Floor

Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2), Kingsize bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers, and Smart TV, with en suite bath and overhead rainhead shower, and hand held shower, basin and WC

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), Kingsize bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers, and Smart TV, with en suite shower cubicle with rainhead shower, and hand held shower, basin and WC

Spiral staircase to first floor

First Floor

Open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen, with double sofa bed, TV with Freeview, radio with bluetooth, and record player with a selection of vinyl, board games and colouring in books. The kitchen has an induction hob and fan oven, wine cooler fridge, Andrew James bread-maker (one bread mix will be provided), microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, coffee machine, fridge with ice box.

French doors lead onto a teak patio with bistro table and chairs and views of the garden.


Large garden, fully enclosed, with sheltered walled terrace and garden furniture, brick built gas BBQ and an additional coal BBQ, and garden games
Outdoor heated swimming pool (4.6x12m).  The pool is open between 10.00-14.00.  The deepest part is 2.4metres.  The pool is open until November (weather permitting)
Brand new hot tub with waterfall feature, overlooking the garden
Table tennis and a football goal
Fire pit
Additional parking is available

High Speed Fibre Broadband and Wi-Fi
Central Heating


What you need to know

The use of a brand new hot tub is available for your stay.  Please note the following supplements apply - hot tub for 1-3 nights, £135.  Hot tub for 4-7 nights, £200.

Please note a single bed can be added to the ground floor bedroom on the right.  When the guest total exceeds 4, a £20 linen supplement will be added to each week.  If booking for 5 guests, please advise at time of booking whether you would prefer an additional single bed in the bedroom, or use of the sofa bed.

2 cots, 2 highchairs and stairgates are available

Parking on the driveway for 2 cars, there is more space if required 

A gas BBQ and charcoal Weber BBQ are available for your use.  Both fuels are provided by the owner

The property has a spiral staircase. There is a pond in the owner's private garden, please ensure children do not enter this area

Dog bed and bowls will be provided by the owner, please advise on booking the size of the dog (so the correct bed can be provided)

A welcome pack for guests and their 4 legged friends are provided.  Freshly baked bread will be available on your arrival with local jams and an additional bread mix for your stay

The owner is able to pre book wine tastings, beauty treatments and Glass Studio taster days

The property is located approximately 20 minutes away from Whitstable where you can find Blue Flag beaches

All children must be supervised whilst in the pool. 

Please provide your own towels for the pool. The owner only supplies towels for internal use and they are not to be taken outside

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