Great Higham Barn and Cottages

Doddington, Kent
  • 34
  • 9
  • Pet Friendly

Perfect spot for a family get together or party with lots of space for all.

  • Ideal for family get togethers
  • Shared pool and Tennis court
  • Charming spot for a celebration

About Great Higham Barn and Cottages


Stunning period barn and cottages ideal for large parties, group accommodation or a wedding venue beautifully furnished with wonderfully spacious rooms. This holiday accommodation is quite literally breathtaking with huge rooms, heavily beamed, contemporary touches and a bespoke table to seat all your guests in the wonderful dining hall. This Kent holiday house and cottages are in excellent condition throughout with several seating areas, games area, playstation, enormous kitchen with space for all, swimming pool, tennis court and a large garden. For larger parties, combine the other barns in the complex to sleep up to 44.
Read all about Lauren and Dan's Great Higham Barn wedding here.

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What makes this area
So special...

If you can tear yourselves away from this wonderful spot and all on offer at the barn then there is lots to see and do in the area. Leeds Castle with Go Ape, Segway and the stunning grounds itself is within 20 minutes, Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey are also within easy reach and if you fancy a brewery tour, Shepherd Neame is based in nearby Faversham.

Property details

Great Higham Barn: sleeps 18 + 8 in 7 bedrooms, 2 sofa beds and 4 futon beds in reception rooms, 1 family bathroom, 4 ensuite bath or shower rooms and 1 WC. Outside there is a private garden with large patio area and seating and private off road parking for several cars on the driveway or undercover. Use of a shared outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts.

Enter via the double height barn door which leads into a double height glass walled atrium.

Main dining area with table and seats 18 with French doors leading to the rear patio area.

Kitchen: split into three 'rooms' - the main cooking area, with sink, double range electric oven and extractor fan, two dishwashers and a large fridge. Another dining area seats 12.

The utility room has a washing machine and separate dryer.

Snug/play area with PlayStation (sorry no games provided), TV/DVD, WiFi, docking station, DAB radio and CD player. 

Main sitting area: sofas and armchairs to seat 14 with beanbags for a further 4, TV / DVD

Ground floor (5 bedrooms)

Master bedroom (sleeps 2), king size double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and integral shower

Double room (sleeps 2), double bed, en-suite shower room.

3 x double / twin rooms (sleeps 2 each), twin beds can either be made up as doubles or twins - if you have a preference please let us know when booking.

Family bathroom with bath and integral shower

WC 

First Floor (2 bedrooms)

Snug/play area (sleeps 8), 2 double sofa beds and 4 futon beds sleep the extra 8 guests.

Family bedroom (sleeps 6), four single beds and bunk beds with an en-suite bathroom walk in shower and bath

Independent room (sleeps 2), access down via a spiral staircase from the first floor or directly via own exterior front door. King size double or twin, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower

Services

Under floor heating throughout.

Wi-Fi

Cherry and Plum Cottages: both sleep 4, each property has 1 mezzanine bedroom and 1 sofa bed, 1 reception room, 1 family bathroom. Secluded garden (not enclosed) with BBQ, patio and seating for 4. Private covered off road parking for two cars. Shared use of outside swimming pool and tennis courts.

Sitting room: wood burning stove with supply of logs, 1 sofa bed, TV/DVD

Kitchen: granite topped kitchen with breakfast bar equipped with washing machine, fridge, electric oven, electric hobs, microwave oven and kettle. Dining area seats four 

Galleried twin bedroom: 2 single beds (sleeps 2)

Family bathroom on the ground floor, with bath and integral shower

The cottage can be let together with Plum Cottage as there is an interconnecting double door if required.

Services

Wi-Fi

Wood burning stove



What you need to know

This is a carbon neutral development and all heating is supplied by the estate's own coppiced woodland at no charge to the holidaymaker. 
In addition much of the electricity comes from a renewable source. 
Dogs are welcome as long as they behave themselves - note the garden is not fully enclosed. 
Swimming pool available for use May - September. Wood fired hot tub. Guests use the hot tub  and pool facilities at their own risk, and due to harsh chemicals used for maintenance purposes some skin types may react.
Cots and highchairs available upon request. 

Guests who are using Great Higham Farm as a celebration venue should be aware that music is only permitted until midnight.  Please be respectful of neighbouring properties and refrain from making any noise after this time. 

A service charge of £300 may be applicable dependent upon the use and group size.

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