Abbots Cliff House

Capel Le Ferne, Kent
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The closest house to France! The most dramatic and breathtaking views out to sea in Kent can be relished from this prestigious cliff top house, a real wow factor! Sea views from every window, watch a Spitfire fly overhead, you have arrived.

  • As featured on 'Fantasy Homes by the Sea'
  • Located beside a breath-taking walking trail which runs along the cliff side
  • Luxurious and contemporary property with period features and hot tub (available at an additional cost)

About Abbots Cliff House

Arguably the closest house in Britain to France and the rest of the world!

Abbots Cliff House offers a new level of wow factor; with one of the most incredible views to behold, regal grandeur and sheer decadence from a modern day renovation retaining all the original period features and high ceilings, magnificent stair case, and light filled rooms with floor to ceiling windows.

On arrival guests are welcomed through into a grand hallway, which provides a taste of what is yet to come in all aspects of this luxurious stately villa. The ample rooms and stunning aspect make the house ideal for a special occasion and gatherings.

The property has a state of the art kitchen with breakfast table; and stunning views beyond the decked patio through bi-folding doors that brings the outdoors in.

The Master suite is where you will find possibly the best seat in the house, although there are many with the most amazing views to France.

Should you be able to pull yourself away from the house that has it all, with only the white picket fencing between you and glorious cliff walks leading down to the sandy beach, you will be forgiven for stopping by at the local English pub for an afternoon glass of wine or Sunday lunch.

Abbots Cliff House is a superb family sized home with ample space, it offers that extra touch of class, perfect for those who enjoy staggering hill top heights and feel truly on top of the world!

Find out more about the role of Abbots Cliff House in WWII and the untold story of the secret wartime interceptor women of Folkestone's Station Y here.


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"Home is where love resides, memories are created, friends and family belong, and laughter never ends. This place feels like home, thank you!"

Carmel - April 2019

"Old school friends reunion, and what a perfect setting. Welcoming, comfortable and well equipped. Such a splendid setting and view, the sun shone and what a sun trap - beautiful! Thank you for your help and we will certainly be back to what is a lovely part of the country!"

Steve & Kim and friends - April 2019

"A lovely house to make memories with the people you love, and a nice setting for some reflection."

Lauren - March 2019

"What a beautiful house, amazing views and well - heaven! Thank you for sharing it with us, thank you for your helpfulness. Very well equipped, comfy beds,a spectacular home. We have had a truly wonderful break and memories were made that will never be forgotten. The weather was kind to us which was a blessing but not really important as this house is truly amazing!"

Eddie, Wendy & Dal - March 209

"Your house is one in a million! We had a lovely and unforgettable holiday. Thank you for being so attentive."

Juka & Joanne- October 2018

"Absolutely, fabulous, brilliant house!! Gorgeous view and thank you so much for letting us stay here. All of the guests at the party had an amazing time and loved the beautiful house."

Kumi & Alan - September 2018

"What a fabulous house, everything was perfect! You have a lovely house, we will be back."

Jordan & Martin Family- August 2018

"What a house! From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we had an amazing time. So well equipped and amazing location! Thank you"

July 2018

"Our family loved the stay! It was immediately very warm and welcoming. What a cracking way to spend such a magical holiday with the family!"

June 2018

"Fantastic stay in an amazing house. Great walks, great views and with great friends. Thank you so much would love to come back."

Cathy and friends - January 2018

"We had a fantastic Christmas at Abbots Cliff House. The house is in such a fabulous location and so beautifully furnished. Load of great walks nearby along the coastlines too"

Shockley Family - December 2017

"9 generations celebrating Auntie's special birthday - beautiful house, which we all felt very at home! Spectacular views, decorated to a very high standard, we would love to re visit in Summer to be able to sit outside!!"

October 2017 - Family Get Together!

"Beautiful sea - beautiful skies and a beautiful house obviously restored with a lot of love. Thank you."

September 2017 - Hayward's

"There are not words to describe how fantastic the Abbots Cliff House and its owners are. In a breath taking location the house is stylish and immaculate that combines stunning sea views from windows and incredible landscaped gardens. It is the perfect holiday destination for all. Everything in the house is brilliant, and fully equipped with all of our needs. The weather was also beautiful, we could easily see all the way to France. We've had a really enjoyable stay and had the most wonderful week. We were able to unwind and relax with all the comforts of home we have taken in stunning countryside and explored many famous local attractions and come to the house at the end of a fun-packed day."

August 2017 - Khalid Family

"What a house! From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we has the most amazing time! Photo's do not to this place justice- you have to be here to experience the beauty. Well equipped, amazing location and the beds are unbelievably comfy"

July 2017

"The attention to detail is superb, the pictures the lovely bed linen even down to the lovely smelling hand soaps. We feel privileged to have stayed in the same house as Churchill! Our party of 10 ranged from aged 12-84 and we were all very comfortable in our beautiful rooms."

Jane & Family - June 2017

"Thank you for letting us stay here in your beautiful home. The views were incredible and it was great to be outside for some time. The decor is great and we had a lot of fun. The BBQ was great as well, overall it was a spectacular experience."

May 2016 - Rowandale's & Lilshaees

"The owner has created an unbelievable and stylish home. It has been a pleasure to be here at this amazing place! Cant wait to come back here again, Thank you for being such a gracious host."

May 2016 - Daniels Party

"Had a wonderful stay in this lovely property. Very relaxing. Enjoyed the views and the high winds! Recommend Rock Salt for a meal. Thank you Steve. We had a most wonderful time in your glorious house. It's been wonderful! Thank you for having us. Thanks awfully - this house is a terrific place to spend Christmas, and congratulations on doing it up so well. Beautiful place. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful house wish us! We have really enjoyed all of the thoughtful touches and had a wonderful Christmas here. Thank you with love for 2016! May God bless you and keep your guests safe and enjoy the awesome wonders of God's creation!"

December 2015 - Sarah & Family

"What an amazing house! We had a great few days exploring the South Coast of Kent. Our highlight was a tour around Dungeness B Nuclear Power Station. We have thoroughly enjoyed just looking out of the windows! The house was so comfortable - thank you."

October 2015 - Hougie Family -

"Thank you for the most wonderful weekend. The house is amazing & perfect for us five couples. Every room is beautiful. Weather was wall to wall sunshine. Company, as always, perfect. Thank you, Steve, you have fantastic taste."

October 2015

"Thank you for letting us stay for a week in this amazing house. The views are memorable for a lifetime. The decor in the house is beautiful. We will definitely be back."

August 2015

"What an amazing experience. Beautiful house, beautiful weather. Did not want to leave. We will definitely be back!"

June 2015

"Thank you for letting us all share this beautiful house for a week. The decor is perfect, the view is superb, I cannot fault this holiday let. The weather was also kind to us, we could easily see all the way to France, it's been a joy."

Jacqueline & Family - May 2015

"Beautiful cottage! I would highly recommend this place to anyone."

February 2015 - R. Patel

"In a breathtaking location Abbots Cliff House is stylish and immaculate. The attention to detail is very specific in each room and the character of the owner shines through in the individuality of design and use of high quality fixtures and fittings. Wow factor everywhere."

July 2014 - M. Bayliss

"Exceeded our expectations. Spectacular setting."

June 2014 - R. Gibbs

"Beautiful accommodation and great views. Loved staying there."

April 2014

What makes this area
So special...

Abbots Cliff House is situated on the most dramatic of cliff top locations in Capel-Le-Ferne, making it arguably one of most beautiful parts in Kent. The house is sandwiched between Dover and Folkestone, you will never be short things to keep you busy including walking the Saxon Shore Way. Popular eateries include Sandbanks at East Cliff by the Warren and Folkestone's award winning restaurant Rock Salt. Those who love a little bit of the seaside can also pick up the catch of the day from the Fish market at the quayside. The hot tub available at an additional cost.

Property details

Abbots Cliff House sleeps 10 over two floors, 4 king sized bedrooms with en-suite, 1 double room, 1 reception room, grand hall, 1 family bathroom, plus a cloakroom, driveway parking for 6/8 cars plus plenty more by arrangement, dramatic cliff edge sea views, BBQ, decked patio, lawn and seating for 10 guests.

Entry into the house up a number of steps and into a grand hallway.

Ground Floor

Sitting room: sofas and chair seats with additional seating for 10 guests, TV / DVD player, Satellite television, gallery windows all round, French doors to garden with small patio and table plus 2 chairs. Open fire.

Dining area: part of the sitting room, table to seat 8 guests (further two available on request). Bose docking station for iPhone 5 & 6.

Kitchen and breakfast room: seats 6, state of the art kitchen, fridge and freezer, electric hob, electric oven, extractor, dishwasher and wall mounted TV with Freeview. Bi-fold doors that open fully to patio with sofa seating for 10 guests and BBQ.

Utility room: connected to the kitchen with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Guest WC

Bed Configuration

Ground Floor

Double bedroom (sleeps 2), ensuite with shower cubicle. With exterior door to the patio.

First Floor

2 x double bedroom (sleeps 2 each), king size beds, both en-suite one with large wet room with shower, the other shower cubicle

Master bedroom (sleeps 2) king size double bed, small TV, ensuite bathroom with walk in shower. Private decked balcony with dramatic sea views.

Double room (sleeps 2)

Family bathroom, with bath and with handheld mixer shower


Decked area with hot tub (available at an additional cost)
Gas BBQ with utensils.

What you need to know

Due to the cliff top location and in the interest of safety children must be supervised at all times, particularly whilst outside.
1 and 2 night stays are possible, please contact us if a price is unavailable.
Hot tub available at an additional cost.

Please note checkout is at 10am, if a late checkout is required to 12pm a charge of £100 will apply.  Alternatively, please book 3 nights accommodation.?
Central heating throughout

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