"Set within the heart of the beautiful Kent Downs an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Elm Retreat is in the perfect position to explore both city and coast with the historic City of Canterbury just eight miles away and the gateway to the coastline. Stylishly decorated and furnished to a very high standard by an award winning interior designer you are sure to fall in love with this pretty lodge where you can also be sure of a peaceful night’s sleep.\nThere are lots of walks from the doorstep and with Canterbury being nearby there is a wealth of things to explore. There are three UNESCO world heritage sites seven art galleries six museums six theatres one castle one abbey one cathedral and 24 Canterbury Tales It is also home to Bagpuss Rupert the Bear Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and to James Bond no less. There is of course also lots of great places to eat drink and shop too so a visit here is a must. Shopaholics should also head to Ashford Designer Village where you are certain to grab a bargain or two.\nFor a lung-full of sea air head to the much sought after seaside town of Whitstable Dymchurch Dungeness Folkestone and Sandgate where generations have earned their living from the sea and shaped the way these pretty little resorts are today. Whitstable famous for its tasty sea food and annual lobster festival it boasts lots if great local eateries so foodies really will be spoilt for choice. If the sun is out make your way down to the pebble beach and go for a paddle along the shoreline. Or head to Herne Bay with its wide sandy beach and pretty painted beach huts and soak up some sun or maybe enjoy a bracing coastal walk. Dover and Leeds castles are also worth a visit both sites have great historic interest.Within a 10 minute walk you can access Stelling Minnis Common which comprises 124 acres 50 hectares owned by the Trustees of the late Lord Tomlin of Ash and is one of the last remaining unenclosed manorial commons in Kent. An ideal location for a peaceful walk to enjoy the wildlife.\nElm Retreat is the kind of property you will be delighted to return to after a great day out to relax with a glass of something chilled and unwind. Beach 14½ miles. Pub 1 mile."
Elm Retreat: Sleeps 2 in a double bedroom and a shower room. Private parking for 1 car. Welcome pack.
All on the ground floor.
Living room/kitchen: With Freeview Smart TV and French doors leading to patio, breakfast bar, induction hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge, freezer, coffee machine and washing machine.
Bedroom: With double bed and Freeview TV.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Electric central heating (underfloor in kitchen), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.
Garden with patio, garden furniture, firepit and BBQ. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden, 50 yards away.
Electric central heating (underfloor in kitchen), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Garden with patio, garden furniture, firepit and BBQ. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced raised pond in the garden, 50 yards away.
What you need to know
Properties in England - Current government guidance states that in England, outdoor restaurants and takeaway options, as well as swimming pools are permitted to open in Step 2 (expected to be 12 April – 16 May 2021), subject to social distancing rules. Indoor entertainment and areas of hospitality will not be permitted to open until Step 3 (expected to be 17 May – 20 June 2021).
Wales: The latest Welsh government guidance states that outdoor attractions and outdoor hospitality, including at cafes, pubs and restaurants can reopen on Monday 26 April 2021. Gyms, leisure facilities and fitness facilities can reopen on 3 May 2021.
Scotland: The latest Scottish government guidance states that gyms and swimming pools can reopen for individual exercise on 26 April 2021. On the same day, outdoor hospitality (which can serve alcohol and stay open until 10pm) and indoor hospitality (without alcohol and closing at 8pm) can reopen.