"Mount Ephraim house is a beautiful Victorian Grade II listed building with a large six bedroom wing that is now open to guests. Surrounded by formal terraced gardens guests are free to explore all 10 acres comprising of a rose garden a Japanese rock garden water garden and lake and many more features.\nThe views from each room of the house are stunning and whilst the gardens are open at certain times to the public there is a real sense of peace and tranquility in this lovely part of Kent.\nThe Garden Wing is not just for garden lovers either as there are miles of lovely walks from your doorstep and pets are welcome to come along too with the two local pubs welcoming four legged friends.\nThe location is also ideal as Mount Ephraim sits within easy driving distance of the charming market town of Faversham the vibrant seaside fishing town of Whitstable and the historic medieval City of Canterbury so you will be spoilt for choice.\nWithin the Wing you will find a large sitting room with woodburner a separate snug for the kids and a large games room with full size snooker table for fun evenings in. A large open plan kitchen dining room is fantastic for socialising and relaxing over meals.\nUpstairs are six bedrooms all with lovely views over the estate and countryside beyond.\nOutside is a pretty terrace with stunning views over the gardens which are exclusively yours to explore outside of the public open times.\nThe gardens are open to the public in 2019 from April on Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays and Sundays Bank Holidays. Gates open 11am. Last admission 4pm gardens close 5pm."
The Garden Wing at Mount Ephraim: sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. King 2, Double 2, Twin 2. Parking - private parking for 6 cars
Large entrance hall leading to the sitting room with comfortable sofas and chairs, a Smart TV, DVD player and woodburner.
A snug, with sofas and TV.
Large open plan kitchen and dining room with dining table and chairs seating 12 guests, an Aga and additional oven/hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
Games room with full size snooker table.
Cloakroom with WC and basin
Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), kingsize bed
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), kingsize bed
Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2), double bed
Bedroom 4 (sleeps 2), double bed
Bedroom 5 (sleeps 2), twin beds
Bedroom 6 (sleeps 2), twin beds
Bathroom 1 with bath, overhead shower, WC and basin
Bathroom 2 with bath, WC and basin
A paved terrace overlooking the formal gardens which are open to the public.
Garden furniture and BBQ
A tennis court with shared use
The property is pet friendly but the gardens are not enclosed and so pets need to be on lead at all times outside of the property.
There is parking for 6 cars.
What you need to know
The West Wing Kitchen located at Mount Ephraim is now available to offer private dining experiences for all Garden Wing guests. Brunch, a two-course lunch, afternoon tea or a three-course evening meal can be served in the Garden Wing, West Wing Kitchen or in the Dining Room of the main house depending on your preference. The menus use locally sourced produce wherever possible and can be tailored to suit your preferred flavours as well as adapted for dietary needs. Further information available from the owner once a booking has been placed.
Cot and highchair available
Maximum of 2 dogs
Safety - the gardens have lots of water including rock pools and a large lake so children need to be supervised outside at all times.
Tennis - the tennis court is shared with the owners of Mount Ephraim who use it on occasions, and always from 6pm to 8pm Fridays.
Please note: weddings take place at Mount Ephraim, and whilst there will never be a wedding during our guests stay, there may be a marquee erected on one of the public lawns.
A security deposit of £500 is required at this property. This will be collected automatically 7 days prior to arrival and refunded (unless a damage claim is received) 7 days after the end of your stay. Please note that your refunded security deposit will take 3-5 days to appear in your account. For your convenience, we’ll take this payment from the last card used to make payment to us. If you would prefer to use a different method of payment, please let us know before the security deposit is due.