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COTTAGE OAK COTTAGE: 2 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 4

Nigel and Wendy Griffiths

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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COTTAGE OAK COTTAGE: 2 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 4

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Charing - Landews Meadow Cottages

Spacious 3 bed and romantic 2 bed cottage with exposed beams and panoramic views

Located within the private Landews estate we have two well appointed picturesque country cottages with fantastic high quality fittings and facilities. Set in the beautiful village of Challock in central Kent, our location provides an ideal base for enjoying Kent's attractions and countryside. Also conveniently located for day trips to London (via the high speed train from Ashford to St Pancras in 38 minutes) or to France via Le Shuttle or the Ferries.

Surrounded by open fields and woodland which are alive with wildlife (you will see more pheasants, rabbits, woodpeckers and partridge than you will cars).

Hop cottage has its own private garden with large lawns and country cottage flower beds, a gas BBQ and patio table and chairs provide idyllic al fresco dining. From the private garden guests can access the natural swimming lake to enjoy a fresh water dip surrounded by reeds, bull rushes and water lillies with the swallows and dragon flies in the air above, and our family of moor hens for company. With many bridleways and footpaths to explore you can unwind and relax in one of the most idyllic unspoilt spots in Kent.

Hop cottage is named after the estates heritage as a former Hop farm and has wooden cladding outside and a Kent peg tile roof.

Oak cottage is constructed from the timbers of an old Oak framed barn. Oak cottage has two private terraces and access to the swimming lake and communal grounds.

The Landews Estate provides an ideal location for a lazy or an active holiday, relax around the lake on loungers, or explore all that the 'Garden of England' has to offer. Brogdale Farm which is home of the national fruit collection is only 5 miles away. On your doorstep at Landews you can go walking, bird watching, mountain biking, horse riding, gliding or walk to Beech Court Gardens and Tea Rooms.

All of Kents other attractions are within easy reach from our central location, one of our favorites is the RH&D Light Railway, a miniature steam railway that runs across Romney marsh from Hythe to Dungeness, great fun for little kids and big kids. Alternatively, Port Lympne and Howlett's Wild Animal Parks provide a great day out for the whole family. No visit to Kent would be complete without a day in Canterbury visiting the Cathedral or doing the ghost tour and a trip to Leeds Castle.

A walk along the White cliffs of Dover followed by a trip to Dover castle provide an excellent day out with two of Kent's iconic landmarks.

However you spend your days what better way to end it than enjoying a BBQ beside the natural swimming lake or having a relaxing dip where all you can hear is bird song.

The cottage provides all the charm of a past era combined with spacious modern facilities in what we believe is one of the most beautiful parts of the world.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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Details for holiday cottage Oak Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Oak cottage is a very romantic cottage with stunning rural views. The cottage was converted from an old barn and has exposed wooden beams and brickwork. Downstairs there is a very spacious lounge with solid wood floor and two very comfortable sofas, TV and DVD. One wall in the lounge is completely glazed with double doors opening on to the south facing patio, so it is very light. The lounge is open plan with a chalet style fixed dining table which follow through to the kitchen, The kitchen has a twin induction hob and a combined microwave, oven and grill plus all the utensils you need for self catering. Upstairs the cottage has two very romantic bedrooms, the large main bedroom has exposed beams through out and a panoramic floor to ceiling window providing far reaching views across open countryside and the lake. The bedroom has mahogany dressing table and an en suite dressing room. The second bedroom is accessed via the main bedroom and also has exposed beams plus views
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
Landlords are expecially helpful in making the stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. The swimming lake is especially fun and was a real highlight of the stay - rain or shine! We will definitely be staying again
Aug 2012
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Nigel and Wendy Griffiths

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Nigel and Wendy grew up in Kent and have always had an interest in travel and tourism. Having traveled extensively we know what makes a property and a holiday special and we have tried to provide that in our properties. Wendy has an eye for detail and cleanliness so you can be assured the cottages are well maintained and clean.

Nigel and Wendy Griffiths purchased this cottage in 2012

We moved back to Kent in 2012 after 20 years away and after viewing many properties we fell in love with Landews the moment we saw it. Properties in locations like this come up very rarely so we had to fight off two existing buyers and complete in 1 month to secure this as our home.

Landews enjoys a beautiful rural location, surrounded by fields and woodlands. It was built as an ECO property in 1978 mainly over 1 floor so it maintains a very low key cottage feel from all angles. The village of Challock is pretty with very friendly locals, a lovely green and two good pubs. It's central location allow you to get anywhere in Kent in around half an hour.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Reviews

Oak Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Oak Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1030522?uni_id=1307623
+44 (0) 7813092856
Charing Kent
5

SÉJOUR PARFAIT

  • 5 out of 5
Un séjour parfait dans une ambiance sympa.
L’accueil des propriétaires a été chaleureux, et nous avons pu passer un séjour tranquille dans une maison bien équipée (besoin de rien apporter ; draps et serviettes fournis, cuisine complète, machine à laver …) et très propre.
Le gite et les environs ont été bien adaptés pour accueillir nos enfants (2 ans et 4 ans) avec chaise haute, lit bébé, couverts, terrain de jeu et forets dans les environs. Ils se sont très biens amusées avec les animaux du coin (lapins, chevaux, puis le propriétaire les a fait participer à une récolte des œufs de canard et de poule). Le magasin du village est à deux pas puis un hypermarché 24h/24 est à 10 minutes en voiture.
Propriétaire disponible et réglo, nous avons bien reçu notre caution après le départ. Certainement une adresse à conseiller et nous y retournons avec plaisir.
Robin WILLEMSE, avril 2014

A perfect stay in a friendly atmosphere.
The owners welcomed us upon arrival, and we were able to have a relaxing stay in a well equipped house (no need to bring anything; towels and bed linen available, complete kitchen inventory and washing machine …) that was very clean.
The house and surroundings were well adapted for our children (2 and 4 years old) with a high chair, cot, plastic plates, playground on site and forest nearby. They had a lot of fun with all the animals (rabbits, horses, and the owner took them along for a duck- and chicken-egg hunt). The village shop is nearby and a 24h supermarket is at 10 minutes by car.
The owner is available and trustworthy, and we were refunded our deposit straight after our departure. Certainly an address to be advised, and we will return with pleasure.
Robin WILLEMSE, April 2014
  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Gatwick
Nearest Ferry
28 Miles
Dover
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Charing
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
M20 Jun 9
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Sea salter
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Challock village
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Ashford, Faversham or Broughton
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Challock Village
Car: recommended

Challock is centrally located between Canterbury, Ashford and Faversham and is one of the most beautiful and peaceful areas of mid Kent. The village is surrounded on all sides by woodland with 'Kings Wood' to the East and Longbeech wood to the west. Chaucer's famous Pilgrims Way and the North Downs Way are just to the south of the village and can be accessed on foot with the adventurous being able to follow this to Canterbury. The village of Wye with it's chalk crown and the 'Devils Kneading Trough' are 4 miles away. Eastwell Manor is just one of a number of first class restaurants offering fine dining on your doorstep.

Challock's location in the heart of Kent provides an ideal base for exploring all of the Garden of England's attractions, including Leeds castle ' The loveliest castle in the world' , Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle, The Hop Farm family park, The historic Dock Yards Chatham, the cinque port towns, Port Lympne or Howlett's Wild Animal Parks , The rare breeds centre, Hever castle or the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.

There is plenty for all the family to do an see within a very short drive, The UK's oldest brewery, Shepherd Neame in Faversham provides brewery tours with tastings, or the Designer outlet village in Ashford provides a shoppers paradise.

The village of Challock has two pubs, one serving excellent food 7 days a week, the other being a very traditional ale house, the barn shop is stocked with fine local produce, a horse riding school, the Kent Gliding club and the Beech Court Gardens & Tea rooms, plus it holds an annual goose fair on the green in September. Charing race course is only a few miles away with regular point to point meetings

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Charing, Kent

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Early Summer
24 May 2014 - 11 Jul 2014
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£460
£1,250
 
 
Summer
12 Jul 2014 - 30 Aug 2014
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£565
£1,400
 
 
Off Peak
31 Aug 2014 - 10 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
£1,250
 
 
Autumn Holiday
11 Oct 2014 - 25 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£400
£1,250
 
 
Off Peak
26 Oct 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
£1,250
 
 
Christmas and New Year
20 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
5 night minimum stay
£390
for 5 nights
From
£75
From
£90
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
£1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
£450
£1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Notes A deposit of 25% is required to reserve a property and balance is due 1 month prior to arrival.

The rental price includes, Bed Linen, Bath Towels. We do not charge for cleaning, but request that the cottage is left as you find it, if you prefer not to clean after your

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Oak Cottagein Charing in Kent

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items
  • Hob
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The shower room is downstairs, with tiled floor and oak beams. It has a modern electric shower providing hot water 24/7. The large washing machine is also located in the shower room.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Can be a double bed, this bedroom is accessed via bed 1
  • The main bedroom has king sized double bed and an en-suite dressing room with wardrobes.It enjoys the best views on the estate through its feature panoramic window with far reaching views over the lake and open fields to the Weald of Kent. The second bedroom is accessed via the main bedroom, the beds in the second bedroom can be arranged as a Kind sized double bed or as two singles. The large windows have a south facing aspect and look across the formal gardens of the estate. The bedroom has a large mahogany chest of draws. Both bedrooms are large with character exposed old oak beams throughout. A travel cot is available on request.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • live theatre
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • bay fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The cottage enjoys a fantastic location in the grounds of a private gated estate. from the grounds you can access a number of bridleways and country walks. The estate has its own natural swimming lake (not pool) where guests can sit on the bank in rural tranquility or take a dip with dragon flies and swallows flying above The cottage has two private terraces, the south facing terrace is accessed from the lounge and provides a peaceful sun trap in summer. The second terrace is west facing and covered by wisteria on the pergola above. With a charcoal BBQ and bistro table you enjoy al fresco dining as the sun goes down.
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