Petham, Nr Canterbury
Exquisite and inviting, spacious and rural, this luxury self catering former farmstead offers the perfect spot for long family holidays and reunions. With soft swaying vineyards, roaring fires, outdoor pool, hot tub, tennis courts and not for those who like to keep fit there is also a gym. You will find miles of green space to enjoy when the sun shines high in the sky; this estate promises holidays filled with wondrous fun and rejuvenation. The home that has it all .... it oozes class and romance, it will come as no surprise that many magical gatherings are held here including weddings!
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Bacchus: sleeping 16 adults across the two homes plus another 4 children can be accommodated on airbeds. Swimming pool (Easter to end October half term), tennis court, gym, pool bar / entertaining room (seasonal) and hot tub.
In total 7 bedrooms, with 6 bathrooms.
The Farmhouse: 5 bedrooms sleeping 10 plus a sofa bed sleeping 2, and a daybed sleeping 1 in the second master bedroom. Four en-suites, guest WC, four reception spaces.
Kitchen/Dining room with doors opening onto the terrace with lovely views. Hot tub is nearby. Dining space for 8-12 guests (at a squeeze). Two extra spaces at the kitchen bar counter top.
Facilities include a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, tall fridge/freezer, five ring gas hob, electric double oven, Nespresso machine (Vertuo), microwave, toaster, kettle, hot Quooker tap. Fully stocked with glassware and crockery for 14+ guests.
Drawing Room/Music room with seating for 8/10 guests, inglenook fireplace with log burner (logs and kindling supplied), desk area with Mac computer. A lovely piano and garden access to the side terrace.
Snug/hallway style lounge - a quiet space with seating for 6, stereo system, log burning stove.
Cinema/TV room - tucked away is a cool darker room with sofa bed, pouffes and floor cushion seating for 4/6. Netflix, Sky Sports, BT Sport and much more on an all singing, all dancing 65 inch screen!
Downstairs cloakroom with WC
Utility room with washer and tumble dryer. Hallway with coat hooks. Perfect places to clean up muddy paws, a pet crate is supplied.
Master bedroom (sleeps 2) high beamed ceilings. Super king bed, open bathroom with copper bath, walk in shower, separate WC.. Built in wardrobes and a large screen Smart TV
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) King size double bed, en-suite shower room, large screen TV
Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2) King size bed (available as a twin on request), hidden en-suite with bath and walk in shower. Click/clack sofa bed ideal for children (sleeps 1, available on request)
Eaves Bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, wardrobe
Eaves Bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, hanging space only, snug space with en-suite shower room (to be shared with other eaves bedroom)
The Lodge (Pinos Gris & Pinos Nois) Sleeps a total of 4, a close distance to the main house
Pinos Gris - Ground Floor
Open plan living space with kitchen area (basic essentials only for up to 4 including guests staying in Pinos Nois)
Large bedroom (sleeps 2) with King size bed and bathroom.
Large sofa seating for 6 and dining table for 4
Terrace area and garden seating
Note: Pinos Gris lounge can be made up as group dining space in winter
Pinos Nois - Upper Floor
Open plan studio space with corner kitchenette (only the basics).
King size bed (sleeps 2)
Day airbeds are optional for children (£50 supplement per bed)
Outside Space by the Main House
Patio area by the main house offers seating for 8 with a dining table
Hot tub (6 seater) all year around
Climbing frame, swings and full sized treehouse on the lawn, sandpit and toys for kids
Further dining table for 6/8
Outside Space by The Lodge
Ground Floor has dining spaces for 4/6 on the terrace
Lawned areas, a bridge over the brook which is gated for children safety
Swimming pool pavilion area (gated) with heated swimming pool (approx 28 degrees weather depending). Casual seating, various sunbeds. BBQ area (coal). Enclosed high walls with a Grecian style.
Entertainment area by the pool (with Grecian entrance) with themed rustic bar stocked with glasses, crockery and plates for Spring to Autumn dining. Six to eight tables with a collection of chairs to seat 20 as shown in the photos. A sofa area, log-burner and Smart TV. Darts-boards. Garden shower wet room/butler sink with WC (chemical loo).
Pool towels supplied
Tennis courts including rackets and a tennis ball dispenser
Gym with bike, training equipment and TV. (Disclaimer to be signed to use any equipment at your own risk)
Underfloor heating across all units of accommodation.
Several log burners in the main house.
Some central heating radiators.
Things to Note
The entertaining pool area is heated by the log burner only (hence seasonal use only)
For large groups dining in winter you can brave the pool house with log burner but it may be chilly.
All log fires prepared ready to start - £75 including unlimited logs for your stay. Can also be lit for your arrival.
Party planning service available from Beyond the Table - including tablescaping and balloons and dressing.
Catering options available on request from £40 per person for three course meal.
Cocktail making course from Wildbox available from £35 per person. Local produce used
Children's party organiser - 2 hours of entertainment on site. Some superb themed ideas.
Many more entertainment ideas on request via Bloom Stays.
Towels and Linen provided
Wifi - satellite speed to be tested.
Central heating throughout a mix of underfloor and radiators.
BBQ - coal by the pool house
The estate manager lives on the estate away from the property - they are there to support and manage the farm.
Pets permitted - please note additional fees of £30 per pet. Most areas enclosed but please be aware of livestock further into the farm.
Chickens and sheep are kept in a distant paddock accessible on the grounds.
Private gated driveway parking for up to 10 cars.
2 cots and 2 highchairs available on request.
Lots of options for tailoring your stay with Bloom Stays
Perfectly located in a wonderful country spot yet so close to the coast of Hythe, Sandgate and the trendy Folkestone harbour and in the other direction the bustling Cathedral city of Canterbury. (equally 15 mins away approximately).
Folkestone is a super up and coming trendy seaside town. The harbour is where all the action can be found including the Harbour Arm with street food, yummy cocktails from Wildbox bars, Macknade eatery / food court and of course, like you might expect, a host of fish and chip shops, fresh seafood stalls, proper English pubs and little shops for trinkets for the little ones. If you venture just away from the harbour you can discover the old town including Steep Street and The Bayle with vintage shops, art galleries, and Steep street cafe for the best cakes and coffees! Explore this vibrant town whilst still a secret.
Seaside activities can be enjoyed in both Dover and Folkestone. Paddleboarding, kayaking and water games can be booked before and on a day out.
Shopping is best found in Canterbury, with it's cobbled streets, an abundance of restaurants and cafes, and a mix of branded shops and boutiques it will give you the retail buzz you may be looking for. Canterbury also homes Chimera, an indoor climbing wall, as well as Escape Rooms - ideal on those less than sunny days.
High speed trains from London go into Canterbury West (buses connections and or taxi services). There is a further train station at Canterbury East. Petham is approximately 15 minutes drive from Canterbury.