West Malling, Nr Maidstone
A characterful period home full of hidden surprises… If the walls could talk there would be tales from mediaeval history being one of the numerous grade listed properties along a quaint Georgian high street of West Malling. With short connections to London the area is brimming with smart pubs, eateries and entertainment venues, perfect for those looking to escape to the country but wanting everything available on tap outside the front door.
Farriers Cottage is found tucked away in a quiet position in the otherwise very popular town, parking available usually on street or the nearby car parks. https://www.parkopedia.com/
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Farriers Cottage, sleeps 6+1 guests. Three bedrooms over two floors, one full bathroom and a wet room / shower. Enclosed a pretty courtyard and garden with BBQ in the summer. Parking is available easily on the street and car parks (fees may apply) Many wonderful cafes, restaurants along the high street. Easy connections to London.
Enter from the street up a step in the property and into the sitting room.
Sitting room offers a large inglenook fireplace with open fire, chair and sofa seating for 6. Smart screen TV.
Dining room with large antique dining table with 6 chairs, a formal and elegant space for an evening get together. There is a decorative log burner.
The kitchen is next into the well designed modern extension including double doors and side door to the garden. The kitchen includes an electric oven, hob, dishwasher, butler sink and large fridge freezer. There is also a washing machine. Log burner and breakfast table for 2.
Facilities include a Barista style coffee machine (for ground coffee), microwave, toaster, kettle.
Study / playroom has a double aspect log burner with a desk area.
First Floor (accessed via a steep staircase - no handrail)
Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2) king size bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Family bathroom with freestanding slipper bath, wc and sink.
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2 + 1 small child) double bedroom plus single bed.
Separate Wet room above the stairs - shower and wc / sink.
Bedroom 3 and walk through room (sleeps 2) double bed, with hanging space. Walkthrough landing area offers a desk and chair. Could also be ideal for those with small children with cot or kids bed. (a travel cot can be provided on request)
Fully enclosed garden with mature flower beds. Surprisingly private and wonderful for afternoon sunshine.
Table and chair seating and brolly for 6 is supplied from April - October
BBQ - coal variety (coals not supplied) available from April - October
Central heating throughout
Towels and Linen provided
Pets permitted 2 x- small fee additional (£30 per pet). Fully enclosed back yard.
Parking available on street for drop off/1 hour and nearby car park (charges apply however evenings and weekends free) https://www.parkopedia.com/
1 Cot and 1 highchair are available on request.
West Malling offers an excellent range of local shopping facilities together with a number of frequented public houses, restaurants, mainline station, and a monthly farmers market. Comprehensive Shopping is along the high street outside the door and Maidstone (7 miles), Sevenoaks (11.7 miles) and even Bluewater shopping centre (18.7 miles).
Mainline Rail Services: West Malling (approx. 0.6 miles) or Borough Green (5.3 miles) to Victoria, Blackfriars and St Pancras. Sevenoaks to Charing Cross or Cannon Street.
If you are looking for some history then do visit St Leonard's Tower. For those with little ones (or big ones!) a visit to Go Ape at Bedgebury Park or Leeds Castle is a must. There is plenty for young and old to do nearby.