Idyllically situated in an unspoilt, tranquil valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, amongst the beautiful countryside surrounding historic Canterbury, you’ll find the charming Heart’s Delight Farm Cottage. Imagine driving through woodland and alongside apple and pear orchards, and pulling up at your very own rural retreat, forming part of a beautiful Victorian Oast House. Known locally for producing fresh fruit juices, one of which will be ready for you to sample upon your arrival, the farm is surrounded by picturesque woodland with many bridleways and footpaths from the farm to explore, and with a renowned country pub and vineyard offering tastings both a walk away.
With views over the countryside, through the quaint, cottage windows, enjoyed best from the comfort of the cosy sitting room with roaring log burner. With a modern, country kitchen looking out over the garden, with dining table to gather over breakfast to talk about your plans for the day ahead - whether that be discovering the surrounding countryside, heading to the coast or walking the cobbled, historic streets of Canterbury. Upstairs, the two bedrooms are beautifully styled, sharing in the views, with a bijou shower room. After a day of exploring the countryside, a peaceful evening can be spent around the cosy wood burner, whilst come Summer sampling some of the locally produced wines in the garden may appeal!
Heart’s Delight Farm Cottage: sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
Ground Floor Kitchen with oven and hob, washing machine, coffee machine, microwave, and breakfast table seating 4 Sitting room with wood burner, TV and sofa seating for 4 Bathroom with bath, handheld shower over and WC
First Floor Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2) in King size bed Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) in Twin beds Shower room with cubicle and WC
Outside Private lawn garden with dining bench seating 4 Accessed via an unmade track through picturesque woodland
Towels and Linen provided Wifi Central heating BBQ No pets allowed Private parking for two cars alongside property Not suitable for young adult groups, ideal for families and couples/mature adults Please note the cottage is situated in a very quiet, rural location, and therefore we request that guests respect the surroundings, and neighbours, and keep noise to a minimum.
We hope you have a wonderful stay in Heart’s Delight Farm Cottage. We would respectfully ask that the following house rules are adhered to, to avoid any damages to our beautiful holiday home. Smoking is not permitted in the property at any time. For fire safety reasons please do not use any candles in the property. Please note quiet hours are between 11pm and 9am. Please be respectful to our neighbours.
In the Area
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the small village of Kingston, in the beautiful countryside surrounding Canterbury. On the rolling Elham Valley Way, the area is known for picturesque countryside walking routes, with many bridleways and footpaths from the farm. With a renowned, friendly country pub, The Black Robin, a 15 minute walk away, ideal for lunch or dinner, or if sampling locally produced wines sounds tempting; Simpson’s Wine Estate is around a 30 minute countryside walk away. For days out exploring, the historic, cobbled streets of Canterbury lie just over a 10 minute drive, with its impressive Cathedral, wonderful eateries, and mix of high street and boutique shops, but if it is the fresh sea air you are craving, the beaches at quaint Hythe or vibrant Folkestone are around 30 minutes by car.
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