Keepers Cottage

Patrixbourne


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Keepers Cottage dates back to 1866 when it formed part of the Cunningham Estate and was built for the keeper of the estate. Check out the weather vane on the roof Surrounded by five acres of wooded garden the cottage has lovely views and is located off a quiet road that leads to the village of Patrixbourne.

The cottage has been tastefully renovated and is light, bright and airy inside with a gorgeous garden room that really makes the most of the surrounding garden and views. A second cosy sitting room and dining room are linked by a large wood burner for chillier days and the modern kitchen has everything you need for a self catering holiday. Upstairs are three bedrooms and a large shower room.
Outside is a large patio which overlooks the ornamental pond.

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About the House

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Keepers Cottage: sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms and 1 shower room. Double 2 Twin 1. Private parking on the driveway for 3 cars. Large 5 acre enclosed garden

Ground Floor
Sitting room with sofas and wood burner, TV
Dining room with table and 6 chairs, wood burner
Garden room with sofas and chairs
Kitchen with rangemaster oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, washing machine and tumble dryer
Cloakroom with WC.

First Floor
Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), Double bed, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, desk and chair
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), Double bed, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, desk and chair
Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2), Twin beds, chest of drawers and hanging rail
Shower Room, with shower cubicle, WC and basin

Outside
Large patio with outdoor furniture and gas BBQ
Five acres of grounds and an ornamental pond
 

  • Facilities

    BBQ - Gas
    Child Friendly
    Christmas Decorations
    Coffee Machine
    Country
    Dishwasher
    10 miles Miles To The Beach
    1.3 miles Miles To The Pub
    4 miles Miles To The Shops
    Garden
    Hairdryer
    Highchair
    Linen
    Microwave
    Open Fire
    Parking - Off Street
    Pet Friendly
    Smart TV
    Smoke Detectors
    Starter Logs Provided
    Towels
    Tumble Dryer
    Vacuum Cleaner
    Washing Machine
    Wi-Fi
    Woodburning Stove
  • Things You Need to Know

    Towels and linen provided
    One highchair available
    Pets welcome - maximum of two dogs. Please keep pets off the furniture and only keep them downstairs. Do not wash dog bedding or blankets in the washing machine or tumble dryer. Please note additional pet charges are £30 per pet per week (or part of) will be charged. Please ensure all dog waste is removed from the garden, if this is not adhered to a charge of £50 will be deducted from the security deposit.
    Private parking for three cars within the grounds.
    There is a pond in the grounds, please ensure children are supervised at all times.
    WiFi available however it can be slow due to the rural location, the owners provide an Internet dongle.
    Central heating
    Woodburning stove
    Please note check in is 3pm and check out is 10am.
     
  • House Rules

    We would respectfully ask that the following house rules are adhered to, to avoid any damages to our beautiful holiday home. Should any damages arise please note charges may be taken from your security deposit.

    Please ensure you vacate on time to allow our housekeepers to enter the property and prepare it for the next guests.
    Smoking is not permitted in the property at any time.
    Should you use the BBQ we ask that it is cleaned before your departure. Should this not be cleaned a charge of £25 will be applied.
    Please note for insurance purposes the number of guests must not exceed the total occupancy of the house.
    For fire safety reasons please do not use any candles in the property.
    Please keep dogs downstairs and off furniture at all times.

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Patrixbourne is a pretty village with a lovely church, surrounded by pretty countryside and good walks.

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Reviews

Fabulous Keepers Cottage 5/5

Keepers Cottage is a delightful place to stay. Although this is a three bedroom property it feels so spacious. The Orangery is amazing, comfy furniture that allows you to relax and view the large contained garden and the views over the countryside. The kitchen is modern and well equipped. The location of the property was great, a feeling of being in the countryside but not having to drive far to be in Canterbury. So happy to have stayed at Keepers, felt special.

Rebecca Knapp | 17 September 2022

Lovely views 4.2/5

This cottage is surrounded by lovely views and countryside . The gardens are spacious and fab for dogs . The house has all you need for a lovely stay and the orangery Room is a delight to sit in and watch the sun go down . The only thing I would strongly recommend is replacing the old uncomfortable couches and chairs in the property. Otherwise a delightful place to stay in Kent .

Elaine Vaton | 03 September 2022

Countryside escape 4.2/5

Plus points - Beautiful location, idyllic views and wonderful privacy. House itself super cosy and peaceful. Lovely modern kitchen. Few minus points - The bathroom shower could do with some freshening up + a lot of the furniture was covered with throws as it was stained/ had holes.The wifi as listed pretty slow/ do not expect to be able to stream Netflix etc. Overall great stay, just think for the price (esp in summer months) the property could do with a little updating (and better wifi) especially in comparison to other properties in that price point.

Nicola Brown | 28 February 2022

Lovely setting perhaps better in summer. 4.2/5

The setting of the cottage is delightful in a woodland clearing with footpaths right on the door step. The beds were very comfortable and there was plenty of hot water (although the hair trap hadn’t been cleaned out). The kitchen was lovely, modern and well appointed. It would have felt more welcoming with some heating in when we arrived and maybe a welcome pack as we were gasping for a cup of tea. The oak beamed conservatory is a gorgeous space that is sadly lacking any heating other than a small fan heater. Not so much of a problem in summer. On a safety note we were surprised there was no handrail up the stairs which was a bit precarious for my 87 year old father in law. The overall decor and presentation of the cottage was lovely and we enjoyed our stay.

Rosie Fuller | 20 February 2022

5/5

Lovely stay at a lovely cottage!

We have enjoyed staying at Keepers Cottage immensly and do not really want to leave. Its a beautiful spot to explore Eat Kent with its lovely seaside, small towns, beaches and cliffs. The weather was wonderful too - we could have hardly asked for more!

Alexandra, Michael and Aaron | 11 June 2022

5/5

Thank you very much for allowing us to stay in your lovely cottage. We have had a lovely time. It's a shame the weather wasn't that good but it didn't stop us exploring and visiting sites: Canterbury Cathedral, Leeds Castle, Dover Castle to name a few.
We would highly recommend staying at Keepers Cottage, it was a lovely base to stay in, allowing us to relax and feel like we had comforts of home. Thank you!

The Robson Family | 03 June 2022

5/5

We had a wonderful time and the cottage was a very nice place to stay.

Groenhagen Family | 02 May 2022

5/5

We have had a great time and have been to many places. We recommend Port Lympne Wildlife Park,The steam train from Hythe, Samphire Hoe at Dover, Canterbury Cathedral, Deal beach and castle and dinner at the Courtyard Deal (great food). Thank you for a lovely stay.

The Langford Family | 14 April 2022

5/5

What a lovely well furnished cottage. we had a wonderful stay whilst attending our daughters wedding at Preston Court. Thank you.

The Herbert Family | 19 March 2022

5/5

A few much needed days away with the kids & dogs! Delightful cottage....cosy and warm and fab facilities! We really relaxed and enjoyed the beautiful walks (although mudding!) and relaxed in the cottage playing games and genuinely unwinding.

The log burner was a big plus and we didn't want to leave! Would toughly recommend to friends and family and beyond! A wonderful few days away in the Kent Countryside! Thank you

The Day Family | 10 December 2021

5/5

A few much needed, days away with the kids and dogs!
Delightful cottage... cosy and warm and fab facilities. We really relaxed and enjoyed the beautiful walks (although muddy) and relaxed in the cottage playing games and generally un-widing. The log burner was a big plus. Don't want top leave! Would thoroughly recommend to friends and family and beyond! A wonderful few days away in the Kent countryside. Thank you!

The Day Family | 10 December 2021

5/5

Great Stay at Keepers Cottage. Loved the outside space, great for the dog! Very comfortable, quiet and peaceful.
Fantastic walks on the doorsteps, no need to travel in the car. The patio & seating area is a plus in a very sunny spot. The kitchen is very well equipped and is another good space.

Liz, Philip & Murphy | 21 August 2021

5/5

Fabulous stay thank you, here at Keepers Cottage.
Lovely views and great walking trails locally. Enjoyed visiting Canterbury, Whitstable & Herne Bay. The house has everything you need and the dogs absolutely loved the incredible gardens to run around in.
The views from the Orangery Room are incredible and we spent most evenings admiring them....who needs a tv with views like this! Great week in Kent, thank you.

Elaine, Graham, Brett, Lydia, Harry & Rachel + Minnie & Nala the dogs | 12 July 2021

5/5

We had an incredibly relaxing week in this beautiful property. Spent a lot of time in the conservatory!
Enjoyed trips to Deal, Sandwich & Canterbury and a lovely meal at The Pig, Bridge.

Warm, cosy & Spacious!

The Brodricks | 31 October 2020

5/5

We've enjoyed a peaceful week in this lovely house. Great place for exploring Kent & then returning to the house in the evenings, to relax in the cosy environment. Time flew by so quickly.

Anonymous | 19 October 2020

5/5

We loved our stay in your beautiful home. We enjoyed the garden & the views and rekindling the kentish memories 🙂

The Silver Family | 17 July 2020

5/5

Thank you for a wonderful stay in your lovely house! x x

Anonymous | 21 February 2020

5/5

We really enjoyed our stay here.

My wife and I, together with our two sons & daughters in laws enjoyed a wonderful get away! Thank you.

Anonymous | 31 December 2019

5/5

Thank you for a wonderful stay in your idyllic house, we thoroughly ennjoyed our break.

Bird Family | 28 December 2019

5/5

Absolutely blown away as soon as the gates opened. The grounds are beautiful with so much space for the kids and dog to run around in. The house has been well maintained and really felt warm and cosy during the winter days. Thank you for allowing us to create great memories with our family and friends.

Bhanderi Family | 16 December 2019

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