Egerton, Nr Ashford
Hide away from the world and appreciate the simpler things in life at Mist Shepherd's Hut. It offers just that without ever losing the comforts you enjoy at home.
Escape the busy life and indulge in calm serenity and have peace to read that book you have always wanted to, chat to loved ones and just be..... Without the distractions of phones, Internet and TV you can completely unwind, (although 4G is very good and available if you need it!).
This beautifully presented shepherds hut, Mist, is one of a pair of huts, located in the heart of Egerton, extremely accessible yet feeling like you are a million miles from civilisation. This is an “off grid” experience with the fun of a camping style stay with the luxury of a comfy bed with hotel style linen and towels and a full shower-room. The hut sits in a sheep paddock / field with wonderful views across the countryside. Superb facilities have been considered including washing up area, covered cooking area with gas ring, logs, kindling, drinking water and even ice blocks for your garden fridge (a cool box!) Options available to add a breakfast box and even a cocktail box onto your stay. Enjoy 2 nights for a special price!
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Mist Shepherd's Hut - open plan shepherds hut accommodation with a separate private shower room hut, and outdoor under cover kitchen and washing up area.
The Main Hut
Living area / Sleeping area (sleeps 2) double bed includes under bed baskets for storage and hooks for clothes.
Small window table, fold down chairs for indoor dining.
Log burning stove (kindling and logs available at check in area) note this is the only source of heating.
Welcome pack of tea, coffee and treats - including marshmallows and skewers for the firepit, as well as drinking water bottles provided.
The garden kitchen area is located on the back of the hut and includes a double gas fuelled burner and grill, cool box (freezer blocks available at check in area), utensils, cutlery, crockery and gas stove kettle all supplied.
There is also a washing up area with bowl, with fairy liquid and tea towels and hot water.
The Shower Room Hut
Shower cabin with overhead shower and sink - powered by gas.
WC - which by all accounts is the smartest compost loo ever made. No whiffs no fuss. Uses wood shavings to vacate below the hut. Very clever!!
The garden area shares an enclosed sheep proof paddock with one other hut (Mist). Your superbly positioned hut has a covered balcony with views (you wouldn't know or see your neighbours beside you). On the lawn seating area with wooden chairs and table and fire pit.
The check in zone is approximately 200 yards away inviting those arriving to collect their freezer blocks as well as entry keys. Note the farm owners replace spare freezer blocks and kindling, and also drinking water daily for guests to collect as required.
Parking zone is also 200 metres away for 1 car.
You can let Moss in addition (look up Take Time Shepherds Hut) which sleeps 4 and private use of the paddock.
Egerton stands on a 350 ft ridge of Greensand 9 miles north-west of Ashford and has some of the most magnificent views across the Weald of Kent and Ashford valley. Egerton is the perfect place for long country walks, ample cycling routes on your doorstep, or a trip the seaside isn't far away with Hythe being only a 30 minute drive away, which has the lovely towns of Sandgate and Folkestone nearby also. If you are looking for nearby activities Port Lympne Wild Animal Park is a favourite and the world renowned Sissinghurst Castle Gardens are easily accessible by car. The Weald of Kent has so many beautiful villages to explore, why not stop off for lunch at one of the many pubs en-route, or enjoy a wander around Tenterden where you will find a variety of quirky interesting shops to browse.