Tucked away behind the handsome Church at the top of the attractive village green in Benenden is a haven of loveliness. In gardens that once formed part of the extensive grounds of the acclaimed plant collector "Cherry" Ingram is this utterly enchanting Potting Shed that has been carefully renovated retaining the original beams and timbers to create a charming little cottage which the owner fills with jars of fresh garden flowers. The exceptionally beautiful gardens that surround the owners' house and erstwhile potting shed feature magnificent mature topiary hedges, vegetable patches and flower filled arbours offering many nooks and crannies in which to enjoy endless tranquility. This is an ideal base from which to visit other famous gardens nearby including Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Hole Park, Great Dixter and Pashley Manor. There is only one pub (The Bull Inn) operating in the village now.The Woodcock Inn is about a mile away as the crow flies, a pleasant walk through the woods and across fields Shop: 500 yards Pub: 500 yards Coast: 15 miles
Huge glass doors open into
Sitting Room with full height ceiling, limed floorboards with rug, an appealing mix of sofas and chairs in different styles with contrasting cushions, a cupboard containing concealed TV and DVD and side table. Steps down to
Shower Room with generous sized shower, washbasin, heated towel rail and w.c.
Kitchen is a pretty room with a block of Delft wall tiles, a locally made tiled floor, induction hob and electric fan oven, fridge, microwave and table and chairs in front of the window that perfectly frames views of garden foliage and the active bird table
From the sitting room steep paddle steps lead to...
Bedroom is carpeted, overlooks the sitting room and has a super king-size zip and link bed, (can be twins if required), bedside cabinets each with a drawer, chairs and a large chest of drawers
Garden: Full use of owner's front garden with stone table and garden seat and a private garden with a little south facing summer house that is designated for the exclusive use of guests and is not overlooked or shared.
Parking: Space adjacent to the gate that opens onto the path to the cottage with open fronted car port and place to secure bicycles.
Heating: Thermostatically controlled convector heaters.
Also Provided: A freezer and washing machine are housed in adjacent outbuilding. Outside cupboard/storage area. The Welcome Pack includes free range eggs, local cheese, home made marmalade , local cider, seasonal fruit and vegetables from the owners' garden
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Nearest shop: 0.2 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.2 miles away
- 15 miles from the coast
Friendly helpful hosts. A nice welcome basket of goodies. Lots of local maps and info in the cottage. Beautiful garden and local walks.Mrs Jennifer Lynch - 23rd July 2018
The property was very nice and surpassed our expectations.Mr A Davis - 20th June 2018
The very best we've ever stayed in. The wonderful hosts generous spirits were a joy.Dr Janet Hand - 26th February 2018
The property was even more remarkable than advertised -- every moment was a joy.Ms S Parker - 9th January 2017
Warm welcome, extensive garden with vegetable plot, fruit trees, garden to explore, birds to see and hear. Shower room compact, though probably rather small for larger visitors. Generous welcome basket. Beautiful Christmas decorations.Mrs Alison Befroy - 8th January 2017
Very warm welcome by owners.Mrs A from Netherlands - 18th May 2015
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