This truly stunning oast house conversion stands in the grounds of an ancient Manor House- surrounded by paddocks and fields. Washenden Oast has been imaginatively designed to retain as many features of the original oast house - used to store and dry the once plentiful hops that were grown widely throughout Kent for the brewing of wonderful local beers. The owners have furnished it with great care to provide a very special holiday home for their guests. Biddenden village is only a short drive away - for pubs, shops and restaurants and the popular country towns of Tenterden and Cranbrook with their eclectic mix of shops and eateries are equidistant. Washenden Oast is in the perfect central location for exploring all that Kent has to offer and will be calling you home after a busy day sight seeing to relax and enjoy a little touch of luxury country living. Short breaks accepted only in the Winter months. Shop: 1.5 miles Pub: 1.5 miles Coast: 21 miles
Sitting Room has a superb travertine marble floor which continues throughout the ground floor with toe-warming under-floor heating and a free-standing wood burning stove to keep everyone toasty even when there is snow outside. There are two comfortable sofas, a tub armchair, occasional tables, an antique dresser, TV/DVD and floor to ceiling windows with views to the fabulous old Kentish barn opposite
Kitchen/Dining Room is very spacious and well equipped providing an electric oven, halogen hob, extractor hood, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, butler sink, plus a rustic country dining table and chairs
Utility Room houses a washing machine, tumble dryer, additional sink and storage for household equipment
Bedroom 1 is in the circular oast roundel - and has a double bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers with mirror over, a cane chair and hanging rail with wooden hangers. There is a fabulous fully tiled En-Suite Wet Room with washbasin, shaver point, towel rail and w.c
Easy carpeted stairs lead from the sitting room to a large carpeted landing with Cheval mirror and glazed opening looking down over the kitchen/diner...
Bedroom 2 is the master, situated in the roundel, with a beautiful king-size bed, bed side tables, antique wardrobe with one drawer, dressing table with mirror over, two cane chairs and is fully carpeted
Bedroom 3 is a sweet room with two single beds, chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe with shelving and a comfortable armchair. Glorious views over the fields
Bathroom has a deep bath with hand-held Victorian "telephone" style shower attachment, a separate shower cubicle, washbasin with mirror and shaver point, towel rail and w.c
Garden: Small rear enclosed garden with table and chairs and wonderful views across the paddocks - home to the owners' horses and donkeys during the year. Acres of fields with footpaths.
Parking: On gravel drive directly outside the Oast.
Heating: Oil-fired underfloor heating and wood burning stove downstairs, plus radiators upstairs.
Notes: There are unfenced ponds near the Oast so children must be supervised when outdoors.
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Open fire/woodburner
- Cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Nearest shop: 1.5 miles away
- Nearest pub: 1.5 miles away
- 21 miles from the coast
A real gem. Thoroughly recommend this property for anyone looking for a jewel in the kent countryside.Mr Clive Croft - 2nd September 2018
This is a wonderful holiday home in a really peaceful setting. We couldn't wait to get back to it each day. The owners could not have been more helpful and friendly.Mr Austin Charters - 8th July 2018
Very well equipped and in a quiet location close to lots of interesting Tourist attractions.Mr Trevor Kidby - 1st July 2018
Good location and excellent property. Would return should we visit the area again.Mr Michael Fear - 25th June 2018
An excellent Oast in the Kent countryside. We were met with lovely hospitality and kindness. Much recommended.Mr G Martin - 6th January 2018
We would highly recommend this property to friends and family and would definitely return again ourselves. The owners were very friendly and the welcome pack in the fridge and cupboards was unexpected and very much appreciated.Mrs J Michel - 11th September 2017
Excellent location - incredibly scenic and peaceful, and yet not far from shops and eateries. Very well designed layout inside - perfect for a family wanting to spend time together. Safe for children. Seating in the garden meant we were able to have meals outside and enjoy watching the hot air balloons. It was our best family holiday ever.Mrs Penny Hutchinson - 4th September 2017
The property was absolutely lovely. We really enjoyed our stay and would be very happy to return to stay there again!Mrs Jane Ollett - 2nd August 2017
Lovely place, perfect for our needs.Prof P Willner - 23rd April 2017
Very well equipped property, we found everything we needed, and the local produce left for us (apple juice, bread, eggs etc) was a lovely touch. The location was beautiful and the on-site owners very helpful.Mrs Susan McGinty - 1st December 2016
A beautiful property in a picturesque location.Mrs G Roberts - 30th October 2016
An exceptional oast-house conversion. We loved it! Wonderfully positioned for Sissinghurst,Scotney Castle, Bateman's and Bodiam.Mrs Barbara Needham - 15th May 2016
It is absolutely beautiful with everything you need for a relaxing break.Mrs S Budd - 5th October 2015
Very good, we had a wonderful week in this great cottage.Mr B Van De Corput - 8th May 2015
This was an excellent property - very well appointed & so peaceful & quiet. The little touch's like fresh bread, milk, jam were very much appreciated - cant recommend enoughMr Fox from Towcester - 26th May 2014
A lovely oast house in a beautiful and quiet location with friendly owners and generous touches of flowers and basic foods on arrival. Wonderful.Mr Staley from Essex - 9th May 2014
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