Glorious English Holidays

St Michael's Nursery

Canterbury - Rural Kent

Countryside and city combine at this comfortable family house with lots of space.
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • 3.5 Stars
£825 - £1425 per week *


This exceptionally spacious detached bungalow offers great family accommodation and lovely views across the orchards to the spires of Canterbury Cathedral only two miles away.  St Michael's Nursery is located on a small farm with orchards, chickens, pigs, horses and turkeys to meet, but only 10 minutes drive from the city centre.  The gorgeous countryside on the doorstep is perfect for walking and cycling or explore the nearby coastal town of Whitstable famous for it's oysters.  For a cultural experience just 30 minutes walk brings you into the heart of Canterbury, where you can discover the museums, a real continental vibe and fabulous cafe culture  or catch a West End show at the Marlowe Theatre.  The property has shared use with the owners of a fabulous heated swimming pool and indoors you can organise a tournament to see who plays the best table football!! 
Shop: 1.5 miles    Pub: 1.5 miles    Coast: 8 miles

Ground Floor:
Spacious hallway with parquet effect flooring leading to...
Sitting Room is a bright and spacious room with dual aspect windows, parquet flooring and rugs. There are two comfortable three seater leather sofas with two easy chairs, two standard lamps, a small desk, plus TV/DVD.  A large working feature fireplace with marble surround is the focal point of the room and at one end is the table top football.  Door to...
Dining Room/Kitchen
Dining Area
with large double windows overlooking the terrace and wood effect flooring.  There is a dining table with seating for eight and a large dresser.  Door to hallway...
Kitchen Area with wood worktops, a butler sink and large storage cupboard. The comprehensive equipment includes a double top Aga with two ovens, a microwave, dishwasher and a fridge/freezer
Utility Room with washer/dryer and plenty of space for airing clothes - door to the side of the house and garden
Bedroom 1 with a stripped wood floor, rugs and views to the Cathedral.  There is a king-size bed with bedside tables and lamps, plus a wardrobe and dressing table, En-suite with Bath, over bath power shower, wash basin and w.c.
Bedroom 2 with a stripped wood floor, rugs and views across the orchard.  It has a double bed with bedside tables and lamps plus spacious built-in wardrobes with shelving
Bedroom 3 with a stripped wood floor, rugs and views over the front garden. It is large and spacious family room with double bed and a single bed, bedside tables and lamps, plus a wooden cot, dressing table and built-in wardrobes with shelving.
Bedroom 4 with a stripped wood floor, rug and views over the front garden, with bunk beds (3ft width), a small clothes hanging cupboard and shelving
Bathroom with a separate power shower, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c
Outside Cloakroom with w.c

Garden: Spacious lawned area around the property with flower borders.  Large terrace to the rear of the property plus separate barbecue area with garden furniture and large brick-built barbecue.  Swimming pool sits within a fenced garden through a gateway adjacent to the property. Available from 1 May to mid September.
Parking: For up to 4 cars on private parking area.
Heating: Oil fired central heating 
Notes: Visits and walks around the farm on request.  The swimming pool is available for use by arrangement for guests from 10am-12 noon and 2pm - 4pm daily - children must be supervised at all times. Towels for the pool are provided.  Veggie boxes are available to buy. 


  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Welcome Pack upon arrival
  • Bed linen included
  • Bath towels included
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Swimming pool
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Cot available
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • All on one level
  • Nearest shop: 1.4 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 1.4 miles away
  • 9 miles from the coast



We had a great time, the weather over the recent Bank Holiday weekend that we were away obviously helped but the holiday let was very acceptable and the owners hospitality was good.Mr Steve Andrews - 10th May 2018
Nice location and very friendly owners.Mr Ivan Calleja - 3rd January 2018
The house was great and the owner was extremely helpful. I would highly recommend the holiday accomodation.Mr J Stanley - 21st August 2017
Very welcoming, farm tour great, pool relaxing, lovely holiday home.Mrs C Green - 25th June 2016
Very homely and comfortable. Peaceful surroundings and fun to watch the animals. A car is needed, but convenient for the centre of Canterbury which is only 2 miles away. The owner is very friendly and helpful and provided a generous welcome pack. This was our second stay and we hope to return.Mr C Hammond - 18th April 2016


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