Gorgeous Cottages in Great Locations

Gate House at Pilgrims

Chilham - Rural Kent

Found just off the Pilgrim's Way and a stone's throw from the beautiful medieval centre of Chilham village and the castle.
  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
EK744
£434 - £737 per week *

Description

Quite literally the Gate House, built on the side of Pilgrim's House which was designed by a famous Arts and Crafts movement architect in around 1910.  This unusual little property has use of the extensive gardens which are gradually being restored, tennis court and grounds, where you will meet three rescued alpacas and Mary the miniature Shetland pony!  Set in an elevated position the grounds enjoy views over the picturesque Stour valley and Chilham village, with it's imposing castle and Norman Keep.  Pay a visit to Badger's Hill Farm - just down the hill, where you can but local produce, try some local cider and meet the animals.  Or just soak up the history and cafe culture in nearby Canterbury which is only seven miles away.   Shop: 0.5 miles   Pub: 0.5 miles  Coast: 12 miles

Ground Floor:
Hallway leading to...
Shower Room with washbasin and w.c
Open Plan Kitchen/Sitting/Dining Room
Kitchen Area
is compact and open plan with electric oven and hob with extractor hood, microwave and fridge with freezer compartment and separate freezer in the hall cupboard
Sitting/Dining Room with a wall of bookshelves, a two seater sofa, two armchairs, TV/DVD plus dining table and chairs  Leadlight  French windows open onto the patio area
Bedroom 1 is a bright  room with dual aspect windows twin pine beds and pine chest, a built-in wardrobe, and fun red bean bag seat
Narrow winding stairs lead to...
Dressing Room with a chaise longue, hooks for hanging clothes and a door leading onto a Juliet balcony
Three steps lead up to...
Bedroom 2 is up in the eaves, with a king-size pine bed, one bedside table with a lamp and dual aspect windows

Garden: Patio with garden furniture and barbecue on request. The property is set in 6.5 acres of grounds with formal gardens, tennis court and paddocks for the horses and the alpacas.  There is a small woodland with a children's play area. Guests are given use of an area of lawn and are requested to respect the Owner's privacy (who live in the main house) when walking in the grounds.  The terraces surrounding the main house are private and used by the Home Owner
Parking: Private off-road secure parking for one car within the grounds. Parking for an additional car is on request.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Notes: The property does not have a washing machine or dryer but a laundry service can be provided at £10 a load (not including ironing) by the Housekeeper.  A security deposit of £200 is payable two weeks before the start of your holiday. A travel cot and stairgate can be provided on request.

 

Features

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • 3 Stars
  • Bed linen included
  • Bath towels included
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Nearest shop: 0.5 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 0.5 miles away
  • 12 miles from the coast

Prices

Reviews

Wonderful place. We had a great time at an excellent property and very nice hosts. We are sure that we come back.Mrs J Schallenberg-Kappius - 8th September 2017
Wonderful, charming house and garden. Fantastic setting and scenery. Excellent place to stay for travelling the surrounding area and doing day trips.Mr M Matern - 29th August 2016
Comfortable bed. Property had everything we needed. Lovely gardens & we made good use of the tennis courtMrs C Bairstow - 27th June 2016

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