The Hayloft

Faversham, Rural Kent

  • 4 Star Gold
  • A luxurious and characterful cottage dating back to the early 1600s which oozes rural charm, and the added benefit of the use of a spa quality indoor heated pool to relax in after a day touring this beautiful part of the Garden of England.

You can book this property from:

  • £1,085 per week
  • £155 per night
  • 4 Star Gold



  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

How far to ...?

  • Beach 15 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Shop 5 miles

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9.45am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


The Hayloft is a charming, detached cottage dating back to the early 1600s and is situated on a glorious country estate among a collection of pretty holiday cottages with a backdrop of a stunning Georgian farmhouse and landscaped gardens. The perfect property rural retreat for couples to get away or a small family looking to explore and enjoy this pretty area of the Kent Downs.

This lovely countryside bolthole has been fabulously furnished whilst maintaining its charm and character throughout. There is a modern fully equipped kitchen, ready for you to whip up some culinary delights, a cosy sitting room with feature fireplace making this the ideal place to retreat to after a day out and about. When it is time for some rest and relaxation, two wonderful bedrooms can accommodate four guests with use of two bathrooms.

If this wasn’t already enough, you will also be able to stroll through the 8 acres of beautifully manicured gardens that surround this holiday home, as well as access to a heated swimming pool with private timed sessions available.

If you are looking for a holiday where you can be all together, why not check out neighbouring holiday cottages Blossom Cottage, Damson Cottage and Cherry Cottage.

Shop: 5 miles Pub: 2 miles Coast: 15 miles

Modern fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, electric oven and hob, washing /dryer, dishwasher, 2 under counter Neff fridges with ice boxes, Nespresso coffee machine and dining table with seating for four guests.
Bedroom 1: Twin bedroom with single beds, bedside tables with lamps, television, chest of drawers and a wardrobe.
Bathroom: Bath with shower attachment, wc, heated towel rail and washbasin.

Sitting Room:
 Comfortable seating, TV with FreeSat, DVD player, Bose Radio, Air Play speaker and flame effect electric log burner.
Bedroom 2: King size bed, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers and wardrobe. Ensuite: Shower, wc, heated towel rail and washbasin.

Garden: Gravel courtyard to front of the property and access to 8 acres of fully fenced formal and wooded gardens with views to the sea. Bistro dining set and gas BBQ. 
Oil central heating.
Parking: Private off-road parking for 1 car.
Pets: One well behaved adult dog welcome.
Notes: Bed linen and towels provided. A travel cot, highchair and stairgate are available upon request.
Useful Information: The owners are stockists for ‘Cook’ handmade meals, locally made ‘Simply’ Ice Cream and Chapel Down English Wines - available to be booked in advance with the owner. Full English Teas bookable on site as well as wine tours and tastings - all by prior arrangement. Table tennis available. Ponies on site, including Penny and adorable miniature Shetland.
Swimming Pool: Advance booking is available directly with the owner for private swimming sessions. 

Out and About:

Set within the stunning Kent Downs, which is in an AONB, this property is perfect for exploring the local delights directly from your doorstep! You can access wonderful walks along Pilgrims Way and the Otterten Estate. Cycle around the local area with many delicious gastro pubs along the way to tickle those taste buds! Hop in the car and you can be in Canterbury within 30 minutes and visit its World Heritage Cathedral, fantastic array of independent shops, and brilliant theatre. The lovely historic market town of Faversham is just a short drive away and is renowned for its quirky shops, local market and MacKnades Fine Foods.

On your doorstep 10/15 mins drive away: Riding stables, Belmont House and Gardens, Doddington Place and Gardens. Leeds Castle with Go-Ape and Segway Tours.  A bit further afield: Dover Castle (30 mins) and Whitstable (30 mins), famous for its annual Oyster Festival.

There is plenty to do in this fantastic location, you will find it hard to leave!