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Merrymead Barn

Hawkhurst - Rural Kent

The perfect flexible retreat for couples or a small family.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£420 - £660 per week *


Merrymead Barn is tucked away in an idyllic setting down a country lane, offering flexible and modern family living and furnished to a very high standard throughout.  It is perfect for a family or a couple looking for a relaxing and peaceful location in the heart of Kent. There is a large upstairs family bedroom with super king-size bed and a single bed with a pull-out for children and downstairs there is a sofa bed, which offers flexible sleeping or for a disabled guest. There is also a ground floor modern shower room and an en-suite bathroom.  The property is located in the grounds of the owners' garden and has far reaching views across the pond to the countryside beyond.  There is a smart outside area for dining and there is access to the adjoining paddock with wonderful walks from your doorstep.  Water Lane is close to both the Wealden towns of Cranbrook and Hawkhurst with ample local pubs, offering great local fare and the fabulous Kino cinema.  There is so much to do in this area with Sissinghurst and Bodiam castles right on your doorstep. The Kent & East Sussex Railway is a must for the steam train enthusiast and if you want to bring your bikes, then Bedgebury Forest is within cycling distance.  The seven miles of golden sands at Camber are only a short drive away and there are several golf courses nearby.  London is only one hour away by train, making Merrymead Barn your perfect holiday choice.   Shop: 2 miles   Pub: 2 miles  Coast: 18 miles

Ground Floor:
Entrance into the Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area is flooded with light through two large velux roof windows.
Kitchen Area is tiled and has a good range of cupboards. There is an electric hob and oven, an extractor fan, a small six place setting dishwasher and microwave. There is no washing machine but a laundry service is offered by the owner at £10 per load, if required
Dining Area is carpeted and has a dining table and chairs and the fridge/freezer is cleverly housed under the stairs
Sitting Room is spacious and light and has a large picture window with blinds, two leather sofas, an armchair, coffee table, sideboard, standard lamp, TV and DVD.  To the rear of this room there is a double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping) a coffee table, shelving unit and three velux windows with blackout blinds
Shower Room is modern and spacious and has a large shower cubicle, a heated towel rail, a washbasin and a w.c

Easy carpeted stairs with handrail...

First Floor:
Bedroom for family use with a super king-size bed, bedside tables, rocking chair, chest of drawers with mirror over, built-in wardrobe and a single bed with a pull-out bed, suitable for children.  There is ample room for a travel cot, if required. There is a good sized En-Suite Bathroom which is tiled and has a shower over the bath, heated towel rail, a washbasin and w.c

Garden:  There is a small but well designed, shingled area with a table and chairs, herb and flower pots.  There is access to the adjoining paddock and there is a bench and picnic table by the pond.  Please note children must be supervised when outside at all times as the pond is unfenced.
Parking: Ample parking for 2 cars beside the property
Heating: Wall mounted electric heaters
Notes:  Storage for own bicycles is available. maximum 3 adults and 1 child




  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • 3 Stars
  • Welcome Pack upon arrival
  • Bed linen included
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Travel cot available
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Nearest shop: 2 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 2 miles away
  • 18 miles from the coast


Band Date Range 7 night price *
26th May 2017 - 30th June 2017 £525.00
30th June 2017 - 21st July 2017 £600.00
21st July 2017 - 25th August 2017 £645.00
25th August 2017 - 15th September 2017 £600.00
15th September 2017 - 29th September 2017 £525.00
29th September 2017 - 20th October 2017 £495.00
20th October 2017 - 27th October 2017 £525.00
27th October 2017 - 22nd December 2017 £420.00
22nd December 2017 - 6th January 2018 £645.00
22nd December 2017 - 6th January 2018 £645.00
6th January 2018 - 23rd March 2018 £430.00
23rd March 2018 - 13th April 2018 £535.00
13th April 2018 - 25th May 2018 £505.00
25th May 2018 - 29th June 2018 £535.00
29th June 2018 - 20th July 2018 £610.00
20th July 2018 - 24th August 2018 £660.00
24th August 2018 - 14th September 2018 £610.00
14th September 2018 - 28th September 2018 £535.00
28th September 2018 - 19th October 2018 £505.00
19th October 2018 - 26th October 2018 £535.00
26th October 2018 - 21st December 2018 £430.00
21st December 2018 - 6th January 2019 £660.00

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.


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