This wonderful converted stable exhibits the very best in handcrafted woodwork, from the kitchen worktops to the rustic garden furniture on the private patio - where you can relax and enjoy views across the meadow. It offers exceptional accommodation with many luxurious touches to make your holiday really special. With underfloor heating in the kitchen, a wood burning stove and central heating - you are guaranteed a warm welcome whatever the time of year! Its quiet countryside location in the heart of the Weald of Kent is terrific, whether you want to visit the many National Trust properties, London, go to the seaside or pop across to France for the day. Short breaks in winter months only. Shop: 0.5 mile Pub: 0.5 mile Coast: 12 miles
Sitting Room has superb oak flooring, original beams, two sofas, two armchairs, occasional table, bureau, TV/DVD and a wood burning stove in an exposed brickwork fireplace
Kitchen/Dining Room with terracotta tiled floor, superbly fitted Kitchen Area providing an electric cooker, gas hob with extractor hood, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine
Dining Area has a lovely country table with six chairs and French doors out on to the private patio and garden
Cloakroom with tiled floor, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c
Wooden stairs with handrails lead to...
Bedroom 1 - the Red Room, has a beautiful vaulted ceiling with many beams, is carpeted and has a double bed, bedside tables, built-in wardrobe, suitcase stand, full length free-standing mirror and a dressing table with mirror over. For your comfort - cotton towelling dressing gowns and cotton slippers are provided. There is a door giving additional access to...
Bathroom accessed by door from passage, with oak flooring, a magnificent deep, freestanding bath with views directly to the fields. There is also a double power shower, washbasin and w.c
Bedroom 2 - the Blue Room, again with vaulted ceiling, original beams, carpeted with zip'n link twin beds which form a king-size bed if required. There are also bedside cabinets, a chest of drawers with mirror over and a novel hanging rail made by utilising an ancient ladder - where you will find your dressing gowns and pretty padded clothes hangers
Bedroom 3 - the Green Room, is carpeted and has a double bed with pretty storage baskets under, a bedside table, stool and small hanging rail. The bed can be easily moved into the centre of the bedroom when required for two people, giving access from both sides
Garden: Private lawned garden and patio with country views.
Parking: Ample parking directly next to the property.
Heating: Oil central heating, underfloor heating and wood burning stove.
Also Provided: Cotton towelling dressing gowns and slippers for use during your stay.
Notes: For any short break booking the owner requests a £150 security deposit payable 2 weeks before your arrival. Due to the nature of the building there are low doorways on the first floor. Welcome pack provided including bread, milk, butter, home made jams, cake and free-range eggs. Mobile signal variable but reliable Wifi. Please contact owner before arrival if you require the beds in a different arrangement than as specified above.
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Gold Award
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Open fire/woodburner
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Nearest shop: 0.5 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.5 miles away
- 12 miles from the coast
The Beauty and the Sheep! Lovely ancient cottage with excellent view on a field with many sheep (so calming and distressing!), carefully renovated property, cosy rooms, lovely decorated, large and well maintained garden, warm hearted landowners - a place to be! Dr Marcel Schilling - 9th April 2018
A wonderful property - very clean and beautifully presented throughout. Loved the outdoor space too. Location was perfect - so quiet and peaceful. Chloe Shuttlewood - 26th March 2018
The owners couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming. Great time at the cottage.Mrs C Timms - 4th January 2018
Perfect.JEANETTE KEMP - 19th April 2017
It was a beautiful cottage, exactly as described, with nice owners Very happy with service, had lovely stayMiss L J Stacey - 5th January 2017
Very homely,warm, relaxing. Birds in the garden, sheep in the field.Mrs Amanda Boulton - 13th November 2016
Lovely property. Excellent welcome pack including delicious lemon drizzle cake. Friendly owner.Mrs S King - 8th November 2016
Wonderful cottage in a nice peaceful setting. Very friendly hosts. A perfect stay!!!Mr M Paul - 1st November 2016
Very welcoming and quiet.Mr Barry Heaven - 3rd July 2016
We had an absolutely fabulous stay. The place was wonderful and the owners were brilliant hosts.Ms Emily Mottram - 26th May 2016
The cottage was idyllic & surpassed the photos, so impressed thanks.Mrs S Smith - 23rd May 2016
Wonderful cottage for long weekend in the countryside. Immaculate, beautifully decorated and lovely hamper of food left for us. Great communication with Kent and Sussex Holiday Cottages Team and owner of the cottage.Miss K Mistry - 23rd February 2016
The cottage was excellent, all items and furnishings were of very good quality. We received a welcome pack consisting of fresh bread, cake, butter, homemade jam, eggs and tea.Mrs M C Burmingham - 20th September 2015
We would thoroughly recommend this property. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The welcome pack was the best we have seen. The location was beautiful- views of countryside/garden from most windows, including the owners' lovely oasthouse. The interior of this converted stable is tastefully done, and the log burner added to the relaxing atmosphere. Beds were comfortable, and there were lots of thoughtful additions- dressing gowns and hairdryer meant less to pack. The only thing to consider is that the stairs may be a bit steep for elderly or infirm.Mrs J Smith - 15th September 2015
Not much else to say other than 10/10 Lovely property - better than photos in the brochure and lovely owners. Superb holiday - THANK YOU!!!!Mr Steve Sharpe - 5th July 2015
Superb cottage, good location with nice surrounding and only one hour and a half by train from London, and very nice owners. Great holidays.Mr G from France - 2nd May 2015
Beautiful cottage set in gorgeous surroundings with fantastic views. Would certainly recommend the woodcock pub if you want a delicious Sunday roast.Mrs Woods from Sevenoaks - 7th April 2014
Having great weather, we enjoyed out stay here in the stables. The landscape was amazing and London was near so we could go there very often. The hospitality of Mr & Mrs Greenwood always made us feel at home. Thank you very much for our splendid holiday.The Kugler family from Germany - 9th September 2011
We had an enjoyable stay in this lovely cottage. We appreciated the warm welcome and special touches such as local eggs, cake, bread etc. We loved the peace and tranquillity.Mr Roper - 11th July 2011
We came for good times with good friends to chill and relax. The stables could not have been more perfect. Thank you Genevieve for your hospitality and thoughtful touches. 32 degrees in October who would have thought! The Bull at Benenden definitely worth a visit.Staunton-Stubbs from Farnham - 10th February 2011
A great cottage. We had a wonderful week. Thank you for the cake, bread, eggs and the salted butter. A nice welcome for us from Germany.Albert & Mary Ruschenschmidt - 7th January 2011
Thank you for a splendid time in your lovely cottage! We truly enjoyed our vacations in The Stables. Everything was just perfect! p.s The vegetables from your garden made our stew quite delicious. Kent actually is the Garden of England!Mrs Holzbach - 25th November 2010
We have been using Freedom Holiday homes for the past 8 years and think we have found a little gem with this one! Very clean, very cosy and we love it. Was so lovely to be welcomed by homemade cake/bread and breakfast tray - a nice touch that we have not had in other cottages. Also the dressing gowns and slippers are a great idea! We will be back. Thank you.Sarah, Jacky, Jenny, Paula, Jenny & Sandra - 21st November 2010
Superb cottage. We had a wonderful time. We'll definitely come back.Dewaele family, Belgium - 11th November 2010
We found The Stables by chance on the internet. What a charming, comfortable and picturesque cottage. Robert & Genevieve couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. Thank you for the apples and what a lovely bath with a view!Lesley, Ben family and friends - 7th November 2010
The Stables were recommended to us by family Kaper who stayed last Spring. We share their enthusiasm - we had a very enjoyable stay! Thanks for your hospitality, with your apples we baked a Dutch apple Pie!Family Kok-van-den Belt - 29th October 2010
We enjoyed staying at The Stables. This lovely place is great, so we are sad to go back home. Thanks for your hospitality!!The Kok Family, Hanover - 22nd October 2010
Had a great time in your fantastic cottage. We all enjoyed ourselves and hope to come back again!The Kojke family - 15th October 2010
Enjoyed staying at The Stables and exploring the surrounding areas. We enjoyed making full use of the fire and coming back to a comfortable and cosy cottage. The bath was amazing (we want one that size!!). It was lovely watching the woodpeckers at breakfast time, along with the other birds. A big thank you to our hospitable owners keeping us supplied with logs and freshly grown produce.Mrs Phakey - 30th September 2010
Grew up in Cranbrook, came back after 30 years - still a lovely place. Greatly enjoyed staying here and the peace and quiet. We will come back again. ThanksThe Holloway Family - 17th September 2010
Excellent accommodation, had a very enjoyable week, will recommend to others.Roy & Evonne Cooke - 27th August 2010
In spite of mixed weather we really enjoyed our stay in Iden Farm Stables. The house is very cosy & comfortable in very peaceful surroundings. Our twin grandsons loved feeding Blackie the sheep and kept a watchful eye on Robert's building progress!Mrs Nelson - 21st August 2010
We have had a relaxing stay. Very good accommodation. Helpful but discreet hosts. Really a lot of marvellous things to see in the area.Mrs Wascheul - 13th August 2010
A great week had by all. Very good standard accommodation. Owners both friendly and helpful. Really enjoyed by all.Mr Morrison - 22nd July 2010
We have had a really wonderful week here. The cottage is lovely and it was always a joy to return to after a day exploring the area. This is definitely one to recommend to friends and family and we would love to come back.John & Alma Barlow - 2nd July 2010
Had a super week. cottage is excellent. Bull @ Benenden was great - we had 2 lovely meals there. Went to the beach at Camber Sands, cycling in forest at Pinetum - was fun for all the family. We will be back. Thank you for letting us stay here.Annie Cardwell aged 8 & family! - 28th June 2010
We have had a fantastic week in a lovely house. This place is a real find! Love the bath and the Barbecue and the setting! Our daughter loved the woodpecker family as well! Really lovely touch with the marmalade, the soft towels and the eggs! A great week! Would definitely recommend this place.Mr Dunn - 13th June 2010
Lovely week in charming cottage. Enjoyed more than one soak in the bath! Shame we have to go home - thank you!the Troths family - 21st May 2010
What a wonderful cottage!!! Very complete and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay here. Robert and Genevieve are very kind and hospitable. This was a perfect way to let our children get to know England. Thanks for everything.Family Kaper - 7th May 2010
Happy New Year, it was a very nice place to soend New Years Eve and a 40th Birthday which were both happy and nice. Many thanks for the cake, marmalade, eggs etc. It is a lovely place to spend the holidays. We will be back soon.Voigt Family - Germany - 1st January 1970
A lovely place to stay, very friendly welcome. This property is the nicest place we have stayed and we would definitely come again. A very central location with easy access of places to visit. We have had a fantastic time here.Harry, Claire & Jack from Newport in Gwent. - 1st January 1970
A lovely cottage to spend our Christmas holiday. Thank you for the seasonal touches - mince pies and the lovely Christmas tree. It was great to get away from the hustle & bustle and really chill out. We will recommend to family and friends and hope to return again in the summer months to enjoy the garden and surrounding area. Thank you very much and Happy New Year.The Smith Family from East Sussex. - 1st January 1970
A fantastic cottage in a beautiful part of the countryside. We would definitely come again.Mrs Delliere - 1st January 1970
It was a very nice holiday. We felt very welcome and the house was very beautiful. We all liked the peace and quiet after a busy day in London. The flowers, peaches, cake, coffee etc made us feel very welcome. We enjoyed our holiday very much and we would like to stay a bit longer. Maybe we shall see each other again in a few yearsThe Jamine family from Belgium - 1st January 1970
We absolutely enjoyed our stay at Iden Green Farm Stables. Thanks for your hospitality. We enjoyed the peace and quiet of the setting. We would recommend this cottage to anyone wanting to visit Kent. Good Bye!Mr & Mrs Doels - 1st January 1970
We enjoyed our stay. The cottage was super and the cake was delicious. Everything was perfect. We have had a relaxing stay in this wonderful location.Heik, Dionne & Wilma Hans from Holland. - 1st January 1970
We came for the 2nd time and looking forward already to visit number 3. We shall call it a home away from home. Thank you again for a wonderful stay, all was perfect.Anke Adriaans & Family from The Netherlands - 1st January 1970
We had a lovely holiday in the peace and quiet of the Kent countryside. The cottage was very comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed watching the wildlife in the garden - squirrel, fox and bats. A bag of bird seed a wise investment to see the chaffinch, doves, wood pigeons, great tits, blue tits, nuthatch and greenfinch. Thank you for the welcome pack and vegetables.Mr & Mrs Hendey - 1st January 1970
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