•  These two properties offer luxurious country living for all the family, full of character with great countryside views.

Lower Standen Farm & Granary

Iden Green, Rural Kent

  • 5 Star
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats

You can book this property from:

  • £2200 per week
  • £314 per night
  • 5 Star
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats
  • 16 Guests
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Private Garden/Courtyard

Facilities

Bathrooms

  • 4 bathrooms
  • 5 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Shower

Beds & bedrooms

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

Kitchen

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Outdoors

  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Swimming pool
  • Welcome pack

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.75 miles
  • Shop 2 miles

Accessibility

  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 10am

Description

Tucked away down a winding lane with glorious country views is a wonderful property which sleeps a total of sixteen! It is perfect for extended families or large groups as the accommodation is spread between the main house and the adjacent granary.

The main house on the  property is Lower Standen Farm - full of character, original beams and a stunning inglenook fireplace, it oozes wrap around cosy comfort for fabulous autumn and winter breaks and for the summer, the hidden swimming pool is just the icing on the cake. Furnished with flair and taste, the farmhouse offers luxurious country living for all the family. The location is both tranquil and relaxing but it is also a very convenient holiday base being so central in the Weald of Kent. There are many, many local attractions to visit - from National Trust properties, gardens, vineyards, the country towns of Tenterden and Cranbrook - plus the coast for historic Rye, Hastings and Winchelsea an easy drive. Shop: 2 miles Pub: 2.5 miles Coast: 15.7 miles

Ground Floor:
Stunning entrance hall with original flagstone floor and beautiful refectory table for those special meals.......
Sitting Room with mellow real oak flooring and masses of beams is a very welcoming space. The huge inglenook fireplace is the centrepiece with a wonderful Duresta four seater sofa to snuggle down into and watch the flames....There are comfortable armchairs, occasional tables, a lovely antique bureau, display cabinet and a large flat screen TV/Bluray/DVD/PVR system. To one end there is an Ercol sofa, an antique bureau and chair in what feels like a garden room, with French doors opening out to the patio
Kitchen has a slate tiled floor, marble work tops and tons of storage. It is exceptionally well equipped providing an electric double oven, induction hob with extractor hood, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge,Nespresso Coffee machine and pretty country table and chairs by the French doors giving direct access to the patio and garden beyond
Utility Room with washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer plus coat and boot racks by the door to the patio
Snug with oak flooring, two two seater sofas, occasional tables and flat screen TV/DVD, bookcase with  books and games plus a Nintendo Wii
Cloakroom with washbasin in marble washstand, heated towel rail and w.c

Easy carpeted stairs to landing.....

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
is the Master with a super king-size bed, a raised dias with chest of drawers through to a stunning En-Suite Bathroom with beautiful mosaic tiled thermostatic shower nestling into the beams, wonderful free-standing deep Victorian style bath with hand held shower over, a chest of drawers, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c plus laundry shute direct to the utility room, two small windows and two Velux rooflights. There are glorious views through the panoramic sloping windows to the windmill at Sandhurst
Bedroom 2 is a lovely room with a twin truckle bed - which can form a king size if required, bedside cabinets, wardrobe and chest of drawers
Bedroom 3 has a superb white queen-size bedstead, cheval mirror, bedside tables and a step into built-in wardrobe with chest of drawers. This bedroom benefits from a super En-Suite Bathroom with huge bath, washbasin, and w.c
Family Bathroom with tiled floor, separate shower cubicle, generous sized washbasin, large bath with thermostatic hand held shower over, w.c and Velux rooflight

Second flight of easy carpeted stairs lead to.....

Second Floor:
Bedroom 4
is to the right of the large landing and has 1 single bed plus 1 additional single pull-out bed underneath, bedside table, chest of drawers and hooks for clothes hanging
Bedroom 5 is to the left and also has 1 single bed plus 1 additional single pull-out bed underneath, bedside table, chest of drawers and hooks for clothes hanging

Garden: Rear paved patio with teak furniture, lawns, large tree with swings and climbing rope, croquet set, table tennis table and steps down to heated swimming pool approximately 25' by 15' with glorious country views. Pool only available from first May Bank holiday weekend through to the end of September. Please bring your own pool towels.The pool is cleaned every Friday and a gardener may visit during the week.
Parking: Ample parking on gravelled drive directly outside the front of the house. (Parking for The Granary to right hand side of the driveway).
Heating: Gas central heating plus inglenook working fireplace.
Also Provided: Logs for fire. Fan in every room.  


The secondary accommodation situated across the main circular driveway is The Granary:

Ground Floor:
Sitting Room/Kitchen Dining Room
Seating Area
is spacious and attractive with original beams and provides two comfortable sofas, widescreen TV/DVD and bookshelf with board games and toys. Two steps lead up to the French doors which open out to the patio and garden beyond
Kitchen Area is well equipped and has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dining table with chairs. There is a separate freezer under the stairs if required

Carpeted stairs lead from the hallway to the...

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
with a king-size bed, bedside tables, dressing table with mirror, wardrobe and chest of drawers
Bedroom 2 with a single bed and pull out stacker bed underneath, bedside table, chest of drawers and small wardrobe
Bedroom 3 with bunk beds and chest of drawers
Bathroom with a power shower over the bath, washbasin and w.c 

Garden: A delightful private garden and patio with wooden garden table and chairs. The garden looks out over the owner's fields beyond.
Parking: Ample parking on the driveway.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Baby sitting service available on request

No hen or stag parties please.

 

Reviews

Thank you for the beautiful home for the week. We very much enjoyed our time here, the grounds are beautiful and the house is charming. Many fun memories were made here!

K Bailey,

Just spent a wonderful weekend in this beautiful home. Fantastic space for everyone to be together and we loved the whole area. Really enjoyed walking to Bodiam Castle.

Fiona H,

We had a wonderful stay, we loved all sitting at the long dining table pretending we were at Hogwarts! Can't wait to come back soon!

H & C Families,

Perfect holiday accommodation for family gatherings in a peaceful and beautiful location.

Mrs Claire Croft,

We absolutely adored the property,

L Grigg,

A great weekend was enjoyed by all.

Mr Russell Taylor,

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