The Nutshell

Pluckley, Rural Kent

  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats
  • Everything in a nutshell that you could possibly want for the perfect romantic retreat for two.

You can book this property from:

  • £526 per week
  • £75 per night
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats



  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

How far to ...?

  • Pub 1 mile
  • Shop 6 miles

Nearby activities

  • Golf


  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  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 Nutshell offers luxurious country living and is located just outside the pretty village of Pluckley with two good pubs within a mile, one renowned for its seafood, a lovely farm shop and is famous for being one of the most haunted villages in Kent.  This property has been carefully restored to a high standard and has been furnished with flair giving a contemporary edge to the open plan living area.  The property has retained its original beams and is spacious and light, whilst being warm and cosy with a wood burning stove and has a majestic centre piece copper bath.  There is a covered loggia seating area by the entrance as well as a courtyard garden, where you can sit and enjoy a glass of something while whilst taking in the glorious views. The countryside is surrounded by apple orchards and is remembered as the location where the Darling Buds of May TV series was filmed.  You can hop on the local train - just one stop to Ashford with fast trains to Canterbury, the East Kent coast, London or even Paris.  The owners have an acclaimed photographic studio in the grounds, so why not plan ahead and start your Christmas gift list early!  
Shop: 1 mile  Pub: 1 mile   Coast: 23 miles

Entrance is to the side via a covered Loggia where the washer/dryer is housed, a sink and log storage.  The front door opens into the open plan living area with natural wood flooring...
Kitchen has fitted units with a butler sink, a gas cooker, a dishwasher, fridge with ice compartment and a microwave
Dining Area has a wooden table and 3 chairs and crockery shelving, French doors lead to the garden area
Sitting Area has a large sofa, a wood burning stove, a wall-mounted Smart TV, a wooden settle and a hand crafted sideboard
Bedroom has a king size bed with bedside tables, dressing table, wardrobe and armchair, through to...
Bathroom has whitewashed wood flooring, a free standing copper bath, a separate tiled shower area with rain head and separate hand attachment, washbasin and w.c

Garden: There is a courtyard area with garden furniture and a charcoal barbecue and additional undercover seating in the Loggia
Heating: Central heating and a wood burning stove (1st basket of logs provided) 
Parking: Parking in front of the property on a gravel drive
Notes: The local pubs are The Dering Arms in Pluckley - famous for its seafood and the 17thC Rose & Crown in Mundy Bois - both within a mile of the property


A Perfect hideaway for two. Lovely hosts. We felt at home immediately.

Mrs Taina P,