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
- Sunday changeover
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Open fire/woodburner
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- All on one level
- Nearest shop: 6 miles away
- Nearest pub: 1 miles away
- 23 miles from the coast
We loved our stay in The Nutshell. There was heavy snow during our visit but there couldn't have been a better place to be. It is a cosy, quirky and romantic property and we loved snuggling up under the big throw watching films in front of the log burner. We managed to visit Leeds Castle before the snow and it is simply beautiful.Your ticket lasts for a year should you want to visit again. We also visited Tenterden where there are gorgeous wee shops and we loved the coffee shop, Nutmeg, which served a great selection of gluten free cakes. We also ate at the Rose and Crown where the staff were friendly, the food was good (gluten free options available) and the open fire very welcome! The farm shop at the end of the road is also worth a visit. We got veg, soup ( we returned for more!) cheese and crackers. We will be returning to the Nutshell. Mr Paul Holland - 5th March 2018
The cottage was lovely. In the middle of nowhere but still close to pubs and trains. Everything was clean and very comfortable. The owners very nice and helpful. We loved the oven and the provided wood. There were plenty of fresh towels and a very nice welcome basket. The kitchen was very well equipped and the cottage nicely decorated.Mrs Iris Hofmann - 5th January 2018
The property was one on the nicest in which we've ever stayed. The artistic design was breathtaking and showed amazing creativity. Ms Suzanne Welsh - 29th December 2017
A fab stay - huge thanks. Just what we needed after a stressful few months, and ahead of a busy few months.Miss Robyn Bunyan - 15th November 2017
Wonderful cottage, very comfortable and close to many attractions. Farm shop and traditional country pub within walking distance. Mrs Christine Kavanagh - 13th September 2017
This property was absolutely magnificent! The property owner was incredibly warm, kind and very welcoming and made the stay extra special. Highly recommend. Mr Marios Andreou - 30th June 2017
A superb addition to your portfolio.Mr J Massey - 1st March 2017
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