This delightful, little house really is a romantic idyll, set in the beautiful gardens of a Grade II listed 16th century dower house and overlooking a private tennis court. The Pavilion has been beautifully furnished with a touch of romance and glamorous French style, having pretty painted antique furniture, gorgeous fabrics and delicate white bedlinen. This luxury property which sleeps 2 has full sunshine all day and pretty plantation shutters internally, to keep cool on hot summer days and the log burning stove in the living area keeps guests warm and cosy on those cooler evenings. There is a lovely veranda to the front for dining al fresco and enjoying the garden and to the side there is also a little paved patio leading off the bedroom, the perfect spot for a relaxed private morning coffee and a croissant. The delightful town of Tenterden with the pretty tree lined main street and weatherboarded houses is an easy stroll of just over a mile. The town has a great choice of independent shops, good restaurants and cafes to visit and whilst there a 'must do' is to hop onto the Tenterden and East Sussex steam railway and take afternoon tea on a magical trip to Bodiam Castle, with its fairytale turrets and moat. There are also many lovely country walks and cycle routes around the town to be enjoyed by more active guests. Just a short drive away is the acclaimed Chapel Down Winery and The Swan restaurant where you can dine on the finest local produce and award winning English wines. Heading for the coast and the medieval cinque port of Rye is a true step back in time with ancient winding cobbled streets and many artisan shops, or the atmospheric Winchelsea beach, a beautiful unspoilt beach that is rarely busy and perfect for beachcombing. But with such beautiful grounds surrounding the Pavilion you may just wish to stay in and enjoy your home from home - relax on the veranda, play a game of tennis, visit the ducklings in the natural pond or ask the Owners for a peek at the fascinating interior of historic Brunger House. Shop:1.4 Pub:1.4 Coast:13
Accommodation is all on ground floor with wood effect flooring throughout and raised veranda to the front:
Step up onto the veranda and through the glass doors into...
Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting room
Sitting area has a large velvet sofa with cushions, two beautiful floor lamps and an elegant coffee table. There is a pretty console table with an ornate mirror above
Dining area has a circular dining table and chairs for two with a pretty ornate sideboard and a wall mounted t.v. with a wood burning stove
Kitchen is beautifully fitted and has an eye level microwave, a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. There is an electric oven and hob with an extractor fan above
Bathroom has a large shower cubicle with drench shower head and fixed doors, a hand basin with mirror above, towel rail and w.c
Bedroom has a pretty painted wooden double bed with matching bedside tables and lamps, a wardrobe with drawers and decorative mirror
Garden: Beautiful gardens surrounding the pavilion and main house that guests are welcome to explore, including a natural pond adjacent to the main house and a formal parterrre garden next to the tennis court (which guests are free to use). The pavilion has a raised veranda to the front with garden furniture and 2 sun loungers and to the side there is a small patio with a bistro table and 2 chairs.
Parking: on the private driveway
Heating: wood burning stove
Smoking: No smoking in this property
Pets: Accepts 1 well-behaved dog which must be kept on a lead in the garden due to ducks. Please take own bowls & bedding and ensure pets do not go into bedrooms or on furniture. Please clear all evidence of pets from gardens etc. before leaving. Please read our Holidays with Your Pet page for full information.
Notes: There is currently no WiFi reception in The Pavilion but it will be in place soon, however guests can go to the main house to use the WiFi connection. There is no washing machine in the property but guests can request use of the Home Owners' washing machine if needed. A welcome pack is provided and contains: milk, tea, coffee, mini kilner jars of butter and preserves, bread, orange or local apple juice.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi unavailable
- Private parking
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Open fire/woodburner
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- All on one level
- Nearest shop: 1.4 miles away
- Nearest pub: 1.4 miles away
- 13 miles from the coast
A perfect place to stay and a lovely part of England, we love this area. The Pavilion has everything you would want for a relaxing week stay. Nice to see the ducks wandering around, especially the runner ducks. Jo & Simon were on holiday but their friend Victoria made us feel very welcome. We loved her enthusiasm about the house. Great Dixter and Scotney Castle are worth a visit. Thanks for the welcome pack and for letting us stay.Mr & Mrs Lee - 8th September 2017
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