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Luxury country cottage 1 hour from London within beautiful garden and fields.



Updated: 13-Oct-2016
Quiet & relaxing and rural

A one bedroom country cottage in the middle of the Kent countryside. Beautiful views over fields in an Area of Natural Beauty. Quiet, relaxing with many local walks and good pubs. Only 4 miles from a train station to London and only 7 miles outside Tunbridge Wells and it's excellent shopping. Help yourself to vegetables from the garden during your stay. There is also a barbeque, washing machine and dishwasher. We now stock luxury REN beauty products for your use during your stay. REN products are free from skin-unfriendly ingredients.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Married mother of four. Twins of 23, and a 17 and 15 year old. We have a labrador dog and a pug dog and a cat and 4 chickens. I work part time in London and enjoy gardening, tennis and cooking.

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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


Small but beautifully formed welcoming cottage

  • 5 of 5

A luxurious bathroom and bedroom added to the overall charm of the cottage. The bed and bedding was of such high quality that it was wonderful to go up after being out all day.

The cottage is in an ideal area for so many areas of interest and visiting Hever castle, Chartwell and Rye were just some of the delights close to hand.

Phillipa was very welcoming with tips on places to visit but never intrusive and we were invited to help ourselves to veg and fruit from the vegetable garden - thank you for the apples, broad beans and apples we partook of Phillipa as well as the welcoming eggs, bread and jam that were waiting for us on our arrival.

We feel the cottage fully deserves five stars - we had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you both again.
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A delightful and relaxing stay.

  • 5 of 5

We needed a short break getaway to unwind, and found it here. Lovely cottage, lovely owner (Philippa), and lovely location. Even the weather was lovely!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review. Please come and stay again. Philippa
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A perfect country hideaway

  • 5 of 5

I really can't say enough good things about our weekend at the cottage. Philippa was a wonderful host, available when we needed her, but leaving us to ourselves just to relax. The cottage is beautiful and the kitchen was really well equipped, which for two people who like to cook was much appreciated. Having private outside space was just the cherry on the top, and we loved having barbecues on the patio. Overall, we couldn't fault it and are already trying to work out when we can go back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. Pleased you had a relaxing time and that we might meet again. Kind regards. Philippa
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Relaxing, peaceful, outstanding views.

  • 4 of 5

This 3 night break was just what the doctor ordered! The house was immaculate and well stocked. The bathroom and shower were clean and tranquil.

The fresh eggs and bread were a lovely added touch.

The bed could have had a couple of extra pillows and the chairs in the sitting area/ lounge would have been more cosy as a small sofa to snuggle on.

These two things are just suggestions to make this house even more perfect for a short romantic and relaxing break.

We will definitely be back and thankful for having us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review. Thanks also for your suggestions. Will put extra pillows out in case others need them. Hope to see you again.
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A perfect country experience.

  • 5 of 5

We could have spent two days just relaxing without having to leave the property. We were very comfortable in the well appointed suite and enjoyed the sunny patio. Walking around the property and discovering the pond at the far end of the wheat field was a perfect ending to the day.

The hiking trails, starting just outside the property's driveway, led to amazing views of the country side.

Nearby towns and villages were just a short walk or a few minutes drive away and had everything we needed.

It was a great location to be able to venture out to discover world famous gardens and historical sites.

Kitchen, bathroom and bed were all of superior quality.

Philippa and her family were welcoming and helpful.

We would recommend this property to anyone and will certainly tell our friends about it back home.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We would love to have you back and appreciate your recommendation on Poulhurst to your friends back home.
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Quaint country charm

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our short visit back to Brenchley, Poulhurst cottage was the perfect stop over for exploring gorgeous Kent, one of our favourite places in England

we never seem to run out of wonderful sights to visit.

Poulhurst cottage provided everything we need to make an enjoyable stay, lovely bathroom, VERY!! comfortable bed and good kitchen facilitiues

Phillipa was a charming and helpful host, we would recommend Poulhurst cottage.as a perfect destination for visiting Royal Tunbridge Wells and Kent.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your stay. Philippa
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From the Owner

Very peaceful with lovely views over our fields. It is very newly decorated and there is a power shower and soft fluffy white towels. The sheets are 400 thread count cotton and the bed is a King size and anti allergy and very comfortable. The duvet is made from down and is 13 tog.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : gatwick at 30 Miles Nearest Golf : Lamberhurst at 6 Miles Nearest Train : Paddock Wood at 4 Miles Car: necessary

We have lots of lovely castles to visit locally, namely Scotney, Leeds, Sissinghurst and Hever. Most are just 20 minutes away. We also have great local walks in Bedgebury Forest and Bewl water.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
New year
30 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £20
Pet Fee £20

One well behaved dog allowed. Sorry no puppies. We do charge £20 for the dog as we have to do an extra thorough clean afterwards as other guests might have allergies.

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  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 13-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Luxury bathroom products included from REN. REN products are free from skin-unfriendly ingredients. With textures and fragrances that are addictively pleasurable to use, REN products are a little detail loved by celebrities and beauty editors alike... Great walks from the house and a local pub 5 minutes walk away.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...


  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


  • Bathroom 1
  • There is a power shower which has just been installed with grey metro tiles. The basin is surrounded by a white Corian work surface and we provide shampoo, shower gel and conditioner for your use during your stay. The large towels are white and fluffy and we also provide bathrobes for your use.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • King size deep pocket sprung mattress with Egyptian cotton sheets with a 400 thread count. The bed is incredibly comfortable enabling you a peaceful nights sleep. There are no houses in view from the cottage just the vegetable garden and our field beyond.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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