|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
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A lovely weather boarded barn conversion accessed by own private drive, stands in 43 acres of lovely Kent countryside. Free standing,enter to hall,travetine tiled floor with underfloor heating, fuelled by ground source heat throughout the property. Door left leads to first big double bedroom with emperor sized bed (over 2.1 metres wide X 2.1 metres long!) , en-suite shower, roll top bath, toilet and washbasin. Door on the right from hall takes you to another good sized bedroom with another very comfortable superking sized vi-spring bed (can be twin if required), This bedroom also has an en-suite bathroom with shower, roll top bath, toilet and washbasin. There is also a separate cloakroom on this floor. A winding oak stairs takes you down to a lounge/diner equally well furnished with a large farmhouse dining table comfortable seating log burning fire and french windows to terrace.Through the door leads to a natural wood smallbone kitchen with oak surfaces.
Waters End sits in the fabulous countryside of ‘The Garden of England’ surrounded by all the lovely things to see and do in both Kent and Sussex. We are a short drive from Leeds, Scotney, Bodiam,Tonbridge and Dover Castle, Knole, Chartwell, Hever Castle and Batemans. Gardens are Sissinghurst, Great Dixter and Pashley Manor, Marle Place, Groombridge, Igtham Mote and the orchards of Brogdale. For history the Cinque ports, Canterbury cathedral, historic Chatham Dockyards and Battle of Hastings in1066. Lovely towns and villages, Cranbrook, Tenterden and Rye, dotted in between are Oast Houses, Windmills and Hop gardens, in amongst those are many Golf Clubs such as Chart Hills and Dale Hill. For the younger Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Camber Sands, Dymchurch and Tenterden Railway. There are also Churches,Museums and activities such as Cycling & walking at Bewl Water and Bedgebury. With many other joys to be had, fine food,beer and wine, lovely country Inns & three Michelin * restaurants.
I'm the luckiest person to live and work here and am never going to get to the bottom of the list of things we want to do here. There's another pond to go in, more flagstone and all you lovely guests to meet from all over the world.
When we opened to guests four years ago I had no idea that it would be so enjoyable, it's a pleasure to be here and I hope it is for you.
Jill purchased this barn in 1988
We loved this area of England and spent 2 years looking for suitable land to buy, then spent ten years trying for planning permission and finally got it. We wanted to build in the true style of Kent and we hope you will approve of the results
Our farm stands within a truly delightful 43 acres of beautiful quiet contryside with georgous view. We have two lakes of 12 acres to stroll around and over the last ten years we have planted 12,000 native broadleaf trees with walk ways through.
This all creates the perfect place to just chill out or explore the delights of south east England
HI Jill& Maurice, Here we are back in Australia, after a wonderful tour of the uk, we loved every minute of our journey.
many thanks for your hospitality and your delightful!! cottage accommodation, we enjoyed it very much.
BEST WISHES CHEERS SUZIE & RICHARD N
GUIDANCE NOTES FOR YOUR HOLIDAY HOME.
Arrival 4pm onwards and departure time is 10am.
A good housekeeping deposit of £200 is payable on arrival as a bond (preferably by credit card) , representing your agreement to leave the property as found. Claim could arise for excessive cleaning costs, etc. A claim for any costs arising from your rental which were not anticipated. No Smoking.
What a beautiful place! We had such a lovely weekend and felt completely at home with all the creature comforts. The barn has been built to an extremely high standard with all mod cons and at the same time a rustic feel. The views are stunning and the dogs had a wonderful time walking round the lakes.
A beautiful old pub nearby (one of a few) and the food was yummy!
We cannot thank you enough for a well deserved break away from it all.
We can't wait to go back!!
The best ever we have stayed at -Your problem is nowhere will as ever be as good ! We are already looking to find exactly the same mattresses !! Don't really want you to book incase you take our date !
Stayed in many self catering properties in uk over the years. This property has it all but set apart by attention to detail - tea, cake and scones waiting for us on arrival, logs ready for the burner, even basic groceries. Very comfortable beds and well appointed kitchen and ensuite bathrooms. Lots of grounds to explore. Had a great time. We'll be back
We have just got home from the most wonderful stay in the Hop Pickers Cottage at Waters End Farm. The cottage was perfect; spotlessly clean, really spacious for the four of us, but also cosy and warm, especially in front of the fire. We loved the welcome tea and had everything we needed for our stay. We'll definitely return!!
We had a wonderful time in the heart of Kent. There were a lot of interesting things to explore. The Oak Barn has been a superb and comfortable little cottage and Mr. and Mrs. Bosch were perfect hosts. It is an idyllic place in the middle of the countryside with a lovely view over the ground and the fishing ponds. The house was well equipped and we enjoyed preparing our meals in the kitchen.
We've had a lovely stay at Waters End B&B. Everything mentioned by all the others is true: if we could rate 6***, we would. Jill made a warm welcome, the house is great and the views and surroundings are splendid. We will most certainly stay again!