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Detached Edwardian House In Wingham Near Canterbury Kent

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Wingham, Nr. Canterbury, Kent, England - Beautifully Restored In A Countryside Location, Perfectly Positioned For Local Attractions

The Old Engineers House is an immaculate Edwardian four bedroom detached house set in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside. The property is just over 6 miles from the Cathedral city of Canterbury and provides easy access to the Kent Coast, including the fishing town of Whitstable famed for its oysters, Broadstairs with its Dickensian connections, and Dover with its famous castle. There are numerous golf courses within easy reach including Royal St George’s at Sandwich and Chart Hills and if you fancy nipping over to France for the day the Channel Tunnel is just over 30 minutes drive away. With all modern comforts, private garden and an impressive living room with open working fireplace, The Old Engineers House has everything you could want for the perfect holiday or short break.


Owner
Jill Lawson
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a wonderful 4 days in the Engineers House, plenty of space, the kitchen utilities were perfect, much fun round the dining table, beds most comfortable and the icing on the cake was the weather, what else could you want!"
Jan 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wingham in City of Canterbury

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with bath/shower over. En-suite shower room to bedroom 1. En-suite bathroom with bath/shower over. Downstairs cloakroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double/twin beds en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 with double/twin beds. Bedroom 3 with double/twin beds en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 4 with double/twin beds. Double sofa bed in living room 2.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: A fantastic period property set in a prime location for exploring both the heart of Kent and coastal areas. The property has a large private garden and is accessed via electric gates. Ample parking and room for the children to play safely with wonderful views across the surrounding countryside. Pets considered. Outside: Large garden front and rear, patio area and ample parking. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen is included and some towels (beach towels not supplied) Cleaning once a week. Other: Double garage with pool/snooker table.

Reviews

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Detached Edwardian House In Wingham Near Canterbury Kent
average rating of 4.7 based on 11 reviews
5

Beautiful house with lots of land for children and dog to run around and play

  • 5 of 5

Good space inside and outside house. Not too far from big supermarkets but two minutes drive from wingham village with small shops and pub.

Beautiful views from house surrounded by fields.

Electric gates and bar fencing all round the property making you feel both secure and safe.

Lovely warm and friendly owner Jill who couldn't do enough for you and immediately replacing anything not working (e.g. Kettle gave up).

A family of four adults, three young children and a dog had plenty of space to not feel on top of each other, three stories high with four w/c and three showers two baths, huge kitchen and living room. You can't go wrong.

Thank you again Jill!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your very kind words. Glad you had a good time and loved the house. as much as we do. Jill
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5

Great house for larger groups

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over the weekend in this brilliant house. Four large double / twin bedrooms with good beds plus a (slightly uncomfortable for adults) sofa bed in a small separate room meant there was plenty of room for us all, particularly with 3 bathrooms available.

Kitchen is modern and well equipped and the separate dining room sat 9 comfortably. The house is very cosy but if needed the central heating works really well!

The sitting room has a huge sofa and lots of seating plus the usual freeview TV.

Jill the manager was helpful and quick to respond and allowed us a late checkout which was really useful.

Although the house is not in Wingham itself, there's a large and well stocked farmshop / cafe not far down the road which we visited and would recommend for breakfasts and cream teas too!

Hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely house

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 8 and had a fantastic weekend here. The house is huge, has a big living room and kitchen and is great for groups.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this impressive house for couple of days. We were a family group of 7 adults and three children. We found our stay very relaxing and comfortable. Short drive to beautiful Canterbury city and Wingham wildlife park.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This was perfect for us, 4 couples celebrating a birthday. Everyone had a great bedroom, excellent.

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for us, 4 couples celebrating a birthday. Everyone had a great bedroom, excellent showers. Walking on the road the property is on was a bit sketchy, best to drive somewhere first or walk in the field opposite. Jill was great and very communicative, many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We were a large family, young and old celebrating my husband's 40th Birthday. The house was very comfortable and spacious, and the beds enormous!!. The pictures on the website really do not do the property justice. We had a fantastic stay and the owner Jill was very helpful at all times, especially when we needed to bring a canine guest last minute. Thank you for a wonderful stay in a beautiful property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

Travel:

Approx 1 hour 30 minutes to Gatwick airport. Within 30 minutes of the port of Dover and the Channel tunnel. Canterbury to St Pancras London 1 hour 5 minutes.

Distances:

Canterbury approx 7.5 miles.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wingham, Kent

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£800
for 2 nights
From
£400
£1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£500
for 2 nights
From
£250
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
£250 deposit on booking. Balance payable 21 days prior to arrival.



Changeover Day:
By arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. The property is available for long weekends and short breaks, price on application.

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