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Detached Edwardian House In Wingham Near Canterbury Kent



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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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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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Huge property in a beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at the Old Engineers House this weekend. The house is huge - particularly the generous bedrooms and relaxing living room. Despite this, the house still felt cosy and comfortable.

The house is set in the glorious Kent countryside with wonderful views across local farmland.

We loved our stay. Thank you x

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great for a group holiday

  • 4 of 5

This house really does have the amazing countryside views shown in the picture. Perfectly suited to our party of 8 with lovely walks and a local farm shop if the weather's nice and a big tv if its not. The house is detached, and it was nice not to have to worry about being too noisy. The owners were really helpful. The only thing that could have improved it would have been a few more pans to make cooking for a big group easier. Other than that it was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


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.


Canterbury approx 7.5 miles.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
8 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • 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.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • 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.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • 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.

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