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Two Farm Cottages On The Kent/Sussex Borders With Stunning Countryside Views. - Kentview Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking



Kentview Cottage

Kent View Cottage is single story brick and tiled building, converted into a luxury holiday cottage in 2012, with stunning views from every room over our own land across the valley into Kent on the other side of the county border.

It provides comfortable accommodation for 4 people with two double bedrooms (one with a king-size bed and one with two doubles) both with under-floor heated, en-suite wetrooms. There is also a large sitting/dining room, including a fireplace with a wood burning stove, a kitchen with a breakfast area.

Kentview is available to let by the week (fri-fri) on a fully inclusive basis.

The cottage provides both privacy (our two holiday cottages share separate access and parking away from the main house) and yet the comfort and safety of knowing the owner lives in the main house adjacent. The private lane leading to the farm also serves a small hamlet further on but is a no-through road and so there is both on-road and of

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About the property


Little Saxbys Farm is approached from a private driveway well away from the main road. Both our cottages are former red brick and clay tiled farm buildings recently restored and converted to fully furnished holiday accommodation. Both cottages offer two double bedrooms (one with a king-size bed and one with two doubles) both with en-suite wet rooms or bathroom. The cottages both have all the comforts of modern day living plus wood burning stoves. Real oak furniture and flooring give the cottages a warm, comfortable and traditional feel, but it is really the stunning views and location that set us apart.

Michael Evans
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2018

About Michael Evans


My name is Michael Evans. I am probably best known world-wide as a fly fisherman, having been a professional fly fishing instructor, writer, film-maker and commentator for some 23 years now. I live on the beautiful Kent Sussex borders near Cowden with my two Labradors Riffle & Shimmer. The holiday cottages I rent out are adjacent to my house and if I am not away on one of my trips, I always greet my guests and try to look after you personally otherwise my caretaker Sally will be on hand to ensure your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Michael Evans purchased this cottage in 1980

Why Michael Evans chose Edenbridge

I am in the heart of the English Country-side at its most beautiful and yet London is very accessible.

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Short breaks available up to four weeks in advance. See website for details.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Edenbridge in Hartfield

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Master bedroom with Kingsize double bed and ensuite walk-in wetroom. 2nd Bedroom has 2 x double beds and an en-suite walk in wetroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The cottage provides comfortable accommodation for up to 4 people in two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom, the other with two double beds and an en-suite shower wet room. The cottage also has a modern kitchen, a separate wc, a large sitting room with dining area, a woodburning stove and french windows out onto a small patio area with its own garden furniture and a barbeque. Real oak furniture, exposed beams and wood flooring give the cottage a warm, comfortable and yet traditional feel. Outside: Small garden and Patio Area with garden dining furniture and barbecue


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Kentview Cottage
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is sited in a fabulous location, on a quiet lane and with walks all around. There was no need to use the car at all. The place is really well equipped with everything you could need, although a few more plates and mugs would be handy. There is a lovely walk across fields to an excellent pub for lunch in Cowden. We stayed here when I did the Gauntlet triathlon at Hever Castle and it is an excellent base for that.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Denise, more plates & mugs being sorted. Look forward to seeing you next year!
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Spacious, clean and modern cottage

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in this "great" cottage. Spatious, clean, comfortable and modern (not to much clutter :) ) Very robust furniture of high quality. Quiet and calm environment of natural beauty. Well equipped : TV DVD internet ... Ecological heating system. Bullseye !

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys, it was a pleasure having you to stay and thanks so much for leaving the cottage so tidy! Hope to see you again soon. Michael
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A good looking cottage in a very nice spot

  • 5 of 5

We, four adults, rented the Sussex Stable for a week in June. The cottage is a very nice converted stable where we had a wonderful time. The kitchen is well equipped with a washing machine and dishwasher. Both bedrooms have en-suite. The owner, Michael, is a kind man who helps you with all you want to know or do.

The cottage is situated in a area where you can make very nice walks through the fields. Cowden has a railway station with good links to London, but also from nearby East Grinstead you can be in London in an hour.

Around Cowden are nice towns such as Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and East Grinstead. But also a lot of small villages, who are nice to visit.

A must do is the Blue Bell railway, a steam train running from East Grinstead to Sheffield Park.

Wij, vier volwassenen, hebben de Sussex Stable voor een week in juni gehuurd. De cottage is een zeer mooie omgebouwde stal waar we prima vakantie hebben gehad. De keuken is goed uitgerust met een wasmachine en vaatwasser. Beide kamers hebben een eigen badkamer. De eigenaar, Michael, is een zeer vriendelijke man die je helpt met alles wat je wilt weten of doen.

De cottage ligt in een gebied waar je heel mooie wandelingen kunt maken door de velden. Cowden heeft een treinstation met goede verbindingen naar Londen, maar ook vanuit East Grinstead ben je in een uur in Londen.

Rond Cowden zijn leuke stadjes zoals Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge en East Grinstead. Maar ook veel kleine dorpjes, die leuk zijn om te bezoeken.

Een aanrader is Blue Bell Railway, een stoomtrein die rijdt van East Grinstead naar Sheffield Park.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful well-appointed cottage with great views

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Sussexside cottage during the school term break, with my mother and my daughter, and had a wonderful stay. The stables have been beautifully converted with a better equipped kitchen & nicer bathrooms than our own at home.

It was the perfect spot for walks in the Cowden countryside with refreshments at the local pub before heading back to a cosy evening in front of the fireplace.

Michael is a gracious and very helpful host, who even helped us from the train station and back. We used a local taxi company for our one rainy day trip to Penshurst Place, which was lovely as well.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kjempefint opphold på flott sted

  • 5 of 5

Vi er en norsk familie som leide Kentview-hytten en uke i juli 2016, og som hadde et kjempefint opphold. Hytten ligger på et gårdstun i svært landlige og rolige omgivelser, typisk frodig Kent-landskap. Vi brukte hytten som et utgangspunkt for reiser rundt omkring i Kent, til London (ca 45-50 minutter med tog fra Cowden stasjon 5 minutters kjøretur unna) og andre deler av sør-England. Det er verdt å merke seg at denne hytten koster det samme for en hel uke som to-tre overnattinger på et ordinært hotell i London. Dette er uansett også veldig mye hyggeligere. Gårdbruker og hytteeier Michael Evans er dessuten en særdeles omgjengelig og hyggelig kar. Kan trygt anbefale dette stedet. Hilsen familie fra Asker.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Fountain
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Tunbridge Wells
Nearest Beach
38 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Fly fishing courses


Gatwick - 17miles, Dover Ferry - 73miles

Cowden Station 1.5miles with direct rail link to London (50mins)

Use of a car strongly recommended.


Nearest village shop 2 miles. For other things to do and places of interest see our website.

Further Details:

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