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An Idyllic Sun Trap In The Heart Of Kent - Innishfree Sleeps4 (2 bedrooms and sofabed option)



Updated: 26-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


Innishfree Sleeps4 (2 bedrooms and sofabed option)

Sitting/Dining/Kitchen has laminate flooring, high vaulted ceilings plus triple French doors leading directly onto the decked verandah overlooking the farmyard and adjacent buildings. There is a three-seater sofabed (may be used if a separate bed is required) armchairs and a 42' HDTV, DVD, CD player and iPod dock and a large beech dining table and six chairs for relaxed mealtimes. The galley style kitchen is very well equipped including electric oven, hob and extractor hood, microwave, larder fridge, freezer and washer/dryer

Bedroom 1 has a double bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe and door to a lovely En-Suite Shower Room with corner shower, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c

Bedroom 2 has twin beds, bedside cabinets and hooks with padded hangers for clothes hanging

Shower Room has a fabulous double shower, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c

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About the property


A cluster of 3 beautifully converted cottages on a working fruit farm on the edge of the lovely village of Sutton Valance which is located in the heart of Kent with excellent road and rail access to all of Kent's attractions as well as Central London and day trips to France.

The properties also offer ample off-road parking.

We offer accommodation for 2, 4, 6 or up to 10 people if you combine D'Arcy Spice and Innishfree. Access is through an adjoining door and by putting the dining tables together you can enjoy 'French Style' family meals.

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About the Owner

Alan Lucas
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
1/3 on booking, remainder 8 weeks before arrival.

2/3 nights 75% of weekly rate
4 nights 80% of weekly rate
5 nights 85% of weekly rate
6 nights full weekly rate

Refundable damage deposit £150

Changeover Day:
Change over day is flexible Friday or Saturday depending on availability. Available from 3pm on the day of your arrival and must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Please contact us regarding extra charges for pets and other special requirements.

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(1 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

Everything was great, especially the balcony/ patio for sitting with a cuppa.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gatwick - Intentional Airport at 46 Miles Nearest Barpub : Kings Head Pub, Sutton Valance at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Dover - to the Port of Calais France at 40 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Weald of Kent Golf Course at 1.5 Miles Nearest Train : Headcorn Station links to London at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : M20 - Motorway, links to London and the coast at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Kings Head Pub at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Chatham Dry SkiCentre at 14 Miles Nearest Beach : Camber Sands at 27 Miles Car: recommended


Camber Sands 27 miles

Whitstable Harbour 33 miles

Rye Harbour 25 miles

Hastings Beach 30 miles


London Gatwick about 1 hour away (by car)

London Heathrow and Stanstead about 1¼ hours (by car)

Headcorn station with mainline services to central London is 5 minutes away with a journey time of less than an hour.

Channel Tunnel and Ashford International about 30 minutes away with about 1¼ hour journey times to Lille or 2 ¼ hours to Paris.


Maidstone Town is about 7 miles

The village of Headcorn 4 miles

Sutton Valence village 0.5 miles

Train Station 4 miles

Further Details:

Holidays are precious if you have any special requirements or just need some advice that will add to your enjoyment please let us know.

The 3 properties are non smoking.

Children are welcome and cots and high chairs can be supplied.

Please advise any special needs in advance.

All bed linen, towels and tea towels are provided.

The owners are dog friendly and you maybe welcomed first by their very sociable Slovakian Rough Haired Pointer but would only want one visiting dog at a time.

Young children and pets must be supervised at all times. The verandah areas are gated.

The properties were all converted in 2013 and will be available from May except The Studio which will be available one month later.

If you visit at the right time fresh raspberries and blackberries can be guaranteed.

The properties have well stocked book cases and a good supply of games.


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Internet


  • Dining Area

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2


  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered


  • Notes on accommodation: Formerly an apple,but now soft fruit farm D’Arcy Spice is named after a lovely old apple variety and has a wonderful big open plan area perfect for relaxing or having fun family meals.Innishfree is named after a much loved family horse and has a comfortable open plan living area.The Studio offers a cosy welcoming home with a wood stove and gas CH. The owners live in the farmhouse where they keep their gorgeous S.American horses. Being in the heart of Kent there are myriads of attractions. Few villages can boast 3 pubs and a ruined 11C castle just a short walk away. Whether you fancy golf,visiting NT properties,walks or the beach this is the perfect base. Medieval Rye,Ancient Canterbury and Rochester,Tenterden and its steam railway, Bluewater shopping complex are easy to access. Just 5 mins by car is Headcorn with its shops and restaurants and a train station just 56 minutes from Central London. From nearby Ashford Intl station or the Channel Tunnel France is less than an hour away. Outside: D'Arcy Spice and Innishfree are set on a sun trapped south facing decked verandah, with outside table,chairs and sunshade. This is partitioned into two but can be used as one large outside area. Loan of a gas barbecue can be arranged. All of the properties are positioned towards the end of a long farm drive. At the top of the farm there are beautiful panoramic views over the Weald of Kent.

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