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Character Victorian Cottage



Updated: 18-Sep-2016
Cottage in Faversham, Kent, England - Quiet Street, 5 Minutes From Town And Close To Park

kitty's Cottage is situated in a quiet street and the town, train station, park and little convenience shop are all in easy reach. The cottage itself is quaint, full of character and has a light and airy feel with a small green garden. There is a small front room which leads to the kitchen where there is a dinning table and chairs. From the kitchen there is a door which leads to the garden, at the bottom of the garden there is an outhouse which hosts the washing machine. Upstairs there is a double bedroom, one twin room and a small bathroom.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

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Lovely cottage in lovely town

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was comfortable and cosy, equipped with everything we needed. We met Esther and Richard and lovely Kitty, they were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Faversham is a really interesting town, lots to see, lovely buildings and very historical. The cottage is in a great location and once you get your bearings it's possible to get to town, river etc quickly. Really enjoyed our visit and will definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful week in this fantastic cottage only wish it had been longer . Everything that you could need the garden is an added bonus as we were having breakfast outside we also had 7 glorious days of sunshine lots of time spent on the beach. Excellent location Whitstable is a must visit also you have the lovely beaches in Broadstairs there are so many other places to visit the train station is walking distance from the cottage so is the town which is well worth a visit especially the days that they have their local market loads of fabulous places to eat will definitely be back

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good stay in the cottage, you were certainly very lucky weather wise! You are definitely spoilt for choice of places to visit around East Kent so I'm sure you will find something new if you visit again. Therefore I really hope to see you again in the future. Regards Esther
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time in this house; everything was perfect, the decoration is beautiful, and it's really quiet. We were close to Canterbury and Dover, and London is about one hour away, so it's the perfect place to stay if you want to visit all the interesting areas in Kent. The house is not that big, but we were four people, including our two daughters, and it fits well for us. We had enough place for all of us, and the garden also is very nice. All the facilities are close, shops, parks ... Esther is adorable, and we even had a lovely Christmas card and chocolates to welcome us !! We highly recommend this house, and we would love to come back an other time.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Marion, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in the house and enjoyed the area, there certainly is a lot of choice for places to visit close by. It was a pleasure to meet such a lovely family and glad you enjoyed your Christmas in Faversham. We appreciate you replaced the cooking dish that broke, that was very thoughtful indeed. We hope to see yourself, Antoine, Lucy and Rose again. Happy New Year! Regards Esther and Richard
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A wonderful time in Kent

  • 5 of 5

A lovely little house in a very quiet area, very close to the town centre and its market as well as a recreation ground for the kids. A perfect place for a family of four. Canterbury and typical Kentish coastal towns are only fifteen to half an hour drive, Central London is an hour drive. So if you are a foreigner ( we're French) and want to travel around, Faversham is the perfect place to stay. The weather was fine so we could enjoy every day sightseeing ! but there are museums, art galleries exhibitions and many indoors activities for the children in the area in case of rainy weather. Esther is very nice and welcoming. She is always available and willing to help.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your much valued feedback Valerie. It's so lovely to have different nationalities stay at the house. It is therefore important to us that you feel welcome and looked after so it's a memorable stay for you. We are glad you all had a good family holiday in Kent and hope to see you again! Regards Esther
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Everything perfect

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect for families with (or without) dogs. Only five minutes away is a huge park with two playgrounds where everybody can play and have fun. Five minutes in the other direction are fields, the harbour and much space for all kind of activities like walking the dogs, running or cycling. The very beautiful old city is within a five minute walk either and shows many sweet shops.

The house itself is small but has enough space for everybody. Everything is clean and decorated very lovely. The yard in the back is perfect for kids and dogs since they can play without getting on the street. It is very calm, almost no cars and enough parking space, and the neighborhood is very nice. We had no problems neither with the kids nor the dogs.

The host Esther is very friendly and tries to fulfill every wish. Paying was no problem and the contact very nice.

For us, we will be back! It was a perfect holiday, only too short!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Julia for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are so glad you liked the house and it's surroundings, and were happy with everything. My husband (richard) and I worked very hard decorating and sourcing characterful furniture in order to get it ready as a holiday let. It was a pleasure to meet you all and honoured that you would like to come back and stay in the future. We hope to see you again! Regards Esther
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Faversham is an excellent base for visiting Canterbury and the coastal towns of Kent as well as having superb rail links to London and the channel ports.

The coastal wetlands around Faversham, especially the RSPB reserve at nearby Harty Ferrry provide excellent bird watching.

The area offers an array of beautiful country walks and coastal and river paths.

Once a year Faversham is home to the 'Hop Festival' and also once a year Faversham hosts a Classic Car show in the town centre.


The Nearest beach is Seasalter which is about 4.5 miles away.

Whitstable is a popular coastal town 7 miles away via car however a regular train service direct from Faversham runs to whitstable.


A car is not essential. There are buses to Canterbury and Whitstable which are a 2 minute stroll away. The railway station is about an 8 minute walk and trains go direct to London victoria (1h20 - 1h40) via high speed train which links with Eurostar at Ebsfleet or St Pancras. There is a direct train service to Dover.

M2 motorway is about 1.5 miles away

Gatwick airport is 60 miles away while the channet ports are about 35 minutes drive.


Canterbury - 10 miles

Whitstable - 9 miles

Ramsgate - 25 miles

Further Details:

Faversham has numerous independent shops and restaurants. It is the home of Shepherd Neame Brewery (The oldest Brewery in Britain) who do Brewery tours.

There is a tourist information centre located in Faversham town centre.


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    To book or enquire please email or telephone Esther.
    A deposit of 25% of the price is required with the reservation and the balance must be paid 6 weeks before the arrival date.

    Changeover Day:
    Flexible but Friday/Saturday at busy seasonal times

    Notes on prices:
    Prices are from £250-£385per week.
    Short breaks are available From £50-70per night according to season.
    Friday and Saturday are weekend nights.
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Updated: 18-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • river
  • town


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is upstairs with a WC, handbasin and bath with a shower that runs off the mains.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom is situated at the front of the house, it has an French antique double bed, chest of drawers/mirror and hanging rail. The twin bed room and two single French vintage beds with a small tallboy.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Outside: There is a small, pretty secluded garden, with a small lawn area, small patio,decked area underneath outhouse, garden furniture and barbecue. Please note, there is an alleyway with a gate (with number coded lock) which leads from the street and neighbouring cottages do have access via this alleyway and will use it occasionally for access. Utility Room: The outhouse has a washing machine, ironing board, iron and there is pulley washing line in the garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are all included in the price and are changed weekly. The house is cleaned weekly.

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