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Holiday Chalet With Magnificent Views And Large Garden



Updated: 30-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Chalet in Aldington, Ashford, Kent, England-Peaceful, Stunning Location Next To Woodland & Farmland, Gypsy Caravan Playhouse Childs Paradise!

Beautifully located holiday chalet in rural surroundings with magnificent views over the Romney marsh to the sea. The property is located in an area of 'outstanding natural beauty' and benefits from managed woodlands and famous walking routes on the doorstep and beautiful beaches only 4 miles away. It's only a short walk to the centre of the village, shop, play park and pub and has easy access to London (high speed link from Ashford international). Gypsy caravan playhouse and large garden and fire pit. Perfect for families or couples

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Sarah Goodchild
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Sarah Goodchild

My Name is Sarah and I live at the adjacent property with my husband and 3 children, 2 dogs and a cat . We moved from London 10 years ago to enjoy the beauty of rural Kent. I run a business from home photographing families and children, and have a photographic studio next to the house.

We love living in the countryside and loads of chickens and a large vegetable patch..

There are usually fresh eggs available and depending on the season, some fresh organic veg as well!

We are always here to help with anything you need and are happy to offer any information on local tourist resort and restaurants.

Sarah Goodchild purchased this chalet in 2005

Why Sarah Goodchild chose Kent


3 Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


Relaxing and brilliant for the kids

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location and very cosy wee chalet. Owners very friendly and welcoming. The garden is amazing, with fabulous views, sweet play caravan, trampoline and chickens. The fire pit was great too, and we had some lovely BBQ dinners. The chalet is basic (as advertised) but spacious and comfortable, with a great shower. The sofa bed was surprisingly comfortable, although I can imagine some may not find it so.

Overall we have had a lovely time here, and we would recommend it to anyone with kids or not, and who are not fussed about luxury accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Lovely chalet in a beautiful area with glorious views of the countryside.Lots of wonderful walks in the area and near to the coast its in a perfect location.Its was so lovely to be able to sit outside and have peace and quiet,which we do not have at home as we live in a town.Lovely,friendly owner,hope to return as we loved it.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ashford, Kent, England

Nature sounds, peaceful and lovely, helpful owners

  • 4 of 5

When you are looking for a place in the countryside but easy access to ashford, this is it. Sarah is an amazing friendly and helpful owner. What ever you need, she is there for you. Chickens for your scraps of veggies and fruit! Love a fire in the eves, the facility and wood is there. A tranquil walk or endless view from the hillside the chalet is on. Eventhough you're in the back garden of the owners, the shrubs and fence gives you more than enough privacy and freedom.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks for your comments. I'm glad you enjoyed the chalet!
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From the Owner


Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ferry : at 20 Miles Nearest Train : at 7 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : at 4 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Great for walking/ hiking, Property is located on the famous hiking route the Saxon shore way and within walking distance of the Royal military Canal.

Great for nature lovers. Property is located within a 1 minute walk of the beautiful managed woodland at Poulton wood which is covered with bluebells in springtime. Also 12 miles from Dungeness and the RSPB wildlife reserve .


South East Kent has many stunning beaches. The property is 4.5 miles to Dymchurch and St Marys bay beaches and 13 miles from the beautiful beaches at Camber sands.


Ferry: Dover 1/2 mile

Euro tunnel: 8 miles

Airport: Gatwick: 70 miles

Airport Stanstead: 83 miles


Village centre 1/2 mile

Woodland: 0 miles

Local Pub 1/2 mile

Ferry: Dover 1/2 mile

Euro tunnel: 8 miles

Airport: Gatwick 70 miles

Port Lympne Wild Animal park: 3.5 miles

Hythe and Dymchurch light railway:4 miles

Canterbury: 16 miles

Beach : Dymchurch 4.5 miles

Further Details:

There is loads of local attractions for chidren. The property is 3.5 miles from Lympne Wild Animal park and 4 miles from the Dymchurch and Hythe light railway.

Its transport links are brilliant with the channel tunnel only 7 miles away and with fast links to London via the high speed train to St Pancras which takes 35 minutes from Ashford international station.

The Property is located on the route of the 'Saxon shore way' which is great for hikers and walkers and within walking distance of the Royal military Canal. Canterbury, Rye, Hythe, Dover, Ashford and Folkestone are all a short car ride away, and there are loads of local attractions, Dover Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Leeds Castle just to name a few!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
4 Mar 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Rate 2
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
3 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £0

Booking Notes:
£100 deposit on booking , remainder on arrival.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day

Notes on prices:
Prices from £300 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 30-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • chalet


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower, sink and toilet


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The accommodation has 1 compact bedroom with 3 single beds ( includes 2 bunks) It also has a double sofa bed in the living area


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome


  • Notes on accommodation: Compact but well organized accommodation with everything needed for a great holiday. Outside: Balcony, Large Garden, outdoor furniture, Beautiful Gypsy caravan playhouse (a wow with any small child and adults alike!) barbeque, fire Pit. The property sits in the grounds of the owners house however garden is divided by shrubbery and is not overlooked by neighbours and 1/3 of an acre around the chalet is for sole use of the residents Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are provided. Other: Balcony with outdoor furniture A Gypsy caravan playhouse

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