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Delightful Cottage in Tranquil Gardens Ponds Fields Abundant Wildlife - Twitchers

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Last updated: 01/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

St. Mary Hoo cottage description

Set in the delightful gardens of a Grade II listed Queen Anne house with 3 natural ponds, visiting heron, kingfisher, mallards and moorhens. Twitchers and the Barn are well equipped and comfortable self-catering properties from which to explore Kent, The Garden of England. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Walks from doorstep, North Downs Way and historic Pilgrim’s Way. Wonderful views over fields with cattle, woodland, lake and stream. Hollingbourne has many listed houses, 3 period pubs, village and farm shops. Perfect for visiting National Trust properties, steam trains at Tenterden and New Romney. Golf at Chart Hills and Royal St George’s. Many castles, Leeds, Bodiam, Hever, Rochester and Dover. Hourly train to London Victoria 65mins, station half mile. Great for day trips to France, 20 mins Ashford International, 40 mins Eurotunnel Terminal at Folkestone, 50 mins Dover. Both properties have private gardens with seating and table for ‘al fresco’


Swimming Pool: Swimming is available from early June to early September, exclusively for guests of Twitchers, the Barn and residents of Penn Court only.

Twitchers : St. Mary Hoo Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 420811ha

Twitchers is an 19th century converted former Oast House. Set in the grounds of a Grade II listed Queen Anne house with 3 natural ponds. The garden is a haven for wildlife with regular visits from heron and kingfisher and, of course, our resident mallards and moorhens With three double en-suite bedrooms, Twitchers is an ideal cottage for three generation holidays. Wonderful walks from doorstep over North Downs and Pilgrims Way. Train to London or South Coast station half mile. Excellent village and farm shops, three period pubs all serving food. Golf at Chart Hills, Biddenden and Royal St Georges, Sandwich. Perfect for day trips to France, Eurostar station at Ashford 20 mins, Eurotunnel 45 mins, Dover 50 mins.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 150 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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              • Twin beds downstairs can be zipped together, extra long 6'6'. Upstairs bedrooms have sofa beds and televisions. 2 cots available. Cots and high chair available, sofa beds for children £30 per week....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Ice Skating
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Lawn / Garden

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool
              • Heated Pool
              • Outdoor Pool

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Semi-Detached
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 19 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Rate 2
                      Jan 3 - Mar 27, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £100
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      £550
                      Rate 3
                      Mar 28 - Apr 3, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £110
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      £650
                      Rate 4
                      Apr 4 - Apr 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £800
                      Rate 5
                      Apr 11 - May 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £675
                      Rate 6
                      May 2 - May 8, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £850
                      Rate 7
                      May 9 - May 22, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £750
                      Rate 8
                      May 23 - May 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £850
                      Rate 9
                      May 30 - Jun 19, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £800
                      Rate 10
                      Jun 20 - Jul 17, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,000
                      Rate 11
                      Jul 18 - Sep 4, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,250
                      Rate 12
                      Sep 5 - Sep 18, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £850
                      Rate 13
                      Sep 19 - Oct 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £700
                      Rate 14
                      Oct 31 - Dec 11, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £600
                      Rate 15
                      Dec 12 - Dec 18, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      £700
                      Rate 16
                      Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,250

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Refundable security deposit £100 payable on arrival

                      Small dogs by arrangement £20 per week

                      Sofa beds £30 per week

                      Payment for holiday in advance, £100 payable with Booking Form balance payable 8 weeks before commencement of holiday

                      Short breaks of 3/4 nights 75% of weekly rate 5 nights 90% of weekly rate

                      Please enquire about smaller groups using 2 bedrooms and 'last minute' rates


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                      Last updated: 01/18/2015
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                      Location

                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Gatwick
                      0.5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Dirty Habit pub
                      46 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Dover
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Bearsted
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Hollingbourne
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Junction 8 M20
                      1.5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Leeds Castle
                      38 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Camber

                      Car: Recommended

                      Hollingbourne is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. An ideal location for visiting Leeds Castle 1.5 miles, Sissinghurs 35mins, Great Dixter 50mins, Hever Castle 50mins, Chartwell home of Winston Churchill 60 mins, Downe House, home of Charles Darwin 50 mins, and, of course, London, station 0.5 miles hourly trains to London Victoria 65 mins Delightful long sandy beach at Camber Sands, Rye. Canterbury with its famous Cathedral 50 mins. Excellent walks on Pilgrims Way and North Downs from Barn. Brighton and Charleston, home of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant are 1.5 - 2 hours drive. `Many more National Trust and English Heritage properties to visit.

                      Other Activities: Bird watching at Isle of Sheppey, Samphine Hoe, Dungeness and our own garden.

                       

                      Owner info


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, french

                       

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                      • Twitchers

                        Twitchers

                      • Open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen

                        Open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen

                      • Bedroom with en-suite bathroom,heated flooring

                        Bedroom with en-suite bathroom,heated flooring

                      • Heated swimminpool

                        Heated swimminpool

                      • Twin bedroom in Twitchers

                        Twin bedroom in Twitchers

                      • Oast bedroom in Twitchers

                        Oast bedroom in Twitchers

                      • Hungry ducklings!!

                        Hungry ducklings!!

                      • Wild garden

                        Wild garden

                      • A winter scene

                        A winter scene

                      • Spring garden aconites snowdrops and dwarf daffodils

                        Spring garden aconites snowdrops and dwarf daffodils

                      • The Barn and scented herb garden

                        The Barn and scented herb garden

                      • Private seating area and view of garden

                        Private seating area and view of garden

                      • Cattle grazing in field

                        Cattle grazing in field

                      • En-suite shower room

                        En-suite shower room

                      • Garden in Springtime

                        Garden in Springtime

                      • Wild flowers

                        Wild flowers

                      • Kiftsgate rose in July

                        Kiftsgate rose in July

                      • Marginal garden in June

                        Marginal garden in June

                      • Snow covered trees

                        Snow covered trees

                      £79 - £179 per night (GBP)
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      • Sleeps
                        6
                      • Bedrooms
                        3
                      • Bathrooms
                        3
                      • Property type
                        Cottage
                      • Reviews
                        19
                      Owner
                      Member since: 2009
                      Speaks: english, french
                      • Response time: Within 12 hours
                      • Response rate: 90%
                      • Calendar last updated: 01/18/2015
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                      +44 (0)1622 880238

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