Delightful Cottage in Tranquil Gardens Ponds Fields Abundant Wildlife Free Wifi - Twitchers

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Last updated: 11/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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 : England 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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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/23/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 150 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • 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


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • 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


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


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • 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


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


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


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


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached


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from 23 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Rate 12
Nov 5 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$101 $114
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


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

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 11/23/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
The Dirty Habit pub
46 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Junction 8 M20
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Leeds Castle
38 Miles
Nearest Beach

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.


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Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/23/2016

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  • 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

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