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The Smithy

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Chilham, near Canterbury, Kent
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps3
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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A brilliant base from which to explore many of Kent’s famous towns and cities, including Canterbury, Whitstable and Rye.

The Smithy is a charming, Grade II listed, terraced holiday cottage and is situated in the square of the picturesque village of Chilham, a Tudor square surrounded by 15th century timber framed houses, with views of Chilham Castle. Chilham is on the North Downs National Trail and the ancient Pilgrim’s Way to Canterbury, in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is within walking distance of the beautiful, peaceful countryside, including the Kent Downs, woodland, lakes and orchards. There are excellent walks from the cottage to Kings Wood (1,500 acres), where King Henry VIII hunted deer, and to Godmersham Park, visited by Jane Austen. Numerous other walks are nearby in the Stour Valley and Crundale Downs. In the village there are two pubs, a train station (short walk away and with direct trains to London, Ashford, Canterbury and Ramsgate), bus stop (services to Canterbury and Ashford) and a post office. Groceries and fruit and vegetables can be purchased from nearby farm shops. Plenty of parking spaces are available in the nearby free car park (3-minute walk). The cathedral city of Canterbury is 6 miles away. There is easy access to many of Kent’s attractions, including gardens, castles, coast, nature reserves and historic old towns, for example, Sissinghurst Gardens, Leeds and Dover castles, Chatham historical dockyard, Whitstable, Faversham, Sandwich, Romney Marsh, Walmer and Rye. Shop 1/2 mile, pub 100 yards, restaurant 1/4 mile.

Ground floor: Living room with sofa bed (for child), beams and wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small, enclosed courtyard garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Public car park opposite (foc). No smoking.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection

Customer Comments

  • 8

    04/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/03/2018
    Overall a lovely cottage. To bad the heating did not work onour first day. So we also could not hava a shower. Luckily the care taker made sure a mecanic cae to fix the heating. But it took almost 2 days to be comfortably warm


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