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Farthingales - The Barn

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Nonington, near Dover, Kent
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Pets0
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Description

Attractive oak barn, with exposed beams, galleried sitting area and airy sun room, Canterbury and Dover with its castle are close by.

Farthingales is a Grade II listed homestead, based around a 15th-century hall house set in the heart of the Kent countryside. It sits adjacent to the historic village church and on the edge of rolling fields. Two of the property’s outbuildings, The Barn (ref PZV) and The Stables (ref UKC16), have been sensitively converted to provide accommodation which reflect their history, by retaining original features, whilst providing the comforts of modern living such as underfloor heating.

Local attractions include the famous city of Canterbury, with its beautiful cathedral, dominant city walls and an array of boutique shops, bars and restaurants. Enjoy a day trip to France by ferry from Dover to Calais, or by train from Ashford via the Channel Tunnel. Nearby coastal towns in Kent include Broadstairs, famous for its annual folk festival, and Whitstable, a charming fishing town with local shops, oyster festivals and pubs right on the beach. London is easily accessible with several high speed train routes from Kent; in under an hour you can enjoy all that the capital has to offer. Shops 1½ miles, pub and ?restaurant ½ mile.
The Barn (ref PZV) and The Stables (ref UKC16) can be booked together to accommodate up to 7 guests.

Open plan living space: With terracotta tiled floor.
Living area: With Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and drying facilities.
Three steps down to ...
Garden room.
Wide oak staircase leading to...
Gallery: With seating area and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with bath and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Separate toilet.

Private parking for 1 car.

Gas underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Garden with terrace and garden furniture (shared with another property). No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden.

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Features

  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • All En-suite
    All En-suite
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan


Customer Comments

  • 9

    10/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 07/07/2018
    Perfectly equipped, very friendly owners, very clean and thanks for the nice welcome basket again!


  • 9

    14/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 12/05/2018
    I could live there!


  • 10

    28/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/04/2018
    Barn accommodation is always enjoyable for a holiday,providing as it does a complete contrast to conventional style homes ,as ours is.This particular property is especially so,being spacious ,warm and very interesting in layout.It is situated in a very quiet country area ,in a village with few immediate amenities,apart from a pub in the process of being reopened,but very convenient to explore the east and north Kent coastal towns which are varied and worth visiting,not forgetting Canterbury 15 minutes away.To cap it all delightful owners who really do care about making your stay enjoyable


  • 8

    12/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 03/03/2018
    The cottage is well furnished, spacious and attractive. During the week we stayed there, however, the weather was really cold and it was difficult to get warm inside, even with extra electric heaters. But that shouldn't put anyone off though, the weather was a bit extreme.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are really pleased you liked the Barn and found it a comfortable and attractive place to stay. Unfortunately your week coincided with the most extreme weather the country has seen for many decades…"the beast from the east"…..and we experienced continuous snow and temperatures of -12. The Barn is normally a nice warm temperature with lovely under floor heating but when faced with such extreme conditions it was obviously not as warm as it would usually be, despite the extra heaters we provided, so our apologies for this. We are just pleased that we managed to keep the heating and hot water running for you when many properties in our village had none! We would very much welcome you back when the sun is shining so that you can enjoy the Barn in better weather!

  • 10

    17/12/2017
    Confirmed guest, 04/12/2017
    This was the nicest cottage I’ve ever stayed in. It has everything you need, and is spacious, comfortable and so pretty! The owners are really nice, helpful and friendly - nothing was too much trouble. I can’t recommend it highly enough.


  • 10

    04/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 21/10/2017
    We loved staying in The Barn. It was warm, and comfortable, and had everything that we needed. The location is good, out in the country, but only a short drive to get to beautiful locations. The Wi-Fi reception was good, which pleased our teenage son, and the hosts were extremely friendly.


  • 10

    16/12/2017
    Confirmed guest, 14/10/2017
    We had a lovely week in the Barn. The accommodation was superb and nothing was too much trouble.


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