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Thatched Farmhouse, 2 Self Contained Barns with heated outdoor pool in Village

Bedrooms 10
Space 6,996 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Character Thatched Farmhouse and Barns in Milstead, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, UK - Situated in the Charming Village of Milstead Nestled between the Church and Cricket Grounds

Manor farmhouse is approached through electric gates into a large courtyard around which are arranged the farmhouse, stable cottage and the barn. There is a leisure complex within the barn which consists of a billiard room with snooker and pool balls, a library and sauna. On the first floor is a cinema room seating 18 with a large flat screen surround sound TV, DVD, CD, Laser Disc, VCR and stereo. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool set within a sunken walled garden (heated between 1 May and 30 September). The property has beautifully landscaped gardens with a water feature and views to the village cricket pitch and adjacent orchards.

Philip Flanagan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

About Philip Flanagan

Married and living in Tavistock Devon.

Philip Flanagan purchased this farmhouse in 1999

Why Philip Flanagan chose Milstead

Milstead is a very pretty village located between Faversham and Sittingbourne in Kent. We saw the property in July 1999 and fell in love with it. After we replaced the thatched roof of the Farmhouse in 2001, we then set about rebuilding the garage block and subsequently the stable cottage. We also renovated the Barn and re-landscaped the grounds, to include the water feature.

Although set in a very tranquil village, we are only 47 miles to central London, very well served by either the M20 or M2 and also train services to London Victoria (59 mins).

We are also close to various beaches, such as Whitstable, Barnstable.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Judging from what our guests comment, then peace and quiet, fantastic location for exploring the North Downs or Kent in general, beautiful gardens and outdoor pool, ability to accommodate 18 (we have had 4 generations of 1 family celebrate a 60th birthday recently).

All linen and towels are included, as are toiletries from Gilchrist and Soames. A comprehensive welcome hamper is also included in the tariff.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Philip. I rented this house last month from the 16th and we loved it so much that we would like to book the same week again for next year. Anyway, I hope it will be possible for us to come again. We found the house and location worked very well for us, and the pool was wonderful. Best wishes, Susannah
Aug 2013
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Milstead Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6996 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We can only accept Family bookings this is due to a local Council Restriction
  • Our minimum stay is normally 3 nights and 7 nights during the peak season
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with steps up to sunken bath.
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Manor Farmhouse Notes on bedrooms: Landing, master bedroom with 5' double bed, with en-suite bathroom with corner bath. Double bedroom with 5' double bed with en suite bathroom. Double bedroom with 5' double bed. Single bedroom with 3'1'' single bed with decorative fireplace.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Notes on accommodation: Please note no stag or hen parties are allowed. Property can only be let to family groups as of January 2014 Outside: Manor Farmhouse, The Barn and Stable Cottage are located on a 2 acre site in the middle of the village of Milstead. The garden and grounds have been beautifully designed and include a bespoke water feature. There is a private outdoor heated swimming pool (heated beween May and September) which measures approx 8x4m. There are large areas of decking and terracing with outdoor seating for up to 18, barbecue and patio heaters. The property is let as one single unit, although discounts are available for smaller groups. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: For 2 week stays a mid way linen and towel service can be included.


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Thatched Farmhouse, 2 Self Contained Barns with heated outdoor pool in Village
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Super Stay in Kent

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely estate with a group of 18 people. Beautiful location with great surroundings! The Farmhouse with two self contained barns were the ideal place to have a relaxed weekend with Friends and Family!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a delight to have you and your Family stay at Manor Farmhouse. Thanks very much for your positive feedback, we are delighted that you all had an enjoyable break and hope to welcome you back again soon
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Car: necessary

Further Details:

The views are towards orchards, the cricket ground and the local Church.

Situated in the midst of the charming village of Milstead nestled between the church and cricket.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $33.04
Refundable damage deposit $475.81

Booking Notes:
Please contact owners directly for booking details.

Changeover Day:
Normal changeover day is Saturday however short and mid week breaks are available, please contact us for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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