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Self Contained Apartment, With Garden Views

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Apartment in Hawkhurst, Kent, England - Private, Yet 5 Minutes Walk To Village And Local Pubs And Restaurants

Westfield apartment is light and spacious. Sky TV, CDs, games and DVDs are provided. There is an open fire, a library of books and a well equipped kitchen . The apartment overlooks the garden and small woodland .A private patio is available to enjoy some alfresco dinning weather permitting! There is a large sitting room with a sofa bed and additional seating.

All towels and linens are provided. There is a private entrance and off road parking.

Clare Kennison-Cook
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 5, 2018

About Clare Kennison-Cook

Nigel,Clare & Connor moved to Westfield in 2009 . We are very happy with Hawkhurst with its local amenities (great little cinema!) and easy access to the coast. We chose the house for its space inside and out. This includes 4 acres of meadow and woodland. Bees are in the far field (not seen in photos )which we are cultivating into a wild meadow.The Apartment has a bright comfortable feel housing our library of books.

Its lovely to share this space and so facinating to meet people from all over the world- Dutch, Spanish, Aussie , Kiwis, and lots of lovely people from north, south east and west.We are animal lovers and share our abode with BB and Kipper (a Border Terrier and an English Setter cross), there's also the ginger cats Jones and Wilson (Dad's army fans).and finally the girls ( 2 chickens).

Clare Kennison-Cook purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Clare Kennison-Cook chose Hawkhurst

Space, light and land.

Hawkhurst is a small thriving and interested community.

We have the best of both worlds - close to the amenities but very rural at the back of the property.

What makes this apartment unique

Large living space, private patio, off road parking and the option of a lovely log fire.


Hawkhurst Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom with bath/power shower over, WC, wash basin
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) (1 large sofa bed in Lounge) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with Victorian Brass bed, Wardrobe and chest of draws
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Spacious, bright and clean comfortable holiday apartment. Outside: Gardens of 5 acres include meadow and woodland. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and renewed weekly.


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Self Contained Apartment, With Garden Views
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Lovely cosy place, and great hosts

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the week we had in Clare and Nigel's apartment. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay, with the lounge, kitchen and dining area filled with light. Clare was lovely to deal with, we wish we'd had more opportunity to hang out with her and Nigel. We'd recommend this place unreservedly. We'd also highly recommend the local Waitrose supermarket for those self-catering.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Peter and Anney , It was lovely to meet you and spend some time with you. Heres to your adventures! Take Care of yourselves, Clare
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stay at this lovely apartment several times a year and have been doing so for many years. Clare and her family are so welcoming . The amazing panoramic views you get over the garden from the living room space and kitchen are delightful and relaxing.

It is very well situated to all the local sights and not to far from historical Rye village and the sea at Hastings. I would recommend this beautiful place to anyone visiting the area which will make you coming back time and time again like ourselves.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dave - it's always a pleasure to host Lesley and yourself. See you again soon.Best Wishes, Clare .
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Beautiful apartment, lovely hosts

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean and has everything you would want for a holiday home from home. Clare and her family were warm and friendly - as were the dogs and the chickens. The damson jam was delicious. Lots of lovely places to visit nearby.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review - come back soon ! Best wishes, Clare
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A very comfortable apartment.

  • 3 of 5

A very thoughtful welcome package of bread butter coffee & milk awaited us as well a toiletries. Such a bright and airy comfortable apartment with a nice terrace to sit out on in the evening. Very handy position for visiting well known gardens such as Sissinghurst. Situated in the lovely Weald of Kent with lots of interesting villages nearby as well as vineyards. We hope to return when time permits. Would definitely recommend it to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Westfield . Best Wishes, Clare
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Lovely peaceful apartment

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed many times in this apartment and love it. The owners are so welcoming and the apartment is perfect for whenever we are in the area. This time I was delighted to find a brand new kitchen fitted, which is very stylish and practical. The apartment has gorgeous views over the owner's vast garden complete with dogs, cats and hens. If you are thinking to rent, dont hesitate, you will love it. Hawkhurst has all you need, two supermarkets, a row of quaint little shops, a lovely cinema and a few good pubs.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Queens Inn
Nearest Ferry
34 Miles
Nearest Golf
400 Metres
Hawkhurst or Dale Hill
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
27 Miles
M25 J5 (A21)
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Various (Chinese, French, Indian, Pub Grub)
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Hastings or Camber Sands
Car: recommended


Rye - historical and quaint is 14 miles. Camber (long and sandy) - 12 miles. Hastings, 16 miles.


Gatwick - 52 miles. Ashford Euro Star, 22 miles. Folkstone Euro Tunnel, 38 miles. Heathrow, 78 miles.


Royal Tunbridge Wells -13 miles. National Trust Bodium Castle- 4 miles. National Trust Scotney Castle - 6 miles. National Trust Sissinghurst - 6 miles.

National Trust Batemans - 7 miles. Bewl Bridge Reservoir (sailing/cycling) - 6 miles. Bedgebury Pineitum - (cycling and Go Ape) - 5 miles.

Further Details:

5 minutes walk to local village, includes several pubs, restaurants, super markets, local shops and digital cinema.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $69.55

Check-in and check-out:
The property is available from 3pm. Departure by 10am.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Longer lets available by arrangement. Minimum 5 nights.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in UK Pounds.

Please contact owner for longer term winter or summer let prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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