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Rural Retreat set in peaceful relaxing garden - The Pottery Shed

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Description

The Pottery Shed

This beautiful holiday home (4 star rated) has a vaulted glass entry with ample storage space. Internal doors open into an open plan lounge, dining area with modern kitchen and French doors overlooking the gardens leading onto a patio with seating. The lounge has a comfortable seating area with large flat screen TV with Freesat and DVD. There is a music centre and wireless internet access is available. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a washing machine. The dining table seats 6. The door from the dining area leads through to the master bedroom with a king size bed and en-suite shower room, WC and basin. The bedroom has French doors that open on to the garden. There is a further double bedroom with king size bed off the master bedroom and therefore there is the opportunity for this property to be rented out to 4 people, by negotiation with the owners and at an additional cost. The property has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard.


About the property

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Each holiday let is very individual but both have a sense of calmness and light. The properties have been decorated and furnished to a very high standard. Each enjoy views over different aspects of the garden. The grounds are beautifully maintained mainly laid to lawn with an orchard. There is a large pond in the centre. On entering the property down the drive you immediately feel a sense of space in rural countryside. We endeavour to make your stay as memorable and special as possible. The owner lives in a detached property also in the grounds. The property lets have been 4 star rated by Visit England (Quality in Tourism). Both holiday lets do not accept dogs and are no smoking.


Property Manager
Sarah hawley
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

What makes this barn unique

Romantic get away

Guestbook comments from the manager

I thoroughly recommend this place to everyone....amazing. Ben Johnston

A really beautiful place to stay! Mary Bennett.

A real retreat, We came to see the area but found it so hard to leave - we just wanted to stay. Sam and Rhiannon
Jun 2011
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Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
For further details or to book either holiday lets Please contact us on: 01580 851114 or 07763363434

Changeover Day:
The Pottery Shed: Saturday but this can be flexible. Arrival time: Flexible. Departure: 10.00 am

Notes on prices: Please contact us regarding deals. We offer substantial discounts the longer you stay. When the second bedroom is used ( 3 or 4 guests) we only charge an additional £85 regardless of the length of your stay.


Amenities

Cranbrook Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Spacious bedroom with king size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: High quality, comfortable holiday accommodation. All beautiful bedlinen provided. Ample parking. Wireless internet access. Mobile reception variable. Sorry no pets. No Smoking Outside: The Pottery Shed and Owl’s Nest sit within the grounds of the resident owner's property - in a tucked away peaceful location in rural Sandhurst. The grounds are beautifully maintained mainly laid to lawn and an orchard with a large pond in the centre, all of which can be enjoyed by guests. There is a patio area outside each of the holiday lets with table and chairs. The properties do not accept pets and is non-smoking.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

The Pottery Shed
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

A super holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at The Pottery Shed very much. The accommodation was beautiful with everything you need for feeling comfortable. We were able to use the huge and beautiful garden whenever we wanted to. The only problem we had was that our children didn´t want to leave the place. They just loved being there. When we went out to visit places they just wanted to get back! Sarah and Ian are great hosts, who supplied us with everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Benenden, Kent, England
5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in the Pottery Shed, and recommend it highly. The surrounding gardens are enormous and delightful with the large pond attracting wildlife. It is perfect to sit beside the pond and enjoy the peace and quiet. Inside the Pottery Shed provides all that is needed for a comfortable stay, and the beds are luxurious with crisp fresh linen. We slept so well and awoke to light streaming in through the large windows which make the most of views of the garden. The village nearby has a very well stocked shop and further afield there are many interesting place to visit, as well as country pubs and restaurants. Sarah and Ian are very friendly and charming hosts who are happy to help with anything they can, whilst at the same time respecting your privacy. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this delightful holiday let. Many thanks.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A Fantastic peaceful hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We could not fault our stay. Sarah and Ian were really helpful. Communication was excellent and when we arrived The Pottery Shed was just as described. It was very clean and fresh and their was a lovely cake fresh from the oven waiting for us. The garden is full of wildlife and we particularly enjoyed watching the woodpecker each day. Thank you Sarah for a wonderful holiday. We will be back in June.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Nearest beach: Camber Sands: 15 km

Travel:

Airport: Gatwick. Railway: Ashford: 25 km. Ferry: Dover. Train: Etchingham= 12 mins and Staplehurst = 25 mins. Train time to London - an hour.

Car hire is recommended.

Distances:

Sandhurst is ideally located in a peaceful convenient rural location - 10 minutes from Cranbrook and Tenterden - 30 minutes from Ashford and the fast train to Paris - 35 minutes from the M25 motorway.

Further Details:

The area is known as 1066 Country. Rolling hills, steam railways and fairytale castles. The area is steeped in history and heritage. Budding historians can explore the many castles, historic houses, Cathedrals and stately homes found throughout the county. Bodiam Castle is less than three miles away.

Attractions include: Walking - There are numerous, well defined public footpaths and bridal ways. Gardens - There are famous gardens and houses in the area including Sissinghurst Castle, Bateman's and Great Dixter House.

Steam Trains - A steam train runs between Tenterden and Bodiam stopping at various stations en route. Rye – medieval gem of the Cinque Ports

This picturesque market town is home to the enchanting cobbled Mermaid Street, the impressive Norman church of St Mary’s, a rich selection of antique and specialist shops and a thriving fishing fleet. Near Rye is Camber - renowned for its outstanding natural beauty with its miles of golden sands, safe bathing and a great location for beach combing. Hastings - This cosmopolitan town is home to the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, the remains of the first castle in England to be built by William the Conqueror, a preserved Old Town and a strong local arts community. Battle - The birthplace of English history. This charming market town grew up around Battle Abbey and takes its name from the famous battle between England’s would-be rulers William Duke of Normandy and the Saxon King Harold.

France - If you feel like it, it is easy to have a day out in France. We are less than an hour from Dover and the ports but only 30 minutes from Ashford International Train station. There are two main line stations to London close by. Train time to London just under an hour. There are many good pubs and restaurants which we can recommend.

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