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Cart Lodge, Darling Buds Farm, AA 5* Self Catering

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Space
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Converted Cart Lodge Sleeps 4, near Ashford, Kent, England

AA 5 Star Self Catering - Visit www.darlingbudsfram.co.uk for more information and Short Break prices and availability.

Take a step back in time and come and stay at Darling Buds Farm, the scene of the internationally famous 90s TV series (based on the books by H E Bates) which introduced the world to the Larkins, the family that everyone wished they could be part of. Millions of us booked a date on Sunday nights in front of the television to share the adventures and lovable rogueish exploits of Pop and Ma Larkin and their family, played out in some the most idyllic Kentish countryside. Our hearts were captured by the beauty and simplistic living of the 1950s where family came first, good living a close second (plenty of food and drink for all), and the outside world was kept at arms length (Pop's money making schemes were legendary, as well as his efforts to avoid the taxman).

Pop Larkin would have loved you to drop by for a chat and a cup of tea, whilst Ma Larkin rustled up a proper spread of homecooked treats so now you have the opportunity to experience the good life for a few relaxing 'perfick' days in the heart of the Darling Buds countryside. There are 35 acres on the Farm estate to wander around and explore

Our stunning Cart Lodge is set directly opposite the Farmhouse and sleeps four people. There are two ensuite bedrooms (available as either twin or doubles) set off the comfortable main lounge and kitchen area with its wooden beamed vaulted ceiling. We hope we have thought of everything that you might reasonably need to self cater; there's an electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster and dishwasher, plus p[lenty of crockery, cutlery and glassware to keep you going. Just ask if there's anything else you need and we will do our best to accomodate. You have a country dining table and chairs, sofas and 32 inch freeview TV with DVD player to catch up on episodes of the 'Darling Buds of May'. You have a music docking speaker too for your phone plus of course free wifi.

There will be plenty to reflect on as there is so much to do and see in the local area. Kent has so much to offer including the reindeer centre that is right next door to the Farm. The delightful old town, Tenterden, ‘The Jewel of the Weald’ is 6 miles away with its boutique shopping and the famous Kent and East Sussex steam railway to keep you busy, plus and there are the vineyards (including Biddenden Vineyards and Chapel Down) to consider. The South of England Rare Breeds Centre, gardens (including Sissinghurst) and a plethora of National Trust homes and castles await exploration. Visit the beaches at Camber Sands or sample oysters and hire bikes at Whitstable. The high speed train to London takes 38 minutes for further sightseeing opportunities, or sample lunch in Paris via the Eurostar. Altogether "Perfick!”, as the Larkins would say! Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Visit www.darlingbudsfarm.co.uk for more info and for Short Break prices.

More Details

Owner
Simon C
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Simon C

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Why Simon C chose Kent

This property is rated an official 5 stars by the AA. A unique property in the heart of the Kent Countryside

Amenities

Bethersden Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Can configured as 2 x twin rooms or 2 x doubles
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
Notes:
Cleaning / Towels / Linen Linen and towels are changed weekly.

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Map

Nearest Train
6 Miles
Ashford International Station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
M20 Junction 9
Car: necessary

Take a step back in time and come and stay at Darling Buds Farm, the scene of the internationally famous 90s TV series (based on the books by H E Bates) which introduced the world to the Larkins, the family that everyone wished they could be part of. Millions of us booked a date on Sunday nights in front of the television to share the adventures and lovable rogueish exploits of Pop and Ma Larkin and their family, played out in some the most idyllic Kentish countryside. Our hearts were captured by the beauty and simplistic living of the 1950s where family came first, good living a close second (plenty of food and drink for all), and the outside world was kept at arms length (Pop's money making schemes were legendary, as well as his efforts to avoid the taxman).

Pop Larkin would have loved you to drop by for a chat and a cup of tea, whilst Ma Larkin rustled up a proper spread of homecooked treats so now you have the opportunity to experience the good life for a few relaxing 'perfick' days in the heart of the Darling Buds countryside. There are 35 acres on the Farm estate to wander around and explore

Our stunning Cart Lodge is set directly opposite the Farmhouse and sleeps four people. There are two ensuite bedrooms (available as either twin or doubles) set off the comfortable main lounge and kitchen area with its wooden beamed vaulted ceiling. We hope we have thought of everything that you might reasonably need to self cater; there's an electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster and dishwasher, plus p[lenty of crockery, cutlery and glassware to keep you going. Just ask if there's anything else you need and we will do our best to accomodate. You have a country dining table and chairs, sofas and 32 inch freeview TV with DVD player to catch up on episodes of the 'Darling Buds of May'. You have a music docking speaker too for your phone plus of course free wifi.

There will be plenty to reflect on as there is so much to do and see in the local area. Kent has so much to offer including the reindeer centre that is right next door to the Farm. The delightful old town, Tenterden, ‘The Jewel of the Weald’ is 6 miles away with its boutique shopping and the famous Kent and East Sussex steam railway to keep you busy, plus and there are the vineyards (including Biddenden Vineyards and Chapel Down) to consider. The South of England Rare Breeds Centre, gardens (including Sissinghurst) and a plethora of National Trust homes and castles await exploration. Visit the beaches at Camber Sands or sample oysters and hire bikes at Whitstable. The high speed train to London takes 38 minutes for further sightseeing opportunites, or sample lunch in Paris via the Eurostar. Altogether "Perfick!”, as the Larkins would say! Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

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Rates & Availability

Bethersden Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Low
Feb 20 2017 - Mar 30 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$781
 
 
Spring Hol
Mar 31 2017 - Apr 16 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$938
 
 
Spring Med
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$869
 
 
Spring High
May 26 2017 - Jun 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,063
 
 
Summer Low
Jun 5 2017 - Jul 16 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$994
 
 
Summer High
Jul 17 2017 - Aug 13 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$1,244
 
 
Autumn High
Aug 14 2017 - Sep 3 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$1,107
 
 
Autumn Mid
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 24 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$994
 
 
Autumn HT
Sep 25 2017 - Oct 15 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$781
 
 
Autumn Mid
Oct 16 2017 - Oct 29 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$913
 
 
Winter Low
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 17 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
Xmas 2016
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
New Year 2016
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$281
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please visit www.darlingbudsfarm.co.uk for further information and for our short break prices and availability.

Changeover Day: Friday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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