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Great Higham Barn and Cottages - Cottage in Doddington, Kent

Great Higham Barn and Cottages

Cottage in Doddington, Kent      Sleeps 34

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Great Higham Barn and Cottages Summary

Stunning period barn and cottages ideal for large parties, group accommodation or a wedding venue beautifully furnished with wonderfully spacious rooms. This luxury holiday accommodation is quite literally breathtaking with huge rooms, heavily beamed, contemporary touches and a bespoke table to seat all your guests in the wonderful dining hall. This Kent holiday house and cottages are in excellent condition throughout with several seating areas, games area, playstation, enormous kitchen with space for all, swimming pool, tennis court and a large garden. For larger parties, combine the other barns in the complex to sleep up to 44.



Holiday Cottage Features

  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool
  • Countryside
  • Fire
  • Child Friendly
  • BBQ
  • Parking
  • Tennis
  • Wi-Fi
  • Activities
  • Large Holiday Cottages
  • Hot Tub

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Great Higham Barn and Cottages Description

This large holiday barn and cottages in Kent is a truly stunning conversion of a very early barn and stables dating from the 1600's situated in Doddington, Kent. The rooms of the impressive holiday barn in Kent make the most of the wonderful oak beams found throughout the Kent building and the layout has been especially designed to enhance the lofty heights and cathedral like proportions of this holiday barn in Kent. The owners of this Kent holiday barn and cottages have made very clever use of light with contemporary glass, wood and steel staircases and banisters shedding light right down through the layers of this wonderful luxury Kent holiday barn and cottages.

A mixture of contemporary and antique furniture in this holiday barn and cottages adds a quirky but comfortable touch to the interior of this antique barn and cottages in Kent. This Kent holiday barn has large sofas abound in the seating areas which are scattered throughout the holiday barn so that groups can sit and share those special holiday moments whether in the kitchen breakfast room, the galleried play area or the more formal sitting room.

A particular feature of this holiday barn in Kent is the luxury annexe which can be used as part of the Kent barn (it has an inter-connecting staircase) or separately with its own front door - ideal for members of the party who perhaps are looking for a little privacy.

This impressive self catering holiday barn in Kent has a very spacious kitchen which has every conceivable machine imaginable and is split into areas, with an excellently equipped cooking area in the heart of the Kent barn, ideal for preparing for even the largest of parties. The holiday cottages are fully equipped with their own kitchens. This holiday barn and cottages in Kent has both formal and informal eating areas, comfy sofas, and the utility area tucked away.

This self catering holiday barn is surrounded by Kent woodland and fields with lovely views of the Kent countryside from many of the rooms. There is parking for several cars in the driveway of this holiday barn and cottages in Kent with a private garden surrounding the holiday barn and enclosed gardens for the cottages and the shared use of a heated swimming pool (summer only as outside pool), and tennis court within the complex to enjoy during your stay in this Kent holiday barn and cottages.

All in all, a truly stunning holiday barn and cottages in Doddington, Kent, ideal for the larger parties with enough space to give everyone the chance to relax, unwind and above all enjoy!

The Barn and cottages have been rated 4 Star Gold Award by Visit Britain.

Great Higham Barn and Cottages Holiday Accommodation

Great Higham Barn: sleeps 18 + 8 in 7 bedrooms, 2 sofa beds and 4 futon beds in reception rooms, 1 family bathroom, 4 ensuite bath or shower rooms and 1 WC. Outside there is a private garden with large patio area and seating and private off road parking for several cars on the driveway or undercover. Use of a shared outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts.

Enter via the double height barn door which leads into a double height glass walled atrium.

Main dining area with table and seats 18 with French doors leading to the rear patio area.

Kitchen: split into three 'rooms' - the main cooking area, with sink, double range electric oven and extractor fan, two dishwashers and a large fridge. Another dining area seats 12.

The utility room has a washing machine and separate dryer.

Snug/play area with PlayStation (sorry no games provided), TV/DVD, WiFi, docking station, DAB radio and CD player.

Main sitting area: sofas and armchairs to seat 14 with beanbags for a further 4, TV / DVD

Ground floor (5 bedrooms)

Master bedroom (sleeps 2), king size double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and integral shower

Double room (sleeps 2), double bed, en-suite shower room.

3 x double / twin rooms (sleeps 2 each), twin beds can either be made up as doubles or twins - if you have a preference please let us know when booking.

Family bathroom with bath and integral shower

WC

First Floor (2 bedrooms)

Snug/play area (sleeps 8), 2 double sofa beds and 4 futon beds sleep the extra 8 guests.

Family bedroom (sleeps 6), four single beds and bunk beds with an en-suite bathroom walk in shower and bath

Independent room (sleeps 2), access down via a spiral staircase from the first floor or directly via own exterior front door. King size double or twin, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower

Services

Under floor heating throughout.

Wi-Fi

Cherry and Plum Cottages: both sleep 4, each property has 1 mezzanine bedroom and 1 sofa bed, 1 reception room, 1 family bathroom. Secluded garden (not enclosed) with BBQ, patio and seating for 4. Private covered off road parking for two cars. Shared use of outside swimming pool and tennis courts.

Sitting room: wood burning stove with supply of logs, 1 sofa bed, TV/DVD

Kitchen: granite topped kitchen with breakfast bar equipped with washing machine, fridge, electric oven, electric hobs, microwave oven and kettle. Dining area seats four

Galleried twin bedroom: 2 single beds (sleeps 2)

Family bathroom on the ground floor, with bath and integral shower

The cottage can be let together with Plum Cottage as there is an interconnecting double door if required.

Services

Wi-Fi

Wood burning stove

Local Information about Doddington, Kent

This Kent holiday barn and cottages is part of complex of converted barns at Great Higham Farm in Doddingham, Kent. The self catering holiday barn is about a mile from the Kent village of Doddington with pub, garage and general stores and children's playground. There are several Kent pubs near to this holiday barn offering good pub food ideal for those who do not wish to cook in this self catering holiday cottage, the nearest of which is in Milstead, Kent.

The Kent holiday barn and cottages is part of the Torry Hill Estate and holidaymakers will have full use of the estate to enjoy during their stay at the Kent holiday barn, including its 30 km of woodland paths and bridle paths for visitors to explore more of the Kent countryside. On the Kent estate there is an established circular walk through the elegant parkland and along a Victoria carriage drive. In the spring Kent's bluebell woods and blossom from the cherry orchards are a sight to see! There is a riding stable near to this luxury holiday barn in Kent where horse riding and mountain bikes are available for hire together with maps of recommended routes through the estate's woodland. In addition for a fun day out of the Kent holiday barn and cottages, clay pigeon shooting can be organised by prior arrangement, at a cost of £45 per person which includes cost of cartridges.

The Kent town of Maidstone is 15 miles to the west, from this particular holiday barn in Kent, with the historic cathedral city of Canterbury within 25 minutes. Access to the Channel Tunnel is at junction 12 of M20 and it can be reached in half an hour from this holiday cottage in Kent - crossings take 35 minutes, hereby you can enjoy more than just Kent when you come to stay in this luxurious and large holiday barn. Bookings can be made via the link on our website. For day trips to London, there is a regular service every half hour from Sittingbourne in Kent, not far from this holiday barn, which takes about an hour. The North Kent coast is only a few miles away from this holiday barn, where the reserves at Elmley and Oare offer some of the best bird watching in the south-east for you to enjoy whilst you stay in Doddington, Kent, especially in winter.

Further afield this self catering holiday barn and cottages in Kent is well placed for visits to Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens, the naval dockyards at Chatham or a visit to the wonderful medieval castles dotted right along the Kent and Sussex coast (we have more castles in Kent than any other county!).


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Services

This is a carbon neutral development and all heating is supplied by the estate's own coppiced woodland at no charge to the holidaymaker. 
In addition much of the electricity comes from a renewable source. 
Dogs are welcome as long as they behave themselves - note the garden is not fully enclosed. 
Swimming pool available for use May - September. 
A pre-authorised security deposit of £600 is payable in case of any breakages/damage. 
Cots and highchairs available upon request. Please note Friday changeover day for this property.

Notes

Mulberry Cottages for themselves and for holidaymakers in this property whose agents they are give notice that:

(i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended holidaymakers

(ii) all descriptions (including photographs), dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and believed to be correct, but any intending holidaymakers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact

(iii) no person in the employment of Mulberry Cottages has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property

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