The Guards House

Broomfield near Hollingbourne, Kent (Ref. 1002752)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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Leeds Castle Cottages

Nestled with the grounds of the historic Leeds Castle, close to the beautiful Kent Downs AONB, are a collection of properties, suitable for larger groups. Wonderfully presented throughout, with light colour schemes and plush furnishings, making the most of an ideal setting. Share this lovely setup with your loved ones and spend some quality time in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. Look forward to relaxing and unwinding in your own living space enjoying a family movie night, or planning the days ahead. The kitchens are all equipped with a range of contemporary appliances so you can easily rustle up some delicious meals, to be enjoyed at the dining table over a refreshing glass of bubbly whilst you discuss the day's events. Once the evening draws to a close, retire to one of the elegant bedrooms, all of which have a range of modern furnishings, which complement the light decor, and offer an abundance of space to store your personal items, supported by high-quality fitted bathrooms. Staying in any of the cottages in this group entitles you to entry to Leeds Castle and the grounds during the day, and in the evening you are free to continue exlporing the grounds after it's been closed to the public. The Castle grounds provide activities such as the Knight's Stronghold play area, falconry displays, and Adventure golf. Resting just over five miles away is the centre of Maidstone, perfect for accessing a number of traditional pubs and restaurants for some fine food, whilst their selection of independent shops and supermarkets are ideal for picking up those last-minute essentials. Make sure to explore some of Maidstone's finest sites, including Mote Park which spans across 440 acres where you can take long walks or even cycle through the country, or venture towards the Kent Downs AONB for a larger choice of country sites. Maidstone Museum is also a popular choice, resting in a former Elizabethan manor house with over 660,000 artefacts and artwork on display. Visit the open-air museum of Kent Life, the historic Leeds Castle (celebrating its 900th anniversary in 2019) and a unique boating experience at Kentish Lady River Boat. Return to your rural property for a relaxing evening with your loved ones.

The property

Hollingbourne 1.8 miles.

Found on the outskirts of the Kent Downs AONB, in the village of Broomfield, you can find this lovely set of properties with amazing original features such as leaded windows and overlooking private gardens.

The Guards House is a three-bedroom property and would be ideal for a group of friends looking to get the most out of this wonderful walking country, or a family wanting to explore the outdoors with their younger ones.

Home to an inviting sitting room complete with a woodburning stove and soft furnishings, you will find it easy to relax in this well-presented room.

The kitchen/diner boasts a large dining table for the whole party to gather around, as well as a kitchen equipped with everything you will need to cook your favourite dishes.

Upstairs you can find three bedrooms; a super-king-size master bedroom, a king-size and a twin room, to suit all different kinds of parties.

Serving these bedrooms is a family bathroom, which benefits from a corner bath with shower over and the ground floor also has a shower/utility room including a walk-in shower, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Outside you can make use of the lawned garden and furniture, and for your essentials head over to the nearby village of Hollingbourne for pubs, shops and local eateries.

A fantastic day out can be had at Leeds Castle, within easy walking distance of The Guards House, for a spot of local history set in beautiful grounds and featuring a traditional hedge maze for you to get lost in.

The Guards House is a charming property from which to explore lovely Kent.

Note: This property can be booked alongside Refs. 1002750, 1002755, 1002756 and 1022847, sleeping a total of 28 people.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king, 1 x twin, and 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with corner bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom and utility with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Cloakroom
  • Full central heating
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking & no pets
  • Shop 2.4 miles and pub within 0.9 miles
  • Includes free access to Leeds Castle and grounds and use of Health Club, including swimming pool, at the nearby Mercure Hotel.

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About the location

HOLLINGBOURNE

Maidstone 6.3 miles; Rochester 13.7 miles; Canterbury 24.8 miles.

Found in the countryside of Kent, Hollingbourne is a village and civil parish in the borough of the county town, Maidstone. Located on the southward slope of the North Downs and within the Kent Downs AONB, this village also has close proximity to England's South East coast, being within driving distance of the seaside town of Margate. Many public footpaths run through the Hollingbourne Downs for some excellent walking and cycling opportunities, while the village also provides all the essentials for a fantastic self-catering experience such as a village shop and local deli, pubs, and nearby Hollingbourne train station.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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