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The Cowls

Oad Street, Kent (Ref. 999197)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Stockbury 1.6 miles.

Resting in an idyllic position from which to explore the beauty of Kent, The Cowls is a spectacular choice for a relaxing family retreat.

Found within the sleepy hamlet of Oad Street near to the amenities of Stockbury, this impressive holiday home is a true delight.

Its name deriving from the top of the oasts of this historic holiday let, each bedroom can be found sitting within an oast, flaunting plenty of character throughout.

Step into the spacious hallway and kick off your shoes, an array of seating scattered about where you can rest after a day of rambling, or step into the open-plan living space to find an even more impressive seating arrangement in a colourful blue colour against the backdrop of a library-themed wallpaper, adding even more unique wonder to the property.

Sit together around the dining table with a board game brought from home while your delicious home-made meals simmer in the amply-equipped kitchen, a contemporary spot hosting all of an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and even a dishwasher!

Open up the back door and let in the fresh countryside breeze, or step out to soak in your beautiful surroundings from your very own hot tub, the perfect way to end any fun-filled day beneath the stars, with a seating area here too where you can dine alfresco in the summer months.

Seek out one of the three beautiful bedrooms to rest after a day of adventure, with both a ground-floor double and a twin with TV hosting their very own wet rooms, and a double found up the stairs along the hallway with an en-suite bathroom, the layout of this property caters to a variety of group needs, with a stylish interior throughout.

Be sure to explore the local hamlet of Oad Street for a leisurely day out with your loved ones; here you can find both a Greek restaurant and the wonder of Oad Street Food & Crafts where you can enjoy a delicious dining experience in an igloo, with brunch and afternoon tea to choose from too, along with their being a shop selling local produce and popular specialist brands, a gift shop and a gallery, offering excitement for a variety of tastes.

The nearby village of Stockbury also hosts a farm shop with a Post Office along with a welcoming pub serving tasty traditional pub treats, the perfect stop off after a day of exploring with its Grade I listed parish church being well-worth observing too.

The keen golfer will delight at the opportunities in the local area, with the Sittingbourne & Milton Regis Golf Club being within easy reach of the property with its challenging course, while both the Upchurch River Valley Golf Course Ltd and Gillingham Golf Club can be found slightly further afield, or for a family-fun day out be sure to visit the Snodhurst Bottom Pitch & Putt in Chatham, making the perfect place to visit with its wide range of waterside eateries along the River Medway, a rich maritime history within its dockyard, an imposing castle and plenty more.

Visit the Isle of Sheppey for wonderful walking opportunities at the Elmley National Nature Reserve spanning over 3,300 acres of estate with plenty of wildlife to discover along the way too, or explore the surrounding wonder of Faversham, Maidstone and Canterbury, all offering fantastic attractions for a variety of ages and tastes at any time of the year.

The Cowls is a truly remarkable holiday for an escape to this desirable area of Kent.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite wet room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin with TV with en-suite wet room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Rear garden with lawn, gravelled area and decking with furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: A Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 is required at this property
  • Note: Please be aware that you will need to bring your own towels
  • Please Note - This property only allows check in's on a Friday.

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About the location


Detling, Sittingbourne 2 miles; Maidstone 8 miles; Canterbury 16 miles.

Oad Street is a small but thriving hamlet less than a mile from the M2 motorway with links to Maidstone, Canterbury and Rochester, making it a perfect location for visitors wanting to explore Kent. The village itself has a pub serving traditional food. Also in this quiet but busy hamlet, is the popular Oad Street Food and Crafts, a centre which combines a restaurant serving delicious meals throughout the day, a store selling locally produced food and drink, plus a gift shop and art gallery. Close by is Sittingbourne, once an industrial town it is now a popular spot for visitors. Here you will find shops, pubs and restaurants as well as a light railway offering tours around Milton Creek County Park. In the opposite direction is the town of Detling, home to the Kent County Showground. Throughout the year there are dozens of exhibitions and events, the highlight being the Kent County Show, which is held every July.

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