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The Barn at Sandhole Cottage

Matfield near Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Ref. 1076948)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Lovely cottage & great location for fun, outdoor family activities as well as sight-seeing.”

    We really enjoyed our stay.

    We really enjoyed our stay.

    - Sally, July 2021

The property

Royal Tunbridge Wells 4.8 miles.

The Barn at Sandhole Cottage is a detached property resting near the pretty villages of Matfield and Brenchley in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Set over the ground floor and sleeping four guests, The Barn is a comfortable home for your next trip to Kent, within easy reach of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and the beautiful villages of the Weald.

You are greeted to the property by ample parking space on a private gravel driveway, before heading to the furnished front patio, ready for you to enjoy an evening under the stars with a bottle of wine, or your morning coffee in the sunshine, and a pretty lawned, orchard area with picnic table for your use.

Stepping into the property, there is a small kitchen where you can prepare a picnic or rustle up an evening meal, with cupboard space for coats, and a mat for muddy boots.

To the left, there is a large king-size bedroom (which can be twin on request, to allow flexible sleeping arrangements) with a sofa and television for those relaxing evenings, and a dining table to enjoy an evening meal as you toast a wonderful holiday, there is an attractive and spacious en-suite wet room.

To the right of the kitchen area is another double bedroom with French doors leading onto the patio area which makes it a really bright and airy bedroom, this room also has an en-suite shower room, allowing for extra privacy and convenience.

The villages of Matfield and Brenchley are just a short drive, where you can enjoy pretty local pubs, a fine-dining restaurant and a local cafés, surrounded by quaint cottages and 16th century buildings, or wander through orchards and pastures taking in fabulous views.

The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is just 4.5 miles away, which has great amenities: a train station, art galleries, wonderful restaurants and cafes in the historic Pantiles area, a golf club, and beautiful parks including one with a boating lake.

Alternatively, you can explore the market town of Tonbridge which is home to an 11th century castle with moat, which now does guided tours if you want a slice of history, or take advantage of the golf course, shops, bars and eateries which centre around the River Medway.

Also nearby are the National Trust properties of Scotney Castle, a Victorian mansion with romantic castle ruins, and Sissinghurst Castle with its beautiful gardens, the historic home of Vita Sackville-West.

Family attractions include The Hop Farm, water sports and bike hire at Bewl Water, and woodland cycle trails and stunning landscaped walks at Bedgebury Pinetum, all just a short drive, the Weald also offers fabulous walking, with the High Weald Landscape Trail accessible from the door.

For an enchanting getaway to Kent, choose The Barn at Sandhole Cottage as your base.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Open-plan living space with king-size bed (zip/link, can be twin on request) dining area, sitting area with Smart TV and en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchenette
  • Central heating
  • Electric hob, microwave, fridge, Smart TV and free WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed front garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog allowed
  • No smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 1.4 miles

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About the location


Lamberhurst 7 miles; Hever 9 miles; Maidstone 15 miles; Rochester 18 miles.

Royal Tunbridge Wells has been a popular place to visit for over 400 years, ever since a natural spring, known as The Chalybeate Spring, was unearthed by chance by a young nobleman. Due to the discovery of these health-giving waters, Royal Tunbridge Wells quickly became a magnet to those looking to improve their well-being whilst enjoying the beautiful surrounding countryside. The Wells are still open from Easter to September, where a costumed ‘dipper’ will serve you a glass for a small charge. With a wealth of interesting history to discover, this spa town now offers a vibrant, bustling destination with shops, restaurants, bars, bistros and theatres surrounded by woodland and greenery. You only have to spend a day walking the cobbled streets, browsing the boutiques and mulling over the items to be found in any of the curio or antiques shops, tucked away in the side streets, to see why this ancient town is one of the most visited in Kent. Enjoy a coffee and slice of cake in one of the plentiful pavement cafes as you relax, before taking in a play or concert at the one of the three theatres. This lively town offers everything from shops to cycle paths, pubs to parks, museums and historic houses, theatres, restaurants and walking routes into the country, so whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend or a longer holiday exploring the historic towns and villages of Kent, then you’ve found the perfect spot.

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Offer ends Monday 29th Nov, 23:59 (GMT)

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