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Brew Cottage

Marshside, Kent (Ref. 28653)

4.9

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine

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50 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage, in a great location perfect for us and our dogs ."

    Beautiful setting with loads of dog walking options right on your doorstep . Good local pub in walking distance with good food friendly locals and staff. We would book this again should we re visit the area. Brew cottage was warm and welcoming with helpfull owners.

    It was nice to meet you and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DaveApr 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in lovely setting, great base to explore the area."

    Thank you. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at Brew Cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristineMar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in ideal place lovely walks around the cottage."

    The dogs loved the garden.

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2021

  • "Very nice clean comfortable cottage secure garden for the dog"

    Reviewed by SarahSep 2021

  • "Beautiful old cottage in an idyllic rural location on the edge of an orchard yet convenient to explore Kent and particularly the North Kent coast."

    The cottage is a real home from home with everything you need for an enjoyable break and very dog friendly which was important to ourselves. The owners are helpful and friendly. There are lovely walks from the door and a great selection of local dog friendly pubs. We had a fantastic time away at Brew Cottage.

    Reviewed by StevenAug 2021

  • "Felt at home the minute we walked into the cottage we loved the place so much we booked again for next year."

    Reviewed by ColinAug 2021

  • "Great rural location but close enough to anything you need, including a pub down the road!"

    Secure garden for kids and dogs. Private and undisturbed.

    Reviewed by IanJul 2021

  • "Well placed for visiting the area."

    Plenty of walks. Perfect place for a restful break.

    Reviewed by RolandJul 2021

  • "The photographs did not do this cottage justice."

    It is much larger than it looks and full of character. A lovely quiet spot with the owners next door but never intrusive. They did all they could to ensure we had a good stay. The two enclosed garden areas were ideal for our greyhound. One of the best cottages we have stayed in. No dishwasher, but it made a change to do the dishes ourselves!

    Reviewed by JJun 2021

  • "The peace and quiet plus able to visit our family in Herne bay and Canterbury."

    The owner's went out of there way to make sure we had everything to make our stay a pleasure.

    Reviewed by ChristopherJun 2021

  • "The cottage was absolutely stunning and the owner was extremely accommodating and friendly."

    Reviewed by JustineMay 2021

  • "Brew Cottage is delightful!"

    Very well presented and we'll equipped. The enclosed garden is ideal for any canine visitors and the hosts are extremely welcoming too. The area is in close proximity to Whitstable, Broadstairs, and other coastal towns of note. Will definitely return and would recommend Brew Cottage to anyone.

    Reviewed by ColinApr 2021

  • "No, everything was absolutely bang on!"

    ! The owners Debbie and Ken lovely helpful people. Beautiful quirky peaceful place to stay, top marks!!

    Reviewed by NicholasApr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, well set up with everything you would need."

    Excellent welcome pack. Debbie and Ken, the owners are such nice people and were so helpful. We are in strange times and felt that Brew Cottage had been well prepared for us.

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2020

  • "Clean comfortable cottage in a lovely location."

    Great for anyone who enjoys walking.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2020

  • "Comfortable, welcoming cottage in a great location for exploring the area."

    Reviewed by AnitaAug 2020

  • "We were Very surprised with the welcome pack and the space of the cottage,the weather was great and my wife got to catch up with her family."

    The owners were very helpful and friendly she went pout of her way to sort out any problems we had.we have booked a week next year in june.10 out of 10

    Reviewed by ChristopherMar 2020

  • "The holiday cottage had a lovely homely atmosphere, the smallest detail was thought of."

    Even the needs of pets were considered. A nice pre-Christmas stay, would definately do again.

    Reviewed by JillianDec 2019

  • "WELL EQUIPT AND FURNISHED COTTAGE IN A DELIGHTFUL SETTING."

    FRIENDLY HOSTS MET OUR EVERY NEED. THOROUGHLY RECOMMEND AS THE PLACE TO STAY

    Reviewed by Christopher MarshNov 2019

  • "This cottage is comfortable and spacious."

    It was ideal for our two labradors and large enough for them each to find their own space so they settled in straight away. The private enclosed garden that went right around the cottage with doors leading to it from the front and the back was great and a gate in the hedge leads into a field with another gate into an apple orchard which was great for a morning walk before setting off in the car. Debbie and Ken immediately responded to our every need and left a generous welcome basket including eggs, milk and bread. We loved the comfortable carpet and rugs in all the right places and having three loos and two bathrooms plus a basin in the bedroom was a luxury. We found lots to do in the surrounding area including beaches, a nature reserve, beautiful gardens in sandwich. Faversham and Ruculver, with it's Roman Fort were well worth a visit as well as the East Kent Railway stations. We found lots of dog friendly pubs serving good food and a farm shop with fresh produce to cook in the kitchen at Brew cottage which is great value for money. We are already planning a return visit for next year as there is lots more to see that we did not get to this time and the cottage was perfect for us and our doggie family who loved the resident Spaniels Jess and Willow.

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2019

  • "Owner very helpful, cottage basic but suited our needs."

    It would have been good to have a dishwasher. Outside furniture - several chairs broken and very basic and old. A shame as the weather was good and it would have been nice to sit outside in more comfort.

    Reviewed by TimandraAug 2019

  • "Being just a bit picky, a tea-cosy for the tea pot; and a dishwasher would have made it home from home!"

    Reviewed by TerryJul 2019

  • "Fantastic cottage, a real gem."

    Great hospitality. A relaxing stay in the countryside. Our dog was in heaven. Will be going back.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2019

  • "Great place to relax with the dog , ample outside space with access to footpath via rear gate leading to Orchards Taste of simple country living with a home from home feel , highly recommend self catering it’s a Gem !"

    !!

    Reviewed by LorraineJun 2019

  • "Very hospitable welcome by landlord who lives next door."

    An ideal cottage as a retreat in a quiet rural part of the country.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2019

  • "Very relaxing week very good place for dog walkers which my dog's thoroughly enjoyed plenty of places to visit and a very friendly hosts."

    Have booked this holiday cottage twice now will be booking it again in the future

    Reviewed by PhilipApr 2019

  • "The cottage is fantastic,the owners are so nice,you have to go there to realise just how good it really is."

    So near to seaside towns,plenty to do for all generations.in all a perfect place to holiday and have a break.thank you.

    Reviewed by JaneApr 2019

  • "It was an ideal retreat for us two adults and two dogs a very safe haven beautiful house and garden a lovely welcome and welcome pack too all four of us enjoyed it immensely the dogs had a good run at Reculver Country Park ."

    Reviewed by .Mar 2019

  • "Too short"

    Reviewed by RobertMar 2019

  • "We thought the cottage was fantastic, cannot find a fault with anything."

    We especially appreciated the attention to detail with regards to the dogs, their needs were totally catered for. Would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by ThomasDec 2018

  • "The cottage was charming, cosy, comfortable and well equipped."

    The welcome pack was nice and the eggs were most tasty and welcome (as i forgot ours). It was a perfect distance for days out with some delightful places near by. couldn't fault it. Thank you

    Reviewed by ChristineDec 2018

  • "Loved the place."

    Very clean and comfortable with all the conveniences. Lovely owners who were there if you needed them and provided a nice welcome basket. Very Very Dog Friendly and our two loved it. Would definately go back if we could get a booking as it seems to be popular which is no surprise. Sykes were extremely helpful when I contacted them requesting additional information on the Cottage.I would certainly recommend them and use them again

    Reviewed by AlbaDec 2018

  • "THE COTTAGE WAS VERY WELL EQUIPPED AND VERY COMFORTABLE ALTHOUGH BEWARE IF ANY OF YOUR PARTY IS EXCEPTIONALLY TALL ( AS OURS WAS!"

    ). SOME OF THE BEAMS ARE VERY LOW ! HOWEVER THAT WAS THE ONLY DRAWBACK FOR ANY OF US. THE COTTAGE WAS VERY COSY THOUGH AND THE LOG FIRE WONDERFUL. KITCHEN EQUIPMENT WAS VERY GOOD WITH EVERTHING WE NEEDED. LOVELY SETTING WITH SURROUNDING COTTAGES AND A GOOD CENTRAL LOCATION FOR ALL THE PLACES WE VISITED. ALL FOUR OF US LOVED IT AND WOULD DEFINATELY RECOMMEND IT TO OTHERS.

    Reviewed by LindaDec 2018

  • "Lovely Cottage, very cosy and comfortable, Host could not have been more helpful and welcoming throughly enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Ronald KeithNov 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage secure garden which our westie meg loved extremely comfy beds ideal location to explore Kent"

    Reviewed by CarolineSep 2018

  • "The cottage was a delight, everything you needed."

    Mobile phone service not great at times. Very clean and comfortable. Would highly recommend to anyone. Central to visiting the area.

    Reviewed by SheenaJun 2018

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Brew Cottage In Marshland in Kent."

    Debbie could not have been more friendly and helpful.It is a beautiful are with something to appeal to every one, without having to go far. The cottage is beautiful and well equipped and the gardens very pretty. We would not hesitate to recommend this property ans would love to go back!

    Reviewed by GillianMay 2018

  • "We had an excellent holiday at Brew Cottage, so much so, we have already booked again for next year."

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2018

  • "We booked another visit while we were there, what more can I say, lovely place."

    Reviewed by ColinMar 2018

  • "Very clean and comfortable cottage."

    Welcome pack on arrival was very thoughtful. Hosts friendly but not intrusive. Area perfect for visiting Canterbury and coastal parts. Good selection of footpaths.

    Reviewed by DianeMar 2018

  • "Cottage very comfortable everything you could ask for supplied, welcome pack ..."

    Cottage very comfortable everything you could ask for supplied, welcome pack lovely mixture owners very nice and friendly make you feel really welcome would highly recommend

    Reviewed by HazelSep 2017

  • "Fantastic cottage so well set up everything you could possibly need was provided."

    Welcome hamper by the owner and the cottage is situated in a very peaceful area.

    Reviewed by RussMay 2017

  • "The owners went far and beyond to make this cottage clean, comfortable and welcoming."

    Reviewed by IanDec 2016

  • "Lovely,clean, comfortable."

    Reviewed by TracyDec 2016

  • "It was a spacious and comfortable cottage."

    Locationwise: near a very good pub.

    Reviewed by DickNov 2016

  • "Beautiful warm cozy cottage in nice grounds."

    Clean and comfortable and safe for the dogs to run around outside. Great walking distance to nearest pub which serves lovely food. We were looking for somewhere to spend a few lazy days, just walking and going to the beach with the dogs and this cottage provided just that with its log fire and location. Quiet and private too, I would happily spend a few more days there!!

    Reviewed by KimNov 2016

  • "Lovely cottage and the owners made us feel that nothing was too much trouble."

    It is a bit farther out of the centre of Canterbury but this suits us perfectly as it is quiet and within easy dog walking range. This was our second visit and o would recommend it.

    Reviewed by JackieOct 2016

  • "We left it late to book and found that most property's had already been booked ."

    But after hours ( and I mean hours )we found brew cottage and fell on our feet it was perfect just what we needed . And an added bonus we had perfect weather felt more like France than Kent . The owners was really cool helped us out when we needed help . The local pub was a gem too nice people nice food good quiz . Would We go again yes we would .

    Reviewed by SamSep 2016

  • "An absolutely stunning cottage."

    We had a wonderful few days with the family and dog. The owners were incredibly helpful, and we couldn't have asked for anything more. There was so much to do nearby, including a dog friendly pub and lots of beaches. We did not want to leave. I will definately book again.

    Reviewed by SalvinaAug 2016

  • "Excellent holiday."

    We may consider re-booking in years to come but we prefer to visit new places.

    Reviewed by JacquelineAug 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x family room with 1 4ft double and 1 single with en-suite basin and WC
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable cycle storage
  • Lawned garden and enclosed courtyard with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the age of the cottage some doorways and ceilings are low
  • Note: There are 3 steps up from the kitchen into the sitting/dining room

The property

Marshside 0.5 miles.

This delightful detached 18th century cottage is picture perfect and rich in country character and charm.

Located in the heart of the Kent countryside, this lovely Marshside cottage offers families and friends the ideal place to stay when visiting this part of Kent.

Surprisingly spacious and sympathetically refurbished, this Marshside cottage retains original oak beams, traditional leaded windows and an inglenook fireplace with woodburner in the sitting room so you can settle down in warmth and comfort, even on chilly evenings.

The country-style kitchen is well equipped with plenty of space to prepare a delicious meal before dining alfresco in one of the two enclosed, quintessential English cottage gardens that this Marshside cottage offers.

Upstairs are two large, attractive bedrooms both beamed and with views over the adjoining fields and there is both a bathroom and a shower room in this lovely cottage.

For those who enjoy walking, fishing or cycling then you couldn't choose a better location than Marshside, with all the numerous footpaths, cycleways and bridleways criss-crossing this beautiful rural landscape.

Why not enjoy a day at the beach, with Herne Bay and Whitstable just a few miles away?

With seafood, sand and sailing on offer, a day on the coast is just the perfect way of spending a sunny day.

This Marshside cottage has it all.

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About the location

MARSHSIDE

Reculver 3 miles; Herne Bay 5 miles; Whitstable 8 miles; Canterbury 8 miles.

Marshside is a small hamlet located in the heart of the Kent countryside offering visitors the perfect place to relax in a tranquil and rural location. This part of Kent is an ideal place for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. For those who like to fish, Marshside Fishery offers two lakes brimming with tench, chub and bream. Ramblers of all abilities can explore the Saxon Shore Way alongside riverbanks and through marshes, and the Kent Cycle Path, the Viking Coastal Trail, runs straight past the village. With the coast just a few miles away, you can spend a sunny day on the beach or visit nearby Whitstable where the fishermen land their catch daily, the perfect place for traditional fish and chips. Discover Canterbury, less than ten miles from Marshside, with its cathedral, theatres and shopping. If you don't want to travel, then make straight for the local country pub, which offers cask ales and traditional hearty fare using local produce. Marshside is one of Kent's well-kept secret locations.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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