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Cherry Garden Cottage

(Ref. 1119924)

Sandhurst, Kent Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "Very comfortable and well equipped home in an excellent village location."

    Great for a large family get together.

    Dear Mr Martin, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Wishing you a very Happy New Year! Best wishes, Helen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graham4.7Dec 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely, very well equipped and comfortable."

    We would definitely return.

    Dear Mrs Ibbs, Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, maybe in Springtime, for a longer stay! Best wishes, Helen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Dec 2023

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay at Cherry Garden (Dunks) Cottage and hope to return for another stay."

    The cottage was very clean and warm and well equipped. The area has lots of interesting sites even open in November and the local walk to Bodiam Castle and the Castle Inn pub we enjoyed so much we did it several times! You also made our small dog very welcome with useful towels, extra bed, bowls etc. All in all an excellent stay.

    Dear Mrs Litton, Thank you so much for your kind review. I am pleased that Cherry Garden Cottage provided you with the perfect base to see lots of friends and family while enjoying the countryside of The Weald. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best wishes, Helen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Nov 2023

  • "A lovely, comfortable cottage with plenty of space for the 7 of us and our dog."

    The beds were particularly good and the garden was a delight. A great cottage in a good location that has plenty to offer for all ages.

    Dear Penny, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your short break at Cherry Garden Cottage and hope that you will return for a longer stay next year. There certainly is lots to do all year round in this area! Best wishes, Helen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Penelope5.0Oct 2023

  • "Charming cottage, gorgeous garden in a great location Really enjoyed the variety of local experiences nearby."

    We visited Bodiam castle, Tillingham wines and explored St Leonard’s and Hastings. The cottage was a homely and comfortable retreat to return to, with the garden a beautiful spot to relax in. We all slept really well, including our young children! Appreciated the thoughtful gesture of local cherries on arrival.

    Dear Mr Howell, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review. I am glad that you had such a relaxing stay with your children and appreciated the garden. It sounds like you had a busy time enjoying local excursions! I too love Tillingham Vineyard - the food there is also delicious. Best wishes, Helen. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Jul 2023

  • "Obviously not the owners fault but we did think the clock would stop chiming at midnight!"

    ! It didn’t. Should have asked before we booked I guess!! None of us slept because of it.. real shame as everything else was perfect. Ps. Would have been nice to have had some soap in bathrooms ( never had to buy that for every bathroom when we have rented other places!!)We arrived with everything else so had to make another trip to shop.

    Dear Pauline, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. I am so sorry that you found the clock striking kept you awake. We have become so used to it ourselves that we wake up if, for some reason, it does not strike! However, I appreciate that it may affect some lighter sleepers so will make sure that I leave some ear-plugs available for future guests. For hygiene reasons, I do not leave soap usually and most guests prefer to bring their own but your point has been noted and I will definitely leave some in the bathrooms in case guests arrive without. Best wishes, Helen. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Jun 2023

  • "A lovely cottage in a very peaceful village setting."

    The cottage is very well equipped for all your needs and is central to visit numerous interesting places in the immediate area. The cottage has a beautiful quiet garden for early evening drinks etc. We found the beds extremely comfortable which gave a great nights sleep after long days out travelling around site seeing. Supermarkets in the neighbouring village supplied when eating in although great pubs close by. We enjoyed our stay enough to extend our weeks trip by 3 additional days as we hadn't covered half of what we hoped to see. We would return with no hestition and hope to stop again in the near future and visit this part of the country.

    Dear Mr Thrussel, Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased that you had such a lovely time and look forward to welcoming you for your next visit. Best wishes, Helen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2023

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  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x second-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room
  • Snug
  • Yoga platform
  • Herb Garden
  • Gas central heating and underfloor heating
  • Range cooker with electric oven and 6-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine
  • 2 x TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available
  • Front garden with planted patio, furniture and lawn and rear garden with firepit and seating and lawn.Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: There is an uneven spot under the floor at the top of the stairs, please take care
  • Note: The bath is very deep and wide, please supervise children at all times
  • Note: The clocktower by the property rings on the hour every hour
  • Note: a starter pack only for the log burner will be provided for 2024 bookings

The property

Resting on the village green in Sandhurst, Kent in the stunning High Wealds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is Cherry Garden Cottage.

This wonderful cottage benefits from a fabulous location in the heart of one of the main cherry growing areas in Kent, surrounded by hop gardens and vineyards.It is close to local amenities, has two lovely enclosed gardens with views of the village’s clock tower, a yoga platform for morning sun salutations, four beautifully appointed bedrooms and two sitting rooms; perfect for friends or families looking to make the most of both countryside and coast in Kent with their beloved canine companion.

Cross the threshold into your new home-from-home where you can warm your feet, after a day of exploration, by the warmth of the woodburning stove in the first sitting room or into the fully-equipped kitchen to rustle up meals for the family; or indulge in an alfresco meal in the front garden, you can then enjoy evening drinks in the firepit, the perfect place to admire the stars filling the sky.

When the sky darkens, climb to the first floor to wash off the day’s adventures in the bathroom fitted with deep bath with a shower over before sloping off to sleep in the king-size, double, or twin room (single beds which can be converted into a super king if needed), alternatively, continue up to the second floor to rest in the double room with a handy en-suite shower room.

If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic dwelling, Rye is a 20 minute drive away and must be one of the most picturesque small towns in the country with its medieval houses and inns, steep cobbled streets and a multitude of small, independent shops and excellent restaurants and pubs.

Families will enjoy a day spent on the glorious golden beach at Camber Sands, or a visit to Battle Abbey, the site of the famous Battle of Hastings or perhaps mountain biking in Bedgebury Pinetum or kayaking along the River Rother at Bodiam Boating Station.

On sunny days, make the most of the nearby coast at Camber and Winchelsea, or the historic seaside resort of Hastings, where you can admire views from the pier, enjoy the fun fair, trampolines, miniature railway, boating pond and mini-golf or immerse yourself in the past in Hastings Old Town and the modern Art Gallery.

Cherry Garden Cottage is located in an AONB offering guests an abundance of attractions and walks including the nearby NT Bodiam Castle surrounded by its moat, the famous gardens at Sissinghurst Castle and Great Dixter, as well as Pashley Manor, for its Dahlia, Tulip and Rose Festivals.

The Bull in Benenden and The White Dog in Ewhurst Green offer excellent food and drink, and don’t miss several Vineyards offering tasting session and tours a short drive away, the National Trust sites of Scotney Castle – great for dog walking in the surrounding parkland and forest, and Batemans, Kipling’s home are all within a short, scenic drive.All this and more awaits at Cherry Garden Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


Cranbrook 5.9 miles; Rye 11 miles; Royal Tunbridge Wells 17.2 miles.

Settled in the breath-taking High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Rye and Royal Tunbridge Wells is the charming village of Sandhurst. Its name translates to sandy wood in anglo-saxon, representing the idyllic setting of the village which has charming timber-framed cottages woven throughout, a windmill dating back to 1844 which provides spectacular photo opportunities, and a private vineyard. The village is also ideally positioned to explore the impressive Bodiam Castle where visitors can marvel at the moat before exploring the 14th-century castle home to an array of exhibitions and even archery events. Other notable attractions laced through the countryside include Bayham Old Abbey, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, the Jacobean house Batemans and the National Trust Site of Lamb House. Alternatively, head to the coast at Rye where you can admire the ruins of Camber Castle before strolling along the golden shores of Camber Sands and taking in the beautiful views across the Channel; the perfect place to watch the sun set behind the horizon. Or, stay inland to traverse the myriad of walking and cycling paths through pristine landscapes, dense woodlands home to medieval moors and expansive farms; a ramblers paradise! Explore all this and more from your base in Sandhurst.

Note: a starter pack only for the log burner will be provided for 2024 bookings

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas