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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £300-£420 pupw sleeps 2

VISITENGLAND 4 STAR SELF CATERING

The Loft at Acorns, lounge

The Loft at Acorns, lounge

The Loft at Acorns, bedroom

The Loft at Acorns, bedroom

The Loft at Acorns, bathroom

The Loft at Acorns, bathroom

Contact

Mrs Beryl Chipperton

01227 752 912

Address

Acorns,
Butlers Hill,
Dargate,
Faversham,
ME13 9HG

Details

The Loft at Acorns is peacefully situated in large private grounds in an area of outstanding natural beauty encompassing Blean Wood. It is furnished to a high standard to provide you with a memorable stay.

The Loft is accessed via a set of external steps into an entrance hall and utlity area. There are doors leading to the modern bathroom as well as to the light, open living space with a fully equipped kitchen, dining and lounge areas. The bedroom, with twin beds, is beautifully presented to provide a restful end to a busy day.

Acorns has miles of country walks on its doorstep and is ideally situated to explore east Kent being less than 15 minutes from Canterbury and the historic towns of Faversham and Whitstable and 30 minutes from the Turner Centre in Margate. A day trip to France is quite achievable with fast and easy access to both ferries and the Channel Tunnel.

Dargate is part of the larger village of Hernhill set in the heart of idyllic Kentish countryside. In the centre of Hernhill there is a classic village green bounded by the church and the 14th century Red Lion and a little further on at the end of Hernhill is Staple Street and the beautiful Mount Ephraim estate with its Edwardian gardens.

Close by there is the route of the Crab and Winkle Railway Line, which can now be walked or ridden along between Whitstable and Canterbury. Whitstable still posses a working harbour with an array of fresh fish for sale and vibrant harbour side during the summer. Faversham is steeped in history, with many fine buildings; a creek runs to the centre of the town and Shepherd Neame the oldest brewery in England offers regular tours.

In Dargate there is the Michelin Guide listed Dove Inn, a 200m walk. It is a wonderful small country pub with a big reputation for outstanding food and service providing a relaxed and special place to eat and drink with a warm welcome to our visitors.

There are also a number of other excellent restaurants in close proximity notably The Sportsman in Seasalter and Reads in Faversham.

Facilities: Secure parking, access to large garden, use of outdoor swimming pool (Monday to Friday) during the summer months. The Loft is centrally heated throughout and is fitted with wi-fi. All linen and towels are provided however guests are asked to bring their own towels if they wish to swim.

Utility area: washing machine; tumble dryer; microwave; storage cupboard; hanging space for coats and doors to bathroom and living areas.

Bathroom: underfloor heating; bath; seperate shower cubicle; wash basin with cupboards underneath; light with shaving point and mirro and low level wc.

Living space:
Kitchen area with 4 ring electric hob; cooker hood; dishwasher; fridge and electric oven (freezer in covered parking bay).
Dining area with table and four chairs.
Sitting area with two single armchairs; two seat settee; footstall; occasional tables; coffee tables; radio and CD player; flat screen TV and DVD player.

Bedroom - twin 3ft beds each with own reading lights and bedside table; hanging wardrobe; 4 draw chest; dressing table with mirror; small flat screen TV.

For further details see www.loftatacorns.com

DishwasherFreezerMicrowave cookerLaundry facilitiesDVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups welcomedLinen providedDrying facilitiesEuros acceptedHairdryerCentral heatingWiFi or internet accessPrivate parkingWashing machineGardenRadioTelevisionDogs/pets NOT acceptedSwimming pool - outdoor onsiteIroning facilitiesGolf available (onsite or nearby)

Pub/restaurant (200m); garage convenience stores (1 mile); farm shop (2 miles); local Spar store (3 miles). We are unable to accommodate children or dogs. Children welcome from any age.

Location

Directions

See location of The Loft at Acorns on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 080614  Lat: 51.31368 Long: 0.98325

From London:
Follow M2 to Faversham and continue on to A299 towards Whitstable and Margate.
Leave A299 at second exit (look out for petrol stations on each side of the road) signposted Yorkletts, Waterham, Dargate and also services.
Take 1st left, signposted Yorkletts and Dargate and follow road on bridge back over A299. At T-junction turn right.
At the Dove turn right and proceed up the road (Butlers Hill) for approx 100m.
Turn left down track in front of white weather-boarded house and before road bends to the right.

The most accessible station is Faversham with regular connections to St Pancras, Victoria, Dover and Margate/Ramsgate.

From Dover/Folkestone:
Follow A2 towards Canterbury and Faversham to major junction (roundabout) of A2/M2/A299 just before Faversham.
Take 4th exit on roundabout (A299) towards Whitstable and Margate.
Leave A299 at second exit (look out for petrol stations on each side of the road) signposted Yorkletts, Waterham, Dargate and also services.
Take 1st left, signposted Yorkletts and Dargate and follow road on bridge back over A299. At T-junction turn right.
At the Dove turn right and proceed up the road (Butlers Hill) for approx 100m.
Turn left down track in front of white weather-boarded house and before road bends to the right.

From Canterbury City:
Take the A290 towards Whitstable.
At junction with A299 join A299 in the direction of London A299/M2.
Leave A299 at 3rd exit (look out for petrol stations on each side of the road) signposted services.
Take 2nd left after the petrol station signposted Dargate and Graveney (do not go back onto the A299). Follow road to junction (100m) and turn left. At next t-junction turn right.
At the Dove turn right and proceed up the road (Butlers Hill) for approx 100m.
Turn left down track in front of white weather-boarded house and before road bends to the right.

From Margate/Ramsgate/Manston:
Follow A299 in the direction of London.
Continue past the exit for Whitstable and leave A299 at 3rd exit (look out for petrol stations on each side of the road) signposted services.
Take 2nd left after the petrol station signposted Dargate and Graveney (do not go back onto the A299). Follow road to junction (100m) and turn left. At next t-junction turn right.
At the Dove turn right and proceed up the road (Butlers Hill) for approx 100m.
Turn left down track in front of white weather-boarded house and before road bends to the right.

Facilities

  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Washing machineWashing machine
  • GardenGarden
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Swimming pool - outdoor onsiteSwimming pool - outdoor onsite
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)

Pub/restaurant (200m); garage convenience stores (1 mile); farm shop (2 miles); local Spar store (3 miles). We are unable to accommodate children or dogs. Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp

Access

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 14
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Kitchen

  • YesSeating available in kitchen

General

  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)
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