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This Canterbury home is a charming boutique self catering holiday cottage which has been completely modernised to create a calm oasis in this historic Kent city. There is no need for a car; just a short stroll will take you to the main shopping areas of Canterbury, the Canterbury Cathedral and other historic sites for you to make the most of during your stay at this holiday cottage in Kent. The main line station of Canterbury West is a few minutes away from this holiday cottage in Canterbury and offers the high speed (one hour) rail service to London. For business accommodation or for your vacation this self catering holiday cottage in Canterbury could not be more convenient.
This holiday cottage in Canterbury, Kent, has a lovely open plan living area, modern kitchen and dining areas and therefore has a spacious and light atmosphere. There are stunning views of the Canterbury Cathedral from the terrace of this Kent holiday cottage and from two of the bedrooms at the back of the holiday cottage. Floodlit at night the Canterbury Cathedral dominates the skyline, this Kent holiday cottage is in a truly special historic location.
The sunny garden at the rear of this Canterbury holiday cottage is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine at the end of a busy day sightseeing. This Canterbury holiday cottage offers a high standard of accommodation and is a superb holiday home in Kent.
The attractive stained glass front door of this pretty holiday cottage in Canterbury leads into a small lobby where there is plenty of space to hang coats. The whole of the downstairs of the house is open plan with oak flooring throughout. At one end is the spacious seating area with brown leather sofa (which is a sofa bed) and modern round oak table with four pull out leather stools. A reclining leather chair completes the scene with modern lamps and prints on the walls. There is a TV with Sky Plus, wireless broadband is available and an Ipod docking station for use during your stay in Canterbury.
Leading from the living area is the modern galley kitchen with plenty of storage and work space. Machines include electric oven, gas hob, extractor fan, washer/dryer, dishwasher and fridge with ice compartment. There are plenty of cooking utensils, china and glass provided for your use.
Beyond the kitchen is another dining area with a large modern oak table and seating for up to 8 guests. This is a lovely sunny room with skylight and double doors leading into the garden and terrace, with wonderful views of the Canterbury skyline.
There is a modern spiral-style staircase from the living area to the first floor. There are two bedrooms here and the family bathroom. The master bedroom is spacious with a double bed, bedside tables and lamps. There is a large sliding mirrored wardrobe and separate dressing table, stool and lit vanity mirror. The colour scheme is based on an aqua theme with a brown leather headboard; with luxury linen on the bed and pretty throw this room has a calm and relaxing atmosphere.
The second bedroom is a single with a pine bed, bedside table and lamp. There is a large chest of drawers, full length mirror and modern glass desk, and this room overlooks the Canterbury skyline. At night you can enjoy the stunning view of the floodlit Cathedral.
The family bathroom is modern and spacious with a bath with power shower, WC, basin and large heated towel rail. The thoughtful owners have supplied fluffy aqua and beige towels for guest's use.
A second staircase leads to the second floor and the third bedroom. This room has twin beds, a chest of drawers, modern glass desk and probably the best view of Canterbury Cathedral. There isn't even a hotel in Canterbury that can offer you this view!
Outside is a sunny terraced garden with patio table and chairs, this is fully enclosed.
This Holiday cottage is situated in Canterbury, Kent. Canterbury is a wonderful medieval Kent city, which is surrounded by the original city walls. Canterbury has so much to offer the holidaymaker including the Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey, both of which have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and both are well worth a visit during your stay at this Canterbury holiday cottage. A whole day can be spent just exploring the Canterbury Cathedral, Crypt and Cloisters.
The Kent city of Canterbury is best explored on foot with a maze of intriguing side streets and a huge variety of shops, quaint cafes and pubs for you to enjoy during your stay at this holiday cottage in Canterbury, Kent. Canterbury's High Street has all the main shops and at one end is the new Whitefriars Shopping Centre - this is fully pedestrianised and a great place to shop till you drop!
During your stay at this Canterbury holiday cottage you can visit the permanent farmer's market at The Goods Shed, here there is an on site restaurant and wonderful local food can be bought direct from the producers - perfect for your self catering holiday in Canterbury.
Canterbury also offers Historic River Tours, ghost tours, museums and for those that get tired of walking you can hire cycles to discover more for yourself.
Canterbury is also the home of Kent County Cricket Club, which is an award winning ground about a mile from the city centre and thus close to this holiday cottage in Canterbury. There is a Cricket Festival in early August which is very popular with cricket supporters visiting the Kent area.
For golfers staying in this luxury holiday cottage in Canterbury there is an 18 hole golf course about 2 miles from the city centre, and further afield are the links courses at Royal St George's in Sandwich and Royal Cinque Ports at Deal.
Surrounding Canterbury there are many other attractions for you to visit during your stay at this holiday cottage in Canterbury - for children the wild animal parks at Howletts and Port Lympne are great locations for days out in Kent. There is also the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway which is a miniature steam railway which can take you down to the beach at Dymchurch - both children and adults love it!
For garden lovers Kent and East Sussex boasts many famous and beautiful gardens to visit during your stay at this holiday cottage in Canterbury. Gardens include Goodnestone Park Gardens, Mount Ephraim, Great Dixter in Northiam and the famous Sissinghurst Castle Gardens in Kent. A lovely afternoon can be spent exploring these Kent gardens and enjoying tea and cakes in the tea room afterwards.
With the proximity of the Channel Tunnel and the port of Dover to this holiday cottage in Canterbury, day trips to France are so easy - you can also take the Eurostar to Paris which only takes 2 hours. Hereby you can discover more than just Kent during your stay at this Canterbury holiday cottage. So don't forget your passports!
Refundable security deposit of £200 is payable. One well behaved dog allowed downstairs only. Parking available in car parks nearby. Winter heating charge of £4.50 per night payable from 1st October to 30th April. Short breaks available.
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iPod player available and SkyPlus. Children welcome from any age.
see location on Google maps. Map reference: TR 147582 Lat: 51.28246 Long: 1.07732
iPod player available and SkyPlus. Children welcome from any age.