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"The House at Plucks Gutter"

29 reviews | other travelers have booked this property
Cottage 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Sleeps 4 Pets allowed Save
'The House at Plucks Gutter'
'The House at Plucks Gutter'
River Stour close by the cottage
Conservatory
Patio Area
Lounge
Inglenook
Conservatory and Formal Dining Table
Farmhouse Kitchen - Dining Area
Farmhouse Kitchen - Storage
Farmhouse Kitchen - Range
Lounge
Staircase
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Jacuzzi in Main Bathroom [Ground Floor]
Downstairs shower room
If only the trains stopped here...!
Cottage makes a great winter retreat
River in Winter
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Overview
Canterbury, Kent, England
HISTORY:

Dating from at least 1622 when it was first recorded as an Ale House and Ferry. the Dog and Duck Cottage at Plucks Gutter , is a 400 year old ferry cottage in rural East Kent which offers a safe and tranquil setting in the Kentish Countryside but with the added advantage of an equally remote pub just across the road...!

HIGH SUMMER, EASTER, CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR BOOKINGS:

We are available to be booked during the High Summer Period and over the Christmas and New Year periods BUT only for whole weeks starting on Saturdays. This allows our cleaners sometime with their families.

LOCATION:

Close to Ramsgate, Sandwich and Canterbury from where the high speed train to London takes just 59 minutes. Great cycling, walking and fishing on the Kentish River Stour. The Channel Posts are about 30 minutes away so day trips to France an...
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Listing #HL539641
About the Owner, Michael H
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
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5 of 5 bubbles Excellent - based on 29 reviews
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David L
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Absolutely perfect, a real gem and so peaceful, the pictures dont do justice, so much better, Spent Christmas here, perfect

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

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Nigel H
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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person found this review helpful

My wife, myself and our Welsh Terrier stayed at the property for 3 nights from Sunday 23rd. October. We picked up the keys from the Dog and Duck pub just across the road without any dramas and made our way back to the cottage. The entrance to the driveway is interesting to say the least and certainly not for the...

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Not kid-friendly
Smoking allowed
Pets allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
$103
£80
$103
£80
$642
£500
$2,566
£2,000
Apr 9, 2017 -
Jun 16, 2017
Spring 2017
3 nights
$103
£80
$115
£90
$642
£500
$2,823
£2,200
Jun 17, 2017 -
Sep 9, 2017
Summer 2017
7 nights -- --
$770
£600
$3,208
£2,500
Sep 10, 2017 -
Dec 15, 2017
Autumn 2017
3 nights
$103
£80
$115
£90
$642
£500
$2,566
£2,000
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning Fee: $38 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Plucks Gutter is a small hamlet in Kent, England where the Little Stour and Great Stour rivers meet. During the Middle Ages, the two rivers met the Wantsum Channel at Stourmouth, but the combined rivers now (called the River Stour downstream from Plucks Gutter) flow onward to the sea via Sandwich to Pegwell Bay near Ramsgate, leaving Plucks Gutter some six miles in a straight line and ten by river from the English Channel.<BR><BR>Etymology<BR><BR>The hamlet is named after a Dutch Drainage Engineer called Ploeg, whose grave can be seen in All Saints Church, West Stourmouth. Ploeg being the Dutch for a plough, the hamlet almost certainly takes its origins from the Dutch Protestant tradition of draining marshland by creating a ploughed ditch. No doubt, the Dutchman was... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Gatwick: 49.7 mi
Railway: Minster [Kent]: 3.1 mi
Ferry: Dover: 9.3 mi
Stagecoach Bus #11 runs Mon-Sat until about 1800, no service Sundays or Bank Holidays from Canterbury to Broadstairs passing close by or at Canterbury East, Minster, Broadstairs stations.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.2 mi.
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