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Country Retreat

Gardens and grounds
32 reviews
Gardens and grounds
Well appointed Bungalow in quiet location.
Kitchen  breakfast room
Double bedroom
Second bedroom with good size comfortable twin beds.
Comfortable Lounge area to relax in.
Well equipped kitchen.
Magical Spring time!
Beautiful mature tree's in every direction.
Relax on the garden bench, enjoy the views and abundance of wild life
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Faversham, Kent, England
A comfortable well appointed Bungalow in a peaceful location, approached by a private road. The property is set in 3 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, surrounded by picturesque Parkland. All the comforts of home, with quality linen and a good standard of house keeping is high on our list for the guests. A selection of good Restaurants can be found 5 minutes away in the quaint Historic Market town of Faversham or in the various villages close by. It is with in easy reach of Canterbury and the coast. A perfect base to stay and explore some of the fascinating treasures Kent has to offer, delightful memories and impressions you won't forget!
Listing #HL163053
About the Owner
Maureen F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed January 12, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

We had a relaxing stay in a bungalow set within parkland. Owners were helpful and the property had all the basic requirements for cooking and living. We would recommend as a base for driving around the area to visit Canterbury, Whitstable etc.

Management response:

Thank you Andrew for your kind comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Country Retreat Syndale Park. I would also like to thank you for leaving the Cottage so clean and tidy, it was very much appreciated! Kind regards Maureen French


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Amersham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed July 16, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Really enjoyed our 7 day break in Oak Cottage. Comfortable, clean and good shower. All facilities 👍. The scenery was great and the weather was perfect. We had a BBQ with friends from Canterbury and Faversham. My 14 mth dog Bella enjoyed her walks in the grounds and enjoyed watching the sheep on a daily basis. We met some really...

Management response:

Dear Drene, Rohan & Bella We are very pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us. You would be most welcome to return at anytime, I must "Thank you" for leaving Oak Cottage so nice and tidy - it was very much appreciated! Kind regards Maureen French


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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 12, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

My husband and I have been here twice now this year, May and September. We stayed in Oak cottage both times. My husband was born in Ramsgate so he knows his way around Kent. Oak cottage is very well equipped and was spotless on arrival. Everything included, except towels, which is really great! The washing machine helpful when staying 2...

Management response:

Dear Morag & Graham We enjoyed having you and are very pleased you had a great experience with your stay. I also have to say a big "Thank you" to you for leaving Oak Cottage so clean and tidy for us! (grin) We'd love to see you both again!! Many thanks Maureen & Robin French


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  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The TV has a good selection of free view channels.
The bath has a shower over it for the guests who prefer to take a shower.
The bungalow can sleep a total of 5 persons with additional fold away bed in the lounge area for one person.
There is a pub and a restaurant with in easy walking distance of the bungalow.
Parking for your car is immediately outside the bungalow.
There are outside table and chairs with a sun parasol provided.
A Barbecue is provided for the guests.
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Crib
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Apr 28, 2018 -
Jun 1, 2018
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Jun 2, 2018 -
Jul 6, 2018
7 nights --
Jul 7, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
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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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
1) I'm very sorry we can only except bank transfers, cheque, Pay Pal or cash on arrival payments as we are a small family business and do not have credit card facilities available.

2) Please note there is a discount of £20 for parties of 2 or less during High Season .
There is a small charge of £20 for pets.

3) We are sometimes able to take short breaks by arrangement.
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About the neighborhood
Faversham and the surrounding district offer a wealth of places to visit. Orchards and vineyards, historic homes and gardens are all nearby. For those who prefer to walk there are the marshes teeming with wildfowl and even a lonely beach to be discovered. Inland you'll find woods, villages and country pubs to have a relaxing lunch or evening meal.

The historic Cathedral City of Canterbury and Whitstable (famous for it's Oyster's) are less than 15 minutes drive away. Famous locations such as Leeds Castle, Dover Castle and Chatham Maritime can be reached in under 45 minutes, Faversham is the ideal base to stay and explores all the many treasures that Kent has to offer and more.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Gatwick: 49.7 mi
Railway: Faversham: 1.2 mi
Ferry: Dover: 24.9 mi
Fly to Gatwick, Heathrow or Stansted Air Ports Hire a car and drive approximately 1 hour 30 minites.
By Ferry to Dover and by car from Dover to the Country Retreat 40 minites.
By the Channel Tunnel and drive by car to The Country Retreat 45 minites.
By Train to Faversham and taxi to the Country Retreat 5 minites (approximately £5 taxi costs)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.7 mi.
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