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Derbies Cottage

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Derbies cottage
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1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 2
East Malling, West Malling, Kent, England
Delightful 1 bedroom cottage with lovely rural views located amongst orchards near the picturesque village of West Malling. The tastefully decorated accommodation includes ground floor open plan kitchen, sitting room / dining area, hall and cloakroom. Stairs to first floor double bedroom with ensuite shower. Ample parking and patio with furniture and BBQ available. Ideal for walks through Kent countryside with footpaths from the lane and walks to the local pubs. Excellent location for all Kent's historic attractions including Leeds Castle, Ightham Mote, Chartwell, Hever Castle, Chatham Dockyard, Rochester Cathedral ,Kent Rural Life Museum.Cot and highchair available, if required.
Listing #HL6569582
About the Owner
Christine W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed several days at this gem of a place. Close to family made it very convenient. Cottage is in the countryside so it is quiet, Christine and Trevor are great hosts. It is easy to find the footpaths, we walked to the Hilltop Tea...More

Thank Sightsee797667
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We stayed longer than most guests: two and a half months to be exact, and the cottage became a second home. We live in London, but both had reasons to be working in this area of Kent for some time and made Derbies Cottage a...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you wish to explore Kent which has an extensive choice of attractions to visit you couldn't do much better than to choose the lovely Derbies cottage as your base if you prefer to self cater. It is charming, elegant and tastefully decorated by the...More

2  Thank Mrs Janet B
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
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About the neighborhood
Derbies cottage is located between West Malling and East Malling near the towns of Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Maidstone, in the small hamlet of Well Street. Noted for it's 7 listed medieval houses and being included in the Domesday book, Well street is a quiet and peaceful conservation area.

East Malling is a small village and has a good local pub, the King and Queen which is popular for it's food and atmosphere, an 11th century church and the East Malling Agricultural Research Station which is recognised for it's work on fruit research especially its development of apple rootstocks now used throughout the world.

West Malling is a picturesque larger village with numerous shops, pubs and restaurants. The Swan is a Michelin starred pub/restaurant.
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Gatwick: 34.2 mi
Railway: West Malling: 1.9 mi
Ferry: Dover: 41.6 mi
By car 10 minutes from M20 motorway junction 4

20 minutes by car from Leeds Castle at junction 8.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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