Benenden, Sussex, Surrey & Kent Cottages
The Little Barn is a detached property standing in the grounds of a 15th century farmhouse in the Weald of Kent between Benenden and Cranbook. There are 6 acres of paddocks, and beyond them a backdrop of rolling countryside and woodland. From the garden there is immediate access onto a public footpath. The property is comfortably furnished and maintained with care by its owners. It lies in a very peaceful setting at the end of its own long driveway.
Stable door entrance into a fitted kitchen with brick-tiled floor and small breakfast bar. Adjoining, spacious and welcoming sitting room with dining area.
Enclosed stairs lead to a twin bedroom.
There is a brick-paved terrace in the front of the barn and a separate, very private, lawned garden bordered by hedges behind and above the barn. There are two small ponds. Beyond the garden and the paddocks there is a backdrop of rolling countryside and woodland.Electricity charged on £1 coin meter. Sorry no pets. No smoking.
The property is very close to Hemsted Forest, with 1,200 acres of woodland, an 18 hole golf course and a riding school. There are a number of National Trust properties in the vicinity, including Sissinghurst, (Castle and Gardens) only 2 miles away, as well as Bodiam and Scotney Castles. The ancient Cinque Port of Rye is only 11 miles and the beach at Camber Sands about 14 miles. The nearest local shops are in Benenden, a mile away, while Tenterden, 6 miles, has a leisure centre and swimming pool.
"Thank you for a wonderful holiday. We have found the cottage so cosy and comfortable; we have quite fallen in love with this part of Kent. All very best wishes."Mr & Mrs Alford 2016-09-01
"A very pleasant stay in The Little Barn. The accommodation was very comfortable and the owners charming."Mr & Mrs Lloyd 2010-09-01