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  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 0 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
  • Heritage Collection
  • Green Scheme
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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Ideal for walkers, the North Downs Way is close to this comfortable cottage, with a wood burner and garden.

Ideal for walkers, the North Downs Way is close to this comfortable cottage, with a wood burner and garden.

The 17th-century smithy is situated in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the quiet hamlet of Bodsham on the Kent Downs. A rolling landscape of fields and woodlands surround the area. The Smithy is within easy access of a network of footpaths and bridleways including the North Downs Way, allowing you to explore the area and the numerous pubs that are within walking distance. The owner has thoughtfully provided walking maps for local walks. There is a local pub in Bodsham just 50 yards from The Smithy.
The picturesque village of Wye (nearest shop) is 4 miles away, Canterbury 8 miles, Hythe (beach) 12 miles, Euro Tunnel 12 miles, Ashford 10 miles (with a high speed train to London in 37 minutes).
Smithy, standing detached, is a comfortable, attractive, single-storey cottage, presented to a high standard with character retained outside and in.
The Smithy has two patio gardens with flowerbeds, one ideally situated for sunrise and the other for sunset, both provided with garden furniture. A barbecue is provided in the summer months. To the south-facing front of The Smithy is an open lawn area. Off road private parking is provided for two cars. Beach 12 miles. Shop and restaurant 4 miles and pub 50 yards.

All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room:
With wood burner, Freeview TV, HD Freeview recorder, Blu-ray/DVD player with a selection of DVDs, CD player and beams.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Please note: Until 18th September 2020 Bedroom 2 will have bunk beds and the property will sleep 4 guests, from this date the property will sleep 3 guests only.

Electric panel heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels, fibre-optic Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Drying facilities available on request. Lawned garden to the front. 2 patio gardens with garden furniture and barbecue (summer months only) to the rear. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: No children under 10 years old.

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What do our customers say?

  • 8

    John

    Posted by anonymous

    The cottage certainly enhanced our visit to the area, but it was a shame that a) the weather did not help and b) we had to cut short our visit. The cottage was enjoyable, comfortable, well equipped (although we did not use all of it and had meals out)

    Confirmed guest, 26/10/2019 04/11/2019
9.8 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by ReeVoo