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Kent Downs Cottage - cosy lounge with wood burner
Kent Downs Cottage - inside dining for all guests
Kent Downs Cottage - well equipped kitchen includes an island
Kent Downs Cottage - rear view of house showing tri-fold doors to patio
Kent Downs Cottage - views across the Kent Downs
Kent Downs Cottage - sociable lounge with a wood burner
Kent Downs Cottage - individual design details make for stylish accommodation
Kent Downs Cottage - on a warm evening open the tri-fold doors when dining
Kent Downs Cottage - kitchen includes all modern appliances
Kent Downs Cottage - plenty of food prep worktop space
Kent Downs Cottage - the light floods in to create an airy space
Kent Downs Cottage - Snug with extra sofa bed
Kent Downs Cottage - king sized bed in bedroom 2
Kent Downs Cottage - bedroom with large picture window with view to ancient woodland views on hilltop
Kent Downs Cottage - king sized bed with extra sofa bed
Kent Downs Cottage - spacious bedroom with en suite access
Kent Downs Cottage - king sized bedroom with stylish soft furnishings
Kent Downs Cottage - pretty twin bedroom
Kent Downs Cottage - full bathroom with bath
Kent Downs Cottage - shower cubicle
Kent Downs Cottage - roomy hallway space
Kent Downs Cottage - family holiday house entrance
Kent Downs Cottage - inside dining for all guests
Kent Downs Cottage - well equipped kitchen includes an island
Kent Downs Cottage - rear view of house showing tri-fold doors to patio
Kent Downs Cottage - views across the Kent Downs

Kent Downs Cottage, Canterbury, Kent

Sleeps 4 - 8 4 Bedrooms 10 Dining

Holiday house near Canterbury sleeping 8 for multi generational family get togethers or guests attending nearby wedding events

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Kent Downs Cottage, Canterbury, Kent, sleeps 4 - 8 in 4 bedrooms.

Kent Downs Cottage sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms with a double sofa bed in the ground floor games room for 2 extra guests, by request. 

This family holiday house is near Canterbury, located in the glorious Kent Downs, making it a great choice for multi-generational families, friends, walkers and wedding guests. Respectful single sex groups also welcome. Get together for a rural break, stay close to top wedding venues or celebrate a big birthday in style. With good road and rail transport links, Kent Downs Cottage makes perfect sense as a meeting point, a lovely traditional little village with close proximity to amazing walks through the beautiful Garden of England.

Kent Downs Cottage is an attractive house, light-filled with large windows making the most of stunning views across the Kent countryside. Everyone can sit down together at the table for special meals prepared in the fully equipped kitchen. There's a large lounge with a cosy wood burner for catching up with friends or a movie night. Tri-fold doors can be opened onto the patio (weather permitting), expanding the living area into the outdoors or for al fresco dining. The enclosed rear garden is a lovely spot to enjoy the wonderful Kent weather. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are very welcome.

3 comfortable and stylish bedrooms have hotel quality king size beds, one has twin beds which can be made into a double by request using zip and link. The main bedroom has a huge picture window boasting hill top views of ancient woodland and an en suite shower room. The main bathroom is centrally located for the other bedrooms, and there is also a ground floor cloakroom for your convenience.

Petham is within very easy reach of Canterbury, a culture-filled cathedral city with a friendly vibe and lots going on. The Pilgrims Way Cycle Trail in the Kent Downs is a highlight for those with bikes and the North Downs Way gives plenty of choice for avid hikers. Whitstable and Folkstone are around 30 minutes drive, and Margate and Faversham are not much further, making this a great central location to explore East Kent, with beautiful scenery, great beaches for wild swimming, woodlands and coastal path, plus culture and the arts.


Dog Friendly

Up to 2 dogs welcome with prior approval.


Ground floor games room with sofa bed suitable for those with reduced mobility, as a bedroom. Please note the stairs are narrow and quite steep.


WiFi is available throughout the house.

Dining Room

Inside dining area for all guests. Outside dining on patio for barbecues.


Fully equipped and includes two ovens, an island hob, dishwasher and washing machine.

Sitting Room

Large lounge with Smart TV, comfy seating and wood burner.


4 bedrooms with 3 kings and twin beds that can be made up as a double or singles. The games room has a double sofa bed which can sleep 2 extra guests.


1 en suite shower room and 1 large family bathroom. Ground floor cloakroom.


Wild flower meadow at the front of the house. Natural fully fenced back garden with seating, patio, barbecue and firepit. Amazing views!

TV and Music Facilities

Smart TV in living room.

Children's Facilities

A travel cot is available but you will need to provide bedding.

Heating and Open Fires

Centrally heating with underfloor heating in large living area. Electric storage heaters in some bedrooms. Wood burner in lounge. Firepit on patio.


Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided.


Parking is free on Town Road outside the house. Not recommended for people with limited mobility as you need to walk to the house.


No smoking anywhere on the property please.

Booking Information

Check in from 4pm, check out by 11am. Self check in via a lock box. Parking is free on Town Road, and it is a short walk down a shared pathway into the property. Please be respectful of neighbours, especially at night time or in the garden. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are welcome, by prior approval, but must not be left alone in any of the rooms and are not allowed on any of the furniture. Absolutely no parties please.

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Kent Downs Cottage, Kent

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Weekly Price
From £1950
2 Night Weekend
From £1000
3 Night Weekend
From £1400
Midweek per night
From £300

Late Deals

May half term 2024 Late Deals

27 - 31 May Enjoy half term in the Kent Countryside, only £1200 all in

May 2024 Late Deals

31 May - 2 June 27 - 31 May Enjoy half term in the Kent Countryside, only £900 all in


Located in the rural village of Petham, only 10 minutes from Canterbury in the heart of the Kent Downs. 30 mins from Folkestone, Dover, Faversham and Whitstable. Excellent road transport and railway links. Sandy beaches in Margate are 45 minutes away.

  • Petham near Canterbury.
  • Morrisons is 10 mins drive, Aldi and Sainsburys are not much further.
  • Many in the local area.
  • London Airports
  • Canterbury, Chartham and Chilham
  • Buses between Petham and Canterbury.

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