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Blackbird Cottage in Ottinge, Kent

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sleeps 4
2 rooms

Blackbird Cottage description

This beautifully restored Grade II listed thatched barn dating back 300 years, has been divided into two beamed holiday cottages which reside in the grounds of the owners’ 500-year-old home Boyke Manor, where the great grandfather of Edward Elgar once lived, situated in the unspoilt Elham Valley, an AONB. Activities in the area include walking, horse riding, cycling, wildlife viewing, golf, beaches and art and crafts. Canterbury, great for shopping and sightseeing, and Dover, ideal for day trips to France, are both 20 minutes away. There is a fast train link to London (55 minutes). Shops ½ mile, pub 1 mile.Living/dining room and well-equipped kitchen area with butler sink and tiled floor. Shower room with toilet and tiled floor. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft zip & link bed (can be twin beds on request) and sloping ceiling. Twin bedroom with sloping ceiling. Bathroom with toilet and tiled floor. Beamed throughout.
  • Full elec CH inc (Nov-May £75pw, £10 per day for short breaks)
  • Elec, bed linen and towels inc
  • TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • Radio/CD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Terrace with furniture
  • Shared garden
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Shared games area with table tennis
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • NB: 2 steps to terrace
Note: Blackbird Cottage (ref PLLP) may be booked with Wren Cottage (ref PLLT) to sleep 9+1 people, with seating space for all guests at Wren Cottage.


  • Detached Property
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Games Room
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
  • Shower
  • Thatched Roof
  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Winter Short Breaks
  • Luxury Collection
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • No Pets
  • Heritage Collection
  • Green Scheme
  • Open Plan
  • Car Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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