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Beacon House in Ashford, Kent

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sleeps 10
5 rooms

Beacon House description

This imposing, detached, Georgian family home resides in the centre of its own spacious grounds. It nestles on the edge of a pretty village with attractive typically Wealden, weather-boarded houses and old hall houses. There is also a fenced outdoor swimming pool, which is solar heated. All rooms are spacious and there is plenty of living accommodation, making it an ideal retreat for family holidays or a reunion. It is well appointed for exploring the village of Tenterden - known as ‘The Jewel of the Weald’ - and its antique, gift and specialist shops plus excellent tea rooms. Ashford offers the best of a flourishing market town with its rich mix of historic buildings, yet all the vibrancy of a modern international gateway, with Ashford’s International Eurostar station providing an efficient link to the continent. There is a wealth of attractions to visit locally including the Kent and East Sussex Steam Railway which chugs through 10½ miles of glorious countryside. Guests can tempt their palette with award-winning wines, ciders and juices at Biddenden Vineyards (Kent’s oldest commercial vineyards), 5 miles. Dubbed the most beautiful castle in the world, Leeds Castle is 6 miles; this fairytale, moated castle offers golf, a fine aviary and a maze. It also hosts summer concerts and a spectacular firework displays around November 5th. Canterbury is 18 miles away: visit the historical cathedral embellished with Bethersden ‘marble’, as well as abbey ruins, art galleries, museums, ancient city walls, and churches. Small Hythe place is a local NT property close by. Shop 150 yards, pub 400 yards.Spacious living/dining room with open fire in inglenook and French doors to garden. Additional sitting-room with TV. Morning room with piano. Well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room Aga (Oct-Jun) with tiled floor. Laundry room. Play room with TV (no reception, for DVD playback only). Changing room leading into toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed an, one with wash basin. Three twin bedrooms, two with wash basin. Three bedrooms have wooden floor. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Shower room with toilet.
  • Open fire - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Aga (Oct-May)
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • D/washer
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • 1 1/2-acre garden with orchard, terrace and furniture
  • BBQ
  • Ample parking
  • Solar heated swimming pool (30ft x 16ft, depth 3ft to 6ft 6in, open mid Jun-Sep) with Roman steps
  • Piano
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking


  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Main Fuel or Power incl.
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • Wifi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
  • Heritage Collection
  • Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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