The Smithy

Bodsham, nr. Canterbury

Property Reference: PP5
  • Sleeps4
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade4 Star rating
Exterior Living room/dining room Living room/dining room Living room Kitchen Double bedroom Bunk bedroom Bathroom Bathroom Sitting-out-area Patio Exterior View Bodsham Valley

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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.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Baby and Toddler FriendlyBaby and Toddler Friendly
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Property Description

The Smithy is a comfortable single-storey cottage standing detached in the heart of the small hamlet of Bodsham in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated just 4 miles from the picturesque village of Wye, The Smithy is surrounded by a network of footpaths including the North Downs Way. Dating back to the 17th century with its own garden, The Smithy has been tastefully restored to a high standard and is ideally placed for sightseeing and touring. The Channel Tunnel is just a 20-minute drive away, whilst the cathedral city of Canterbury, the market town of Tenterden, Leeds Castle, Howletts Zoo and the seaside town of Whitstable are all within easy driving distance. There are numerous local pubs serving food and the nearest convenience store is 4 miles away. Pub 2 miles.

Beamed living/dining room with wood-burning stove. Contemporary fitted kitchen. Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Bunk bedroom. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove – initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, electric rads, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot and high chair (on request)
  • TV
  • Video
  • DVD (small library)
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Drying facilities by arrangement
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden with furniture
  • Barbecue (summer)
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Stabling for horses available by arrangement
  • No smoking

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Excellent location if you want peace and quiet and be in an area of outstanding beauty. Pub within short walking distance. Excellent for walkers. Wye nearby village has advantage of a station so you can go by train to Margate, Ramsgate, Canterbury and Ashford etc. July 2012.
  2. A very comfortable and well equipped cottage in a wonderful out-of-the-way location. Very close to the attractions of the region yet tucked away in the Kent countryside. June 2012.
  3. A little gem. May 2012.
  4. Great cottage with absolutely everything you need provided. April 2012.
  5. Lovely property if you like seclusion as we did. Care is needed on roads as they are very narrow country lanes. Would definitely book again. March 2012.
  6. The property is in a beautiful location is comfortable & has good facilities. Ideal for couples of all ages & a young families with 2 children maximum. There are a lot of places of interest within an easy drive. Plenty of variation for eating out but the restaurant within walking distance of the property whilst very good, is expensive & visitors should allow £50.00 to £60.00 per head. We were not disappointed with any aspect of our holiday. July 2011.
  7. Accommodation good quality and comfortable but a bit remote, access is by single track road in each direction. Well placed for the coast and Canterbury. May 2011.
  8. One of the best holiday cottages I’ve stayed in. Oct 2010.
  9. Very clean well maintained property. Well equipped. Warm and comfortable. Oct 2010.
  10. Just what we wanted. Sept 2010.
  11. Location - convenient yet quiet Facilities - perfectly sized for a family. Aug 2010.
  12. Comfortable for two adults + two children. Quiet location. Pleasant area at side of accommodation with facilities for eating outside. Fairly well located for Kent’s areas of interest. Some very narrow lanes leading up to residence so care should be exercised when driving. July 2010.
  13. Peaceful and conveniently situated for exploring the county of Kent. June 2010.
  14. Very comfortable and quiet. May 2010.
  15. The cottage was amazing, clean tidy and comfortable. Really pleasant weekend will definitely remember and recommed. Feb 2010.
  16. Great location for visiting other towns and coast line of this part of Kent. Jan 2010.
  17. Perfect home from home. Dec 2009.
  18. Good, well equipped, comfortable cottage. Oct 2009.
  19. Well equipped, friendly welcome, cosy, interesting location. Sept 2009.
  20. The accommodation was comfortable and just the right size for a family of 3 with lovely surrounding but not too far for everything so if you wanted to get food, a restaurant or shopping they are in easy reach. Aug 2009.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
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    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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