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Old Smock Windmill in rural Kent

SuperanfitriónBenenden, Inglaterra, United Kingdom
Molino de viento - Anfitrión: Clare
2 huéspedes1 dormitorio1 cama1 baño
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Old Smock Mill is a romantic place for couples. The atmosphere inside is peaceful and relaxing. Everything is designed to unwind you from the moment you walk in. It is surrounded by the lovely Kent countryside where you can ramble and refresh yourselves by perhaps ending the day in one of the great pubs cosy by a log fire in Winter or in Summer in an English garden. Guests have said how hard it is to tear themselves away, it truly is a treasure to find.

El alojamiento
The Old Smock Mill is a gorgeous four storey building it has carefully been restored to a very high level. We now have opened the ground floor so if couples wish to come with another couple you have the option. The ground floor area can only be booked with the upper holiday let as they are in close proximity of each other. The ground floor website is Old Smock Mill Garden Hideaway.
The Mill has eighteen inch brick walls and a white weather boarded tower which stands out on the landscape. The oak exterior staircase leads up onto the beautiful staging where you enter into the Mill. Massive beams span each floor carrying the original upright shaft giant spur wheel and sack hoist. It is a very unusual romantic and memorable place to stay. Each room has been carefully designed to be in keeping but comfort and modern facilities are well catered for. A welcome basket including the owners chickens organic eggs will be given on arrival.


Bedroom:
Beautiful French king size bed with crisp white cotton sheets. There is a beautiful old copper basin sink and taps and a unique pulley system for hanging clothes. Large beams hold the iron giant spur wheel a stunning spiral staircase leads to the bathroom.

Bathroom:
Double ended bath, pedestal basin and toilet. Walk in wet room shower with under floor heating. White fluffy towels and locally made hand wash are supplied as standard.

Kitchen:
The kitchen is well laid out with washing machine/dryer oven hob fridge/freezer dishwasher toaster kettle and a good range of saucepans frying pans cutlery glass and china.

Living Room:
Dining area with round table and four chairs.
Sitting area comfortable leather sofa and two chairs TV DVD player and WiFi. A gas wood-burning stove is great to sit by in the evenings.

Other:
The 9' wide staging where a round teak table and four chairs are supplied. A bench on the morning side of the staging and two teak steamer chairs for sunbathing. There is an area under a large old apple tree which can be used in the garden for barbecuing.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen:
All towels and linen is included. Each week the linen and towels are changed and the mill is cleaned.

Amenities/Facilities:
Barbecue, Parking, Views onto the owners garden.

Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Oven, Tumble Dryer, Washing Machine.
Central Heating, Internet Access, TV.


About the area

Accessibility
The Windmill is not suitable for wheelchair use.

Outside
The area around the mill at first floor has a oak staging balcony 2.5 metres wide which encircles the mill. There are quality tables and chairs provided with teak steamers and cushions for relaxing in. A barbecue can be supplied to be used in an area in the garden not on the staging. The owners garden is private.

Coast/Beach
The local beach is Camber sands with its fantastic sand dunes and wide open sandy beaches. It lies close to the lovely Cinque Port town of Rye. Well worth a day trip! There is also the seaside town of Hastings approximately 30 min. away with its famous fishing huts and Jerwood Gallery. The old town is very charming and full of unusual shops but the beach is mainly pebbles.

Golf
The local area is rich in golf courses with a varying degree of difficulty. In forest Cranbrook there is a full 18 hole course which is less then five minutes away. In Biddenden there is a par 3 18 hole course called Chart Hills and Dale Hill at Flimwell.

How to get there
Gatwick is 36 miles away. Heathrow is 54 miles away. Ports of Dover 40 miles and Folkstone 36 miles (for euro tunnel) respectively. A car is essential for getting around as the bus services are intermittent. Taxis can be used but need to be booked. Staplehurst station with a direct line to London in under an hour is 15 mins away.

Distances
Benenden is around 10 min. walk and is the closest village.
Tenterden and Cranbrook are around 10 min. by car, both are interesting places to visit. Cranbrook with it's working Windmill and Tenterden with the steam railway.
Bewl water (also is the place of lapland UK) which is great for renting bikes and catching a ferry round the reservoir is about 15mins by car.
The famous gardens of Sissinghurst Castle and Great Dixter are 10 min. by car.

Further Details
Benenden has a village shop and traditional butchers. For bigger shops Tenterden contains a Tesco & Waitrose. In Cranbrook there is a co-op supermarket and Hartley Dyke farm shop which also has a great fish shop at good prices. There are ATM machine and Banks in both Cranbrook & Tenterden. Both Tenterden and Cranbrook have sports halls indoor swimming pools and public tennis courts. Apicius is a Michelin starred restaurant in Cranbrook booking essential. West House at Biddenden is another Michelin starred restaurant. The Bull at Benenden has good pub food and the Woodcock at Iden Green both reasonably priced. Fabios' in Cranbrook is a deli/cafe and has delicous Italian fare and serves the best coffee around.
Other places of interest under 10 miles away :
Cranbrook
Tenterden
Steam Railway
Sissinghurst Castle Gardens
Great Dixter
Scotney Castle
Bodiam Castle
Pashley Manor
Merriments
Marle Place gardens and gallery
Smallhythe Place
Batemans
Rolvenden Historic Vehicle Collection
Finchcocks Museum of Music
Biddenden and Chapel Down Vineyards
Bedgebury Pinetum
Hempsted Forest
Silcocks Organic Farm Shop
Hartley Dyke Farm Shop and fish shop
Nearby Farmers Markets take place in Tenterden, Cranbrook and Sissinghurst
Other open gardens seasonally, copy of the Yellow Book available.
Under 25 miles away
Tunbridge Wells
Knole,
Penshurst
Doddington Place
Leeds Castle
Godinton Park
Camber Sands
Rye
Winchelsea
Hastings Old Town and Fire Hills
The recently refurbished 1930s De la Warr Pavilion in Bexhill
Within 30/ 40 min. drive
Goodnestone Park Gardens
Canterbury Cathedral
The Romney Marsh Churches
The birdwatchers’ haven of Dungeness




Location Type:
Rural.

Acceso de los huéspedes
Guests access the Mill up the outside exterior staircase to their front door on the staging.

Otros aspectos para tener en cuenta
The Mill is not a party venue and is strictly for the couple or couples who have booked only unless otherwise agreed with us in advance.
Important:- we request that anyone enquiring about the accommodation has an informative and fully verified Airbnb profile. This is an integral part of the Airbnb experience and we are much more likely to accept your booking if your profile is transparent and open.
Old Smock Mill is a romantic place for couples. The atmosphere inside is peaceful and relaxing. Everything is designed to unwind you from the moment you walk in. It is surrounded by the lovely Kent countryside…

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Dormitorio 1
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Estacionamiento gratis en la propiedad
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Wifi
Chimenea interior
Secadora
Calefacción
Plancha
Televisor
Zona para trabajar con laptops
Secador de pelo

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Benenden, Inglaterra, United Kingdom

This historic property is set amidst beautiful countryside with far-reaching views. Sunrises and sunsets are simply stunning, while the night sky is very dramatic, thanks to minimal light pollution. The local beach is the famous Camber Sands.

Anfitrión: Clare

Se registró en junio de 2013
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Hello I enjoy painting in oils, gardening and seeing gardens, cooking and having great meals with the family. We love to holiday in the West country by the sea. With the Windmill I have worked to create an interesting space for people to share and enjoy. The Windmill is set in our garden and we are delighted to meet the guests who will be staying although you are left to be as private as you wish. We have Ash our golden labrador and Maisie the kitten who is very much the boss. Freshly laid eggs from our organic chickens are given as part of your welcome basket. We look forward to meeting you in our relaxing surroundings.
Hello I enjoy painting in oils, gardening and seeing gardens, cooking and having great meals with the family. We love to holiday in the West country by the sea. With the Windmill I…
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Check-out: 11:00
No apto para niños o bebés
No se permite fumar
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