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Peaceful Country Retreat near Canterbury

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Welcome to Watling House! Watling House is a 19th Century period property designed for modern family living. We are located in the quiet village of Bridge around 3 miles from the historic city of Canterbury. Our village is a great base for country walks in the Kent Downs with plenty of local amenities (and pubs!) or for a visit into Canterbury for it's history and vibrant nightlife. Watling House is perfect for families or groups of friends. Watling House sits of three floors and is perfect for a relaxing trip to the countryside. Whether you are entertaining in the open living / dining areas or relaxing by the fire, you will have everything you need for a great stay! The property benefits from modern amenities such as: - Wine Fridge - Nespresso Coffee Machine - Instant Boiling Water T...Welcome to Watling House! Watling House is a 19th Century period property designed for modern family living. We are located in the quiet village of Bridge around 3 miles from the historic city of Canterbury. Our village is a great base for country walks in the Kent Downs with plenty of local amenities (and pubs!) or for a visit into Canterbury for it's history and vibrant nightlife. Watling House is perfect for families or groups of friends. Watling House sits of three floors and is perfect for a relaxing trip to the countryside. Whether you are entertaining in the open living / dining areas or relaxing by the fire, you will have everything you need for a great stay! The property benefits from modern amenities such as: - Wine Fridge - Nespresso Coffee Machine - Instant Boiling Water Tap - Bluetooth Speaker - Sky Q (plus sports & movies) in the kitchen, lounge and master bedroom - Cole & Lewis London toiletries - Dishwasher - Outdoor dining - Luxury Stone Bath - Woodburning Fire - BBQ We have four cosy double bedrooms - two with king size beds. You can choose from two large living spaces or the seperate dining room. Enjoy the garden and patio area from the kitchen / living area, opening the large doors to let the outside in! Why visit Watling House... - Fantastic walks in an area of outstanding natural beauty - Lots of local amenities on your doorstep - three village pubs, local shop, butchers and a frequent bus service into Canterbury (approx 10 mins). - Close to the historic cathedral city of Canterbury. Visit the Cathedral, Canterbury Tales and the historic city walls. - You can nip up to London on the UK's first highspeed service from Canterbury West (approx 55 mins) or a day trip to France (approx 20 mins from Port of Dover and the Channel Crossing). We haven't been able to list all of the great things to do in the area but can always tell you more... we would recommend a trip to one of the local Kentish vineyards for some famous English Fizz! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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Meet the host
Tricia C
Hosting since May 2018
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
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Reviews (4)
Passport16237874327
Passport16237874327
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The best equipped holiday cottage we have stayed in. The attention to detail is second to none. Perfect for our extended family with grandchildren using the garden and patio everyday. The rooms are tastefully decorated and the village of Bridge is excellent with a play park and 3 pubs/ restaurants on your doorstep. Would highly recommend.
Visited July 2021
Written 1 August 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sinja W
Sinja W
2 contributions
We had the most amazing time at Watling house. We were three couples with three toddlers. Tricia provided us with a cod and a high chair.The house is spacious and very well equipped, beautifully decorated and offers everything you wish for. Really enjoyed the garden. Bridge is a nice Little village and a good base to explore the area. You find loads of information in the house. We would come back anytime.
Visited July 2019
Written 29 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

stellajw21
stellajw21
Brighton, United Kingdom3 contributions
Wow, what can I say. This house is amazing. From the moment we arrived we were in love of the house. The kitchen is amazing. It is decorated and equipped to a really high spec with everything you could possibly need. We cooked a full Christmas dinner for 7 and had everything we could have required. It was then lovely to have a seperate formal dining room for this which had a beautiful Christmas table in.The lounge area was decorated tastefully and had a really comfortable sofa area. Again really spacious. All bed rooms were lovely, with plenty of towels and beautiful touches of individual toiletries and chocolates. Equally the bathrooms had gorgeous toiletries and loads of hot water. Tricia had decorated with Christmasy touches which were lovely. We stayed at Wartling house as a girls Christmas get together and it was perfect from the beginning. Tricia was quick and informative from the moment we enquired about the house. The photos don't do this property justice its perfect. Thank you so much we really hope to return.
Visited December 2018
Written 4 December 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Passenger57067422990
Passenger57067422990
Thank you Stella. I am so glad you all had a lovely time. We would love to have you back in the future.
Written 17 December 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Frances E
Frances E
Wateringbury, United Kingdom1 contribution
The house is in a great location for visiting Canterbury & the surrounding area. Tricia has thought of everything inside the house with tasteful decor, a lovely garden, 4 comfortable bedrooms & 2 beautiful bathrooms. The kitchen has everything you would need & is a lovely place to spend time round the table. There is also a dining room & two lounge areas which are very comfortable with huge TVs & a great Bluetooth speaker. We spent a weekend here with friends & had a fantastic time. When we arrived there were fresh scones & biscuits in the kitchen - a lovely treat. We loved it so much we will definitely return.
Visited September 2018
Written 18 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Abi
Abi
Thank you for your lovely review. You were the perfect guests ! I am so glad you all had a lovely stay and would love to have you back in the near future.
Written 19 September 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Pool Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Peaceful Country Retreat near Canterbury

Peaceful Country Retreat near Canterbury is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Peaceful Country Retreat near Canterbury has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Peaceful Country Retreat near Canterbury has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Peaceful Country Retreat near Canterbury must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.