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Benson's Rest, 6 acres in the garden of England

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Property A stylish, holiday home in the garden of England. Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room with oak flooring. Sitting Area has a very comfortable corner suite opposite the TV/DVD, a coffee table. Dining Area with country style dining table and chairs. Kitchen is galley style providing an electric oven and hob with extractor hood, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and door to rear patio and garden. Bedroom 1 is carpeted and has a super king-size bed, bedside cabinets made of local/traditional apple boxes, wardrobe, large mirror and views over patio and garden. Bedroom 2 is carpeted with full size twin beds, wardrobe, mirror and bedside cabinet. Smoke & Carbon monoxide detectors in the property. The property is an annexe and is attached to the owners home. We have a vast supply...The Property A stylish, holiday home in the garden of England. Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room with oak flooring. Sitting Area has a very comfortable corner suite opposite the TV/DVD, a coffee table. Dining Area with country style dining table and chairs. Kitchen is galley style providing an electric oven and hob with extractor hood, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and door to rear patio and garden. Bedroom 1 is carpeted and has a super king-size bed, bedside cabinets made of local/traditional apple boxes, wardrobe, large mirror and views over patio and garden. Bedroom 2 is carpeted with full size twin beds, wardrobe, mirror and bedside cabinet. Smoke & Carbon monoxide detectors in the property. The property is an annexe and is attached to the owners home. We have a vast supply of DVD's for all ages to loan you for the duration your stay. We welcome everyone and can supply a high chair, travel cot, sheets and babysitting on request. Please enquire re rates and availability on booking. We are a very relaxed family and you are more than welcome to play in our little treehouse, make dens, take our rescue hens eggs for a delicious breakfast explore and have fun. Sarah and Nick xMore
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About the Owner
Sarah M
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
Interaction with guests
Minimal interaction with guests. We are on hand to advise on places to see etc and if you have any problems during your stay.
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming to Benson’s Rest for years ever since Nick and Sarah opened their doors to guests. Each stay has been filled with lovely memories thanks to the great hospitality of our fabulous hosts. Their teenage children are endlessly kind and patient with our...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank karenhcngo
Geordiemax, VR Owner at Benson's Rest, 6 acres in the garden of England, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2019

Thank you so much for your wonderful review Karen. I'm so glad you all had great time. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sarah and Nick

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

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Date of stay: September 2017
Geordiemax, VR Owner at Benson's Rest, 6 acres in the garden of England, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2019

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Just been to Bensons Rest for an extended stay - our third visit. We love it. Perfect location, a real experience of the beautiful Kent countryside with the best hosts you could wish to meet. We would highly recommend this accommodation, surroundings, and the added...More

Date of stay: June 2017
2  Thank fujiirose
Geordiemax, VR Owner at Benson's Rest, 6 acres in the garden of England, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

You were both the most wonderful guests. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime xx

Reviewed 28 April 2017

If you want to experience the real englisch country side then go to Kent. Stay with Sarah and Nick in Benson's Crest and you feel the beauty of the country and friendly people of Cranbrook. When we arrived at Benson's Crest there was a warm...More

Date of stay: April 2017
2  Thank Sunshine696944
Geordiemax, VR Owner at Benson's Rest, 6 acres in the garden of England, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

It was so wonderful to meet you and would love to welcome you back anytime you like. x

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Positives: • Good central position, which is a great for exploring the whole of Kent. • Reasonable price for a four-bed property. • Helpful owners. Negatives: Nuisances. We spent the first hour of our stay vacuuming up spiders and their webs, which were in every...More

Date of stay: August 2016
2  Thank llewlihc96
Geordiemax, VR Owner at Benson's Rest, 6 acres in the garden of England, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

I'm so sorry that it looks like you didn’t enjoy your stay with us but I’d like to thank you for your review which I think will be helpful for others on TripAdvisor. I'm grateful you alerted us to the wasps nest and outside leaking...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Housekeeping Optional
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Benson's Rest is situated in the High Weald of Kent, which is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are in-between the beautiful Villages of Cranbrook and Goudhurst in the Weald of Kent nestled in 6 private acres. We are surrounded by small towns and villages such as Cranbrook, (know as the capital of the Weald) with it's working windmill and one of the oldest grammar schools in the country, Sissinghurst with its world famous gardens, Goudhurst, where the infamous Hawkhurst gang met their grisly end and Pluckley where the BBC's Darling Buds of May was set. Within half an hour you can be at Battle, the site of one of the worlds most famous battle sites 1066 and William the Conqueror and a little further beyond is the seaside town of Hastings. town of Cranbrook with its ...
Getting around
Unless you like lots of walking a car will be needed. There are many great places to visit by car and plenty of walks around the area.
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