Key Facts

General Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps up to 24
  • 12 bedrooms | 11 bathrooms (8 en-suites)
  • There are an additional two children's z-beds
  • Separate WC and hand basin on 1st & 2nd floors
Bedrooms</strong Sleeps Beds Features
FitzWalter 2 Super King En-suite with
roll-top bath,
shower
Pink 2 Super King /
Twin*
En-suite shower
over bath
Effie's 2 King En-suite shower
over bath
Green 2 King En-suite shower
over bath
Dressing room 2 King Private bathroom
shower over bath
George's 2 King Shared bathroom
shower over bath
Henry's 2 Super King /
Twin*
Shared bathroom
shower over bath
Francis' 2 Super King /
Twin*
En-suite shower
over bath
Games room 2 Super King /
Twin*
En-suite shower
over bath
William's 2 Super King /
Twin*
En-suite with
roll-top bath,
shower
Julian's 2 King Private bathroom
shower over bath
Robert's 2 King En-suite
shower
* 6ft Zip-and-link beds

Cooking and Dining

  • Private chef & catering available
  • Dining table comfortably seating 24
  • Four fan ovens and one six-ring gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Gas BBQ
  • Espresso machine, and Nova coffee filter machine for 24 cups
  • Tables and seating for 24 outside
  • Two dishwashers

Where We Are

  • Situated within one and a half hours of London, near the cathedral town of Canterbury
  • Nearest train station: Aylesham
  • Nearest airport: London Gatwick
  • Taxis available
  • Parking for 15 cars
  • Canterbury | Kent | CT3 1PL

Things To Do

Inside

  • Piano in hall
  • Two 36" TVs, in Breakfast Room & Library on Ground Floor; one 36” TV in Jane Austen Room on 1st Floor
  • Super-fast fibre optic Wi-Fi with unlimited downloads; 100 MB per sec
  • SONOS sound system in reception rooms
  • Library
  • Open fires with logs provided
  • Children's board games

Outside

  • 15 acres of gardens in total (2 acres around the house for exclusive use by guests)
  • Croquet set
  • Pond in walled garden, well away from the house

Activities

  • Have on-site cookery and cocktails arranged
  • Take a cycle or a horse ride through the country
  • Get a bird's eye view from a helicopter
  • Experience the gothic grandeur of Canterbury Cathedral
  • See the views from the White Cliffs of Dover
  • Climb aboard the boats at the Historic Dockyard Chatham
  • For retail, get to The Bluewater

For Children

  • See Chaucer’s stories brought to life at The Canterbury Tales
  • Tour the spooky streets on a Ghost Tour
  • See wolves and wild boar at Wildwood
  • See playful primates at Howlett’s Wild Animal Park
  • Pack a picnic for Peene Quarry
  • Relive the golden age of rail at Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Railway
  • Ski or snowboard at Folkestone Ski Centre

About your Booking

Payment Process

  • We take a one-third deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked

Cautionary Deposit

  • £1,500 refundable deposit

House Restrictions

  • No pets
  • No fireworks
  • Noise policy in place
  • Not suitable for stag parties
  • Hen parties welcome, by request
  • Weddings welcome, for up to 150

Arrival and Departure

  • Check in is 4pm
  • Check out is 10am
  • Check out on Sundays is 4pm

What's Included

  • Linen, towels and essentials
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Travel cot and two high chair