Holiday let in Bircholt Forstal, Kent

Property reference 592736
7 nights:
£590 - £890
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With exposed beams throughout, this immaculate barn is set in 4 acres of unspoilt woodland and rolling fields, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It offers extensive country views over the North Downs and is ideal for a family or couple with dog looking to stay near Canterbury, Ashford or Folkestone. More details...


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Elmsted is a small village between Canterbury, Ashford and Folkestone. It takes its name from a quantity of Elms growing in it, 'Elm' signifying in Saxon, that tree, and 'Stede', a place. If it's castles that you love, Dover Castle and Leeds Castle are nearby.


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  • Kitchen

    Washing machine
  • Living room

  • Dining room

    Dining table
  • Bathrooms

  • Bedrooms

  • Leisure activities


  • Easy reach of Folkestone for day trips to France
  • Pretty spectacular views over the Kentish countryside
  • Birdsong, cherry blossom in peaceful surroundings


Hill View: Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, garden (not enclosed), parking for 2 cars.

Ground Floor

Open plan living/dining room with integrated kitchen. Seating for 6, flat screen (32”) TV/DVD, stereo/DC player.

Dining table and chairs seating 4.

Kitchen with electric cooker and oven, fridge freezer, washing machine.

Double doors leading outside patio, garden.

First Floor

Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), king size sleigh bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, 19” flatscreen TV.

Twin room (sleeps 2), 2 single beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers.

Family bathroom, roll top bath with handheld shower, shower cubicle with walled shower, WC and basin.


Courtyard with paved patio, lawn around the cottage. Seating for 4. BBQ.

Sits in a 4-acre woodland grounds. Access to owner’s paddock.

Cycle store



Oil fired (under floor) heating

Take in magnificent countryside views from this unrivalled peaceful spot, positioned halfway between Canterbury and Ashford. Hill View is a detached pristine barn with country charm set in 4 acres of unspoilt woodland and natural pasture in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the grounds of the owner’s home. A place where you can enjoy birdsong, wild flowers and the beautiful countryside of Kent Downs.

The barn has been finished to an extremely high standard, with exposed beams and charming country furniture and furnishing welcoming you to the large open plan living and dining area. A feeling of space, light and warmth prevails throughout and extends into the well-appointed bedrooms and luxurious bathroom complete with a beautiful roll top bath on the 1st floor. An ideal space for a long soak after having enjoyed gorgeous country walks along one of the many footpaths surrounding the barn.

Sunny days can be enjoyed outside on the private terrace followed by exploring the magnificent countryside. Spoil yourself with some alfresco dining or a BBQ on your return. All the sought after home comforts are here in this warm and comfortable self-catering barn, designed also with colder days in mind including underfloor heating, televisions in both the lounge and master bedroom and a plentiful supply of books, games, magazines and DVDs to entertain yourself.

Explore nearby historic Canterbury, coastal Folketsone or other lovely towns, villages, or attractions and places of interest such as Dover Castle, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park. Or just enjoy sunset views from this lovely barn.


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