Thatched cottage in Doddington, Kent

Property reference 916110
7 nights:
£4,265 - £5,535
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Spectacular barn with space for all ideal for a family get together or celebration. More details...


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If you can tear yourselves away from this wonderful spot and all on offer at the barn then there is lots to see and do in the area. Leeds Castle with Go Ape, Segway and the stunning grounds itself is within 20 minutes, Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustines Abbey are also within easy reach and if you fancy a brewery tour, Shepherd Neame is based in nearby Faversham.


  • Property type

  • Theme

    Gold award
  • General

    Off road parking
  • Kitchen

    Washing machine
    Utility room
  • Living room

    CD player
  • Bathrooms

    Walk in shower
  • Bedrooms

    Bunk beds
    Twin beds
    Double bed
  • Leisure activities

    Outdoor swimming pool
    Hot tub
    Private garden
    Tennis court
    Swimming pool

  • Ideal for celebrations
  • Perfect party venue
  • Woodland eco hot tub


Great Higham Barn: sleeps 18 + 8 in 7 bedrooms, 2 sofa beds and 4 futon beds in reception rooms, 1 family bathroom, 4 en suite bath or shower rooms and 1 WC. Outside there is a private garden with large patio area and seating and private off road parking for several cars on the driveway or undercover. There is use of shared outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts for all guests.

The property is entered via the double height barn door which leads into a double height glass walled atrium.

Ground Floor

Main dining area seats 18 with French doors leading to the rear patio area.

Kitchen: split into three ‘rooms' – the main cooking area, with sink, double range electric oven and extractor fan, two dishwashers and a large fridge. A second dining area overlooks garden seats 12.

The utility room has a washing machine and separate dryer.

Glass wood and steel stairs lead to the first floor to an open mezzanine.

Snug/play area with PlayStation (sorry no games provided), TV/DVD, Reading area upon sofas to seat 4.

Main sitting area: sofas and armchairs to seat 14 with beanbags for a further 4, coffee table, TV and DVD adjoining WC

Independent room: (sleeps 2) access via the garden or spiral staircase from the first floor. King size double or twin, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower

Bedroom Configuration:

Master bedroom (sleeps 2) king size double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and integral shower

Double room (sleeps 2) double bed, en-suite shower room.

3 x Double / Twin rooms (sleeps 2 each) have twin beds that can be made up as a double – if you have a preference please let us know when booking.

Family bathroom with bath and integral shower


First Floor

Family bedroom (sleeps 6) four single beds and bunk beds with an en-suite bathroom walk in shower and bath

Snug/play area (sleeps 8) 2 double sofa beds and 4 futon beds sleep the extra 8 guests.


Underfloor heating throughout.

All forms of digital music are catered for with USB links for most MP3 players.

DAB radio and CD player also available. (Docking stations may not be compatible with some older iPods)

This large holiday barn in Kent is a truly stunning conversion of a very early barn dating from the 1600's situated in Doddington, Kent. The rooms of this impressive holiday barn in Kent make the most of the wonderful oak beams found throughout the Kent building and the layout has been especially designed to enhance the lofty heights and cathedral like proportions of this holiday barn in Kent. The owners of this Kent holiday barn have made very clever use of light with contemporary glass, wood and steel staircases and banisters shedding light right down through the layers of this wonderful Kent holiday barn.

A mixture of contemporary and antique furniture in this holiday barn adds a quirky but comfortable touch to the interior of this antique barn in Kent. This Kent holiday barn has large squashy sofas abound in the seating areas which are scattered throughout the holiday barn so that groups can sit and share those special holiday moments whether in the kitchen breakfast room, the galleried play area or the more formal sitting room.

A particular feature of this holiday barn in Kent is the annexe which can be used as part of the Kent barn (it has an inter-connecting staircase) or separately with its own front door – ideal for members of the party who perhaps are looking for a little privacy.

This impressive self catering holiday barn in Kent has a very spacious kitchen which has every conceivable machine imaginable and is split into areas, with an excellently equipped cooking area in the heart of the Kent barn, ideal for preparing for even the largest of parties. This holiday barn in Kent has both formal and informal eating areas, comfy sofas, and the utility area tucked away.

This self catering holiday barn is surrounded by Kent woodland and fields with lovely views of the Kent countryside from many of the rooms. There is parking for several cars in the driveway of this holiday barn in Kent with a private garden surrounding the holiday barn and the shared use of a heated swimming pool (summer only as outside pool), and tennis court within the complex to enjoy during your stay in this Kent holiday barn.

All in all, a truly stunning holiday barn in Doddington, Kent, ideal for the larger parties with enough space to give everyone the chance to relax, unwind and above all enjoy!

The Barn has been rated 4 Star Gold Award by Visit Britain.

Stunning period barn ideal for large parties, group accommodation or a wedding venue beautifully furnished with wonderfully spacious rooms. This holiday accommodation is quite literally breathtaking with huge rooms, heavily beamed, contemporary touches and a bespoke table to seat all your guests in the wonderful dining hall. This Kent holiday house is in excellent condition throughout with several seating areas, games area, playstation, enormous kitchen with space for all, swimming pool, tennis court and a large garden. For larger parties, combine the other barns in the complex to sleep up to 44.


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