Great Higham Barn and Oast

Doddington | Kent

About The House

Sleeps 36
11 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms

Great Higham Barn: 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. Use of shared outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts.

The property is entered via the double height barn door which leads into a double height glass walled atrium.
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 overlooking the garden seats 12.
The utility room has a washing machine and separate dryer.
Snug/play area with PlayStation (sorry no games provided), TV/DVD
Main sitting area: seats 14 with beanbags, TV / DVD

Ground Floor
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.
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed.
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) twins beds available on request
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) twin beds available on request.
Family bathroom with bath and integral shower WC.
Independent bedroom (sleeps 2) access down via a spiral staircase from the first floor or directly via own exterior front door. King size double or twin, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower.

First Floor (2 bedrooms):
Snug/play area (sleeps 8) 2 double sofa beds and 4 futon beds sleep the extra 8 guests.
Family bedroom (sleeps 6) six single beds with an en-suite bathroom walk in shower and bath

Great Higham Oast: Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms, 1 reception room, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite) and 1 WC. Outside there is a south facing patio with seating for 10 and a BBQ and further outside space to the rear. Under cover car parking for two cars is available.

Sitting area: Open plan, TV / DVD and Sky TV are available.
Kitchen: With granite work surfaces the kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine, electric oven and hob, microwave and extractor fan, the adjoining dining table seats 10.

Ground Floor
Family bedroom (sleeps 4) 1 double bed and 2 single beds and a wood burning stove.

First Floor
Master bedroom (sleeps 2) oak double bed, en suite with shower cubicle
2 x twin bedrooms (each sleeps 2) each with two single beds
Family bathroom with bath and hand-held shower over


Underfloor heating throughout both properties.
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). DAB radio and CD, iPod, iPhone, iPad, docking station may not be compatible with some iPod classics.



Tumble Dryer
Washing Machine
Child Friendly
16 Miles to Beach
2 Miles to Pub
5 Miles to Shops
Pet Friendly
BBQ - Coal
Shared Swimming Pool
Hot Tub
Large Holiday Homes
BBQ - Gas

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Things You Need to Know

This is a carbon neutral development and all heating is supplied by the estates own coppiced woodland at no charge to the holidaymaker.  In addition, much of the electricity comes from a renewable source.
All logs for the wood burner are provided free of charge.
Guests use the hot tub and pool facilities at their own risk, and due to harsh chemicals used for maintenance purposes some skin types may react. Please note the pool is heated, and available from Good Friday to 31st October, but is weather dependent.
Pool towels are provided.
BBQ's are coal fuelled - The coal is not supplied
Pets are welcome. Please note additional pet charges are £30 per pet per week (or part of) will be charged.
Please note check in is 3pm and check out is 10am.


House Rules

We would respectfully ask that the following house rules are adhered to, to avoid any damages to our beautiful holiday home. Should any damages arise please note charges may be taken from your security deposit.

Please ensure you vacate on time to allow our housekeepers to enter the property and prepare it for the next guests.
Smoking is not permitted in the property at any time.
Please note for insurance purposes the number of guests must not exceed the total occupancy of the house.
For fire safety reasons please do not use any candles in the property.
Fireworks and chinese lanterns are not permitted due to thatched roof.
Please note quiet hours are between 11pm and 9am. Please be respectful to our neighbours.

To ensure Government guidelines are followed in relation to Covid-19, during your stay at Great Higham Farm guests will be allocated specific time slots to use the shared facilities of the swimming pool and tennis court. Please see the timetable below. This may be subject to change dependent on the Covid-19 guidelines in place at the time of your stay.

Please note the pool is heated, and available from Good Friday to 31st October, but is weather dependent.

Great Higham Barn and Oast
Monday 1pm - 6pm
Tuesday 8am - 1pm
Wednesday 1pm - 6pm
Thursday 8am - 1pm
Friday 1pm - 6pm
Saturday 8am - 1pm
Sunday 1pm - 6pm

In The Area

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 Augustine's Abbey are also within easy reach and if you fancy a brewery tour, Shepherd Neame is based in nearby Faversham.

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