Ramsden Farm Cottage

Kent
Self-catering
+44 (0)1580 240203


A lovely hideaway with a cow-print chaise longue, modern paintings, funky bar stools, a sunny courtyard garden and good pubs nearby

Bedroom

3 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 6

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Tucked behind the farmhouse is the old milking parlour, which Sally has converted using reclaimed materials to create a quirky hideaway. Find beautiful oak and cherrywood floors, white walls and vivacious touches, such as a black-and-white cow-print chaise longue. The living area is open and light with lovely standing timbers, comfy red sofas and a wood-burner; the kitchen is big but cosy, with rich red walls and cream cupboards. A stack of cookery books invites creativity; funky breakfast bar stools catch the eye. The downstairs bedroom has twin French walnut beds; upstairs, past the day bed on the landing, are two more bedrooms under the eaves. Upstairs’ bathroom has a free-standing Victorian bath tub; downstairs is a wet room. You have a large brick and cobble terrace garden that faces south; eat out on sunny days and take in long Wield views. Nearby are castles, gardens, great country houses, vineyards, cider makers and three excellent pubs – one a mile’s stroll from the door – and the coast is half an hour: Fairlight cliffs and Hastings are well worth a trip.

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm
Check out
10.30am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available.
Closed
Rarely
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Property
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property

Pricing

Nightly price
from £135
Weekly price
from £560
1 Cottage for 6
From £1353 bedrooms

Reviews

We keep going back to this lovely cottage on our visits to England. Sally, the owner, has made it very cosy and has made sure there is everything available that you could possibly need. Storm Ciarra was happening when we were there but with the large wood burning stove in the sitting room we were very cosy. The cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside and there is a lot to do in the area. Next time we need to visit in the summer to make use of the wonderful patio area. I would thoroughly recommend it.

Sheila, Umbria, italy

My family have just returned from a wonderful week at Ramsden Farm Cottage and are already planning a return visit. The cottage is extremely spacious and comfortable with a large garden and uninterrupted views of the Kent countryside. There are loads of lovely things to do within a short drive of the cottage and plenty of good pubs nearby. In the evenings we really enjoyed making use of the well equipped kitchen and chilling out in the garden or cosy lounge. Sally was extremely helpful from first contact onwards and made our stay very easy and stress free. A perfect staycation!

Teresa, Brighton

A beautiful well equipped cottage in gorgeous countryside surrounded by lovely villages and so much to see and do within a short drive.......London only an hour away by train if you need a city fix. Difficult to think of a way to improve this if you want a peaceful and relaxing stay in a beautiful part of England.

Michael, Midhurst

This is a truly lovely,rustic country cottage. I booked so that together with my adult daughters we had a base to attend a nearby wedding. Some friends stayed earlier in the week and a local Alexander technique teacher gave us a workshop.The main living area is a generous size so 5 of us (including the teacher) could work on the floor.Eating together was easy to organise in a well designed kitchen/dining area with equipment that includes a Magimix food processor.Beds are comfortable and have the prettiest linen.Responsive heating worked quickly one cool evening. Highly recommended.

Mary, Benson

We had a lovely time at Ramadan Farm Cottage. We are a family of four and stayed for a week together with our parents in law in the cottage. The interior and kitchen are very nice and up to date. For evenings there is also the possibility to make it cosy using the fireplace. If you like walking, you are in luck because the the landscape surrounding the cottage is beautiful. All in all we recommend the place.

Ellen, The netherlands, leiden

We had a lovely stay at Ramsden Farm Cottage with our three young children. There was ample space for all of us. A great kitchen space, lounge and bathrooms too. The setting is idyllic, quiet, safe and the children enjoyed watching the lambs in the nearby field. It was an excellent base to enjoy Rye, Hastings, Camber Sands and nearby Sissinghurst. I would highly recommend a stay here.

Joseph, Henley-on-thames

Visiting Kent for an epic three day wedding celebration, the Cottage was a real home from home for all of us. The peace and quiet were a wonderful counterbalance to the celebrations. Despite being a floating population of about nine (not all staying at the cottage), we all managed to find quiet places and noisier places for the catchups and conversations of old friends. Those of us staying also managed to fit showers and baths and frock up fabulously day after day... Buses and taxis meant the rest of the week with no car was also enjoyable, visiting Dixter and Cranbrook, pub dinners etc etc

Carol, Craven arms

Stunning property in a peaceful location. Sally was very welcoming, provided us with a map for the local area and running routes! We were left to ourselves, which was what we wanted. We had lovely fresh flowers on arrival. Well equipped and good quality kitchen facilities. Loved the wet room. Main bedroom has lovely views across fields. Bed was very comfy, although the room has restricted head hight in places it still felt spacious and quirky. The weather was warm, we opened the windows and had the perfect treat of listening to the dawn chorus every morning. Lovely south facing open courtyard.

Emma

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Sally Harrington

  • Miles of sandy beaches at Camber Sands - only 35 minutes away.
  • Ancient smugglers' haunt of Rye, with its harbour and winding cobbled streets, is 30 minutes away.
  • Love Gardens? We are surrounded by them. The world famous Sissinghurst Castle Gardens of Vita Sackville West fame is only 3 miles away & Great Dixter, the family home of gardener and gardening writer Christopher Lloyd is 7 miles away.
  • The West House in Biddenden is a Michelin Star restaurant a few minutes drive away. Kent is known as the Garden of England with good reason, and here in the most picturesque of locations sits a restaurant which celebrates the region's prime terroir.
  • The famous Pantiles of Royal Tunbridge Wells are 35 minutes away. Or take a step back at time and ride on the steam railway at Tenterden - 3 miles.
  • Take a day trip to France. The cross channel tunnel and the ferries are less than an hour away.