Perfect huisje om te wandelen en te verkennen in Kent
Quiet family get-togethers are allowed
Roken niet toegestaan
On Prior agreement. £25 charge
We welcome babies , cot can be provided
Minimale leeftijd van de primaire huurder:21
Max gasten:4 (geschikt voor max. 4 volwassenen)
Please respect the neighbours & keep noise levels to a minimum.
This cottage is our home & we ask that you leave it as you found it.
We welcome dogs , please keep them off the beds & prefer you bring a dog bed if possible.
100% terugbetaling bij annulering ten minste 60 dagen voor de aankomstdatum. 50% terugbetaling bij annulering ten minste 30 dagen voor de aankomstdatum.
We enjoyed our stay in this lovely little cottage in Charing. The village was very nice, we made beautiful walks in the surroundings and interesting trips by train.
I am very pleased that you enjoyed the local walks, as there are many around that area. Famously from The Pilgrims Way through to Canterbury.
The cottage is also on a great train links through to Ashford International from where you can reach both London & Paris.
Or if you prefer to sit quietly and watch the world go by you could take a stroll down the high street to Mulberry's tea shop for some delicious English tea and cakes.
We look forward to welcoming you back.
The cottage was absolutely lovely. It was in a good location to reach lots of attractions and was very peaceful. I really enjoyed my stay.
This is a little gem of a retreat from where you can reach many visitor attractions throughout the county. Whilst remaining rural and as you say, peaceful, you can enjoy the local walks and tea rooms on your doorstep or travel to Sissinghurst, Canterbury or Dover both steeped in history. We look forward to you returning in the future.
A fantastic bolt hole in a beautiful Kentish village.
We had a fantastic few days at the lovely Forge Cottage, in the delightful village of Charing.
You couldn’t wish for a more cozy and charming place to escape modern life.
The cottage was well presented, well equipped, and easily catered for the needs of our family (2 adults & 2 young children).
The village of Charing is an undiscovered Kentish gem, with a well stocked village shop and even a micro brewery and pub! Rare to find rural peace with such good access to London or, for those going the other way, to the continent. Such was the old world charm of the village, there was a film crew present during our stay filming a period drama.
In our view, Forge Cottage and Charing were both the stars!
Thank you for your review, and yes, the charm of the village and it's tranquil pace rubs off when you're there. Also close to local historic places or towns to fill the day with at your leisure. Kent holds many beautiful locations in The garden of England, hence it being sort for filming TV period dramas...
We look forward to welcoming you back anytime. Regards Sue
A beautiful and well located cosy retreat!
Forge Cottage is a beautiful and well appointed place to stay with all the home comforts you need. Sue is a great host and makes finding the place and checking in really easy and left some essentials in the kitchen and logs for the fire to make you feel welcome. The cottage is in the centre of the beautiful village of Charing with an amazing butchers and tea shop and a great general store, post office and hairdressers! Easy access to the Pilgrims Way and North Downs Way and well positioned for the towns of Canterbury, Ashford or Maidstone.
The cottage has a lovely compact modern kitchen and nice cosy lounge with a wood burning stove. A great comfortable bed and lots of hot water for a bath or use the electric shower. Parking outside for one car.
Forge Cottage is simply a great home in a great location. I loved it!!
I am so pleased that you found the cottage well equipped and with supplies to make yourself at home right away and during your stay. It's situated in a lovely village with a real sense of community, but also in reach of so many other great places to visit. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards Sue
I booked and paid for this property for a month and had a provisional reservation for another 2 months as I was coming to work in the area. Sadly when I arrived there were snail or slug trails all over the lounge floor, quite a lot of cobwebs and spiders and what appeared to be damp inside some of the kitchen cupboards. I raised my concerns with the owner Sue (who turned out not to be the owner but someone who managed the property). I was told that due to the age of the house "insects" find their way in and that the property had been cleaned so the cobwebs had probably appeared overnight. Sue did offer to come over to the inspect the property, but as my asthma started to cause me problems I decided I couldn't stay so moved out after two days. After looking at the property themselves, the owners concluded that there was nothing wrong with the accommodation and gave me 24 hours to agree to a refund that meant I'd be paying for 10 days rent, plus the booking and cleaning fees, otherwise I'd have to pay for 2 weeks rent. I had little choice but to agree, so ended up paying quite a substantial amount of money for the experience. I had agreed a 2 week notice period but that was on the basis that the property was as advertised which in my opinion it wasn't.
The cottages I manage are always cleaned to a very high standard and pre-entry checks carried out for all our guests.
All issues raised by our guests are dealt with promptly to minimise any inconvenience to them.
The cottage was fully cleaned and a welcome pack left for the original arrival day, as I do as an extra for all our guests to help them settle in.
The cottage is C1800 and is a fine example of an old Forge house in a beautiful rural area with many original features keeping much of the history within this lovely cosy property alive.
Cosy and well laid out
Lovely cottage, thank you Sue.
I am pleased you enjoyed the cottage and had everything you needed for your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back anytime soon. Regards Sue
Het dorp staat op de oude weg die de pelgrimsroute wordt genoemd, dichtbij de bron van de Len.
Het is een oude plaats, bij "Domesday" bekend als Cheringes. De vroegste markt die hier wordt gehouden, is geregistreerd in het jaar 1285.
Zoals met veel Kent-dorpen, biedt Charing een keuze uit geweldige wandelingen, van beginners tot geharde wandelaars van alle niveaus. AONB ligt aan de rand van de Kent Downs, een gebied van buitengewone natuurlijke schoonheid, het perfecte gebied om te verkennen.
Naast wandelen zijn er vele attracties voor volwassenen en kinderen om van te genieten, zoals Port Lympne Reserve, waar allerlei primaten worden gefokt via hun conservatieprogramma en met succes terug in het wild terugkeren. Volg hun Safari-parcours om ze allemaal te ontmoeten, inclusief Lemurs, Ocelots, Red Panda, Giraffes en nog veel meer.
Kathedraal van Canterbury, de thuisbasis van de kerk van Engeland en het stadscentrum, zoveel te doen voor iedereen. De Park & Ride bespaart tijd en moeite bij het parkeren als u met de auto reist.
Maidstone for the Museum, Carriage Museum, Kent Life Heritage Museum, tal van activiteiten in Lockmeadow Leisure complex en restaurants om uit te kiezen.
Het internationale treinstation Ashford ligt op slechts 15 minuten met de trein van Charing en vervolgens naar Londen voor een nacht in de stad.