Hawthorn Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages

 

 

Tel: 01304 290029

Your holiday home from home

Originally converted from farm buildings and now carefully renovated into comfortable holiday homes, our four 2-bedroom self-catering cottages, and 1-bedroom annexe to the main farmhouse offer you a genuine "Escape to the Country" experience! Each cottage has a unique tasteful interior style, which reflects the surroundings and aims to give a nostalgic, homely feel.

 

Foxglove Cottage, Hawthorn Farm, Kent Foxglove Cottage From £333 for a 2 night short break / £475 for a week's stay

Charming pet friendly detached cottage with views of the pond and rose gardens. Sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms. Bathroom with bath and shower over. Fully equipped separate kitchen with dishwasher, electric oven, microwave, Lavazza coffee machine and fridge/freezer. Open plan lounge/dining area. Parking immediately outside. Luxury Egyptian cotton bedlinen and towels provided.

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Cherry Tree Cottage, Hawthorn Farm, KentCherry Tree Cottage From £287 for a 2 night short break / £410 for a week's stay

Pretty, end of terrace with views of the paddocks and wildflower meadow to the back and side. Sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms. Bathroom with bath and shower over. Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen - fully equipped with electric oven, microwave, dishwasher Lavazza coffee machine and fridge. Parking nearby at the end of the terrace. Luxury Egyptian cotton bedlinen and towels provided. 

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Rowan Cottage, Hawthorn Farm, Kent Rowan Cottage From £333 for a 2 night short break / £475 for a week's stay

Spacious and flexible accommodation overlooking the wildflower meadow and rear paddock. Sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms, and potentially a 3rd bedroom, replacing the family dining room. Jack and Jill bathroom with bath and shower over, en-suite to the twin/superking room. Open plan lounge/kitchen/breakfast area - fully equipped with electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, Lavazza coffee machine and fridge with freezer compartment. Parking nearby at the end of the terrace. Luxury Egyptian cotton bedlinen and towels provided.

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Primrose Cottage, Hawthorn Farm, KentPrimrose Cottage From £385 for a 2 night short break / £550 for a week's stay

Fabulous large, pet friendly/accessible cottage. Sleeps up to 5 people in a twin/superking, and in a triple bedroom with twin beds and a small double. Spacious wetroom with electric shower. Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area - fully equipped with electric oven, microwave, Lavazza coffee machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Parking nearby at the end of the terrace. Luxury Egyptian cotton bedlinen and towels provided.

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Primrose Cottage, Hawthorn Farm, Kent

 Pear Tree Cottage From £272 for a 2 night short break / £390 for a week's stay

Available 20 weeks of the year from April to the end of August, our luxury annexe to the main farmhouse is a gorgeous romantic base for up to 2 people. Comfy kingsize bed in a large open-plan room with lounge seating area, folding breakfast/dining table and chairs, tv/dvd and patio doors opening onto the private garden overlooking the pear orchards, with own coal BBQ. Spa bathroom with large walk-in digital shower, Jacuzzi bath and Bluetooth speakers. Separate kitchen - fully equipped with electric oven, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, Bullet smoothie maker, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Parking nearby. Luxury Egyptian cotton bedlinen and towels provided.

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Included in the price for all the cottages at Hawthorn Farm

  • - Fully equipped kitchens (electric oven/hob, microwave ovens, fridge/freezer, coffee machines in all cottages)
  • - Dishwashers in Foxglove, Rowan, Primrose and Pear Tree Cottages
  • - Central heating and lighting (no hidden charges)
  • - Free WiFi
  • - Welcome pack to get you started - tea/coffee/sugar/milk, toilet roll, kitchen roll, dishwasher tabs (Plus - depending on the length of your stay - bread, eggs, butter, jam, cake etc)
  • - Pet treats if you're bringing your feathered or furry friends!
  • - Doggy hamper with useful items to use/borrow for guests bringing dogs
  • - Luxury Egyptian Cotton bed linen
  • - Fluffy white Egyptian Cotton towels
  • - Travel cot, high chair and 'z-bed' if needed
  • - Electric bed with safety rail, bed risers, air mattress, walking frame and access ramp if needed
  • - Extensive DVD/Blu-ray collection to borrow
  • - Large selection of books, indoor and outdoor games and toys to borrow
  • - Picnic baskets, rugs and crockery if requested
  • - Shared use of barbecue and tools
  • - Shared use of pizza oven and tools
  • - Shared use of our full size outdoor table tennis table, bats and balls
  • - Coin operated washing machine and separate tumble drier in shared laundry
  • - Secure bike storage
  • - Shared playing field with under 10's play equipment (slide, swings and climbing rope)
  • - Opportunity to help feed and care for our donkeys in the morning and afternoon


Why stay at Hawthorn Farm Cottages?


Flexibility

Each cottage can be rented individually for 2 or more nights (minimum 7 nights in high season), and can variously accommodate up to 4 or 5 guests. If you have a special occasion, or if you're looking for self-catering accommodation for a larger group of family or friends (up to 19 adults and children in total for a minimum rental of 7 nights) then Hawthorn farm is the perfect place as we can offer you exclusive rental of all four cottages, plus the option of the luxury suite annexed to the main Farm House - subject to availability.

On-site management

As the owners live at Hawthorn Farm throughout the year, our guests benefit from the personal care and contact you can enjoy at privately owned holiday cottages. Not only that, you'll have help at hand with detailed knowledge of the properties, local knowledge and the added flexibility of on-site hospitality services when wanted. If you simply want to check in, do your own thing and check out again at the end of your stay, that's fine too!

Recently renovated

The cottages have all been converted, furnished and equipped to a high standard. Since taking ownership in September 2016, Tina and Steve have been updating and refurbishing them all (including installing free wifi, replacing all the beds/bed linen, and upgrading the kitchen equipment) to ensure that they are a really comfy holiday home from home with all the modern conveniences you'd expect. If there are any facilities that are particularly important to you, please contact us and we will do what we can to ensure you have everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. 

Suitable for people with disabilities

All the cottages in the terrace (Cherry Tree, Rowan and Primrose) are single storey with flat access and low threshold entrances. Primrose Cottage is particularly well suited for people with wheelchairs, as it is the most spacious, closest to the small car park, and has a large wet room, hand rails and a four foot electric bed with optional air mattress.

Free Wi-Fi

You'll find free Wi-Fi in all of the cottages for your enjoyment and convenience. Your cottage's unique login details are in the information pack in your cottage. If you fancy an IT/social media detox, then we can arrange that for you too, by switching it off during your stay!

Pet Friendly Holidays at Hawthorn Farm CottagesPet friendly

If you have pets, one of the advantages of a staycation, is the ability to bring them with you, rather than subjecting them to expensive kennels or catteries. We have therefore designated two of our cottages (Primrose and Foxglove) as "Pet Friendly", and well behaved dogs and other pets are welcome to stay in those (we simply charge £25 per stay for up to 2 pets). Whilst all of the cottages are thoroughly cleaned and aired between visitors, the other two cottages (Cherry Tree and Rowan) are currently kept pet-free for anyone who needs to be more confident of a completely pet hair-free environment.

Heating, water and electricity included

For the cooler months, the cottages are centrally heated and double glazed, so you can be sure to enjoy your holiday and stay nice and cosy throughout the year. We provide duvets and throws on the beds, but if you find you need additional blankets, please ask and we'll happily supply them. All heating, water and electricity is included in your rental fee. You will only need to purchase your own charcoal if you're planning to use the BBQ.

Luxury bedding and towels provided

For your comfort, the beds will be made up shortly before your arrival with top quality 200 thread count cotton bed linen, and bath/hand towels will be provided for all guests. You'll only need to pack your own beach or sports towels if you plan to go out and about. We supply a mixture of hypo-allergenic pillows, but if you have any specific needs please let us know in advance.

On-site laundry facilities

Hopefully you won't need to be worrying about doing the laundry while you're on holiday, but in case you do, we have a laundry room available for use by anyone staying at the cottages. The washing machine and tumble drier are coin-operated (taking the new £1 coins and 20p pieces). You'll find a clothes airer and an iron and an ironing board in your cottage.

Smoke free

All the cottages are strictly non-smoking. There are outdoor ashtrays for anyone who would like to smoke outdoors.

Cleaning services

The cottages are thoroughly cleaned and prepared between guests. If you are staying for more than a week, we will change all the bed linen and towels and provide a cleaning service after every 7 nights if you would like it. If you prefer not to be disturbed, then we will of course respect your privacy.

Optional extras

Would you like to make your stay that little bit more special? We are able to provide a few holiday extras which you can order when you make your cottage booking. These include: breakfast hampers with fresh local ingredients for you to make breakfast on your first morning; three different locally made curry suppers; Kentish sparkling wine and chocolates; and hand-tied bouquets of flowers. CLICK HERE for more details.

Films, games and equipment to borrow

We are putting together an extensive digital library of films and TV programmes for you to enjoy free of charge via our internal network. 

You are also welcome to borrow any of the following, subject to availability:

● Indoor games, including some old favourites: Monopoly, Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit, Poker, Twister, Risk, Mousetrap, Chess...
● Outdoor games/equipment, including a full size outdoor table tennis table
● Books, CDs and DVDs
● Table football
● Picnic basket/cool box
● Large catering bowls/platters
● Cot/high chair/baby bath/zed bed