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Newly built indoor heated swimming pool
Beautiful oast house in a stunning rural setting
Enjoy yourselves at this unique property
The dining area can accommodate 26 guests for dinner
Breakfast Bar
The perfect place for family entertaining
Spacious kitchen for cooking family meals
Everything you need for family dining
Relax in the comfy lounge
Snuggle on the sofa in front of the cosy fire
Curl up in front of the fire on chilly evenings
Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
En-suite to master bedroom
Double bedroom with en suite
Another double with en suite
Beautiful touches throughout
Twin room
Bunk room
Triple room- ideal for the kids
Family suite with en suite shower room
Straight from the family suite to the en suite
Separate three bedroom barn with parking
Relax in the lounge diner
Open plan style
Well equipped kitchen for cooking meals
Ground floor bedroom with en-suite wetroom
Ground floor wetroom
Wetroom with increased accessibility
Double bedroom with ensuite and balcony
Double family suite with balcony
Family double with ensuite shower room
Ensuite shower room and WC
Enjoy al fresco dining with family and friends
Sit back and unwind on the large patio area
Plenty of space for all the family
Get cosy by the fire pit
Plenty of room to soak up the sunshine
Show off your cooking skills with the pizza oven & BBQ
Take in the views whilst enjoying some lunch or dinner
Separate games room on the decking
Get competitive in the games room
Lots of games for both children and adults
Plenty of space for the kids to play
View towards the Barn & Oast
Nothing but beauty at this property
Enjoy a fabulous stay at this picturesque property
Newly built indoor heated swimming pool
Newly built indoor heated swimming pool
Swimming pool changing room with shower and WC
Swimming pool changing room with shower and WC
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5 / 58  The dining area can accommodate 26 guests for dinner
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7 / 58  The perfect place for family entertaining
8 / 58  Spacious kitchen for cooking family meals
9 / 58  Everything you need for family dining
10 / 58  Relax in the comfy lounge
11 / 58  Snuggle on the sofa in front of the cosy fire
12 / 58  Curl up in front of the fire on chilly evenings
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18 / 58  Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
19 / 58  En-suite to master bedroom
20 / 58  Double bedroom with en suite
21 / 58  Another double with en suite
22 / 58  Beautiful touches throughout
23 / 58  Twin room
24 / 58  Bunk room
25 / 58  Triple room- ideal for the kids
26 / 58  Family suite with en suite shower room
27 / 58  Straight from the family suite to the en suite
28 / 58  Separate three bedroom barn with parking
29 / 58  Relax in the lounge diner
30 / 58  Open plan style
31 / 58  Well equipped kitchen for cooking meals
32 / 58  Ground floor bedroom with en-suite wetroom
33 / 58  Ground floor wetroom
34 / 58  Wetroom with increased accessibility
35 / 58  Double bedroom with ensuite and balcony
36 / 58  Double family suite with balcony
37 / 58  Family double with ensuite shower room
38 / 58  Ensuite shower room and WC
39 / 58  Enjoy al fresco dining with family and friends
40 / 58  Sit back and unwind on the large patio area
41 / 58  Plenty of space for all the family
42 / 58  Get cosy by the fire pit
43 / 58  Plenty of room to soak up the sunshine
44 / 58  Show off your cooking skills with the pizza oven & BBQ
45 / 58  Take in the views whilst enjoying some lunch or dinner
46 / 58  Separate games room on the decking
47 / 58  Get competitive in the games room
48 / 58  Lots of games for both children and adults
49 / 58  Plenty of space for the kids to play
50 / 58  View towards the Barn & Oast
51 / 58  Nothing but beauty at this property
52 / 58  Enjoy a fabulous stay at this picturesque property
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54 / 58  Newly built indoor heated swimming pool
55 / 58  Newly built indoor heated swimming pool
56 / 58  Swimming pool changing room with shower and WC
57 / 58  Swimming pool changing room with shower and WC
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The Hop Pickers Oast And Barn - Appledore

Appledore (1mls N), Kent
Sleeps 25
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms 8
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 4
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Indoor swimming pool
Sky TV
Rustic
Oast house
Swimming pool
Towels included
Cot available
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stylishly decorated throughout with rustic charm and period features
  • Swimming pool, hot tub, games room with pool table and table football for keeping the family entertained
  • High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is close by and has beautiful walks
  • The Kent and East Sussex coastline, with the soft golden sand of Camber is only 10 miles
Property code: 75320

This beautifully refurbished Grade II listed Oast House has been decorated to provide a boutique hotel-style interior. There is also the benefit of a separate lovingly refurbished barn that has been decorated to provide a clean and bright interior. The surrounding gardens offer a beautifully relaxing feel with a walk around the boating lake being a must. The rural countryside setting offers a wonderful tranquil setting.

Located on the outskirts of the charming Kent village of Appledore, this holiday cottage is within easy reach of the local antique shops, village store and popular pub and tea shop. The pretty market town of Tenterden is close by, as is the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which boasts an abundance of beautiful walks and scenery. This is a fantastic base from which to explore the many local historic houses, gardens and vineyards as well as the Kent and East Sussex coastline, with the soft golden sand of Camber only ten miles away.

Oast House - A spacious reception hall welcomes you into this beautiful property and offers space for dropping off coats and muddy wellies. To the right is the large, breathtaking kitchen/diner with exposed beams, wooden flooring and pillars throughout and a large dining table and chairs to seat 26. With views across the fully enclosed garden and bi-fold doors that open onto the patio area ensure that you really do feel part of the rural surroundings. In the kitchen area, you will find a double electric oven and induction hob, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. To the left of the hallway is the large lounge which features comfortable sofas, adorned with colourful cushions, a stylish mid-century coffee table, Smart TV with Sky package, and an open fire for cosy evenings in. There is also a downstairs cloakroom with WC. Six bedrooms can be found on the first floor, one super-king-size with ensuite shower room, two doubles with ensuite shower rooms, one twin and two bunk bedrooms (one has an additional single bed and pull out bed) these bedrooms share the bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Stairs from the first floor lead to the second floor where there is a family suite comprising of a super-king-size bed, a single bed, a wooden cot, and an ensuite shower room with WC.

Barn conversion - A short walk across the patio area is the barn conversion with its own parking. Entering through the door into a large open-plan lounge and dining area seating eight, heading into the kitchen you will find a modern newly fitted kitchen with oven, induction hob, dish washer. Continue on down the small corridor that leads to the first bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite. Stairs lead up to the first floor where there are an additional two bedrooms - a double room with an addtional single bed that has its own balcony with stairs leading down to the gardens and patio area, and king and double room both with en-suites. There is also a storage cupboard under stairs houses the washing machine and dryer.

Outside, the patio area beyond the kitchen/diner is a beautiful suntrap for summer BBQs with a charcoal BBQ and pizza oven. This gives way to a large lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees with plenty of space for garden games. A large children’s play area nestled beneath the trees offers swings, slides, a trampoline and picnic benches for enjoying time relaxing in the shade. There is also a hot tub for six.

Across the boating lake and just a minutes walk from the main house is the newly built indoor heated swimming pool. Alongside the pool is a six person hot tub and within the same building there are 2 changing rooms and 2 shower rooms with WC in each. French doors can be opened to give access onto the decked area with views across the boating lake towards the gardens and main house. Please note that pool/hot tub towels are not provided.

A separate decked area offers space for relaxing on sun loungers (available in the summer) with views across the fully fenced boating lake. Children will enjoy feeding the resident fish living in the lake who pop up for their daily feed. The decked area also accommodates a patio table and chairs for 17, the perfect place for getting together for some al fresco dining. Bring out your competitive side in the outdoor games room with pool table, table football or darts and see who gets to take the title of ‘holiday champion’. Teenagers will love the loft snug area where they can chill out or catch up with friends. The games room also has a separate WC. There is parking at the front of the property for six cars and additional roadside parking if needed.

 

The Oast House

  • 7 bedrooms – 1 family suite with a super-king-size and a single, 1 super-king-size, 2 doubles, 1 twin, 2 bunk bedrooms (one with an additional single bed and pull out bed)
  • 4 en-suite shower rooms, 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • 2 Electric ovens and 2 induction hob, American style fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, cafetieres available (no coffee machine)
  • Ultrafast Fibre Broadband
  • Children’s play area with swings, slides and trampoline
  • Games room with pool table, dart board and table football and separate WC
  • Hot tub (outdoor)
  • Boating lake with rowing boat
  • Wood burner (all logs included)
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • 2 dogs welcome - downstairs only
  • Shop, pub and restaurant within walking distance
  • Charcoal BBQ and pizza oven
  • Smart TV with Sky package in lounge and Bluetooth/CD player in games room 
  • There is an additional pull out bed in the bunk room for occasional use
  • Indoor heated swimming pool, with changing rooms, shower, WC, hot tub and deck chairs (Please note that pool/hot tub towels are not provided)
  • Indoor heated swimming pool is 10 metres long and has a continuous depth of 1.4 metres
  • No Stag or Hen parties
  • Mid-week corporate stays welcome, please enquire
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 4 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

 The Barn

  • 3 bedrooms - family room with King size and double bed, 2nd family room with double and single, ground floor king size
  • 3 en-suite shower rooms
  • Electric oven and induction hob, under counter fridge/freezer and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer
  • Use of facilities and play area
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • Ultrafast Fibre Broadband
  • 2 small or 1 medium size dog welcome
  • No Stag or Hen parties
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 4 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Joice Wisdom

This property is personally managed by Joice.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tim 27th May 2022

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Just the right place for a big family celebration! We were a group of 13 for a week and there is great space for everyone to enjoy themselves without being on top of each other. The pool is brilliant and the fire pit and the pizza oven were great fun. The kitchen space worked really well and the standard of bedrooms was excellent. And the outdoor sRead moreetting is so tranquil that we had a really relaxing time! Hide

Reviewed by Jenny 20th May 2022

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The pictures may look amazing but they don't come close to doing this amazing place justice. This gorgeous Oast House and Barn has the most inviting atmosphere. The layout allows the privacy for the quiet times and large group encounters alike. As a group of 21, ranging from 14 to 57, we are all still raging about the experience. The games room comRead morepetions to getting in the kayaks and having races on the boat lake. Wandering to the pool house for a morning swim with no-one around was decadent. Hide

Reviewed by Linda 16th May 2022

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Owners have thought of everything no matter what ages are in your party.

Reviewed by Karin 2nd May 2022

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We stayed here in May 2022 and just had the best time with our family. There is so much to do for everyone, from swimming, going in the boats, playing snooker, having a great space for cooking. It was just the perfect space for us to be as a family with kids from all ages. And the location is lovely, we went to the beach, to Bodiam castle and many Read moreother places around to visit which we wished we had the time for. We just had the best stay! Hide

Reviewed by Frank 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Farshid 28th March 2022

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Reviewed by Claire 18th March 2022

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We had a fantastic weekend here. The house is beautiful and well equipped. Its in a beautiful area but we hardly had to leave with so many activities at the house - we loved the pool and the boating lake. The perfect place for three generations to spend time together.

Reviewed by Gian 4th March 2022

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What a brilliant find! It's an absolutely stunning place in a beautiful setting with everything you could possibly want for a relaxing break. Our visit was in March so weren't able to make the most of the outside facilities but the younger ones in our group did have fun on the lake with the boats and kayaks. The swimming pool and hot tub are fabuloRead moreus and the games room was a real hit. It is an beautiful property fitted to a very high standard. I can't recommend it highly enough. Hide

Reviewed by Carly 17th December 2021

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The most stunning house, so homely and warm. It has everything you could possibly need, the pool is like a warm bath and is perfect for chilling or lengths. The owner couldnt have been any more helpful and the large family kitchen is the hub of the home. Not one thing to complain about, would highly recommend and will definitely stay again

Reviewed by Julie 10th December 2021

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Just returned after staying with 18 family and friends. The house and barn was one of the best we have ever stayed in. Never a dull moment as even in winter there was so much that we could do just staying on site. All facilities were excellent..The indoor and outside areas are well equipped and there was plenty of space. The new indoor swimming pooRead morel was a great bonus .We all had a great time and will definitely be returning. Hide

Reviewed by Alan 12th November 2021

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I only need one word to describe the whole experience - and that is Wonderful. Thankyou

Reviewed by Dylan 5th November 2021

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What a venue, potentially the best UK break we've had. Stunning property and wished we didn't have to leave. Pool space and communal lounge in the main house really made the holiday for us. Definitely returning for the summer!

Reviewed by Peter 29th October 2021

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We had the most fantastic celebratory weekend for friends and family at Horne's Place Oast and Barn. The facilities were amazing and there were sufficient different areas and rooms for people to find their own spaces so we never got under each others' feet. When we did come together for those important occasions, the vast kitchen and main living roRead moreoms were fantastic places. The swimming pool was a really nice addition, and everyone enjoyed boating on the lake. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 22nd October 2021

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A stunning property set in beautiful countryside. Young and old were able to enjoy a special time together. The pool left us speechless when we saw it. We spent hours and hours in there. The lake and beautiful fish were adored by the children. They loved to feed them every day. We braved the little boats and canoes and sailed across to the little IRead moresland. It was like Swallows and Amazons!! We have stayed in many WOW houses before as a family but this unique property tops all of them. Hide

Reviewed by John 27th August 2021

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Reviewed by Matthew 13th August 2021

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Really really nice property. As soon as you walk through the gate its like wow. Very large boating lake in the garden which you do not expect but very nice. House is very well maintained and finished to a high level. Owners were friendly when we called them to help. Rooms were very nice and very clean. Cannot really put into context how lovely thisRead more place was. Would highly recommend a stay there. Plus you get to feeds the koi carp as well. Great property, facilities and space. Great great great. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 6th August 2021

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A beautiful house, fitted out magnificently fir a large group. Very comfortable. Wonderful amenities and gardens. We loved the Fire Pit and pizza oven. And lots of boating fun.

Reviewed by Anne 23rd July 2021

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Lovely accommodation in a beautiful setting. Ideal for young children, with a playground and lake (safely fenced off from the main area). Good for outdoor dining.

Reviewed by Kelly 11th June 2021

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Excellent accommodation set in an idyllic surroundings everything we wished for and more

Reviewed by Alan 14th August 2020

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The house was amazing. The children in our party loved the big garden and we all enjoyed going out in the rowing boat on the lake. There was everything you could possibly need for a lovely family holiday. We all had a great time there.

Reviewed by Melissa 31st July 2020

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We loved staying here! The jacuzzi and the indoor outdoor outdoor living space with cinema screen was a real treat every night!

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Newly built indoor heated swimming pool
Beautiful oast house in a stunning rural setting
Enjoy yourselves at this unique property
The dining area can accommodate 26 guests for dinner
Breakfast Bar
The perfect place for family entertaining
Spacious kitchen for cooking family meals
Everything you need for family dining
Relax in the comfy lounge
Snuggle on the sofa in front of the cosy fire
Show 46 moreCurl up in front of the fire on chilly evenings

Location

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