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39 reviews
Front entrance to Cottage
Cottage patio in October sunshine
Drive to Shaws Farm, Parking for 1 car
Lounge, diner
Fitted kitchen with  eye level double oven
Great views from the kitchen window
main bedroom
main bedroom, king size bed
small single bedroom
Entrance foyer
Downstairs washroom and toilet
Main bathroom with shower over bath
Valley at bottom of garden
Views from the cottage
View of the Farmhouse and Cottage
Autumn view from the Cottage
View from the cottage
View from the cottage
Views from the cottage
Local rural walks
Fishing on Hythe Beach
Hythe Beach
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Ashford, Kent, England

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val L
Okehampton, United Kingdom
1 review
“A peaceful cottage in a beautiful part of the country.”
Reviewed 5 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

I stayed at Shaws Farm Cottage with my sister and my young daughter. We had a lovely couple of days visiting family nearby. The cottage was everything we hoped it would be: clean, comfortable, quiet, with stunning scenery and very friendly helpful owners. We will definitely return again as soon as we can!

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Liked best: The peace and quiet
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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DUXBAY
MA
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent in every way”
Reviewed 10 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Shaws Farm Cottage was perfect - spotlessly clean, large and comfortable, kitchen was fully equipped, decorating was lovely and relaxing, views of the sheep and countryside were exquisite and the host and hostess warm and welcoming. It doesn't get any better than this.

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Liked best: Quality of the cottage
Liked least: It's a llittle hard to find
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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James H
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“should be five star”
Reviewed 30 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

First rate accommodation. Peaceful location, spotlessly clean property, with everything we could want, including a coffee maker. The wildlife was wonderful to watch from the patio window. We saw a woodpecker and a little owl, plus the antics of the rabbits and crows kept us entertained. The property was ideally situated for many locations, and only 15 mins from Canterbury. Our host's were friendly very helpful and even came to meet us when we got lost!

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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LittleSax...
UK
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent spotless accommodation.”
Reviewed 2 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013

More than happy with the accommodation for our 3 night stay. As a base for exploring Kent, this peaceful Cottage provided the 2 of us along with my adult son a cosy retreat over an extremely chilly Easter weekend. Sue made us very welcome, and seemed to have thought of everything. It is indeed a light, bright spotlessly clean home from home. Would happily return and indeed intend to.

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Liked best: It more than matched the video in terms of cleanliness.
Liked least: Backing car out onto the lane.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Upthecut
West Midlands
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect for a holiday in Kent”
Reviewed 26 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Our first holiday in Kent and we couldn't have found a better place to stay. Immaculate accommodation, cleaner than anywhere else we have stayed and up to 4 star hotel standard. Peaceful location off the beaten track but easy to get to coast and Canterbury. Owners were very friendly and helpful. We would love to go back again and would have no hesitation in reccommending Shaws Farm.

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Liked best: Difficult to single out anything - everything excellent
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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