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The Old Engineer, a rural boutique retreat

SuperhostKent, England, United Kingdom
Entire guest house hosted by Jo
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom

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Our boutique accommodation with private entrance and pretty courtyard garden is surrounded by fields. Designed with guests comfort and luxury in mind. Super king bed (or twin if requested), sofa to relax on, smart TV and comfortable dining area next to a well appointed kitchenette. Located between Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. Close to the Hop Farm and attractions such as Sissinghurst Gardens, Scotney castle, Vineyards, Bedgebury and Bewl Water. Search 'produce from the garden' for details.

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Our boutique accommodation with private entrance and pretty courtyard garden is surrounded by fields.
The space is designed with the guests comfort and luxury in mind. The bed is super king sized with high quality Egyptian cotton bedding, we also offer the option of twin single beds if you're booking for two nights or more, please request this when booking. There’s a sofa to relax on, a smart HD TV with Free Sat channels and a comfortable dining area next to the well appointed kitchenette which includes; a Fridge with Freezer box; double induction hob; microwave; and sink. All kitchenware are high quality brands such as Villeroy and Boch and Dartington. We provide bread, jams, butter, milk, fresh coffee and a variety of teas on arrival in the kitchenette, which you can prepare and enjoy at your own leisure. If you need the use of a washing machine or dryer please ask.
This property is ideal for visiting bikers as Motor bikes can be parked in the garden which has a lockable gate and is out of sight from the road. Our home is on two popular cycle routes (Linton loop and the Paddock Wood loop), within the B&B's private garden there is a shed where bikes can be stored.
Our accommodation is located between Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, Paddock Wood and its train station is a 10 minute drive and London is 50 minutes on the train. We are perfectly situated to make the most of Kent’s fabulous attractions, including the gardens at Sissinghurst, Scotney Castle and Great Dixter. Bedgebury Pinetum offers lovely walks and various off road bike routes. There are many National Trust properties to visit, excellent cycle and walking routes, and great shopping with a good mix of independently owned and top chain stores in Tunbridge Wells. We also benefit from some highly acclaimed restaurants and pubs in the area.

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Guests have their own entrance off our drive into their private garden and front door to their accomodation.
Our boutique accommodation with private entrance and pretty courtyard garden is surrounded by fields. Designed with guests comfort and luxury in mind. Super king bed (or twin if requested), sofa to relax on, smart TV and comfortable dining area next to a well appointed kitchenette. Located between Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. Close to the Hop Farm and attractions such as Sissinghurst Gardens, Scotney castle, Viney…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
TV
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Hair dryer
Heating

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Kent, England, United Kingdom

We are situated between the towns of Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. There are many gardens and historic properties in the area such as Sissinghurst Castle and Scotney Castle. We are only a couple of miles from The Hop Farm which holds a variety of events during the year. There are several highly acclaimed vineyards to explore.
We are situated between the towns of Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. There are many gardens and historic properties in the area such as Sissinghurst Castle and Scotney Castle. We are only a couple of miles from…

Hosted by Jo

Joined in January 2017
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Mum to three boys, a horticulture therapist and keen gardener.
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Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
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