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Hillview Cottage - Remote Retreat

Entire cottage hosted by Doug
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
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You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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House rules
This place isn’t suitable for infants (0–2 yrs) and the host doesn’t allow parties or smoking.
Situated at 'The Lost Village of Dode', Hillview is one of two semi-detached cottages we offer situated in complete tranquility at the end of a 'no through road' in the depths of the Kent countryside, five miles south of historic Rochester. Designed very much as a small, country 'hideaway' this really is an ideal place if you're looking for a magical, spiritual place to retreat to for complete peace and quiet.

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Bedroom 1
1 double bed

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Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV
Patio or balcony
Garden
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Refrigerator
Microwave

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Luddesdown, England, United Kingdom

The Lost Village of Dode Far lies far away, in a magical place, where time has stood still, in an almost forgotten valley between Luddesdown and Holly Hill, nestled in the North Kent Downs in the South East of England, there stands a beautiful, enchanting & romantic Norman church which is loved and cared for by your hosts Doug & Mary, it is the only remaining trace of 'The Lost Village of Dode'.

This unique, lovingly restored, Norman church, located within an amazing setting is home to our unique wedding venue and two cottage retreats Woodside & Hillview.

The two cottages stand just below and within the grounds of the church and enjoy a really peaceful outlook across fields and up to woodland on Holly Hill. It's a superb location for keen walkers with easy access onto the North Downs/Pilgrims Way, which leads to England's premier cathedral city of Canterbury.

Although well away from busy main roads, Dode is within comfortable driving distance of a number of visitor attractions, such as the majestic Leeds Castle, medieval Igtham Mote, Chartwell, former home of Sir Winston Churchill, and the historic naval dockyard at Chatham. The cathedral city of Rochester with its Norman castle above the River Medway, is an easy drive as are the creeks and inlets of the north Kent coastline where there are a number of RSPB bird sanctuaries. London, via the M20 is an hour's drive.
The Lost Village of Dode Far lies far away, in a magical place, where time has stood still, in an almost forgotten valley between Luddesdown and Holly Hill, nestled in the North Kent Downs in the South East of…

Hosted by Doug

Joined in September 2018
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Hi I’m Doug and with my wife Mary we own several little holiday collages including Woodside and Hillview which are located at The Lost Village of Dode which we have owned now for almost 30yrs and successfully run as a wedding venue for over 20yrs and also the 'state of the art' weekend getaway-Vineyard view in Detling. We hope you enjoy your stay at Dode.
Hi I’m Doug and with my wife Mary we own several little holiday collages including Woodside and Hillview which are located at The Lost Village of Dode which we have owned now for a…
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House rules
Check-in: 15:00 - 21:00
Check out: 10:00
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
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