Pizza oven and BBQ area
Projector and screen, perfect for movie night
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Double bedroom with en suite shower room
Double bedroom with en suite shower room
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Family suite with en suite shower room
Twin room
Family bathroom
Bunk room
Triple room- ideal for the kids
Barn lounge diner
Ground floor bedroom with en-suite wetroom
Wetroom with increased accessibility
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Family Suite (king size and double beds) with ensuite shower room
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Children's play area
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The Hop Pickers Oast And Barn - Appledore

Appledore (1mls N), Kent
Sleeps 25
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms 8
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 4
5
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Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Indoor swimming pool
Sky TV
Rustic
Oast house
Parking on site / nearby
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, and 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
Property code: 75320

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 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 two changing rooms and two 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.

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, table football and separate WC
  • 4 Travel Cots and 4 Highchairs available to be used on either the Oast House or the Barn
  • Boating lake with rowing boat
  • Wood burner (all logs included)
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • 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 provided)
  • Indoor heated swimming pool is 10 metres long and has a continuous depth of 1.4 metres
  • Mid-week corporate stays welcome, please enquire
  • Please refer to the booking terms with regards to group bookings - Section 1 - Contracts and bookings
  • Please note, group bookings may be checked to ensure the purpose of the stay is for a holiday, and where relevant, a security deposit may be requested
  • 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
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £75. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 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
  • Use of facilities and play area
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • Ultrafast Fibre Broadband
  • Please note, group bookings may be checked to ensure the purpose of the stay is for a holiday, and where relevant, a security deposit may be requested
  • 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
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £75. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Joice Wisdom

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Joice.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 38 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Pat, 29th March 2024

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The property was everything we could have wished for and catered for all our ages ranging from 77-4 It was immaculately clean, incredibly well equipped, and obviously a great deal of thought had gone into the needs of family groups. The location was great - wonderful (if very muddy) dog walks from the door and only 15 minutes drive from beautiful bRead moreeaches at Camber sands and Winchelsea. Not that there is any need to leave the grounds if you didnt want to! Local shop, church and pub. Hide

Reviewed by Pauline, 1st March 2024

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Absolutely stunning property - very well thought out for all ages! We had a lovely time spoiling our mum on her 75th birthday and would definitely come back again

Reviewed by Joan, 12th February 2024

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Our group only used the bedrooms really which were very comfortable.

Reviewed by James, 5th February 2024

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Brilliant place, really comfortable and really well equipped. Will definitely book again

Reviewed by Joanne, 5th January 2024

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Reviewed by Sarah, 8th December 2023

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Reviewed by Pamela, 20th October 2023

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Reviewed by Valerie, 9th October 2023

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We all loved our stay. The house and barn are amazing with the facilities. Everything you need. Swimming, boating games room . Dont forget to feed all the fish in the lake. Roses are Red Violets are blue We loved our stay and You will too.

Reviewed by Darren, 6th October 2023

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We had a great time other than the two problems as stated above, the house is amazing and was in great condition when we arrived.

Reviewed by Jill, 29th September 2023

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Weekend to celebrate 50th Anniversary 10 adults and 8 Children over 3 generations. Thoroughly enjoyed by all. Even the 16/17 year olds did not get bored. A great location with wonderful facilities and even the weather played ball.

Reviewed by Silviu, 8th September 2023

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This place is amazing. It has everything is needed plus more. One of the best places we stayed by far.

Reviewed by Philip, 18th August 2023

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Reviewed by Lyn, 28th July 2023

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Reviewed by Lady Heather, 21st July 2023

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A perfect house in the most beautiful location for a large group of family and friends. Well presented with every comfort thought of. The children adored feeding the fish, and spent hours in the swimming pool. Grown ups delighted in visiting many of the nearby beaches and sights around, returning to relax with delicious dinners and bbqs in the gardRead moreens - wonderful for everyone to be around the table together. Hide

Reviewed by Joseph, 10th July 2023

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Fabulous home and the facilities available. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be coming back again.

Reviewed by Frances, 2nd June 2023

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Absolutely fantastic holiday, celebrating our 60th Wedding anniversary with our lovely family. Accommodation and grounds etc far exceeded our expectations. The family/owners were very helpful and friendly. Thank you. We all hope to be back sometime.

Reviewed by Lynne, 17th April 2023

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We stayed for a 4 night break 14 adults. The property felt very homely. The games room was great fun of an evening, the swimming pool complex was used a lot as was the boats on the lake. Great break had by all. I would 110% recommended to anyone. Lots to do within a 20 mile radius too. Loved it, would definitely return

Reviewed by Tania, 24th March 2023

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There are so many nice touches to this property. The bubbles on arrival, the provision of fish food, row boats and a kayak to name a few. We had a great stay. Thank you to the managers for making it perfect.

Reviewed by Amanda, 6th January 2023

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We were an intergenerational family group of 17 , ranging from 8 to 80 , and the property was perfect for our needs. We had room to eat together comfortably in the kitchen/ dining area and there was plenty of space for us all to spread out. The weather was bad outside but the Sky screen was handy for watching sport , the games room proved popular wRead moreith the teenagers and the swimming pool provided a lot of activity for the youngest ones. The dogs enjoyed the property too. All in all, fabulous! Hide

Reviewed by John, 22nd December 2022

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A most enjoyable holiday . Well appointed,, well equipped, very comfortable , nice and warm, lots to do for kids of all ages. . Thank you

Reviewed by Rebecca, 12th December 2022

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A fabulous property for our company strategy retreat. Very well equipped and comfortable and having access to the pool was the icing on the cake.

Reviewed by Margaret, 9th December 2022

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Reviewed by Scott, 28th November 2022

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Reviewed by Alan, 18th November 2022

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Wonderful - thank you

Reviewed by David, 14th November 2022

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Wow, what an amazing place. We booked this property for a 60th birthday gathering for 20 friends and family and it was perfect, facilities are amazing. The indoor pool was an important factor as November can be cold and wet and it sure was but we had great fun in the pool and jacuzzi which were lovely and warm. The lake is wonderful and our grandsoRead moren loved feeding the fish with the well organised pre packed food. Summer here would be awesome and will definitely return again. Hide

Reviewed by Jean, 11th November 2022

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We spent a wonderful weekend at the house for my 60th birthday. We were a mixed group with 3 generations of one family. The house is well equipped and very clean. The beds and bedrooms were so comfortable. Even though we were a large group the house and grounds are so big we never felt on top of each other. The whole family enjoyed the boats and kaRead moreyaks on the pond and feeding the fish was great fun for the children. The pool is something else! Book this house - You wont be disappointed! Hide

Reviewed by Loretta, 21st October 2022

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An amazing property with everything you could possibly want and need for an enjoyable stay. The swimming pool and hot tub area was fab and a great addition in case the weather is bad. Also has gym equipment, running machine etc which the teenagers loved. The rowing lake was fun and the kids loved feeding the fish in the lake each day. The location Read morewas great with walks directly from the property and Rye and Camber sands beach only a short drive away. The owner and family helpful and responsive. Hide

Reviewed by Clare, 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by WAYNE, 30th September 2022

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Comfortable beds and kitchen well supplied including tea towels etc. Sofa less comfortable and TV not functioning.,quite a small living room if 8 people staying ,we were only 5. and had use of the main house which worked well. Warm house for a winter visit .

Reviewed by Shelly, 26th September 2022

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The cottage was a delight and offered everything you could think of. The property and outside space were beautiful and we couldn't of wanted for anything. I would highly recommend a stay.

Reviewed by L, 23rd September 2022

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All 19 of us had a fantastic weekend at Horne's Place! The accomodation is comfortable and very well equipped and the kitchen was well stocked with plenty of space and equipment for all of us. Not to mention the incredible lake, games room, table tennis and swimming pool. We can't recommend this place enough!

Reviewed by Nickolas, 16th September 2022

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Reviewed by Angela, 9th September 2022

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All I can say is wow wow wow Everything has been thought through with perfection So much to do for everyone, I never heard the word bored once The pool room is perfection Thank you for the perfect weekend

Reviewed by Gaye, 12th August 2022

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Beautiful accommodation roomy plenty of space throughout the buildings gardens. Very well set out. Equipment for absolutely everything. Very helpful information in the cottages. Super pool with exercise equipment. 2 hot tubs. Vast kitchen equipment. Absolutely fantastic

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

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