About

Welcome to Monckton Cottages Chilham.
Relax and  unwind in a haven of peace and tranquility nestling in the Kent downs.

COTTS_Heron Manor_PIC_advertisingFront door of Lavender (dark oak) on extreme left and of Mistletoe (painted white) on its right;
both have large private gardens at the back.
Heron’s front door is dark antique oak  on extreme right.

Are you looking for  charming peaceful cottages set in c. 4 acres?  Perfect for relaxing and relieving stress, three self-contained cottages in part of a 500 year old building, listed Grade II by English Heritage.

They have been lovingly cared for and sensitively modernised throughout the past 22 years by the same owners and are in an immaculate condition.

Overlooking Chilham Castle Park and nestling in a rural countryside which is an  ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty designated of significant landscape value by Natural England on behalf of the UK government. The Kent chalk downlands, deciduous woods, historic forests, lakes, water meadows, apple and hop orchards provide a perfect environment in which to relax. It is especially excellent for walking.

A quiet, single-track Kentish lane passes the cottages and comes to a dead end after about 1/3 mile. It continues as an off road footpath into Kings’ Wood and Godmersham Park: this  is part of the ancient Pilgrims’ Way to Canterbury  and one of the UK’s National Trails, the North Downs Way.

The famous Tudor village of Chilham is about 1/3 of a mile;  its stunning square surrounded by 15C timber framed houses is sometimes used for film sets. The village has two pubs, a train station, bus stop and Post Office. Groceries, fruit and vegetables are obtainable from nearby farm shops. Easy access to many of Kent’s attractions, its historic old towns, famous castles and gardens, the coast and  nature reserves.

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