Kent, United Kingdom

Elmley Nature Reserve Kingshill Farmhouse Villa

Rates per night from$1,093.50

Price information

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Style

Where the wild(life) things are

Setting

Nature-surrounded estate

Artfully restored 18th-century Kingshill Farmhouse – on the delightfully secluded 3,000 acre Elmley Nature Reserve in Kent – has a trio of stylish, spacious living spaces, a cosy dining area and six garden-view bedrooms. The rustic-luxe villa is made for picturesque group getaways, with its modern, fully equipped kitchen for leisurely breakfasts and lingering evening meals – and  if you’d prefer to not rustle up dinner for a crowd, meals can be prepped at the Elmley Barn and delivered to your door. Wake up to delicately trilling birdsong, spend your days traipsing through the storybook-inspiring wilderness and while away your evenings telling tales around the crackling embers of your garden’s own fire pit (it’s a pleasingly WiFi-free zone, to encourage absolute relaxation). Perfectly toasted marshmallows to go with that evening scotch (there’s a stash in the snug’s whisky cupboard)? Don’t mind if we do…

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A bottle of English sparkling wine

First Glance

  • The farmhouse-style stay is relaxed and spacious, with modern English interiors.
  • There’s a cosy snug with dark green walls, vintage furnishings, a whisky cupboard and a wood-burning stove.
  • The elegant drawing room is decorated in delicate hues of soft pink and faded grey; it has a working fireplace and French doors that open onto the garden.
  • The stylish library has well-stocked bookshelves, board games, an eclectic art collection, a writing desk and a TV.
  • The industrial-chic kitchen is fully kitted out with luxury appliances.
  • There’s a fireplace and a long wooden table in the dining room.

Villa highlights

  • Peaceful surrounds
  • A trio of lounges
  • Delivered dinners

Sleeping arrangements

  • The 35sq m master bedroom has a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a garden-view roll-top bath tub and a large walk-in shower.
  • The 24sq m Bedroom B and has a super-king-size bed (or twins, on request) and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower.
  • Bedroom C has an original fireplace and (no-longer-working) original bread oven; the 29sq m room has a super-king-size bed (or twins, on request) and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower and a freestanding bath tub.
  • The 29.5sq m Bedroom D has a super-king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in rainfall shower and a freestanding bath tub.
  • Second-floor 16.5sq m Bedroom E has a super-king-size bed (or twins, on request), a sliding barn door and an exposed brick fireplace. It shares a bathroom – with a shower over a freestanding bath tub – with Bedroom F.
  • The 18.4sq m sixth Bedroom F is on the second floor and has two bunked single beds; it shares a bathroom – with a shower over a freestanding bath tub – with Bedroom E.

Key kit

  • Roberts Radios in each room.
  • Hot water bottles.
  • Bramley bath products.
  • High chairs, cots, books, toys and children’s plates can be provided on request.

Grounds

  • The large private gardens meet 3,300 acres of wild landscape.
  • There’s a secret beach in Elmley Nature Reserve.
  • There’s space for four cars immediately outside the villa, and a nearby car park on the estate for additional cars.

Location

  • The villa is on a sprawling private nature reserve – 3,300 acres of it, to be exact – on the Isle of Sheppey.
  • It’s an hour’s drive from London City Airport or Gatwick Airport. Heathrow Airport is an hour and 40 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. Your own set of wheels will come in handy during your stay.
  • There are Blue Flag beaches nearby, including a private stretch that’s attached to the property.

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