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1 Matthew's Oast

  • Upper Harbledown
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT2 9AR
no star
Self Catering


  • Family
  • Parking
  • Self Catering
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Enclose garden
  • Close to Canterbury
  • Traditional period features
  • Short breaks
  • Travel cot available
  • Freeview TV

About this Holiday Cottage

Situated in the heart of rural Kent in the historic village of Harbledown, 1 Matthew’s Oast is a beautifully appointed holiday cottage – ideal for long and short stays near the city of Canterbury.

Formerly an Oast house for drying hops, the cottage offers lots of character with wonderful Georgian beamed ceilings, a cosy open fire in winter and a pretty cottage garden in the summer, a delightful tranquil spot to enjoy a BBQ.

Guests have full use of Wi-Fi, designated secure parking on the private drive and additional parking on the adjacent country lanes.


The lounge features two comfortable sofas set around an open stone fireplace and patio door access to the back garden. The room nestles under exposed ceiling beams and has entertainment facilities inclusive of a flat screen TV with Freeview TV and a DVD player.

Fully equipped for self catering, the kitchen has a Neff oven, hobs, microwave, large Neff fridge freezer, a Bosch dishwasher and a washing machine. A separate dining room is set just off the kitchen with seating for four around the wooden dining table.  

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Bedroom are situated on the first floor and comprise a master Kingsize bedroom with optional fold away Z bed for children. There is a twin bedroom and further single bed with Victorian style bed frames.

Rooms shared access to a family bathroom complete with a corner bath (and hand held shower attachment) and a walk in shower unit. There is a further cloakroom shower room on the ground floor.  


Accessed via patio doors from the lounge, the cottage garden is a delightful and fully enclosed space with a table, chairs and BBQ.

There is parking space for one car in front of the garage (to the side of the house) and further unlimited spaces on the country lane adjacent to the cottage.  

Other Things to Note

Bed linen and towels are provided on your arrival and all bills are included in the rental price of the property. Travel cots are available on request. Please note that the cottage is non-smoking and we do not accept pets.  

Around and About

The city of Canterbury is a thirty minute walk or short drive away from the cottage and offers a wealth of attractions and access to heritage and historic sites including the world famous Cathedral.

Although well known as a historic city, Canterbury also boasts vibrant nightlife with a myriad of restaurants, bars and nightclubs to enjoy.  


Short breaks are available throughout the year.


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