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  • £2040  to  £3800

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  • £291 p/night
    2 night min. (off peak only)

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£1600 Fri, 31 May 2024
3 nights - Save £380 - Enjoy a discounted countryside weekend break with early check in and late check out. 10 guests, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4 living spaces, kitchen-diner, 2 dining pergolas, 2-acre gardens

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    5 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    2 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Barnfield House

Barnfield House is a huge family holiday home in Kent, close to the East Sussex border and in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is on the outskirts of Hawkhurst village and within walking distance of shops, cafes and country pubs.

Barnfield House is no anonymous holiday let, but a proper family home where the owners live for months at a time while they are in England. There is space for up to ten people to sleep in the five-bedroom, four-bathroom house. There is also potential to squeeze in two more children under two years old if necessary, making it very popular for holidays with extended family or friends. The massive two-acre garden is another fantastic feature, providing areas for playing football and cricket, and a large pond shaded by oak trees.

The Weald of Kent area is one of the most picturesque regions in the South East, justifying its nickname as the Garden of England. Hawkhurst is the perfect base for exploration, having a Waitrose supermarket, Kino digital cinema, and a good choice of independent places to eat, drink and shop, including some wonderful country pubs. There's something for the whole family to enjoy. National Trust's Bodiam Castle, Sissinghurst Castle Garden and Scotney Castle are all within easy reach, while Leeds Castle and Hever Castle - home to Anne Boleyn's family - is just over half an hour's drive away. Other local attractions include the Rare Breeds Centre, Battle/1066 Country, the Observatory Science Centre at Herstmonceux, the gardens at Great Dixter and award-winning wineries.

Walking and cycling are always popular activities. You can do both at Bedgebury Pinetum as well as Bewl Water, which also has fishing, sailing, boating, canoeing, and an aqua park with inflatable obstacles. There are five golf courses within a small radius, outdoor adventure centres to try activities like archery and quad biking, as well as riding stables. The seaside towns of Rye, Hastings, Pevensey (with its beautiful castle), Bexhill and Camber Sands are all within easy reach for a day at the beach.

Whatever your reason for staying at Barnfield House, whether it's getting together with your extended family for a milestone celebration, catching up with friends you haven't seen for ages, or just getting away with your kids for a relaxed holiday, the setting and standard of hospitality leave you wanting for nothing.

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Owner details:

Jenny Bigio joined Independent Cottages in June 2021

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Luxury
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Kent)

Accommodation Comprises:

You will feel at home as soon as you step into this spacious, light-filled and clearly loved house, which has stunning countryside views from every room. Richly coloured furnishings with Asian flavour inspired by the owner's travels are a feature of all the living areas, and the many paintings, books and board games help create that homely feeling.

Ground Floor:

  • Elegant drawing room with big windows overlooking the garden. Natural light pours in during the day, with sunny paint and furnishings making it feel warm and welcoming even on a dreary day in winter. There's no TV in here - it's a grown-up space to gather in comfy seating around the log burner and settle back to chat, read and play board games.
  • The sitting room is the media hub, with a big flatscreen Smart TV for binging on the best of Amazon Prime and Netflix.
  • Guests who need to work during their stay welcome the quiet study, with a desk and an office chair, printer and good WiFi connectivity.
  • Sit down to lazy brunches and formal dinners in the dining hall, where the table easily seats ten hungry people, and there are far-reaching views over the garden and countryside through bi-fold doors that open onto the large deck.
  • Enthusiastic cooks will love the kitchen, while reluctant ones will appreciate its efficient appliances that make delicious meals a breeze. All the basics are there, and extras like spices and cookbooks for when you feel like getting creative. The farmhouse kitchen table overlooks the orchard, perfect for breakfast and informal meals.
  • There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room, which also has a butlers sink, and a door to the side patio with a dining pergola.
  • Cloakroom with a WC and a handbasin.

First Floor:

  • Master bedroom with a magnificent Indonesian teak four-poster super-kingsize (6ft-wide) bed and a walk-in wardrobe. The luxurious ensuite has a bath big enough for two people, a walk-in shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Second bedroom with a kingsize bed and proper storage.
  • Third bedroom with a comfortable double bed and a wall of wardrobes.
  • Fourth bedroom with two single beds and clothes storage.
  • Fifth bedroom with a trundle bed that can be configured as one or two singles, or a king.
  • Two family bathrooms, one with a bath and walk in shower and the other with a shower, WC and a handbasin. There is an additional WC on this floor.

Top Floor:

  • Family bathroom with a bath, WC and a handbasin.
  • Landing library with books to suit all ages and interests, including children’s books.

Outside: Two acres of gardens means there's plenty of room to run and play, sit and eat, or build dens and spot wildlife. A deck off the dining room has an outdoor teak table for ten people plus an informal seating area. There’s another outdoor dining area on the patio by the kitchen, with a children’s Little Tykes playhouse. A bench by the large unfenced pond provides a peaceful woodland place for quiet contemplation. There's also ample off-street parking.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are included. A travel cot (no bedding) and highchair are available. The owners can recommend private chefs and wine experiences. Online booking is available through the owner’s website.

Barnfield House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 12th Apr 2024 - Thu, 30th May 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,980 | 3 nights: £1,980 | 4 nights: £2,250 | 5 nights: £2,520 | 6 nights: £2,650

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 31st May 2024 - Thu, 4th Jul 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,720 | 3 nights: £1,980 | 4 nights: £2,250 | 5 nights: £2,520 | 6 nights: £2,650
Additional Notes: A minimum of 3 nights accepted for bank holiday weekends

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 5th Jul 2024 - Thu, 5th Sep 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 6th Sep 2024 - Thu, 31st Oct 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,980 | 3 nights: £1,980 | 4 nights: £2,250 | 5 nights: £2,510 | 6 nights: £2,650

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 1st Nov 2024 - Thu, 19th Dec 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,530 | 3 nights: £1,530

7 Nights

2 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms (1 Superking, 1 King, 1 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Single + Trundle)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Jenny Bigio
Member Since June 2021

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Last Minute Offers

Fri, 31 May 2024 for 3 nights, £1600
Save £380. Enjoy a discounted countryside weekend break with early check in and late check out. 10 guests, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4 living spaces, kitchen-diner, 2 dining pergolas, 2-acre gardens

Barnfield House 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 13th May 2024

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