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7 Nights  

  • £3386
    All year

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    (3 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    17

  • Bedrooms

    8 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    8

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Beach Nearby

About The Farmhouse

The Farmhouse is a wonderfully spacious group holiday rental in a fantastic location near Harty on the Isle of Sheppey. The gorgeous red brick house sleeps 17 people in eight well-appointed bedrooms, with guests enjoying plenty of space indoors and outside. Each of the five cottages on Mocketts Farm is perfect for a holiday at any time of the year. When booked together, the estate sleeps up to 47 guests across 23 bedrooms, so the site is the perfect choice if you need cottages for larger groups for a family reunion, celebrating a special occasion like a wedding or a milestone birthday, or an annual catch up with your oldest friends and their families. It's all within walking distance of the award-winning Ferry House Inn - a great pub for a meal which also has treatment rooms for the ultimate in relaxation - expertly run by the same people as Mocketts Farm.

There's something about having to cross the water to get to your holiday home that makes it feel like a proper escape from the norm. Maybe it's because it's surrounded by water, or possibly because so much of the island is taken up by nature reserves, but the pace of life on Sheppey is more carefree than on the mainland. That's not to say that they don't take things seriously over there because they do. It's more like the enjoyment of the simple pleasures in life is enhanced. You'll understand as you relax on Mocketts Farm's grounds or make your way around the island, walking from the house along the way-marked trails to Shellness Beach or cycling on the Isle of Harty Trail or the Sheerness Way Cycle Ride. Being only nine miles long and four miles wide makes it easy for visitors to get around and see everything even if you only stay for a weekend.

Days out from The Farmhouse can include swimming, sun and surf on the beaches at Leysdown-on-Sea, Sheerness and Minster. Walk from the house to nature reserves at The Swale and Elmley Marshes, where there is a wide variety of birds, plants and wildlife that are hard to find in other places around the UK. Within half an hour's drive are three golf clubs and local attractions like the Kent Showground, Callum Park Equestrian Centre, and the Eastchurch Aviation Museum. Maidstone is around half an hour's drive, while Bluewater Shopping Centre is not much further, and you can reach Canterbury in under an hour.

The owners of The Farmhouse at Mocketts Farm have pulled out all the stops to make sure their guests have a fantastic stay.

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Owner details:

Victoria Burden joined Independent Cottages in February 2021


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (Kent)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Farmhouse is a lovely period property with accommodation over two levels. It is the largest of the five holiday rentals on Mocketts Farm, with a private garden and views of the duck pond.

  • Massive open plan living room, dining room and kitchen with multi-aspect windows and co-ordinating decor. The living room has four huge sofas and a 42-inch TV with Freeview channels and a DVD player. There is a choice of games and guests also have use of the shared games room with a pool table and table hockey.
  • Long dining table with seating for 18 people. It is next to the kitchen and the doors that open into the garden and is ideal for casual meals or formal dining.
  • Fitted kitchen with all of the appliances, utensils and equipment guests need to self-cater for groups. There is a big American-style fridge/freezer, a six-burner stove and a dishwasher.
  • All of the bedrooms are ensuite, with beds made up for guests arrival, proper storage, and TVs with DVD players. Most of the rooms have space for a cot or child's size camp bed. Please request these when booking.
  • Seven rooms are doubles, with kingsize or twin beds depending on your required layout.
  • One bedroom is a family room with a double and a single bed. Two of the rooms also have roll-out beds which means these rooms can accommodate three or four guests.

Outside: The Farmhouse has a fenced garden with a flat lawn and a patio with seating. There is allocated off-street parking. Guests also have shared use of Mockett's Farms grounds.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are all included. Guests to provide cot bedding, beach towels and dog towels if they are required. A cot, highchair and stairgate are available. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability. Smoking indoors is not permitted.

The Farmhouse Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 17 in 8 bedrooms (7 Flexible Doubles/Twins, 1 Double plus Single & 2 extra roll-out beds)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £3386
To £3386
Preferred Arrival Day:
Flexible
Payment Options:
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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Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
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Victoria Burden
Member Since February 2021

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The Farmhouse 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 13th November 2021

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