Self Catering in Kent - Maidstone

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The Buttery

The Buttery, Maidstone, Kent
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Sleeps a maximum of: 8

Pricing From: £433.00 - 993.00

This Grade II+ listed 15th century cottage is a particularly important building of more than special interest and one of a very small number in the UK. Once half of a Wealden hall house it later served as a buttery before being divided to form two adjoining properties. Featuring a steep wooden staircase an open fire containing a bread oven and a private enclosed garden with secure electric gates it sits within 3 miles of Leeds Castle and within a minute's walk of a discreet side entrance to historic Mote Park. Dating back to the Middle Ages Mote Park's 450 acres of mature parkland offer many beautiful walks (dogs welcome) a 30 acre lake for sailing angling and model boats and a leisure centre with pitch and put play area skate park and indoor swimming pool. Maidstone is under 3 miles. Shop and pub in Bearsted village 1½ miles.

Open plan sitting room with open fire sofa bed (for + 2) and kitchen and dining areas. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Small bunk bedded room with 2' 6“ beds (for + 2). Bathroom/WC.


  • Linen (duvets) and towels inc
  • Elec and gas CH inc
  • Logs foc
  • TV (Freeview)
  • DVD
  • Radio/Ipod dock
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • F/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Hairdryer
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Unsuitable for the infirm
  • Pets
  • No smoking
Non Smoking • Open Fire • Short Break • Ultimate • Pet Friendly
Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Stoneacre - 1.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Archbishops Palace, Maidstone - 1.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery - 1.9 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Boughton Monchelsea Place - 2.7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Leeds Castle - 3.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Sutton Valence, St Mary - 3.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Sutton Valence Castle - 3.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Little Kit's Coty - 4.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Aylesford Priory (The Friars) - 4.7 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Kit's Coty House - 4.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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