Bere Cottage


4 guests

2 bedrooms

3 beds

1 bathroom

Property Overview

Bere Cottage is a beautiful and cosy oak-beamed cottage with 400 years of history. Nestled in the picturesque village of Westbere and just 50m from one of the oldest pubs in the country, it offers the perfect bolthole from which to explore East Kent via car or bus. Whether you’re staying in with the open fire or exploring the countryside, there is something at Bere Cottage for all breaks.


Property Details

The Space
Bere Cottage is a welcoming two-bedroom holiday home with charm in abundance. You’ll have exclusive use of the property during your stay which includes a cosy living room, kitchen diner, two bedrooms, a family bathroom and a private garden.

Beautiful, exposed beams and sash windows in the living room create a cosy cottage feel. With a large open fire and two comfy sofas, it’s the perfect place to retreat to.

Continue onwards through the cottage and you’ll reach the kitchen diner. Traditional in style, this space is in keeping with the rest of the property. You’ll have everything you could need in the kitchen for your self-catering break including modern appliances and cookware. Enjoy your home cooked meals at the dining area which includes a wooden dining table and green chairs.

The family bathroom has stylish, mint green tiles and a high vaulted ceiling. A bathtub with an overhead shower, WC and basin complete the space.

Outside you’ll find a large garden with outdoor seating where you can eat alfresco style!

Head upstairs to the first floor and you’ll find the master king bedroom. The second bedroom is a twin and can be reached by climbing the spiral staircase. Both rooms have plush bedding to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep.

Host & Stay are committed to our owners that their homes are protected during guest bookings. For this reason, we require all our guests to transfer a Damage Deposit (refundable, subject to an administration charge) or, to purchase an Accidental Damage Waiver which will cover you for up to £500.00 of accidental damage during your stay.

Westbere is a picturesque village in Kent around 4 miles north-east of Canterbury city centre and close to local attractions, beaches and country walks. The local pub, the 14th century Old Yew Tree, is just 50m away and is the perfect place to have a meal or an evening drink whilst enjoying the calm atmosphere.

One of the most famous and culturally significant cities in the UK, there is plenty for you to explore in the unique medieval city of Canterbury.

Discover Canterbury Cathedral which is one of the most iconic landmarks in England and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With stunning architecture, intricate stained-glass windows and a rich history, it’s no surprise it has over one million visitors per year!

You can also visit The Westgate Towers Museum and Viewpoint where you can enjoy spectacular views of the city from the top of the largest surviving medieval gateway in England and learn all about the city.

As well as historic attractions, Canterbury also has a vibrant arts scene, theatres and events throughout the year making it fun for all ages. A fantastic destination for shopping, dining and drinking, the city has an abundance of independent shops, eateries and bars waiting for you to explore.

Canterbury Festival is an annual two-week festival which offers a spectacular of music, contemporary dance, comedy, theatre, lectures, and much more! This festival is a fun and cultural experience, attracting audiences of up to 70,000 people. You will experience unique opportunities that are only available as part of Canterbury Festival!

Getting Around
Canterbury is served by two rail stations with regular journeys to Margate, Ramsgate, London St Pancras and London Charing Cross. Plus, the journey into London is under 1 hour with Southeastern trains which is handy!

The nearby towns of Ashford, Broadstairs, Dover and Margate can be reached via car under 45 minutes so Kent can be explored easily. If you fancy heading to the seaside, the beautiful town of Whitstable is a short 20-minute drive away.

If you intend to explore by bus, the nearest bus stop is within walking distance and serves the University of Kent, Whitstable, Herne Bay and Margate

  • BBQ grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Free parking on premises
  • Heating
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Bathtub
  • Bed linens
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Children’s books and toys
  • Children’s dinnerware
  • Cookware
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Essentials
  • Family/kid friendly
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fireplace guards
  • First aid kit
  • Garden or backyard
  • Hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • High chair
  • Hot water
  • Internet
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Long term stays allowed
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Patio or balcony
  • Private entrance
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke detector
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Village
  • Wireless Internet
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • Coffee maker

Guests have access to the full property. The keys are accessed via a key safe box, and full details will be provided prior to your stay.

There is private on-site parking for two cars. Please note it’s a tight turn to get onto the road if you have a larger car.

This is a 400-year-old property and as such, please be aware that the staircases may be considered steep with shallow steps and there are low beams in some areas.

Please note access to the second bedroom is via the master bedroom.

Check-in: 15:00

Checkout: 10:00

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