40a Ivy Lane Canterbury

Sleeps 2 + 1 I 1 Double I 1 Day Bed I 1 Bathroom

From £469.00 a week

Property Summary


Featured in The Times ‘Thirty Best Homes in Britain, 40A Ivy Lane is located in the heart of the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury in Kent. This Grade II listed self-catering cottage with courtyard garden has been lovingly refurbished by a talented architect working in conjunction with a master craftsman to create luxury holiday accommodation for a short break. Furnishings have been custom-made with modern fittings added to enhance the 500-year-old features perfectly.

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Ground Floor
A stylish open-plan space with oak parquet flooring throughout with cosy living are, romantic dining spot and custom built kitchen with high standard of detail and incredible use of space throughout.

Living Space
You're welcomed into this open-plan space directly from Ivy Lane. The room's wonderfully planned with intimate sitting area furnished with a chic sofa, chair and coffee table in front of the original fireplace housing a wood-burning stove with a TV concealed in a cupboard.

The smart custom made kitchen, crafted using a rich combination of woods, is equipped with an electric oven with ceramic hob, slimline dishwasher, under counter fridge with ice compartment and a washing machine.

First Floor
A door from the living space opens onto winding stairs which lead to the first floor landing where both bedrooms and the bathroom are located.

Master Bedroom
A beautiful sunny bedroom furnished with a double bed, bedside tables and a stylish custom made vanity unit; this romantic bedroom overlooks the courtyard garden.

Beautifully refurbished with Villeroy and Boch suite comprising bath with rain shower over, basin and WC plus solid marble tiles and storage concealed by large mirrors.

Single Bedroom
At the front of the cottage, this room has a day bed making it a comfortable single room or great dressing/reading room with storage in the built in wardrobe with shelves.

Accessed through double doors from the kitchen area, this courtyard style garden has storage for bins and bikes in the shed with easy access through a passage to the side of the house.

Although there is no parking at the property there are two car parks very close by.

This period end of terrace self-catering holiday cottage has gas central heating, a TV with FreeSat and Wifi. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven, ceramic hob, slimline dishwasher, under counter fridge with freezer compartment and washing machine/dryer, slim line dishwasher.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.

All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity, plus a welcome bottle of wine and biscuits to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.

Just a couple of minutes walk from the heart of the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury in Kent, this hidden gem sits on an historic street with the Marlowe Theatre, Curzon Cinema, great cafes, restaurants and pubs all within a short walking distance. Ancient walls, originally built by the Romans, encircle the medieval centre with cobbled streets and timber-framed houses as well as excellent places to eat and great range of high street and independent shops.

Whitstable, a charming seaside town, is just 25 minutes drive away and a great place to visit.

Guests are entitled to free access to the Cathedral which is only a short walk from 40A; founded 597 A.D., it is the headquarters of the Church of England and Anglican Communion, incorporating Gothic and Romanesque elements in its exquisite stone carvings and stained-glass windows and St. Augustine’s Abbey, one of the country’s most notable historic sites.

Bookings made within 15 days of travelling discounted by 10%

The stairs here are typical of a period cottage, quite steep and narrow with no hand rail – so not ideal for guests with a mobility issue.

If you wish to bring a dog it must be mentioned at the time of booking on the booking form and is subject to our conditions of booking which stipulate that it must not go upstairs or on the furniture.

Children are welcome.

Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers are permitted at this property.

This holiday cottage is situated next to the pavement so you can hear people chatting in the street, however the courtyard garden and the master bedroom are at the back so relatively quiet.

Once you have filled out the online booking form, you will be given the option to pay by credit or debit card, or by BACs transfer. A 25% deposit is requested at the time of your booking to secure your booking. The balance and a returnable good housekeeping deposit are due six weeks before your holiday commences. Please click here to see our full terms and conditions of bookinghttp://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/terms-and-conditions