Reviews and comments from guests staying at Coldharbour Cottage.

Coldharbour cottage was an idyllic getaway for our young family of four. Nestled on the top of the open Kent countryside and with far reaching views of the coast, the 300 year old farm cottage was a perfect place to call home for the week. From the start Andrew lived up to his ‘Super Host’ status with helpful communication and good advice we felt very much at home even though he was off to have his own half term holiday. The cottage is lovely, small and cosy but with plenty of space to muse. The garden room of a late afternoon watching the weather roll in over the hills, the drawing room for games with the kids or the sitting room to cosy up in front of the fire of an evening. Even in front of Netflix , a good book or plenty of information on the cottage, family or local attractions. Perfectly sized the cottage did not disappoint and with lovely touches of a welcome hamper, home made jam and an original Aga to play with, Andrew and family had thought of everything. Perfectly positioned, Coldharbour was an ideal location for days out to Rye and Hastings, a trip on the Tenterden steam railway or a visit to Chapel Down Vine Yard. We would love to return anytime of year.” Paul, February 2020

Pictures don’t do this place justice! Views are great and cottage was beautiful. Very accommodating.” Amy, February 2019

5 stars : Beautiful cottage, thoughtfully furnished and laid out, great location.  Merlin, December 2018

Charming cottage only 1.5 hours outside London – perfect for a relaxing weekend  Veronique, November 2018

Beautiful farmhouse with a stunning view of the hills that won’t disappoint – all at a very reasonable price. Our host Andrew was friendly and available to help at any point. The kitchen has all the utensils you’ll need (and an aga!) and the place includes a living room, dining area, parlour and (my favourite) a sun room. We had a great time and will definitely want to return!  Alan, August 2018

We had a wonderful stay at Andrew’s place. It was better than we expected from the pictures. The cottage was charming and had spectacular views. And the location is close to Rye and Camber Sands beach. Chris, April 2018

Don’t come here. (we want it for ourselves)!! This is a wonderful location with wonderful hosts. Andrew couldn’t have been more helpful. Although we weren’t visiting for a break (ask Andew he can explain) we were able to really unwind in our downtime. The cottage was very homely with lots of lovely touches which were all appreciated. We are definately coming back, hopefully at least twice again this year (if they can take us).  Dave, March 2018

We are still amazed after staying at Coldharbour Cottage. Everything about it was just perfect. The cottage is LOVELY and it has everything one could imagine to make the stay unforgettable and confortable. The location is breathtaking and the cottage is cozy, warm and full of amenities. We will definitely come back again!  Ana, February 2018

Coldharbour Cottage was a perfect venue for a weekend in the country. Ideally located near the coast (Rye) and beautiful vineyards (Chapel Down) and other local gems. The house itself is full of character and history, and Andrew has lovingly restored the rooms revealing some of the personal detail of his own family’s time in the cottage. Hospitality is fantastic with finishing touches like locally sourced eggs on arrival, chocolates on the pillows and fire wood and fire lighters ready to set in the hearth. We will definitely be back! Craig January 2018

Brilliant place to spend a week in which to rest, relax and recharge your batteries. Fantastic house, fantastic views in a lovely location. Lots of beautiful walks in the local area and great hosting by Andrew.” Martha, August 2017

Andrew’s cottage is the perfect hide away if you want to have a relaxing time away. The cottage is even more stunning than it is on the pictures and the views are breathtakingly beautiful. The cottage is cosy, well equipped, the beds comfy and the interior has lots of personal and interesting touches. It is a great place for families – our son loved feeding the donkey and watching the other animals, he loved the slide and other garden toys in the cottage. Andrew is a fantastic host, he was very easy to communicate with before our stay and was extremely helpful during our stay there. The only regret that we have is that we didn’t stay longer. We will definitely be back.
Barbel, July 2017
Absolutely stunningly done up country house, very authentic and historical – you absolutely feel like you are living in a house from a hundred years ago. Lovely old wood smell throughout and endless small touches that really made the stay charming and wonderful. And the views are spectacular, thanks very much Andrew for a great stay.
James, July 2017


A wonderful stay in an idyllic location. A beautiful, rustic, historic cottage in the middle of a sheep farm with the best views I have ever had from a countryside holiday. Great hosts, amazing weather, scenery to die for – it was so peaceful and relaxing watching the swallows and other birds flying round the cottage, and the animals grazing in the fields. We will definitely be returning!
Adam, May 2017


This is an amazing historic cottage, beautifully restored so you have everything you need. There’s a wonderful cottage kitchen with an aga, 3 bathrooms, lovely bedrooms where you sleep under the beams. But the best thing is the sun room where you have a clear view of the valley, all the way down to the sea. Our kids loved the garden with it’s play area, too. And we got to pet the horse every day! You’re about 20-30 min away from Ashford, about an hour from Canterbury, very close to the historic town of Rye. And there’s a fast train into London from Ashford, ideal for a day trip. Thoroughly recommended!
Elja, April 2017


The house was just stunning- has been done up so tastefully and the views were just beautiful. Comfy beds and nice linen, plenty of bathrooms, lovely kitchen with AGA, big fire and nice walks. Would highly reccomend dinner at The Ferry also which is a 5 minute drive. We will certainly we back and are sad to leave!
Alice, March 2017
This farmhouse cottage is a true gem. We all felt so relaxed it was a real home from home. The children loved having the roam of the fields and petting the animals – as did we!! We were made to feel so welcome and Andrew was contactable throughout the booking experience. We will be back!! Thank you Andrew
Emma, March 2017
Cold harbour cottage was the perfect place for us. It was warm, comfortable, well equipped and maintained a practical balance of intriguing historical features, comfort and space for cooking, eating and spending time together. The five of us had plenty of space and privacy and a good night’s sleep was had by all. The bed linen was unbelievably soft!! We woke up to see the chickens roaming about the house and access to beautiful walks. Plenty of parking too. Andrew was also a very reliable and contactable host.
Jade, March 2017
 Andrew’s cottage is lovely, cosy and charming. It is very quiet and also very clean. The check in was made easy thanks to Andrew. We lost ourselves but Andrew was there reachable and prepared, warmed up the cottage for us. We asked at last min for a cot and he also put it, very helpful. In general if you have any problem, they have been very helpful, farm egg and wonderful jam that you can buy as well. We discover the aga to cook. a very good week end! we would happily go back.
Isa, February 2017
Fantastic, really lovely cottage , stunning location and really welcoming . Many thank Andrew ?A***
Anna, February 2017
Our experience at Coldharbour Cottage far exceeded our expectations. The house and its location was only eclipsed by the thoughtful and gracious hospitality – What a blessing!
Henry, February 2017
Coldharbour cottage is a beautiful building with amazing interior. The views from the cottage are breathtaking. We would love to come back again!
Paul, February 2017



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