Farm Cottage is a quaint, semi-detached, converted, farm house which is situated near the coast of Margate in Kent. Comfortably sleeping 4 guests, this holiday property, next to the owners’ home, has been renovated to a good standard. Guests can enjoy access to a good-sized garden, an open-plan living/dining room and a well-equipped kitchen, as well as a small chalk cave which is characteristic of the area and which the owners’ are happy to show guests around. Built in 1652, Farm Cottage was originally part of a working dairy farm, and throughout the property guests will see plenty of character and quirky layouts. A short stroll from the property will take guests to the coast of Margate, and local attractions include the famous Turner Gallery, Margate Old Town, Shell Grotto and local village shops. Take a boat trip and spot seals on the sandbanks, or cycle the Viking Coastal Trail, one of the most attractive leisure cycle routes in Kent, covering 27 miles. A short drive will take you to Broadstairs, home to Viking Bay, with several fantastic walks, or visit Ramsgate Royal Harbour. Broadstairs Folk Week takes place on the first weekend in August every year and it is only a 20-minute bus ride from the property. Also, don’t miss out on a trip to the historic city of Canterbury, with its dominating city walls and incredible cathedral. Farm Cottage delivers a great all season, coastal destination, offering lots of heritage and culture to discover and explore. Beach ½ mile. Shop ¼ mile, pub 200 yards, restaurant 1 mile.
Ground floor: Living/dining room with wooden floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Steep narrow stairs to first floor: 2 double bedrooms, one 6ft (zip and link, can be twin), one 5ft.
Smoking is not permitted in any part of the building.
Fresh bed linen and towels are provided weekly.
Welcome pack on arrival
Farm Cottage is Wi-Fi (high-speed wireless internet access) enabled. Students with Wi-Fi enabled notebook computers can access the internet and check their e-mails from anywhere in the building.
Skype.com would allow you to use your portable computer to make cheap calls to friends and family back home.
Comprehensive tourist information provided.
Farm Cottage has an integrated fire alarm and smoke detection system.
Students staying at Farm Cottage may join any of the Standard or Intensive group courses at English in Margate. Individual lessons are also provided at English in Margate in the afternoons.
A student may also have individual lessons at a specified time of day at Farm Cottage, morning, afternoon or evening and at weekends. In addition social afternoons and evenings can be arranged (e.g. cultural, traditional pub, castles, gardens Canterbury cathedral etc) accompanied by a native speaker.
Please contact English in Margate with your precise requirements.
English in Margate closes for 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year.
Farm Cottage is available during this period for students wanting accommodation at the standard rates.
Individual lessons and tailor made programme can be arranged during this period (excluding the official bank holidays) The tuition fees for this programme would be quoted on request.
All students staying at Farm Cottage are English in Margate students and therefore have access to all the facilities at the school and are welcome to join the social activities and club evenings.
Terms and conditions
Please note that it is important that all guests coming to Farm Cottage have read and agreed to our rental terms and conditions. Please ensure you have a copy of our conditions before entering into a booking for Farm Cottage.