Self-catering holiday cottages in Maidstone, Kent

Maidstone is the county town of Kent and the gateway to the Kent Downs, an Area of Outstanding Beauty that sweeps down to the busy port of Dover. Its most-famous landmark is possibly the impressive Leeds Castle, sitting in over 500 acres of parkland that includes a maze made from hedges, an exciting tree top walkway and a working falconry. The River Medway runs through the town on which you can enjoy a river cruise aboard one of the Kentish Lady cruise boats. Other must-see attractions include the Hedcorn Aerodrome, Teapot Island, Mote and Buckmore Park (the latter having a karting circuit) and Kent Life Heritage, all attractions highly suitable for all ages. There’s also plenty of choice when it comes to cycling or walking routes to enjoy.

Unique holiday large houses, Kentish Oast Houses, 15th-century cottages, apartments in the grounds of grounds of Leeds Castle all make for the best choice of self-catering holiday accommodation in the area - just look and see:

Exterior | Jefferson Villa, Eastchurch, nr. Minster

Jefferson Villa, Kent

Holiday house by the sea in Eastchurch, near Minster with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 7. Enclosed Garden / Patio, Short Breaks All Year.

This charming detached property is situated on the idyllic island of Sheppey, boasting sea views and many fantastic nearby attractions.

  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Sea View
  • Rural Location
  • Decorated at Christmas
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  • Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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Exterior | Maplehurst Barn Stables, Staplehurst, near Maidstone

Maplehurst Barn Stables, Kent

Exclusive self-catering cottage in Staplehurst, near Maidstone with 1 bedroom, sleeps 2. No pets allowed. Golf nearby, Short Breaks All Year.

This single-storey barn conversion is the perfect base for a romantic break away, with the opportunity to spend an afternoon wine tasting at Hush Heath.

  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Satellite TV
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Newly Listed Property
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  • Ground Floor Wet Room
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Grab Rails
  • Flexi Cottages
  • Parking - On Site
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Garden and grounds | Bearsted Barns - Church View, Bearsted, nr. Maidstone

Church View, Kent

Romantic hideaways in Bearsted, near Maidstone with 1 bedroom, sleeps 2. Pets welcome. Pub within 1 mile, Short Breaks All Year.

Perfect for a couple and offering wheelchair access. Converted to a good standard, the adjoining Bearsted Barns reside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the owner’s 3½...

  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Customers Choice 2015
  • Grouped Properties
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Shower
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
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  • Kent Downs
  • Open Plan
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
  • Customers Choice
  • Shower Cubicle
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Exterior | Bearsted Barns - Church View, Bearsted, nr. Maidstone

Stables, Kent

Small cosy holiday cottage in Bearsted, near Maidstone with 1 bedroom, sleeps 2. Pets welcome. Pub within 1 mile, Short Breaks All Year.

With wheelchair access and all on the ground floor this barn makes a great base for touring The Garden of England.

  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Grouped Properties
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Shower
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Cottages4you
  • Kent Downs
  • Open Plan
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
  • Customers Choice
  • Shower Cubicle
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Staying in Maidstone? - things to do

Whether it’s a meal away from self-catering at one of the many restaurants, cafes or bars, or you want to stock up the holiday cottage, Maidstone offers some terrific shopping, both indoor mall, arcade and street alike. It has a very impressive array of both locally-owned shops as well as national multiples, all vying for the attention of your wallet – in the nicest possible way! It is said that Maidstone offers the largest selection of independent shops in the country. There are also local farmers’ markets held regularly, selling delicious locally made foods.