It is difficult to put into words how beautiful this barn conversion is. If you are looking for a rural location with easy access to culture, wildlife and the seaside then simply look no further.
With dual aspect windows and French doors and several outdoor seating areas so that you can make the most of the abundant wildlife and birds. In pride of place there is a majestic olive tree in the Mediterranean garden which provides shade to the side of the barn and is perfect to settle down with a book to relax. The decked area to the rear has far reaching views over Romney Marsh and the boardwalk to the side makes sure that you do not miss out on anything.
Furnished to an extremely high standard and comprehensively equipped, the owners wanted to make your stay with them feel like a real home from home.
We all had a brilliant time in lots of different ways – something to please all. Phillip and I adored the hens and Phillip has loved seeing if there were any eggs in the box. It made his day when they all 3 trotted through the french doors! I always preferred cooked plums until I tasted yours and somehow couldn’t resist picking one and eating it every time I passed the tree. Phillip and Chris have enjoyed playing tennis and finally on our last evening Phillip got to go in the boat (good job we waited as the rain filled the pond up) and had a whale of a time (luckily managed to stay dry) – I think Chris enjoyed it just as much. You are both wonderful hosts and we felt so at home. Everything in the house has been so thoughtfully chosen and such lovely quality. Penny keeps the house so clean and we have never stayed anywhere so well equipped before. This is our 5th family holiday we’ve had and Philip loves it the most and we would be hard pressed to find anywhere better.
Katie, Chris and Phillip – 19th August 2017
If you can drag yourself away from the tranquil surroundings, the coastal town of Hythe is close by as is the miniature railway at Dymchurch and the wartime Martello Tower.
The owners’ beautifully designed garden is part of the National Garden Scheme (NGS) and is open twice a year, where you might find free range hens pecking around (be sure to thank them for your eggs!) There is also a tennis court at the property for your enjoyment (please note that tennis court use is with owners permission).
Our NGS dates for 2018 are Sunday 10th June, Sunday 15th July and Sunday 9th September. Please visit the NGS website to find out more.
Note: There is a fenced pond at Swallows Return and children should be supervised at all times.
Shop: 3 miles Pub: 0.5 mile Coast: 9 miles