Cloth Worker’s Barn

Sleeps 6
Beds 3
Bathrooms 3
The property sleeps up to 6 adult guests and we can accommodate one infant in a travel cot, or a child in a small put-up bed, both of which can be made up for you upon request. Guests sleep in three double bedrooms, each with a king-sized bed, their own TV, en-suite shower room and fluffy robes. In addition, the master bedroom has a majestic freestanding Catchpole & Rye Le Bain de Bateau. Each room has been beautifully themed, using natural tones and wallpapers depicting nature, all adding to the calmness of the decor.

Outside the property has its own terrace garden, screened using beech hedging. There is a six-seater hot tub in the garden, directly outside the property which is exclusively available to guests staying at the barn, at an additional cost of £50 per night for the duration of your stay. Please let us know upon booking of you would like to add this on.

Guests are also free to use the outdoor heated swimming pool, plus surrounding sun loungers and parasols in the Summer months from 20th April - 20th October 9am - 4pm weekdays and 9am - 12pm at weekends. Pool towels are provided.

There is also a pool house, just next to the pool - it includes outdoor dining furniture, a large hammock bed, shade and refrigeration! It is available exclusively for a single party staying with us at any one time. There is an additional cost of £50 per night for the duration of your stay. It is offered on a first com, first served basis, so please request it as soon as you confirm your booking so we can book it out for you.

There is also a shared firepit, situated in the gardens that can be used by guests for evening warmth and a BBQ.

Other things to note:

In the grounds of The Cloth Hall there are two other small cottages, each sleeping two; Weavers Cottage and Spinster’s Nook. All three properties can be booked as a group to sleep 10 guests.

Please note there is an unfenced pond with ducks and a goose, in front of the property, so while we do allow children in the property, please do make sure care is taken.

At a Glance

Courtyard or Patio Courtyard or Patio
Family Friendly Family Friendly
Fire Pit Fire Pit
Fireplace/Wood Burner Fireplace/Wood Burner
Garden Garden
Large Groups Large Groups
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Off Street Parking Off Street Parking
Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
Rural Rural
Suitable for Workationing Suitable for Workationing
Village Village
WiFi WiFi
Pub Nearby Pub Nearby
Hot Tub Hot Tub
Swimming Pool Swimming Pool

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The Finer Details

This beautiful barn has large floor to ceiling windows that let the natural light flood in, a wood burning stove and a dining table that has plenty of room for everyone to sit around.

Ground Floor:
Entrance into the open plan living area with stone effect porcelain flooring and underfloor heating throughout

Living Area:
2 large sofas, coffee table, wall mounted Smart TV, a rug and a bookcase

Dining Area:
Large dining table which can seat up to 10, wood burning stove and large floor to ceiling windows

Fitted kitchen with marble worktops, a two-door Aga plus induction hob and electric double oven, microwave, large fridge-freezer, wine fridges, dishwasher, washing machine, quooker tap supplying boiled and filtered water, and a Nespresso machine. There is also a breakfast bar with high backed stools.

Bedroom 1:
Themed room with a king-size bed, wood flooring, bedside tables, dresser with mirror, TV, wardrobe, dressing gowns and an en-suite shower room, which is tiled with washbasin, heated towel rail and w.c.

Bedroom 2:
Themed room with a king-size bed, wood flooring, bedside tables, chest of drawers with TV, wardrobe and en-suite shower room which is tiled with a washbasin, heated towel rail and w.c.

First Floor:
Carpeted stairs to …

Bedroom 3:
Mezzanine bedroom with a sliding door which has a vaulted and beamed ceiling, privacy switchable glass, a Catchpole & Rye Le Bain de Bateau, parquet flooring with carpet under the four-poster framed king-size bed, wall mounted TV, bedside tables, built-in wardrobe with shelving, a leather relaxing armchair with footstool and en-suite shower room with washbasin, heated towel rail and w.c.

Beech hedge enclosed courtyard with garden furniture and a charcoal built-in barbecue for guest use. Shared seating area around a communal cooking fire pit is also available for guests.

Swimming pool:
Shared by guests from the three properties, the pool is open from 20th April to 20th October. It is heated with shared sun loungers around the pool. Guests are restricted to the following pool access times - 9am - 4pm on weekdays and 9am - midday at weekends. Pool towels provided in your accommodation.

Underfloor heating on the ground floor, wood burning stove and a radiator in the master bedroom

There is free parking for two cars inside the gated grounds, close to the Barn, with plenty of on street parking locally for any additional cars. The village has a bus service and the nearest train station is in Headcorn, which is 3.5 miles away.

Unlimited WiFi, with up to 70mb

Guest access:
Guests have full use of the Barn and its outside area and two parking spaces, along with shared use of the fire pit area.

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A stunning location


Smarden is a small picturesque village, often called the 'loveliest village in Kent' and after a visit, you'll know why as it is a beautiful Kentish weavers' village with around 200 buildings of architectural and historical note. You'll find three pubs within walking distance, a butchers, a vintage shop and an art gallery. 3.5 miles away is the town of Headcorn where larger shops and a mainline train station can be found.

Close by guests can explore Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens, Leeds Castle and Bodiam Castle. There is a golf club close by at Chart Hills and fishing lakes at Cackle Hill. Historic Rye is 19 miles away, Camber Sands is just a few miles further along the coast.

The Kent and East Sussex Railway is in Tenterden, which is known as the Jewel in the Weald locally, with lots of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. There are vineyard tours and tastings at Chapel Down in Small Hythe, near Tenterden and Hush Heath Winery in Staplehurst.