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Lyndhurst House

Sleeps 8
Beds 4
Bathrooms 3

With accommodations for up to 10 guests (8+2) and a ground floor bedroom with a wet room, accessibility is ensured for all. Lyndhurst House is nestled just off the Crab and Winkle Way, and is a lovely 10 minute walk to Canterbury West Station, known for its renowned Good Shed market and dining establishments.

Lyndhurst House strikes a balance between Nordic tranquillity, characterised by clean lines and abundant natural light, and a layout designed for multi generational family gatherings.

At a Glance

Courtyard or Patio Courtyard or Patio
Family Friendly Family Friendly
Garden Garden
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Off Street Parking Off Street Parking
Suitable for Workationing Suitable for Workationing
WiFi WiFi
City Centre City Centre
Shop Nearby Shop Nearby
Pub Nearby Pub Nearby
Disabled Access Disabled Access

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The Finer Details

Canterbury is a historic city located in southeast England, known for its stunning architecture and rich cultural heritage. It is a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over the world, teeming with cafes, bars, restaurants, historic locations, nearby zoos, rivers, walks, historic monuments, and other attractions.

Ground Floor:
Enter the house into a wonderful airy
Entrance Hall: with plenty of space to hang coats and store shoes (this is a "shoes off" house),
Downstairs WC
Kitchen/ Dining Room: a superbly appointed kitchen features a large stone-topped central island, surrounded by modern appliances including three ovens, a microwave, two dishwashers, two sinks, a fridge freezer, and a five-ring gas hob. It's a haven for culinary enthusiasts. The dining area, with its extendable table, opens onto a private garden through sliding doors.
Utility Room: Adjacent to the kitchen with a washing machine and leading through to a sizeable,
Wet Room: suitable for guests with mobility needs, 2 shower heads, bath, grabrails, shower and toilet chair if required
Sitting Room: just off the dining area, boasting double aspect windows overlooking the garden, 2 sofas
TV Snug: Large TV with enormous U-shaped sofa
Bedroom 1: (sleeps 2) downstairs kingsize bedroom, perfect for guests with mobility concerns, leading off from the TV snug with direct access from the hall and the adjacent downstairs WC.
Garage: leading from the utility room, the garage has been equipped with gym equipment
Study: (sleeps + 2) offering a quiet separate space for remote working. The sofa becomes a sofa bed sleeping an additional 2 people.

First Floor:
Upstairs, three bedrooms await
Bedroom 2: (sleeps 2) 1 Superking bed that can be converted into 2 single beds
Bedroom 3: (sleeps 2) 1 kingsize bed
Bedroom 4: (sleeps 2) 1 Double bed
Family Bathroom: shower and separate bath

Outside: a wonderfully secluded lawned garden with patio table and chairs
Parking: for up to 4 cars (at a pinch) and free on street parking a 2 minute walk from the house on Salisbury Road

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• Posted on 28th March 2024

Beautiful amazing house! One of the best houses we have stayed at ever. Clean modern beautifully decorated. The host was amazing and location is prime location walking distance from downtown Canterbury. Highly recommend staying here and 5 stars!

A stunning location


Canterbury is a historic city located in southeast England, known for its stunning architecture and rich cultural heritage. It is a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over the world, offering a range of cafes, bars, restaurants, historic locations, nearby zoos, rivers, walks, historic monuments, and other attractions.

Cafes, Bars and Restaurants:
Canterbury has a diverse range of cafes, bars and restaurants, catering to a variety of tastes and budgets. Some popular options include:

The Goods Shed: A farmers’ market and restaurant offering locally-sourced produce and a daily-changing menu.
The Refectory Kitchen: A charming cafe located within the historic Canterbury Cathedral, offering a range of sandwiches, cakes, and drinks.
The Pound: A gastropub located in a historic building, offering a range of beers, wines, and classic British dishes.
The Ambrette: An award-winning restaurant serving contemporary Indian cuisine with a modern twist.
The Old Weavers: A cosy cafe serving homemade cakes, light bites, and afternoon tea.
Historic Locations and Monuments:
Canterbury is home to a range of historic locations and monuments, including:

Canterbury Cathedral: A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous Christian structures in the world. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury and has been a place of pilgrimage for over 1,000 years.
St Augustine’s Abbey: A ruined abbey dating back to the 6th century, located just outside the city walls.
The Canterbury Roman Museum: A museum showcasing the history of the city’s Roman past, including a reconstructed Roman townhouse and a range of artefacts.
The Westgate Towers: A medieval gatehouse that is now a museum, offering panoramic views of the city from its rooftop.
Nearby Zoos, Rivers and Walks:
There are also plenty of nearby attractions to explore, such as:

Howletts Wild Animal Park: A popular zoo located just outside the city, home to over 400 animals including gorillas, tigers, and elephants.
The River Stour: A beautiful river that flows through Canterbury, offering scenic walks and boat trips.
The Canterbury Historic River Tours: A guided boat tour of the River Stour, offering an alternative way to see the city’s historic sites.
Whitstable and Beaches:
For those looking to explore beyond Canterbury, the coastal town of Whitstable is just a short drive or train journey away. This charming town is famous for its oysters, seafood, and beautiful beaches. Some popular activities include:

Whitstable Harbour: A picturesque working harbour with a range of seafood restaurants and quirky shops.
Tankerton Beach: A peaceful shingle beach with a promenade and colourful beach huts.
The Crab and Winkle Way: A scenic walking and cycling route that runs between Canterbury and Whitstable, following the route of an old railway line.
Farmers Markets:
Finally, for those who want to experience the best of local produce, Canterbury also has a range of farmers’ markets to explore. These include:

The Goods Shed Farmers’ Market: A weekly market selling fresh produce, artisan breads, and locally-made crafts.
The Canterbury Farmers’ Market: A monthly market selling a range of locally-sourced meat, fish, fruit, and vegetables.