Cranbrook, Kent Countryside

  • 4 Star
  • Beautifully restored character cottage with views of the windmill, situated in the centre of picturesque Cranbrook town.

You can book this property from:

  • £558 per week
  • £80 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 single bed


  • Dishwasher


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • On-street parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 21 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Shop 0.3 miles

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am


This charming beamed and beautifully restored Grade II listed end-terraced cottage is approached via the famous Union Windmill which has been restored as a working museum and stands proud over the historic town of Cranbrook. 'Woody' is constructed of timber-frame and weatherboard and has been transformed into a wonderful retreat for three and would also suit a small family.  The cottage (awarded our 5* Gold for cleanliness) has been furnished with great attention to detail creating a cosy and welcoming environment using calming colours on the walls and is full of lovely individual vintage pieces. There is a small wood burning stove in the sitting room and a stable door in the kitchen, where you can step out into the courtyard and enjoy the view of the windmill which is exceptionally pretty in the evenings.  Cranbrook High Street is only a few minutes walk away offering a wide range of specialist shops, a Michelin star restaurant, coffee shops, delicatessens, pubs and food shops. Close by is the famous Sissinghurst Castle Gardens and the area is abundant with gorgeous National Trust properties, castles and national parks.  There are footpaths nearby to enjoy as well as woodlands and forests to explore, a golf course, steam trains and a trip to a vineyard which should keep everyone happy. Trains to London and the coast are available from Staplehurst station 5 miles away.  
Shop: 200 yards    Pub: 200 yards   Coast:  20 miles   

Entrance via back door...

Sitting Room has original wall and ceiling beams, wood effect flooring with pretty rug, wood burning stove, 2 seater leather sofa, armchair, side tables and lamps, footstool, Smart TV with integrated DVD player and a Netflix subscription, bookshelf
Kitchen with quarry tiles, grey and wooden shaker kitchen units, gas oven and hob, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, microwave combi, kettle, toaster, Bluetooth DAB radio and kitchen table with seating for 3. Highchair available

From Kitchen low threshold entrance to carpeted stairs with handrail...

Bedroom 1 is carpeted, a king-size bed with bedside table and lamp, walk in wardrobe with hanging rail, dressing table, rocking chair and brick fire place with decorative hob grate.  Travel cot available if required (space in this bedroom only).
Bedroom 2 is carpeted with a single bed, chair, wall hanging rail and shelves with views of the windmill
Bathroom has a shower over the bath, painted floorboards, washbasin with overhead mirror and w.c

Garden: Enclosed courtyard with a garden table and 3 chairs and an outhouse. There is also a side path to a pretty lawned garden with a sunny patio at the front of the cottage
Parking: Available in the Tanyard (free) car park a 50-metre walk down the hill or nearby on-street parking. All car parks in Cranbrook are free.  Loading/unloading available at cottage
Heating: Gas central heating and wood burning stove, 1st basket of logs provided
Pets: Will accept 2 well-behaved medium size dog. Please bring own bowls/bedding/towels and ensure pets do not go upstairs (dog-gate provided) or on furniture. Pets should not be left unattended in the property.
Notes:  Woody offers flexible changeover days for weeks and short breaks all year round. The ceiling heights are in keeping with the age of this Grade II listed property; ground floor headroom is only 6ft 1" in a few places, although mainly more generous. Stairs are steep and may not be suitable for less mobile. There is no washing machine or tumble dryer at the property. Outdoor clothes airer for drying of hand washing garments.



What a lovely surprise to have a cottage that is so clearly loved and so well equipped. I had absolutely everything I needed.

Past Customer,

We have enjoyed Woody! A whole lot of care has been taken with the cottage. We think the decorator has done a great job.

Past Customer,

Delightful cottage – perfect for relaxing and enjoying walks in the local area – lots of beautiful bluebell woods.

Mrs R,

Everything was perfect, we were amazed. We absolutely loved the place and it was our best cottage stay ever!

Mr K,

We loved the cottage and felt really at home. I'm sure we'll be back some time in the future.

Past Customer,

What a beautiful - and beautifully cleaned and cared for - little place. The wood-burning stove, and comfy and snug front room is the perfect place to lounge.

Past Customer,

What a beautiful little cottage! We have really enjoyed a cosy weekend, relaxing by the fire. Had a couple of enjoyable walks locally. The cottage is spotless and has all the facilities you need. Very comfy beds.

James T,

A lovely couple of days, comfortable and really well-equipped cottage. Very comfy beds. Walks and visit to Sissinghurst very enjoyable.

Mrs C,

Charming and perfect little cottage for visiting our family in Cranbrook.

Dr G,

We had a wonderful break in this beautiful cottage.

mrs H M,

This cottage is very comfortable and well located, 5 mins down the hill into town. Ideal for a couple. Comfy beds, good shower, very well equipped. The owner left cookies, milk and logs for the fire. We visited over Xmas as visiting family who all live in Kent. We may stay in Woody again as it would be nice in Spring/Summer.

Mrs S,

Thanks for the loan of Woody! A perfect quiet spot for a getaway. We enjoyed having everything within walking distances and so nice to find a self-catering cottage that is well equipped.

Mr F,

We had a lovely weekend in Cranbrook. The cottage was perfect, so sweet and cosy. Clear instructions and information about the cottage as well as the surrounding area. Had a lovely brunch at ‘The Wendy House’.

Mr P,

Had a lovely week in Woody, cottage is warm and cosy and very well equipped. Plenty of lovely little towns and villages to explore and had some lovely dog walks in the beautiful Kent countryside.

Mrs W,

Lovely cottage, great place to come and chill for a weekend

Mr F,

We loved our Autumn stay at Woody. Really relaxing and Woody is full of character and charm – would highly recommend. Loved all the little quirky touches in the cottage and the windmill on our doorstep!

Past Customer,

Lovely cottage, comfy beds, everything we needed.

Past Customer,

We had a perfect stay at Woody, the cottage is characterful, quirky, cosy and comfortable. Peaceful location with lots of lovely walks from the doorstep and a great cafe round the corner. Free parking in the local car park was easy with just a short walk to drop off luggage. Would definitely recommend staying here and hope to return again!

Ms M,

Beautiful cottage in a lovely town. Very well equipped and very comfortable.

Mr S,

We had a wonderfully relaxing stay at Woody Cottage. All the home comforts were met here amply, we really felt it was home from home. My two young sons really loved playing with the lovely toys. All absolutely spot on and we shall recommend Woody to family and friends.

Mr Jonathan M,

As a holiday let, this is one of the best equipped/highest standard of property we have stayed at. Loved it!

Ms Sharon L,

We have had a great stay. Beautiful cottage, well supplied and spotless. A fantastic base for exploring the area. We will be recommending to friends and family for their own holidays.

Mr Christopher D,

Had a lovely week at Woody, had everything we required and more. Lovely outdoor space, peaceful and very well equipped. Loved Cranbrook, the shops and Larkin’s Ale House - the people are so friendly. We will return.

Past Customer,

We’ve had a wonderfully relaxing week in Woody, and have been so comfortable here – you have thought of everything. Thank you SO much, this has been a much needed break after the most demanding 18 months in the NHS that I can remember. We are much refreshed and rested.

Past Customer,

We have really enjoyed a relaxing three-night break in this charming, comfortable cottage.

Past Customer,

We had a lovely stay in Woody and enjoyed the Kent countryside. The cottage was extremely clean and had everything we needed – we even had the log burner going in May – good old UK weather!

Past Customer,

We had a truly wonderful time staying in Woody. Woody is a cosy, extremely comfortable cottage with modern appliances. It could not have been better!

Previous Customer,

What a wonderful place Woody is! So stylish and cosy. We did not want to leave. Cranbrook itself could not be better situated for exploring the county of Kent and beyond. Thank you for a delightful stay. We will be back for sure.

Previous Customer,

We thoroughly enjoyed our post-lockdown stay in Woody, immersing ourselves in the joys of Spring, including all the goldfinches enjoying the blossom of the trees and shrubs around the property! The birdsong has been wonderful. Thanks to Frances for attending to us so well and making us feel so very welcome and comfortable!

Previous Customer,

We had a lovely stay at Woody--just the right size for 2 of us and the dog. It's a perfect location for enjoying the fabulous gardens at Sissinghurst Castle and Sarah Raven's garden at Perch Hill with lots of interesting villages to explore. We couldn't have been more comfortable or well looked after!

Mrs L,

We had a wonderful stay in this cosy little cottage. Fully equipped with everything you need - thank you for that and for the tasty cookies of course! We enjoyed the quiet of Cranbrook.

Mr H