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The Old Fire Station

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'Cedar House' old fire station Canterbury
Living Room Cedar House
Private 30ft Garden with table and chairs 'Fireman's Cottage'
1 of 51'Cedar House' old fire station Canterbury
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Overview
6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
18 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
'The Old Fire Station' consists of 3 separate 2 bedroom properties within the same compound. The 'Arthouse' is a Grade II listed former Victorian Fire Station located in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Canterbury. This property comprises of 2 King size Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Large Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. There is also a Double sofa bed and another single bed that can be provided. 'Cedar house' is a Luxurious Modern Scandinavian Design cedar clad house located behind the ' Arthouse'.This property is unique in Canterbury as there is nothing else like it. The property is tucked away off the main road behind a former Victorian fire station and comprises of two large bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms and King size beds. The master bedroom is 25ft/ 8m long and has a separat...'The Old Fire Station' consists of 3 separate 2 bedroom properties within the same compound. The 'Arthouse' is a Grade II listed former Victorian Fire Station located in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Canterbury. This property comprises of 2 King size Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Large Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. There is also a Double sofa bed and another single bed that can be provided. 'Cedar house' is a Luxurious Modern Scandinavian Design cedar clad house located behind the ' Arthouse'.This property is unique in Canterbury as there is nothing else like it. The property is tucked away off the main road behind a former Victorian fire station and comprises of two large bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms and King size beds. The master bedroom is 25ft/ 8m long and has a separate sleeping area with a double sofa bed and balcony overlooking the courtyard. The second bedroom is a garden room overlooking the courtyard and comes with a flat screen T.V. There is also a large reception room 25ft/8m long with 2 Italian leather sofas, flat screen T.V, with satellite digital channels, dvd player and music center with I-pod docking station and a dining area that can seat up to 18 people along with a well equipped Kitchen/ Diner that seats 4. A further single bed can be arranged if necessary. A courtyard garden wraps around the house to give it a very private feel with garden table, chairs and BBQ. 'Fireman's Cottage' is a quaint 2 bedroom house located next to the Arthouse which has 2.double bedrooms, thru lounge, fully fitted Kitchen, Bathroom & private garden. The houses can be rented altogether or in pairs. PLEASE NOTE: Prices quoted are base prices are for groups of 12 ( two units). If you are a group of 12 or more, you will need to enter a group size of 16 ( three units)to reflect the correct price, any price for group size below 16 will show incorrect pricing and will not be valid. There is also car parking on site for as many as 4/6 cars. As well as the historic attractions of Canterbury, there are plenty of things to do in the surrounding area. The trendy fishing village of Whitstable is only 10 min drive away, famed for its oysters and sea food or the beautiful Victorian seaside town of Broadstairs and stunning Botany Bay beach(England's best kept secret) only 20 min drive. Closer to Canterbury are ancient woodlands, 2 fantastic wildlife parks and plenty of idyllic country villages and pubs serving local Fayre. Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustines Abbey are both UNESCO world heritage sites along with the Westgate Towers, the medieval entrance to the city which is over six centuries old. You can visit Chaucer's Canterbury tales museum or take a historic river tour of the city. Further afield there is Hever, Dover, Bodiam and Leeds castle and rail links to London. The lovely medievel hilltop town of rye is only 1 hours drive away as well as the huge sweeping beach at Camber sands with its amazing sand dunes. you will not be short of things to do.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 2 Showers, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
sebastian s
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed August 8, 2020

Great stay for our family thank you. Hosts helpful, polite and efficient. We arrived early, the cleaner let us leave our stuff and very kindly put our relevant food items in the fridge. Place was spotless, quirky, and location easy walking distance to town and...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank jessica4224
Reviewed July 28, 2019

Thanks Sebastian and Adelle for a fantastic stay at your Arthouse. We had a great stay and the attention to detail makes it a great home from home. Everything you need for a self catering break is provided but for cosy nights in Just Eat...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Froggyx1
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Very nice, warm and welcoming place to stay. Walking distance to center, good restaurants and shops nearby. Nice seafood in Whistable - just 10 min drive or bus)

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank AlexShMoscow
Reviewed February 28, 2019

The Old Firestation, which includes the Cedar House, here we stayed, is within walking distance of the centre of Canterbury. It is a modern self contained building with a large first floor double bedroom and bathroom, a ground floor double bedroom with shower room, spacious...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Fred B
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Great facilities and excellent amount of space. One of the best equipped places that we have stayed at. Sebastian and Adele are close to the property so contact is responsive. Canterbury has a good balance of old and new and a number of very good...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank pad1954
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
City Getaway
Corporate Bookings
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Unesco world heritage city steeped in History. Old Fire Station Canterbury is located 5 minutes walk from the mainline station and 10 minutes walk to the centre of town. The city centre is car free, very relaxed and has a great buzz. I love it
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No need to drive anywhere, just park up, walk and enjoy
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