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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Petham, Canterbury, Kent, England
Slippery Sam's dates from around 1450 and is a Grade II listed building. It is named after Samuel Jackson, a notorious smuggler who once lived here. The property is located on the old Roman road Stone Street around 4 miles out of Canterbury in a fairly rural setting.

A comfortable self-catering property, all on the ground floor, the cottage consists of an entrance porch, open-plan kitchen/diner/lounge and two double bedrooms both having en-suite bathrooms. The property has been adapted so that it is also suitable for disabled guests.. All bedding and towels supplied. There is a colour TV, video, dvd, books & games. The property is equipped with electric cooker, microwave, iron, washing machine, fridge, dining table/chairs, barbecue etc and all rooms are of a good size with ample storage facilities. Central heating act...
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Listing #HL522268
About the Owner
Ian W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Excellent location. Well equipped clean and comfortable. Plenty of space both inside and out. Ample off road parking.

Thank propeller999
ian803, VR Owner at Moonrakers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Many thanks

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This was the 2nd time we stayed at Moonrakers. It was exactly as remembered from 5 years ago. Cosy & comfortable, not exactly modern partly due to the building being so old and listed if i remember correctly. Had everything needed for a pleasant stay....More

Thank Miss Tanya C
ian803, VR Owner at Moonrakers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

You're very kind and we were sorry to be away during your stay this time. Sounds like things went OK though which is great and glad you could use some of the produce.

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Bures, England
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile


ian803, VR Owner at Moonrakers, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017


  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty some 4 miles outside of the cathedral city of Canterbury on the old Roman road to Hythe. Coast is reachable in three directions, from Whitstable with its oysters around through the resorts of Thanet like Ramsgate, Margate and Dickensian Broadstairs, the nature reserve of Sandwich, historic Walmer, Deal and Dover, the more sedate Hythe and on to the wilds of the Romney Marshes. A wealth of gardens, houses and castles are within easy reach as well as hidden gems of country villages. Sports facilities are plentiful, from scuba diving to horse riding, go karting to golf and badminton to clay pigeon shooting. There are plenty of walks including the likes of the Saxon Shore Way. Shopping is well catered for from the outlet centre at Ashford to Bl... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Canterbury: 8.0 km
Ferry: Dover: 20.0 km
A map and set of directions are sent to all clients with confirmation of booking
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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