Hookstead House is a restored and renovated building dating back to the mid sixteenth century. There is a wealth of beams and original features giving a warm and welcoming ambience. Hookstead started life as a cottage in 1560 and over the next centuries, was developed into a large farmhouse, finally having a Victorian wing added in the early 1900's. Within the gardens and grounds is an original coach house and it is hoped that it will also be renovated over the next few years. You can feel the years of history and the individual life stories of all the people who lived and loved in Hookstead House and the overall atmosphere is one of welcome and friendliness.
What makes a stay at Hookstead House unique?
Around 1560, Hookstead started life as a cottage and was converted into a large farmhouse in the following years. The Victorian wing addition was eventually added in the earl 1900s. You can feel the history of the individual life stories of the people who lived in Hookstead House.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Hookstead House?
The three bedrooms that Hookstead House offer are spacious, comfortable and all en-suite, fitted with tea and coffee making facilities and TV's. The Four Poster suite is the perfect choice for a romantic stay; flowers, chocolates and champagne can be arranged on arrival upon request. If you are planning a romantic dinner, just ask the hosts for recommendations! For families staying at Hookstead House, the Green Suite is the most suitable choice, offering a double and two single beds.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Ashford area?
Hookstead House is the ideal base for exploring the beautiful County of Kent. Just a short drive takes you to the "Jewels in the Forect" in Tenterden and trips to Cantebury, Rye, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells and Leeds Castle. The Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway, the South of England Rare Breeds Centre, Tenterden and Biddenden Vineyards, together with a good selection of pubs, tea rooms and restaurants in Tenterden and the surrounding villages are all within a few miles.