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$105 / night
Total guests, Nights

GARDEN FLAT – Home 212481 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

Spacious, elegant flat with lovely views and garden, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Direct access to footpaths and bridleways leading to vast expanses of NT property. Cycling, riding and fishing available locally. Pretty village with a bakers, newsagent & general store and three pubs. Near Dorking, with a 45-minute train journey to London. Convenient for Guildford, M25, Gatwick & Heathrow airports.

In light of current COVID-19 please note that we always deep clean between lets, dismantle and clean the fridge, disinfect switches, handles, doors edges and frames and other high touch points. Once clean the flat is further sanitised using a Bio-Vac machine, as used on Covid wards, to capture and kill air and surface borne pathogens.

Further details indoors

The flat has a large kitchen/dining room with lovely views across the garden (and lake, Autumn to Spring) to the North Downs. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes a induction hob, electric fan oven, extractor hood, microwave, fridge with freezer box, dishwasher & electronic washer/drier. The floor is polished, old terracotta tiles with rush and jute mats.

The kitchen opens on to a verandah also with lovely garden views and is equipped with wellington and walking boot racks, ring for securing bikes and a table and six chairs with a pendant lantern.

The bed/sitting room is spacious and sunny. It is furnished with a double bed, large sofa bed, easy chair; gas fired stove in a traditional fireplace, chest of drawers, occasional tables and Freesat television with Humax storage and DVD player. The floor is solid blond oak with large rugs.

There is a small dressing room with a wardrobe, chest of drawers and large mirror. The bathroom has a full-size bath with an Aqualisa shower, low level flush lavatory, basin and Myson towel rail.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Beds in other rooms: Queen Bed Sofa beds
  • 1 Full bath

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Shared garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A car will give you the flexibility to visit local villages and country pubs, but it is possible to walk off-road to Dorking and throughout the Surrey Hills and we have had guests stay for weeks or visit every year without a car. There is a local bus - look up compass-travel and surrey travel bus 32 Dorking has trains to London and Dorking Deepdene has trains to Guildford, Reading to the West and Redhill and Gatwick to the East.

Interaction with guest

We are generally around and happy to offer suggestions of where to eat, visit and walk. Please either send us a text, call (you will be provided with my mobile number) or knock on the front door.

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Please bring slippers to wear inside.
Please park with boot or bonnet next to pergola - do ask if you're not sure
Please open bathroom window to air the room
Please pay for any breakages
Please leave the flat clean and tidy when you leave
Please vacate the flat by 10am on the day or your departure. If you would like to leave later please check if this is possible and we will accommodate you when we can.

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About the owner

Louise S.
Response rate:
93%
Calendar last updated:
22 Jun 2022
Years listed:
10
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Very Good
20 reviews

Excellent
13
Very Good
7
Average
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“First class”

Reviewed 30 Jan 2021

We booked for 7days.stayed another 3day.host perfect respect your privacy.but always on hand.to help.best bed I have sleep on in years.I’m disabled ,but found it easy to navigate.Louise and Pet… More

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“the perfect long-stay rental!”

Reviewed 17 Aug 2020

This is the perfect rental. We spent two weeks in the lovely Garden Flat, and we loved every minute! The flat itself is so nice, perfectly equipped, with a really great kitchen and very comfortable be… More

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“Excellent location, well equipped and comfortable accommodation”

Reviewed 8 Jun 2019

The flat is very well equipped and comfortable. We arrived early, having landed at LHR at 5.00 am, so the food provided by Louise was much appreciated. The outstanding feature of staying here is the l… More

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Response from the owner Thank you for your detailed review, very good to hear how much you enjoyed staying here. Louise

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“Comfort and convenience in an idyllic country setting”

Reviewed 2 Jul 2018

I needed to find a quiet "haven for one" that would provide me with relatively easy access to Dorking, Leatherhead and Horsham over a period of 10 days - and the Garden Flat in Westcott pro… More

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Response from the owner Thank you for your lovely review - much appreciated!

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“Cosy comfortable and convenient”

Reviewed 28 Apr 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the flat and didn't want to leave. It had everything we needed to be self sufficient and cook our own meals like oven, stove, microwave, fridge and dishwasher wh… More

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Response from the owner Thank you for your very detailed review - much appreciated. Detail on the pillows noted and actioned - I do hope we see you again.

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“nice and a very very beautiful view”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2017

not far to Wescott, 10 mn walking; nice old villages around (Brokham, Betchworth, Shere),nice Hightstreet in Dorking and also Guildford; 1/2 h to Hampton

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Response from the owner Thank you for this lovely review - such a pleasure to meet and hear how you were enjoying the area.

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“Complete peace of mind”

Reviewed 25 Nov 2016

The location of The Garden Flat was, for us, spot on with adequate golf and NT properties within comfortable travelling distance. Walkers and cyclists will not be disappointed either. Comfort levels, … More

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Response from the owner Thank you for your detailed and kind review - so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

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“A gem of a flat, buried deep in rural Surrey but close to amenities.”

Reviewed 23 Aug 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Garden Flat. The host was extremely helpful. Fabulous shower, very good water pressure. Kitchen well equipped, although we didn't use it much as we met up… More

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“agréable”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2016

Très bel endroit, calme, avec un superbe jardin. La terrasse a été notre endroit privilégié. Très bien situé pour visiter Londres qui n'est qu�… More

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“Fantastic Place, very friendly owners who could not do enough for us”

Reviewed 27 Jul 2016

Excellent accomodation We were welcomed as if we were old friends with some of the local produce bread etc. The Garden Flat is located one minute from Westcott with a good bakery and friendly shops … More

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Response from the owner Thank you for this lovely review, so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. There is a perennial problem with the Vodafone signal in some parts of the village, other providers generally work well.

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Louise (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Louise (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Louise (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Louise the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Louise (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Louise (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Louise (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this property you need to pay through the Flipkey website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to the property when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Louise (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Louise (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Louise (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Louise (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Louise (the owner) a message.

If Louise (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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