at 24 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LN United Kingdom
The Old fire station (TOFS) boasts two properties the arthouse and the cedar house where contemporary meets traditional. A unique destination.
The Old fire station (TOFS) boasts three properties the arthouse, cedar house and our new addition, firemans cottage where contemporary meets tradional. One of the unique features is that you can rent the houses indivdually or rent all of the houses together for a larger family or social gathering sleeping up to 12 people or 16 people. The arthouse is a Victorian building, towering up above its adjacent properties. During Victorian times this building was used as a fire station where horse drawn fire engines would house themselves in the barn through the archway. The arthouse has been designed in a quirky fun way. The first floor living area is spacious, light with good views out to the city. There’s a modern kitchen providing a good selection of tea, coffee and cereals for guests’ independent use. On the second floor there are two bedrooms. The king room is at the front with a comfortable bed and private bathroom down the hall. The double room is situated at the back with a comfortable bed and private bathroom located downstairs. The back house is a cedar wood clad building in a modern Scandinavian design. This property is unique to Canterbury. It is tucked away off the main road behind the arthouse. The generous living area has a reception room with two sofas, flat screen T.V, with satellite digital channels, dvd player and music centre with I-pod docking station. There’s a dining area which can seat up to 10 people and a well equipped kitchen with extra seating for four guests. Upstairs there's a spacious open plan bedroom area with a large king size bed & en-suite bathroom, plus a seating area with a pull out sofa bed. Adjacent to the cedar house is a self- contained garden room which has a king size bed & en-suite. This room can be rented independently or rented additionally to the cedar house therefore opened up into one house. There is a courtyard garden that wraps around the house to give it a very private feel. Fireman's Cottage at The Old Fire Station is as charming 2 bedroom Cottage with Large reception and dining area, fully fitted kitchen, bathroom and private garden.
10 minutes walk from Canterbury West train station
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