The Tube

Maxted, Kent, England

Fabulous eco tube property that offers a great base for exploring the Kent Downs Area of Natural Beauty.

Key Points

  • Eco passive house tube with clever technology sleeps 6 guests on a farm near Elmsted.
  • There is a spacious open plan living area with kitchen and dining area or enjoy eating al fresco at the picnic bench.
  • There are 3 bedrooms - one double and two twin rooms - great for couples, friends or families.
  • Two bathrooms are available - one with shower and one with bath tub.
  • Enjoy exploring the Kent Downs Area of Natural Beauty.


Fabulous eco friendly passive house tube structure offers a unique stay for up to 6 guests near Elmsted amid the Kent Downs Area of Natural Beauty. 

The attractive building, with its grass roof, offers an open plan living area with French doors that open out onto the front terrace area with al fresco dining area. Inside there is a bright and airy living area with 3 sofas and large TV which leads onto the kitchen diner with funky red dining chairs and bright blue kitchen tiles. A long corridor then leads you to each of the three bedrooms: one double with French doors that leads to a patio with bistro table and chairs, and two twin rooms as well as the family bathrooms - one with shower and one with bath tub. 

Whilst here there is plenty to see and do including a fun visit to the Safari at Port Lympne where you can see a whole range of animals. Foodies will love the afternoon tea available at Tiny Tim's Tearoom or a stroll around the rare organic fruits at Perry Court Farm. Be sure to take time to explore the Pilgrim Trail to the White Cliffs of Dover on the North Downs Way, a great way to work up a hunger which you can fulfil at one of the local pubs. 

Children welcome. No pets. 

Minimum 2 night stay but the longer you stay the cheaper the nightly rate!

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Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more










 Heating - underfloor


 Washing machine



 Dining area


 Seating area


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Pub within walking distance


 Family friendly site












Young Children

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Quiet location

 Set alone

Nearest Airport/s

London Gatwick

Content updated on 14th April 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Darren Colledge from The Tube