Sunshine Villa Broadstairs
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Sunshine Villa is a large Victorian house that has been lovingly restored to a high standard. Two reception rooms, dining room for 8 and a fully fitted, modern kitchen create a spacious, airy home which is ideal for large groups or families on holiday who need space by the sea. We use hotel bed linen - beautiful white linen and fluffy white towels.We are located up a quiet side street a short stroll from the beach. Plus we have parking which is hard to find in Broadstairs.
The South facing Morroccan themed courtyard with barbeque and seating is a tranquil place to relax after a day on the beach.
Each bedroom is carefully decorated to create a relaxing environment for our guests - 2 bathrooms and a separate WC is ideal for large groups.
There is a 'play room' for children which includes, TV, DVD player, a box of fun dressing up clothes, lots of books and games. Plus playstation2.
Internet wifi has just been installed for business and pleasure.
Golf is only a putt away at the North Foreland golf course or mini golf is 5 minutes away. Great coastal bike and walking trails. Sailing clubs. There's something for everyone in Broadstairs - old or young. Our pictures say it all !
The long awaited Turner Contemporay is now open and its only 5mins away on the train from Broadstairs to Margate. Why not go for a stroll around Margate Old town afterwards. Dreamland it due to open in 2014
Frommers voted the Kent coast as the one of the top 12 destinations in the World for 2011, so come and check us out Thanet is a hidden gem. No need to travel abroad ,staycation in Broadstairs offers it all.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viking Bay|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manston 5 km, Nearest railway: Broadstairs 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
We can supply a Z bed for one extra guest. There is an ipod docking station with radio/cd player.
Why not spend xmas by the sea and bring the new year in ,on the beach watching the fireworks display.
|Further details outdoors|
Off street parking to front of house. Secure Moroccan themed courtyard to rear with seating and barbeque - ideal for relaxing in after a day on the beach.
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The South East England region
With fast rail links to Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International, Europe is easily reached on Eurostar. The port of Dover is only 30 minutes drive away where you can hop on a ferry to France, and in March 2010 a new ferry service between Ramsgate and Boulogne is scheduled to start, making lunch in France a real possibility. Don't forget your passport!
Historic Canterbury is only a 30 minute drive away, with it's spectacular cathedral, city walls, restaurants, shops and parks. You can take a boat trip on the river to see the sights from a different perspective.
Step back in time at one of our nearby castles - Dover, Deal, Walmer, Leeds and Rochester Castles are all easily reached by car in under an hour.
Kent is the Garden of England and our extensive coastline boasts an array of blue flag award winning beaches and thrilling watersports. Explore our beautiful countryside, discover country lanes, orchards, vineyards and oast houses. England's oldest county is up to the minute though, with leading edge galleries, theatre and entertaining night life giving you so many things to do. Kent boasts outstanding golf clubs, including the famous St Georges at Sandwich.
A stroll around Broadstairs is a journey of discovery with a lovely surprise around every corner. Our most famous resident was Charles Dickens who spent much time here, writing many of his classic novels here. Visit the Dickens Museum and watch out for costumed characters during our annual Dickens Week (June)!
Walk around the Thanet coastline to explore our beautiful beaches and bays, each with its own character. Broadstairs' main beach is the unspoilt Viking Bay, no more than a minutes walk away from Sunshine Villa, where you can still see much of Broadstairs' Victorian heritage. Viking bay has a small harbour with cafes and giftshops, with plenty of rockpools for crabbing and exploring. An old fashioned beach funfair complete with helter skelter and swingboats, and a traditional punch and judy show twice a day in high season means that there's plenty to keep everyone entertained. The Pavilion offers beachside drinks and lunches and you don't have to walk far to find fish and chips to eat on the beach!
Joss Bay is more rural and offers great surfing opportunities (check out Joss Bay Surf School), whilst Botany Bay is quieter and more secluded and can feel a million miles from anywhere - absolute bliss when you want to laze around and recharge your batteries. Drive south to Pegwell Bay Nature Reserve for birdwatching and wild ponies.
Although Broadstairs has kept much of its old fashioned charm and tranquility, we have a vibrant calendar of events ranging from the annual Dickens Festival (June), Water Gala (June) and Folk Week (Aug) to a great free summer entertainment programme with a weekly firework display during the school summer holidays. Broadstairs also hosts its own annual Food Festival in October, featuring local producers and restaurants, with free tastings and cookery demonstrations by top chefs. For full details go to www.broadstairsfoodfestival.org
There are a mouth-watering number of restaurants, bistros, cafes and pubs to choose from - you could eat your way around the world.
Visit Ramsgate's Royal Harbour for a taste of the Mediterranean (on a sunny day!), to take out a boat for seal watching or sea fishing, or just to watch the boats from its many cafes and bars. Ramsgate and Margate host
their own annual festivals and events - go to www.visitthanet.co.uk for more inspiration.
For more activities for children go to www.thanetkids.co.uk.
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28 Feb 2014
"Great house, Great location"
We all enjoyed our second stay here. 6 adults can all chill out without feeling 'on top of each other'. The house is really spacious and has everything you need. For a large house on 3 floors it also cosy and warm …which you need in the winter months! Janette is so helpful at arranging anything extra you may need. We are staying again in March !
Great glad that you are coming to stay again and lets hope the sun is shining for you.Thanks for your review.
7 Feb 2014
"Fantastic family get together!"
We had a great time in the Sunshine Villa! It was the only sunny weekend in January and we managed to enjoy the beach, as it is just so close to the coast! Lovely walk along the coast. The house has e… More
We look forward to welcoming you back again when the Suns out.
7 Jan 2014
"Ideal house for extended family"
Well equipped and ideally located property suited our needs very well.Shame that there is only one car park - our group had three between us - but with a little planning this can ovr come.No complaint… More
21 Oct 2013
"Great for 2 families travelling together and close to everything!"
The house was wonderful, everyone loved their rooms, little yard is great for enjoying a coffee outside in the sun. Enough bathrooms for our big group and lots of space for the kids. We were so happy … More
12 Aug 2013
"Good base to enjoy Broadstairs"
Spacious accommodation/worked well for our 2 families with the number of rooms/bathrooms and layout. No garden but courtyard is OK for eating out/drying washing etc. Quite an eclectic/beach feel to the house. Bed linen (per other reviews) was lovely & crisp. Good location just a few mins walk to the beach. We hired a beach hut too, which was really useful to save bringing everything back each day. Parking not great; room for 1 car on the front & the street is busy - but once you manage to get a slot, no restrictions. Lots of people walking by in the evening/late on, which can be noisy for the front bedrooms. Overall a good place to stay, not overly fussy or pristine; had a 'lived in' feel, which actually made us feel relaxed from the start. Quite kiddi friendly (the toys are a good addition if you have tots/our children were older).
20 Jul 2013
"Very Large three story Victorian well appointed dog friendly house."
The house suited our needs perfectly. Large, comfortable & clean. Close to the beach, cafe's and restaurants. We had a very relaxed time and found Broadstairs a excellent holiday destination.… More
Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to you coming back to stay with us.
13 Jul 2013
"great house, great place, great holiday"
had a lovely week in this beautiful house, very spacious, tastefully decorated to high spec. we had two babies with us and the house was very child friendly even had a play room. i loved the comfy bed… More
30 Jun 2013
"Relaxed and welcoming atmosphere"
Lovely house, lovely location. Well suited to our requirements and well appointed throughout. Milk, tea, coffee and bread waiting for us upon arrival.
6 Jun 2013
"A lovely homely villa for friends, family and dogs"
We just had a wonderful weekend in sunny Broadstairs. We stayed in Sunshine Villa which I highly recommend. It is a cosy house which easily sleeps 8 people. It is beautifully designed with "cosy/… More
3 Jun 2013
"Lovely cosy base for a visit to Broadstairs"
Sunshine Villa was a perfect choice for our extended family holiday. There were 8 of us and we had plenty of space to cook, eat, sleep and relax after a busy day on the Kent coast. The house is less than a minute's walk to the seafront and although it is a cut through from a lovely park and car park it is a very quiet location. There is a fabulous butcher and bakery just around the corner which provided very inexpensive breakfasts.
There is room for a couple of cars on the driveway, so long as you are a confident driver, but we didn't have any trouble getting a space in the street also.
We would all thoroughly recommend the house and the location.
Thankyou for your review we hope you will come and stay with us again.
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