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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Lookout has been completely renovated to a very high standard and provides stylish and comfortable accommodation for up to four people (plus a travel cot for babies). We have styled the flat with feature wall paper, sparkly kitchen and beautiful vintage bits and bobs - modern meets retro in perfect harmony!
Covering the top two stories of a Victorian townhouse in the conservation area of Broadstairs, The Lookout comprises of two bedrooms (one double with stunning views of the gardens and one twin), spacious living room, fully-fitted kitchen, family bathroom, as well as a separate shower room and WC.
Our guests are able to access an extensive and beautifully maintained private gated gardens for the exclusive use of residents of Devonshire Terrace. The garden offers ample space for children to play as a perfect alternative to the beach.
The flat offers beautiful views of the gardens.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 136 km, Nearest railway: Broadstairs 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details outdoors|
The Lookout is situated in a very quiet lane in the oldest part of Broadstairs, with many flint-walled buildings dating back to the 18th century and earlier. There is a beautifully maintained private shared garden for the sole use of residents of Devonshire Terrace. The garden offers benches, a summer house, and plenty of space for a barbecue or for children to play! As the garden is shared, we ask that guests use it with consideration and respect.
It's a truly unique location as it is strikingly tranquil yet really central - so close to the beach and centre of Broadstairs.
We are unable to offer off-street parking, but there is unrestricted parking in the road outside The Lookout, and in neighbouring streets. In addition, there is a pay and display car park less than one minute's walk away. Thanet District Council offers a one week visitors permit for £20 which allows unrestricted parking in most pay and display car parks in the area.
About this location
The Isle of Thanet region
The area of Kent is known as 'the garden of England' for the quality of its homegrown produce, but much more than that, offers diverse activities for visitors.
The area of East Kent was recently voted one of travel guide Frommers' Top 12 places to visit in the world for 2011, thanks to our miles of unspoilt coastline and off the beaten track destinations. Come for yourself to find out what everyone's talking about!
Explore historic Canterbury with its cathedral, city walls, restaurants, theatres and great shopping. Dover Castle is a fantastic day trip for families, both only 30 minutes from Broadstairs by car.
Leeds Castle, and Deal and Walmer castles are also within easy reach, as is Whitstable where you can feast on local seafood, fresh off the boats, before exploring the town's wide range of interesting shops. Golfing enthusiasts will love Kent's award winning courses at Sandwich and North Foreland.
Broadstairs is on the High Speed Rail Link to London - with a direct link to Stratford International station, we are perfectly placed to visit the London 2012 Olympics.
Kent has great transport links to London and mainland Europe, with making it the perfect starting point for a visit to England or abroad.
Broadstairs is a charming and unspoilt seaside resort - many remnants of our Victorian heritage can be found throughout the town.
During the summer months, Viking Bay attracts families for its old-fashioned funfair and swingboats, punch and judy shows and fireworks displays, while neighbouring Stone Bay has fantastic rock pools. Nearby Joss Bay has some of the best waves in the area, with its own surf school and kayaks for hire.
The Lookout is situated in the heart of Broadstairs' historic centre, amidst 18th century flint-walled houses, and is no more than a couple of minutes' walk from two wonderful sandy beaches and a diverse mix of restaurants, bars, pubs, cafes, ice cream parlours, shops and museums.
You won't need to use your car once you've arrived. Why not hire a beach hut for your stay? Telephone 01843 296111 for more details on daily or weekly hire.
When you're ready to leave the beach, Broadstairs offers many other attractions - the Palace Cinema, one of England's smallest with just 112 seats, mini golf, Helter Skelter, an indoor play centre for children under 8, Morelli's, an original 1950's ice cream parlour and many independent and quirky shops.
Older children will love Revolution, an indoor skatepark for skateboards, rollerblades and BMX. Why not learn about Charles Dickens' love of Broadstairs at the Dickens House museum?
Westwood Cross retail park offers great shopping with stores such as TKMaxx, Debenhams, Monsoon, HMV, TopShop and Marks and Spencer, a multiplex cinema, casino and restaurants.
We love festivals here - Broadstairs' folk festival takes place in August each year, the town comes alive with folk music in every bar and morris dancers on every corner.
Broadstairs fourth annual food festival will take place in October 2012 and is a showcase for the best that Kent has to offer, with demonstrations by renowned local chefs, free tastings and stalls by local producers. We also host an annual Dickens festival each June celebrating Broadstairs' most famous visitor, with a water gala during the summer holidays.
Walk to Ramsgate along the coastal path to visit England's only Royal Harbour, with great waterfront bars, restaurants and cafes, or walk the Pugin trail to explore the venerated architect's work.
The Turner Contemporary art gallery is now open on Margate's seafront with exhibitions by JMW Turner and Tracey Emin during 2012.
Margate's Old Town is quickly becoming a mecca for fans of vintage and retro clothes, furniture, contemporary design and cupcakes, with independent shops opening all the time!
Cycle the Viking Trail from Minnis Bay to Pegwell Bay to explore our unspoilt coastline and nature reserves.
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3 Oct 2014
We had a wonderful short break at The Lookout. Louise's (owner) organisation pre-visit was very helpful and efficient. The house was very relaxing and comfortable. Lots of interesting touches to … More
18 Sep 2014
"Returned once already - and booked for next year too..."
This is our favourite place to stay in Broadstairs... and we have stayed in quite a few over the years. Comfortable, quiet, clean, everything you need, lovely street, beautiful garden over the way. … More
13 Sep 2014
"Feels like your own home"
Loved staying at this apartment. Spacious, child friendly (for a 3 years old), easy to relax. It is in a brilliant location. Definitely would be coming back… More
3 Sep 2014
"Perfect little getaway"
What a perfect find for a long weekend with my mum & kids located in a very quiet street but so close to the beach & town the lack of car was no problem, in fact it was more of a bonus. The communal g… More
11 Jun 2014
"well appointed and comfortable"
Very well presented property with all the comforts of home. Parking could be difficult depending on when you arrive but we arrived midday and managed to park outside the property. Broadstairs has an… More
7 Jun 2014
"Wonderful place to stay"
Our first stay in Broadstairs and we picked a wonderful place for our base. It's within easy distance of the beach, shops and numerous eating places. The Lookout is very clean throughout and has … More
24 Mar 2014
"Hidden gem by the seaside"
Had a great couple of nights at 'The Lookout'. Great accommodation, had everything that we could have needed, spacious, clean, comfortable and best of all 5 minutes walk to the beach, shops… More
11 Jan 2014
"Comfortable,cosy and well maintained"
we really enjoyed our stay at the Lookout,it has everything you would wish for in an apartment,centrally located,not more than a 5 mins walk to the beach or the shops.We would certainly stay there ag… More
31 Dec 2013
Extremely comfortable, homely accommodation centrally located in the heart of Broadstairs. Louise is very friendly and will endeavour to meet all your requirements!After several years of visiting Broa… More
28 Dec 2013
"Cosy, clean and convenient - ideal for a seaside weekend"
Our first ever trip to Broadstairs, and delighted that we found such great accommodation.Exactly what we needed, and the convenient parking was a total bonus (we may have just been lucky). The Lookou… More