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Bungalow | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Situated just 5-10 minutes walk from the beach, this charming period detached bungalow with large garden is the perfect location for a traditional British seaside holiday. Score cottage has a unique "retro-chic" style - the sink unit was once a sewing machine stand, the cabinets were wine boxes, the mantle piece was a bit of boat jetty. Watch Punch and Judy while enjoying an ice cream from the word famous Morellis ice cream parlour then enjoy the quirky shops cafes and restaurants dotted through the beautiful small streets which are almost unchanged since the reign of Queen Victoria.
Lonely Planet says: “quaint little Broadstairs just quietly gets on with what it's done best for the last 150 years – wowing visitors with its tight sickle of reddish sand and sun-warmed lapping sea. Dickens certainly though Viking Bay a pretty spot, making several visits between 1837 and 1859”
Decreased Mobility: Score Cottage is all on one level with just two small steps to get in the front door if you have problems with mobility this is a great property, but, please contact me so I can describe it in more detail to ensure it is right for you.
The street has plenty of free on-street parking.
The train station is 2 mins walk from Score Cottage are fast direct train. The fast service to St. Pancras takes just 1 hour and 20 minutes. Whitstable, Sandwich, Canterbury and Dover are close by. Ramsgate and Margate are just a seaside walk along the coast
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Louisa Bay 650 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 m|
|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
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
About this location
The Isle of Thanet region
The Isle of Thanet's resorts are rich in seaside traditions and culture. Margate's internationally acclaimed Turner Contemporary art gallery is powering arts-led regeneration. Broadstairs now blends surfer-chic with its bucket-and-spade charms. Ramsgate rejoices in a cosmopolitan, café culture vibe. And all within easy reach of London on high speed trains.
In Kent's north-east corner discover 15 gorgeous beaches and bays, exhilarating cliff-top hikes and time-warp villages. Take up high-octane watersports, ranging from kite-surfing to kayaking. Explore an intriguing history spanning 6th century saints and WWII Spitfires - via Charles Dickens connections, serene churches and a curio-packed stately home.
On the Isle of Thanet you'll get sand between your toes and sea views wrapped around your soul. Expand your horizons by encountering exciting modern art, drink in vast sunset views, stroll new-to-you bays, linger in stylish spots to eat and drink. Feast on net-fresh seafood, head off on a hike, set off on a boat trip. Go paddling, sea-swimming, beachcombing.
Broadstairs has seven beautiful sand-filled beaches. Viking Bay is the town's main beach. Enjoy children's rides in "Kiddies corner", colourful beach huts and watch the boats bob in the harbour as you walk along the cliff top. Learn to surf at Joss Bay or for nature, marvel in the purity of the water as you play in the rock pools in Botany and Stone Bay.
Broadstairs is brim-full of nostalgic, old-world, seaside charm. Sandy bays meet surf schools. Fishermen's cottages meet Charles Dickens connections. Retro ice-cream parlours meet chic shops. Relaxed and unspoilt, this is the perfect place for chilled-out, family-friendly fun.
Broadstairs has a plethora of fantastic cafes, restaurants and bars. The World famous 1950's Morrellis ice-cream parlour probably serves the best ice-cream in the word! The historic High Street, boasts a selection of charming independent shops.
Every year Broadstairs hosts many charming events such as Folk week, the water gala, food festivals and Dickens week.
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30 Dec 2014
"A little gem of a cottage, perfect for our weekend break."
We had an amazing trip to Broadstairs and Score Cottage was a perfect base to explore the area. The large secure garden was perfect for our dog, who also had a fantastic time exploring the local dog … More
29 Dec 2014
"unique, cosy and a great combination of traditional and contemporary styles"
We loved our stay in Score cottage. When we arrived we were welcomed by a warm cosy atmosphere and a lovely clean cottage. Its like an Aladdin's cave of retro treasures. The kitchen is well equip… More
17 Dec 2014
"Cosy, comfortable cottage in ideal location"
We thoroughly enjoyed our Broadstairs weekend staying in Score Cottage. This quirky little place provided a comfortable warm base for the weekend for ourselves and our dog. The cottage was well equipp… More
11 Nov 2014
"Beautiful, cosy cottage. Perfect for winter nights!"
A perfect place for a romantic getaway in Broadstairs. The cottage was clean and well equipped. Good location, about 10 minutes walk to the beach and centre of Broadstairs. We loved the gas fire in th… More
19 Oct 2014
We stayed at this cottage on the 3 rd of sept for 4 nights myself ,husband and elderly mother in law and our dog. We picked this cottage as it had a garden and on one level.What a disappointment! As w… More
5 Oct 2014
"Perfect for a little get away"
Very peaceful, perfect for 'getting away from it all'. And in the same time very close to the high street and beach. Cottage is small but beautifully appointed and very well equipped.… More
27 Jul 2014
"Great location if you don't have a car."
We had a lovely time in Broadstairs, the cottage is in a perfect location, garden was a bonus for the dog! Five mins from the beach and town centre but also 3 mins to the train station with regular di… More
22 May 2014
"Excellent value for money, peaceful retreat and great location"
We really enjoyed our stay at Score Cottage and will definately look to return. The property is very conviently located within walking distance of Broadstairs beach and high street and is located in … More
6 Apr 2014
"A wonderful cottage in a brilliant location"
We stayed here for a week at the end of March. We are previous residents of the area and wanted to stay somewhere central for us to then be able to visit friends and relatives. The cottage is superbly… More
22 Mar 2014
We went for a long weekend with our daughter and granddaughter. The weather was lovely and we spent time on the beach. The cottage was cosy and comfortable. It was ideal as my husband is unwell,and o… More