Broadstairs Holiday House
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Welcome to a great holiday house situated in a peaceful cul-de-sac, less than 5 minutes easy walk from Broadstairs High Street and the beaches. A perfect location by the seaside!
This is a friendly "home from home" where we have tried to provide everything you need to relax in comfort, and have a great holiday. There is ample storage, a large living room, lots of light, and a well equipped kitchen with a large fridge freezer. We can accommodate 5 adults together with an additional infant in a cot or additional child if two children are happy to share the third bedroom with a single bedside table and lamp between them. We can provide a cot and/or a highchair if needed and we have "blackout" blinds behind the curtains in two of the bedrooms to help children to sleep.
There is an upstairs bathroom as well as a separate large downstairs shower/wc and facilities for eating both in the kitchen and in the dining area of the living room. There is full gas central heating, double glazing, and a digital box to provide all your favourite Freeview TV channels. There is a collection of books and some games and DVDs for the adults, as well as some videos and toys for the children.
The pretty enclosed private rear garden is west facing and there are chairs, a sun shade and some beach items in the large shed where you can store any bicycles or other large equipment that you may wish to bring with you. We suggest that you store golf equipment in the cupboard under the stairs in the house where again there is plenty of room.
Conveniently given its central location, the property has off street parking for one vehicle and further parking on the street nearby. Children are most welcome and catered for. We request no pets and no smoking.
We are registered with the local tourist board and have been awarded a 3 star rating under the Visit Britain Quality Assessment Scheme.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viking Bay 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London Gatwick 134 km, Nearest railway: Broadstairs Railway Station 800 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Bedroom 1 with double bed (4 ft 6"), bedside chests, dressing table, large fitted wardrobe, T.V./D.V.D., hairdryer and room for a cot.
Bedroom 2 with 2 single (3ft) beds, bedside tables, large wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 with 1 single (3ft) bed, bedside chest, large wardrobe.
Upstairs bathroom with bath, wc. and basin.
Downstairs shower room with shower, wc. and basin.
Heating in both bathrooms.
The kitchen is well equipped with cooker, fridge freezer, washing machine and microwave. We have tried to provide all the crockery, glasses and cooking utensils that will be required. There is a table, four stools and a door leading to the back garden.
There is a utility cupboard in the kitchen and clothes pegs etc. are provided. There is a washing machine in the kitchen and a clothes dryer in the garden in case this is needed. There is an ironing board and iron in the house as well as a hoover.
There is a three piece suite in the living room as well as side tables, a dining table, a side unit and six chairs. A small television, DVD player, Freeview ,video recorder and radio are provided.
Please could you bring your own towels and discuss your linen requirements with me. The house will be cleaned between each let.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside there is a pretty front garden and an enclosed private rear west facing garden. A table and chairs are provided for your use and there is a garden shed should you wish to bring your bicycles or other sports equipment with you.
No dogs or other pets. No smoking.
Children welcome – high chair , bedside and cot available (please check first).
We respectfully request that you undertake to leave our house as you find it.
Saturday is change over day during the summer months.
The South East England region
Many claim that the Isle of Thanet in Kent "is in fact nothing less than the place where English history began". It was in Pegwell Bay in 597AD that St Augustine arrived with his gift of Christianity. It was here that the Vikings and Romans landed, where Napoleon would have arrived and here lay the country's first line of defence during the second world war. Whether you would like to visit some amazing castles, stunning gardens or breathtaking scenery, this area has it all.
The unique location gives Thanet a more temperate climate than other parts of the country and the area boasts 15 sandy beaches, 10 of which hold the prestigious Blue Flag award.
A brilliant way to discover the coastline and country side is by cycling the Viking Coastal trail, a 43.5km (27 mile) route suitable for experienced and novice cyclists. Visit www.vikingcoastaltrail.co.uk for further information. The house is situated just of the trail and we have a garden shed to store your bicycles.
We keep a range of local attraction information leaflets at the house for your use, or to plan your activities in advance, contact the local tourist information office on 0870 264 6111.
Broadstairs is a traditional English seaside town. Think buckets and spades, cafes with great views, delicious Italian ice cream and fish and chips ate out of the wrappers overlooking the seafront!! In a recent survey Broadstairs came second only to St Ives when it comes to English seaside holiday destinations. It has everything! There is a traditional high street with a good variety of independent retailers, together with many fabulous restaurants, pubs, cafes and bars. There is easy lift access to Viking Bay beach, great town gardens, and often in the summer months, great music in the bandstand.
Further afield in one direction there is Margate with its old town, new Turner Contemporay Museum and thriving art scene and in the other direction is Ramsgate with its cafe lined harbour in the other.
The coast at Broadstairs is spectacular for walking and cycling, with great walks along the promenade and rides along the cliff tops.
Great golf courses locally include the famous Sandwich Bay course – but try some of the more local courses which are all very good. Please contact us to find further details and prices for courses in the immediate area
All the beaches on this coast are sandy.
Louisa Bay - Derek's cafe (outside) Great breakfasts/lunches weekends Easter to Sept and daily as well in August hols. Promenade to sit at high tide. Launch for kayaks.
Viking Bay – Broadstairs’ Viking Bay (5 mins walk) is one of the best beaches in the South East. A deep sandy beach it is well sheltered from all but the worst winds, making it ideal for sunbathing, playing and swimming. There is summer entertainment on the beach for young children including helter skelter, trampolines and swings. Rock pool at low tide. There is a lifeguard service and kayak hire in high season. Perfect to sit on for the day. . Bandstand in gardens above. Short walking distance to numerous cafes, bars and ice cream parlours. Lift between beach and gardens above.
Dumpton Gap - cafe open during August holidays. Excellent for walks. You can walk on the beach all the way to Ramsgate, stop for a coffee overlooking the harbour and then come back along the park at the top of the cliffs.
Stone Bay - cafe open during August holidays.
Joss Bay - 10 min drive away. Good for surfing.
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26 Jul 2014
"perfect location with great walks terrific eating places and terrific weather"
we booked last minute but had a really great week in the house, nearby is a lovely sandy beach with great walks to Margate or Ramsgate loads of good eating places and a couple of ice cream parlours, W… More
11 Sep 2012
"Fantastic House with all amenities, beach, sea, shopping, and great walks, without having to use the car at all"
5 minutes from the beach, from great restaurants, from unique local shops as well as out of town supermarkets. It was so easy for us to park the car at the house and not use it again as everything was… More
11 Sep 2012
"Fantastic family home from home in lovely location"
I travelled with my family - 4 young children aged from 4 to 11, and it was a perfect home for us all. Set up is very like any family home, with all modern conveniences, plenty of bathroom space, and a lovely garden. We could walk down to Broadstairs town and beach, and there is plenty of information in the accommodation on things to do in the Broadstairs area. We followed one of the walks another guest had recommended (guest book was an excellent idea - we could see what other families had enjoyed!), and had a great time enjoying the coast. Ice cream parlour is amazing and plenty of restaurants to choose from (but might be worth booking, they did get busy). House was really comfortable, clean and well appointed. I will definitely be going back again - we stayed a long weekend and would love to do more next time (and we didn't even get in the car once!)
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