The Old Admiral Penn
About the home
Deal is a fashionable seaside town having just been voted No. 1 in Coast magazine's poll as "Top spot to lay your beach towel". Deal has also been praised for the low number of amusement arcades (although the one we do have is well worth saving a few pennies for), and genuine Georgian properties in charming winding streets.
Set on three floors the Old Admiral Penn makes an excellent and very comfortable base for your holiday - everything is literally on your doorstep - you won't need a car unless you want to venture further along the coast.
Please note the stairs are steep so care must be taken with toddlers and the infirm
The seafront and beach are a second away and the shops, museums, pubs, cafés and restaurants are all close by - in fact the best restaurant in town is right across the road.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||DVD player, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
Dating from 1750, there is certainly no lack of space in this converted pub
The property which is set on three floors has a fantastic period feel and retains many of its original features - The accommodation is extremely comfortable and the decor bright and airy.
Both the lounge and master bedroom have sea views and the other bedrooms look out across rambling rooftops of the Deal conservation area.
All the rooms are big and the house is well equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable - please note the bed with single rooms has a door leading one of the double rooms
We have Free Sat and 2 TV's on the ground floor next to the kitchen there is a games room with table football and we supply games and DVDs
There is even an iPod dock for added entertainment.
We don't currently have Wi Fi but the Royal Hotel across the road is a BT Openzone and some people have said once logged on at the hotel it continues to work in our kitchen
Further details outdoors:
Although there is no garden at the property you are right across the road from the beach - a big enough outside space for most people!
It really is only a short hop with a tea tray, bottle of wine or picnic
Parking is free on the sea front just 5 mins walk from the house
The house comfortably sleeps up to 8 and an extra bed can be added in one of the double rooms for extra children if needed. There is a travel cot for infants. Please note the stairs are steep it is not the best place for toddlers not used to stairs.
No more that 8 persons should occupy the house without prior permission from the owners.
Mid week breaks and long weekends are available subject to vacancies outside of the main holiday periods.
Please contact us for details - it never hurts to ask.
We are pleased to accept cheques and bank transfers direct to us.
We provide a welcome pack for all guests on arrival
Strictly no smoking in the house
Refundable breakages deposit of £200 - in cheque form - required with balance payment, to be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection).
25% of rental fee due at time of booking. Balance to be paid 6 weeks before arrival.
Bookings made with less than six weeks before the holiday require full payment at time of booking.
Guests are requested to leave by 10.00am and to arrive after 4pm.
The South East England / Kent region
Kent is known as the Garden of England with its pleasant climate, orchards, and vineyards.
The small seaside town of Deal is a unique and undiscovered gem on the Kent coast, located between the historic Cinque Ports of Dover and Sandwich, opposite the famous Goodwin Sands. Ideal for both couples, groups of friends and families, wanting a relaxing holiday.
Deal offers plenty to do and see all year round – days on the beach, walks along the white cliffs, cycling or golf, and visiting Deal's picturesque town centre with its charming vintage and antique shops and the many nearby historic sites, museums and galleries.
If you wish to travel a little further afield, then the medieval Cathedral town of Canterbury, the sandy beaches of Dicken's Broadstairs and Northern France, are just a short drive through the tunnel. From the lounge and upper floor bedroom it is even possible to see the coastline of France on a clear day.
The Deal area
Deal is an attractive small town, full of character and is an ideal choice for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
Everything you will need is within easy walking distance of the house.
Deal is a, friendly and sociable place, most certainly due to the abundance of its interesting pubs and restaurants It's a great place to come to spend time with friends, to enjoy good food and bracing walks in the fresh sea air. There is a good choice of restaurants and cafes - offering breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. some specialising in seafood, of course! - "81" one of Kents most acclaimed restaurants in just across the road.
Deal has a great many individual food shops, including an excellent fishmonger, a well-stocked organic shop, a health food shop, an authentic Italian patisserie and cafe plus many colourful boutiques selling, clothes, accessories, vintage bric a brac and antiques. There is also an M&S and Sainsburys only 5 mins walk away and Ocado will deliver!!
Deal also has a weekly Saturday market and a Farmer's Market on Wednesdays.
For children, there is the pier and cafe, a couple of small amusement arcades, ice-cream parlour, Sugarboys authentic sweet shop!! the beach and the sea, great, of course, for swimming and for picnics and barbecues in the warmer weather, as well a kiddies paddling pool (summer only) a pitch and putt ground, Tides swimming pool with wave machines, a maritime museum and an impressive Time Ball museum. The Conservation area is virtually car free and the terrain is completely flat
Deal also hosts an annual Summer festival (www.dealfestival.co.uk) and a Maritime Fair in the summer months and there are regular Sunday concerts at the bandstand on nearby Walmer seafront. The charming Astor Theatre , with varied theatrical and musical performances and there is usually live music in many of the local pubs throughout the year. Deal has it's own excellent links golf course and the nearby Championship Course at Sandwich was home to the Open Tournament in 2011.
How to get there
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By road: M20 or M2/A2 to Dover then A258 to Deal. Parking is free about 5 mins walk down the sea front or pay and display on the rest of the seafront and the main town car park is 1 min from the property, There are also other various car parks in the town - none more than 5 mins away.
By rail: Trains from Charing Cross/Waterloo East and London Bridge - direct service to Deal approx 2 hours. House is a short 10 minutes walk from railway station to sea front.
By ferry: Follow signs from Dover to A258 to Deal. Also see: seafrance.com - poferries.com - norfolkline.com - eurotunnel.com
Car Hire: Bayliss Executive Travel - 01304 - 363600.
Taxis: Jacks Cars - 01304 362299 - Castle Taxis - 01304 374001
Activities near Deal
Tennis in town
Golf less than 15 mins walk
Beach or lakeside relaxation
03 Jun 2012
a nice house with views over the sea,near all the shops.
The beds are comfortable,and the kitchen/dining room is big enough to accommodate 8.
The lounge and main bedroom has views over the channel
14 Mar 2012
We stayed in Deal with our young children for a weekend. The house was fantastic - very spacious with lots of room across 3 floors. All was well thought out for sleeping, cooking and living.
The beach was opposite the house and we were lucky with sunny weather all weekend.
We took the owners recommendation and had the best fish and chips on our arrival on Friday night and a relaxing Sunday roast next door before we left.
We are long overdue a visit back.
I would highly recommend Deal and this lovely home from home. Do not hesitate, book up soon!
12 Dec 2011
With my wife and three other couples, we stayed at 'The Admiral' for a long weekend. We had stayed in Deal previously but the location of The Admiral is beyond comparison.
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|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Early Summer||3 Jun 13||13 Jul 13||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer Holidays||13 Jul 13||13 Sep 13||£ 1000||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Autumn||13 Sep 13||19 Oct 13||£ 700||£ 130||£ 150||3 Nights|
|Autumn Half Term||19 Oct 13||28 Oct 13||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||28 Oct 13||14 Dec 13||£ 650||£ 125||£ 140||3 Nights|
|Christmas and New Year||14 Dec 13||6 Jan 14||£ 1000||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||6 Jan 14||15 Feb 14||£ 650||£ 125||£ 140||3 Nights|
|Half Term||15 Feb 14||24 Feb 14||£ 700||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Spring||24 Feb 14||12 Apr 14||£ 700||£ 130||£ 150||3 Nights|
|Easter Break||12 Apr 14||28 Apr 14||£ 850||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Start days for weekly bookings are Saturdays - can be negotiable.
Stays of 3 or 4 nights the start is negotiable but Christmas and New Year must be a full weeks booking
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