43521 - Victoria Place
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This Deal holiday home is a charming boutique self catering holiday cottage which has been completely modernised to create a calm oasis in this historic Kent town. There is no need for a car; just a short stroll will take you to the main shopping areas of Deal as well as Deal Castle or the beach. Should you want to venture away from your Kent holiday home, a short car journey will take you to the historic city of Canterbury, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, complete with cobbled streets, tourist attractions, shops to please everyone and, of course, Canterbury Cathedral with a history stretching back to 597AD. Using Victoria Place as a base you will be able to make the most of your stay at this holiday accommodation in Kent.
This holiday cottage in Deal, Kent, has many original features, a lovely open plan living area, modern kitchen and dining area, luxurious bedrooms, including a master with ensuite. The house has a spacious and light atmosphere. The central location of this Kent holiday cottage makes it a perfect base for everyone to enjoy their holiday as older children will be able to visit shops or the beach without having to rely on someone driving them.
The sunny terrace at the rear of this Deal holiday cottage is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine at the end of a busy day sightseeing. This Deal holiday cottage offers a high standard of accommodation and is a superb seaside holiday home in Kent.
This cottage has been rated 4 star by Visit Britain.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|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
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Further details indoors|
Victoria Place, (sleeps 8), 2 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, terrace area with seating for 2. Wonderful group accommodation, parking available on street with restrictions in near area. The front door of this fabulous Victorian terrace is up four steps into the hall. Ground Floor:Kitchen, range style oven, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washer dryer. Double doors lead onto a terrace area Dining area, Victorian decorative fireplace, glass table which seats 6 (extra 2 chairs are available from the terrace)
Stairs lead to the first floor:Family bathroom, bathSitting room, sofas seat 8 guests (one of which is a sofa bed sleeps 1) fireplace, 37'' plasma screen TV with SKY and DVD player. Bed Configuration:First Floor:
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, Twin beds available to be set up on request. Decorative Victorian fireplace.Second Floor:
Master bedroom / suite
(sleeps 2), king-size bed. En-suite bathroom, with roll top bath and large separate shower
Top Floor:Family room (sleeps 3) three single bedsCentral heating throughout Free Wifi Connection
7 + 1
The South East England region
Deal High Street awarded Telegraph's High Street of the Year award!
Deal is steeped in history having not one but three castles built by Henry VIII, namely Deal , Walmer and Sandown. The first two you can visit and Sandown (only a few stones remain) is on the cycle path that follows the coast path. Deal has a town motto of ‘Adjuvate Advenas' which for those not familiar with Latin is translated into “ Befriend a Stranger” –perfect for those wanting to be made welcome on a self catering holiday to Deal or short break!
For the historians Deal is mentioned in the Doomsday book, but evidence suggests its history goes back much further. Julius Caesar is said to have landed on the Deal- Walmer coast in 55 and 54 BC. Deal is one of the Cinque Ports and has been important in the defences of south east England throughout history. With a coastline that was permanently exposed to potential attack it was no wonder that Deal played such an important role.
There is something for everyone in Deal, fantastic independent shops, markets, delicatessens, pubs, restaurants and cafes. The actual town centre is pedestrianised which makes it an ideal place to wander and explore. Deal has a long Pier which was named Pier of the year in 2008, and the beach is perfect for soaking up the coastal scenery. Deal is a genuine Georgian town with winding streets and lovely promenade.
Other things to do in Deal include the Time Ball Tower Museum, which is a Semaphore Tower and was used to pass messages along the East Coast to warn of smugglers. This museum contains many curious items and is well worth a visit. The Deal Maritime and Local History Museum is also very interesting as it tells the full historical story of this seaside town. The Deal Memorial Bandstand is a remembrance of the bombing of Deals Royal Marine School. The bandstand is still in use and there are free concerts from May to September on Sunday afternoons.
This area of Kent which includes St Margaret's at Cliffe and St Margaret's Bay has been aptly named First Light Coast and Country. As the sun rises you can bask in the first light of the day in the midst of the White Cliffs. Surrounded by spectacular countryside throughout the year this area offers such a range of activities for the holidaymaker. You can walk for miles along the deserted coastline and get inspiring views of the Heritage Coast, the Channel and also the coast of Northern France. Further inland there are the Kent Downs which are valued for their chalk grassland and wildlife.
For sporting activities there is much to offer, horse riding, cycling, swimming, water sports and golf are all available locally. In summer the beach and rock pools are perfect for children, with safe swimming in the bay. St Margaret's Bay has been for a long time a good location for surfers, kayakers and canoeists.
If you enjoy fishing then St Margaret's Bay is a good location for catching sea bass, mackerel, dogfish and sole. With your binoculars you may also see seals, guillemots, little egrets and maybe occasional dolphin and basking shark!
For sandy beaches Sandwich Bay and Broadstairs are a short drive away and are lovely to visit. Children will be keen to visit Port Lympne and Howletts Wild Animal Parks, again just a short journey from the apartments and a great day out.
For garden enthusiasts there are lovely gardens at Walmer Castle and further afield the beautiful gardens a Goodnestone are quite stunning. A relaxing afternoon can be spent exploring the gardens and then enjoying the British tradition of homemade afternoon tea.
Of course this area is a golfer's paradise with the golf courses of Royal St Georges (5 miles away)at Sandwich, Royal Cinque Ports at Deal, Hythe, Canterbury and North Foreland all within a short drive.
If France beckons then why not take a ferry from Dover or the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone for a day trip, it's so close so don't forget to bring your passports!
Inland a short drive away is the historic City of Canterbury with its cobbled streets and magnificent Cathedral, many hours can be spent exploring and enjoying everything that this Medieval City has to offer.
For more ideas please visit our ‘things to do' section on the website.
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