La Petite Penthouse
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Penthouse | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
La Petite Penthouse is ideally suited for couples seeking a quiet retreat with the added bonus of being within easy walking distance to main tourist attractions and amenities, within Hastings and St Leonards. It is also an ideal base for those wishing to explore the 1066 countryside further.
The accommodation has a full length balcony leading off the main living/kitchen area with panoramic sea views towards Beachy Head and the Hastings Harbour Arm. The accommodation is both light, airy and comfortably furnished - perfect for a relaxed getaway.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Leonards|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 60 km, Nearest railway: St Leonards Warrior Square 1 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Winding your way up the narrow, white painted staircase you are immediately greeted by the sound of the sea. The main living room and kitchen area is open planned, with access to the roof terrace via glass doors that can be fully folded, to create an alfresco feel. The cosy, snug cabin styled bedroom has a porthole window with views to the sea and the comfortably sized bathroom has a feature roll top bath with shower attachment. The soft furnishings are a stylish mix of contemporary and vintage.
A welcome hamper is included. This consists of bacon, eggs, large loaf, museli, butter, jam and milk - all locally sourced, where possible. Special dietary requirements can be catered for. Tea and fresh coffee is supplied too.
Guests please note the property is situated at the top of a 5 storey building (73 stairs) - there is no elevator.
The quirky style of the bedroom means that there is restricted access in and out of the bed. For the majority of guests this adds an element of fun but please hold this mind when placing your booking.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking permits maybe purchased at an additional cost of £5 per day. Otherwise there is the alternative of free parking, within a 5-8 minute walk of the apartment.
Check in time is usually from 3pm onwards but if no guests leaving on day of arrival then I'm more than happy to be flexible to allow entry earlier. Keys are to be collected from my shop Bobo Flower and Garden Shop a short distance from the property. If arriving after hours quests will be met outside the property to handover keys etc.
Check out time is by Midday.
The South East England region
The South East of England is rich in history and places of interests offering a wealth of opportunities to explore the region in depth. The South has good links to London and is within easy access to Ashford International Station and the Channel Tunnel.
Hastings is a town of two halves. The modern side offering good shopping facilities and a range of amenities including a library, a sports centre, outdoor tennis courts and a delightful town park with lake fishing, all within walking distance of the main town centre. The Old Town has a rich maritime history and has many tales of smuggling stories of long ago. Some of the medieval houses still have tunnels leading down to the beach which were used by the gangs. Here you can browse around the quirky individual shops or simply enjoy a drink in the numerous eateries on offer. Freshly caught fish can be purchased at the local fish market boasting one of the few remaining beach launched fleets in Europe.
St Leonards offers a slightly slower pace to the hustle and bustle of the new town. Here you can view the many art galleries and the tiny shops selling vintage and pre-loved goods. St Leonards Gardens is well worth a visit to enjoy a quiet stroll in the elegant setting, which is host to open air performances and concerts in the summer months.
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7 Jul 2014
"Lovely small penthouse"
We had a lovely time in Hasting staying at the little penthouse.Marcia gave us a generous welcome breakfast hamper on our arrival.The flat had everything we needed,clean with a lovely kitchen and bath… More
5 Jul 2014
"Great views, great location!"
We went to St Leonards for a few days 'getaway' and had a great time. Undoubtedly a large part of this was due to the flat we booked to stay in. It was perfect in almost every way and the vi… More
15 Jun 2014
"Hard to leave - great to come back"
We did it again. We enjoyed ten more wonderful days in La Petite Penthouse this June. Although we did so many activities (walking in Hastings Nature Reserve, through Alexandra Park, on Beachy Head, fr… More
22 May 2014
"Little love nest"
Had an awesome weekend break, the place is very quirky twist of mordern with a lot of features.Complete bliss with no one to disturb you. Marcie the lady that owns this property is so sweet and friend… More
14 Apr 2014
What can i say that has not already been said about this beautiful flat. From the moment you climb the last few white wooden stairs you know you have arrived at something special. Although not huge th… More
I am so thrilled that you had a great time and what perfect weather you had too. It will be lovely to have you return. Warmest wishes Marcie
11 Apr 2014
Had a fabulous time in Hastings. Marcie place was very shabby chic. Loved the bath tub and breakfast that Marcie left for our arrival.Loved Old Town and walking the beach.Thanks Marcie....… More
16 Mar 2014
"Sunny, private balcony with phenomenal sea view"
Lovely, light, open plan living area with balcony looking out to sea, uninterrupted views.Big deep bath for two, gorgeous interior with original exposed beams. Great central location but when you are … More
10 Dec 2013
"A perfect romantic weekend"
We have just had a perfect weekend at the apartment celebrating a birthday and wedding anniversary. Marcie was the perfect host, wishing us a fab time with a lovely hug. She has created the perfect ro… More
7 Dec 2013
"Little piece of heaven in Hastings"
Just returned from an amazing weekend at La Petite Penthouse. From the start meeting Marcie to collect keys it was lovely. Marcie is a wonderful lady who provides a gorgeous hamper but more than anyt… More
8 Oct 2013
"The view is just priceless"
What a great week in Hastings! Marcie was very kind & helpfull. The parking of the car was easier than exspected (Warrior Square, St. Margarets Road). The flat itself - well eqipped, cosy & quiet - was like an island in the sky with fantastic views. A constantly changing light, sea & sky. Hastings & the surrounding area were very interesting (the fishing boats on the beach, Jerwood Gallery, the Hill Lifts, the nice, small shops & galleries in St. Leonhards & in the Old Town, De La Warr Pavillon in Bexhill etc.), also an excellent starting point for combined train & cycle tours along the coast (Bexhill, Eastbourne, Rye, Romney Marsh, Dungeness). We enjoyed everything very much & will come back next year.
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