Garden Flat, Rockville Mansion
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This luxurious self catering apartment easily accessible from London and only an hour by train to the heart of the Olympic Park. The property is set on the lower ground floor of a classic Victorian house on the sea front. The open plan living space is beautifully fitted out with stripped wooden floors, two comfortable sofas, one of which opens out as a double bed. There is a 40 inch plasma TV with DVD theatre system and free WiFi is available. The well-equipped kitchen area has a lovely large oak dining table with ample seating for six. There are two beautiful bathrooms, one being the family bathroom and the other being a spectacular en suite wet room. The property is self contained with it's own entrance door and is generally very quiet and peaceful. The sunny garden, reached from one of the bedrooms via a spiral staircase, has a large patio deck area and is ideal for sunbathing, eating or simply chilling out with a glass of wine after a day at the beach or visiting the many attractions in the area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Margate 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manston 4 km, Nearest railway: Margate 700 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details outdoors|
Free on street parking is available along the sea front in front of the property and also in Trinity Square to the rear. The property is immediately on the sea front in full view of the sea and the immaculate landscaped gardens surrounding the Winter Gardens. The rear garden provides a spacious timber decked patio area with a nice selection of garden furniture including seating, table, large parasol and barbeque.
Families, couples, and groups are welcome. Dogs are accepted at the owners discretion, please check first. The apartment is strictly no smoking. There is a large cellar just inside the entrance lobby where bicycles can be stored should you wish to bring them along.The rental dates run from Saturday to Saturday with arrival between 4pm and 6pm and departure before 11.00 am. This is to allow the owners to clean and prepare the property for you and the following guests. Other times/dates may be available with prior arrangement.
A Security deposit of £100 is required (see booking conditions) to be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection)
25% of the rental fee to be paid on booking with the balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Linens and towels are provided, however towels for the beach are not so please remember to pack them. If you forget, then Primark is a short walk away!
The South East England region
Kent also known as "The Garden of England" is one of the prettiest counties in England with an abundance of picture postcard villages and rolling fields. Kent enjoys one of the best climates in the UK and particularly the coastal region of south Kent due to its proximity with the Continent. Kent is steeped in history from days of the Vikings, the occupation by the Roman Empire, the invasion by the Normans, through to Oliver Cromwell and the English Civil War. Many famous battles were fought in Kent including the Battle of Hastings, the Battle of Maidstone, the Battle of Aylsford and many others right up to the Battle of Britain during the Second World War. There is a wide selection of museams in Kent in addition to many prestigous Stately Homes such as Leeds Casle near Maidstone. Canterbury and its famous cathedral is a short distance from Margate and for those interested in naval history or just wishing to pop over to Calais for the day then Dover is just along the coast.
Margate is one of Englands most famous Victorian seaside towns with a commanding position overlooking the sea surrounded by many sandy beaches (the main Margate beach being the largest) all of which have the European Flag of approval. Margate has one of the sunniest climates in England and an abundance of available outdoor activities. From sailing, swimming, kite surfing, golf, to cycling or rambling along the coastline Margate and the surrounding area offers beautiful scenery in a vibrant environment. Margate's old town has undergone extensive renovation in recent years and contains an array of fine art galleries, traditional pubs, wine bars, and restaurants to enjoy and relax in as you wander around the cobblestone streets. The recent addition of the Turner Contemporary has attracted national praise for both the gallery and the exhibitions staged to date. Along the coast is Royal Ramsgate with its beatiful marina many harbouside restaurants and wine bars. Further along the coast is the famous sea side town of Broadstairs steeped in the history of Charles Dickens.This lovely town has many fine bars and restaurants and Viking Bay provides a beautiful beach location. Various festivals and events occur throughout the year in both Margate and Broadstairs including jazz, folk music, beach volley ball, art and literary events. Quex House,a fine voluminous country mansion near Birchington offers 250 acres of beautiful parkland and a farm shop. For the golfer there is an abundance of golf clubs in and around the Isle of Thanet including the world famous Royal St George's at Sandwich.
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4 Oct 2012
"Like home from home!"
We had a lovely weeks stay in the apartment. It exceeded our expectations, great space, nice decor and furnishings and everything we needed as a family. I personally would have appreciated a hoover to have kept the apartment as immaculate as we found it but that's by no means a negative. The owner and his wife were very accommodating and helpful. As a family we would definitely stay again and would highly recommend.
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