Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Temeraire Court is a Georgian Grade 2 Listed former hotel which has been totally refurbished to reflect the beauty and detail of the period, where our guests can relax and enjoy everything the south east of England has to offer.
Margate is part of the 26 miles of Thanet coastline, with a choice of golden sandy beaches, live entertainment and plenty of activities, including walking, cycling, golf and water sports.
London is approximately 70 miles away and easily accessible by train,(direct from Victoria approx 90 minutes) car or coach (90 minutes from Victoria Coach station) Margate Station is under a mile from the apartment, and there are bus stops immediately outside.
A trip to mainland Europe is also possible during your stay from the ferry terminal at Ramsgate, 5 miles away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Margate rockpool beach 100 m|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kent International Airport, Manston 8 km, Nearest railway: Margate 1.5 km|
|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||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, 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|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
A grand entrance hall and elegant spiral staircase lead to our stylish 1st floor balcony apartment with panoramic views over the Winter Gardens and Sea.
The apartment has been fully refurbished and luxuriously furnished this year and features a light, airy, open-plan Kitchen/Living/Dining room with 2 leather recliner chairs and matching double sofa bed, Freeview LCD TV and DVD, with surround sound system,fully equipped kitchen and a dining table that seats 4-6 people. large Georgan bay windows open out onto a balcony from where you can watch the sunset across the Winter Gardens and out to sea.
The main bedroom has a large double bed and en suite shower room/WC, whilst the 2nd bedroom has twin single beds.
There is a family bathroom with full size bath, shower and WC.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment also has Private OFF-ROAD parking in the rear courtyard, with access from the main foyer. The car park has a combination entry bollard and 2 spaces - one for each apartment.
We provide all our guests with sheets, bedding and house towels and all the rooms have luxurious full length black out lined curtains.
The South East England region
As the first seaside resort in the country, Margate has drawn visitors ever since the 1730s. The 700 year old harbour had been extensively used by the sailing hoys which regularly plied their trade from London.
However, a new cargo inundated the town in the 18th century when boatloads of holiday makers came to try out Benjamin Beale's wonderful, new innovation. A local inventor, he patented a bathing machine which allowed for therapeutic and modest bathing. Little, wooden huts were pulled into the sea and the bather could then descend into the water covered by a canvas.
The introduction in 1814 of 'Steam Yachts' caused rapid expansion which continued throughout the 19th century. The wooden jetty was constructed in 1824 and the famous iron jetty in 1855 which allowed visitors to disembark from the visiting steam packs.
Today Margate is still a thriving seaside town, recovering from the mass exodus of package holidays and still retains the traditional British holiday atmosphere. There is plenty to see and do, from good restaurants to beach entertainments including everything from traditional Donkey rides to water sports, Margate has something for everyone
The harbour town of Ramsgate, with its lively marina and ferry port is 5 miles away, whilst ever popular Broadstairs is only 4 miles away. The whole Thanet coastline has miles of sandy beaches and dramatic cliff top walks for you to explore.
The Winter Gardens are our neighbours and host year round live entertainments to suit the entire family.
To see more of the area, from April to September an open-top bus tour operates from a stop outside the apartments, covering the whole Thanet area. A full tour takes about 1 1/2 hours, but you can 'hop-on/hop-off' throughout the day on the same ticket.
For the more active, the scenic Viking Coastal Trail is a 27 mile-long route or six shorter themed routes for cycling or walking. Bike hire is available locally.
Sea View Holiday Apartment guests also get automatic membership to Walkers Friend for the duration of their stay with us for free guided tours and more walks
There are several golf courses in the area, so bring your clubs.
Watersports are very popular and jet skiing, surfing, boat trips and fishing are all readily available.
Margate has direct rail links to London so you might want to head into the city to catch some West End Theatre and shopping or visit the famous London Landmarks. London is approximate 90 mins away by train - Train timetables & information on 08457 484950.
If travelling a little further afield is for you, Trans Europa Car Ferries operate 4 sailings a day to Ostende in Belgium from Ramsgate Harbour. Great for a day trip to Europe, maybe stock up in time for Christmas too. Ferry If you plan to travel over to Belgium during your stay, don't forget your passport.
What's on in Kent
A full events diary means there is always something to do and a lot of it is free! Join in a ceilidh during Broadstairs Folk Week, marvel at the speed of the water skiers at Ramsgate's new waterskiing Championship or relax in Margate’s piazza whilst listening to top quality jazz bands. Even out of the main summer season there are exciting events like the Big Sky Festival of Motor Sports – a great excuse for a weekend away.
In addition to this there are art galleries to explore, theatres where you can see wonderfully entertaining productions and up-to-the-minute cinemas showing the latest releases – so much choice.
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4 Aug 2013
"Margate is changing, this apartment offers a good base from which to explore the area."
Great space and everything required was at hand. Some furniture a little tired but comfortable (sofa bed) and standardized styling/decor was pleasant. Good views but this was blighted by a fair that c… More
10 May 2013
"Lovely apartment in a great situation"
A lovely apartment with amazing views out to see in a great location to explore Thanet and Canterbury.… More
30 Nov 2012
Wir haben fünf Tage in Margate verbracht und hatten das Glück, trotz Ende September, nur einen Regentag zu erwischen. Und vor allem Temraire Court war toll. Es ist eine große Ferienwohnung mit zwei Schlafzimmern (sehr bequeme Betten!), zwei Badezimmern (eins mit Dusche, eins mit Wanne) und einem großen, hellen und gut ausgestatteten Küchen-Speise-Wohnbereich (sieht wirklich so aus wie auf den Bildern). Neben der gemütlichen Einrichtung hat uns aber vor allem der wirklich fantastische Ausblick aufs Meer begeistert.
Wir hatten zuvor ein paar Tage in London verbracht. Die Anreise mit dem Zug war problemlos und wir wurden von Sally, der sehr sympathischen Housekkeeperin, sogar vom Bahnhof abgeholt. Man kann aber auch bequem in 15 Minuten zur Wohnung laufen oder mit dem Bus fahren (Haltestelle direkt vor der Wohnung). Mit dem Bus sind wir dann auch in die umliegenden Ortschaften gefahren. Das geht schnell, kostet wenig und die Busse fahren oft.
Einkaufen konnten wir gleich um die Ecke bei Aldi oder in den zahlreichen kleinen Geschäften in der zwei Gehminuten entfernten Northdown Road.
Das absolute Highlight ist aber die herrliche Küste, mit den beeindruckenden Kreidefelsen. Wir haben einige ausgedehnte Spaziergänge am Meer entlang Richtung Broadstairs bzw. Ramsgate unternommen und waren begeistert. Man kann sowohl oben auf den Klippen oder unten am Strand entlang laufen. Beides ist gleichermaßen empfehlenswert.
Und noch eins zum Schluss: Wir hatten zwei Jacken bei unserer Abreise vergessen und haben sie kostenlos nachgeschickt bekommen! Super!
Kurzum: Temraire Court ist absolut empfehlenswert!
9 Nov 2012
Temeraire is a luxurious seaside apartment with stunning seaviews and overlooks the wonderful winter gardens. Well-kept in traditional English style, makes this the perfect place to stay in Margate. 2 generously sized bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin) means you can go with your partner, family or friends and have more than enough room to manoeuvre.
Even with the plethora of vintage shops and retro furniture store, Temeraire was the highlight of our stay. Very homely, comfortable, quiet and relaxing. I couldn't recommend it highly enough!
28 Oct 2012
"Great Views - Great Location"
Fantastic seaviews - eat your meals looking out over the sea though the huge floor to ceiling windows. The appartment itself has everything you could possibly want for your stay - well equipped, modern kitchen, comfortable bedrooms with lots of storage - in addition to wi-fi for those who cannot be separated from their cyber world! Secure parking at the rear of the aparment was a great bonus. Lots going on locally and good base for touring the area.
We had a great time and would thoroughly recommend it.
14 Aug 2012
"sunsets are spectacular"
Apartment is lovely, clean spacious and contained everything we needed for our stay. Beds are especially comfortable. A great base for exploring surrounding area.
16 Apr 2012
"room with view"
stayed at temraire court this jan for 7 weeks a lovely flat .two big bedrooms and two bathrooms a well kitted out kitchen and comfy chairs in living area.table and seating for 4 people in the bay window looking out to great views of the north sea.walking distance from the new Turner contempary with wine bars ,pubs and cafes all at hand.If you play golf the area has great courses,st augustines, north foreland and westgate and birchington.the first named doing a dusk rate of £12 a round.The beaches on the isle of thanet are fantastic didnt get to swim as stayed in winter but made for some great walks.nice flat in nice area will go again.
7 Oct 2011
"Lovely apartment, Great location, Excellent views"
Stayed in this apartment twice in September 2011 during 3 week visit to UK from Australia. The apartment is stunningly presented and location is 2nd to none. Even chocolate biscuits were in the welcome package. Has secure parking and is very quiet despite its location by the Esplanade and oceanfront. The management are personable and helpful. There is a world-class gallery in Margate, excellent restaurants (especially Ambrette which is walking distance) and loads of interesting shops and cafes. There are interesting places for day trips and plenty of brochures in the apartment. It also has free wifi and satellite tv. All in all this was the best place we stayed during our UK visit.
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