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House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 15
Thirlmere has been described by guests as having the wow factor, "loved the stylish interior", whilst maintaining a "home from home ambience".
Great house for large parties and families.
Guests who rent both House and Garden Flat have access to both private courtyards.
Guests are also welcome to use the Barbeque, Patio Tables and Chairs and enjoy alfresco dining.
Guests can also spend time at our Beach Hut which is 5 minute walk from the house..
The Beach Hut is ideally situated on the beach opposite children's playground, .
Guests may use "The Varne" boat club, which is a 7 minute walk from Thirlmere and 3 minutes from the Beach Hut.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Littlestone-on-Sea 10 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London Gatwick 123 km, Nearest railway: Folkestone 23 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 13|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Own parking spaces in front of our garages, additional parking in the road at the front of the property, there are no waiting restrictions outside Thirlmere.
Patio Garden at the front and courtyard at the rear with patio tables and chairs
Please Note that rental STARTS AT 4PM onwards on day of arrival.
Guests will need to LEAVE HOUSE AT 10AM on day of departure unless prior arrangements have been made with the owner.
Late departure time up to 8 hours from 10am on day of departure £50 IF AVAILABLE
£30 Booking fee for stays of 3 nights or less.
Linen and towels are NOT supplied
The South East England region
The coastline enjoys a unique micro-climate which makes it one of the driest and sunniest places in Britain.
The area has a stark beauty of its own, and also has unique wildlife , which is visible at the Nature reserves at Rye Harbour and Dungeness.
The area around Littlestone is steeped in history which includes Dover Castle: Discover its labyrinth of secret wartime tunnels built deep in the White Cliffs of Dover.
Kent Battle of Britain Museum: The most important collection of battle of britain artefacts on show in the country.
It has its own unique steam railway the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway which runs along the coast. This narrow gauge miniature railway is a great attraction for visitors.
More information on the Service can be obtained from the website:- http://www.rhdr.org.uk/rhdr/home_flash.html
The coast provides the best sandy beaches in the South East of the country, with shallow water allowing safe access for children.
There is so much to see and do in the area.
Attractions include: Hythe to Dungeness railway. Take a trip on the smallest public steam railway in the world, which meanders through the famous Romney Marsh flanked by sheep farms.
Visit the famous Lympne Port Wildlife Safari Park.
Lower Leas Coastal Park Folksetone. the largest free adventure playground in the south east with a zip wire, pirate's ship, cargo nets and lots more to keep youngsters busy and happy.
Brenzett Aeronautical Museum which houses a unique collection of wartime equipment, remains recovered from aircraft crash sites and memorbalia.
There are numerous festivals which are free to the public : Folkestone Multi Cultural Festival,Chari Vari, Hythe Venetian Fete.
Romney Marsh Visitor Centre: This award-winning centre is built of straw bales and has dramatic displays about the Marsh and its heritage.
Littlestone Golf Course is a Championship Links Course laid out on the natural undulating land between the famous Romney Marsh and the English Channel in the South East corner of Kent. The course is presented in superb condition throughout the year and temporary tees and greens are unheard of.
For information about Littlestone golf course go to :- http://www.littlestonegolfclub.org.uk/
The 18 hole Romney Warren Golf Course lies alongside the Championship Littlestone Golf Course and is owned by the members of Littlestone. Three and four balls are always welcome on Romney Warren and it is possible to arrange a day's golf over both courses. Details of Romney Warren can be found at www.romneywarrengolfclub.org.uk.
Both courses are 5 minutes walk from Thirlmere.
On the 16th July 1927, the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (RHDR) a narrow gauge railway was opened, Littlestone lies about 1/2 mile south of the main headquarters of the railway at New Romney . During 1928, the nameboards at the New Romney station were changed to read "Littlestone-on-Sea" in an effort to emphasise the railway's seaside location.
The railway was built by Captain J. E. P. Howey and Count Louis Zborowski to serve the local population and tourist trade, it stretches for nearly 14 miles from Hythe through Dymchurch, St Marys Bay, its base at New Romney, Romney Sands and then to the fishermens cottages and lighthouses at Dungeness. It is still a major tourist attraction and well worth a visit. http://www.rhdr.org.uk/rhdr/home_flash.html
Out to sea, lies a section of the Concrete Mulberry Harbour built during 1944 for the Dunkirk landings in the Second World War. This section became detached from its tug and drifted back to Littlestone. This platform is clearly visible from our photographs.
For a comprehensive view of attractions go to:-
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, set in 600 acres, has something for everyone, whether you're interested in animals, historic houses, elegant gardens or magnificent scenery, you'll have a totally wild day out!www.totallywild.net
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8 Jul 2014
"Amazing house and perfect location"
this is a perfect house for a large party of friends and family. The house is an interesting victorian villa with plenty of large rooms and space. The location is a quite residential village with no t… More
31 May 2014
"Wonderful holiday in a wonderful home"
We rented the whole house including the downstairs flat. We could not of asked for a better place to stay. We had the extended family [13 people] and everyone loved their room. The rooms in this hous… More
26 Nov 2013
"Brilliant location and property for some good R & R"
A lovely house and location suiteable for a group of close friends or family. Beach location and close to town centre.Great value for money.… More
1 Jul 2013
"Excellent place to stay for a large group"
Thirlmere is a beautiful place to stay and we were all amazed by the amount of space and how cosy the house is. We were impressed by the level of attention to details and how beautifully decorated the rooms were (especially the bedrooms). Although we only stayed a couple of nights, we could have easily spent more time there as the house is so comfortable and big. There is a huge dining room table which meant we could all fit around it for dinner, and plenty of sofas to lounge around without being in each others' way.
6 Apr 2013
"Perfect holiday accommodation for a large family to enjoy."
Tremendous accommodation with an abundance of character and charm. The property is well maintained, its clean and exceptionally well equipped. Its very comfortable and ideally located close to all amenities. There is a lovely sandy beach in front of the property which is literally a stones throw from the house. Our party of 14 ranging in age from 3 to 61 thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The owners Denis and Mary made the holiday experience hassle free and could not have been more helpful.
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