Hideaway in Whitstable.Seaview
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
NEW KITCHEN IN 2014 PLUS WOOD BURNING STOVE IN LOUNGE AND NEW CARPETS. UNDERFLOOR HEATING IN ALL BATHROOMS.
This is an ideal location for children, families and couples.The house has been completely renovated and now boasts 2 upstairs bathrooms with luxury large shower and en-suite+ downstairs bathroom & bedroom for those who prefer not to use stairs.
Charming Cottage enjoys sea views from all front facing rooms, secluded garden view from the rear. This beautifully presented property offers a spacious, modern and comfortable accommodation with all the advantages of a seaside property. Situated just 3 mins from the beach accessed by a path opposite house.Pub restaurant close by.
Wake up to sea views and have breakfast in the sunny conservatory area of the spacious kitchen seating 8. New carpets, furnishings and decor. Plenty of dining seating. All rooms have TVs, kitchen has all modern appliances including dishwasher. Binoculars are provided to sea-spy. 1 King size Bedroom on ground floor, 2 Double beds and 1 single bed on first floor plus 1 pull out single mattress. 3 bathrooms, one on ground floor, one large luxury bathroom on first floor with walk in shower and separate bath, and one en-suite. Feather pillows and quilts. Property will be cleaned with beds made with luxury linen for your enjoyable stay.
'Hideaway' is a charming place to stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Whitstable / seasalter 100 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 60 km, Nearest railway: Whitstable 2.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The Lounge has sea views, large TV with DVD & Video, comfortable suite with working log fire. There is an dining table which seats 4-6 in this area, plus a dining table seating 4 in the kitchen/diner area plus 2 breakfast bar stools.
The Kitchen is fully fitted with new cream units and with all utensils needed to enjoy your stay. Bright conservatory with access to the garden and sunbathing area. There is a washer machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave and grill. Teapot for tea lovers provided. A new stove in the front room adds to the delight of the cottage. A must to use for evening relaxation.
The Master Bedroom has sea and garden views, and flat screen freeview TV/DVD and Video. Lots of storage and separate toilet and vanity sink, leading through to the main upstairs separate bathroom.
The second upstairs bedroom also has double wardrobe, one double bed and one single bed TV and sea views.
Luxury large new bathroom on first floor with walk in shower, separate bath and toilet.
The third bedroom is the biggest situated on the ground floor with a garden outlook to the rear of the property. King size bed with freeview TV. There is also a single pull out guest mattress for use in this room if required.
The downstairs bathroom comprises of a white bathroom suite bath, white tiles and chrome radiator/towel rail. There is an electric shower over the bath with constant hot water. There is also a separate toilet on the ground floor, making 3 toilets in the property.
There are two hairdryers at the property but wise to bring another especially in the case of larger parties.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a rear cottage garden with decking and seating for 8. BBQ. Perfect sun trap and safe for children and pets alike. There is also secured side access where you can take bikes, boating equipment and store. The beach is accessed via a beach lane opposite the property and is a great place to take a bbq and watch the sun go down whilst being close to home. There is a fold away picnic table and chairs ideal for you to take to the beach and have a nice lunch or sunset dinner.
Off street parking for 2 cars and plenty of on street free parking. Pubs, shops & resturants walking distance.
Lovely sea walks and enjoy a BBQ on the beach, crabbing and walking along to the Neptune, one of UKs only pubs on the beach.
Leeds Castle and Canterbury boat trips make great days out. Bus stop outside the cottage takes you on a scenic trip to Faversham and surrounding towns.
Such a great location for many close by towns. Margate, Ramsgate, Canterbury, Faversham and many many more.
Information book is bursting with ideas. Have fun.
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
The property is strictly NON SMOKING. Smoke in garden but use an ashtray and dispose of respectfully.
Pets welcome, but please leave the apartment Pet free upon leaving. Powerful Dyson supplied. No pets upstairs please as carpeted area.
Arrival time is anytime after 3pm. Check out by 11am, although a later/earlier check out/in can be arranged if the property is available for a small charge (£15 per hour).
Costs include all bed linen, beds will be made on arrival, water, gas and electricity.
Welcome guide is at the property.
Bookings will be secured and made unavailable for other bookers when deposit is received.
IT IS ALWAYS wise to have in case of cancellation and for any event travel insurance.
The Kent region
Explore the beautiful Kentish coastline with its stunning scenery, sunsets, historical buildings and landmarks. Whitstable offers a working harbour with boat trips out to the Forts and Wind Farm. Whitstable is most famous for its oysters! and holds a festival annually in July, an absolute delight. It has some famous restaurants - Crab and Winkle on the portside. .
Hideaway is close to Seasalter as well and Whitstable with award winning restaurant The Sportsman where travellers as far as USA are eager to visit. Booking recommended.
For those more energetic there are a multitude of cycle and walking opportunities as well as water sports, golf and fishing.
Hideaway is an ideal base for seeing surrounding villages whilst staying in a central, spacious and comfortable accommodation, with train stations to London Victoria approx. 55 minutes. Canterbury, Herne Bay, Margate, Seasalter all close by have a full range of shopping facilities and boutique restaurants as well as the famous Cathedral and other Historic Buildings. The Royal St.Georges Golf Course & cinque ports of Sandwich are approx. 15 miles. With the Ports of Dover /, Folkestone, within easy driving distance, for trips across the channel to France.
For Adults. Romantic Resturants and Bars all within walking distance so no driving required. Canterbury/Faversham just a short bus or train journey for more sightseeing, shopping, resturants. Entertainment/bands most weekends in many venues in Whitstable and all with free entry. Website details will be on the enquiry email to you for you to help you plan your break.
For Children. Bowling, many bars & resturants are children friendly. Crabbing on the beach near the Harbour.
Bus stop outside property for a nice relaxing visit to Faversham, a tudor town with more lovely eateries, history, shops and bars. Faversham hosts the hop festival weekend in August. Another English gem.
For Pets. The Neptune on the Sea allows entry with Dogs. Pet and Children garden in the local Rose in Bloom.
Tankerton is located just 1 mile from Whitstable.
Whitstable lies on a part of the Kent coastline that has been associated with fishing and most notably with oysters for nearly 2,000 years. Fisherman’s huts still stand on the beach and around the working harbour where you can purchase the local catch and sample the most famous oysters.
The Harbour, built in the 1830’s, is still a commercial port and early risers can watch the day’s catch being unloaded from the fishing boats before eating it later in the day in one of the many popular seafood restaurants
Harbour Street is lined with an array of boutiques, delicatessens, art galleries, restaurants and Peter Cushings regular -The Tudor Tea Rooms.
Whitstable celebrates each year in July with a Regatta on the Tankerton Slopes ,The First Saturday in August see's the towns Carnival parade through Tankerton on into Whitstable. The Whitstable Oyster Festival is held annually for a whole week in July and is not to be missed.
Bus routes enable you to get to all the surrounding villages, towns and beaches of Herne Bay, Seasalter and Margate to name but a few.
The medieval town of Faversham is approx 10mins away,as is Margate, Ramsgate,Broadstairs. There are several golf courses within 10mins drive.
If you want to see a magnificent beach sunset whilst enjoying a fabulous meal then visit the Pearson’s Arms public house in Whitstable only 1 mile from Hideaway.
Whitstable has been named the country's best 'gastro beach' by an up-market magazine which says the East Kent town is the top seaside spot for foodies, alive with theatregoers, film buffs and those enjoying a relaxing drink...
Why not visit Druidstone Park, Whether your interested in meeting many friendly animals, having fun in the adventure play areas, admiring the unique collection of sculpture in the Art Park, finding peace and tranquillity in the enchanted woodland walk with giant toadstools, dragons, goblins and white deer, or just relaxing in the idyllic surroundings of the park gardens you won't be disappointed Visit around Easter time and you will be astounded by the fabulous display of bluebells in the woodland.
A perfect break for families or a very romantic scenic get away.
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4 Oct 2014
"everything was a1 perfect"
what a wonderful place to stay, plenty of room & facilities everything you could want for a relaxing holiday .or plenty of activities if you want .wonderful views of the sea and only a short walk down… More
3 Aug 2014
"Beautifully furnished and very well equipped."
Wonderful location, beautifully equipped and thoroughly clean. This is ideal for families as the beach is near and the town with plenty of restaurants and pubs.… More
5 Jul 2014
"Property as described"
We stayed here recently as a family group with members from New Zealand, The Netherlands, Australia and France for our daughters wedding in Whitstable. We chose this property because of it's size… More
5 Jul 2014
"Lovely to be back"
Well, who could have envisaged the fabulous weather we experienced this week on our return to lovely Hideaway. We can thoroughly recommend Hideaway. Eating at the Rose and Bloom (opposite the house) w… More
7 Apr 2014
"A great house for a sunny holiday"
We loved the house. The location was great for walking into town and to the nearby pub for dinner. The garden was sunny and the house provided lots of places to curl up and read or watch tv. Upstairs … More
Im really pleased you had a good stay. Hideaway is perfect for relaxing. Im also sorry that the log basket was not over filled for your arrival.Extra logs if prebooked are in the hoover cupboard and i will ensure that my housekeeper is aware that both areas should be checked during each clean. I do hope you come again and of course a discount and logs will be available for you free of charge. Kind Regards Kim.
6 Apr 2014
So well equipped and everything you need. Owner made us very welcome and would definitely go back. It's just over the road from a lovely welcoming pub and the sea. Also a nice walk to the vill… More
2 Apr 2014
"Perfect family holiday"
Fabulous location views to sea, five minute walks to beach. Great restaurants, pubs, shops, bowling etc in walking distance didn't use the car at all. The accommodation was a* could not fault it… More
1 Apr 2014
"Hidden costs and rudeness ruined an otherwise lovely stay"
I have just recently moved down South and was very excited to have my friends come and stay for the weekend. All of us stayed in the Hideaway, which is a lovely cottage (aside from the mould on the wa… More
Dear Lola & Aimee Childs. Firstly you told me that you had a lovely stay. There is no mould on the wall (a small water leak which happened just prior during the storms) and there was no problem with toilet upon your arrival. if you had informed me of any problems I would have ensured all were fixed immediately as I take great pride in making sure all is perfect for all holidaymakers. You decided not to tell me about either issue and instead allowed my housekeeper on the Sunday to find an overflowing blocked toilet. If your friend is a plumber he would have been able to fix the blockage caused during your stay surely rather than tell all in the party not to use this loo, although i would have sent someone if aware of the problem.
Your deposit was returned in full despite the damage and panic that you caused in not informing us so that we had little time to prepare for the next guests. Leaving problems such as this for my housekeeper to find on a Sunday is unfair. My phone number is in the property and on all paperwork and a quick text would have had the toilet unblocked without any disruption to you.
There are no hidden costs. Everything is on the website and on the email sent with each enquiry. You chose to pay via paypal even though i told you they take charges and if you pay via bank it is free.
i hope you have happy holidays in the future, though im also sure you will have had a good time at Hideaway & I ask that you let the management or owners know of any problems small or otherwise as you find so that they can be fixed immediately and not just left for the next guests to have to find. Yours sincerely, Kim, owner.
25 Mar 2014
"Lovely house, perfect location"
I stayed at Hideaway with my boyfriend and our dog. The house was lovely and provided us with everything we needed (although you do need to bring everything you might need to cook with as there was on… More
Im really pleased it was just the break you needed and wish you all the best for the coming year.
20 Feb 2014
"A bit tired"
Stayed here in Sept 2012. May have been updated since then but it was like staying at your Gran's house. Far too many disparate Nic nacs and pictures. China and cutlery all mis matched. A sea vi… More
Dear Lynne, it is a real disappointment that after 2 years you have thought to put such a poor review on. i am forever improving/maintaining Hideaway and it is a lovely modern property. Maybe you are getting muddled with another as your stay was such a long time ago. If your Gran has a property as modern as Hideaway you must be really proud. I beleive you are giving all completely the wrong impression just so that you can get your senior super starage tripadvisor status. I hope this doesnt damage the 5 star reputation myself and my housekeeper have acheived at Hideaway and that guests do not miss out on a lovely holiday just because of our out of date review. Yours sincerely, Mrs Matthews.
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