Flat One Harbour Street
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A holiday apartment with everything; style, comfort and a perfect location in the heart of Whistable's Harbour Street. Just 90 paces from the front door will set you on the beach at the famous Royal Native Oyster Stores Restaurant. A public car park is just around the corner while the Tudor Tea Rooms, the Horsebridge Arts Centre, boutique shops, galleries, restaurants and bars are all close by. Refurbished by local designer/builder, Kas Kasparian, Flat One is located in what was once the Palais de Luxe, a historic cinema which showed silent movies. The apartment is centrally heated and all linen and towels are included for your stay - along with tea, coffee, milk and sugar. Pastries and wine are also provided on arrival to welcome guests and there are always fresh flowers in the living room and bedroom. The owner enjoys getting away here too. As she's a writer, you may find some of her work on the bookshelves...
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Flat One has a spacious double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and skylight. The kitchen has all new appliances, a real marble worktop, slate draining board and butler's sink. There is a gas hob (no oven). The sofa bed in the living room can sleep two further guests. There is a Deco feel with a white cupboard in the hallway with distinctive radiussed corners, while the bathroom has a walk-in shower, black floor tiles, white wall tiles and porthole window features.
|Further details outdoors|
Flat One is right on Harbour Street, surrounded by restaurants, galleries and boutique shops. Everything you could need is right on your doorstep, including a public car park just around the corner. The Harbour is a very short walk away and there you can sample Whitstable's famous oysters and other seafood on offer, or perhaps take a trip on a sailing barge. Canterbury is just a twenty minute drive away, or you can simply take a bus there and visit the Cathedral or the many shops, bars and bistros. The owner of Flat One is extremely hospitable and helpful. She will supply you with restaurant details and plenty of local information to make your trip to Whitstable an enjoyable one.
Flat One will consider one night stays (for maximum of 2 guests) on request.
The South East England region
Kent is known as 'The Garden of England'. It is a stunningly beautiful county with coastline, countryside and historic cities to visit. It is also quite close to London and to the ports of Dover and Folkestone from where it is easy to hop across to France.
Whitstable is a wonderful coastal town, famous for its association with the oyster industry.
It holds an Oyster Festival every July commencing with a parade and followed by a whole week's celebration of culture and gastronomy.
Locally caught seafood is a speciality. There are Michelin starred restaurants here as well as a wonderful old fish and chip shop in Harbour Street that survived the great Flood in 1953.
Many artists and musicians have settled here so there are plenty of galleries, exhibitions and concerts. A beautiful tea garden overlooks the sea opposite Whitstable Castle.
Bikes can be hired and plenty of water sports are on offer with tuition and hire from the Yacht Club.
Whitstable is close to both countryside, (orchards and cherry fields are a ten minute drive out of town) and the city of Canterbury.
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29 Jul 2014
"The flat, and Julie who owns it, are both great!"
We stayed here in July for a weekend. Julie met us with cup cakes and prosecco, made us welcome, told us all we needed to know and left us to it - a perfect host. The flat is probably inn the best spo… More
1 Sep 2013
"nice and central"
stayed with my sister and 2 boys who booked this with the owner, found this very nice and clean and just right for a base , spent most of our time on the beach collecting oyster shells! far too many.… More
13 Jun 2013
"Nothing bad to say, it was all brilliant."
This was our 2nd stay at flat one and I am sure it will not be our last. The flat has the best location, right in the middle of the main high street and seconds from the beach and the best restaurants… More
6 May 2013
"if in whitstable you couldn't find a better place to stay"
I booked for my partner's birthday as a surprise and we were not disappointed. Julie was so helpful and whitstable beautiful - lots of great places to eat and drink. Beautiful little flat perfect… More
26 Nov 2012
"Going to Whitstable? stay here!"
Just got back from a weekend in Whitstable with my partner (Anniversary) and were glad we ended up booking Flat One. Whitstable is a lovely place to go to get away from London for a few days however w… More
10 Aug 2012
"Perfect haven from which to explore delightful Whitstable"
Right from the very first email, Julie made us feel so welcome to her lovely apartment in the heart of Whitstable. Simply furnished with quirky decoration and nice home touches such as pastries and m… More
7 May 2012
"Flat One is number one!"
Flat One Harbour Street was absolutely lovely and Julie's hospitality made it even better.Welcomed in on a slightly rainy day, Julie had thoughtfully left us an umbrella in case we needed it. Her… More
15 Sep 2011
"Perfect retreat, perfect location, perfect!"
We stayed here for a long weekend over the Bank Holiday and it was perfect for exploring Whitstable and other parts of East Kent and felt like home for those few days. The location on the high street is ideal for mooching around the shops in Whitstable, popping out for a coffee or oysters and the flat itself is charming, cute, very well equipped and is a wonderful little sanctuary to come back to after a day out and about. Julie, the owner is so helpful and friendly and if you are not familiar with the area she will give you plenty of information prior to your stay. We are looking forward to another stay at Flat One later in the year and can't wait to go back.
14 Jul 2011
"Brilliant Short Break in Whitstable"
We had a brilliant stay in flat one. The little touches such as fresh flowers and tea and coffee made it a real home from home. Can't recommend the place highly enough. Julie also gave us lots… More
6 Jul 2011
"A lovely stay and great value for price"
We had a wonderful time in the apartment and felt the information Julie had provided before hand was helpful and useful. The apartment was furnished really nicely and had a lovely feel to it.… More
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