Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Bunting is a beautifully restored Victorian 2 bed apartment situated in the heart of Whitstable's famous Harbour Street and is the sister apartment to Bowline - both situated in the same building. We have blended classic Victorian fundamentals with a great splash of contemporary style and modern appliances.
The colourful and stylish living area and large kitchen diner makes the this the ideal place for exploring all that Whitstable has to offer in terms of independent shops, eateries, the harbour, the Whitstable Yacht Club,stunning sunsets and of course the beach - none of which is more than a 2 minute walk away. It is situated above The Whiting Post, Whitstable's premier fashion boutique.Ideal for a romantic weekend away,or a break with friends or a longer stay to explore Whitstable and Kent.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Whitstable 100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 100 km, Nearest railway: Whitstable 1 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|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Bunting is newly converted(and therefore incorporating modern building requirements) and on the first floor of a lovely Victorian building(above the whiting post boutique).
Access is by a flight of stairs and all accommodation is on the same floor; two double bedrooms (with Egyptian cotton sheets) a colourful and stylish living area and large kitchen diner(table to seat four), and attractive bathroom (large enclosed shower ), combining Victorian character with contemporary styling and modern facilities (the well equipped kitchen has oven & hob, fridge-freezer, microwave, kettle, washer/dryer, toaster & dishwasher with plenty or workspace to get creative with our local seafood delicacies.The lounge has flat-screen TV,DVD ,Freeview.
Free wireless (and wired connection in lounge).A vintage look Junckers black floor throughout,with whitewashed walls and funky wallpaper in the lounge.
The South East England region
Kent,The Garden of England,has everything from the rolling hills of the North Downs Way to the surprising solitude of the north Kent estuaries and marshes. Canterbury boasts its spectacular medieval cathedral while near Sandwich at Richborough you can experience the early Roman settlement of Britain.
Castles(Dover,Leeds,Walmer), fishing ports and medieval towns make this corner of Britain endlessly fascinating, while the countryside provides wonderful walks, both coastal and inland.
Whitstable has long been associated with locally caught seafood and in particular oysters, it has a working harbour with a small fleet of fishing boats that catch fish daily for sale in the harbour fish market.
In recent times,Whitstable and its vicinity has become nationally acclaimed for its restaurants and places to eat.
The countryside nearby is great for walking and cycling with very little to interrupt you between Whitstable and Canterbury except woodland - there is a great ride which takes you to Canterbury on the Crab and Winkle Way (the Victorian railway line which took fish and oysters to London ) now set up for walkers and riders to enjoy themselves free from the hassle of traffic.
Whitstable has been voted the town in the UK with the most varied and healthy independent shop scene; and you are staying right in the middle of that! The Whiting Post and its sister shop, The Clothes Horse, are both essential parts of the retail experience. There are many other shops well worth a visit.
The beach at Whitstable and Tankerton are wonderful places for swimming,water sports or just watching the fabulous sunsets.
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4 Jul 2014
"A lovely weekend in a lovely place."
Bunting is a really delightful holiday apartment above a shop. It had everything we needed and the beds were so comfortable. I am looking forward to returning soon.
3 Jul 2014
"Good place to stay in Whitstable"
I went with my boyfriend for a couple of days and Adrian was really helpful with the booking after we originally wanted to book Bowline. The apartment itself was very well laid out and looked lovely, obviously a lot of thought has gone into it's design. The front room was really noisy in the morning and the blinds let in a lot of light. In the end we swapped to the smaller room which suited us fine.
The shops and restaurants in Whitstable are great at the beach is so close and absolutely fabulous.
There were only a couple of things like not being able to find tea towels, which we eventually found and the shower took ages and ages to drain away so you end up standing in a sort of bath!
All in all we really enjoyed it.
20 May 2014
"You can have your cake - and eat it"
We really enjoyed our stay at Bunting, and the freshly baked cake that was waiting for us when we arrived. The apartment is tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished. More than ample for our family of three. Close to everything you need but surprisingly quiet. We've visited Whitstable several times and this definitely rates as one of the best places we've stayed in, I've already recommended it to a friend.
5 Dec 2013
"More than met expectations..great apartment"
We actually live in Whitstable and needed somewhere to stay for a couple of weeks while building work was carried out at our own house. The apartment more than met our expectations, it was great in te… More
15 Sep 2013
Stayed long weekend with two young children. Flat is very clean and nicely decorated in very central location. Well equipped and lots of room for the four of us. Second bedroom plenty big enough for o… More
12 Sep 2013
"Beautiful flat, perfect location"
From the booking experience onwards, it's hard to fault our stay at Bunting. The flat is incredibly tastefully decorated and furnished with everything you need for a relaxing break. We spent most of our time inside the flat sitting at the kitchen table, enjoying the light and warmth from the large window. It's perfectly located for the harbour, walks to Tankerton and onwards, and pottering around Whitstable's lovely shops.
The only improvement that could be made to the flat is to have a larger, more comfortable sofa for lounging on. On colder, rainier days it would be nice to curl up in front of the tv.
We would highly recommend William & Browns (The Tapas) and Samphire if you're thinking of eating out. And The Pearsons Arms is perfect for an afternoon pint.
We had a really fantastic break and would definitely stay again and recommend to others.
23 May 2013
"Stylish and comfortable"
This 2 bedroom accommodation was stylish, modern, comfortable and very well equipped. There are two comfortable double beds, made up with fresh, white crispy linen and a large shower room with warm fluffy towels. The kitchen included washing machine and dishwasher and had tea, coffee and milk for us to use on arrival. Centrally located so the shops and the sea front are a stones throw away, this flat is perfect for a weekend away. The greeting we received from the lovely lady in the shop was warm and welcoming and we would have no hesitation in staying again or recommending this flat to anyone else.
19 Apr 2013
"Superb location, stunning apartment"
I love Bunting as did my partner and friends, we visited Whitstable for the first time for a friends wedding and we could not have chosen a better place to stay. The apartment has two good size bedrooms and a superb shower. A great kitchen which was very sociable with a huge sash window allowing us to enjoy the sunshine. As the apartment is above the shop it was very easy to drop off and pick up the keys. As well as staying in this superb apartment I would highly recommend a visit to The Whiting Post the clothes are stunning and the guys who work there are super friendly - we had a fantastic weekend
14 Feb 2013
"Lovely place to stay"
Stayed at Bunting for 2 nights with my partner and our 5 years old son and we all loved it. Every room was extremely clean, very comfortable, warm and cheerful. Everything was in perfect working condi… More
8 Jan 2013
"Fresh, Modern & as central as you can be"
We have been traveling to Whitstable several times per year for the last four years and this is amongst the top properties we have stayed in. The entire process right from making a booking inquiry to… More
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