11 Albert Street, Whistable
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This wonderful, cosy restored seaside cottage is conveniently situated in the heart of Whitstable's conservation area with quick and easy access to all of the delights of this fashionable town. Less than 2 minutes walk to the picturesque beach and famous fishing harbour and just one minute's walk away is Whitstable's other gem — Harbour Street, renowned for its fascinating variety of independent shops. Here you'll find a range of restaurants, deli's, bookshops, cheese shops, cake shops, wine shops, ice cream parlours and art galleries. Carry on to High Street and Oxford Street for vintage shops, greengrocers, butchers, bakers, theatre and much more. A perfect base for holidays or weekend breaks for couples or families for up to 6 people. Pets are very welcome too. Take a barbeque to the beach with a bottle of wine and enjoy a stunning Whitstable sunset. Nearby there are many other activities to choose from, such as tennis courts, bowling, golf, water sports and a swimming pool.
This characterful period cottage provides comfortable open plan living/dining area downstairs for up to 6 people featuring two large open fires (logs provided) and traditional furnishings, a comfy sofa bed, two double bedrooms upstairs (one with a double bed, the other with the option of either a double or two single beds). There are two bathrooms (one upstairs and one downstairs), a fully equipped kitchen and a quiet, private and secluded garden equipped with barbeque and seating and tables for 6 people.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Whistable 200 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 100 km, Nearest railway: Whitstable 1 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|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
- Sitting area with painted floorboards, comfy sofa bed, fireplace, large flatscreen HD television, Freesat, Blu Ray/DVD player, ipod dock/radio, free boadband wifi..
- Dining area with extendable table and seating for 6.
- Kitchen with oven, hob, grill, microwave, fridge freezer, and washing machine.
- Bathroom downstairs with basin, shower and wc.
- Bedroom one with double bed, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
- Bedroom two with a choice of a double bed or two singles, chest of drawers, hanging area.
- Bathroom upstairs with bath, shower, basin and wc.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a quiet, pretty, safe and secure private garden to the rear of the property with all that is needed to enjoy warm, sunny days or evenings outside. On street parking is available and there is a car park 50 yards from the cottage for daily use and a long term car park nearby.
Flexible arrangements for collecting the keys.
Information pack provided at the cottage.
Professionally and thoroughly cleaned between each letting.
Pets welcome but only downstairs and not on the sofa.
The South East England region
Kent is steeped in history and heritage and is also rightly renowned throughout the world as the "Garden of England". The extensive coastline boasts an enviable array of blue flag award winning beaches and thrilling watersports activities. Choose from enchanting gardens, historic houses, mysterious castles, cathedrals and country churches, fascinating museums, animal parks, steam trains, amazing maritime heritage and much more including active fun, Kent, the Garden of England has something for everybody.
Kent offers a wonderful setting for walking and cycling in the North Downs and the High Weald. Knole Park is a magnificent 1000 acre deer park worth visiting, as are Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Leeds Castle, described as one of the loveliest castles in the world, and historic Canterbury Cathedral.
Shopping facilities in Kent are plentiful with regular food and craft markets held in many of the towns and villages. There are shopping centres such as Bluewater, one of the largest indoor shopping malls and London is easily accessible.
Whitstable is famous for its oysters which have been collected since Roman times and are on sale from one of the stalls in the harbour. It has one of very few remaining working harbours with a small fleet of fishing boats - you can buy fresh fish straight from the catch. It has a pretty coastline where you can enjoy a stroll or take to the water or just sit and experience spectacular sunsets over the sea. Whitstable is renowned for its trendy shops and art galleries and excellent restaurants as well as a large selection of pubs and bars catering for all tastes. Whistable has something for everyone and you will want to come back again and again to this seaside haven, just over one hour from London.
The historic cathedral city of Canterbury is only 6 miles away with its interesting medieval centre and many other roman and historic museums and places to visit.
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1 Jan 2014
"Lovely cottage, plenty of character"
We stayed here last Christmas and loved it so much we returned! The cottage is warm and comfortable and everything is provided for the perfect holiday. Whitstable is a real gem of a place and is sur… More
13 Dec 2013
"lovely weekend in Whitstable"
We had a lovely weekend in Albert Street, lovely cottage, very clean and well looked after, lots of thoughtful touches to make the stay very comfortable. Good location, would highly recommend… More
25 Nov 2013
The house is stunning, perfect location for the town and harbour. The only reason I have not given a 5* is because there is only room for 2 people to really relax in the living room. But other than th… More
30 Oct 2013
"Amazing cottage with cosy fire and comfortable beds"
Fantastic location - right off the main drag and a few minutes walk from the beach.The cottage has a welcoming downstairs with TWO fireplaces and a comfy sofa with huge tv.But we were so busy the tv b… More
15 Sep 2013
"Ideal Base for Whitstable"
I stayed with my two young babies whilst I visited friends and explored Whitstable. Well stocked with all you'd need, the beds were incredibly comfortable and the living space leant itself to bot… More
25 Aug 2013
Cottage is fabulous, clean and very well appointed with a cosy seaside feel. Having never visited Whitstable before we were very impressed with the town and its shops and restaurants. The beach is exc… More
23 Jun 2013
"Beautiful and comfortable cottage in excellent location"
We had a very relaxing week at 11 Albert Street - it is light, spacious and beautifully decorated and we slept very well. The secluded garden was a lovely spot for breakfast or barbecues and the locat… More
1 Jun 2013
"Prime location and a real home from home"
This cottage is really well presented with lots of nice touches. The beds were so comfortable it was an effort to get out of them. Location put you right in the centre of everything and the high str… More
27 Feb 2013
"most comfortable beds ever!"
We were looking for a last minute short break for my mum's 60th birthday with my immediate family. The owners were very accomodating with all of my queries and we found Julie the keyholder to be … More
31 Dec 2012
A lovely cottage, clean, well equipped with some thoughtful touches such as tea, coffee, biscuits and flowers. There was no need to bring anything except clothes and personal belongings as everything… More
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