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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
'The Bubble' (as in Whitstabubble in case you're wondering), is the perfect holiday home. There isn't a comparable holiday house on the Whitstable market. This is simply the best! No other property has such a great combination of location and amenities.
It is situated by the beach next to the sea wall, a gate from the garden opens on to the beach. The house is a minute walk from the town centre, with its shops, restaurants and art galleries. It also boasts a private side garden, which lets the light flood in to the house all day and is great for al fresco eating. It also has the biggest roof terrace of any Whitstable beach-side property, which offers fantastic sea views and beautiful sunsets. Great for watching the sun go down, while sipping on something chilled.
The house has three bedrooms, one double and two twins, and sleeps six ( there is also a sofa bed which could take another person by arrangement ) The house benefits from 2 bathrooms, one on each floor, the downstairs being a wet room style, great for coming straight off the beach, straight into a shower.
The house was rebuilt recently, to a very high spec, including solid oak floors throughout, oak doors, granite worktops, American style fridge etc etc . It has three sets of patio doors, (two patios and one roof terrace). It meets modern sound and insulation standards, and has new wiring and plumbing. All windows and doors are new and double glazed, so are cosy in winter.
Whitstable is where the development of the diving helmet took place in the 1820's and the divers here were once very successful. The proof of this is still evident; all of the houses in Dollar Row, on Island Wall, were paid for with silver dollars salvaged by the Whitstable divers. The Bubble is one of the houses on Dollar Row.
The house is 500 yards from a golf course.
Please see Trip advisor for reviews, please also see below comments from guest book.
Hope the review is helpful for you ( see trip advisor) , there was so much more we could have said because the house is very well equipped and elegantly decorated, the kitchen is a joy to cook in, it had everything we needed. Plus the location is beautiful and peaceful. We had a great holiday and the perfect chance to get to know it's newest member baby Erin.
Martin- it's a beautiful house, very comfortable & we absolutely love it. ( taken from a text)
Rosemary ( Bromley)
Fabulous house in a wonderful location. We have had a fantastic, relaxed week. Love the sea views from the terrace, Wow!
Very bracing sea water , most of us managed a dip every day ! Thank you.
The most amazing house I have ever been to! beautifully done up, lovely location, great weather , and right on the beach ! The terrace is amazing! I would definitly come back ! Thank You !
This house is bubblicious!
Sue says ' exactly what it says on the tin'
Lovely house , beautiful balcony and views, everything you could need.
We really enjoyed our spell here, in a magical house in magical surroundings. Excellently equipped, beautifully located , highly recommended.
We've had a lovely week in The Bubble. The house is beautiful and the views from the deck are fantastic. The welcome pack was much appreciated. We will be happy to recommend the house to friends.
The only suggestion we would make is that it would be helpful to have a sponge to clean the bath and a washing-up brush in the kitchen.
A very beautiful house. Everything is beautifully done, detailed finishes, well stocked and planned to perfection. We spent our honeymoon here ( thank you for the kind and lovely extra touches! ) and can honestly say we've never spent a better holiday –not because least because of the details ( sharp knifes, a range of pans , etc etc )! But of course the house and its location are just exquisite.
We had a lovely holiday - the house was perfect - really well equipped, very comfortable and a superb location. The swimming was great and we were lucky with the weather. Pops wanted sea air and he had plenty! Thank you for the welcome pack.
I hope we are able to fit in another visit sometime although I imagine you will be inundated with bookings as word spreads.
What a fantastic place! Have really enjoyed our Holiday. Thank You !
Great house, comfortable and location fantastic. Had a great 50th with the girls! Thank You !
Lovely House, had a great time, would visit again.
Beautiful location,beautiful house. We had a lovely time and hope to return one day.
Fab, Fab, Fab,. Location house and Hospitality of the locals. We had a lovely time .Thank You.
We had a really lovely time here. The house had everything we needed and it was fab to step over the wall straight onto the beach. We'll visit again !
Lovely house, lovely location, lovely time, A great house, ten out of ten. Will find it hard to find anything better for next year.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||West Beach|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 107 km, Nearest railway: Whitstable 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The kitchen is well equiped with designer pans, machine for making espresso coffees, bone china designer coffee cups, dualit toaster and kettle. huge paella dish, blender, toasted sandwich maker. Ice machine and instant chilled water. Tv and dvd to keep the kids queit while you cook.
The bathrooms have Villeroy and Boch sanitary ware, the pans are soft close, every wall tiled top to bottom in designer tiles. Both bathrooms have natural light.
The master bedroom has 400 thread Egyptian cotton linen and feather pillows.
The lounge has a iphone/ipod docking station.
Location of the house is excellent for children, as access to the beach is direct from the garden. However the house has very steep stairs, and has no child locks on cupboards etc. ie this house is not particularly toddler friendly.
The house is suitable for people with restricted mobility in that there are two bedrooms and a toilet and shower on the ground floor. However each bedroom has one step to access.
I would consider a dog, subject to application. The garden is fenced and gated so will keep most dogs in.
The Kent region
Kent is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties. It borders East Sussex, Surrey and Greater London and has a defined boundary with Essex in the middle of the Thames Estuary. The ceremonial county boundaries of Kent include the shire county of Kent and the unitary borough of Medway.
The historic county of Kent has something which will appeal to everyone. It is steeped in history and known world wide as the 'Garden of England' due to the wealth of hop gardens and orchards in the area.
There are numerous water-sport activities on offer and the beautiful coastline has an array of award winning beaches.
Places of interest and attractions to visit include animal parks, castles, cathedrals, churches, historic houses, maritime heritage, museums, steam trains and much, much more.
Whitstable is a charming seaside town. It gets its character from the fact that it has a working harbour and is a proper town. It doesn't have a sandy beach or amusement arcades. It does have some great restaurants and pubs.
There is trendy shopping on Harbour street, with its chi chi shops and art galleries. Then there is the High Street for the things you do need. Some of the shops seemingly haven't changed since the fifties.
You can buy some nice fish at the Harbour, and of course whitstable is famous for its Oysters.
There are lots of nooks and crannies to explore including the famous smugglers alleyways. No visit to Whitstable is complete without going down Squeeze Gut Alley.
There is a lively music scene in Whitstable, and various festivals throughout the year, including the famous Oyster Festival.
To find out more about Whitstable see here
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30 Dec 2014
"The most amazing place to stay...... EVER !!!!!!"
In a nutshell it was fantastic and it would be very hard to fault anything about The Bubble, from location to having all the things there you could possibly need. Everything was very upto date and ver… More
15 Dec 2014
"The Bubble is a gem of a property perfectly situated for EVERYTHING!!"
My extended family including dog and 8 week old baby, hired the Bubble for a preciousweekend together after celebrating a 'big' birthday to round off the weekend. We could not be more happy… More
13 Oct 2014
"Didn't want to go home!"
Had a fabulous weekend at The Bubble celebrating our friends 50th ( I know we don't look old enough)! The Bubble is ideally situated right near the High Street where there are some lovely shops. … More
11 Oct 2014
"Great beach front luxury property."
Great location for a seaside break in Whitstable. Loved the town with all its seafood restaurants and access to coastal walks. Parking was a bit restricted, but found free on-street parking as well … More
6 Oct 2014
"Perfect place for a chilled out weekend"
The Bubble was an absolute delight. The house is bright and spacious and very well equipped. We particularly loved the upstairs sitting room and the terrace. Such a great place to sit and enjoy the lo… More
6 Oct 2014
"What a wonderful weekend getaway"
A group of us stayed in The Bubble for a weekend in October and had the most magical time, The house is beautiful, everything we could have asked for and more. Decor is perfect and the house was in a … More
18 Sep 2014
"We all throughly enjoyed our experience of living in 'The Bubble!'"
A fantastic house, within walking distance of all that Whitstable has to offer, with all the amenities you could possible want, and more!From our inital enquiry, to our arrival date, Martin has offere… More
12 Jul 2014
"Highly recommended holiday rental"
The property was perfect, clean, beautifully decorated and laid out, with everything we needed for a home from home. The garden was lovely with a gateway leading directly on to the beach, perfect for … More
12 May 2014
"Wonderful weekend break with friends"
We a group of school freinds choose Whitstable for our weekend away and choose "The Bubble" for its location to the seafront and the town. It is an end property so you get the extra garden … More
6 Apr 2014
"Dream property, a stone's throw from everything, in idyllic Whistable!"
We (a young couple with a baby, accompanied by the grandparents) had an amazing week at the Bubble. It has a glorious location being a stone's throw from the beach and Whitstable's town cen… More
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