House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Sea View House is a Victorian wooden house on the beach. The house has stripped wooden floors and many of the walls are bare showing their simple construction. Large kitchen diner, 2 bedrooms, studio with sofa bed, sitting room with sea views, bathroom with jacuzzi & WC, separate shower room with WC.
Good for beach holiday. Also public swimming pool, tennis courts, bowling, and golf. There is a 7 mile bike route down the old Crab and Winkle Railway line to Canterbury. This route also provides a lovely walk. Many other beautiful walks in the the woods or along the seashore towards Faversham one way and Herne Bay the other. The house overlooks Whitstable Yacht Club with Wild Times Sailing school for sailing tuition at all levels.
Many great restaurants within short walking distance. 2 of them - Wheelers and The Sportsman were recently listed in The Sunday Times Best 100 restaurants in the UK, October 2012.
Whitstable has lots of lovely small independent shops, supermarkets and a museum. .
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||2 metres|
|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. 1 hour 12 minutes by car 99 km, Nearest railway: Whitstable. 15 minutes on foot. 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, 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, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details outdoors|
The kitchen back door opens on to decking and the sea wall. The beach is on the other side of the sea wall.
The South East England region
Canterbury: Cathedral, Roman and Medaeval history, museums, restaurants, shops, river boat rides. (8 miles/13 km. 20 minutes by car. Direct bus service).
Margate: Turner Contemporary art centre (17 miles/27 km, 30 min by car. Direct train route).
Chatham Dockyard (28 miles/44km. 39 min by car. Direct train route).
Ramsgate Maritime Museum (19 miles/30 km. 37 minutes by car. Direct train route).
Rochester castle (31 miles/ 50 km. 41 minutes by car. Direct train route).
Wild Animal Parks: Howletts (near Canterbury) and Port Lympne (near Folkestone/Hythe)
Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum, Manston (16 miles/ 27km. 29 minutes by car).
Seaside town with great atmosphere. narrow streets, Victorian cottages, many restaurants to suit all, including famous ones (Wheelers, the Sportsman, Royal native Oyster Stores). Also Whitstable Museum.
Activities: the beach, sailing, cycling down the Crab and Winkle Way (7 mile route) to Canterbury. Swimming pool, tennis courts, indoor bowling, golf, walking, great for bird watching.