Admirals Rest is a vintage boutique holiday cottage in Deal on the pretty east Kent coast. The cottage sleeps 4 plus a cot comfortably in two bedrooms (one king double and one twin that can be converted to a king double) and in summary there is a fully equipped kitchen, sitting room, dining room, large family bathroom and a courtyard garden with bbq. The beach is a short stroll away (a few minutes at the most).
The cottage is decorated and furnished in coastal colours and is full of finds from the local vintage home furnishing shops. The cottage is located on a quiet street in the pretty Conservation Area of Deal - a mix of Georgian and Victorian fisherman cottages dating back to Deal's 18th Century smuggling days. Our award winnning High Street with its mix of independent shops, coffee shops, restaurants, pop up gallery and local market is just around the corner.
Admirals Rest is perfect for couples, small groups and families. We have heaps of family friendly features including a travel cot, high chair, safety sockets, plastic plates and cutlery, an upcycled colouring table with low seating, toys, games, books, DVDs and even a microscooter to borrow.
For those new to Deal, Deal is an unspoilt Georgian seaside town with character and quirkiness. There is a 1950s pier, two English Heritage castles built by Henry VIII, a pebble shoreline, fantastic opportunities for golf, fishing, walking and cycling, beautiful countryside, gardens and even a National Trust lighthouse a short drive away. The historic cathedral city of Canterbury, a UNESCO Heritage Site is a 30 minute drive away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Nearest beach||Deal Beach 1 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 140 km, Nearest railway: Deal 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The East Kent coast is a beautiful area to explore both the shoreline and the countryside. There are accessible walking and cycle routes in the area, Championship golf courses, sea and lake fishing opportunities, castles, gardens and heritage sites to explore. Deal is not widely known but is loved by those who have discovered it. The sea is an incredible colour here and if you are up early on a clear morning you can see the most beautiful sunrises out at sea. It is a great place to visit throughout the year remaining beautiful throughout the seasons.
Deal is a wonderful, unspoilt English seaside town. Whatever your interests there is plenty to do. Deal has its beach, 2 Henry VIII castles, pier, Timeball museum and Maritime Museum, numerous coffee shops and good restaurants. Spend time wandering the picturesque narrow lanes around Middle Street at the heart of Deal's maritime/smuggling history.The north end of Deal High Street has a great selection of independent shops ranging from antiques and collectibles to home furnishings to second hand books. There are 3 golf courses in the area, sea fishing is possible from the beach and pier as well as coarse fishing and the long distance Saxon Shore way passes through Deal. There are various walking routes of interest that combine cliffs, countryside and history - just take your pick. There are also numerous events that take place throughout the year including a Braderie street fair, folk music events, winter carnival and a walking festival to name just a few.