£69 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Old Lighthouse view – Home 122690 Penthouse

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets

Description from manager


Old Lighthouse View is one of many types of accommodation that Valentine Holiday lets manage, with properties to suite all types of Budgets • Old Lighthouse view Penthouse is located perfect for trips to London, the journey takes one hour thirty minutes and just two minutes' walk from the beach, on the outskirts of the town often referred to as one of Essex's best kept secrets. Quiet and peaceful, yet only ten minutes from the Dovercourt and Old Harwich, the Penthouse has easy access to all amenities, including the local shops and many excellent Restaurants, Bars and Pubs for eating out.
• The Penthouse benefits from being over two floors with panoramic sea and river views from the top floor lounge. Leading from the living room is a balcony with stunning sea views, furnished with a table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. With one double and one twin bedroom and the double sofa bed, the penthouse is ideal for families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay.

Further details

Heating, electric, gas, linen, towels are all inclusive

Further details indoors

Old Lighthouse view is a modern penthouse apartment great for all year round holiday breaks for families and couples, with gas central heating and all amenities for modern living and comfort.. The apartment is over two floors with the Lounge on the top floor to take advantage of the panoramic views of the River to one side and sea views to the other. On the lower floor you have the bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen/ diner with the balcony for further views.
• Luxury open plan Lounge with a galleried landing and with seating for six people with TV and a range of books and games.
• Master Bedroom with a double bed, with its quality furnishings and warm and cosy decor and places to store your clothes and belongings during your stay.
• Twin bedroom with twin beds with its quality furnishings and plenty of storage, suitable for adults or children.
• Family bathroom with bath and a shower over and all today's modern needs.
• Kitchen/diner is fully equipped with built in cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer with dining comfortably for four with the balcony for the al fresco feel.
Cot is available, please mention in your booking that a cot is required.

Further details outdoors

There is private parking to the rear and for security a door entry system, located on the second floor with stairs leading to apartment.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the manager

Average reply time:
2 hours 12 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
04 Dec 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Penthouse has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 29 Sep 2011. Located in Essex, it has 16 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £481 to £722.

The Manager has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 04 Dec 2019.


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Guest reviews

16 reviews

Very Good

“Best views!”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2018

The apartment is spotless and incredibly well furnished. Has everything you need, even a dishwasher and washing machine. I wasn't sure how quiet it would be, being a flat amongst flats, but it wa… More

“Short Break”

Reviewed 3 Jan 2018

An enjoyable stay in a pleasant apartment Central location Ideal place for a relaxing break Convenient for short walks along the seafront Apartment contained everything you required for cooking, washing, etc Easy to find, plenty of parking available Comfortable and everything we needed

Response from the manager Thanks for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your stay.

“Excellent Apartment”

Reviewed 19 Jul 2017

Really enjoyed our stay. Very comfortable apartment with great views from the lounge. Convenient location.

“Fabulous stay”

Reviewed 16 Feb 2017

Had a fantastic weekend in Harwich, the accommodation was perfect, it had one double room and a twin room, had a great view from the living room. A few minutes walk to the restaurants, pubs and town c… More

“Superb accomodation in a fantastic location”

Reviewed 22 Feb 2016

This is the second time I have stayed at Old Lighthouse View, and am currently planning my next escape-from-it-all there! The two bedroom apartment is spacious, well equipped and spotlessly clean. It… More

“It was a nice, exciting stay with a lot of new positive experiences”

Reviewed 11 Aug 2015

The appartment with the lighthouse and harbour view has a nice interieur and Harwich is near Harwich International and a perfect location to start several trips with car or by train to popular citys l… More

“Well appointed and comfortable apartment”

Reviewed 10 Aug 2015

We were pleasantly surprised by this neat and beautiful apartment on two floors. Everything was good quality (cooker, shower etc.) and we found everything we needed, including toilet paper and cleanin… More

“Fabulous views, lovely place”

Reviewed 20 Jun 2015

This was a lovely well equipped place to stay. We appreciated having the basics like tea, coffee, washing up liquid etc supplied. The views from the second floor lounge are great with lots of activit… More

“Back Again”

Reviewed 4 Apr 2015

My partner and I decided to book in advance and come for our Valentine's weekend- and it's definitely a firm favourite with us now. It's a home away from home, with all the cosy conveni… More

“Clean, warm, comfortable, well equipped and well located - faultless”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2015

A lovely penthouse apartment in old Harwich with sea views from both floors and especially from the fantastic rooftop balcony! The property has everything you could want including washing machine, dis… More

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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If the property manager agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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