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1 / 9 The Radio Tower has almost 360 degree view of the south west coast of Jersey.

Tower / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 34215

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Corbière Radio Tower Tower

3bedrooms
6sleeps
 min stay varies

Tower / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

Set on a cliff top overlooking Corbière lighthouse on Jersey's south-west tip, the Radio Tower provides stunning self-catering accommodation over six floors and boasts a 360-degree view.

The Radio Tower is one of Jersey's most iconic sites and is one of our most popular with visitors and residents alike. Standing on the south-west tip of Jersey's shoreline, the tower has the most amazing views from the lounge, no matter what the weather.

Built during the Second World War by German Occupying Forces, the tower has been sympathetically restored in a German modernist Bauhaus style with a concrete staircase winding through the centre of the building over six floors to a wooden spiral staircase which takes you to the top floor. Original features include observation slots on the seaward side and steel doors on the ground floor. From 1976, the Tower was adapted for use by States of Jersey Harbours and Airport Committee who added the panoramic, glass-panelled control room so duty

Set on a cliff top overlooking Corbière lighthouse on Jersey's south-west tip, the Radio Tower provides stunning self-catering accommodation over six floors and boasts a 360-degree view.

The Radio Tower is one of Jersey's most iconic sites and is one of our most popular with visitors and residents alike. Standing on the south-west tip of Jersey's shoreline, the tower has the most amazing views from the lounge, no matter what the weather.

Built during the Second World War by German Occupying Forces, the tower has been sympathetically restored in a German modernist Bauhaus style with a concrete staircase winding through the centre of the building over six floors to a wooden spiral staircase which takes you to the top floor. Original features include observation slots on the seaward side and steel doors on the ground floor. From 1976, the Tower was adapted for use by States of Jersey Harbours and Airport Committee who added the panoramic, glass-panelled control room so duty officers could monitor radio communication for vessels using the English Channel.

The second to fourth floors house three identical double bedrooms, each customised within the rounded walls of the tower with fitted wardrobes and their own adjacent showroom and WC. The kitchen, with an additional WC, occupies the fourth floor and is fitted with modern appliances and custom worktops. The observation deck overlooks not only the stunning bay of St Ouen along Jersey's west coast, but also the iconic Corbierè Lighthouse, built in 1873. If you arrive to the Island by ferry from the south coast of England, the Lighthouse will be the first landmark you see.

Please be aware that the Tower has a number of stairs and a narrow spiral staircase at the top accessing the living area.

Further details indoors

Built during the Second World War by German Occupying Forces, the tower has been sympathetically restored in a German modernist Bauhaus style with a concrete staircase winding through the centre of the building over six floors to a wooden spiral staircase which takes you to the top floor. Original features include observation slots on the seaward side and steel doors on the ground floor. From 1976, the Tower was adapted for use by States of Jersey Harbours and Airport Committee who added the panoramic, glass-panelled control room so duty officers could monitor radio communication for vessels using the English Channel.

The second to fourth floors house three identical double bedrooms, each customised within the rounded walls of the tower with fitted wardrobes and their own adjacent showroom and WC. The kitchen, with an additional WC, occupies the fourth floor and is fitted with modern appliances and custom worktops. The observation deck overlooks not only the stunning bay of St Ouen along Jersey's west coast, but also the iconic Corbierè Lighthouse, built in 1873. If you arrive to the Island by ferry from the south coast of England, the Lighthouse will be the first landmark you see.

Please be aware that the Tower has a number of stairs and a narrow spiral staircase at the top accessing the living area.

Location description from owner

The Jersey region

The Channel Islands are magical islands in the Bay of St Malo and at the closest point Jersey is just 14 miles from the French coast. Warmed by the waters of the Gulf Stream, spring arrives early and summer lingers on. The weather here consistently tops the UK resort charts for sunshine hours and temperature.

Jersey is well known for its magnificent sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, sheltered coves and crystal clear waters. Inland, winding, shaded lanes take you through wooded valleys and patchwork countryside.

La Corbiere

Corbière is the extreme south west tip of Jersey with a rugged coastline and dramatic views out to sea and across the sweeping St Ouen's Bay. Jersey is thoroughly British but with a distinct French flavour. Although firecely loyal to the Crown for more than 800 years, the French influence lingers on in local surnames and place and street names. The capital St Helier is packed with continental style bistros, restaurants and pavement cafes.

You do not need a passport to visit the Channel Islands unless you intend taking a day trip to France which is a short hop away by sea or air. You will need proof of identity for flights and sea travel to the Island. As on the UK mainland the currency is sterling but Euros are accepted in many shops and other outlets.

There is plenty to do in the Island from guided walks to a visit to one of Jersey Heritage's six historic sites, Durrell or the Jersey War Tunnels. Day excursions can also be made to the other islands.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed
  • 3 shower rooms

Amenities

  • Sea view
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:14:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Kim Bouguard and Deborah Shead O
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
20 Apr 2016
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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