Whitstable holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, golf and walking

25 Reviews

Whitstable holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, golf and walking

From the owner

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

Victoria Cottage is an attractive and comfortable 2- bedroom Georgian terraced house in a quiet street in the Conservation Area of the unique Kentish seaside town of Whitstable, only minutes from the beach. The cottage has a fresh and welcoming feel and you will relax into your holiday as soon as you open the pretty powder blue front door.
Furnished with all you need for a holiday by the seaside, the cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine, and a relaxing sitting room with electric woodburner and two comfortable sofas, one converting to a double bed, adjoining a dining room with pretty glass topped table and wrought iron chairs, seating six. Upstairs there is a sunny double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a large family bathroom which looks out over the garden; stairs lead up to the delightful attic bedroom with twin beds, a carpeted 'den' area and extensive views of Whitstable.
The delightful and secluded cottage garden is full of colourful plants, with a wrought iron table and chairs and a barbecue for long meals on balmy summer days. Following the brick path to the garden gate leads to a gravelled private parking space. A useful wooden bench stores a selection of beach toys and extra deck chairs.
A short stroll from the cottage takes you to the fascinating mix of shops, restaurants and pubs in Harbour Street – a minute more and you are on the beach, with the interesting bustle of the yacht club and the harbour to your right and the endless groynes, pebbles and sand of West Beach to your left. A few minutes' walk along West Beach will take you to one of the few pubs in England at the sea's edge, the blue and white Old Neptune, and a walk beyond the pub passes rows of pretty terraced houses and then picturesque, multi-coloured beach huts. There are lovely walks and cycles in both directions, and you can go as far as the Faversham Creeks or beyond Herne Bay towards Reculver and Birchington.
Whitstable itself, with the nearby cathedral city of Canterbury and quaint old brewing town of Faversham, forms the East Kent Triangle, covering an almost unique area of culinary excellence which includes such delights as the renowned restaurant near the beach in Seasalter, the Sportsman, and two fabulous food markets: The Goods Shed in Canterbury and Macknade Fine Foods in Faversham. Whitstable boasts a number of excellent restaurants serving fresh, local produce including Wheeler's Oyster Bar, established in 1856, Williams & Brown serving Spanish tapas, and JoJo's which has had rave reviews for mezes from all over the Med. The Continental Hotel and the Samphire Restaurant are both renowned locally for their food and Pizza Express, Prezzo and Zizzi's are all within easy reach, as well as a number of pubs serving a variety of beers and often featuring live music.
Central heating, electric woodburner, linen & towels, DAB clock radio with iPod docking station, television with DVD player, books, games and jigsaw puzzles, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, iron and ironing board, travel cot, blow-up bed, bedside clock radios, downstairs cloakroom with loo, walk-in shower, shower over full-size bath, cottage garden with wrought iron table & chairs, BBQ and parking at rear for one small or medium size car. Welcome pack, including bottle of wine, on arrival.
Activities nearby

Beach, Watersports, Sea Fishing, Golf Course, Horse Riding, Tennis Courts, Walking, Cycling, Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools, Ten-Pin Bowling, Sports Centre.

Museums, Art Galleries, Theatres, Cinemas, Exhibitions, Brewery Tours.

The fascinating cathedral city of Canterbury is only 8 miles away and there plenty of buses. There is plenty to see and do, including three World Heritage listed sites: the Cathedral, St Martin's Church and St Augustine's Abbey; the Canterbury Tales exhibition, which brings Chaucer's Tales to life, Canterbury Castle and the City Walls, Dane John Gardens and the Roman mound, and also four fascinating museums. For light relief, there is plenty of variety in the old and new shopping areas.

A trip to Faversham, 9 miles to the west, is well worth it. The town has its own unique period atmosphere and boasts one of England's finest medieval walkways, Abbey Street. With over 500 listed houses and England's oldest brewery, Shepherd Neame have been brewing here since 1698, there is plenty to see.

A little further afield is Margate, with its pretty Old Town and the starkly modern Turner Gallery on the harbour, as well as other seaside towns such as Broadstairs, Ramsgate, Deal, Walmer and the pretty former port of Sandwich, one of the five Cinque Ports, but now 2 miles from the sea!

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Cancellation policy

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

Full refund

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

Partial refund

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

No refund

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

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 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).
Damage deposit: £100.00

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No smoking at this property

House rules

Please be aware that this is a quiet residential area and be kind enough to keep noise to a minimum between 11pm and 7am.

No parties are allowed.

No pets upstairs or on the sofas.

Please advise me if anyone has any symptoms of Covid during your stay or on departure.

Thank you.

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About the owner

Sarah L.
Average reply time:
3 hours 22 minutes

Calendar updated:
17 May 2021

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 11 Mar 2013. Located in Kent, it has 25 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £687 to £882.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 17 May 2021.


Very Good
25 reviews
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Cosy Cottage
Sep 2020

We have a fabulous 3 day weekend break in this delightful cottage, which was centrally located and very well presented. If anything, the pictures on the website didn't do full justice to the quir… More 

Reviewed 8 Sep 2020

Brisbane, Australia

Great place to stay
Jul 2019

This is a lovely cottage located very close to the town. It has a delightful garden and it has parking for a small car. The furniture is all good (new sofa installed recently) and the kitchen is very … More 

Reviewed 24 Jul 2019

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Perfectly located comfortable cottage
Apr 2019

The cottage was perfect for our family of four plus small dog. The kitchen had everything we needed and the whole cottage was clean and comfortably furnished. Very useful downstairs loo as well as an … More 

Reviewed 23 Apr 2019


Daylight robbery
Mar 2019

I booked this place to have a birthday weekend with my children on booking.com with a company called pier pressure. I booked a week before arriving but for personal reasons I had to cancel. I had no m… More 

Reviewed 6 Mar 2019

Owner's reply:
Please be aware that this was nothing to do with me, the owner. I was not made aware of this 'booking' and had no involvement. Please take up your issue with the third party. Thank you.
Jane M

Fantastic location, cottage just tired
Nov 2018

Location could not be bettered! Two minutes walk to Harbour Street. Sarah was so friendly and accommodating when we asked if we could drop off our bags early, but as it happened we were so fascinated … More 

Reviewed 30 Nov 2018

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Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Sarah (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Sarah (the owner) before booking?

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

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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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Sarah (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Sarah (the owner) a message.

If Sarah (the owner) 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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