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Modern flint stone cottage, moments from beach (child friendly) - new low rates

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WCs1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, short stroll to town centre and beach, with parking

A bright and airy modern cottage built in a traditional style in the heart of Broadstairs. It's an easy walk to the beach, shops and restaurants. There is a private parking space in the courtyard behind the house. Upstairs, there is a spacious double bedroom, a twin bedroom with luxury single beds suitable for adults, and a single bedroom. There is a modern bathroom with bath and shower upstairs and a cloakroom downstairs. The lounge is spacious with two large sofas and an armchair. Adjoining the lounge is a separate kitchen/diner with dining table to seat 6. There is a patio to the back of the house. A travel cot and high chair are provided. TV/DVD and free WiFi are provided. This is a new holiday let listing so we have plenty of availability for the summer.


Owner
Peter and Sarah
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About Peter and Sarah

We feel in holiday mode as soon as we arrive in Broadstairs. We love seeing our daughter run free on the beach - such a change from the busy roads of London where we live. We first came to Broadstairs on daytrips from London, meeting friends who live here. It gave us the widest smiles to just be here. So, after we had our son and had settled down a bit in London, we looked for a way to be able to come to Broadstairs as a family more often, and we were really thrilled to find this lovely cottage. We love it and we hope you will be as enchanted with it as we are.

Why Peter and Sarah chose Broadstairs

Forge Cottages is newly built, so it's warm and cosy, and yet has lovely traditional features like the flint stone wall and archway at the front. It is a really easy walk out of the front door and down just one short road to the seafront, the beach and all the lovely cafes and shops of Broadstairs.

What makes this cottage unique

Forge Cottages is a perfect holiday house. It is practical and easy to live in and makes your holiday so easy and enjoyable because everything is so close. Leave the car in the courtyard - everything is accessible on foot.

We accept bookings by bank transfer or PayPal - contact owners for details to pay by bank transfer.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Broadstairs in Broadstairs and St. Peters

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Family bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs cloakroom - Toilet
  • Family bathroom - Modern bathroom suite with bath and shower over bath Cloakroom - Downstairs toilet and wash basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Single bedroom - 1 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom - One double bed, TV, wardrobe, dressing table and bedside tables. Travel cot and ample space for it to be used. Twin bedroom - Luxury twin beds, large wardrobe and bedside tables. Alternative space for travel cot to be used. Single bedroom - Single bed, wardrobe and bedside table.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private courtyard with parking space through the arch at the back of the house.

Reviews

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Modern flint stone cottage, moments from beach (child friendly) - new low rates
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

We had never been to Broadstairs before and the whole family (4, 3 and a 1 year old) had a fantastic stay. Wonderful beaches, lively town centre and lots to explore. Couldn't recommend it more and we very much hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Brilliant!

  • 5 of 5

this is a very comfortable cottage in a simply brilliant location. wander down into Broadstairs in minutes or find yourself on the beach equally fast. thoroughly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable accommodation located just a few minutes away from the beach and Broadstairs centre.

  • 5 of 5

We ate out so only used the kitchen for hot drinks but it seemed to be well equipped. Our bedroom was comfortable and the whole house was clean and tidy. Parking at the back of the property is handy. Broadstairs itself is good with some interesting places and lovely cliff walks. Loads of places to eat for all tastes and pockets.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely little cottage close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay at this cottage, which was only a couple of minutes walk away from Viking bay beach, and had convenient parking in a private courtyard. The kitchen had everything in there we needed, and the owners had helpfully left some washing tablets and dishwasher tablets which lasted the week. Rooms were clean and comfortable, though possibly could benefit from some double glazing to cut down on noise from passing traffic people, especially in the front bedroom. Overall, we loved the week, and were very happy with the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely property, great location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Forge Cottage. The house is very clean, well equipped & well maintained. The 5/6 walk down to the beach also made everything very convenient. We would love to return another year.

Many thanks to Peter & Sarah.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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brilliant - could not fault it

  • 5 of 5

good location - easy walking distance to sea. clean - comfortable beds. spacious, light. very happy .

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
The Dolphin
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Ramsgate
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
North Foreland Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
Broadstairs
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
A299
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
Wyatt and Jones
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Viking Bay
Car: not necessary

Broadstairs is an absolute gem. It’s a friendly, unspoilt, classic seaside village. You might want to head straight to the beach (a walk of a matter of minutes) and enjoy the freedom to run, chase, cartwheel or flop on the sand. Or you might want to wander along the lanes behind the beach, scoping out the cafes and shops or heading straight for the famous home-made ice cream at Morelli’s.

There are lovely sandy beaches all along the coast. Viking Bay is in the centre of Broadstairs, but a short walk or cycle ride takes you to more secluded spots such as Joss Bay, Stone Bay or Louisa Bay. Cycling is easy and family-friendly along the Viking Cycle Route which runs all the way round the headland from Ramsgate to Margate and beyond. There are surf schools, boat trips to see the seals, nature trails, or just looking for shells on the beach and peering in the rock pools.

There is plenty of historical and cultural interest too. Dickens visited and wrote about Broadstairs and there is a Dickens museum in town as well as Bleak House where he stayed. In Margate, there is the Turner Contemporary gallery, the wonderful retro amusement park, Dreamland, and the shops and galleries of Margate Old Town. There are lots of festivals of live music, theatre and creative arts in Broadstairs through the year with plenty of activities to entertain children, from the famous Folk Week to the period costumes of the Dickens festival.

There seems to be a blossoming of new places to eat in Broadstairs, with great quality food in lovely settings. These sit alongside local treasures that have been in town for generations, such as the wonderful Neapolitan restaurant, Osteria Pizzeria Posillipo, with the best pizza and sea views in town.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £350

Changeover day is Saturday for 7 night stays. Arrive after 3pm on Saturday, depart by 10am following Saturday.
3 and 4 night stays are typically Friday to Monday (3 nights) and Monday to Friday (4 nights). Please contact owner to confirm. Arrival after 3pm and departure by 10am.

We accept payment by online payment through Owners Direct, bank transfer or PayPal. Contact owners for details of how to pay by bank transfer if you wish.

A booking deposit of 50% is required to secure booking. The first £100 of the booking deposit is non-refundable.

The balance is due 4 weeks before the start date of your holiday. The balance is the remaining 50% of your holiday booking plus a refundable security deposit of £350 to cover any accidental breakages or damage. We will refund the security deposit within two weeks of your departure date providing no damage has occurred.

Cancellation - we will refund your booking if cancellation is at least 30 days before the start date of your holiday, less the £100 non-refundable part of the deposit.

Please contact owners if you would like to book for a stay in less than 4 weeks time. We can arrange a payment schedule to suit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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