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Harbourlights Cottage - Peaceful & Central Location.



Updated: 22-Oct-2016
Two Bedroom, two bathroom property with parking for 2 cars.

An attractive two bedroom semi-detached centrally heated property, located in quiet residential area within minutes of Broadstairs shops and beach. Separate front room, dining room and kitchen. Bathroom and loo 1st floor, shower and loo ground floor. Secure, pretty, rear garden with decking and lawn - paving to front offering parking for 2 vehicles.

In the interests of all guests the property is strictly Non Smoking and does not accommodate pets.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I live in Epping Essex with my husband, we are both retired and enjoy the surrounding countryside and woodland areas but are basically coastal people. We love the sea and long walks on beaches and cliff tops around Broadstairs. The cottage was in my family originally and then came on the market unexpectedly. We just love the location and the cosy feel of it so we pulled the stops out to aquire it. We make a point of going straight to read the guest comments in our visitors book and it is rewarding to see the record of happy times in Broadstairs and our second home.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"So clean and quiet"

"Very pretty homely residence"

"Perfect location for access to beach and town yet quiet at night"
Jan 2006
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely central location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is deceptively large and comfortable and we really enjoyed our stay. The separate dining room was a huge plus, having stayed in a few places with dining room/living room or dining room/kitchen combined. The cottage was warm and cosy in March but we could imagine in summer it would be equally charming with doors out to a private garden area. It's very well-equipped if you're eating in and is also just a stone's throw from the seafront and harbour if you're out for the night. Parking for two cars is provided. We hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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suberb cottage

  • 5 of 5

Do not look further this is the place to be in Broadstairs a marvelous property in a cosy town by the sea where you can park your car at the doorstep !!!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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2630 Aartselaar

Nash Gardens

  • 5 of 5

Exelent holiday house all facilities well maintained and good service

Very good location shops nearby beach and walkways

Great value for money

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

The cottage was once owned by my father and when it came up for sale I could not resist it - it required a lot of work to bring it up to the current standard but it was a labour of love and we are very pleased with the result. The Isle of Thanet and Broadstairs in particular has its own micro climate which is generally warmer and sunnier than further inland - it is also close to the historic city of Canterbury with its wonderful cathedral. From Broadstairs there is a lovely cliff top walk which takes you through a park with a delightful small conservatory and tea bar on the green (in season) before a gentle descent into picturesque Ramsgate with its grand harbour.

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary


Clifftop walks and a series of attractive bays and beaches are just a 4 minute walk away. Ramsgate with its lovely harbour can be reached via a 45 minute walk along cliff top and through George IV park.


The local railway station (main line from London) is a 2 minute taxi ride or 12 minute walk from the property. A short drive away are Dover(33km - 30mins), Folkestone (51km - 40mins) and the Channel Tunnel (54km - 45mins). The nearest airports are Gatwick (135km - 1hr30mins)), Heathrow (174km - 1hr55mins) and Stansted (163km - 1hr50mins).


Pretty Kent villages (Chilham, Wingham and Sandwich) are all within short driving distance. The cathedral city of Canterbury is just a 30km (25 mins) drive away or can be visited using the excellent bus service serving Broadstairs (pick up point 5mins walk). The LOOP bus service(with a 10 minute frequency) links Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Margate.

Further Details:

A supermarket, fish and chips, butchers and greengrocers are just 5 minutes away as are banks and building societies. Toy shops, restaurants and cafes are all equally close by.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 9
18 Sep 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
28 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
18 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking forms must be completed and returned together with a deposit of £100 to secure bookings - balance to be payable no later than 6 weeks prior to start of holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is always Saturday - arrival time no earlier than 2.00pm (unless otherwise agreed) with departures at 10.00am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

The cottage is hidden away in a quiet cul de sac with off road parking, yet it is in the middle of the town just minutes from the tremendous choice of restaurants, bars, shops and also the 3 pretty bays of Broadstairs. The secure walled rear garden of the cottage includes a decked area and small lawn offering peace and quiet from the bustling town centre. Nearby bus stops offer frequent services to a Retail Park and Shopping Centre and the towns of Margate, Ramsgate and the city of Canterbury. The main line station of Broadstairs offers links to London.

Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Ground floor Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • First floor Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower, Adjacent totally separate loo.
  • 1st floor bathroom – bath (with thermostatic shower) and wash basin. Separate wc. Ground floor shower and wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Front Bedroom - double bed with continental quilt, bedside tables with lamps, radio alarm, dressing table, wardrobes, fitted carpet. Rear Bedroom - two single full size beds with continental quilts, chest of drawers and wardrobe.


  • Garden


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Gas central heating and hot water together with electricity are included in the rental price. A secure rear garden and separation from public highways offers a safe environment for small children. Outside: Pretty private rear garden with decking and small lawn area -table and 4 chairs. Utility Room: Lobby cupboard with vacuum cleaner, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and tea towels are included and property is cleaned at each turnround (which is usually weekly). Towels not provided unless requested.

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