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Seaside Self-Catering Holiday Accomodation in Central Broadstairs, Kent, England



Updated: 23-Sep-2016
Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Central Broadstairs, Kent, England, UK - Great Quiet Location, less than 5 Minutes Walk to Town Centre and Fabulous Beaches

This light and inviting self catering family holiday house is perfectly situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, less than 5 minutes easy walk to Broadstairs High Street, and Stone Bay / Viking Bay beaches. There is plenty of space in which to relax in comfort, ample storage and a well equipped kitchen. There is an upstairs bathroom as well as a separate large ground floor shower/wc. The private pretty enclosed rear garden is west facing and there is a large shed in which to store beach items and bicycles. Unusually given its central location, the property has off street parking for one vehicle directly outside the front and further street parking nearby. There is gas central heating, double glazing, a digital box and a DVD player. You will also find a collection of books, games, DVDs, toys and videos. Children and babies are most welcome and catered for (cot, high chair etc. provided), but we request no pets and no smoking. We aim to make your visit special and we have many returning guests.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

I live with my husband and two children close to Reading in South East England. We are about as far from the coast as is possible in the UK, but we love the Kent seaside, and try to visit Broadstairs whenever we can.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

'A real home from home.'

'Thank you for the local paper, and for leaving out things for a cup of tea on our arrival.'

'Our children loved the bean bag in the living room!'
Nov 2007
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  • 4 of 5

We had a super week staying at this house in Broadstairs. The location was spot on for us, a very short walk to the beach and town meaning we could pop "home" for lunch and avoid all the traffic and parking hassle in Broadstairs. The house was easy to find and off-street parking directly outside was useful. The house is not particularly modern but was clean, tidy and well equipped. Nice little garden with outdoor seating, good size bedrooms. Decent TV but we did miss broadband for the week! Sitting room furniture was not very comfortable but the beds were good. Would recommend staying here, happy with the value for money on offer and had good instructions from Sarah, the owner.

Lovely area when the weather is good (as it was every day for us) we visited the beaches at Margate and Ramsgate, walking along the coast, but preferred Viking bay at Broadstairs.

We were lucky enough to see the Wednesday night fireworks, they were amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

My husband grew up in Broadstairs and still has family there. He has now passed his love of the area on to the rest of family! Broadstairs is one of those rare places with character that has something to offer all age groups and tastes. We believe the beaches to be some of the best in the South East and there is lots of choice when it comes to bars, restaurants, tea houses and ice cream parlours - all within walking distance from the front door of the house. Interestingly this corner of Kent seems to have a micro climate all of its own and I often hear it is sunny in Broadstairs when the weather is less good elsewhere!

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

The local tourist board has lots of information depending on your interests (www.visitbroadstairs.co.uk)

Broadstairs is a fabulous destination if you are interested in walking. We particlarly recommend the walk between Broadstairs and Ramsgate over the beaches (www.walkingclub.org.uk/book_3/walk_101).

The area is also very popular for cycling. There are many wide car free routes. For the more adventorous, the 26 mile Viking Trail runs through the town(www.bikers-delight.com/cycle-tours/viking-coastal-trail).

For art lovers, the new Turner Museum is located in nearby Margate (www.turnercontemporary.org) and many a happy hour can be spent in the galleries in the adjacent old part of the town.


Broadstairs’ Viking Bay (5 mins walk) is one of the best beaches in the South East. It is a deep sandy beach that is well sheltered from all but the worst winds – making it ideal for spending the day playing and swimming. There is Summer entertainment on the beach for children including trampolines and swings, low tide rock pool and lifeguard service. The coast at Broadstairs is spectacular for walking and cycling, with great walks along the promenade and rides along the clifftops.


By road: Excellent road links with the M20 and M2 motorways close by provide easy links from London and its airports via the M25 orbital motorway.

By rail: The new hight speed rail link is now in operation with frequent trains between London Victoria and Charing Cross, and Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. Southeastern Trains- Tel: + 44 (0) 845 000 2222


Ramsgate with its maritime history and Royal Harbour is only a couple of miles along the coast. There are great restaurants overlooking the harbour, not to mention the Casino and Arcades. Cliff-top walking in Thanet is fantastic and from Ramsgate you can walk all the way to historic Sandwich.

The cathedral city of Canterbury is only a 25 minute drive away.

Westwood Cross Shopping Centre with many household name shops is just 10 mins drive.

Children have Howletts and Port Lymph zoos.

Further Details:

Broadstairs is a traditional English seaside town that is wonderfully unpretentious and unspoilt. It has an association with Charles Dickens that includes a Museum, Bleak House and Dickens festivals with locals in fancy dress. There are enchanting little cottages and fishing boats which bob in the quaint harbour. However the calm of the town belies the fact that there is lots to see and do. There is a traditional high street with a good variety of independent retailers, together with many fabulous restaurants, pubs, cafes and bars. There is a bandstand overlooking the main Viking bay beach, to which there is a lift to provide easy access. During the Summer there are weekly firework displays, donkey rides, a traditional Punch and Judy show and kiyak hire on the beach. A promenade offers scenic coastal walks to adjacent bays and beaches. The night life in Broadstairs is lively and varied. In early August the town holds its immensely popular Folk Week which attracts musicians and artists worldwide. There is a small cinema in the town centre and a large modern cinema at the new Westwood Shopping Centre (10 mins drive). The coast at Broadstairs is spectacular for walking and cycling, with great walks along the promenade and rides along the clifftops. Additionally there a number of other beaches to explore within easy walking or driving distance. The local tourist information centre, located in the Dickens museum has lots of information about Broadstairs and the surrounding area which is available on request.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 21
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
5 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Half Term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 3
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Folk Week
12 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
8 night minimum stay
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn Half Term
28 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £75

Booking Notes:
Booking Deposit £100. Full Payment 4 weeks before arrival.
Additional refundable £75 deposit to cover breakages, mis-use.
We operate a key safe system so as to make checking in and out as easy as possible.
Please contact me to make a booking.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is changeover day. The house will be available at 2pm on the date of arrival and needs to be vacated by 10am on date of departure to allow us sufficient time to clean.

Notes on prices:
Prices for the property are per week in UK Pounds.
The normal change over day during the summer is on Saturday.
If you are considering a rental period of more or less than a week or a longer rental period during the winter months, please contact me as discounts are available.

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.
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Updated: 23-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

We have tried to make the house a 'home from home' rather than another characterless hotel like venue. As we have children of our own we know the problems in trying to pack their necessary belongings into even a larger car and with this in mind we have tried to provide what our younger visitors might need. Several older guests have told me that they particularly like the house as it has a shower and toilet on the ground floor and a staircase with several half landings for rests while climbing! We are registered and inspected on behalf of the local tourist board and we are always pleased to receive any feedback from our guests...

Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs bathroom with bath, wc. and basin. Large ground floor shower room with with walk-in shower, wc. and basin. Heating in both bathrooms. Please request a copy of our Access Statement or additional information if you have mobility difficulties.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 plus additional baby/child (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed (4 ft 6"), bedside chests, dressing table, large fitted wardrobe, and room for a cot. Bedroom 2 with 2 single (3ft) beds, bedside tables, large wardrobe. Bedroom 3 with 2 single (3ft) beds, 1 shared bedside chest, wardrobe.


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  • Garden
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  • Notes on accommodation: No dogs or other pets. No smoking. Children most welcome – high chair and cot available (please let us know first so that we can put these items out for you ready for your use). We respectfully request that you undertake to leave our house as you find it. There is room under the stairs to store golf and other sports / beach equipment. Outside: Outside there is a pretty front garden and an fully enclosed private rear west facing garden. The garden table, chairs and sun umbrella stored in the large garden shed are provided for your use and you can also use this shed to store your beach things, bicycles or other sports equipment that you might want to bring with you. The garden is big enough for children to be able to play. Utility Room: There is a utility cupboard in the kitchen and clothes pegs etc. are provided. There is a washing machine in the kitchen and a clothes dryer in the garden in case this is needed. There is an ironing board and iron in the house as well as a hoover. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Whilst linen is provided (except for the cot), please could you bring your own beach, house and tea towels. The house will be cleaned and linen changed between each let. Other: Our third bedroom is comparitively small with a single shared bedside chest and light. This room is more suitable for one or two children to share, or for a single adult.

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