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Stunning Character Stylish Cottage With Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sea view cottage in Whitstable, Kent, England - Central Town Location 50M From Beach, Restaurants And Shops

Beautiful character filled 3 bedroom cottage decorated with style and complete with luxury touches. Fantastic sea views from 2 of the bedrooms. It is one road back from the sea and right in the centre of bustling Whitstable, close to its array of fantastic restaurants and independent shops. A stones throw from the beach and very close to the busy working harbour. Furnished with an eye for detail with antique finds rubbing shoulders with modern design pieces. All the bedlinen is high thread count Egyptian cotton along with gorgeous fluffy towels. Complete with wifi, 2 flat screen TVs with free sat and DVD players. The kitchen has a washer/dryer and dishwasher and is well equipped for cooking. Central heating and a log fire for cosy evenings in.There is a downstairs loo and full upstairs bathroom There is a high-chair, travel cot, Maclaren buggy, baby listener, toys and kids DVDs for younger visitors as well as deckchairs, a picnic basket and buckets and spades for a trip to the beach.

Jo Blatherwick
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2017

About Jo Blatherwick

My husband and I have 5 children between the ages of 3 and 20. We live and work in the East Midlands but love to escape to the sea whenever we can.

Jo Blatherwick purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Jo Blatherwick chose Kent

We have holidayed in Whitstable as a family over the last 3 years,having previously never visited this fantastic place!We now wonder why we ever bothered to go abroad because not only does the sun nearly always shine but we love the place,from the stunning sunsets to the fantastic places to eat and shop. We often travel by train because we can walk to the house easily and it is on a pretty quick line from St Pancras.

We have enjoyed furnishing and decorating the property and hope that visitors will appreciate our choices. We have tried to make it a home from home and also buy the best of everything to keep it special but with a quirky touch

What makes this cottage unique

The house is in the centre of everything-close to an array of yummy eateries. We love having sea views and our own path down to the beach. The little ones love showering off in the shower on our decking and are happy to play on the beach whatever the weather,especially if they can go to the do-nut man!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thankyou for a lovely break by the sea" Christmas 2012

"We had a wonderful weekend eating out at fantastic places and walking on the beach.The cottage was beautiful to come back to"November 2012

"The cottage is lovely-warm,welcoming and spotlessly clean.We had a fantastic stay" December 2012

"thankyou for a lovely stay in your lovely cottage..very cosy and well equipped" Feb 2013

"we love the cottage and such wonderful attention to detail...great location and not needed the car once" Feb 2013

"lovely,lovely weekend here...you've thought of everything"Feb 2013

"lovely cottage, spacious, beds ridiculously comfy" March 2013
Sep 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Whitstable in South East England

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • First floor bathroom with bath and proper shower over bath. Downstairs loo and handbasin
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with full size bunkbeds and sea view Bedroom 3 with double bed and sea view plus flat screen TV with free-sat and dvd player
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes on accommodation: Strictly non-smoking property Outside: Outside decked area with table and built-in seating as well as a shower with hot water Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury towels and linen included. Cleaned during stay if 10+days.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Lovely quaint cottage in perfect location

  • 4 of 5

We have just left the cottage and have had a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The cottage is situated perfectly for the High Street and the beach. We found everything walkable and thoroughly enjoyed leaving our cars for the weekend and not using them at all! The cottage is very quaint and the bedrooms comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location and well equipped.

  • 4 of 5

The sea front and harbour with all its amenities are a minute away behind the house which is stylish and comfortable. The high street with an array of independent shops is a minute the other way. The dinning table is big enough for the 6 of us to eat around and enjoy meal time and there is a downstairs loo which is useful. The outside space is quirky and a little sun trap. We also enjoyed the individual arts and crafts pieces around the house which is full of character.

A couple of things we would mention is that the parking is really difficult and can be problematic ( however a car is not essential to a stay in this property as everything is on the doorstep,so arriving by train would be ideal) also the house has very steep and very narrow stairs which were difficult for us all to manage in particular our elderly family members; they might also be problematic for very young children. Also IF television is important to the family be aware that this one is very tiny! However the top bedroom has its own little tv too. The music system with plenty of cd choices was great as was the choice of dvd's and the retro dab radio.

We had a lovely family weekend in this very characterful house.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a lovely stay and appreciated the quirky arty bits that we have collected. Whitstable is never great for parking but hopefully we were able to direct you to suitable places.And in our view this is made up for by being so central and close to the beach. We have been visiting our cottage with very young children and elderly parents for many years and the stairs,although steep,are safe and manageable in our view with a handrail and a door so they aren't easily accessible. Hope to be able to welcome you to our seaside retreat again!
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cosy and warm

  • 4 of 5

well kept.

perfect location for beach and town

the old floorboards and shutters give a feel of victoriana

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.You are welcome back anytime!
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Great character property!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage slap bang in the middle of Whitstable!

Owner Jo was extremely helpful & property had everything we needed!

Had a great time in Dec, would b fantastic in summer!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Perfect guests! Welcome back anytime.Many thanks. Jo
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Lovely chic seaside retreat

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful period cottage situated directly behind the beachfront and close to the lovely high street. Very rainy while we stayed but that didn't stop the children crabbing the whole time off the very close pier. Wonderful stay and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review.Sorry about the rain but you are very welcome back anytime!
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Home from home

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in this fabulously cute cottage right in the heart of Whitstable. I'm full of Brie, wine, and er, donuts! It was a scorching weekend too. We walked for miles and now I resemble a part boiled lobster. Must do it again some time, with sunscreen. Thanks, Scarlett

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Prices & Availability

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable 25% deposit is payable on booking with the balance due 6 weeks before your stay

Changeover Day:
Friday or Monday, flexible out of season.
Late check out may be available free of charge to make the most of your stay-please ask

Notes on prices:
Why not book a winter weekend away by the sea and come home to a real fire!Excellent discounts for winter breaks!
Discounts for last minute bookings and early bookings too!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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