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Margate - Quiet, Seafront Apartment With Vintage Decor and Stunning Sea Views



Updated: 25-Nov-2016
Romantic beachfront apartment - Ideal for weekend break or family holiday!

A beautiful 2-bedroomed Victorian apartment, elegantly decorated and comfortably furnished in vintage style. There is a stunning sea view as we are a stone's throw from the beach with a nearby cafe and crazy golf course which is ideal for kids. There are plenty of local shops, cafes and restaurants nearby and a few minutes walk takes you to the fabulous Margate old town and the new Turner Gallery.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Hi, I'm an archaeologist and TV presenter and live in London with my daughter.

Margate has undergone major regeneration in the last two years and was recently listed in the Guardian as the holiday destination for 2013. It's perfect for holidays or weekends away and boasts one of the most beautiful sandy bays in Kent with plenty of activities for all ages including fun beach activities, jet-skiing and windsurfing. The newly commissioned Turner Gallery with views across the bay is situated in the very location from where Turner painted his sunsets and is a must-see.

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Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Stunningly decorated, beautiful views and very comfortable'

'Stylish, romantic and lovely sea views'

'Great location, great apartment - thank you!'
Jul 2013
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Wonderful apartment in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic apartment, perfectly suited for us and our young boys. Being so close to the beach allowed us to pop back for anything we'd forgotten or to grab some refreshments! It was just perfect for what we needed

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from spending four nights at this property and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The flat was beautiful,super clean with every detail considered.The view from the sitting room window was amazing,and the flat was warm and inviting.Wendy( who lives upstairs) welcomed us and was very friendly and informative about the flat and area and advised us to call her if we had any concerns.We enjoyed watching some of the very good selection of DVDs,went for some lovely walks along the coast to the fabulous retro cinema at Westgate and also to Broadstairs.

We would love to visit again and would definitely recommend it to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful review and I'm so glad you enjoyed. I do hope we'll see you again in the future!
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Fantastic Flat

  • 5 of 5

We have just had a great stay at this flat. The location in a quiet part of town is superb, with lovely sea views but only a short walk into the main centre of Margate. The owner, Mandy, was extremely helpful and there was loads to keep us and the children entertained. We'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great British seaside holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time at the flat in Margate. Mandy (owner) is very accommodating, friendly and flexible and the flat is lovely. So too is Wendy upstairs. It's a great location. A short walk to the old town with lovely vintage clothes/furniture and the bustle of the seafront and the Turner gallery. The apartment is located opposite a more quieter beach and the golf course. It's so nice to look out of the big window at the Sea and the sunset/rise.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

I love Margate which has re-emerged as a British holiday hotspot. The delightful town is filled with vintage furniture and clothes shops, as well as cafes, bars and restaurants. The iconic Dreamland complex on the seafront is being newly refurbished and will provide a further host of other entertainments from June 2015 whilst retaining a retro vibe. Nearby Botany Bay is a quiet, natural sandy beach with a Cornish vibe. 75 miles from London, Margate is easily accessible by motorway or high speed train from St Pancras in less than an hour and a half. The property is perfectly situated near town, beach and station so that most places are walkable.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Ferry : Ramsgate at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Opposite the flat at 20 Metres Car: not necessary


30 seconds from a lovely beach. 2 minutes' walk to main bay of Margate, 5 minutes' walk to the Turner Gallery, a short drive to Botany Bay and Palm Bay for quieter more natural beaches. Great cycle routes along the sea front - bike hire nearby.


2 minutes' walk from Margate station with trains to London, St Pancras in less than and hour and a half. 75 miles from London making journey time similar.

Nearest ferry: Ramsgate: 3 miles

Nearest motorway: M2/A2: 20 miles

Nearest beach: A stone's throw!


3 miles from Ramsgate and Broadstairs, 15 miles from Whitstable, 23 miles from Dover.

Further Details:

Nearby shops include a Tesco Express, banks, hospital, as well as corner shops and takeaway outlets. Bike hire shop very nearby. 10 minutes walk to the fantastic old town and Turner Gallery - a must see.


Rental rates

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School Holidays
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Cleaning £30

Booking Notes:
Please telephone me on 07713 631468 if you have further queries. There is a wireless internet device for use with laptops but please note there is NO TV service. There is a wide selection of DVDs and a large flat screen. It is a non-smoking building but easy to pop outside for this purpose and enjoy the view at the same time! Please bring your own bath and beach towels although hand towels and all other essentials are provided. Finally, I'm sorry, but pets can't stay ;-( . Look forward to hearing from you - Margate is great!

Changeover Day:
Arrivals from 3.00pm. Checkout by 12.00 pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

This period apartment is located in a quiet terrace, a stone's throw from the sea. Steps lead to a sandy beach giving a private feel, and there is a cafe and crazy golf course, ideal for small children. The rooms are stylishly decorated, and furnished in a contemporary and vintage style. The main reception room boasts a fabulous bay window with incredible views of the sea, wonderful at sunset. There are plenty of local shops, takeaways and other amenities nearby and the train station is a five minute walk away. There is also off-street parking. The famous towns of Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Whitstable are close by and slightly further afield, places such as Sandwich, Deal, Sittingbourne and Canterbury are well worth a day trip.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • I bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Bunkbeds
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, bedroom 2 with bunk beds. Double sofa bed in lounge (great if your partner is a snorer!!)


  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Ideal for 4 people but a sofa bed in the lounge provides an alternative sleeping area for one and comfortable day bed.

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