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Large House On the Sea Backing Onto the Golf Course



Updated: 09-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

About the property

House in Sandwich, Kent, England - Wonderful Location, 2 minutes walk from the beautiful beach and close to historic Sandwich

Large family house with 6 bedrooms, described as the "Enid Blyton House" due to its character and charm. In a wonderful location on the quiet private estate of Sandwich Bay backing on to Royal St George's golf course, right by the beach which stretches for miles. One master bedroom & ensuite with views across the bay. Further double-bedroom over looking golf course & sea, three rooms with twin beds (one with sea views) and one room with bunk beds. Four upstairs bathrooms including one shower room and 2 downstairs loo. Two sitting rooms so plenty of space, one with log burning stove and SKY TV including Sky Sports. Dining room, playroom and large family kitchen with French doors out on to the garden. Utility room. Enormous walled garden with plenty of room to run about. If you are looking for a house that is updated and pristinely modern the house is probably not for you - it is old fashioned. Fabulous coastal walk to the historic town of Deal past the golf course. Two other golf courses... Royal St George's (our house backs on to the 5th tee) and Princes, both of which are walking distance. Prince's "Lodge" has a brasserie that is open to all. Sandwich Bay is perfect for those keen on bird watching, wild flowers, walks, paddling or swimming in the sea, kite surfing, seal spotting, historical sites, playing golf... It is a 5 minute drive to the medieval town of Sandwich which has the second most listed buildings in England. You can easily go to Ramsgate, Broadstairs, Margate, Deal, Dover, Whitstable and even across to France. In the summer there are many events in the local area eg at Dover Castle.

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About the Owner

Sarah Fabrizio
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
9 March, 2017

Why Sarah Fabrizio chose Kent

A happy childhood holiday home, used for golf and playing on the beach

What makes this house unique

A wonderful unspoilt location, minutes from the beach. Great walks especially at low tide. Beautiful medieval town and lots to see in the surrounding area.

4 Reviews

4.5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


A great character house in a beautiful location. Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had great advice from the owner and found "Coldham" to be much more than expected. This house is warm, comfortable, well equipped and huge! We had more than enough room and it was great to have a play room and two sitting rooms.

The location is ideal for visiting Deal and Sandwich, all the people on Sandwich Bay estate were friendly and welcoming. A stones throw from a lovely beach. The garden is beautiful and well kept. Our children were very happy and didn't need electronic devises whilst at Coldham

We would recommend this property to anyone looking for a large getaway. Brilliant!

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location. House needed a little TLC

  • 3 of 5

House is brilliantly located for touring the area. We came with small children and loved Ramsgate, Folkestone Leas, Canterbury, Broadstairs, Pegwell Bay. The beach just up from the house is pebbles so we went elsewhere for the sand. The house itself is full of character with loads of room for a large group. The garden is massive we brought a big paddling pool and a sun tent for the kids to play in. We did have some issues with the house maintainence which we didn't speak to the owner about at the time as we felt they could not be resolved during our stay hence only 3 stars. They have taken our feedback on board. Unfortunately I can't recommend at the moment with the current issues.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A delightful house in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

The house was just as it is described - i.e. a charming large family home which made a perfect base for three generations (plus dog) for the week. We had everything we needed and were met on arrival so we had a tour of the property and a friendly contact should we need it. We enjoyed long walks on the beach and nearby golf courses, pottering around Sandwich, Deal and Margate and can highly recommend the Ramsgate Tunnel Tours for ages 4 to 68!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely large family home

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a weeks stay ,had a lovely time . we were a mixed age group 58 down to 3 years we all had enough space to be together or space apart . not modern but very in keeping with the external design. We would stay again and recommend to friends and relatives alike

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

A happy childhood holiday home, used for golf and playing on the beach

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gatwick at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Prince's brasserie at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Dover at 14 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Royal St Georges, Princes, Royal Cinque Port at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sandwich or Deal at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Prince's Brasserie at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Sandwich Bay at 20 Metres Car: recommended


Miles of unspoilt beach (pebbles & sand) 2 minutes walk away with views from the house of the sea. Stunning skies esp at low tide. Watch kite surfers or do a coastal walk to Deal. Plenty to do (for all ages), Dover castle, Howletts Safari Park, Turner in Margate and the beautiful and historic Cinque port of Sandwich and Deal, Canterbury, Whitstable,RSPB nature reserve by house. Boat trips for seal spotting and fishing, cycling, golf and other sports, bird watching, walks or simply downtime


5 minutes drive from Sandwich railway station though you can take the fast train to Ramsgate or Dover too. 2 hours drive from London (closer from East London). Dover, 15/20 minutes drive. Car recommended though you can walk to Sandwich via the footpaths if you are feeling energetic and have time to spare. Bicycles available to rent in town


5 minutes drive to historic town of Sandwich, one of the Cinque ports. 15 minutes to Ramsgate, 10 minutes to Deal, 25 minutes to Canterbury, 30 Minutes to Margate, 35 minutes to Whitstable

Further Details:

Very close to the historic medieval town of Sandwich and an ancient Roman road from the bay takes you to the old smuggling town of Deal in less than 10 minutes. Margate (Turner gallery, Shell grotto), Ramsgate (historic port, fishing trips), Broadstairs (beautiful beach nearby), Pegwell bay nature reserve (seal spotting), Dover and Canterbury. Howletts and Wingham animal parks. Deal and Dover castle. Whitstable for oysters or how about a day trip to France or Belgium ? Sandwich bay is really well located for a whole host of trips to explore Kent. The old town has everything you need, supermarket, local shops, wonderful art deco cinema and many pubs some dating back to the 14th century ( eg George and Dragon). There are several playgrounds in the centre for children and a basket ball court next to the cricket club behind the supermarket. Easy to park. You can have golf lessons at Royal St Georges or Princes or enquire about renting a tennis court at the local tennis club. Bicycles for hire in Sandwich too. Please ask the owner if you are interested in a local wild food foraging course as this may be possible to arrange.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 8
27 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
Rate 9
5 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner. £250 security deposit.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner, normally Friday or Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 09-Mar-2017


From the Owner

A wonderful unspoilt location, minutes from the beach. Great walks especially at low tide. Beautiful medieval town and lots to see in the surrounding area.

Property Type

  • house


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


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...


  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • 2 ensuite bathrooms, 2 further bathrooms (one with shower), separate upstairs WC. 2 downstairs WC


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - master bedroom with double bed and ensuite. Bedroom 2 twin bed with bathroom nearby. Bedroom 3 - twin bed with ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 4 - twin bed, Bedroom 5 - double bed and shower room next door, bedroom 6 bunk beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...


  • Notes on accommodation: This is the perfect house if you want a house with character, charm and space. It has an authentic feel to it and original 1920's features. It is not suitable for hen or stag parties or for those who prefer ultra modern fixtures or furnishings as it may be too dated for their style or needs. Please note that there are about 25 windows in the house and therefore have salty air on them. As a large detached house by the sea -the wind chill means it can be colder than in town Outside: Enormous well maintained walled garden with outdoor table and benchs. Utility Room: Washing machine Sheets provided but please bring your own towels unless alternative arrangements have been made with the owner . Other: Charming dining room to seat 12 which alongside large kitchen means there is plenty of space to eat. Playroom with toys and books (used at guest's own risk). Please note all the bedrooms are on the 1st floor and there are no hand rails in bathrooms & loo

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