Flint Cottage

Minnis Bay, Birchington near Margate, South of England (Ref. 915874)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This lovely terraced cottage, with its feature flint walls, is situated in the thriving coastal town of Birchington, with the delights of Minnis Bay beach only a short walk away. This Minnis Bay cottage is an ideal retreat for small families, groups of friends or couples seeking a comfortable and welcoming base for a holiday exploring this pretty part of the Kent coastline. Flint Cottage is quaint and cosy with two attractive bedrooms furnished with a traditional, period cottage style, one with distant views stretching towards the sea, beyond the fields at the end of the lane. The charming sitting room is just the place to put your feet up in front of the woodburner and watch a film or absorb yourself in an interesting read, whilst outside, the sheltered courtyard comes with a shady spot under the honeysuckle, so morning coffee on a hot summer's day can be leisurely enjoyed. The town of Birchington is one of many busy seaside resorts thriving along this part of Kent’s coastline, providing a good selection of amenities within a short stroll of this Minnis Bay cottage. Popular Ramsgate, Margate and Broadstairs are all within easy driving distance, or better still, pack a picnic, put on some comfortable shoes and set off on a ten-minute walk across fields to beachcomb your way along the bay. Walkers and cyclists are spoilt for choice when staying in Birchington, with The Viking Coastal Trail offering 32 miles of coastline scenery to discover. Historic houses, golf courses and quaint villages boasting quirky shops are also within easy reach of this pretty Kent cottage. At the close of a busy day spent on the beach, return to this beautiful Minnis Bay cottage and settle beside the warmth of the woodburner.

Accommodation

Two double bedrooms (one with access from one side only). Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot. Free, unrestricted roadside parking 2 mins walk. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed courtyard with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Beach 10 mins walk. Note: There is a right of way through garden for emergency services. Note: Due to steep, narrow cottage stairs, care should be taken and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

MINNIS BAY

Margate 3 miles; Ramsgate 7 miles; Broadstairs 7 miles; Canterbury 13 miles.

Minnis Bay is a long sandy bay with a Blue Flag beach backed by grassland and cliffs. It is a popular choice for families looking for a quiet, safe beach for children to enjoy, with a children's play area with a paddling pool. There are coastal cycleways and footpaths, and for the more athletic, there is a variety of watersports including sailing, windsurfing and sea canoeing to try. Minnis Bay is part of the town of Birchington, where you will find local shops, pubs, restaurants and a railway station. Beautiful Canterbury can be found only 13 miles away with its history, culture, cathedral, river trips and theatre. Minnis Bay has been a well-kept secret with its beautiful, sandy beach and its many amenities, but now it's your chance to explore this lovely part of the Kent coastline.

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