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Lucy's Place

Broadstairs, Kent (Ref. 950273)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mr Chisholm
    August 2017
    “Perfect location, tricky parking. ...”
    Perfect location, tricky parking. All in line with expectations.
    Perfect location, tricky parking. All in line with expectations.

Features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This well-presented terraced maisonette in the coastal town of Broadstairs has been lovingly transformed into a stylish holiday home with lots of care and attention to detail.

Light and spacious with a contemporary flair, this property will appeal to those wanting to enjoy a traditional seaside holiday, with all the amenities of a bustling coastal town and transport links on their doorstep.

The two attractive bedrooms offer flexible sleeping with twin and king-size beds as well as a fold out sofa bed downstairs making it perfect, flexible accommodation for families or couples.

Both bedrooms also benefit from lovely sea views.

The large kitchen is well-equipped and the seating allows for everyone to enjoy meals together after a long day exploring this part of the Kent coast.

Stepping into the sitting room your eye will be drawn to the long window that offers views over this historic town and down into the street below, so why not step through the French door and linger awhile as you take in the views from the balcony, especially when Broadstairs has it's festivals with processions passing under your balcony!

If you wish to sit quietly in the sunshine relaxing with a book or just enjoying the weather this holiday home also has the benefit of its own garden.

With numerous restaurants, tea rooms and shops all on hand, guests to this holiday home can leave their cars at home and truly relax!

A short walk brings you to a lovely sandy beach, one of many that sits along this coastline, here you will find beach huts and a pretty promenade with formal gardens to stroll along.

Close by are the busy towns of Margate with its Dreamland theme park, the UK's first ever pleasure park and recently renovated by the Hemmingway family, Winter Gardens theatre, and Ramsgate with its picturesque boating marina, the UK's only designated royal harbour with cafes, restaurants, galleries and independent gift shops set into the harbour wall and underground tunnels which are open to the public.

With so much to see and do, this holiday home is perfect whether for a romantic break or a long holiday with the family.

Accommodation

Over first and second floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with sofa bed and balcony.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs (2 with Freeview and Netflix, 1 with no signal in twin bedroom– for DVD use only), DVD, Xbox, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Load/unload outside property only
  • Free roadside parking in next road approx
  • 150 yards away
  • Short stay public pay and display car park opposite, long stay car park 5 mins walk
  • Front balcony
  • Rear enclosed AstroTurf garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub less than 1 min walk
  • Note: The TV in the twin bedroom plays DVDs only
  • Note: Due to balcony off the sitting room, children need to be supervised at all times
  • Note: This property is above shops and accessed via external steps, not suitable for less mobile guests.

About the location

BROADSTAIRS

Ramsgate 2 miles; Margate 3 miles; Sandwich 10 miles; Canterbury 19 miles; Dover 20 miles; Whitstable 22 miles.

The town of Broadstairs, known as The Jewel in Thanet's Crown, has been a popular place with visitors for centuries. The town offers Blue Flag sandy beaches, fishermen's cottages, Victorian architecture, hidden cobbled streets, clifftop walks, and Bleak House, which was once the Summer home of Charles Dickens. There are also many independent shops, butchers, bakers, tea rooms, gift and antique shops, a quaint old independent cinema, crazy golf and even a teddy bear hospital! This area of Kent offers a plethora of excursions and activities, including the Turner Contemporary gallery, Dreamland Pleasure Park or fascinating Shell Grotto in Margate, Dover with its famous white cliffs and castle, Dickens World in Chatham, the cathedral city of Canterbury, wildlife parks, gardens ...and all of London's attractions are only an hour and a quarter away by train! In addition, the area boasts arguably the most spectacular stretch of golf courses in the south of England including Open Championship venue Royal St George's and Royal Cinque Ports at Deal - host to the 2013 Amateur Championship. The local town of Whitstable is lovely to explore with fantastic eating options and a chance to try the famous Whitstable native oysters. For those looking for peace and relaxation, why not walk or cycle the Viking Coastal Trail? This pathway leads from Broadstairs to neighbouring coastal towns, including Ramsgate. Or for longer walks access the North DOwns way which winds through the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. And with the Channel Tunnel just 40 minutes' away, or ferries available from Dover, you could enjoy lunch in France. Historic and quaint this town may be, but if live music is your interest, then you are truly spoilt for choice! Most of the bars and pubs hold music nights throughout the year, where you can listen to everything from blues to folk, with the Blues Bash held every February and Folk Week every August, each attracting visitors from all over the world. Or, visit Dickens Week, every June, the annual Broadstairs water gala at the end of August or the outstanding Food Festival held every October.

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