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Kentish Knock

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Deal, Kent Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was beautiful and was perfect for our needs except for two issues."

    1. No instructions on how to use the oven for people not from the UK. Couldn't really tell a difference in the setting dial when trying to figure it out. However, this wasn't that big of deal because of the toaster and microwave. 2. Why list a clothes washer as an amenity when there's no way to easily dry the clothes? Not having a dryer or a clothes line in the garden to hang things made that useless. A combo unit would be better. That's why one star was deducted. Overall all though, it was a great home base for our adventures.

    Dear Susan, Thank you for providing your feedback online and for your very positive feedback in our Visitors Book. I am sorry that you found the oven controls difficult to figure out as they are standard in the UK but I have made a note to place the instructions in a more visible place on the wall, instead of being in the folder, thank you for pointing this out. With regard to drying the laundry there is both a washing line in the garden which just needs to be extended and hooked on to the back wall plus a clothes airer in the understairs cupboard which is our preference as the garden is such a warm suntrap the washing dries very quickly. I would like to mention that a week or so before you arrived, I sent you a comprehensive information email with key codes, parking instructions, a map and a list of local restaurants with phone numbers etc. Personal contact with my guests is important to me and in all my welcome emails I include my mobile number and ask for a text to confirm that the information has been received, however I received no response to my email nor to the second one I sent you. Usually I would also follow my email with a text the day before arrival but unfortunately your number contained no country code so I didn't know where you were based. I so wish you had called me to ask about the things you weren't happy with as they are so easily rectified. My phone number was shown in my emails and in the information folder on the coffee table and my phone is always on. I am pleased though that you found our cottage to be a great base and I would like to thank you for leaving it so clean and tidy when you departed. It was much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Sep 2023

  • "Kentish knock has everything you need, a cozy little house, clean and tidy and ..."

    Kentish knock has everything you need, a cozy little house, clean and tidy and in a great location, beach at the top of the road, shops, pubs and restaurants in walking distance, we found a great pub called the kings head, get yourself a pint of Kentish PIP Cider, splendid pint, Deal is beautiful and mellow, we went to deal Castle, and Walmer Castle to, great day out, also I suggest you visit Sandwich, nice little place, pubs and plenty of places to eat, some little shops there to, we had a great week here, and we'll definitely be back, stay cool, keep smiling, Mick, Michelle and Maddy x✌️x

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2023

  • "We loved our stay and were appreciative for the welcome pack and the recommendations for restaurants."

    It’s only a short walk to the beach and into the centre of Deal. We loved going out and shopping along the high street for food for that evenings meal. There are an amazing array of independent food shops including a fishmongers, butchers and greengrocers. There is also a fantastic market on a Saturday which is well worth a visit. It’s a great base for exploring the local area and Walter Castle and Gardens are great to take a picnic. Dover Castle and The White Cliffs makes a great day out. The property has a lovely yard and we ate out there most days. Would thoroughly recommend this property and hopefully will be back

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2023

  • "House very clean."

    Kitchen and bathroom perfect. Sitting room ok. TV in weird position but understandable as an old cottage. Beds comfortable but after a few days backs started to hurt. That's due to us preferring a harder mattress though. Stairs took some getting used to as well. All in all a lovely base for exploring the area.

    Dear Matthew, Thank you for your positive feedback. I'm sorry you found the beds caused you some back pain. As back sufferers ourselves, we have put mattress toppers on both beds to make them as comfortable as possible but everyone's preference is different. We're pleased that you found the house convenient for exploring the area during your stay as there is so much to see. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew4.7May 2023

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Well appointed and tastefully decorated. Ideal location in the conservation area full of character with close access to the beach, shops,pubs and restaurants.

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback Mary Angela. We hope to see you again soon at Kentish Knock. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary Angela5.0Apr 2023

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size with en-suite cloakroom with basin and WC.Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, separate small freezer, washing machine, Nespresso coffee maker and milk frother
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free roadside parking in nearby streets, pay and display parking available at the beach
  • Rear sunny Courtyard garden with newly-laid Indian Sandstone patio, and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Sorry, no children under 5 years of age
  • Shop, pub and beach 0.1 miles
  • Note: The stairs leading up to the first floor are quite steep, please take care
  • Note: This property does not accept Stags / Hens or similar.

The property

Tucked away in the Conservation area of the coastal town of Deal, Kent, is this pretty, terraced cottage, Kentish Knock.

Enjoying a superb location just moments away from the beach and within easy reach of the Kent Downs AONB, Kentish Knock is a fantastic choice for couples or a family of four.

Be welcomed into the inviting sitting room, where you will find plush seating, a TV, and a crackling woodburning stove, a haven to return to after a day of exploring.

Continue through to the well-equipped kitchen/diner, where you can rustle up tasty dishes, ready to savour over a bottle of wine as you recount the days adventures.

On warmer days (and evenings) why not enjoy your meals in the lovely flower-filled Courtyard Garden.

Completing the ground floor is a sleek shower room where you can freshen up at the end of the day.

As your eyes grow heavy, head upstairs where you will find two lovely bedrooms, a king-size with zip/link, and a king-size with en-suite cloakroom, perfect for catching up on some well-deserved rest, both bedrooms have ample storage for clothes.

Explore the bustling town, where you can treat your loved ones to a delicious meal at the award-winning hotel The Rose, or try 81 Beach Street, The Bangkok Pavilion, Victuals & Co, there is no shortage of excellent eateries in Deal, you can stock up on essentials at the convenience stores and supermarkets, explore the popular Saturday market, tour the Kent Museum of the Moving Image, enjoy a leisurely stroll along Deal Seafront, visit the 16th-century Deal Castle, and delve into history at the Deal Maritime and Local History Museum.

Continue onto Dover, where you can visit the world-famous National Trust site of the White Cliffs of Dover, explore Secret Wartime Tunnels, tour the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, visit Dover Castle, or catch a ferry over to France!

Further afield, you can experience the delights of Canterbury, with its magnificent cathedral and castle, Westgate TOWERS Museum and St Augustine’s Abbey.

All this and more awaits at Kentish Knock.

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About the location


Dover 8.5 miles; Canterbury 19.3 miles.

Deal is an historic, Georgian coastal town boasting two castles, both open to the public, two small museums, and two markets held weekly. The town offers restaurants with cuisine ranging from the traditional, to exotic delicacies from the Orient, but, if fish is your desire then why not catch your own by enjoying a spot of fishing from the beach or pier? Deal Castle is an ideal place for children to explore, rugged and exciting with audio guides to help you get the best information, whilst taking in this impressive castle built in the time of Henry VIII. Walmer Castle, which became the home of The Duke of Wellington, and was the late Queen Mother's favourite, is just along the coast with gardens and tea rooms open from April until October, and their scones are highly recommended! Deal was the most important Naval base in Britain during the Age of Sail and although long gone, its maritime heritage is still inherent in its Conservation Area architecture and house names. Deal became a smuggler's paradise during the 1700s, and heritage street maps show where rum and brandy were rolled by casket avoiding the Excise men. Why not take the cycle path from Deal to Kingsdown, a pretty Kent village with views across to France? Here you can rest and recuperate in one of the three pubs all serving excellent food. If golf is your game then there are 12 courses within a 30 minute journey, but Royal Cinque Ports, Royal St. Georges and Kingsdown are within an easy distance. For sheer imposing magnificence nearby Dover Castle is an absolute must visit on any visitor's list. Spectacularly situated above the White Cliffs of Dover, this magnificent castle has guarded our shores from invasion for 20 centuries. Deal won the Daily Telegraph's ‘High Street of the Year’ award in January, and was voted as the number 1 coastal town in Britain by them in November, 2014. Also named as one of the ‘top 30 weekend retreats’ in March 2014 by The Times, Deal is the perfect location for families and friends looking to pursue outdoor activities or laze on the beach enjoying the sea air. Stroll along the cobbled streets, sit and relax outside a bistro or tea room with a coffee, or just gaze out to sea; Deal has something for everyone!

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Note: This property does not accept Stags / Hens or similar

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas