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Newden Cottage

Whitstable, Kent (Ref. 997074)

4.5

(15 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Seaside
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Cot available
  • Sky TV
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "Generally everything was OK, but there were a few points that if improved would make the experience so much better."

    The information book was lacking and inconsistent, some info on white goods in the book other info in drawers, no local info but there was a menu was for Xmas! knives so blunt they should have been thrown away, however, during the week we discovered new set hidden in a drawer, only 8 coat hangers between 3 bedrooms, luckily M&S in Canterbury gave us more. Listing is for 6 but no pan or pot big enough to hold food for 6. Outside table and chairs only suitable for 4. BBQ but no metal tools. Inside of oven needed cleaning, there was no grill pan. Ironing board cover not fit for purpose. Sweeping brush needing fixing to handle. Toilet brushes and holders needed cleaning or replacing. WiFi speed was abysmal and unsecure.

    Reviewed by RaymondJun 2022

  • "What a wonderful cottage its not too far from Whitstable main shops and harbour- so many kitchen utensils and plates, glasses, etc - v well maintained just one or two little things that need attention like the door bar in the bedroom, but v minor - lovely garden area with tables and chairs and to top it off they left a great guests box of delights for us!"

    ! Thks for a wonderful stay x

    Reviewed by JillMay 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Very well set up and immaculate facilities. Close to town centre and to station. I've stayed in many holiday rentals but this is the first time I've been asked to strip the beds. I thought that was a bit much, considering I paid £200 per night for 3 of us. They have 5 hours between lettings to clean the house, and that cost is included in the letting price.

    Reviewed by SandraApr 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay in Whitstable."

    The house was amazing and had everything we needed. Such a nice gesture to give us a welcome pack too. Thank you. Very comfortable beds and plenty of everything we needed during our stay. We will definitely book again!

    Reviewed by OliviaJan 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location for exploring Whitstable."

    We had a great stay, thanks for all the goodies on arrival.

    Reviewed by CindyOct 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in Whitstable."

    The house is well proportioned and in a good state of repair. The two negatives we would like to report are: 1) the garden is in a deplorable state. Judging by the size of the weeds it hasn't received any attention for some time. In advance of our visit it hadn't even been swept. I hope it gets sorted before future guests arrive. 2) cooking pots. There were 3 saucepans, all perfectly serviceable though a larger one would have been useful. However, there was no oven proof casserole dish - there were 3 other pan lids (in addition to the above) which presumably once fitted pots/pans that are no longer there. We wanted to cook several times during our stay and this pot shortage severely limited our options. Will leave it to you to decide whether to publish these comments.

    Reviewed by MikeSep 2021

  • "Prior to arrival worried that car parking might be a real problem as we travelled in two cars."

    In the event we managed to find spaces in Clifton Road which is quite narrow. The location of Newden Cottage is very close to Main shopping Street and only a short walk to the nearest beach which can be quickly accessed by using the short cuts through the signposted alleys.

    Reviewed by BrianJul 2021

  • "We really enjoyed staying at Newden Cottage - great place & location."

    It’s very light and spacious, but also feels comfortable too. The only improvement I’d make is to the information provided to guests on arrival eg WiFi instructions, heating instructions, whereabouts of washing machine. etc etc

    Reviewed by BridgetOct 2020

  • "Whitstable is perfect for a dog friendly base."

    Two minor comments on the cottage - no means of making coffee, so take a cafetière; and the living room really only seats four adults. Overall it was lovely though. We were lucky to find a parking space outside the house!

    Reviewed by HelenDec 2019

  • "The cottage has everything you need for a pleasant stay."

    We found the beds to be exceptionally comfortable and slept well. Parking can be challenging at certain points of the day but we managed to find a space even if it was a bit further along the road. The landlord was very helpful and contacted us directly to arrange a convenient day for cleaning. The cottage is spotlessly clean and very well maintained. We would highly recommend Newden Cottage.

    Reviewed by GemmaNov 2019

  • "Parking is an absolute nightmare!"

    Reviewed by janSep 2019

  • "Only problem was parking , not sure if it was mentioned in the write up."

    no space outside or anywhere near most of the time

    Reviewed by MarilynJul 2019

  • "The cottage is very conveniently located with the high street, super markets very close by and the beach just a short walk away."

    The street is quiet and the cottage is surrounded by pretty and well kept houses. The kitchen was well equipped, there was plenty of sitting space including a very nice sitting corner in a quiet garden. We stayed three days and very much enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by JohannMay 2019

  • "This lovely house ticked all the boxes for our family holiday, ages 82 years - 18 months."

    Easy walking distance from the station. Pleasant traffic free walk into town, via the golf course and beach. Secure back garden for children and dog. Lockable outhouse for the cycle. Quiet little road, only 2 minutes walk to nearest supermarket and bus stop. The house was spotlessly clean, beds comfy, showers hot, kitchen well equipped ( great set of sharp knives ). Thoroughly recommended.

    Reviewed by JenniferMay 2019

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size bedroom, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Utility room
  • Gas central heating
  • Fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, dishwasher, hob, oven
  • Sky TV, TV, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel Cot and High Chair
  • Roadside parking at first-come first-served
  • Garden at rear with patio, furniture and lawned area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: This is a two-storey house which may not be suitable for people with mobility issues

The property

Newden Cottage is a wonderfully decorated, end terrace property, situated within the town of Whitstable.

The interior design of this property is a seamless blend of modern style and a touch of Victorian heritage, making the perfect base for a relaxing family getaway.

The sitting room, located to the left of the front door hosts a bright atmosphere with charming wood floors, large shutter-style windows and comfortable seating.

Following this is a cleverly designed cloak room, housing a walk-in shower, basin and WC, completed to a luxurious standard.

Finishing the ground floor is the spacious open-plan kitchen/diner, boasting an elegant design.

In here, you will find a formal seating arrangement for up to six people, ideal for hosting your family meals.

This then leads into the well-equipped kitchen, housing all the necessities required to rustle up the family dinner.

Follow the carpeted stairs up to the first floor where you will discover the well-appointed bedrooms, a king-size bedroom, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom.

On this floor, you will also find a family bathroom with a walk-in shower, basin and WC, finished with an elegant touch.

Outside, you will have access to a private, enclosed garden with a patio area with table and chairs, ideal for enjoying your morning coffee in the sunshine.

To the rear of the property is a small lawned area, perfect for letting the dog stretch his legs.

The property does not included parking; however, the cottage is situated on a quiet road, where you will find ample spaces to park your car.

As the cottage is centrally located, you are a mere stone’s throw away from the local pub or a recommended pub, The Neptune Inn, is only a 15-minute walk.

Additionally, the closest shop can be located within a 5-minute walk.

Out-and-about in Whitstable you can visit Whitstable Castle and Gardens, situated just one mile from the property, or shop around the Harbour Market.

Nearby, is the city of Canterbury, where you can visit Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey as well as a large selection of shops and restaurants to enjoy.

15 Clifton Road is a tranquil retreat, situated within a quaint area, ideal for a relaxing holiday.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

WHITSTABLE

Herne Bay 5 miles; Canterbury 7 miles.

The lively town of Whitstable, which is known as the “Pearl of Kent”, dates back to before the Domesday Book. Its seaside location makes it ideal for watersports all year round, and its fishing heritage is reflected by the Oyster Festival, which takes place every July. The buzzing local museum/art gallery introduces around six new exhibitions each year, and has a fabulous coffee shop. Whitstable Castle dates back to the 1790’s, and hosts events all year round including a big May Day celebration with contributions from local musicians and artists. The town is home to a small, independent brewery, and any need for retail therapy will easily be satisfied by the range of both national stores and charming small, independent shops. Whitstable is also home to The Pearsons Arm, a gastropub owner by celebrity chef Richard Phillips and nearby in Seasalter is the Michelin star-awarded gastropub, The Sportsman which is also well worth a visit. The city of Canterbury, with its fine 6th century cathedral is just 7 miles away; also nearby is Herne Bay, from where on a clear day you can see as far as Southend and the Isle of Sheppey.

Region Information

Note: This is a two-storey house which may not be suitable for people with mobility issues

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas