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The Harbour Retreat

Whitstable, Kent
Original Cottages

This property is managed by our sister brand Original Cottages info_outline

Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
5
star
Parking on site / nearby
Highchair available
Travel Cot available
Towels included
Internet access
Enclosed garden / patio
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Shop nearby
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
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At a glance

  • Stunning detached property in Whitstable with parking
  • Close to the harbour, beach and high street
  • Spacious accommodation, perfect for families or groups
Property code: OC-27870

A spacious detached luxury property, situated in the conservation area of Whitstable, it is the ideal choice for families or groups, with several restaurants and local pubs at the end of the road. There is a working harbour with a fish market, takeaway stalls and boat trips and a celebrated Oyster Festival every July. There is also a vibrant music and arts scene. The beach is gently shelving, making it ideal for families, and offers water sports hire during the summer months. Cyclists can enjoy a bike ride along the Crab and Winkle Way or ride along the coast to Herne Bay. For walkers, there are many footpaths to explore along the Kent coastline. Further afield is the historic city of Canterbury (8.4 miles) with independent shopping and its world-famous Cathedral, and Faversham, with its romantic creek and bustling market (8.5 miles).

The property boasts a vaulted full height hallway with French doors at the end with a sofa and armchair, making this area bright and airy and a perfect spot to sit and relax. The entire house has been tastefully furnished with great attention to detail, with painted panelling in the sitting room, two large comfortable velvet sofas and a Smart TV with French doors to the garden. The open plan kitchen dining room is spacious and light with floor to ceiling windows, having comfortable seating to enjoy a morning coffee. The breakfast bar has high stools and the kitchen is fully fitted and well equipped for enjoying home cooking. There is a dining table which extends with 10 chairs, perfect for catching up after a day out. There is a separate utility room and a study with a desk. On the ground floor, there is a bedroom with a king-size bed and a convenient shower room next door. The first floor landing has dual aspect views down to the entrance hallway. On this floor, you will find three more bedrooms, all with king-size beds. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and there is also a family bathroom with a free-standing bath and separate shower. All bedrooms have hanging rails and full-length mirrors.

The enclosed garden is an extension to the house, with French doors from the kitchen, hallway and sitting room. There is outside furniture for dining and relaxing and a BBQ for al fresco dining.

  • 4 bedrooms - 4 king-size beds (1 on the ground floor)
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 en-suite shower room with WC, 1 bathroom with a free standing bath, separate shower and WC and 1 ground floor shower room with WC
  • Electric double oven, 5 burner induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso machine
  • Utility room with washing machine, sink and storage
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Enclosed garden with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Private parking for 2 cars and on-street parking (subject to availability)
  • Beach, restaurants, pubs, and shops within 1 mile
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00
  • 1 dog allowed. Additional charges may apply

Sarah Powell

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jo, 11th March 2024

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Our extended family, celebrating my father's Birthday had a wonderful time here. Well positioned and well appointed. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Gill, 15th January 2024

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A really lovely property with good access to all that Whitstable has to offer. I will highly recommend it to friends and family.

Reviewed by Alison, 31st December 2023

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Reviewed by Kasaneel, 19th December 2023

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Reviewed by Sue, 13th December 2023

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Great location. Lovely and spacious, worked brilliantly for family get together age 6 months to 89 years.

Reviewed by Cathy, 28th November 2023

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Reviewed by Katherine, 18th October 2023

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Beautiful roomy accommodation very handy for the high street. Excellent place for multi generational groups as bedroom on ground floor .

Reviewed by Sharon, 9th October 2023

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Reviewed by Abi, 25th September 2023

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Reviewed by Linda, 22nd September 2023

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Reviewed by Nafeesa, 30th August 2023

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Location

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