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The Fishermen's Cottages In 'Sunny Broadstairs', Kent, England

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

A Cosy Self Catering Fisherman's Cottage, In A Great Location. Sleeps 4 persons

You will find Barnaby's Lodge in a unique courtyard called Union Square, just off Harbour Street, which is by the main beach Viking Bay. This property is within easy access to the beach, local shops, restaurants, bistros & wine bars which are only a minute’s walk away.

The cottage was built in 1640 & has the added attraction of ships timbers & beamed ceilings throughout & like the other Fishermen’s Cottages, as you enter you get the feeling of stepping back in time where the men made their living from fishing or smuggling.

This unique cottage offers 2 bedrooms, and can comfortably sleep 4 people. The main bedroom has a king size bed and the second bedroom has a bunk bed. You will also find a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar and seating 4 persons. The lounge has a television with DVD. WI-FI is included. The bathroom has a bath and shower which completes the accommodation. A laundry service is available at an extra charge if required.

Outside there is a courtyard garden with patio table and chairs. The garden is secure and child friendly, allowing you to sit back and enjoy the sunshine, with a glass of wine.

There is a car park which is only a minute’s walk away and a parking permit can be purchased for £50.00 for 7 days, this permit does allow you to park in other car parks around the isle. If this is required please advice us in advance and we will be happy to arrange this for you prior to your arrival. There is also free parking on the Eastern Esplanade which is a minutes walk away.

The Fishermen’s Cottages

The cottage is situated in the picturesque town of Broadstairs on the South East Coast of England.

You will find Cottages 2 & 2a in a quiet courtyard in the old part of town. Cottage 2 is 3* graded, while cottage 2a is 4*. Cottage 1 is also graded 4*& is in the road adjacent. All properties are within easy access to the beach, local shops restaurants, bistros & wine bars which are only a minute’s walk away.

A lovely atmosphere has been created in all the cottages, built in 1850, but have been completely refurbished & tastefully decorated in traditional design in keeping with the style of each building.

Cottage 2 has the added attraction of beamed ceilings throughout, but as you enter each cottage you get the feeling of stepping back in time to those days when Broadstairs was a fishing town & the men made their living from fishing, boat building or smuggling!

Each Cottage has 2 bedrooms, & can comfortably sleep four people & comes complete with a fully equipped kitchen, lounge and shower room .

Cottage 1 and 2a have washing machine and a laundry service is available for cottage 2 at an additional charge if required.

We have endeavoured to ensure that your stay here in Broadstairs is both comfortable & enjoyable so hopefully you will want to return again!

Parking is available in the main car park across the road, & we can purchase a permit for you for £50.00 for 7 days, which allows you to park in other car parks around the isle. If you require a permit please advise us in advance with you car registration number & we will be happy to arrange this for you prior to your arrival.

All properties are available throughout the year enabling you to visit the area outside the main holiday season, or for a short break if desired.

More Details

Property Manager
PHIL DENNIS
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About PHIL DENNIS

I was very lucky to be born in Broadstairs and I have lived here all my life.

Barnaby's Lodge was one of the first houses to be built in this lovely town.

I am a builder and have lovingly restored this unique cottage to it's former glory.

PHIL DENNIS purchased this cottage in 1992

Why PHIL DENNIS chose Kent

This cottage was built in 1680 with parts of it built out of chalk blocks carved out of the cliffs and flint, really anything they could find on the beach.

Broadstairs is a great place to come and visit and the cottage is located in a prime location, just a stones throw from the main beach Viking Bay, you could not wish to be any closer, with all the shops and restaurants on your door step.

What makes this cottage unique

This cottage boasts of ships timbers to the ceilings and walls and is one of a kind.

It's such a cosy cottage, you can not help falling in love with it.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Cheers Phil.

Had a great weekend, lovely cottage. Is it avaialble Christmas week and what would the cost be.



Kind regards.



Bob.
Oct 2012
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Amenities

Broadstairs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Bunk Bed
  • The Bunk bed will sleep adults
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

The Fishermen's Cottages In 'Sunny Broadstairs', Kent, England
average rating of 4.3076925 based on 15 reviews
1

Very disappointing and basic.

  • 1 of 5

Lacking in home comforts.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so sorry you were disappointed we have really tried to think of everything to make our guests feel comfortable during their stay. We are very surprised by your review but of course we are taking your comments seriously and we would be extremely grateful if you could be more specific about what home comforts you feel were missing and then we will rectify this. We usually get a very positive feedback from all of our guests and we pride ourselves on making our guests happy. Kind regards. Phil and Beverley.
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5

Great location, quaint cottage.

  • 5 of 5

It's a lovely little cottage in a great location. 2mins walk to good pubs, bars, restaurants and the beach. Would definitely recommend. Only downside is the bathroom is downstairs and without a shower, although there is an attachment.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Richard. Thank you for giving us 5 stars. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again! All the best. Phil and Beverley.
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4

Great location, great property

  • 4 of 5

We had a great weekend staying in this cosy cottage, really centrally located but really quiet too

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you have had a great time the pubs were so busy for the Broadstairs Blues Bash it really was good. I am really happy you have enjoyed staying at Barnaby's Lodge. Thanks so much for leaving the cottage as you found it's much appreciated. Thanks again and I hope to see you again! All the best. Phil.
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5

Comfy cosy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

A bit of a late review but had a lovely stay first week of October. Was a lovely holiday - we were so lucky with the weather and the cottage was perfect - a stones throw from the beach and all the great pubs and places to eat in Broadstairs. Just lovely - Ted our dog had some great walkies too and was welcomed everywhere! Thanks for a great holiday - would highly recommend this lovely comfortable cottage. Would love to return! Xxx

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jane. Thank you for your great comments. Look forward to seeing you in 2017. All the best. Phil.
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4

Unusual, original, great location

  • 4 of 5

Such a fantastic place to stay: virtually on the beach, 20 feet from one of the best seafood restaurants in Kent and opposite an independent cinema. Phil was super helpful. Pubs, restaurants, supermarkets/shops etc all very close. The place was warm, well appointed and spotlessly clean. We went with our dog and we all loved it. Highly recommend. We went in November and despite not great weather, we loved it. And you must go to the Turner Gallery in Margate. Very special experience.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris. Thank you for taking your time in writing this review on Barnaby's Lodge. I am so pleased you have had a great stay here and it always means so much to know that everything was how you expected the cottage to be. Next time you come and stay make sure its in the spring or summer time when the weather is normally good to us. Hope to see you next year! Best wishes. Phil.
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4

Sweet cottage. Full of character. Great location

  • 4 of 5

Phil the owner was extremely helpful when we had a few problems with smoke alarm and light fusing at the start of our break. He called around straightaway and fixed the problems. Apart from this, the cottage is a little gem. It is ideally located for the gorgeous beaches, and it also benefits from having a private and secure courtyard area ( ideal if you are holidaying with a dog!) I would highly recommend this property, and the only reason that we are giving it 4 Stars instead of 5 is because the bathroom could do with a shower attached to the wall. A small complaint, but one that I feel this property could really benefit from having, purely for comfort and convenience sake. Apart from that, we had a wonderful and relaxing stay. Thank You Phil. You were a great host, and so patient even when we called on your services quite a few times! We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Broadstairs Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
low
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$593
 
 
Mid
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$687
 
 
High
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$781
 
 
High
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$999
 
 
Mid
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$112
$687
 
 
Low
Oct 7 2017 - Dec 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$593
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$119
$749
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We will require a £100.00 deposit to secure your booking and 8 weeks before the start of your holiday we will require the remaining balance.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Manston
Nearest Barpub
35 Metres
Barnaby Rudge
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Ramsgate
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Northforland Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Broadstairs
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
M2
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Harpers wine bar
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Viking Bay
Car: not necessary

Come to Sunny Broadstairs

The loveliest seaside town in the South East of England

The Fishermen’s Cottages

The cottage is situated in the picturesque town of Broadstairs on the South East Coast of England.

You will find Barnaby's Lodge grade 2 listed, in a quiet courtyard in the old part of town. The Fisherman's Cottage is also grade 2 listed and is in the set in a courtyard adjacent.

Both properties are within easy access to the beach, local shops restaurants, bistros & wine bars which are all only a minute’s walk away.

A lovely atmosphere has been created in both of the cottages, Barnaby's Lodge was built in the 1600's and The Fisherman's Cottage was built in 1860 and both have been completely refurbished & tastefully decorated in traditional design in keeping with the style of each building.

Both of the cottages has the added attraction of beamed ceilings throughout, but as you enter each cottage you get the feeling of stepping back in time to those days when Broadstairs was a fishing town & the men made their living from fishing, boat building or smuggling!

Each Cottage has 2 bedrooms, & can comfortably sleep four people & comes complete with a fully equipped kitchen, lounge, Bath and shower room .

The Fisherman's Cottage has washing machine and a laundry service is available for Barnaby's Lodge at an additional charge if required.

We have endeavoured to ensure that your stay here in Broadstairs is both comfortable & enjoyable so hopefully you will want to return again!

Parking is available in the main car park across the road, & we can purchase a permit for you for £50.00 for 7 days, which allows you to park in other car parks around the isle.

If you require a permit please advise us in advance with you car registration number & we will be happy to arrange this for you prior to your arrival.

All properties are available throughout the year enabling you to visit the area outside the main holiday season, or for a short break if desired.

Come and stay in one of our four 17th & 18th century grade 2 listed cottages in the heart of Broadstairs.

Pets are welcome in Barnaby's, even they need a holiday too!

Whatever your pleasure…come and enjoy some Broadstairs treasure!

You will be guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome whenever you come to Broadstairs. This picturesque town has a special atmosphere all of its own. Originally a small fishing hamlet, the towns ancient maritime past is nowhere more clearly seen, than in the huddle of cottages, old customs house & 16th century weather boarded boat house which nestle around the harbour.

Broadstairs other major industry was Smuggling!

Daniel Defoe noted that, of the 300 habitants, 27

were fishermen & the others had no visible means of

support. Barnaby's Lodge was just one of

those cottages used by the smugglers. The beauty of

Broadstairs is not only stunning beaches, but a vast

mixture of shops, galleries, museums, & shows.

An excellent selection of pubs, restaurants, bistros & take aways you can experience; Italian, Mexican, Indian, Thai, Chinese, or traditional English food all within easy distance from your choice of accommodation.

If shopping is your pleasure, drive out to the new shopping centre at

Westwood Cross, just five minutes away, where you will find the large

department stores, or visit Historical Canterbury which is only 30

minutes away by car or train. The town is served well by bus, road &

rail.

If you enjoy the outdoor life, then experience a Viking Coastal Trail.

Winding your way through beaches, historic villages to where the

history of England really began!

The charm & heritage of Broadstairs has captivated generations of visitors, with popular events which are celebrated with great enthusiasm such as Dickens Week.

A colourful array of characters in period costumes re-enact the old days & bring history alive by one of England’s greatest writers Charles Dickens.

Another example is Folk Week, where the whole town comes alive &

bursts into music, dancing, & torchlight parades, bringing visitors from

all over the world. Folk Week celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015.

Other attractions also include: Water Gala, Air Show, Sailing Regatta,

Horse Shows, Beer & Food Festivals, Power Boat Show plus so much

more, something for the whole family, whatever your age.

Relax & enjoy the view of the harbour, from the Bandstand with live

music where you can see the fishermen setting off to make their living

on the high seas of the English Channel.

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