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Luxury 2 bed home in Deal's conservation area yards from the beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Little Bird - 2 bedroom home in Deal's conservation area yards from the beach

'Little Bird' is a recently refurbished Georgian 2 bedroom home in Deal's beautiful conservation area. It's just one street away from the beach and award winning High Street. We use 'Little Bird' as a place to relax. With this in mind we have made the house like home from home with feather pillows and duvets, pocket-sprung mattresses, Egyptian cotton bed linen and White Company towels, relaxing sofa, Smart TV and all basic condiments in the kitchen catered for.

The house is set over four floors, on the ground floor is a sitting room with Smart TV and wi-fi which leads into the kitchen. The courtyard is accessed from the kitchen through double doors. On the first floor there is 1 double bedroom with a king size bed which can also be made into two single beds. The second floor has a double bed and the room is open to the rafters. The lower ground floor is the dining room.

We have just fully refurbished the house in a stylish and contemporary way. Everything has been chosen with care and with comfort and practicality in mind. A hairdryer, iron and ironing board are provided along with White Company towels and Egyptian cotton bed linen. Plus there is a washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. We stay at the house a lot and wanted it to feel like a proper home so if you want to cook a roast or bake a cake or just snuggle on the sofa and read a book it's perfect. We also have wireless wi-fi, a smart TV and Netflick's. A log-burner will be fitted this September.

The bathroom has a shower but no bath. However you can choose to either shower using the fixed head or a separate showerhose if you didn't want to get your hair wet. The shower is a good powerful one and we have provided an inflatable bath for babies.

Also for children is a travel cot, potty, high chair, baby gate for the stairs, a baby step for cleaning their teeth and reaching the sink..

As the house is set over four floors there are 3 flights of stairs that may feel a little steep for the elderly and very small children - hand rails have been fitted (though we never personally use them).

I am available to talk to by phone at any time if there are problems, whilst not based in Deal we are nearby.

Normal -CHECK IN is circa 3pm with CHECK OUT at 11am. If we have no guests coming straight in, and subject to the changeover team- these can be amended to allow a later check out time.

As this is a home we spend time in we have left basics in the house, as I hate going to self-catering accommodation and there is literally nothing. The basics are there: washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets/salt/rinse aid, washing powder, toilet roll, kitchen roll, and some basic food products such as rice, pasta, bouillon, olive oil and herbs etc.. There is also a small welcome gift for guests.

There are towels provided for guests, however please could you bring your own beach towels.

Also if something breaks or isn't working let us know so we can make sure we fix it and ensure the house is tip top for you and the next person staying.

And finally but importantly our neighbours are lovely but please respect them and try not to be noisy late at night.

Deal, and particularly the conservation area is wonderful. Lots of little streets full of beautiful buildings which have remained untouched for century's. Everything is a stone's throw away - the sea, the high street with it's amazing independent boutique shops and high street stores can be walked to in minutes. It is a happy community and everyone is happy to help visitors enjoy the town. A full guide of restaurants, coffee shops and places we like to visit in Deal and the surrounding areas such as Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Folkestone is available when you stay.

Free parking is available beyond North Street on the sea front which is three roads or a couple of minutes away, so unload at the house and then park. We find we rarely use the car when you are here as independent food stores and supermarkets are nearby. There are regular bus and train services within a 5-10 minute walk from the house.

More Details

Property Manager
Emma & Rob
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Emma & Rob

I totally love being by the sea and no where is quite as beautiful as Deal. My husband and I often rented cottages around the UK but they were seldom comfortable and poorly equipped. So after a lot of hard work on the house we have created a beautiful seaside holiday home for you to share with us. Both my husband and I are always contactable by phone so should you need any advice on where to eat, places to visit or where to lay a picnic blanket simply ask.

Emma & Rob purchased this house in 2014

Why Emma & Rob chose Kent

It's like home from home. Comfortable and relaxing - we spend most of our time in Deal - its wonderful. Lay in bed in the morning and listen to the seagulls, go for a morning stroll along the sea front and pier or wander round the quirky independent shops (Deal was voted high street of the year in 2014). Or simply relax in the house.


Deal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Powerful shower separate attachment and inflatable baby bath
  • The bathroom has a shower only there is no bath. However the shower has a separate hose if you don't want to get your hair wet. An inflatable bath is provided for babies.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King size bed can be seperated into 2 single beds
    Master Bedroom - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Travel cot can be provided.
  • Bedroom 1 is spacious and is on the top floor and includes a double bed. Bedroom 2 on the 1st floor has a king size bed that can be turned into two single beds if requested. All beds have deep and comfortable mattresses and include Egyptian cotton bed lines, feather pillows and duvets. Comfort is key. A travel cot can be provided for bedroom 1.
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Luxury 2 bed home in Deal's conservation area yards from the beach
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews

Fantastic property, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant long weekend in this property. The rooms are a great size and the property finished to a really high standard. Emma was really helpful before and during our stay. I would highly recommend this house and will definitely be returning.

Thanks again Emma!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi James it was a pleasure to have you all to stay - so glad you had a good weekend and had everything you needed. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you back. Take care Emma & Rob.
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Very nicely presented property

  • 5 of 5

Ideal location , a stones throw to town in one direction,beach in the other.

Very comfortable , contemporary but cosy cottage ,well equipped. Highly recommend,we will return.

Very quick efficient response

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review Peter so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Emma & Rob.
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lovely cottage in great location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very cosy, warm and welcoming indeed. All the rooms were very well-furnished with luxurious soft furnishings, making our stay very comfortable. The kitchen was extremely well-equipped and a joy to prepare meals in. The woodburning stove in the living room was the best we have ever enjoyed in any holiday home. It was good to have the use of Netflix on a large TV, but also good that the TV could be put away in a cupboard if not required. The location of the cottage was perfect for both the high street and the beach, but far enough into the lovely conservation area to be peaceful and quiet. The owners were very efficient, friendly and helpful. We were very happy with every aspect of our stay at this cottage.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We booked for 3 nights and it was perfect.Great location , great facilities and the beds are to die for, I tried both. Emma was helpful from the moment of booking and provided helpful information on local restaurants and events. Would highly recommend and will definitely stay again

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

a great deal of thought has been put into furnishing and renovating this tiny house. very comfortable beds, tasteful decor, well equipped attractive kitchen, thoughtful touches such as placement of light switches easily reached from beds, excellent bathroom (although a shower shelf would be good), and of course the location near shops and promenade, as well as helpful owners whose quick response time must be record setting. and clean, very clean. thank you emma and rob.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well located, cosy, and welcoming house.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely three day stay using this comfortable house, as our base. It's well equipped, comfortable and very tastefully furnished. Photos don't quite do it justice! In a beautiful part of Deal near all amenities, shops, seafront and restaurants. Beds very comfortable, heating very easy to operate and quickly warmed the cosy house mornings and evenings.

Emma and Rob were very flexible and welcoming, all contact with them was very easy and efficient. Useful information in the house file of local places of interest etc. Appreciated an email on our first morning to check all was ok. Would highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Deal. High speed from London 1hr 15mins
Nearest Beach
60 Metres
Beach at the end of the street
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Deal House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May Bank Holiday
Apr 28 2017 - May 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
May Bank Holiday
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 1
May 30 2017 - Jul 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2
Jul 21 2017 - Sep 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Year 2018
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
Low Season 2
Jan 5 2018 - Feb 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Half Term
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season 1
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
Easter weekend 2018
Apr 13 2018 - Apr 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $192.56

NB: Prices may be subject to change. Rentals are flexible so if you need a different number of nights do ask. Arrival is from 3.00pm and departure is at 11am.

The price includes linen and towels (changed weekly for stays of two weeks), all electricity and heating, basic supplies of tea, coffee, sugar and milk and household items including bin bags, washing up liquid, tea towels, toilet paper and basic condiments. Free wi-fi and netflix's.

Bookings are made on condition that the house is looked after and remains in the condition that you find it. All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which you should read before making a booking. Bookings are not confirmed until the deposit money has been received and a confirmation email sent to you.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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