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Central Beachfront Penthouse Apartment with Private Sun / Roof Terrace

Bedrooms 1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Although more recenty on this site, we have been holiday renting this seafront apartment since late 2014 on other sites and achieved a 'Certificate of Excellence' 2017 on a famous review site.

A rare retreat offering spectacular views of Brighton & Hove seafront, beach and cityscape from every room (except bathroom). Centrally located on the desirable seafront road and in the middle of the main stretch of Brighton beach (although Google maps seems to not show this), its ideal for escaping it all, sunbathing, shopping and nightlife. Perfect for a romantic or celebratory break for two. Why come to Brighton and not see the sea.

* Central Brighton & Hove beachfront penthouse with spectacular views across the beach and city of Brighton & Hove.

* Sea views from all rooms (except from bathroom).

* Private long sun/roof terrace with Alfresco eating area and sun loungers.

* High quality comfortable mattress and bedding for a great nights sleep.

* Bookable low cost, onsite parking subject to availability, please enquire.

* Electric blinds in the bedroom so you don't have to get up to view the sea.

* 1 minutes walk to kids play area that includes outdoor splash pool

* 2 minutes walk to the new Brighton British Airways i360 ViewingTower

* 5 minutes walk to nightlife or just go around the corner to pubs, bars and restaurants.

* less than 3 minutes walk to main shopping street, Western Road

* 24hrs shops less than 3 minutes walk away.

* Only 15/20 minutes walk, 5 minutes taxi ride to Brighton railway station for trains along the coast or to London in 55 minutes.

The perfect getaway for two adults with or without children. We unfortunately are not permitted to rent out to more than 2 adults (plus children).

This beautiful apartment on the top floor of this English Heritage grade 2 listed, rare Modernist / Art Deco building, was one of the first penthouses ever in the UK.

Offering a luxury feel throughout, the apartment boasts a large private sun terrace in which you can enjoy extensive direct sea views and the beach front of Brighton from every room. It's so chilled sitting and chatting enjoying the view. Whether the sun is out or not i love to start the day sitting on the sun terrace/balcony with a coffee or tea in hand and watch the sea crash against the beach, the sky ever changing and the people of Brighton going about their morning plans. At the other end of the day a favourite is drinking a few cocktails just as the sun goes down and the lights of Brighton begin to illuminate.

Onsite parking, at very reasonable rates, maybe available. Please let me know and I can check with the parking space owner and book for you. Otherwise on street parking is directly outside on the seafront and also being near both a further bookable parking company and an underground secure gated car park within 2 minutes walk at reasonable rates, your car won't be an issue if you aren't able to arrive by train.

The bandstand on the sea front, close to the apartment is always entertaining, whether it be a wedding, a theatre production rehearsal, bands playing, dance practice, or just visitors checking it out. Hours of people watching fun!

Perfectly and centrally located on the sea front, in the middle of the Brighton and Hove beach. On the doorstep to all that Brighton has to offer, fantastic restaurants, bars, shopping, theatres. Therefore no need for longs walks or taxis to get around town!The station is only 15/20 mins walk or 5 mins in a taxi.

Entering Embassy Court you will use the electronic key fob to access the building, providing complete security. You will take the lift to the top floor.Entering the apartment you will see the long corridor leading down to the sitting room. On your left is the compact shower room, with a double sized rain shower. Just what you need to get you ready for the excitement ahead.On your right is the spacious bedroom, with a wall of windows affording panoramic views not only of the seafront but also over the city, with its sparkling lights at night. I hope you get the wow effect as we do, it really is a great view especially when the sun is out to play. Luxurious bedding tops a luxury top end handmade mattress to give you a great nights sleep. A dressing area with wardrobes giving plenty of space for whatever you may bring. For those having to combine some work with their pleasure, this area is suitable to work from with a desk and superfast wifi, although the view down the seafront can be a little distracting. Continuing down the hall the next room on your left is the stylish kitchen, yes its not palatial but perfectly suited to create a feast for four, with wood surfaces, white high gloss cabinets and amazing views west over Hove seafront. All the equipment you need is provided and for coffee lovers the Nespresso coffee machine is a delight!Finally you reach the sitting room, giving ample space for dining, relaxing, having fun! The sofa converts to a comfortable kingsize bed, even when out, it leaves plenty of room to move around. Doors open out onto the long sun terrace, and the views. It spans the full length of the apartment, it really is special - but don't let this stop you from exploring Brighton and Hove.

The apartment is directly on the seafront, cross the road and you are on the beach, 2 minutes walk will take you to outdoor table tennis, excellent restaurants of different price bands, seafront children's play area with its sizeable splash pool where they can play safely, 24hr convenience shops, cafes and several pubs, yes within 2 minutes, many within 1 minute. A full sized Waitrose and smaller Co-op are within 3 mins walk.

Brighton is commonly known as London-by-the-Sea. Situated on the South coast of England, this bohemian resort town is so diverse. It came into fashion around 1780 when a local doctor, Richard Russell, prescribed sea bathing as a health tonic. With the Prince of Wales as his patron, London society quickly headed to the coast. Architect John Nash designed the Royal Pavilion for the Prince who later became King George IV. This fabulously ornate building has a wonderful Oriental influence with its onion-shaped towers. Later in the 30's Wells Coat designed and built Embassy Court, check it out on Wikipedia because this is where you will be staying.

Brighton has a long wonderful promenade, which this apartment is in the middle of and pier with a crazy mix of fun fair and bars. The antique shops along the Lanes are in the original part of Brighton, when it was little more than a village. The pubs and restaurants in this area are full of character as they are throughout Brighton. The North Laine is another focal point of the town and has delightful boutiques and cafés, and occasionally some street entertainment. The well known Komedia Club is situated here, which is famous for its comedy, live music and cabaret acts. Brighton and Hove is filled with stunning Victorian buildings with exceptional buildings along the seafront of Hove. Turn right out of the apartment building and all along the front here the buildings can only impress from a time gone by.

There is a plethora of museums, theatres, and of course the famous Brighton Festival throughout May each year showcasing some of Brightons best! Brightons buzz is on full show throughout. Check out the Brighton Festival website describing it as an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events - taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May. There are also some museums in Brighton including the Booth Museum of Natural History and, appropriately, the National Museum of Penny Slot Machines if you are so inclined.

Last but certainly not least is the UK's largest LGBTQ event, Brighton Pride which seems to bring the entire city out onto the streets, gay, straight and everyone inbetween with events, street parties, The Parade, culminating in a massive outdoor party in the park. This is an event that should not be missed. Brighton and Hove gay pride is being held over the weekend of 3rd-5th August in 2018 but its really a week long affair.

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Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About James

James, Stephen & Sue are the team that will be working with you to make your stay as wonderful as possible. We share the responsibility with myself, James taking the lead. Although newly on this site, we have been holiday renting since late 2014 on another online site, achieving overall the top rating of 'excellent', achieving in 2017 a Certificate of Excellence on that review site. We then went on a further online site in mid 2015 and have a 5/5 star award. Myself and Stephen have been heavily involved in the hospitality & customer service industries for large parts of our lives. We hope this all shows when you stay.

James purchased this apartment in 2014


Brighton Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 10
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , With double sized shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , UK king sized bed. bedroom : 3.8m x 2.5m (12'5'ft x 8'2''ft)
    Lounge / dining room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , A large double sofa bed. Lounge:5.4m x 3.7m (17'7"ft x12ft )
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Central Beachfront Penthouse Apartment with Private Sun / Roof Terrace
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

What a spot!

  • 5 of 5

The flat is beautifully presented and in keeping with the iconic building it is in. Sue (James was away) gave us a lovely welcome and had prepared the flat to a "t". The views were great and much time was spent just looking. The weather changed on our last day so we ventured outside in the sun on the terrace. The flat is perfectly positioned for great eateries and James' recommendations followed. Although unfortunately I was working during the day, the walk back "home" along the seafront was a treat (and all on the flat!!) Would recommend for a short stay and happy to return if working here again for a few days.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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First Class

  • 5 of 5

James upgraded us to the Penthouse and it was excellent. James was very welcoming and the location was perfect, being close to shops and restaurants. The flat itself was very well equipped including Wifi, 4K TV with Netflix - what more does a man need? Wendy also appreciated the comfort and warmth. Excellent views over Brighton including the I360.

I would recommend it for a stay and would probably come back to the same flat in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spectacular view!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at James' condo. It is clean and tidy with nice sheets, comfortable bed and everything you need to enjoy a brighton holiday. The view is just wonderful and we spent many hours just sitting on the balcony watching the world go by. James was a wonderful host, very accomodating and responsive to emails/text messages. Even sent someone over with extra sheets as we had an overnight guest unexpectedly. Lift is a bit slow but that is all we can complain about. Will definitely rent again when back in Brighton. Thanks again James!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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A light, bright, airy apartment that met all our expectations

  • 5 of 5

The penthouse really is as lovely as it looks in the pictures. The views from the balcony and the bedroom are stunning, and the view from the kitchen looks out over the the prom in the opposite direction. The apartment is well equipped, the living room and bedroom are very spacious. A compact bathroom with a large walk in shower the kitchen is small but well equipped. Although it is close to bars, restraunts and shops it is very peaceful, the balcony is not overlooked by any other buildings.

James the owner was very helpful and really knows the meaning of customer service. He did a great job to make sure everything went smoothly

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The flat is lovely very clean and tidy, the views are amazing over Brighton sea front.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fab! stay here the position of the flat is great with views over the sea front and with the sun streaming in the windows in the morning, it makes a perfect get away. The balcony is perfect for a quite breakfast or drink mornings and evenings.

We found the flat was very clean and tidy with some lovely decorating touches, which made our stay all the more pleasant.

James the owner was really friendly and helpful during our stay, and couldn't have been nicer.

The flat was easy to get to and the information re parking was excellent, the Regency car park was very near and reasonable, which enabled us to Park our car easily with only a short walk to Embassy Court. The building itself is modernist and interesting in its own right.

We would really recommend this flat for a short or long holiday, Brighton is great to visit with always lots going on, and lots of super places to eat.

We would definitely come again.

Thanks James for a great weekend away!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic! Beautiful flat, great host, amazing view and location.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely flat with an amazing view! Everything you might need in the flat, views from every room, fantastic terrace, very responsive and helpful host.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
London Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Lion & Lobster
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Hollinbury Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Brighton Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
The GingerMan
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Brighton Beach
Car: not necessary

The bohemian City of Brighton & Hove sits on the South Coast of The United Kingdom just 50 miles south of London. With long and wide promenade stretching along the top of the beach it allows for long walks or cycle rides. Head out of the apartment along Brighton seafront and you will find bars, restaurants, cafes and nightlife off this promenade. Additionally boules, beach volleyball, table tennis, basketball courts and water sports, all on the beach & promenade. Head out the other way, west along Hove seafront for stunning and beautifully grand architecture with quieter occasional cafes and bars. Hove lawns sits above the beach here with its ever changing events such as food and wine festivals.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $415.46
Cleaning fee $48.47

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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