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Margate - Romantic beachfront Apartment, family friendly, Stunning Sea View

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, private parking, beachfront, elegant decor, 5 minutes from station

A beautiful two-bedroomed, ground floor Victorian apartment in a Grade II listed building. Romantic and family-friendly. Elegantly decorated and comfortably furnished in vintage style. There are stunning sea views as we are just a stone's throw from a Blue Flag beach as well as direct access to miles of flat coastal promenades and paths. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, those with buggies and beach-lovers. There are plenty of local shops, cafes and restaurants nearby and a few minutes' walk takes you to the fabulous Margate old town, Dreamland and the new Turner Gallery!!!!

More Details

Owner
Mandy Weston
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

About Mandy Weston

Hi, I'm an archaeologist and TV presenter and live in London with my daughter.

Margate has undergone major regeneration in the last two years and was recently listed in the Guardian as the holiday destination for 2013. It's perfect for holidays or weekends away and boasts one of the most beautiful sandy bays in Kent with plenty of activities for all ages including fun beach activities, jet-skiing and windsurfing. The newly commissioned Turner Gallery with views across the bay is situated in the very location from where Turner painted his sunsets and is a must-see.

Mandy Weston purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Mandy Weston chose Kent

I love Margate which has re-emerged as a British holiday hotspot. The delightful town is filled with vintage furniture and clothes shops, as well as cafes, bars and restaurants.

The iconic Dreamland complex on the seafront is being newly refurbished and will provide a further host of other entertainments from June 2015 whilst retaining a retro vibe.

Nearby Botany Bay is a quiet, natural sandy beach with a Cornish vibe. 75 miles from London, Margate is easily accessible by motorway or high speed train from St Pancras in less than an hour and a half. The property is perfectly situated near town, beach and station so that most places are walkable.

What makes this apartment unique

This period apartment is located in a quiet terrace, a stone's throw from the sea. Steps lead to a sandy beach giving a private feel, and there is a cafe and crazy golf course, ideal for small children. The rooms are stylishly decorated, and furnished in a contemporary and vintage style. The main reception room boasts a fabulous bay window with incredible views of the sea, wonderful at sunset. There are plenty of local shops, takeaways and other amenities nearby and the train station is a five minute walk away. There is also off-street parking. The famous towns of Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Whitstable are close by and slightly further afield, places such as Sandwich, Deal, Sittingbourne and Canterbury are well worth a day trip.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Stunningly decorated, beautiful views and very comfortable'



'Stylish, romantic and lovely sea views'



'Great location, great apartment - thank you!'
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Westbrook Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • I bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bunkbeds
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, bedroom 2 with bunk beds. Double sofa bed in lounge (great if your partner is a snorer!!)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Ideal for 4 people but a sofa bed in the lounge provides an alternative sleeping area for one and comfortable day bed.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Margate - Romantic beachfront Apartment, family friendly, Stunning Sea View
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Weekend in Mandy's Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Mandy's apartment and the whole week-end was lovely. It's nice to get out of London now and again. I will be recommending her apartment to all my friends and family. Nothing is too much trouble for her. The apartment is ideally situated between Margate and Westgate which was really convenient for us. Thanks Mandy.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lynne Glad you enjoyed your stay - and thanks for choosing us! Hope to see you again in the future! Mandy x
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5

Great flat with lovely views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in Margate. The flat was perfect for our needs, in a great location a few minutes walk from the centre of town and right on the beach. The view was superb. Well equipped kitchen, good selection of dvds and even buckets and spades for the kiddies. We really enjoyed our stay and would love to return

Nina

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Margate Base

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four, two adults, a 9 year old and 6 year old. We really enjoyed our stay in the comfortable apartment. Great location, basically right on the beach and within walking distance of the town. Very accomodating hostess who was not in a rush to get us out. Thanks for a good stay

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for visiting - we enjoyed having you! Glad you enjoyed your trip to Margate and hope you'll come back!
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5

A fantastic seaside retreat! Wonderful sea views.

  • 5 of 5

Arriving on a wet and windy evening, I was greeted by the lovely Wendy (housekeeper) who made me feel immediately at home as she showed me into the warm and inviting flat. The place has a wonderful, modern yet somehow retro vibe and I was very happy to stay here and was sad when it was time to return to reality! I would definitely book Seaview Terrace again, if only for the amazing sea view from the window!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for visiting and hope we'll see you again in the future!
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5

Wonderful apartment in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic apartment, perfectly suited for us and our young boys. Being so close to the beach allowed us to pop back for anything we'd forgotten or to grab some refreshments! It was just perfect for what we needed

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope we'll see you again next year!
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from spending four nights at this property and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The flat was beautiful,super clean with every detail considered.The view from the sitting room window was amazing,and the flat was warm and inviting.Wendy( who lives upstairs) welcomed us and was very friendly and informative about the flat and area and advised us to call her if we had any concerns.We enjoyed watching some of the very good selection of DVDs,went for some lovely walks along the coast to the fabulous retro cinema at Westgate and also to Broadstairs.

We would love to visit again and would definitely recommend it to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful review and I'm so glad you enjoyed. I do hope we'll see you again in the future!
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Map

Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Ramsgate
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Opposite the flat - Westbrook Bay
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

30 seconds from a lovely beach. 2 minutes' walk to main bay of Margate, 5 minutes' walk to the Turner Gallery, a short drive to Botany Bay and Palm Bay for quieter more natural beaches. Great cycle routes along the sea front - bike hire nearby.

Travel:

2 minutes' walk from Margate station with trains to London, St Pancras in less than and hour and a half. 75 miles from London making journey time similar.

Nearest ferry: Ramsgate: 3 miles

Nearest motorway: M2/A2: 20 miles

Nearest beach: A stone's throw!

Distances:

3 miles from Ramsgate and Broadstairs, 15 miles from Whitstable, 23 miles from Dover.

Further Details:

Nearby shops include a Tesco Express, banks, hospital, as well as corner shops and takeaway outlets. Bike hire shop very nearby. 10 minutes walk to the fantastic old town and Turner Gallery - a must see.

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Rates & Availability

Westbrook Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$123
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
From
$123
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $194.04
Cleaning $45.28

Booking Notes:
Please telephone me on 07713 631468 if you have further queries. There is a wireless internet device for use with laptops but please note there is NO TV service. There is a wide selection of DVDs and a large flat screen. It is a non-smoking building but easy to pop outside for this purpose and enjoy the view at the same time! Please bring your own bath and beach towels although hand towels and all other essentials are provided. Finally, I'm sorry, but pets can't stay ;-( . Look forward to hearing from you - Margate is great!

Changeover Day:
Arrivals from 3.00pm. Checkout by 12.00 pm.

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.
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