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Seaside Retreat In Whitstable

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Whitstable, Kent, England - 7 Minutes Walk To The Beach

10A is a stylish apartment within a Victorian property full of character and perfect seaside retreat. Sleeping up to 4 people (2 on a very comfortable Sofa bed) with all the comforts of a modern home. It has been decorated to a high standard and is much loved. The garden is an escape from it all and Mutley's Hut is an extension of the house and part of the tranquil experience. Throughout the flat, the furniture has been hand picked and lovingly placed, with the aim of making it a restful retreat all year around.


Owner
Tim Paterson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About Tim Paterson

We live in London with our Spaniel. We both work but enjoy the seaside and sailing.

Tim Paterson purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Tim Paterson chose Kent

I love what Whitstable has to offer, the working harbour, beach walks and general love of the sea, sound of the Gulls. That you can switch off, as soon as you drive over the hill into Whitstable and see the sea in the distance! My wife, dog and I thrive on soaking it all up!

Guestbook comments from the owner

From the moment we stepped through the front door we felt at home. The property is beautifully finished, is well equipped with everything you would need and was spotlessly clean and tidy. We didnt arrive until quite late so the bottle of wine left for us was opened and we ordered a take away from the selection of menus left in the welcome pack it was a great start. We had brought along our dog so the garden space was great for him and very secure. Whitstable is lovely and was the perfect place for long walks along the beach and then having lunch and looking through the shops. Thoroughly relaxing when the kids are not around! In all we had a great two nights at 10a and would highly recommend it to anybody looking for a break in Whitstable. Windy corner cafe at the bottom of Nelson Road is worth checking out for a great coffee and breakfast before setting out and Pearsons was great for lunch! Huge credit to Tim and Tara for providing such a great place to stay in, a memorable experience! Thanks.
Dec 2015
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Amenities

Whitstable Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The large bedroom has a king size bed, a child's travel cot is available if required (Please advise) the room has been decorated and styled to be comfortable and welcoming.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: The garden is approximately 50' long with the Summer House at the end. There is a table and six chairs on the deck outside the door and the BBQ is on the paved area outside the back door. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Housekeeper: Towels and Linen are included they are changed weekly and the property is cleaned at the same time. Other: Summer House is an extension of the house and part of the tranquil experience with a table and chairs for al fresco dining from the BBQ. it also has wireless broadband so you could set up your office!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Seaside Retreat In Whitstable
average rating of 4.8 based on 12 reviews
5

High quality, quiet though central apartment in attractive Whitstable.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment (lower half of a house) is very central and yet very quiet. It is beautifully furnished, and very comfortable, with everything we needed for a short stay. The owners left us wine and nibbles, which was most welcome, and it was especially nice to find tea, coffee, milk, and many other condiments in the kitchen which was particularly useful. All fitments in the flat were of a high quality, and it was also spotlessly clean. We found parking each day in the street in front. Whitstable is charming, with lots of seafood restaurants and many individual shops, and a wonderful beach front.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very clean, tastefully decorated, everything provided for

  • 4 of 5

Really liked this flat. Lots of thought has gone into it with all mod cons provided plus a few extras. Liked the welcome hamper very much appreciated. Was near to all the shops, restaurants and harbour. which was very handy. Have already recommended it to a friend.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at 10A. We look forward to welcoming you and your fiends at some point in the future. Best wishes Tim and Tara
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Lovely place!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely place, wish we were staying longer. I could happily be here all week. Hopefully we will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at 10A. Thank you very much for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. All the best in the mean time.
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5

Great location, lovely attention to detail

  • 5 of 5

Really lovely stay in a great town. The property is perfectly placed, just a short walk from the front and the main high street. It's beautifully presented with everything you might need including SKY TV, and a washer/dryer. It's clear that the owners take great pride in providing something a bit more special than your average holiday rental, the bedding and towels provided were luxurious and the property was spotlessly clean. We didn't get to use Mutley's Hut due to weather but I can imagine it's so useful in the warmer months. Loved the little touches like the pint of milk in the fridge and coffee/tea provided as well as shower gel/handwash etc. Overall I'd definitely visit again, and have already recommended to family and friends. It helps that Whitstable is a fantastic place to visit with great little independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The harbour area is fantastic too.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased to hear you had a lovely stay at 10A. Thank you so much for the review. We love 10A and are always thrilled to hear when guests also enjoy it. We look forward to welcoming you back again and to enjoy wonderful Whitstable.
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5

Lovely cottage, great location.

  • 5 of 5

The owners of the property were lovely, really accommodating. It's in a great location for food, shops and walks the cottage and Mutleys hut gave us a relaxing, peaceful, foody anniversary break. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment, very clean, well maintained and in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely place to stay by the sea. It is furnished to a high quality and has everything you need for a week or two by the seaside, with the added extra of a peaceful garden and summerhouse (this was a great secure place for storing our bikes). Bedroom is really calming and bed is extremely comfortable. The lounge area is also comfortable with a bonus of having Sky TV. The kitchen has everything you need including dishwasher and washer/dryer. The location is fantastic, we parked our car up on arrival and didn't use it again until we left. Whitstable has some good restaurants and pub food all within easy walking distance of the apartment. Great cycle routes to Canterbury along the crab and winkle way and also along the coast to Minnis Bay. There are tennis courts at the end of the road which you will need to book in advance in the summer. A bowling alley and swimming pool are also close by. If you get up early enough on a Saturday, the Park Run is worth doing for the fresh air along the seafront. Good bus routes to Herne Bay and Canterbury (these run approx. every 15 mins) and train station a 10 minute walk away with excellent services to London and Broadstairs/Ramsgate. We're already looking at dates to book our return trip next year, can't wait to return. Owners left us some very nice wine and treats..thank you. Highly recommend...book it, you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled you had a lovely stay at 10A and enjoyed wonderful Whitstable. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and wish you all the best for the rest of the Summer. Tara & Tim Paterson
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Rates & Availability

Whitstable Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Jan 6 2017 - Apr 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$113
$750
 
 
Easter 17
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$875
 
 
Spring 17
Apr 21 2017 - Jul 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$113
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$113
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning over 2 guests $13
Dogs $13
Pet Fee $13
Refundable damage deposit $188
Cleaning - 2 guests $63

Changeover Day:
The property is available from Friday to Friday for weekly bookings with a 2 night minimum for weekends. Check in is at 4:30 pm and check out is 11:00 am. For more than 2 guests, cleaning fee is £50.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Southend Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Wagon and Horses
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Dover
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Seasalter Golf Course
Nearest Train
750 Metres
Whitstable Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
M2
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
The Oxford
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
West Beach

Coast/Beach:

The shingle beach is a 7 minute walk from the apartment. It is open to dogs all year round and perfect for families to spend the day.

Travel:

Whitstable Railway station is a 10 minute walk, or 2 minutes in a cab. The journey is 90 minutes from London Victoria. Whitstable is 35 minutes from the M25/M2 junction on a normal day.

Distances:

The high street is a 2 minute walk.

Further Details:

The Old High Street has great shopping with unique Local Shops, Café's and Bars and just around the corner is the working harbour where you can enjoy the catch of the day or simply watch the activities going on.

Whitstable is like no other town by the sea. Its traditional charms, strong arts culture and rich maritime history complement the town's modern appeal. It's main claim to fame is its oysters which remain an intrinsic part of this sea town's character.

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