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Smuggler's; beach home with parking, garden, WIFI

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
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Smuggler's Cottage is a beach retreat in the heart of Deal, with a large, sunny south west facing garden, and off street parking.The property is close to all amenities being 5 minutes walk from the beach, shops, restaurants, castle and station for trains to London. Smuggler's Cottage is a home from home with period charm; original fireplaces and stripped floor boards are features and there are 4 bay windows. The staircase is stunning and not steep making it easy for children and older people.The property is on two floors. On the ground floor is the kitchen/dining room with granite worktops. It has a Rangemaster cooker, American fridge freezer, mircowave, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, coffee maker, antique dresser and table seating for 6 This room leads to the utility room with extra fridg...Smuggler's Cottage is a beach retreat in the heart of Deal, with a large, sunny south west facing garden, and off street parking.The property is close to all amenities being 5 minutes walk from the beach, shops, restaurants, castle and station for trains to London. Smuggler's Cottage is a home from home with period charm; original fireplaces and stripped floor boards are features and there are 4 bay windows. The staircase is stunning and not steep making it easy for children and older people.The property is on two floors. On the ground floor is the kitchen/dining room with granite worktops. It has a Rangemaster cooker, American fridge freezer, mircowave, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, coffee maker, antique dresser and table seating for 6 This room leads to the utility room with extra fridge, washing machine and toilet.There are double doors through to the sitting room with flatscreen smart TV, Sky TV, Netflix, super fast fibre optic broadband and comfortable leather seating. This room has a french window onto the large sunny garden all on one level and there is an open fireplace for you to enjoy .The garden is fully equipped with swing seat, dining table, chairs and BBQ.You can also enter the garden from the front of the house through a garden gate making it ideal for when you return from the beach . There is also essential off street parking.There is a large twin bedroom on this floor with two single beds. Upstairs are two bathrooms, one with cast iron bath and fireplace making a magical bathing experience. The other bathroom is a fully pannelled shower room with jet shower. There is a double bedroom as well as the large master bedroom with king size bed, two easy chairs and table. The beds have mattress toppers to give you a comfortable sleep and the linen and towels are from John Lewis and Sanderson. Smuggler's Cottage has been fully renovated to give you all modern conveniences and the house is well equipped with books DVDs, games and all you will need for your holiday including the all important BBQ and outdoor living area. Deal was once the haunt of smugglers giving the house its name and is vibrant and unspoilt with many beautiful buildings and a large seafront with pebble beach. You can see France on a clear day and get a ferry from Dover 10 miles away There is a range of independent shops and a market as well as 2 supermarkets. Kent is called the Garden of England and the quality of the local produce is amazing. You will thoroughly enjoy the excellent food. You can walk and cycle along the beach and there are many beachside eateries. Golf is a 15 minutes drive and there is a large swimming pool and tennis courts 5 minutes walk from the house, as well as a summer paddling pool for children. The beach is pebbles but there are great sandy beaches in nearby Broadstairs the home of Charles Dickens. Canterbury with its Cathedral and Whitstable are close by, as well as Sissinghurst garden and many other castles and stately homes including Deal and Walmer castles which you can walk to. The bandstand has concerts on a summer Sundays and there is live music in many pubs and bars. We give you details of our favourites after booking. Smugglers is the place to stay and enjoy delightful Deal. Spacious and well equipped, Smuggler's Cottage is ideal to use as a base to explore the surrounding area, You can visit France or take a day trip to London, you will have a great time whatever you do. Returnable secuirty deposit £200. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Books
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a really great cottage for familiy Holiday! There is plenty room for 5 and more People, a very nice Kitchen, living room and also a Little garden. Deal ist also an very nice Little town with beach, Castle, and nice Pubs.

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Andreas H
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We enjoyed being able to park off road and walk to the shops, restaurants and beach within a few minutes. The house is roomy, homely and comfortable and the 3 toilets were handy! We used the pretty south facing garden every day to have coffee...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank rosanne750
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

This was a gorgeous house to stay in, the facilities inside the house were of the the highest standard. The kitchen especially was well equipped if you fancied a quiet night in The location was the most ideal: Close to town, close to the coastline,...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Jake B
Reviewed 28 April 2015

The cottage has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.Smuggler's cottage is in a quiet but very convenient position for shops,bars and the beach. I particularly liked the kitchen and the garden. The host was friendly and very helpful with regards to directions and...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank AylaManchester
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We stayed at Smugglers Cottage in April and were delighted with it. We were very lucky to have such warm weather and so the garden was a crowning jewel. It is private, pretty and very well-tended and we used the BBQ several times. The owners...More

Date of stay: April 2015
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About the Owner
Les M
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2005
Interaction with guests
We give you our telephone number to text and our direct email Our daughter prepares the house for you. We do not charge for cleaning or bed linen. We do not provide towels
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About the neighbourhood
Deal is one of the Cinque Ports. It has a castle built by Henry 8th to protect England from invasion, and there is another castle in nearby Walmer. Deal dates back to Medieval times but is mostly a Georgian town when it was reknowned for smuggling and had many links with the navy . At one stage just about everyone was involved in smuggling and the streets where all this activity went on are preserved in the Conseravtion area . These winding streets have immense charm as does the long seafront with ts mutilcoloured houses. There are many local shops cafes and restaurants as well as fish and chips. You can walk or cycle along the promenade and go to the end of the pier. There is a large swimming pool with wave machine and slide , playground, tennis courts indoor and outdoor and open ai...
Getting around
By road to Deal By train 1 hour 20 minutes from Kings Cross in central London You can walk everywhere in Deal and you can get the train and bus to many other places.
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