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 ;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 2 floors. On the ground floor is the kitchen /dining room with granite worktops .It has a Range master cooker, American fridge freezer, microwave,dishwasher, kettle, toaster ,coffee maker, antique dresser and table seating for 8. This room leads to the utility room with extra fridge ,washing machine and toilet.
There are double doors through to the sitting room with flat-screen smart TV, Sky TV , super fast fibre optic broad band 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 off street parking.
There is a large family bedroom on this floor with a double and single bed and space for another bed if needed
Upstairs are two bathrooms, one with cast iron bath and fireplace making a magical bathing experience. The other bathroom is a fully paneled. 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 and 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 called the garden of England and the quality of produce is amazing You will enjoy the excellent food.
You can walk and cycle along the beach and there are many beach side 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 Broad stairs 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. .
This is the place to stay and enjoy delightful Deal in spacious, well equipped Smuggler's Cottage or use it as a base and explore the surrounding area, You can visit France , take a day trip to London and will have a great time whatever you do.