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Beach location - Spectacular Seabathing Hospital Apartment. Two/Four plus baby

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

One bed appt. Original vaulted ceilings and full length windows.WiFi/ Netflix

This cosy romantic and immaculate beach apartment is located in the spectacular Georgian Royal Sea Bathing Hospital development. It has its own underground car parking, electronic gates and is set within beautiful landscaped grounds. It is light and airy and comes with wood flooring, fitted modern kitchen (with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave), granite worktops and the original vaulted ceilings throughout. The bathroom has a bath, shower, heated towel rail and underfloor heating.

The apartment is on the first floor and the open lounge/ kitchen diner boasts floor to ceiling windows overlooking the palms in the meticulously kept gardens. Enjoy a glass of wine in such a romantic setting at night.

The lounge is designed for comfort and has two sofas and a freeview TV. The lounge TV is large (46 inch) with a wide range of channels and Netflix. There is also bluetooth sound to play music from your phone. One of the large sofa converts into an extremely comfortable full size double bed. Free BT infinity WiFi.

There are restaurants, take away and several shops for groceries staying open late at night directly opposite the development.

Resorts close by: The sea bathing development is located just 10 minute walk (by the sea) from the Turner Gallery and 8 minutes from the vast array of family amusements and arcades of Margate and shops. There are a number of other resorts close by - Ramsgate, Broadstairs, Herne Bay, Whitstable and interesting Historic Deal. There are numerous resorts to explore and enjoy. You can park your car in the underground gated development in the knowledge that it is safe and secure and you can walk to all the facilities of Margate (there are 24/7 security guards in their own little house located at the entrance). No worries about drinking and driving. A number of restaurants/ bars are a walk away and if you want a take away you are spoilt for choice just metres away. All this hub of activity yet the apartment is located in a romantic quite setting. Moreover, the golden sandy beaches have all the facilities for children you could ask for. There area number of beach activities actually on the beach in Margate. The crazy golf is located at the back of the development. Beach chairs, buckets and spades, flask etc are provided in the apartment.

Other attractions: Experience Canterbury's history and heritage, see the stunning architecture and world famous buildings. Enjoy a day out in Canterbury and visit the magnificent Cathedral. It is about a 25 minute drive. Canterbury is also the home of Kent County Cricket.

Other attractions include: Spitfire and Hurricane Museum ( Ramsgate), The Hornby Visitor Centre ( Westwood), Dickens House (Broadstairs), Warmer Catle at Warmer, Swimming lessons for children at DW sports at Westwood Cross, Dover Castle at Dover, Day trips to France from Dover.

Deal is a 20 minute drive. It is interesting to walk through this Historic town and walk explore the pier. It is unspoilt and it feels like going back in time.

A pack with all the brochures to all the various attractions is provided in the apartment (as well as beach chairs, buckets and spades, flask etc).

Local Buses/ Coaches: The bus stop is located just outside the Royal Seabathing. The bus serves local resorts and the local Westwood Cross shopping centre. Visitors without a car can travel by train (Margate Station is an 7 minute walk) and bus to local resorts. National Express coach stop with coaches going to London Victoria coach station is just a 10 minute walk from the apartment (tickets can be obtained from the tourist office situated beside the Turner). Family tickets are good value for money.

The apartment is a home away from home with alarm clock, hairdryer, radio, iron, ironing board, travel cot, highchair, changing mat etc.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2018

What makes this apartment unique

It will be a totally unique experience staying in this splendid historical Grade 11 listed property beside the sea with all the benefits of secure parking and 24 hour helpful security guards.. The vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows (overlooking the lanscaped grounds) make the apartment light and air. A real pleasure to come back to after a day out.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just what the doctor ordered . Thank you :-)

What a wonderful little place for the weekend. The building takes your breath away from the outside. The flat was immaculate with all the mode cons. Very friendly , had a few chats with the neighbours , and Security couldn't have been more helpful if they tried. Easy to walk into town , although we did get a few taxis back. But was only £5 , worth it when your feet hurt. Wonderful for a weekend get away .

Thank you , will definitely consider another visit in the future.
Aug 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Westbrook in Margate

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Big bright cheerful and airy bathroom with a shower and heated towel rail. Enjoy the underfloor heating on cooler days.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedroom has an extremely comfortable firm king size bed with small dressing table, bedside tables, lamps, clock and a fitted wardrobe (plenty of hangers). There is a floor to ceiling window overlooking the landscaped grounds and chairs to accommodate suitcases. It is very quiet at night, so after the sea air you can be guaranteed a good nights sleep. Bedding, linens towels and tea towels are included in the price (don't forget to bring your beach towels though). There is a travel cot and changing mat in the bedroom and highchair in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Sea Bathing Hospital backs onto miles of golden sandy safe beaches and is just an 8 minute walk to the vast parade of amusements in Margate. This makes for an ideal family holiday location.The beaches are really safe and there are rocks for children to explore (beach chairs, buckets and spades are in the apartment). Cafe facilities on the beach (though it is almost as quick to take a drink from the apartment- flask provided). The setting is also perfect for romantic break. The new magnificent Turner Gallery is just 10 minute walk by the sea. And there are plenty of shops for Mum either in Margate or a drive away to at the outdoor Westwood Cross Shopping Centre. A Cinema and other facilities are located at Westwood Cross. Free WiFi and secure parking is included in the price. There is also 24 hour security.

Reviews

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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our week in this lovely apartment and would thoroughly recommend it. It is very well equipped, in every sense i.e., not just the crockery, cooking utensils etc, but many necessary little extras were already there; all those condiments you need, plus tea, sugar, coffee, cling film, kitchen towel, toilet rolls...I could go on...a real home away from home.

The apartment was clean and very well looked after. The bed was super comfortable, the TV a great size (plus Netflix if you wanted it), with an extra TV in the bedroom.

The Sea Bathing Hospital complex is lovely! It is very conveniently located for all that good old Margate has to offer. We were particularly fortunate with the May Bank Holiday week of sunshine and warmth and the beaches and town were buzzing.

There is a very efficient security system at this development; a super friendly and helpful team and nothing was too much trouble. Elaine, one of the owners also made the stay very easy, with great communications and lots of helpful instructions about how things worked.

On the prom a little way along from the apartment is the Bus cafe and a great fish and chip stall with a difference...the Creole fish and seaweed salted chips are to die for. We'd recommend these too.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Naomi - what a fantastic review and so informative for others. Thank you so much. Elaine
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Delightful apartment

  • 4 of 5

Apartment very clean, comfortable and well equipped. Very interesting history of The Royal Seabathing Hospital which added to my enjoyment. Margate is rather run down but the Old Town has lots of character and feels quite cosmopolitan, I spent a lot of time there in cafes and there is a lovely old pub the Lifeboat, serving cask ales, and with sawdust on the floor! Very atmospheric. The Turner is a great space, and the musem and Tudor House really worth visiting. My only negative is that there is no recycling bin at the Seabathing, and I hate the thought of all the recyclable waste from more than 80 flats going into landfill.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely apartment, in ideal location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is clean and tidy with everything you might need, owners were helpful. Location was great - close to everything. Complex the flat is in is secure and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Gina. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and that you benefited from the great location. You would be more than welcome to return and would qualify for a discount. Best wishes Elaine
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Margate Sept 17

  • 4 of 5

One week's holiday exploring the coastal area around Margate. We had a comfortable stay in a well equipped and spacious apartment. Bed was very comfortable. Enjoyed good weather for the time of year and visited Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate, Canterbury, Deal and Whitstable.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Malcolm. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the apartment spacious and well equipped. Margate is well placed for visiting all the other seaside towns. Kind regards Elaine (Ruse)
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Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous apartment in an historical building. Well equipped with all we needed for our week away.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jill it was a delight to have you staying there. If you want to stay again or at any of our other properties (Homeaway 854298 and 6923570) you will be entitled to a discount. Best Elaine
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Great Stay in Very Nice Apartment

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was generously equipped and pretty much everything worked well. Chris, the on-site manager, was very helpful when there was a problem with a TV. The underground parking facility was handy. There were a number of useful retail facilities within a 2 minute walk including a pub, Tescos, Indian restaurant and Chinese and Pizza take-aways. The main beach and retail centre was a 5 to 10 minute walk. We stayed over a particularly hot (!) August bank holiday - the apartment was of a comfortable temperature throughout.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rob for taking the time to do this. Chris is worth his weight in gold and does all he can to ensure a smooth stay. Delighted you found the apartment generously equipped and were able to take advantage of all the local facilities. Elaine
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Kent International
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Various
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Margate - 7 minute walk. Local buses.
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M2 / A2
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Opposite
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Folkestone dry slope
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Located by the beach
Car: not necessary

This newly converted one bedroom luxury beach apartment is located in the spectacular Grade 11 Listed Georgian Royal Sea Bathing Hospital development in Margate.The apartment has free WiFi, NETFLIX, Satellite with wide range of channels 46inch TV and free secure underground car parking, electronic gates and 24 hour security set within beautiful landscaped gardens. Just a seven minute walk from Margate station and a ten minute walk from the new Turner Gallery. Enjoy the cultural experience - visit the many galleries. The apartment backs onto miles of sandy beaches and is ideal for a romantic break or a family beach holiday. The surrounding area has golf, crazy golf, restaurants, bars, shops and cycling lanes. Westwood Cross shopping centre is a ten minute away by car or bus. Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Sandwich (golf Open) and are close by.

The Royal Sea Bathing Hospital was opened in 1791 when it was believed that the sea bathing and sea air were the best cures for tuberculosis. Patients in their beds were pushed from their wards into the fresh air.

Other Activities: Bowling

Golf: Situated near to Sandwich and is the location for the 2011 Open.

Westgate is about a mile from the Seabathing.

Westgate and Birchington is a cliff top course of 4840 yds with stunning sea views. It is suitable for players of all ages. Green fee visitors are welcome at the club. Improve your play with specialist one to one coaching with professionals.

Manston and North Foreland golf centres are also nearby.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Westbrook, South East England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Summer
15 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

WiFi, linens , tea towels, towels, cleaning, private secure parking, heating and hot water are all included in the price. Please bring own beach towels. Note: If your stay is 4-5 days and the online calculation is disproportionate contact Elaine the Owner.

A refundable security deposit of £120 is payable to the caretaker on arrival. This will be returned when you hand in the keys and fob.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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