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Whitstable Holiday Cottage minutes from harbour, beach and boutique s

Bedrooms 3
Space 72 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, Sleeps 5

Fisherman's Return on Woodlawn Street is a terraced fisherman’s cottage in the Kent coastal town of Canterbury Whitstable.

Spread over three floors the cottage sleeps up to six people: two double bedrooms and a third with bunk beds (full size).

The bathroom is on the ground floor.

Also in the cottage are a fitted kitchen and a dining area open plan to the sitting room with a woodburning stove and a door out to the garden which has a grassy lawn and a large wooden table which seats 6. There is a piano, which is tuned annually, on the ground floor. You are welcome to bring your laptop as there is also free wi-fi available.

A short stroll from the harbour (where you can buy fresh fish, daily), the beach, and the boutique shops of Harbour St, Fisherman's Return is a superb traditional cottage in a fabulous coastal town.

The south-facing sunny garden also has a winter flowering cherry tree, which can provide some shade if required, and swings and a slide for children.

Fisherman's Return is a very bright, easy to manage house, within minutes of the beach and the shops.

There are two doors out to the garden, one from the kitchen and one from the living room.

The garden is fully enclosed, and has a back gate. It also has two swings, a slide, a wooden bench and a table which can seat 6 people. It is southfacing so benefits from the full day's sun. It has a tree which can provide shade if required.

The house has WI-FI Internet access and a DISHWASHER.

The house is in easy walking distance to Whitstable train station, if you wish to visit London for a day trip (1hr 25mins), this is a fantastic location! Canterbury is also a great city to visit by bus (from Harbour St).

More Details

Angela Scott
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

Fisherman's Return is within easy walking distance of Whitstable Train Station which can take you to Central London direct in less than 90 minutes! A seaside treat within easy, affordable access of the thrills of the metropolitan hub of London! The house is bright and sunny and so close to the beach that we can just pop back to use the loo!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Whitstable in City of Canterbury

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 72 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower in bath
  • The bathroom is located on the ground floor.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk Beds
  • The master bedroom, located on the second floor is the entire length and width of the house. It has views over the rooftops to sky beyond and is very bright and spacious with a king-size double bed. The double bedroom on the first floor looks out toward the front of the house. There is a middle room which can be used as a playroom, if required. The third bedroom is located off this room, at the rear of the house. It has bunkbeds.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Piano
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
As the stairs are steep and the bathroom is on the ground floor, Fisherman's Return is not suitable for the elderly or infirm, except the physically able! Sunny south-facing garden keeps you sheltered on days when the wind on the beach is a bit strong, and the winter flowering cherry blossom tree provides a bit of shade from sweltering sunny days (such as we have in the microclimate of Whitstable).


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Whitstable Holiday Cottage minutes from harbour, beach and boutique s
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Great family house and writers retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is absolutely lovely very spacious! It's cosy, warm and comfortable and has everything you need. I stayed here with my two boys aged 15 and 11 and they loved it too! There's a piano, easy for them to go out in the town, great internet access which was great because I had to work whilst I was here. It's a quiet and peaceful place to write. Everything has been very carefully thought through to make sure your stay is easy and enjoyable. The owners are lovely and very friendly. The cottage is very central - a minute away from the beach and harbour and with great shops and restaurants just around the corner. Couldn't have hoped for better! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review! We hope to welcome you again sometime!
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Lovely cottage in great location

  • 4 of 5

Cottage was lovely, well equipped and in a fantastic location. Perfect for walks along the seafront or in to town. Will definitely stay there again and would recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review. I'm glad you had lovely weather! We'd love to have you again any time.
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Perfect weekend break !

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here as part of a Golf weekend . The cottage was perfect in every way . Clean , comfortable and with everything you could possibly need.

The cottage is in a central location , a two minute walk from the High Street . Great for staggering home from an evening out in one of Whitstable's many fabulous pubs , bars and restaurants.

Angela was very friendly and helpful throughout the booking and stay. First class ! See you in 2015..... Thoroughly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review! I'm very glad you had a good golfing weekend. Looking forward to having you again.
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Gorgeous comfotable stay

  • 5 of 5

The property is lovely and comfortable and in a great central location. We had a lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming, I'm glad you had a good time. We hope to welcoming you again sometime!
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This cottage is a real find, exactly at listed.

  • 5 of 5

Very close to the beach, harbour and great shops on the high street, an excellent position. The property is clean, cosy but spacious and well equipped with all we needed for our stay.

We had a great time with our young son pottering at the beach with a 2 minute stroll back for lunch in the garden!

The owners were a pleasure to deal with.

I thoroughly recommend this cottage and would like to book it again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Budapest, Hungary

Lovely stay - lovely cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you very much for a lovely stay. We are off tomorrow and really enjoyed the cottage and Whitstable too. The beach is lovely - our boys spent hours crabbing when the sun came out. The swings in the garden were a great hit too.

We ate some delicious food, drank lovely wine and enjoyed shopping in all the little shops. We will definitely be back!

Monika & James & the boys

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
107 Kilometres
Gatwick Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
The New Inn
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1.2 Kilometres
Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
13.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Fisherman's Return is 2 minutes walk from the harbour, 2 minutes walk from the beach and 2 minutes walk from the quaint shopping of Harbour Street (not a single chain store to be found).

This traditional fistherman's cottage (now altered to have a bright and spacious third floor) is located in the heart of the Whitstable Conservation Area. Whitstable (under 7 miles from Canterbury) is a delightful seaside resort, famous for its oysters, art, harbour, pebble beach, restaurants, bijou shopping and sunsets.

Cars can be parked on the street outside free of charge, space permitting.

Bicycles can be hired at the bottom of the road and you can ride to Canterbury along the Crab and Winkle Way, through Blean Wood, on purpose built cycle paths.

A gastronomist's delight there is fresh fish at the harbour 7 days a week, fresh local veg at 4 greengrocers, fresh bread from the baker, locally produced meat from the butcher.

You can easily reach Fishermans Return by walking from the train station with links to London Victoria or London Saint Pancras, or by car from Dover or anywhere in England.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Whitstable, South East England

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £45

We have a minimum rental fee of £ 495 for a low season week and £ 595 for a high season week.
Please email me with any questions! If you prefer to pay through home away website there is an additional charge of 2.5%.

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