Whitstable cottage in Conservation area near shops, beach etc
Holiday cottages within the Whitstable seaside and harbour conservation area, situated off Harbour St., are within a few minutes stroll from shops, restaurants, cafes, beach and harbour. Parking is free on the road outside the cottage, of course being near the beach, sea and restaurants puts pressure on spaces.
Seaside style interior and cottage style bedrooms and table and chairs for dining outside getting the sun for the day. Available for holiday rentals at the weekend, week-long or longer stays of a few months at a discount.
For 2-4 people choose the 2 bed option with a double bedroom and twin bedroom. A steep staircase to this floor may be difficult for those for mobility issues.
For 5-6 people ask about 3 bedroom option (2 extra single beds). A large loft area on the second floor approached by a very narrow staircase. Available at small extra cost per night, please ask on enquiry.
Kitchens include gas cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine. TV which receives many Freeview channels (not all channels due to the coastal location). Wifi is included free of charge for surfing, viewing, emailing etc. Sitting areas for dining and relaxing.
Bathroom with bath and shower over bath on the ground floor.
Parking is free on the roads in the area but due to being near the beach, sea and restaurants spaces are tight at the weekends when visitors come for the day as well as holidays.
Local Whitstable activities
The nearby beach area offers
- Swimming from the beach or local public swimming pool in Whitstable..
- Cycling is popular along the coast and don't forget to explore the famous Whitstable alleys such as 'Squeeze Gut'!
Eating in and Out around Whitstable
Whitstable is well-known for its superb local seafood with a charming working harbour the home of daily catches. The area has numerous restaurants, cafes and bars specialising in seafood and the famous oysters. Whitstable restaurants include:
- The Crab & Winkle
- The Oyster Fisheries
- The Lobster Shack
- Intercontinental Hotel
- Fish and Chip shop on Harbour St
- Pizza Express on Albert St.
There is even a fabulous Michelin starred restaurant at Seasalter, The Sportsman (next village along the coast).
For eating at home and within walking distance there are a variety of large food stores/supermarkets, individual bakers, a specialist cheese shop, cupcake shop, grocers and butchers, fresh fish from the harbour markets and some excellent delis.
Lovely general shops are dotted around Harbour St. and of course Canterbury and other lovely Kentish places are within a short drive. There is a thriving art scene and some great events throughout the year.
Places to visit
- Kent countryside
- Beaches at Joss Bay, Broadstairs and Margate
- Margate (Turner Gallery and Dreamland)
- Local villages with fine dining and characterful pubs abound. Don’t forget to visit some local vineyards such as Chapel Down or even pop over the channel to France for the day from Dover or Folkestone -the saving on a few cases of wine from France could part cover the cost of your holiday!
Other waterside properties available from Diane that may have availability if Whitstable is full: