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Flotsam Cottage

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Deal, Kent, England
Flotsam Cottage is in a perfect location close to the seafront and the long promenade, pebble beach and pier and a short stroll from the shops of the award winning High Street. It is a short stroll to several restaurants cafes and pubs also some interesting vintage and antique shops.

The cottage is a comfortable and convenient base for short breaks and getaways or longer stays all year round.

Deal is a charming and historic seaside town, once an ancient Cinque Port with a long seafaring history famous for smuggling and well placed for exploring beautiful Kent.

The cottage has 3 pretty bedrooms, a newly-fitted kitchen with a small breakfast bench, a cosy sitting room with a dining table and a woodburning stove for colder weather. The large bathroom on the first floor is also newly fitted with a separate shower cubicle as well as a ful...
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Listing #HL194831
About the Owner
Alan E
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
Interaction with guests
Guests will be met on arrival and shown around the cottage. There is also a key box outside with the code numbers available on request The owners live nearby so are happy to help when needed or if they are away then there is a local person who can be available if needed
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The house was as advertised, it is close to the prom and the high street which feature many pubs and eateries. The host was excellent and recommended places to eat which was really useful. The house was well appointed and clean

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Roam313968
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Flotsam is in an excellent location.....close to bars, restaurants, shops and the sea front. There are good walks along the coast in both directions. The house itself is warm and comfortable. Highly recommended!

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Lance W
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Charming cottage, clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. Lovely light bedrooms and very well equipped with books, hairdryers, hot-water bottles, all you need in the kitchen etc. and a helpful owner. Perfect location at the quiet end of the High Street in the conservation area and...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank pauline s
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The 3 storey cottage has 3 light and airy bedrooms on 2 floors, all with double aspect windows and all individually decorated. The 2 double rooms have fitted wardrobes and bedside tables with lamps as well as a chair and dressing table and the single room has hanging space and storage for clothes, a bedside table and a lamp as well . A cot can be added to this room and all bedding is smooth cotton.
The fitted Shaker style kitchen has a large Butler style sink and real wood work surfaces and is well equipped for the keen cook. There is a fridge, dishwasher and freezer and a small breakfast bench with stools.
The double aspect sitting room is light and sunny in summer and warm in winter with an oak floor and wood burning stove [first basket of logs provided]. There is a dining table and cha...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Fulls
    1 Twin
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Strictly no smoking in the cottage apart from the courtyard.

A deposit of 30% is payable at time of booking to secure the booking. The balance must then be paid 8 weeks before the arrival date. If booking within 8 weeks, then the full amount is payable on receipt of the booking confirmation.

Payment accepted by cheque or bank transfer in GBP or Euros.

Prices are subject to change at the owner's discretion.

A refundable security deposit of 100 GBP - in cheque form - is required with the payment of the balance and is refunded within 1 weeks of departure, subject to satisfactory property inspection.
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About the neighbourhood
Deal is a small friendly seaside resort ideal with good cafes, pubs and restaurants all near the cottage and the pebble beach and long promenade is only a 2 minutes walk. There are bargains to be had at the Saturday market and some interesting vintage and antique shops. The pier has panoramic views of the Goodwin sands and the large Leisure Centre - The Tides - has a swimming pool. The Astor Theatre has an interesting events programme and Deal hosts several artistic and musical events, has an Annual Summer Festival with a Regatta and Carnival Parade in August and there are regular Sunday concerts at the bandstand on Walmer Green.
There is good fishing, walking and cycling nearby and 3 award winning golf courses in the area.
Getting around
Deal has a railway station near the town centre with links to London and towns along the coast. There is also a good local bus service and several taxi companies
Bikes can also be hired for cycling along the coastal paths.
There are also good links to the continent with the port of Dover being 8 miles away and the Channel Tunnel near Folkestone about 15 miles away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Gatwick: 80.0 km
Railway: Deal: 0.5 km
Ferry: Dover: 8.0 km
Flotsam Cottage is 2 minutes walk to the seafront and 5 minutes walk to Deal Station with high speed rail links to London St Pancras and other rail links of about 2 hours to Charing Cross, Waterloo East and London Bridge. It is is under 2 hours drive from London with it's airports and connections to other parts of England and it is 8 miles from the ferry ports of Dover and Ramsgate. There are also good country bus services in the area.
Free car parking is available 5 minutes walk away and there is a parking bay outside the cottage for unloading
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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