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The Old Bank House, Margate

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Margate, Isle of Thanet, Kent, England
The Old Bank House, offers an ideal position in the heart of Margate's Old Town and cultural quarter, a few minutes from the beach and the Turner Gallery. In the Old Town it's easy to explore the many galleries including the Turner Contemporary, the cafes , retro and vintage shops and boutiques as well as the award winning beaches. Enjoy and explore Margate, the creative and artistic centre of Kent.

The house offers spacious holiday accommodation with a large living room (the original banking hall with its high ceilings,) a dining room and kitchen, downstairs cloakroom and walled courtyard garden as well as its own off street parking. Upstairs are three bedrooms , a large double bedroom, a twin room and a single room and a modern bathroom. There is also a travel cot available.

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Listing #HL62848
About the Owner
Mary M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2008
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Despite other reviews here, we received a very unfriendly ‘welcome’ on arrival at the old bank house and felt very uncomfortable from the start, with the property manager taking a phone call through our 5 minute meeting that was more imortant than talking to us...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank CTandJC
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2018


Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Convenient and comfortable base for a few days in Margate,plenty to see and do,Mary the owner very pleasant and helpful to deal with.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Dave O
Management response:Responded 9 September 2017

Glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the review, Mary

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The house was the first bank in Margate built around 1800 with the living room the original banking hall and has retained its character with high ceilings. The pantry/store room was the bank vault. In addition to the kitchen and dining room there is a downstairs cloakroom and a walled courtyard garden and off street parking. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, a large master bedroom, a twin room and a single room.

There is private off street parking which is important in the old town where parking is very difficult. The private walled courtyard garden offers a relaxing space to unwind.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The house is ideal for adults exploring the Turner and the cultural heritage as well as the coast. A cot is provided and the house can accommodate children, however as a Grade 2...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 King
    3 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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  • Damage Deposit: AU$537 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.Nightly rate applies for first 2/3 nights and then discount may apply.Discounts for smaller parties.Tariffs vary depending on time of year and length of stay. Last minute offers are available, as are short breaks during off peak times of year and discounts for longer stays Weekend rates include Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.Refundable £300 security deposit with 50% deposit We can accept payments by cheque or bank transfer in GBP or euros
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About the neighbourhood
The house is within the Old Town , minutes from the beach, the cafes and restaurants on the seafront. It is in the cultural quarter with galleries in the adjoining streets and 200 metres from the new Turner Gallery.
Margate, offers fabulous sandy beaches, with activities for children.

The Old Town Musuem tells the story of Margate, the Winter Gardens and other venues offer entertainment. With the Viking Cycle Route , Margate is an excellent base for a cycling or walking holiday . A swimming pool, crazy golf, and bowling are all close by, as is the Tudor House.

The Old Town forms the cultural heart of Margate and thanet with its historic street pattern and houses dating from the 17th century.In addition to the Turner Gallery and independent galleries, there are retro and vintage shops se...
Getting around
The house is in the heart of the old town so everything in Margate is near and walkable. The beach and the Turner Gallery are a few minutes walk, and Dreamland about a 10 minute walk and the station less than 15 minutes. The loop bus linking Broadstairs, Margate and Ramsgate is at the end of the road so easy to explore by bus or car.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Kent International Airport, Manston: 8.0 km
Railway: Margate: 0.1 km
By Road from London, Margate is approximately 1 hour from the Dartford crossing via the M2/ A2 and A299. It is 30 minutes from the Eurotunnel Terminal at Ashford and can also be easily accessed via the Channel ports of Ramsgate and Folkestone.

By train, the Old Bank House, Margate is a 10 minute walk from Margate railway station

The house lies within the old town with good local train/ bus links. There is a bus stop withhin 100m of the house offering a loop service to Broadstairs, Ramsgate and the new Westwood Cross shopping centre.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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