A warm welcome awaits you in this pretty cottage
A spacious lounge to enjoy
Curl up in front of a warm cosy coal effect gas fire
A well-equipped kitchen
A spacious double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Another twin bedroom
Wash away the day in the bathroom
A fully enclosed garden for children to play in
Enjoy afternoon tea in the garden
1 / 10  A warm welcome awaits you in this pretty cottage
2 / 10  A spacious lounge to enjoy
3 / 10  Curl up in front of a warm cosy coal effect gas fire
4 / 10  A well-equipped kitchen
5 / 10  A spacious double bedroom
6 / 10  Twin bedroom
7 / 10  Another twin bedroom
8 / 10  Wash away the day in the bathroom
9 / 10  A fully enclosed garden for children to play in
10 / 10  Enjoy afternoon tea in the garden

Sandpiper Cottage - Whitstable

Whitstable, Kent
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious Victorian cottage with a cosy vintage interior throughout
  • Within a five-minute walk to the centre of Whitstable and its shops, cafes and restaurants
  • Outside patio area with table and chairs for alfresco dining
  • Walking distance to Whitstable Beach with its gentle shelving beach, ideal for children
  • Ideal destination for keen foodies, with a wide range of places to eat out
  • Great location for exploring East Kent, including Margate, Canterbury, and Broadstairs
Property code: 56363

Elegant three-storey period cottage sleeping six guests, enjoying a central location in the seaside town of Whitstable, with shops, pubs, and the beach all within a few minutes’ walk.

Set in the heart of the popular seaside town of Whitstable, this elegant three-storey property makes a lovely holiday base for a family or a group of friends looking for a comfortable retreat close to the sea. This stylishly furnished Victorian cottage is within half a mile of the town’s working harbour and the beautiful shingle beach. There are numerous great independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants nearby, many of them serving the town’s famous oysters.

On arriving in this comfortable cottage, you will find the attractive dining room which makes an ideal space for sharing family meals or planning the day’s events. There’s also a welcoming lounge with a Smart TV so you can enjoy a movie at the end of a great day. A couple of steps lead down to the bright and tastefully furnished galley-style kitchen which is fully equipped with everything you may need. There are two cosy twin bedrooms on the first floor and a double room on the second floor. Please note this bedroom has a sloping ceiling. A patio door leads out from the kitchen into the long and narrow garden which features a lawn and a decked patio where you can relax with a glass of wine or a fantastic al fresco meal.

Known for its fresh, locally caught seafood, which is brought in via the working harbour, the charming town of Whitstable is a quiet but bustling coastal town with plenty of activities to enjoy. Water sports enthusiasts can go kayaking and kite surfing, or you can take long coastal walks to Seasalter (2 miles) and Tankerton (1 mile). Following the Crab and Winkle Way takes you inland to the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury (7 miles). Also, within easy reach are Herne Bay (5.5 miles) and Margate (19 miles).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms - 2 twins and 1 double
  • 1 bathroom, 1 shower room and 1 en-suite WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washer/dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Roadside parking available locally
  • WI-FI included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shops, pubs, and beach within walking distance
  • Smart TV in lounge

This property is personally managed by Sam.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 4 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Fred 21st December 2019

Loved our stay over Christmas. The cottage accommodated six adults and the dog easily. Kitchen was well equipped. We had some lovely evenings in the cosy lounge playing games round the fire. Access to the town and beach/Harbour was great only a few mins walk. Best lobster ever at the East Quay. Would not hesitate to book this cottage again.

Reviewed by Denise 1st November 2019

The cottage is close to both main high street and the beach. Great location and very comfortable accommodation. Good size garden and well equipped kitchen and utility room.

Reviewed by Frances 14th September 2019

The property was very comfortable and nicely decorated. The garden and terrace perfect for our needs. It was clean and tidy. The issue of not being able to check in unril 4pm and then be out by 10am prompt is a bit 'off'.

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Whitstable is one of Kent’s most popular seaside towns, not only for its long shingle beaches, dotted with colourful huts and houses, but also for its annual Oyster Festival, when the town really comes alive. Here you can sample this renowned delicacy which has been collected in the area since Roman times and brings visitors from all over the globe to get a glimpse of the first catch of the season. Still a working harbour, you can sample a plethora of seafood from the stalls and restaurants as you watch the fishing boats return from sea, or pop up to the bohemian main street with its quirky colourful shops and galleries. Keep to the seaside theme and hire bikes to ride along the coast to Herne Bay just two miles away, or try the famous inland Crab and Winkle Way, which follows the old railway line between Whitstable and Canterbury and is packed with history and nostalgia. Relax with lazy days at the beach, building sandcastles and exploring hidden rock pools or take a long walk along the vast stretch of shingle beach. The area has lots of other beach walks, as well many country and woodland trails nearby, perfect for both you and the family dog! For a little culture, pay a visit to the town’s famous 18th century Castle and Gardens, Playhouse Theatre and Whitstable Museum and Gallery, all perfect for an afternoon or evening out. Only eight miles north of the cathedral city of Canterbury with its popular glass-fronted Marlowe Theatre, you are also just half an hour away from the up-and-coming seaside town of Margate and 45 minutes away from the port of Dover with its famous white cliffs. Slightly further afield, you will find the historic Cinque Ports towns of amongst others, Rye, Hastings and Tenterden where you will find a variety of spectacular monuments and beautiful castles to visit with all the family. Whitstable really is the perfect place for those who want to get back to how holidays used to be – full of fun, adventure and family.

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