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Staplehurst Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £595  to  £720

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Short Breaks From

  • £130 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £175 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Room

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    No Children

  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Waterside Location

About Staplehurst Cottage

Staplehurst Cottage is a former shipwright's home dating from 1780 and re-invented as a comfortable seaside holiday cottage. It adjoins the owner's property in the Kent coastal village of Sandgate, 150 metres from the beach and within walking distance of shops, cafes and pubs like the Providence Inne. The one-bedroom property is ideal for a romantic escape or if you're an individual in the area for business or leisure but who wants to avoid a cramped, impersonal hotel room in favour of space and privacy.

Sandgate is a wonderful choice for a relaxed seaside holiday. Set up your deck chair on the shingle beach and go for a paddle in the English Channel. You're close enough to pop back to the cottage in a minute or two, but the beach has the convenience of shops, toilets, pubs and restaurants all nearby. Kent's coastline has gone in and out of fashion, but those in the know have always been in love with its seaside charms. A quiet desirable little gem, Sandgate has a gorgeous beach, fantastic views and a waterfront pub garden or two for long relaxing lunches.

Spend your days sunning yourself on the seashore, browsing the town's antique shops, or hiring a bike and walking or cycling along the promenade to Folkestone and Hythe, beside the Neapolitan Royal Military Canal, or around the Saga Country Park. Take a trip on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, or sit beside Folkestone Harbour and watch the boats bobbing peacefully on the water. Local attractions include Westenhanger Castle, Lympne Castle, and the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park. The drive and train journey from Sandgate to Calais is only around 90 minutes, meaning you can spend a day in France if a bit of duty-free shopping takes your fancy. Other day trips can include shopping and sightseeing in Ashford, Rye and the beautiful city of Canterbury, whose spectacular cathedral is as much of a museum as a place of worship and pilgrimage. There is a bus stop just two minutes away if you would rather leave your car behind and explore this fascinating area by public transport.

Staplehurst Cottage offers a warm welcome in every season. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Valerie Whitehouse joined Independent Cottages in April 2021


Enquire online:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Kent)

Accommodation Comprises:

Staplehurst Cottage is a smartly presented one bedroom self-contained property with accommodation over two levels.


  • Welcoming living/dining room with two sofas, cosy flame-effect fireplace, and a flatscreen TV with satellite channels and a CD player/radio. The dining table in front of the window makes the most of the morning sunshine as it streams into the room.
  • Well-appointed fitted kitchenette with a small oven, microwave, fridge, plates, glasses, utensils and equipment. A glazed door opens onto the private rear patio garden.


  • Quiet bedroom decorated in calming shades of cream and blue. The antique style double bed complements the decorative cast iron fireplace.
  • Bathroom with a power shower over the bath, WC, bidet and a handbasin.

Outside: The patio garden is bursting with colourful flowering plants in pots and climbing the trellis. It's a gorgeous spot to sit with a cup of tea in the morning or a glass of wine at the end of a full day. The dining table and chairs also make it a lovely place for alfresco meals in warm weather.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are all included. Guests to bring beach towels if they are required. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability. The owner regrets they cannot accommodate children or pets. Smoking is not permitted.

Staplehurst Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (1 Double)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £595
To £720
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1303 241296 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Valerie Whitehouse
Member Since April 2021

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* Calendar last updated: 28th September 2021

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