Harbour House

Margate, Kent
  • 9
  • 4
  • Pet Friendly

Lovingly restored Georgian house with original features located in the centre of the old town of Margate. Harbour House has everything you need for an idyllic stay.

  • Attractions close by including the Turner Contemporary and Dreamland
  • Family friendly, spacious seaside retreat complete with games room
  • Centrally located in Margate, named best beach town by The Sunday Times

About Harbour House


Harbour House is the perfect setting for a holiday or short break with family and friends. Decorated in an eclectic mix of contemporary and French 14th Century, this elegant Georgian property is spread across four floors, creating a spacious but homely feel with its original fireplaces and high ceilings adding a period touch.

There are four bedrooms, two doubles both with beautiful French antique beds, a twin room which can also be made up into a Superking bed, and a lovely children's room consisting of bunk beds and a single bed. Just outside this room the children can play in the cosy snug with lots of comfy cushions, creating a cool chillout zone. All beds are fitted with luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding and high quality mattresses, guaranteed for you to have a comfortable stay.

The stunning sitting room has a bay window overlooking the marketplace, perfect for people watching.

After a long day spent exploring Margate and neighbouring seaside towns, sink into one of the plush sofas and rest your feet in front of the roaring coal fire, or relax in the roll top bath tub in the large bathroom.

And for those with energy to spare, there is a fabulous games room in the basement with a multi-sports table offering table tennis, air hockey and pool, and comfy bean bags for spectators!

There's so much to do in the vibrant and exciting town. Harbour House is located in the Old Town, renowned for the antique and vintage clothes and furniture shops. And wander into the main town and you will find a selection of independent boutiques, art shops and a great choice of eateries and pubs.

A trip to the award winning Turner Contemporary art gallery is a must, and free! And then take in the fresh sea air and stroll down the Harbour Arm, stopping at a quirky cafe for tea and cake. Or enjoy a trip to Dreamland, a fun filled day for all the family.
15% discount on September arrivals

WHEN
DO YOU WANT TO STAY?

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"Wonderful stylish house enjoyed by all the family."

August 2018

"Stayed for a week, but it could have been a month! Fantastic."

Jon - July 2018

"We came for the food festival. Thank you for having us. House was perfect! Had an amazing week. See you next year!!"

Maidstone Massive - August 2018

"We've stayed for half term week at the end of May when England had many storms by we escaped them here in Margate. We cycled both directions along the coast to Ramsgate via Broadstairs and Reculver to the East. Harbour House is a perfect base."

John Family & Friends - 2018

"Thanks for a lovely stay! Margate is great. Love the Gormley sculpture in the sea too"

Louie and Family - May 2018

"What a charming house! Renovated in exquisite taste. We spend some excellent days in rest, promenading along the seafront and visiting Broadstairs and Canterbury. En core bravo pour ce bel endroit!"

La Famille Bryant - May 2018

"What a great location. We had so much fun exploring Margate from this beautiful house. Everything was superb."

April 2018

"The house is wonderful. I liked the beach so much that I picked shells. I liked the gaming room. - Bobby Age 9. We all had a lovely stay, young and old alike! - Kate Age 40. A lovely stay. Thank you. - Graham Age 70."

April 2018

"Thank you for a wonderful stay over Easter. We enjoyed every floor and the children loved their room & reading area at the top as well as the games room at the bottom. A great location for Turner, the beach & night in the heart of the Old Town. We hope to return one day for another family weekend."

The Smith Family - April 2018

What makes this area
So special...

Margate is famed for its sandy beaches and retro amusements. The Old Town, where Harbour House is located, has an array of pubs, cafes, restaurants and vintage shops to choose from.

Property details

Harbour House

Summary:

Sleeps 9 in 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

Bed Numbers
2 Double beds, 1 Single, 1 Twin, 1 set of Bunk Beds (2 Singles), 1 Zip and link beds set up as an Austrian twin

Parking - There is parking for 2 cars outside the property

Garden area - Enclosed patio

Ground Floor

Dining room with a decorative fireplace and dining table that seats up to 9 guests

Kitchen with an electric Aga oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer

Door to courtyard garden

First Floor

Sitting room with bay window, sofas and chairs, Smart TV with freeview and DVD player, open coal fire

Bathroom with a roll top bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC, decorative fireplace

Second Floor

Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2), double bed, chest of drawers, antique hanging rail, decorative fireplace

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), double bed, decorative fireplace

Third Floor

Shower room with shower cubicle, WC and basin and chest of drawers

Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2), twin room with two single beds, can be zip linked on request to make a Super King bed which is made up as an Austrian twin (two single duvets), hanging rail

Fourth Floor

Bedroom 4 (sleeps 3) Children's room with bunk beds and a single bed, chest of drawers

Snug/play area with scatter cushions

Basement

Games room with sports table with pool, table tennis and air hockey


Outside

Two enclosed patios with garden furniture

Services

Wi-Fi

Central Heating


What you need to know

Harbour House is suitable for a maximum of 6 adults and does not accept hens or stags groups

1 cot and 1 highchair available

2 well behaved dogs accepted

The property has lots of stairs as the property has 5 floors. Please also be aware of the lightwell that runs the whole height of the building next to the stairs

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