Skippers, in Deal, Kent is a gorgeous seaside holiday cottage, sleeping 6 people in 3 bedrooms. This child and pet friendly cottage lies on historic Middle Street in Deal, just moments from the seafront and the high street. An ideal seaside getaway for families and friends.This character cottage on historic Middle Street, Deal is a truly wonderful property. You cannot fail to be impressed by the styling, design and degree of comfort in this holiday home. Laid out over three floors, Skippers has three bedrooms and sleeps six people comfortably. Situated in the middle of Deal, and just one street behind the High Street and the seafront, this is the perfect place to stay and explore this seaside town steeped in maritime history. Stepping in through the front door is like stepping back in time to Deal's dark smuggling days as a point of interest some Deal smugglers served as pilots for Nelson and it was from Deal that guinea boats were constructed to ship gold across the channel to pay napoleons armies. This history can be felt in the walls of this exceptional property. From the ancient, solid front door to the huge, impressive inglenook fireplaces adorning the wall of both the downstairs and the master bedroom to the vintage furniture that works so well with the contemporary wood panelling and modern framed artwork. There is even a lovely sunny courtyard with potted bay tree and herbs to enjoy the fresh sea air.
There is a small entrance hall where the softly painted wood panelled walls are decorated with an antique mirror and paintings.
Living area with two comfortable sofas one of which is a corner sofa. Armchair to seat one and a further armchair to seat two. Huge inglenook fireplace with wood burner. TV and DVD player.
Dining area in the corner of the living area with table and chairs to seat 4.
Step up to the modern kitchen with breakfast bar area with 2 stools. Smeg oven with gas hob. Dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, kettle and fridge.
Original floorboards with rug covering. Decorative wood panelling.
Outside courtyard area
French doors lead outside to a small, private courtyard with table and chairs for four people. Mirrors on the painted courtyard walls to reflect the light. Potted herbs and bay tree.
Wide carpeted stairs lead to the first floor landing.
Original floorboards with runner; interesting artwork on walls, antique mirror, chair and storage bench.
Huge master bedroom to the front of the house overlooking Middle Street. Blind and curtains at the window. Impressive inglenook with huge tv in the fireplace. Antique chair and dresser, two bed side tables with lamps, a fan, two metal storage trunks, plenty of hangers for clothes, original wooden floorboards and a rug.
Step up into the family bathroom at the back of the house. Striking grey and white decoration with metro tiles. Shower over the bath. Sink unit with vintage mirror unit above.
Wide carpeted stairs lead up to the second floor with wooden handrail.
Quaint single room with second bed available on request under the eaves with floorboards and aztec style rug. Wood panelling. Wooden stool, antique dresser, vintage books and interesting framed prints on walls. Bedside table and lamp. Cute window with blind with views out over the character rooftops of Middle Street.
Second double bedroom with rocking chair. Sisal type rugs either side of the bed. Wooden floorboards and wood panelling. Stainless steel bedside lamps. There is a large walk in wardrobe/cupboard for hanging clothes and a second room with a sink and toilet.
Between the two bedrooms there is a small landing with space for a washing machine, ironing board and dryer.
This property is strictly no smoking inside. There is free WIFI. There is no parking on Middle Street itself due to the character of this street, however there is pay and display parking close by. There is also on street parking that is not restricted during the evenings and on Sundays. Outside of this time parking is restricted on neighbouring streets to one hour.
Wed 07th Jul 2021 for 10 nights
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Beautiful cottage with everything you need. Felt very cosy even in January and the log burner was a real treat. Spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated, we couldn't have asked for more. Booking process very straightforward with quick and very helpful responses, and key collection swift and easy, meaning we could settle in and start our break straightaway. We loved our short stay in Deal and this was the ideal central base for exploring the town and the area. Louise and Family, January 2020
Super close to the beach on the newer side of Deal town. Traditional style cottage with loads of original features. Comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen. The town has loads of lovely traditional pubs, a few great restaurants (as well as loads of fab fish and chip shops of course) and some lovely vintage shops. The beach walks are lovely especially the walk up to Kingsdown. I'd definitely stay there again, it made a lovely base for our two week break. Niki, December 2019
Beautiful quaint cottage in the heart of Deal Close to the amenities if you want to self cater or a short walk (10 paces!) to one of the most popular pubs in Deal on the seafront... you couldn't ask for better. The cottage has everything you need for a pleasant stay with your dogs Brilliant! Michael London, October 2019
Close to the amenities if you want to self cater or a short walk (10 paces!) to one of the most popular pubs in Deal on the seafront... you couldn't ask for better. The cottage has everything you need for a pleasant stay with your dogs Brilliant! Gloria, October 2019
Great cottage was equipped with everything we needed for our stay. So much character and close to all amenities. We had a very enjoyable stay and friendly staff. Would definitely stay here again. Summersock, September 2016