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Maritime Cottage

Deal, Kent

8 Middle Street, in Deal, Kent is a charming family holiday home just a stones throw from the sea, sleeping 6 people in 3 bedrooms. This property has a lovely enclosed courtyard garden and welcomes pets too.
From £795 for 7 nights

Key Features

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Child Friendly
  • Pet Friendly (up to 1 pet)


Key Features

  • Open fire/log burner
  • Outside space
  • Pub near by
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
  • Courtyard Garden

Kitchen / Housekeeping

  • Coffee Machine
  • Iron and board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair Dryer
  • Dishwasher


  • Close to amenities
  • Coastal


  • TV
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • DVD Player
  • Music System

Children / Infants

  • Children Welcome

Pricing & Availability

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"My husband and I enjoyed a relaxing stay in Deal, especially enjoying how close the house was to the beach! Lovely wood burner in the living room and plenty of space throughout the house."

Ms N Watts, Oct 2020

"A lovely cottage and perfect spot to explore Deal. Well equipped and very clean - the cottage has a large, social kitchen and lots of period features. Deal has some great pubs, super walks and the cafe on the pier is a particularly nice place to visit."

D Miller, Sep 2020

"Review of Stay 22nd - 29th December 2019 - Nicola King

We stayed at 8 Middle Street - Christmas 2019 for a week and had a fabulous time, the cottage is very well equipped in every way, we had 10 for lunch Christmas Day and then 7 nearly every day after !!!

The bedrooms are a good size, and so nice to have a large shower and a bath tub to relax in too.

The location is perfect, being so near the High Street, pubs and great restaurants.

Would definitely recommend for a winter or summer stay."

Nikki King, Dec 2019

"Can I start by saying that Deal is the most delightful town. The high street is vibrant and even in November it is buzzing. The house is... well great. Everything there and has a nice log burner - which is the nicest. Beds so comfortable. Only downside is the kitchen - the central island needs to get rid of the hob - but there is a dining room. But it is a holiday place - the kitchen is well equipped. Deffo recommend."

Catherine, Nov 2018

"8 Middle Street is a cosy and comfortable cottage in a superb location. Three generations stayed here with all needs catered for: beach, shops and restaurants only minutes away and excellent WiFi and TV for the teen.

Beds were very comfortable, the bathroom is luxurious and the cottage was spotless.

Camilla and the staff at Keepers Cottages were helpful at all times with great personal attention and interest.

I would recommend this cottage and the Company."

Adele, Oct 2018


Property Description

Maritime Cottage at 8 Middle Street is a character holiday home in central Deal just a stone’s throw from the beach, sleeping 6 people in 3 bedrooms (2 double and one twin). This property has a lovely, enclosed courtyard garden and welcomes pets. Maritime Cottage dates to about 1690 and combines the best of history with modern comfort. The bus and taxi stops are two minutes away and the train station only eight minutes. There is wi-fi through-out the cottage, and with estimated download speed of 51–73 Mbps, you are “good to go” for entertainment or homeworking.

Situated within the heart of the conservation area in the charming seaside town of Deal, Maritime Cottage is a desirable holiday home for those looking to escape to the seaside. The house is steeped in history and has even been awarded a Deal Society blue plaque for being the home of Catharine Boys, the 19th century philanthropist, who set up an orphanage. A large kitchen to the back has a stable door out to the pretty courtyard, which makes a lovely outside dining space during the summer months. There is a wonderful sitting room with exposed brickwork chimney breast surrounding the log burner, and also a good sized dining room off the kitchen with an extendable table seating up to eight, providing ample space for family groups.

It sleeps six people comfortably. The stairs to the upper floors and exposed beams (retrieved from ships) evoke the maritime past of Deal. All three bedrooms are a good size, two doubles on the first floor and a twin snuggles under the eaves at the top of the house. The spacious bathroom enjoys a free-standing bath and separate walk-in shower.

Ground floor

Entrance Hall

Sitting Room

A large sitting room with a sash window to the street, and a wood burner in the beautiful fireplace with exposed brickwork. A large sofa, comfy armchair, and rocking chair provide seating. The TV has a BT Sports (which has Champions League and some Premier League football games) included in the package, and various iPlayer/catch up options. There is a Yamaha hi fi separates system with CD player, internet radio and Bluetooth. There are books, CDs, games (all on bookshelf) and DVDs (in TV/hi fi unit drawers, as are some of the kitchen and dining room kit brochures) to enjoy.


A lovely light and large kitchen with an island in the middle with breakfast bar stools. There is a washing machine, dryer, new oven and new Bosch dishwasher, and a Pure Bluetooth radio.

Stable door to

Private Courtyard

A lovely sunny courtyard which is not overlooked. Perfect for dining during the summer months. There is an outside WC, and use of two adult bicycles (at guests’ risk as they are infrequently serviced).

Dining Room

A good sized dining room for formal nights in with silver cutlery and an extendable table seating up to eight people. It has a door leading out onto the courtyard.

First Floor

Master Bedroom

A large light room with a pretty sash window onto the street. Good sized double bed, bedside tables and a pretty dressing table and a sofa. Plenty of cupboard space. Wi-Fi router.


A good sized bathroom, WC, free standing sumptuous bath, and a walk-in shower. The modern combi boiler is housed in a cupboard.

Second Floor

A good sized bedroom with a large double bed. Basin, cupboard and a large screen TV.

Twin room

A pretty twin room with two single beds, chest of drawers with lovely roof top views.

Additional information

Children welcome, cot and high chair available upon request.
Well behaved dogs welcome.
There is pay and display parking along the seafront, free parking is available a short distance away.

Owners’ welcome

“It was love at first sight when we first saw Maritime Cottage. We hope you will also enjoy the ambience, and have a great time in Deal, with its history and lovely restaurants, pubs, and shops. There are great walks along the Saxon Way or cycling on Route One and so much to see.”

Local Information

The house is perfectly located in the centre of the town with easy access to Deal seafront and the High Street. This is a very appealing choice for holiday makers, with wonderful beaches, stunning seaside walks, a lovely promenade in a town steeped in history and culture. Deal offers a micro-climate with the best of the summer weather with so much to do and see. This is golfers paradise too with the famous Royal St Georges, Royal Cinque Ports and Princes links golf courses on the door step.