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The Old Bank House, Margate

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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The Old Bank House, offers an ideal position in the heart of Margate's Old Town and cultural quarter, a few minutes from the beach and the Turner Gallery. In the Old Town it's easy to explore the many galleries including the Turner Contemporary, the cafes , retro and vintage shops and boutiques as well as the award winning beaches. Enjoy and explore Margate, the creative and artistic centre of Kent. The house offers spacious holiday accommodation with a large living room (the original banking hall with its high ceilings,) a dining room and kitchen, downstairs cloakroom and walled courtyard garden as well as its own off street parking. Upstairs are three bedrooms , a large double bedroom, a twin room and a single room and a modern bathroom. There is also a travel cot available. The Old B...The Old Bank House, offers an ideal position in the heart of Margate's Old Town and cultural quarter, a few minutes from the beach and the Turner Gallery. In the Old Town it's easy to explore the many galleries including the Turner Contemporary, the cafes , retro and vintage shops and boutiques as well as the award winning beaches. Enjoy and explore Margate, the creative and artistic centre of Kent. The house offers spacious holiday accommodation with a large living room (the original banking hall with its high ceilings,) a dining room and kitchen, downstairs cloakroom and walled courtyard garden as well as its own off street parking. Upstairs are three bedrooms , a large double bedroom, a twin room and a single room and a modern bathroom. There is also a travel cot available. The Old Bank House offers the ideal base for a traditional beach holiday, for day trips, a cultural experience or simply somewhere to unwind and let the sea air relax and revive you. Margate offers many different holidays with access to Ramsgate (and its regattas) Broadstairs (folk week and Dickens) and the glorious kent countryside, excellent golf course and leisure activities. There is also a frequent 'loop' bus service that runs between Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs so you can leave the car behind. Joss Bay and Viking Bay both offering surfing. Built around 1800 the house has great character which is cleverly combined with modern comforts. The Old Bank House is graded 4 star by Visit England. More
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About the Owner
Mary M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2008
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Despite other reviews here, we received a very unfriendly ‘welcome’ on arrival at the old bank house and felt very uncomfortable from the start, with the property manager taking a phone call through our 5 minute meeting that was more imortant than talking to us...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank CTandJC
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

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Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Convenient and comfortable base for a few days in Margate,plenty to see and do,Mary the owner very pleasant and helpful to deal with.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Dave O
Management response:Responded September 9, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the review, Mary

Reviewed August 11, 2017

Stayed in the house with for a family weekend attending a music festival. House was spacious, well equipped and comfortable. Outstanding location in the very heart of up and coming Old Margate with a great variety of cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants within a few...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank keith h
Reviewed August 9, 2014

The Old Bank House is situated in the very centre of the lively Margate old town. Many beautiful shops and cafes around. 1 Minute walk to the seafront. Spacious rooms, nice living room and kitchen.

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank DanielCH
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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The house was the first bank in Margate built around 1800 with the living room the original banking hall and has retained its character with high ceilings. The pantry/store room was the bank vault. In addition to the kitchen and dining room there is a downstairs cloakroom and a walled courtyard garden and off street parking. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, a large master bedroom, a twin room and a single room. There is private off street parking which is important in the old town where parking is very difficult. The private walled courtyard garden offers a relaxing space to unwind.
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About the neighbourhood
The house is within the Old Town , minutes from the beach, the cafes and restaurants on the seafront. It is in the cultural quarter with galleries in the adjoining streets and 200 metres from the new Turner Gallery. Margate, offers fabulous sandy beaches, with activities for children. The Old Town Musuem tells the story of Margate, the Winter Gardens and other venues offer entertainment. With the Viking Cycle Route , Margate is an excellent base for a cycling or walking holiday . A swimming pool, crazy golf, and bowling are all close by, as is the Tudor House. The Old Town forms the cultural heart of Margate and thanet with its historic street pattern and houses dating from the 17th century.In addition to the Turner Gallery and independent galleries, there are retro and vintage shops se...
Getting around
The house is in the heart of the old town so everything in Margate is near and walkable. The beach and the Turner Gallery are a few minutes walk, and Dreamland about a 10 minute walk and the station less than 15 minutes. The loop bus linking Broadstairs, Margate and Ramsgate is at the end of the road so easy to explore by bus or car.
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