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Dreamland Lets, Margate seaside self-catering flat

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Dreamland Lets, Margate, is a 3 bedroom seaside apartment, home away from home, cosy whatever the weather! Sleeps up to eight people: comfortable, family-friendly, fully equipped three bedroom holiday flat right on the beach front in Margate with stunning panoramic views over the Kent coast from the lounge, all three bedrooms and even the kitchen. Free wifi and free parking. Easy to find as the flat is high up in the imposing tower of Arlington House, an iconic example of Brutalist architecture and visible throughout Margate. Perfect for seaside holidays or exploring the historic Kent countryside following in the footsteps of the Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Canterbury Pilgrims, Charles Dickens, the famous painter JMW Turner and TS Eliot. Watch the glorious sunsets from the comfort of your arm...Dreamland Lets, Margate, is a 3 bedroom seaside apartment, home away from home, cosy whatever the weather! Sleeps up to eight people: comfortable, family-friendly, fully equipped three bedroom holiday flat right on the beach front in Margate with stunning panoramic views over the Kent coast from the lounge, all three bedrooms and even the kitchen. Free wifi and free parking. Easy to find as the flat is high up in the imposing tower of Arlington House, an iconic example of Brutalist architecture and visible throughout Margate. Perfect for seaside holidays or exploring the historic Kent countryside following in the footsteps of the Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Canterbury Pilgrims, Charles Dickens, the famous painter JMW Turner and TS Eliot. Watch the glorious sunsets from the comfort of your armchair: Turner remarked to the influential writer and art critic John Ruskin that “…the skies over Thanet are the loveliest in all Europe”. The unique quality of light in this part of Kent drew Turner back time and again, to stay in his guesthouse by the Harbour, now the site of the world-class Turner Contemporary Gallery. Located just across the road from Margate Main Sands beach and within walking distance of all Margate's attractions including the Turner Contemporary, the mysterious Shell Grotto, the picturesque Old Town, the wonderfully preserved Tudor House and right next door to the historic Dreamland Amusement Park with its Scenic Railway and Cinema - don't worry, the flat is on the other side of the building, so you won't be disturbed by any sounds of revelry.The flat is on the sunset side high up in the iconic 60's high-rise tower, featured in the BBC TV series 'True Love', and has secure entry, two lifts and residents-only free on-site parking. It's fully equipped with wifi, TV, freeview box, DVD, fridge-freezer, cooker with oven, washer, microwave, kettle and toaster, cutlery and crockery for 8 plus children's plastic dinner service for 6, kitchen utensils, tea towels and washing up liquid. Bed linen and bath towels provided, together with a selection of books, DVDs, board games and toys, and a VHS player with a supply of Disney videos for children. Fresh clean bathroom with original Sixties fixtures including high-line bath tub, a new electric shower and heated towel rail, and essential toiletries provided (shower gel, hand wash and hand lotion). Sleeps up to 8 adults (three bedrooms plus double sofa-bed in lounge), with cot mattress available for a toddler. Dreamland Lets self-catering holiday apartment is perfect for family holidays by the seaside, romantic breaks, friends get-aways or business trips. Explore the historic Kent countryside or just laze on the golden sand of Margate's wonderful beaches just across the road. The flat has the original 60s kitchen and bathroom, with old-style fittings including highline bath tub, there is a new electric shower over the bath tub. The furnishings have been geared towards lively young families so are on the practical end of the style spectrum. The two lifts are also original, so are old and can be a bit temperamental, they are serviced on a regular basis. You can see a virtual tour of the flat by searching for Dreamland Lets Margate video tour. We provide a complimentary welcome tray of tea, coffee & biscuits, and pop some fresh milk in the fridge so you can have a cuppa on arrival - you bring the beach towels and sunscreen. Maybe also pack your sketchpad and pencils, be inspired to emulate Turner and produce your own masterpiece. Sorry, no smoking, but the Nayland Rock Shelter, where TS Eliot wrote 'The Waste Land', is just across the road on the beach, and who knows, inspiration might strike while you puff away. To see a brief video tour of the flat, go to you tube, then search for Dreamland Lets, Margate. We look forward to welcoming you to Dreamland Lets soon! If you'd like more info or have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us - very sorry, no pets allowed in the flat, and absolutely no smoking in the flat or the communal areas of the building. For insurance purposes, I'm afraid we cannot accept any groups where everyone is aged 21 or under. At least one member of the group must be over 21, and written permission is required from the parents or guardians of all the under-21s. Any questions, just ask.More
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About the Owner
Gaye H
Languages spoken:English, Danish, Dutch
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

Back again, visit number 6 or 7, lost track, us and the kids love our seaside hols in Margate, and this flat is so nice. DreamlandLets is a great place to stay right by the beach, Gayes always so welcoming and everythings perfect for young...More

Date of stay: May 2017
4  Thank Gloria J
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Love the new layout and furniture, even more comfy now, my aunt loved the sofa and colorful cushions. Cant rember how many times weve been here, 5 or 6, the kids love it so close to the beach, I love it cos its clean and...More

Date of stay: May 2016
6  Thank Gloria J
DreamlandLets, VR Owner at Dreamland Lets, Margate seaside self-catering flat, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2016

Lovely to see all of you again, and very pleased you like the new arrangement with the new furniture and accessories. Many thanks to you and your aunt for buying carpet cleaner when one of the children spilt their drink - it's always the red...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2015

Back again because the kids really love it here, the flat is comfy and kid-friendly and the views are awesome. The kids love being so high up looking down at seagulls flying around below so even when the weathers bad, it rained 2 of our...More

Date of stay: March 2015
3  Thank Gloria J
DreamlandLets, VR Owner at Dreamland Lets, Margate seaside self-catering flat, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

It was great to see you all again, we love hosting you again for your seaside holiday, please thank the children for the sweet little message and Disney Frozen drawings they left for us on the noticeboard - Olaf is so cute! - and tell...More

Reviewed September 28, 2014

The views as promised are quite breath taking from high up in this Brutalist tower block, everything inside is very clean and comfortable, and the location right on the beach is superb. We were warmly welcomed by Gaye and everything was ready for us to...More

Date of stay: August 2014
5  Thank 476alisonc
DreamlandLets, VR Owner at Dreamland Lets, Margate seaside self-catering flat, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2014

We're so pleased you had a good holiday at Dreamland Lets and enjoyed those amazing views from high up in the tower looking out for miles across the sea. Very glad you had such good weather during your stay so you could enjoy picnicing on...More

Reviewed September 9, 2014

We booked this apartment to go to a soul weekender and although it was clean inside the décor was from the 80s with videotapes to make it authentic. The flat is in a block of council flats. They are not all holiday lets and there...More

Date of stay: August 2014
2  Thank Janine B
DreamlandLets, VR Owner at Dreamland Lets, Margate seaside self-catering flat, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2014

We're pleased you had a good weekend in Margate for the Soul Weekend, and sorry you were not happy with the accommodation, which is located right on Margate Main Sands beach with amazing panoramic views. There are photos on the website which clearly show the...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Books
TV
Parking
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Microwave
Elevator/Lift access
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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How to get there
There are fast trains from all five London airports (Heathrow / Gatwick / Stansted / Luton / City) into London to London Stratford or London Kings Cross St Pancras railway stations, and from there you can take the fast train to Margate station. We are a three minute walk from Margate station. National Express coaches stop a few minutes walk from the flat, they have an extensive network of services covering the entire UK including airports and ferry ports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km
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