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Sea Views and Log Burning Stoves. the Perfect Seaside Retreat. - Coastguards Lookout

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Wake in comfort to the sound of the sea, explore the misty brooding Romney Marsh, then warm up in the many atmospheric pubs with intriguing histories, resident ghouls, roaring fireplaces, cracking ales and tasty pub grub, walk along England’s finest beach, look out across the shimmering blue sea and you’ll feel like you’ve discovered another world….. Welcome to Coastguard Cottage’s, welcome to smugglers country.

Book your stay at Coastguard Cottages and discover a landscape full of myth’s and legends, surrounded by the haunting loneliness of Romney Mash and the vast stretch of historic coast.

Built in this secluded spot, to help guard against smuggling and invasion, these beautiful renovated coastguard cottage’s are the perfect location for a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Some say it is wild and desolate. Artists and writers find it inspirational. In reality, it is a 'green' paradise - more than a hundred square miles of unspoilt countryside rolling down from wooded hills to meet broad sands and shingle beaches - and a land of legend. Sense the touch of history in the Cinque Port towns of Rye, New Romney, Lydd and in the loneliness of the thirteen medieval churches which stand above meadows grazed by thousands of sheep.

Watch wild life at the vast RSPB nature reserve at Dungeness and along the solitary beaches by the famous lighthouse or visit one of the many atmospheric battlefields, stately homes, castles, ancient port towns and Norman ruins scattered across coast and countryside.


Coastguards Lookout is located in a gloriously peaceful and secluded position in Jury's Gap at the end of the village of Camber and adjoining an area designated an SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest). Quiet and peaceful, yet only a few minutes drive to the medieval town of Rye, the cottage has easy access to all amenities, including the local shops, and many excellent pubs and restaurants for eating out.

Coastguards Cottage is the perfect seaside retreat, listen to the rhythm of the waves echoing along our deserted beach and the surrounding nature reserves ringing out with a chorus of seabird colonies. Ancient historical sites reverberate with the footsteps of the past.

Coastguards Lookout is a cosy and beautifully appointed bolt-hole in a kind of semi-wilderness you wouldn’t really expect to find within such a short drive of London. Set back behind the sea wall and barely a moments walk from the beach, ‘Coastguards’ Lookout is the first of a group of Coastguard Cottages, built in 1875 that stand in splendid isolation at Jury’s Gap, beyond the end of Camber Village and which adjoin an extensive SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) that extends from within the cottage grounds, a full eight miles to Dungeness. Quite wild, yet intensely peaceful, with dramatic views in every direction, ‘Coastguards Lookout���� has recently been sumptuously renovated, decorated with wit and a playful seaside style and furnished with nothing but comfort and blissful relaxation in mind. The Cottage is still only a few minutes drive from the many attractions of the medieval Cinque Port town of Rye and it has easy access to all necessary amenities, including local farm shops selling Salt Marsh Lamb straight from the marshes, fishmongers selling straight from the fishing boats and a wide variety of excellent welcoming pubs and restaurants for dining out.

With miles of often-empty beach, a towering sky overhead and wind fresh with ozone straight from the Atlantic, ‘Coastguards Lookout’ is all about relaxation. Bathed in comfort, peace and quiet, you cannot help but unwind; it is the perfect place to kick off your shoes, shake the city dust off your hair and wander back to that bit of yourself that gets lost in the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Stepping into Coastguards Lookout you will immediately see the great care and attention that has been given in the renovation from its former life as a Coastguards property to a contemporary and cosy, but character filled holiday cottage. Retaining all traditional features, but enhanced with modern furnishing and equipment to cater for most, if not all requirements, the cottage is blessed with all you need to make it a home from home. The open plan kitchen/dining room, with a breakfast bar made from rustic locally sourced wood is complemented by a coffee machine, induction hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and music player.

And when the day is done, you can step through to the snug lounge. After a day out, or when the evening chill settles in, with its comfortable furnishings and bright log burning stove, it is the perfect place to relax and watch TV, play games on the X-Box, or read that book you keep promising yourself, with just the crackle, warmth and dancing flames of the fire and the distant crash of the waves to disturb you.

Head up stairs and you will find the large master bedroom with its super king sized bed and expansive views over the sheep studded marsh, where the local smugglers plied their trade in years gone by. Here a long and renewing nights rest is guaranteed.
Across the landing is the family bathroom with a large and luxurious walk in shower and views out across the bay and the sea.
The second bedroom has two zip link 3-foot beds, perfect for children, or pushed together, for a couple. With another stunning view of the sea, it also has a small flat screen TV, in case you tire of watching the extraordinary sunsets!

Outside, the wood decked south facing rear garden is decorated with buoys and features an extraordinary fence made entirely from reclaimed sea-groynes. With another dining table and benches outside the back door, it is the ideal place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine, or two, or three, while glowing with the satisfaction of exploring one of the many historical sights or taking in a hike along a coastal path.

Coastguards Lookout also benefits from access to an extended garden; a large area of grass beside the cottage that is perfect for ball games or just lazing around in the sun, and definitely a place to sip a sundowner watching the setting sun slip away.

Relax...? With the owner’s compliments on your arrival there will be some goodies to help get your holiday started. A bottle of wine from the highly regarded local vineyard ‘Chapel Down’, home- baked biscuits, tea, coffee and fresh milk, and of course a generous supply of logs for the wood burner.
‘Coastguards Lookout’ also provides all that you need for a stress free holiday, from fine bed linen, fluffy towels and bathrobes to toilet tissue and dishwasher tablets, so that's a few less things to pack for when you come and stay!

What to see and do at Coastguards Lookout
Nestled on the border of 1066 Country and The Garden of England with their stunning coast and countryside, ancient towns and historic sites, a holiday at Coastguards Lookout offers a vast array of activities and attractions to suit all interests.

Discover the beauty on the doorstep of this beautiful cottage, wending along lanes past sheep dotted fields, orchards, vineyards, cobbled streets and castles. Be enriched by England’s loveliest counties, alive with their exciting past: visiting Canterbury with Chaucer’s pilgrims, Rochester with Dickens, Rye with its smuggling past. See where a monumental battle famously reshaped the nation, follow the maritime adventures that have shaped our shore from Roman invasion to World War II. Quintessential England. But also bang up to date with leading-edge galleries and theatre, Michelin-starred dining and entertaining nightlife giving you so many things to do.

Ideally situated for day trips into or out of London, the region’s beautiful gardens and vineyards, historic castles and picturesque medieval towns and villages offer so many attractions that you will no doubt be tempted to stay longer.

Coastguards Lookout: Rye Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 1051625ha

Wake in comfort to the sound of the sea, explore the misty brooding Romney Marsh, then warm up in the many atmospheric pubs with intriguing histories, resident ghouls, roaring fireplaces, cracking ales and tasty pub grub, walk along our pebbled beach, look out across the shimmering blue sea and you’ll feel like you’ve discovered another world. Stay at Coastguard's Beach House and discover a landscape full of myth’s and legends, surrounded by the haunting loneliness of Romney Mash. A flat, open landscape of wide skies and fields criss-crossed by a lattice of drainage ditches, where yellow waterlilies float in early summer, it offers the opportunity to wander quiet lanes and paths and to visit some of its famous medieval churches and the vast stretch of historic invasion coast. Built in this secluded spot, to help guard against smuggling and invasion, this beautiful renovated coastguard cottage is the perfect location for a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          Other Amenities

              • Wake in comfort to the sound of the sea, explore the misty brooding Romney Marsh, then warm up in the many atmospheric pubs with intriguing histories, resident ghouls, roaring fireplaces, cracking ales and tasty pub grub, walk along England’s finest beach, look out across the shimmering blue sea and you’ll feel like you’ve discovered another world... Book your stay at Coastguard Cottages and discover a landscape full of myth’s and legends, surrounded by the haunting loneliness of Romney Mash and the vast stretch of historic coast. Built in this secluded spot, to help guard against smuggling and invasion, these beautiful renovated coastguard cottage’s are the perfect location for a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Television
              • Video Games
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Stove:

                    Logs supplied for the duration of your stay!...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          property descriptor

                              • Semi-Detached
                               

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                              £620
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                              Nov 3 - Dec 20
                              2 night min stay
                              £84
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                              £820
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                              2 night min stay
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                              £620
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                              £84
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                              Mar 28 - Apr 3
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                              £720
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                              7 night min stay

                              £790
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                              Apr 20 - May 22
                              7 night min stay

                              £720
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                              May 23 - Jun 26
                              7 night min stay

                              £790
                              rate 12
                              Jun 27 - Aug 30
                              7 night min stay

                              £990

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                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee £25
                              • Taxes Not included

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                              Location

                              7 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Rye
                              80 Metres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Camber Sands

                              Car: Recommended

                               

                              Manager info

                              Year Purchased: 2012

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