The Gun Emplacement - St. Margaret's Bay, Dover, Kent, England

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Bedroom 1
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Bedroom 2
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Bedroom 3
The sitting room The sitting room
Room with a View
Booking and Enquiries
phone 01403 751556 or
email Click here to email owner
payment options Payment Options: cheque, bank transfer
Contact: Mrs. Denise Wordsworth

Key Cottage Information

Price range from £300 to £525 per week
Number of units of accommodation: 1
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms 
Number of bathrooms: 1 
Short Breaks: No
Suitable for the disabled:  no
Children are welcome:  yes - Minimum age of child is 9 Cot available.
Pet Friendly:  yes(4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
The Gun Emplacement is a fantastic 3 bedroom holiday cottage perched high on a cliff top along the National Trust’s protected White Cliffs. The nearest house to France, the Gun Emplacement has an absolutely stunning setting and fabulous sea views.

The house was constructed by the Army in 1910, Sir Peter Ustinov was billeted there during the Second War and he bought the house from the Ministry of Defence in 1946. The current owner purchased the house in 1977 and transformed it in to a wonderful seaside holiday home.

This cottage offers comfortable, although not luxurious accommodation and benefits from a unique location with fabulous uninterrupted views across the Channel to Calais. There are gardens to the back and front and the location offers total peace in glorious unspoiled countryside. The wonderful view on the cliffs is shown above.
 

This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2005

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Special Features:
  • Walmer Castle near
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Dining Table Seats: 6
Bedroom(s):
  • 1 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • 2 Double Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
Bathroom:
  • Bath
  • Shower
Heating:
  • Central Heating
  • Open Fire
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Garden: facing sea:back lawn
  • Parking
Setting:
  • Hillside
  • Sea views
The Gun Emplacement  - St. Margaret's Bay, Dover,

The cottage itself can be seen by clicking on "Interior Photos". It is not suitable for young children due to the proximity of the cliff edge, but fine for older people (two small steps) and for well-behaved pets. Due to the layout of the property it is not really suited to wheel chairs. NO SMOKERS.

There are 3 double bedrooms. A pleasant sitting-room (with an open fireplace) looking out to sea, with sliding double-glazed windows on 3 sides: a tiny modern kitchen fitted with Ikea cupboards, fridge-freezer, oven, dishwasher, microwave, a separate WC, new bathroom with basin, bath and tiled walk-in shower with excellent pressure. There is even an airing cupboard to keep linen warm. Towels are NOT provided except for Overseas visitors on request.

The shingle beach is very near (7 mins. walk) and there are many other delightful walks - to Dover over the cliff tops, to Kingsdown and Sandwich. Canterbury, Folkestone, Leeds Castle, Sissinghurst Gardens, Rye, Walmer, Chilham and of course France, are all a short drive away.

The road to the cottage from the village is pretty poor so drivers of precious cars beware!

Due to Spam filters - Please Book By Phone as well as Email.

Please visit http://thegunemplacement.co.uk/ to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Kent.

Changeover Day: Saturday

Please contact us for availability, prices and bookings

Day trips to France. Castles galore: Dover, Walmer, Chilham, Sandwich, Leeds and other glories. Canterbury Cathedral, Sissinghurst Gardens, Rye, Hythe and Tunbridge Wells are an easy drive away. St. Margaret's at Cliffe is the local village.

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Railway: Martin Mill & Dover Priory: Gatwick Airport, Manston Airport Dover Docks & Channel Tunnel.

Recommended Places to Visit: France, Dover Castle, Sissinghurst Gardens, Canterbury

Annual Events: Dover Carnival Concert, Dover Town Hall, Biggin Street, Dover. Deal Collectors' Fair. Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel le Ferne, near Folkestone, British Open Golf Tournament, Sandwich

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Wallett's Court - gourmet restaurant in St Margaret's, The Cliffe Tavern - excellent pub meals, The Swingate Inn - superb fish & chips

Local Sports: Swimming , horse riding, sailing, bird-watching, golf. British Open Golf

St. Margaret's Bay, Dover


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