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

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Key Cottage Information

£350 - £550 weekly price range
Sleeps  2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms 
1 bathroom(s)
pets welcome
Pet Friendly (4 dogs welcome)
Family-Friendly: - Minimum age of child is 9 Cot available.
Rating: Not assessed
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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Booking and Enquiries
£350 per week
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This cottage is from an Independent Owner
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Contact Denise at The Gun Emplacement on 01403751556 or complete the enquiry form.

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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 since 2005

Property Facilities

Special Features:
  • Walmer Castle near
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Table Seats: 6
  • 1 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • 2 Double Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Central Heating
  • Open Fire
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Garden: Unfenced Rear Garden overlooks the sea
  • Parking
  • Hillside
  • Sea views

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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.

100% Deposit required to secure booking. If you cancel and we are able to re-let 100% money returned.

Local Attractions

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, The Coastguard Pub, on the beach and dog friendly.

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

St. Margaret's Bay, Dover

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