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The spacious living area with two large sofas, armchair and rocking chair
The front of Ballarat House with tile steps and huge bag window
The range cooker in the kitchen, viewed from the living room
Seascapes Bedroom: King size bed, spacious built in wardrobe, retro occasional chair, original marble fireplace and opulent gold framed mirrors
Tamarisk Bedroom: Large inky blue room featuring kingsize bed with velvet headboard, switched wall lights and vintage Flemish side tables
The lower ground living room, with wood burner and two sofas
The living area by night is cosy with lots of mood lighting
The kitchen has a large bespoke wooden dining table with benches and a range cooker
A view of the spacious and cosy living room from the kitchen
The dining table (seats 10 on benches) and kitchen viewed from the living room
Sunrise Bedroom: A small and cosy bedroom on the mezzanine level with handmade Taurus Kyoto zip n link wooden beds
Sunrise Bedroom: A small and cosy bedroom at the top of the house. Velvet fringed lampshade, switched wall lights, rustic log bedside tables, rattan shelves/drawers and use of a small cupboard with hanging rail in the upper hallway
Alexanders Bedroom: With a king size dusky pink velvet king size bed with a headboard, hanging bedside lights, and quirky wood and resin bedside tables
The lower ground dining table and kitchen viewed from the sofa
The lower ground bathroom has a large freestanding bath and wet room shower
Large bath with electric shower and glass shower enclosure, toilet, built in cupboards and luxury marble surfaces. A great bath to put the kids in!
The ground floor wet room
Seascapes Bedroom: Large forest green room featuring kingsize bed with velvet headboard, switched wall lights, and vintage rattan side tables
Tamarisk Bedroom: Ample wardrobe space, a revamped rattan occasional chair, shelves, decorative tiled fireplace and large art deco sideboard topped with a large vintage gilt mirror
Sunrise Bedroom: Patterned gold lampshade, switched wall lights, rustic log bedside tables and a small Art Deco wardrobe
Sunrise Bedroom: Handmade Taurus Kyoto zip n link wooden beds can be configured as twin singles or as a double bed
A cosy corner in the living room, next to the huge bay windows with bespoke shutters
Upper hallway: dramatic dark tones, a vintage chandelier and quirky artworks
Entrance lobby: looking into the hallway through the original engraved glass Entrance door
Entrance hallway: looking down towards the front door
A detail of the dresser in the kitchen
A detail of the marble mantelpiece above the wood burner in the living room
A statement gold palm tree lamp lights up the corner of the living room
The Snug: a quiet internal hallway in the lower ground with a small sofa
The bespoke blinds in the Sunrise bedroom
The lower ground patio area with picnic table
The dining table (seating 10) and egg chair in the pergola area
The front of Ballarat House with tile steps and huge bag window
The range cooker in the kitchen, viewed from the living room
Seascapes Bedroom: King size bed, spacious built in wardrobe, retro occasional chair, original marble fireplace and opulent gold framed mirrors
Tamarisk Bedroom: Large inky blue room featuring kingsize bed with velvet headboard, switched wall lights and vintage Flemish side tables

Ballarat House, Margate, Kent

5 - 10 5 Bed

Colourful holiday house sleeping 10 near sandy beaches for family holidays and weekends with friends in Margate

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Ballarat House, Margate, Kent, sleeps 5 - 10 in 5 bedrooms.

Immaculately clean and minutes from the glorious sandy beaches of Cliftonville with Turner Contemporary 5 mins walk, and Walpole Bay 10 mins. Ballarat House offers plenty of space for up to 10 guests to spread out over 5 bedrooms with 2 large living areas and 2 kitchens. Eat out or dine at home with take outs from our outstanding local restaurants.

Ascend the geometric tiled steps lead up to the original front door, and into the dramatic hallway featuring a large gilt mirror and oversized sputnik chandelier.

Living area:
2 super comfy sofas, an armchair and gold rocking chair. Soft cushions and throws aplenty! There is a large television with Netflix. Put the wood burner on to create a cozy winter bolthole, or open the windows on each side of the room to let the summer breezes blow through. Open plan to the kitchen, fantastic for large group gatherings.
There is a second spacious living area with full kitchen on the lower ground floor. It has 2 sofas, a table and wood burner. There is also a snug area in the internal hallway.

Main kitchen:
The colourful kitchen has a large bespoke wooden table with benches, large range cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, Lavazza coffee maker, crystal glasses, high quality cookware and everything you will need to create wonderful meals.

Bedrooms:
Upstairs there are 4 unique bedrooms: 2 large bedrooms with plush velvet kingsize beds, and 2 small bedrooms with beds that can be made up as kings or singles. Ample storage for holiday stays in cupboards.
On the lower ground floor is a further large king bedroom.

Bathrooms:
There are 3 bathrooms. Upstairs there is a large bath with electric shower and toilet - a great bath to put the kids in! On the ground floor there is a small wet room shower and toilet. On the lower ground there is a wet room shower, freestanding bath, basin and toilet.

Outside:
The main garden is accessed by steps from the ground floor, and a patio area with picnic table is accessed from lower ground. Feature tiling and lots of plants, metal table with 2 chairs. Pergola area with large custom made wooden table to seat 10. Large gas barbecue. Wood store and play boat for small kids.

Facilities

Pets

No pets please.

Disabled Facilities

No specialist disabled facilities; please note that because this is an old Victorian house there are numerous steps throughout.

WiFi

Easy to access WiFi, though coverage can be patchy in some of the rooms due to thick walls. Use it as a chance to switch off!

Kitchen

The colourful main kitchen has a table with benches seating 10, large range cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee maker and high quality cookware.

Dining Room

The dining area is open plan to the living area. It features a large bespoke wooden table, vintage dresser and industrial chandelier style lighting.

Sitting Room

2 large comfy sofas, an armchair and gold rocking chair. Wood burner, soft cushions and throws. Gold palm leaf lamp, games and a large TV.

TV and Music Facilities

Two large TVs with Netflix in the living areas on the ground floor and lower ground. Bluetooth speakers in kitchen dresser.

Games Room

No games room, but we do have lots of games. Stored in the cupboards in the lower ground living area.

Heating and Open Fires

2 wood burners, one in each of the living areas.

Bedrooms

5 bedrooms: 3 large luxury bedrooms with kingsize beds and spacious cupboards. 2 smaller bedrooms that can be made up as twins or kings.

Linen

Luxurious cotton linen bedding and towels included, including plush hand towels and bath towels for each guest.

Bathrooms

3 bathrooms: Upstairs: large bath, shower, toilet. Ground floor: wet room shower, toilet. Lower ground: wet room shower, large bath, toilet.

Children's Facilities

Small wooden play boat in back garden for young children.

Outdoor

Large walled garden with small table and 2 chairs plus pergola area with large table seating 10. Egg chair and gas bbq. Lower patio with picnic table.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.

Parking

There is free onstreet parking outside the house and on the surrounding streets.

Smoking

No smoking in the house. Please ensure you get rid of any cigarette butts if you smoke in the garden.

Booking Information

Week long stays: Friday – Friday.

Weekends: Friday – Monday. 

Midweek: 2 nights minimum 

Please contact for more information.

Well behaved hens and stags are welcome. There is lots to do in Margate – no parties in the house please.

Cleaning fees are extra.

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

Ballarat House

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £2800
2 Night Weekend
From £1200
3 Night Weekend
From £1600
Midweek per night
From £450

Late Deals

September 2023 Late Deals

3 - 8 Sept £2000, 18 - 22 Sept £2000, 24 - 29 Sept £2100

October 2023 Late Deals

1 - 6 £2200, 6 - 9 £1700, 9 - 13 £1800, 13 - 16 £1700, 16 - 20 £1500, Half term also available

November 2023 Late Deals

5 - 10 £2500, 10 - 13 £1900, 13 - 17 £2000, 20 - 24 £2000, 26 - 1 £2500

December 2023 Late Deals

1 - 4 £1700, 4 - 8 £2000, 8 - 11 £1700, 188 - 22 £2800, 15 - 18 £1700, 11 - 15 £2000,

Christmas 2023

Xmas cosiness with the extended family! £4550

New Year 2023/24

New Years Eve! 29 Dec - 1 Jan with evening check out (or til Tues) £2400

Location

A few mins walk from Margate Old Town, Turner Contemporary & sandy beaches of Cliftonville. On the Kent coastal path, 10 mins walk to Walpole Bay tidal pool. 20 mins drive to Ramsgate & Broadstairs.

  • Buses on Northdown Road, 2 mins walk.
  • Margate train station, 5 mins away in a taxi. Half an hour walk.
  • 5-10 mins walk from the quirky shops & restaurants inn Margate Old Town. Easy access to other Kent towns including Sandwich, Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay - all 20-30 minutes drive.
  • 1 min to shops on the seafront, including Haeckels, Daisy, Bar Nothing, Forts Coffee. 2 mins walk up the road to a corner shop and the shopping district on Northdown Road.
  • Daisy is 1 min walk down the road. A trendy new place with views over the seafront. Forts Coffee is around the corner. New places pop up all the time - have fun exploring!
  • Gatwick or Stansted.

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