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The Gate House

The Gate House, Dover, Kent

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Hoseasons Cottages

Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £301.00

Built in 1850 in Gothic style The Gate House was originally the gate lodge to Victoria Park a crescent of homes facing a green believed to have been built as officers’ houses for the Dover garrison. A Grade II listed building this mini-castle lies at the bottom of a hill and features a turret sympathetic to Dover Castle which lies 100 yards up the hill. The Gate House is a really unusual and unique holiday home packed with history. An original turret is feature of the bedroom and there are beams throughout upstairs and down. As one of the cinque ports Dover has plenty to offer visitiors to the region all year round. A footpath from the iconic white cliffs leads to the lighthouse where Marconi made his first radio transmission. Dover Museum features a Bronze Age boat discovered in 1992 whilst the tunnels under Dover Castle are open to visitors keen to see where the Dunkirk evacuation was planned. Castles at Walmer and Deal the medieval village of Sandwich and the cobbled streets of Rye are all easily accessible and well worth a visit. Pub 0.3 mile shops 0.5 mile.

Sitting room with double sofa bed (for + 2). Dining room. Well equipped kitchen. Narrow stairs to first floor: Bedroom with canopy bed and turret. Bathroom/WC. Beamed throughout.


  • Linen (duvets) and towels inc
  • Elec and gas CH inc
  • TV (Freeview)
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Auto wm
  • Enclosed garden
  • Pets
  • No smoking
Detached • Non Smoking • Enclosed Garden • Pub Close By • Sea 5 Miles • Short Break • Pet Friendly
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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Dover Castle - 0.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Roman Painted House - 0.3 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Dover Museum - 0.3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Knights Templar Church - 0.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Western Heights - 0.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

White Cliffs of Dover - 1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

South Foreland Lighthouse - 2.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Capel-le-Ferme, St Mary's Church - 4.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Waldershare, All Saints Church - 4.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

St John's Commandery - 5.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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