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By The Beach studio apartment.Self-contained, ground floor studio with king-size bed, plenty of storage, en-suite, kitchen and living area. French doors open onto an oasis-like garden. Outside, covered seating area, lit at night. Parking. Two minutes walk to Camber beach. 5 minutes by car to ancient town of Rye. Close to bike paths, wind surfing, kite surfing and sailing. Perfect for a quiet getaway, action-packed break or to explore glorious Sussex-by-the-Sea, all seasons. Owners on site. Friendly cockapoo lives here too.
Stunning New Property! Sandy Lane 1 min to beach.Beautifully presented, spotlessly clean, light airy open plan home on Cambers’ premier street. Stroll down the sandy lane to the beach without having to cross a road. This holiday home has all you need for a wonderful relaxed break. Open plan space with distinct zones. Sitting area with wood burning stove, breakfast bar with stools for a coffee, glamorous dining area for everything from a big family breakfast to entertaining friends one evening.
2 bedroom cozy cottage - 1 min walk from beachSpacious and homely 3-bedroom cottage located 1 minute walk from Camber Sands beach. On-street and 2 free spaces for parking. Smart TV, WiFi and BBQ make this a great holiday home for you and your family. 2 en-suite bedrooms with a king and double bed. Additional toilet downstairs Kitchen-diner complete with all basic cooking essentials. Bright conservatory opening out onto patio kitted our with outside table and chairs. +anything we can offer to make your holiday extra special !
The vast unspoilt beach of Camber Sands is one of the best on the South Coast. Whereas most others are shingle, here biscuity sands run for miles, backed by gorgeously tufted dunes. The beach feels wild and untouched, thrillingly huge and open, and although a couple of holiday parks in Camber village have drawn families for cabaret and crazy golf for decades, there has been very little seafront development. Indeed the dunes at the western end are part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest, an important habitat for rare plant and moth species and wintering birds.
Camber Sands is a great location for exploring the highlights of East Sussex and Kent. Beaches, white cliffs, and cool towns such as Hastings and Folkestone lie along the coast, while inland are Romney Marshes and the High Weald of Kent. The latter’s swath of hilly woodland and farm country is full of orchards, farm shops, and some top-notch pubs, plus fabulously picture-book Bodiam Castle, with its turrets and a moat.
There are paid-for car parks behind the western section of the beach and in Camber. Local buses run from the nearest railway station at Rye, which links to the national network with direct connections to Hastings, Eastbourne, and Ashford International (20 minutes), for the Eurostar to France. Dover’s ferry port is an hour away by car. Gatwick Airport (LGW) is about two hours by rail, changing at Hampden Park or Eastbourne. A local Stagecoach bus service links Camber Sands to other popular attractions and towns, including Folkestone, Dover, and Lydd-on-Sea. There’s a pleasant walking and cycle path to Rye, and the England Coast Path runs east to Dungeness and beyond. From Rye you can join the long-distance Sussex Border Path or the Saxon Shore Way. It’s possible to hire bikes and fat-tyre electric bikes in Camber.
Camber Sands is wonderful in any weather. Growing numbers of cold-water swimming fanatics come to take a dip here in their bobble hats even on a bracing December day, though most visitors will find the holiday vibes of summer preferable. September is pleasant, with school holiday crowds gone, and the water still deliciously warm thanks to months of sunshine (disclaimer: not warm warm, but, you know, English warm). The area hosts a marvellous variety of events year-round, especially in Hastings. Its February Mardi Gras, May “Jack of the Green” festival, Halloween, and Bonfire Night are all great fun. August also brings Rye’s International Jazz Festival.
At sunset at low tide, endless pools of shallow water become mirrors to the rose-pink, tangerine, and lilac skies above, creating an incredible effect. Wander out into this wonderland of pastel-tinted reflections, then tuck yourself into a hidden nook among the dunes with a book to wait for another sublime celestial spectacle when the stars come out.
Camber village can sort you out for basic essentials and fish and chips, but it’s in ancient Rye where you’ll find food, shopping, and merriment. Tumbledown half-timbered Tudor buildings and olde worlde pubs intermingle with a new generation of sleekly styled cafes and antique shops in its cobbled alleys. Rye Harbour is also a good spot to begin walks or visit a pub.
Surreal and captivating, Dungeness provides an intoxicating mix of weirdness you never knew you wanted. This stark natural shingle spit is home to two mammoth nuclear power stations, a nature reserve, seafood shacks and pubs, some amazing architectural conversions including old abandoned railway carriages transformed into sleek holiday pads, and a quirky garden.