4 guests

2 rooms

4 beds

1.5 baths

4 guests

2 rooms

4 beds

1.5 baths

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Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
4 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

Located off Harbour Street in the heart of Whitstable, a stones through from the beach, boutique shops, harbour, pubs and restaurants. An airy, bright cottage with lovely character and a peaceful south facing garden.


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £50
Security Deposit: £150
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: £125 / night


The space

The decor is an eclectic mix of contemporary and original features. A spacious living room leads out to an open plan kitchen/dinner with log burner. Both the Master and twin bedrooms have original decorative fire places. Original wooden floors throughout.
Lovely waking up to the sound of seagulls in the harbour.

Just to note being a fisherman's cottage the bathroom is located off the kitchen and the stairs to the bedrooms are quite steep.

Guest access

Guests have the use of the house and garden.
We have a travel cot and babies bath mat if you would like to use let us know.

Interaction with guests

We will probably not be in Whitstable but I am available on my phone most of the time.

The neighbourhood

Here are a few of our favourite pubs and eateries all within a short stroll.
- David Browns Deli - great coffee and daily seasonal menu
- New Inn Pub -Cosy and welcoming. Just a few doors up from the cottage
- Wheelers Oyster Bar - Delicious. Need to book but also do takeouts.
- Whitstable Oyster Company - Great food and a lovely beach venue.
- The Sportsman - A must but make a booking. Can walk in an hour following the seafront.
- Old Neptune Pub - Seafront location. Iconic.
- Windy Corner - Great coffee and breakfasts/lunches
- The Cheese Box - great selection of British cheeses. Eat in or takeaway.

Getting around

Street parking. Can get busy in the summer but can always find somewhere close by. If there is no space outside I usually unload a few doors down on the double yellows with hazard lights on then search for a space in the street.
Many bus services into Canterbury. 10 minute brisk walk to the train station.

Other things to note

There is a two night minimum stay for this cottage.
Check out time is 10.30, not 10.00. Check in time is 14.30 not 15.00. The website does not do half hours.

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

The cottage is strictly a no smoking house. Please do not host any gatherings or parties. The cottage is only for those who have made the booking.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

76 Reviews

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Gavin & Liz User ProfileGavin & Liz is a superhost.
April 2017
What a fantastic place! The cottage is cosy and beautifully decorated and just seconds away from the shops and habour. The beds are super comfortable, which made our stay feel really luxurious. We loved every minute. Thank you so much, Matt, we hope to return!

Andrew User Profile
April 2017
Lovely stay at Oyster Cottage. Charming fisherman's cottage, beautiful town, great restaurants, perfect location close to shops and beach. Our family had a lovely break and we would very much recommend Oyster Cottage. Matt is a great host and the bottle of Prosecco on arrival was a nice touch. Fantastic.

Tara User Profile
April 2017
A great place - wonderfully comfortable, well equipped, clean and well run - all in a convenient location. Would be hard to want for more.

John User Profile
April 2017
A perfect place for anyone staying in Whitstable - really near the attractions of the harbour and the trendy foodie and shopping area. The house is beautifully stylish with typical ('DFL') Whitstable décor. The kitchen cupboards were stocked with all the stuff you need when you arrive. Perfect baby-friendly environment too.

Nigel User Profile
April 2017
Matt's house was fantastic a stone's throw from the centre of Whitstable and the beach. Fantastic restaurant and pub 1 min away in either direction. Parking in the street also helps unloading and loading with young children. With regards the house Matts taste in decoration is fantastic simple colours and elegant touches that give a really nice relaxing feeling.
Matt User ProfileMatt is a superhost.
Response from Matt:
Thank you for your positive comments Nigel.
April 2017

Jo User Profile
April 2017
Thanks so much for a gorgeous stay, even better than the pics and the prosseco was much appreciated!

Jennifer User Profile
April 2017
Fab little cottage. Comfy, cosy, and perfectly situated for beach and the brilliant Whitstable high street. Can't wait to come back.

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