In less than the time it takes to grab your wetsuit you will you’ll find yourself upon the rolling dunes and seemingly endless sandy beach here at Lark Rise at Camber Sands. Lark Rise is a cool architect designed beach house with superb entertaining spaces, hot tub and designer ‘hotel’ touches.
Here you’re so close to the beach that those far -reaching panoramas just topping the sandy dunes seem to start at its front door. There’s no better secluded spot to inspire a surf session or just a walk along the long wide beach with your four legged friend for company.
Well-travelled types will love the well thought out funky surfer shack vibe - inspired by Long Island and Montauk in the USA. The interiors are handcrafted using rough cut materials and combine elements of timber and oxidised tin complete the look. If that wasn’t enough the state of the art contemporary kitchen with stunning designer touches brings luxury within reach. The dramatic vaulted ceilings meanwhile ensure a light and airy feel … some might say more California than Camber.
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We welcome you to Lark Rise: sleeps 6 in a detached single story black wooden clad home, with two double bedrooms, one en-suite and one family shower room and an additional garden cabin the perfect tv / cinema room complete with bathroom and sleeping platform. Hot tub, enclosed gardens, garden table tennis, parking, terraces, bbq area and beautifully designed interiors.
Enter into the open plan living room, dining space and L shaped kitchen. Stunning bifold doors with view of the garden and cabin. Vaulted ceilings with dramatic interior design features including oxidised tin walls.
The living space is central and seats 6 at ease, all facing the 55 inch screen Smart TV with sound system.
Kitchen area offers a large gas range with six rings, double electric oven, dishwasher, two under counter fridges. The dining table seats 8.
Pantry cupboard and a walk in utility cupboard with washing machine and dryer and tall freezer.
Spiral staircase leads up to a small snug /mezzanine space with lighting and floor mats. Suitable for a den for kids / teens.
Sleeping and bed configurations:
Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2) king size bed, built in wardrobe, Smart screen TV, en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) king size bed, built in wardrobe, Smart screen TV
The Garden room is independent and brightly yellow painted and offers a space to work at a designated desk, plus a full bathroom is available. The Smart screen TV, makes the room work as a cinema room, plus a lazy space with added sofa seating plus a sleeping platform (sleeps 2). Underfloor heating throughout which makes it extremely cosy!
Patio areas surround the gardens which are filled with sun all day long.
Dining table and chairs for 6
Table tennis table in the garden - rackets and balls supplied.
Wi-Fi - 16/20 mbps
Towels and linen provided
Central heating throughout
Pets permitted - small fee additional (£30 per pet per week). Fully enclosed back yard. Please take care to clear up behind you.
Private driveway parking for up to 3 cars.
1 Cot and 1 high chair is available on request.
Lots of options on tailoring your stay with Bloom Stays
Party planning service available from Beyond the Table - including tablescaping and balloons and dressing.
Catering options available on request from £40 per person for a three course meal.
Cocktail making boxes from £45 per box. Local produce used.
Many more entertainment ideas on request via Bloom Stays
Camber is a well known and famous beach that sits in the 1066 country area near to Rye and Dungeness. The region has a surfing vibe and features lazy days on stunning sandy beaches and enjoyed by families, adults, students and well just about anyone.
Camber has watersports on the sea and also in nearby Lydd on the marshes. Kite surfing as well and surking, kayaking and so much more can be enjoyed along the wide sweeping waters.
For years the area known as Rye Bay, which stretches from Dungeness in Kent to Fairlight in Sussex via Camber Sands and Rye, has attracted creative types with its big skies and wild landscapes — perhaps most famously the film-maker Derek Jarman, who lived in Prospect Cottage on Dungeness. Now there is a new wave of artists, architects and interior designers who call the area their home.
Camber sands Beach - 300 steps from the door!
Rye Castle and medieval town: One of the best preserved medieval towns in England. Cobbled streets, a rich selection of specialist shops and places to eat and drink.
A unique shingle beach National Nature Reserve. Visit the RSPB sanctuary. Take in the extraordinary architecture, for example some houses built from old railway carriages. Look at the abandoned fishing and military infrastructure. Eat fish and chips at The Pilot.
Hastings and Battle, 1066: (60 mins)
Explore Battle Abbey and the site of the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Walk in the footsteps of King Harold and William the Conqueror. Audio tour as you walk the battlefield. Good venue for a picnic.
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Steam railway: (40 mins)
Mini steam and diesel locomotives powering along a 13.5 mile track from the Cinque Port town of Hythe, terminating in Dungeness (see separate section on Walks). Good day out, particularly with kids. Catering available at all the station stops.
Port Lympne Wild Animal Reserve: (45 mins)
One of the largest wild animal parks in the UK, with plenty of wide open spaces for the animals to roam. A world leader in breeding rare and endangered species, committed to conservation. Animals include gorilla, tigers, lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and a huge variety of primates.
Most important cathedral in The Anglican community with extraordinary history. Established in 597AD by St Augustine and rebuilt in the 11th century, the cathedral was the site of the murder of Thomas Becket 1170. Can attend services.
Folkestone: (45 mins)
Hunt for Jurassic ammonites and belemnites in the Gault Clay on the beach foreshore at Copt Point. Tide dependent: better at mid/ low tide. Eat fish and chips beside the old Folkestone harbour.
The Harbour arm is a wonderful day out, with shopping area, kiosks on the beach. Beachfront eateries and cocktail bars. Little Rock is a definite visit or its larger restaurant Rock Salt. Wildbox cocktails and you can enjoy the harbour walks and just grab some fresh seafood, or hot fish and chips and sit admiring the view.