Pump Station

Dungeness


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This former Pump Station has been featured on George Clarke's Remarkable Renovations on Channel 4.

Its stark knobbly concrete walls are softened by the luxurious furnishings in a soft stone grey and lots of warm wood. The house is kitted out with the best of everything underfloor heating a state-of-the-art cooker and dishwasher - even the kettle is beautiful - Red Magazine July 2018 Edition.

Pump Station is a unique building built during World War 2 as a pumping station to send fuel through undersea pipes to France to support the D-Day landings now beautifully converted into a fabulous contemporary holiday home. Situated on the world renowned Dungeness Estate a unique shingle beach that sits 3 miles into the English Channel it offers stunning sunrises and sunsets endless walks and peace and tranquillity.

The property has a large open plan living space with a fully equipped and modern kitchen, a large dining table and comfortable seating around a log fire. Five floor to ceiling windows allow the light to stream in and offer amazing views of the nature reserve on your doorstep.

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About the House

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Pump Station: Sleeps 8 in 2 bedrooms , a snug and 2 Bathrooms, with a maximum of 6 adults.

Ground Floor Large open plan sitting, dining, kitchen area with fridge and small freezer, (located in the second bedroom's walk-in wardrobe), coffee grinder and cafetiere, dining table seating 10, sofa, chairs and log burning stove.
Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), king size bed, walk-in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with bath, WC and basin.
Bedroom 2: king size bed and two bunk beds are on offer (each 1m x 3m), shared en-suite shower room with shower, WC and basin.
Snug: This area can be used as an additional sleeping area. (2-3 children under 10). Please select this option if required.
Option A: Cosy den for reading / meditating / relaxing / streaming
Option B: Max 2 Adults. Super King. (3 children under 10) Please note this area has doors to make the space private from the open plan living space. If all bedrooms and snug are occupied, one of the en-suite bathrooms is shared.
We will provide you with a diagrammatic guidance pack that allows you to review the bedroom arrangements on offer, allowing you to choose the ideal scenario for your stay.

Outside
Views of surrounding Dungeness landscape
Chairs from inside can be placed on the terrace (fair weather only)


Services
Wi-Fi
Underfloor heating

Outside
Views of surrounding Dungeness landscape
Chairs from inside can be placed on the terrace (fair weather only)
No BBQ is provided, but please feel free to bring your own.

  • Facilities

    Bluetooth Speaker
    Board Games
    Child Friendly
    Christmas Decorations
    Coastal
    Cot
    Dishwasher
    0.2 Miles To The Beach
    0.4 Miles To The Pub
    6 Miles To The Shops
    Garden
    Highchair
    Linen
    Microwave
    Parking - Off Street
    Pet Friendly
    Sea Views
    Smoke Detectors
    Starter Logs Provided
    Towels
    Vacuum Cleaner
    12 Mb Wi-Fi
    Woodburning Stove
  • Things You Need to Know

    Towels and linen are provided.
    We can provide you with a variety of recommended eateries, please get in touch for further details.
    A fold-up cot and a highchair that clamps to the table can be provided - Please ensure this is requested with a member of the booking team prior to your stay.
    2 small pets are welcome. Please notify us that you are bringing pets and please note additional pet charges are £30 per pet per week (or part of) will be charged.
    Please note the property sleeps a maximum of 6 adults.
    Underfloor heating.
    Two car parking spaces provided - please refer to the map for guidance. It is essential that you follow the guidelines.
    Please note: If you wish to hold a photo shoot or a TV/Film production at this property an additional fee will apply. The necessary licences must also be obtained from The Dungeness Estate http://www.dungenessestate.co.uk/ Anyone who is found to hold such an event without permission or the relevant licences will be charged retrospectively.
    Please note check in is 3pm and check out is 10am
  • House Rules

    We would respectfully ask that the following house rules are adhered to, to avoid any damages to our beautiful holiday home. Should any damages arise please note charges may be taken from your security deposit.

    Please ensure you vacate on time to allow our housekeepers to enter the property and prepare it for the next guests.
    Smoking is not permitted in the property at any time.
    Please note for insurance purposes the number of guests must not exceed the total occupancy of the house.
    For fire safety reasons please do not use any candles in the property.
    Please note quiet hours are between 11pm and 9am. Please be respectful to neighbours.
    Please note parties and loud music are not permitted.
  • Parking Instructions

    Please ensure you park in the allocated parking spaces as detailed here.

In the Area


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The Old Lighthouse is a popular visitor attraction, as is the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch steam railway which passes close by, a wonderful way to enjoy Kent’s scenery.
There are two pubs on the reserve, The Britannia and The Pilot, and the unique ’Fish Hut’ selling caught-on-the day fresh fish and lobster rolls in summer.
The wonderful former smuggler’s town of Rye with its choice of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants is well worth a visit and only 10 miles away.

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Extras and Experiences

Reviews

Stunning house in the wilds of Dungeness 5/5

We had a fantastic stay at the Pump Station. The house is beautifully designed, clean, comfortable and warm. We loved the open plan living and the fireplace. We visited in the middle of January so the weather was wild and windy, which we loved. It was so atmospheric being in the house with the wind whistling outside but us warm and cosy inside. The location is excellent - 20 minutes walk to the Pilot Inn, 10 minutes from Derek Jarman’s garden, 5 minutes to the fresh fish shack. We walked to the power station and experienced landscapes never seen before - the wild sea whipping up waves and foam beside sheer shingle ridges dropping to the sea. Beautiful. The house was well equipped in the kitchen but could have done with some bins in the bathroom and a couple of waste paper baskets around the house. We also found the lights very difficult to use! All in all a wonderful place to stay in a truly unique part of the world. Thank you.

Amy Doyle | 16 January 2023

The Pump House 4.8/5

A very cool place to stay. We loved Dungeness and we loved the property. It was very comfortable for our family of five, with beautiful pieces of furniture and very stylish decor. We will definitely consider returning. It would be great place to go in the middle of winter.

Helena Bowyer | 26 August 2022

Stunning location but infested and uncomfortable. 3/5

The location of the Pump Station is undeniably breathtaking and to wake up to the views across Britain's only dessert each morning is really fantastic. However, far more attention needs to be paid to this stunning property, especially for the prices that are now being charged. I’ve listed below some of the issues, points for improvement: We had at least two ant infestations during our stay, one of hundreds of flying ants! Both toilets don’t flush properly so after your ablutions, you can expect to spend at least as long flushing them away, if it’s even possible! The beds are terribly uncomfortable for the price of the accommodation. This really needs to be looked at. The property hadn’t been properly cleaned. Under the sofa was dirty and we found at least three plates/utensils in the kitchen that had been out away dirty. For the price of the stay (over £2.5k for 7 days, there really should be a welcome pack of essentials for your arrival. This is standard now in holidays let’s and often at far lower prices than this one. The shower floods when you have it on high speed and runs down the hallway to the bed room.

Andrew Billings | 13 August 2022

Great Base for Dungeness 5/5

Interesting building, beautifully designed and fitted out, and set within the wonderful Dungeness Estate. A great place to just switch off and relax. The usual excellent Bloom Stays customer service and property presentation standards.

Robert Mcgregor | 27 June 2022

A Long Weekend in Dungeness 4.7/5

The accommodation worked very well for our group, the building has been converted in a sympathetic way and is furnished appropriately. Personally the absence of a TV in the building was preferred. We all came away thinking that we'd be happy to visit this place again.

Nina Lovelace | 14 April 2022

Our stay at the Pump Station, Dungeness 4.3/5

Just had a fabulous week with friends and family in Dungeness, staying at the Pump House. Fabulously designed accommodation in a wild place that we absolutely loved. We enjoyed great walks around the area, including to theSound Mirrors in New Romney, Camber sands and Rye as well as a trip on the railway. Great food at the Fish shack, the Globe at Rye and the pilot, and the Britannia is a excellent spot for a sunset beer. We will be back.

Angie Craig | 24 October 2021

Incredible house in an other-worldly location 4.8/5

The Pump Station is an incredible house, full of interesting and unusual character, it made for a completely unique stay. The house was very well equipped, particularly in the kitchen with absolutely everything you could need to cook in house. The location was great, just a few minutes walk to the beach and with incredible views over Dungeness peninsula and of the power station, making for an atmospheric location.

Jess Keegan | 11 October 2021

Inspired Conversion 5/5

An inspired adaptation of a utilitarian building, with a distinctive use of materials: brutalist concrete, wide oak boards and "Beuysian" felt curtains. Very well finished, with a fine and well stocked kitchen and elegant furnishings and fittings. And all in Dungeness's otherworldly setting

Robert Suttie | 21 July 2021

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