Channel View

Folkestone | Kent
Embrace the vibrancy of coastal sunsets, the scent of wild fauna across the hills and the tranquillity and peace in this trendy, hotel inspired chalet set high up on the hills overlooking the sea of Dover to Folkestone.
With uninterrupted views across the channel take some well-deserved ‘me-time’ with a solo break or whisk your beloved away for a romantic sojourn (with room for your loyal pooch too).​

Welcome the day with yoga on your private south facing terrace before brewing a pot of rich coffee to enjoy under the porch watching as the world slowly wakes up. Just a short walk (20 mins) down to the beach, fill your days with lashings of seaside air, local treats and Kentish bubbly. For some romantic inspiration, stargazing in summer will be a dream, whilst in winter months there's nothing better than winter walks in wellies with your dog by your side, or add on access to the hot tub spa and admire the roaming pot belly pig and pony from the comfort of steaming hot water. Many may just wish to curl up on the comfy sofas with the complimentary fizz in hand awaiting your evening meal delivery or rustle up a simple meal using the air fryer / microwave. A hotel inspired service with a smile is on hand to collect your tray of evening plates and glassware which is readily returned for you in the morning. Now that's good service!

New - have afternoon tea arranged for a loved one, may you'd like balloons on arrival or a present laid out ready on the terrace. Whatever your occasion allow us to prepare an unforgettable stay for you.

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About The House

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Bathrooms
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Channel View: sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom and 1 shower / wet room. Private parking for two cars. Large porch covered balcony with dramatic sea views. Hot tub access can be arranged on request (surcharges) Lots of delivery services for meals. Friendly Pot belly pig and Shetland pony and chickens on site. The owner welcomes up to 3 small dogs or 2 larger. Blankets, dog towels, water bowls and pet treats are included in your welcome pack. 

Two storey chalet
Communal entrance way.
Private locked guest accommodation

Ground Floor
Wet room, shower, with WC and sink
Bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, bedside tables,Smart TV, hanging space, vanity tables and chair. French doors to the side patio leading to the paddock garden. 

Under the stairs kitchenette area (note no oven, or sink) is a microwave, air-fryer (recipes provided) fridge with freezer box, wash bowl, crockery, glassware, cutlery, boiled egg maker, panini toaster, kettle and toaster. Owners offer a complimentary overnight refresh and replace kitchen items service.
Upper Floor
Huge full length upper pitched sitting room. Country views from one end and sea-view from the other. Sofa seating for four, dining table and four chairs. Bluetooth speaker, electric candles. Lots to admire. 
Balcony is accessible from the sitting room by French doors with comfortable seating to relax and enjoy the views of Folkestone and the sea beyond. External tall dining table. Stunning views, breathtaking sunsets! 

Paddock garden, lawned and fully enclosed beside the animal paddock (pig and pony and chickens live there) Suitable for pets. Table and chair seating.

Parking is onsite for two cars on the driveway. 
Access to the walks along the downs, turnstile just down the road, access to trails in both directions. Walk to Valiant Sailor (nearest pub) or down the hill to the beach at The Warren. 
Please note - Hot tub use is by arrangement and is located in the inner courtyard which is in the owners space. It will be made private during your use. £35 per session please pre book. 1930-2130. Guests can also use the outdoor covered bar area which is protected from the wind by glass for the chiller months of the year!

Spring time offer - Buy one session in the Hot tub and get one free (April to June arrivals) Midweek booking free use of the tub - times to be pre-booked with the owner on arrival. 



Parking - Off Street
1.5 miles to Pub
2 miles to Shops
Pet Friendly
Enclosed Garden
Christmas Decorations
Smart TV
Hot Tub
Bluetooth Speaker
Board Games
Sea Views
Things You Need to Know
Towels and linen, dressing gowns and slippers are provided
Complimentary bottle of bubbles, choccies as well as tea, coffee, sugar and milk. 
Central heating
Pets allowed at a fee of £30 per week per pet - 2 larger or 3 smaller. Pets welcome pack included with your stay. Basket, water bowl, pet towels and blankets, treats on arrival
The owners have a pet pig and pony and hens that live along side the paddock garden. Very friendly! 
Private parking space for up to two cars off road in front of the property.
Please note: this property does not have a kitchen / sink facilities. Delivery services provide a huge selection. Air fryer and microwave are provided. The owner offers a complimentary overnight wash and return service for glassware / plates.
The owner lives next door. Access is via a shared entrance, with a private entrance to Channel View off this.
Access is via a shared communal entry, guests have own secure front door and garden access via the bedroom French doors. 
A mobile phone transmission mast is situated in the neighbouring field, whilst it is visible outside from the chalet and terrace areas you cannot see it. 4G is however excellent! 

Added services: 
Exclusive Hot tub / Garden bar area. Private use available at an additional cost of £35 per session, from 7.30pm onwards (free at certain times of the year.  Please get in touch to book on to your stay. Please note the hot tub is located in a communal area but will be made very private for your use.  
* Spring Promotion - Buy one hot tub session get one free this Spring (available April to June) 

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. The owners have provided ashtrays externally for use.
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. Battery variety are provided.
Please note quiet hours are between 11pm and 9am. Please be respectful to neighbours.
Parties and loud music are not permitted.
Petting the animals in the side paddock is at your own risk.

In The Area

Lazy days will drift by as lovebirds enjoy gentle jaunts to the coast or country rambles, so rare is it to find the two entwined in one location while four-legged friends bound alongside with joyous abandon in the enclosed paddock garden. The coast path is a twenty minute walk away and possibly one of the most spectacular viewings spots on the coast. The Warren is an all year pet friendly beach and cockles and winkles and crabbing catching can be enjoyed before your journey back home. Folkestone is home to the Sunny Sands, a small but lovely light sandy beach, with arches that go back to Victorian times. The beach can be enjoyed at varying points to see the tides as they draw right up to the arches and reach back out far into the bay. The harbour offers a choice of eateries, cafes and ice cream shop as well as the renowned Rocksalt wine bar and restaurant (bookings are a must!) The new Harbour arm is a walk back in time to see and experience life in war time when the troops were collected by ships to sail into battle. The entire Dover to Folkestone coast is packed with war time history. Today the arm is full of trendy street stall cafes, wine bars and entertainment. The old high street and the creative quarter welcomes you to some trendy shops and art galleries. With so much in Folkestone to enjoy you will have a jam packed weekend and for those looking to see more the neighbouring town of Hythe has the miniature railway, the military canal with romantic boat hire and Port Lympne animal reserve park. In the winter months you can watch the weather change from the inside Channel View, and get great views of the storms and windy seas! Channel View really is an all year round place to stay.

Folkestone is located by the Eurotunnel in Cheriton and also the Dover docks - both within 15 minutes drive from Channel View. London is less than 1.5 hours drive away and trains go in to Ashford International directly then taxi or into Folkestone Central. Please note additional fees of £35 per session for hot tub use will apply on booking.

What our guests really think

Amazing stay!   5/5
"Had such an amazing stay at Channel View booked through Bloom Stays. Everything was perfect, the view and the accommodation itself! The hosts were lovely and very helpful with tips on what to do around the area. All in all, we had a perfect getaway."
Ara Makinde  |  15 June 2021
Do yourself a favour and book Channel View   5/5
"Our hosts were the most lovely and attentive hosts ever, they were so helpful and the place was absolutely stunning, perfect for our week getaway! the grounds were beautiful with a spectacular garden and hot tub (which was the perfect end to some great days) I’ve already talked about booking again for next year as we had such a good time! If you’re unsure about where to go for your holiday/staycation do yourself a favour and let it be here you’ll have the nicest time, and book at least 2 nights in the hot tub too I promise you’ll want more than 1!"
Amelia Terry  |  26 June 2021
Lovely Getaway   5/5
"We stayed at Channel View with two dogs for 2 nights. Had a great welcome, everything was thought about for us and the dogs. The homeowners are very friendly and makes you feel at home. The place is immaculate & the views are breathtaking, if I could attach a picture of the sunset I would."
Daniella Venema  |  16 September 2021
"Channel View proves that you don't need to fly away to another country to find idyllic oasis. Our two night mini-moon really has made our wedding weekend even more memorable. With breath-taking views of the channel on one side, and views of the rolling North Downs on the other, its hard to believe we are a 20 minute drive away from our home. The house is decorated beautifully and with the hot tub, this stay really has felt like luxury. But most of all its the warmth and friendliness of Sonia & Lee that's made this gorgeous space feel like home. Thank you for having us and we have already planned to come back every anniversary! So see you all again next year!"
Craig & Bella  |  21 May 2022
"We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Channel View. Thank you for your hospitality and kindness. The views are beautiful and so are all of your animals. Thanks again!!"
Lauren & Ariez  |  14 May 2022
"Thanks for having us at such short notice! We've had a lovely stay & appreciate you guys being so welcoming. 10/10 and would recommend for a second date! lol"
Alice & Will  |  8 May 2022
"Sonia & Lee, you two are the nicest hosts we've ever come across, thank you for sharing your little piece of paradise with us and thank you for your hospitality. We cant wait to come back!"
Tia & TJ  |  27 April 2022
"Dear Sonia & Lee, this place is just perfect! Its like a little spot of secret heaven. You are honestly the best hosts we have come across and as mentioned many times before in this book, you have thought about every detail and we've had everything we could possible need. You've been so welcoming and also made us feel like we've got all the privacy in the world! Its a hard balance to get but you've got it just right but you've got it just right! Thank you for such a beautiful stay. We've already said we'd like to return in the warmer weather!"
Harry & Clemmn  |  9 April 2022
"Thank you so much for the amazing stay. Very welcoming and friendly. Love the homely atmosphere and mood lightening. Fantastic views."
Dwayne & Loren  |  25 March 2022
"Sonia & Lee, Thank you both SO much for a wonderful stay. Your property is beautiful and you both made the stay so special. Thank you for all of your help and for making us feel so welcome and relaxed. We will definitely be visiting again later this year. Thank you for all of your the lovely suggestions too and cannot say thank you enough! Hope to see you both soon!"
Priya & Tj  |  18 March 2022

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