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Sea Gem - Luxury Ocean-front Camber Beach House

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Voted the premier home in The Times' 20 Best Beach Houses in the UK in 2013 and 2014, this stunning multi-award winning architect-designed home is located right on Camber Sands, one of the UK's most beautiful beaches. As featured on TV's 'Homes by the Sea' and BBC/Monty Don's ''Big dreams small spaces', this breathtaking architect-designed home is designed to maximise the glorious views of the ocean and golden sands of Camber beach, the rare sand dunes, the beauty of the surrounding landscape and the ever changing weather. Sea Gem is the first truly contemporary design on Camber's shoreline, featuring modern clean lines, state-of-the-art glass, natural limestone, solid oak floors. . The bold use of floor-to-ceiling glazing floods the house with light and, when the tide is in, the vie...Voted the premier home in The Times' 20 Best Beach Houses in the UK in 2013 and 2014, this stunning multi-award winning architect-designed home is located right on Camber Sands, one of the UK's most beautiful beaches. As featured on TV's 'Homes by the Sea' and BBC/Monty Don's ''Big dreams small spaces', this breathtaking architect-designed home is designed to maximise the glorious views of the ocean and golden sands of Camber beach, the rare sand dunes, the beauty of the surrounding landscape and the ever changing weather. Sea Gem is the first truly contemporary design on Camber's shoreline, featuring modern clean lines, state-of-the-art glass, natural limestone, solid oak floors. . The bold use of floor-to-ceiling glazing floods the house with light and, when the tide is in, the view from the first floor living/dining area turns the ocean into a wonderful infinity pool. When the tide is out, there are panoramic views of miles of golden sandy beach. The interior design is both clever and sophisticated with a nautical feel throughout and luxurious finishes.There is air source heat pumped underfloor heating throughout. The house also offers a stunning coastal garden designed by Chelsea Flower Show Gold medallist Jo Thompson and in 2011 was a prize winner at the New Home Garden Awards. Accommodation Ground floor: The main entrance leads into a hallway, with amazing views straight through the games room to the beach and sea. The games room is to the rear of the house with 46” flat screen LCD TV with Sky satellite channels, Wi console and spectacular bi-fold sliding doors that lead onto the decked terrace directly overlooking the beach with outside seating. There is a spiral staircase that leads from the downstairs deck to the up-stairs terrace. There are three double bedrooms, one with a ensuite bathroom and 5 foot king size bed, one with an ensuite shower room and a 6 foot super king bed and one has a “ Jack & Jill lay-out” to double as downstairs loo and shower room, with twin 3 foot beds. Two of the bedrooms are sea-facing, one with its own sliding doors onto a terrace, with the other room overlooking fields to the rear. There is a utility room containing a washing machine tumble drier and central vacuum. First floor: A spiral staircase leads up to the first floor to a spacious open-plan kitchen, dining, living area. The kitchen is state-of-the-art, with Miele appliances, (2 electric cookers, hob, microwave, and dishwasher), magimix coffee maker and American fridge/freezer.The dining area with large oak table has seating for 10. The lounge with frameless floor to ceiling glazing to maximise the views of the beach, sea and views looking towards Fairlight Cove cliffs and the Rother estuary. A feature of the lounge is a large Bodart & Gonay contemporary log burning stove which is perfect for those cooler autumn and winter breaks. There is another 46” flat screen LCD TV with DVD player and Sky satellite channels, and IPOD Dock/CD player/radio. There are sliding doors leading from the dining area onto the V-shaped 1st floor terrace with outdoor seating and spiral staircase down to lower deck and garden. There is a Master bedroom suite with 6 foot super-king bed, dressing room , IPOD Dock/CD player/radio and en-suite bath room with over-sized bath and window looking out to sea. NOTE-There is a second floor study/terrace which is not available for use by tenants. Outside: There is a built-in sunken seating area next to the beach with firepit/BBQ, shower and decked boardwalk onto the beach. To the front of the property there is a gravelled driveway with parking for 2/3 cars. Additional Amenities: Selection of CDs, DVDs, Board games, Beach games, BBQ, Deck chairs, Hair dryer, Towels, Bathrobes, Bed LinenMore
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julie o'shaugnessy /
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2016
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 27 March 2018

This house is just wonderful. It is as good as it looks. The design and position right on the beach cannot be beaten. The house although grand, is actually a home from home - you feel at ease as soon as you walk through the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Claire R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was for our 20th wedding anniversary. We lost 3 parents in the last 7 months, and after getting married in Antigua 20 years ago on the 15/5/97, being able to go somewhere this special with our little dog was amazing and a chance to...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Jules W
Management response:Responded 20 May 2017

So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Sea Gem Jules and Neil. Lovely meeting you both.

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

We stayed at Sea Gem for several nights and found it to be stunning in many ways. Situated right on the beach the incredible views along the shore line are mesmerising. Each shift of light is caught on the water and along with it you...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Ross B
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Arriving up a very pot holed gravel track to the back of the house I was really worried that our dream weekend would not live up to expectations but how wrong I was. The house was stunning and the views of the beach and sea...More

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 28 January 2016

My husband and I and a few friends came here for a birthday weekend and it was just perfect. The feel of the house when you walk in the door is amazing and there is so much attention to detail. Each of the 4 rooms...More

Date of stay: January 2016
1  Thank Helen B
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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