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Luccombe near Shanklin, South of England (Ref. 904981)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Shanklin 1.7 miles. This homely, detached, coastal cottage is surrounded by one and a half acres of mature gardens, in Luccombe near Shanklin, in the south east corner of the Isle of Wight. Boasting stunning surroundings, this comfortable cottage near Shanklin provides tranquil and relaxing accommodation, perfect for a romantic break or for small families wishing to take a break in an exceptional area of the Isle of Wight. Set entirely over the ground floor, this Luccombe cottage offers two bedrooms featuring superb views of Luccombe Downs and the English Channel. There is a family bathroom, where you can enjoy a relaxing soak after a day exploring the area, and a well-equipped kitchen with doors leading out to the patio. The spacious sitting room, with its warming woodburning stove, is perfect for snuggling up together and arranging the next day’s adventures. Outside, this cottage near Shanklin is surrounded by patios and decked areas, one and a half acres of beautiful mature gardens and a paddock where a variety of wildlife, such as badgers, foxes and red squirrels, are regular visitors. As the day goes by, follow the sun around this Luccombe cottage and enjoy the ever-changing, picturesque coastal views. Breathe in the fresh sea air while you soak up the summer sunshine with a good book or a delicious barbecue. Rich with plant and wildlife, the village of Luccombe offers beautiful coastal walks and spectacular clifftop views. This Isle of Wight cottage is set directly on a wonderfully secluded part of the coastal path; walk towards Luccombe Chine and Luccombe’s small, unique beach, or head to Bonchurch, past Smugglers Haven, to the Devil’s Chimney. Just outside Luccombe, you will find the picturesque thatched Shanklin Old Village, with its selection of quaint shops, old-fashioned tea rooms and wonderful local pubs and restaurants. Take a stroll along Shanklin’s stunning, sandy beach and explore the area, with good public transport making for easy travelling. This Luccombe cottage is the perfect base to unwind in and explore the Isle of Wight, all year round.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with woodburning stove and dining area.

Amenities

Electric heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, phone (incoming calls only), selection of books. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Front patio with furniture. Lawned garden with decking, furniture and BBQ. Paddock. Off road parking for 5 cars plus open garage for 1 car. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Property accessed by a downhill drive. Note: Coastal path runs just past the front door.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

SHANKLIN

Sandown 2.2 miles; Godshill 4 miles.

The town of Shanklin on the Isle of Wight is a traditional seaside resort, sitting in a sheltered, sunny bay on the south-east coast of the island. Shanklin and Sandown offer all the right ingredients for a great summer holiday, with long, safe, sandy beaches and loads of family attractions, such as a zoo, pier and fairground, plus shops, restaurants, pubs and clubs. The older part of Shanklin, known as Shanklin Old Village, is set slightly lower than the town, where the road winds between traditional thatched cottages, tea shops and charming gardens and parks. Explore Shanklin Chine, a dramatic gorge with a waterfall tumbling through lush plants and mossy boulders. At the top of the cliff is the bustling High Street of shops and the grand Victorian theatre, at the bottom there are cafes, shops and amusements along the suntrap Esplanade and sandy beach. The rest of the island, including Sandown, Godshill, Blackgang Chine and The Needles, is all easily accessible.

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