Tuppence Cottage

Shalfleet, South of England (Ref. 905414)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This immaculately-presented, excellently located, coastal cottage is situated in the heart of the ancient civil parish of Shalfleet on the north west coast of the Isle of Wight. Charmingly-appointed throughout, providing contemporary and spacious accommodation, this Shalfleet cottage is perfect for families and friends looking for a relaxing and stress free environment to unwind and just enjoy being in an area of beauty. Set over two floors, you will find three spacious bedrooms, all with superb views of the surrounding farmland towards the Newton River, while downstairs, your Shalfleet cottage offers a generous living area and plush seating for you to relax into at the end of your day. Through stable doors leading from the kitchen of your Shalfleet cottage, you will find a front, lawned and gravel, gated garden, whilst through French doors leading from the sitting room, you will find a rear private, enclosed patio and lawned garden, which is ideal for children to play in and also offers furniture and a gas barbecue; a wonderful setting for alfresco dining. The historical village of Shalfleet offers some stunning walks down to Newtown Creek, where you will find the 17th century Shalfleet Quay, as well as the many paths that take you through the breathtaking nature reserve, with its abundance of birdlife. Just a short drive from your Shalfleet cottage, why not explore the historic harbour town of Yarmouth, with its many attractions from its unique pier dating from 1876, to Yarmouth Castle, many superb pubs, restaurants, cafés, and boutique shops? This is a perfect Shalfleet cottage to be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 6). Utility. Sitting room (seats 6) with sofa bed.

Amenities

Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed front and rear garden with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Beach 1.5 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

SHALFLEET

Yarmouth 4 miles; Newport 5.9 miles; Freshwater 6.3 miles; Cowes 9.3 miles.

The picturesque, ancient village of Shalfleet has many doomsday mentions from the three impressive manors within its area and the old water mill that produced bread until 1920s. The nearby medieval town of Newtown, which became a ‘Free Town’ in 1256, was chosen for its deep and sheltered harbour, salt beds and its productive shellfish beds. Today Newtown is the only National Nature Reserve on the island, fantastic for historians, walkers, wildlife enthusiasts, or just to soak up this most beautiful tranquil environment. From Shalfleet Manor you can take an estuary safari all through to the Newtown estuary, experiencing the abundance of birds, plants and other wildlife. Shalfleet also boasts an award-winning gastro pub, farm shop, and village stores, that are opened daily for papers and groceries and there is also an off-licence. A wonderful holiday location.

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