Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Conveniently situated close to Shanklin's cliff top and beaches, this cosy, compact Shanklin holiday cottage has been furnished and equipped to a good standard, providing a comfortable 'home from home' Isle of Wight holiday base. All local amenities, as well as the lovely sandy beaches, are within a short walk of this Shanklin holiday cottage, and with the station close by, you can leave your car at home! Whatever the weather, there are attractions that appeal to all ages, and so many great places to visit from this Shanklin holiday cottage, from historic houses and interesting towns to sandy beaches and magnificent scenery. There is fantastic walking on the Isle of Wight Coastal Path, and gorgeous sandy beaches for endless days of fun in the sun, easily accessed from your Shanklin cottage. A snug Shanklin holiday cottage offering all you need for a great Isle of Wight holiday.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks, both with basin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Small fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with sofa bed.
Gas central heating. Gas cooker, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, DVD, selection of books and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Unrestricted roadside parking nearby. Small, rear enclosed garden with decking, patio area, furniture and BBQ. Three well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: This property is only suitable for children aged 4 and over due to the open tread staircase.
At a glance
- Garden / Patio
About the location
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.