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Captain's Lodge

Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AL (Ref. 1056808)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Moulder

    “Lovely house with everything you need for a great family holiday”

    - Mr Moulder, August 2021

The property

Nestled at the heart of the bustling resort of Sandown, on the glorious Isle of Wight, Captain's Lodge is an idyllic blue cottage, perfect for families and friends alike.

Relax in the luxurious lounge after having spent the day on the beach or exploring further afield.

Review the day’s snaps or watch a movie on the huge smart TV and play your favourite tracks on the Bluetooth sound system.

Show off your culinary skills as you take to the gorgeous white shaker-style kitchen, grabbing ingredients from the spacious fridge/freezer and preparing a delicious evening meal with the help of the electric oven and hob.

Join loved ones in the bright and spacious dining room, and indulge in a hearty home-cooked feast as you crack open a bottle of wine and raise a glass to making new happy memories on this unforgettable adventure.

During the summer months, be sure to continue the evening’s festivities out in the garden, with drinks on the decking, or retreat indoors to the homely sitting room and turn on the coal effect fire.

A handy utility room can be found off the hall, which boasts a washing machine, and tumble dryer to refresh your sand-filled clothes following an exciting day down by the beach, which is just 250 metres away.

Moving through the property, you will discover a spacious family bathroom and three delightful ground-floor bedrooms, made up of two super-kings and a bunk.

The first floor plays host to a colourful blue shower room serving an additiona super-king bedroom.

Two of the super kings can be transformed into twins offering flexible sleeping arrangements for guests.

A secret doorway leads to a vast attic space for adults and children to chill – bring your favourite toys and games.

With endless sandy shores, stunning clifftop walks and cycling routes right on your doorstep, you will be spoilt for choice with so much to explore throughout your stay.

Spend an afternoon in Sandham Gardens, or soaking up the sunshine on Sandown Beach.

Visit the Dinosaur Isle Museum and meet exotic creatures at the Isle of Wight Zoo, before grabbing a delicious bite to eat down at one of the many local restaurants and enjoying a moonlit walk along the Parade.

See the National Trust-owned Bembridge Fort and Downs, or Culver and Steynewood High Angle Battery.

Spot St Helens Fort from Bembridge Harbour, or swing from the treetops with Goldleaf Tree Climbing.

Head to Shanklin for a round of Mini Golf and a tasty cup of tea at St Helens Fort, or continue along the coast to Devil's Chimney and Ventnor downs for an unbelievable day of hiking.

Travel inland to the Model Village at Godshill, or see the remains of Roman Villa, over in Newport.

With so much to enjoy in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it's little wonder that Captain's Lodge provides the ultimate escape to the Isle of Wight.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king with TV, 1 x ground-floor super-king (zip/link, can be a twin on request), 1 x ground-floor 3ft bunks, 1 x first-floor super-king (zip/link, can be a twin on request) with TV
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, hand held shower, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • First floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Utility room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with coal effect fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, large fridge and freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, Bluetooth speakers, DVD/Blu-ray player (bring your own movies) and WiFi
  • Secure storage for eight bicycles
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed back garden with raised decking and lawned area featuring outdoor seating area
  • Well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • High street 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 mile, beach 0.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Shanklin 3 miles; Ryde 6 miles; Newport 8.5 miles; Cowes 13.5.

Situated on the south east coast of the island, this lovely town has something for everyone! It is home to the longest stretch of beach on the island, extending six miles from the chalk headland of Culver Cliff in the north, to Dunnose Head in the south. This glorious expanse of sand provides excellent bathing, and facilities for all kinds of watersports. Blackgang Chine is perfect for the young and young at heart, with attractions such as the Hall of Funny Mirrors, Giant Hedge Maze and a 100m fast boat slide. The Shanklin Chine is also well worth a visit, with its dramatic waterfalls and deeply shaded paths. Boasting lovely coastal walks and spectacular scenery, Sandown is known as one of the sunniest places on the South coast, making it a perfect holiday destination for all.

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