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White Sand

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Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • well (5)
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10 Customer Reviews

  • "Good location, warm, comfortable nice house."

    Hello Derek, so happy it was nice and comfortable for you. Thanks for staying and very welcome to stay again. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Feb 2024

  • "Walking distance to beach."

    own parking at rear of property,Kitchen well stocked, with utensils, comfortable beds. soft landing carpets. very good bath and shower.could do with a better carpet in downstairs bedroom.

    Hi Joan, thanks for the feedback. Hope you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joan4.4Sep 2023

  • "Cozy, comfortable and clean."

    Don't let old reviews with low ratings put you off this beauty. Thanks to Natalie who answered the smallest of questions with the greatest promptness. The kitchen is so well resourced. There were plenty of towels, a big fridge, a little tap outside the kitchen door to wash sandy feet. The garden is beautiful and the utility room is so convenient because all your wet clothes hang there to dry leaving the spacious bedrooms cozy and warm. Clean comfy beds in all rooms. Lovely kitchen starter pack left for us with some washing tabs. The dishwasher was a lifesaver! The living room has the most comfortable sofas and a big wall fitted TV. There are two toilets and 2 bathrooms, one with a walk in shower and the other with a large tub. Water pressure was absolutely fine when being used simultaneously. Gorgeous Sandown beach is a short walk away. The cafe at the pier serves the best food with good ol' Rock n roll music. Would definitely return and highly recommend beautiful White Sand. Customer service from Sykes has been absolutely professional and faultless. Thanks

    Hi Salome, thanks very much for the review. So glad you had a great stay and found the place comfortable. Also that you were able to reach the property conveniently on public transport. Very much hope you can stay again in the future. Most welcome. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Salome5.0Jul 2023

  • "We visited as a group of 6 adults and 1 child."

    We would consider returning another year. It's reasonably close to everything, parking is fine and the garden safe for children. There are a few things that guests need to be aware of : Only small bath towels are provided, you need to take your own hand towels for the bathrooms & toilet. The only shower is fine, but it loses all pressure if a tap is turned on or toilet flushed somewhere else, so you can't run a bath or wash up at the same time. This meant we had to get up one at a time! Hot water is plentiful. The two ovens are great, but the grill doesn't heat up. The fridge and freezer are quite small if catering for large numbers (we ate in and picniced most days). There's only 1 frying pan and no mixing bowls. There's 1 cafetiere, so only 3 coffees can be made at a time. Plenty of glasses and other kitchenware. Lots of storage and worksurface. You can only sit 6 in the lounge there's only 6 chairs in the garden. Some of us took our own pillows, which was fortunate as the provided ones are very thin. The hinges on the rear bedroom window seem broken and it opens fully in any breeze, potentially dangerous for youngsters. And you have to be quite tall to close it! That might seem like a lot of small whinges, but it might just be useful info for someone and allow you to pack things not provided. So it's a good house, slightly shabby and a bit under equipped for 8, but the week we booked was decent value for money. It is probably best suited to slightly smaller groups, particularly those that aren't trying to produce 3 meals a day!

    Reviewed by Sara3.4Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful property, 5 mins walk from the beach."

    Milk, sugar tea and coffee on arrival, little starter pack for dish washer and washing machine. The whole family loved the house which was huge. I would definitely recommend and will definitely return. We were very lucky with the weather so clothes dried out side on airers but a tumble dryer would have been a great idea to have incase of bad weather. Thankyou to the owners for a great holiday let!!

    Hi Heather, It was a pleasure to have you stay and really pleased you had a great stay. Thanks for the feedback and most welcome to stay again. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely spacious house with everything you need for a good holiday."

    The property sleeps8 but there was only seating for 6 in the lounge. My only criticism.

    Hi Mark, Many thanks for the feedback and glad you had a good time. We will look to increase lounge seating in the future. Look forward to welcoming you again. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark4.7May 2023

  • "White Sand is a lovely, comfortable and well equipped holiday home for families or group of friends."

    Could do with the addition of a food waste bin. Lovely stay with family, grandchildren really appreciated the sit on trucks and huge Bath. Thanks.

    Hello Karen, Thanks very much for the feedback. So happy you and family had a lovely time staying. Hope you can stay again in the future. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely clean and with ample space, I went with five members of my family."

    It is a great house to come back to after a day of fun. Kitchen has plenty of space to cook a family meal. Two toilets and two bathrooms wich is great for a larger familes. Will definitely return.

    Hi Joanne, Many thanks for staying and the feedback. Always greatly appreciated. Was a pleasure to have you and your family staying and hope we can ensure you have another great holiday in the future. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Oct 2022

  • "The only real problem was that the TV was not working very well."

    After contact with the owner, it was fixed the next day, so problem over. We felt that for a property which would sleep 8 there was rather a lack of seating in the lounge. This did not seriously discommode us as we were only six.

    Hi Frank, Thanks for feedback. Sorry again you had trouble with the TV on one of the days, but pleased it was fixed by the TV engineer quickly given Queens funeral weekend. (Water had got into the cable apparently and we’ve had a new cable installed connected to the satellite dish). We’ve also had the TV engineer out again to double check. So we can be sure no future probs should you wish to stay again! You would be most welcome. Hope you enjoyed your stay overall and thank you for the 9.4 out of 10 rating. Best wishes, Robert & Natalia Property Owner

    Reviewed by Frank4.7Sep 2022

  • "We loved this property which is spacious and has character, the beds were very comfortable and lovely bed linen, I scored a 9 for accuracy as there are not 4 bathrooms which wss a big selling point for us, there are 2 toilets/cloakroom 1 up and 1 down plus a room with a shower and a room with a bath, the bathrooms were well appointed but probably could have put a toilet in the "bath" room."

    The location is amazing!! You could fit a large and small car at the back if needed although we always found space at the front. Lots of plates, cups and cutlery so no shortage there, washing machine, dishwasher, outside seating on the deck late afternoon sun, some toys available if needed and a travel cot. Couple of points and it is mentioned in the description this property has a lot of steps, even between rooms which could cat h you out and i would put some low level lighting in the dining room as we felt very wasteful leaving the light on and maybe one for the upstairs as well. We would love to stay again!

    Hi Wendy, Great to have you stay and thanks very much for the feedback. Appreciate your 9.4 out of 10 rating. Would be a pleasure to have you stay again. We’ll ask Sykes to update the description and thanks for the pointer on the low level lighting, which we’ll install in due course. Best wishes, Natalia & Robert Just to update we have now completed the improvements you suggested. Thanks again for tips! Natalia & Robert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy4.7May 2022

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size, 1x king size
  • 2 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and heated towel rail
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, hand-held shower, basin and heated towel rail
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Dining room
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas range with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Highchair and dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking at the rear
  • Enclosed back garden with astro-turf, decking and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets
  • No smoking or candles in house
  • Shop 0.1 mile, pub 0.2 miles, beach 0.4 miles
  • Note: There are steps on the ground floor of the property, please take care
  • Note: Use of fireplace is not permitted
  • Please note: beach towels are not provided, so if required please bring your own
  • Please Note: Contact us for a Discount Code for Ferries to the property, which is supplied by the owner.

The property

Perched on the coast on the Isle of Wight in the seaside town of Sandown is this attractive, end-terrace house, White Sand.

Within easy reach of a railway station and the array of fantastic attractions dotted throughout the island, White Sand makes for a superb home-from-home for a large group or family of eight.

Upon entering the property, make yourself at home in the fabulous sitting room as you savour a glass of wine or beer with your loved ones.

Make your way through the property to discover an impressive kitchen, a foodie's haven with top-of-the-line appliances available, including a gas range cooker and convenient wine chiller.

After the chef of the group has rustled up a banquet, enjoy it with all the family in the dining room as you plan your holiday itinerary, or as a quick meal at the handy breakfast bar.

Just off from the kitchen is a utility room served by a washing machine, along with a neighbouring cloakroom.

Ascend the stairs to discover another cloakroom, as well as a contemporary shower room and bathroom that are both ideal for washing off those sandy feet after a day packed with beachfront fun.

When night falls, make your way downstairs to an appealing king-size room, or choose between three delectable bedrooms on the first floor; two being spacious and tastefully furnished doubles, and the other being a twin room where the little ones can rest their heads.

The sunny back garden is a great spot to catch the rays, with spacious decking hosting outdoor seating and a spacious, astro-turf lawn to stretch your legs on.

You will be delighted to know that the property is less than a mile away from an array of shops, pubs and the popular Sandown Beach where you can enjoy watersports or simply sunbathe on its shore; the town is also home to the fantastic Dinosaur Isle Museum where you can find preserved fossils and animatronic dinosaurs, as well as the Sandham Gardens where you can partake in exhilarating activities.

Be sure to visit Shanklin with its fantastic Sea Front that is home to a plethora of amusements, including the Pirates Cove & Jurassic Bay Adventure Golf, the town also hosts a stunning wooded ravine, Shanklin Chine, where you can walk or cycle to your heart's content amongst its beautiful scenery.

Make your way to Newport and stop at the fascinating Amazon World Zoo along the way, before visiting the town's impressive Carisbrooke Castle, Roman Villa remains and stroll along the winding River Medina to discover more riverside green spaces and attractions.

Make the most of the island and visit its selection of gorgeous towns, including Ryde and Cowes, where an array of seaside activities for all the family can be found; or wander further into the centre of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for nature-rich activities, from fishing to hiking.

A phenomenal holiday awaits at White Sand.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £650.

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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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas