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Kiely Cottage

Shanklin, Isle of Wight (Ref. 954088)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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
  • Mrs Mcgahey

    “Kiely Cottage is a superb base to explore Shanklin, Ventnor & the rest of the beautiful Isle of Wight.”

    It is a very short walk to Shanklin Old Village & 10 mins max down to the beach. ...

    It is a very short walk to Shanklin Old Village & 10 mins max down to the beach. The cottage is really well equipped & comfortable enough to enjoy a week away for 3 adults. We stayed in this cottage last September & re-booked as we had such a fab time. We normally go away with our little dog, but this time she wasn't well enough to come with us. Last time, the cottage was in superb condition - spotlessly clean & no issues at all. This time, it wasn't as amazing - there was dog poo in the garden that we had to pick up (though that is the owners responsibility, not the cottage managers). The shower had been noted by previous occupants as spraying water everywhere, we were disappointed it hadn't been fixed (and the water really did go everywhere!). It was obvious that the condition of the (easily replaced) shower head was rubbish & you could see where the water damage was affecting the ceiling..... The parking was a pain - last time, no issues, this time, we couldn't unload on the road in front of the cottage & had to trail all our luggage / food etc from the car park. To be fair, it's not far away, but the hill is steep & the road busy to cross with handfuls of stuff! We noted that the owner advised a parking permit - when we have stayed at other cottages on the IOW, a permit has usually been included in the price. I would be happy to pay £50 a week extra & have a permit provided......especially as when my hubby rang the number to get a permit, they tried to charge him daily not weekly! We eventually gave up & parked at the station for £7.50 a week & a bit of exercise. There is parking on the street, but the neighbours park there & I can imagine they really don't love having holiday guests taking up the very limited spaces. All in all, we had a fantastic time - but i'm not sure we would book again.

The property

This delightful mid-terrace cottage is situated in the traditional seaside resort of Shanklin Old Village on the south-east coast of the Isle of Wight.

This superb holiday home is ideal for a family with Shanklin Chine, beach and theatre all within easy walking distance and plenty of places to visit nearby.

Upon entering this lovely cottage you will find that it has been stylishly furnished to a high standard with a mix of modern and retro furniture.

On the ground floor is a cosy sitting room with enough seats for everyone in your party, along with a Smart TV and a feature fireplace with log burner.

Also on the ground floor is a well-equipped and bright kitchen with dining area, as well as a bathroom and a door that leads you out onto a fully enclosed gravelled courtyard.

The first floor comprises three bedrooms, a master king-size double bedroom, a zip/link twin room with a seaside theme and a bunks room; an ideal set up for a variety of party sizes.

The courtyard is the perfect place to relax after a day on the beach, with a gas barbecue, so why not cook a meal on it and dine alfresco in the evening sun?

The town of Shanklin has a safe sandy beach, a pier, shops, pubs, tea rooms, restaurants and a golf course – what more do you need!

There are many other attractions within reach, including a variety of coastal and inland walks, making this an excellent cottage from which to explore all that the island has to offer.

The cottage is also close to Shanklin train station with direct trains from central London (including ferry), so you can easily leave your desk on Friday and be in your cottage by the beach within hours.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x adult bunks
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, log burner, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair, baby monitor and stairgate
  • Restricted roadside parking on first come, first served basis, plus pay and display car park 2 mins walk (weekly permit available at £40 per week which can be used in council car park across the island)
  • Gravelled courtyard with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome, dog beds and litter tray provided
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk
  • Beach 8 mins walk
  • Note: Stairs are steep and bathroom on ground floor, may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Note: Neighbour has right of way through the courtyard garden.

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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. Shanklin is great starting point for numerous coastal and inland walks (with the option to return using the local bus network). The rest of the island, including Sandown, Godshill, Blackgang Chine and The Needles, is all easily accessible.

Region Information

The owner recommends buying a Isle of Wight parking permit for your stay

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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