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No. 5 Cliffview

(Ref. 1069835)

Ventnor, Isle of Wight Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • stay (7)
  • lovely (6)
  • great (6)
  • view (5)
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10 Customer Reviews

  • "Thank you for a lovely stay."

    Great communication and suggestions. Super clean. Thought of all facilities and equipment. Super comfy bed. Bath a little tricky to negotiate! It is a cliff view and not down at the seafront. We would recommend the Spyglass pub, Volunteer inn (local pub), Dairymans Daughter at Arreton, Amazon World zoo and the Donkey Sanctuary. Definitely not the Massala Bay and Butterfly world! Lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2024

  • "The accommodation was perfect in every way."

    As we had travelled by public transport the location was ideal, being near bus stops and shops.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Mar 2024

  • "A lovely apartment,Close to lots of amenities."

    Everything you need is there. The furnishings are really nice and look great. The only niggle is the bath/shower . A bit difficult to negotiate, Apart from that , a super apartment and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Sep 2023

  • "Good place to stay."

    Very central and a great view. For our needs pretty good. Nice and direct contact with the owner after we had a small issue to clarify.

    Reviewed by Helmut4.1Sep 2023

  • "The property is beautiful, was clean and tidy and had a lovely view of the sea!"

    The owners called me twice on the day to make sure everything was OK and all the instructions were really clear. Was a lovely stay and will definitely book again!

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0Aug 2023

  • "We really enjoyed staying in the flat, it was conveniently situated and had an excellent sea view, the kitchen was good and well equipped."

    There were however some drawbacks that we would like to mention, and we noticed had already been referred to by other customers. Firstly the towels were totally inadequate, they were very thin and soaked after one use. Moreover, the flat has no facility for drying anything once the radiators are turned off. We had to buy supplementary bath towels during our stay in order to dry ourselves after a shower. The wifi was very slow and kept cutting out-this may be beyond the owner's control of course. The owner had left some DVDs but there was no remote controller for the DVD player and no controls on the player. I texted one of the contact numbers given to ask about the controller and was disappointed to receive absolutely no acknowledgement of my text, let alone any information. Realistically, parking outside the flat is not possible. It would be useful to give more details of the tourist parking permit which is good value

    Dear Sarah, Many thanks for taking the time to review No.5 Cliffview. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the flat and appreciated the sea view. However we are very sorry to hear you experienced a few issues . Regarding the towels all extra towels are under the bed. We have now brought them into the bathroom so they are easy for guests to find. We have also removed the set of towels which appear to have become thin. There has never been a remote control for the dvd player and we have always operated it via the main box. We have now removed the dvd player to save any confusion. Sorry you did not feel there were sufficient drying facilities when the radiators or towel rails were switched off. There is an airer in the cupboard which we have now brought out into the bathroom to make it easier for guests to find. Many thanks for your suggestion to add the parking permit information in greater detail. We have now added the web link to our welcome letter and not just on the Sykes website. We are so sorry we never recieved your text message and have now added a further number to our contact details. We wish you all the best and hope you will return one day to No.5 Cliffview kindest regards Martin and Lorraine Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah3.4Jun 2023

  • "What a great well positioned, well stocked and clean apartment in walking distance of all amenities."

    We had 4 glorious days at this lovely apartment. As somebody who struggles when away with the comfort of beds and especially pillows I cannot fault either they were both so comfortable. Had a great nights sleep. However this was marred by the fact that the bedroom window is sealed shut and cannot be opened. It was very windy two of the nights we were there and the wind was howling around the back court yard and even though the window is sealed it didn’t stop the draft coming in which made the blind bang against the window so if a light sleeper this may not be so good. Wasn’t a lover of the bath and shower bath was very deep and uncomfortable no free shower head. Could do with some extra/bigger towels as the small hand towels are no good for washing long hair. We would recommend buying a parking permit for the car park a 2min walk away as parking on the street is not always possible. With all this said we still had had a great time and wouldn’t hesitate in recommending a stay here due to the fantastic location.

    Reviewed by Lynne4.4Jun 2023

  • "Lovely location and the property was as described and looked in the listing."

    Had a lovely stay, weather was great and the property was in walking distance of all amenities - Loved it!

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Sep 2022

  • "What a lovely apartment!"

    Everything we could have possibly wanted and finished to an exceptional standard. Luxury! Loved the bed linen, decor and all the little touches like the bottle of bubbly and chocolates on arrival.

    Reviewed by Jeanette5.0Jul 2022

  • "Really enjoyed my 3 week stay in Ventnor."

    Flat was exactly like the pictures on the website, newly renovated, well appointed and clean with a great view over the sea. Friendly cleaner who changed linen/cleaned half way through the stay.

    Reviewed by Bloodworth5.0May 2022

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Summary

  • Featured in Sunday Times - Best Ferry Holidays 2022 Ground-floor apartment
  • One double bedroom
  • Sleeps 2 plus 2 single sofa bed perfect for two children
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath and fixed overhead shower over the bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.3 miles
  • Note: There is a step up into the bathroom, please take care
  • Stunning Seaview from bay window
  • It is helpful to note there is a pay and display car park 2 min away and Isle of Wight tourist parking permits can be purchased on the council website - This is helpful if travelling around the island https://beta.iow.gov.uk/parking/permits/parking-permits
  • Generous ferry discounts available for this property from Portsmouth & Lymington, subject to availability - discounts via the owner please contact Sykes for further information
  • Note: This property is only suitable for 2 adults and 2 children.

The property

Idyllically positioned just a stone's throw away from the glorious sands of Ventnor Beach, in the popular resort of Ventnor, on the Isle of Wight, rests this delightful ground-floor holiday home, Cliffview.

Renovated to a magnificent standard, with high-quality fixtures and fittings throughout and enjoying close proximity to the island's most desirable attractions, Cliffview provides an excellent base for a couple seeking a coastal retreat or a small family as there are two sofa beds in the living room.

Park up on the roadside and make your way through the communal entrance leading to your new home-from-home.

A day filled with adventure calls for rest, so move through the property and enter into the fabulous open-plan living area, flooded with light welcomed in through the traditional bay windows and thoughtfully laid-out with a pair of plush sofa beds taking centre stage, enticing you to put your feet up with a cup of tea.

You'll find the well-designed kitchen equipped with all of the essential amenities to assist with your self-catering needs, and a sunny dining area idyllically situated in the window providing views out to sea; the perfect spot to enjoy a romantic meal for two.

The bathroom exudes elegance, with eye-catching tiling and an exquisite freestanding bath; pour in the bubbles and indulge in a blissful soak at the end of another exciting day.

The sumptuous double bedroom is positioned across the way, where you can catch your rest ahead of a new day of exploration.

If you fancy taking a break from doing the cooking one evening, take the short stroll into the centre of Ventnor and treat yourselves to an indulgent meal at one of the many eateries on offer; tuck-in to a spot of pub grub at The Blenheim, or visit The Spyglass Inn, where you can dine with an unspoilt view of the glistening waters of Ventnor Bay.

The Ventnor Haven Fishery rests close by, where you can see the fishermen go about their daily catch, or sample some of the fresh produce yourself.

Soak in the spectacular scenery as you savour fresh fish and chips with a stroll along the esplanade or escape the excitement with a wander through the vibrant grounds of Ventnor Park and the Botanical Gardens.

Spend lazy afternoons lounging on the sands of Ventnor Beach, or travel along the coast to Shanklin Beach, where thrill seekers can try their hand at surfing or standup paddleboarding.

Come face-to-face with animals from across the world with a visit to the Amazon World Zoo, take a step back in time with a tour of the exquisite stately home designed by Capability Brown, Appuldurcombe House, or spend peaceful afternoons testing your swing at Ventnor or Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club.

Striking coastline, breath-taking countryside, the Isle of Wight AONB and a number of superb towns are all accessible with ease from here, suiting all tastes and interests.

A romantic retreat to the coast awaits at Cliffview. Generous discount may be available for the ferry, please contact Sykes Cottages on 01244 345700 for further information

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

VENTNOR

Newport 10 miles; Cowes 15 miles.

The quaint Victorian seaside resort of Ventnor is located at the southern end of the island and accessed via an array of steep winding roads set amidst beautiful scenery. Sheltered by St. Boniface Down, one of the island's highest points and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this charming town has a uniquely mild micro climate enabling tropical and exotic plants to grow throughout the area. The gently sloping sandy and fine shingle beaches and coves provide excellent facilities for watersports and offer a range of stunning coastal paths to explore, while the harbour sells a broad range of fresh fish and locally-caught seafood. Ventnor is one of the Isle of Wight’s most prestigious food destinations with a good variety of high-quality restaurants,
Bistros, pubs and shops along the esplanade and close to the town centre. The Botanical Gardens are within easy reach and well worth a visit, whilst around the island there are great walking and cycling opportunities, medieval castles, historic houses and a variety of gardens and waterfalls, as well as the unspoilt fishing bay. This great holiday destination has plenty to offer all year-round, and it's easy to see why it's known as the prettiest place on the Isle of Wight!

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Property has 2x single Sofa bed - perfect for 2 children.

Generous ferry discount offered with this property (subject to availability) please contact Sykes Cottages on 01244 345700 for further information.

Please Note: There will be scaffolding outside of the building for external decoration for 5 weeks from the 21st October.

Please Note: This property is only suitable for 2 adults and 2 children.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas