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  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
  • Green Scheme
  • Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • School Conversions
  • Parking - On Site
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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Enjoy a holiday at this characterful well-equipped apartment, furnished to a high standard, situated in a lovely location just minutes from the beach.

Enjoy a holiday at this characterful well-equipped apartment, furnished to a high standard, situated in a lovely location just minutes from the beach.

With real wood floors throughout, this apartment is in a great location, opposite the Big Meade Park and offers flexible sleeping arrangements as the main bedroom can be set up as either four single beds, or a super kingsize bed and twin beds.
Situated in the Old Village part of Shanklin, this spacious, ground floor apartment has it’s own private courtyard terrace and is set within a character building converted from the Upper Chine School for Girls. During World War II it was the headquarters of the Royal Marine Commandos, and used by the team planning P.L.U.T.O the "Pipeline Under The Ocean". This was the brainchild of Lord Mountbatten and Winston Churchill as a huge secret pipeline from Liverpool across England to the Isle of Wight, then under the Channel to Cherbourg built to deliver fuel for allied vehicles during the D-Day landings.

Today this charming holiday home makes an ideal base for groups or families. The golden sandy beaches stretch for miles and the Esplanade is packed full of amusements and crazy golf as well as several places to eat. Away from the beach the main town hosts a multitude of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants to enjoy. The Old Village is world famous with it’s pretty thatched cottages, cosy tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and craft shops to discover. There’s also Shanklin Chine to explore, carved by Mother Nature’s own hands over thousands of years. The stunning tree lined gorge cuts its mark from the Old Village down to the sandy beach and esplanade below. In the evening the waterfalls and woodland are illuminated, giving the gardens a totally different aspect and atmosphere.

Shanklin is well served by public transport around the island with regular buses and the railway ’Island Line’ to Ryde and Sandown. Outdoor pursuits on the island include horse riding, fishing, cycling, paragliding, golf and water sports. There are numerous attractions across the island to discover for all ages, such as The Needles with its chairlift, amusement park, boat rides, lighthouse and coloured sands of Alum Bay, Blackgang Chine, Dinosaur Isle, the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Tapnell Farm Park and Carisbrooke Castle, or why not pay a visit to Queen Victoria’s favourite holiday residence, Osborne House and its gardens? The sailing towns of Yarmouth and Cowes also make for a great day out. Whatever you decide, one things for sure, the Isle of Wight has plenty to offer. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

Step to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room: With 43" Sky TV (basic package), DVD/blu-ray player with a selection of DVDs, Wii with a selection of games, and wooden floor.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
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Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), twin beds, Sky TV (basic package) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed and French doors leading to courtyard.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and washing machine.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Courtyard with terrace and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car; additional parking available close by. No smoking. Please note: Couples and family bookings only, no hen or stag parties.

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  • 9

    Keith

    Posted by anonymous

    Comments: Pull cords for blinds do not meet current safety standards. They should have breaks along their lengths to prevent the possibility of strangulation for young children especially as the window ledges are wide enough for a child to stand on. Cleats on the sides of the windows would secure them and guests should be made aware of the dangers so that they do secure them. Thermostat for heating was not where it was reported to be in the information pack. It was leaning against the wall on the mantelpiece in the living room. Cement round the manhole cover in the front of the building was breaking up. It was almost impossible not to go over it when using the parking space for Flat 2. Non-stick surface of the frying pan was damaged and flaking. Otherwise a very large, clean and comfortable apartment in a good location

    Confirmed guest, 06/09/2019 14/09/2019

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thanks for your feedback Keith, we will rectify the pull cords for the blinds - thanks for pointing it out. We will also report the cement breakup to the property landlord.
9.3 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews collected by ReeVoo