Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Mead Cottage is attractively situated on a 12 acre farm on the edge of the small rural hamlet of Alverstone in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. This is a wonderful position for outdoor pursuits, walking, cycling, fishing and golf. In the village there are lovely water meadows and fishing ponds with hides for bird and red squirrel watching. There are many footpaths leading up on to the downs and towards the coast.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Two Mead Cottage is one of a pair of cottages which stand in the attractive rural hamlet of Alverstone and is less than a 5 minute drive from the lovely sandy beaches of Sandown on the east coast of the Island. The cottage is located on a small 12 acre farm which is home to horses, cows and a few free range chickens. The farm is in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” and has a charming large pond which attracts ducks, moorhens and the occassional heron.
Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Detached bungalow with large fenced garden in the centre of the seaside village of Bembridge on the east side of the Isle of Wight. It is less than a 15 minute walk from the beach where the shallow waters offer a wonderful place for safe bathing, paddling and boating. Bembridge is a delightful spot with an air of tranquillity and affluence. It is a popular sailing centre and has a variety of small interesting shops, tea shops, public houses and restaurants.
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This charming cottage is nestled in the beautiful East Isle of Wight countryside, adjoining National Trust woodland, renowned for its carpets of bluebells; abundance of red squirrels and rabbits. The cottage commands wonderful views towards the sea and Culver Cliffs as well as of the Ventnor Down. Visitors have the freedom to enjoy over three acres of garden and private woodland. The sandy beach of Sandown is within a seven-minute drive.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedroom
Situated in beautiful East Wight countryside on the outskirts of the attractive hamlet of Alverstone and within an easy 10 minute drive of the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin. The property enjoys beautiful views across open countryside towards Culver Cliffs and the sea can be glimpsed in the distance.
This charming Grade II listed thatched cottage dates back more than two hundred years and has been owned by the same family for generations. It is a character cottage, which has retained many of its original features. It occupies an attractive central position in the small coastal resort of St Helens overlooking the village green where cricket is played. St. Helens carnival, sports and fair is also centred round the green each August Bank Holiday weekend.
The Poplars is approximately ten minutes walk from a beach where visitors can enjoy swimming and paddling. St Helens is famous for the 12th Century church tower which adorns the shoreline. Nearby is a large open National Trust area, which commands some of the loveliest views on the Island. The neighbouring seaside village of Bembridge can be reached by taking an interesting 30 minute stroll from the cottage around the harbour. The larger seaside towns of Ryde and Sandown are only a short drive away.
This is a self-contained property, comprising the larger part of a lovely detached cottage. (The owners use the smaller adjoining part of The Poplars, shown on the right side of the picture, as a retreat). All the main rooms are south facing and enjoy views across the village green to the downs beyond. The cottage has been furnished with care in a traditional style. Upstairs there are two pretty bedrooms - one double and one twin room (folding bed/travel cot/high chair available). It has a modern bathroom with a bath and an electric shower on the ground floor. There is an attractive and comfortable sitting room for relaxing with log effect wood burning stove, a flat screen television/Freeview/DVD; and a kitchen with fitted units and a pleasant dining area by the window. An electric cooker, microwave, refrigerator, freezer and washing machine are provided. Night storage heaters keep the cottage warm during the colder months and convector heaters are available for guests to use in the summer. Heating and electricity at no extra charge. There is a pleasant fenced garden both at the front and rear of the cottage and an attractive patio with garden furniture. Cars can be parked in the road opposite the cottage, when space permits. The car park, general stores, public house, restaurant, telephone and public transport are within 2 to 3 minutes walk.
The Poplars is a non smoking cottage. The Poplars is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 14:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from and 1st November 2014 to 19th December 2014.
We can book the ferry to the Isle of Wight for you at preferential prices and this can be added to your Isle of Wight holiday cottage booking. A quote will automatically be sent to you with the confirmation of your holiday.
The Poplars - St Helens, Isle of Wight
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|The Poplars Prices Per Week|
|19 July - 25 July 2014 - £729||26 July - 01 August 2014 - £875||02 August - 08 August 2014 - £875|
|09 August - 22 August 2014 - £875||23 August - 29 August 2014 - £875||30 August - 05 September 2014 - £625|
|06 September - 12 September 2014 - £499||13 September - 19 September 2014 - £475||20 September - 26 September 2014 - £395|
|27 September - 03 October 2014 - £329||04 October - 17 October 2014 - £325||18 October - 24 October 2014 - £325|
|25 October - 31 October 2014 - £475||01 November - 19 December 2014 - £325||21 December - 27 December 2014 - £519|
|28 December - 03 January 2015 - £519|
St Helens enjoys a coastal location on the edge of Bembridge and most of the village surrounds a large village green on which cricket is played in the Summer. St Helens has a good range of pubs and restaurants or there is a pleasant walk into Bembridge with tea shops a delicatessen. The beach at St Helens is popular with locals who come to swim, sunbathe, picnic or eat at the shore side restaurant.
Dans Kitchen, St Helens - An excellent and friendly restaurant on the village green in St Helens.www.danskitcheniow.com
Ganders, St Helens - a good little restaurant in the centre of St Helens and overlooking the village green. www.ganders.co.uk
Priory Bay Restaurant, between Seaview and St Helens - Fine dining an luxurious surroundings. Known to be one of the best restaurants on the Isle of Wight. www.priorybay.co.uk
Old Fort, Seaview - A widely recommended pub restaurant by the sea at Seaview. oldfortseaview.com
There are lots of walking and cycling opportunities to be enjoyed from The Poplars and the surrounding St Helens area. Here are a selection of described cycle routes you may wish to try on your holiday.
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 8 - Brading - Bembridge - St Helens - Seaview - Ryde - Upton
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 7 - Ryde - Upton - Brading - Alverstone - Newchurch - Upton
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 11 - Sandown - Yaverland - Brading
East Isle of Wight Loop 1 - Godshill - Newchurch - Alverstone - Borthwood - Wroxall - Godshill
Newport to Shanklin - Newport - Godshill - Shanklin
If you are planning a cycling holiday on the Isle of Wight you can view All Cycling Routes and Isle of Wight Cycle Information.
Blackgang Chine - Blackgang Chine is a popular theme park with rides, games and a maze to keep the whole family entertained. Blackgang Chine is also thought to be the longest running theme park in the world and many generations of visitors remember it for the adventure and excitement it offers. Located just outside of Niton on the South of the Isle of Wight www.blackgangchine.com/
Seaview Wildlife Encounter - Leading the way with interactive wildlife adventures this multi-award winning park really stands out from the crowd! Tucked away on the NE Coast of the Island this hidden gem is a full day out for all the family packed with fun, hands-on wildlife activities and special V.I.P. Encounters. seaviewwildlife.com
Tackt-Isle Adventures - Tackt-Isle Adventures provides equipment rental, tuition and everything you need for an adventurous activity on dry land or on the water. Join us for dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, mountain biking and even Segway rides! Make the Island your playground. tackt-isle.co.uk
Rosemary's Vineyard - Stroll round the vines, tour the winery, watch our ‘vine to wine’ video and enjoy free tasting of our wines, liqueurs, juices, and ciders. Admission is free and there are free vine tours every Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday at 11am, 12 noon and 1pm. rosemaryvineyard.co.uk
Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club - 18 Hole East Isle of Wight Golf Club – visitors welcome – please visit ssgolfclub.com for further information.
The East of the Isle of Wight is best known for its sandy beaches and traditional seaside holiday resorts. The coast on this part of the Isle of Wight has excellent opportunities for swimming, relaxing on the beach and enjoying a traditional family holiday by the sea. The beach resorts of Shanklin and Sandown are the more popular resorts on the coast but excellent beaches can also be found at Seaview, St Helens, Bembridge and Whitecliff. Details of beaches on the Isle of Wight can be found at www.wightinfo.co.uk/outdoors-activities/beaches
The East of the Isle of Wight also enjoys beautiful rural areas which are crisscrossed by numerous footpaths and cycle paths. A coastal path running the length of the East Coast and on around the Island allows walkers to enjoy the splendid seascapes and take tea in numerous cafes and restaurants along the way. View more East Isle of Wight Cottages
Two dogs are welcome and the garden is fenced. Property not considered suitable for two very large dogs. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the cottage and not to allow them to foul the garden. Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date.
(applicable to all cottages if not conflicting with individual cottage policy)
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for The Poplars St Helens, Isle of Wight were updated on 16/07/2014 00:23:13