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Sleeps 5+1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
Built of Island Stone and the building dates back to 1695. It is one of a pair of cottages divided by an impressive central arch leading to an inner courtyard with pretty gardens and four additional cottages. The cottage is very pleasantly situated in a quiet hamlet in attractive countryside.
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Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children 5 + welcome
This delightful Grade II listed stone cottage has been sympathetically converted from the former stables of the nearby Apse Manor. It nestles within an enclosed courtyard approached through a lovely large arched entrance. The original building dates back to 1695, and period stone door surrounds and lintels can be seen on its south elevation. Deceptively spacious, Groom Cottage has thick stone walls, wooden beams and an attractive appearance with four gables.
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New Cottage; Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms
Manor Stable is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful South Wight countryside. From the cottage there are wonderful open views across the fields and nearby lakes to the Ventnor downs in the distance. It is a marvellous walking area with footpaths that can be followed directly from the cottage in most directions. There are particularly attractive walks along the course of the river Yar; to the picturesque village of Godshill and to the nearby village of Arreton which has a pub and cafe for meals.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcomeThis wonderful property is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful countryside. It has recently been converted from a large old granary, the foundations of which date back to the 1700s. A fire in 1889 resulted in much of it being rebuilt. Redway Manor Granary has been renovated with the greatest care and wherever possible original features have been retained. There are beautiful views across the fields and nearby lakes to the downs. The sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin are within a 15 minute drive.
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New Cottage; Sleeps 5+1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Rocklyn Cottage is attractively situated at Appuldurcombe, on the outskirts of Wroxall and within 2 miles of the south coast of the island. The cottage is within a 10 minute walk of Appuldurcombe House and in a wonderful walking and cycling area with footpaths leading directly from the cottage to Stenbury Downs, the donkey sanctuary and the nearby picturesque village of Godshill with its thatched cottages, teashops and public houses.
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Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely stone cottage is built of Isle of Wight Stone and has been converted from an ancient stone barn. Byre Cottage is situated in a small country lane in attractive countryside. This is a lovely walking area and footpaths lead from close to the cottage to the beautiful downs above Ventnor. Byre Cottage is only 1.5 miles from the centre of the seaside town of Shanklin with its wonderful sandy beach which is popular for swimming and paddling. The neighbouring seaside towns of Sandown and Ventnor are within a 10 minute drive.
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Sleeps 8 + 2 infants in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
This spacious house is splendidly situated immediately beside the sea. A stroll across the lawn leads to the beach where swimming, beach sports and boating can be enjoyed. A yacht can also be privately moored. There are spectacular, and panoramic sea views from the main rooms in the house and from the garden. Bonny Blink is in the quiet seaside village of Seaview on the east side of the Isle of Wight, commanding views across the Solent and the open sea. The pleasant village centre is less than a five minute walk away.
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New Cottage; Sleeps 8 + 1 in 4 bedrooms
Dunnose Magna Cottage is a substantial, Grade II listed, thatched property magnificently situated close to the cliff top amidst 2 acres of beautiful gardens and within a pleasant stroll of Bonchurch. The property is surrounded by wonderful National Trust countryside and enjoys splendid views across the surrounding fields to the downs in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. The wonderful beaches of Ventnor and Shanklin are within a few minutes drive.
Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms;
This wonderful property stands beside the beach in Seaview – a small prestigious resort renowned for beach holidays, sailing and boating. It provides a destination for many discerning families who return year after year. The Beach House has a prime & peaceful position which enjoys panoramic sea views from most rooms. A stroll across the garden leads to a gateway providing direct access to Seagrove Bay and visitors can relax on the balcony and watch the children playing on the beach.
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Rocklyn Cottage is attractively situated at Appuldurcombe, on the outskirts of Wroxhall and within 2 miles of the south coast of the island. The cottage is within a 10 minute walk of Appuldurcombe House - this was once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight and it is still an important example of English Baroque Architecture: the 1701 east front has been restored and it is now a beautiful shell set in grounds designed by ‘Capability Brown’. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with footpaths leading directly from the cottage to Stenbury Downs, the donkey sanctuary and the nearby picturesque village of Godshill with its thatched cottages, teashops and public houses. Footpaths can also be followed to the beautiful coastal area of St. Lawrence. The small seaside resort of Ventnor is within a 5 minute drive; the larger sandy beach of Shanklin is a 10 minute drive away. The market town of Newport, with its variety of shops and medieval castle, is also nearby.
Rocklyn is an attractive semi detached property which enjoys glimpses of the nearby downs and beautiful countryside from several of the rooms. It is in a pleasant semi rural area. The cottage has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation of a high standard for 5 people in 3 bedrooms. It is centrally heated and double glazed with fitted carpets throughout most of the property. On the ground floor there is a lovely open plan sitting room with two sofas, an arm chair, flat screen television with Freesat/DVD/CD player; a very attractive dining area, a modern fitted kitchen with a ceramic sink, electric double oven/grill and ceramic hob; microwave, washing machine and refrigerator. (A tumble dryer and freezer are also provided). There is also a cloakroom with a W.C. and basin. Stairs lead up to three delightful bedrooms – a spacious double room, a twin room and a lovely single room; plus a tiled bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and w.c. A folding bed, travel cot/high chair can be provided if required. Heating and electricity at no extra charge.
The cottage has an attractive open plan garden at the front of the property and a courtyard style garden at the rear with garden furniture, lighting and a small water feature with water falling over stones. This garden is fully fenced and a gate opens on to a path which provides access to a private garage and shared parking area. Visitors may wish to use the garage to park their car or for the storage of bikes or a small boat. Additional parking is available in a small lane at the side of the cottages. It is not possible to park immediately in front of the cottage as it is on raised ground with a pedestrian access. Public house and small general stores within 5 minutes walk. Nearby places to visit include the Falconry Centre at Appuldurcombe, the Donkey Sanctuary, Ventnor Botancical Gardens, Blackgang Chine Adventure Park, Amazan Adventure and Carisbrooke Castle. Ventnor golf course can be seen in the distance from the cottage and is always welcoming to visitors who wish to play golf.
Rocklyn Cottage - Appuldurcombe, Nr Wroxall, Isle of Wight
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|Rocklyn Cottage Prices Per Week|
|5 Oct - 11 Oct 2012 - £295||12 Oct - 18 Oct 2012 - £325||26 Oct - 1 Nov 2012 - £485||2 Nov - 20 Dec 2012 - £325||21 Dec 2012 - 3 Jan 2013 - £549|
|4 Jan - 14 Feb 2013 - £325||15 Feb - 21 Feb 2013 - £329||22 Feb - 21 Mar 2013 - £325||22 Mar - 28 Mar 2013 - £399||29 Mar - 11 Apr 2013 - £525|
|12 Apr - 25 Apr 2013 - £329||26 Apr - 2 May 2013 - £345||3 May - 9 May 2013 - £375||10 May - 16 May 2013 - £399||17 May - 23 May 2013 - £409|
|24 May - 30 May 2013 - £725||31 May - 6 Jun 2013 - £556||7 Jun - 13 Jun 2013 - £565||14 Jun - 20 Jun 2013 - £576||21 Jun - 27 Jun 2013 - £589|
|28 Jun - 4 Jul 2013 - £639||5 Jul - 11 Jul 2013 - £725||12 Jul - 18 Jul 2013 - £759||19 Jul - 29 Aug 2013 - £945||30 Aug - 5 Sep 2013 - £525|
|6 Sep - 12 Sep 2013 - £475||13 Sep - 19 Sep 2013 - £449||20 Sep - 26 Sep 2013 - £349||27 Sep - 3 Oct 2013 - £329||4 Oct - 24 Oct 2013 - £325|
|25 Oct - 31 Oct 2013 - £499||1 Nov - 19 Dec 2013 - £325||20 Dec 2013 - 3 Jan 2014 - £565|
Appuldurcombe is located on the edge of Wroxall in a rural area on the South East of the Isle of Wight. The area is known for the beautiful countryside and attractive footpaths which radiate from the village and put it within walking distance of some great destinations on the Isle of Wight.
By walking up onto the Down it is possible to follow the footpath across and then down to Steephill Cove and then on to Ventnor. In the other direction there is a footpath and bridal way across to Godshill where there is an excellent public house and restaurant (The Taverners).
A wide and level cycle track goes from Wroxall to Lake and from here it is possible to cycle on to the nearby seaside towns of Shanklin or Sandown.
Donkey Sanctuary - Lots of friendly donkeys that need a little bit of extra love and attention. iwdonkey-sanctuary.com
Pub Walk to Godshill - From Appuldurcombe follow signs to the Stenbury Trail which you follow to the Freemantle Gate (photo of the Freemantle Gate). The Freemantle Gate is a large stone gate which also marks the junction of the Stenbury Trail and the Worsley Go through the gate and continue along the Stenbury Trail down the hill on the other side of the gate till you reach the main Shanklin to Godshill road. Turn left onto the road and walk the short way into the centre of the village. Godshill has a great range of small shops and places to eat. For food in the evening you may wish to try The Taverners.
Walk or Cycle to Shanklin - There is a wide flat cycle way that runs from Wroxall to Shanklin. The track starts below the old railway bridge in the centre of Wroxall. If you are walking there is a footpath leading from alongside the bridge to the start of the track but if you are on a bike you must cross the bridge and follow the cycle path signs. Once you are on the track it is clearly signposted all the way to Shanklin. The track runs along the old railway line and the banks on either side are lined with lush vegetation.
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
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
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Dogs are welcome at the cottage and can be left in the kitchen for periods of time if the dog is not noisy or destructive. Puppies would need to be cased. We regret that cats are not permitted
(if not conflicting with individual cottage policy)
Rocklyn Cottage is a self catering cottage situated on the approach road to Appuldurcombe House (which is managed by English Heritage). Appuldurcombe Road is a quiet country lane which forms part of the Sunshine Trail, a Mecca for walkers and cyclists alike, which leads up onto Appuldurcombe and Rew Downs, an ideal location for dog walkers.
The cottage is of modern construction, thereby complying with current building regulations, but is partially constructed from stone work which formed part of the Old School House previously on this site, which gives it a special atmosphere.
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