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Alverstone Ponds Willow End Lodge

Sandown, Isle of Wight
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty with direct access to the private ponds
  • The ideal space for a couple getaway with your four-legged friend
  • Close to the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin, ideal for a day out at the beach
  • Book alongside Alverstone Ponds Hobbits Landing Lodge which sleeps a further 2 guests
Property code: 78634

A beautiful lodge with water views overlooking the ponds, ideal for wildlife watching. This is the perfect retreat for couples and dogs.

Just a couple of miles from the golden sandy beaches of Sandown, this cosy and inviting lodge provides relaxing accommodation for two guests. Perfect for a couple exploring the eastern part of the Isle of Wight, this lovely log cabin overlooks private ponds and makes a tranquil holiday retreat. Ideal for keen walkers and cyclists, this is a wonderful base for nature lovers and is set in a delightful spot in the Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Entering this light and spacious waterside lodge, you will find the fresh and relaxing open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Featuring a charming view over the pond, the lounge is an ideal space in which to unwind with a good book or a favourite movie. The dining area is ideal for a romantic meal which you can prepare in the fully equipped kitchen. The cabin also offers a king-size bedroom with a TV and views over the water, plus a stylish shower room. Outside, the pretty decked balcony overlooks the beautiful Alverstone ponds. Featuring outdoor furniture, this is a lovely spot for spotting the local birds and wildlife including ducks, herons and carp. There’s on-site allocated parking for one car, and private fishing is available for a fee payable to the owner.

The bustling seaside resort of Sandown has a great choice of pubs and restaurants, as well as popular attractions including Dinosaur Isle, Sandham Gardens and the Wildheart Animal Sanctuary. Away from the town, local attractions include Bembridge Fort and Downs (3.5 miles), Amazon World Zoo (2 miles) and Godshill Model Village (5 miles). Heading south along the coast, the picturesque resort of Shanklin (4 miles) is known for its traditional promenade, Rylstone Gardens, the stunning Shanklin Chine and the delightful Shanklin Old Village. The charming Victorian resort of Ventnor is also nearby (6.5 miles).

  • 1 bedroom – King-size
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and under counter fridge/freezer
  • Washer/dryer available within a shared utility area
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TVs in lounge and bedroom
  • Decked balcony with patio furniture overlooking the ponds
  • Off-road allocated parking for 1 car
  • Regret no children or babies
  • Access to unfenced ponds
  • Pub 1.6 miles, Shops 2.1 miles, Beach 2.8 miles
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Adam Baker

This property is personally managed by Adam.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christopher 22nd December 2023

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Reviewed by Gill 6th October 2023

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This was our 2nd stay at this property and it doesn't disappoint, owners Paul and Chris are very welcoming.The lodge was perfect in an idyllic setting by a lake.My husband caught many size and species of carp. Very dog friendly with enclosed patio area. Supermarket,pubs and beach at Shanklin easy reac by car Would highly recommend

Reviewed by Margaret 29th September 2023

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If your looking for a quiet peaceful lovely location only 6 miles to Sandown beach, then this is it! Owners very warm and welcoming with unexpected nice gifts to enjoy in the homely lodge. Only 2 lodges so need to book early.

Reviewed by William 11th August 2023

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The property is ideally located for you to explore the main attractions of the island. It is extremely well presented catering for all your needs (including dogs). Situated by a fishing the lake the outlook is peaceful and relaxing a perfect retreat if your into fishing, if not, don't let that put you off, its is so private you'll never be disturbeRead mored. Wildlife are in abundance, we even saw Kingfishers during our stay. A perfect holiday destination for IOW. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 28th July 2023

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Loved the lodge everything you could want was provided.the setting was great loved the Isle of Wight.booked for next year before we left

Reviewed by Stephen 21st July 2023

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Reviewed by Jacqueline 23rd June 2023

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Reviewed by Steve 16th June 2023

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The lodge was comfortable and clean and the shower was lovely. We were disappointed that we could not sit outside to eat as there was no table to eat at and no parasol to protect us from the sun . Oh and we had a visit from a rat on the deck on the last night!

Reviewed by Alison 7th April 2023

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Reviewed by Theo 24th March 2023

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If you are looking for a quiet, restful, wildlife watching kind of place, then this it it. Just wonderful.

Reviewed by Gary 20th March 2023

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A beautiful lodge perfectly located in Alverstone. My husband could just fish as he pleased in our own swim attached to our lodge and I was able to just relax on our decking and enjoy the ponds and the nature . Absolutely beautiful, the lodge was perfectly clean there was every thing that you needed its was warm ,beautiful shower and a welcome of pRead morerosecco in the fridge . Already re booked for next year. The ownerscare very welcoming and nothing is to much trouble . Hide

Reviewed by Morris 24th February 2023

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Reviewed by Steve 1st December 2022

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Great spot nice and quiet. Really enjoyed our stay. Good position to stay on the island as easy access to all the places we like to visit. Bottle of Asti in the fridge and home made biscuits was a nice touch.

Reviewed by Andy 4th November 2022

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Reviewed by Steve 21st October 2022

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The lodge was very nice. And every little detail was covered even down to the cleaning items. A great location away from the every day noise. The owners where very nice and friendly. And very helpful The fishing was great, with myself getting a personal best perch. And never seeing perch this size. I was over the moon. I can see why the lodges are Read morebooked well in advance. And I would definitely come back here. In 2024 when there is availability. Regards Steve and carol Hide

Reviewed by Hazel 19th September 2022

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Very well appointed cabin in beautiful surroundings. Chris and Paul are the perfect hosts as they ensured we had everything we needed during our stay. Through recommend and looking forward to returning again.

Reviewed by Stephen 5th August 2022

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Myself, Wife and all Dog had a fantastic stay in a lovely Log Cabin in a Beautiful location. It was so quiet and relaxing with lots of walks around the area. It is only a 15 min drive to Shops/ Restaurants and Sandown beach. a perfect place to unwind and watch the wildlife, Kingfishers, Dragon flies, resident Ducks and Fish. (Fishing the private poRead morends is available). The cabin has lots of character and lots of little extras. We hope to return next year. Hide

Reviewed by Dave 27th May 2022

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Great accomodations.butifull setting .amazing fishing ..will be returning in the future for definite .would highly recommend for a relaxing get away in tranquil setting

Reviewed by Tim 20th May 2022

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Great spot very quiet and peaceful no complaints plenty of walks etc all the mod cons in the accommodation nice views over the ponds

Reviewed by Leanne 29th April 2022

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Wonderful holiday, beautiful location, amazing fishing, great hosts!

Reviewed by John 28th March 2022

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We'll be going back! Very well catered for by Paul and Chris, everything seems to have been thought of. The location is beautiful and a shame the weather turned cold because we enjoyed sitting and looking over the ponds. We did a few walks locally to see the red squirrels and birds. The cabin was very comfortable with a wood burner, large shower anRead mored plenty of electric heating. Lots of facilities too including smart TV, Alexa speaker and full kitchen. Thanks for a great mini break, John & Nat. Hide

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Alverstone Ponds Hobbits Landing Lodge

Alverstone Ponds Hobbits Landing Lodge

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£535 - £1,049

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