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Harvest Cottage - Shanklin

Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Visit England Gold AwardVisit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
VE 4 star Gold
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • This delightful family cottage is just a short drive from the centre of Shanklin
  • Perfect for enjoying the lovely countryside of the East coast of the Isle of Wight
  • Visit the charming towns of Ventnor, Sandown and Newport
  • Explore Godshill, the medieval castle of Carisbrooke or enjoy an Amazon Adventure
  • Ideal for families, walkers, cyclists, sightseers and nature-lovers
  • Enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches of Sandown, Seaview, St Helens and Bembridge
Property code: IC059

This lovely Grade II listed stone cottage is attractively situated in a delightful rural hamlet only 1.5 miles from the centre of Shanklin, a delightful seaside resort with a glorious sandy beach.

This Grade II listed stone cottage is attractively situated in a courtyard of five cottages in a peaceful, rural hamlet only one and a half miles from the centre of Shanklin. This seaside resort boasts a vast, sandy beach which gently slopes to the water - ideal for swimming and paddling, and offers a range of activities and traditional amusements. The cottage is surrounded by patchwork, open farmland with some nearby woodland. This is a good walking area, and visitors can stroll into Shanklin or follow footpaths on to the downs where there are wonderful panoramic coastal views and inter linking footpaths to some of the major walking trails on the Island. There are a variety of shops in Shanklin, and also in the market town of Newport which is within a 15-minute drive.

Harvest Cottage has been lovingly converted from the original stables of Apse Manor House and dates back to 1695. It has been furnished and equipped to a high standard, providing comfortable accommodation for four people in two bedrooms. The cottage is centrally heated. On the ground floor there is a modern fitted kitchen equipped with a gas cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator and freezer; a stylish dining area with a circular table and dresser; a separate spacious sitting room with a large sofa and chairs, television, DVD player and CD player with iPod docking station.

Stairs lead up to a bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and W.C.; one double room (king-size bed) with a wall mounted television and a second bedroom with a five foot zip and link bed which can be used as a second double room, or as a twin room for children (2ft 6 beds). A travel cot and high chair can be provided if required. Heating and electricity are provided without extra charge. Wifi internet can also be provided.

The cottage has an enclosed, sunny courtyard with garden furniture and a barbecue so that meals can be enjoyed outside. A gate opens into a further area where two cars can be parked beside the cottage. A regular bus service is within a ten minutes walk. You will find small general stores and a post office within one mile. Nearby places to visit include Amazon Adventure, the picturesque village of Godshill and the medieval castle of Carisbrooke. The seaside towns of Sandown and Ventnor are within an easy five to ten minute drive and almost all areas of the island can be reached within 45 minutes.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double with TV, 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a double on request)
  • 1 bathroom – 1 shower over bath and WC
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer
  • TV/DVD/CD with iPod dock in lounge
  • Enclosed courtyard with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Bed linen included
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Shop and post office 1 mile. Sandown and Ventnor within an easy drive
  • 2 medium size dogs welcome

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Elizabeth June 2017

Cottage was clean and quiet.

Reviewed by David Spyers May 2017

Highly recommend this lovely cottage.

Reviewed by Julia Cross December 2016

Comfortable cosy cottage, in a quiet countryside location very well equipped. Lovely walks on your doorstep.

Reviewed by Charles Berbeck September 2016

The cottage was clean, the kitchen is a good size and well equipped and the location was good with direct parking outside.

Reviewed by Lyndsey Morgan September 2016

On the whole we had a lovely comfortable week in Harvest Cottage. Well equipped and very quaint. Lovely walks around. We all relaxed and really enjoyed our stay. Leaving us a bottle of Wine on arrival was a thoughtful touch. Thank you

Reviewed by Lorna Silk-Smith September 2016

Beautiful cottage, wifi now available here which was great. Lovely base to explore the island, would definitely recommend it.

Reviewed by Katherine Morgan Pike July 2016

A wonderful, peaceful & relaxing stay. Enjoyed our welcome wine after a long trip! Fantastic location easy walk to Shanklin & nearby footpaths in many directions. Birds galore visited during our stay including an adult and young Woodpecker. Cleanest cottage we have every stayed in. Loved it.

Reviewed by Sharon Davies June 2016

Harvest Cottage is a credit to its owners as it felt like home from home, very well-equipped and comfortable for us. We had a super holiday and would be happy to use this property again.

Reviewed by Suzanne Lees-jones November 2015

Lovely cottage. Would definitely recommend and visit again. Great location and fully equipped.

Reviewed by Calvin Bennett August 2015

Lovely comfortable cottage. Great location, far enough out to obtain peace and quiet, but close enough to everything you would need, really top location.

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