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Apple Tree Cottage, Sandown

Sleeps 22 Dogs Allowed1 Bedroom1 Bathroom£289 - £1305 pw



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Apple Tree Cottage is a delightfully cosy, detached chalet, great for couples, it’s pet friendly too, making it the perfect base to explore the south east side of the Isle of Wight. . All on the ground floor.

Open plan living space: With wooden floor and French doors leading to garden.

Living area: With 28" Smart TV and CD player.

Dining area.

Kitchen area: With electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill and fridge.

Bedroom: With double bed.

Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack and doggy extras. Laundry service available on request. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. . Located in the village of Lake, between the popular resort beaches of Sandown and Shanklin, the property is set adjacent to the owner’s home. The chalet benefits from a fully enclosed south-facing rear garden and has a rear gate that provides access directly out onto the cliff top coastal path, presenting you with a stunning view over Sandown Bay and its pier.

The beach at Lake can be accessed from a set of steps from the top of the cliff path, alternatively you can gain access from Shanklin or Sandown Esplanades via a short walk in either direction along the sea wall. Because this beach is tucked away and not as straightforward to reach as its resort neighbours it is very often quieter during the busier months, making it a peaceful alternative for a day on the beach. As the waters are quieter, this is a great beach for surfing and water sports, as the sea is shallow and clear. There is an instructional school which is located nearby that offers a whole range of activities for all ages and abilities, there’s also a café and barbecue area which is always popular during the summer season. There’s also beach huts which you can look to hire and a number of benches to sit on along the sea wall path when the tide is further in. The walk along the sea wall between Sandown and Shanklin along the back of the beach, is highly recommended as it offers a wide, flat path which is ideal for both walkers and cyclists.

For guests choosing to visit the island without their car, a favourable way to reach the property is to take the Wightlink Fast Cat service to Ryde Pier head and then the train to Lake Station which is only a 3-minute walk from the property. The island has become a real hot spot for cycling enthusiasts, with a choice of challenging off-road bridleways, peaceful byways and level purpose-made tracks running along former railway lines. You can cycle across the width of the island to the famous Needles landmark, or try the full round the island route, which is 66 miles long and is used for the annual Isle of Wight Randonnee held over the bank holiday in May. You can also travel along the route at a more leisurely pace, stopping off along the way at one of the many restaurants, pubs and cafés that can be found in the quaint villages and towns.

Sandown is a truly traditional British beach resort with pier, amusements, pitch ’n’ putt, Isle of Wight Zoo, children’s play area and the Dinosaur Isle attraction at the northern end of the esplanade towards Yaverland and Culver Cliff. The town is brimming with attractions to entertain visitors, most of them right on the beach front itself, so you never have to stray too far from the golden sands. At the other end of the path you will reach Shanklin Esplanade which is again 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, cafés, bars and restaurants to enjoy. The old village is world famous with its pretty thatched cottages, cosy tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and craft shops to discover. Outdoor pursuits on the island are well catered for and include horse riding, fishing, 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. Beach 500 yards. Shops, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

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Top Features

BBQ
Bed Linen
Bungalow
Detached
Disabled Friendly Features
Downstairs Bath / Shower Room
Downstairs WC
Enclosed Garden
Garden / Courtyard
Internet
Parking
Pub / Restaurant Nearby
TV
Towels Provided
WiFi

Guest Comments

"Keith and Sarah were very welcoming and helpful, always on call but never intrusive.The cottage is exactly as seen in the pictures, comfortable and cosy. A safe, enclosed garden for our mini schnauzer. The back gate led onto the cliff path with a beautiful view to the beach below."

Francesca, August 2021

"Lovely cabin/cottage though a little bijoux. However everthing was there for us, especially for our dog with a very secure garden with plenty of shade. Excellent location with access to beaches of Sandown and Shanklin.Only one criticism as due to being bijoux, the bed was only a standard double.Owners Keith and Sarah were very helpful ancd provided a box of goodies and a bunch of flowers as a welcome gift. Lovely couple."

Marietta, July 2021

"Lovely people lovely place"

Lynne, July 2021

"Very clean and tidy and hosts were lovely and helpfull and garden was beautiful."

Christine , July 2021

"Excellent location . Owners very friendly & helpful"

John, June 2021

"Realy lovely place to relax host welcoming ' but 'you have your own space completely..location perfect.."

Laura, October 2020

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