Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Uniquely positioned on a quiet residential street which leads from St Helen's village green via Mill Lane to the sea. From the bottom of the lane turn left at the Old Mill and walk across the Duver to the beach and sample the menu at Baywatch cafe; or turn right to Bembridge Marina and the village, or more beaches and wooded walks. Priory Bay and Seaview may also be reached on foot along the coast.
At the top of the road is a traditional English Village Green boasting two excellent restaurants, a quaint cafe, children's play area, post office, general store, bus stop and, of course, the village pub.
The apartment itself, is comfortably refurbished , child friendly, and is the perfect place to relax after the day's adventures.
The adjacent apartment may be booked at discounted rate for those who would like to holiday with family or friends.
Ideal for a relaxing beach holiday, or as a centre for walking, cycling and bird-watching.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Helens|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bembridge 1 km, Nearest railway: Brading|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The interior has been totally renovated . The fitted kitchen, decorations and flooring are all new.
Travel cot and high chair available on request.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment has a secluded garden complete with patio furniture and BBQ. Newlands is a narrow quiet street with limited parking. Cars may also be parked a short distance away around the village green where parking is free. A car is not necessary for access to local amenities and beaches.
Booking is from Saturday to Saturday in high season. Otherwise booking dates may be flexible. A deposrt is payable on booking and balance in full onemonth before the holiday.
The Isle of Wight region
Separated from the mainland by a short, low carbon ferry trip,the island has lost none of its charm since it was discovered by the young Victoria in the mid nineteenth century to be a perfect holiday venue. Almost half is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and it has sixty miles of coastline with coastal paths which form some of its 500 plus official walks. The island attracts record levels of sunshine for the UK and has a variety of beach resorts to suit every taste.
On arrival after the relaxing scenic ferry ride, the visitor will be faced with the problem of which of the amazing range of activities to embark upon first. Over 1000 festivals are listed by the tourist board ranging from internationally renowned pop music festivals to village flower shows and regattas. As well as the obvious attraction of Cowes week at the beginning of August, there are many other sailing events throughout the year and the island is an ideal venue for the pursuit of water-sports, fishing, walking, cycling and riding. There are also castles, country houses and ancient historical sites to explore as well as animal sanctuaries, parks and museums designed to be of special interest to the children.
St Helen’s Duver (a sandy dune area of coastline) and the shoreline around the area are noted for their extraordinary variety of maritime plants and wildlife, and much of the coastline in the immediate vicinity is under the care of the national Trust. Nevertheless there are many child-friendly sandy beaches which are relatively quiet all the year round. The larger resorts of Ryde, Shanklin and Sandown are only a short drive or bus trip away.
The historic village green, one of the largest in existence, is bordered by picturesque cottages, and all village amenities including two restaurants, a selection of shops, a bus stop, children’s play area and the village pub.
A greater variety of shops and facilities are to be found in the nearby village of Bembridge. Bembridge is known for its harbour, said to be a haunt for pirates in bygone days, and is now an attractive venue for the sailing community.
Both villages are situated between the Downs and the sea so that the tourist can alternate between forays into the countryside and the coast.