Red Gap Cottage, Castletown
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Red Gap Cottage, for the second year running awarded a 4 star with Gold Accolade rating by the Isle of Man Tourist Board, is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage.
Situated in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary yet only 2 minutes walk from the Southern 100 and 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the town, where there are Shops, Supermarkets, Post Office, Restaurants and 5 Public Houses not to mention the Medieval Castle, Old House of Keys, Nautical Museum and Old Grammar School, which are all located in the centre of the Isle of Man's historic capital, Castletown. Take a walk to Scarlett and see the Visitor Centre. Scarlett is an area with strong evidence of volcanic activity. This unique landscape is home for an abundance of wildlife and plants.
The local swimming pool is 2 minutes walk from the cottage. There are Bus Stops to Douglas and Port Erin located approx. 200 metres from the front door and the steam train station is approximately 10 minutes walk.
There is car parking in front of the cottage.
Refurbished throughout with all modern facilities and fully equipped for 6 people.
Ground floor: Traditionally furnished spacious Living Room with Dining area. Large well appointed Kitchen with electric hob, Neff oven and integral convection microwave oven. Utility Room with Bosch Dishwasher and Washing Machine with adjacent downstairs WC.
First Floor: Bedroom 1 - King size bed with zip link mattress that can be separated to make 2 single beds. Chest of drawers, fitted double wardrobe with shelving and shoe rack. Bedroom 2- Double bed, fitted wardrobe, drawers and shelving. Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds, free standing wardrobe.
Luxury house bathroom with double hand basins, large shower cubicle and bath with hand shower. Central heating throughout.
We provide a welcome pack on your arrival, consisting of: - Fruit, Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Milk, Orange Juice, Cereals, Biscuits, Bread, Butter, Marmalade, Toilet Rolls, Kitchen Rolls, and a Bottle of Wine.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Ronaldsway 5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Isle of Man region
Sometimes the best discoveries are right in front of you…welcome to the Isle of Man, The Jewel in the Irish Sea.
Situated between the coasts of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, in the middle of the Irish Sea, you'll find our beautiful Island.
Blessed with an extensive coastline, stunning natural landscapes and unspoilt beaches, the Isle of Man is a perfect holiday destination that's within easy reach by air or ferry from the rest of the British Isles.
Visit the Island and you'll find a place full of contrasts and character. Whether you're looking for an action packed or a relaxing get away from it all break, you'll find it here.
With a whole host of things to see and do, places to visit and a full entertainment programme - whether you're passionate about history and culture, wildlife, sport, heritage transport or motorbikes - you'll never be short of something to do.
Ride the TT course, scuba dive, cycle, walk, play golf or just chill out in one of the many cafes or bars and watch the world go by.
For the thousands of visitors who visit here year after year the Isle of Man is an unforgettable holiday and short break destination – will you fall under its spell?
Peaceful and tranquil but offering all the facilities of modern living. 30 to 40 minutes by air and 4 hours by ferry from the UK yet a world apart.
Step back in time and get away from it all here on the Isle of Man.
Castletown, Isle of Man
Red Gap Cottage is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary. Only 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the Isle of Man's historic capital, Castletown.
Castletown is situated in the south of the Isle of Man and ideally located for exploring the Island. Well served by public transport you will find buses to connect with all parts of the Island and also a train station where you can catch the Steam Locomotive to Douglas.
In Castletown don't miss the opportunity to visit Castle Rushen, originally built in 1265, it is now one of Europe's most preserved Medieval castles.
The fascinating Old House of Keys building, an important part of Manx history and heritage where modern democracy on the Island began.
Old Grammar School. Built around 1200AD it was the first church that grew up for the settlement around Castle Rushen and latterly was aschool for boys.
Scarlett Visitor Centre. Outstanding coastal scenery and spectacular rock formations make this a n interesting place to visit.
The Nautical Museum. Home to one of the worlds oldest yachts "Peggy" and her eccentric owner and designe, the late Captain George Quayle.
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24 Sep 2014
"Even better than home from home!"
The owner's friendly personal welcome which awaited our arrival immediately set the tone for a very pleasant and most comfortable six day stay at Red Gap Cottage. The cottage and its contents … More
23 Sep 2014
"Charming Cottage Retreat"
My family recently stayed at this charming cottage just outside Castletown. It was the perfect place for our family of 5 adults to stretch out and relax after full days of exploring the island. The ho… More
17 Sep 2014
"Perfect break in a perfect location in a perfect cottage!"
We stayed at Red Gap Cottage for 4 nights during August and just wished we were staying longer. The booking process with Kim from the beginning to arriving at the cottage to departure was a pleasure.… More
6 Sep 2014
"Once again, great stay"
This cottage now appears to have become the stop off point for us each time we come to the island to visit with our family. It has absolutely everything we need with such thoughtful touches from Kim, … More
27 Aug 2014
"Home from home comfort"
We stayed here to watch the Classic TT over August bank holiday and chose Red Gap Cottage for it's location and the high ratings from previous guests. We were not disappointed. The cottage was … More
15 Aug 2014
"A very good cottage to stay in with good facilities and great location"
We had a very enjoyable stay in this well set out, clean, cosy cottage. Great location and parking. We received a warm welcome from the owner and everything in the cottage was in good condition. It wa… More
9 Aug 2014
"The Best Holiday Rental We Have Ever Stayed In"
A lovely, comfortable cottage, sympathetically restored and providing everything you could possibly need and more. Red Gap cottage feels more like a family home than a holiday rental and the warm welc… More
19 Jul 2014
"A very clean and well equipped cottage."
Welcomed by the owner who also rang later in the week to make sure everything was OK, this cottage was very clean and well equipped. There was everything we needed for a lovely weeks holiday as well … More
16 Jul 2014
"The best kept secret in Castle-town, Isle of Man"
There is nothing that needs to be altered about this cottage, it was lovely and warm well organised and was a pleasure to be able to stay there. You can tell that it's a wonderful place with grea… More
12 Jul 2014
Excellent welcome pack, !Perfect location for southern 100Have booked to stay next yearPlenty of room for 6 adults and very comfortable beds.Great central location , although poor fast food outlets ne… More
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