The Haven is an extremely well presented semi detached bungalow with its own driveway and easy access, situated in a residential area of Shanklin within walking distance of the thatched tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and shops. The accomodation is ideally suited for couples and small families alike with all rooms leading off the hallway. Every room has an independent electric wall heater to use as you need. The kitchen is very well equipped and includes a drop down breakfast table or use the dining table in the adjoining conservatory which has patio doors directly onto the large decking area in the private garden.We have just finished a second large decking area with new sunbeds and garden furniture
The Island has miles of walks, off road cycling, beaches and numerous tourist attractions to explore to suit all tastes.There are various books, dvds, games and many printed walking trails for you to use during your stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Shanklin Station 600 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Bicycles available|
Shanklin is a very popular seaside resort on the South East coast of the island and benefits from a micro climate with the longest sunshine hours in the UK.
The popular sandy beach is safe for bathing and stretches along to the next resort of Sandown and beyond to Culver.
The town of Shanklin has plenty of restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and gardens various shops and Shanklin Theatre.
The old part of the town known as the Old Village is close by, with thatched tearooms, old country inns and gift shops as well as Shanklin Chine and heritage centre (a deep ravine with a waterfall and diverse flora and fauna) which was the islands first tourist attraction
There are cliff walks and along the waterfront are numerous water activities, beach huts,esplanade amusements & arcade, crazy golf, shore angling and more cafes, pubs and restaurants.
With excellent transport links from the Island Line railway, the bus/rail services around the island including the “Sandown Bay Tour” an open top bus serving the main tourist areas of Shanklin and Sandown, The Haven is a perfect holiday location.
The Isle of Wight is a beautiful island just 23 miles by 15 miles and is located on the South coast of mainland UK. with ferry crossings from Southampton, Portsmouth and Lymington.
Known as the Garden Isle because of its stunning natural beauty, the Isle of Wight is the perfect UK destination catering for all age groups. Due to the warmer climate that The Isle of Wight enjoys, being gently warmed by the Gulf Stream, the Island is often warmer than the rest of Mainland UK. helping make The Isle of Wight a year round destination.
There is so much to do on this lovely island, including stunning coastal walks along heritage coastline, fishing, sailing, birdwatching, watersports, golf, cycling and riding. With entertainment for all ages, including National Trust and English Heritage properties and gardens, wildlife centres, castles, activity centres, adventure theme parks, museums, watermill, pottery and glass making, this is an ideal base for a holiday.
With 165 miles of bridleways, over 500 miles of well-kept footpaths, a 62 mile cycle network and loads of off-road mountain biking routes there is riding, walking and biking for all levels. Over 10 percent of the island is owned and looked after by the National Trust.
The Island plays host to the Isle of Wight Music Festival, which is in June and the Bestival during September. In addition, the Island is famed for top acts playing at Osborne House (which was Queen Victoria's holiday home) Carisbrooke Castle as well as the Garlic Festival and County Show. There are also many local bands, singers, entertainers and events on offer throughout the year.