Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This self catering top floor apartment in Ryde, a lovely Victorian town with lots to offer, is exceptionally well located for the Hovercraft terminal across to Portsmouth. It is a minutes walk from the lovely Appley sands beach, a boating lake, children's amusements and restaurants. All that Ryde town has to offer is within walking distance, including boutique shops, Liz Earle iconic cosmetics flagship store, a supermarket, museum etc. However, for those with a car, which can be parked in the apartment's own dedicated space, there are an array of places to visit, including Queen Victoria's Island home Osbourne House, the famous Isle of Wight zoo with its white tigers, The Needles etc.
The Isle of Wight is known for its music festivals, including the legendary Isle of Wight Festival, and The Bestival. There is also an opportunity to cross on the Hovercraft to the world famous Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, with Nelson's flagship, Victory, and the brand new multi million pound Mary Rose Museum that houses the Tudor King Henry V111's warship, Mary Rose, that sunk in The Solent, and was raised from the seabed in the 1980's, and now houses a section of the ship itself and many artefacts from that period, giving a fascinating insight in to life in Tudor times.
The apartment is supplied with all quality linen and towels for a convenient and comfortable stay. There is a kingsize bed and a very large en suite bathroom, as well as a second smaller bedroom with a full size single cabin bed and a pull out trundle under, with a second main bathroom for convenience. Everything for families, couples and a perfect getaway. The apartment has been quality rated 4*gold by Visit Britain for 2012.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ryde (Appley) 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton, Nearest railway: Portsmouth (mainline) 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Top floor, with amazing views from most windows. well equipped kitchen with tea/coffee and milk in situ for that first cup on arrival. Large double bedroom with massive en suite bathroom, a juliet balcony to the main bedroom. Good furnishings and quality linen and bath and hand towels, no beach towels provided.
There is a new Cosatto folding high chair provided for babies from 6 to 36 months old.
There is a Pure DAB clock/radio on the main bedside table.
There are many activities close by. The Westridge Golf Centre, 3 miles away, where you can pay as you play, with PGA professionals on hand. The bowling centre, and the well know Ice Skating centre close to the Hovercraft terminal in Ryde.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a communal car park to the rear for residents of the apartments, and the apartment has its own dedicated space where it can be seen from the apartment.
There is a pub to the rear, behind the apartments that offers food and a convivial atmosphere, it also has music nights.
The apartment has a Friday changeover day which is necessary during peak times but at other times the days can be flexible.
There is a £100 security deposit paid with the balance 8 weeks prior to the holiday, which is returned within 7 days once the apartment has been cleaned and checked. A 25% deposit of the total rental price is taken to secure a booking.
A maximum of 4 persons per booking, unless by prior agreement, when a charge of £100 for an extra person is required. Please note that the smaller bedroom has a single bed, with a pull out, full size single underneath, so there are size restrictions.
The weekend night rates are classed as Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and Bank Holidays.
The apartment has easy rising stairs to the top, no lift, and is suitable for the fit elderly but not those with severe mobility problems.
The Isle of Wight region
Ryde is a historic Victorian/Edwardian town with many grand old buildings. Ryde pier is very long, and the little train runs along the pier and to areas close by.
There are many historic buildings and attractions on the Island, including must see, Osbourne House, Isle of Wight Zoo, and its white tigers, The Needles, Cowes sailing centre, Blackgang Chine for the children, the famous Isle of Wight Glass factory, where you can watch glass blowing, and of course, and trip across The Solent to visit Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard.
Activities close to the apartment include, ice skating, bowling, bowls, cinema, shopping, Island open top bus tours, marina, childrens play activity centre, swimming pool, boating lake, restaurants, and of course, the beautiful beach.
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20 Nov 2013
"A beautiful, well kept apartment in a great location"
A really clean, comfortable, well equipped apartment (although a hairdryer would be a nice addition) in a fantastic location. Very near transport links, shops etc with a lovely sea view. I had a wonderfully relaxing stay.
4 Aug 2013
My friends and I stayed here for the weekend of the Isle of Wight festival, being of an age where we value our creature comforts over being too close to the action and camping!
The apartment was lovely, even better than we had expected after seeing the photos, with lots of ooohs and aahhs as we explored the rooms after dropping off our bags.
Conveniently placed for everything in Ryde, from the shops to the Hovercraft, ferry, bus station, and of course, lovely sandy beaches.
I'm looking forward to my next stay in September!
13 Jan 2013
"Cosy appartment close to the beach and other happenings"
Went there together with friends last autumn, we were all surprised how much more value for money we got in relation to what we expected.
The overall standard were higher than we wished to think and everything were really clean.
Also the location were great, being located a stones throw from the beach, but also shops, restaurant around the corner.
Getting there was easier than expected as well since we traveled from Sweden, just a couple of minutes from the hoover terminal by foot.
Hope to get there again.
1 Jan 2013
"Nice, clean and good location"
This is a really nice apartment, we stayed during the festival and can honestly say we were pleased we had somewhere warm and dry to stay as well as the luxury of a hot shower.
The location was ideal as we got the bus to and from the site as well as elsewhere on the island. The beach is a very short walk away and we enjoyed taking a stroll when the weather was fine.
The apartment is furnished nicely, maintained well and fully equipped and had everything we needed, there was a bit of noise from the pub behind but nothing too bad.
There is only two things that could have made our stay better, WiFi and a firmer mattress, but I appreciate this is personal preference.
18 Oct 2012
"Beautiful location, made even better with the light, clean and airy accommodation"
Everything we expected and more. I didn't realise that there was an on suite to the master bedroom which was a pleasant surprise. The overall accommodation was very good, modern and peaceful. I would be delighted to recommend this property to anyone and will definately consider staying again in the future. Thank you.
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