Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
If you are looking for somewhere comfortable, clean, quiet & peaceful then Fiddlers Green will give you this and more at a very affordable price. The apartment is available all Year. Situated within an annexe of our home our aim is to give holiday makers quality accommodation at an affordable price. Guests have recommended us as "Must Stay". We are also receiving high Trip Advisor reviews with many returning guests. The apartment is located in an exceptionally quiet residential area very close Shanklin Old Village and local amenities. This well appointed deceptively spacious self-contained apartment (rated 5 stars by guests) sleeps one or two adults very comfortably.
The apartment is only available to adults. Accommodation comprises one bedroom with double bed and considerable storage space, hall, shower room with toilet and vanity unit. Fully equipped kitchenette within dining/lounge area. Televisions in both rooms, bedroom tv has dvd facility. The apartment has it's own access with private secluded sun deck area for "alfresco" dining or breakfast in the sun. Off street secure parking is provided for one car. It's just a short distance to Shanklin beach. Cliff top walks from Shanklin to Sandown are highly recommended for a leisurely stroll or a good work out. We are only two minutes easy walk to Shanklin Old Thatched Village with many excellent taverns and restaurants. The Theatre and a variety of shops are also within easy walking distance. Bus stops are located just round the corner serving routes to Newport, Sandown, Ventnor and Ryde therefore affording visitors the chance to explore the Island and all it has to offer.
Activities available on the Island include walking, cycling, sailing, golf, fishing (sea, course and game), horse-riding and bird watching. Attractions such as The Needles, Black Gang Chine, Amazon Zoo Park, Sandown Zoo, Godshill Thatched Village & Tea Rooms, Donkey Sanctury, Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House and many more are yours to discover.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Shanklin 500 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||150 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Ryde to Shanklin 500 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Shower towels, tea towels, full bed linen are provided and changed weekly. Beach towels are available on request.
Fully stocked kitchen with crockery and utensiles also provided are scourers, dish cloths, washing up liquid, kitchen roll, toilet paper, bin bags,iron and ironing board. Our aim is to make your holiday comfortable and affordable.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a small private secluded sun deck area with table, chairs and umbrella for alfresco eating on warm sunny evenings or you may wish to have breakfast in the sun.
The designated parking space is on the left hand side as you drive in infront of the entrance to the apartment.
Non returnable deposit of £50 required to secure booking with balance due on your arrival. Any problems please contact the owner.
The Isle of Wight region
The Isle of Wight is steeped in history. It was one of Queen Victoria favourite places to visit, that it why she had a residence constructed (Osborne House). The Island generally has the highest sunshine hours of the UK and it's beaches are some of the finest, Shanklin has "Blue Flag" status and voted one of the best in England. The Island is also very well serviced with high standard taverns and restaurants serving a variety of cuisine. The Island has many attractions for all ages and is equally well know as part fo the Durasic Coast with fosils of dinosaurs found on many beaches.
Activities available are walking, cycling, sailing, golf, fishing (sea course and game), horse-riding and bird watching. Attractions such as The Needles, Black Gang Chine, Amazon Zoo Park, Sandown Zoo, Donkey Sanctury, Godshill Thatched Village, Caribrooke Castle and Osbourne House. Locally the Old Village in Shanklin winds between traditional thatched cottages, cream-tea rooms, shops charming gardens and parks. The taverns serve an excellent range of home cooked food they also have entertainment most evenings. Explore the Shanklin Chine which is part of our national heritage and the Island's first tourist attraction, this scenic gorge in sandstone cliffs with waterfalls and streams leads down to the beach. It was once a smugglers haunt and now looks fabulous illuminated after dark. There is an exhibition hall in the chine where you can learn of the PLUTO pipe line under the ocean which carried fuel to the Allied troops in Normandy. At the top of the cliff there's the busy High Street and Regent Street with a variety of shops, tea rooms and restaurants.
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24 Feb 2014
"Comftable, cosy apartment in a great location"
Fiddlers Green is a comfortable, well equipped holiday let in a quiet residential street just a few minutes walk from the shops, bars & places to eat in Shanklin town and the old village.The owner Bri… More
13 Oct 2013
"perfect location and lovely apartment"
a lovely apartment with everything you need to make a comfortable and relaxing holiday with all you need in walking distance.A quiet location with good parking facilities and made to feel very welcome… More
Thank you Debbie for this review. It is nice to know we are on the right track but we will keep improving to make holiday makers feel they have had something special.
17 Sep 2013
"A Restful and enjoyable place to stay."
Thoroughly enjoyed our week on the Isle of Wight at Fiddlers Green. There was everything we needed in the apartment and Brian gave us a very warm welcome. The beds were comfy and everywhere was clea… More
Once again it is our pleasure to have such nice guests and thank you Brian & Pat for the comments much appreciated.
1 Sep 2013
"The perfect holiday getaway, forget about everything and enjoy"
Just got back from a great 2 weeks on our second visit to "Fiddler's Green" and again Brian and Linda were the perfect hosts, they are more like friends really, always helpful.Whilst ta… More
We are pleased to be considered as good hosts. It is you who are important to us as good clients. Yes plans are being drawn up to improve the apartment as it will now be only available to couples we have more room to make it cosy. Also giving thoughts to the sun deck area.
8 Aug 2013
"a little jewel"
If there is such a thing as a perfect place for a holiday this could be it. All you need for a self catering holiday but if you were to request a further need I am sure Brian would fulfil your request… More
We have received such warm and positive reviews to our holiday apartment it makes it all worth while. We enjoy having guest such as Ken and Avril who enter into the holiday spirit by talking and telling us of their experiences with previous holidays. This helps us with presenting the apartment for other guests. If we know what is required we can act accordingly. We are so pleased to give holiday makers a time to relax and enjoy the Island.
7 Aug 2013
"shhhhhh dont tell anyone"
i thought that it maybe all fake as nowhere could possibly be as good as all the reviews on line. BUT ITS TRUE. Brian and Linda....fab hosts... friendly and non intrusive.The infomation, maps, guides … More
Thank you Jaci & Dominic. So pleased you enjoyed your stay on the Island and Fiddlers Green. We love having people stay in the apartment who just wish to have peace and quiet. This is easy to provide. Look forward to your visit in 2014 and hope you like the changes proposed over the winter period. Brian & Linda
25 Jul 2013
"Great place to stay."
What an ideal place to stay situated right in the old village in Shanklin. Easy walk into town and bus stops that take you anywhere on the island and walking distance to the lovely beach. The apartment was lovely with all the items we could possible need (we did not need to take anything with us as all was supplied). Linda and Brian were the perfect hosts and made us very welcome even to the extent of lending one of their own items for us to use. We enjoyed it so much we have already booked three weeks in 2014.
This review means alot to us many thanks Sandra & Tony.
7 Jul 2013
"Try it, you will not be disappointed."
Spotlessly clean and the best equipped I have stayed in. Really comfy bed and nice and quiet. Very close to all amenities. Brian and Linda are really nice and they have thought of everything a holidaymaker might need. If the week after ours had not been booked we would have stayed a third week! On leaving I booked for next year I enjoyed it that much.
We are so pleased to get such positive reviews. Next years bookings are coming in, we have had one couple who are due next week who have booked already for next year before they have enjoyed this year! We are making further changes that will improve the clients stay. Thank you Michael & Jean for coming and your kind review.
10 Jun 2013
"top apartment, ideal location, great hosts"
just returned home from our third stay. brian and linda were very welcolming as always. more like friends. the apartment is all you could wish for, clean, tidy and comfortable, just like home. lovely quiet area, but everything you want is close by. booked again for next year, looking forward to it already.
This is nice to know. We enjoy having such nice people come and stay at our apartment.
3 Jun 2013
"Excellent apartment run by equally excellent owners."
This visit was our second and I'm sure won't be our last. Situated less than 5 minutes slow walk of Shanklin town centre, the property offers everything you would realistically require and to a very high standard. Brian and Linda the owners, are not content to rest on their laurels either. This second visit they had another access installed,replacing the original to allow even easier ingress to the property.
We would wholeheartedly recommend "Fidddlers Green" to anyone requiring a comfortable well appointed apartment very close to all local amenities and also too would recommend the warm friendly welcome and care offered by Brian and Linda.
We thank you Harry & Kath for this review. It is nice to hear we have got things right! We will not sit back as we are already planning minor improvements for the winter period that will make holiday makers a little more comfortable. We wish all our clients the best for the future and hope to see them again.
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