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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Some of the best sea views of Shanklin/ Sandown Bay can be seen from this uniquely positioned Victorian House . The beach and Esplanade are only a minute walk away, close to the coastal path for those who enjoy walking, 5 minutes walk to Shanklin town where there are many shops, pubs and restaurants, and 10 minutes walk to the picturesque Shanklin Old Village.

Newly furnished and equipped in 2013. Most rooms have sea views. The Lounge has leather sofas, 42"LED TV with sky package and DVD player. The separate dining room seats 8 and has french doors leading to the garden. The Kitchen/Utility room is well equipped with new double oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and everything you require to make it home from home. There are 4 bedrooms - 2 with double beds and 2 with twin beds. All have drawer space and fitted wardrobes. Two bedrooms have the addition of built in showers. There is a bathroom with toilet and two further toilets - one upstairs and one downstairs. A balcony on the first floor overlooking the sea can be accessed by a door from the hall or from french doors in bedroom one. There is a long drive which can accommodate up to 4 cars. A large patio on the double garage roof has tables, chairs and a barbecue where guests can relax and watch the world pass by on land and sea.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Shanklin 50 m
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton 40 km, Nearest railway: Shanklin 600 m
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, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Isle of Wight region

The Isle of Wight and Shanklin in particular is among the top seaside resorts for sunshine hours in the UK. The island is renowned for it's natural beauty and quieter pace of life and has many attractions and events to suit all ages. Visit Queen Victoria's country home Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, Brading Roman Villa, picturesque Shanklin Old Village and Godshill, Ventnor Botanical Garden not forgetting Alum Bay famous for the coloured sands and chair lift. For families there is Blackgang Chine, Robin Hill, Amazon World, Owl and Monkey Haven, Sandown Zoo and Dinosaur Island, Donkey Sanctuary and many more, .

Events through the year include The County Show, Cowes Week, Garlic Festival, Old Gaffers, Isle of Wight Steam Show, Round the Island Yacht Race, Town Carnivals and Regattas.


Shanklin has one of the best sandy beaches on the island. Enjoy a drink, meal or snack at one of the many cafes, bars or restaurants along the Esplanade. There is a new crazy golf, two themed golf areas and childrens play area on the seafront plus the amusement arcade. Walk along the revetment or cliff path to Sandown or in the other direction to Shanklin Chine, and steps leading up to Rylstone Gardens passing The Fisherman's Cottage pub on the beach. The town has shops, cafes, pubs and many restaurants including traditional, Italian, Indian and Chinese. The older part of the town - Shanklin Old Village with it's thatched roof cottages has pubs, shops, restaurants and bars. Enjoy a cream tea in one of the Lovely Tea rooms here. In the summer there are band concerts in the grounds of Rylstone Gardens and a Tea Garden which has it's own crazy golf and beautiful gardens. Shanklin Theatre has various shows through out the year and most are sell outs.

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11 Aug 2014


"Perfect location"

A lovely house in a perfect location for sea views and close to the beach and many family attractions. Very clean and well equipped by warm, friendly and caring owners.… More

Thank you for your review and for choosing Holmcliff. It is great to hear that your holiday at Holmcliff met all your expectations. Therese and Peter

6 Aug 2014


"Brilliant family holiday"

This has to amongst the best places to stay on the Isle of Wight. Went with our children and grandchildren, lots of space in the house so we weren't in each other's way. So close to the bea… More

It was lovely meeting you and your family and we thank you for your great review. We agree that having the house so close to the beach makes it an ideal location for a family holiday. Listening to the waves breaking on the shore at night going to sleep, and waking in the morning to see a beautiful sunrise from Holmcliff puts the icing on the cake. Thank you for choosing Holmcliff. Therese and Peter

5 Aug 2014


"Excellent location"

A roomy house with plenty of room for an extended family of 7. Great location , everything you need in a holiday homeA great place to explore the island and then head back forSome beach time… More

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your holiday and that Holmcliff provided all that you needed during your stay and was an ideal base to explore our beautiful island from. Therese and Peter

30 May 2014


"The best "self catering" in shanklin."

Holmcliff has it all, Great view's, Excellent location,A very high standard of accommodationthat's spacious with lot's of offroad parking.This has to be the best "self catering&quo… More

Thank you for your lovely review. It was nice meeting you both. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for choosing Holmcliff as part of your Anniversary Celebration. Kindest regards Therese and Peter

25 Aug 2013


"Perfect...Pictures Don't Do This House Justice"

Sadly just returned from a weeks stay at Holmcliff with the family... I could have stayed for much longerFrom start to finish everything was perfect.Booking was simple and very well handled...Peter & … More

Thank you for your lovely review. It is good to hear that you and the family had a lovely holiday and enjoyed the time spent in Holmcliff, especially on the balcony.

Kindest regards


20 Aug 2013


"Most amazing holiday home I have ever stayed in."

I cannot begin to tell you just how amazing this beautiful holiday rental is. It has the most amazing location which is breathtaking but the house is as beautiful too. Every single detail has been th… More

Wow! Thank you so much for your fantastic review. So glad we were able to be part of your best holiday ever. Therese and Peter

18 Aug 2013


"Outstanding Holiday Home"

My family and I would like to say thank you to the owners, Peter and Therese, for our outstanding stay at Holmcliff. As we arrived we were welcomed and shown around the house which left us all stunned… More

Thank you for your lovely review on Holmcliff. We have tried to make Holmcliff a home from home for our guests. Hope that you received the parcel.

Kindest regards

Therese and Peter

15 Aug 2013


"beautiful house and location"

we had a lovely time at PETERS and Therese house ,such peace ,with a wealth of things to do for all ages ,two mins walk to the beach recommend the beach just beyond the sailing club ,also do eat at … More

Thank you for submitting a review on our property it is lovely to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable holiday at Holmcliff.

Kindest regards


5 Aug 2013


"Superb accommodation in excellent location"

Superb house in excellent condition. Great location right on Shanklin sea front. Lovely owners who have put a lot of effort and thought into making their house ideal for a holiday including a nice wel… More

Thank you for your kind comments. It is good to know that you had a lovely holiday and enjoyed time spent in the house. We have tried to make it a home from home and supplied things that we would like to have when on holiday. We would be pleased to welcome you and your family back to Holmcliff in the future. Therese and Peter

28 Jun 2013



We would just like to say thank you to the owners Therese & Paul Mills for making our stay a very happy one, a beautiful home, The house was like home from home everything you needed was there and bea… More

Thank you for taking the time and effort to submit a review on Holmcliff. Good to hear that you and the family had a lovely holiday.

Kindest regards

Therese and Peter

Review 1-10 of 11

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Calendar last updated:05 Jun 2014

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