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The Albury SC Cottage and Villa

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 25 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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The lovely Albury palm veranda, the Villa is on the left and the Cottage is on the right

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Welcome to the Albury Self Catering Cottage and Villa

A warm welcome awaits you at both the Albury Cottage and the Albury Villa, located next to each other in the very popular traditional sea side town of Shanklin, one of the oldest towns in the Isle of Wight. Perfectly situated within minutes of Shanklin town, the beautiful quaint Old Village and beaches. You really couldn't pick a more ideal location in Shanklin.

Both the pretty Albury Cottage and the spacious Albury Villa are charming, nautically themed, Victorian properties, ideal for families and friends to relax in and enjoy either short breaks or long stay holidays. The properties were built in 1871 and have been fully renovated, whilst keeping their original character.

The cottage accommodates four guests with two double bedrooms, one with a double bedroom with en-suite shower room, and one twin bedded room with a sink, a bathroom, separate cloakroom, lounge with a sofa bed and kitchen/diner. A private driveway is allocated at the side of the house which can accommodate up to two vehicles. there is a veranda with seating, and to the side of the cottage is a pretty covered patio area.

The Villa also accommodates four guests with two double bedrooms, both with double beds and en-suite shower rooms, separate cloakroom, large sunny lounge with french doors opening onto a small veranda and a pretty kitchen/diner. Parking is on street. Please contact the owner for availability as the listings only shows availability for the Cottage.

Both properties include bed linen, towels, toiletries and a complimentary welcome hamper (including wine) a cot and high chair are also available on request.

“Shanklin is a most beautiful place – sloping wood and meadow ground reaches round the Chine….the Island ought to be called the Primrose Island” John Keats.

Shanklin nestles on the South East coast of the island and benefits from a micro climate with the longest sunshine hours in the UK. Local places of interest include the stunning Chine and Heritage Centre (a deep ravine with a waterfall and diverse flora and fauna) which was the islands first tourist attraction. The Shanklin Theatre, cliff walks, Shanklin Sailing Club, Shanklin and Sandown Rowing Club, Shanklin Deep Sea Fishing Club, water activities, beach huts, Esplanade amusements & arcade, crazy golf, parks, ghost walks, interesting shops, good restaurants, bars, pubs, tea rooms and the quaint pretty Old Village with its gorgeous thatched cottages.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 11:00
Nearest beach Hope and Small Hope beaches.
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Shanklin Station
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking

The Isle of Wight region

The Isle of Wight is a beautiful island just 23 miles by 13 miles and is located just off 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 for holidays and tourists, 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. It also helps to make The Isle of Wight a year round destination. The Island in Autumn and the winter months is peaceful and breathtaking. Whilst in Spring you can walk through woodland carpeted with Bluebells. In the summer you can enjoy the beach life and the many events that are held around the island.

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.


Shanklin is a very popular seaside resort which nestles on the South East coast of the island and benefits from a micro climate with the longest sunshine hours in the UK.

Just a few minutes walk from the Albury are two lovely sandy beaches; Hope & Small Hope beach which eventually meet Sandown beach and are accessed either by the Beach Lift from the nearby Eastcliff Promenade, via the Osborne steps or a short stroll along Keats Green, past the famous beautiful Chine, the stunning 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, active Sailing Club, Rowing Club and Deep Sea Fishing Club, numerous water activities, beach huts, Esplanade amusements & arcade, crazy golf, shore angling, cafes, restaurants and pubs along the waterfront with stunning views of the Culver cliffs and the sea.

In addition to the beaches the Albury is located only a stones throw away from Shanklin's many interesting shops, good restaurants, bars, pubs and tea rooms, the historic, quaint, pretty Old Village with its gorgeous thatched cottages and the Shanklin Theatre.

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 Albury is a perfect holiday location.

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Review 1-10 of 25

31 Mar 2015



Lovely clean cottage, and had everything we needed.Elaine made us very welcome, our welcome hamper was great, even a bottle of bubbles!! We had a fantastic 3 days and plan to go back in October … More

9 Mar 2015


"Great place to stay with lots of nice extra touches"

This self catering cottage is beautifully furnished and the owners have gone out of their way to provide some wonderful extra finishing touches, including a lovely welcome hamper. From the comfortable… More

25 Feb 2015


"New Albury Villa"

Last time we had a girly weekend we stayed in the Albury S C Cottage which was Fab but this time we stayed in the brand new Albury Villa (next Door)Again could not fault the Villa very comfy and felt … More

22 Feb 2015


"Perfect weekend away"

We booked a weekend away for just the two of us, loved the b& b as it was warm and welcoming , we had everything we needed and more , perfect place to base youself to visit all of the I.O.W . We felt … More

5 Nov 2014


"Wonderful first holiday"

Having a 6 week old baby meant that my husband and I needed a relaxing home from home holiday and Elaine provided us with just that. The Albury is beautifully furbished and extremely comfortable with … More

31 Oct 2014


"Fantastic quirky cottage with lots of charm!"

We have just returned from our short stay at the Albury cottage. We had a lovely time! Elaine made us feel so welcome! Our little boy loved the pumpkin which was left for us to carve! Perfect for a fa… More

14 Oct 2014


"Home from home"

We stayed here for four nights in September. The Aldbury is a lovely place, well appointed and very homely. The parking place was a terrific bonus. The welcome hamper was wonderful and the cottage was… More

16 Sep 2014


"A real home from home"

Me and a friend stayed at the Albury SC Cottage for a long weekend with our dogs. The cottage and its location exceeded expectations. Elaine catered for our every need from doggie towels, blankets and… More

30 Aug 2014


"Nice cottage in a good location"

Lovely welcome from Elaine, including a generous food hamper and a birthday cake for my daughter which was very kind.Overall clean except kitchen floor which was filthy. On the first day, my children&… More

Thank you very much for your kind review, I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Albury Cottage and Shanklin. I am very sorry and surprised to hear that you felt the kitchen floor was not as clean as you would expect, as I cleaned the floor prior to your arrival by hand using anti-bacterial cleaner. I am not sure what your comments with reference to the shower mean? As for the narrow parking area, all guests are advised prior to their stay that there is a width restriction, however we have had large vans parked in the drive on several occasions without any problem. Wi-fi can be a problem in the area, which is why there is booster in the cottage and the wi-fi is free.

20 Jun 2014


"Great location"

Stayed at the Albury yet again (3rd time) and it gets better each time.Since my last say in Aug the garden area and front has been improved so there is a little garden area to sit in The whole place… More

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    • 2 Years listed

    95% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:06 May 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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