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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

'Seashells' epitomises beach side living, with spectacular sea views from the lounge and bedroom. We chose it particularly for its warm and welcoming ambience and perfect location. Recently refurbished, this relaxing apartment could suit a romantic getaway for two and should provide all you need in cosy comfort.

Ventnor is the quintessential Victorian seaside resort and is said to be one of the sunniest spots on the Island, with a long sandy coastline. it's a great place to catch some rays without the need for airport taxes!

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ventnor
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 800 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton Airport 40.9 km, Nearest railway: Shanklin Railway Station 6.8 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Steps to front entrance with communal stairs to private door to Seashells. Hallway leading to lounge/diner, spacious room with feature fireplace and patio doors to balcony with uninterrupted sea views. Two large sofas. Dining area with extending table and chairs.

Archway to kitchen, well fitted with floor and wall mounted units and appliances. Bathroom with suite comprising corner bath with electric shower over, WC and vanity basin. Bedroom with one double bed and one single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table. Patio doors to balcony with stunning sea views..

Prices include electricity and cleaning.

Further details outdoors

Large balcony with table, chairs and sun lounger. Uninterrupted sea views.

Parking is available for one car on a first come basis (there are two car spaces shared between three apartments).

Further parking is also available on the sea front and in the nearby long-stay car park.

For guests who prefer not to bring a vehicle (and thereby save the ferry fare!), a pick-you-up service from the ferry is available for £40 there and back.

The Isle of Wight region

The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, 3–5 miles (5–8 km) off the south coast of the county of Hampshire. The island is known for its natural beauty, its sailing and its resorts, which have been holiday destinations since Victorian times.

It was home to the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, and to Queen Victoria, who built her much loved summer residence and final home Osborne House here. It is home to the Isle of Wight International Jazz Festival, Bestival and the recently-revived Isle of Wight Festival, which, in 1970, was the largest rock music event ever held. The Island has some exceptional wildlife and is one of the richest locations of dinosaur fossils in Europe.


Ventnor is the quintessential Victorian seaside town with a Mediterranean feel, and is one of the sunniest spots on the Isle of Wight. Built on a series of terraces beneath St. Boniface Down the town's roads zigzag down to the sea past the beautifully planted cascades. The town boasts a variety of bars, cafes, restaurants, tea rooms, and independent shops, combining age-old elegance with a blend of shabby-chic quirkiness.

The seafront enjoys a surprisingly mild climate due to sheltering cliffs and southerly aspect. The Esplanade has a part sand, part fine shingle beach, good for sunbathing and swimming and adjacent to pubs, cafes, amusements, paddling pool and seafront car park.

Ventnor is a step back in time to those memorable days out we all enjoyed at a great British seaside destination.

Attractions include:

- Esplanade (beach, amusements, paddling pool, cafes, restaurants)

- Various coastal walks

- Organised boat trips

- Surfing & watersports

- Donkey Sanctuary

- Fishery & Yacht Haven

- Golf course

- IoW Studio Glass

- Maritime & smuggling museums

- Botanic Gardens & Park

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Review 1-10 of 24

6 Oct 2014


"An amazing surprise"

We came tried from working too hard into a little piece of pradise, the apartment was comfy and welcoming a home from home. The view was amazing, sitting in bed with the balcony doors open, cup of tea… More

27 Sep 2014


"Nice apartment - great views - steep hill!"

Although not on the seafront, it's behind and above seafront properties, so close enough to the beach. The view from the balcony is stunning, which was just as well for us, as the short approach … More

31 Aug 2014


"Will not be disappointed!"

First impressions were WOW! The apartment is beautiful in a stunning location and it was spotless- had a clean fresh smell and all the furniture was clean and well looked after.We didn't have any… More

21 Jul 2014


"Well located, spacious apartment with great views"

Spent a wonderful week in the sunshine at Seashells. Really roomy apartment with great sea views. We were lucky with the parking, as the apartment next door was empty. There is very limited parking… More

18 May 2014


"Beautiful apartment in an amazing location"

Everything in this great apartment was as described; perfect for my Husband and I but could accommodate couple with a child easily and comfortably. Well appointed, decorated, comfortable and clean w… More

25 Apr 2014


"Easter week-end"

My husband and I booked Sashells for the Easter week-end. We found the apartment easily and managed to park in the allocated parking space for the duration of our stay. As mentioned in other reviews… More

7 Apr 2014


"Amazing Apartment with a view thats second to none!"

What a fantastic apartment in a great location. My 3 year old sonand I had a great time here last week. The flat is clean, well equipped and really nicely decorated which led to a wonderful relaxing… More

3 Mar 2014


"Great view lovely apartment"

This was a lovely place to stay close to the beach and with fantastic views over the sea The apartment offered myself, my wife and my grown up son all that we needed and provided everything that it sa… More

26 Sep 2013


"Lovely Apartment with fantastic views overlooking Ventnor beach"

We have recently returned from this lovely little apartment in Ventnor. The views from the lounge, bedroom and the balcony are wonderful. We loved waking to the sound of the sea!! There is a steep b… More

10 Aug 2013


"Wow! What a view."

An amazing place to just relax and watch the world go by. Seashells is clean, comfortable and very good value for money. Everything you need for a relaxing holiday is here, even a welcoming bottle of wine. Lots of places to eat close by and the Spyglass Inn should be on everyone's itinerary. The food is amazing and so are the prices. Our only concern was lack of parking but that proved to be no problem as there is a public car park up the road and we moved our car to the seafront each evening when spaces became available. 6pm - 10am is free or we paid £6.60 at 10am for 24 hours.

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  • 3 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:24 Nov 2014

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