Sea View Flat
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
• 1-bedroom flat with stunning sea views, close to the beach.
• Great location in a quiet sought after area in proximity to all major city amenities.
• Wi-Fi high speed internet.
• A small communal garden in front of the property.
• Accommodates up to 4 people, if two groups/families or more people another large 2-bedroom flat (accommodating up to 8 people) is available.
• 50 meters from the seaside
• Close to a bus stop, Tesco.
• Access to a swimming pool (heated from May)
• An all weather tennis court available at just £5/hour. A free public tennis court is available within walking distance as well.
• Access to a minigolf course (a nine hole pitch and putt course) in addition to the seven golf courses on the island.
• Table tennis and snooker room.
• A Michelin-rated restaurant in close proximity.
* Please note that this flat is fairly small (approx 35 square meters in total), there is a shower, sink and toilet in the bathroom but not a full bath.
A one bedroom flat in a Victorian house at Dromana Villa on Madeira Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight are available for either long-term or holiday rental. The flat enjoys superb sea views over the English Channel as well as the proximity to the city center and all amenities. The flat has been refurbished to a high standard recently. The flat is on the seaside and the beach starts in just ~150 meters from the property. It is also located on a quiet road with almost non-existing traffic. Although the flat is not very large, it can accommodate up to 4 people unless an inflatable bed is brought. There is also a large and spacious two-bedroom flat available in the same building for larger groups.
Although the flat is located in a close proximity to the bus stop, Tesco and a few restaurants, the road where the flat is located is extremely quiet with almost non-existing traffic.
Ventnor located on the South-Eastern coast of the Isle of Wight is famous for its world-known botanic garden. There are also cricket and golf courses nearby.
The property benefits from its location within 100 meters from a high-end Ventnor Towers Hotel offering a range of facilities available to non-guest at a small fee.
The facilities include:
A large swimming pool (12m x 6m) open from May to October which is heated to a comfortable 27°C (80°F). The pool is available to non-guests at just £2/hour.
An all weather tennis court available at just £5/hour. A free public tennis court is available within walking distance as well.
The hotel offers a minigolf course (a nine hole pitch and putt course) in addition to the seven golf courses on the island.
Table tennis and snooker room. The hotel has a nice restaurant as well.
Further outside pursuits may include horse riding, wind surfing, sailing, bowls or clay pigeon shooting. The special climate with above average sunshine enable most of these activities to be undertaken all the year round.
The hotel also has a helicopter launchpad.
The facilities can be seen through the google map service.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ventnor beach 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Isle of Wight region
The heritage of the island is a major asset, which has for many years kept its economy going. Holidays focused on natural heritage, including both wildlife and geology, are becoming a growing alternative to the traditional British seaside holiday, which went into decline in the second half of the 20th century, due to the increased affordability of air travel to alternative destinations.
Compton Chine, looking east towards Blackgang
Tourism is still the largest industry on the island. In 1999, the 130,000 island residents were host to 2.7 million visitors. Of these, 1.5 million stayed overnight, and 1.2 million visits were day visits. Only 150,000 of these visitors were international visitors. Between 1993 and 2000, visits increased at a rate of 3% per year, on average.
At the turn of the 19th century the island had ten pleasure piers including two at Ryde and a "chain pier" at Seaview. The Victoria Pier in Cowes succeeded the earlier Royal Pier but was itself removed in 1960. The piers at Ryde, Seaview, Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor originally served a coastal steamer service that operated from Southsea on the mainland. The piers at Seaview, Shanklin, Ventnor and Alum Bay were all destroyed by storms during the last century. Today only the railway pier at Ryde and the piers at Sandown, Totland Bay (currently closed to the public) and Yarmouth survive. Blackgang Chine is arguably the oldest theme park in the UK, and one of the oldest in the world.
As well as more traditional tourist attractions, the island is often host to walking holidays or cycling holidays through the attractive scenery. Almost every town and village on the island plays host to hotels, hostels and camping sites. Out of the peak summer season, the island is still an important destination for coach tours from other parts of the United Kingdom and an annual walking festival has attracted considerable interest. The 67 miles (108 km) Isle of Wight Coastal Path follows the coastline as far as possible, deviating onto roads where the route is impassable closer to the sea.
A major contribution to the local economy comes from sailing and marine-related tourism.
Summer Camp at Camp Beaumont is an attraction at the old Bembridge School site.
Attraction in Isle Of Wight:
1. Alum Bay Beach
NEEDLES PARK CHAIRLIFT
which take you on the Alum Bay Beach and back, you can get an awesome view of Sea and surrounding's.
There is no walk way to reach this beach
Alum Beach is an Pebble beach and it at West end of Isle of Wight
This park is an good outing place for an Family, with few children rides.
NEEDLES JET BOAT RIDE
From Alum Bay Beach Jet Boat rides are available, which takes you near the needle's
2. FreshWater Bay
Once you enjoyed on Alum Bay Beach, Now its time to go Fresh Water Bay.
Its just 3 Miles from Alum Beach.
You will get an Awesome view of Needle's from this Place
3. Isle of Wight Pearl
Its a Pearl Museum, Diana Pearl dress is major attraction.
Apart from this if you are interested in buying Pearl Watch/Necklace/Bracelet for your GF/Wife/Someone than you should visit this place.
Its 5 Mile away from Fresh Water Bay
4. More beaches
There are lot of beaches in Isle Of Wight, We prefered going to Sandown Beach, Its a Quite beach where you can relax and enjoy if you are going with group of people.
How to reach Isle Of Wight
If you are planning for a Day Trip than I will suggest hire a Car,
By Car you need to go till PortsMouth (South of UK), Take your car/bus on ferry (FishBourne Ferry).
This Ferry will take you till Isle of Wight.
Approx time from Central London to Isle Of Wight : 2.5 to 3 hrs
Ventnor is a seaside resort and civil parish established in the Victorian era on the south coast of the Isle of Wight, England. It lies underneath St Boniface Down (which, at 240 metres (787 feet), is the highest point on the Isle of Wight), and is built on steep slopes and cliffs leading down to the sea. The higher part is referred to as Upper Ventnor (although officially it is Lowtherville); the lower part, where most of the amenities are located, being known as Ventnor. Ventnor is sometimes understood as including the coastal villages of St. Lawrence to one side and Bonchurch to the other.
The sheltered location on the cliff of the Island's south coast means the area experiences a microclimate with more sunny days than much of the British Isles, and fewer frosts. This has allowed many species of subtropical plant to be successfully planted and maintained. Ventnor Botanic Garden is particularly notable.
Ventnor Botanic Garden
Ventnor Botanic Garden is on the site of the now-demolished Royal National Hospital for Diseases of the Chest, and has a variety of tropical plants due to Ventnor's subtropical microclimate. A rainfall of 31 inches (790 mm) per annum and a climate more akin to the Mediterranean seaboard enable a wide variety of plants considered too tender for much of mainland Britain to be grown. The garden includes areas of plants from different parts of the world, particularly Australia and New Zealand, but also including Japan and gardens with plants of a Mediterranean origin. There is a temperate house, and a visitor centre which was renovated in 2001.
Other places of interest
The seaside of Ventnor
Ventnor Park is a small park on the west side of town with a bandstand, aviary and stream, and a putting green open seasonally.
The Cascade Gardens On the esplanade there is a garden crossed with a waterfall, laid out in 1903, around which winds the main path between the beach and the town. The waterfall is known as The Cascade. Below this is a paddling-pool on the sea front esplanade. In the middle, rising out of the water is a model of the Isle of Wight which children can play on. The hills and inlets are physically modelled and the towns and roads (in red) are painted on. In the past, the Island's remaining railway line has also been shown (in black).
VENTNOR Sign: There is a sign on the cliffs at La Falaise to the west of the beach which spells out the word VENTNOR in white concrete blocks, about four metres high and intended to provide a landmark visible from the sea. This replaced the chalk letters damaged in 1992. Since about the start of the current millennium, there have also been smaller metal capital letters spelling out the town's name. These are fixed to the seaward side of the water pumping station, itself sympathetically disguised as a bandstand and observation platform, next to the harbour.
Antique and bric-à-brac stores: There are many of these in the main town shopping area, and these provide a tourist attraction in their own right.
Ventnor Brewery: A brewery has been in Ventnor on the same location since the 1840s. Water from the local spring, which is called "St Boniface's Well" is used to make the beer. The town was home to Burts Brewery, but it closed in the 1980s. After this, the site was empty for several years. The brewery reopened as a microbrewery in 1996, called the "Ventnor Brewery" which produced a number of cask ales, including Oyster Stout. It closed in 2009.
RAF Ventnor High above the town exists the former site of RAF Ventnor, once an RAF radar monitoring station. Now used mainly for civilian communications antennae, the site provides views over the English Channel. However the site also contains an extensive bunker complex designed to be part of an early warning network and later converted for use as a shelter in case of a nuclear strike during the Cold War. The bunker, which was a variant on the P1 ROTOR design, has now been sealed and is generally thought to be inaccessible.
Ventnor is on the Isle of Wight Coastal Path.
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28 May 2014
"Nice view from the flat"
It's basically a very small flat with a small bed room and a kitchen cum living room. The bathroom is very tiny and poor condition. It's a bit uncomfortable if you live more than 3 person in… More
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