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Red Gap Cottage, Castletown Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Red Gap Cottage, for the third year running awarded a 4 star with Gold Accolade rating by the Isle of Man Tourist Board, is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage.Situated in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary yet only 2 minutes walk from the Southern 100 and 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the town, where there are Shops, Supermarkets, Post Office, Restaurants and 5 Public Houses not to mention the Medieval Castle, Old House of Keys, Nautical Museum and Old Grammar School, which are all located in the centre of the Isle of Man's historic capital, Castletown. Take a walk to Scarlett and see the Visitor Centre. Scarlett is an area with strong evidence of volcanic activity. This unique landscape is home for an abundance of wildlife and plants.The local swimming pool is 2 minutes walk from the cottage. There are Bus Stops to Douglas and Port Erin located approx. 200 metres from the front door and the steam train station

Red Gap Cottage, for the third year running awarded a 4 star with Gold Accolade rating by the Isle of Man Tourist Board, is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage.Situated in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary yet only 2 minutes walk from the Southern 100 and 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the town, where there are Shops, Supermarkets, Post Office, Restaurants and 5 Public Houses not to mention the Medieval Castle, Old House of Keys, Nautical Museum and Old Grammar School, which are all located in the centre of the Isle of Man's historic capital, Castletown. Take a walk to Scarlett and see the Visitor Centre. Scarlett is an area with strong evidence of volcanic activity. This unique landscape is home for an abundance of wildlife and plants.The local swimming pool is 2 minutes walk from the cottage. There are Bus Stops to Douglas and Port Erin located approx. 200 metres from the front door and the steam train station is approximately 10 minutes walk.There is car parking in front of the cottage. Refurbished throughout with all modern facilities and fully equipped for 6 people.Ground floor: Traditionally furnished spacious Living Room with Dining area. Large well appointed Kitchen with electric hob, Neff oven and integral convection microwave oven. Utility Room with Bosch Dishwasher and Washing Machine with adjacent downstairs WC.First Floor: Bedroom 1 - King size bed with zip link mattress that can be separated to make 2 single beds. Chest of drawers, fitted double wardrobe with shelving and shoe rack. Bedroom 2- Double bed, fitted wardrobe, drawers and shelving. Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds, free standing wardrobe.Luxury house bathroom with double hand basins, large shower cubicle and bath with hand shower. Central heating throughout.We provide a welcome pack on your arrival, consisting of: - Fruit, Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Milk, Orange Juice, Cereals, Biscuits, Bread, Butter, Jam/Marmalade, Toilet Rolls, Kitchen Rolls, and a Bottle of Wine.

Location description from owner

The Isle of Man region

Sometimes the best discoveries are right in front of you…welcome to the Isle of Man, The Jewel in the Irish Sea.Situated between the coasts of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, in the middle of the Irish Sea, you'll find our beautiful Island.Blessed with an extensive coastline, stunning natural landscapes and unspoilt beaches, the Isle of Man is a perfect holiday destination that's within easy reach by air or ferry from the rest of the British Isles.Visit the Island and you'll find a place full of contrasts and character. Whether you're looking for an action packed or a relaxing get away from it all break, you'll find it here.With a whole host of things to see and do, places to visit and a full entertainment programme - whether you're passionate about history and culture, wildlife, sport, heritage transport or motorbikes - you'll never be short of something to do.Ride the TT course, scuba dive, cycle, walk, play golf or just chill out in one of the many cafes or bars and watch the world go by.For the thousands of visitors who visit here year after year the Isle of Man is an unforgettable holiday and short break destination – will you fall under its spell?Peaceful and tranquil but offering all the facilities of modern living. 30 to 40 minutes by air and 4 hours by ferry from the UK yet a world apart. Step back in time and get away from it all here on the Isle of Man.

Castletown, Isle of Man

Red Gap Cottage is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary. Only 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the Isle of Man's historic capital, Castletown.Castletown is situated in the south of the Isle of Man and ideally located for exploring the Island. Well served by public transport you will find buses to connect with all parts of the Island and also a train station where you can catch the Steam Locomotive to Douglas.In Castletown don't miss the opportunity to visit Castle Rushen, originally built in 1265, it is now one of Europe's most preserved Medieval castles. The fascinating Old House of Keys building, an important part of Manx history and heritage where modern democracy on the Island began.Old Grammar School. Built around 1200AD it was the first church that grew up for the settlement around Castle Rushen and latterly was a school for boys.Scarlett Visitor Centre. Outstanding coastal scenery and spectacular rock formations make this an interesting place to visit.The Nautical Museum. Home to one of the worlds oldest yachts "Peggy" and her eccentric owner and designe, the late Captain George Quayle.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 4 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Kim T
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated:
24 Jul 2016
Years listed:
3
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, Spanish


This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Jun 2013. Located in Isle of Man, it has 52 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from $917 to $2018.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Jul 2016.

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“Beautiful cottage with first class accommodation in an excellent location.”

Reviewed 3 Jan 2014

We received a very warm welcome from the owner. The cottage is homely, beautiful and spotlessly clean. The accommodation is first class with top quality furniture, fixtures and fittings. It is a short walk into Castletown and with bus stops within yards of the front door it is easy to reach many other places of interest. We had a wonderful holiday and would stay here again. Wi-fi/internet access would be useful.

“Lovely cottage with brilliant service”

Reviewed 28 Aug 2013

We stayed for a week. Easy trip from ferry. Plenty to do with great scenery and views from cottage. Very thoughtful provisions and everything done to a very high standard and the highest standard cottage we have stayed in. Personal service from Kim and nothing was too much trouble. Although no internet there was great signal with really cheap mobile deal. Deposit mailed back to us the day we left.

“An excellent cottage that I would highly recommend”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2013

This has to be the best holiday cottage that we have stayed in. It is in an excellent location, just a short walk from Castletown centre yet with distant views of Port St Mary and the Calf of Man and great coastal walks nearby. The cottage is spacious, well equipt and tastefully furnished, the welcome package containing local Manx produce was greatly appreciated as was the ample supply of washing liquids, dishwasher tablets etc, all the things you forget to pack! An excellent cottage made unique by the attention and care of the owner, well done Kim hope we can get in next time we come to the Isle of Man.

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