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Ventnor holiday house rental with beach/lake nearby and walking and rural retreat

Plum Cottage

from £95 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5

3 reviews

from £95 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Plum Cottage is set in a private courtyard

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 346196

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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A beautiful and stylish New England Townhouse just 5 minutes from the beach in a peaceful town location.

Decorated and fully refurnished in 2014

Set in a large private courtyard

Rear garden features conservatory and decked areas

Three tastefully decorated bedrooms

Large open plan dining room and lounge leading into conservatory

Large walk-in shower suitable for less mobile

Modern well equipped kitchen

1 minute walk to shops

5 minutes from beach and clifftop walks

A stylish New England Townhouse, just a 5 minute walk from Ventnor's golden beach

BOOKINGS: Saturday to Saturday, Long Weekends and Mid Week breaks.

Plum Cottage is a stylish New England townhouse set in a peaceful courtyard just 5 minutes walk from Ventnor's Golden blue flag beach.

Plum Cottage is ideal for families who want the flexibility of good walks and beach fun whilst enjoying the convenience of Ventnor's individual little shops and deli's.


The cottage has been fully decorated and refurnished in spring 2010. Each room has been styled and furnished to enhance the seaside nature of the property whilst complimenting the open and spacious design.

The Heart of the House

Downstairs an open plan lounge and dining running the full length of the property leads into the conservatory overlooking the garden. Natural colours and ocean turquoises in conjunction with distressed oak furniture increases the airiness and lightness of this large central room.

The modern kitchen, fully equipped with all necessary appliances for a family stay looks out over the outside dining area with access outside via the stable door.

Upstairs the Master Bedroom with King Bed looks out over the court, is similarly furnished in a simple nautical style. Bedroom 2, again sleeping two in a double bed has elegant dressing furniture with views out over the garden. The childrens room has bunk beds and is kept light and fun with brightly coloured fabrics against white furniture. All three rooms are very spacious with plenty of storage space.

There are two toilets, one toilet and washroom on the ground floor and the other adjacent to the bedrooms in the showerroom. Designed with the less mobile in mind, the shower is housed in a large double shower unit with an optional fold down chair.

Mid Week breaks


Entry to the court is through a keyed gate which only allows access to residents to the 10 other properties in Spring Court.

Behind Plum Cottage the private garden features a large deck and conservatory which catches full day sun. There is a separate outside dining area and gravelled garden decorated with sea grasses and palms. Access directly from the lane to the back garden makes storing bikes easy

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ventnor 200 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Shanklin 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Isle of Wight region

Just a 40 minute leisurely boat ride takes you back in time to the delightful Isle of Wight. Continue due south over the central hills to the island's most southern town of Ventnor.


Ventnor was built on the sheltered slopes of St Boniface Down and takes full advantage of the Gulf Stream. The town grew up in the Victorian era, after the island was made popular for summer holidays by Queen Victoria. At this time many beautiful Victorian mansions were built on the terraces taking full advantage of the seaviews looking far out over the channel. In recent years many of the Victorian houses have been restored to their former splendor. The town now hosts a number of growing music and food events.

Ventnor Harbour, opened in 2003 offers a fair-weather Haven for small sailing boats and powerboats travelling round the back of the island. It is also the base for a community of fishing boats catching and selling seafood into Ventnor Pubs and Restaurants year round. Swimming on Ventnor Beach is safe and Lifeguards have recently been appointed. The bay is a typical bucket and spade type destination with plenty of pubs and cafes selling a good variety of food.

Further along the coastal footpath to the west is Steephill Cove, a popular sheltered bay, with numerous cafes and restaurants again selling seafood. Not to be missed is one of Mandy's homemade crab pasties, made freshly with crab caught from the cove.

The Botanic Gardens is further up the cliff. Due to the mild climate of The Undercliff many Mediterranean and even tropical plants thrive here. The walk along the cliff top through the St Lawrence Undercliff is one of one of the best walks on the Isle of Wight. Heading towards the Island's most southerly point the rugged cliff tops give way to countless secluded coves and bays. Looking back towards Ventnor it is also the best place to see the natural terracing of the Undercliff.

Ventnor nick named 'Curio Capital of the Isle of Wight' has all the usual general amenity stores. More interesting, however are the speciality shops, selling rare books, antiques, unusual craft, furniture and general bric-a-brac. Wight Light Gallery in Pier Street is one of the best galleries on the island. The unusual landscapes of the Undercliff attract many artists and photographers giving rise to some exceptional artwork. A good selection of this is displayed at the gallery with prices starting at around £10.

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18 Aug 2013


"Lovely house, excellent location!"

We travelled with our 4 children and we were really pleased with Plum Cottage. The house was immaculate and well decorated. We were al little worried out having four children in the house and having a deposit resting on it made us a little jumpy but never-the-less we really enjoyed staying there. It had everything we needed and the beds were really comfy. The location is fab; not to busy and not to quiet plus close to the beach. The hill down to the beach was a calf muscle killer but it wasn't a problem. The only way I would improve the property would be parking, although the car park is really near the convenience of on site car park would make it 100% perfect!

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