2 Roslyn House was fully renovated in 2012 and its original Victorian splendour over a period of two months with the added benefit of the installation of ultra modern kitchen and bathroom. The flat has an excellent balance of proximity to beach, coastal walks, shops, restaurants while enjoying a parking space and a quiet location.
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Food lovers will enjoy the range of fayre on offer, from cheap and cheerful pub grub to Spanish Tapas, to the Michelin starred Hambrough Hotel, the latter being just 30 seconds from the front door.
Ventnor is an excellent resort for families, having a relaxed and intimate feeling with a great beach, paddling pool for kids (with a restaurant next door so adults can enjoy a refreshing drink while keeping an eye on the children) and a small playground 3mins from the flat. IOW boasts a number of pubs with playgrounds, bouncy castles and even a maze to occupy the young ones. Blackgang Chine amusement park is a short drive and a multiplex cinema is available in Newport, 20 minutes drive away and ten pin bowling at Ryde.
The South Western coast of IOW has stunning beaches and cliff walks for the energetically inclined.
Nothing is far away with restaurants, cafes and coffee shops to suit all budgets in short walking distance. Robert Thompson at the Hambrough Hotel has been voted one of the UK's best restaurants and is particularly good value at lunch time. Indian, Chinese Spanish and Seafood establishments provide good choice and the Spyglass pub has a wonderful location at the east end of Ventnor Esplanade. The Pond Cafe at Bonchurch serves excellent Italian food a Co-operative supermarket one minute away and freshly caught fish and crab available at the Haven for those wanting to cook at home.
Ventnor Botanical Gardens are an indication of Ventnor's fames micro-climate and are a ten minute walk on the way to Steephill Cove on a lovely undulating coastal path. It's possible to walk several miles beyond Bonchurch right at the sea shore.
Historical interest is provided by Osborne House, the seaside residence of Queen Victoria, and notable visitors to the area have included Charles Dickens, who wrote some of Great Expectations in Bonchurch and Edward Elgar who honeymooned in Ventnor. IOW Steam Railway which runs 5 miles from Wootton.
Mackeral fishing and lobster potting trips are available daily from the Haven. Ventnor Wintergardens will undergo a major investment and refurbishment in 2013 offering a convention centre and quality restaurant.