Welcome to Tradewind on the Isle of Wight. This self catering bungalow is set in a secluded part of the Island with easy access to local amenties and the beach at Freshwater Bay. The bungalow is well presented and easily accommodates a family of 5 for a comfortable relaxing holiday.
Tradewind has free WiFi access, smart TV, DVD player, a selection of books, Xbox One games console and board games, a well equipped kitchen with dining table, comfortable lounge, conservatory including dining space, and 3 bedrooms. Additionally there is a bathroom with bath, toilet and separate walk in shower, a separate toilet and a utility room. In the garden there is a summer house and patio with furniture for outside dining and relaxing in the sun
Presented as a holiday home for the first time in 2019, we have sympathetically modernised and updated Tradewind to provide a stylish and comfortable place to stay.
The bungalow is very well presented, clean and fresh. Tradewind has gas central heating and cooking, with a gas log burner effect fire in the lounge. All gas and electricity are included, as is bed linen and towels. The lounge area has two comfortable leather sofas, a large screen Smart TV, DAB Radio/CD player, Xbox One, games and books. Smoking is not permitted in the property. Additionally is a TV in the conservatory, the double bedroom and the kitchen.
The bedrooms, consisting of one double, one twin and one single are well appointed with built in wardrobes in the double and twin rooms, a standalone wardrobe in the single room and plenty of drawer space. Bedside lamps, mirrors and hair dryers are in each bedroom, as is a clock radio. The beds are all metal frame beds with good quality mattresses, the double room has a king size (5ft) bed and the other beds are all standard single beds. Additional blankets and pillows are available on request from the owners. A cot and highchair can be provided if requested in advance, if the cot is requested 1 single bed will be removed and it will be agreed with the guests which bed the cot will replace.
Nearby attractions include the Needles Pleasure Park at Alum Bay with the coloured sands and chairlift, Freshwater Golf Course, Dimbola Lodge and photographic museum, and Farringford House the former home of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Other local activities include horse riding, water sports, walking alpacas, fossil hunting and access to extensive walking and cycling opportunities. Afton Down and Tennyson Down are among the most popular and spectacular walks.
Freshwater village centre is a short walk away with shops and eating places including the Red Lion, a favourite eating place for visitors. Yarmouth is a historic town, with a Tudor castle with the ferry from Lymington arriving here, you will find a range of local shops and eating places. Travelling further afield you will find the magic of Osborne House (Queen Victoria's former home) located in East Cowes, Blackgang Chine at the southern tip of the Island near Chale, Carisbrooke Castle on the outskirts of Newport and many other Isle of Wight attractions
This statement has been prepared to help those with disabilities to assess whether these premises will be accessible to them
Tradewind is a self-catering, single storey bungalow on a relatively level site, there is a slope on the first part of the driveway on leaving the road. The bungalow has a wide sweeping driveway and cars can be taken up to the front door. There is sufficient space on the driveway for 3 cars. Access to the bungalow is over one threshold at the porch door and up one step through the internal front door. The minimum door width is 71cm this includes access into the front door and the back garden, however there is one external door between the front garden and a walkway to the back door which is 67cm wide. There is an audio smoke alarm and 2 audio carbon monoxide alarms. The bungalow is level within and has a separate walk in shower (small threshold/step) and separate bath. No special facilities are provided. There are no handrails in the bungalow. Pets are not accepted with the exception of guide dogs. Pillows and duvets are hollow fibre filled and have anti-allergy covers. There is a step from the lounge to the conservatory and a step from the conservatory to the garden. The back door from the utility room leads into a covered walkway with access into the back garden. There are three steps down from the utility room, a threshold from the walkway to the garden and into the front garden/driveway.
The owners are not on site and do not have any specific training in dealing with people with disabilities.
Tradewind is approximately 4km from Yarmouth vehicle/passenger ferry terminal from where taxis are usually available, and is 300m from the nearest bus stop. Vehicular access to the property is good. The bungalow is located in a quiet single track road.