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Holiday Cottage, located in Shanklin Old Village, Isle of Wight

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Shanklin - Cottage

The cottage is conveniently within walking distance to the beach and village.

SPECIAL OFFER - 5 nights or more from £518 during September 2016. You can request to book on site.

The Cottage is in walking distance or a a few minutes drive from Shanklin town, shops (local corner shops, Co-op and Lidle) and the various cafes, restaurants and bars both in the town and along the seafront and beach. You are able to park your car nearby where the cottage is located. There is a bus stop and local small bus station and train station nearby.

Bedding, towels, tea towels and general cleaning products are provided. No, gas, electric and water charges are applied during the summer season.

CHILDREN The cottage is suitable to accommodate children 3 years of age and above, as it is one of the original old workers cottages of Shanklin therefore the stairs are unsuitable for a stair gate.

Not disabled friendly due to the lay out of the cottage. For the comfort of visitors smoking is not permitted indoors. PETS - We are sorry but we are not able to take pets.

Guest Access -

When booking you will be staying at the cottage which is exclusively for your use throughout your vacation as is cottage garden.

Interaction with Guests -

Guests are provided with details on how to access the cottage main entrance door key via the secure external key box located next to the main door, prior to their arrival. Guests are left to their privacy in order to be able to relax to fully enjoy their stay.

The Neighbourhood -

Shanklin is a quaint town and village.

Getting Around -

The cottage is located within a few minutes walk from local bus stops from where the bus network connections take you to all of the Islands locations. There is also a bus station and Island railway station within 10 to 15 minutes walking distance. The seafront is approximately within a 6 minute walk from the cottage. There is a local supermarket and local town nearby.

Other Things to Note -

The cottage guest book located on the kitchen table provides guidance on contact numbers, where the electric and gas meters are located, water stop tap, gas and smoke alarms etc are located. Leaflets are provided on all of the Isle of Wight visitor attractions and places to eat. There is such a wide range of cuisine available within a reasonable distance from the cottage visitors whose desire it is to be on holiday and not use the cottages kitchen cooking facilities may not need to do so throughout their visit.


House Rules

No smoking

Not suitable for pets

No parties or events

Check-in is after 3PM

Guests are asked to vacate the property at 10am on their final day.


With reference to the above - Please note the cottage is one of the original town workers cottages and the stairs are not suitable to take a stair gate therefore the cottage can accommodate children of 3 YEARS OF AGE and above and is not suitable for wheelchairs and disabled. No smoking indoors. Not able to take pets.


Safety Features

Smoke Detector

Carbon Monoxide Detector

First Aid Kit

Safety Card

Fire Extinguisher

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Lynn Brown
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 August, 2016

About Lynn Brown

As a holiday accommodation owner my aim to ensure you enjoy your stay in Percy Cottage.

Lynn Brown purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Lynn Brown chose Isle of Wight

The cottage is nestled in the most visited part of Shanklin and situated amoungst thatched cottage properties referred to by visitors as a 'home from home, delightful and perfectly located in Shanklin. For those without transport there are bus stops. and a local train station. Shanklin is a gateway for travelling to all parts of the island. In the winter months it offers visitors fabulous winter rambling walking and cycling activites with access to walkways and cycle tracks around the coast and across the island reaching all areas of the island, with spectacular views in Autumn, Winter and Summer that enable you to see the whole of the Islands coastline down and across to the South Coast of England.

What makes this cottage unique

I take the opportunity to stay at Percy Cottage myself at the begining and end of the holiday season it has a unique peaceful charming quality about it. It is located in the oldest part of Shanklin town. Shanklin has golden sands and safe bathing.

Shanklin Chine is a 3 minute walk away which is a natural fissure in the cliff, formed by water cutting through sandstone. It drops 105 ft to sea level with dramatic waterfalls, deeply shaded paths which wind their way over a quarter of a mile to the sea. There are over 100 varieties of wild plants and many species of moss that flourish in the tranquil atmosphere. At the Chine the Heritage Centre, adjacent to the Gift Shop and Victorian Tea Room, contains an Exhibition and pictorial history of the Isle of Wight, together with a display and film show on the history of the Chine and Pipeline Under The Ocean (referred to as PLUTO). Shanklin Theatre is nearby.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The pink cottage was a great hit with our five-year-old daughter! Fairy cottage was a nice touch too. Had a great time here. Many thanks!.
Aug 2014
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based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Holiday Cottage, located in Shanklin Old Village, Isle of Wight
average rating of 4.25 based on 9 reviews

This property worked for us.

  • 3 of 5

Positives; the property is conveniently located in the old town of Shanklin. Close to shops, transportation, and restaurants. The cottage is well equipped and it has plenty of room to stretch out. Parking is not convenient, there is a bit of a walk, but it functions ok. With a bit of effort you walk to the beach and downtown.

Negatives; no WiFi, the shower presents a problem if you have mobility issues, there is a musky smell on the main floor. It is overwhelming when you first enter the cottage. They need to improve the ventilation or deal with the issue in some manner.


  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute little cottage in great location

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable little cottage tucked away in the pretty area of Old Shanklin. Within easy walking distance to shops, restaurants and the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughful review. If there is anything further you consider we can provide further visitors to the cottage to make their stay even more enjoyable I would welcome your suggestions. Kind regards Lynn Brown
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Cute, quaint cottage in an idealic location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, tucked away in the middle of Shanklin. Cottage has everything you need, like a little home from home.

There is no parking close by to the cottage (5 mins walk away) but a small sacrifice/compromise.

Definitely would like to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments they are very welcome. I more than look forward to your contacting me again if you decide you would like a further stay at the cottage. I wish your family well. Regards Dave Allman
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Second holiday at this cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The property is just like it is shown in the pictures. It is really comfortable, relaxing, clean and in a central location near to the beach. I would recommend it to friends and family. The owner is very friendly and helpful. I had a fantastic holiday and will be back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jan 2017 - 5 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 20.0%

Vistors are required to vacate the Cottage prior to 9.45am
Vistors can access the Cottage from 3pm onwards.

Terms and Conditions of Hire details provided prior to payment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Shanklin in South East England

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Queen sized bed, light bright room, quiet and relaxing.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Large double bedroom, light and bright, viewing the garden.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

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