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This well-equipped property commands spectacular sea views, and is just half a mile from Ventnor, home to the famous Botanical Gardens.. Woodlands, a well furnished and equipped property, commands spectacular sea views, and is set in a resort with a climate mild enough to attract visitors almost all year round. Charming, this Grade&nbsp;II listed Victorian villa was built in 1842,&nbsp;and boasts a 1/3&nbsp;of an acre walled garden.Detached, it is just half a mile from Ventnor &ndash; a largely unspoilt Victorian seaside resort, where attractions include the Botanical Gardens and several museums. Nestling beneath the 800&nbsp;ft St Boniface Downs, this small town is built on a series of terraces and is protected by steep surrounding hills, with its roads zig-zagging down to a sandy beach; Woodlands is perched on the edge of one of these terraces commanding uninterrupted views of the English Channel from the garden and every room.In addition to Blackgang Chine and the coloured sands of Alum Bay, there is a vast array of attractions within a 30-minute drive. There are local, as well as island-wide, facilities for tennis, golf and riding, and miles of spectacular cliff and downland walks. Two Heritage Coast footpaths follow the best of the shoreline, one running from Totland to St Lawrence on the south coast, the other from east of Yarmouth to west of Cowes along the north coast, each taking in a surprising variety of landscapes and coastal scenery.For formal dining, the Royal Hotel, where Queen Victoria occasionally took afternoon tea, is just 200&nbsp;yards away. Only a 5-minute walk to the sandy beach, with its small boat slipway and haven, and close to the heart of the town &ndash; where promenade pubs serve locally-caught fresh fish dishes, it is perfectly placed for an Isle holiday. Shops 3/4 miles.. Entrance hall. Living room with coal-effect gas fire and French doors to conservatory and garden. Dining room. Well-equipped modern fitted kitchen with breakfast area and terracotta-tiled floor. Utility/laundry room. Bathroom with over-bath shower, bidet and toilet. First floor: Three double bedrooms, one with balcony. Bathroom with over-bath shower, bidet and toilet. Second floor: Two bedrooms, each with wash basin; one twin, one single.. Gas fire included Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels includedTwo cotsTwo high chairsFour TVsVideoDVDCDMicrowaveWashing machineTumble dryerDishwasherAmerican fridge/freezer with ice-makerWi-fiTelephone &ndash; local calls onlyGarden with patio and furnitureBarbecueAmple parkingCycle/equipment storagePets free of chargeNo smokingNB: Significant drops within property&rsquo;s boundaries
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