This semi-detached holiday property is ideally situated just 5 minutes’ walk from Shanklin’s lovely golden sandy beach, accessed via a cliffside lift. There is so much to do in this popular resort which flows around and into Sandown with its seaside amusements, putting, crazy golf, a zoo, pier, leisure centre with indoor pool and many restaurants, cafés and bars along the waterfront. Discover numerous attractions for all ages on this lovely sunny island, with its many historical houses, beautiful gardens and scenic walks along heritage coastline. Attractions on the island include The Needles, with chair lift, amusement park, boat rides, lighthouse and coloured sands of Alum Bay which are a short distance away. Blackgang Chine, the oldest themed attraction in the UK, is nearby, and other places to enjoy include Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Isle of Wight Pearl, Dinosaur Isle, a donkey sanctuary and Calbourne Water Mill which is a 17th-century working watermill. Osborne House and Gardens (Queen Victoria’s holiday residence), Carisbrooke Castle and the sailing town of Yarmouth are worthy of a visit. Cowes in the north west of the island is renowned for its sailing. Also within easy reach are vineyards and quaint villages, some with thatched roofs such as Godshill, Old Shanklin and Brighstone. Outdoor pursuits include scenic walking, riding, fishing, cycling, water sports and golf. The island can be explored from the open-top buses that stop regularly at various collection points. Beach 1/4 mile. Shop 1/4 mile, pub and restaurant 500 yards.
Property # 1868555