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Beautiful apartment with sea-view in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Superb apartment in a super location. Close to beach and old village.

This modern home is a luxury apartment offering every comfort for the discerning holidaymaker. Leather sofas, satellite TV, built-in kitchen appliances and to top it all a fantastic sea view through the patio windows that lead on to the large balcony.

The stunning lounge is furnished with your comfort in mind. It has satellite TV, DVD player, radio/CD and ipod player, whilst the modern kitchen and dining area is equipped for your convenience. Built-in appliances include electric oven, 4 ring gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. With a microwave and all other kitchen utensils supplied, all you need do is turn up and relax.

See further down this page for more information about our lovely apartment, its location and what it has to offer.

Continued from top of page: Along the hall are 2 large bedrooms. The main bedroom has a double bed plus plenty of wardrobe and drawer space for your holiday outfits. It has the added luxury of its own en-suite. The second bedroom is a large room with two single beds, again, having more than ample space for your holiday wardrobe. Completing the apartment is a large, fully tiled bathroom having bath as well as a separate shower cubicle.

Outside the apartment is an appointed car space and, for your enjoyment, a communal garden adjoining the cliff top.

The apartment itself is in a super location in Shanklin, recently named one of the sunniest resorts in the British Isles. Being only 5 minutes walk from this olde world village with its thatched cottages and tea-rooms, 4 minutes walk from the entrance to Shanklin Chine and 3 minutes walk from the path down to the safe, sandy beach, the only problem you’ll have on holiday is deciding where to spend the day.

You’ll be spoilt for choice in the evenings, too, with a number of good quality pubs and restaurants in the village, as well as the usual ‘take-aways’. If you’d rather travel further afield, the island is home to some top class eateries where you may find yourself dining alongside some well-known celebrities.

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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April 30, 2017

Why Owner chose Isle of Wight

Shanklin is our favourite place on the island because it has so much to offer - a glorious sea front with golden sands, a cliff top walk, a lovely Chine that meanders through gardens to the sea front, parks and gardens a-plenty and of course the Olde Village with all its character. Thatched tea-rooms, thatched pubs, thatched shops - it's all here, but further afield there's Godshill, a favourite tourist spot, Culver Cliff with glorious views across Sandown and Shanklin as well as St Helens and Bembridge. Cowes and Yarmouth both famous for yachting, Ventnor, a Victorian seaside resort, Sandown with its zoo on the sea front, Alum Bay with its coloured sand cliffs, The famous Needles - far too much to see in a week - its a piece of unspoilt Old England with the best sunshine record in the UK.

When we were looking to purchase a property we looked at several in Shanklin before we viewed this one. We walked into the lounge and it just had that wow factor - the view was terrific and compared to many is so spacious. We defy anyone not to be impressed when they're inside this apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

Huge balcony with a great sea view - lovely to sit in the sunshine relaxing. Lounge is large and light and the bedrooms are spacious. We have never seen such a large bathroom - a bath and a separate shower cubicle and plenty of room to dance around! It also has the added luxury of an en-suite to the master bedroom.

Location is quiet yet so convenient for everywhere. We may be biased but we think its perfect!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to say thank you for the use of your lovely apartment, it really surpassed our expectations, so clean and comfortable, a real home from home. The bedrooms are really quite spacious, particularly the master which had more than enough room for our little grandson's travel cot. My daughter-in-law was particularly taken with the power shower in the en-suite which she wanted to take home with her!

I liked very much the open-plan layout of the kitchen/dining/lounge area, again spacious, bright and airy with the two big patio doors. It was nice to cook and talk to the family at the same time, not something I can do in my small kitchen at home. No problems at all with the balcony and our little 3 year old as he was only allowed out there when we were with him and we kept the doors locked at all other times to prevent him sneaking out.

Lovely walks into Shanklin to stroll around the shops (took the short cut by the Chine) and several times down the cliff path to the huge beach.

We had a fantastic mini-break and were so lucky with the weather, especially the Saturday and Sunday, when it was glorious. Drove to Godshill village which was so beautiful and had a delicious lunch at The Essex followed by a cream tea at the place with the big garden down the road (cant remember the name).

Will definitely be coming back again, for longer next time. Can't think why anyone would want to stay in B&B really, when they can rent a whole apartment for less and get so much more for their money.

Kind regards

The Talbot family - North London
Mar 2012
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Shanklin Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En-suite to main bedroom
  • Large family bathroom has bath plus separate shower cubicle. There is also an en-suite to the main bedroom with a shower cubicle.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , En-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Travel Cot available
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Communal garden. 1st floor apartment with lift and/or stairs. Parking in a designated car space.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

Beautiful apartment with sea-view in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
average rating of 4.820513 based on 79 reviews

Lovely spacious apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lovely light and spacious apartment, ideally situated for exploring the island. Short walk to shanklin and to the beach, with a good choice of shops and restaurants. The balcony was sheltered and made a great place for breakfast, even in April! Bev the owner was friend and helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding holiday apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is amazingly spacious and is fully equipped with everything you need for that home from home experience.

It is very well placed, a short walk from both the centre of Shanklin as well as the beach and promenade area.

We were lucky enough to enjoy good weather, so it was nice to take advantage of the apartment balcony, where you get a great sea view and a chance to take in the fresh sea air.

We have stayed in a number of places on the Isle of Wight previously but we have never found anywhere as nice to stay as this. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, bright apartment, well-located

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spacious, bright and uncluttered. It has all of the facilities that we required. It has a large balcony and a good view towards Culver Cliff (for a bigger view, take a walk in the communal garden). The apartment is in a quiet, smart location, yet just a 10 minute walk to Old Shanklin. We recommend the pies at Vernon Cottage, and the lunches at Old World Tearoom in Godshill. Don't miss Godshill Model Village - fantastic attention to detail and beautifully maintained.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are some great attractions nearby. Lovely tea rooms - too many maybe, no time for watching those calories! The pink thatched tea room in Shanklin is a must visit with its quirky little fairy garden - but also its home made scones. Godshill is a popular choice with lots of tea rooms and places to see including a chocolate shop and cafe.
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A delightful place to stay

  • 4 of 5

This lovely apartment is an ideal base from which to explore the island. It is within easy walking distance of all the amenities in Shanklin Old Village and the extremely helpful owners have thought of everything you could possibly need for a comfortable, relaxing holiday. Would definitely recommend to family and friends and just wish, having been visiting the island for many years, that we'd found this place sooner.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: All our guests are welcome back and their friends too! We like to make guests feel welcome and feel as comfortable as possible when on holiday.
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home from home

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was all we hoped for. Spacious, light and airy and equipped with everything we needed. It is very comfortable and very well furnished. Already missing breakfast on the balcony. A short walk into Shanklin for lunch and a relaxing drink in the evening - lovely.

We most certainly would come again.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Reading this I'm missing the balcony too! Great views across to Culver Cliff and so peaceful. A lovely park 3 minutes down the road which has bandstand, crazy golf and a cafe as well as space for the little ones to run around. Restaurants galore are just 5 - 10 minutes walk away in the village so everything is on the doorstep.
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Very spacious apartment - great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely holiday - the apartment was very spacious and in a great location for getting around the island. The owner was very helpful and friendly. View of the sea was lovely from the balcony and you could sit out in the sunshine in the mornings. I would recommend the apartment to anyone wanting to explore the island. Ventnor Gardens were beautiful and not to far away - well worth a visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always enjoy sitting on the balcony looking across the sea to Culver Cliff - it may not be a full sea view but there is a view and it really is lovely.
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
350 Metres
in the village
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Shanklin and Sandown
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
in the village
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: not necessary

Our apartment is situated in a superb location with sea views. It is on the coastal path between Ventnor to the south and Sandown to the north. 5 min walk will take you to the old village with its thatched tea rooms and restaurants. Just down the road is Rylstone Gardens with its bandstand and also the entrance to Shanklin Chine, a truly wonderful walk through leafy glades which is illuminated during the summer evenings. At the foot of the Chine is Fishermans Cottage, the pub on the beach (which can also be reached by coastal path, just an 8 min walk from our apartment).

Buses run frequently around the island with open-topped as an option. The nearest bus stop is 2- 3 min walk down the road alongside a large open park which has its own pond and ducks.

The island has many attractions for both adults and children alike including Osborne House, the favourite seaside home of Queen Victoria.

Our apartment is an ideal base for the perfect holiday. More information at foot of page.

Other Activities: Geocaching, hang-gliding, kite surfing, theatre, various festivals and shows

Golf: Several golf courses on the island as well as pitch and putt courses. The nearest being 2 km away.


Rates & Availability

Shanklin Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Bank
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Summer
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
October break
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Xmas New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $129.36

Deposit of £150 with balance being due 6 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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