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Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english


57 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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On the south east of the island, Shanklin is a beautiful, historical old village with a stunning safe beach in a bay. One of the prime locations on the island, it is close to all amenities and the possibilities are endless. With a wonderful sea breeze and its own sunny microclimate, it's the perfect spot for a break. This spacious 100m2 cliff-top apartment is in a quiet location, with cool marble floors, lots of light and some views of the sea, offering more than a hint of luxury. Minutes from the pubs, restaurants and shops of the old village. It has a large lounge/dining room and open plan fully-fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, double oven and fridge-freezer; great for entertaining, 26-foot balcony with seating for 4 for al-fresco dining; LCD TV with SKY and surround-sound DVD stereo system; Fast speed BROADBAND with WiFi; directly on the Coastal Path for lovely walks, easy rail and bus links to all areas of the Island...a welcome pack is provided for your arrival.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

About Owner

My mother was born on the Island and we have been visitors for many years. We are still finding things to do, there is so much in a compact place.

Having selected a short list of places to buy a property, we felt Shanklin has a lot to offer, with a good shopping centre, theatre, loads of restaurants and pubs not to mention a great beach.

Owner purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Owner chose Isle of Wight

When we walked through the door the apartment just felt right. It was light and spacious inside with a great location, being close to a number of different walks. The beach is within 5 minutes walk as is the park and village centre. The town is about 10 minutes walk and the station a couple of minutes further.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment enjoys a peaceful location with a view from the balcony across Shanklin and Sandown bays, to Culver Down and on a clear day, to the mainland.


based on 57 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.9298244 based on 57 reviews

Fantastic, comfortable, well appointed apartment in a lovely seaside village

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this apartment was first class from a detailed and knowledgeable handover from David (the owner) to the wonderfully well appointed apartment that was beautifully presented. Everything was as detailed in the description and more and was spotless on arrival. David knows the island very well and is easy to to talk to, so it is well worth tapping in to his expertise for the best places to visit and the best restaurants both in Shanklin and the island itself.

The property is very comfortable and has two large bedrooms with plenty of storage space. The two bathrooms (one ensuite) are also large and in keeping with the rest of the apartment very well turned out. The open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen is very light, bright and comfortably furnished with all you could wish for including Sky TV, Dishwasher and Washing Machine. The living area has a very larger glass wall which opens on to large balcony that gets the sun from first thing in the morning until early afternoon, a great place to have your breakfast or if a little later rising your brunch. The apartment was on the second floor and and benefits from a lift to access especially useful when taking the luggage up and down.

The apartment is situated very close to Shanklin Old Village and a very short walk to Shanklin's wonderful beach so is in the perfect position this lovely seaside village.

We would recommend this apartment to anyone (except those with younger children because of the balcony) and would not hesitate to book again if returning to Shanklin.

In terms of attractions we really enjoyed the 4 crazy golf courses in Shanklin (Rylstone Gardens course is only two minutes away), Osbourne House and Carisbroke Castle. The Corner restaurant in Shanklin is very good with very marvelous food, great staff and really nice atmosphere.

All in all a brilliant holiday.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Beautiful apartment in a superb location

  • 5 of 5

We have visited the Isle of Wight three times in the last ten years and this was by far the best holiday we have had there. It's a long car journey from the North East but the journey was well worth it. We were met at the apartment by the owner (even though we were nearly 90 minutes late due to delays in traffic and ferry crossings) and he showed us round the apartment...and provided some groceries and a very welcome bottle of wine...a really nice touch.

The apartment is modern, large and airy, well furnished and with a great view over Shanklin bay. The grandchildren loved spending early morning on the balcony having breakfast. It is about a 15 minute walk down to the seafront and beware..there are a few 'steepish' hills to climb or if you're fit enough you can descend and ascend by the cliff steps - all 150 of them. If you don't want this challenge try the cliff lift.

There are numerous attractions on the island for young and old......with numerous beaches and harbours to explore.

A great holiday made even better by great weather

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We loved out stay at this apartment! It was spacious and perfectly located for the Old Village, the Theatre, the buses and the chine. Communication with the owners was prompt and efficient and I would thoroughly recommend staying here

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very clean, spacious and well equipped with everything in good working order. It was quietly located in a residential area, easy to find, and had convenient parking and a lift. It was a pleasure to meet David, the owner, at the apartment and be shown around with the added bonus of a welcome pack and useful local information. We researched alternatives and are confident we chose the best. Thank you for a very successful stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We stopped at this apartment for a week only wish it could have been longer. On arrival we were met by David who showed us around and told us lots of information about the apartment and the area. The apartment is well appointed and has everything you would need for a long or short break, the whole place was very clean and the welcome pack (tea, coffee, milk and bread a very nice touch as was the wine in the fridge, plenty of extra towels and bed linen also. Shanklin is a beautiful village with lovely shops and great pubs as well as great places to eat. We were there to go walking and found loads of walks all over the island. I would recommend the weekly bus ticket for £55 that allows up to 5 adults to travel on all the buses as well as the open top breezer buses that run from most sea side towns, it also gives you a chance to forget about he car for the week. I would recommend this apartment to anyone who wants to be in a peaceful location but near enough to shops and pubs and the view from the balcony is great. Thank you David for a great holiday in a lovely apartment hopefully we will be back again

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Brilliant - would stay again

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was great:

Well appointed

Very clean

Well equipped

Good Situation / Location

Efficiently arranged

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Fishbourne/East Cowes
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary

The apartment is a 5-minute walk to the beach. Shanklin's famous old village is only a 5-minute walk from the apartment and Sandown, Lake, Bonchurch and Ventnor are all nearby. Newport, the Island's capital, is a 20-minute drive from the apartment.

Other Activities: hiking, bowling, barbecuing, hang-gliding, kite surfing, deep sea fishing, ice-skating, go-karting, shows and festivals.


Rates & Availability

Shanklin Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
End October
Oct 22 2016 - Oct 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas holidays
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Feb 11 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Summer 2107
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $130

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Shanklin Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En suite - toilet , shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Second bedroom - 3 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Can accommodate extra camp-bed if required
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , En-suite shower and toilet
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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