Stoneydowns is a beautiful stone cottage in the heart of the charming Old Village in Shanklin. Dating back to 1824 the cottage offers a wealth of character but with all the modern conveniences required for a relaxing stay.
Stoneydowns is perfectly situated for you to enjoy all the Isle of Wight has to offer. A 1 minute stroll will lead you to the many quintessential thatched pubs and tearooms in the Old Village and an abundance of other restaurants offering a range of different cuisines. Shanklin Chine is a 4 minute walk way with its enchanting waterfalls and stunning scenery. The award winning sandy beach in Shanklin is a mere 10 minute stroll with it's lovely clear waters. Tower Cottage gardens are also on your doorstep (3-5 minute walk) as well as some lovely gift shops for a spot of retail therapy. If you fancy a show Shanklin theatre is just round the corner (3 minute walk) and provides year round entertainment.
The Isle of Wight has many other attractions all within easy reach of Stoneydowns either by car or bus. The bus stop which will take you all over the island is literally at the end of the road! Please see our local attraction recommendations which will give you estimated travel times from the cottage.
With hundreds of miles of footpaths and cycle routes around the Island there is something for everyone of any age.
Stoneydowns is arranged over 3 floors and sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.
On the 1st floor is the Master bedroom with a super king sized bed and also a twin bedroom. The Twin room is set up with a full size 3ft single bed with a 2nd full size 3ft single guest bed underneath. The room can be arranged either as a single, twin or double room depending on your preference. The 3rd bedroom has a king size bed and its own separate dressing room this is located on the 3rd floor. There are lovely views of the downs from the Master and 3rd floor bedroom.
Hairdryers are in the Master and Top dressing room.
There is bathroom on the 1st floor with a bath and multi function shower over and 2 separate toilets, 1 on the ground floor and 1 on the 1st floor.
All the bedrooms are beautifully decorated and all the beds have lovely brand new memory foam mattresses and plenty of pillows. Towels and linens are also provided but please remember a beach towel.
The ground floor has a good sized living - dining room with 2 large comfy sofas seating 5-6 and a roomy armchair as well as a 43" Led Smart TV with Freeview, BT Sport Channels, DVD and BluRay player. A lovely brick fireplace is the focal point.
The dining area is furnished with a large carved wood table that seats 6. Through the double doors from the lounge leads through into the very well equipped modern kitchen with ceramic hob, fan oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle and coffee machine. The utility room houses a washing machine and dishwasher. There is also a downstairs toilet and coats area.
Free Wifi is also available.
We have a selection of DVD's, board games and books should you wish to use them.
Accessed via french doors in the twin bedroom is a small private roof terrace perfect for an evening glass of wine or soaking up the sun.
Parking is a 30 second - 1 minute walk away in the Old Village public car park. Unloading next to the cottage is no problem but cars must be parked in the car park once unloaded as there are parking restrictions outside the cottage for conservation purposes. A tourist parking permit for 1 car is included with every booking allowing guests to park in the local Old Village car park and many other council owned car parks and bays on the Island
Londis is 3 minutes walk away for your essentials.
A large Co - Op is a 10 minute walk for larger shops.
Waitrose, Sainsburys and Tesco are all on the island and will deliver to the cottage.
A welcome box is provided on arrival with teas and coffee.
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