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3 Bedrooms, Quiet Location, Large Garden, Child Friendly, 10 Mins walk to beach.

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Nov-2016
3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6. large garden/play area, Short walk to heart of old village and beach.

Honeysuckle Cottage is tucked away on the edge of the picturesque Shanklin Old Village, on the south eastern corner of the island. The safe, sandy, award winning beach is only a 10 minute walk away whilst the centre of the old village with its pretty thatched cottages, tea rooms, and pubs are just a few minutes walk. Shanklin Chine and Rylstone gardens, with crazy golf, tea rooms and bandstand, live music is played here during the summer months, and Big Mead Park are also just a few minutes walk away. Big Mead has a large area to picnic, plenty of room for ball games, a duck pond, play area and is next to St. Blasius 12th century church. This is all on the edge of an area of outstanding natural beauty, as is a large area of the Isle of Wight. There are many stunning coastal and country footpaths, some can be joined at the end of the road. Honeysuckle cottage is a 3 bedroom cottage providing self-catering accommodation for up to six guests. The lounge has patio doors opening out onto a decked patio area, with outdoor furniture, and looks out over the large mature garden with little tikes play area and two children's play houses. There is ample parking in front of the cottage. If you don't wish to use, or bring, your car there is a bus stop within a couple of minutes walk, The Train also stops in Shanklin town, there is nearby cycle hire and plenty to keep you busy within walking distance. Honeysuckle is child friendly, equipped with stair gates, high chair, travel cot, toys and bed guards if needed.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have owned honeysuckle Cottage for six years now We are both lucky enough to have be brought up on the Isle of Wight.

We chose Honeysuckle Cottage for its great location, quiet yet close to the old Village, parks and countryside, perfect for our family.

We have three children, one boy and two girls , they all love Shanklin and the beach and can't wait to stay in the cottage.

Being a close family all hands are on deck, our mums are a great help, we have lovely housekeepers and their families who also help, and two very willing gardenes who turn their hands to almost anything.

Knowing how much families have to take with them on holiday we have tried to think of everything so that all that needs to be had is a good time!

We really hope you love the cottage and The Isle of Wight as much as we do.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

“We all had a lovely time and enjoyed the comfort of Honeysuckle Cottage enormously….

We would like to stress that the facilities in the cottage are amazing. …. The location of the cottage was fantastic, and the décor was refreshingly modern and homely and not typically like a hotel. On arrival it was wonderful to walk into a sizeable and comfortable living room with plenty of room to sit comfortably.

“…. we had another lovely holiday!

The Todd Family



…. just as we remembered it - homely and very comfortable. My son …. was very sad to leave, and first thing he said this morning was "I want to go back to our Isle of Wight home!".

The Gretton Family



"Your place was amazing and we had a great Xmas !!"

Thank you very much for everything and we hope to return again sometime in the future.”

The Vaughan family
Jun 2013
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11 Reviews

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based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

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5

Fantastic !!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

we have stayed at the wonderful Chestnut Mews a few times over the past couple of years and each time we can't praise them enough. They are so well kept and maintained, tastefully decorated, yet comfortable enough to feel at home and relaxed. The gardens are great and perfect for kids to play or the grown ups to sit out and relax on the decking. The cottages are in an ideal location for the Old Village, Shanklin town, the beach, gardens and much more. We can't wait to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Great location, well appointed cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with this cottage. It's modern, well appointed, very clean and very peaceful. It's an easy walk to Shanklin town centre where there is a good selection of gift shops and places to eat or get takeaways. Some days we walked to the beach and some days we drove as we found parking at sea level plentiful and inexpensive. The owners were genuinely helpful and keen that we should enjoy our stay, which we did!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Very family friendly

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in Jasmine Cottage in April and we would definitely stay again. The cottage is really suitable for small children with a cot, stair gates, plenty of toys and a high chair which meant we didn't have to bring a mountain of things with us. Everything was exceptionally clean and comfortable. The cottage is located in a very peaceful area but within easy walking distance of all the amenities and beach in Shanklin and I was 7 months pregnant at the time. We also made use of the indoor pool nearby which was great for our two year old as we had the place to ourselves. The wifi was also exceptionally fast. I would definitely recommend this cottage.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Excellent Stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay at Chestnut Mews. The house was fantastic and my daughter loved the garden with all the toys to play with. The facilities in the house are really good and makes it feel like a home from home. Location just 10 min walk to Shanklin centre is ideal.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Excellent Accommodation & Position

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a weeks stay at Honeysuckle Cottage and can't fault it. It is in an excellent location, just 5 mins walk from restaurants in Shanklin Old Village and great for exploring the rest of the Island, The accommodation is spotlessly clean and plenty big enough for our family of 5. Nice garden at the back for the kids to play in with play equipment which is a nice touch.

Loads to do on the Island and the kids loved Blackgang Chine, which is a nice old fashioned park, and great walk from the cottage to Ventnor along the coastal path, although kids insisted on taxi back!

Peter and Mandy were great to deal with from start to finish and a lot of bigger companies could learn a lot from their prompt communications and friendly approach. We have been to the Island many times and this was probably the best overall experience.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

These cottages are like home from home, very comfortable, with everything you need. It's in a great location, in a quiet part of Shanklin old village, but in good walking distance to the coastal paths, pubs and restaurants that does great choice of meals for every one. To me these are the best cottages in shanklin and I've been going to the Isle of Wight for many years. Love them!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

From the Owner

We chose Honeysuckle cottage for its great location, we also have Jasmine and Clematis either side, these were bought later, and are also holiday cottages, we were finding it hard to find a week free for ourselves! We love how close it is to the beach, water-sports, The Old Village, parks, and great countryside. The size of the garden was another great plus as we have very active children with plenty of energy. Our children love the rabbits on the lawn and looking out for and feeding the squirrels in the winter, they are getting very cheeky! We love the fact that you feel miles away from the bustle of a busy seaside town, yet are close enough that within a few minutes walk you can be part of it.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Henry the V111's Kitchen and Holliers Inn at 320 Metres

Coast/Beach:

The Cliff Path and Steps leading to Appley Beach, the quieter end of Shanklin’s Beach, takes approximately a ten minute walk. Or alternatively, you can stroll along a tarmac path, via the Old Village and park (easier for prams and the less agile) which also only takes about ten minutes to get to Shanklin’s main Beach and the esplanade, with its gift shops, coffee shops and amusements. The beaches at Shanklin hold the water quality award, for its clean waters and safe bathing.

Entertainment; Shanklin has its own Theatre which is open all year round hosting a full programme of professional and amateur productions. Our Children love the Christmas pantomime. Shanklin chine is in the center of the old village, for almost 200 years it has been enjoyed for its peace, tranquility and natural beauty. As you wander through the woodland, passing waterfalls and following the stream down to the sea, you’ll soon see why this famous gorge has inspired poets, artists and writers. Between Shanklin and Sandown is Wight Water Adventure sport who can offer you professional watersports packages across a broad range of water-based activities, tuition to suit all needs and abilities. There are over 500 miles of footpaths and 200 miles of cycle tracks, that mixed with fact that half of the Isle of wight is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty makes walking and cycling a pleasure. You can join dinosaur walks, have a game of golf, go to Sandown Zoo, Blackgang Chine, Robin Hill, a little further a field Osbourne House, Alum bay,Amazon World, The Garlic Farm ( luckily they do provide mints!) And so much more.

How to get Here;

Wightlink car ferries from Lymington to Yarmouth in 30 min's, Portsmouth to Fishbourne in 45, foot passengers can use the catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde in 25 min’s. From Ryde Pier Head you can board the train to Shanklin.

Red Funnel car ferry sails between Southampton & East Cowes in an hour. If on foot Red Funnel operate the Hi-Speed Red Jet between Southampton and West Cowes, in 22 min’s.

Hovertravel is the fastest service, for foot passengers, between Southsea & Ryde in just 10 min’s.

It is worth shopping around for a car ferry as sometimes they do have some good offers. During the school holidays it is a good idea to book ahead.

Further Details:

The nearest newsagents is less than a ten minute walk to the top of the old Village as is the nearest grocery shop. Ten minutes walk will take you into the seaside town of Shanklin where you will find Banks, Chemists and many other shops. The nearest pub is less than 5 minutes away, restaurants, coffee shops and tea rooms are dotted about throughout the old Village and Shanklin. The Island has a Tesco's, Waitrose and Sainsburys that will deliver to the cottage, there are also plenty of places that will deliver takeaway if you just want to stay in and relax!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 34
29 Oct 2016 - 9 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£430
for 7 nights
£430
 
 
Rate 35
10 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Rate 36
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
7-Jan - 10 Feb 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Feb Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Early Spring
25 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
25-31 March '17
25 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Easter Holidays
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
22-28 April 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£545
for 7 nights
£545
 
 
May Bank Holiday
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Late Spring
6 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£630
for 7 nights
£630
 
 
20-26 May 2017
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Half Term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£890
for 7 nights
£890
 
 
Summer's Here ! We Hope
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
17 June - 7 July 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£985
for 7 nights
£985
 
 
8 -21 July 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,175
for 7 nights
£1,175
 
 
Summer Holidays
22 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,220
for 7 nights
£1,220
 
 
9 - 15 Sept'17
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
16 - 22 Sept 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Autumn Sun
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
30 Sept-6 Oct 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
Early October
7 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
14 - 20 Oct 2017
14 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
28 Oct - 3 Nov 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Winter Season
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Christmas Holidays
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes : Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday during peak season, flexible in low season.
To contact us, make an enquiry, or book please call Mandy or Peter on 020 8144 8641.
or e-mail us on chestnut.mews@hotmail.com
For more information and pictures please see our website.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, the cottage will be ready for you by 3pm, we ask that you leave by 10am on your day of departure to give the housekeepers time to get the cottage ready for the next guests. During low season these days and times may be flexible

A deposit of 150 pounds is needed to secure your booking and can be paid either via cheque or bank transfer. The balance and a refundable security deposit of 150 pounds is due 8 weeks prior to your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

Honeysuckle cottage for us is a relaxing holiday, surrounded by plenty of things to do and see, or just watch the children play in the garden. The red squirrels are facinating to watch and are getting quite brave! The Old Village has many places to eat out, its nice to walk down in the evening, without the worry of the car, or to stop for dinner or a drink on the way back from the beach. Rylstone Gardens, only a couple of minutes walk away has a crazy golf garden that's fun and café and sometimes in the summer has bands playing in the bandstand. The Island has so many different things of interest, festivals, carnivals, plenty of village shows, history, theatre, zoo's, and much more and none of them are more than an hour away. We have tried to make Honeysuckle cottage as child friendly as possible, stair gates, bed guards, toys, books, DVD's and a great garden to explore, so that you can make your holiday as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Family Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • DownstairsToilet - Toilet
  • En- suite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The en-suite bathroom has a toilet, wash basin, and large walk in shower. The family bathroom has a full size bath with mixer taps to shower, toilet and wash basin. There is a cloakroom downstairs with a toilet and small sink.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Middle Bedroom - 2 Single Bed, Either 2 single Beds or 1 single bed and a cot
  • Master Bedroom with en-suite - 1 Double Bed
  • Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is a Master bedroom, has a double bed, patio door's onto a balcony overlooking the garden and has an en-suite walk-in shower room. Bedroom 2 is a twin bedroom with two single beds. Bedroom 3 has a single bed and pull under bed or a cot.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Honeysuckle Cottage is child friendly, stair gates are fitted at both top and bottom of the stairs, a high chair, bed guard and a travel cot are available if needed. Honeysuckle is a No smoking cottage and sorry we do not accept pets. Outside: French doors open out from the lounge onto an enclosed decked area with patio table, chairs and umbrella. This has views across the garden. The large, enclosed garden, with mature chestnut trees, is shared with Jasmine Cottage next door, which is also a holiday cottage, both cottages are at different angles so still have the feeling of privacy. There is a little tikes play area under the shade of the trees & two childrens playhouses, with a selection of childrens toys. A barbeque is provided, great for the summer evenings. As you relax in the garden you can hear Shanklin Chine which passes the end of the garden, and watch the rabbits, the odd fox and some of the islands red squirrels if you are lucky! This winter we were lucky enough to spot 3 red squirrels in the garden at once! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedding and indoor towels are provided, including tea-towels, please bring your own beach towels. The cottage is cleaned, bed linen and towels changed on a weekly basis. If guests stay for more than one week we offer a light clean and linen change.

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