16 The Priory, Shanklin, Isle of Wight
16 The Priory at Shanklin is a modern apartment is situated in this handsome former Victorian residence overlooking Shanklin and Sandown Bay beyond. The building stands above lush woodland grounds and is situated in a quiet yet convenient position on the outskirts of Shanklin. Although a 2 bedroom apartment, only the main (king sized) bedroom is for use by guests, making it ideally suited for couples, but providing the scale of a larger accommodation.
The apartment has been finished and furnished to a high standard and provides comfortable accommodation. It has been beautifully equipped for couples to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing break together. The balcony provides spectacular sea views and is ideal for relaxing in the evening with a glass of wine whilst soaking up the relaxing and peaceful situation. This property also has wireless broadband internet access. The apartment is ideally situated for those wishing to explore the miles of coastal and country footpaths that surround the property. Wonderful scenery can be enjoyed along these nearby walks. Alternatively, you may want to simply enjoy the communal grounds. The popular resort of Shanklin is within walking distance and provides a variety of shops, supermarket, banks etc. To the south of the High Street and towards The Priory lies the picturesque thatched Old Village with its pubs, tearooms and gift shops. There is a varied selection of eating places in the village. You will often find live entertainment from local singers & musicians in the Village pubs. Near to the Old Village are Shanklin Chine, a naturally wooded gorge, and Rylstone Gardens, a relaxing park with crazy golf and tea gardens in a flower-filled setting.
The long safe sandy beach is on a lower level. One can walk, use the lift or drive down to the seafront. Coastal paths make for scenic walking to neighbouring Sandown or to the pretty village of Bonchurch through the winding paths of the landslip, in the other direction. The Island has many other attractions with a variety of beaches, cycleways, footpaths, leisure centres and golf courses. Entertainment and eating places are varied.
Video entry phone system. Stairs to the second floor. Front door to a hallway in Apartment 16 Living room – with sliding doors to a balcony enjoying spectacular views over Shanklin and Sandown Bay and the English Channel. Solid hardwood floor. The living room with 2 x two seater sofas, table and chairs for 4. Open to: Kitchen area – well fitted with a good range of floor and wall mounted units and appliances. Bedroom – with king size bed, wardrobe. Again enjoying the glorious sea and coastal views Bathroom with suite comprising panel bath with electric shower over and shower attachments to taps, WC and WHB, heated towel rail.
Outside – there is access to delightful landscaped woodland grounds providing a restful haven for guests. Off road parking for one car. 2010/11 Quality in Tourism Gold award for exceptional quality of accommodation & customer service,
Equipment Wireless broadband internet access Gas central heating Electric oven/Gas hob & stainless steel extractor over Fridge/Freezer Washing machine & dishwasher Microwave LCD colour TV and DVD player, CD player. Garden furniture for the balcony Duvets and pillows on all beds, linen & towels supplied
Limitations Smoking is prohibited in the apartment, on the balcony and in the grounds of the property No smokers Sorry no pets
Extra Information Weekly accommodation is available with Friday arrivals. Short breaks are also available Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday. Please enquire for alternative arrangements and more details. Winter and Christmas & New Year breaks are available. Discounted ferry travel available on request.