Avalon, Sandown, Isle of Wight
Avalon is an attractive chalet bungalow ideally situated a short stroll from the beach and seafront cafes, bars, restaurants, attractions such as Sandown Pier which provides entertainment for all the family and also within a short walk you will find a go-cart track, skate park, children’s playground, the Isle of Wight Zoo famed for its Tiger Sanctuary and The Heights Leisure Centre. Utopia Spa is literally across the road at the Melville Hall Hotel and with Sandown train station nearby, you can leave your car behind and travel by train to the Island’s other seaside resorts, such as Ryde with its miles of sandy beach and seaside attractions
Those looking to holiday without a car, a train to Portsmouth Harbour and a 20-minute crossing to Ryde Pier Head allow you to take the Island Line train to Sandown railway station from where, within a short walk, you’ll arrive at Avalon. The property benefits from a ground floor bedroom, conservatory leading to an enclosed rear garden and off road parking provides convenience in what is a popular and busy resort in the summer months.
Sandown is brimming with attractions to entertain visitors, most of them right on the beach front, so you never have to stray too far from the golden sands. The resort of Shanklin is close by and you can walk along the cliff path between the two resorts. The picturesque village of Godshill is only a short drive away with a wide choice of tea gardens, family pubs, Chocolate Island, The Cider Barn and the Model Village.
For sports enthusiasts, there is sailing, surfing, body boarding all found along the coastline and also in Sandown, the is an 18 hole golf course and Dinosaur Isle with life-size dinosaur models, bones and fossils found on the Island dating back 120 million years.
And don’t forget to download the Dinosaur Island App on your smartphone or tablet and when you find the ‘Meteorite Station’ at Yaverland you can take photos with the dinosaurs.]]>