Beechwood Cottager, Ryde, Isle of Wight
Beechwood Cottage is a beautifully restored detached family home, decorated in a bright contemporary style, approached via a drive leading to double gates that secures the entrance to the large mature gardens and ample parking at the end of a gravel drive.
Located in the leafy outskirts of the town of Ryde and only a 5-minute taxi ride from the Esplanade, it makes an ideal choice for those wishing to travel without a car. For motorists, there is ample off-road private parking for 3 cars.
Beechwood Cottage is ideal for families, couples or larger groups holidaying together as neighbouring contemporary styled apartments, Yew Tree Apartment One & Two, which make up part of the period residence, which together with to Beechwood Cottage can accommodate up to 14 guests in total.
For parties with a single person in them with limited mobility, the cottage boasts a ground floor bedroom with an ornate day bed and a ground floor shower room and a level main entrance.
For those with a desire for sportier pursuits and just a short walk from the cottage along the same road is Ryde Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. A short drive is the Victorian town of Ryde which features one of the longest stretches of sandy beach on the Island, from Ryde to Appley and on to Puckpool where you will find a delightful park and Tea Gardens with beach access. From there you can stroll along the wide promenade through to Ryde or dine ‘al-fresco’ at the beachside café, The Dell or Three Buoy Restaurant by Appley beach. Here you can watch boating activities in the Solent from your balcony table.
This popular resort town offers a range of holiday facilities, catering for all interests and ages. Seaside attractions include a long sandy beach, mini fun-fair, bowling alley, ice rink and much more, all spanning Ryde seafront. The Esplanade has a tidal harbour where children can enjoy crabbing and watching harbour activities. There is also a boating lake where you can hire pedalos in the Summer months. The bustling town centre offers a variety of shops, bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes. There is a large Tesco’s supermarket on the outskirts of the town for provisions, a decent sized Co-Op and a Sainsbury’s Local in the town for convenience. Just a few minutes walk away from there is a small convenience store for essential items.
Wight Karting, an exciting Go-Kart track providing fun for the whole family is adjacent to Tesco, and close by you’ll find Westridge Golf Centre which offers a “ Pay as you Play” golf course, a fully covered floodlit golf range and qualified professionals on hand.
The Island’s small railway will take you through Brading to the other popular seaside resorts of Sandown & Shanklin. There are also good bus links from Ryde Esplanade to explore various parts of the Island. Ryde is a perfect choice for those travelling without a car.]]>