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A stylish New England Townhouse, just a 5 minute walk from Ventnor's golden beach
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Built in 2004, Plum Cottage is a stylish New England townhouse set in a peaceful courtyard just 5 minutes walk from Ventnor's Golden blue flag beach.
Plum Cottage is ideal for families who want the flexibility of good walks and beach fun whilst enjoying the convenience of Ventnor’s individual little shops and deli's.
STYLE AND ROOMS
The cottage has been fully decorated and refurnished in spring 2010. Each room has been styled and furnished to enhance the seaside nature of the property whilst complimenting the open and spacious design.
The Heart of the House
Downstairs an open plan lounge and dining running the full length of the property leads into the conservatory overlooking the garden. Natural colours and ocean turquoises in conjunction with distressed oak furniture increases the airiness and lightness of this large central room.
The modern kitchen, fully equipped with all necessary appliances for a family stay looks out over the outside dining area with access outside via the stable door.
Upstairs the Master Bedroom with King Bed looks out over the court, is similarly furnished in a simple nautical style. Bedroom 2, again sleeping two in a double bed has elegant dressing furniture with views out over the garden. The childrens room has bunk beds and is kept light and fun with brightly coloured fabrics against white furniture. All three rooms are very spacious with plenty of storage space.
There are two toilets, one toilet and washroom on the ground floor and the other adjacent to the bedrooms in the showerroom. Designed with the less mobile in mind, the shower is housed in a large double shower unit with an optional fold down chair. For the elderly and less able, a stairlift has been installed enabling easy access between the bedrooms and lounge area.
The front of the property is perfect for relaxing in the early evening sun. Entry to the court is through a keyed gate which only allows access to residents to the 10 other properties in Spring Court.
To the rear of the property, the private garden features a large deck and conservatory which catches full day sun. There is a separate outside dining area and gravelled garden decorated with sea grasses and palms. Access directly from the lane to the back garden makes storing bikes easy
(all times at walking pace)
Ventnor Beach: 5 minutes
Island Coastal Foot Path: 5 minutes
Ventnor Park: 7 minutes
Ventnor Botanic Gardens: 10 -15 minutes
Coffee shop and deli: 2 minutes
General shops: 2 minutes
Car Park: 2 minutes
Bus stop: 2 minutes
The courtyard is accessed by a gravelled lane from the town. Entry to the court is via one of two gates from the lane or from a quiet road running parallel to a car park. Tourist parking tickets for any Isle of Wight Council Pay and Display Car Park can be purchased from all Isle of Wight Tourist Information Centres. These tickets are available for 2,3,4,7 and 14 days and will enable you to leave your car just along the road from the Courtyard’s side entrance.
For unloading and loading you are permitted to bring your car into the court.
TRAVELLING WITHOUT CAR
With nearly 500 miles of footpaths and bridleways giving access to most of the island and organised collection from Shanklin train station it is just as easy to leave your car at home. For a long winter weekend or even a summer escape we can be flexible to transfer your party and belongings to either of our properties. Ventnor has a huge amount to do from clifftop walks to secluded beaches, hillwalking with fantastic views overlooking the whole of the island, a good variety of speciality restaurants to old English pubs, continental coffee chops and speciality delis. If you are wishing to take advantage of the islands many cycle tracks and bridleways we can also organise bike hire or transfer your bikes from the train station. Please feel call to give us a call to discuss your requirements.