• About The Shieling

    This fantastic coastal property is ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway in western Isle of Wight.

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    • Asset 46

      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

    • Safer Stays

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      1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Television
    • WiFi
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "This fantastic coastal property is ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway in western Isle of Wight. Step to entrance.\n\nGround Floor\n\n\nOpen plan living space\n With tiled floor.\n\nLiving area\n With gas coal-effect fire 32 Freeview TV and bi-fold doors leading to patio.\n\nDining area.\n\n\nKitchen area\n With electric cooker microwave fridge freezer and dishwasher.\n\nShower room \nWith shower cubicle toilet and heated towel rail.\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom\n With kingsize bed. \n Gas central heating gas electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Small enclosed patio with garden furniture. 1 small dog welcome. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note No children.\n Located just a 10-15 minute walk from the picturesque beach at Freshwater Bay this delightful semi-detached holiday home is great for couples whether it be for a full weeks holiday or a short break. The Shieling is pet friendly making it the perfect base to explore all that the western side of the Isle of Wight has to offer with your four-legged friend. Visit Tennyson Down where you can enjoy panoramic views over the Solent as well as mile after mile of magnificent coastal paths. Situated in Freshwater The Shieling is only 3 miles from the quaint harbour town of Yarmouth. The fantastic Totland Bay is also nearby where you will find a bar restaurant and a café to try the local seafood experience some of the finest sunsets or enjoy a stroll along to neighbouring Colwell Bay. There are spectacular views across the Solent to mainland England with clear calm waters and gently sloping sand and shingle beach. For surfers and kite surfing enthusiasts there is Compton Bay a short drive away.\nThe island has become a real hot spot for cycling enthusiasts with a choice of challenging off road bridleways peaceful byways and level purpose-made tracks running along a former railway line. Cycle to the famous Needles landmark or take on the full round the island route which is 66 miles long and is used for the annual Isle of Wight Randonnee held over the May bank holiday. You can also travel along the route at a more leisurely pace and along the way you will find numerous restaurants pubs and cafés amongst the quaint villages and towns serving tasty local produce.\nOne of the Isle of Wight’s best kept secrets Compton offers a 2 mile stretch of contrasting dark and golden sands with rolling seas and a stunning backdrop of multi-coloured sandstone cliffs. It’s also a great place to go fossil hunting and you can book tours on the beach to see the dinosaur footprints in the sandstone ledge at Hanover Point that are exposed at low tide. Whatever you decide one things for sure the Isle of Wight has plenty to offer. Beach ¾ mile. Shop ½ mile pub and restaurant ¾ mile. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/145/840/1455147.jpg UKC2823

    The Shieling reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.8 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews

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    An excellent stay.



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    One of the best weeks we have ever had, and Hackie and Simon were the perfect hosts



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    What a lovely find! A very comfortable cottage with its own garden. A well fitted kitchen with everything you could wish for, even a separate freezer & dishwasher, which we didn’t need to use. The bathroom is better than average with lots of hot water. The bedroom being on a mezzanine floor with sloping roof, could be a bit of a hazard with bumped heads....but you soon get used to it. A wonderful cottage with very helpful owners.... What more could you ask for? Definitely will be back!



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