10 Bayclose is a 2nd Floor Penthouse Apartment with stunning sea and coastal views over Freshwater Bay situated in a peaceful rural location 5 minutes easy walk from the promenade and beach yet close to local shops and villages. Bayclose is set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB) and is also in a Conservation Area as is most of Freshwater Bay.
The Isle of Wight has 17 award winning beaches. Several of these are within a short distance from the flat for instance Freshwater Bay, Colwell Bay (which has a Blue Flag Award and with it’s fine firm yellow sand and gently shelving beach it is ideal for young children and families.) Compton, Brook and Totland.
The picturesque harbour village of Yarmouth is 3 miles away by car or is a pleasant walk partially along the Yar Estuary. There are many country and downland walks from the doorstep. One of these walks is the Tennyson trail part of which you can pick up from a footpath near the apartment. This walk takes you via the Tennyson monument to the Needles and the Needles Old Battery owned by the National Trust. The county town of Newport is 12 miles away with its excellent variety of shops and supermarkets. However for every day needs there is a traditional, well stocked village shop just 5 minutes walk away. The apartment has a balcony from which there are also fantastic sea views. It has a table and 4 chairs directly accessed by French doors from the sitting room.
Accommodation comprises of:
A fully fitted kitchen with Gas hob and Electric Fan oven; Fridge with ice making compartment; Dishwasher; Microwave; Washing Machine; Espresso Italian Stove Top Coffee Maker; DAB radio.
A large and spacious sitting/dining room with fantastic sea views. 2 cream leather settees – one 3 seater and one 2 seater. 42″ flat screen television with BT Youview Box and BT Sports Channels. DVD player. Ipod docking station/speakers. Dining table and 4 chairs. Antique Georgian sideboard. French doors onto a balcony from which there are also wonderful sea views.
There are two good sized comfortable double bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds. All beds are made up with cream Egyptian Cotton Bedlinen. The front bedroom (double bed) has sea views down to Freshwater Bay and the beach. The bathroom is in between the 2 bedrooms. There is a bath with mixer taps and shower over. Basin and WC. Heated towel rail.
Free Unlimited WiFi. Some DVD’s and board games provided. Buckets, spades, beach mats, beach balls etc provided. Binoculars are also provided for guests use but please do not take these off the premises!
Duvets, pillows, and Cream Egyptian cotton bedlinen is provided (beds made up for your arrival). Towels – 1 large bath towel per person plus a hand towel in the bathroom.
Tea towels and dishcloths are also provided. Please Note though that Beach Towels are NOT provided.
Full Gas central heating – this is a very efficient system!. Radiators are thermostatically individually controlled and the flat can be as warm as you wish! Also the flat is very well insulated.
The flats have their own off road very private car which cannot be seen from the main road and each of the 10 flats has its own dedicated parking space marked with the flat no.
We welcome children of all ages. However we do NOT provide any equipment for babies and toddlers. Also please note that babies and toddlers are counted as people in our maximum sleeping capacity of 4 persons.
No smoking at all either inside the flat OR on the balcony.
Please note we do not accept same sex groups under the age of 25.
Please note we do not accept wedding parties.
PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ALLOW OUTDOOR SHOES OR BOOTS TO BE WORN IN THE APARTMENT. There is plenty of space to leave footwear outside our own front door and there are also coat hooks for outdoor coats etc.
Change over day – We aim to be as flexible as possible subject to availability so do please ask if your preferred start day is available and we will do our best to accommodate your requirements. .Arrival time is anytime from 3.30 p.m. onwards. Departure time is by 10.00 a.m.
There are many places to eat and drink locally, to suit all budgets. Here are a selection of just a few of them! –
Dimbola Lodge Cafe – just beyond the drive entrance from our apartment
The Daffodil Cafe – 5 minutes walk from our apartment down at Freshwater Bay
The Blue Crab – in Yarmouth.
The Hut at Colwell Bay – it is right down on the Promenade – they get their fish straight from the local fishermen
The Red Lion at Old Freshwater – again not far at all from the apartment
On the Rocks – in Yarmouth – cooks steaks and the like on hot rocks at your table.
The Kings Head – in Yarmouth
Isla’s Conservatory at The George – in Yarmouth
Off the Rails (the old Station) – in Yarmouth
The Highdown Inn – further up the road from Farringford Manor
The Sun Inn at Hulverstone near Brook. Wonderful views from their garden.
Many other cafes, restaurants and pubs in Yarmouth and Freshwater.
10 of the Isle of Wight beaches have recently been awarded Sea Quality Awards.
A deposit of £75 is required with all bookings. This is non refundable. The balance of the payment is due within one calendar month of the date of the holiday. Payment can be made by bank transfer or by sending a personal cheque.We have a strict No Cancellation Policy.
We offer Short Breaks all year. Minimum let is 2 nights, subject to availability.We aim to be totally flexible on change over days, subject to availability.