A simply gorgeous three bedroom property just off St Helens' green on the eastern side of the Isle of Wight, The Haven is a short walk from the coast and a ten minute stroll takes you to St Helens Duver, a picturesque beach protected by the National Trust. The ground floor has a stunning open plan kitchen/dining-room, a wonderfully light and spacious room to enjoy mealtimes all together. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need with a large dining-table comfortably seating eight; there is also an adjoining utility-room.
Step out from the dining-area onto the patio and into the secluded garden, with outdoor shower and where you can enjoy a quiet cup of morning coffee or a barbecue on a summer's evening. There are two sitting-rooms to choose from, one of which is dog-friendly and the second with a comfy L-shaped sofa (arriving January 22). The house has been beautifully decorated throughout with great attention to detail making The Haven a holiday home with exceptional comfort. All three generously sized bedrooms are on the first floor, the twin room with an en suite shower-room and there is a separate sumptuous family bathroom with a roll-top bath. Top up the bubbles and sneak away for a long soak with a good book. There are wonderful views from the first floor over Brading Marshes and the valley of the lower river Yar. There is off-street parking to the front of the house for two vehicles, plus access to the garage on request for bike storage only.
The Haven is just steps away from St Helens' village green, a picturesque village nestled between Seaview and Bembridge. The green is a hive of activity with local cricket and football matches taking place, Sunday car boot sales and an August bank holiday fun fair. There is also a local grocery store for your daily supplies.
There are several places to choose from to dine out, Dan’s Kitchen is on the lower green, a wonderful bistro-style restaurant serving superb food with very friendly service. The local village pub is The Vine, this serves a great Sunday roast for a holiday treat after a long morning walk. The local beach is also home to a fantastic beach cafe, the Baywatch On The Beach cafe, to enjoy anything from a tasty snack to a fine meal whilst you admire the sea view and watch the world go by. This beach is dog-friendly all year around, there are endless walks to choose from - with or without a dog of course! Bembridge is the next village along where you can enjoy a stroll along the busy harbourside and admire the quirky houseboats, one of which has been converted into a cafe specialising in locally-caught crab.
Bembridge has a fishmongers, farm shop and bakery, plus several restaurants and boutique shops - plenty of choices to sample a cooked breakfast or a cup of tea and cake! If outdoor pursuits are what you are looking for, Tacktisle is located on St Helens Duver offering mountain biking, kayaking, sailing and much more. There are a large number of amazing beaches to choose from on this side of the Island, explore them all and everything the Isle of Wight has to offer, before relaxing at The Haven after your holiday adventures.
Sitting-room 1 with TV and DVD player
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Sitting-room 2 with TV and DVD player
Kitchen/Dining-room with gas-fired double range, microwave and dishwasher
Utility-room with fridge, freezer, washing machine and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with super-king double bed (6')
Bedroom 2 with king-size double bed (5')
Bedroom 3 with twin beds (3') and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
*Only 1 cot is provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Dogs welcome (1 only)
- Travel cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub 150 yds
- Patio furniture and barbecue
- Full gas-fired CH
Step into your Classic Cottage, we promise you won't be disappointed!
The stunning dining-area has a large table seating eight and patio doors out to the garden to open up on those sunny days.
The stunning kitchen/dining-room is a fabulous place for cooking and entertaining whatever the weather is like outside.
The house has two sitting-rooms to spread out, relax and put your feet up. There will also be no arguing over the remote, as each has its own TV.
The garden is fully enclosed, perfect for children and a pet to run around freely.
Run the hot water, pour in bubbles and fill the gorgeous roll-top bath for a relaxing soak.
St Helens' beach is dog-friendly all year around, so why not take a lovely walk along the sand - with or without your dog!
Welcome to The Haven, with a fully enclosed garden and outside shower with hot water!
After a day exploring the Island, run yourself a hot bubble bath .
The second sitting-room has further seating and is a lovely room to grab a peaceful five minutes with a glass of something nice.
Like to read? Snuggle up on the sofa with a good book.
Time for a cuppa and a biscuit?
Plan your day ahead over a delicious breakfast in the dining-area.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so fuel up for a big day ahead on the Isle of Wight.
The Haven is pet-friendly, so why not bring your four-legged friend along on holiday with you.
The beautiful main bedroom.
The large main bedroom has a lovely dressing-table with super-king bed.
The entire cottage is beautifully decorated, light and airy.
There are some stunning walks across the Isle of Wight.
The second double bedroom with king-size bed.
The cottage is just a ten minute walk from Bembridge, over the causeway crossing the harbour, a famous crabbing spot.
Is it time for a holiday? Book the beautiful Haven and enjoy quality time with your family and friends.
The twin bedroom is on the first floor and has its own en suite shower-room.
The en suite shower-room off the twin bedroom, avoiding those bathroom queues in the morning.
St Helens' village green is a lovely place to walk the dog, fly a kite or take a short walk.
The Haven, Isle of Wight.
The study is a lovely quiet area to sit, read or to write postcards to friends and family back home.
Have you got sand in between your toes after a day at the beach? Jump in the downstairs shower and wash it away.
In the summer, fire up the barbecue and get the sausages cooking.
A lovely space for the children to play.
Afternoon tea while soaking up the Island sun shine.
Your holiday haven is right here.
The local cricket team play weekly on the village green.