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'Fossils Reach' Pet friendly and with free wifi and electricity.

Chalet -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Sandown, Isle of Wight, England
Pet friendly and with free WiFi, 'Fossils Reach' is situated on a quiet part of the holiday park. It's not overlooked, and has a grassed area to the front with sea glimpses viewed through the trees. Local wildlife includes rabbits, foxes, pheasants and the occasional red squirrel!

'Fossils Reach' is less than 100 metres from the coastal path that leads down to the glorious sandy beach, completely unspoiled and fronting the fossil filled cliffs. There are even dinosaur trace fossils to be found in the sand! This beach is dog friendly all year round and an excellent spot for budding paleontologists!

On arrival, you will be welcomed with a complementary basket of local goodies and a few essentials - always useful, especially if your ferry is overnight!

The chalet has a selection of family friendly DVDs, books and...
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Listing #HL8498441
About the Owner
Diane B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
Interaction with guests
A very warm welcome to Fossil's Reach! We love the outdoor life and being surrounded by nature, and trust that a holiday here will inspire you too. The Barkers have recently bought and re furbished two beautiful chalets here on the cliffs above Sandown Bay and aim to provide a comfortable home from home for you.. One of our first priorities has been to install free wifi in both chalets for our guests. As dog lovers, we appreciate being able to take our pet away with us and so our chalets are dog friendly. Please just let us know that your dog is coming too. We look forward to welcoming you on your arrival at Fossil's Reach and as we live in nearby Godshill, we will be available to help and advise during your stay. Diane and Ian Barker.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My children and I returned for another stay and this time we brought another family with us. We all enjoyed our stay immensely and found the chalet a perfect base for our days out. The children had a great time running around outside. As before...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank nattyrod2017
FUDGE95, VR Owner at 'Fossils Reach' Pet friendly and with free wifi and electricity., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much, what a nice surprise to find your review. We're pleased you had such a good time, and hope we might see you again this year (2019). I&D

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Thank you Diane and Ian..We really enjoyed our stay there..Chalet was spotless very well equipped..we had everything what we needed ..felt like home..free wifi..free electric..welcome basket with wines and beers..etc.. we definitely come back soon..:))

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Meander47622976089
FUDGE95, VR Owner at 'Fossils Reach' Pet friendly and with free wifi and electricity., responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you so much, we really appreciate your comments, and look forward to seeing you again. I&D.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is a very convenient location to pick up the coastal path for walks either to Sandown or Culver cliffs. There are so many places to visit you are spoiled for choice. Chalet accommodation was a new choice for us and did cater for all...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ian O
FUDGE95, VR Owner at 'Fossils Reach' Pet friendly and with free wifi and electricity., responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for this Ian, we're pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the kind notes in our visitors book, and for leaving the chalet in good order. We hope we see you again. I&D

  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please let the owners know if you are bringing your pet. We're sorry but we have to notify the site management and apply some simple rules. We can also provide bespoke poo bags...
    1 Full bath
    1 Bunk
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$89 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Yaverland is on the coast, on the cliffs above Sandown Bay.

Walking from 'Fossils Reach', follow the coastal path West, and you have miles of walks with fantastic views over Sandown Bay and the resorts of Sandown and Shanklin. Follow the path to the East, up and over Culver Down for stunning views out to sea and back to the mainland. At the top of Culver there is the Culver Haven Inn, a well recommended family and dog friendly pub serving good food.

'Fossils Reach' is an ideal base to explore the Island either by walking, cycling, car or public transport. There is a Bus Stop with a regular service which is just outside the park entrance.

Information for many of the Islands attractions is available in the chalet.
Getting around
If you wish to leave your car by the chalet and explore on foot or by bike there are miles of off road footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths right across the Island, starting with the coastal path right on your doorstep!

To explore by public transport, there is a bus stop at the entrance to the park. There is also a train route from Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin with the nearest station 3km away at Sandown.

You will find details in the chalet for recommended walks and cycle routes to suit all levels of fitness, together with maps of the Island, bus, train and tide timetables.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Southampton: 60.0 km
Railway: Sandown: 3.0 km
Ferry: Fishbourne Wightlink Car Ferry Terminal to Portsmouth: 14.0 km
The post code for satnav directions is PO36 8QP

There are 3 vehicle/foot passenger ferry services to the Island.
Wightlink: Lymington-Yarmouth, Portsmouth-Fishbourne
Red Funnel:Southampton to East Cowes.

There are two foot/cycle passenger only fast cat services.
Wightlink: Ryde Pier Head-Portsmouth Harbour
Red Funnel: West Cowes-Southampton

There is a train service from Ryde Pier Head to Sandown and a bus service from both the Ryde and Cowes terminals.

There is a bus stop immediately outside Sandown Bay Holiday Centre.

There is parking for your car just by our chalet and cycles can be secured to fixed rings on the outside of the chalet.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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