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Red Gap Cottage, Castletown

84 reviews
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Red Gap Cottage, for the fourth year running awarded a 4 star with Gold Accolade rating by the Isle of Man Tourist Board, is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage. Situated in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary yet only 2 minutes walk from the Southern 100 and 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the town, where there are Shops, Supermarkets, Post Office, Restaurants and 5 Public Houses not to mention the Medieval Castle, Old House of Keys, Nautical Museum and Old Grammar School, which are all located in the centre of the Isle of Man's historic capital, Castletown. Take a walk to Scarlett and see the Visitor Centre. Scarlett is an area with strong evidence of volcanic activity. This unique landscape is home for an abundance of wi...Red Gap Cottage, for the fourth year running awarded a 4 star with Gold Accolade rating by the Isle of Man Tourist Board, is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage. Situated in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary yet only 2 minutes walk from the Southern 100 and 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the town, where there are Shops, Supermarkets, Post Office, Restaurants and 5 Public Houses not to mention the Medieval Castle, Old House of Keys, Nautical Museum and Old Grammar School, which are all located in the centre of the Isle of Man's historic capital, Castletown. Take a walk to Scarlett and see the Visitor Centre. Scarlett is an area with strong evidence of volcanic activity. This unique landscape is home for an abundance of wildlife and plants. The local swimming pool is 2 minutes walk from the cottage. There are Bus Stops to Douglas and Port Erin located approx. 200 metres from the front door and the steam train station is approximately 10 minutes walk. There is car parking in front of the cottage. Refurbished throughout with all modern facilities and fully equipped for 6 people. Ground floor: Traditionally furnished spacious Living Room with Dining area. Large well appointed Kitchen with electric hob, Neff oven and integral convection microwave oven. Utility Room with Bosch Dishwasher and Washing Machine with adjacent downstairs WC. First Floor: Bedroom One - 2 single beds with zip link mattress that can, on request, be joined to make 1 King size bed. Chest of drawers, fitted double wardrobe with shelving and shoe rack. Bedroom Two - Double bed, fitted wardrobe, drawers and shelving. Bedroom Three - 2 single beds, free standing wardrobe. Luxury house bathroom with double hand basins, large shower cubicle and bath with hand shower. Central heating throughout. We provide a welcome pack on your arrival, consisting of: - Fruit, Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Milk, Orange Juice, Cereals, Biscuits, Bread, Butter, Jam/Marmalade, Toilet Rolls, Kitchen Rolls, and a Bottle of Wine.More
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About the Owner
Kim T
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
On arrival guests are greeted personally, given a short tour around the cottage and the keys are handed over. Should guests have any queries or questions, either about the cottage or about the Isle of Man in general during their stay I am more than happy to receive a phone call or e mail and will do my best to assist.
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This was our third holiday at Red Gap Cottage.It was as comfortable and as spotlessly clean as it had been in the previous couple of years we have stayed there.The welcome package is very generous and much appreciated.We look forward to another visit to the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank 7LizzieJ19
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Came to Manx for the TT Classic and could not find anything in Douglas so in desperation we expanded our search to include any lodging anywhere...so glad we did! Red Gap is a sublime sanctuary from Douglas; an idyllic treasure nestled on the edge of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Dean E
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

This was our fifth stay at this lovely, well appointed cottage and the standard just gets better. It makes other holiday properties look shabby and poorly thought out. Castletown is a great location for visiting all parts of IMO and has a good range of...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank karenwisdell
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We had a great stay at Red Gap Cottage and enjoyed it very much. Kim has seemly thought of everything and the cottage was well equipped for comfort and convenience. She was also a great source of information about IOM in general. Can’t wait to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Getaway752566
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We have just had a lovely stay at the cottage. A welcome pack was waiting for us and lots of things in case you have forgotten. The cottage is lovely and cosy. It is walking distance to Castletown and there are plenty of places to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank HandyAndy8
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
Red Gap Cottage is a charming three bedroom traditional Manx cottage in a peaceful location with views across the countryside to Scarlett and Port St Mary. Only 8 minutes stroll from the centre of the Isle of Mans historic capital, Castletown. Situated in the south of the Isle of Man Castletown is ideally located for exploring the Island. Well served by public transport you will find buses to connect with all parts of the Island and also a train station where you can catch the Steam Locomotive to Douglas. In Castletown don't miss the opportunity to visit Castle Rushen, originally built in 1265, it is now one of Europes most preserved Medieval castles. The fascinating Old House of Keys building, an important part of Manx history and heritage where modern democracy on the Island began.The O...
Getting around
The cottage is ideally situated for access to Public Transport. There are bus stops on both sides of the road within 200 metres of the cottage providing transport in one direction to Douglas where buses connect to all parts of the island and on the opposite side providing transport to Port Ern and Port St Mary. The Castletown station for the Steam Train is approximately 10 minutes walk from the cottage.
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