Different Regions to Chose From on the Isle of Wight
When you are thinking of making a property purchase, it is always a good idea to look at the different areas to see which ones are the most appealing and suitable for your needs. The villages and towns on the island, in particular, all have their own characteristics and special appeal, and visiting them can be a lot of fun. The coastline on the south-east of the island is busy with holiday makers in the high season, and has lots of activities, but is not the ideal location for peace and privacy.
Shanklin and Sandown offer a wonderful panorama, a glorious clean sea, and golden sandy beaches. The esplanades are busting with cafes and restaurants, and are are always full of life. If you do not want to drive, the island’s train line runs from Ryde Pier Head where you can travel to Shanklin, Lake and Sandown. One of the ferry ports is situated at Ryde Pier Head.
South Wight comprises Niton, Blackgang, Bonchurch, St Lawrence and Ventnor. This region boasts a great deal of well preserved Victorian property, and during the Victorian era, it was the place for anyone who was anyone to make themselves seen. Recently, it has been empowered by a small renaissance, and has a number of first-class five star restaurants and hotels. Ventnor also has its own Fringe Festival.
There is a special dynamic conservation area known as South Wight Maritime. This has a broad spectrum of various types of beautiful reefs and related communities. There is also a unique micro climate in the southern part of the island, and this is ideal for Ventnor’s Botanic Gardens which boasts a variety of unique plants which cannot be grown on the mainland.
West Wight, which comprises Brighstone, Colwell, Totland, Freshwater and Yarmouth, are all very peaceful locations, and the stretches of coastline are wonderful for walking. Ryde and Newport are the towns with the highest number of residents, and boast excellent shopping facilities, restaurants and entertainment. Cowes is a world famous town that has been made popular by its annual summer sailing regattas.