The beach is directly across a small road from the house - a wet sand beach with some rock pools and breakwaters, ideal for building sandcastles, rock-pooling, playing beach games, swimming and launching small boats (public slipway 100 yards away from house)
20 minutes' drive from Wightlink car ferry port at Fishbourne (50mins crossing from Portsmouth). 15 minutes' drive from Ryde Pier Wightlink's foot passenger catamaran terminal (20mins crossing from Portsmouth Harbour - directly connected to trains from London Waterloo). 10 minutes' drive from Hovertravel's hovercraft terminal at Ryde (10mins crossing from Southsea where there is a car park. Also Red Funnel's car ferry terminal (Southampton to Cowes) is about 40mins away.
35 minutes' drive to Cowes, 10 minutes to Bembridge, 10 minutes to Ryde, 25 minutes to Newport, 40 minutes to Tennyson Down & Compton Bay area. Nothing on the island is more than 40 minutes' drive away - masses of attractions and beautiful areas to walk and enjoy.