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Old 30th May 11, 16:20
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Default Harcourt sands

Hello, my first post so feel free to rip me to pieces

Access, Not easy its got security and its tight. Or so i was told !

An old advertisment for Harcourt Sands now derelict and abandoned ...

Set in award-winning gardens that stretch down to a sandy beach, ideal for strolls and views across the Solent. Indoor pool includes a super flume, bubble pool and sauna. Outdoor pool is open from end of May to end of August. Children will enjoy the Toboggan Run and their own programme of fun activities. Other attractions include short-mat bowling, archery, gentle fun-fitness, line dancing, tea dances, championship 3 rink indoor bowls and bingo. Plus evening entertainment with top class cabaret and live dance band. Chalets include ensuite shower or bathroom, tea and coffee facilities, colour TV, fresh towels and soap, and bed linen. Ambassador Chalets (available at a supplement) are furnished to a higher standard and include Teletext TV, hairdryer, radio-alarm, a welcoming bottle of sparkling wine, chocolates and fruit basket. Ambassador Plus also includes refrigerator.

In the future ?

TDP are appointed by the landowner to manage the redevelopment of a redundant holiday village on the Isle of Wight covering an area of about 12 hectares (30 acres).

The site has the benefit of a mature parkland setting fronting onto an unspoilt stretch of beach with magnificent views across The Solent. We have commissioned a considerable amount of market analysis to support a Business Plan that promotes a mix of uses on the site including high quality holiday accommodation.

We are currently co-ordinating the design team in the preparation of a master plan ahead of submitting a planning application.

The proposed scheme will comprise a variety of accommodation from detached houses to serviced apartments. The proposal includes sport, leisure and other recreational uses. Its aim is to become the foremost holiday location on the Isle of Wight and to spearhead the Islandís renaissance as a tourist destination

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Hope you all enjoy the pictures if this all works!

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