Stephen Morris, Artist on the Isles of Scilly

Isles of Scilly

Art Friendly Holidays and Short Breaks

'SLIPPEN' is our delightful ground floor apartment and accommodates two people. Light and spacious, 'Slippen' is fully equipped for the comfort and convenience of our guests. The private garden makes it a haven of peace and quiet.

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'Slippen' has its own private entrance on the ground floor, separate from the main entrance to the building, illuminated after dark by a light powered by an automatic infrared detector. The door leads straight into the light modern kitchen with wood floor and white units. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, separate freezer, microwave, four ring halogen hob, electric oven with grill, Zanussi compact dishwasher and Hotpoint combined washing machine/tumble dryer. There is a Vodafone Pay-As-You-Go mobile phone for guests use (vouchers can be purchased in Hugh Town) and guests will also appreciate the rechargeable wall-mounted torch for spring and autumn evening walks.

A door from the kitchen leads into the very spacious sitting/dining room which has wonderful 4 metre wide bifold doors, enabling the whole wall to be opened out onto the blue-stone flagged patio with stone-built barbecue and private garden outside. Outside, through the gate off the patio, is a private three arm rotary clothes dryer for the use of Slippen apartment guests. There is a square solid wood table with three chairs, a cream leather two seater sofa, two cream leather reclining bucket seats with a matching footstool (another footstool is in the bedroom), adjustable modern standard lamp and coffee table. The sitting room has a wall mounted 32" flat screen TV with remote control and DVD player and a wall mounted decorative stainless steel and glass electric fire with convector heater and remote control. A small bookcase offers a selection of paperbacks, games and Isles of Scilly literature.

From the lounge, a door leads into the light and spacious bedroom, furnished in calming colours of cream, caramel and gold. There is a substantial solid wood double bed and deep sprung mattress The bed is made up with a combination of crisp sheets, cellular blanket, duvet and embroidered bedspread. There are two feather/down pillows and two synthetic pillows on the bed. In the underbed drawer, guests will find a thick soft cream acrylic blanket. There is a large walk-in wardrobe with a drop-down luggage rest, high shelves, and an iron/ironing board/laundry bag/peg bag. A double electric blanket can be found in the wardrobe along with two further pillows. The bedroom has pine bedside cupboards, a large three drawer chest, a desk/dressing table with three drawers (containing a hair dryer with concentrator nozzle and a small sewing kit) and adjustable wall mounted brushed stainless steel light, there is a cream leather bucket chair with matching footstool and a full length wall-mounted mirror. This cosy room has central heating but also a supplementary wall-mounted electric convector heater.

'Slippen's bathroom is decorated in subtle shades of white and cream with a rose brocade Roman blind over the window which has an automatic extractor fan (activated by the main bathroom light). There is a toilet, washbasin with useful cupboard underneath and shelf above with overhead shaver light and The large stainless steel towel airer is part of the main central heating system. The low-profile walk-in shower is very large and has half height double doors with full length shower curtains. The shower is thermostatically controlled and has a large rain shower head.