Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Mead Cottage is attractively situated on a 12 acre farm on the edge of the small rural hamlet of Alverstone in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. This is a wonderful position for outdoor pursuits, walking, cycling, fishing and golf. In the village there are lovely water meadows and fishing ponds with hides for bird and red squirrel watching. There are many footpaths leading up on to the downs and towards the coast.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This delightful cottage is very attractively situated in a peaceful rural hamlet in beautiful countryside but is only 1.5 miles from the lovely sandy beach of Shanklin, a small coastal town with a variety of restaurants and entertainments. The neighbouring seaside towns of Sandown and Ventnor are within an easy 10 minute drive. The cottage is in a good walking area with nearby footpaths leading to woodland and to the downs above Ventnor.
Sleeps 2 + 1 in 1 bedroom; Children 8+ welcome
This attractive property is situated in the grounds of Brook Lodge in beautiful South Isle of Wight countryside on the outskirts of the rural village of Whitwell. The village centre with its attractive church and public house is only a 10 minute walk away. The sandy beach of the seaside town of Ventnor is within a 10 minute drive and there is also easy access to the small quiet coves on the south coast and on the West side of the Isle of Wight.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms;
Lovely traditional cottage with beautiful rural views, across fields to nearby downs, from all of the main rooms in the cottage. It is delightfully situated on a small 12 acre farm which is home to horses. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area. Footpaths can be followed across beautiful countryside directly from the cottage and these is easy access to a cycle path which links the seaside resort of Sandown with the pretty villages of Newchurch and Godshill and then extends to the market town of Newport with its lovely medieval castle of Carisbrooke. The cottage is within a 10 minute drive of the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin. The accommodation is all on one level and the cottage has been furnished and equipped to a high standard. A nearby public house serves excellent food.
Returning Cottage with new owners: Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; children 12+ welcome
Pretty 'chocolate box' thatched cottage with beams in the rural village of Whitwell - only 2 miles from the south coast of the Isle of Wight and 10 minutes drive from the beach at Ventnor. Attractively furnished with care. Beautiful traditional cottage garden with summer house and garden furniture. Wonderful walking and cycling area. Nearby fishing lakes. Public house with meals 3 minutes walk.
New Cottage; Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms
Delightful first floor apartment comprising the entire upper floor of a traditional stone built house adjacent to Ventnor Park Gardens and within a 10 minute walk of the esplanade of Ventnor with its beach and beautiful bay. Visitors can also walk through the gardens and along the coastal path for a short distance to Ventnor Botanical Garden and to Steephill Cove. The small shops and restaurants of Ventnor are also within a 10 minute walk. The property has been newly renovated and equipped to a high standard to provide very attractive accommodation with garden views and also glimpses of the sea from the smaller bedroom.
Recently made re-available; Sleeps 2+1 in 1 bedroom; Children welcome
Fossil Cottage is in an idyllic rural location which is quiet and peaceful in the midst of secluded South Isle of Wight countryside and only two miles from the coast. There are spectacular views of the downs from all around the cottage, with beautiful sunsets. In the fields are dairy cows, a stream, hawthorn hedges and plenty of wildlife.
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This charming cottage is nestled in the beautiful East Isle of Wight countryside, adjoining National Trust woodland, renowned for its carpets of bluebells; abundance of red squirrels and rabbits. The cottage commands wonderful views towards the sea and Culver Cliffs as well as of the Ventnor Down. Visitors have the freedom to enjoy over three acres of garden and private woodland. The sandy beach of Sandown is within a seven-minute drive.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms
Within 3 minutes of Shanklin's sandy beach - ideal for paddling and swimming. It is only a 2 minute walk from the lodge to the cliff path for beautiful views across Sandown Bay to the white cliff of Culver. Shanklin is a pleasant small resort on the south east coast of the Island with its own small theatre and a variety of interesting shops and restaurants. The Old Village of Shanklin has pretty thatched cottages, tea shops and public houses plus a beautiful chine, floodlit in the evening.
This delightful Grade II listed cottage built of Island stone dates back to 1695 and has been sympathetically converted from an ancient stone barn. Being one of a pair of charming cottages, divided by an impressive central arch, leading into a large courtyard with pretty gardens and four additional cottages. The cottage is very pleasantly situated in a quiet rural hamlet in attractive countryside. There are good walks directly from the cottage to nearby woodlands and downs. The cottage is only 1.5 miles from the seaside resort of Shanklin with its sandy beaches.
Dairymaid has been renovated to a high standard and where possible original features have been retained. It has been attractively furnished and equipped to a very high standard, in keeping with the character of the cottage. The cottage has a particularly delightful light and spacious living room, with an impressive inglenook fireplace where visitors can relax in front of a real flame effect log fire, with French doors opening into the secluded rear garden. The room is furnished with a leather sofa and chairs, television/Freeview/DVD/Sky Family channels and hifi. There is also a pleasant dining area overlooking the garden; a separate large kitchen, with lovely hardwood work tops, a Belfast sink, a big range style cooker with electric double ovens and gas hob, microwave, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. A tumble dryer is also provided. There are two pretty bedrooms, one double and one twin room; a well equipped bathroom with a bath, W.C, basin and walk in shower. Central heating and electricity at no extra cost. The accommodation is all on one level apart from one step in the living room. Highchair/travel cot can be provided. Telephone and WiFi Broadband internet available. (Please be aware that for 2017 the gas flame effect fire in the sitting room is being replaced with a wood burning stove).
Dairymaid has a lovely enclosed walled garden with fragrant plants all around where visitors can relax. There is garden furniture and a barbecue so that meals can be enjoyed outside. A gate from the garden opens onto the inner courtyard to go back under the arch to an area of garden at the front of the cottage with parking spaces for two cars. Regular bus service within ½ mile. General stores & telephone 1 mile.
Dairymaid Cottage has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Dairymaid Cottage. Dairymaid Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 14:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00.
For details on access to Dairymaid Cottage for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.
We can book the ferry to the Isle of Wight for you at preferential prices and this can be added to your Isle of Wight holiday cottage booking. A quote will automatically be sent to you with the confirmation of your holiday.
Dairymaid Cottage - Shanklin Isle of Wight
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|Dairymaid Cottage Prices Per Week|
|18 February - 31 March 2017 - £399||01 April - 21 April 2017 - £696||22 April - 28 April 2017 - £499|
|29 April - 12 May 2017 - £575||13 May - 19 May 2017 - £581||20 May - 26 May 2017 - £595|
|27 May - 02 June 2017 - £965||03 June - 09 June 2017 - £722||10 June - 16 June 2017 - £732|
|17 June - 23 June 2017 - £783||24 June - 30 June 2017 - £845||01 July - 07 July 2017 - £885|
|08 July - 14 July 2017 - £995||15 July - 21 July 2017 - £1025||22 July - 25 August 2017 - £1189|
|26 August - 01 September 2017 - £1117||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £709||09 September - 15 September 2017 - £689|
|16 September - 22 September 2017 - £609||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £536||30 September - 20 October 2017 - £465|
|21 October - 27 October 2017 - £668||28 October - 17 December 2017 - £399||18 December - 05 January 2018 - £749|
Dairymaid Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Dairymaid Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week Pets (No. of) £29.99 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per week WiFi Internet Free WiFi Internet Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% (min £125.00)of cottage rental Security Bond Refundable Deposit £100 per booking
Pricing and Booking Notes for Dairymaid Cottage
£100 discount on weekly holidays at Dairymaid Cottage between 1st April 2017 and 7th April 2017
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Shanklin is most famous for the long beach of golden sand and historic village centre. This idyllic self catering holiday location is on the East of the Isle of Wight and has excellent access to the other beaches on the East coast. There are a number of shops and restaurants in Shanklin village or down on the seafront.
Shanklin has a number of worthy attractions including Shanklin Old Town with pretty thatched buildings and number of traditional small shops selling local produce and traditional sweets. A pleasent area of gardens is also found nearby and these can be enjoyed on the way down to the sea.
View sights and sounds from Shanklin with our Shanklin Holiday Sights and Sounds Video
The Old Thatch Teashop is an award winning teashop Best Teashop on the Isle of Wight & Best Teashop on the Solent. Our menu is varied with all our food being Homemade.Website: www.oldthatchteashop.co.ukAddress: 4 Church Road, Shanklin, PO37 6NU Telephone: 01983 865 587
Pencil Cottage is a 17th Century thatched cottage nestled in the heart of Shanklin Old Village. The menu offers homemade fayre made from a wide range of local produce including fabulous locally caught crab.Website: www.pencilcottage.co.ukAddress: 2 Church Raod, Shanklin, PO37 6NU Telephone: 07766 917190
Pendletons is a superb family run restaurant located in the idyllic old village of Shanklin.Website: pendletons.orgAddress: 85 High Street, Shanklin, PO37 6NR Telephone: 01983 868272
We offer a selection of mouth-watering dishes, sourcing ingredients locally from the best of Isle of Wight produce to ensure optimum freshness and quality.Website: www.morgansofshanklin.comAddress: 36 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JY Telephone: 01983 864900
A beautiful thatched pub in the heart of the old village of Shanklin. When the suns out enjoy our front garden and rear patio.Website: The Crab Inn ShanklinAddress: High Street, Shanklin, PO37 6NS Telephone: 01983 862363
Pointers Inn, Newchurch - A popular public house for its food with locals and visitors alike. Pointers Inn, Newchurch Isle of Wight
Cycle Route 7 - The marked cycle route number 7 passes close by and visits Ryde, Brading, Alverstone and Upton. For more information visit Isle of Wight Cycle Route 7.
Cycle Route 8 - The marked cycle route number 8 passes close by and visits Brading, Bembridge, St Helens, Seaview, Ryde and Upton. For more information visit Isle of Wight Cycle Route 8.
Cycle Route 11 - The marked cycle route number 11 passes close by and visits Sandown, Yaverland and Brading. For more information visit Isle of Wight Cycle Route 11.
Sandown to Newchurch Cycle Track - A flat cycle track runs from Sandown to Newchurch and passes close by. You can easily cycle to the beach at Sandown or head inland towards Newport where there are routes peeling off to Godshill, Wroxall, Cowes and most of the rest of the Isle of Wight. Find out more about Cycling on the Isle of Wight
Borthwood Copse - One of the best chances to walk and see red squirrels anywhere on the Isle of Wight. Borthwood Copse is a pretty woodland at Borthwood and is well known for the abundance of wildlife. You can view Borthwood Copse on Google Maps
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/shanklin
For approx 2hrs our qualified Geologist will take you back through time, explain how the land beneath your feet has changed and will identify any fossils you find on the Dinosaur Island.Website: www.footprinttours.co.ukAddress: Jurassic Jim, 22 High Street, Shanklin, PO37 6JY Telephone: 01983 864577 / 077 9601 4004
Get an insight into the lives of a Roman nobleman and see the ruines of his villa. The museaum allows you to walk around above the excavation site and look down on the preserved details.Website: www.bradingromanvilla.org.ukAddress: Morton Old Road, Brading Isle of Wight, PO36 0PH Telephone: 01983 406223
Borthwood Copse is a beautiful area of woodland at Borthwood (near Sandown, Alverstone and Newchurch). The woods are well known for their population of Red Squirrels.Address: Car parking along Alverstone Rd
The Garlic Farm nestled along a tiny country lane below the Downs near Newchurch. We welcome visitors to our farm, farm shop & café and for food lovers, garlic lovers and the curious.Address: Mersley Farm, Mersley Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0NR Telephone: 01983 868732
Sally's Riding School is a well established riding establishment. We have a good selection of horses and ponies which enable us to take children and adults, experienced and novice riders.Website: www.sallysridingschool.comAddress: Forelands Field Road, Forelands, Bembridge, PO35 5TR Telephone: 01983 884023
Tackt-Isle Adventures provides equipment rental, tuition and everything you need for an adventurous activity on dry land or on the water. Join us for dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, mountain biking and even Segway rides! Make the Island your playground.Website: www.tackt-isle.co.ukAddress: St Helens, PO33 1YB
Blackgang Chine is a popular theme park with rides, games and a maze to keep the whole family entertained.
Blackgang Chine is also thought to be the longest running theme park in the world and many generations of visitors remember it for the adventure and excitement it offers. Located just outside of Niton on the South of the Isle of Wight www.blackgangchine.com/
Leading the way with interactive wildlife adventures this multi-award winning park really stands out from the crowd! Tucked away on the NE Coast of the Island this hidden gem is a full day out for all the family packed with fun, hands-on wildlife activities and special V.I.P. Encounters. seaviewwildlife.com
The East of the Isle of Wight is best known for its sandy beaches and traditional seaside holiday resorts. The coast on this part of the Isle of Wight has excellent opportunities for swimming, relaxing on the beach and enjoying a traditional family holiday by the sea. The beach resorts of Shanklin and Sandown are the more popular resorts on the coast but excellent beaches can also be found at Seaview, St Helens, Bembridge and Whitecliff. Details of beaches on the Isle of Wight can be found at www.wightinfo.co.uk/outdoors-activities/beaches
The East of the Isle of Wight also enjoys beautiful rural areas which are crisscrossed by numerous footpaths and cycle paths. A coastal path running the length of the East Coast and on around the Island allows walkers to enjoy the splendid seascapes and take tea in numerous cafes and restaurants along the way. View more East Isle of Wight Cottages
Bus and train travel is an excellent way to see the Isle of Wight and can be very useful when walking or exploring the Island. For all your local public transport information as well as taxis visit Dairymaid Cottage Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
Three dogs are welcome and the back garden is fenced. A puppy under one year is accepted if past the chewing stage and fully housetrained. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. Please also ensure that dogs are not allowed in the bath. We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the cottage and not to allow them to foul the garden. Dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date. Cats welcome by arrangement.
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The access statement is designed to help our guests with disabilities to choose a suitable self catering holiday cottage and check that the accommodation matches specific requirements. If you have any questions about disabled access in any of our holiday cottages please call us on 01929 481555.
Dairymaid Cottage is a single storey two-bedroomed converted barn, dating back to around 1695. The cottage is situated along a quiet road within a small hamlet and is around 1.5 miles from the town of Shanklin.
We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do call. We look forward to welcoming you.
Details of Dairymaid Cottage can be found at: http://www.islandcottageholidays.com/isleofwight/cottages/dairymaid/
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Public transport is available from Shanklin Road, around 0.5 mile away. The timetables for all Island buses are available on the Southern Vectis website: www.islandbuses.info
Dairymaid Cottage is situated along a quiet road, and Shanklin town centre is around 1.5 miles away. The town has a train station and bus station, together with a post office, pubs, cafes, restaurants, two supermarkets and many small local shops.
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Dairymaid Cottage is situated along a quiet road and has a driveway with parking for two cars at the front of the property. The brick paved driveway is around 4m wide and slightly slopes towards the cottage.
Entrance to Property
There are three entrances to the property. The first access is to the front of the property from the driveway and into the hallway. The surface is brick paved and is firm and flat. There are two steps (140mm and 200mm high) up into the cottage.
There is a second entrance to the rear of the property. There is a brick-paved path around the property. Access into the property is through a door with one step (180mm high) up into the hallway.
The floor covering inside both entrances is wood effect.
There is also an entrance into the lounge at the rear of the cottage. Access is through French doors with two steps (200mm and 220mm high) up into the cottage. The floor is wood effect.
See floorplan for details of property layout.
There is a brick-paved path around the outside of the property which is firm, level and slightly sloping.
Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways
The hallway has wood effect flooring. There are minimal thresholds within the cottage, although there are two steps within the lounge/diner (see below).
The lounge/diner is furnished with one 3-seater sofa (500mm high and 2200mm wide), one 2-seater sofa (500mm high and 1600mm wide) and one easy chair (500mm high and 1100mm wide). There is a dining table (790mm high and 1800mm long and 6 chairs.
There is a flat screen TV, DVD, Freeview and Sky Family channels all with remote controls. Flooring is wood effect. There are two steps within the room (150mm and 230mm high). Flooring is wood effect.
The kitchen leads from the lounge/diner. The worktops are 900mm high, and the Belfast sink is 870mm high (with no clearance underneath to the sink or worktops). There is a range type cooker, comprising two side opening ovens and a gas hob. There is a front opening dishwasher, an under-counter fridge and separate freezer, a washing machine and tumble dryer. Flooring is stone effect.
There are two bedrooms in the cottage.
Bedroom 1 has a double bed 750mm high. There is around 550mm space to each side of the bed, which has an under-bed height of 380mm. Furniture in this room includes two bedside cabinets (650mm high), a chest of drawers (1180mm high) and a wardrobe (1900mm high). Flooring is wood effect.
Bedroom 2 has two single beds 670mm high with around 0.5m space between the two beds only. There is 310mm under-bed space. Furniture in this room includes a bedside cabinet (630mm high), a chest of drawers (980mm high) and a wardrobe (1800mm high). Flooring is wood effect.
Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and Toilets
There is one bathroom within the cottage. There is a bath (570mm high) with D-handles and with shower attachment, a shower (1000mm x 650mm) with sliding doors (370mm opening width) and a 300mm threshold, a wash hand basin and a w.c. (440mm high). There is no space for lateral wheelchair transfer. The flooring is stone tile effect.
Grounds and Gardens
Access to the rear of the property is via a brick paved path leading around the side of the house. There is a lawned area to both the front and rear of the property with garden furniture at the rear. There is a table, 2 chairs and a bench to the rear and a charcoal barbecue.
Dairymaid Cottage, Apse Manor Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 7PN
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Dairymaid Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight were updated on 20/03/2017 15:47:53
Dairymaid Cottage has 128 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 26th March 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Dairymaid Cottage is 54.45% booked for this holiday period with 21.9 weeks confirmed so far.