Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This charming thatched cottage dates back more than two hundred years and has been owned by the same family for generations. It is a character cottage, which has retained many of its original features. It occupies an attractive central position in the small coastal resort of St Helens overlooking the village green where cricket is played.
Sleeps 6+1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Very attractively situated, beside the water, with beautiful open views to the sea across Bembridge Harbour. It is one of a small number of properties on a causeway, between the harbour and the water meadows, linking the seaside villages of St Helens and Bembridge. The centre of St. Helens, with its attractive village green, public house, shop and restaurants, is within a 5 minute walk.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Two Mead Cottage is one of a pair of cottages which stand in the attractive rural hamlet of Alverstone and is less than a 5 minute drive from the lovely sandy beaches of Sandown on the east coast of the Island. The cottage is located on a small 12 acre farm which is home to horses, cows and a few free range chickens. The farm is in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” and has a charming large pond which attracts ducks, moorhens and the occassional heron.
Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Lovely detached house, in a quiet lane, within a 3 minute walk of the sea and Ryde Esplanade with swimming pool and boating lake. The renowned sandy beach of Appley is also only a 5 minute walk away. Sea Whistle has been furnished and equipped with care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation. It has an enclosed south facing garden and off road parking.
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.
Driftwood Cottage is a lovely detached property in the coastal area of Forelands, in Bembridge, on the east of the Isle of Wight. It is attractively situated within a one minute walk of the sea and overlooks a private grassy area which provides access to this quiet area of beach and some parking. There are sandy areas for paddling and rocks ideal for hunting crabs and prawns. Visitors can also walk along the beach at low tide to the sands of Whitecliff Bay. This is a wonderful walking area and the coastal path can be followed eastwards to Culver Down and to the seaside resort of Sandown or westwards to the centre of Bembridge and onwards to the other small resorts of St Helens & Seaview. Forelands is a lovely coastal area which seems tucked away and offers a relaxing retreat from the humdrum of life. From September to May a small riding stables, within a few minutes walk, offers riding lessons and also pony rides along the beach. In warmer weather there is a charming small cafe by the beach where cream teas and relaxed meals can be eaten whilst enjoying the beautiful view of the sea and the beach extending into the distance. A public house, well known for its lobster, is also within a few minutes walk.
Driftwood Cottage is a much loved family home which has been renovated and equipped to a high standard. It provides very comfortable and attractive accommodation for 4/6 people in a delightful location. It is double glazed and centrally heated. On the ground floor there is a charming sitting room with two sofas, armchairs, a gas flame effect fire and flat screen television/Freeview/DVD; a fully fitted open plan kitchen equipped with a gas cooker and hob plus eye level grill, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine; an attractive dining area; a lovely double bedroom with an adjacent shower room which has been equipped with a large walk in shower, basin and WC. Stairs lead up to a large, open plan room with dormer windows where visitors can relax. This room is attractively furnished with comfortable seating, a large flat screen television/DVD and a futon which will sleep two additional guests. (There is plenty of space here so that the bed can be left opened out). Also on this floor is a lovely twin bedroom with 2ft 6ins. beds suitable for children and a washroom with w.c. and basin. Central heating and electricity are provided without extra charge. A travel cot, high chair, stair gate and baby bath can be made available as well as WiFi.
The cottage can be accessed from two sides. A lane leads around to the rear where there is a small garden and parking for two cars. At the front of the cottage there is a pretty fenced terrace with garden furniture and a parasol. A small gate opens from here onto a grassy area where games can be played. Sailing and boating can be enjoyed in Bembridge which has a charming centre with a variety of small shops, a tea shop and restaurants - a twenty minute walk. The larger seaside resort of Ryde, which offers traditional amusements plus bowling, ice skating and a large range of shops, wine bars and restaurants, is within a 15 minute drive.
Driftwood Cottage at Forelands has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Driftwood Cottage at Forelands. Driftwood Cottage at Forelands is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from and 28th October 2017 to 17th December 2017.
For details on access to Driftwood Cottage at Forelands 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.
Driftwood Cottage at Forelands - Bembridge Isle of Wight
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|Driftwood Cottage at Forelands Prices Per Week|
|22 April - 28 April 2017 - £345||29 April - 05 May 2017 - £395||06 May - 12 May 2017 - £429|
|13 May - 19 May 2017 - £439||20 May - 26 May 2017 - £449||27 May - 02 June 2017 - £835|
|03 June - 16 June 2017 - £599||17 June - 23 June 2017 - £625||24 June - 30 June 2017 - £679|
|01 July - 07 July 2017 - £755||08 July - 14 July 2017 - £785||15 July - 21 July 2017 - £865|
|22 July - 25 August 2017 - £1095||26 August - 01 September 2017 - £1025||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £595|
|09 September - 15 September 2017 - £575||16 September - 22 September 2017 - £495||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £399|
|30 September - 20 October 2017 - £342||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £565||28 October - 17 December 2017 - £329|
|21 December - 05 January 2018 - £565|
Driftwood Cottage at Forelands has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Driftwood Cottage at Forelands are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week Extra Bed £31.00 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
Driftwood Cottage at Forelands has short break self catering holiday availability on the Isle of Wight. These are the short break periods.Driftwood Cottage at Forelands Short Breaks 2017 28th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Driftwood Cottage at ForelandsArrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 6 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1
The small seaside village of Bembridge is an idyllic holiday location on the East of the Isle of Wight between Seaview and Sandown. The village has a great range of small shops and places to eat or have coffee and the coast line wraps half way around to form a long beach. The village is well known for a friendly atmosphere and prides itself of being a real community. Just outside of Bembridge is the National Trust owned Bembridge Windmill from around 1700 which is open to the public and it is possible to explore inside. You can read more about Bembridge here or find out about Bembridge Beach. Local weather for Bembridge can seen at Bembridge Local Weather
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/bembridge
Bembridge has a great range of small shops selling bread, cakes, fish and cooked meats. There are some good cafes, a number of public houses and a restaurant.
Best Dressed Crab, Bembridge - This supplier of many of the best restaurants on the Isle of Wight now has a shop where you can buy directly. A great range of Crab, Lobster Prawns and Shellfish. thebestdressedcrabintown.co.uk
Dans Kitchen, St Helens - An excellent and friendly restaurant on the village green in nearby St Helens.www.danskitcheniow.com
Ganders, St Helens - a good little restaurant in the centre of nearby St Helens and overlooking the village green. www.ganders.co.uk
There are lots of walking and cycling opportunities to be enjoyed from Driftwood Cottage at Forelands and the surrounding Bembridge area. Here are a selection of described cycle routes you may wish to try on your holiday.
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 8 - Brading - Bembridge - St Helens - Seaview - Ryde - Upton
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 7 - Ryde - Upton - Brading - Alverstone - Newchurch - Upton
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 11 - Sandown - Yaverland - Brading
East Isle of Wight Loop 1 - Godshill - Newchurch - Alverstone - Borthwood - Wroxall - Godshill
Newport to Shanklin - Newport - Godshill - Shanklin
If you are planning a cycling holiday on the Isle of Wight you can view All Cycling Routes and Isle of Wight Cycle Information.
Isle of Wight Osteopath - www.isleofwightosteopath.co.uk
Blackgang Chine - 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.Website: www.blackgangchine.com/
Seaview Wildlife Encounter - 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.Website: seaviewwildlife.com
Tackt-Isle Adventures - 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: tackt-isle.co.uk
Rosemary's Vineyard - Stroll round the vines, tour the winery, watch our ‘vine to wine’ video and enjoy free tasting of our wines, liqueurs, juices, and ciders. Admission is free and there are free vine tours every Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday at 11am, 12 noon and 1pm.Website: rosemaryvineyard.co.uk
Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club - 18 Hole East Isle of Wight Golf Club – visitors welcome.Website: ssgolfclub.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 Driftwood Cottage at Forelands Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
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.
Driftwood Cottage at Forelands is a 2 bedroom self catering holiday cottage at Bembridge, Isle of Wight, sleeping 4-6 people. Driftwood Cottage at Forelands is an easy access property meaning it is one of our Isle of Wight cottages with bedrooms and bathrooms on the ground floor, but please read the access statement carefully to ensure the cottage is suitable for your needs. If you have any questions about access or any other aspect of Driftwood Cottage at Forelands, please call us on 01929 481555.
Directions and detailed instructions on reaching Driftwood Cottage at Forelands are sent before arrival. You can plan your journey by car or public transport using www.transportdirect.info.
The nearest bus stop is more than 15 minutes walk away.
CAR PARKING AND ARRIVAL
There is one upstairs and one on the ground floor.
SELF CATERING BEDROOM ONE
SELF CATERING BEDROOM TWO
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Driftwood Cottage at Forelands Bembridge, Isle of Wight were updated on 09/04/2017 09:18:46
Driftwood Cottage at Forelands has 86 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 24th April 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Driftwood Cottage at Forelands is 65.87% booked for this holiday period with 23.7 weeks confirmed so far.