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.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (including an infant)
Delightful Grade II listed cottage in a quiet rural hamlet with lovely walks. The seaside resort of Shanklin, with its lovely sandy beaches, is only 1.5 miles away. The cottage has a pretty enclosed walled garden with fragrant plants. It has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard to provide very attractive, centrally heated, accommodation
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.
This delightful Grade II listed stone cottage has been sympathetically converted from the former stables of the nearby Apse Manor. It nestles within an enclosed courtyard approached through a lovely large arched entrance. The original building dates back to 1695, and period stone door surrounds and lintels can be seen on its south elevation. Deceptively spacious, Groom Cottage has thick stone walls, wooden beams and an attractive appearance with four gables. It is one of a small number of cottages around an inner courtyard and has its own secluded and enclosed walled garden making it safe for both children and pets. It is very pleasantly situated in a peaceful rural hamlet with footpaths leading to adjacent fields and woodlands. More extensive paths lead to the downs above Ventnor. The cottage is only 1½ miles from the coastal resort of Shanklin with its wide sandy beaches, thatched tearooms, floodlit chine, restaurants and shops. The other seaside towns of Sandown and Ventnor are also within an easy 10 minute drive.
Groom Cottage has been renovated to a high standard and has been very attractively furnished and equipped with quality items throughout. Where possible original features have been retained and the charm of the cottage is enhanced by the beams and exposed stone walls in many of the rooms. It is centrally heated and has luxurious thick cream pile carpets throughout most of the property. The accommodation is light and deceptively spacious. The delightful family sized kitchen was been totally refitted for the 2014 season. This fully refurbished room has a tiled floor, modern fitted units with soft close mechanisms, and fully integrated Neff and AEG appliances, including a gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washer dryer, fridge/freezer, plus a freestanding microwave. There is also a pleasant dining area where meals can be enjoyed.
There is a particularly large and attractive sitting room with huge comfortable sofas with big loose cushions, a flat screen HD television with Sky and a DVD player. Visitors can relax in front of an attractive gas flame effect stove contained within a feature fireplace. French doors open into the garden, which gives the room a pleasant summer feel. Between the kitchen and sitting room there are two internal steps. The cottage has two attractive bedrooms furnished with very comfortable quality beds and roomy wardrobes. The main large double bedroom with king size bed also has a second flat screen television and the twin room contains beds that can be linked to form a super king sized double bed. The bathroom has also recently been fully refitted and contains a bath, luxury overhead twin shower system, basin, WC and towel warmer to heat the very large, soft and snuggly bath sheets. Heating and electricity are free of charge. A telephone is provided for both incoming and outgoing calls, and Groom Cottage has both wireless and wired broadband internet access. Cot & high chair can be provided.
Groom Cottage has a pleasant walled garden at the front. This is paved in a courtyard style and has a small water heater, plus fragrant plants and shrubs that include jasmine, wisteria, honeysuckle, roses and lavender. Reclining loungers, traditional garden furniture and a Weber barbecue are provided, as are outdoor tableware and glasses, to make al fresco dining a regular and enjoyable event. Bicycles can be stored in the garden summer house. A private parking space for one car is just outside the garden gate.
Groom Cottage has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Groom Cottage. Groom 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. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from and 28th October 2017 to 17th December 2017.
For details on access to Groom 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.
Groom Cottage - Shanklin Isle of Wight
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|Groom Cottage Prices Per Week|
|18 February - 31 March 2017 - £399||01 April - 21 April 2017 - £696||22 April - 28 April 2017 - £499|
|29 April - 05 May 2017 - £575||06 May - 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 - £989||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|
Groom Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Groom 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
Groom Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on the Isle of Wight. These are the short break periods.Groom Cottage Short Breaks 2017 28th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Groom CottageArrival Time 14:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1
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 Groom Cottage Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
One small to medium dog by agreement. The front courtyard is walled. Pets are not permitted on the furniture or in the bedrooms. Would you please ensure that paws are clean before pets go on to the cream carpet in the sitting room. We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the cottage and not to allow them to foul the garden. Puppies and also 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.
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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.
Groom Cottage is a holiday home surrounded by a walled garden, itself within an enclosed courtyard accessed via an arched entrance. The original building of this Grade II property dates back to 1695 and it was converted to form a single floor residential property in approximately 1993. There are two steps between the kitchen and the lounge due to a 17” difference in floor levels.
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Groom Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight were updated on 20/03/2017 15:47:53
Groom Cottage has 128 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 25th March 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Groom Cottage is 54.61% booked for this holiday period with 22.0 weeks confirmed so far.