New Cottage sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms plus a baby
Shiloh is a Grade II listed barn which has been converted into a lovely 2 bedroom, single storey, cottage. It is situated in delightful countryside between the villages of Godshill and Whitwell and is only a 5 minute drive from the coast. The seaside resort of Ventnor is 5 km away and the sandy beaches of Shankllin and Ventnor are within a 10 to 15 minute drive. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with direct access to a network of footpaths including a wonderful walk along the River Yar which extends from its source in Niton on the south coast to Bembridge, with its beautiful wetland area in the east. The cottage has a secure fenced garden and is well equipped.
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.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedroom
Puckaster Cottage is a lovely cottage in an attractive courtyard within the grounds of Puckaster House . The main house is surrounded by six acres of garden with lovely lawns going down towards the sea. There are sea glimpses from some of the upper rooms of the cottage and open sea views from the larger gardens. The sea is within a 15 minute walk and there is easy access to the wonderful coastal path which extends from the village of Niton to The Needles on the western tip of the Isle of Wight. The small resort of Ventnor is within a 15 minute drive and there is easy access to a number of small quiet bays on the south west side of the Island.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms;
This pretty stone cottage is situated on a lovely 12 acre farm, surrounded by beautiful open countryside. Delightful walks can be enjoyed directly from the cottage and footpaths can be followed to join the Bembridge Trail over the downs. Squire Thatcher's Barn has been carefully converted from an 18th Century Grade II Listed stone barn.
Sleeps maximum of 6 people + one baby under 12 months in 4 bedrooms
Baltija is beautifully situated in the wonderful semi rural coastal area of St Lawrence on the south of the Island. St Lawrence is renowned for it mild climate and is an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Lanes and footpaths can be followed directly from the property to the sea at Woody Bay which is a ten to fifteen minute walk away.
Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage is situated in the small rural hamlet of Bowcombe which stands between the pretty village of Shorwell and Carisbrooke with its medieval castle. Shorwell and Carisbrooke are both within a 5 minute drive and have public houses which are good for meals. The cottage offers easy access to the small bays and coves on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. Brighstone beach is within a 10 minute drive and the larger sandy beaches of Ventnor and Shanklin are within a 20 minute drive.
Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms, Children Welcome
This picturesque Grade II listed cottage dates back to 1676 and is attractively situated at the end of a quiet lane with a lovely ford and footpath leading to the nearby medieval castle of Carisbrooke. Located in the oldest part of Carisbrooke village which is a conservation area lying within ‘An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. The castle is only 5 minutes walk away and can be glimpsed from the garden and main bedrooms. This is a wonderful walking area as within 5 minutes walk of the cottage visitors can join the famous Tennyson Trail which follows the downs westerly towards The Needles.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms
Stone cottage in lovely peaceful Isle of Wight rural hamlet with large garden. Elm Cottage has a charming double bedroom, a bunk bedroom and a spacious single room which can accommodate an extra bed. It has a spacious sitting room with a wood burning stove, a separate dining room and a fitted kitchen equipped with a electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine. There is a ground floor shower room with a w.c. and a bathroom with basin w.c. upstairs. Lovely large garden with garden furniture and a trampoline for children. Parking for one car.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely 17th century cottage is built of Island chalk and brick and enjoys beautiful views across nearby lakes and open countryside to Ventnor Downs. It is situated on an attractive farm at Merstone. The picturesque village of Godshill is nearby and the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin are within a 15 minute drive. This is a wonderful walking area. Footpaths can be followed from close to the cottage along the course of the river Yar towards Bembridge and Niton and into the village of Godshill.
This lovely stone cottage occupies an attractive position in a quiet country lane, on the outskirts of Godshill. It has been converted from the original milking parlour of Lower Yard Farm and the building is thought to date back to the 1700's. A small riding stables is within a few minutes walk and most of the surrounding fields are home to horses. The centre of the picturesque village of Godshill, with its pretty thatched cottages, restaurants and tea rooms is only 3/4 mile away. The market town of Newport with its wide variety of shops and medieval castle is within a 5 minute drive. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive.
The Hayloft has recently been completely renovated. The cottage has been furnished and equipped to a high standard with central heating, fitted carpets and a plentiful supply of hot water. It provides attractive and comfortable accommodation for 5 people in three bedrooms. On the ground floor there is a newly equipped kitchen with fitted units, an electric cooker and hob, microwave and refrigerator with ice box; a bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and WC; a charming sitting room furnished with comfortable sofas, a flat screen television /DVD player. WiFi broadband internet is available at this cottage. Stairs lead up from here to three attractive bedrooms - one spacious double room, one twin room and a single bedroom with a 4ft bed. (This is a designated single room but can be used for 2 people if desired). A travel cot and high chair can be provided if required. There is a washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer in a nearby utility room, use of which is shared with the adjoining cottage - Milk Parlour. Heating/electricity free.
The cottage has an attractive walled, courtyard style garden, at the rear and there is a lovely fenced area of garden at the front with a lawn, bird table and shrubs. Red Squirrels and a variety of birds are frequent visitors. Garden furniture is provided so that meals can be enjoyed outside. There is a parking area for three cars near the cottage. Regular bus service within 5 minutes walk. Public house within ½ mile. General stores and telephone ¾ mile.
The Hayloft is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at The Hayloft. The Hayloft is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 16:00 and the normal departure time is 11:30.
For details on access to The Hayloft 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.
The Hayloft - Godshill Isle of Wight
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The Hayloft has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at The Hayloft are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.25 per week Pets (No. of) £29.95 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.29 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 The HayloftArrival Time 16:00 Departure Time 11:30 Sleeps 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1
Godshill is a pretty rural village with a number of thatched cottages and a historic church. A number of boutique shops are now found in the village selling Isle of Wight Glass and other local produce. A couple of public houses provide a good choice of place to eat and drink.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/godshill
The Taverners, Godshill - The Taverners public house and restaurant in Godshill has excellent food and is popular with Islanders and visitors alike. They are considered a 'real country pub' and offers a range of traditional dishes in a warm and friendly atmosphere. A sumptuous menu and a dedication to local produce has been recognised and earned them a place in the prestigious Michelin Guide.Website: www.thetavernersgodshill.co.uk
Chocolate Island - Chocolate Island is a factory and a shop and a café, all in one. They make their own delicious chocolates and there is a delightful café courtyard where you can make those difficult decisions over real hot chocolate and cake.Website: www.chocolate-island.co.uk
Brownrigg's Farm Shop - The farm shop and butchers on the edge of Godshill specialises in local food and meat and is perfect for picnic supplies or when preparing a family meal full of local flavours.Website: brownriggfarmmeats.co.uk
Godshill Cider Co. - Godshill Cider Company producing their our own cider, ginger beer, country wines and liqueurs. The shop in Godshill also stocks a wide range of Isle of Wight produce.Website: www.godshillcider.co.uk
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary - A family day out with the friendly donkeys at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Located between Godshill and Shanklin.Website: iwdonkey-sanctuary.com
Allendale Equestrian Centre - Godshill horse riding centre for rides in the local Isle of Wight countryside or fun horse riding lessons.Website: allendale-ec.co.uk
Walk or Cycle to Shanklin - This walk first follows the Stenbury Trail to Wroxall and then the cycle track to Shanklin. To reach the Stenbury Trail from Godshill head out of town along the main road towards Shanklin before turning right after 200 yards onto the trail. Continue up the trail to the Freemantle Gate (photo of the Freemantle Gate) which you pass thought and follow the path which bears left across the fields towards Appuldurcombe and Wroxall. There is a wide flat cycle way that runs from Wroxall to Shanklin. The track starts below the old railway bridge in the centre of Wroxall. If you are walking there is a footpath leading from alongside the bridge to the start of the track but if you are on a bike you must cross the bridge and follow the cycle path signs. Once you are on the track it is clearly signposted all the way to Shanklin. The track runs along the old railway line and the banks on either side are lined with lush vegetation.
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 The Hayloft Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
Two medium sized dogs are welcome and the back garden is walled. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. 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.
(applicable to all cottages if not conflicting with individual cottage policy)
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.
The delightful cottage Hayloft and the adjoining cottage Milk Parlour are converted from farm buildings in a pretty setting on a non working farm; they are situated on the outskirts of Godshill up a private lane next door to a riding school.
All guests are provided with written directions to the cottage.
There is Wi-Fi internet access in the cottage.
Public transport is available from the bus stop, a short way down the road from the cottage. The timetable for the service is in the cottage.
The nearest village of Godshill is accessible by car- approximately 2 miles; there is a newsagents, a general store, tea rooms, and public houses.
Provisions can be obtained from Co-op in Rookley, a 2 minute drive up the road.
Taxi details are in the cottage.
Arrival and car parking facilities
The entrance to the property is at the far end of the lane signposted ‘Lower Yard Farm Cottages’.
There is car parking outside to the left of the cottage on gravel.
The spaces are on level ground with direct access to the cottages.
The driveway is gravel.
There is lighting around the driveway.
Main entrance, reception
The main entrance to the cottage used when you arrive is the front do
There is one entrance to the house. The key to the door will be in the porch
Public Areas – Hall, stairs, landing, corridors etc
All areas are heated with central heating
There are no lifts in the property
There are 2 floors.
There is a tiled bathroom on the ground floor with a hand wash basin and toilet.
The flooring in the kitchen is laminate wood.
The rest of the flooring on the ground floor is carpeted in a short pile.
Public Areas – lounge, dining room
The lounge/diner is furnished with 2 large sofas, a coffee table and a dining table with 6 chairs.
There is a flat screen television with freeview and a DVD player with remote controls.
There is a pretty fireplace with a small electric wood burning stove.
Bedrooms and sleeping areas
There are no bedrooms on the ground floor.
There are 3 bedrooms on the first floor. All bedrooms are carpeted.
All bedding is cotton with all types of pillows available.
Bedroom 1 has a double bed, there is a flat screen television in the bedroom.
Bedroom 2 has a 4 foot bed.
Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds.
The bathroom facilities are on the ground floor.
The bathroom has a bath with a shower over.
Self catering kitchen
The kitchen is on the ground floor and is all one level
The taps are screw on/off
The worktop is at a standard height.
Catering standard crockery is provided in the wall cupboards. Glasses and cups etc are in the wall cupboards. Pans and cooking pots/dishes are in the lower kitchen units.
There is an integrated fridge with a small freezer compartment.
The kitchen is lit by spotlights. The flooring is wood laminate.
There is a digital radio in the kitchen.
The laundry room is at the rear of the property shared with the adjoining cottage. It has a washing machine and tumble dryer. The tumble dryer is operated with a coin meter. Two draws of a freezer are available for use in laundry room.
Grounds and gardens
There is a small enclosed lawned garden at the rear with a garden table and chairs and a small BBQ and washing line.
At the front of the cottage there is a small walled pretty garden.
No smoking is allowed in the house.
Pets are allowed in the house at an additional charge.
There is a fire extinguisher in the kitchen.
Contact Telephone and Email Address
Contact: Island Cottage Holidays, The Old Vicarage, Kingston, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5LH.
Telephone: (01929) 481555; Email: email@example.com
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Please note that all measurements quoted are approximate. All information is kept up to date but if there is a particular requirement of special importance to you we would ask you to contact us for clarification.
The cottage description, photos and cottage details for The Hayloft Godshill, Isle of Wight were updated on 20/03/2017 15:47:53
The Hayloft has 1 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 28th March 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means The Hayloft is 99.64% booked for this holiday period with 39.7 weeks confirmed so far.