Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; Not suitable for children
This charming cottage is beautifully sited on the cliff top above Freshwater Bay in ‘An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. There are wonderful sea views of the bay and South coast from the cottage and garden as well as fine views of Tennyson Down. Visitors can walk down for a swim, in Freshwater Bay, in less than 5 minutes.
Sleeps 2 in one bedroom
This pretty detached cottage is attractively situated in the beautiful gardens of Shalfleet Manor House. The Manor house is built of Island stone and dates back to the 1600's. It is close to the centre of the village and surrounded by several acres of garden. In the gardens is a beautifully secluded heated swimming pool which visitors are welcome to use.
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; Not suitable for children
This pretty thatched cottage is attractively situated in the grounds of Gillmans House, close to the centre of Brighstone - a charming village with many thatched cottages, an ancient church, post office, public house and National Trust shop. The village is surrounded by beautiful West Wight countryside and is less than a mile from the beach and National Trust coastline. Behind the village are the Brighstone Downs. Footpaths can be followed from here that lead to the renowned Tennyson Downs and The Needles. The spectacular coastal views from these downs are breathtaking.
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom plus a baby under 12 months
Tennyson's View stands within a 2 minute walk of the beach at Freshwater Bay in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lovely views of Tennyson Down from the property which has accommodation which is all on one level. Private balcony and communal gardens. Wonderful walking and cycling area close to coastal path and downland walks with spectacular views. Public House, tea shop and 10 hole golf course within 5 minutes walk.
This attractive stone cottage is situated close to the centre of the pretty village of Shalfleet on the west side of the Island. The village has a beautiful church, a small village shop, and a public house with a very good reputation for meals. Newtown Estuary is within a pleasant 10 minute stroll of the cottage - this is part of a National nature reserve and is ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. It is home to countless wildfowl and rare wading birds. This is a wonderful and peaceful area for walking and bird watching. The sandy beaches of Colwell Bay & Totland are only a 15 minute drive away and here paddling, swimming, fishing and boating can be enjoyed. The small port and sailing centre of Yarmouth is within a 10 minute drive and here there are a range of restaurants, tea shops and an ancient castle. Boat rides are available on the river at Yarmouth and around the Needles from Alum Bay.
Malthouse Cottage is a detached stone property with its own private fenced garden and drive set in the grounds of a larger property. The cottage has recently been renovated to a very high standard. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide delightful accommodation for two people. On the ground floor there is an open plan L shaped living area with attractive oak flooring and French doors which open on to the south facing patio and garden. There is an attractive sitting area with sofa, flat screen wall mounted television, DVD player and Freeview; a very pleasant dining area and a fitted kitchen equipped with a gas cooker, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer box, washing machine and tumble dryer. Stairs lead up to a charming double bedroom with views across the garden and a king size bed. There is a well equipped shower room with a walk in shower, basin and w.c. Central heating and electricity at no extra charge. WiFi internet connection available.
Malthouse Cottage has a lovely sunny patio with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. The garden is particularly attractive with areas of lawn and shrubberies. A clear stream trickles through the garden and there is a pretty pond. Parking space is available for one car in the drive. The end of the long cottage garden abuts the road which links Yarmouth and Newport. Regular bus service with a few minutes walk. Arrangements can be made for the storage of bicycles. Nearby places to visit include Yarmouth Castle, Alum Bay Park and the National Trust gardens of Mottistone Manor. Osborne House, the Island home of Queen Victoria, is within a 30 minute drive.
Please see the Access statement below for more information about the dimensions of rooms, steps, facilities and local amenities
Malthouse Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Malthouse Cottage. Malthouse Cottage 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.
For details on access to Malthouse 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.
Malthouse Cottage - Shalfleet Isle of Wight
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|Malthouse Cottage Prices Per Week|
|22 July - 25 August 2017 - £565||26 August - 01 September 2017 - £555||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £449|
|09 September - 15 September 2017 - £425||16 September - 22 September 2017 - £379||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £322|
|21 October - 27 October 2017 - £345||28 October - 15 December 2017 - £289|
Malthouse Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Malthouse Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking 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 None at Malthouse Cottage
Pricing and Booking Notes for Malthouse CottageArrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1
The small village of Shalfleet is on the north coast of the Isle of Wight and has a wetlands area which is teeming with wildlife. This nature lovers paradise is best enjoyed by following the coastal path to Yarmouth which takes in several types of habitat. Shalfleet has a historic church and traditional public house serving good food and local beer. Freshwater is within a short drive of Shalfleet or reached via a pleasant rural walk.
New Inn, Shalfleet - A lovely village pub with an excellent menu of local produce and locally caught seafood. A warm and friendly atmosphere with a log fire lit on cooler days makes this a lovely place to stop at as part of a walk in the area. New Inn Public House Website.
The George in nearby Yarmouth - A luxurious restaurant in Yarmouth serving excellent food in beautiful surroundings. The George is considered one of the best restaurants on the Isle of Wight and ideal for treating someone special. The restaurant enjoys sea views and in the summer it is possible to eat outside in the half light of the evening in a garden delicately lit with lamps. The George Restaurant Isle of Wight
Saltys' Restaurant in nearby Yarmouth - An very unique and characterful seafood restaurant in Yarmouth. Friendly atmosphere and great seafood guarantee a great evening out. Salty' Restaurant Isle of Wight
Red Lion Public House in nearby Freshwater - The Red Lion is a traditional public house serving great food using local produce and local caught seafood. The Red Lion is in the neighbouring small town of Freshwater but their is a lovely estuary side walk which runs from Yarmouth. To walk simply follow the marked cycle route in the direction of Freshwater till you reach the small road bridge. Turn right, cross the bridge and continue for 200 yards to the pub. Find out more Red Lion Freshwater Website.
The ride starts in Freshwater Bay, joins a cycle track on the edge of Freshwater town going to Yarmouth. After seeing Yarmouth, with it's castle and boutique shops, the route continues to Totland and Totland Bay, where there is a beautiful beach, and on towards Alum Bay where we turn back towards Freshwater.
This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Malthouse Cottage at ShalfleetDetails: Cycle Route 1 Isle of Wight
Marked route taking in two lovely stretches of countryside and attractive rural and seaside villages on the west of the Isle of Wight.The ride starts in Freshwater, goes along the cycle path to Yarmouth, across to Wellow and Chessell by road and then across the Tennyson Trail back to Freshwater.
This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Malthouse Cottage at ShalfleetDetails: Cycle Route 2 Isle of Wight
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A wide range of organised outdoor and indoor activities including kayaking, indoor climbing, coasteering, archery and paddleboarding.Website: isleofwightadventureactivities.co.uk
West Wight Alpacas - These alpacas would love you to join them walking along spectacular scenic trails in West Wight. Alpaca trekking is a fun outdoor adventure for all the family. No matter what your age, you’ll love them.Website: www.westwightalpacas.co.uk
Butterfly Tandem Paragliding Centre, found at Chale on the West side of the Isle of Wight specialises in first flight experiences for absolute beginners of all ages.Website: www.paraglide.uk.com
18 hole West Isle of Wight golf club with single day and holiday memberships.Website: freshwaterbaygolfclub.co.uk
The West of the Isle of Wight is best known for its unspoilt nature and dramatic coastline. The areas is far less commercialised and the many of the beaches can be enjoyed almost to ones self. West Isle of Wight beaches include Totland Bay, Freshwater Bay, Compton Beach, Brook Beach and Bembridge Beach.
Inland are the Tennyson Downs which connect Alum Bay to Carisbrooke. The Downs make a lovely walk even if you choose only to do a short part of them. Cycle paths and footpaths are especially numerous in this part of the Isle of Wight. View more West 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 Malthouse Cottage 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.
Malthouse Cottage is a two storey property with access at ground level. 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.
Cottage details are available on the Island Cottage Holidays website. Bookings / enquiries can be made via email, fax or phone through Island Cottage Holidays.
The ferry terminal at Yarmouth is 3.7 miles to the west of the property. Taxis and a bus service are available from close to the ferry terminal.
The nearest bus stop to Newport (east of the property) is located by the New Inn, 50m from the property. The bus to and Yarmouth and the Needles is by the church, approximately 100m from the entrance to the property.
We can provide information in large print on request.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
The property is the first house on the right hand side after turning down Mill Road at the New Inn (by the traffic lights).
There is off road car parking in front of the property. The best way to enter the car park is to go past the entrance and reverse into the drive. This provides a safer exit. Be warned, the entrance is narrow and the stone wall is unforgiving. An alternative Car Park is available approximately 200 metres down Mill Road on the left hand side.
The car parking area fits up to two cars and is surfaced with natural stone paving with some irregular surfaces. The surface closest to the main house is the most level.
The entrance to the main door, hinged on the left and opening inward has a small step, approximately 13cm high, with coir matting on the inside. The main door is located through a gate that opens outwards, a 90 degree left hand turn. The door is then located on the right hand side just before the gate to the owners property. The alternative entrance via the patio has double doors and a steps approximately 15cm high and leads onto wooden flooring, the patio doors are 1.7m high, so care should be taken when using this entrance. The front door is 75cm wide and the patio doors open to 1.7m. A ramp can be provided if requested in advance.
Parking is adjacent to the entrance, with level access via a small wooden gate to the main door, and level access to the patio to the right hand side of the cottage. This has restricted width past the hedge of approximately 60cm.
The door is 75cm wide inwards opening to small area at the bottom of the stairs. There is a heavy fire door 110cm in front and a staircase leading off to the right. The electricity fuse box is located on the wall to the left. The key hole on the entrance door is 100cm high.
The parking area and entrance porch have independent PIR activated lights. These will only work after dusk.
The entrance area (110cm by 100cm) is covered by coir matting. The fire door directly in front of the main door leads to the main open plan kitchen / dining and sitting area, there is a small step of 1cm off the coir matting to the main floor in the cottage by the fire door.
Downstairs 'Open Plan' area
The downstairs area is 'open plan', with a flat engineered oak floor throughout. This is lacquered and can be slippery. It can also get marked by sharp items such as stiletto heels or pets' claws.
Access to the patio area is from the dining/ sitting area, the doors are low and there is a step down (15cm) to the natural stone patio area. The external light is controlled by an inside switch to the left of the door.
Dining / Sitting area:
The walls are painted light blue and ceiling and skirting white. The mobile furniture is pine, with a blue settee. The kitchen cupboards and fridge are fitted units, with an ivory finish.
The dining room table is moveable, with legs on each corner, with 62cm from the lowest point of table to the floor (underspace). The table is 1.5 metres long, 0.9 metres wide and 0.8m (80cm) high. The table is between 0.5 and 0.6 metres from the wall.
There are 4 moveable chairs round the table, with hard seat and no arms.
Apart from the table and chairs, there is one double sofa with arms, and a useable sitting area 1.7m wide and 0.7m deep, with the cushions around 0.45m from the floor and a coffee table (1.2m long, 0.6m wide and 0.45 metres high). Both items are moveable.
A TV is provided with remote controls for the 'Freeview' box and main TV stored in the basket under the coffee table. A DVD player with hard drive storage capability is also provided.
There is free space of 2.5 by 1.2 metre clear of doors and furniture.
All power points are located 0.75m from the floor.
There is a smoke detector / fire alarm in the kitchen area, and a fire blanket on the left hand side wall as you enter the kitchen.
Worktop height 0.95 metres.
The grill door is drop down, with the handle at a height of 0.8m, the height of the lowest shelf is 0.55m, and the grill can be accessed from the side. The oven door is side opening with adjustable shelves. The controls are located at work surface height, 0.95m.
The kitchen sink and drainer are 0.95m above the floor, with cupboards underneath screened by a curtain; there is a 'kick space' heater beneath that is part of the central heating system.
The Gas Hob is 0.95m high
Flooring is engineered oak throughout.
There is at least 1.8 metres free space between all furniture and worktops
The kitchen is evenly lit with spotlights above work surfaces where required.
Good contrast between floor, cupboards and work surfaces.
Fridge with small freezer, the highest shelf in fridge is 0.5m and the freezer compartment is at 0.8m
There is no separate laundry but there is a standard size washing machine and a tumble dryer, which are front loading, provided in the kitchen. The height of the doors is 0.45 metres.
The staircase is steep and narrow, and leads directly off the entrance lobby. It is carpeted and consists of 11 steps, each 20 cm high, 25cm deep and 80cm wide. The width is reduced to 75cm at a height of 80cm by the handrail fixed to the wall on the right hand side (looking up the stairs). There is a carpeted landing at the top of the staircase. Lights for the staircase can be turned on from the top or bottom of the stairs, and there is a separate light for the landing that is controlled from a switch on the landing.. The switch with the red sticker opposite the front door controls the outside light, and should not be switched off.
The stairs and landing are carpeted with light coloured short pile carpet.
A smoke alarm is fitted on the landing at the top of the stairs, and a 'night' light and emergency torch located in the power point on the landing.
The landing is 2 metres long by 0.8 metre wide, with doors opening away from the landing to the bedroom and bathroom.
Both the bedroom door and fitted cupboard widths are 75cm
A 5' wide double bed is provided, with a height of 55cm between the floor and the top of the mattress. Headroom is slightly restricted at the head of the bed by a sloping ceiling.
Non Feather duvets (both Summer and Winter weight) and pillows are provided.
Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton / polycotton.
Largest transfer space available to the left of the bed is 0.8 metres. Access to the right hand side of the bed is restricted to 0.3 metres at the foot of the bed.
The bed is not fixed, and can be moved 0.3m to the right if more space is required on the left hand side.
The largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 170cm by 160cm.
Shower room & WC
Door width 75cm
Walk in shower to left of door. Step of 7cm to shower tray, with 50cm width. The shower tray is in two sections, with a lower shower tray behind the fixed glass panel, and a raised standing are by the entrance.
There is an adjustable height / detachable shower head with the thermostatic controls located 80cm above the shower tray.
Free space in bathroom is limited unless the door is shut.
The toilet seat height 45cm, with 40cm of space to the left and right of toilet.
Flooring is vinyl and the walls and toilet and basin white with chrome fittings.
The wash basin is on a pedestal, allowing 15cm access under the sink.
The locking bolt in the bathroom cannot be released from outside.
A heated towel rail linked to the central heating system is provided with an electric element for use in the summer. The switch is located 20cm above the floor on the landing.
Grounds and Gardens
A small patio with total dimensions of 4.8m by 2.9m, with natural stone paving is located adjacent to the sitting area. A table, parasol and two chairs are provided on the patio area.
The maximum open space on the patio is, reduced by the garden furniture, but these are moveable and the full area used by moving the table and chairs onto the lawn.
There is a small step of 5cm down and 60cm wide to the grassed area. The grassed area can also be accessed via the main entrance and over the drive.
The garden has an extended grass area with a small but deep pond (1.5 metre at the deepest place). The grass is uneven but flat, but there is no protection on two sides of the pond.
There are two local shops in the village.
A farm shop at the eastern end of the village. This is reached by turning left at the end of Mill Road and walking approximately 200m to the end of the village. There is no hard pavement for the last 100 metres. Opening hours are 09:00 to 17:30.
A village shop is in the centre of the village. This is reached by walking up the small road opposite the end of Mill Road. Follow this road past the church, Withyfields open space to a 'T' junction after the row of houses on the left. Turn left and the shop is 100m on the left hand side. The total distance is around 400m. Opening hours are: 08:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 18:00 (Monday to Saturday) and 09:00 to 12:00 (Sunday).
Information folder is produced in size 12 font (can be increased in size on request)
Good mobile phone reception (O2), poor for some other providers.
Wireless Internet is available. The Access code is in the Welcome Pack.
Evacuation of cottage is the responsibility of the tenant, but the owners live on the site and would assist if they were available. Please inform the owners on arrival of individual requirements in case of evacuation. Please let the owners know if you are unlikely to hear the fire alarm.
The cottage and grounds are strictly no smoking.
Contact Telephone and Email Address
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Malthouse Cottage Shalfleet, Isle of Wight were updated on 07/07/2017 14:35:00
Malthouse Cottage has 49 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 29th July 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Malthouse Cottage is 68.59% booked for this holiday period with 15.3 weeks confirmed so far.