New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 and a baby in 3 bedrooms;
Lovely rural cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within a 4 minute drive of both Shanklin and Bonchurch. Delightful views from the cottage. Wonderful walking area within a few minutes walk of the coastal path.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
Situated on a delightful farm in one of the loveliest parts of the Isle of Wight lying at the foot of Appuldurcombe Down and above the picturesque village of Godshill in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A pleasant ten-minute stroll through the beech copse and across the fields leads to the centre of Godshill. This village is renowned for its church and pretty thatched cottages.
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 4 + a baby in 2 bedrooms
This delightful Grade II listed stone cottage has been sympathetically converted from the former stables of the nearby Apse Manor. Groom Cottage is a large property with thick stone walls, wooden beams and an attractive appearance with four gables. It nestles within an enclosed courtyard approached through a lovely arched entrance. The original building dates back to 1695, and period stone door surrounds and lintels can be seen on its south elevation. Parking available adjacent to the cottage.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 (including babies) in 3 bedrooms
Manor Park View stands in a beautiful, secluded location within a 10 minute stroll of picturesque Shanklin Old Village and a further 5 mins to the lovely sandy beach of this popular resort. This beautifully equipped cottage overlooks lovely open parkland where visitors may enjoy a stroll and children can play games.
New Cottage Sleeps 4 + a baby in 2 bedrooms.
Lovely farm cottage with delightful rural views across lakes to the downs beyond. The picturesque farm is in a wonderful cycling and walking area with direct access to a network of cycle paths, footpaths and bridleways, and private access to the Stenbury Trail which ultimately extends from Cowes to the coast at Ventnor. The Tennyson Trail extending to the western tip of the island is also easily reached. The cottage has been furnished and equipped with care to a high standard and offers charming accommodation in beautiful surroundings with ducks, swans and a huge variety of other wildlife including red squirrels as constant visitors. Horses are kept on the farm and trout fishing can be arranged. The central location of the cottage makes it an ideal base for touring the island.
Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
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 shops is only 3/4 mile away.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 + a baby in 3 bedrooms
Beautiful seafront self catering cottage at Shanklin beach. A spacious family sized cottage with views of the sea and in a wonderful position on the East of the Isle of Wight.
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.
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. The River Yar, which runs through the centre of Alverstone, commences on the south coast of the Island at Niton and enters the sea at Bembridge in the east. Walking the course of the river has become increasingly popular. Sandown is 5 minutes drive away with wonderful sandy beaches and with the lively entertainments of a small resort, also Sandown golf course is within easy reach. The village of Newchurch is within a 25 minute walk, along footpaths and here there is a good public house for meals. One of the well known Island cycle routes also runs through Alverstone, so there is very easy access to a cycling network which interlinks various parts of the Island.
The cottage is one of a pair of cottages which have recently been converted from a barn. The farm is home to horses, cows and a small number of free range chickens. It has a charming large pond that attracts ducks, moorhens and the occasional heron. The cottage has been renovated to the highest standards, furnished and equipped with great care to provide charming, comfortable accommodation for 4 people in 2 bedrooms. The cottage has under floor heating beneath an attractive tiled floor with panel heaters upstairs, the hot water is solar heated. There is a small very well equipped fitted kitchen with an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator with freezer section. A washing machine/tumble dryer are also provided in the cottage and there is access to a freezer in an outbuilding beside the cottages. There is a spacious open plan sitting room which extends across the width of the cottage and is a lovely light room with patio doors opening into pretty courtyard garden. There is a pleasant dining area beside the window and a wood burning stove provides a lovely central focus for the room in colder weather. It is furnished with a comfortable 3 seater sofa, arm chair plus television/DVD/Free view. A wet room is also on the ground floor with a shower, basin and w.c. Upstairs there are two attractive bedrooms – one spacious double room with pleasant views across fields and a compact twin bedroom. There is a bathroom with a bath, basin and w.c. A single futon bed can be provided in the double bedroom to sleep an additional child. Travel cot/high chair available. Heating and electricity are included without extra charge. Free wifi broadband internet available.
The cottage has a private attractive courtyard style garden which is fenced and gated, from which there is a lovely view over paddocks to the pretty pond. Garden furniture and a barbeque are provided so that meals can be enjoyed outside. Parking is at the rear of the cottage and there is space to store bicycles. A rural bus service is available within a few minutes walk. The Alverstone Marshes (Triple SSI - Site of Scientific Interest) with abundant wildlife adjoins the farm and it is possible to see a rich variety of wildlife. Nearby places to visit include Amazon Adventure, The Donkey Sanctuary, Seaview Wildlife Encounter, Carisbrooke Castle and Havenstreet Steam Railway.
One Mead Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at One Mead Cottage. One Mead Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 21st April 2017 to 4th May 2017 and 28th October 2017 to 17th December 2017.
For details on access to One Mead 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.
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|One Mead Cottage Prices Per Week|
|22 April - 28 April 2017 - £299||29 April - 05 May 2017 - £329||06 May - 12 May 2017 - £359|
|13 May - 19 May 2017 - £419||20 May - 26 May 2017 - £425||27 May - 02 June 2017 - £709|
|03 June - 16 June 2017 - £529||17 June - 23 June 2017 - £552||24 June - 30 June 2017 - £599|
|01 July - 07 July 2017 - £665||08 July - 14 July 2017 - £699||15 July - 21 July 2017 - £729|
|22 July - 25 August 2017 - £929||26 August - 01 September 2017 - £845||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £539|
|09 September - 15 September 2017 - £525||16 September - 22 September 2017 - £429||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £352|
|30 September - 20 October 2017 - £299||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £509||28 October - 17 December 2017 - £299|
|18 December - 05 January 2018 - £499|
One Mead Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at One Mead Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week Extra Bed £31.00 per week Pets (No. of) £29.99 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per booking 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 £150 per booking
One Mead Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on the Isle of Wight. These are the short break periods.One Mead Cottage Short Breaks 2017 21st April to 4th May Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks One Mead Cottage Short Breaks 2017 28th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for One Mead CottageArrival Time 15:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2
£30 discount on weekly holidays at One Mead Cottage between 29th April 2017 and 5th May 2017
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Alverstone stands just inland of Sandown on the East of the Isle of Wight. There are good connections with the coast and Sandown and Shanklin as well as Bembridge, Seaview and St Helens are all within a short drive. Alverstone was once a stop along the Sandown to Newport railway and now this route has been turned into a cycle track and footpath. The track runs across the local nature reserve of Alverstone Mead and the SSSI of Alverstone Marshes. These sites are excellent for bird watching and a chance to see a rich variety of wildlife. Local weather for Alverstone can seen at Alverstone Local Weather.
Pointers Inn, Newchurch - A popular public house for its food with locals and visitors alike. Pointers Inn, Newchurch 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
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.
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
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 One Mead Cottage Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
Two dogs are welcome and the back garden is enclosed. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We also ask owners not to allow their dogs to foul the garden. Dogs can be left alone in cottage if crated and not noisy. Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement and would need to be crated. Please be aware that there are free range chicken on the farm so dogs need to be closely monitored when outside of the walled cottage garden. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date. Cats accepted by agreement if house cats and fully housetrained.
(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.
One Mead Cottage is one of a pair of self-catering cottages situated on the edge of a small rural village. 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.
Arrival and Car Parking Facilities
Lounge / Diner
Rear courtyard is hard surface – Paved with some areas of gravel. A table and chairs is provided as well as a barbecue
Mobile reception varies – Orange is poor, O2 is good.
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for One Mead Cottage Alverstone, Isle of Wight were updated on 24/04/2017 13:45:28
One Mead Cottage has 119 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 24th April 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means One Mead Cottage is 52.78% booked for this holiday period with 19.0 weeks confirmed so far.