"Mokolodi Wight is a very comfortable and well equipped home from home, perfect for a quiet and relax..."
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 lovely stone cottage nestles in beautiful countryside on an attractive farm on the East side of the Island. There are wonderful open views from the cottage and garden across fields towards the downs. The Brew House is at the end of a country lane with no passing traffic. This is a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading along the course of the River Yar and to the nearby picturesque village of Godshill. There is direct access across the fields to the cycle track which links Sandown to Newport and Cowes. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are only a 15 minute drive away. Ferries can be booked for you at greatly discounted prices.
Re-available for 2017 Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms
Manor Stable is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful South Wight countryside. It is a marvellous walking area with footpaths that can be followed directly from the cottage in most directions. There are particularly attractive walks along the course of the river Yar; to the picturesque village of Godshill and to the nearby village of Arreton which has a public house, farm shop and cafe for meals. The cottage is excellent for cyclists as there is access to a network of cycle paths directly from the farm and arrangements can be make for the storage of bikes. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive. Ferry bookings can be made at greatly discounted prices.
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. Parlour Cottage is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful South Wight countryside. It is a marvellous walking area with footpaths that can be followed directly from the cottage in most directions. There are particularly attractive walks along the course of the river Yar; to the picturesque village of Godshill and to the nearby village of Arreton which has a public house, farm shop and cafe for meals. The cottage is excellent for cyclists as there is access to a network of cycle paths directly from the farm and arrangements can be make for the storage of bikes. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedroom
Situated in beautiful East Wight countryside on the outskirts of the attractive hamlet of Alverstone and within an easy 10 minute drive of the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin. The property enjoys beautiful views across open countryside towards Culver Cliffs and the sea can be glimpsed in the distance.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
A wonderful beach front property beautifully situated on Ventnor Esplanade within a few steps of the beach where paddling, swimming, boating and fishing can be enjoyed. There are open sea views from the main rooms and a delightful large balcony overlooking the sea.
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; 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 + 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.
Mokolodi Wight is a lovely detached cottage with wonderful open views across the garden and fields to the beautiful Mersley Down in the distance. The cottage is situated on a small 12 acre farm which is home to horses. Ducks also often adorn the grassy courtyard near the cottage. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with footpaths leading directly from the cottage to nearby villages and paths which join the Bembridge Trail across wonderful countryside to the coast. There is very easy access to a cycle path linking the seaside resort of Sandown with the market town of Newport. The cycle path travels through the pretty villages of Newchurch and Godshill. Good public house for meals within a 10 minute walk. The sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin are within a 10 minute drive.
Mokolodi Wight has recently been converted from a Grade 11 listed milking parlour into a delightful property which has been furnished and equipped to a high standard to provide very attractive accommodation for four people in two bedrooms with en-suite bath/shower rooms. It enjoys open views across beautiful countryside from all of its main rooms. The cottage owners lived, for many years, in Botwana and here safari chic meets the Isle of Wight. There are beautiful African wall hangings and arts and crafts combined with traditional furnishings providing a wonderful mixture of light and colour. The accommodation has a lovely spacious and airy feel with a vaulted ceiling, attractive beams and floor to ceiling glass tri-fold doors which can be folded back to make the garden seem part of the living room.
The lovely open plan living room is furnished with superb leather sofas, a wall mounted flat screen television with DVD/Freeview and a hi-fi system with an ipod docking station so that visitors can enjoy their own music. There is a delightful dining area where meals can be taken whilst enjoying the open rural views; an open plan fitted kitchen equipped with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, slim-line dishwasher and fridge freezer. A washer/dryer is provided in a small separate utility area. The cottage has two charming bedrooms with lovely rural views and the added feature of attractive stable doors to provide direct access outside - a double bedroom with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and WC; a lovely twin room with an en-suite shower room with a built in shower, basin and WC. There are plentiful supplies of hot water and high quality European electric radiators which are thermostatically controlled to maintain an easily adjustable temperature in this well insulated property. Heating and electricity provided at no extra charge. A travel cot and high chair can be made available. The cottage has a wireless broadband internet (WiFi) connection.
Mokolodi Wight has a lovely fenced garden at the rear of the cottage. There is a raised patio area immediately outside of the living room doors - an ideal place to enjoy morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening. Garden furniture and a barbecue are provided in the larger gardens where meals can be enjoyed and visitors can relax. A gate opens from the garden to an area at the side of the cottage where two cars can be parked. Bus service ¼ mile. Access to the farm is via a gravel lane which is bumpy in places. Nearby places to visit include Amazon Adventure, The Garlic Farm, The Roman Villa, Carisbrooke Castle and Havendstreet Steam Railway. Osborne House, the island home of Queen Victoria, is within a 20 minute drive.
The cottage owners lived for many years on the edge of a game reserve (called Mokolodi) in Botswana. For every week booked they donate £5 to Mokolodi Nature Reserve for the development of educational facilities to allow children in Botswana to enjoy and appreciate their local African wildlife and to learn about the precious Kalahari environment. www.mokolodi.com
Mokolodi Wight has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at a charge of £12.00 at Mokolodi Wight. Mokolodi Wight 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 Mokolodi Wight 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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|Mokolodi Wight Prices Per Week|
|22 July - 25 August 2017 - £1075||26 August - 01 September 2017 - £995||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £555|
|09 September - 15 September 2017 - £539||16 September - 22 September 2017 - £479||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £409|
|30 September - 20 October 2017 - £345||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £545||28 October - 17 December 2017 - £339|
|18 December - 05 January 2018 - £572|
Mokolodi Wight has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Mokolodi Wight are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.29 per person per week WiFi Internet £12.00 per week Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% (min £125.00)of cottage rental Security Bond None at Mokolodi Wight
Mokolodi Wight has short break self catering holiday availability on the Isle of Wight. These are the short break periods.Mokolodi Wight Short Breaks 2017 28th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Mokolodi WightArrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2
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Newchurch is a quiet rural village with a beautiful church, excellent local public house and surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for walking and cycling. Newchurch is a short distance from the East coast where there are sandy beaches. Shanklin and Sandown can be reached via the cycle path or can be reached by car in just a few minutes.
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
Local nature reserve - Alverstone Mead and the SSSI of Alverstone Marshes are within a short walk of Borthwood. Join the cycle track at Alverstone and head towards Sandown. You will cross the reserve along the way.
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 Mokolodi Wight 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.
Mokolodi Wight is a grade 2 listed building which is part of a classic Isle of Wight farmyard of great charm and historic interest. The farmyard was probably built in around 1700 (but possibly considerably earlier as part of the Quarr Abbey pre reformation farm holdings on the Isle of Wight). Mokolodi Wight was probably build around 1900 and was the milking parlour for Wacklands Farm. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms leading off a large living area with stunning views of Mersley Down and the Garlic Farm. Why the name?... Answer... owners and developers lived for many years on a game reserve in Botswana called Mokolodi: the cottage is safari chic meets Isle of Wight!!
Access to Mokolodi Wight is via a private road from the village of Newchurch. Buses from Newport or Sandown. The road from Newchurch to Wackland is a rural bridle way/dirt road(no tarmac and some potholes) but is fully accessible by car at all times.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
There is adequate and easy car parking by the cottage. It is well signed and gravelled. It is about 5 metres from the back gate/parking area to the cottage garden entrance.
The main entrance for the cottage is via the tri-fold window/back door and is up 3 steps. However, a visitor for whom steps are difficult, could access the cottage via the twin bedroom side door which has no steps. It can be seen from the car park area. S/he (depending on mobility ) might need to be driven/dropped off at the side entrance (stable courtyard side of the cottage). There is a wide flat path to the sidedoor. Drop off visitor by the bench seat (immediately on the right at Wackland entrance). The owners can rearrange the single beds in this room to make for easier wheelchair access if required. Please ask for this on booking if the side entrance is to be a wheelchair access.
Front door onto stable courtyard
This has three flagstone steps to the driveway. It is recommended that guests use the back entrance during their stay – which has safe fenced area of garden for children. Guests can still enjoy watching the horses from their cottage and the top half of the main door can be hooked open leaving the bottom half bolted – keeping small children safely inside.
Public Areas – Living Room
All rooms are flat and on a single level and easily accessible. The kitchen and dining/living area is open plan and all facilities are easily accessible. There are no steps inside the cottage.
Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc
The cottage main living area is open plan – kitchen/sitting area/dining area with comfortable seating for 4/5. It has views to the south over a farmyard. To the north there are glorious views over farmland to Arreton and Mersley Down. Light switches are accessible to those in a wheelchair.
There are two bathrooms. One is slightly larger with a washbasin, toilet, bath with widened end for the over bath shower which has a glass screen (double room). The twin room has a bathroom accessed via a bi-fold wooden door. It has a shower with glass bi-fold door, a wash basin and toilet.
A small utility area with a washing machine/ dryer, iron and ironing board. Fuse box.
Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas
Two bedrooms. One twin bedded room (which can also accommodate a cot) One double room (5 foot wide bed). All cottage bed mattresses pocket strung.
Bathroom, Shower-room & WC
Each of the bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom accessed via bifold doors.
Well equipped kitchen with oven , electric hob, extractor fan, fridge/freezer, slimline dishwasher.
Grounds and Gardens
Garden with fantastic views. Grassed with outside table and chairs.
Evacuation procedures clearly and well marked. No smoking. The cottage is very quiet and rural.
Contact Telephone and Email Address
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Mokolodi Wight Newchurch, Isle of Wight were updated on 21/07/2017 13:22:58
Mokolodi Wight has 87 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 21st July 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Mokolodi Wight is 46.95% booked for this holiday period with 11.0 weeks confirmed so far.