Fodder Stable, Merstone, Isle of Wight, PO30 3DJEnlarge
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 + 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.
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.
Sleeps 2 +1 in 1 bedroom and mezzanine; Children 4 + welcome
Castle Cottage is very attractively situated within a pleasant ten minute stroll of the sandy beach of Ventnor and the quiet cove of Steephill. At the rear of the cottage is Ventnor Park and paths lead through these lovely gardens to the Esplanade. These gardens also adjoin the Botanical Garden of Ventnor which is renowned for its mild climate and rare plants.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Fodder Stable is on a lovely farm in beautiful countryside with no passing traffic. From the cottage there are views across the fields to the downs of Ventnor in the distance. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive. The cottage is centrally situated and most parts of the Island are no more than a 20 minute drive away The cottage is in a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading along the course of the River Yar and to the nearby picturesque village of Godshill. Visitors are free to stroll across the fields of the farm and around the lovely lake in the grounds of the Manor House.
There is an open grassland area near the lakes with open views where barbecues can be enjoyed. There is also a lovely nature trail on the farm so that visitors can enjoy the wonderful range of wild life – this includes herons, ducks and geese on the lakes; swallows and kestrels often nest in the barns; pheasants, foxes and badgers plus rabbits which abound. A small herd of cows is kept on the farm and there is a delightful area for children with small rare-breed bagot goats that will eat from the hand and rescued hens which are now free-range. From the property there is direct access across the fields to the cycle track which links Sandown to Newport and Cowes. Arrangements can be made for the storage of bikes. It is suggested that you bring your walking boots and bicycles for your own pleasure.
Fodder Stable offers attractive and spacious accommodation for 2 people. It is completely self contained and comprises the entire ground floor of a wonderful old building, the foundations of which date back to the 1700s. A fire in 1889 resulted in much of it being rebuilt and in 2007 the whole building was renovated with the greatest care. Wherever possible original features have been retained. The cottage is centrally heated and has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard in a traditional style. The accommodation is largely open plan and there are attractive oak floors with rugs. There is a lovely sitting room furnished with comfortable sofas & a television/DVD. French doors open into the sunny courtyard garden. There is a pleasant dining area and a modern fitted kitchen equipped with an electric cooker, ceramic hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. A door leads from the sitting room into a pretty double bedroom with a large en-suite bathroom equipped with a bath, built in shower, basin and W.C. Heating and electricity at no extra charge. Folding bed, sofa bed, wooden cot and high chair available. WiFi internet available.
At the rear of the cottage there is a private, fenced courtyard garden with a table, chairs and sun shade. A car can be parked just outside the front of the cottage. Access to the cottage is along a gravel lane. Arreton is a village within a pleasant 30 minutes stroll of the cottage where there is a public house, village shop and tea room. Regular bus service 15 minutes walk. Cottage arrival time 4.30 p.m. Departure time 11.30.
Fodder Stable has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at a charge of £12.00 at Fodder Stable. Fodder Stable is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 16:30 and the normal departure time is 11:00.
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.
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
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|Fodder Stable Prices Per Week|
|18 February - 31 March 2017 - £289||01 April - 21 April 2017 - £365||22 April - 28 April 2017 - £299|
|29 April - 05 May 2017 - £319||06 May - 12 May 2017 - £345||13 May - 19 May 2017 - £379|
|20 May - 26 May 2017 - £385||27 May - 02 June 2017 - £562||03 June - 16 June 2017 - £449|
|17 June - 23 June 2017 - £499||24 June - 30 June 2017 - £529||01 July - 07 July 2017 - £535|
|08 July - 14 July 2017 - £545||15 July - 21 July 2017 - £599||22 July - 25 August 2017 - £666|
|26 August - 01 September 2017 - £599||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £439||09 September - 15 September 2017 - £423|
|16 September - 22 September 2017 - £383||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £332||30 September - 20 October 2017 - £299|
|21 October - 27 October 2017 - £412||28 October - 15 December 2017 - £289||18 December - 05 January 2018 - £453|
Fodder Stable has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Fodder Stable are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week Extra Bed £31.00 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.39 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 Fodder Stable
Pricing and Booking Notes for Fodder StableArrival Time 16:30 Departure Time 11:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1
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Merstone is a beautiful rural area just outside of Godshill on the East of the Isle of Wight. The open countryside around Merstone is criss crossed with footpaths and cycle paths which makes it ideal those looking to explore the Isle of Wight.
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. www.thetavernersgodshill.co.uk
There is a cycle track and wide walking routes running past Merstone. It was constructed on the old railway track and runs from Shanklin to Newport. There is also a footpath from Merstone to Godshill which is within a 25min walk.
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 Fodder Stable Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Fodder Stable Merstone, Isle of Wight were updated on 20/03/2017 15:47:53
Fodder Stable has 201 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 29th March 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Fodder Stable is 27.70% booked for this holiday period with 11.0 weeks confirmed so far.