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4.7 stars cottage rating
4.7 / 5 Stars
16 guest ratings

Sleeps 2 + 2 in 1 bedrooms; Children welcome
Fodder Stable is on a lovely farm in beautiful countryside. From the cottage there are views across the fields to the downs of Ventnor in the distance. This is a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading from close to the cottage towards the picturesque village of Godshill or the coastal village of Niton. There is also easy access to the cycle route which crosses the Island. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive. This Isle of Wight cottage at Merstone sleeps 2 people in 1 bedroom plus 2 extra beds. Fodder Stable has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2017.

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Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight
Fodder Stable - Merstone Isle of Wight

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Mrs Val Condliffe - May 2015 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Cottage rating: 5 Stars

Joe Wheatley - Apr 2015 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Lovely well equipped light and airy cottage in a fab location, owners are friendly and welcoming, farm is lovely to wander round and very peaceful relaxing break. We will be back. Cottage rating: 5 Stars

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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.

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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.

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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 Stable

Arrival Time 16:30 Departure Time 11:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1

Fodder Stable Winter Long Let Availability

£550 plus heating and electricity. - Call us on 01983 403377 for more information

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Fodder Stable Local Holiday Information Isle of Wight

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.

Eating and Drinking In Nearby 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. www.thetavernersgodshill.co.uk

Local Walks around Merstone

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.

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Blackgang Chine Isle of Wight

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Website: www.blackgangchine.com/
Seaview Wildlife Encounter
East Isle of Wight near Fodder Stable
Seaview Wildlife Encounter

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Website: seaviewwildlife.com
Tackt-Isle Adventures
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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
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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.

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Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club
East Isle of Wight near Fodder Stable
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Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club - 18 Hole East Isle of Wight Golf Club – visitors welcome.

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East Isle of Wight Information

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

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Fodder Stable Local Public Transport Information:

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 »

Fodder Stable Walking Holiday Information:

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Sea/Beach: No
Walking Trail: Yes
Public Transport: Yes
Food Shop: No
Cycle Route: Yes
Public House: No

Fodder Stable Guest Book Comments

Victoria Powell - Aug 2013 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Ruth M - Jul 2013 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

A wonderful tranquil location in beautiful countryside. Fodder Stable is well laid out and equipped and is spacious and comfortable. Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Caroline P - May 2013 4 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Lovely cottage and beautiful location. Very quiet and pretty. Centrally located on the island so easy to visit lots of places. Cottage neat and tidy, everything we needed. Overall Rating: 4 Stars

Joe P - Apr 2013 4 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Overall Rating: 4 Stars

Michael R - Jun 2012 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Peace perfect peace in superb setting. Good wildlife and good walks from site, good central spot from which to visit the island. Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Anna B - May 2012 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Arthur T - Sep 2011 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Lovely area and [the owners] were very nice people. We would have prefered sheets in place of the duvet found it very warm during the night. Also some information of the Isle would be a good thing as i am certain we missed something. Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Rachel T - Sep 2011 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Thanks for a fabulous holiday. The cottage was spacious and clean and in a lovely peaceful location. The welcome was great. Our boys ( 4yrs and 1yr ) particulary loved the play area and Charlottes trips to feed the hens and goats. Now we have found you we'll be back! Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Julie - Sep 2010 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

A wonderful holiday property, set in beautiful surroundings. The facilities provided are excellent, above our expectations. We loved the cottage especially the secure fenced garden for the children to play in. The owners have thoughtfully put together these properties and are very gracious host. The little touches such as the communal childrens play area made the world of difference to us. We will be back!!! Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Bryan - Jul 2010 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

ICH were very good to deal with. All matters dealt with in a calm professional manner. Cottage was fantastic and couldn't be faulted. Value for money and very enjoyable. many thanks. Overall Rating: 5 Stars

alexis - Jul 2010 4 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Overall Rating: 4 Stars

James - Apr 2010 4 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Overall Rating: 4 Stars

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Fodder Stable Access Statement and Disabled Access 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 Availability for Isle of Wight Holiday Weeks

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.

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