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.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 (including babies) in 3 bedrooms
Manor Park View stands in an attractive semi rural location less than 15 minutes walk from Shanklin old village with its pretty thatched cottages and the lovely sandy beach of this small resort. This beautifully equipped cottage overlooks lovely open parkland where visitors may enjoy a stroll and children can play games.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage, with its large garden, stands beside a small stream in a hamlet on the outskirts of the village of Whitwell. The cottage is within a 10 minute drive of the south coast of the Isle of Wight where there are small beaches such as Steephill Cove and also the resort of Ventnor with its beautiful bay, restaurants and entertainments. This is a wonderful walking area with a footpath following the course of the nearby River Yar from the south coast at Niton to Bembridge on the East coast. Footpaths and bridleways also lead up onto nearby downs and offer wonderful areas to walk and cycle with beautiful views.
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 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This pretty Swiss style cottage is situated in the lovely gardens of Ventnor Park. These gardens have sheltered lawns, well kept paths and excellent 18 hole putting green. Nearby footpaths lead up to high ground from where there are beautiful sea views. The sandy beach of Ventnor can be reached by taking a pleasant 5 minute stroll through the gardens and down to the esplanade. Footpaths also lead directly from the cottage to the quiet cove of Steephill and the Botanical Gardens.
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 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This delightful stone cottage which dates back to 1761 is built of Isle of Wight chalk and brick. It is situated in lovely countryside 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.
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.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedroom
Puckaster Cottage is a lovely cottage in an attractive courtyard within the grounds of Puckaster House . The main house is surrounded by six acres of garden with lovely lawns going down towards the sea. There are sea glimpses from some of the upper rooms of the cottage and open sea views from the larger gardens. The sea is within a 15 minute walk and there is easy access to the wonderful coastal path which extends from the village of Niton to The Needles on the western tip of the Isle of Wight. The small resort of Ventnor is within a 15 minute drive and there is easy access to a number of small quiet bays on the south west side of the Island.
Rocklyn Cottage is attractively situated at Appuldurcombe, on the outskirts of Wroxhall and within 2 miles of the south coast of the island. The cottage is within a 10 minute walk of Appuldurcombe House - this was once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight and it is still an important example of English Baroque Architecture: the 1701 east front has been restored and it is now a beautiful shell set in grounds designed by ‘Capability Brown’. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with footpaths leading directly from the cottage to Stenbury Downs, the donkey sanctuary and the nearby picturesque village of Godshill with its thatched cottages, teashops and public houses. Footpaths can also be followed to the beautiful coastal area of St. Lawrence. The small seaside resort of Ventnor is within a 5 minute drive; the larger sandy beach of Shanklin is a 10 minute drive away. The market town of Newport, with its variety of shops and medieval castle, is also nearby.
Rocklyn is an attractive semi detached property which enjoys glimpses of the nearby downs and beautiful countryside from several of the rooms. It is in a pleasant semi rural area. The cottage has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation of a high standard for 5 people in 3 bedrooms. It is centrally heated and double glazed with fitted carpets throughout most of the property. On the ground floor there is a lovely open plan sitting room with two sofas, an arm chair, flat screen television with Freesat/DVD/CD player; a very attractive dining area, a modern fitted kitchen with a ceramic sink, electric double oven/grill and ceramic hob; microwave, washing machine and refrigerator. (A tumble dryer and freezer are also provided). There is also a cloakroom with a W.C. and basin. Stairs lead up to three delightful bedrooms – a spacious double room, a twin room and a lovely single room; plus a tiled bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and w.c. A folding bed, travel cot/high chair can be provided if required. Heating and electricity at no extra charge.
The cottage has an attractive open plan garden at the front of the property and a courtyard style garden at the rear with garden furniture, lighting and a small water feature with water falling over stones. This garden is fully fenced and a gate opens on to a path which provides access to a private garage and shared parking area. Visitors may wish to use the garage to park their car or for the storage of bikes or a small boat. Additional parking is available in a small lane at the side of the cottages. It is not possible to park immediately in front of the cottage as it is on raised ground with a pedestrian access. Public house and small general stores within 5 minutes walk. Nearby places to visit include the Falconry Centre at Appuldurcombe, the Donkey Sanctuary, Ventnor Botancical Gardens, Blackgang Chine Adventure Park, Amazan Adventure and Carisbrooke Castle. Ventnor golf course can be seen in the distance from the cottage and is always welcoming to visitors who wish to play golf.
Rocklyn Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at Rocklyn Cottage. Rocklyn Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:30.
For details on access to Rocklyn 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.
Rocklyn Cottage - Appuldurcombe Nr Wroxall Isle of Wight
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Rocklyn Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Rocklyn Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.50 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.00 per booking Extra Bed £29.00 per booking Pets (No. of) £29.95 per booking Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.25 per person per booking Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit £115 per week Security Bond £100 per booking
Pricing and Booking Notes for Rocklyn Cottage
Bedlinen, heating and electricity without extra charge.
£875 plus heating and electricity - Call us on 01983 403377 for more information
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Godshill is a pretty rural village with a number of thatched cottages and a historic church. A number of boutique shops are now found in the village selling Isle of Wight Glass and other local produce. A couple of public houses provide a good choice of place to eat and drink.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/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.Website: www.thetavernersgodshill.co.uk
Chocolate Island - Chocolate Island is a factory and a shop and a café, all in one. They make their own delicious chocolates and there is a delightful café courtyard where you can make those difficult decisions over real hot chocolate and cake.Website: www.chocolate-island.co.uk
Brownrigg's Farm Shop - The farm shop and butchers on the edge of Godshill specialises in local food and meat and is perfect for picnic supplies or when preparing a family meal full of local flavours.Website: brownriggfarmmeats.co.uk
Godshill Cider Co. - Godshill Cider Company producing their our own cider, ginger beer, country wines and liqueurs. The shop in Godshill also stocks a wide range of Isle of Wight produce.Website: www.godshillcider.co.uk
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary - A family day out with the friendly donkeys at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Located between Godshill and Shanklin.Website: iwdonkey-sanctuary.com
Allendale Equestrian Centre - Godshill horse riding centre for rides in the local Isle of Wight countryside or fun horse riding lessons.Website: allendale-ec.co.uk
Walk or Cycle to Shanklin - This walk first follows the Stenbury Trail to Wroxall and then the cycle track to Shanklin. To reach the Stenbury Trail from Godshill head out of town along the main road towards Shanklin before turning right after 200 yards onto the trail. Continue up the trail to the Freemantle Gate (photo of the Freemantle Gate) which you pass thought and follow the path which bears left across the fields towards Appuldurcombe and Wroxall. There is a wide flat cycle way that runs from Wroxall to Shanklin. The track starts below the old railway bridge in the centre of Wroxall. If you are walking there is a footpath leading from alongside the bridge to the start of the track but if you are on a bike you must cross the bridge and follow the cycle path signs. Once you are on the track it is clearly signposted all the way to Shanklin. The track runs along the old railway line and the banks on either side are lined with lush vegetation.
Appuldurcombe is located on the edge of Wroxall in a rural area on the South East of the Isle of Wight. The area is known for the beautiful countryside and attractive footpaths which radiate from the village and put it within walking distance of some great destinations on the Isle of Wight.
By walking up onto the Down it is possible to follow the footpath across and then down to Steephill Cove and then on to Ventnor. In the other direction there is a footpath and bridal way across to Godshill where there is an excellent public house and restaurant (The Taverners).
A wide and level cycle track goes from Wroxall to Lake and from here it is possible to cycle on to the nearby seaside towns of Shanklin or Sandown.
Donkey Sanctuary - Lots of friendly donkeys that need a little bit of extra love and attention. iwdonkey-sanctuary.com
Pub Walk to Godshill - From Appuldurcombe follow signs to the Stenbury Trail which you follow to the Freemantle Gate (photo of the Freemantle Gate). The Freemantle Gate is a large stone gate which also marks the junction of the Stenbury Trail and the Worsley Go through the gate and continue along the Stenbury Trail down the hill on the other side of the gate till you reach the main Shanklin to Godshill road. Turn left onto the road and walk the short way into the centre of the village. Godshill has a great range of small shops and places to eat. For food in the evening you may wish to try The Taverners.
Walk or Cycle to Shanklin - There is a wide flat cycle way that runs from Wroxall to Shanklin. The track starts below the old railway bridge in the centre of Wroxall. If you are walking there is a footpath leading from alongside the bridge to the start of the track but if you are on a bike you must cross the bridge and follow the cycle path signs. Once you are on the track it is clearly signposted all the way to Shanklin. The track runs along the old railway line and the banks on either side are lined with lush vegetation.
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 Rocklyn Cottage Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
Dogs are welcome at the cottage and can be left in the kitchen for periods of time if the dog is not noisy or destructive. Puppies would need to be cased. We regret that cats are not permitted
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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.
Rocklyn Cottage is a self catering cottage situated on the approach road to Appuldurcombe House (which is managed by English Heritage). Appuldurcombe Road is a quiet country lane which forms part of the Sunshine Trail, a Mecca for walkers and cyclists alike, which leads up onto Appuldurcombe and Rew Downs, an ideal location for dog walkers.
The cottage is of modern construction, thereby complying with current building regulations, but is partially constructed from stone work which formed part of the Old School House previously on this site, which gives it a special atmosphere.
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.
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Rocklyn Cottage Appuldurcombe, Nr Wroxall, Isle of Wight were updated on 16/05/2015 10:58:48
Rocklyn Cottage has 156 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 29th July 2016 to 31st December 2016.