Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This is a picturesque thatched cottage in the peaceful village of Newbridge, at the heart of rural West Wight. It is situated in a country lane leading to a farm track and there is little passing traffic. Local footpaths lead to Shalfleet Creek and to the Tennyson Trail, from which there are spectacular views across the Solent and the South Coast.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 plus a baby in two bedrooms
Lovely detached bungalow, in a quiet lane, on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone, on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. Wonderful walking and cycling area with bridleways and footpaths at the end of the lane leading up on to Brighstone Downs. From here the Tennyson Trail can be followed to The Needles on the western tip of the Island or inland to Carisbrooke with its medieval castle. The cottage is only 1/2 mile from the village centre with public house for meals, bistro/tea shop, excellent village shop with local produce. The quiet beaches of Brighstone Bay are also nearby.
New Cottage, Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This pretty thatched cottage, with leaded light windows, stands in beautiful countryside, only a few minutes walk from Calbourne Water Mill. The cottage was designed by John Nash as a lodge for Westover Manor and is a Grade II listed building with wonderful grounds of 3.5 acres. This is a lovely walking area with footpaths very close to the cottage leading to Newbridge, Calbourne and to the downs above Brighstone, linking with the renowned Tennyson trail to Freshwater Bay.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms including a baby; Children welcome
Lovely stone cottage within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and only a 15 minute walk from the beach at Brook on the West Coast of the Isle of Wight. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area and there are spectacular views of the sea and the white cliffs of Tennyson Down from the farm.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (Adults and children 4+ welcome)
This charming stone cottage is situated on a lovely farm close to the picturesque village of Brighstone, on the west side of the Island. The cottage is only a mile from the coast and it is a pleasant walk across the fields to the sea. Here there is a beach where visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. The sandy coves of Colwell Bay and Totland Bay are a short drive away.
Recently made re-available; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children aged 8+ welcome
The Granary is a charming cottage, which has been carefully converted from the wing of a large ancient barn dating back to the 17th Century - Ningwood Green Barn. It is nestled in lovely peaceful West Wight countryside. This is a lovely walking area and is not too far from the coastal path.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 + child up to 18 months in 2 bedrooms
Milton Stables is situated on the south west side of the Isle of Wight within a 5 minute walk of Freshwater Bay, Tennyson Down and the coastal path which is particularly dramatic on its route westwards to The Needles. It is a detached property which has been converted from original stables - renovated with care to provide spacious, light and comfortable accommodation for 4 people with a large plan open plan living room with doors opening onto the courtyard garden; a fitted kitchen, and wet room. There is a ground floor twin room and upstairs there is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a small sitting room. The cottage has an enclosed courtyard which is fenced and gated.
Sleeps 4 plus a baby in 2 bedrooms
The delightful Methodist chapel was built in the 1800’s and has been converted into a wonderful cottage. It stands on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone on the south west coast of the island. The village is renowned for its lovely church, thatched cottages, village shops, National Trust shop, public house and teashop. Visitors can walk directly from the cottage and join footpaths to the beach at Chilton Chine (2 miles).
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This cottage is beautifully situated in Winkle Street – renowned for being one of the prettiest spots on the island with its lovely stone cottages overlooking a stream. The cottage is in a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading from close to the cottage. The south west coast of the Island, with its many quiet bays, is within a 10 minute drive and the market town of Newport, with its medieval castle, is also nearby. A lovely central location for exploring the Island.
Wagtails is situated in a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone on the south-west side of the Island. This picturesque, coastal village with its 12th century church and thatched cottages is well served by local amenities including a general store/post office, newsagent, library/museum and a public house which serves meals throughout the day and evening. This part of the Island is renowned for its excellent cycling and walking, with plenty of public footpaths and bridleways including, within a short walk of the property, the Tennyson Trail, which extends from The Needles on the western tip of the Island, to Carisbrooke on the outskirts of the county town of Newport.
The Isle of Wight Coastal Path and the beach at Brighstone Bay are also within easy reach of the property (approximately 1 mile), whilst the many coves along this stretch of coastline enable visitors to enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. In addition, one of the Island’s best kept secrets at nearby Compton Bay offers two miles of contrasting golden and dark sands with the opportunity to bodyboard and surf. The area is also renowned for its fossils.
This lovely detached bungalow has recently been refurbished to a very high standard with meticulous attention to detail. It provides very attractive and comfortable facilities for four people with two bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The accommodation comprises a delightful dining area in a conservatory style room with patio doors opening into the garden; a well-equipped fitted kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer; a lovely sitting room with a large bay window overlooking the front garden, a wood burning stove, two comfortable sofas, wall mounted LCD television with Blu-ray player and surround sound speaker system; and a grand piano, a prized possession of the cottage owners, which can be made available to a visiting pianist.
There is a beautiful double bedroom containing fitted wardrobes, French doors opening out to the rear terrace and a superb en-suite with a walk-in shower, basin and WC. The second, twin bedroom also enjoys access to the rear garden area and is complemented by a luxurious, classical style bathroom consisting of a roll top bath, overhead shower, bidet, basin and WC. Storage heating, electricity and Sky+ HD are all included at no additional charge, whilst a travel cot/high chair can be provided upon request.
The property also benefits from attractive front and rear garden areas with care having been taken to provide guests with a variety of areas for relaxation, including a cosy summerhouse, which is perfect for reading or just quiet contemplation. In addition, a stunning raised terrace provides the perfect sunny setting for al fresco dining, enjoying the breathtaking sunsets, or simply stargazing into the night’s dark skies, which this part of the Island is particularly renowned for. The rear garden area, which can be accessed from both bedrooms, provides a secluded and contemporary space where guests can sit and enjoy the cushioned rattan sofas and swing seat. This area is fenced and gated.
The garage and driveway are available for the parking of two small/medium sized family cars, whilst larger vehicles may be parked on the road at the bottom of the lane - a half minute walk. Steps lead up from the driveway to the front garden. A rural bus service is available nearby, whilst the village is within a 15 minute walk.
Wagtails is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at a charge of £12.00 at Wagtails. Wagtails 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.
For details on access to Wagtails 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.
Wagtails - Brighstone Isle of Wight
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|Wagtails Prices Per Week|
|27 May - 02 June 2017 - £749||03 June - 09 June 2017 - £599||10 June - 16 June 2017 - £619|
|17 June - 23 June 2017 - £619||24 June - 30 June 2017 - £635||01 July - 07 July 2017 - £725|
|08 July - 14 July 2017 - £775||15 July - 21 July 2017 - £825||22 July - 04 August 2017 - £1045|
|05 August - 18 August 2017 - £1045||19 August - 25 August 2017 - £1045||26 August - 01 September 2017 - £975|
|02 September - 08 September 2017 - £575||09 September - 15 September 2017 - £545||16 September - 22 September 2017 - £495|
|23 September - 29 September 2017 - £395||30 September - 20 October 2017 - £345||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £569|
Wagtails has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Wagtails are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week Pets (No. of) £31.00 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 Refundable Deposit £100 per booking
Pricing and Booking Notes for WagtailsArrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2
The pretty village of Brighstone has a great mix of thatched and period housing. The village centre is a vibrant place with a couple of shops and a pub and a restaurant. The Brighstone is by the sea and on the coast there is a long shingle and sand beach which extends up and down the west coast.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/brighstone
Seven Cafe, Brighstone - A cafe with decked area to enjoy breakfast and lunch.Website: Seven Cafe
The Crown Inn, in nearby Shorwell - A lovely riverside public house in the little village of Shorwell. Enjoy good food with a table next to the little river which teams with fish and bird life.Website: crowninnshorwell.co.uk
Brighstone Beach - The sand and shingle beach at Brighstone is a short walk from the village centre. The West coast beach extends all the way to Blackgang in the South and Freshwater in the West. Find out more about Brighstone Beach.
Walking the Downs - Footpaths from Brighstone take you up onto the Down from which you can take a hill top walk to Freshwater Bay to the West or Carisbrooke to the East. The Down affords wonderful views of the Isle of Wight and some vantage points allow you to see almost the whole of the West side of the Isle of Wight. Alternatively, one can follow the coastal path from Brighstone and enjoy the dramatic coastline towards Alum Bay which takes in Brook and Freshwater Bay.
The ride starts in Freshwater Bay, joins a cycle track on the edge of Freshwater town going to Yarmouth. After seeing Yarmouth, with it's castle and boutique shops, the route continues to Totland and Totland Bay, where there is a beautiful beach, and on towards Alum Bay where we turn back towards Freshwater.
This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Wagtails at BrighstoneDetails: Cycle Route 1 Isle of Wight
Marked route taking in two lovely stretches of countryside and attractive rural and seaside villages on the west of the Isle of Wight.The ride starts in Freshwater, goes along the cycle path to Yarmouth, across to Wellow and Chessell by road and then across the Tennyson Trail back to Freshwater.
This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Wagtails at BrighstoneDetails: Cycle Route 2 Isle of Wight
More Isle of Wight Cycling Holiday Information Isle of Wight Cycling Holiday
A wide range of organised outdoor and indoor activities including kayaking, indoor climbing, coasteering, archery and paddleboarding.Website: isleofwightadventureactivities.co.uk
West Wight Alpacas - These alpacas would love you to join them walking along spectacular scenic trails in West Wight. Alpaca trekking is a fun outdoor adventure for all the family. No matter what your age, you’ll love them.Website: www.westwightalpacas.co.uk
Butterfly Tandem Paragliding Centre, found at Chale on the West side of the Isle of Wight specialises in first flight experiences for absolute beginners of all ages.Website: www.paraglide.uk.com
18 hole West Isle of Wight golf club with single day and holiday memberships.Website: freshwaterbaygolfclub.co.uk
The West of the Isle of Wight is best known for its unspoilt nature and dramatic coastline. The areas is far less commercialised and the many of the beaches can be enjoyed almost to ones self. West Isle of Wight beaches include Totland Bay, Freshwater Bay, Compton Beach, Brook Beach and Bembridge Beach.
Inland are the Tennyson Downs which connect Alum Bay to Carisbrooke. The Downs make a lovely walk even if you choose only to do a short part of them. Cycle paths and footpaths are especially numerous in this part of the Isle of Wight. View more West 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 Wagtails Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
One large or two medium dogs by agreement. The rear courtyard is fenced and gated. Pets are not permitted on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the property and not to allow them to foul the garden. Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date.
(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.
Wagtails is a self-catering bungalow situated on the edge of Brighstone.It was built in the 1990s and has recently been extensively refurbished by the current owners.We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, but if you do have any queries please do call.We look forward to welcoming you.
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Wagtails Brighstone, Isle of Wight were updated on 17/05/2017 07:26:44
Wagtails has 0 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 29th May 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means Wagtails is 100.00% booked for this holiday period with 31.0 weeks confirmed so far.