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Keep an eye out for the red squirrels around this pretty countryside cottage
Watch your favourite film in the lounge
Cook and enjoy a family meal in the kitchen/diner
Take a well deserved soak in the bath after an afternoon enjoying the surroundings
A delightful place to lay your head
Admire the neighbouring countryside from the conservatory
Beautiful bluebells are a sight to see when the season allows
1 / 7  Keep an eye out for the red squirrels around this pretty countryside cottage
2 / 7  Watch your favourite film in the lounge
3 / 7  Cook and enjoy a family meal in the kitchen/diner
4 / 7  Take a well deserved soak in the bath after an afternoon enjoying the surroundings
5 / 7  A delightful place to lay your head
6 / 7  Admire the neighbouring countryside from the conservatory
7 / 7  Beautiful bluebells are a sight to see when the season allows

Beaulieu Cottage

Borthwood, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming cottage nestled in the stunning Isle of Wight countryside with views towards Culver Cliffs
  • Explore more than three acres of expansive garden and private woodland adjoining National Trust woodland
  • Close to Sandown Beach with its miles of soft golden sands
Property code: IC015

An enchanting cottage on the east-side of the island, where you can relax and enjoy tranquil countryside surroundings and gaze out at the wonderful views, towards the spectacular Culver Cliffs and dramatic Ventnor Downs.

This charming cottage is nestled in the beautiful East Isle of Wight countryside, adjoining National Trust woodland renowned for its carpets of bluebells and abundance of red squirrels. The cottage commands wonderful views towards the coast and Culver Cliffs, as well as of the Ventnor Down. Visitors have the freedom to enjoy over three acres of garden and private woodland. The sandy beach of Sandown is within a seven-minute drive.

Beaulieu Cottage has three pretty bedrooms up the cottage style stairs - one double, one twin and one single room. The latter is reached by passing through the twin bedroom and down a couple of steps. On the ground floor it has an attractive and comfortable sitting room with a flat screen television, Freeview and DVD player ; a well equipped bathroom with bath, hand shower, basin and WC; a kitchen/breakfast room with fitted units and a hard wood work top, an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. A freezer and washing machine are also provided. At each end of the cottage there is a sunny conservatory for relaxing and having meals whilst enjoying the beautiful views. Garden furniture is provided.

The cottage has been elegantly furnished with much care in a traditional style. Electric radiators keep the cottage warm, and heating and electricity are free of charge. The cottage has a wireless broadband internet (WiFi) connection. Beaulieu is one of two adjoining cottages and offers a lovely peaceful location for a holiday. (The adjoining cottage is only used as an occasional retreat by the cottage owner).There is no passing traffic and wild rabbits, red squirrels and woodpeckers are frequent visitors to the garden.

Guests can enjoy lovely walks directly from the cottage by following the footpaths and bridleways through the woods to the villages of Alverstone and Newchurch, or towards the coast at Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor. Cyclists are within a five-minute ride of the cycle path at Alverstone which links with Sandown, Newport and Cowes. Keen fishermen may make arrangements to fish in the lake which is only a ten-minute walk along the lane. Private parking spaces are available close to the cottage for two cars. Access to the cottage is along a gravel lane which is not suitable for low slung vehicles. A public house, food store and public transport are within 15 minutes walk. Smoking and pets are not permitted.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single which is accessed via the twin
  • 1 bathroom with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine
  • Electric and heating included 
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels for hire
  • Regret no pets
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Pub and shop within 1.5 miles
  • Short walk to public transport
  • Storage for bikes
  • TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Access to the cottage is along a single track gravel lane which is not suitable for low slung vehicles
  • Occupancy is 4 + 1  

Amy Hendriksen

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sudeep 23rd December 2020

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Lovely cottage located in rural countryside. We enjoyed being able to do different walks directly accessed from the cottage itself without the use of the car.

Reviewed by Jonathan 17th October 2020

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location was ideal - quiet and peaceful, in charming rural surroundings. Access is via an unmade lane, but we were able to use it in a Golf with no problem. The cottage is cosy, but has a lovely garden and extensive woodland to explore. We thoroughly recommend a stay here.

Reviewed by Ronald 10th October 2020

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The location and view was good. The track to the cottage was very rough, and the sides not cut back enough and scratched the sides of our car, the place smelt musty and damp, the condensation on the windows was very bad, the beds were hard. We will not be going back.

Reviewed by Joanne 3rd October 2020

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Beautiful little property. Ideal if you are looking for peace and tranquility. Walkways right on the doorstep.

Reviewed by Tracy 15th August 2020

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Beautiful little cottage with lovely open views to front and large garden to rear. Very peaceful. Single track off road to property.

Reviewed by Anthony 8th August 2020

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The location is very bucolic albeit that everything in the Isle Of Wight is never a very long drive away. The track that leads to the cottage is narrow & the final 100 yards or so might present a challenge to non four wheel drive cars if the weather is inclement.

Reviewed by Andy 25th July 2020

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Reviewed by Tim 18th July 2020

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Absolutely beautiful quiet location , only 10 min drive to shanklin beach

Reviewed by STEVE 14th March 2020

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Beautiful cottage in a peaceful location. Saw red squirrels in the woods behind the house and enjoyed exploring the garden. Cottage suited us perfectly as a family of four. Hope to return.

Reviewed by Jamie 15th February 2020

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Lovely characterful cottage in an isolated spot amongst the fields and meadows of south-east Isle of Wight. Cottage was clean, well presented and full of all the facilities youd need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Property is positioned at the end of a lane directly facing a meadow of horses and cows. Short walk to nearest supermarket. Easy Read moredriving distance to Sandown and Shanklin. Really friendly hosts. Hide

Reviewed by Tina 7th December 2019

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Reviewed by Audrey 7th September 2019

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This cottage is an absolute treasure. Hidden away in a peaceful location with no passing traffic and beautiful surroundings complete with its own wildlife and spacious garden it is the perfect place to relax and recuperate from the stresses of life!

Reviewed by Jeannie 27th July 2019

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Reviewed by Andrea 6th July 2019

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Beautiful surroundings, loads of wildlife, very pretty. If you like nature then this is the cottage for you.

Reviewed by Tina 15th June 2019

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Perfect cottage spotless, gardens are really tranquil perfect if you just want to unwind. Real home from home .

Reviewed by Ian 1st June 2019

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We love this cottage as a family! This was our second successive visit after staying here in 2018 and it didn't disappoint. What more can be said about this property? Well, the location, at the end of a quiet lane with no passing traffic, no street lights and just quiet which if this is for you then this property is ideal! The garden is massive, plRead moreenty of room for outdoor games, swing also in the garden for children and as for the wildlife, we saw red squirrels, rabbits and a woodpecker! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 13th April 2019

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