Comfortable single-storey property set in impressively large gardens and offering spacious accommodation for two guests, situated in the village of Whitwell on the south coast of the Isle of Wight.
This attractive property is situated in the grounds of Brook Cottage, in rolling South Isle of Wight countryside on the outskirts of the rural village of Whitwell. The village centre, with its picturesque church and public house is only a ten-minute walk away. The sandy beach of the seaside town of Ventnor is within a ten-minute drive and there is also easy access to the quiet coves on the south coast and on the West side of the Isle of Wight. Brook Lodge is set in a lovely walking area and visitors can join footpaths adjacent to the cottage leading to the Stenbury Downs, or can follow the course of the River Yar to the pretty village of Godshill or the nearby coastal village of Niton.
This detached brick-built cottage is centrally heated, double glazed and well insulated. It has been furnished and equipped to a high standard in a traditional style. The accommodation is on one level and all the main rooms overlook the garden at the rear of the cottage. There is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a television with Freeview and a DVD player; a bathroom with bath, built in separate shower, WC and basin; a well-equipped fitted kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine. There is also an open plan sitting room with a pleasant dining area. This is a particularly attractive room, beautifully furnished with a comfortable sofa and chair, plus a large screen television with a DVD and video recorder.
French doors open onto a patio with garden furniture where visitors can relax on sun loungers or enjoy eating outside. The garden boasts a large area of lawn, fruit trees and shrubs. It is a haven for wildlife including woodpeckers and red squirrels which visit the feeding box in front of the patio. WiFi internet is available. A car can be parked in the drive at the front of the cottage. A folding bed or use of the bed settee can be arranged for an extra person. There is a public house which is good for meals, telephone and Niton village shop, all within a ten minutes walk. A bus service is within a five minutes walk. Nearby places to visit include The Botanical Garden that is renowned for its rare plants and mild climate, Steep Hill Cove, Blackgang Chine Appuldurcombe House and Carisbrooke Castle.