The view towards this pretty thatched cottage
A characterful lounge with ceiling beams & quaint cottage windows
The bright kitchen/dining room overlooking the garden
Cottage style kitchen
Down stairs bathroom
The cosy double bedroom
Views from the bedroom over the fields in the distance
Lovely garden with mature edges and rural views
1 / 8  The view towards this pretty thatched cottage
2 / 8  A characterful lounge with ceiling beams & quaint cottage windows
3 / 8  The bright kitchen/dining room overlooking the garden
4 / 8  Cottage style kitchen
5 / 8  Down stairs bathroom
6 / 8  The cosy double bedroom
7 / 8  Views from the bedroom over the fields in the distance
8 / 8  Lovely garden with mature edges and rural views

Laurel Cottage - Newbridge

Newbridge, Isle of Wight
Visit England rating: 3 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
VE 3 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A cosy and comfortable holiday cottage perfectly situated for discovering the Isle of Wight
  • Just a short drive from the beautiful and tranquil western beaches of Brook and Crompton Bay
  • This lovely cottage is ideal for anyone looking to enjoy delightful rural and coastal walks
  • Close to charming villages and towns including Newbridge, Shalfleet, Freshwater and Yarmouth
  • The nearby Yar Estuary is perfect for nature-lovers and birdwatchers
  • An ideal cottage for a relaxing holiday in glorious surroundings
Property code: IC071

Nestling in the heart of rural West Wight, this is a picturesque thatched cottage in a tranquil village, perfect for enjoying beautiful country walks, delightful villages and glorious beaches.

This picturesque thatched cottage is situated in a quiet lane, in the peaceful rural village of Newbridge on the west side of the island - only a five-minute drive from the coast, with beaches at Brook and Compton Bay. Laurel Cottage is in a lovely walking and cycling area. Nearby footpaths lead to Shalfleet Creek and to the Tennyson Trail from which there are spectacular views across the Solent and the South Coast. Within a short drive are the Yar Estuary and the nature reserve at Newtown, both havens for sea birds, waterfowl and rare wading birds. Excellent cream teas can be enjoyed at the nearby Chessel pottery.

Laurel Cottage is a semi-detached, stone built cottage which still retains many original features and has been carefully renovated to provide attractive and comfortable accommodation in a traditional style. The cottage is well heated with a combination of storage heaters and oil filled radiators. It has a fitted kitchen equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a separate dining area and visitors can unwind in the relaxing sitting room which has a comfortable sofa and chairs, a flat screen Smart television with Freeview and a DVD player. A door from the sitting room opens to reveal a staircase which leads directly up into the attractive double bedroom. Access to the twin bedroom is via the double room. A travel cot, high chair and stair gate are available. The bathroom is on the ground floor and has a bath, overhead electric shower, basin and W.C. Heating and electricity are free of charge. WiFi internet access is available.

Laurel Cottage has a pretty, fenced garden with a large lawn, shrubs and trees. Visitors can peacefully relax in the sunshine and games can be played. Garden furniture is provided. There is parking space for one car at the side of cottage. There are public houses in the nearby villages of Calbourne and Shalfleet, plus a variety of fine restaurants in Yarmouth and Freshwater. It is a five-minute walk to the seasonal shop and telephone in the village. There is also a regular bus service within a few minutes walk.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Twin bedroom is accessed via double room
  • Smart TV and DVD in lounge
  • Fenced garden with lawn and garden furniture
  • Parking space for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed linen included
  • Security deposit - £100 per booking
  • 2 dogs welcome or 3 small dogs welcome
  • 5 minute walk to the seasonal shop and telephone in the village
  • Beaches at Brook and Compton Bay 5 miles
  • Public houses in the nearby villages of Calbourne and Shalfleet

This property is personally managed by Amy.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John 12th October 2018

A lovely thatched cottage in a very pretty lane. Ideal for walks and only 500 yds from main road into Newport and other towns etc. Very clean and very well equipped. A large secured garden (ideal for dogs) Stairs to bedrooms might be a problem for elderly. Other than that, a perfect retreat.

Reviewed by Palmer Family September 2018

Lovely little cottage in a great location. Nice and secure for our doggies. Perfect location ideal for walks and not far from the town centre, would definately return

Reviewed by Guest September 2018

Another good time, second time around. Nice and quiet little cottage situated in a really lovely area on the island, plus our dog enjoys the garden as always!!

Reviewed by The Butlers September 2018

We have been lucky to stay in this lovely cottage quite a few times, thank you Laurel Cottage for another great time. We love the island very much.

Reviewed by Guest September 2018

A great week on the island. The cottage is great - very well equipped and lovely and clean. The garden is a fantastic bonus with a dog on holiday.

Reviewed by Guest September 2018

A great week on the island. The cottage is great - very well equipped and lovely and clean. The garden is a fantastic bonus with a dog on holiday.

Reviewed by Pam 7th September 2018

The cottage is in a quiet, peaceful area very relaxing.

Reviewed by Duncan 27th July 2018

We had a great time. The lady who looked after the cottage was very helpful. A good location with all the facilities we needed.

Reviewed by Jacqui Wilkinson August 2017

I was very impressed by the organisation for our holiday. The cottage was delightful and in a lovely location for walking our dogs. A bonus were the vouchers supplied by Island Cottage Holidays which allowed us to have reductions on meals at dog-friendly pubs. A lovely holiday.

Reviewed by Marilyn Williams December 2016

Most enjoyable holiday. We were very sad to leave we met some wonderful people including "our neighbours" and Janice the property caretaker gave us loads of useful information of local walks. A huge thank you. Marilyn, Hilary,& dogs.

Reviewed by Anthony Willmott August 2016

Very clean and comfortable cottage indeed. Peaceful and relaxing location with superb walks close by. The family and the dog really enjoyed their holiday

Reviewed by Sue and Paul Clarke July 2016

Laurel Cottage was very clean and comfortable and very well equipped. Spent time in the gorgeous cottage garden enjoying the wonderful views. Plenty of room to park the car in front of its garage which is always a plus and must add that the double bed was extremely comfortable.

Reviewed by Christopher Eaton October 2015

We had a wonderful holiday. The cottage had everything we needed and more. It has a beautiful garden with lovely views, very Dog friendly. We hope to be back next year, still a lot to see.

Reviewed by David Long October 2015

The cottage was excellent and we particularly enjoyed the garden. We would definitely like to return and would recommend to our friends

Reviewed by Andrew Plaistow September 2015

Wonderful cottage and setting. Beautiful garden and very comfortable environment

Reviewed by Jade Etherington July 2015

Beautiful cottage and would definitely return.

Reviewed by Colin Ryan July 2015

Very relaxing and lovely cottage. Perfect holiday spot and our dog was very happy in the garden and the lovely walks close by. Would happily return to this cottage for future holidays.

Reviewed by Keith C Parker June 2015

It was a wonderful cottage it completely suited us as a couple. We shall be staying there again

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