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Little Granville Cottage

Whitwell, Isle of Wight
Visit England Gold AwardVisit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
VE 4 star Gold
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A wonderful secluded and romantic holiday cottage for two
  • Perfect for exploring the beautiful countryside of the southeast of the Isle of Wight
  • Visit the popular coastal towns of Ventnor, Shanklin and Sandown
  • Ideal for keen walkers and cyclists following the paths and tracks across the island
  • Enjoy glorious scenery and breathtaking sea views
  • This is a deligthful location for a tranquil holiday
Property code: IC074

Just a short drive from sandy beaches and nestling in the heart of the beautiful Isle of Wight countryside, this cosy holiday cottage for two offers glorious views and comfortable accommodation.

Little Granville is situated in the grounds of Ford Farmhouse. It enjoys views across beautiful countryside and is within a ten-minute drive of the sandy beaches of Shanklin, Steephill Cove and Ventnor. It is a wonderful walking and cycling area with footpaths and bridleways leading from close to the cottage to nearby downs and to the villages of Godshill and Whitwell. There is a renowned walk which follows the course of the River Yar from its source at Niton to the sea at Bembridge. The nearby village of Whitwell has a great public house for meals, and within a few minutes drive there is also the village of Niton where there are excellent general stores, a public house, pharmacy and a beautiful church. The thatched village of Godshill lies about two miles away and has two public houses and a restaurant.

Little Granville has recently been renovated to provide attractive and comfortable accommodation for two people in one bedroom. It has been furnished and equipped to a high standard and is centrally heated and double glazed. There is an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen offering an electric cooker, gas hob, dishwasher and refrigerator with icebox; a pleasant dining area; a sitting room with armchairs and a flat screen television with a DVD player and Freeview. Patio doors open from here on to a pretty terrace with a table and chairs so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine whilst enjoying the views.

There is a separate double bedroom with a king-size bed. This room is well equipped with fitted wardrobes and a lovely en-suite shower room with a large walk in shower, basin and W.C. Heating and electricity are provided without extra charge. Wifi internet is available. A freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer are also available for visitors use in an easily accessible out-building.

A variety of birds, foxes, badgers, rabbits and hares are frequent visitors to the garden. In addition to the pretty terrace of Little Granville there is an area of garden where visitors can relax, and also a parking space immediately beside the cottage. There are fishing lakes in the village of Whitwell and golf courses in Ventnor and Sandown. Nearby places to visit include Ventnor Botanical Garden, Carisbrooke Castle, The Garlic Farm, St Catherine's lighthouse, Osborne House and a variety of stunning coves on the south and west coast of the island. There is a bus service within a 20-minute walk, and general stores and a public house just over a mile away.

  • 1 double bedroom with a king-size bed
  • 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • Electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher and fridge with ice compartment
  • Freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer available in an accessible out-building
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Property unsuitable for children
  • Regret no pets
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed linen included
  • Parking space by cottage
  • Within a short drive of Shanklin, Steephill Cove and Ventnor
  • General stores 1.6 miles and public house – 1.3 miles

This property is personally managed by Amy.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 7 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tricia 5th October 2018

The cottage was in a lovely spot on the south coast of the island, very quiet surroundings. There was an issue with a water problem that the owner has in hand but apart from that it was a lovely spot.

Reviewed by Alan Thurlow May 2018

A very comfortable cottage in a quiet, rural location yet very convenient for getting around.

Reviewed by Linda Dorey October 2017

This was our third holiday at Little Granville and I would recommend staying there to anyone who is thinking of going to the Isle of Wight. It is very clean and comfortable and within easy reach of so many lovely places on the island.

Reviewed by Neil Osborne August 2015

Ideal accommodation from which to tour the Isle of Wight.

Reviewed by John Moody July 2015

Lovely holiday, lovely cottage. Lovely place.

Reviewed by Mikchael Pike May 2015

Excellent location and well appointed and comfortable accommodation. Ideal for those wanting peace and quiet. Not surprised to find it is fully booked and just delighted to have found a single free week.

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