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The front of the cottage positioned in a set of three
The double bedroom with pretty beams
A lovely lounge to relax in
The dining area which is open to the lounge, perfect for socialising
The fitted kitchen overlooking the other pretty farm buildings
A nice space for a dip or a shower
The twin room with feature floor to ceiling beams
The lounge area
The farmhouse next to the cottage
The green fields beyond
1 / 10  The front of the cottage positioned in a set of three
2 / 10  The double bedroom with pretty beams
3 / 10  A lovely lounge to relax in
4 / 10  The dining area which is open to the lounge, perfect for socialising
5 / 10  The fitted kitchen overlooking the other pretty farm buildings
6 / 10  A nice space for a dip or a shower
7 / 10  The twin room with feature floor to ceiling beams
8 / 10  The lounge area
9 / 10  The farmhouse next to the cottage
10 / 10  The green fields beyond

Magnolia Cottage

Godshill, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A perfectly positioned holiday cottage in one of the loveliest parts of the Isle of Wight
  • Just a short drive from the sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor
  • Perfect for families, walkers, cyclists, nature-lovers and sightseers with plenty from your door
Property code: IC078

Nestling in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of the Isle of Wight and situated in the grounds of a delightful farm, this lovely cottage is a perfect base for a relaxing holiday.

Magnolia Cottage is situated on a farm in one of the loveliest parts of the Isle of Wight, lying at the foot of Appuldurcombe Down and above the picturesque village of Godshill in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A pleasant ten-minute stroll through the beech copse and across the fields leads to the centre of Godshill. This village is renowned for its church and pretty thatched cottages. It has a variety of tea shops and restaurants, as well as pleasant public houses. There is also immediate access from the farm courtyard to footpaths and bridleways, leading to Appuldurcombe and along the Stenbury Trail to the coast at Ventnor. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are under a twenty-minute drive away.

Above the arable fields of the farm lie sweeping open downlands, where sheep graze and over which guests are welcome to walk along the marked trails. From the top of these downs there are panoramic views across the Isle of Wight towards the Hampshire and Dorset coastline. Buzzards and skylarks are often seen from these downs. In nearby woodland Red Squirrels and badgers can be glimpsed, as well as a variety of wild flowers. In the spring, the bluebells carpet the woods in a blue haze. In the farm courtyard, owls and woodpeckers are frequent visitors.

Magnolia Cottage is one of three adjoining cottages that are south facing and overlook the attractive farm courtyard with its ancient Grade II listed barns and traditional farmhouse which dates back to the 17th century. From the rear of the cottage there are spectacular views stretching across the open fields to the church tower of Godshill, with St. Georges Downs beyond. The cottage has been carefully converted from an old barn and is a real home from home. It is furnished in a traditional style and is centrally heated. (Heating and electricity are provided free of charge). There is a spacious sitting room for relaxing with a flat screen television/Freeview/DVD, plus a pleasant dining area.

There are two bedrooms; one double and one twin room with floor to ceiling beams between the beds; a modern bathroom with a bath and overhead shower, and also a downstairs cloakroom with a second W.C. and hand basin. The cottage has a well-equipped fitted kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Guests have shared use with the other cottages of a laundry room with a washing machine and a tumble dryer. (Due to the current situation with Covid-19 the laundry room will unfortunately be unavailable for 2020.) A travel cot and high chair are available. Heating and electricity at no extra charge, and WiFi internet is available.

There is a sunny, fenced patio at the front of the cottage overlooking the fountain. Garden furniture is also provided. Within a minutes walk of the cottage is an open lawned area suitable for ball games. Here, visitors can relax with their children or enjoy a barbecue. Beautiful carpets of bluebells can be a joy to see in nearby woodland in late April and early May. Car parking spaces are available close to the cottage. A regular bus service and shop are within a ten-minute walk.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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, 1 ground-floor WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Patio with garden furniture
  • Car parking spaces available
  • Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer (Due to the current situation with Covid-19 the laundry room will unfortunately be unavailable for 2020.)
  • Part of a complex of 5 similar style cottages
  • Set on a working farm
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Towels available to hire for a small charge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating and electricity included
  • Bed linen included
  • Security deposit - £100 per booking
  • Walking distance from Godshill. Beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are within easy driving distance away
  • Please note that short breaks must commence from a Saturday

Amy Hendriksen

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Alistair 25th July 2020

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A very comfortable cottage for a family of 4 with a dog. A great location with beautiful views, Godshill only a 10 minute walk and plenty of lovely walks (or runs) from the door. Hosts are very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Amy 18th July 2020

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Reviewed by Donna 24th August 2019

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The cottage itself is beautiful and is in a beautiful location, great walk for kids and dogs into Godshill and 10 minutes from most attractions on the island. The garden is small however perfect for sitting with a glass of wine in the evening.

Reviewed by Colin 6th July 2019

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Reviewed by Sarah 22nd June 2019

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Fantastic property and location, will be back next year.

Reviewed by Anne 8th June 2019

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A very comfortable cottage within walking distance of Godshill, its tea rooms, eating places and attractions. Also very well placed for exploring all parts of the island.

Reviewed by Peter 1st June 2019

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Excellent central location, lovely quiet spot in easy walking distance of Godshill and a generally comfortable cottage but now a bit dated and with some limited headroom on the upper floor.

Reviewed by Audrey 25th May 2019

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Just returned from an excellent holiday at this cottage, weather wasnt great but position was brilliant. We have a large dog and there were plenty of walks from here. Very cosy, needed the heating on and it worked great, comfy bed, kitchen was well equipped,very friendly people.

Reviewed by Sue 18th May 2019

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Reviewed by Linda 11th May 2019

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Cottage location excellent, very spacious with lots of space, our greyhound loved it!

Reviewed by Karen 13th April 2019

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Reviewed by Martin 27th October 2018

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 8th September 2018

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Reviewed by Keith 1st September 2018

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Our cottage was spacious and very comfortable. We had all that we needed for our holiday. The location was rural and very quiet and tranquil, but only 5 mins in the car to a main road. Lovely footpaths and bridlepaths to walk with our dog, plus private secure garden where he could run free.

Reviewed by Lesley 4th August 2018

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