The view towards this pretty traditional stone cottage
Inviting lounge with comfy sofas
Snuggle up by the fire in the lounge
Dine at the table with your loved ones
Prepare your favourite meals in the kitchen
Double bedroom with feature fireplace
Enjoy a restful night's sleep in the single bedroom
Bunk bedroom with a pop of colour
Bathroom with shower attachment
Enjoy an alfresco meal
There is plenty of outside space for the whole family to enjoy
A warm welcome awaits
1 / 12  The view towards this pretty traditional stone cottage
2 / 12  Inviting lounge with comfy sofas
3 / 12  Snuggle up by the fire in the lounge
4 / 12  Dine at the table with your loved ones
5 / 12  Prepare your favourite meals in the kitchen
6 / 12  Double bedroom with feature fireplace
7 / 12  Enjoy a restful night's sleep in the single bedroom
8 / 12  Bunk bedroom with a pop of colour
9 / 12  Bathroom with shower attachment
10 / 12  Enjoy an alfresco meal
11 / 12  There is plenty of outside space for the whole family to enjoy
12 / 12  A warm welcome awaits

One Elm Cottage

Roud, Isle of Wight
Visit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
VE 4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Plenty of outdoor space to be enjoyed with gardens to the rear, side, and front of the property
  • Excellent location within five miles of popular beaches at both Ventnor and Shanklin
  • Easy access to all of the Isle of Wight’s top attractions, including Blackgang Chine, Amazon World and Dinosaur Isle
Property code: IC046

Traditional stone cottage offering comfortable accommodation for up to six guests, enjoying a quiet location in a rural hamlet just two miles outside the picturesque village of Godshill.

This lovely stone cottage is beautifully situated in the peaceful hamlet of Roud, within a five minute drive of the picturesque village of Godshill and only a ten minute drive from the coast. The beach resorts of Shanklin and Ventnor are a 15 minute drive away. The hamlet of Roud is surrounded by rolling South Isle of Wight countryside and it is a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading to nearby downs, and a particularly scenic walk which follows the course of the River Yar southwards to Niton and eastwards to the coast at Bembridge.

One Elm Cottage is one of a pair of cottages - the adjoining cottage Two Elm Cottage sleeps an additional 6 guests and is also available to be booked for holidays. One Elm Cottage has been furnished and equipped with care to provide attractive and comfortable accommodation for five to six guests in three bedrooms. It is double glazed and heated with storage heaters and a wood burning stove. Several original features have been retained in the cottage including the flagstone/pine floors and statement fireplaces. On the ground floor there is a spacious sitting room with two large sofas, flat screen television with Freeview and DVD player, and a wood burning stove; an attractive separate dining room where meals can be enjoyed; a shower room with built in shower, basin and W.C; a fitted kitchen equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine. ( A tumble dryer is also provided in a separate area).

Stairs lead up to a bathroom with a bath, W.C. and basin, plus three charming bedrooms; a double bedroom with a standard double bed, a bunk bedroom for children and a single room which can be converted into a twin room by use of the full size single trundle bed if required. A stair gate, travel cot and high chair can be provided. Wifi connection is available. Electric heating and lighting are without extra charge. The cottage has a gorgeous garden with a large lawn at the rear of the cottage where games can be played. Further areas of garden are at the side and front of the cottage. Shared driveway with adjoining cottage which provides driveway parking for one car and an entrance through this garden provides easy access for when you arrive at the cottage and depart at the end of the holiday. At other times visitors have a private entrance from the lane which leads up ten steps to the garden. A trampoline with nets is another attractive feature of the garden for children.

There are general stores and three public houses which are great for food within five minutes drive, and the larger shops and supermarkets of Newport are within a 15 minute drive. Nearby places of interest to visit include Carisbrooke Castle, Ventnor Botanical Garden, Amazon Adventure, Blackgang Chine and only a little further afield is Osborne House, the island home of Queen Victoria.

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.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 bunk bedroom, and 1 single with additional single pull out bed
  • 1 shower room and 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner
  • Electric and night storage heating included
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Shared driveway with adjoining cottage providing driveway parking for one car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 3 dogs welcome (must be kept downstairs)
  • TV/DVD Beach 4.5 miles, pub and shops 2 miles
  • Sleeps 5+1
  • Book with the sister property, Two Elm Cottage, to sleep 12, perfect for larger groups

This property is personally managed by Amy.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Joanna 25th October 2019

A cosy, comfortable, well equipped holiday home, providing an ideal base to explore the island from. Plenty of space and the hosts had thought of everything you might need for your stay. Good facilities for young children too.

Reviewed by Mark 27th September 2019

The cottage and gardens were lovely,exceptionally peaceful with beautiful countryside. If there was one slight down side it would be the parking provided. Our dogs especially enjoyed the walk along the river Yar which is just a few minutes from the cottage. Overall a comfortable well equipped cottage providing a relaxing holiday. One thing I would Read moresuggest is not to miss your ferry and arrive in pouring rain and gale force winds in the dark it's quite hard to find. Hide

Reviewed by James 20th September 2019

very peaceful easy to find . great views from the garden . local shop only minutes away . house was very clean and tidy .

Reviewed by Simon 16th August 2019

Loved the property. In a quiet, peaceful, safe spot. Plenty of room and equipment. Had an excellent stay.

Reviewed by Jeremy 14th June 2019

Situated in a lovely secluded location but pretty convenient for anywhere in the island. Godshill was close by and we enjoyed eating in Woods (service and food really good - plus excellent gluten free support). All in all very good.

Reviewed by Alex 28th December 2018

Lovely cottage with loads of equipment, including games that we made the most of while there (the Isle of Wight Monopoly was the particular favourite). Lovely location and grounds. Well worth the few days we had there.

Reviewed by Lynne 19th October 2018

Lovely stone cottage in a very quiet location. The garden was ideal for children with plenty of lawned areas. There was a very sheltered shingle patio area which was southerly facing with table and chairs. The kitchen was well stocked and although small, had ample working areas to prepare food etc. This cottage would be unsuitable for wheelchair acRead morecess as the steps up from the road are steep and curved. Also parking only suitable for one car as the adjoining cottage would need to park. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 1st September 2018

Wonderful well kept cottage in the middle of beautiful countryside

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