The view towards this pretty property
A lounge full of charm with exposed stone walls and beams
The double bedroom with plenty of space to unpack your suitcase
The twin bedroom with delightful windows
Kitchen with space to dine and a beamed ceiling
A light and tranquil bathroom
View over the lounge to the front gardens
The rear garden with views over the fields towards the downs
Finishing touches
1 / 9  The view towards this pretty property
2 / 9  A lounge full of charm with exposed stone walls and beams
3 / 9  The double bedroom with plenty of space to unpack your suitcase
4 / 9  The twin bedroom with delightful windows
5 / 9  Kitchen with space to dine and a beamed ceiling
6 / 9  A light and tranquil bathroom
7 / 9  View over the lounge to the front gardens
8 / 9  The rear garden with views over the fields towards the downs
9 / 9  Finishing touches

Paper Barn Cottage

Newchurch, Isle of Wight
Visit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
VE 4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
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

  • Friday changeover for 2019 - Saturday changeover for 2018
  • Sympathetically converted 18th century barn on a 12-acre farm on the Isle of Wight
  • Surrounded by open countryside with fantastic walks from the doorstep over the Downs
  • Terrace with garden furniture and BBQ for al fresco meals
  • An easy drive from the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin
  • Easy access to all the island’s top visitor attractions and places of historical interest
  • Great base from which to tour the local and wider area
Property code: IC092

This Grade II-listed 18th century barn has been beautifully converted to offer home-from-home ground floor accommodation in a peaceful rural setting.

The Paper Barn occupies an idyllic position on a 12-acre farm where horses are kept. The farm is surrounded by mesmerising open countryside. It is a delightful walking area and visitors can follow footpaths over the Downs from close to the cottage. The Paper Barn adjoins Squire Thatchers Barn and sits at the edge of a grassy courtyard which is often adorned by ducks. On the other sides of the courtyard, are the 18th century farmhouse, threshing barn and six stables where horses are kept.

The cottage has been sensitively converted from an 18th century Grade II Listed stone barn. It has been furnished and equipped with care and has attractive open views at the rear across fields to the Downs. The accommodation is all on the ground floor and follows an open-plan design which gives the feeling of space. There is a light and pleasant sitting room with comfortable sofas, television, DVD and a hi-fi system. The floor in this area is furnished with rugs over the original flagstones. There is a welcoming dining area and newly fitted kitchen with electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washer/dryer.

The cottage has two bedrooms - one double, and one twin room, plus a bathroom with a bath and overhead shower. A travel cot and highchair can be provided. Electric heaters keep the cottage warm in colder weather. Heating and electricity are provided free of charge. The cottage has a wireless broadband internet (WiFi) connection available at a small extra charge.

There is a lovely terrace at the rear of Paper Barn with open views across the lawn and fields towards the downs. Garden furniture is provided. A barbecue is available on request, free of charge. The lawned garden has a small pear tree and is a relaxing place to unwind. It is only a ten-minute walk from the rural village of Newchurch, which has a great public house for meals. The sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin are a ten-minute drive away. The market town of Newport is within a 15-minute drive. Parking spaces for two cars are adjacent to the garden. Access to the cottage is along a private lane which is bumpy in places. A rural bus service is within a quarter of a mile.

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.

  • Friday changeover for 2019 - Saturday changeover for 2018 
  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom – 1 shower over the bath with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer
  • Central heating and electric included
  • TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Terrace with garden furniture and BBQ on request
  • Bed linen included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Local amenities with easy driving distance
  • Saturday arrival for 2018 - Friday arrival for 2019

This property is personally managed by Amy.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Katie 2nd November 2018

A lovely cottage in a fabulous setting.

Reviewed by Robert 15th September 2018

This was a great holiday made very special by staying the perfect place. Paper barn is a wonderful place to stay with lovely views, horses nearby and a real treat the ducks coming to visit twice a day. if you like tranquility this is the place for you. I can not fault it in in anyway, and was nice to stay somewhere that was even better than the desRead morecription. In short superb holiday and would re book in a heart beat. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew Fardell October 2017

A comfortable cottage in a quiet location, well equipped for those that like to prepare their own meals. The heaters available kept the cottage warm on the colder evenings and soon warmed it up in the mornings. A lovely weeks holiday.

Reviewed by Caroline Goodchild September 2017

Paper barn is a lovely cottage with very friendly owners. Its in a peaceful location with views over open countryside. The ducks come to visit every morning! We had a very pleasant stay here and would definitely recommend the cottage to others.

Reviewed by Richard Nicoll August 2017

Excellent location in peaceful surroundings. Would recommend this property to our friends back on the mainland.

Reviewed by Matthew Roper February 2016

Lovely old cottage, beautiful location. Would recommend for short stays.

Reviewed by Vincent Simeone October 2015

Cottage lovely and views stunning would recommend to people but with the added comments above. If its peace and quiet you want this is the place highly recommend the Pointer Inn pub and restaurant.

Reviewed by Mrs S Tomsett August 2015

We had a lovely restful comfortable holiday here.

Reviewed by Thomas Partridge July 2015

best part of Paper Barn was the locality over looking fields just bird sheep and horse sounds breaking the silence

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