Beautiful country cottage
Relax in the spacious lounge after a day exploring
Take in the beautiful countryside views
Cook your favourite meals in this open-plan kitchen/diner
Get a good nights sleep in this king size room with en-suite bathroom
Further double bedroom
A single bedroom with a folding bed if required
Enjoy a long soak in the en-suite roll top bath
Shower room with WC
A pretty feature fireplace in the lounge (for decorative use only)
Wonderful countyside views
1 / 11  Beautiful country cottage
2 / 11  Relax in the spacious lounge after a day exploring
3 / 11  Take in the beautiful countryside views
4 / 11  Cook your favourite meals in this open-plan kitchen/diner
5 / 11  Get a good nights sleep in this king size room with en-suite bathroom
6 / 11  Further double bedroom
7 / 11  A single bedroom with a folding bed if required
8 / 11  Enjoy a long soak in the en-suite roll top bath
9 / 11  Shower room with WC
10 / 11  A pretty feature fireplace in the lounge (for decorative use only)
11 / 11  Wonderful countyside views

Rectory Cottage

Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Quiet country cottage with far-reaching countryside and coastal views
  • Less than a mile from the beaches at Brighstone Bay
  • A haven for walkers and cyclists with footpaths and the renowned Tennyson Trail nearby
  • Head to The Needles at the island’s western tip
  • Visit nearby Compton Bay, popular with surfers
  • National Trust gardens of Mottistone Manor are close by
Property code: IC102

Set within a stunning conservation area, with Brighstone amenities on the doorstep and superb coast and countryside views, this cottage is perfectly located for a quiet retreat.

Rectory Cottage stands in a quiet country lane in a lovely conservation area and enjoys superb views across fields to the coast and St Catherine's Cliffs. It is less than a mile from the beaches of Brighstone Bay and is within a three-minute walk of the centre of the pretty village of Brighstone, with its 12th century church, public house for meals and village shop which specialises in local produce. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with nearby footpaths leading to Brighstone Downs and the renowned Tennyson Trail, which links Carisbrooke close to the centre of the Isle of Wight with The Needles on its western tip. There are also paths leading from close to the cottage to the coastal path which is particularly beautiful here and offers extraordinary views. There are a number of picturesque bays on the west side of the Island. Compton Bay - a spot renowned for its fossils and popular with surfers is within a ten-minute drive - one of the best beaches on the Island. The National trust gardens of Mottistone Manor are also within a short drive.

This delightful stone cottage is Grade II listed and was originally a wing of the village Rectory. Now it is a completely self-contained property with its own private access and secluded garden. The cottage provides attractive and comfortable accommodation for 5 + 1 in three bedrooms. On the ground floor there is a fitted kitchen with a hardwood work top, a ceramic sink, induction hob, oven with grill, microwave, refrigerator, slim-line dishwasher, freezer and washing machine; an open plan dining area beside a large window within the kitchen with seating for six; a spacious sitting room with comfortable sofas and chairs, flat screen television with Freeview; a ground floor bedroom with a fitted wardrobe, smart television and French style bed providing a single bed for a child, or when pulled out a king-size double bed. The French style bed enables the room to be easily used as a second sitting room. There are a few steps from the hallway to the inner hallway and lounge.

Stairs lead us to two charming bedrooms with superb views; a double bedroom with open views across fields to the downs with glimpses of the sea in the distance; a much larger master bedroom with a super king-size bed, fitted wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with a Victorian style roll top bath with feet, basin and W.C.; a family shower room with walk in shower, basin and W.C. A folding bed, cot and high chair can be provided for a child. WiFi internet is also available. (We regret that the fireplace cannot be used).

Rectory Cottage has a south facing garden enclosed by hedges and stone walling. Garden furniture and a barbecue are provided so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. There is also a barouche which provides a spot to relax whilst enjoying the open views. A space is available immediately outside the garden gate to park a small car. A larger car (which is not over-height) can be accommodated by opening the garage door. Additional cars can be parked in the road beside the church or in the free village car park - five minutes walk. There is a bus service, also within five minutes walk.

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

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size, 1 double and 1 single (additional folding bed available on request)
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 en-suite bathroom with WC, 1 shower room with WC
  • Induction hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, slimline dishwasher and washing machine
  • BBQ in garage
  • Off-road parking available for 1 small/medium car on the driveway, accessed via a narrow lane. Additional parking is available on the road beside the church or in the free village car park
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels included
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub, shop and beach within walking distance
  • TV in living room and downstairs bedroom
  • Sleeps 5+1

This property is personally managed by Amy.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christopher 19th July 2019

The cottage is in a great location in the village of Brighstone with an excellent local shop and a pub with a good garden within 5 mins. walk. The house is extensive with an very good kitchen/diner (although lacking some kitchen utensils) and a large comfortable lounge. There are three double bedrooms although one upstairs double is fairly snug forRead more two adults and they all lack drawer storage space. The private garden has a practical table and bench set-up which is good for outside meals. Hide

Reviewed by John 5th July 2019

Rectory Cottage is located behind the old 12th century church and is within less than 5 minutes walk of the excellent village store which will cater for virtually all your needs plus PO counter facilities.The parking for the cottage is restricted but the public car park by the PH (5 minutes walk) is free. The accommodation is bright, airy and spaciRead moreous and ideal for a family of 4/6. Brighstone is ideally located for the south coast and all it has to offer Hide


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