Perfect for exploring the picturesque south east side of the Isle of Wight, this 16th century thatched cottage sits in alluring Godshill - a village renowned for being the prettiest on the island.
This charming 16th century thatched cottage stands in a quiet lane in Godshill - a village renowned for being the prettiest on the Isle of Wight. Seymour's Mews enjoys a wonderful central location in the village. Within a few minutes’ walk there is a restaurant, an excellent public house for meals, various tea shops, a chocolate shop, a model village and a beautiful church. Godshill is set amidst beautiful countryside and is a wonderful walking and cycling area, with footpaths and bridleways offering direct access to the nearby downs and following the course of the River Wye. The Stenbury Trail links Godshill with the coast at Ventnor and offers spectacular views. The village is within a 10 minute drive of the small coastal resorts of Shanklin and Ventnor and is within easy distance of the market town of Newport with its medieval castle at Carisbrooke.
The accommodation of Seymour's Mews comprises the entire upper floor of the property. It is set above charming tea rooms. An ancient door provides direct access from a pathway at the rear of the cottage to the upper level. Seymour's Mews has been sensitively furnished to provide very attractive accommodation. There is a lovely double bedroom with a fitted wardrobe and television, a pretty second bedroom with a single bed and a 3ft trundle bed beneath which can be used as a second single bed or locked into place to form a super king double bed. You will also find a bathroom with bath, hand shower, wc and basin. There is a charming sitting room with a leather sofa and arm chairs, flat screen television with Freeview, a spacious separate dining room to enjoy your meals, a fitted kitchen equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, refrigerator with ice box plus washer dryer. Access to a small mobile freezer can be provided on request. Central heating, electricity and WiFi internet is available without extra charge. A travel cot/high chair can be made available.
There is shared use of the garden which stands just above the cottage where you will find garden furniture and views across the village. It can be accessed by a separate entrance from the rear pathway and during the day may be used by guests of the tearoom. A car can be parked in a quiet lane within a two minute walk. There is a regular bus service offering easy access to Shanklin and Newport from where most of the island can be accessed. A train service from Shanklin links with Ryde and hover/FastCat services to the mainland with trains to London, the South West and South East. Please be aware that the pathway leading to Seymour's Mews is quite short but fairly steep. There are also a small number of internal stairs in the cottage.
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.