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A lovely home from home situated on a quiet lane
A warm welcome awaits you
Sit and relax together in the lounge
King-size bedroom overlooking the garden
A comfortable twin bedroom
An inviting dining area
Kitchen
A bright cloakroom
Modern bathroom wtih a separate shower cubicle
A serene spot for afternoon drinks or a meal al-fresco
The enclosed garden is perfect for little ones and our four legged friends
1 / 11  A lovely home from home situated on a quiet lane
2 / 11  A warm welcome awaits you
3 / 11  Sit and relax together in the lounge
4 / 11  King-size bedroom overlooking the garden
5 / 11  A comfortable twin bedroom
6 / 11  An inviting dining area
7 / 11  Kitchen
8 / 11  A bright cloakroom
9 / 11  Modern bathroom wtih a separate shower cubicle
10 / 11  A serene spot for afternoon drinks or a meal al-fresco
11 / 11  The enclosed garden is perfect for little ones and our four legged friends

Strawberry Cottage - Brighstone

Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Light and airy detached bungalow located in a quiet lane on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone
  • Enclosed rear garden with a large lawn and furniture for eating outside
  • Wonderful walking and cycling nearby to the quiet beaches of Brighstone Bay, Brighstone Downs and The Needles
Property code: IC132

Just a stone’s throw from the sea, this detached bungalow is the perfect choice for keen walkers and cyclists looking to explore the whole of the Isle of Wight.

This charming detached property is situated on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone, and is just over a mile from the coast. Brighstone is renowned for its 12th Century church, its centre of picturesque thatched cottages, a public house for meals and a general store which specialises in local produce. There are a variety of quiet coves on this south west coast of the Isle of Wight - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The beaches of Brighstone and Brook are particularly picturesque and unspoilt. Further along the coast is an area popular with surfers and Compton Bay is renowned for its fossils. This also an incredible walking and cycling area with a bridleway within a few minutes walk, linking with paths joining the Tennyson Trail which extends from the centre of the Isle of Wight to the Needles on the western tip. The nearby coastal path is amongst the most dramatic to be found in England and most of this coastline is protected by the National Trust. Nearby, there are also the National Trust gardens of Mottistone Manor.

Strawberry cottage has recently been renovated to a high standard, providing attractive and comfortable accommodation for four people. It is situated in a peaceful lane with little traffic as it is a no-through road. The property stands on raised ground, and from the living room there are views of Brighstone Downs and glimpses of the cliffs above Blackgang Chine. The living room is a spacious and sunny room with a large picture window extending along most of its length. It is furnished with deep sofas, and a flat screen television with Freeview/DVD. There is also an attractive dining area; a well-equipped fitted kitchen with an electric cooker, ceramic hob, microwave, slim-line dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer; a double bedroom with a king-size bed, Smart television/Freeview/DVD, fitted wardrobe and garden views; a twin bedroom with a fitted wardrobe; a bathroom with bath, separate built in shower, basin and WC; a cloakroom with WC and basin; a tiled and glazed porch for the hanging of outdoor clothes.

The cottage is doubled glazed and well heated, with a thermostatically controlled electric heating system. All heating and electricity is provided without extra charge. A mini HIFI/CD player with Bluetooth DAB radio is also provided. WiFi internet is available without extra charge and telephone for free anytime calls to UK land lines. A travel cot and high chair can be provided.

There is a fenced and gated rear garden with a rose border, a large lawn and a patio with garden furniture, so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. At the front, there is a pretty garden with wildflowers, shrubs and a perennial border, plus a private drive where two cars can be parked. Eight steps with a hand rail lead up to the front door. Bicycles and surfboards can be stored in the lockable garage. There is a regular bus service within a few minutes walk.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with cubicle shower and a WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed linen included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 large or 2 medium size dogs welcome, 2 large dogs by arrangement. (Medium sized example Springer Spaniel and large sized example Labrador)
  • Walking distance to a pub and village shop
  • Storage for bikes and surfboards
  • TV/DVD
  • Arrival: 15:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. 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

Amy Hendriksen

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 40 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lee 17th June 2022

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The bungalow was in a perfect village location for walking, also not far from beach, which is a few minutes in the car or about a 30 min walk through pleasant scenery. Strawberry cottage is well equipped and comfortable, super clean and tidy with a decent sized enclosed garden which suited our little dog. The village has a super little shop, a frieRead morendly pub + food, plus two cafes which are all dog friendly, the tandem cafe tucked away was especially good for cakes, and super helpful & welcoming Hide

Reviewed by Geoffrey 10th June 2022

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Lovely for the owners to greet us and leave a welcoming pack. Good location with access to the downs. Good local shop with lots of choice.

Reviewed by Rhona 25th March 2022

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Spacious, bright and comfortable property in peaceful location.

Reviewed by Ted 18th March 2022

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Almost perfect. Book it, I doubt that you will be dissatisfied. We just loved it.

Reviewed by Alison 4th March 2022

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Lovely, clean and comfortable bungalow. Pictures do not do it justice. Well equipped and in a lovely, peaceful part of the island. Really helpful owners.

Reviewed by Keith 14th February 2022

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We really enjoyed our stay at Strawberry Cottage. The cottage is very comfortable and well-equipped. Thanks again to Alison and Colin for being so helpful. We hope to return next year.

Reviewed by Joseph 7th January 2022

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Excellent accommodation, clean, well equipped with plenty of space The location was central enabling visits to other parts of the island with many lovely walks The owners of the accommodation had covered all the issues regarding Covid - 19 that was very welcoming indeed The holiday property is highly recomended

Reviewed by Linda 29th December 2021

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Reviewed by Emma 22nd December 2021

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A lovely bungalow which was well equipped and had beautiful views of the downs from the lounge window. The bungalow is situated in a lovely village with a friendly pub, village shop and newsagents/cafe within a 10 minute walk. There are plenty of footpaths/trails accessible from close by which meant we could leave the car and still access some loveRead morely circular walks. Would definitely recommend to stay and would happily return. Hide

Reviewed by Mike 13th November 2021

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The cottage was well situated for a variety of walks with the dogs, with easy access to a number of footpaths. The village is only a short walk away and includes the most amazing village shop. The cottage is very clean and equipped to a high standard. The owners take a real pride in the cottage and have not cut any corners. There has been a lot of Read morethought put in to make your stay as comfortable as possible,.It has a well maintained enclosed garden, which was ideal for our two labs between walks. Hide

Reviewed by Ronald 5th November 2021

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Reviewed by Garry 23rd October 2021

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The cottage was home from home,with an excellent standard of cleanlines/covid requirements. Our dog enjoyed the enclosed gsrden,

Reviewed by John 16th October 2021

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Reviewed by Gillian 8th October 2021

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Bungalow in lovely quiet and friendly village, well stocked shop within walking distance. Super walks straight from the door. Extremely clean property, the owners put in a lot of hard work to give it a personal touch.

Reviewed by Kevan 1st October 2021

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Strawberry cottage is simply one of the best we have ever stayed in .ideal position for walking and cycling

Reviewed by Christine 24th September 2021

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Reviewed by Brian 17th September 2021

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Reviewed by Linda 10th September 2021

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The owners had thought of everything and was very well equipped. They visited on arrival to explain a few things but information provided inside was great. Very clean with a beautiful garden to relax in. A welcome pack was a nice touch. We ate at the local pub The Three bishops, very friendly and the food was good, live music on a Friday evening. ARead morell in all a great choice. Hide

Reviewed by Roger 3rd September 2021

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A well equipped, light, airy and comfortable cottage on a quiet lane for us about a 20 minute stroll from the splendid local shops. The attractions of the western half of the island are all easily accessible. The local beaches and coastal path less than five minutes away. Everything you might need for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Debbie 27th August 2021

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Strawberry Cottage is a bright, airy and spacious bungalow set on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone. A very well kept property with lovely gardens ideally situated to explore the quieter West side of the island . Thank you Alison and Colin for a lovely stay.

Reviewed by Roger 13th August 2021

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Third time back to Strawberry Cottage, and as expected we had a lovely stay. Cottage has just the right amount of equipment to not feel cluttered or busy. A lovely place to stay and we will be back in the future.

Reviewed by Charlotte 30th July 2021

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Beautifully presented, this cottage is in a fantastic location close to Compton Bay and within a lovely village with a great shop. The cottage itself has everything you could need and is very peaceful and quiet ; a perfect place to stay to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We love it! Thank you to the owners.

Reviewed by Loretta 9th July 2021

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Strawberry Cottage is fantastic. The location is just right, near a few shops and a pub within walking distance. Great walks near. The cottage was spotless and the owners Alison and Colin left a lovely welcome pack. We spoke to them outside. Great cottage great location and we will be back for a third time.

Reviewed by Valerie 2nd July 2021

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A clean, comfortable and light filled property in the friendly village of Brighstone. The owners live a few doors away and are very welcoming and friendly. We wouldn't hesitate to stay at Strawberry Cottage again.

Reviewed by Debbie 25th June 2021

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Cottage was lovely, very clean. Very comfy. Lovely garden. Owners were very friendly and told us about the area. Brighstone is lovely for walking and cycling. The Three bishops pub food was lovely but service is very slow. The sun inn food had too much dressing and oils on it. A visit to ryde Gin distillery is a must. Lovely Gin and food lovely. BeRead morest pub was the blacksmiths in Calbourne I woukd give 5 stars and a compliment to the chef and waitresses. Hide

Reviewed by Ronald 11th June 2021

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This was our 4th year at Strawberry Cottage which should say it all. The cottage is very clean and comfortable in a quiet part of a lovely village and the owners are wonderful.

Reviewed by Paul 28th May 2021

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Lovely clean, comfortable cottage, situated in the quieter side of the Island but has now became our favourite side, we really enjoyed the coastal walks and walks along Brighstone Beach, this really is a hidden gem, especially with the dog and the Pearl Cafe is here which does nice afternoon teas with views. We enjoyed our meal at The Sun Inn, HulvRead moreerstone. Hosts were very friendly and informative and closeby if needed. Would recommend and we would definitely stay here again. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 7th May 2021

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We really enjoyed our stay at strawberry cottage it was well equipped and clean and very spacious. A nice village down the road about 10 minute walk with pub, shop etc everything you need. People friendly in the small newsagents / coffee shop. Would recommend the sun inn Calborne for pub grub good portions at a reasonable price which also offer a tRead moreakeaway service. Would recommend this cottage Hide

Reviewed by Linda 23rd April 2021

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Lovely cottage and garden in a beautiful, friendly village with easy access to the downs and many dog walking trails into and around the village. The cottage was very well fitted out for us and our two dogs. The owners had gone to great lengths to ensure a safe environment in these covid days and we felt safe. Thank you Alison and Colin for making Read moreour stay so comfortable. We will return again. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 16th April 2021

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Reviewed by David 5th December 2020

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A well located well equipped cottage for walkers and cyclists. Very welcoming owners and helpful video guides to using all the appliances and heating. Would definitely recommend this cottage and hope to stay again.

Reviewed by Michael 10th October 2020

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We really enjoyed our holiday at Strawberry Cottage despite Covid restrictions. Impeccably clean, and very comfortable. Ideally located for walking West Wight which we took full advantage of in the glorious autumn sunshine. A cottage wed love to return to.

Reviewed by Michelle 3rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Christine 26th September 2020

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Owners take such care and attention to make the cottage feel like home.

Reviewed by JUDITH 5th September 2020

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This bungalow lies in a quiet lane in a pretty village. The local shop has it all for any forgotten items. Perfect location for all activities. Beach, walking, cycling. WiFi was good. Loved the individual room temperature thermostats. Ideal for this time of year with cooler evenings and mornings.

Reviewed by David 22nd August 2020

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A delightful cottage very well located to enjoy the Isle. Fantastic beach nearby at Compton Bay which is brilliant for families - exploring, bodyboarding, dinosaur footprints and ice cream truck parked up in the car park etc. Brighstone is a small village but has everything you need. The Rainbow Fish & Chips in nearby Freshwater is worth a visit toRead moreo. Hide

Reviewed by Kathy 15th August 2020

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This was our third visit to this cottage and we have always loved being there. The owners make us feel very welcome. They have worked exceptionally hard to keep us safe during these difficult times, with great attention to cleanliness. The cottage is located in a quiet lane, with beautiful walks from the door. It is only around 5-10 minutes drive tRead moreo a couple of fabulous beaches. There is also a lovely garden and the village has a couple of well stocked shops. All in all it is highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Charlotte 1st August 2020

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Beautifully presented cottage with an ideal location close to fantastic beaches and countryside.

Reviewed by Roger 18th July 2020

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Third year back to Strawberry Cottage. Despite the Covid compromise still a lovely, clean, and airy place to stay. Great for walkers, cyclists and beach lovers alike.

Reviewed by David 4th July 2020

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The cottage was everything we expected and more

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