Single-storey property offering attractive accommodation for four guests, boasting beautifully designed contemporary-style gardens, located just one mile from the Isle of Wight’s south coast.
Wagtails is situated in a quiet unmade country lane on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone, on the south-west side of the Island. This picturesque coastal village with its 12th century church and thatched cottages is well served by local amenities including a general store/post office, newsagent, library/museum and a public house which offers meals throughout the day and evening. This part of the Island is renowned for its excellent cycling and walking with plenty of public footpaths and bridleways within a short walk of the property, including the Tennyson Trail which extends from The Needles on the western tip of the Island to Carisbrooke on the outskirts of the county town of Newport. The Isle of Wight Coastal Path and the beach at Brighstone Bay are also within easy reach of the property (approximately one mile), whilst the many coves along this stretch of coastline enable visitors to enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. In addition, one of the Islands best kept secrets at nearby Compton Bay offers two miles of contrasting golden and dark sands with the opportunity to bodyboard and surf. The area is also renowned for its fossils.
This charming, detached bungalow has recently been refurbished to a high standard with meticulous attention to detail. It provides attractive and comfortable facilities for four people, with two bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The accommodation comprises a dining area in a conservatory style room with patio doors opening into the garden; a well-equipped fitted kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer; a sitting room with a large bay window overlooking the front garden, a wood burning stove, two comfortable sofas, wall mounted LCD television with Blu-ray player and surround sound speaker system; and a grand piano - a prized possession of the cottage owners which can be made available to a visiting pianist.
There is a beautiful double bedroom containing fitted wardrobes, French doors opening out to the rear terrace and a superb en-suite with a walk-in shower, basin and WC. The second twin bedroom also enjoys access to the rear garden area and is complemented by a luxurious, classical style bathroom consisting of a roll top bath, overhead shower, bidet, basin and WC. Storage, heating, electricity and Sky+ HD are all included at no additional charge, whilst a travel cot and high chair can be provided upon request.
The property also benefits from attractive front and rear garden areas with a variety of spots for relaxation including a cosy summerhouse which is perfect for reading or just quiet contemplation. In addition, a stunning raised terrace reached by steps provides the perfect sunny setting for al fresco dining, enjoying the breath-taking sunsets or simply stargazing into the nights dark skies which this part of the Island is renowned for. The rear garden area which can be accessed from both bedrooms, provides a secluded and contemporary space where guests can sit and enjoy the cushioned rattan sofas and swing seat. This area is fenced and gated. The garage and driveway are available for the parking of two small/medium sized family cars. Please note, that 5 steps lead from the drive up to the front of the bungalow, and there are several internal steps between rooms once inside. A rural bus service is available nearby, whilst the village is within a 15-minute walk.
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.