Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely 17th century cottage is built of Island chalk and brick and enjoys beautiful views across nearby lakes and open countryside to Ventnor Downs. Parlour Cottage is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful South Wight countryside. It is a marvellous walking area with footpaths that can be followed directly from the cottage in most directions. There are particularly attractive walks along the course of the river Yar; to the picturesque village of Godshill and to the nearby village of Arreton which has a public house, farm shop and cafe for meals. The cottage is excellent for cyclists as there is access to a network of cycle paths directly from the farm and arrangements can be make for the storage of bikes. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive.
Sleeps 4 including a baby in 2 bedrooms
This delightful detached stone cottage is located on a 400 acre arable farm which is also home to a small number of cattle and sheep. It is located on the south east side of the island within a 5 minute drive of the beach. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with footpaths leading from the cottage across the farm and joining a network of routes including the renowned Stenbury Trail which links Ventnor with the central market town of Newport and its dramatic castle of Carisbrooke. The larger sandy beaches of Ventnor and Shanklin are within a 10 minute drive.
Sleeps 4 + a baby in 2 bedrooms
This delightful Grade II listed stone cottage has been sympathetically converted from the former stables of the nearby Apse Manor. Groom Cottage is a large property with thick stone walls, wooden beams and an attractive appearance with four gables. It nestles within an enclosed courtyard approached through a lovely arched entrance. The original building dates back to 1695, and period stone door surrounds and lintels can be seen on its south elevation. Parking available adjacent to the cottage. Ferries can be booked for you at greatly discounted prices.
New Cottage sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms plus a baby
Shiloh is a Grade II listed barn which has been converted into a lovely 2 bedroom, single storey, cottage. It is situated in delightful countryside between the villages of Godshill and Whitwell and is only a 5 minute drive from the coast. The seaside resort of Ventnor is 5 km away and the sandy beaches of Shankllin and Ventnor are within a 10 to 15 minute drive. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with direct access to a network of footpaths including a wonderful walk along the River Yar which extends from its source in Niton on the south coast to Bembridge, with its beautiful wetland area in the east. The cottage has a secure fenced garden and is well equipped.
New Cottage; Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms
Delightful first floor apartment comprising the entire upper floor of a traditional stone built house adjacent to Ventnor Park Gardens and within a 10 minute walk of the esplanade of Ventnor with its beach and beautiful bay. Visitors can also walk through the gardens and along the coastal path for a short distance to Ventnor Botanical Garden and to Steephill Cove. The small shops and restaurants of Ventnor are also within a 10 minute walk. The property has been newly renovated and equipped to a high standard to provide very attractive accommodation with garden views and also glimpses of the sea from the smaller bedroom.
Sleeps 2 + 1 in 1 bedroom and mezzanine; Children 4 + welcome
Castle Cottage is very attractively situated within a pleasant ten minute stroll of the sandy beach of Ventnor and the quiet cove of Steephill. At the rear of the cottage is Ventnor Park and paths lead through these lovely gardens to the Esplanade. These gardens also adjoin the Botanical Garden of Ventnor which is renowned for its mild climate and rare plants.
Sleeps 5 + a baby in 3 bedrooms;
A traditional Victorian villa situated, on the south coast of the Isle of Wight, in the upper reaches of Ventnor. Within a 15 - 20 minute walk of the beach and with lovely sea views from the garden and several rooms. Equipped and furnished with care to provide very attractive accommodation.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms
Manor Stable is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful South Wight countryside. It is a marvellous walking area with footpaths that can be followed directly from the cottage in most directions. There are particularly attractive walks along the course of the river Yar; to the picturesque village of Godshill and to the nearby village of Arreton which has a public house, farm shop and cafe for meals. The cottage is excellent for cyclists as there is access to a network of cycle paths directly from the farm and arrangements can be make for the storage of bikes. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive. Ferry bookings can be made at greatly discounted prices.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Mead Cottage is attractively situated on a 12 acre farm on the edge of the small rural hamlet of Alverstone in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. This is a wonderful position for outdoor pursuits, walking, cycling, fishing and golf. In the village there are lovely water meadows and fishing ponds with hides for bird and red squirrel watching. There are many footpaths leading up on to the downs and towards the coast.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedroom
Puckaster House is beautifully situated; surrounded by its own six acres of garden and with lovely lawns going down towards the sea. Visitors have the rare opportunity to stay in a wing of this beautiful 'Cottage Ornee style house. It is situated in a wonderful walking area with easy access to the a spectacular area of coastal path which extends from Niton to the Needles on the western tip of the Isle of Wight.
New Cottage; Sleeps 3 including a baby in 2 bedrooms
Pretty stone cottage which dates back to the 15th Century and is Grade II listed. It stands in St Lawrence, a small peaceful coastal village on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. The cottage is attractively furnished and well equipped with central heating and a wood burning stove. It is a small, well designed cottage which sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms - all on one level.
Sleeps 2 + 1 in 1 bedroom
This lovely detached cottage is beautifully situated in delightful countryside, with the most wonderful open views across rolling lawns and fields to the valley of the River Medina which gently meanders into the distance. It is a peaceful location on the 35 acre Medham Farm and visitors have open access to the private meadow, lake and beautiful woodland of the farm. This is an area rich in wildlife with frogs, newts and ducks in the pond the garden overlooks.
Sleeps 2 + 2 in 1 bedrooms; Children welcome
Fodder Stable is on a lovely farm in beautiful countryside. From the cottage there are views across the fields to the downs of Ventnor in the distance. This is a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading from close to the cottage towards the picturesque village of Godshill or the coastal village of Niton. There is also easy access to the cycle route which crosses the Island. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This charming thatched cottage dates back more than two hundred years. It is a lovely character cottage, which has retained many original features. It is only a 10 minute walk from the beach and occupies a very attractive central location in the small coastal resort of St Helens overlooking the village green where cricket is played. Public house, restaurant and shop all within a few minutes walk.
Sleeps 5 plus a baby in a cot in 3 bedrooms
Located in the grounds of an old manor house in beautiful South Wight countryside near the picturesque village of Godshill. The Manor House is surrounded by lovely gardens which the cottage overlooks. Bridgecourt Manor Cottage is a stone cottage, converted from an ancient forge which dates back to the 1600’s. It provides attractive and comfortable accommodation for 5 people in 3 bedrooms.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 plus a baby in two bedrooms
Lovely detached bungalow, in a quiet lane, on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone, on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. Wonderful walking and cycling area with bridleways and footpaths at the end of the lane leading up on to Brighstone Downs. From here the Tennyson Trail can be followed to The Needles on the western tip of the Island or inland to Carisbrooke with its medieval castle. The cottage is only 1/2 mile from the village centre with public house for meals, bistro/tea shop, excellent village shop with local produce. The quiet beaches of Brighstone Bay are also nearby.
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Two Mead Cottage is one of a pair of cottages which stand in the attractive rural hamlet of Alverstone and is less than a 5 minute drive from the lovely sandy beaches of Sandown on the east coast of the Island. The cottage is located on a small 12 acre farm which is home to horses, cows and a few free range chickens. The farm is in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” and has a charming large pond which attracts ducks, moorhens and the occasional heron.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Magnolia Cottage is situated on a delightful farm in one of the loveliest parts of the Isle of Wight lying at the foot of Appuldurcombe Down and above the picturesque village of Godshill in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A pleasant ten-minute stroll through the beech copse and across the fields leads to the centre of Godshill. This village is renowned for its church and pretty thatched cottage.
New Cottage, Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This pretty thatched cottage, with leaded light windows, stands in beautiful countryside, only a few minutes walk from Calbourne Water Mill. The cottage was designed by John Nash as a lodge for Westover Manor and is a Grade II listed building with wonderful grounds of 3.5 acres. This is a lovely walking area with footpaths very close to the cottage leading to Newbridge, Calbourne and to the downs above Brighstone, linking with the renowned Tennyson trail to Freshwater Bay.
Sleeps 2 + 1 in 1 bedroom; Children 8+ welcome
This attractive property is situated in the grounds of Brook Lodge in beautiful South Isle of Wight countryside on the outskirts of the rural village of Whitwell. The village centre with its attractive church and public house is only a 10 minute walk away. The sandy beach of the seaside town of Ventnor is within a 10 minute drive and there is also easy access to the small quiet coves on the south coast and on the West side of the Isle of Wight.
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This charming cottage enjoys stunning views across lakes to the downs beyond. It is an individual property on a 40 acre farm which is home to horses and sheep. It stands on the edge of one of the Isle of Wight’s 'Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. There is a lovely pond with an abundance of wildlife including ducks, herons and swans plus two large trout lakes where arrangements can be made to fish. The lakes abound with a variety of birds making them a wonderful location for keen bird watchers and from the cottage visitors can watch Red Squirrels feeding. This is also a superb cycling and walking area with direct access to a network of cycle paths plus easy access to the nearby Stenbury Trail which extends from Cowes to Ventnor and also the Tennyson Trail from Carisbrooke to the Needles, on the western tip of the island. The central location of Marvel Cottage makes it an ideal base for touring the Isle of Wight. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are within a 15 minute drive as are more secluded bays on the west side of the island. The spectacular medieval castle of Carisbrooke is just a 15 minute walk away along picturesque country lanes and Osborne House, the island home of Queen Victoria is within a 15 minute drive. The nearby market town of Newport has a variety of shops, restaurants and wine bars.
Marvel Cottage has been skillfully converted from an ancient barn and provides, very attractive, well equipped accommodation of a high standard in delightful peaceful surroundings with stunning rural views from all of the main rooms. The cottage is centrally heated and double glazed. Double doors open into a lovely light and airy open plan area with a charming sitting room furnished with a large arm chair and two comfortable sofas; flat screen television/Freeview/DVD and music system; a dining area with a lovely circular table; a well equipped fitted kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, refrigerator with ice box and washer dryer. Access to a freezer is also provided. Stairs lead up to two charming bedrooms - a double room and a second bedroom with a zip and link bed which will be made up as a twin, or into a super king double if requested in advance. There is also a well equipped tiled bathroom with a built in ‘Myra’ shower, basin and WC. A baby bath/stair gate are provided and a travel cot/high chair can also be made available. Central heating/electricity without extra charge. Free unlimited WiFi internet.
French doors open on to a delightful terrace with lovely open views. Garden furniture and a barbecue are provided so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. The garden in front of the cottage has now been enclosed with attractive picket fencing.. Two cars can be parked beside the cottage or alternatively just outside the garden area. Children do need to be very closely supervised in the grounds due to the pond and lakes.
Visitors are welcome to roam across the beautiful farmland and enjoy picnics by the Trout lakes. Arrangements can be made to enjoy fly fishing on the lakes. Tuition and tackle hire are available. One of the proprietors is a professional palaeontologist and is happy to identify your finds of fossils and/or take you on guided fossil hunting trips. Storage is available for bicycles and dinghies by arrangement. Supermarkets, public houses, restaurants and regular bus service within an easy 20 minute walk.
The famous Isle of Wight Music Festival, held on the weekend of 21st June 2018, is only a 5 minute taxi ride away or a 35 minute walk mostly along the cycle track.
Marvel Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Marvel Cottage. Marvel Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from and 26th October 2018 to 20th December 2018.
For details on access to Marvel Cottage for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.
Marvel Cottage has 137 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 8th May 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means Marvel Cottage is 42.44% booked for this holiday period with 14.4 weeks confirmed so far.
Blackwater is found on the way to Shanklin from Newport. This rural area has excellent road access to almost anywhere on the Isle of Wight making it a great place to base a holiday exploring the Isle of Wight. A major bike or cycle path runs right through Blackwater which leads to the East coast or inland to Newport.
There are lots of walking and cycling opportunities to be enjoyed from Marvel Cottage and the surrounding Blackwater area. Here are a selection of described cycle routes you may wish to try on your holiday.
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 9 - Newport - Blackwater - Merstone - Rookley - Whitecroft
Isle of Wight Cycle Route 10 - Carisbrooke - Kingston - Shorwell - Bowcombe
Newport to Shanklin - Newport - Godshill - Shanklin
If you are planning a cycling holiday on the Isle of Wight you can view All Cycling Routes and Isle of Wight Cycle Information.
The centre of the Isle of Wight is best known for its historic monuments and beautiful countryside. The hills in this area are great for walking and exploring and paths fan out across the Isle of Wight. Carisbrooke, Bowcombe and Blackwater are found to the South and West of Newport. These small villages and Hamlets have unique access to all areas of the Isle of Wight and the sea is always less than 20 - 25mins away by car.
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There are new photos showing significant updates and improvements to these two self catering holiday cottages on the North of the Isle of Wight. Greenside and The West Wing are located in and around Cowes on the Northern Side of the Island. Greenside is located in West Cowes within a short walk of the sea …
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Virginia Cottage and Bramble Cottage are two self catering holiday rental properties located near Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight. They have new photos showing updates and improvements for this holiday season and some of the special holiday features now available. The location near Carisbrooke Castle is central and has excellent access to the …
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The North East Isle of Wight seaside holiday resort and beach at Ryde is a favourite amongst those wishing the relax on the soft sand or swim in the sea. Ryde has a long sandy beach which stretches from near the centre of Ryde and all the way South for over a mile. The beach …
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The self catering cottages of Hadfield and Spring Cottage are two holiday rental properties located in the grounds of Winterbourne House at Bonchurch on the South East of the Isle of Wight. Both cottages are within a pleasant walk of Ventnor Beach via the coastal path. Spring Cottage has four bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 …