Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This charming cottage is nestled in the beautiful East Isle of Wight countryside, adjoining National Trust woodland, renowned for its carpets of bluebells; abundance of red squirrels and rabbits. The cottage commands wonderful views towards the sea and Culver Cliffs as well as of the Ventnor Down. Visitors have the freedom to enjoy over three acres of garden and private woodland. The sandy beach of Sandown is within a seven-minute drive.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedroom
Situated in beautiful East Wight countryside on the outskirts of the attractive hamlet of Alverstone and within an easy 10 minute drive of the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin. The property enjoys beautiful views across open countryside towards Culver Cliffs and the sea can be glimpsed in the distance.
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.
Newly available: Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Lovely detached house, in a quiet lane, within a 3 minute walk of the beach and Ryde Esplanade with swimming pool and boating lake. The renowned sandy beach of Appley is also only a 5 minute walk away. Sea Whistle has been furnished and equipped with care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation. It has an enclosed south facing garden and off road parking.
New Cottage Sleeps 4 + a baby in 2 bedrooms.
Lovely farm cottage with delightful rural views across lakes to the downs beyond. The picturesque farm is in a wonderful cycling and walking area with direct access to a network of cycle paths, footpaths and bridleways, and private access to the Stenbury Trail which ultimately extends from Cowes to the coast at Ventnor. The Tennyson Trail extending to the western tip of the island is also easily reached. The cottage has been furnished and equipped with care to a high standard and offers charming accommodation in beautiful surroundings with ducks, swans and a huge variety of other wildlife including red squirrels as constant visitors. Horses are kept on the farm and trout fishing can be arranged. The central location of the cottage makes it an ideal base for touring the island.
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 6 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome.
Dairy Cottage is an attractive stone cottage enjoying rural views and with glimpses of Carisbrooke Castle from the master bedroom. The castle is within a 15 minute walk. The cottage is located at the heart of the Isle of Wight and within a short drive of the coast in any direction. Local walks follow the top of the Downs as far as Freshwater and Alum Bay and enjoy wonderful views all along the way.
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.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely Grade II listed stone cottage is attractively situated in a courtyard of 5 cottages in a delightful rural hamlet only 1.5 miles from the centre of Shanklin, a seaside resort with a large sandy beach which gently slopes to the water and is ideal for swimming and paddling.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms
Charming holiday cottage close to the centre of the small seaside town of Ventnor, on the southeast coast of the Isle of Wight. Within a 5 minute walk of Ventnor beach and only a few minutes walk of the boutique style shops and restaurants of Ventnor on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. Stylishly furnished and equipped with care. Private parking in the drive in front of the property.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This delightful cottage is very attractively situated in a peaceful rural hamlet in beautiful countryside but is only 1.5 miles from the lovely sandy beach of Shanklin, a small coastal town with a variety of restaurants and entertainments. The neighbouring seaside towns of Sandown and Ventnor are within an easy 10 minute drive. The cottage is in a good walking area with nearby footpaths leading to woodland and to the downs above Ventnor.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedroom
Puckaster Cottage is a lovely cottage in an attractive courtyard within the grounds of Puckaster House . The main house is surrounded by six acres of garden with lovely lawns going down towards the sea. There are sea glimpses from some of the upper rooms of the cottage and open sea views from the larger gardens. The sea is within a 15 minute walk and there is easy access to the wonderful coastal path which extends from the village of Niton to The Needles on the western tip of the Isle of Wight. The small resort of Ventnor is within a 15 minute drive and there is easy access to a number of small quiet bays on the south west side of the Island.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This is a wonderful retreat standing amidst a large garden, adjacent to woodland and the wonderful estate of Osborne House – the Island palace of Queen Victoria. The Indian Summer House has a fascinating history. From the cottage quiet lanes and footpaths can be followed to the sea which is only a quarter of a mile away. There is easy access to Cowes which is built astride the River Medina - a small chain ferry links the two parts.
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.
New Cottage Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms.
Rectory Cottage is close to the centre of the pretty village of Brighstone on the south west coast of the Isle of Wight in 'An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. It is only a mile from the sea and is in a wonderful walking and cycling area. The cottage has recently been renovated to provide very attractive centrally heated accommodation with a walled courtyard style garden. There are lovely open views across fields to the downs and with glimpses of the sea from the upper bedrooms.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms
St Catherines Cottage has been in the same family for three generations and enjoys an exceptional position with views across the lovely garden to the sea. There are sea views from several of the rooms including the sitting room, dining room and two main bedrooms.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
A wonderful beach front property beautifully situated on Ventnor Esplanade within a few steps of the beach where paddling, swimming, boating and fishing can be enjoyed. There are open sea views from the main rooms and a delightful large balcony overlooking the sea.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This pretty Swiss style cottage is situated in the lovely gardens of Ventnor Park. These gardens have sheltered lawns, well kept paths and excellent 18 hole putting green. Nearby footpaths lead up to high ground from where there are beautiful sea views. The sandy beach of Ventnor can be reached by taking a pleasant 5 minute stroll through the gardens and down to the esplanade. Footpaths also lead directly from the cottage to the quiet cove of Steephill and the Botanical Gardens.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Within a 2 minute walk of an attractive beach on the beautiful south west coast of the Isle of Wight. Here visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. The cottage stands on high ground and there are sea and coastal views from the property. Visitors can relax in the sitting room or on the balcony and watch the sailing boats pass by.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms;
Woodland Court is a beautiful seaside holiday cottage at St Lawrence near Ventnor on the South East of the Isle of Wight. It is within a 5 minute walk of the beach at Steephill Cove and only 2 minutes from the coastal path which extends eastwards to the lovely seaside resort of Ventnor and onwards to Bonchurch and Shanklin. The property enjoys glimpses of the sea and is in a very attractive location with a large garden. Furnished and equipped to a high standard.
New Property: Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms
Large detached house in lovely rural location adjoining Parkhurst Forest but within a 10 minute drive of the market town of Newport, the sailing centre of Cowes and the beaches of Gurnard and Thorness Bay. Spacious accommodation in quiet hamlet with almost no passing traffic. Two double bedrooms and one twin, a bathroom and en-suite shower room; large sitting room with wood burning stove. Central heating. Large secluded garden which is fenced and gated. Arrangements can be made for use of hot tub in the garden. Lovely walking area.
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (Adults and children 4+ welcome)
This charming stone cottage is situated on a lovely farm close to the picturesque village of Brighstone, on the west side of the Island. The cottage is only a mile from the coast and it is a pleasant walk across the fields to the sea. Here there is a beach where visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. The sandy coves of Colwell Bay and Totland Bay are a short drive away.
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.
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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. The River Yar, which runs through the centre of Alverstone, commences on the south coast of the Island at Niton and enters the sea at Bembridge in the east. Walking the course of the river has become increasingly popular. Sandown is less than three miles away with wonderful sandy beaches and with the lively entertainments of a small resort, also Sandown Golf Course is within easy reach. The long stretch of sand at beautiful Yaverland beach is also only a ten minute drive away. The village of Newchurch is within a 25 minute walk, along footpaths and here there is a good public house for meals. One of the well known Island cycle routes also runs through Alverstone, so there is very easy access to a cycling network which interlinks various parts of the Island.
The cottage is one of a pair of cottages which have recently been converted from a barn. The farm is home to horses, cows and a small number of free range chickens. It has a charming large pond that attracts ducks, moorhens and the occasional heron. The cottage has been renovated to the highest standards, furnished and equipped with great care to provide charming, comfortable accommodation for 4 people in 2 bedrooms. The cottage has under floor heating beneath an attractive tiled floor with panel heaters upstairs, the hot water is solar heated. There is a small very well equipped fitted kitchen with an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator with freezer section. A washing machine/tumble dryer are also provided in the cottage and there is access to a freezer in an outbuilding beside the cottages. There is a spacious open plan sitting room which extends across the width of the cottage and is a lovely light room with patio doors opening into pretty courtyard garden. There is a pleasant dining area beside the window and a wood burning stove provides a lovely central focus for the room in colder weather. It is furnished with a comfortable 3 seater sofa, arm chair plus television/DVD/Free view. A wet room is also on the ground floor with a shower, basin and WC. Upstairs there are two attractive bedrooms – one spacious double room with pleasant views across fields and a compact twin bedroom. There is a bathroom with a bath, basin and WC. A single futon bed can be provided in the double bedroom to sleep an additional child. Travel cot/high chair available. Heating and electricity are included without extra charge. Free WiFi broadband Internet available.
The cottage has a private attractive courtyard style garden which is fenced and gated, from which there is a lovely view over paddocks to the pretty pond. Garden furniture and a barbecue are provided so that meals can be enjoyed outside. Parking is at the rear of the cottage and there is space to store bicycles. A rural bus service is available within a few minutes walk. The Alverstone Marshes (Triple SSI - Site of Scientific Interest) with abundant wildlife adjoins the farm and it is possible to see a rich variety of wildlife. Nearby places to visit include Amazon Adventure, The Donkey Sanctuary, Seaview Wildlife Encounter, Carisbrooke Castle and Havenstreet Steam Railway.
One Mead Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at One Mead Cottage. One Mead Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 17th February 2018 to 22nd March 2018 and 27th October 2018 to 20th December 2018.
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One Mead Cottage has 249 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 12th February 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means One Mead Cottage is 22.91% booked for this holiday period with 10.6 weeks confirmed so far.
Alverstone stands just inland of Sandown on the East of the Isle of Wight. There are good connections with the coast and Sandown and Shanklin as well as Bembridge, Seaview and St Helens are all within a short drive. Alverstone was once a stop along the Sandown to Newport railway and now this route has been turned into a cycle track and footpath. The track runs across the local nature reserve of Alverstone Mead and the SSSI of Alverstone Marshes. These sites are excellent for bird watching and a chance to see a rich variety of wildlife. Local weather for Alverstone can seen at Alverstone Local Weather.
Pointers Inn, Newchurch - A popular public house for its food with locals and visitors alike. Pointers Inn, Newchurch Isle of Wight
Borthwood Copse - One of the best chances to walk and see red squirrels anywhere on the Isle of Wight. Borthwood Copse is a pretty woodland at Borthwood and is well known for the abundance of wildlife. You can view Borthwood Copse on Google Maps
Cycle Route 7 - The marked cycle route number 7 passes close by and visits Ryde, Brading, Alverstone and Upton. For more information visit Isle of Wight Cycle Route 7.
Sandown to Newchurch Cycle Track - A flat cycle track runs from Sandown to Newchurch and passes close by. You can easily cycle to the beach at Sandown or head inland towards Newport where there are routes peeling off to Godshill, Wroxall, Cowes and most of the rest of the Isle of Wight. Find out more about Cycling on the Isle of Wight
Blackgang Chine - Blackgang Chine is a popular theme park with rides, games and a maze to keep the whole family entertained. Blackgang Chine is also thought to be the longest running theme park in the world and many generations of visitors remember it for the adventure and excitement it offers. Located just outside of Niton on the South of the Isle of Wight.Website: www.blackgangchine.com/
Tackt-Isle Adventures - Tackt-Isle Adventures provides equipment rental, tuition and everything you need for an adventurous activity on dry land or on the water. Join us for dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, mountain biking and even Segway rides! Make the Island your playground.Website: tackt-isle.co.uk
Rosemary's Vineyard - Stroll round the vines, tour the winery, watch our ‘vine to wine’ video and enjoy free tasting of our wines, liqueurs, juices, and ciders. Admission is free and there are free vine tours every Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday at 11am, 12 noon and 1pm.Website: rosemaryvineyard.co.uk
Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club - 18 Hole East Isle of Wight Golf Club – visitors welcome.Website: ssgolfclub.com
The East of the Isle of Wight is best known for its sandy beaches and traditional seaside holiday resorts. The coast on this part of the Isle of Wight has excellent opportunities for swimming, relaxing on the beach and enjoying a traditional family holiday by the sea. The beach resorts of Shanklin and Sandown are the more popular resorts on the coast but excellent beaches can also be found at Seaview, St Helens, Bembridge and Whitecliff. Details of beaches on the Isle of Wight can be found at www.wightinfo.co.uk/outdoors-activities/beaches
The East of the Isle of Wight also enjoys beautiful rural areas which are crisscrossed by numerous footpaths and cycle paths. A coastal path running the length of the East Coast and on around the Island allows walkers to enjoy the splendid seascapes and take tea in numerous cafes and restaurants along the way. View more East Isle of Wight Cottages
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We have a beautiful short video with a view over Freshwater Bay on the West of the Isle of Wight that shows the beach and the self catering holiday accommodation within a short walk of the sea. The cottages available in Freshwater Bay are shown on the video with their location picked out so you …
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To give you an overview of Swanage and where you might like to stay in this beautiful seaside town we have produced a short video showing a pan across the town and the beach. Holiday cottage accommodation is picked out so you can see where it is in relation to the town centre and the …
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There is a new self catering holiday cottage available for large families wishing to stay by the beach on the Dorset coast. Bay House is a very spacious 6 bedroom holiday home within a few minutes walk of Swanage beach. Fantastic Swanage Location Bay House is located at the Southern end of Swanage in historic …
We have an all new Island Cottage Holidays YouTube Channel with new videos of Isle of Wight and Purbeck self catering cottages, holiday locations, places to visit and much more. You can subscribe to see new videos available every few days and learn about places to visit while on holidays. www.youtube.com/c/islandcottageholidays The first series of …
We have a new selection of videos showing the location of Isle of Wight and Purbeck self catering cottages with annotations showing local attractions, features and beaches. There are 5 new videos in the playlist below and to get a reminder when new videos come out click on the Subscribe Button below. These videos include …
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We welcome you to the Isle of Wight on a short break to see the first signs of Spring with a special offer on your ferry from just £49 return for up to 4 nights until the 29th March 2018. Select any 3 or 4 night short break holiday within this period to take advantage of …
Family holidays at self catering cottages are a great way to gather the family and enjoy a whole range of family activities. The Isle of Wight offers a great range of family activities and activities for children and young adults. Below is a list of accommodation with suggestions for local activities. The Isle of Wight …
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Keats House in Shanklin is back and available for self catering holidays on the Isle of Wight in the 2018 season. Regular guests will remember this cottage for its spacious living room, lawned garden, views of the sea and proximity to Shanklin Beach. Now it also boasts a new look with renovated and redecorated rooms, …
Etchings Cottage is a new self catering holiday cottage in Ventnor and within a short walk of Ventnor Beach. This exquisitely furnished and decorated holiday rental property has 3 bedrooms, 2 sitting rooms, a family dining room and a spacious kitchen. Etchings is ideal for family holidays by the sea on the Isle Wight. Ventnor …
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Appletree Cottage on the Isle of Wight has new photos showing updates for the 2018 self catering holiday season. This thatched cottage in Brighstone has changed the bedroom configurations to better accommodate families. These new photos show some of these changes. Apple Tree Cottage New Photos Bedrooms Appletree Cottage Isle of Wight Appletree Cottage has …