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 Sleeping 6+1 in 3 bedrooms;
Lovely traditional thatched cottage situated within a few minutes walk of the centre of the lovely village of Brighstone on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. The village is renowned for its pretty centre with several thatched stone cottages. There is also a public house and a small bistro/tea shop. The beach at Brighstone is within a pleasant 15 minute walk. This is also a wonderful walking and cycling area with easy access to the coastal path plus the beautiful downs which link Carisbrooke and The Needles on the western tip of the Isle of Wight.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
In the centre of the small rural village of Shorwell on the south west of the island and is only a 5 minute drive from a quiet beach at Brighstone. The cottage stands adjacent to a beautiful 11th century church. A pleasant old public house with a large duck pond is within a 1 minute walk and Shorwell still has its own village shop. There are a variety of small sandy coves within a short drive where visitors can enjoy swimming, paddling, boating and fishing.
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; Not suitable for children
This pretty thatched cottage is attractively situated in the grounds of Gillmans House, close to the centre of Brighstone - a charming village with many thatched cottages, an ancient church, post office, public house and National Trust shop. The village is surrounded by beautiful West Wight countryside and is less than a mile from the beach and National Trust coastline. Behind the village are the Brighstone Downs. Footpaths can be followed from here that lead to the renowned Tennyson Downs and The Needles. The spectacular coastal views from these downs are breathtaking.
Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms; Children welcome
This picturesque thatched cottage is very attractively situated, in peaceful surroundings overlooking Pound Green, on the outskirts of Freshwater. It is within a 15 minute walk of Freshwater Bay and Totland Bay. The sandy cove of Colwell is also nearby. The centre of Freshwater is five minutes walk away. Here there are a small number of shops, a public house for meals and a leisure club with indoor swimming pool.
Newly Updated; Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms;
Knighton Gorges occupies a wonderful position nestled in lovely East Wight countryside, in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. It has uninterrupted views across the beautiful Yar Valley to the Ventnor Downs. The house offers an oasis of peace, being a detached property with its own two acres of grounds and no near neighbours. The property dates back to the 17th century and used to form part of the buildings of the famous Manor House which once occupied the site.
New Property Sleeps 9 + 1 in 5 bedrooms
This beautiful traditional villa dates back to 1830 and stands within a 10 minute walk of the sea in the delightful small coastal village of Bonchurch. The beach of the larger seaside resort of Ventnor is within walking distance. The property has a wonderful country house feel with a delightful sitting room with open fire and french doors opening on to a veranda. There is also a lovely dining room with french doors opening on to the terrace; a well equipped fitted kitchen; a separate utility area; 5 delightful bedrooms - two double bedrooms, a twin room, a single room and a bunk bedroom; a family bathroom with bath basin and WC; a family shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC plus a cloakroom with WC and basin on the ground floor. Beautiful south facing secluded garden, with large lawn and terrace. Garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed outside. Trampoline in a corner of garden. In line parking in drive for 2-3 cars.
Sleeps 10+2 in 5 bedrooms; Children welcome
Woodington is a lovely Victorian Villa, with open sea views from the upper rooms, surrounded by a large secluded garden. It is one of a small number of individual properties in this peaceful coastal area with little passing traffic. It is situated on the south coast of the Isle of Wight in an area renowned for its mild climate.
New Property Sleeps 9 + 1 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Lovely detached house is in the coastal village of Bembridge, on the East coast of the Isle of Wight. It provides very attractive, well equipped accommodation of a high standard with a large fenced garden with hot tub. Village centre with restaurants and small shops within 5 minutes walk. Sea and beach within 15 minutes walk. Bembridge is renowned for its quiet beaches, small sailing harbour, fish restaurants and specialist food shops.
Sleeps 10 + 1 in 4 bedrooms
This lovely stone barn is attractively situated on the outer edge of Wootton adjoining delightful countryside and less than a mile from the coast. The sandy beaches of the seaside resort of Ryde are within a 10 minute drive. Wootton has several small shops, a hotel and three public houses, two of which have restaurants overlooking the attractive estuary.
We can book the ferry to the Isle of Wight for you at preferential prices and this can be added to your Isle of Wight holiday cottage booking. A quote will automatically be sent to you with the confirmation of your holiday. For more information visit Ferry crossing and booking information
Monkspath is a delightful detached house with a private heated swimming pool set in extensive private grounds and with coastal views from all the front facing rooms. It is very attractively situated in the small rural hamlet of Limerstone and is only 1.5 miles from the south west coast of the Isle of Wight. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty and the house is within a mile of the small picturesque village of Brighstone with its beautiful church, thatched cottages, tea shop/bistro, general stores and public house. There is a quiet beach at Brighstone which is good for paddling and swimming and several small sandy coves are within a short drive. This is also a wonderful walking area with footpaths following the downs at the rear of Monkspath on the Worsley / Tennyson Trail towards the Needles. The house is within a 15 minute drive of the market town of Newport and the attractive coastal town of Yarmouth, renowned for its sailing.
Monkspath is a lovely, secluded property protected by high hedging and large gates which open into the beautiful gardens surrounding the house. There are views across fields to the sea at the front of the house and there are fields and downs at the rear. The house has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide delightful, luxurious accommodation. It is centrally heated and there are fitted carpets throughout most of the property. It sleeps 11 plus a baby in 5 bedrooms. On the ground floor there is a light and spacious sitting room with comfortable sofas, wide screen LCD television / Freesat / DVD and a wood burning stove which provides a pleasant focus for the room during colder weather; a second small attractive sitting room with a sofa, a second LCD television / Freesat /DVD; an elegant dining room with a table and chairs which will comfortably seat 12 people. French doors open from here into a small conservatory where visitors can relax.
The kitchen is a light, spacious well equipped room with attractive fitted units, a range style cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, and dishwasher. There is also an AGA which will be switched on in the colder months and a central table for informal meals. A washing machine and tumble dryer are housed in the adjoining utility room. There are also two separate W.Cs with basins on the ground floor. Stairs lead up to three lovely double bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms are very spacious with King Size beds and have en-suite shower rooms with W.Cs. These rooms both have good views across the fields to the sea and one has a balcony. The third double bedroom overlooks the garden and has an en-suite bathroom with hand shower, basin and W.C. The fourth bedroom is also a lovely pleasant room with a full size bunk bed. There is a family bathroom with a bath, overhead shower and basin plus a separate W.C. A further small flight of stairs leads up to a spacious triple room with a connecting door into the playroom. Here there is a large dolls house and a wonderful colourful array of soft toys, books and games. From the playroom there are even more spectacular coastal views. A travel cot/high chair can be provided. There is a telephone and WiFi.
In the secluded gardens Monkspath has a delightful heated swimming pool and there is teak garden furniture and a charcoal barbecue. The heated pool is available from mid May to the end of October. At other times the availability of the pool is dependent on the weather. There is a cover available that will prevent a small child from falling in the pool. There is also a large trampoline (with safety nets) and a triple swing.
The gardens are fenced and there are large lawns and shrubberies at the front and side of the house. At the rear the garden adjoins a large paddock which extends towards the downs and which visitors are welcome to explore. Four cars can be parked in the drive. A rural bus service is within a few minutes walk.
For Christmas & New Year the house looks wonderful. The reception rooms are festively decorated and there is a Christmas Tree and lovely table decorations for special meals.
Monks Path is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Monks Path. Monks Path is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 16:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00.
For details on access to Monks Path for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.
Monks Path has 28 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 16th April 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means Monks Path is 89.23% booked for this holiday period with 33.1 weeks confirmed so far.
The pretty village of Brighstone has a great mix of thatched and period housing. The village centre is a vibrant place with a couple of shops and a pub and a restaurant. The Brighstone is by the sea and on the coast there is a long shingle and sand beach which extends up and down the west coast.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/brighstone
Seven Cafe, Brighstone - A cafe with decked area to enjoy breakfast and lunch.Website: Seven Cafe
The Crown Inn, in nearby Shorwell - A lovely riverside public house in the little village of Shorwell. Enjoy good food with a table next to the little river which teams with fish and bird life.Website: crowninnshorwell.co.uk
Brighstone Beach - The sand and shingle beach at Brighstone is a short walk from the village centre. The West coast beach extends all the way to Blackgang in the South and Freshwater in the West. Find out more about Brighstone Beach.
Walking the Downs - Footpaths from Brighstone take you up onto the Down from which you can take a hill top walk to Freshwater Bay to the West or Carisbrooke to the East. The Down affords wonderful views of the Isle of Wight and some vantage points allow you to see almost the whole of the West side of the Isle of Wight. Alternatively, one can follow the coastal path from Brighstone and enjoy the dramatic coastline towards Alum Bay which takes in Brook and Freshwater Bay.
The ride starts in Freshwater Bay, joins a cycle track on the edge of Freshwater town going to Yarmouth. After seeing Yarmouth, with it's castle and boutique shops, the route continues to Totland and Totland Bay, where there is a beautiful beach, and on towards Alum Bay where we turn back towards Freshwater.
This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Monks Path Cottage at BrighstoneDetails: Cycle Route 1 Isle of Wight
Marked route taking in two lovely stretches of countryside and attractive rural and seaside villages on the west of the Isle of Wight.The ride starts in Freshwater, goes along the cycle path to Yarmouth, across to Wellow and Chessell by road and then across the Tennyson Trail back to Freshwater.
This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Monks Path Cottage at BrighstoneDetails: Cycle Route 2 Isle of Wight
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A wide range of organised outdoor and indoor activities including kayaking, indoor climbing, coasteering, archery and paddleboarding.Website: isleofwightadventureactivities.co.uk
West Wight Alpacas - These alpacas would love you to join them walking along spectacular scenic trails in West Wight. Alpaca trekking is a fun outdoor adventure for all the family. No matter what your age, you’ll love them.Website: www.westwightalpacas.co.uk
Butterfly Tandem Paragliding Centre, found at Chale on the West side of the Isle of Wight specialises in first flight experiences for absolute beginners of all ages.Website: www.paraglide.uk.com
18 hole West Isle of Wight golf club with single day and holiday memberships.Website: freshwaterbaygolfclub.co.uk
The West of the Isle of Wight is best known for its unspoilt nature and dramatic coastline. The areas is far less commercialised and the many of the beaches can be enjoyed almost to ones self. West Isle of Wight beaches include Totland Bay, Freshwater Bay, Compton Beach, Brook Beach and Bembridge Beach.
Inland are the Tennyson Downs which connect Alum Bay to Carisbrooke. The Downs make a lovely walk even if you choose only to do a short part of them. Cycle paths and footpaths are especially numerous in this part of the Isle of Wight. View more West Isle of Wight Cottages
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