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4 Star Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Perfect 2017 100% guest rating 2017

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. This Isle of Wight cottage at Calbourne sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. Sweetwater Lodge has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2018. Read full description

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1 Bath
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Sweetwater Lodge Booking / Availability

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28 Oct - 17 Dec 2017
329 per week
18 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
570 per week
6 Jan - 9 Feb 2018
329 per week
10 Feb - 16 Feb 2018
349 per week
17 Feb - 16 Mar 2018
332 per week
24 Mar - 30 Mar 2018
545 per week
31 Mar - 6 Apr 2018
615 per week
7 Apr - 13 Apr 2018
605 per week
14 Apr - 27 Apr 2018
359 per week
28 Apr - 4 May 2018
399 per week
5 May - 11 May 2018
465 per week
12 May - 18 May 2018
495 per week
19 May - 25 May 2018
499 per week
26 May - 1 Jun 2018
765 per week
2 Jun - 8 Jun 2018
619 per week
9 Jun - 15 Jun 2018
625 per week
16 Jun - 22 Jun 2018
649 per week
23 Jun - 29 Jun 2018
669 per week
30 Jun - 6 Jul 2018
729 per week
7 Jul - 13 Jul 2018
799 per week
14 Jul - 20 Jul 2018
842 per week
21 Jul - 27 Jul 2018
989 per week
28 Jul - 31 Aug 2018
1075 per week
1 Sep - 7 Sep 2018
585 per week
8 Sep - 14 Sep 2018
549 per week
15 Sep - 21 Sep 2018
495 per week
22 Sep - 28 Sep 2018
425 per week
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2018
349 per week
6 Oct - 19 Oct 2018
342 per week
20 Oct - 26 Oct 2018
576 per week
27 Oct - 21 Dec 2018
332 per week
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
575 per week

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Sweetwater Lodge has live availability and prices.

Booking Fee £19.99 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.49 per week Pets (No. of) £31.00 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per week Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% of cottage rental Security Bond £100 per booking

Pricing and Booking Notes for Sweetwater Lodge

Bedlinen, towels, central heating and electricity at no extra charge.

Arrival Time 15:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1
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Steven Bibby -
cottage is stunning everything you need the grounds are lovely .we loved it there,its peaceful our dog had amazing time exploring the grounds we will be going back to the cottage best place we have ever staid in . to the owners thank you we had a lovely stay - Nov 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Nicola Weeks -
Sweetwater Lodge is chocolate box pretty with a beautiful garden and super patio. We would certainly make a return visit. - Sep 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Laura Albon -
Beautiful little cottage, very homely with gorgeous grounds - Sep 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Julie Stewart -
Cottage was beautiful with a fabulous garden. Well equipped and very clean had a very enjoyable holiday would certainly return - Jul 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Danielle Au -
We had a wonderful week staying at Sweetwater Lodge. The cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped and the location is excellent for exploring the Isle of Wight. Highly recommended. - Dec 2016 - Cottage Rating 4 Stars

Anthony Rodriguez -
Excellent property and grounds leading to a very pleasant holiday. - Sep 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Carolyn Jennings -
Sweetwater Lodge was awarded a 5 star review by Carolyn Jennings - Sep 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Paula Nash -
We did put comment in book it was absolutely beautiful the landlord of the Sun public house said they all new the lodge as Snow White Cottage it was more than I expected the whole experience fabulous just didn't have enough time for it all so next time longer. - Aug 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Nadine Stclaire -
A truly delightful cottage full of home comforts. Lovely to sit on the enclosed patio and watch all the wildlife in the surrounding woodland. We have stayed in the Autumn and Spring and it was idilic on both occasions. - Jun 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

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Dove Cottage Calbourne Isle of Wight
Dove Cottage Calbourne Isle of Wight

Dove Cottage

Calbourne Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
A pretty thatched cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to Winkle Street, in the village of Calbourne. It provides very attractive accommodation with a large garden for 6 people in 3 bedrooms. An ideal base for touring the Isle of Wight. The cottage is in a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading from close to the cottage. The south west coast of the Island, with its many quiet bays, is within a 10 minute drive and the market town of Newport, with its medieval castle, is also nearby. Ferries can be booked at greatly reduced prices.

Winkle Street Cottage Calbourne Isle of Wight
Winkle Street Cottage Calbourne Isle of Wight

Winkle Street Cottage

Calbourne Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This cottage is beautifully situated in Winkle Street – renowned for being one of the prettiest spots on the island with its lovely stone cottages overlooking a stream. The cottage is in a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading from close to the cottage. The south west coast of the Island, with its many quiet bays, is within a 10 minute drive and the market town of Newport, with its medieval castle, is also nearby. A lovely central location for exploring the Island. Ferry can be booked at greatly discounted prices.

Laurel Cottage Newbridge Isle of Wight
Laurel Cottage Newbridge Isle of Wight

Laurel Cottage

Newbridge Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This is a picturesque thatched cottage in the peaceful village of Newbridge, at the heart of rural West Wight. It is situated in a country lane leading to a farm track and there is little passing traffic. Local footpaths lead to Shalfleet Creek and to the Tennyson Trail, from which there are spectacular views across the Solent and the South Coast.

Dairymaid Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight
Dairymaid Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

Dairymaid Cottage

Shanklin Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (including an infant)
Delightful Grade II listed cottage in a quiet rural hamlet with lovely walks. The seaside resort of Shanklin, with its lovely sandy beaches, is only 1.5 miles away. The cottage has a pretty enclosed walled garden with fragrant plants. It has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard to provide very attractive, centrally heated, accommodation

Lavender Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight
Lavender Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

Lavender Cottage

Godshill Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
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 cottages.

The Hayloft Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight
The Hayloft Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

The Hayloft

Godshill Isle of Wight

Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms plus a baby in a cot; Children welcome
This lovely stone cottage occupies an attractive position in a quiet country lane, on the outskirts of Godshill. It has been converted from the original milking parlour of Lower Yard Farm and the building is thought to date back to the 1700‘s. A small riding stables is within a few minutes walk and most of the surrounding fields are home to horses. The centre of the picturesque village of Godshill, with its pretty thatched cottages, restaurants and tea shops is only 3/4 mile away.

Marvel Cottage Blackwater Isle of Wight
Marvel Cottage Blackwater Isle of Wight

Marvel Cottage

Blackwater Isle of Wight

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.

Wagtails Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight
Wagtails Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

Wagtails

Brighstone Isle of Wight

New Cottage Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms plus a baby in a cot
Wagtails is situated in a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone. This lovely detached bungalow has recently been refurbished to a very high standard with meticulous attention to detail. It provides very attractive and comfortable facilities for four people with two bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The property has attractive front and rear garden areas with care having been taken to provide guests with a variety of areas for relaxation, including a cosy summerhouse. In addition, a stunning raised terrace provides the perfect sunny setting for al fresco dining.

Vestry Cottage St Lawrence Isle of Wight
Vestry Cottage St Lawrence Isle of Wight

Vestry Cottage

St Lawrence 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.

Bayside Cottage Colwell Bay Isle of Wight
Bayside Cottage Colwell Bay Isle of Wight

Bayside

Colwell Bay Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4: Children 14+ welcome
Lovely detached bungalow within a 3 minute walk of the beach at Colwell Bay on the west side of the Isle of Wight. Delightful walking area close to the coastal path linking to nearby Alum Bay, The Needles and Tennyson Down. Restaurant and bar overlooking the sea within a short stroll. The property has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard. It offers very attractive and comfortable accommodation which is all on one level apart from one internal step. Fenced and gated garden with parking for 2/3 cars in the drive. Large raised garden area with outside furniture so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine.

The Indian Summer House Osborne Isle of Wight
The Indian Summer House Osborne Isle of Wight

The Indian Summer House

Osborne Isle of Wight

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.

Bats Wing Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight
Bats Wing Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

Bats Wing Cottage

Godshill Isle of Wight

New Property Sleeps 3+1 in 2 bedrooms. A baby under 18 months also welcome
This charming 16th century thatched property is in the centre of the pretty village of Godshill within a short drive of the coastal resorts of Shanklin and Ventnor on the south east of the Isle of Wight, It has its own external entrance from the rear and comprises the entire upper floor of the property. Below is a charming tea shop and small lace shop.

The Old Chapel Brighstone Isle of Wight
The Old Chapel Brighstone Isle of Wight

The Old Chapel

Brighstone Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4 plus a baby in 2 bedrooms
The delightful Methodist chapel was built in the 1800’s and has been converted into a wonderful cottage. It stands on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone on the south west coast of the island. The village is renowned for its lovely church, thatched cottages, village shops, National Trust shop, public house and teashop. Visitors can walk directly from the cottage and join footpaths to the beach at Chilton Chine (2 miles).

Apse Manor Forge Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight
Apse Manor Forge Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

Apse Manor Forge Cottage

Shanklin Isle of Wight

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.

Strawberry Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight
Strawberry Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

Strawberry Cottage

Brighstone Isle of Wight

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.

Brighstone Brew House Brighstone Isle of Wight
Brighstone Brew House Brighstone Isle of Wight

Brighstone Brew House

Brighstone Isle of Wight

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.

Milton Stables Cottage Freshwater Bay Isle of Wight
Milton Stables Cottage Freshwater Bay Isle of Wight

Milton Stables

Freshwater Bay Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 4 + child up to 18 months in 2 bedrooms
Milton Stables is situated on the south west side of the Isle of Wight within a 5 minute walk of Freshwater Bay, Tennyson Down and the coastal path which is particularly dramatic on its route westwards to The Needles. It is a detached property which has been converted from original stables - renovated with care to provide spacious, light and comfortable accommodation for 4 people with a large plan open plan living room with doors opening onto the courtyard garden; a fitted kitchen, and wet room. There is a ground floor twin room and upstairs there is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a small sitting room. The cottage has an enclosed courtyard which is fenced and gated.

The Granary Cottage Yarmouth Isle of Wight
The Granary Cottage Yarmouth Isle of Wight

The Granary

Yarmouth Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children aged 6 + welcome
The Granary is a charming cottage, which has been carefully converted from the wing of a large ancient barn dating back to the 17th Century - Ningwood Green Barn. It is nestled in lovely peaceful West Wight countryside. This is a lovely walking area and is not too far from the coastal path.

The Blacksmiths Shop Cottage Whitwell Isle of Wight
The Blacksmiths Shop Cottage Whitwell Isle of Wight

The Blacksmiths Shop

Whitwell Isle of Wight

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.

Apple House Totland Bay Isle of Wight
Apple House Totland Bay Isle of Wight

Apple House

Totland Bay Isle of Wight

Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms
Apple House is situated on the west side of the island, within a 10 minute walk of the beach at Colwell Bay. Here swimming, paddling, fishing and boating can be enjoyed. Totland Bay is also within easy walking distance. The coastal path from this area can be followed westward to Alum Bay, Tennyson Down and The Needles - a wonderful walking area with panoramic sea views. The centre of Freshwater is also within a 10 minute walk.

Beaulieu Cottage Borthwood Isle of Wight
Beaulieu Cottage Borthwood Isle of Wight

Beaulieu Cottage

Borthwood Isle of Wight

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.

Magnolia Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight
Magnolia Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

Magnolia Cottage

Godshill Isle of Wight

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.

Parlour Cottage Merstone Isle of Wight
Parlour Cottage Merstone Isle of Wight

Parlour Cottage

Merstone Isle of Wight

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.

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

Sweetwater Lodge has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. Sweetwater Lodge 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.

Sweetwater Lodge Guest Comments

Reviews and feedback for Sweetwater Lodge and holidays on the Isle of Wight

37 Guest Reviews for Sweetwater Lodge
5 Stars - (32)
Steven Bibby - Nov 2017

cottage is stunning everything you need the grounds are lovely .we loved it there,its peaceful our dog had amazing time exploring the grounds we will be going back to the cottage best place we have ever staid in . to the owners thank you we had a lovely stay Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nicola Weeks - Sep 2017

Sweetwater Lodge is chocolate box pretty with a beautiful garden and super patio. We would certainly make a return visit. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Laura Albon - Sep 2017

Beautiful little cottage, very homely with gorgeous grounds Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julie Stewart - Jul 2017

Cottage was beautiful with a fabulous garden. Well equipped and very clean had a very enjoyable holiday would certainly return Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Anthony Rodriguez - Sep 2016

Excellent property and grounds leading to a very pleasant holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Carolyn Jennings - Sep 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Paula Nash - Aug 2016

We did put comment in book it was absolutely beautiful the landlord of the Sun public house said they all new the lodge as Snow White Cottage it was more than I expected the whole experience fabulous just didn't have enough time for it all so next time longer. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nadine Stclaire - Jun 2016

A truly delightful cottage full of home comforts. Lovely to sit on the enclosed patio and watch all the wildlife in the surrounding woodland. We have stayed in the Autumn and Spring and it was idilic on both occasions. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Gina Peace - Apr 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Garry Sherwood - Mar 2016

Absolutely beautiful cottage in the most gorgeous grounds.The cottage is equipped with everything you could possibly need and the furnishings are of a high quality. Fresh flowers,cakes and a tea tray laid out welcomes you on arrival and the cottage is very clean and very cosy. Would highly recommended it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Joy Seymour - Feb 2016

A Christmas tree with twinkly lights, two lovely poinsettias, and goodies in the fridge. A dog bed, biscuits and a ball for Tilly the Springer, what a welcome. The best in over 40 years of self catering. Then a tour around the delightful Sweetwater Lodge, which was cosy, warm and welcoming. It felt so comfortable for the week, and was a haven to come back to after being out in the awful weather. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Ross McEwan - Dec 2015

Beautiful picture book cottage with lovely interior space. warm and comfortable made for a really relaxing holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Pauline Carter - Nov 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lesley Thomas - Oct 2015

A lovely cottage in beautiful grounds. Everything you could possibly need for a relaxing break. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. The flowers and cakes were a thoughtful gift and the dog treats were much appreciated by Ike. We would highly recommend this cottage to anyone. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Grant Oliver - Aug 2015

The cottage and grounds are beautiful. We had a great time at Sweetwater Lodge and would really highly recommend it.We thought it looked great on the website but when you see it in person, it's absolutely fantastic! We would definitely stay here again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rod Simmons - Jul 2015

Great lodge, very pretty (even the well has a thatched roof). Wonderful grounds. Loved it. Comfortable and relaxing. Great for the dog too. Much consideration has gone into making you welcome with some really friendly touches. Loved it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Amanda Cartwright - Jul 2015

Amazing place to stay, ideal location, stunning gardens, a hidden gem. Well furnished and clean. Lots of extra homely touches, clearly thoughtful owners who have considered what vistors would need. Summerhouse lovely, well-equipped kitchen, spacious for a family of 4 and perfect for a dog. Will definitely stay again! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

James Russell - May 2015

The best ever stayed in. We will be back Frankie the dog is demanding it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nick M Hume - Apr 2015

We had a fantastic week at Sweetwater Lodge. The cottage was extremely clean and comfortable with good quality bedding and kitchen appliances. The real highlight for us was the garden with its pond, stream, woodland and gorgeous summerhouse. We look forward to visiting again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sue Moir - Apr 2015

A nice welcome was the flowers and fairy cakes for us and a very nice touch was the towel for dog and biscuits and food pouch of food for cat and beds for both. Definitely a come again at any time of year. Walking area great . Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Chris Levett - Mar 2015

Fantastic, comfortable cottage ideally sited for Island exploring - highly recommended. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Te Rockall - Mar 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Martin Howcroft - Jan 2015

We had a fabulous New Year break here. The cottage is well equipped and well placed for getting about the island. The owners could not be more helpful. The cottage could not be cleaner. All you have to do is open some wine,down and relax. Good long walks too! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Laura Albon - Nov 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Ron Mardle - Oct 2014

Brilliant cottage, very welcoming. As I am very fussy about cleanliness it was best cottage we have been to and even though they take several dogs throughout the year it was still excellent. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Christopher Reason - Oct 2014

Sweetwater Lodge provides a perfect setting for a relaxing 'away from it all' break. Comfortable accommodation and a superb location within easy reach of many of the island's main attractions. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rachel Dyson - Aug 2014

Lovely clean and cosy cottage. Many extra touches from the owners, making the cottage the perfect holiday home. The garden is just wonderful for relaxing in and lots of space for the children and dog to play. 5* Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Michael Lewendon - Jun 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Douglas Coppin - May 2014

Fantastic cottage. Beautifully furnished and comprehensively equipped. Our first ever cottage holiday. Island Cottage Holidays and Sweetwater Lodge have set the bar at the highest level. Thank you Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mike Donnan - Apr 2014

Fabulous place.. Pretty, well equipped and comfy.. Great garden. Loved it! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Christopher Golynia - Apr 2014

Such a comfy cosy cottage,in a fairytale woodland setting! abundant wildlife : it was a treat to see two red squirrels from the bedroom window! We loved everything about the cottage and garden except the high step between the lounge and hall.....Thank you for the maps. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Brian Foster - Feb 2014

Springwater is a really special cottage, full of character but also clean and modern too. The owners have gone the "extra mile" to make the visitor comfortable. Due to the weather we were unable to explore the garden properly and would like to return again to fully enjoy it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

4 Stars - (3)
Danielle Au - Dec 2016

We had a wonderful week staying at Sweetwater Lodge. The cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped and the location is excellent for exploring the Isle of Wight. Highly recommended. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Allison Thompson - Oct 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Susan Hutchins - Apr 2014

Sweetwater Cottage is a very sweet cottage very well equipped with all modern things especially in the kitchen, it was one of the best equipped places that we have stayed at. There were many thoughtful touches like cakes, flowers and things for our dogs. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

3 Stars - (2)
Delia Goldie - Jul 2016

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

Frances Furber - Oct 2014

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

2 Stars
1 Stars
Steven Bibby - Nov 2017

cottage is stunning everything you need the grounds are lovely .we loved it there,its peaceful our dog had amazing time exploring the grounds we will be going back to the cottage best place we have ever staid in . to the owners thank you we had a lovely stay Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nicola Weeks - Sep 2017

Sweetwater Lodge is chocolate box pretty with a beautiful garden and super patio. We would certainly make a return visit. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Laura Albon - Sep 2017

Beautiful little cottage, very homely with gorgeous grounds Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julie Stewart - Jul 2017

Cottage was beautiful with a fabulous garden. Well equipped and very clean had a very enjoyable holiday would certainly return Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Danielle Au - Dec 2016

We had a wonderful week staying at Sweetwater Lodge. The cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped and the location is excellent for exploring the Isle of Wight. Highly recommended. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Anthony Rodriguez - Sep 2016

Excellent property and grounds leading to a very pleasant holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Carolyn Jennings - Sep 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Paula Nash - Aug 2016

We did put comment in book it was absolutely beautiful the landlord of the Sun public house said they all new the lodge as Snow White Cottage it was more than I expected the whole experience fabulous just didn't have enough time for it all so next time longer. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nadine Stclaire - Jun 2016

A truly delightful cottage full of home comforts. Lovely to sit on the enclosed patio and watch all the wildlife in the surrounding woodland. We have stayed in the Autumn and Spring and it was idilic on both occasions. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Gina Peace - Apr 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Garry Sherwood - Mar 2016

Absolutely beautiful cottage in the most gorgeous grounds.The cottage is equipped with everything you could possibly need and the furnishings are of a high quality. Fresh flowers,cakes and a tea tray laid out welcomes you on arrival and the cottage is very clean and very cosy. Would highly recommended it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Joy Seymour - Feb 2016

A Christmas tree with twinkly lights, two lovely poinsettias, and goodies in the fridge. A dog bed, biscuits and a ball for Tilly the Springer, what a welcome. The best in over 40 years of self catering. Then a tour around the delightful Sweetwater Lodge, which was cosy, warm and welcoming. It felt so comfortable for the week, and was a haven to come back to after being out in the awful weather. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Ross McEwan - Dec 2015

Beautiful picture book cottage with lovely interior space. warm and comfortable made for a really relaxing holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Pauline Carter - Nov 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lesley Thomas - Oct 2015

A lovely cottage in beautiful grounds. Everything you could possibly need for a relaxing break. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. The flowers and cakes were a thoughtful gift and the dog treats were much appreciated by Ike. We would highly recommend this cottage to anyone. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Allison Thompson - Oct 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Grant Oliver - Aug 2015

The cottage and grounds are beautiful. We had a great time at Sweetwater Lodge and would really highly recommend it.We thought it looked great on the website but when you see it in person, it's absolutely fantastic! We would definitely stay here again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rod Simmons - Jul 2015

Great lodge, very pretty (even the well has a thatched roof). Wonderful grounds. Loved it. Comfortable and relaxing. Great for the dog too. Much consideration has gone into making you welcome with some really friendly touches. Loved it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Amanda Cartwright - Jul 2015

Amazing place to stay, ideal location, stunning gardens, a hidden gem. Well furnished and clean. Lots of extra homely touches, clearly thoughtful owners who have considered what vistors would need. Summerhouse lovely, well-equipped kitchen, spacious for a family of 4 and perfect for a dog. Will definitely stay again! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

James Russell - May 2015

The best ever stayed in. We will be back Frankie the dog is demanding it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nick M Hume - Apr 2015

We had a fantastic week at Sweetwater Lodge. The cottage was extremely clean and comfortable with good quality bedding and kitchen appliances. The real highlight for us was the garden with its pond, stream, woodland and gorgeous summerhouse. We look forward to visiting again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sue Moir - Apr 2015

A nice welcome was the flowers and fairy cakes for us and a very nice touch was the towel for dog and biscuits and food pouch of food for cat and beds for both. Definitely a come again at any time of year. Walking area great . Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Chris Levett - Mar 2015

Fantastic, comfortable cottage ideally sited for Island exploring - highly recommended. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Te Rockall - Mar 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Martin Howcroft - Jan 2015

We had a fabulous New Year break here. The cottage is well equipped and well placed for getting about the island. The owners could not be more helpful. The cottage could not be cleaner. All you have to do is open some wine,down and relax. Good long walks too! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Laura Albon - Nov 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Ron Mardle - Oct 2014

Brilliant cottage, very welcoming. As I am very fussy about cleanliness it was best cottage we have been to and even though they take several dogs throughout the year it was still excellent. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Christopher Reason - Oct 2014

Sweetwater Lodge provides a perfect setting for a relaxing 'away from it all' break. Comfortable accommodation and a superb location within easy reach of many of the island's main attractions. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rachel Dyson - Aug 2014

Lovely clean and cosy cottage. Many extra touches from the owners, making the cottage the perfect holiday home. The garden is just wonderful for relaxing in and lots of space for the children and dog to play. 5* Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Michael Lewendon - Jun 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Douglas Coppin - May 2014

Fantastic cottage. Beautifully furnished and comprehensively equipped. Our first ever cottage holiday. Island Cottage Holidays and Sweetwater Lodge have set the bar at the highest level. Thank you Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mike Donnan - Apr 2014

Fabulous place.. Pretty, well equipped and comfy.. Great garden. Loved it! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Christopher Golynia - Apr 2014

Such a comfy cosy cottage,in a fairytale woodland setting! abundant wildlife : it was a treat to see two red squirrels from the bedroom window! We loved everything about the cottage and garden except the high step between the lounge and hall.....Thank you for the maps. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Susan Hutchins - Apr 2014

Sweetwater Cottage is a very sweet cottage very well equipped with all modern things especially in the kitchen, it was one of the best equipped places that we have stayed at. There were many thoughtful touches like cakes, flowers and things for our dogs. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Brian Foster - Feb 2014

Springwater is a really special cottage, full of character but also clean and modern too. The owners have gone the "extra mile" to make the visitor comfortable. Due to the weather we were unable to explore the garden properly and would like to return again to fully enjoy it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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Sweetwater Lodge Holiday Availability

Popular Holiday Weeks Available for Self catering holidays at Sweetwater Lodge

Sweetwater Lodge has 283 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 25th November 2017 to 31st December 2018. That means Sweetwater Lodge is 29.60% booked for this holiday period with 17.0 weeks confirmed so far.

Sweetwater Lodge Local Holiday Information

Calbourne, Isle of Wight local attractions for a self catering holiday at Sweetwater Lodge

The village of Calbourne is a beauitful West Isle of Wight location in the countryside and only a short drive from Yarmouth, Freshwater and Shalfleet.

Eating and Drinking in and around Calbourne

New Inn, Shalfleet - A lovely village pub with an excellent menu of local produce and locally caught seafood. A warm and friendly atmosphere with a log fire lit on cooler days makes this a lovely place to stop at as part of a walk in the area. New Inn Public House Website.

The George in nearby Yarmouth - A luxurious restaurant in Yarmouth serving excellent food in beautiful surroundings. The George is considered one of the best restaurants on the Isle of Wight and ideal for treating someone special. The restaurant enjoys sea views and in the summer it is possible to eat outside in the half light of the evening in a garden delicately lit with lamps. The George Restaurant Isle of Wight

Saltys' Restaurant in nearby Yarmouth - An very unique and characterful seafood restaurant in Yarmouth. Friendly atmosphere and great seafood guarentee a great evening out. Salty' Restaurant Isle of Wight

Red Lion Public House in nearby Freshwater - The Red Lion is a traditional public house serving great food using local produce and local caught seafood. The Red Lion is in the neigbouring small town of Freshwater but their is a lovely estuary side walk which runs from Yarmouth. To walk simply follow the marked cycle route in the direction of Freshwater till you reach the small road bridge. Turn right, cross the bridge and continue for 200 yards to the pub. Find out more Red Lion Freshwater Website.

Isle of Wight Cycling Near Sweetwater Lodge

Cycle Route 1
Freshwater - Yarmouth - Totland - Alum 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 Sweetwater Lodge at Calbourne

Details: Cycle Route 1 Isle of Wight
Cycle Route 2
Freshwater - Yarmouth - Wellow - Chessell - Nr Brook

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 Sweetwater Lodge at Calbourne

Details: Cycle Route 2 Isle of Wight

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Local Attractions West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Adventure Activities
West Isle of Wight near Sweetwater Lodge
Isle of Wight Adventure Activities

A wide range of organised outdoor and indoor activities including kayaking, indoor climbing, coasteering, archery and paddleboarding.

Website: isleofwightadventureactivities.co.uk
West Wight Alpacas
West Isle of Wight near Sweetwater Lodge
West Wight Alpacas

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 Paragliding
West Isle of Wight near Sweetwater Lodge
Butterfly Paragliding

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
Freshwater Bay Golf Club
West Isle of Wight near Sweetwater Lodge
Freshwater Bay Golf Club

18 hole West Isle of Wight golf club with single day and holiday memberships.

Website: freshwaterbaygolfclub.co.uk

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West Isle of Wight Information

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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A selection of local attractions from wightinfo.co.uk

The Piano CafeCoffee, cakes, mezze boards and cakes all made with local produce. There is live music and almost daily piano playing. A great chilled out destination.
Dimbola Museum & GalleriesDimbola Museum & Galleries is the former home of the celebrated Victorian Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.  Born in India in 1815 Cameron was first given a camera... Read more »
Tapnell Farm Parkt logoA fantastic addition to the island, Tapnell Farm Park literally has something for everyone.  Opening on 29th June 2016, just in time for the Summer, the new Farm... Read more »
Ryde Superbowllogo (5)Ten pin bowling below for adults, juniors, early riser, daytime & evening sessions.
Isle JumpAn indoor trampoline park for ages 5 upwards with interconnecting trampolines, dodgeball court, giant foam pit, slam-dunk basketball hoops and a cafe.
Butterfly WorldbutterflyMore than just Butterflies, Butterfly World also has Fountain World with synchronised fountains, Koi Carp, Jumping Jets of Water, a Cafe and a Garden Centre.  You can see... Read more »
Puckpool Park and TearoomsDCIM100GOPROG0021276If you like mini golf, putting, tennis, a great children’s playground, fantastic sea views, lovely sandy beaches, drinking tea and eating great food then a visit to Puckpool Park... Read more »
Sunken Secretss1Sunken Secrets is located within Fort Victoria, one of many former Victorian Fortifications built around the coast to defend Britain from a French invasion.  The Solent around the Fort has... Read more »
Island PlanetariumplanetariumIsland Planetarium is a great place to have a cosmic time with the kids and stimulate your imagination as you travel on a fascinating journey through time... Read more »
Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre & MaritimeshipHead along to Arreton Barns to visit the Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum for a fascinating day out.  This massive collection of treasures from wrecks all over the world has... Read more »

Sweetwater Lodge Pet Policy

Information about bringing your pets or dog to Sweetwater Lodge Calbourne Isle of Wight

Specific Pet Policy for Sweetwater Lodge

Two medium size dogs are very welcome. There is a fenced and gated area of garden immediately to the rear of the cottage. Pets may be left for periods at the cottage if they are confined to the kitchen as long as they are not likely to be noisy or destructive. Pets are not permitted in the bedrooms, on the furniture and should not be allowed to foul the garden. Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date. Cats accepted by agreement.

General Pet and Dog Information

(applicable to all cottages if not conflicting with individual cottage policy)

Isle of Wight General Pet and Dog Information

Isle of Wight Vets - Pet Doctors in Newport Isle of Wight

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First Look at Bats Wing Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

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New Bembridge Cottage Larkspur House Isle of Wight

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Apse Manor Forge Pond and Garden 2017

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Outside Photo of Westview 2017

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Barn Whitwell Cottage Available for 2017

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New Bonny Blink Photos 2017

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Shiloh Cottage New Photos 2017

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