Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Driftwood is within a three minute walk of the beach at Brighstone on the south west coast of the Isle of Wight – a quiet beach where swimming and paddling can be enjoyed. This is “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty“ and a delightful walking area. Driftwood is attractively situated in a small courtyard of cottages. There are coastal or lovely downland views from most of the rooms. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide lovely accommodation Wifi and telephone available. Ferries booked for preferential prices.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 4 in 2 bedrooms including a baby; Children welcome
Lovely stone cottage within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and only a 15 minute walk from the beach at Brook on the West Coast of the Isle of Wight. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area and there are spectacular views of the sea and the white cliffs of Tennyson Down from the farm.
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.
Sleeps 2 + 1 small child in 1 bedroom.
This pretty cottage is attractively situated within a pleasant ten minute walk of the sandy beach of Ventnor or the quiet cove of Steephill on the south coast of the Island. Ventnor Park is at the rear of the cottage and paths lead through these gardens to the Esplanade. These gardens also adjoin the Botanical Garden of Ventnor which is renowned for its rare plants and the mild climate. The Clock House is one of a small group of cottages which have been converted from the original stables of Steephill Manor House.
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.
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 5 in 3 bedrooms. Children welcome.
Delightful detached stone cottage situated in a quiet lane in the village of Arreton on the East side of the Isle of Wight. The cottage dates back to the 1700's and has delightful beams in most of the rooms. The cottage has been furnished and equipped to a high standard. There is easy access from the cottage to Arreton Barns where there are local skilled artisans, small shops with home and interior accessories, a farm shop and a public house which is good for meals. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with direct access to footpaths leading to beautiful downland walks and the Bembridge Trail which links with the coast. Ferries can be booked for you at greatly discounted prices.
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.
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 3 in 2 bedrooms including a baby; Children welcome
This cottage is situated in a quiet country lane on the outskirts of Godshill. It was originally the milking parlour of Lower Yard Farm. The surrounding fields are home to horses which belong to a small nearby riding school. Here you are in lovely countryside but the centre of the picturesque village of Godshill, with its pretty thatched cottages, restaurants and tea shops is only 3/4 mile away.
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.
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 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.
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 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
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.
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;
Lovely traditional cottage with beautiful rural views, across fields to nearby downs, from all of the main rooms in the cottage. It is delightfully situated on a small 12 acre farm which is home to horses. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area. Footpaths can be followed across beautiful countryside directly from the cottage and these is easy access to a cycle path which links the seaside resort of Sandown with the pretty villages of Newchurch and Godshill and then extends to the market town of Newport with its lovely medieval castle of Carisbrooke. The cottage is within a 10 minute drive of the sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin. The accommodation is all on one level and the cottage has been furnished and equipped to a high standard. A nearby public house serves excellent food.
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 + a baby in 2 bedrooms.
Tennyson Wing is beautifully situated in a lovely rural location above Alum Bay and enjoys panoramic views of the nearby downs and across fields to the sea. This is a wonderful walking area within a two minute walk of Tennyson Down and a nearby footpath leads to the coastal path. Tennyson Wing is the first floor south west wing of a large detached property with a wonderful large terrace where meals can be enjoyed. It has two bedrooms - a twin room and a double bedroom with a king size bed and en-suite shower room; family bathroom; fitted kitchen; charming sitting room and dining area. Sea views from most main rooms. Only a short drive from several sandy coves on the west side of the island.
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.
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Wagtails is situated in a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone on the south-west side of the Island. This picturesque, coastal village with its 12th century church and thatched cottages is well served by local amenities including a general store/post office, newsagent, library/museum and a public house which serves meals throughout the day and evening. This part of the Island is renowned for its excellent cycling and walking, with plenty of public footpaths and bridleways including, within a short walk of the property, the Tennyson Trail, which extends from The Needles on the western tip of the Island, to Carisbrooke on the outskirts of the county town of Newport.
The Isle of Wight Coastal Path and the beach at Brighstone Bay are also within easy reach of the property (approximately 1 mile), whilst the many coves along this stretch of coastline enable visitors to enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. In addition, one of the Island’s best kept secrets at nearby Compton Bay offers two miles of contrasting golden and dark sands with the opportunity to bodyboard and surf. The area is also renowned for its fossils.
This 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 accommodation comprises a delightful dining area in a conservatory style room with patio doors opening into the garden; a well-equipped fitted kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer; a lovely sitting room with a large bay window overlooking the front garden, a wood burning stove, two comfortable sofas, wall mounted LCD television with Blu-ray player and surround sound speaker system; and a grand piano, a prized possession of the cottage owners, which can be made available to a visiting pianist.
There is a beautiful double bedroom containing fitted wardrobes, French doors opening out to the rear terrace and a superb en-suite with a walk-in shower, basin and WC. The second, twin bedroom also enjoys access to the rear garden area and is complemented by a luxurious, classical style bathroom consisting of a roll top bath, overhead shower, bidet, basin and WC. Storage heating, electricity and Sky+ HD are all included at no additional charge, whilst a travel cot/high chair can be provided upon request.
The property also benefits from 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, which is perfect for reading or just quiet contemplation. In addition, a stunning raised terrace provides the perfect sunny setting for al fresco dining, enjoying the breathtaking sunsets, or simply stargazing into the night’s dark skies, which this part of the Island is particularly renowned for. The rear garden area, which can be accessed from both bedrooms, provides a secluded and contemporary space where guests can sit and enjoy the cushioned rattan sofas and swing seat. This area is fenced and gated.
The garage and driveway are available for the parking of two small/medium sized family cars, whilst larger vehicles may be parked on the road at the bottom of the lane - a half minute walk. Steps lead up from the driveway to the front garden. A rural bus service is available nearby, whilst the village is within a 15 minute walk.
Wagtails is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at a charge of £12.00 at Wagtails. Wagtails is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00.
For details on access to Wagtails for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.
Wagtails has 91 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 19th November 2017 to 31st December 2018. That means Wagtails is 77.70% booked for this holiday period with 45.3 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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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Westview Cottage in Shorwell Isle of Wight has a new outside photo showing its location at the heart of the village. Shorwell is a lovely rural and peaceful location with a small post office and a village pub. Westview is also within a short distance of the coastal bays and beaches along the South West …
Stable Cottage has new photos showing some of the updates and changes for the 2017 self catering holiday season. Stable Cottage is a beautiful thatched self catering holiday rental cottage in the attractive seaside village of Brighstone. The village is within a few minutes walk of the beach at the heart of the village is …
There are new photos of Driftwood Cottage to show the updates and changes for the 2017 self catering holiday season on the Isle of Wight. Driftwood Cottage is located on the coast near Brighstone and within a short drive of Freshwater to the West. This seaside location puts you within a few minutes walk of …
Brighstone Brew House has new photos for 2017 to reflect some of the updates for this holiday season. Brighstone is an increasingly popular holiday destination due to the proximity to excellent walks and cycle rides, the nearby coastline with lots of beaches and coves, the local attractions and amenities such as farm shops and local produce …
Westview self catering holiday cottage is located in the picturesque village of Shorwell and if within a short drive or cycle ride of the beaches of the West Coast of the Isle of Wight. The village has a public house and the neighbouring village of Brighstone has a village shop and a choice of places …
Winkle Street self catering cottage on the Isle of Wight has new photos showing updates and changes for the 2017 holiday season. Most notable is the new kitchen and Winkle Street Cottage which is new for this year. Winkle Street is a landmark of the Isle of Wight and is a quiet street of traditional …
Apple Tree Cottage in Brighstone on the Isle of Wight has new photos showing updates and changes made for the 2017 self catering holiday season. Brighstone is on the West of the Isle of Wight and is a peaceful village with an excellent local shop and public house. There are footpaths down to the sea …
Dove Cottage has been preparing for the 2017 holiday season on the Isle of Wight. Last week we took all new photos and updated the description of the cottage with the new features added. Here is a selection of some of the new photographs of Dove Cottage. For more information, including all the new photos, …
There are new photos coming soon for Field Cottage near Shalfleet on the North West of the Isle of Wight. Field Cottage has been redecorated for the 2017 holiday season and these are stunning new photos to show all the updates and improvements. You will be able to see the new photos at Field Cottage …
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Brighstone and Brook are two attractive coastal villages on the West of the Isle of Wight and are characterised by their traditional cottages and historic centres. Both are located very close to the sea and have bays and beaches within a short walk. Brighstone and Brook also have excellent links to the rest of the …