- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
This welcoming barn conversion cottage is on a 250-acre working arable farm, nestled in the hamlet of Gatcombe, just four miles from Newport in the centre of the Isle of Wight. Set in a secluded valley below the wooded hills of the chalk downs, this homely Gatcombe cottage, with its stable barn door and feature beams, is ideal for families and friends looking to experience the beauty and tranquillity of the island. This Gatcombe cottage is situated solely on the ground floor and offers three spacious bedrooms. Plan the day’s adventures around the family dining table in a large, well-equipped country kitchen or enjoy a relaxing evening in the comfortable sitting room. French doors lead outside to your very own private patio area, where you can sit and marvel at the view of glorious rolling hills, with the rear of the property leading straight onto a bridleway, perfect for picnics on sunny afternoons. The rural village of Gatcombe is a hub for country pursuits on the island; enjoy challenging mountain biking from your doorstep or stunning walks on the downs, whilst a gentle stroll through the village will bring you to the wondrous 13th century St Olave’s Church. Why not take a bracing walk along the Shepherds Trail, enjoying the most spectacular views across the island, to Carisbrooke Castle? A wonderful Gatcombe cottage, perfect for families and walkers looking to explore the delights of the Isle of Wight.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x adult bunks. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.
Gas central heating with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot on request. Ample off road parking. Enclosed front patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles.
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About the location
Newport 4 miles; Cowes 9 miles; Ryde 10 miles; Yarmouth 12 miles.
The small rural hamlet of Gatcombe is set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, located centrally to the Isle of Wight. Gatcombe is a wonderful area for all countryside pursuits, with stunning bridleways for horse riding, mountain biking and walking. Gatcombe is the perfect base for exploring the island, as nowhere is more than 30 minutes’ away by car, due to it’s central location. A walk through the village will take you to a 13th century building; St Olave’s Church. It is one of the island’s oldest churches and was originally built for the Lord of Gatcombe House. For the adventurer, try exploring all the breath-taking challenges the adjacent Downs have to offer. Carisbrooke Castle can be found at the end of the Shepherd’s Trail, a great track for keen walkers which offers outstanding views of the island, reaching as far as the Dorset coastline and Hampshire. A wonderful holiday destination for friends and family to enjoy the delights of the Isle of Wight.