Great Appleford near Godshill, Isle of Wight
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Godshill 2 miles. This pretty and well-presented cottage adjoins the owner's home and is nestled perfectly at the foot of St Catherine's Down within a quiet hamlet of privately-owned barn conversions. Thoughtfully appointed throughout, this Godshill cottage provides a cosy and welcoming haven for families and friends alike who wish to experience the peace and tranquillity of this setting as well as the sheer beauty that the surrounding countryside has to offer. After a restful night's sleep in one of the two pretty bedrooms, guests are treated to stunning panoramic views of Stenbury Down when opening the bedroom curtains at this picturesque Godshill cottage. Downstairs, there is a well-equipped fitted kitchen and a cosy sitting room with a French door leading out to the beautifully-maintained garden, a lovely setting for enjoying breakfast before venturing out to explore all that this area has to offer. The lawned garden at this Godshill cottage is also the ideal spot for relaxing whilst enjoying the sounds of the migrating birds that visit on a daily basis. The delightful and picturesque village of Godshill offers many excellent attractions, from The Model Village and the Isle of Wight Natural History Centre, to the Godshill Cider Company and The Old Smithy, now a lovely tea room, gift shop and boutique. Why not discover one of the breathtaking walks Godshill has to offer, and then a sumptuous lunch in Godshill's gastro pub, The Taverners? You can visit one of the many stunning beaches on the south of the island, or take a drive to East Cowes and discover the history surrounding the magnificent Osborne House. This Godshill cottage is a wonderful base for experiencing the beauty and the sights that the Isle of Wight has to offer.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with power shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.
Oil central heating. Electric double oven and ceramic hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, TV with FreeSat, DVD, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels. Cot, highchair, baby bath and stairgate. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared, enclosed, front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub and beach 3 miles. Note: Laundry service available on request. Note: The owners have two friendly golden retriever dogs.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
About the location
Shanklin 4 miles; Ventnor 4 miles.
Godshill is arguably one of the prettiest villages on the Isle of Wight, and its winding main street is lined with numerous picturesque thatched cottages. Explore the wealth of quaint shops, fascinating model village or natural history museum, then treat yourself to a mouth watering cream tea at one of the local tea gardens. Within 4 miles can be found the delightful seaside resorts of Sandown, Shankin and Ventnor, all well known for their mild climate, lovely sandy beaches with great watersports facilities, and lots of family friendly attractions. How about a nostalgic trip on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, or a visit to Osborne House, Queen Victoria's magnificent summer retreat? There's such an incredible range of things to see and do on this wonderful island, catering for all tastes and ages.