Niton, Isle of Wight
A delightful, Grade II listed, semi-detached thatched cottage, adjoining the owner's home in the charming village of Niton. Close to the island's southern coast, the property is thought to be the oldest cottage in the village, dating back to the 16th century, and was once used as a smugglers' haunt. Today, Herveys Cottage provides a snug, romantic retreat, perfect for couples. Offering comfortable, well equipped accommodation, the property boasts exposed beams and a quirky wooden staircase, leading up to the charming double bedroom with wooden floor and stencilled walls. The cottage is within easy walking distance of Niton's two pubs and excellent selection of shops, while the attractive seaside resort of Ventnor, with its lovely beaches and botanical gardens, is just 4 miles away. With superb walks available along the nearby coastal path and the attractions of Blackgang Chine a mile away, there is much to enjoy in this lovely area.
One king-size double bedroom. Ground floor bathroom with bath with electric shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with electric fire and dining area.
Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, combi TV/video, stereo/CD player/radio, library of videos and books. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for one car. Large patio area with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: Bedroom is accessed via steep, twisting stairs and some ceilings in the property are slightly lower than average. Note: This property does not accept infants or children.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Ventnor 4 miles; Shanklin 7 miles.
At the southernmost tip of the Isle of Wight, Niton is a charming bustling rural village, offering an excellent selection of shops including a convenience store, pharmacy and a Post Office as well as two pubs, both serving good food and ales. Just a mile away is Blackgang Chine, 40 acres of lovely clifftop gardens, featuring numerous attractions, live shows, and rides for all ages. There are superb walks and scenic views to be had along the nearby coastal path, which stretches for 60 miles around the Island. Travelling 4 miles takes you to the delightful Victorian resort of Ventnor, well known for its mild climate and sandy beaches.