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Newport, Isle of Wight (Ref. 967550)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Pub less than 1 mile

Island Riding Centre Cottages

This charming collection of cottages can be found resting on the outskirts of Newport town, within the rural setting of the Island Riding Centre on the beautiful Isle of Wight. Each of the dwellings feature traditional stable doors and a quirky plaque telling the history of the horse in which the house is named after, giving subtle nods to its equestrian surroundings. These stylish holiday homes are complete with a well-equipped kitchen where you will discover a plethora of sleek appliances such as a contemporary electric oven and hob and a dishwasher, so there's no need to worry about who will be washing the dishes. Enjoy an entertaining evening indoors with use of the Smart TV that has been linked to the centre's WiFi, so that you can enjoy a wide selection of movies from apps such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, or indulge in some alfresco dining at the outdoor dining table that can be found in each of the properties enclosed garden. Guests have the option to bring along their own horses throughout their stay, or even learn to ride for the first time with expert trainers. Both our Frankel and Red Rum cottages can sleep up to four guests and welcome two well-behaved pets, whilst Marengo, Sefton and Seabiscuit are pet-free properties. Marengo and Seabiscuit are both accessible for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. Our Marengo cottage sleeps five guests, whilst Sefton sleeps six and Seabiscuit sleeps a total of seven guests. Designated parking can be found to the cottages with an additional general car park available by the Equestrian Centre. Whether you’re an avid horse rider or a family who seek an escape to the Isle of Wight countryside, Island Riding Centre Cottages make the perfect place to retreat with your loved ones.

The property

Sitting within the excitement of the Island Riding Centre in rural Newport on the Isle of Wight, you will find the delightful holiday cottage of Sefton.

A spacious and contemporary dwelling with subtle equestrian charm, this lovely accommodation provides a great place of which to base your next family holiday to the beautiful Isle of Wight.

Enter into an airy hallway and take off your coats and shoes before heading into the open-plan living space, where you will discover a well-equipped country kitchen boasting handy appliances as you pop on the kettle and pour yourself a brew.

Settle on the sofas in the sitting area and flick on the TV to make the most of the extensive range of movies and programs available through the centre's Netflix and Amazon Prime packages, or gather at the dining table to enjoy some friendly competition as you play entertaining board games with the family.

The ground floor is also home to a chic shower-room with the benefit of a heated rail where you can hang your towel to keep warm and toasty as you indulge in a long and rejuvenating shower.

Venture up to the first floor and be greeted by a selection of beautifully decorated bedrooms with peaceful neutral hues; the bedrooms include a double with pretty white furniture and ample storage, a twin bedroom with views of the nearby Sand School and a bunk room with a roomy white wardrobe for guests to hang their belongings.

Head on through to the tranquil first floor bathroom to while away the hour with a relaxing soak in the tub as you enjoy some peace and quiet.

Spend summer evenings in the communal courtyard as you dine alfresco at the table and sip on a refreshing glass of fizz whilst watching the children play happily on the lawn.

Take up horse riding on a beginners lesson with one of the centre's expert trainers, or if you're an avid horse rider why not bring along your own horse and embark on scenic rides along the centres very own beach?

Make memories with your loved ones on a stay at Sefton.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 967547, 1038599, 1038600, 967556 and together can sleep a total of 26 guests.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, overhead shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric solar panel heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime, a selection of games and WiFi
  • Communal laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Designated parking to the front of complex
  • Communal courtyard garden with a bench and bistro table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 1 miles
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Note: Guests are welcome to bring along their own horses for the duration of their stay

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About the location


Cowes 4.6 miles; Ryde 6.7 miles; Yarmouth 9.8 miles; Ventnor 10 miles.

The bustling town of Newport is situated on the banks of the navigable River Medina, and is the county town and administrative capital of The Isle of Wight. It boasts a great shopping centre, with riverside walks and cafes, thriving arts centre and multiplex cinema, museums and parks. Being close to the centre of the island, Newport makes an excellent touring base with good road links to all the beaches, countryside and tourist attractions. Not to be missed are Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House, Queen Victoria's magnificent, Italianate summer home, the glorious beaches of Ryde, The Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Ventnor's Botanic Gardens, and The Needles. In fact there really is so much on offer, a week won't be nearly long enough!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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