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3 The Stables

(Ref. 12935)

Upton near Ryde, Isle of Wight Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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56 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely place to stay I highly recommend it"

    Reviewed by Glendolyn5.0Dec 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay at 3 the stables the view from the property was amazing the only comment on the property was that the settee and arm chairs need replacing apart from that the place was beautifully clean and well kept I would recommend it to anyone and I would return there for another visit."

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Sep 2023

  • "Fabulous views, peaceful but ideal location for visiting the island."

    Warm welcome from the host who provided a well stocked cottage with all we needed. Would highly recommend. Excellent value for money.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2023

  • "Superb one bed cottage very well equipped."

    Easy disabled access and facilities. Good parking. Great views across the open countryside. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Aug 2023

  • "Beautiful setting, very comfortable and well equipped."

    Would love to come and stay again. Well placed for visiting the whole Island.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely apartment very clean tidy and well equipped lovely views of open fields ..."

    Lovely apartment very clean tidy and well equipped lovely views of open fields and peaceful area Helen the landlady couldn't do enough for you would definitely book this apartment again thank you Helen for a wonderful stay

    Reviewed by Bruce5.0Jul 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The cottage was very comfortable and the out look from the living room and bedroom was extremely picturesque. Helen and Paul were excellent hosts. I’m disabled and the went the extra mile providing a shower stool and a few other things I needed. We loved the island too. Lots of lovely places to visit. Many thanks to Helen and Paul for making our holiday a very memorable one.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Jun 2023

  • "3 The Stables is an amazing holiday cottage which is really comfortable and had everything we needed."

    Helen and Paul were extremely welcoming and accomodating and so helpful with everything we needed. The views from the cottage are amazing and the garden is lovely. We cannot wait to return and would recommend 3 The Stables to anyone wanting to stay on the Isle of Wight. We loved our stay on the island and cannot wait to return.

    Reviewed by Terry5.0May 2023

  • "Easy access for anyone with walking disabilities, the owner was very welcoming and the property was well equipped."

    Good view across countryside. Well situated for access to anywhere on the island. Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0May 2023

  • "What a lovely place to spend a few days!"

    We really enjoyed our cottage and the view from the lounge! We found the owners very helpful and obliging! Perfect spot to enable travel to all parts of the island too! We would definitely return!

    Reviewed by Marilyn5.0Apr 2023

  • "Excellent cottage her comfortable and clean."

    Loved it there.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Feb 2023

  • "What a great place to stay."

    It suited my needs perfectly and was a fantastic base to explore the island!

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2022

  • "This is a lovely cottage with a fantastic view."

    The inside is spacious for one-bedroom accommodation and it was beautifully decorated and clean inside. As a full-time wheelchair user I managed really well inside as the doors are wide and it has a lovely wet room, however I feel I should point out the cottage is accessible but not adapted for a wheelchair user. The kitchen cupboards, sink and wardrobes are high. We were also surprised to find there is a high step down onto the patio/garden area as this looks to have level access on the website. However, the owner did offer us a ramp which would have helped us but the patio door also had a high lip so would not be practical for an electric wheelchair user even with a ramp for the step. These are all minor issues however and there are lots of plus points to this lovely property. We would go again.

    Reviewed by Martin4.4Sep 2022

  • "3 The Stables went way beyond 5*!"

    !!!! We enjoyed fantastic views, some pretty good Speedway (at Smallbrook Stadium), many a great drive, crab sarnies and sight seeing packed into our 5 days on the Island. Hope to be back next year for much of the same! Many thanks to the owner!

    Reviewed by Bernard5.0Aug 2022

  • "We were so lucky to book 3 The Stables."

    Helen and Paul have produced a well laid out, stylish and comfortable cottage suitable for the disabled and a able alike. Welcomed with a welcome pack, splendid views and immaculately clean accommodation, and also a brief tour and “induction” by Paul. The Stables are located about 15 minutes drive from Fishbourne ferry terminal and Helen had arranged a stupendous ferry discount for us. Access is easy to all the Island especially Ryde and Newport. We had a truly memorable week.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "Well suited for wheelchair users."

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2022

  • "I'm a left leg amputee and had no issues with my stay at 3the Stables."

    I was supplied with a shower stood to aid me in that area. Couldn't fault our stay would highly recommend stay

    Reviewed by Antony5.0Jul 2022

  • "A very comfortable place to stay."

    As I would say short of nothing but if you needed something Helen would get it for you. We will most certainly go back. The horses and foals and then the sheep kept us entertained . First topic of conversation every morning was exactly what every animal was doing and where they were. The view was endless from the lounge and the stars were clearer than we have ever seen them. Just perfect.

    Reviewed by Stanley5.0Jun 2022

  • "The property was lovely and clean and the owners were very helpful and friendly ..."

    The property was lovely and clean and the owners were very helpful and friendly as had a couple of problems with the tv to start with the wet room was not very good I asked for a stool which was going to come from storage it never turned up the wet room is back to front the shower area should have been where the toilet was and vice verser as you have to walk though water after you’ve dried yourself and you had to keep turning the shower off while you washed yourselves as the water goes into the bedroom I suggest that the owners shower in it so they can see what we mean we used to own a guest house and if we had any work done on any of the rooms we would try them out before any guest stayed in them to make sure everything was fine, the bed was much to hard as were the pillows we recommend anti allergy memory foam pillows, we had plenty of crockery and cutlery except for tea spoons there could be another couple or three in the draw as we kept having to wash spoons up but other then that we found the views really good

    Reviewed by Dorothy4.1Jun 2022

  • "The owner is very helpful providing for your disability needs."

    Reviewed by Valerie4.7Mar 2022

  • "This was a great place to stay for a short late autumn break."

    We particularly appreciated the spacious layout of the bedroom (it being suitable for a wheelchair user). We are not wheelchair uses ourselves but welcomed the space, and ability to pack cases away. Too many cottage bedrooms are too tight for comfort. We were also glad of the well-stocked pack of domestic accessories, and enjoyed the opportunity to photograph the sunrise from our bedroom.

    Reviewed by Lester5.0Nov 2021

  • "Great location, peaceful and quiet."

    Accommodation was spacious and very well presented. Really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Linda4.7Oct 2021

  • "This is a beautiful place to stay, in perfect location ."

    Helen and Paul were really welcoming, and helpful. The cottage is lovely, well equipped, and really comfortable. Although it didn't apply to us, this cottage is very well set up for someone with disabilities. We would definitely return again, and fully recommend.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely welcome from the owners and everything provided for our needs."

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2021

  • "Had everything we required for a relaxing holiday, and more."

    The garden space was lovely, with a very pleasant view. It was a great place to explore the Isle of Wight. A beautiful quiet spot.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great location, and lovely hosts."

    Accommodation was perfect and very peaceful, thank you.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Aug 2021

  • "A superb holiday accommodation with stunning views and in a peaceful location."

    The cottage was clean, well equipped, and with plenty of storage space. Also perfect for anyone with limited mobility. Helen, the owner made us feel welcome and available to contact should we need to. We plan to return at a future date.

    Reviewed by Marilyn5.0Jul 2021

  • "Property very well set up for wheelchair users."

    Very clean and comfortable. Good facilities including wi-fi and Netflix options on TV

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Jul 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday."

    Cottage was just as described. Owner was there to met us and was extremely helpful. Cleanliness was first class. Would return at a late date. The only negative was I phoned Sykes about booking the ferry and was told you don’t deal with that anymore. However I was not told that the owners could arrange the booking with a discount.

    Reviewed by A5.0Jun 2021

  • "Very nice accommodation with lovely views."

    We were met by our host Helen who made us feel very welcome and had provided a very nice welcome pack. We would highly recommend 3, The Stables with its disabled features.

    Reviewed by Keith4.7May 2021

  • "It was a short weekend break."

    Just what we needed! Tranquil peaceful and absolutely beautiful. The cottage itself was spotless and all amenities were provided in line with the COVID 19 guidelines. All you need is GPS to get you anywhere you like. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Thank you for a lovely time. Will definitely be booking again to go with the whole family!

    Reviewed by Hasanali5.0Dec 2020

  • "The cottage was superb."

    Exceptionally clean and comfortable. Enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend wholeheartedly The Stables. Helen was very welcoming and left us to our own devices. We will certainly consider returning next year but maybe a little earlier in the season as the weather was occasionally miserable. Perfect base for walkers.

    Reviewed by Christopher4.7Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was every bit as comfortable as described."

    The view was lovely and the owners really friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Erika5.0Oct 2020

  • "Helen and Paul were the perfect hosts, always there when needed, very much in the background otherwise."

    On arrival we found the cottage to be spotlessly clean, we did find a couple of that my wife needed, but when asked Helen delivered them to the door within five minutes. The caught the sun all day, making it a very pleasant place to sit, and enjoy the views of the surrounding countryside. We very quickly made friends with Helen's ponies, especially when they found that we had apples. To summarise we had a great stay in very pleasant surroundings. ,

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Aug 2020

  • "Lovely, friendly hosts, there but non-intrusive."

    Bed is so comfortable!! A great size unit, plenty of space. Very good quality of materials used throughout, my favourite being their internal barn style doors! Clever referencing of their former use as stables. Beautifully quiet, great vistas, love seeing the woolly sheep grazing outside:) Very quick and easy to visit other destinations...some very picturesque roads to travel on. Thoroughly recommend this delightful and carefully planned holiday home/ for the soul/spirit.

    Reviewed by Holly Ann5.0Feb 2020

  • "Quiet location."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2019

  • "Super cottage in a beautiful location on IoW."

    Everything one requires for a relaxing holiday included. We thoroughly recommend to anyone requiring a restful, peaceful break on the IoW.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2019

  • "It was absolutely fantastic - hosts were amazing"

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2019

  • "Helen and Paul were impeccable hosts, very welcoming and helpful."

    The cottage was like home from home

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Aug 2019

  • "Owners of property were excellent and very helpful."

    Cottage was of very high standard , cleanliness, equipment,decoration,facilities. The best cottage we have rented. The general situation of the cottage is ideal if you want a quiet time and not far to drive to town, about 5 mins drive. We can highly recommend this property and the owners should be congratulated on the property.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The property was perfectly located, lovely and clean and if we ever wanted or needed anything the owners were always obliging. Overall a fab week was had by all. Would definately recommend booking.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jun 2019

  • "We were greeted by the owner, who made us feel very welcome, and gave us useful tips about the area."

    The cottage was very spacious, with all the amenities that we would expect. The cottage was spotlessly clean and well maintained. The cottage is set in a quiet rural area, with a small private back garden, with sun loungers, table and chairs, looking out onto open fields, and a beautiful panoramic view across the countryside. A superstore ten minutes drive away. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2019

  • "It was actually our friends who stayed in No."

    3 the stables while we were in No.2, but again everything made for a perfect week.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Mar 2019

  • "Comfortable."

    Home from home.. Loved every minute especially the sunrise over the hills x

    Reviewed by Karl5.0Feb 2019

  • "The Stables is the perfect place for a Christmas get away."

    Reviewed by Gerald5.0Dec 2018

  • "Our holiday was very good from start to finish,our only complaint was the price of Wightlinks prices at £200 + seams very high also on our return trip was delayed with a fault with one of the ramps on board the ferry."

    But the holiday on the I.O.W was most enjoyable

    Reviewed by Robert Dennis Paul5.0Jul 2018

  • "Very good cottage, excellent location in countryside, very peaceful."

    Friendly & helpful owners who meet & greet on site. Highly recommend for anyone wanting a relaxing time, very well equipped, no problems at all. Ideal for exploring the island.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Jun 2018

  • "The cottage was fabulous, we had a great holiday there."

    Would be good to see a "wheelchair accessible" filter on the Sykes website to make us want to book with you again.

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Jun 2018

  • "We had the most amazing 5 nights stay at 3 The Stables."

    The cottage was extremely cosy and had all that we needed to enjoy a very comfortable stay. With stunning views to wake up to, plus having the lovely animals so close to our garden made it so special. Helen was so very helpful regarding anything we needed during our stay and was happy to to take time to have a friendly chat over the fence while she looked after the animals & the fields. We will definetely come back! Many many thanks.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2018

  • "This is the third time we have stayed at the Stables."

    Every visit has been excellent. The cottage has always been very clean and well presented. We will without doubt be back.

    Reviewed by Gerald5.0Dec 2017

  • "Excellent throughout , very high standard."

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Aug 2017

  • "Very peaceful area and the location was excellent for touring the island with ease."

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jun 2017

  • "It was a beaut iful location, Helen Wilks made us very welcome, the bungalow was very clean, the kitchen was very well stocked with everything you needed."

    All round comfort. My husband is wheelchair bound he could move around the property inside and out in his chair the wet room was perfect. We will recommend the holiday to others.

    5.0Oct 2016

  • "Lovely property, excellent views, extremely clean, friendly hosts & amazing weather"

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Oct 2016

  • "Very friendly and helpful."

    Would recommend this property

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2016

  • "It was our first time on the Isle of Wight, we found the cottage superb, it was comfortable and very well equipped."

    Helen and Paul were very welcoming, explaining everything to us and were happy to recommend places we might like but also showed an interest in where we had been. Nothing was too much trouble. The views were fantastic which made it a pleasure to sit on the patio at any time of day. We feel that this was one of the best holidays we have had. We hope to return.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor with wheelchair access
  • One king-size double bedroom (1 zip/link, can be 2'6" twin beds on request) with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shared external utility.
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, shared use of washing machine in external utility, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent (please bring own beach towels)
  • Two travel cots, highchair, booster highchair and z bed shared between two other properties, available on a first come, first served basis
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio with furniture, shared use of lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Restaurants, cafes and shops 2 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Beach 2.5 miles
  • Note: Please contact the owner prior to your stay if you require use of a travel cot, highchair, booster highchair or z bed
  • These items are available on a first come, first served basis
  • Note: This property accepts children aged 5 and under only, including babes-in-arms
  • Owner can provide Ferry discounts, you will be able to arrange this with owner when full balance is paid and key collection details provided

The property

This ground floor cottage has ramped access and is ideal for the less mobile as it has a double bedroom with an en-suite wet room.

There is also open plan living accommodation with doors to a private patio which has stunning views.

Note: This property can be booked with refs 10062 and 12934 and together they accommodate 8 people.

Overdene Chase Cottages

Ryde 2 miles. Situated on a quiet country lane just two miles from the beautiful sandy beaches of Ryde, these three cottages are located on a smallholding, where the family ponies and the local farmer’s sheep can be seen grazing over the fence. These three charming cottages have been fashioned from the old stable block and each has been decorated and furnished to retain the character and charm of their rural surroundings. With one cottage having two bedrooms and the other two having one bedroom each, these three cottages together can accommodate up to eight people. Each of these cottages has a private patio area and shared use of a lawned area where you can enjoy breathtaking views whilst you sip a morning cup of coffee as you plan the day’s activities. There are many countryside walks directly from these cottages, whether you enjoy a short stroll along the lanes or an all day hike over the Downs. The town of Ryde has an array of interesting shops, pubs and numerous restaurants as well as the beach, where children of all ages will enjoy themselves. Havenstreet, which is close to these cottages, has a wonderful local pub and the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, which provides you with a unique experience by taking you back to the bygone era of the power of steam. These cottages are the perfect location for you to explore the whole of the island, whether on foot, bicycle or car. Why not experience the local produce found all over the island or discover the many beaches and coves which have an ever-changing view? A fabulous group of three holiday cottages for a memorable holiday all year round.

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About the location


Sandown 7 miles; Newport 7 miles.

Ryde, fondly known as "The Gateway to the Island", is the largest town on the Isle of Wight and became popular as a holiday destination in the 1820s. Today, the regular ferry, catamaran and hovercraft services make this lovely resort accessible for all. There’s so much to see and do, catering for all ages and interests within the town and local area including a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants, whilst the 6 miles of super, gently sloping sandy beaches are ideal for bathing. Along the esplanade there are bowling greens, tenpin bowling, putting greens and children’s rides as well as a boating lake and paddling pool. With many other attractions within easy reach, Ryde provides a superb base for touring this picturesque island.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas