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4 The Old Post Office Mews

Brading, Isle of Wight (Ref. 10532)


(31 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Cannot fault the cottage itself even though there was a plumbing issue which was promptly resolved by the owners we were just disappointed with Brading."

    We were expecting local pubs which we could walk to and have a meal and drinks but the 2 remaining pubs in the village felt like no go places with broken windows, looked uncared for and empty of customers also not serving food. However would recommend The Hungry Bear restaurant just round the corner for a special meal and the fish and chip shop was good 1 minute walk away. Bus service very close by was very good.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2022

  • "Enjoyable holiday."

    We had nice weather which helped. The house was well equipped. We had everything we needed, from hair dryer to iron, ironing board and dishwasher. However, we did have a few problems with the upstairs toilet flush.

    Reviewed by BarryMay 2022

  • "Lovely place and spotlessly clean."

    Very well equipped and pretty central to everything on island. Definitely recommend

    Reviewed by CatherineApr 2022

  • "Great base for exploring the island."

    Beautifully finished cottage, in a lovely style, very clean and with everything you can think of you might need. Thank you for the extra touches like fruit, jam, fizz, and biscuits. Makes it so welcoming. Only minor issue was the bbq was not summer ready with a rusted grill, but this is really the only negative mention. Everything else is perfect and would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by LyndseyApr 2022

  • "Lovely holiday in Brading as usual but getting a bit old now for the stairs!"

    I would like to recommend grab-rails by the toilets if possible for the help of the less mobile please. Thank you.

    Reviewed by PatriciaMar 2022

  • "The best equipped and most comfortable self-catering accommodation we have ever stayed in."

    Excellent location for exploring the Island by bus or car. Good walking country too.

    Reviewed by GrahamFeb 2022

  • "An excellent property, warm and welcoming."

    Reviewed by GaynorNov 2021

  • "This was the best cottage we have stayed in 15 years with sykes Everything that ..."

    This was the best cottage we have stayed in 15 years with sykes Everything that we wanted for a holiday was in the house All extras in the house This is the first property in a long time that we did not have get anything in it was all provided WELL DONE SUSAN

    Reviewed by KevinAug 2021

  • "Great holiday , the house is in a brilliant location for visiting the island and spotlessly clean"

    Reviewed by JayJul 2021

  • "The cottage was immaculate."

    It was like home from home. Extra touches such as tea coffee milk fruit etc etc that were provided was impressive. Would definitely book again

    Reviewed by MJun 2021

  • "This property has its own parking space."

    Reviewed by SusieDec 2020

  • "The cottage was the best equipped one we have stayed in ..."

    The cottage was the best equipped one we have stayed in Clean homely and comfortable Shop and great fish and chip shop 2minutes away We so Enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by PamelaSep 2020

  • "Our third visit to this property so we must like it a lot!"

    As usual it was spotless with all necessary facilities present, now including a dishwasher and better broadband. It's just so convenient whether you come by car or use the Island's excellent bus service.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2020

  • "Your description was spot on!"

    One of the best self catering cottages we have been to. We would happily go again and recommend others to try it for themselves. A great base for exploring the island with lots to do close at hand. The owners left wine and fruit, along with other goodies. Very welcoming.

    Reviewed by PhilipSep 2019

  • "A lovely, clean and modern cottage."

    The owner seems to of thought of everything you would need. The location is great too, with beautiful walks from the town.

    Reviewed by KellyJul 2019

  • "Had a lovely stay in this well equipped cottage."

    The mews was set back from the main road and very quiet and in a convenient location for everywhere we wanted to visit. The host had left wine, milk and fruit as well as tea, coffee and various condiments to be used. This was greatly appreciated.

    Reviewed by DawnJun 2019

  • "Everything was spot on thank you"

    Reviewed by FredMay 2019

  • "I have stayed here for several weeks over the last four or five years so it is like my second home."

    Close to bus and shops and everything I need, thanks.

    Reviewed by PatriciaMar 2019

  • "Great location and allocated parking space."

    Reviewed by GwendolineDec 2018

  • "Our second visit to this property which was much enjoyed"

    Reviewed by MichaelNov 2018

  • "Mostly very positive."

    Probably the best equipped self catering property we have ever been in.

    Reviewed by JeffreySep 2018

  • "It was central to where we wanted to be, good location close to bus stops train facilities to Sandown and Shanklin ."

    Reviewed by AdelaideJul 2018

  • "As many other guests have noted in the visitors' book at this property, it is exceptionally well-equipped, clean and comfortable."

    Parking outside the door and wifi were appreciated and the shower is brilliant (important if you are a walker, cyclist, etc). There are lots of attractions within walking distance but the whole of the island is also readily accessible from this location, much of it on foot or by bike, bus, train or car. There is also a wide range of supermarkets on the central and eastern side of the island, so guests can easily fit a quick shop into a day out.

    Reviewed by CarolineJun 2018

  • "Stayed here several times now, never fails to feel like a second home."

    Everything about the cottage suits me as an elder holidaymaker and visitor.

    Reviewed by PatriciaMar 2018

  • "This property is possibly the best we have ever used."

    As others have said, it is so convenient for bus stops with excellent pubs and a Fish & Chip shop very close. We took a car which had its own designated parking space but used the very efficient Island bus service quite a lot. The property is very well equipped and is very clean and beautifully finished. Special thanks to both Sykes and the Owners for accommodating our change of week caused by an unexpected family problem. Will look here first when next we visit the Island.

    Reviewed by MichaelNov 2017

  • "Brilliant location for public transport with the bus stop just around the corner and the train station just 5 minutes walk away."

    Local shop not even 100 yards from the house!

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2017

  • "The cottage was very well equipped but uncluttered."

    It was a perfect location for two older adults without a car. We were able to get to all the places we wanted by bus or train.

    Reviewed by JanetJun 2017

  • "House was perfect , little extra touches made it really accommodating for me and my family."

    Travel cot and high chair all provided. House done up to a really high spec. Great location. Loved our stay and will be back soon.

    Reviewed by LouiseNov 2016

  • "This was our 2nd stay at 4 The Old Post Office Mews and as expected we had an excellent stay."

    All facillities were as expected and the property provided a superb base for us to explore the Isle of Wight andwe will be looking to book this property again in future holidays.

    Reviewed by MarkOct 2016

  • "We made use of the "Freedom" ticket on the buses."

    A single pass is £24.00 but if you are a group of 5 or under (as we were) we had a pass costing only £55.00. Excellent value for money and we travelled extensively during our 7 days. The bus stops in both directions were located literally less than 5 minutes walk from the property. The drivers were able to enjoy a relaxing holiday too. The property was small but well appointed, top quality. Sykes has more than satisfied these customers again this year!

    Reviewed by MavisSep 2016

  • "A beautiful cottage , clean and cosy it was like a show home!"

    Wine biscuits and fruit awaited us and there were many household products left for us including washing powder, dish washing tablets, kitchen and loo roll, as well as tea, coffee and milk. Best holiday accommodation ever! I want to live there!! 5*

    Reviewed by MichelleAug 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Tv/dvd in double bedroom, DVD, CD/DAB radio, Bluetooth iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Please bring own beach towels
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Enclosed rear patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pub and restaurants 1 min walk
  • Beach 1.7 miles
  • Note: There is a train from Ryde Pier into Brading and onward to Sandown and Shanklin
  • Brading is also on the main bus route
  • Note: Some road noise may be experienced during busy times. Please note: Discount vouchers for Red Funnel Ferries available upon booking direct from the owner
  • Note: Super fast broadband available

The property

This immaculately-presented mews cottage is conveniently located in the heart of the small historic rural town of Brading on the Isle of Wight.

Elegantly appointed throughout, to provide light, airy, contemporary accommodation, this Brading cottage is ideal for couples or families wishing to enjoy their time together exploring this beautiful island.

Set over two floors, upstairs, you will find two...

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About the location


Sandown 1.7 miles; Ryde 4 miles; Newport 8 miles.

A small historic rural town, steeped in history going back to the Stone Age, Brading is close to many attractions, from the 1900 year old Roman Villa, to the beautiful Nunwell House, which hosted Charles I on his last night of freedom. Around Brading there are 70 footpaths taking in the beauty of the marshlands and its amazing bird life, stretching to the Downs, which lie within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Brading also offers three welcoming pubs which serve food daily, a professional international auction room, with one to two auctions every month, specializing in fine art antiques and modern and vintage wares. Just outside the town you will find Adgestone Vineyard, which is set on the south facing slope overlooked by Brading Down, where it is believed the vines were originally planted by the Romans; its award-winning wine was chosen in 1994 for the dinner for the Queen to celebrate the anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Brading is also perfectly located for many of the Islands beaches, with the sands of Sandown and Yaverland only 1.7 miles away and the rock pools of Bembridge beach 3.5 miles away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas