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The Old Dairy

Gatcombe, Isle of Wight (Ref. 951966)

4.5

Very good

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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26 Customer Review(s)

  • “Another lovely stay at the Old Dairy.”

    Jenny, the owner, is lovely and so welcoming. Hope to be back again next year.

    Jenny, the owner, is lovely and so welcoming. Hope to be back again next year.

    - Louise, October 2021

The property

This converted old dairy is situated in the heart of the Isle of Wight, amongst stunning scenery on the outskirts of Gatcombe, just four miles from Newport.

This cosy cottage is ideal for a couples or friends, wanting to enjoy the delights of this beautiful island.

The accommodation is all set over the ground floor and features a well-equipped kitchen, a cosy twin bedroom with delightful views, and a sitting room with dining area.

Outside, there is a small seating area where you can sit back and relax whilst savouring the beautiful and tranquil surroundings.

The rural village of Gatcombe is a hub for country pursuits; enjoy challenging mountain biking rides or stunning walks on the downs, whilst a gentle stroll through the village will bring you to the wondrous 13th century St Olave’s Church.

Newport, often regarded as the main town on the Isle of Wight is just four miles away and has a wide variety of amenities including shops, restaurants, bars and a multi-screen cinema.

For history lovers there is plenty on offer with Carisbrooke Castle, Newport Roman Villa and museums within a short distance of each other.

The Old Dairy is the perfect cottage from which to explore this wonderful island, at any time of the year.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One twin bedroom
  • Bathroom walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Electric panel heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front gravelled seating area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Note: Adults only, no children or infants
  • Note: There is a step up leading to the sitting room.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

GATCOMBE

Newport 4 miles; Cowes 9 miles; Ryde 10 miles; Yarmouth 12 miles.

The small rural hamlet of Gatcombe is set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, located centrally to the Isle of Wight. Gatcombe is a wonderful area for all countryside pursuits, with stunning bridleways for horse riding, mountain biking and walking. Gatcombe is the perfect base for exploring the island, as nowhere is more than 30 minutes’ away by car, due to it’s central location. A walk through the village will take you to a 13th century building; St Olave’s Church. It is one of the island’s oldest churches and was originally built for the Lord of Gatcombe House. For the adventurer, try exploring all the breath-taking challenges the adjacent Downs have to offer. Carisbrooke Castle can be found at the end of the Shepherd’s Trail, a great track for keen walkers which offers outstanding views of the island, reaching as far as the Dorset coastline and Hampshire. A wonderful holiday destination for friends and family to enjoy the delights of the Isle of Wight.

Region Information

Note: Adults only, no children or infants.

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