“A delightful cottage that was clean ...”A delightful cottage that was clean comfortable and had everything we needed. ideal base for seeing the Isle of Wight. The owner could not have been more helpful. The local pub is friendly and does good food.A delightful cottage that was clean comfortable and had everything we needed. ideal base for seeing the Isle of Wight. The owner could not have been more helpful. The local pub is friendly and does good food.
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Niton 1 mile.
This beautiful end of terrace country cottage is located on a small hill, in the rural village of Whitwell, which is just over a mile from Niton on the south coast of the Isle of Wight.
The right hand path at the side of the property, leads to the rear of the cottage where you will find the main entrance via a quaint stable door.
You enter into the charming country-style kitchen, which leads into the stunningly pretty sunny sitting room complete with woodburning stove and comfortable sofa and chair; the ideal place to put your feet up and bask in the warmth of the fire after an exhilarating day walking the picturesque downs that surround this stunning cottage.
To the left of the kitchen is a lovely glazed dining area with a church pew-style bench to continue the charm that flows throughout this cottage.
The family bathroom is located just off the sitting room.
Up the classic cottage staircase you have two bedrooms, to the right is the master double room, with superb uplifting views of the downs, and on the left of the landing is the delightful spacious single room with a day bed.
Throughout this flawless cottage you will find wonderful country styling where the original features have been perfectly enhanced with contemporary fixtures and fittings.
To the rear of the cottage up some shallow steps and under an arch, is the enchanting lawned garden, with a raised patio area with table and chairs.
Whitwell boasts the oldest pub in England which was constructed in 1454, and offers a warm and friendly welcome, as well as good food and a large beer garden for the sunny days.
Walks and mountain biking are plentiful, with many footpaths and bridleways.
Why not walk to the picturesque village of Godshill, with its extremely popular Taveners pub and restaurant, have fun in The Model Village, or sip cider in The Cider Barn?
Another path will take you to Niton where you will discover many useful local shops and two great pubs.
Ventnor is just over three miles away, with its stunning beach and coastline, fishermen’s cottages, local crab and lobster, great cafes, restaurants, boutiques and for a bit of luxury, why not have a treat and enjoy having tea at The Royal, a little bit of Victorian elegance.
The most wonderful rural cottage that can be enjoyed, at any time of the year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single day bed. Ground floor bathroom with freestanding bath, shower over bath, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
- LPG central heating with woodburning stove
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
- Stairgate available
- Off road parking for 1 car
- Garden and patio with furniture and BBQ
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop 1.1 miles, pub 5 mins walk
- Note: Galleried landing accessed from the sitting area, children to be supervised.
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.
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute