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Brading Cottage

Whitwell near Ventor, Isle of Wight (Ref. 970393)

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  • Sleeps 8 people

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • 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/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mrs Spragg

    “Lovely cottage in a lovely location, would not hesitate to return”

The property

This charming 300-year-old stone cottage rests in the centre of Whitwell, only a few steps from one of the island's oldest pubs and only 2 miles to the coast and within easy driving distance to the main beach at Ventnor.

Equally perfect for families, friends or couples, Brading Cottage is pretty and enchanting, with a characterful home away from home feel which graces each floor of the property.

Step inside the cottage to the wonderful porch which is just a glimpse of what the quirky interior has to offer.

The lounge awaits with its open fire and exposed beams creating a soothing place to relax throughout the day, with a warm glow from low lighting and exposed stonework presenting an authentic edge.

Off from here, there is a dining room layered with charm, introducing a sumptuous sofa bed should you wish to have more space for extra guests.

For those that really wish to make the cottage their own, there is a separate front entrance before the shower room and twin bedroom, your little hideaway after an adventure filled afternoon.

Beyond this, discover the magnificent kitchen with its Rayburn cooker, effectively modernised with a breakfast bar and glistening granite counter-tops.

That's not all, the upstairs of Brading Cottage reveals two further beautifully accessorised bedrooms, comprising a master suite with exposed beams and full wardrobe space, neighboured by a twin room with a friendly ambience looking out towards the lovely grounds.

Outdoors you can unwind in the enormous rear garden with raised terrace seating area, fish pond and a long strip of lawn with fruit trees and space to play.

Perfect for the whole family, The Isle of Wight is packed with beautiful places to visit, Whitwell is the perfect base for exploring, with a really good family pub which does good food.

A one-of-a-kind cottage to leave you inspired.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor double, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x ground floor twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Dining room with sofa bed
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Rayburn central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, Rayburn which fuels central heating, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV's with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear garden with raised terrace seating area, fish pond and long strip of lawn with fruit trees and space to play
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (the owner may accept more on request)
  • Sorry, no smoking or vaping
  • Shop 1 mile and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Steep concrete steps to access the rear garden, and a pond, children to be supervised
  • Note: The central heating is run by the rayburn, which will need to be lit by guests, full instructions will be left in the property.

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About the location


Newport 10 miles; Cowes 15 miles.

The quaint Victorian seaside resort of Ventnor is located at the southern end of the island and accessed via an array of steep winding roads set amidst beautiful scenery. Sheltered by St. Boniface Down, one of the island's highest points and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this charming town has a uniquely mild micro climate enabling tropical and exotic plants to grow throughout the area. The gently sloping sandy and fine shingle beaches and coves provide excellent facilities for watersports and offer a range of stunning coastal paths to explore, while the harbour sells a broad range of fresh fish and locally-caught seafood. A good variety of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants line the esplanade, whilst the Botanical Gardens are within easy reach and well worth a visit. With plenty to see and do around the island for all the family, including great walking and cycling opportunities, medieval castles, historic houses and a variety of gardens and waterfalls, as well as the unspoilt fishing bay, this great holiday destination has plenty to offer all year round, and it's easy to see why it's known as the prettiest place on the Isle of Wight.

Region Information

Note: The central heating is run by the rayburn, which will need to be lit by guests, full instructions will be left in the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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