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Converted Dairy Cottage With Hot Tub



Updated: 25-Oct-2016
Cottage in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England - Rural, within Walking Distance To Yarmouth

This beautifully presented Converted Dairy cottage, has a private turfed garden area with patio, also from the master bedroom leading out of the French doors there is a raised terrace area. A large drive at the front enough for 2 cars and a shared courtyard area with a 6 person hot tub. The cottage has a split level master bedroom and open planned living area. This original island stone Dairy cottage is set in a quiet farm location in the beautiful West Wight countryside, with plenty of great walks and cycling areas.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am a local born and bred Islander, who has trained as a boat builder, specializing in traditional wooden boats. I Have developed a few properties with my father and the farm being our greatest which we are very proud of. I'm a keen surfer who enjoys water sports around the island.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great holiday. The cottage was perfect. the area

was a brilliant base unspoiled and beautiful. We appreciated the

comments in the guest book from previous holiday makers and would definitely recommend it to others. Nick and yourself were very welcoming and helped to make the holiday such a treat. Many thanks.
May 2013
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1 holidaymaker review


The old Dairy

  • 5 of 5

Our accommodation was first class. All very clean and very tidy. Great range of facilities in the kitchen and the added bonus of a hot tub outside. We spent several sessions in the hot tub looking at the stars. Really relaxing. The owners we very welcoming and helpful. We would recommended this stay to friends, family or anyone else. You won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

The farm dates back to over 300 years old, but was only used as a cattle and dairy farm, myself and father converted the barn recently. The cottage is in a Thorley village with beautiful surroundings, but only a short walk to Yarmouth, and 10-30 minutes drive to lovely beaches.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : southampton at 30 Miles Nearest Barpub : The bugle at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Yarmouth at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : On The Rocks, Yarmouth at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Yarmouth at 2 Miles Car: recommended


The island is surrounded by beautiful beaches and coastline, the nearest being Colwell bay which is a ten minute drive, there is also Compton where there is surfing and kite surfing, etc which is only a 15 minute drive. There is also sandy beaches at Ryde, Sandown and shanklin which are about 30-40 minute drive away.


Would advise a car, although bus stops are nearby if needed and Yarmouth is within 30 minutes walking distance. Yarmouth ferry is only a 5 minute drive from the Cottage and both East cowes and Fisbourne ferries are a 30 minute drive away.


For those arriving in Yarmouth the property is a five minute car journey - access to Yarmouth where there are shops, restaurants/bars is a 30 minute walk along the river Yar and country paths. The Island's capital, Newport is 20 minutes drive. The Needles Park at Alum Bay is a 10 minute drive, with many attractions. Robin Hill & Blackgang Chine are child friendly theme parks both within 30 minutes drive. Osbourne House, is open all year round in East cowes which is also a 30 minute drive away.

Further Details:

In nearby Yarmouth there are great bars and restaurants, The George Hotel with its brasserie and lovely garden has views of the Solent. Fresh fish dishes are available at the famous 'Salty's' restaurant, or try the 'On the Rocks' restaurant, where you cook the very best of island meat and fish on a lava stone at your own table. Yarmouth also has three pubs, each serving a varied menu. Relax in one of the bars and watch the the Yachts in Yarmouth Habour. There is a lovely Deli and a great cafe called Gossips with views of the Solent. One ATM point and a few local food and clothing shops. Full supermarket located in Freshwater (10 minutes drive). High Street shops in Newport and Ryde. Cinema (Cineworld) in Newport.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 20 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit secures your booking and balance payments are due four weeks prior to arrival when a £100 refundable damage deposit is also payable. Electronic transfer for payments or cheque.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is a Saturday during June-August. Flexible throughout rest of season, minimum stay 2 nights but a week in the summer months.
Arrival from 3pm, departure 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week.
For short breaks please contact us for prices.
Discounts available for extended stays over two weeks Oct.- March

The hot tub is available for you to use March till October (and over Christmas), if you would like the use of it out of season additional charges apply (please let us know prior to your stay)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

On arrival you will receive a very warm welcome from us with a local produce packed hamper to help you get settled in for your stay at 1 The Dairy. There is also a Hot tub outside which seats 6 people one of them seats being a lie down one. The cottage also has great outside space with lovely garden and patio/terrace area and great views of the countryside.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Main bathroom is situated off bedroom 1 and has a bath/shower, wash basin and wc, there is also an en-suite bathroom with wc and wash basin situated off bedroom 2


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size leather bed, Bedroom 2 has bunk beds preferably for children. Cot available on request.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets, or no smoking in property. The hot tub is available from march till October (and over Christmas), if you would like use of it out of season additional charges apply (please let us know prior to your stay). Outside: The Master bedroom has French doors which lead out onto a raised terrace area with table and chairs in which you can eat alfresco on. There is a lovely turfed private garden and patio area with table and chairs, and a large shared courtyard with barbecue area and hot tub. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedding and indoor towels are provided (including bath sheet, hand and tea towels). Please bring your own beach towels. The cottage is cleaned fully on departure - towels and bedding are changed weekly if guests stay for longer than one week.

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