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4 Star Rated Wing Of Beautiful 17th Century Grade 2 Listed Country Farmhouse

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Newchurch, Nr. Sandown, Isle of Wight, England - Ideally Situated In The Island Countryside, A Perfect Rural Retreat Within Easy Reach Of Beaches

There is a comfortable living room with oak floor, inglenook fireplace (with bread oven) and Charnwood wood-burning stove. The dining table seats four, but there are extra chairs if needed. There are two bedrooms, the twin room accessed through the main bedroom, making this an ideal arrangement for children. In the twin room there is a proper wooden cot in addition to two single beds. The main bedroom has a king-size double bed. Linens are all new and of excellent quality and beds will be made up for you on arrival. Your electricity is powered by the Isle of Wight sunshine, as we have a good solar installation here for the whole house. The bio-mass boiler provides plenty of warmth in the winter and there's always lots of hot water too! There is plenty of information in The Brew House of the many, many attractions and activities on the Isle of Wight, and we are usually around too, to give ideas and recommendations. We also have a selection of bikes and wetsuits that we are happy for you to borrow. Please note that in the high season bookings are for full weeks only, Friday - Friday.


Property Manager
Ali Cripps
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

About Ali Cripps

We (David and Ali Cripps, with our youngest son James) live at Knighton Farmhouse, and the Brew House forms the east 'wing' of the farmhouse. We have lived here since our return to the UK from several years in both Canada and the USA. We love running the Brew House as a holiday cottage, and many of our guests have become friends. We know the Island very well (Ali grew up here) and as we both work from home, are usually around to give advice and ideas of good local places to visit.

Ali Cripps purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Ali Cripps chose Isle of Wight

We love the area - peaceful and rural, yet easy access to everywhere.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"The Brew House is a superb holiday cottage. It is very well equipped, clean, comfortable and a real home from home. The cottage is located in a beautiful area and it is a great base from which to explore the island. The owners are a lovely family who have taken the trouble to add lots of thoughtful finishing touches to ensure that you have a great holiday."

“Exceptional holiday cottage! From the moment you arrive at this beautiful cottage on the Isle of Wight you will be captivated. Ali (the owner) gives you a very warm welcome and provides delicious home made preserves and cake for your arrival! You immediately feel very at home and soon settle into visiting the many places to see and things to do on the island."

“A wonderful cosy family-friendly holiday cottage - this beautiful cottage was everything we needed for our 14-month daughter and ourselves. We have already recommended this cottage and the Cripps family to all our family and friends and will be going back ourselves!"
Jul 2013
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Location

Special interest holidays:

The Island is famous for its many miles of excellent biking and walking trails - and the cottage is situated right on the Bembridge Trail. The famous 'Walk the Wight' cross-Island charity walk trail (27 miles across the Island) goes right past the front gate! There are also two major walking festivals on the Island every year.

Coast/Beach:

All the Island's glorious beaches are within easy reach from the Brew House, the closest ones being only 10 minutes drive away.

Travel:

The use of a car is essential, and we can help you arrange your ferry travel to the Island.

Distances:

The Brew House is a short and beautiful walk across the fields from the famous Garlic Farm. This is a wonderful place to eat - and to sample the delicious produce of the farm. The Pointer Inn in Newchurch is within easy walking distance of the cottage and offers a wide range of excellent food and very friendly service. The menu always has Island sourced meat and very local (from various folk in the village!) vegetables.

Further Details:

Many of our guests have found it helpful to arrange an on-line supermarket grocery delivery to come to the cottage when they arrive. The Island has all the major supermarkets to choose from. A wide range of restaurant details and sample menus are available with our guest information in the cottage.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Newchurch in Newchurch

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • One full bathroom, with a shower over the bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: There are two bedrooms, the twin room accessed through the main bedroom, making this an ideal arrangement for children. In the twin room there is a proper wooden cot in addition to two single beds. The main bedroom has a king-size double bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There is a comfortable living room with oak floor, inglenook fireplace (with bread oven) and Charnwood wood-burning stove. The dining table seats four, but there are extra chairs if needed. There are two bedrooms, the twin room accessed through the main bedroom, making this an ideal arrangement for children. In the twin room there is a proper wooden cot in addition to two single beds. The main bedroom has a king-size double bed. Linens are all new and of excellent quality and beds will be made up for you on arrival. Your electricity is powered by the Isle of Wight sunshine, as we have a good solar installation here for the whole house. There is plenty of information in The Brew House of the many, many attractions and activities on the Isle of Wight, and we are usually around too, to give ideas and recommendations. We also have a selection of bikes and wetsuits that we are happy for you to borrow. This is a strictly non-smoking property. Outside: Outside, The Brew House has its own private courtyard with a teak table and 4 chairs, and also garden bench. There is a small herb garden planted here for your use in your holiday cooking! We are also very happy for you to make use of the grassed area under the trees at the front of the property, where there is a second garden bench in the shade. We have a selection of outdoor ride-on toys for small people! Parking is easy and safe, and there is space for 2 cars. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linens are provided, and for two-week stays, or more, these will be changed weekly. The property will be thoroughly cleaned prior to your arrival. Other: The cottage has a wide selection of toys (indoor and outdoor), games and books for children of all ages. We also have a selection of bikes you are welcome to borrow, and wetsuits for cold weather swimming. We provide wood for the stove in cooler seasons.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Beautifully maintained and equipped character property in great location.

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We loved this beautiful character cottage and were given such a warm welcome with a fabulous basket of local produce waiting for us and very friendly hosts for whom nothing was too much trouble. The cottage is very clean and extremely well equipped with everything you could wish for. The kitchen is kitted out very comprehensively and the living room is comfortable and cosy with a fabulous wood burning stove. The bathroom is cosy and fitted to a high standard with a nice strong shower, the king size bed is comfortable and there is another bedroom with 2 singles and a cot and a great selection of toys. Although the stairs are steep there's plenty to hold onto and there are stairgates at top and bottom for those with young children. Outside there is a private courtyard with table and chairs - we enjoyed breakfast out there in the sunshine.

The Brew House is brilliantly situated giving easy access to all parts of the island.

Overall an excellent holiday cottage in a very good location.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely to meet you both, and we are delighted you had a great weekend! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Brew House!
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5

Superb

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cosy and private cottage; very well equipped with a great kitchen and sunny courtyard.

The owners were very welcoming and extremely accommodating - especially of our new born daughter for whom they had laid out a changing mat, cot and extra towel - really helpful additions to the stay. They then left us alone for one of the most relaxing and peaceful stays we've had anywhere.

A lovely discovery and one we hope to return to for another escape.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to welcome you all to the Brew House, and very special to have a newborn staying! We are delighted that the cottage proved to be such a peaceful and restful place for you as you begin the adventure of parenting! We very much hope you will be able to return for another holiday soon.
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Perfect family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at The Brew House, and once again, we had such a brilliant family holiday. Ali is the perfect host, and gave us lots of useful guidance during our stay on things to do and places to eat nearby. The cottage is incredibly peaceful and is in a great location for getting around the Island - nothing is much more than 10-20 minutes' drive (including the ferry) and we kept ourselves busy exploring stunning beaches, towns, gardens and pubs nearby. We had dinner at The Pointer Inn in the nearby village, where the food was delicious and service was great.

The Brew House is beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean, and we found it really well equipped with everything we needed for a relaxing stay - even with two little children! Ali made us feel so welcome, with a gorgeous welcome pack of goodies including lovely homemade cake. Our girls (aged 1 and 3) loved the house and playing in the courtyard garden which is a suntrap. There were countless toys, books, games and DVDs which kept everyone entertained when we were at home. The house also had everything we needed for the children - like highchairs, cots, and a stair gate - yet it's spacious, so we could hide the kids' clutter away for cosy evenings in front of the fire.

It was the perfect place for a family holiday with little ones, and we're looking forward to coming back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely to have you all back in The Brew House, and we are delighted that you had such a wonderful holiday! We look forward very much to welcoming you all back again!
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5

Beautiful cottage, cosy and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is so gorgeous, I can't recommend it highly enough. It's old and beautifully renovated, with a gorgeous fireplace in the living room, lovely master bedroom and a sweet children's bedroom full of toys. Our kids didn't want to leave! Ali had made us flapjacks and a gingerbread house since it was just after Christmas, which didn't last long!! The cottage is ideally located for access to cycling routes, beaches and has a lovely pub round the corner which serves delicious pub grub. Ali and her family are so friendly and welcoming, it really felt like a home from home. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We had the most relaxing holiday Ali was most fantastic host with lovely jams and marmalades x

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time very clean and very welcoming it was my birthday and there was a cake for me on arrival Ali was a lovely host with great jams and marmalades home made which were lovely I would recommend anyone to go to the brewhouse for a lovely rest And experience of country life with walks and bike ride is the end of the drive X

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to meet all of you, and we are delighted you had such a good 'girls' weekend away' to celebrate your birthday!
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Lovely, luxurious cottage

  • 5 of 5

It's a lovely, comfortable cottage with Ali and David as wonderful hosts. The cottage has everything you can wish for. If you want to read a book, play a game or cook in the completely fitted kitchen, it's all possible. The cottage is in a very central position on the Island, so everything is within reach. Pub at walking distance as well. And, Ali and David lend us their bikes so we could go on a bike ride which we thoroughly enjoyed. So highly aprreciated! Lovely, very complete and enjoyable cottage on a lovely Island!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved meeting you both, and are so pleased that your time in the UK and on the Isle of Wight was so enjoyable. We very much hope you will come and stay at the Brew House again!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Newchurch, South East England

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£600
 
 
Autumn half term
20 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£630
 
 
Late autumn
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
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£90
£500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes: To make an enquiry about booking please phone/text me (07818 138823) or click on 'Enquire Now' to email me. Please DO NOT click on 'Request to Book'.
I ask for 25% of the full payment to be made upon booking, with the balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to your holiday. Out of season (only), short-stays may be arranged for a minimum of 3 nights, please ask about prices for short stays.

Changeover Day:
Changeovers are on Fridays, but out of high season, there is an amount of flexibility with this, so please do ask. You may arrive from 4pm at the start of your holiday and we ask that you leave by 10am on your departure day.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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