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Victorian Terraced Country Cottage

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Nov-2016
Cottage in Whitwell, Nr. Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England - On The Edge Of A Country Village

The cottage is furnished and decorated in a style that enhances its history with stripped oak floors in several rooms and a working open fire in the living room. Electric heating is provided for the cooler months so you’re assured of total home-from-home comfort all year round.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed here over the Christmas period for an 80th birthday celebration. Our party consisted of young children, teenagers and elderly parents. The owner couldn't have been more welcoming. There were decorations and a tree already put up, logs and kindling for the fire and a welcome pack when we arrived. The house itself is lovely, the housekeeper is extremely friendly and helpful - we had a wonderful time there. The village is peaceful and the nearby facilities are excellent. We fully intend to book this property again and I would recommend it highly (Dec 2013)

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A great location to explore the Isle of W. The local pub is within walking distance and serves really good food. All amenities you could want! Really comfortable beds and a great little courtyard garden to enjoy some al fresco dining. Would highly recommend. There is also space for two cars

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The owner has thought of everything you might need. The patio created a sunny spot for breakfast. Recommend it highly.
Mar 2014
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12 Reviews

4.8
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely cottage for relaxing by the open fire.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is surprisingly spacious and easily accommodated four adults and two teenagers.

It's in easy reach of great deserted beaches, lots of local attractions and plenty of good walking.

We really enjoyed long relaxing evenings in front of the fire.

Those who manage and look after the cottage were very helpful and I would recommend it heartily.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you again in the future.
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5

Small but perfectly proportioned

  • 5 of 5

A gorgeous little cottage in Whitwell, we stayed here with my mother and 18 month old daughter and loved it. Everything you could need from a holiday property, very handy location for the best bits of the island. Would happily go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review; we're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we'd be delighted to welcome you again.
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5

Comfy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Warm welcome. Milk, wine, biscuits etc were a treat. Courtyard ample for sitting in sun. Beds were comfy. Hot shower. Instant heater in bathroom was good for chilly times. Kitchen was fully equipped. Enjoyed exploring the island with the dog. Would recommend the cottage. Only point is the staircase is quite steep if mobility is a problem.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope that we may be able to welcome you again in the future.
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Tranquil Family Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of four staying in this lovely cottage over Easter. The facilities are excellent and as other user reviewers have mentioned it is homely and well equipped. We enjoyed making a log fire; all the logs and fire lighters were provided. The cottage is set away from the road and is extremely quiet, we even managed to sleep through the storm that recorded winds of 105 mph at the Needles. The beds are comfortable and the children took advantage of the games that are available; Isle of Wight monopoly no less. The Isle of Wight is a great place for a family break and we prefer this south part of the Island; the walk down to Steephill Cove is a great find ( this is just up from Ventnor beach). Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review; we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again in the future.
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5

Great Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in many holiday cottages over the years we have to say that this is probably the most homely and well equipped we have ever stayed in. It is just like walking into your own home with everything you could need. As we stayed over Christmas the owner had even put Christmas decorations up , little touches like this make all the difference. We would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage if you want a quiet relaxing stay in a peaceful location.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Cottage with Every Convenience

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful cottage in the centre of the village but only 3 miles from the wonderful beaches of Ventnor. The cottage has every concenience although it still retains many of it's original Victorian features; we particularly liked the open fire which made in really warm and cosy. Although we were there for October half-term there were still so many things to see and do on the Island we were spoiled for choice. It's an easy walk from the cottage to the village pub which serves excellent and reasonably priced food and is highly recommended. The housekeeper, Lynne, was very helpful and nothing was too much trouble for her. We would come again at any time of year and would recommend the cottage for couples, families and groups of friends.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Just 3 miles from Ventnor, one of the Islands premier resorts, the cottage is also well placed for visits to all of the Island's attractions. All parts of the Island can be reached within a 30 minute drive. Buses are available from the village (bus stop just 5 minutes’ walk) to all parts of the Island, via Newport or Ventnor

Travel:

Ferry services are available from Portsmouth to Fishbourne and Lymington to Yarmouth via the services of WightLink. Southampton to East Cowes services are provided by Red Funnel and the cottage is around 30 minutes’ drive from each.

Distances:

The centre of Whitwell village is just 5 minutes walk away where you will find a village post office and also a pub known for good food.

Further Details:

More comprehensive shopping can be found in Ventnor (5 minutes drive) or Newport (20 minutes drive)

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£375
 
 
Christmas/New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Low Season
5 Jan 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£375
 
 
Half-Term
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
Low Season
25 Feb 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£375
 
 
Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£500
 
 
Half-term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£650
 
 
High Season
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Early Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£650
 
 
Low Season
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
£375
 
 
Half-term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£375
 
 
Christmas/New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Once you have made a provisional booking we will send you a contract which should then be returned together with a non-refundable deposit of 20% of the rental (either by cheque or by bank transfer). The balance must be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival, failing which we reserve the right to re-let the property and your deposit will be forfeited. A returnable security deposit of £150 is due with the final balance. This will be returned once our housekeeper has confirmed that there is no damage,

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is usually Saturday but we will be flexible if we can; please contact us to discuss further.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are often available outside the summer season. Breaks are charged at the following percentages of the weekly rate: 3 nights - 60% : 4 nights - 70% : 5 nights - 80%: 6 nights - 90%. Please note that the minimum letting is 3 nights.

For short breaks the following charges apply - please note that rates automatically generated by the Owners Direct System do not apply
3 nights - 60% of the weekly rate
4 nights - 70% of the weekly rate
5 nights - 80% of the weekly rate
6 nights - 90% of the weekly rate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • The first floor bathroom, which is furnished with Victorian style fittings, has WC, basin and bath with shower over

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 + 2 children (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1 and 2 with double beds whilst bedrooms 3 and 4 each have a single bed; an additional bed for a child can be provided if required. Bedroom 1 has a flat screen TV with DVD player and all rooms are furnished with quality linen, duvets and pillows

Outside

  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: A well behave pet will be considered on request at a cost of £15 per booking. No smoking inside the cottage please. Outside: The front garden is laid to lawn with interesting plants, shrubs and trees, two separate seating areas and pleasant views across the village to the countryside. To the rear there is a walled patio which is a real sun trap. A table and chairs are provided for alfresco dining and also a BBQ (charcoal can be purchased locally). There are two off-road private parking spaces at the front of the property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included (except beach towels) and a change of linen and towels is provided for stays of longer than 7 days Other: The dining room, which is furnished in old pine, has seating for 8 and an inglenook fireplace which has an electric, coal effect stove and provides a comfortable dining experience for families or groups of friends

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