Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Kingates Farm nestles between the beautiful villages of Whitwell and Niton, on the southern point of the Isle of Wight. This wonderful holiday cottage includes many facilities to enable you to explore, unwind and indulge yourself in stunning, rural surroundings. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the location offers guests amazing panoramic views of rolling hills, nearby white cliffs and the coastline. This self catering holiday property have been converted from original farm buildings and offer spacious accommodation, enclosed gardens and paddocks with direct access to foot and cycle paths.Farm Cottage (UK11246) is a characterful, two-storey stone cottage that sleeps four. On the ground floor there is an open plan living space with a well-equipped kitchen area, dining and living area with a wood burner. The stable door to the rear leads to a sunny enclosed garden with a barbecue and a bike rack. Upstairs, the bedrooms have zip and link super kingsize beds that can be converted to twin beds (on request). Each bedroom has its own en-suite facilities, one with a shower over the bath, and the other with a large walk-in shower. The front bedroom has beautiful far-reaching valley views.A welcome hamper will be waiting for you on arrival with fresh milk, butter, eggs, homemade bread and local produce (extra supplies and/or dietary alternatives available on request). All produce is locally sourced where possible and you are welcome to seasonal fruit or vegetables from the main garden. Friendly, sociable adult dogs (over 12 months old) are welcome on holiday too. They have their very own pet hamper with a microfibre mattress, towels, natural shampoo, toys, treats and pet ID tag. There are further gardens, walking paddocks and a central outside hot and cold water hose for muddy dogs, boots or bikes. The owners, who live on-site along with their dogs and animals, are available should you need any help. You are welcome to join them for a walk or cycle to the nearby St Catherine’s Oratory or ‘Pepperpot’, as its known locally, with many options to venture further afield should you wish. Dogs must not be left alone in the cottage, however, arrangements can be made with the owners to take care of sociable dogs whilst you enjoy a private swim in the indoor heated pool and steam room, or plan an evening out to discover more of the island (please contact owner for details).Outdoor pursuits on the island are well catered for and include horse riding, fishing, cycling, paragliding, water sports and golf. There are numerous attractions to discover for all ages. Pay a visit to Queen Victoria’s favourite holiday residence, Osborne House and its gardens, Blackgang Chine, the oldest themed attraction in the UK, the famous Needles, Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Tapnell Farm Park, Carisbrooke Castle or the sailing towns of Yarmouth and Cowes. There is plenty to discover and keep you entertained. There are local takeaway options if you fancy dining alfresco and making the most of the wide valley sunset glow. Beach 4 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ¾ mile.Farm Cottage can be booked together with The Stables (ref UK11245) to accommodate up to 6 guests.
4 steps to entrance.Ground Floor:Open plan living space: With beams and flagstone floor.Living area: With wood burner, Freesat TV and stable door leading to garden.Dining area.Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.First Floor:Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), beams, vaulted ceiling and en-suite with walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 2: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request) and en-suite with shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack and doggy extras. Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. 3-acre landscaped grounds (shared with owner and other property on-site). Indoor heated swimming pool (shared, private use by arrangement, 15m x 5m, depth 2m) with shower/steam room and changing facilities. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 2 steps to the rear garden and sloping banks in the grounds.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77