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The Cottage in Moons Hill, Isle of Wight

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sleeps 6
3 rooms

The Cottage description

This is a beautiful period stone holiday cottage with an abundance of character and period detail. It dates back to the 19th-century, and is set in a peaceful rural area with a strong history, with many local properties being smugglers’ safe houses. Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, most of the surrounding land is National Trust, and includes the West High Down, The Tennyson Trail, and the stunning Heritage Coast. Tennyson Monument and Headon Warren with its breathtaking views of The Needles, is nearby. Although in a secluded area, amenities in Totland and Freshwater are only 5 minutes’ drive, offering shops, library, tea rooms, indoor swimming pool and pubs. Alum Bay with its famous coloured sands is a 30-minute walk over the downs. The historic sailing town of Yarmouth, set in the estuary of the River Yar, Colwell, Totland and the popular sandy beach at Compton are nearby. Enjoy excellent walks from the house. Discover The Needles Amusement Park with its chairlift, boat rides, coloured sands, lighthouse and glass making. Also within easy reach are Blackgang Chine, Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Calbourne Water Mill, National Trust homes and gardens, vineyards, museums, zoo, Isle of Wight Pearl, Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House and Cowes. Golf, cycling, riding, sailing, fishing and diving nearby. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 500 yards.Spacious split-level living room with wood-burning stove in period feature fireplace. Sitting room. Spacious dining room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace and period feature bread oven. Step up to large farmhouse-style kitchen with slate floor. Conservatory. Utility/boot room. Step up to shower room with toilet. Narrow turning stairs to first floor. Two double bedrooms, one with 6ft bed. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with sunken corner bath, double massage therapy shower and toilet.
  • Wood-burning stove in living room and dining room - fuel inc
  • Elec, full gas CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • H/chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Gas/electric range-style cooker
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • D/washer
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large enclosed lawned garden with patio, terrace and furniture
  • Summer house
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Welcome pack
  • Pet free of charge
  • No smoking
  • NB: 2 steps to garden. Small ornamental pond, 20 yards


  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Free Pets
  • Rural Location
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed Cottage
  • Wifi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Coastal Property
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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