Little Thatch Cottage certainly lives up to its name. The 18th Century, Grade II listed, detached thatched cottage is located in the village of Shorwell near to Newport on the Isle of Wight. With two king size double bedrooms (one with en-suite facilities), one twin bedroom, an additional sofa bed in the lounge and a family shower room, this cottage can sleep up to seven people. The cottage also boasts a galley style fitted kitchen, a dining room with doors to a courtyard and two sitting rooms - one with a sofa bed and the other with a woodburning stove. To the exterior of the cottage is a large lawned garden with a courtyard, decked areas, outdoor furniture, and a summer house with games and a tree house, as well as covered bike storage and off road parking for three cars. With a cottage as delightful as Little Thatch, you may never want to leave the grounds, but if you do venture further afield, the whole of the Isle of Wight is ready for you to explore.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC. Fitted galley kitchen. Utility area. Dining room with doors to courtyard. Sitting room with exposed brickwork, beams and sofa bed. Second beamed sitting room with exposed stonework and feature fireplace with biofuel burner.
LPG central heating with biofuel burner. Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi, books/games/CDs. Gas and electricity inc. in rent. 2 litres of fuel (providing up to 10-12 hours of burning) for biofuel burner inc. in rent. Additional fuel available to be purchased locally. Bed linen inc. in rent (linen not provided for sofa bed). Towels are not provided. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 3 cars. Covered bike storage. Large lawned garden with courtyard, decked areas, furniture, summerhouse with table games and tree house. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.
The village of Shorwell, close to the south coast of the Isle of Wight, was said to be one of Queen Victoria's favourite places to visit. The village is well served by a local pub serving good food and ales, a village shop and post office. The area offers miles of footpaths and bridleways, picturesque villages and breathtaking coastal scenery. Within a short drive can be found several beautiful beaches, the popular pleasure park at Blackgang Chine, and the bustling town of Newport with its shops, restaurants, arts centre and cinema. Shorwell is a charming village, and provides the perfect centre from which to explore the island.
The Isle of Wight, with its beaches, unspoiled scenery, rich heritage and over 500 miles of award-winning public footpaths is a walker's paradise, or if sailing is your thing, the renowned annual Cowes Week is not to be missed.