Per weekfrom 700.00 to 1800.00 GBP
A stay at Manor Farm Cottage is just the ticket for families looking to
escape the daily grind in favour of an indulgent country cottage retreat. It's 18th century exterior wouldn’t look a miss in a period drama, whilst it's high quality interiors are a masterclass in combining vintage-style
fabrics and tasteful colour palettes with
contemporary comfort and luxury touches.
The pretty stone cottage is haven for parents and tots alike thanks to the well-stuffed toy boxes, trampoline, romantic log burner (perfect for crisp winter evenings) and gorgeous slipper bath. Junior guests will be enchanted by the bunting strewn bunks room with its star-shaped light and chest full of toys, whilst parents will love the other two beautifully designed bedrooms with their designer fabrics and co-ordinating soft furnishings. There's also the bonus of two separate lounges so mini guests can make the day room, with it's TV, DVD player and toy box, their spot of choice and grown ups can retain the living room as a quiet haven for reading or movie watching.
During the summer months the garden has a sunny patio area with built in BBQ and dining furniture, ideal for a relaxing morning coffee, daytime picnic or evening dinner and sunset drinks. Little ones will enjoy the lawned area which is ideal runing about and hides the ever popular, with the young and young at heart, safely enclosed trampoline and swing and slide set - ideal for burning off excess energy and helping promote a quiet night!
Guests enter into a small farm style porch, perfect for leaving muddy
wellies or sandy buckets before entering the main house. The front room offers
views out onto the surrounding countryside, finished with two comfy sofas
seating up to 6, a warming coal fire, flat screen TV with freeview, DVD player
and Bose i-pod docking system.
The dining room houses a large oak table,
seating 6-8 comfortably with an extension for 10 should guests be entertaining
friends plus there is a children’s table with 2 seats. This room also has an
open coal fire and looks out onto farm fields, best enjoyed from the reading
Leading from the kitchen there is a handy utility room with washing machine, dryer, separate w.c and back door leading to the gravel drive and side garden. From the other side of the kitchen there is a day room with 2 easy chairs, a TV, DVD, video player with a selection of children’s books, DVDs, toys and games not to mention grown-up books, DVDs and videos. French doors lead out into the secure, back garden.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a modern family bathroom. The two doubles house wrought iron, king size beds with memory foam topper, crisp cotton bedding and a selection of pretty furniture. The rooms are bright and airy with space for cots and offer further country views. The third bedroom is twin room ideal for little ones with white wooden bunk beds, handy chest of drawers with a built in change table, star lights, reading chair and enough space for a travel cot or two with a chest full of toys. The bathroom is spacious with a slipper bath, shower, w.c and sink.
There is also off-street parking for up to three cars
Outside there is a pretty garden with built in gas BBQ and patio looking out onto the cottage lane and down the garden. Children will enjoy the double swing and slide combo or hours spent bouncing on the 8ft trampoline with enclosure. The large lawn area is perfect for croquette or a run around. At the end of this secure garden is a secret garden ideal for mini explorers or those in need of extra peace and quiet. The entrance garden is set to the right of the house with a garage, storage shed, washing line and a few apple trees.
Cottage is nestled in a quite country lane on the fringes
of the village of
Wroxall on the south side of the Isle of Wight. At
the southernmost tip of the
island, Wroxall and the surrounding area
enjoy some of the UK's sunniest
summers and mildest winters. Located in an area of Outstanding Natural
Beauty, the cottage is surrounded by some of south
England's best countryside and is ideal for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a spot of peace, quiet and country charm.
Mini explorers will enjoy investigating the nearby ancient woodland, sheltered valleys and downs whilst parents can look forward to exploring the selection of find pubs and restaurants which scatter the area.
In summer months when a spot of sandcastle building and paddling is in order, the house is just a short drive from a range of beautiful coves ( Steephill Cove, Castle Haven) and beaches (Ventnor, Shanklin, Compton).
The pretty seaside resort of Ventnor is just 3 miles south and well worth a visit due to its sandy beaches, mild climate and wonderful botanic gardens.
Whilst those with little ones who love tea parties should pack tots favourite dolls and head 10 minutes north to Godshill which is a picturesque village renowned for its thatched cottages and cream teas! Aspiring knights and history buffs will enjoy a visit to Carisbrooke castle, where Charles 1 was held prisoner before his execution.
Other family-friendly attractions include: Black Gang Chine theme park and Amazon World, both ideal for rainy days with lots of indoor activities.
For a night out worth arranging babysitting for, The George in Yarmouth comes highly recommended for high standards of food and service but booking a few weeks in advance is suggested.
Check-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 11:00
Reservation Deposit: 50%
Balance: 90 days prior to arrival
Check-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 11:00
Reservation Deposit: 50%
Balance: 90 days prior to arrival
Arrival: , Departure:
Lorna and Oliver Wright plus Alice and James Wright.
Away from it all, a little slice of heaven after London.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms, 2 doubles & 1 bunk bed room with space for cot.
Ventnor and Bonchurch beaches are within a 10 minute drive. Or one hour by foot over the downs if you are feeling energetic.
Local shop, pubs and post office are one mile away in the village of Wroxall.
The house has two lounges of which one can be used as a family room with its selection of toys, books, games and kids TV.
Trusted local babysitting can be arranged on request.
Nursery gear provided includes: travel cots, cot bed, highchair, booster seat, changing mat, potty, toilet seat, baby monitor (with room temperature), sterilizer (Avent Steam), bed guards, stair gates, children's crockery and cutlery, nightlight, bath toys and step stool.
Basket of toys, books and games plus buckets, spades are provided
Waitrose, Sainsbury and Tesco all deliver to the cottage. Pre arrival on line food deliveries can be accept on request.
8ft trampoline (enclosed), selection of childrens bikes, climbing frame with slide, see saw swing and single swing, baby swing, rackets, buckets and spades.
A visting beauty therapist can be arranged.
Private enclosed garden with dining furniture and sun chairs, BBQ and safely enclosed trampoline and swing set.
Wi-Fi is provided.
2 travel cots and one cot bed (linen not provided for this cot), 1 highchair, 2 booster seats are available.
Additional housekeeping is possible on request at an additional cost and must be pre arranged.
The lounge has a lovely coal fire.
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Beautifully furnished and decorated, all in working order and well equipped for baby & toddler.Review dated 20/06/2015
Brilliant equipment for children of various ages and lovely rural setting.Review dated 15/05/2015
Wonderful holiday at Manor Farm Cottage. The house was perfect. Our best family holiday yet. Looking forward to going back!Review dated 21/03/2015
You cannot better this for a break with young children. The equipment is top notch, everything has been thought of, and the playroom is better stocked than ours at home! very comfortable for adults too, peace and quiet, long walks directly from the cottage, open fire. Just great! We would definitely come again and have already recommended it to family.Review dated 15/03/2013
Highly recommend this property, we had a fantastic holiday. Everything you could need or want was there and the owners attention to detail was exceptional.Review dated 19/07/2012
We had a wonderful stay at Manor Farm Cottage, we didn't want to leave! Beautifully furnished, totally baby friendly and in a great location, only a short drive to the beachReview dated 06/10/2011
We have stayed in many holiday homes and I must say yours has definitely felt the most homeliest. You have thought of everything. The children enjoyed every minute and found all the games and activities exciting.Review dated 03/11/2009
We had a fantastic time at beautiful Scallop Shell Cottage. A great location, wonderful atmosphere and lovely scenery. Weve stayed in many cottages in a number of countries and Scallop Shell was easily the best equipped as well as being utterly charming! Review dated 03/11/2009
Have had a wonderful stay, it is hard to wrench ourselves away! Every last detail has been thought of and provided for and the cottage is in a wonderful location. Already planning a return visit asap!Review dated 03/11/2009
Beautiful well equipped cottage with everything being thought of to make our stay so comfortable. Would certainly like to return at a future date.Review dated 03/11/2009
A lovely cottage, beautiful inside and out. Well equipped for our 2 year old who had great fun with the toys inside and trampoline in the garden. Would definitely returnReview dated 03/11/2009
What a fab cottage, really relaxing and homely especially if the weather is bad. Best holiday place weve ever rented. The whole cottage is beautifully and stylishly decorated lovely white sheets and towels too. Review dated 03/11/2009
We had such a fantastic week staying in Scallop shell cottage - it was such a lovely location, right next to a farm and with fabulous countryside views, but also a short walk to the village shops so not too remote. The cottage itself was gorgeous and very well equipped. We definitley want to return one day!Review dated 03/11/2009
A beautifully presented and very well equipped cottage, in an area full of things to do for children of all ages.Review dated 03/11/2009
Very very well equipt, lovely surrounds, clean and tidy... will return as soon as possible.Review dated 03/11/2009
Every detail has been thought of. We were sad to come home!"Review dated 03/11/2009
The cottage was absolutely stunning and had everything we needed for a stay with our 20 month old. He loved the trampoline, swing and slide and the tractor at the farm next door!"Review dated 03/11/2009