Former Victorian stable block
Bright and airy open plan kitchen / diner
King-size bedroom with en-suite
Downstairs twin bedroom
Cosy attic style lounge
Dining area with additional sofa
Prepare your favourite meals in the kitchen
En-suite bathroom
1 / 8  Former Victorian stable block
2 / 8  Bright and airy open plan kitchen / diner
3 / 8  King-size bedroom with en-suite
4 / 8  Downstairs twin bedroom
5 / 8  Cosy attic style lounge
6 / 8  Dining area with additional sofa
7 / 8  Prepare your favourite meals in the kitchen
8 / 8  En-suite bathroom

Milton Stables

Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautifully converted stables on the south west side of the Isle of Wight
  • Open plan living accommodation with an enclosed courtyard garden
  • Located within walking distance of Freshwater Bay, Tennyson Down and the coastal path
  • Dramatic walks from the doorstep to The Needles
  • Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a variety of small coves for swimming, surfing, paddling and boating
  • Within easy reach of all the island's top attractions
Property code: IC086

This lovingly renovated former Victorian stable block boasts stylish and bright open-plan accommodation for memorable family holidays by the sea.

Situated in a quiet residential street on the south west side of the Isle of Wight, this property is close to Freshwater Bay and Tennyson Down. Set out on foot to follow the coastal path westwards to The Needles or eastwards to Blackgang Chine and St Catherine’s Lighthouse, both routes offering spectacular scenery. Situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the local area boasts a variety of small coves, perfect for swimming, surfing paddling and boating as well as a two-mile stretch of sandy beach at Compton Bay. The local tearoom, general store and restaurants are also just a five-minute walk away, ideal for rounding off a long walk with a hearty meal. For the golfers in the group Freshwater Bay Golf Course is a nearby links course with spectacular coastal views. Only slightly further afield, a short drive will bring you to the tiny town of Freshwater, which is home to supermarkets, a sports centre and swimming pool plus a variety of shops, inns and restaurants.

Skilfully renovated, this former Victorian stable block now offers gorgeous accommodation with a light and airy feel throughout. The open-plan kitchen area is modern and bright with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer, containing everything you should need for preparing tasty meals. The dining table sits in sunlight next to large patio doors, offering a pleasant al fresco feel whatever the weather. Here you will find plenty of comfortable seating, perfect for relaxing with a cup of tea or coffee. Also on the ground floor is a charming twin bedroom with TV and wet room with WC, ideal for those with limited accessibility. From the hallway, stairs lead up to the first floor where there is a galleried landing and a king-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Also on this level is a cosy attic-style lounge with two sofas, a TV/DVD and views.

From the dining area, patio doors open onto a tiled enclosed courtyard garden to the front of the property, which is furnished with a table and chairs for enjoying al fresco meals. There is unallocated onstreet parking, an additional off road space is available inside the gated courtyard to park one small car.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 ground floor twin and 1king-size
  • 1 en-suite bathroom and 1 ground floor wet room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with furniture
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Off-road parking in the courtyard garden for 1 small car
  • Beach, shop, pub within walking distance
  • Please note that there are sloped ceilings to the sides of the upstairs rooms

This property is personally managed by Amy.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rebecca 21st December 2019

Beautiful cottage with plenty of space and good kitchen facilities for a Christmas holiday. Local cafes, shops, pub and the spectacular Freshwater Bay all within walking distance. We would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Brenda 1st November 2019

Lovely location and very quiet. If going late in the year take a torch, there are no street lights. Because of ferry and road problems we arrived in the dark, nightmare!

Reviewed by Sue 4th October 2019

Perfect location for great walks and views with dog. Locals very friendly too

Reviewed by Stuart 23rd August 2019

The cottage is lovely, in a nice quiet part of Freshwater. Just a short walk to the small but lovely beach down the road. A little overpriced compared to similar sized and similar located cottages but we had a lovely time here.

Reviewed by Ian 19th July 2019

Great location and patio plus flowers fantastic. A fan is required to cool off the upper bedroom .

Reviewed by Andrew 12th July 2019

Neat clean and tidy, Sunny court yard, Nice restaurant / coffee bar about metres away near to a grocery shop with great cheese counter. Beach 200 metres away.

Reviewed by Chris 28th June 2019

Excellent location in the quieter corner of IOW. Colwell Bay and Totland have good nearby beaches. Great walking on the Downs. Plenty of space and a lovely courtyard to sit out. Enjoyed the upstairs sitting room but can be a bit too warm for sleeping.

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