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The view towards this welcoming cottage
The lovely and cosy lounge
Sit back and relax in front of the wood burner
A lovely space to unwind in after a day of exploring
Well equipped and attractive kitchen
Dining area
King-size bedroom
Single bedroom
Bathroom
Enjoy a bubble bath
Relax outside with some al fresco dining
Enjoy a family BBQ
1 / 12  The view towards this welcoming cottage
2 / 12  The lovely and cosy lounge
3 / 12  Sit back and relax in front of the wood burner
4 / 12  A lovely space to unwind in after a day of exploring
5 / 12  Well equipped and attractive kitchen
6 / 12  Dining area
7 / 12  King-size bedroom
8 / 12  Single bedroom
9 / 12  Bathroom
10 / 12  Enjoy a bubble bath
11 / 12  Relax outside with some al fresco dining
12 / 12  Enjoy a family BBQ

The Hayloft Cottage - Godshill

Godshill, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • This charming stone cottage is set in an attractive position in a tranquil country lane and surrounded by fields
  • A wonderful holiday retreat for a small family, walkers, sightseers and nature-lovers
  • Perfect for enjoying the sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor
  • Larger parties may wish to book alongside neighbouring Milk Parlour Cottage which sleeps an additional 3 guests
Property code: IC149

Converted from an 18th century milking parlour and nestling on the outskirts of a picturesque village, this lovely stone cottage offers a charming holiday home in the heart of the Isle of Wight.

Less than a mile away from this lovely cottage is the tranquil village of Godshill, with its pretty thatched cottages, historic church, great restaurants, good pubs and delightful tea rooms. The popular market town of Newport with its variety of shops and medieval castle is also nearby. You can enjoy the beautiful walk to Shanklin following the Stenbury Trail, which is also a fantastic cycle ride, or enjoy the glorious sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor, which are all just an easy drive away. With opportunities for golf, kayaking and horse riding, as well as a children’s theme park, vineyard, cider company, donkey sanctuary, farm shop and chocolate factory in the area, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

On entering this lovingly converted holiday cottage you will find yourself in the comfy and welcoming lounge. With plenty of comfortable seating, Smart TV and a traditional wood burner, this is a lovely space to unwind in at the end of a great day out. Exploring the ground floor further you will find the pretty kitchen/diner, which features a charming dining area, and you will find the kitchen is fully equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. You will find a washing machine and tumble dryer available in a nearby utility room, use of which is shared with the adjoining cottage. Heading upstairs you will find two cosy bedrooms. There’s a double room with a king-size bed and a single room with a 4ft bed, which is designated as a single as the bed is accessible from only one side. You will also find a bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC.

Stepping outside, you will find an attractive walled, courtyard style garden at the rear of the property, and there is a lovely fenced area of garden at the front with a lawn, bird table and shrubs. Red squirrels and a variety of birds are frequent visitors. Garden furniture is provided so you can enjoy a meal al fresco. There is a parking area for three cars near the cottage.

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

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double with king-size bed, 1 single with a 4ft bed
  • 1 bathroom – 1 shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV and wood burner in lounge
  • Walled garden with furniture
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in utility room shared with adjoining cottage. The tumble dryer is charged at 50p per half an hour on a meter.
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Towels available on request for no extra charge - please request at the time of booking
  • Bed linen included
  • Wi-Fi included - due to the location this can be intermittent 
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shops in Godshill 0.75 miles away, pub within 1 mile
  • Access to the cottage is along a lane which can be uneven in areas

 

Amy Hendriksen

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gary 12th September 2020

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first of all the cottage is in a quiet location just outside godshill which was perfect for us the cottage had everything we needed would say it wasn't palm of a five-star hotel it was fantastic courtyard enclosed and clean front garden enclosed and well nice could not find fault with the property whatsoever cleanliness 20 out of 10 it was absoluteRead morely brilliant Hide

Reviewed by Karen 5th September 2020

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This is the best holiday cottage we have stayed in and we have stayed in plenty of very good ones in the past. Very high spec throughout with everything included that you would have in your own home. I would thoroughly recommend anyone to stay at this cottage. If I could have picked the cottage up and taken it home with me I would have done.

Reviewed by Martine 29th August 2020

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The cottage is beautiful clean and cosy. It is well equipped with everything you need. It sits in a lovely spot and you are in a great position for seeing other areas on the Isle of Wight. I highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Alexander 22nd August 2020

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A fantastic property, perfect for the two of us plus the two dogs. Secure front and year gardens gave peace of mind. Ideally positioned for visiting the whole island. Lovely local walk for dogs early morning wakener. Equipped well, shower nice and warm. Would strongly recommend, as long as it's not when I want to go again!

Reviewed by Garry 15th August 2020

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A beautiful, comfortable and well-equipped cottage in an ideal location. The owner was really friendly and very helpful. We really enjoyed our stay in the Hay Loft and can't wait to go back.

Reviewed by Claire 1st August 2020

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The cottage is better than the pictures. Ideally located to explore the IoW. Godshill is a lovely village to visit. Gorgeous views from the upstairs skylights. Comfortable and spacious.

Reviewed by Nicola 25th July 2020

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House clean, well maintained and in an excellent location for exploring the island.

Reviewed by Ken 18th July 2020

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Excellent location in the middle of the island down a secluded lane away from the hustle and bustle of every day life .ideal for walkers as there are bridal ways on the doorstep but only 3/4 mile from pubs and shops .the cottage is clean and well equipped even with free wi fi. With friendly hosts living nearby its the ideal holiday location and i rRead moreecommend it for anybody who want a holiday on the isle of Wight Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 11th July 2020

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Reviewed by Emma 4th July 2020

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Lovely comfortable clean cottage on a small farm , nice walks and can walk to one pub, but need a car to get to places Central location to visit around island Cottage is well equipped and modern plenty of parking and a lovely front garden which is enclosed so dogs safe Would return we had a great week and sunny weather

Reviewed by John 15th March 2020

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Reviewed by David 7th March 2020

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Reviewed by Rebecca 29th January 2020

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A lovely cottage in a great location. Only 10 minutes from Newport and around 30 minutes to most other locations on the island. A very well equip cottage all done to a very high standard. I would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Shelley 26th October 2019

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The cottage was modern and comfortable. The owners had supplied everything you need for a stay. The location is beautiful and quiet with many public footpath walks available in nearby Godshill.

Reviewed by Ian 12th October 2019

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Reviewed by Peter 28th September 2019

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We had an excellent stay in this very cosy cottage.

Reviewed by John 24th August 2019

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Our cottage was, quite simply PERFECT! Lovely location, friendly neighbours, comfortable...everything we needed! Very dog friendly...nearby dog walks & safely enclosed front and back garden. We were sad to leave, and would love to go back!!

Reviewed by Paula 10th August 2019

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We had an amazing two weeks at Hayloft Cottage. It was a home away from home. The beds were very comfy. The kitchen had everything we needed. The cottage is in an excellent location on the island for visiting lovely beaches and the different island attractions. We would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Mark 20th July 2019

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Just the perfect place to spend some time. Quiet, beautiful, a super comfy cottage fully equipped with all you could need.

Reviewed by Gary 29th June 2019

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Reviewed by John 15th June 2019

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Reviewed by Richard 8th June 2019

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Reviewed by Andrea 25th May 2019

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Reviewed by Julie 11th May 2019

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Reviewed by Kay 20th April 2019

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Beautiful cottage, very well equipped. Perfect location for exploring the island.

Reviewed by Keith 4th March 2019

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Really nice, modern decor with modern appliances. Nice comfortable bed.

Reviewed by Mark 28th February 2019

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Reviewed by Gary 22nd February 2019

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Reviewed by Mike 3rd February 2019

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Better than we could have imagined.very pleased

Reviewed by Zara 15th November 2018

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Beautifully presented cottage, very comfortable, and right next to very kind owner who is there if there are any problems or to let you know the best places to visit.

Reviewed by Gary 3rd November 2018

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Great property and location. Well equipped with everything you need for a superb break.

Reviewed by Kerri 20th October 2018

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A beautiful cosy rustic cottage in a central location with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Reviewed by Chris 30th September 2018

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A wonderful cottage in a great central location, with easy access to all other areas of the Island. Modern inside, very clean, well-equipped and in a quiet area, we had a fabulous holiday here and can't wait to visit again.

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