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The cottage is set in an idyllic rural setting and has a beautiful gated garden.
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The cottage is set in an idyllic rural setting and has a beautiful gated garden.
There's a big stretch of lawn where you can relax or the children can play. Master bedroom, brand new super king bed, divinely comfortable, stunning views over countryside
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30 reviews
The cottage is set in an idyllic rural setting and has a beautiful gated garden.
There's a big stretch of lawn where you can relax or the children can play.
Master bedroom, brand new super king bed, divinely comfortable, stunning views over countryside
The master bedroom with glorious views from both windows over the fields
New kitchen - fully equipped with everything you might need and beautiful views.
beautiful new kitchen - with great views over the garden and fields beyond
The living room - light and airy with a fireplace for cosy winter evenings
The living room - with stunning views over the fields and hills
The second bedroom, with brand new king size bed and views over the fields at the back
The second bedroom, king sized bed and very spacious, light and airy
The dining room (there are two more chairs - so you can seat 8 comfortably)
The view from the cottage.
The garden in Spring - relax and enjoy a glass of wine looking over flowers and fields
Garden furniture and BBQ provided for you.
Wander down the garden into the wild flower meadow (- also part of the property)
shower room adjacent to master bedroom
family bathroom
The middle bedroom
The middle bedroom - with cot bed and bunkbeds
Downstairs twin bedroom - light, airy, spacious
The twin bedroom (downstairs)
Ferndale from the road, driveway with secure wooden gates for keeping in children!
The South coast of the Island, looking round to the White Cliffs and the Needles
Stunning beach and cliff top walks
Beautiful coastline - (Compton Bay low tide May 2015)
Long and sandy Compton Bay is a 20 minute drive from the cottage and great for children.
The cottage has beautiful walks from the doorstep.
Breathtakingly beautiful Bluebell wood - a few minutes walk from the cottage.
Bluebell wood is also great for dens, bracken houses and tree climbing
Lots of spots for tea (or wine) in the garden
Plenty of space to eat outdoors too
Dinner with a view!
View of the cottage from the wild flower meadow at the bottom of the garden
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Whitwell, Isle of Wight, England

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Well equipped & comfortable house”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We stayed at ferndale for 1 week in august 2013. Our group included 4 adults & young children aged 4,5 & 6. The house is well equipped - lovely newly fitted kitchen & the beds are super comfortable! There was plenty of room for us all & the garden provided a great place for the children to explore.
Nice 'extras' included tea, coffee, fresh milk & a bottle of wine. On top of this there were some toys for the little ones to play with & plenty of books to read whilst enjoying the amazing views from the back of the house.
We had a fabulous time & recommend the nearby white lion for a reasonably priced meal (kids eat free) & a bouncy castle. The house is also close to blackgang chine which is a must visit for the little ones!

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Liked best: Well equipped kitchen & amazing views
Liked least: Wish there was a bbq
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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stevenage
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Liked best: space and comfort
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups
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Jenthevet
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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“Beautiful house, stunning views - a wonderful place to stay!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013

I have been to the Isle of Wight on holiday at least once a year for 25 years, and Ferndale was easily one of the nicest places I have stayed. The kitchen was certainly the nicest - far better than my kitchen at home! The three friends who stayed with me at Ferndale could not stop talking about it, and are all planning to come back. What with the lovely house, gorgeous garden and amazing sunny weather, they could not have had a better first impression of the Island!

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Liked best: The views, the garden and the kitchen.
Liked least: The fact I had to leave!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Liked best: The garden of the property is magical, safe and interesting!
Liked least: If i had to pick something negative, it's only the leaving of the driveway on blind corner, but the mirrors provided are perfect.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups
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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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Travelling group: Young Children
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Domilasol
Dijon, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Travelling group: En famille élargie
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29 Jun 2015
Merci beaucoup
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