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“5 Star Holiday Rental”
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Ivy covered cottage built in 1862, extended and improved to provide a modern, comfortable space.
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Ivy covered cottage built in 1862, extended and improved to provide a modern, comfortable space.
There is plenty of room for parking outside the cottage, and along the securely gated driveway. One of the badgers on the patio. Photo taken by one of our guests!
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Ivy covered cottage built in 1862, extended and improved to provide a modern, comfortable space.
There is plenty of room for parking outside the cottage, and along the securely gated driveway.
One of the badgers on the patio. Photo taken by one of our guests!
The lovely spacious kitchen with traditional granite tiled floor.
Warm and cosy by the Aga in the winter months, lovely after a bracing walk!
Fully fitted cottage kitchen, with all the equipment you would expect - and more!
Enjoy cooking in the spacious kitchen.
The lounge and dining room are separated by a concealed glass sliding door and curtains for privacy.
Traditional beamed ceiling in the modern and comfortable 25ft lounge.
There is plenty of space to relax.
The sofa extends to a king-size sofa bed to accommodate 2 extra guests. It really is comfortable!
Plenty of Xbox games to keep you occupied.
The dining room easily seats 8. There are plenty of DVDs and games to keep you occupied.
Recently improved and newly decorated.
Table football lifts up to reveal a mini pool table.
Watch the badgers feeding on the patio in the evening. A fabulous sight.
Stunning enclosed private garden, with wild and natural planting to encourage wildlife
Just one of the many patio areas with seating
Lovely lawn with plenty of outside space to explore.
Sunny lawn and play equipment.
Swing, slide and trampoline for younger guests to enjoy.
Lovely lawned areas.
The garden is a haven for birds including Jays and Pheasants.
Squirrel feeding from the nut box outside the kitchen window. You'll also see Jays and pheasants!
The light and airy master bedroom.
The king-size bed and black-out blinds ensures a great night's sleep.
There is room for additional cots if you are travelling with little ones.
Cosy double bedroom.
Well appointed and comfortable double room.
Pretty twin room with full size single beds.
Time for a bedtime story?
A tiny selection of the toys we can supply!
The 160 year old Camellia tree, after which the cottage is named.
A warm welcome awaits on those autumn and winter nights.
16th Century Buddle Inn, once frequented by smugglers, is less than 2 minutes walk away!
St Catherine's Lighthouse. A five minute walk from the cottage. Stunning walks and views abound.
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England

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Gloucester
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129 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“5 Star Holiday Rental”
Reviewed 14 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Camellia Cottage has everything you need and more. The owner really has left no stone unturned; the outside areas are beautiful and well kept. Inside our children loved playing with the multitude of toys, they particularly enjoyed the pool table and the Xbox. All of the rooms are well appointed and spacious; it truely was home from home. Having the local badgers visiting in the evening was magical, we also spotted several red squirrels in the garden. The location of the cottage is also excellent, the village of Niton is pretty and other popular attractions are easily accessible. Thank you John and Louise for the welcome pack and the lovely Sanctuary toiletries, what a nice touch. We would highly recommend Camellia Cottage.

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Jo C
Taunton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Third fantastic stay at Camellia Cottage”
Reviewed 2 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Another great week at Camellia Cottage. New garden and patio arrangements absolutely fantastic and the weather was good enough to sit outside for lunch. The patio is a great sun trap and very sheltered - even in March! Cottage fantastic as always. See you next year!

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

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Liked best: cottage facilities
Liked least: N/a cannot fault anything
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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Liked best: The high level of comfort and cleanliness, the excellent range of kitchen equipment, toys, books, and other entertainments - and the badgers!
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Steve C
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“The best family orientated holiday cottage we have ever stayed in”
Reviewed 23 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We stayed at Camelia cottage for a week in August with our family of 4 and 2 grandparents and it was one of the best places we have ever stayed at. They have thought about everything and have made this a home from home.

The grounds contain plenty of outdoor games for the kids (and adults) to play along with plenty of games and things to keep the kids amused inside.

The owners cant do enough for you and work really hard to make your stay perfect. They ordered us some BBQ coals as we wanted to have a BBQ when we arrived on our first day.

The highlight of each evening was feeding the badgers and watching them get so close. During the day there is a friendly Robin who sits under the metal garden furniture by the trampoline and you can feed it breadcrumbs as it is very tame.

Dont hesitate to book this place if you want a clean, modern cottage to have a great holiday in.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: Everything
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Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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