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Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop

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Traditional chocolate box cottage - Little Thatch, Shorwell, Isle of Wight
Large enclosed garden
Ferry inclusive deals available
1 of 38Traditional chocolate box cottage - Little Thatch, Shorwell, Isle of Wight
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
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Coronavirus (COVID 19) We have amended our Payment Terms to accept later balance payments, i.e. 21 days instead of 60 and have a relaxed cancellation policy. Please message us if you have any questions or concerns. We will try our best to help you. Ferry inclusive deals available at discounted prices. Little Thatch is a gorgeous picture postcard cottage in Shorwell, Isle of Wight. This beautiful Grade II listed thatch cottage, built of Island stone, is over 250 years old and full of characterful features. Over time the cottage has been extended and now provides comfortable accommodation for 6 people. The cottage has parking for up to 3 cars (note the drive is fairly steep but there is room for 2 cars to park on the level area in front of the garages). At the back a large lawned garden i...Coronavirus (COVID 19) We have amended our Payment Terms to accept later balance payments, i.e. 21 days instead of 60 and have a relaxed cancellation policy. Please message us if you have any questions or concerns. We will try our best to help you. Ferry inclusive deals available at discounted prices. Little Thatch is a gorgeous picture postcard cottage in Shorwell, Isle of Wight. This beautiful Grade II listed thatch cottage, built of Island stone, is over 250 years old and full of characterful features. Over time the cottage has been extended and now provides comfortable accommodation for 6 people. The cottage has parking for up to 3 cars (note the drive is fairly steep but there is room for 2 cars to park on the level area in front of the garages). At the back a large lawned garden is complemented by a patio, decking, garden furniture, summer house with games and a tree house – all of which make this a perfect holiday cottage for families. The village of Shorwell is in the West Wight and has lots of thatched cottages, church, and an excellent village pub within a 5 minute walk. Shorwell is well placed to explore all the Isle of Wight has to offer – attractions such as Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, The Needles and the south coast beaches are within easy reach. In traditional country style you enter the cottage round the back into the dining room. To the right you will find the ground floor double bedroom, and shower room making this cottage suitable for elderly members of the family. There is also a utility area, fully fitted galley kitchen and an amazing characterful sitting room with exposed stone walls, beams, wood panels, brick fireplace and electric stove. Beyond the sitting room is a games room / second sitting room with a leather sofa. Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms. The double bedroom has a kingsize bed and leads to a bathroom with bath, hand basin & toilet. The twin room has two single beds. Free WiFi included. The cottage is not suitable for pets. Please bring own towels and tea towels Discounted car & foot passenger ferry deals available – please ask when booking More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Check in after 4pm, check out before 10am Follow instructions for waste collection including separating & bagging recyclable and food waste Don't light candles or joss sticks at the property No smoking inside the property or in the grounds - this includes e-cigarettes No events or parties
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Shower
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About the Owner
Teresa T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
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Reviewed 30 August 2020

We had a wonderful holiday in this very pretty cottage which was surprisingly spacious. The cottage is very well equipped and the beds are extremely comfortable. We went with our daughter, son in law and two boys aged 10 & 7 and the accommodation suited...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2020

Many thanks for your lovely review! Little Thatch provides great family accommodation and is in an ideal location for exploring the Isle of Wight - a very popular staycation destination this summer.

Reviewed 20 August 2020

We had a wonderful two week stay at Little Thatch. Full of charm, character and history. We loved the garden too. We felt that the house looked better in person than the photos and we appreciated the carefully chosen art work on the wall. The...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

We are thrilled you enjoyed your second visit to the Island this season and that you enjoyed the delights of Little Thatch.

Reviewed 3 August 2020

This is a superb, very well equipped, cottage that is full of character, and in a great location on the island. We booked last minute as lockdown eased and despite some anxiety regarding Covid-19 we found that there were plenty of open attractions, all with...More

Date of stay: July 2020
1  Thank IanH2786
TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2020

The Isle of Wight has proved to be very popular this season as a staycation. Little Thatch with its large enclosed garden and cosy interior is a great choice.

Reviewed 8 September 2019

The cottage is absolutely lovely - fantastic rural location with gorgeous views. Local, friendly village shop and pub, lots of neighbours selling fresh eggs, plentiful walks and so much peace and quiet! You’ll find everything you could possibly need in the cottage - the kitchen...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2019

A fantastic review which wonderfully describes all that is on offer at Little Thatch, Shorwell, Isle of Wight

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Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: May 2019
TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

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Reviewed 13 May 2019

Beautiful and relaxing cottage. Garden is amazing and family loved all the games available. Had a wonderful holiday and close to most of the main attractions the Island has to offer. Cottage is very comfortable and well equipped.

Date of stay: April 2019
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TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2019

Thanks for your lovely review. Little Thatch is a truly stunning character cottage with a beautiful enclosed garden - perfect for families.

Reviewed 22 April 2019

We had a lovely week at Little Thatch. It is a picture-postcard cottage in a charming village. We were lucky that the weather was glorious and we were able to make use of the fantastic, large garden. The kids appreciated the summerhouse with its table...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2019

Thanks for your lovely review. The olde world character of this beautiful thatched cottage is what makes it special! With its large enclosed lawned garden, summerhouse and good village location this cottage is perfect for families wanting to explore the Isle of Wight.

Reviewed 12 March 2019 via mobile

A fantastic thatched cottage in a peaceful location, ideal for a decent sized family and with the benefit of a good local pub a very short walk away, where you can get nice pub food. Well equipped cottage and lovely garden - wouldn’t hesitate to...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Peter M
TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2019

Thanks for your super 5 bubble review. Little Thatch (Shorwell, Isle of Wight) is perfectly located to explore all that the Isle of Wight has to offer. The cottage is all ready for the 2019 season and we look forward to welcoming our guests.

Reviewed 12 March 2019

We have visited Little Thatch several times over many years. A fantastic location for exploring the local area, with a great pub and handy local shop, very "old-worlde". The cottage is beautiful, very well equipped, and especially well suited to families with elderly relatives, having...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank WilliamB-Nottingham
TeresaT2502, VR Owner at Little Thatch character cottage, beautiful garden | short walk to pub/shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2019

Thanks for your wonderful 5 bubble review which describes Little Thatch (Shorwell, Isle of Wight) perfectly.The garden is an absolute delight and the characterful, spacious interior to the cottage is loved by our guests.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Shorwell is on the western side of the Isle of Wight. It is a very pretty village with lots of thatched cottages, a church, and an excellent village pub within a 5 minute walk. Shorwell is well placed to explore all the Isle of Wight has to offer – attractions such as Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, The Needles and the south coast beaches are within easy reach.
Getting around
A car is recommended. Buses run every 2 hours during the day and connect with Freshwater/Totland/Alum Bay and Newport. See the Southern Vectis website for more information, routes and timetables.
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