* 3 bedrooms - sleeps 6 (Choice of 2 doubles and 1 twin or 1 double and 2 twins)
* Pretty garden
* Flagstone sun terrace and BBQ
* Everything required is included (linen, towels, high chair, cot etc.)
* WiFi , Freeview, MP3 sounddock
* No smoking and no pets.
* Friday changeover. Mini breaks available.
"A Cute And Cosy Holiday Cottage"
If you are looking for a cute and cosy self catering country cottage on the Isle of Wight, this is it!
Rock Cottage in Niton is a charming Grade II listed detached property built in 1814. The cottage was originally the tap house and stables for the Royal Sandrock Hotel, visited by the Princess Victoria and according to local folklore a favourite holiday destination.
Built of Island stone with a Welsh slate roof, the cottage has recently been completely restored and refurbished to provide all modern comforts yet retaining the original features. It is cosy but not small. It sleeps 6 in 3 double bedrooms and has 2 large bathrooms, one with a walk-in shower and the other with the original roll top cast iron bath. There is a luxury fitted kitchen, a large family room/dining room and a separate snug.
Rock Cottage has been refurbished to the highest environmental standards. It is heated by an eco friendly ground source heat pump system fed from the adjoining field. The walls are plastered with traditional lime plaster to provide a high level of insulation, keeping the cottage warm in the winter and cool in the summer. There are 2 wood burning stoves for cold winter evenings with logs supplied. All lighting is low energy.
The cottage is superbly located, only a 10 minute walk from the extensive National Trust walks of the southernmost point of the Island, the beautiful St Catherine's Down, the sandy beach at Reeth Bay and the lighthouse.
Local amenities in Niton village are easily within reach on foot and a short walk down the "smugglers' footpath" will bring you to the famous Buddle Inn.
The refurbishment and particularly the stunning new kitchen were recently featured in the Islands newspaper The County Press and we received the prestigious Isle of Wight Society's Certificate of Merit for our restoration of Rock Cottage.