Whistlestop cottage at Whitwell Railway Station which is set in two acres of land and overlooks beautiful views of English hedgerows, rolling hills around the Village of Whitwell. The Ventnor West line originally opened in 1897 and was said to be 'one of the prettiest branch lines in England' with many local inhabitants lovingly talking of childhood memories of a treasured line. The trains and bustle are long gone, but when sitting on the platform you can almost hear the rattle of a train, and recall the bygone days of steam.
Whistle Stop Cottage sits in its own picket fence grounds. The lounge looks opens onto a patio and garden with a retired railway wagon at the settled at the far end.
The master bedroom is south facing sporting a balcony providing excellent views of the Vineyard and village.
The cottage is of a high standard with 4 Star AA rating.
Sleeps 5 + cot
There is also Bluebell and Primrose Cottages that each sleep 4 + cot. They have been converted from booking hall and station master's offices at the station.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 toilet only|
|Nearest beach||Ventnor 5 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 35 km, Nearest railway: Shanklin 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (3), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
Whistlestop has it's own secluded garden complete with an old railway wagon. Nearby you will find our little vineyard, spectacular views and lots of wild life to see that visit the garden. We have visitors such as birds of prey, badgers, foxes,rabbits and the occasional red squirrel passing through. Whitwell Station is close to bridle paths and leafy lanes and within 2 miles from the coast and cliffs of the south Wight downs. We have Short breaks from October to the end of March.
Pets are welcome but must not be left unattended in the Cottage
The Isle of Wight currently has award winning beaches, including blue flag winners, all of which are managed and maintained to the highest standard. The weather is considered the best in the United Kingdom with more sunshine than other places. The Island is adorned with places to visit historic or otherwise.
Events through out the year from Music festivals to Yachting galas the famous of which is Cowes Week.
The island has been described as 'Little England'
Whitwell is beautiful village nestled in the South Wight between the town of Ventnor and the village of Godshill.
There is local pub and garage. excellent walks, horse riding and fishing nearby. Scenic countryside.
Historically a Saxon Village