The cottage has a particularly charming country style garden with a wonderful variety of flowers and shrubs. There is a lovely summerhouse and patio area with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed outside. (Visitors should be aware that barbecues are not permitted due to the thatch and there is an unfenced stream at the far end of the garden). Two cars can be parked immediately adjacent to the cottage. Public house which is good for meals within 3 minutes walk.
Barn End is a Grade II listed building dating back to the 18th century. It is one of two adjoining cottages with thick stone walls and pretty windows. It has been furnished and equipped in a traditional style with much attention to detail. Where possible original features have been retained and there are attractive beams throughout most of the cottage. On the ground floor there is a lovely open plan sitting room with comfortable sofas, a lovely flame effect fire and a flat screen television with Freeview/Blu-ray DVD player; an attractive dining area beside a window where meals can be enjoyed; a country style kitchen with fitted units, a ‘Belfast’ sink, attractive cast iron electric range cooker and hob, microwave, refrigerator, freezer and dishwasher; a small utility area with a washing machine and tumble dryer; a bathroom with a tiled floor, bath, overhead shower, basin and W.C
First Floor Description
An open tread staircase leads up to two charming, double bedrooms with double beds and wardrobes. One of these bedrooms has a delightful oriental theme. The cottage is warmed with storage heaters and additional electric heaters. Heating & electricity are provided without extra charge.
Three cars can be parked in the drive immediately to the rear of the barn. (Due to the proximity of the lakes and stream children do need to be very closely supervised whilst at the property). Nearby places to visit include the Gardens of Mottisone Manor,The Dinosaur farm museum, Blackgang Adventure Park; the coloured sands of Alum Bay and the medieval castle of Carisbrooke.