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Two Dores Hill Cottage

Wootton, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • One of a pair of delightful cottages set within beautiful countryside enjoying open views to the Solent and Hampshire coastline
  • Excellent walking and cycling area with ample footpaths and tracks to explore
  • Ideally located making this an ideal bolt hole for exploring the island

 

Property code: IC159

A stunning 200 year cottage within beautiful countryside, enjoying open views to the Solent. Perfectly located for exploring the island, with plenty of things to do and see on the doorstep.

One of two renovated cottages, this property embodies country style and living. It lies within an excellent walking and cycling area, with footpaths and tracks extending in various directions, including to the coast at Wootton Creek, the woods at Briddlesford Copse, and Arreton Downs. From the cottage, there are lots of attractions within an easy 10 minute drive, including Osborne House - the home of Queen Victoria, Quarr Abbey, Butterfly World, and Robin Hill Country Park. The small floating bridge at Cowes offers easy access to the shops of West Cowes and to the countryside and small coves on the west of the island. The larger east coast sandy beaches of Ryde, Appley, and St Helens are also nearby.

The cottage is over 200 years old and retains many original features, including the stunning exposed beams and inglenook fireplace. Relax in the charming open-plan lounge in front of the cosy woodburning stove, the perfect spot for unwinding with a good book or a cup of tea. Here you’ll also find a comfortable sofa and a TV/DVD. There’s a small dining area and a lovely fitted kitchen, equipped with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge, separate freezer, and dishwasher. Stairs lead to a charming double bedroom, which has a king-size bed and beautiful views across fields to the sea on the horizon. There’s also a bathroom with bath, overhead shower, and WC.

A delightful garden can be found to the side of the cottage, with lawns and shrubberies as well as a summer house. Garden furniture is provided, making it a lovely spot for relaxing and enjoying the open views. There’s parking for one car available on the gravel drive.

  • 1 bedroom - 1 king-size
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and small freezer
  • Washing and drying service available
  • TV/DVD
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Heating and electric included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Regret no children
  • Farm shop and restaurant close by
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Adam Baker

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Adam.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 30 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan, 22nd December 2023

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Reviewed by Doshia, 20th October 2023

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Delightful charming cottage clean cosy and well equipped. Ideally situated in the county side with a view across to the Solent. Great farm shop and cafe almost on the doorstep and a good pub restaurant just down the road. Easy reach to tourist attractions. Lovely comfortable bed and tastefully decorated throughout. Would revisit if we come back to Read moreIOW in the future. Nice welcome from our hosts with a thoughtful welcome pack. Hide

Reviewed by Phillip, 13th October 2023

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The cottage was really comfortable and cosy. It had everything you would wish for a break away, plus a lovely log fire with a crate of logs supplied.

Reviewed by Roger, 17th September 2023

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Although this is a 200yr old period cottage, it has everything you need by way of modern conveniences to make your stay easy & comfortable. It has a lovely, quiet location, but is within easy reach of anywhere you might want to visit on the Island - nowhere is far. The owners are a great couple who are very friendly and go out of their way to make Read moreyour stay memorable. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Stuart, 1st September 2023

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Reviewed by Kevin, 21st July 2023

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Ideal location for a couple who are looking for calm and pleasant surroundings to unwind in but is in easy reach of amenities and places of interest. The owners are very friendly, thoughtful and easy to contact if you need to.

Reviewed by Jonathan, 14th July 2023

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The beautiful Cottage was nice and cosy for a couple with everything on the Island being in easy reach. The owners were extremely helpful and dealt with any queries or problems we had efficiently. This is one of the two semi detached cottages but you would almost never know you had neighbours. The summer house was well used in the mornings for breaRead morekfast and stargazing in the evening, surrounded by a lovely garden filled with flowers, butterflies and birdsand the Welcome goodies were fantastic ! Hide

Reviewed by Richard, 7th July 2023

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A lot of thought has gone into this cottage, it really has everything you could want. The owners very kindly left a welcome pack including a home made cake (delicious), butter, milk and a bottle of wine. Every thing was clean. The instruction pack included all we needed to know. The owner came mid week to see if all was ok, we already had mobile teRead morelephone numbers to contact them should we have had any problems. Hide

Reviewed by Jill, 30th June 2023

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This is a lovely cottage, very comfortable and well appointed. Its central location makes it a good base for exploring the IoW. We made good use of the summer house which allowed us to sit out on blustery evenings, and also enjoyed the cake and wine provided by the welcoming owners.

Reviewed by Peter, 9th June 2023

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Reviewed by Michael J, 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Joanne, 12th May 2023

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Cosy, clean and comfortable cottage in a peaceful location and a good base from which to explore the island. We were made to feel welcome, useful information about the cottage and local area were provided, and we very much appreciated the wine and homemade cake upon arrival! We would definitely recommend the cottage to other visitors.

Reviewed by Andrew, 5th May 2023

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Nice clean comfortable cottage. Warm welcome from owners, who were available to answer queries. The doorways are a bit low and I did manage to bang my head frequently.

Reviewed by Ann, 22nd December 2022

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Reviewed by Christine, 21st October 2022

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A lovely cottage in a peaceful location. We loved the little extras from the owners wine, milk, bread, butter and fresh flowers. Good location for visiting everywhere on the island. We had a great stay and will be booking again.

Reviewed by Deborah, 16th September 2022

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Quiet, rural location but can still see the sea. Very well equipped, warm cottage with lovely characterful features, beams, loved the stripped wood floors and rugs. Very comfy bed and lots of little touches and items that were appreciated. Especially the welcome pack with homemade cake and wine, a lovely start to our holiday.

Reviewed by Paul, 9th September 2022

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A very clean and comfortable cottage in a very peaceful rural location. Well presented by the owners, with a nice welcome. The summerhouse is a nice touch in the garden.

Reviewed by Karen, 26th August 2022

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This cottage is perfect if its peace and tranquility that you are after . The location is stunning , a sea view was a surprise on our 1st visit . The garden is stunning, we spent many hours relaxing in the summerhouse . The welcome pack is really good quality, wine , bread , butter and milk. The owner is very friendly and available if you have any Read moreissues . This was our 3rd visit to this cottage and we will definitely be going back . Hide

Reviewed by H, 19th August 2022

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An immaculate and comfortable cottage in an extremely peaceful location. Plenty of outdoor space to relax in. Friendly cats to welcome us home after a day out! We would definitely recommend this cottage as the perfect base for exploring the island.

Reviewed by Steven, 5th August 2022

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Reviewed by KATE, 15th July 2022

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Beautiful cottages, you can relax straightaway. Nice and cool in the heatwave. Owners take great care of the cottages and grounds, very pleasant people. Walks from cottages. Well appointed for local attractions, pubs, cafes, restaurants in area.

Reviewed by Pauline, 8th July 2022

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Two Dores cottage is a lovely 1 bed cottage in a peaceful location. There's an antiques shop next door which you can stroll round to. It's only open Thursday to Sunday, we walked round to make a purchase or two from the shop ourselves. The garden was well positioned and it wasn't a problem at all finding a shady spot. Being in cottage 2 we had a loRead morevely summerhouse at our disposal but we tended to use only the patio part of it as the weather was so lovely. The owners were lovely to deal with. Hide

Reviewed by Debbie, 1st July 2022

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We stayed in no. 2 cottage. It's a charming cottage , very comfortable bed and a great location. The summer house was very nice to sit in in the evenings and watch the sunset.

Reviewed by Peter, 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Karen, 27th May 2022

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This is our 2nd stay at this property, and it did not disappoint. The cottage provides everything you need . The location is outstanding, providing peace and tranquility. We spent many hours in the garden enjoying the views and listening to the birds singing . The owners provide a lovely welcome pack which is a fantastic touch . We will be returninRead moreg in August and cant wait. Hide

Reviewed by Jessie, 13th May 2022

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A lovely cottage in a very quiet and peaceful location. Very clean and with everything you need to have a relaxing holiday. Good quality bed linen and towels and a lovely welcome pack. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Colin, 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Thomas, 1st May 2022

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A fantastic stay. Ann and John were tremendous hosts. The cottage is very clean, comfortable and has lots of character. The location is ideal for exploring the island and feels nice and secluded. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by David, 15th April 2022

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Reviewed by Dianne, 25th March 2022

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The cottage has been very tastefully restored, keeping its old-world charm whilst having all modern comforts for a warm secure stay. Anne and John provided all basic necessities to settle in, as well as delicious treats to make it extra special. We had a wonderful time.

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