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  • Bodwen Spacious Victorian villa set in a 9 acre estate | Bodwen, Wootton Bridge, near Ryde
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  • Bodwen Spacious Victorian villa set in a 9 acre estate | Bodwen, Wootton Bridge, near Ryde
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    Bodwen

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    Property ref: S81422

    • Bedrooms 7

    • Sleeps 14

    • Baths 3

    • Pets No

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (7)

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    About this property

    Set within a 9-acre estate, this holiday property is ideal for exploring the many attractions the Isle of Wight has to offer.
    6 steps to entrance (some uneven, no handrail).
    Ground Floor:
    Living room 1:
    With Sky TV, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player, Xbox 360, Wii, wooden floor and patio doors leading to garden.
    Living room 2.
    Dining room: With wooden floor.
    Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and wooden floor.
    Utility room: With washing machine.
    Conservatory.
    Separate toilet.
    First Floor:
    Bedroom 1:
    With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
    Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
    Bedroom 3: With bunk bed.
    Bathroom 1: With freestanding bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
    Narrow spiral stairs to:
    Second Floor:
    Bedroom 4:
    With kingsize bed.
    Bedroom 5: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 6: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 7: With twin beds.
    Bathroom 2: With bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
    Separate toilet.. Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot. Welcome pack. 5-acre landscaped garden with woodland, terrace, patio and garden furniture. Private beach. Bike store. Private parking for 6 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 64 steps from the garden to the private beach. . Situated along a private road, this Victorian home was formerly the summer residence of the Countess Cowley, a member of Queen Victoria’s entourage. Located to maximise the sea views it is set within a beautiful 9-acre estate surrounded by woodland and the coast. Here you can enjoy the peaceful surroundings - and you may even spot one of the infamous red squirrels. Bodwen has been designed with large families and groups in mind with carefully co-ordinated interiors and contemporary furnishings. The property also had the added bonus of an outdoor tap, perfect for washing off walking boots and bikes.
    Just 4 miles away is the seaside town of Ryde with its good selection of individual shops, restaurants, bars, tea shops and large sandy beach. There is also an abundance of attractions to visit which include the Isle of Wight steam railway and Museum of Havenstreet, 3¼ miles. Osborne House, which was a former royal residence that was built for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a summer home and rural retreat, 4¾ miles. Robin Hill Country Park offers exciting rides and adventure play all set in beautiful rolling down land and forest, 4½ miles. Also worth a visit is Amazon World, an educational and conservation centre offering over 200 animal species and rain forest plants, 7½ miles. Calbourne Water Mill, 11 miles, the only working water mill on the Isle of Wight and also features a small war museum, rural exhibits and a café. The island is also a walker’s paradise, filled with over 500 miles of footpaths across contrasting landscapes and beaches. Outdoor pursuits include walking, cycling, riding, sailing and fishing. Private beach 200 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

    Accommodation

    Bike Store
    Dishwasher
    Fuel and Power Included
    Garden / Patio
    Golf nearby
    Pub within 1 mile
    Sea View
    Television
    Decorated at Christmas
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Cot Available
    Washing Machine
    Coastal
    Pets – not allowed
    Heritage Collection
    Green Scheme
    English Country Cottages
    Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
    Parking - On Site
    Shower Cubicle
    Great Value Properties
    Country Cottages
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    Local amenities

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    • Bluebells Café
      2.5 miles
    • Osborne House
      2.5 miles
    • Chocolate Apothecary
      2.5 miles
    • Folly Inn
      3 miles
    • Ryde Beach
      3 miles
    • Three Buoys
      3.5 miles
    • Busy Bee Garden Centre
      3.5 miles
    • The Garlic Farm
      4 miles
    • The Union Inn
      4 miles
    • Stokes Bay
      4 miles

    Reviews (7)

    Stella ‐ 15 Jan 2020
    "A lovely house with a delightful owner. Highly recommended."
    Karen ‐ 12 Jan 2020
    "Fantastic house with beautiful gardens, the host could not have done more."
    Gill ‐ 17 Sep 2019
    "Fab property, well presented. Really friendly welcome and the owner couldn’t have been more helpful or accommodating."
    Angela ‐ 3 Aug 2019
    "A wonderful place for a family holiday. The owner was exceptionally friendly and helpful. The house and grounds were amazing and we all had a thoroughly good time."
    Debbie ‐ 23 Jul 2019
    "Excellent house and grounds. Very comfortable and well equipped. Lots to do on the island. The whole family had a brilliant time"
    Lee ‐ 19 Jun 2019
    "I am not sure if I want to share my views as I don't want anyone else to know just how great this place is. The location, levels of comfort, views as well as the overall 'zen' of Bodwen are all absolutely outstanding. All the rooms offer views of the immaculately groomed grounds or the coastline and the whole place is so calming. The owner (Peter) is an absolute star. He was always around to help and offer information on the house and island itself. We managed to get three guided tours of the grounds over the weekend !!!! I should have mentioned the private beach too, but I did say I wasn't going to go overboard with this review :)"
    Alison ‐ 3 Jun 2019
    "A wonderful property for a multi-generational get away. The house has been refurbished beautifully and the owners could not be more friendly or accommodating. The house is very close to the Fishbone ferry and nothing is too far away on the Isle of Wight. The best feature probably has to be the private beach and large gardens - hours of entertainment and relaxation for everyone."

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