Knowles Farm Cottage
nr Ventnor, Isle of Wight+ Add to favourites
- Regrettably, there has been some slippage on the hill on the right hand side of the road and therefore a possibility that mud could slide down onto the road and cause an access problem however there is no risk to the cottage itself. This situation is being monitored twice daily and an action plan is in place in case this should occur. There has also been some damage to the approach road to the cottage. There is a sign just before you enter the private road sign – this road is still passable but drivers need to go slowly over the damaged sections. The road is not now suitable for low-slung cars.
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At St Catherine's Point, the southern-most tip of the Island, this cottage stands in a remote location close to the lighthouse - no foghorn! - and within reach of the seashore and beaches at Castle Haven and Rocken End. There are lovely views across a small, walled garden and fields to the sea.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- kitchen/dining room, sitting room with open fire, and bathroom.
- First floor
- Two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed interconnecting with 1 twin).
Heating: night storage heating included.
Garden: a small walled garden.
Cottage Approach: is by a steep private road, from which normal public traffic is prohibited.
Please note: the double and twin bedrooms are interconnecting.
Logs/Charcoal: Additional logs can be purchased in advance through the contact centre. Logs are £4 per bag.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Cottage ref
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- Open fire / stove
- Beach nearby
- Pub nearby
- Coast nearby
- Remote location
- Washing machine
- Double bed
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287
Things to see and do nearby
- South East England
The dense population of the south-east of England may not make it the obvious choice for a holiday destination, but that's to under-estimate or overlook many of its hidden charms. The Isle of Wight may well be the most obvious holiday destination in the area and the short ferry crossing really does take you to a unique holiday destination. Further east, the scenery is varied yet distinctive with the South Downs rolling down to the cliffs at Beachy Head, the sparsely wooded heathland of the Ashdown Forest and the intricate landscapes of the Weald. Closer to London are some gems which equally deserve a weekend away or longer holiday, including the majestic Thames Valley with its magnificent historic houses and beautiful varied countryside, offering some of the most beautiful scenery in Southern England. Kent, meanwhile, deserves its title of the Garden of England and the National Trust protects some of the best stretches of countryside and many fine houses and outstanding gardens. Apart from houses such as Bateman's, much-loved family home of Rudyard Kipling, the enchanting Bodiam Castle, Petworth House and Park with its sumptuous interiors and rolling parkland, Polesden Lacey on the North Downs and Chartwell, family home of Sir Winston Churchill, the Trust also owns several glorious gardens including Nymans Garden, Sheffield Park Garden and Sissinghurst Castle Garden.
- Isle of Wight
A 30 minute ferry trip will take you to this magical holiday destination - the Isle of Wight with its wonderful rolling countryside, sandy beaches, picturesque villages and splendid views. The National Trust owns nearly 4,000 acres of countryside and 17 miles of rugged coastline: a little time spent discovering Southern England\'s secret will be time well spent. Well worth a visit are the spectacularly sited Needles Old Battery set high on the western tip of the island, Bembridge Windmill, built around 1700 and the only one surviving on the island and glorious Mottistone Manor Garden.
- Current cottage
- Holiday cottage
place to visit
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- Dinosaur Isle
- Appuldurcombe House
- Blackgang Chine
- Horse riding
National Trust places to visit
- Brighstone Shop and Museum
- The Island's only National Trust gift shop
- Mottistone Manor Garden
- Enchanting garden set in a sheltered valley
- Newtown Old Town Hall
- 17th-century town hall with no town but a fascinating history
- Bembridge Windmill
- Grade I listed building -- the only surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight
- The Needles Old Battery and New Battery
- Victorian coastal defence and secret rocket testing site perched high above the Needles Rocks
- Studland Beach and Nature Reserve
- Vast area of sandy beaches and heathland
Comments from past visitors
- July 2014
- May 2014
- April 2013
- East Sussex
- March 2013
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.