Since I was 13, I've wanted to rent a cottage on the Isle of Wight when I turned 64 (thank you, Paul McCartney). I had no idea Brook Cottage was waiting for me! The charm factor is over the top, with some adorable little delicacy in every nook within. We imagined all the history of this well-located little Shangri-la, and were delighted with the amenities and attention to detail everywhere. As old-fashioned as it is, it is also quite modern with a dishwasher, washer and wi-fi! It is located in the peaceful, rural countryside (don't miss the West Wight Alpacas!) but everything is within driving distance, from the magnificent Osborne House to the picturesque and haunting Needles, homey little Yarmouth to idyllic Godshill and breathtaking Shanklin. The Horse and Groom Pub is not to be missed! Thank you, thank you, thank you, Rosie, for making my dreams come true.
Really enjoyed our stay at Steve's flat. We were there with our 4 young boys and the location was great, just a short walk to the local beach where my children found fossilised shark teeth! Shops and restaurants nearby too plus a nice play area which was handy. The flat had all the amenities we needed with a young family including a cot and highchair and the bedrooms are very much out of the way of the living area meaning we didn't disturb the children once they were in bed. The flat was spotless and the kitchen and bathrooms looked brand new. Steve the owner was very efficient and helpful with any queries we had too. We were very happy with our stay and will definitely be back!