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The Acorns

Wootton Grade 5 Star rating View Map
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This holiday home is located on the edge of Wootton Bridge, close to the villages of Godshill, Old Shanklin and Brighstone.

Conveniently located in a quiet ‘no-through’ road, this detached holiday home offers the highest standards of furnishings and equipment. The rooms have been carefully co-ordinated and styled, and there are many additions such as a centrally operated stereo with speakers in all rooms, and a 6ft bed in the master bedroom. The enclosed lawned garden is a perfect place for enjoying a drink on a warm summer’s evening as the sun goes down. The Acorns is located on the edge of Wootton Bridge with walks to Woodside beach. There is a millpond at Wootton Creek; historically there was a mill which was used to grind flour. The creek is a haven for wildlife, as is the pond which is a Special Area of Conservation. Firestone Copse, adjacent to the pond, offers scenic walks and is Forestry Commission woodland – you may be lucky enough to see the famous red squirrels! Ryde, 10 minutes’ drive, has a long esplanade with plenty of attractions, six miles of sandy beach with children’s play area, ten pin bowling, indoor pool, ice rink, a high speed catamaran operating between Portsmouth and the pier head, pubs, restaurants, riding, golf, sailing, fishing and go-karting. The local steam railway offers a nostalgic ride into the nearby Smallbrook in Ryde. Explore the best of the shoreline along Heritage coastal paths or visit NT homes and gardens, Calbourne Water Mill, pottery, glass blowing, a donkey sanctuary, a zoo, Osborne House, the Needles, wildlife centres, tea rooms and craft shops. To the east of the island, discover quaint sailing villages such as Bembridge and Seaview, and within easy reach is Cowes. Newport has shops, eateries and waterside dining, and this leads to Carisbrooke, home of the historic castle. Visit picturesque villages such as Godshill, Old Shanklin and Brighstone, the Garlic Farm, Lavender Farm and vineyards. Theme parks include Robin Hill Adventure Park, Blackgang Chine or The Needles, wildlife such as the Flamingo Park, Sandown Tiger Zoo, owl and falconry and various farms to see the animals. Outdoor pursuits include walking, golf, riding and watersports. Shop and pub 500 yards.

Spacious living room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire and French doors. Dining room. Spacious well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar. Utility. Double bedroom. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft bed and en-suite shower room with bidet and toilet. Two further double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room with toilet. Single bedroom. Bathroom with corner bath and toilet.

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire included
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Four satellite TVs
  • Three DVDs
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Broadband connection
  • Enclosed lawned garden, furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 4 cars)
  • No smoking

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Luxury CollectionLuxury Collection
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-07-17
    Very comfortable and well equipped. The owner met us and was very accomodating and helpful. We had no complaints.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-14
    We had a lovely time staying at the acorns. We were met on arrival and the welcome gifts were a lovely touch. The house was clean and there was plenty of space for us all (7 of us stayed). The house is in a great location with several attractions only 5 minutes away. The house is fairly central on the island so the rest are only a short drive away too! I know people have complained about the parking on previous reviews due to the attached beauty salon, we had 3 cars to park on the drive. To be honest we were out all day exploring the island while the salon was open and by the time we got back it had closed for the day. On the one day we were around during opening hours we didn't experience any problems parking. This place is great and would recommend it to anyone wanting a nice place to stay to explore the island!

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8.8 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews collected by Reevoo

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