Afton Thatch is a lovely cottage a stone's throw from the Causeway
Welcome to Afton Thatch
All the characteristics of a traditional country cottage, complete with stable doors into the kitchen
So much charm nestled in the countryside
Plenty of dining space in the flagstone kitchen
Lovely range oven
The country style kitchen is open plan with the dining-area
Beautiful low-ceilinged beamed living room
A wonderful large open fire in the living room, ideal for a family chat, playing a board game or just curling up to read a book
And relax.,
Plenty of space for everyone to unwind
Lots of time on your hands
Living area on the first floor
Study space, ideal spot for writing your postcards or perhaps starting that novel
The main entrance into Afton Thatch
The garden is enclosed on three sides.
So much space to let your children and pets run around and let off steam
Peaceful views across the fields towards Afton Down (site of the original Isle of Wight Festival in the 1970's)
Enjoy watching the sunset towards the west
Main bedroom with beamed ceilings
Enjoy a relaxing bath while
Family bedroom with rural views with both a double and a day bed, ideal for younger families
The day bed in the family bedroom
You cannot escape the views at Afton Thatch
Family bedroom with bunk beds and a day bed
There are some lovely walks or cycle rides along the causeway

Afton Thatch


3.5 miles NW of Old Freshwater / Sleeps 7 + cot*

7 Nights from £655 - £1535

If you're after a period property that is full of character, then Afton Thatch is the place for you. With its thatched roof, oak beams, open fireplaces and glorious river views, this cottage is bursting with period features and has 'rural retreat' written all over it. Offering many thoughtful touches throughout, Afton Thatch is a spacious family home set in rolling countryside in Old Freshwater. Whether you're enjoying a sumptuous family feast in the large kitchen, with its warming Aga, or sat outside admiring the views whilst sipping a cool evening drink, this cottage will not disappoint.

There are two comfortable living areas with cosy sofas, armchairs and open fires, so why not curl up with a good book, or enjoy a family games evening. Stairs at either end of the property lead to three comfortable bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom. Outside there is a large, landscaped garden, so plenty of room for younger members of the party to run and play. For larger parties, the property can be booked alongside Afton Lodge (3572).

Ground Floor


Kitchen with gas-fired Aga, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble-drier and dishwasher

Living-room with open fire

Sitting-room/Study with TV and DVD player

Cloakroom with WC

First Floor

Bedroom 1 with bunk-beds and single bed (2'6" recommended for children only)

Bedroom 2 with double bed and single bed

Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin

Bedroom 3 with double bed (5') and en suite bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and double wash-basins

The Sitting-room/Study is accessed through the Living-room. Upstairs there is a link door from one side of the cottage to the other. *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.


  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Arrive/Depart Saturday
  • Short breaks available
  • Private parking for 2 cars (shared with Afton Lodge 3572)
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub .25 miles
  • Garden furniture
  • Full gas-fired CH