Blakesley Cottage


Godshill | Sleeps 4 + cot

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7 Nights from £508

Bedroom details

Bedroom 1


Bedroom 2


Nestled in the very heart of the Isle of Wight's rolling countryside close to the quintessential English village of Godshill yet just a short drive away from the stunning beaches of Ventnor, Shanklin and Colwell Bay, Blakesley Cottage is an enchanting single-storey dwelling, perfect for a couple looking for a romantic bolthole or small family where they can take the family dog.

Blakesley Cottage is one of three cottages at Bagwich House which can be booked together if you are looking for accommodation for more than four guests. With private gated grounds it's great for children and pets. The cottages are within walking distance to pubs, restaurants, shops, and visitor attractions so no need to take the car out. Its central location will appeal to cyclists who want to explore the island, there is also a secure shed for up to 12 bikes.

Created with comfort in mind. Step into the conservatory and entrance hall, a lovely space to take in garden views, sit with a cuppa or gather all your belongings for a wonderful day of adventures anywhere on the island. With a great size kitchen/dining-room overlooking the grounds beautifully crafted with all the equipment you will need to create a holiday meal. A small dining-table comfortably seats four. Next door is a spacious and beautifully bright sitting-room with comfortable sofas for all your guests.

Two good-size bedrooms, one a large double with views to Bagwich Lane and an equally spacious twin next door, are served by a handy shower-room, ideal after a busy day of exploring.

Outside, a communal courtyard leads to the parking area where you can conveniently park your car. To the side, a simply stunning garden is yours to enjoy from dawn until dusk. Your four-legged friends will love the lawns, surrounded by well-tended shrubs and a sublime view. This secluded spot is just the place for morning coffee, long leisurely lunches or star gazing late into the night!

Blakesley Cottage is part of Bagwich House, a collection of three similar cottages surrounded by breathtaking countryside and a short drive to the coast, equidistant between the dramatic west and the gentler east.

However you spend your days, be it exploring the fabulous coastline and stunning scenery with your four-legged friend, watching the stars appear at night or merely enjoying an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on your doorstep, a holiday here will be one of many happy memories.

The Bagwich House complex can accommodate up to 12 guests, perfect for a family holiday or for groups of friends.

The owners of Blakesley live on the grounds and are happy to help if you have any questions about the area. If you are searching for a peaceful retreat in an idyllic location then look no further, welcome to Blakesley.

Godshill is the home of the cream tea on the Isle of Wight with several popular tea gardens along the main road. Scrumptious breakfasts and lunches can be had at any of the popular cafes in the area.

The Taverners pub has a great reputation for taking local produce and creating mouthwatering dishes. The other pub in the village, the newly refurbished Griffin is popular with families and has a kids' play area.

At the end of Bagwich Lane is the Chequers Inn which has long been a favourite with Island families and visitors alike, being known for great roasts on a Sunday and a big children's playground and indoor games-room.

For those looking for country pursuits visit Lake Farm Riding School just at the top of Bagwich Lane is a must for the kids.

If all this excitement is taking its toll head for 'The Wellness Barn' and treat yourself to relaxing wellness, beauty or holistic treatments.

Ground Floor



Kitchen/Diner with electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine/drier and dishwasher

Sitting-room with TV and DVD player

Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5')

Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3')

Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin

There is a pond in the grounds, children must be supervised at all times. There will also be sheep at certain times of the year in the paddocks. Blakesley Cottage was previously known as Bagwich Barn Cottage. Other properties at this location: Grafton Cottage (3501) and Oakham Cottage (3516).


  • Dogs welcome
  • Travel cot and high chair
  • Arrive/Depart Saturday
  • Short breaks available
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub .5 miles
  • Garden furniture and barbecue
  • Full gas-fired CH

Part of Bagwich House

Sleeps 12 + cot in 3 properties