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Little Northcourt

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7 Nights  

  • £1300  to  £3300

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Short Breaks From

  • £350 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £750 p/night
    Peak season
    (2 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire

About Little Northcourt

Little Northcourt offers a rare opportunity to stay in a Jacobean manor house. It's hard to believe this charming property was considered modest in its day, having been built as sleeping quarters for servants. Having undergone extensive renovations in 1905 and again this century, it's now a gorgeous self-catering holiday retreat accommodating six people in three bedrooms with spacious living areas and extensive gardens. Little Northcourt is part of a more substantial property in Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, within walking distance of the village shop and local pub, The Crown Inn. The house is perfect for families and friends who want a holiday home close to everything yet quiet and peaceful.

The Isle of Wight makes such a wonderful holiday destination because of its beautiful beaches and fantastic scenery and because everything is conveniently close. You're never more than a 20-minute drive from anywhere, so your days out can be full of fun without you having to spend hours in the car reaching beaches and attractions. Shorwell is in the south-west of the Island, in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It's a 25-minute drive around the coast from the ferry terminal at Yarmouth, where you'll arrive if you depart from Lymington. If travelling from Southampton or Portsmouth to Ryde, it's a 25-minute drive. Between the ferry crossing of the Solent and the short, scenic drive from the ferry, it's probably the most relaxed start to a holiday you'll have!

Shorwell is around two miles from the south coast, sitting quietly near chalk downs, where maritime plants and birds thrive. Guests can walk or cycle there, using the island's extensive network of way-marked footpaths, bridleways and cycling routes. Local attractions include The Needles, Osborne House, Blackgang Chine, the Botanic Gardens at Ventnor, Dinosaur Isle, and The Garlic Farm. Watersports are understandably popular all year round. Cowes is famous for its sailing conditions. Surfing, kite surfing, coasteering and kayaking are popular, and there's a good variety of businesses providing equipment hire and tuition for visitors who want it.

Little Northcourt is in the west wing of the manor house. The owners live in another part of the house and are present to greet guests and answer any questions.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

James Harrison joined Independent Cottages in February 2021


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Kingsize +
  • Piano
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Isle of Wight)

Accommodation Comprises:

Whilst Little Northcourt can accommodate larger groups, it is currently being offered to parties of up to six guests with three en-suite bedrooms and accommodation over two levels.

Downstairs:

  • Beautiful living/dining room with windows on three sides looking out onto the garden, flagstone floors, original beams and a stone fireplace with an open fire. The owner has carefully furnished the room in a style that suits the history of the building yet is comfortable for 21st Century visitors. The room has three deep sofas, a piano, and a TV. The games/dining table seats six people.
  • A sunroom off the living room makes it possible to feel like you're sitting in the garden even if it's too chilly to be outside. Doors open onto the private patio and walled garden.
  • Stylish kitchen with oak cabinets and a modern range with a double oven and a six-burner hob. You'll find all of the equipment, utensils and appliances you'll need for self-catering, as well as plenty of space to prepare meals and store groceries. Many supermarkets deliver to Little Northcourt, with some guests arranging for their shopping to be delivered after they arrive. There's a sunny breakfast room next to the kitchen to seat six plus.
  • Next to the kitchen, the entrance hall contains a large oak table with dining chairs for 6+ with flat-stone floors and a feature fireplace.
  • Ground floor shower room with WC and wash basin, as well as a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Upstairs:

  • "Compton" is a spacious room with views of the garden. The king zip-link bed can be separated into two single beds if preferred. There is an antique wardrobe, bedside tables with reading lights, and a dressing table with a mirror. The ensuite has a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • "Brook" is a huge room with a long window framing gorgeous garden views. The super-king bed can be separated into two 3ft-wide singles, and there is ample storage. Brook has the biggest bathroom with an impressive central freestanding roll-top bath, walk-in shower, heated towel rail/radiator, WC and a handbasin.
  • "Bowcombe" is down a hallway from the other two bedrooms, overlooking the rear gardens. It also has a super king/twin bed, an antique wardrobe and a chest of drawers. The ensuite has a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: Little Northcourt has a south-facing walled garden with a lawn and a terrace with garden furniture for eating outside in warm weather. There is a big area of lawn at the front of the house, shared with the adjoining wing of the house, that is ideal for playing ball games. A tennis court is available at specific times. The property has ample off-street parking.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. Smart TV's with Netflix and a Bluetooth speaker for guests entertainment. Guests to supply beach towels if required. Well behaved dogs are welcome through prior arrangement. Smoking is not permitted. Short breaks available all year apart from school holidays.

Little Northcourt Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (2 Superking/Twins & 1 King/Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1300
To £3300
Preferred Arrival Day:
Mon/Fri
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1983 740891 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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James Harrison
Member Since February 2021

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* Calendar last updated: 7th December 2021
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