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A Beautiful Detached Georgian House, Set In A Peaceful Rural Location

Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with rural views, close to the sea, 5 Star Gold Award

The Mill House is a beautiful detached Georgian farmhouse situated in a quiet country lane. It has spectacular views across fields to the downs and is a ten-minute walk from the sea at Brighstone Bay. Across the lane is a pleasant ten-minute walk beside the stream, which leads to the picturesque village of Brighstone with its village shops, family friendly pub, gift shop, library, children’s play park and National Trust Museum. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is a marvellous walking and cycling area and footpaths can be followed from The Mill House to join coastal and inland paths leading to nearby beaches, the Tennyson Trail and the Needles. The sandy bays of Compton, Totland and Colwell are a short drive away as are the small towns of Freshwater and Yarmouth offering a choice of restaurants and shops. Children of all ages are welcome, as are well behaved pets (by arrangement).

The Mill House has been renovated to a very high standard with many original features retained and has been awarded the VisitEngland five star Gold award since 2009. The property is a comfortable, well equipped, spacious home from home for families/friends holidaying or celebrating a special occasion together. The house is centrally heated and has a combination of fitted carpets, rugs, stone and wooden floors and almost all the rooms have open rural views.

The property benefits from a beautiful handmade kitchen with AGA and accommodates up to 12 guests in four double rooms with king sized beds (one with four poster bed) and two twin rooms (one with full sized bunk beds and one ground floor bedroom with two single beds) with three bathrooms (one family bathroom with corner bath and shower cubicle, one bathroom with roll top bath and one downstairs bathroom with shower cubicle). There is an elegant sitting room with an open fireplace, grand piano, stereo system and comfortable seating and a snug sitting room with sofa, chairs and bean bags, a wood burning stove, colour television, DVD player (please bring your own DVDs) and a selection of family games, children’s toys and books. The dining room with views over the garden is furnished with solid oak furniture and also has a wood burning stove.

The Mill House is surrounded by large, private and enclosed gardens with mature shrubs, trees and large lawned areas. There is a patio area with garden furniture and a gas BBQ for guests’ use. There is ample parking to the rear of the property.

Our changeover day is usually a Saturday arriving at 3 pm and departing by 10 am, however, outside the summer months, we are happy to accept short breaks and can be flexible with regards to arrival and departure. A Welcome pack is provided on arrival, there are hairdryers in every bedroom and Wifi is free of charge.

More Details

Josie Gavoyannis
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Brighstone in Isle of Wight

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Family Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have radiators.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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A Beautiful Detached Georgian House, Set In A Peaceful Rural Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Very clean and tidy all facilitys/requirements covered in house

  • 5 of 5

Good family time together nice to catch up with good quality time

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review of The Mill House. So glad to hear that you all had a good stay. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well appointed house. Very clean and everything was of high quality.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. So glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Mill House. Hope to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes. Josie
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A very warm (homely) and spacious property

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing experience thanks to this lovely property. The house is very spacious with modern cons and a feel to it that can only be described as a family home. The location of the property made it easy for us to complete our hikes (Saturday 30 km and Sunday 17 km) but also offers great outdoor areas for barbecues and sun bathing (not that we chose the right time of the year). We enjoyed the large kitchen for bake off sessions and comfortable living rooms for lengthy chats about shared memories. Even the neighborhood was great as they came to our rescue when the car broke down and happened to be car mechanics! Who knew?!

I would highly recommend this property for a lovely holiday with friends and family and thanks to the owners for making my 30th birthday weekend so special.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
39.2 Miles
Southampton International Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Freshwater Golf
Nearest Train
15.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
28 Miles
M27 near Lindhurst
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Three Bishops Pub, Brighstone Village
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Brighstone Beach
Car: necessary

The Isle of Wight has a lot to offer with fertile green land and one of the warmest climates in the UK, it boasts beautiful downs, peaceful woodlands, safe sandy beaches and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

The Mill House is situated in a quiet country lane with spectacular views across fields to the downs and is a ten minute walk from the sea. Across the lane is a pleasant ten minute walk beside the stream which leads to the picturesque village of Brighstone with its village shops, tearooms, pub and National Trust Museum and shop.

A marvellous walking area - footpaths can also be followed to join the coastal path leading to Tennyson Downs and the Needles. The secluded sandy bays of Compton, Totland and Colwell a short drive away.

There are also beautiful cycling routes, excellent places to eat out, the Isle of Wight Festival, Bestival and may other activities to enjoy. The Isle of Wight is a safe and relaxing place where families can enjoy time together.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Damage Deposit £200

Security deposit is fully refundable at the end of the holiday as per our Booking Conditions

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.