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The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone

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Open plan kitchen/dinner with bespoke units
Dining area
Beamed ceiling lounge,  TV, CD, Video
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
4 nights minimum
Cottage
If you like walking or cycling, then this property is ideally situated. Centrally located on the Island, this converted Barn offers comfort with all modern amenities. Wood floors throughout and beams in the comfy lounge with an open plan kitchen and dining area. Surounded by fields and stunning views, there is the opportunity to see wildlife on your doorstep. Ideal for families and couples, young and mature. We provide a welcome pack of Tea, Coffee, MIlk and Sugar as well as a small selection of Beer, Lager and Wine. Our minimum night stay is 4 nights. No smoking.
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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Meet the host
Pauline C
Hosting since February 2015
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
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Reviews (15)
Mummy Caz
Mummy Caz
63 contributions
Wonderful hosts, Beautiful location, well appointed and close to everything. We had not stayed in a cottage before and decided that this was the ideal place for a party of 6. It was as the title explains a real home from home experience. The hosts had thought of everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The cottage was clean, and tidy an there was even complementary wine and beer which was a nice touch. We enjoyed waking up to see the ducks and pheasant wondering past the front door each morning and in the evenings there were stunning views of the sun setting. Thank you Pauline and Malcolm for a very enjoyable stay.
Visited April 2022
Written 17 April 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Maps29417302360
Maps29417302360
1 contribution
The location is great for everything on the island . Lovely hosts ,very helpful .Great place to return to every evening..plenty of space and parking .Hope to return soon.
Visited August 2021
Written 2 September 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Roy L
Roy L
Great space for 4. Good facilities and nice and central to the island. Not far to travel to amenities in any direction. We were really well looked after. Will go again.
Visited May 2021
Written 6 June 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Excursion24251078923
Excursion24251078923
1 contribution
We were impressed with the Barn as soon as we saw it on Trip advisor and were not disappointed! It is well equipped with everything you need to have a great home from home experience and because of its central location it doesn't take long to get to any of the Islands leisure facilities. The owners - Pauline and Malcolm- are so friendly and welcoming that you feel relaxed straight away! We will definitely be returning next year.
Visited August 2020
Written 16 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sarah
Sarah
Brighton, United Kingdom10 contributions
Highly recommend The Barn. Excellent communication throughout the booking process. Pauline also organised discounted ferry tickets for us. The Barn is in a central location with easy access to all part of the Island. Its very quiet and peaceful, surrounded by fields. We appreciated the welcome basket with tea/coffee/milk/beer and wine, and the delicious fresh corn-on-the-cob and rhubarb. WIFI was great during our stay and sufficient for our son and his cousins to stream YouTube videos. We had a great week and would love to return.
Visited August 2019
Written 18 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pauline C
Pauline C
Thank you for your very kind review. We are glad you had a good time and everything was to your liking. We would love to welcome you here again anytime. Pauline
Written 11 September 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Alan T
Alan T
Wonderful cottage, everything for a family present. Great Central location and only a short drive to all the attractions. Beautiful surroundings and well priced. Would definitely recommend.
Visited July 2019
Written 3 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pauline C
Pauline C
Thank very much for your kind review. We are so glad you had a good time and would love to see you again sometime.
Written 17 August 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

yawn
yawn
Southampton, United Kingdom7 contributions
A group of us stayed here for the iow festival. Pauline and malcom couldn't do enough for us. Have already booked for next year. Great place to stay with fantastic hosts and everything you need. Would definitely recommend.
Visited June 2019
Written 20 June 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pauline C
Pauline C
Thank you Dermot, it was lovely meeting you this year and we look forward to seeing you next year for the Isle of Wight Festival and many years to come hopefully. Pauline and Malk xx
Written 20 June 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

P Westhead
P Westhead
3 contributions
Great property with plenty of space. Ideal location for central and east side of island attractions (e.g. Robin Hill park - 5 mins; Black Gang Chine - 10 mins drive). Many local pubs within a short drive. Will be booking again and would recommend to anyone.
Visited August 2018
Written 5 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pauline C
Pauline C
Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a good time and would look forward to seeing you again.
Written 16 September 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Vacation258425
Vacation258425
We had a lovely Christmas at the Alma Cottage, in the outskirts of Newport, the Isle of Wight.The cottage is larger than on photos and was beautifully decorated by the charming hosts.There are a few walking paths around, and though the changeable and stormy weather ay this time of the year- great.Thank you so much!
Visited December 2017
Written 12 January 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pauline C
Pauline C
Thank you so much for your lovely review. My Husband and I are glad you and your family had a good time at Christmas and would welcome you back at any time. Happy New year to you all. Best wishes Pauline and Malcolm.
Written 14 January 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

beesonposse
beesonposse
Chelmsford, United Kingdom1 contribution
We All loved our weeks stay at the Barn. The place is in such a lovely setting and central to anywhere on the Island. The views are lovely and it was such a lovely haven to return to after a busy day out with our three Grandchildren. The owners Pauline and Malk made us feel very welcome We had such a good time, we wished we could have stayed there longer. Hope to return soon if you'll have us!! Would highly recommend to others. Kind regards The Beeson Clan
Visited July 2017
Written 24 July 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pauline C
Pauline C
Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are glad you had a great time. We would welcome you back with open arms, just let us know when.
Written 25 July 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone

The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone is able to accommodate up to 7 guests. See all property details.

The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.