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The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone

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Four Star, Gold rated coverted barn with all mod cons
Open plan kitchen/dinner with bespoke units
Small size Bunk beds
1 of 14Four Star, Gold rated coverted barn with all mod cons
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
4 nights minimum
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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....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.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Pauline C
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2020

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...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

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...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2019

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

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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: July 2019
Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2019

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Reviewed June 20, 2019

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.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank yawn
Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2019

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

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2017
Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

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...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

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.

Reviewed January 2, 2017

We had a lovely break over the Christmas period. The cottage was great and we all enjoyed our time there. Unfortunately most places were closed, however we would love to come back again.

Date of stay: December 2016
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Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

So glad you enjoyed yourselves and we hope to see you again. Thank you again for the Chocolates, they were very welcome. All the best Pauline and Malk.

Reviewed September 10, 2016

The accommodation was very comfortable, clean and well positioned.There was plenty of room for my parents, partner and two children without being on top of each other. The owners were friendly and helpful. The children loved to find the ducks outside in the morning. Would...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Tracy D
Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2016

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you all had a good time with us and hope maybe to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed July 13, 2016

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Date of stay: July 2016
Pauline C, VR Owner at The Barn, Alma Cottage, Merstone, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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