Hillside Cottage – Bonchurch, Ventnor, Isle of Wight – Sleeps 8

Hillside Cottage - Bonchurch, Ventnor, Isle of Wight - Sleeps 8
Hillside Cottage Exterior

Hillside Cottage Exterior

Hillside Cottage is a stylish and stunning holiday home with amazing sea views.  One of the finest dog friendly holiday cottages that you will find on the Isle of Wight. It’s located in the village of Bonchurch which is between the popular seaside resorts of Shanklin and Ventnor. A 4 bedroom property that will sleep up to 8 people and allows 2 dogs.

The cottage has a wonderful history it was once the home of John Leach, the illustrator for Charles Dickens and it has been reported that Mr Dickens was a frequent visitor to the cottage.

This is a detached, period cottage that is full of character but has been refurbished to an extremely high standard. It is decorated and furnished beautifully through out.  In an excellent location, a pub with a restaurant  is just 50 yards away and the nearest shop is just half a mile away.  The busier resort of Ventnor is a beautiful 30 minute walk away.


4 Bedrooms – Sleeps 8 – Sea Views – Pub 50 Yards – Shop 1/2 Mile – Beach 10 Minute Walk – Roll Top Bath – Luxury Bathroom – Aga (for cooking – 2 Freeview TV’s – Broadband – Garden with Furniture -BBQ – Games Room – Detached Cottage



Hillside Cottage has a good sized living/dining room which is light & airy thanks to the French doors on to the garden. The stylish  Kitchen is well equipped in a country cottage style with Aga (for cooking). There is also a useful utility room. The games room is a nice touch especially for large families and also has a TV.  Downstairs you will also find a separate WC. 

On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and one twin bedroom with bunk beds. The bathroom is rather delightful with wood panelling and a traditional  roll-top bath, there is also a shower cubicle and WC.  There is a further separate WC on the first floor.


The property has parking for 1 car but additional roadside parking is available.

The cottage has a beautiful tiered garden with a well furnished terrace ideal for barbecues, a BBQ is also provided. Please note there are quite a few steps in the garden.


Hillside Cottage is ideal for those looking for a holiday away from it all. Bonchurch is a quiet and historic hamlet on the Isle of Wight. It has a beautiful unspoilt beach (10 minute walk).  The cottage itself is just 50 yards away from a pub with restaurant, ideal for those evenings when you can’t be bothered to cook. The nearest shop is a  1/2  mile away.  Whilst Bonchurch is a quiet area it lies between the lively resorts of Shanklin and Ventnor. If your feeling energetic you can take a lovely 30 minute walk into Ventnor.


2 Dogs welcome.

If you have had the pleasure of staying at Hillside Cottage in Bonchurch, Ventnor please leave a review in our comments section below.

Leave a Reply