Sheepwash Barn, Freshwater, Isle of Wight Freshwater 0.5 miles. This superb detached, Grade II listed thatched cottage is next to the owner’s home in the hamlet of Middleton, half a mile from the village of Freshwater and three miles from Yarmouth. Dating back to the 17th century, this delightful holiday home is ideal for a couple or small family who wish to explore this lovely part of the Isle of Wight. After parking up you enter into a front patio area, where alfresco dining in the evening can be enjoyed after a day out and about or a breakfast before venturing to one of the nearby sandy beaches. The first room you enter after stepping over the threshold is the kitchen with dining area, then you step into a cosy sitting room. From the sitting room, you take two steps up where you will find a small corridor with the bedrooms and wet room off it. There are two bedrooms at this wonderful cottage; a comfy double and a single, and completing the accommodation is an additional basin and WC. The nearest shop and pub are just less than a mile away, with the nearest beach being a mile from the property. The village of Freshwater, which is reached via a footpath directly outside the cottage, has shops and cafes, with Freshwater Bay boasting beaches and high chalk cliffs. Walkers, cyclists and watersport enthusiasts are well catered for in the area, and there’s plenty to see and do within reach, including the charming seaside town of Yarmouth, The Needles Pleasure Park at Alum Bay and Osborne House. An excellent Isle of Wight base for whatever you wish to see or do.