Moons Hill House is an elegant Victorian home refurbished to an exceptional, award-winning level set in 8.5 acres of gardens and pasture. The extensive gardens are landscaped by internationally...
The Old Dairy House is set in the heart of Appuldurcombe Farm, benefitting from views over its own land, with pasture land extending to about 246.59 acres and the remaining 18.78 acres comprising of small pockets of mature woodland totalling about 265.37 acres.
The island has resorts that have been holiday destinations since Victorian times, and is known for its mild climate, coastal scenery, and verdant landscape of fields, downland and chines.
The island has been home to the poets Swinburne and Tennyson and to Queen Victoria, who built her much-loved summer residence and final home Osborne House at East Cowes.
Niton Undercliff is on the Southern side of Niton towards the sea and many places in Niton Undercliff enjoy sea views and views of St Catherines Lighthouse.
Niton enjoys a traditional village life with a small grocery shop, public house and coffee shop.
There are theories that, during the Neolithic era, Bouldnor was a seaport that traded with the Middle East, or that nomadic gatherers roamed over wider areas than previously thought, because wheat was present there 8,000 years ago, hundreds if not thousands of years before it is known to have been grown in northern Europe.
The Longstone near Mottistone (the standing stone on the hill later becoming an Anglo-Saxon meeting place, this 'moot-stone' giving name to the nearby settlement) is one of the only three surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) sites, along with a long barrow on Afton Down and a 'mortuary enclosure' on Tennyson Down.
This diverse estate comprises nine residential properties, a working aviary, cafe, indoor soft play area, shop and the fantastic ruins of the historic Appulurcombe House. A spectacular seafront home built in 2009 to maximise its glorious Solent views.Puckaster Cottage is a lovely cottage in an attractive courtyard within the grounds of Puckaster House .The main house is surrounded by six acres of garden with lovely lawns going down towards the sea.The village has a number of historic buildings including a church dating back to the 11th Century.For more information about Niton Isle of Wight visit the Niton Holiday Information below the selection of cottages.Apart from a shared police force, there is now no administrative link with Hampshire, although a combined local authority with Portsmouth and Southampton is being considered.During the Ice Age, sea levels were lower and the Solent was part of a river flowing south east from current day Poole Harbour towards mid-Channel.This flooded the former river valley of the Solent to the north, and the future English Channel to the south, and cut Wight off from the island of Britain.Once open to the sea, tidal scouring widened the Solent.and Shalfleet Hoards, suggest trading links both with nearby tribes and further afield.The coins and ingots from these hoards had been defaced before burial, for reasons that are unknown; this feature has only been found in coin finds from Hampshire and Wight.