Double Room for Two Guests
Our comfortable guest room has an antique king-size French bed and is located on the first floor, in a quiet, self-contained area of the house, with its own lobby and private bathroom. From this room are wonderful views across the garden towards Whitwell village and Wroxall Downs. To make your stay more enjoyable, the room has a flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD player built in, kettle, toaster, microwave, silent-running fridge, radio alarm clock, hairdryer and free to use WiFi.
A complete continental breakfast, replenished daily, is provided for you in your room, with a selection of items such as fresh milk, fruit juice, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, pastries, rolls, bread preserves and various teas and coffee. You will be able to have your breakfast undisturbed, completely at your leisure, early or late, at whatever time suits you. The food and drink in your room will be replenished daily.
Stay from just £60 per night!*
*Based on room only with two sharing a double (kingsize) bed.
£10 per night extra for continental breakfast included.
Discounts may apply for multiple nights stay.
We also accept single occupancies, enquire for prices.
The Garden & Surrounding Areas
Our garden is a continuing, evolving project and guests are welcome to sit and enjoy its peaceful setting. We also have a large sitting room where guests can relax after a busy day visiting the Islands many attractions. A variety of birds and also foxes, badgers, rabbits and hares are frequent visitors to the garden. There is an area where visitors can relax and also a safe parking space beside the Ford Farm House. There are fishing lakes in the village of Whitwell and golf courses in Ventnor and Sandown. Nearby places to visit include Ventnor Botanical Garden, Carisbrooke Castle, The Garlic Farm, St Catherine’s lighthouse, Osborne House and a variety of small attractive coves on the south and west coast of the island. Bus service within 20-minute walk, good general stores 1.6 miles and public house – 1.3 miles.
Ford Farm House used to be part of a large farm with land extending throughout Whitwell. Some years ago the land and barns were sold off and we purchased our lovely home in 2008. Find out more on the about page.
Tariff, Payments & Deposit
Our nightly rates are the same all year round, but we offer a choice of either Room Only, or with Continental Breakfast supplied in your room prior to your arrival. This enables you to breakfast at your leisure, at whatever time suits you.
If you choose the Room Only option, the in-room facilities – kettle, toaster etc. – will still be available for your use, as well as items for beverage making.
Room Only: £60.00 Per Room, Per Night.
Continental: £70.00 Per Room, Per Night.
Payments can be made by the following:
Cash · Card · Cheque (payable to S A Thornton) · Bank Transfer · PayPal
We now accept debit and credit cards from Visa, MasterCard, Maestro & American Express with our new PayPal card reader.
A small deposit of £10 per night is requested.
Check-in and out
We are open for business all year round even over the Christmas period.
Check-in from approximately 4pm until 9pm.
Check-out is at 10am.
Visiting Relatives & Friends?
We are in an excellent location if you are planning to visit relatives and friends in Whitwell, Niton, Godshill or Chale, as we are within only a few minutes’ drive from these villages. Unfortunately, there is not a frequent bus service in Whitwell, and the nearest bus stop is over a mile away. There are currently no bus routes running past Ford Farm House so we do recommend that you bring your own transport when coming to stay with us. For more details on our location then please check out the ‘Find us’ page as here you will find our address, and additional information you may need when coming to stay with us.
We’re sorry to say that we are unable to accommodate pets, children or smoking within Ford Farm House.
Getting to Ford Farm House
We have plenty of safe, off-road, parking spaces for Ford Farm House for our bed & breakfast guests. If you wish to bring bicycles, they can be stored under cover if required.
If you’re using your Sat Nav to access Ford Farm House, you’ll need to continue for around 250 yards down Ford Farm Lane and we’re on the left! If you have any problems in finding us, please do not hesitate and call us on 01983 840048.
If you prefer to travel by public transport, the local bus service, Southern Vectis Route 6 stops at Whitwell Chapel, 1.3 miles away from us with a 20-minute walk. The service only passes through Whitwell every 2 hours. Sadly there are no bus routes that pass Ford Farm House.
Your own transport is strongly advised. Please head over to the travel page where you can find the latest service updates, contact numbers, routes and more.
Use the ‘Get Directions’ button below to plan your journey to Ford Farm House. Please be aware that if you are coming from the Mainland, you will need to book a ferry. Details can be found on the Travel page.Get Directions
We have plenty of safe, off-road, parking spaces for Ford Farm House.
Bicycles can be stored under cover if required.
Your Sat Nav will only take you to the turning into Ford Farm Lane, and you need to continue for around 250yds down the lane and we’re first on the left.
Any problems, please call us on 01983 840048
Bus Route 6 – Whitwell Chapel – 1.3 miles away from us with a 20-minute walk. Also, it only goes through Whitwell every 2 hours up until 6 pm.
Your own transport is strongly advised.
FERRY & TRAVEL
Please head over to the travel page where you can find the latest service updates, contact numbers, routes and more…