Brading is a lovely village and this house is an historical part of it. Having private access to a lovely apartment this close to the village was a bonus.
Travel by car, bus or even old Underground Trains is easy - to all parts of the island.
You will be lucky to find a quieter sleep.
10 out of 10.
The accomadarion was very nice, clean and tidy. Very accommodating too as a stair gate and travel cot were provided for us. Very friendly hosts, always happy to help. The apartment is in a good location; close to shops, pubs and the train station. It was our first time to the Isle of Wight and we loved it!
I bought a copy of "The Dairyman's Daughter" for my wife and we were intrigued to discover that the author, Legh Richmond had lived in Brading and his description of the vicinity gave lots of opportunities to follow in the author's footsteps. We were delighted to discover that the Mulberry Lawn Holiday Apartment was actually in the house where he had lived.
We were warmly welcomed by Hugh when we were arrived and he and Kate had left a nice basket of food for us. The apartment is a good size and comfortably furnished. Hugh told us to ask for anything we needed - we said we'd like a teapot and, as the temperature rose into the mid-20s, we asked for a thinner duvet. Hugh provided both promptly.
Mulberry Lawn is on a quiet road but Brading has a railway station and a good bus service. There is a nice garden and we enjoyed sitting out in the sunshine. We enjoyed the peace and quiet; occasionally we'd hear the pleasant sound of a train in the distance There are lots of public footpaths for anyone who likes to walk, either down to the seashore or up onto the downs.
We had no shortage of things to do over our 10 days in the apartment, including our search for places and things mentioned by Mr Richmond. In Arreton, where Elizabeth Wallbridge, the dairyman's daughter lived and died, we found her home and her gravestone and had a nice meal in the pub named after her.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Mulberry Lawn Holiday Apartment.
Located in a quiet street in Brading. Central to everywhere. We were a family with a 2 year old. Hugh provided a high chair and a cot which was much appreciated. There was a starter pack which was nice touch - bread, jam, milk, butter, chardonnay bottle and other essentials like coffee, tea, oil, sugar, salt etc. was provided for. There are books to borrow for beach reading, beach towels and games, dvds, wifi etc.
Nearest beach would be Sandown probably and we had the best time there.
There is a cooperative supermarket nearby with an esso petrol station.
Closest attraction would be Lilliput toys museum which is a couple of minutes walk and Brading Roman Villa which has a nice little cafe where we had a delicious lunch.