Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage is situated in the small rural hamlet of Bowcombe which stands between the pretty village of Shorwell and Carisbrooke with its medieval castle. Shorwell and Carisbrooke are both within a 5 minute drive and have public houses which are good for meals. The cottage offers easy access to the small bays and coves on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. Brighstone beach is within a 10 minute drive and the larger sandy beaches of Ventnor and Shanklin are within a 20 minute drive.
Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms, Children Welcome
This picturesque Grade II listed cottage dates back to 1676 and is attractively situated at the end of a quiet lane with a lovely ford and footpath leading to the nearby medieval castle of Carisbrooke. Located in the oldest part of Carisbrooke village which is a conservation area lying within ‘An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. The castle is only 5 minutes walk away and can be glimpsed from the garden and main bedrooms. This is a wonderful walking area as within 5 minutes walk of the cottage visitors can join the famous Tennyson Trail which follows the downs westerly towards The Needles.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Driftwood is within a three minute walk of the beach at Brighstone on the south west coast of the Isle of Wight – a quiet beach where swimming and paddling can be enjoyed. This is “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty“ and a delightful walking area. Driftwood is attractively situated in a small courtyard of cottages. There are coastal or lovely downland views from most of the rooms. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide lovely accommodation Wifi and telephone available. Ferries booked for preferential prices.
Farmhouse with swimming pool - Sleeps 8 + baby in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
This farmhouse is attractively situated on the edge of the pretty village of Shalfleet towards the West side of the Isle of Wight. The cottage adjoins the grounds of Shalfleet Manor House and has its own private entrance into a quiet lane which leads from the village to a footpath on Newtown Creek. This estuary, which is only a few minutes walk from the farmhouse, is part of a National Nature Reserve and is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Several secluded bays and beaches are within 10 minutes drive.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms;
A wonderfully spacious and welcoming seaside holiday cottage within a few paces of the beach at Bonchurch and located on the coastal path to nearby Ventnor. Sea Shells on the Beach has 3 beautiful bedrooms decorated with a luxurious seaside theme. Within a short walk is the centre of the village of Bonchurch where there is a village pond and excellent local restaurant. The beach at nearby Ventnor is a popular holiday attraction.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Beautifully situated with panoramic coastal views from almost every room and with direct access from the garden to a coastal path accessing the beach - less than a 5 minute walk away. It is in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ on the south east coast of the Island, an area renowned for its mild climate. The house stands just above the charming small fishing village of Steep Hill Cove.
Sleeps 8 plus a baby in 4 bedrooms. Swimming pool available from late May until the end of September.
The Retreat is a lovely stone cottage beautifully situated in the coastal village of Bonchurch on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. There are sea views from the two main double bedrooms and a swimming pool in the garden. It is a spacious house with a large garden and private drive offering parking for 3 cars. Good public house for meals within a 4 minute walk. Almost direct access to the the coastal path which leads eastwards to the resort of Shanklin or westwards to Ventnor and Steep Hill Cove. Centrally heated, wood burning stove, complimentary WiFi and 'smart' television.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedroom (children welcome)
Spring Cottage stands in an idyllic location, within a 2 minute walk of the beach in the pretty seaside village of Bonchurch on the south east coast of the Island. The cottage enjoys beautiful sea views from most rooms and from its enchanting garden. Bonchurch is a peaceful village with a small shop, public house, good restaurant and two ancient churches plus a pretty pond which is home to carp, ducks and a variety of birds.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This delightful stone cottage which dates back to 1761 is built of Isle of Wight chalk and brick. Hackney Stable cottage is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful South Wight countryside. It is a marvellous walking area with footpaths that can be followed directly from the cottage in most directions. There are particularly attractive walks along the course of the river Yar, to the picturesque village of Godshill and to the nearby village of Arreton which has a public house, farm shop and cafe for meals. The cottage is excellent for cyclists as there is access to a network of cycle paths directly from the farm and arrangements can be make for the storage of bikes. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive. Ferries can be booked for you at greatly discounted prices.
This wonderful detached property stands in a superb position beside the sea, close to the centre of Cowes. It enjoys panoramic sea views from almost every room. The glass walls, balconies and large open terraces of the house enable visitors to relax, enjoy meals and awake to the sight of the sea. A large number of yachts sail in this part of the Solent and are lovely to watch as are the ocean liners which pass by in the distance looking particularly wonderful when illuminated at night. The Glass House is literally a stones throw from the sea and the centre of the small town of Cowes is within a 5 minute walk. Cowes is a small coastal town with an attractive centre of narrow streets, boutique style shops and restaurants. The town is renowned for holding the famous ‘Cowes Week’ sailing event during the first week of August and the house is a few minutes walk from the Yacht Squadron, the centre of activities during this time.
The Glass House is a superb property which has been architecturally designed to take full advantage of its wonderful position overlooking the sea. It has been built and equipped to the highest standards in an impressive modern style and has a wonderful feeling of light and space. The house has four beautiful bedrooms for eight guests – 2 spacious double bedrooms, one smaller double and a twin room. The front door opens into a lovely tiled hallway with a dramatic glass style staircase ascending through the centre of the property to the 3 floors above. The main living area of the house is open plan and occupies the entire first floor – here the design of the house can perhaps be most appreciated. The wonderful sitting area has glass walls on three sides offering breathtaking sea views. On one side of the room these doors fold back to give open access to the balcony and a wonderful large terrace. Here alfresco dining can be enjoyed in the sunshine or on warm evenings with the lights of the boats and of the mainland in the distance. An external spiral staircase descends from this balcony into the front garden.
The sitting room is furnished with beautiful large sofas, and chairs. There is a wonderfully well equipped fitted kitchen with two ovens and a large ceramic hob, a built in microwave, an AEG washer/dryer and dishwasher plus a large American style refrigerator and freezer. There is a central unit with a breakfast bar plus an attractive dining area.
On the second floor there are three stunning bedrooms. The master bedroom, with a king size bed, is particularly spacious and has panoramic sea views plus a dressing room and an excellently equipped en-suite bathroom with a bath and separate built in shower, basin and WC. The two other bedrooms on this floor, a double and twin room, are attractively furnished and also have sea views. They have shared use of a shower room with WC and basin which can be directly accessed from both bedrooms.
On the ground floor of the property there is a second sitting room and additional bedroom, both of which have sea views and French doors opening into the enclosed front garden. The sitting room has comfortable sofas and chairs, plus a large wall mounted flat screen television with DVD/Sky. The splendid double bedroom, with king size bed, here has its own dressing room and well equipped bathroom with a bath, hand shower, basin and WC. A second entrance to this bathroom offers access from the hallway.
The Glass House has a magnificent roof top terrace with sun loungers and chairs so that visitors can relax in the sunshine and take full advantage of the panoramic views. The house has very effective and energy efficient central heating, plentiful supplies of hot water and high quality double glazing. WiFi internet is available. All heating and electricity without extra charge. A travel cot and high chair are available. A folding bed can be provided for a child to sleep separately.
Two/three cars can parked in the gated drive at the rear of the property. A walled garden, laid to lawn extends along the front and side of the property. Good bus service within 5 minutes walk and access to the hydrofoil which links the Isle of Wight with the mainland port of Southampton within 10 – 15 minutes walk. Public houses, restaurants and shops within 5 minutes walk. A two minute ride on the floating bridge for cars and passengers which crosses the River Medina gives easy access to the east coast of the Island and the seaside resorts and sandy beaches of Ryde, Seaview and Bembridge. The small coves and downland coastal walks on the west side of the Island are only a short drive away. Of the nearby places to visit perhaps the closest and most impressive is Osborne House, the Island home of Queen Victoria.
The Glass House is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at The Glass House. The Glass House is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from and 30th October 2017 to 17th December 2017.
We can book the ferry to the Isle of Wight for you at preferential prices and this can be added to your Isle of Wight holiday cottage booking. A quote will automatically be sent to you with the confirmation of your holiday.
The Glass House - Cowes Isle of Wight
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|The Glass House Prices Per Week|
|29 July - 04 August 2017 - £9775||05 August - 18 August 2017 - £3750||19 August - 25 August 2017 - £4047|
|26 August - 01 September 2017 - £3225||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £2095||09 September - 15 September 2017 - £2052|
|16 September - 29 September 2017 - £1819||30 September - 20 October 2017 - £1695||21 October - 27 October 2017 - £2275|
|28 October - 17 December 2017 - £1645||18 December - 05 January 2018 - £3295|
The Glass House has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at The Glass House are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £0.00 per booking Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per booking WiFi Internet Free WiFi Internet Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% (min £500.00)of cottage rental Security Bond Refundable Deposit £500 per booking
The Glass House has short break self catering holiday availability on the Isle of Wight. These are the short break periods.The Glass House Short Breaks 2017 30th October to 17th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for The Glass HouseArrival Time 15:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 8 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3
Cowes is famous sailing mecca and attracts sailors from around the world for the Cowes Week festival. Naturally there is much more to this little town and many simply come to enjoy the small shops and boutique stores as well as the vibrant atmosphere. The coast line either side of Cowes makes for pleasant walking and it is possible to walk along to Ryde to the East or Gurnard to the West. A stretch of beach towards Gurnard is an enjoyable place to enjoy a picnic and watch the yachts, fishing boats and cruise liners.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/cowes
Lugleys, Cowes - Seafront restaurant at the West end of Cowes with a menu of good gourment food. Also popular for Sunday lunch. lugleysofcowes.com
There are a number of small restaurants in Cowes. If you have tried one you like please let us know and we will pass it along. You can also leave suggestions for places to eat on our Facebook pages.
Isle of Wight Osteopath - www.isleofwightosteopath.co.uk
Tree Climbing - A chance to climb into the canopy as part of a fun day out on the Isle of Wight. This family friendly activity is very safe and extremely popular with children and adults alike. For more information visit www.goodleaf.co.uk
Isle of Wight Steam Railway - A wonderful day out for the family with a step back in time to the age of steam. The Isle of Wight Steam Railway offers a chance to learn about the trains and travel part of the Isle of Wight by train. For more information visit www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk
UKSA Sailing Courses - The UKSA run a number of sailing courses on the Isle of Wight and are a great place to find a leisure sailing course during your holiday. www.uksa.org
The North of the Isle of Wight is a wonderfully varied location with beautiful coastal areas and historic sites. The main towns in the North are Yarmouth in the North West, Gurnard and Cowes in the centre of the Northern coastline, and Ryde in the North East. There is a sandy beach at Ryde, a shingle and sand beach at Gurnard and a long shingle beach at Cowes.
The principle town here is Cowes where a vibrant sailing scene exists and culminates in the yearly Cowes Week festival. Yarmouth also enjoys a strong connection with the sea and has its own festival of Gaffers which attracts a large number of brightly decorated boats.
The inland areas of the North side of the Isle of Wight are known for their beautiful countryside. The estuary at Wootton is an important area for birds and views across the estuary are often enhanced by a number of bird species. Footpaths and cycle tracks are numerous in the area and a great way to see the beauty on the North of the Isle of Wight.
Bus and train travel is an excellent way to see the Isle of Wight and can be very useful when walking or exploring the Island. For all your local public transport information as well as taxis visit The Glass House Public Transport Isle of Wight »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »
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Glass House Cowes Isle of Wight - Seaside holiday cottage at Cowes Isle of Wight
The Glass House has 121 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 29th July 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means The Glass House is 22.44% booked for this holiday period with 5.0 weeks confirmed so far.