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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. This Isle of Wight cottage at Bonchurch sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms. The Retreat has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2017.

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The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight
The Retreat - Bonchurch Isle of Wight

The Retreat, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1NX

Isle of Wight » South » Ventnor

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Russell Gray - Jul 2017 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

What an absolutely fantastic place to stay, enjoyed by the whole family. A Beautiful view from the bedroom, peaceful , comfortable and well furnished. We didn't want to leave! The pool was the icing on the cake. We will be rebooking for next year. Cottage rating: 5 Stars

The Retreat is a delightful detached property, with a swimming pool in the garden. It is within a 10 minute walk of the beach. Bonchurch is a lovely coastal village with stone cottages, an 11th Century church, a pretty village pond, cafe and public house. It was a favoured spot for poets such as Keats and Swinburne who came to take advantage of the tranquillity, mild climate and beauty of the area. There is also a charming coastal path walk from Bonchurch with Shanklin and a promenade links Bonchurch with the small coastal resort of Ventnor.

This lovely detached cottage, built of Island stone, has been furnished and equipped with care to provide attractive, spacious and comfortable accommodation for 8 people in 4 bedrooms. On the ground floor there is a large sitting room with two separate seating areas furnished with sofas and armchairs, French doors opening on to the terrace plus a flame effect gas fire and a wall mounted flat screen Smart TV with Amazon Prime plus Freesat and a DVD player; a small conservatory area; a shower room with built in shower, WC and basin; a fitted kitchen equipped with a double electric oven and grill, electric hob, microwave, fridge freezer and slimline dishwasher (washing machine provided in outside area); a lovely open plan dining area with french doors opening into the garden plus a wood burning stove and a circular table which will comfortably accommodate eight for meals. Stairs lead up to 4 spacious bedrooms - a charming master bedroom with a king size bed, wardrobe and sea views; a second double room with fitted wardrobe and sea views; a smaller double bedroom with a low level bed, rocking chair and a bay window with sea glimpses; a twin bedroom with sea glimpses. (An inflatable single bed can be provided so that two children can sleep separately in one of the double bedrooms). There is also a delightful family bathroom with a beautiful stained glass window, walk in shower, central bath and two hand basins plus WC. Central heating and WiFi internet are provided without extra charge.

The Retreat has a lovely walled and gated garden with a Victorian terrace, a lawn, shrubberies and a heated swimming pool (8m x 4m) which is available from late May to late September. Garden furniture is provided so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. There is also a drive where 3 cars can be parked and a fourth car can generally be parked just outside the cottage.

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The Retreat is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at The Retreat. The Retreat is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 16:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00.

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.

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The Retreat has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at The Retreat are detailed below.

Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Extra Bed £0.00 per week Pets (No. of) £31.00 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.29 per person per week WiFi Internet Free WiFi Internet Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% (min £245.00)of cottage rental Security Bond Refundable Deposit £200 per booking

Pricing and Booking Notes for The Retreat

Arrival Time 16:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 8 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2

The Retreat Local Holiday Information Isle of Wight

Ventnor is a beautiful coastal town on the South East of the Isle of Wight. The location is renowned for it's microclimate which is allows exotic species of plants to grow and a number of these can be seen at the Botanical Gardens in Ventnor. The beach at Ventnor is popular with holiday visitors and locals alike due to the gently sloping sand and fine shingle beach and pleasant water for swimming. The little town boasts a good variety of shops and restaurants as well as an excellent wine bar on the seafront. The coastal path runs through Ventnor and it is possible to explore the dramatic and beautiful coastline in both directions. View more Holiday Cottages in Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Just inland from Ventnor is White Falconry which offer falconry demonstrations. White Falconry rehabilitate and conserve Isle of Wight birds of prey and are trying to maintain the wild bird population. The displays are popular with all ages and few fail to be amazed by the agility and skill of the birds. - www.whitefalconry.com

View sights and sounds from Ventnor with our Ventnor Holiday Sights and Sounds Video

Eating and Drinking In and Around Ventnor

The Spy Glass Inn
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Spy Glass Ventnor Isle of Wight

A lovely seaside position and popular with visitors to Ventnor this is a great place to enjoy lunch with views over Ventnor Beach. The Spyglass Inn is also popular with walkers who are taking the coastal path.

Website: The Spy Glass
Telephone: 01983 855 338
Address: The Spyglass Inn, Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JX
The Met Bar
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
The Met Bar Isle of Wight

Tasty tapas and a good selection of wines make the Met Bar a popular place to eat out in Ventnor. Many tables enjoy views of Ventnor beach. http://www.metwinebar.co.uk/

Website:The Met Bar
Telephone: 01983 855441
Address: The Met Bar, Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JP
The Pond Cafe
Bonchurch, Isle of Wight
Pond Cafe Bonchurch Isle of Wight

The Pond Cafe offers excellent lunches and dinners in the pretty little village of Bonchurch near Ventnor.

Website:The Pond Cafe
Telephone: 01983 855666
Address: Bonchurch Village Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight. PO38 1RG
Buddle Inn
Niton Undercliff, Isle of Wight
Buddle Inn Niton Undercliff Isle of Wight

A traditional public house with lovely location overlooking the sea at Niton Undercliff. Niton Undercliff is signposted from the road between Niton and Ventnor. The Buddle Inn is a lovely stop as part of a walk along the South Isle of Wight coastal path.

Website:The Buddle Inn
El Toro
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
El Toro Ventnor Isle of Wight

Right in the heart of Ventnor you'll find what is probably the only authentic Spanish tapas bar on the Island. You'll receive a warm welcome from Lorraine, Serafin, Alfonsa, Nell and Patxi, and having tried our delicious homemade food we're sure you'll be tempted to come again another day.

Website: El Toro Ventnor
Address: 2 Pier Street, Ventnor PO38 1ST
Telephone: 01983 857600
Rex Piano Bar
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Rex Piano Bar Ventnor Isle of Wight

The Rex Piano Bar and Restaurant is part of the landmark Art Deco building called Kingsview and enjoys spectacular views over Ventnor Bay and along the coast towards St Catherine's Point.

Website: Rex Piano Bar
Address: Kingsview, 23 Church Street, Ventnor PO38 1SN
Telephone: 01983 853355
Phileas Foggs
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Phileas Foggs Ventnor Isle of Wight

At Phileas Foggs we are proud of our award winning food and service. We have wonderfully varied menu and an impressive specials board that will have your taste buds tingling before the food even arrives.

Website: Phileas Foggs
Address: 11 High Street, Ventnor PO38 1RZ
Telephone: 01983 855 500

More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/ventnor

The historic seaside village of Bonchurch is a charming holiday location on the South of the Isle of Wight. The little village has a sand and shingle beach as well as a beautiful centre arranged around the village pond. The 11th century church in Bonchurch is well worth a visit. The coastal path from Bonchurch is a quick route into Ventnor and the walk takes around 15 to 20 minutes.

The Chrurch at Bonchurch featured on our blog and where you will find photos and more information about this beautiful building. (Bonchurch Church)

Eating and Drinking In and Around Bonchurch

The Pond Cafe, Bonchurch - A lovely restaurant in the pretty village of Bonchurch. Good food and a view of the attractive pond at the heart of the village of Bonchurch. The Pond Cafe

Spyglass Inn, Ventnor - A lovely seaside position and popular with visitors to Ventnor this is a great place to enjoy lunch with views over Ventnor Beach. The Spyglass Inn is also popular with walkers who are taking the coastal path. http://thespyglass.com/

Met Bar, Ventnor - Tasty tapas and a good selection of wines make the Met Bar a popular place to eat out in Ventnor. Many tables enjoy views of Ventnor beach. http://www.metwinebar.co.uk/

The Hambrough, Ventnor - Luxurious restaurant with delicious food worthy of their Michelin Star. Ideal for treating someone special. - The Hambrough

Family Attractions

Blackgang Chine Isle of WightBlackgang Chine - Blackgang Chine is a popular theme park with rides, games and a maze to keep the whole family entertained. Blackgang Chine is also thought to be the longest running theme park in the world and many generations of visitors remember it for the adventure and excitement it offers. Located just outside of Niton on the South of the Isle of Wight www.blackgangchine.com/

Sports and Leisure

Ventnor Golf Club - 12 hole South Isle of Wight golf club with single day and holiday memberships. www.ventnorgolfclub.co.uk

South Isle of Wight Information

The South of the Isle of Wight is a wonderful mix of pretty beaches and dramatic coastal landscape. The sand and shingle beach at Ventnor is one of the more popular holiday locations but hidden gems such as Bonchurch and Steephill Cove are really worth a visit too.

The coastal path around the South Coast of the Isle of Wight is a particularly beautiful stretch to explore and passes a number of attractive sites which include Steephill Cove, Orchard Bay and St Catherine's Light House at Niton Undercliff. Some of this area has been prone to erosion so you must stick to the footpath and take heed of diversions.

Inland one finds a beautiful rural area with high downs from which panoramic views can be enjoyed. A Botanical garden at Ventnor takes advantage of a warm micro climate found in this part of the Island. View more South Isle of Wight Cottages

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The Retreat Local Public Transport Information:

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 Retreat Public Transport Isle of Wight »

The Retreat Walking Holiday Information:

For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Isle of Wight Walking Holiday Information »

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Sea/Beach: Yes
Walking Trail: Yes
Public Transport: Yes
Food Shop: No
Cycle Route: No
Public House: Yes

The Retreat Specific Pet and Dog Information

Two dogs are welcome and the garden is walled and gated but not dog proof for smaller dogs. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the cottage and not to allow them to foul the garden. Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date.

General Pet and Dog Information

(applicable to all cottages if not conflicting with individual cottage policy)

  • Pets can only be brought to a cottage if entered on the booking form and with the consent of the owner.
  • Do not allow dogs upstairs or on the furniture or in the bedrooms.
  • We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the cottage and not to allow them to foul the garden, and to clean up after them.
  • Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. If your dog is under 1 year old, please specify if they are caged at night or when left unattended.
  • Please ensure that your pets treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date.

Isle of Wight General Pet and Dog Information

Isle of Wight Vets - Pet Doctors in Newport Isle of Wight

The Retreat Access Statement and Disabled Access Information

The access statement is designed to help our guests with disabilities to choose a suitable self catering holiday cottage and check that the accommodation matches specific requirements. If you have any questions about disabled access in any of our holiday cottages please call us on 01929 481555.

The Retreat access statment is not currently available or may have been removed while it is being updated. If you require access information please contact us and we will answer any questions you may have.

Contact Telephone and Email Address

Contact: Island Cottage Holidays, The Old Vicarage, Kingston, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5LH.

Telephone: (01929) 481555; Email: enquiries@islandcottageholidays.com

We welcome your feedback to help us continually to improve. If you have any comments please telephone or email Island Cottage Holidays.

Please note that all measurements quoted are approximate. All information is kept up to date but if there is a particular requirement of special importance to you we would ask you to contact us for clarification.

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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for The Retreat Bonchurch, Isle of Wight were updated on 23/09/2017 10:40:28

The Retreat Availability for Isle of Wight Holiday Weeks

The Retreat has 0 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 23rd September 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means The Retreat is 100.00% booked for this holiday period with 14.3 weeks confirmed so far.

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