With sea views from many rooms, this lovely cottage, located a few minutes walk from the sea at Gurnard, is ideal for a great family holiday and for visiting the famous sailing centre of Cowes.
High Rising is situated within a few minutes walk of the sea at Gurnard. Here there is a peaceful beach where visitors can enjoy paddling, swimming and boating. A pleasant cafe and nearby public house provide refreshments. There is easy access to the west side of the Island with its sandy coves and the nearby National Nature reserve of Newtown; an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a fantastic area for walking and bird watching. Cowes is a short drive away; a small town famous as a sailing centre with cobbled streets, shops and several restaurants.
This detached house clad in Siberian Larch, boasts sea views from many of the rooms. It has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide attractive and comfortable accommodation of a high standard. It has three bedrooms, all with en-suite bath or shower rooms. The house has been specially designed with large open-plan areas and many windows to give a an overwhelming feeling of space and light. This is accentuated by the attractive mix of real wood flooring and cream fitted carpets throughout the house. It is furnished with a combination of modern furniture and antique items which have been in the family for generations.
On the ground floor, the front hallway opens into a pleasant dining area with windows overlooking the garden. This is furnished with an antique oak table and chairs, and a beautiful French dresser. Two steps lead down to a sitting room area with a views of the sea. The sitting room has large comfortable sofas a 43-inch high resolution, internet connected television with DVD player and Freeview, and a wood burning stove. A French door opens onto the terrace. WiFi internet is provided at no extra charge. The kitchen is equipped with high quality fitted units, a gas hob, double oven, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and an integral coffee machine. A washing machine/tumble dryer are in a separate utility room. There is also a ground floor cloakroom with a WC and basin.
The house has three lovely bedrooms; on the ground floor there is a double bedroom with a king-size bed and a spacious en-suite bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and WC. Upstairs, there are two additional attractive bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms; one double room with a king-size bed and one twin room. The double room enjoys sea views. Also upstairs, there is a second sitting room with large windows overlooking the sea. Here visitors can relax and watch the yachts and boats passing. Adjoining this room is a balcony which is an attractive spot to sit on warm evenings.
High Rising has been designed with energy efficiency in mind and has a highly effective underfloor central heating system, and a soft water system which enables visitors to have constant hot water for baths and showers. The property also has a Chargemaster unit installed so guests with electric cars can charge them with ease. Two children are welcome and a folding bed, high chair and wooden cot can be provided. The wooden high chair and cot are both from John Lewis and the cot comes with a mattress, terry/waterproof protector and bed linen, a White Company quilted bumper fleece, cot blankets and duvet for your selection and an extra bath towel. There is a secluded fenced garden with a sunny terrace, garden furniture and a gas barbecue so that meals can be enjoyed outside. A Jacuzzi is available by prior arrangement at an additional cost. Parking is available for two cars. Public houses, restaurant, general stores, newsagents, telephone and bus service are within five minutes walk.