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A stunning cottage retreat set in mature gardens
Enjoy lovely views from this en-suite bedroom with wooden details
A beautiful and comfortable lounge with a wood burner
The ground floor bedroom with en-suite
Dine overlooking the private gardens
This stylish kitchen is well equipped
First floor lounge with sea views, a lovely spot to sit with a good book
A tranquil and charming twin room for children or adults alike
Views of the sea can be enjoyed from many of the rooms in this cottage
Enjoy a meal outside in the secluded garden
1 / 10  A stunning cottage retreat set in mature gardens
2 / 10  Enjoy lovely views from this en-suite bedroom with wooden details
3 / 10  A beautiful and comfortable lounge with a wood burner
4 / 10  The ground floor bedroom with en-suite
5 / 10  Dine overlooking the private gardens
6 / 10  This stylish kitchen is well equipped
7 / 10  First floor lounge with sea views, a lovely spot to sit with a good book
8 / 10  A tranquil and charming twin room for children or adults alike
9 / 10  Views of the sea can be enjoyed from many of the rooms in this cottage
10 / 10  Enjoy a meal outside in the secluded garden

High Rising Cottage

Gurnard, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Lovely detached property benefiting from sea views with a hot tub available to hire 
  • Ideal for enjoying a coastal walk along the seafront at Gurnard into the lovely town of sailing town of Cowes
  • A delightful location for keen walkers, nature-lovers and cyclists
Property code: IC061

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.

  • 3 bedrooms – 2 double, 1 twin (an additional folding bed or travel cot can be provided for child or infant)
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Gas hob, double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and coffee machine
  • TV/DVD and wood burner in lounge
  • First-floor balcony
  • Washing machine/tumble dryer in utility room
  • Fenced garden with terrace, garden furniture and gas BBQ
  • Hot tub available at an additional charge of £100 per week or short break
  • Driveway parking for 2 cars
  • 2 children welcome
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed Linen included
  • Chargemaster unit installed for guests with electric cars
  • Regret no pets
  • 2 steps lead down into the lounge with no handrails
  • Situated within walking distance of the sea at Gurnard.
  • Public houses, restaurant, general stores, newsagents and bus service 1 mile
  • Property sleeps 6 + 1 infant (travel cot & highchair) (an additional fold out bed is available, however not to be used if travel cot and highchair are booked)

Amy Hendriksen

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Corinna 14th December 2020

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We stayed the week before Christmas with our two adult sons. The house was much roomier than expected, and especialy the sunken living room with the fireplace was bigger and more luxurious than I thought it would be. The gorgeous Christmas tree was a nice touch. The first floor family room and it's view over the Solent provided a nice space for somRead moree quiet time. Thank you so much for your hospitality! Hide

Reviewed by Geraldine 17th October 2020

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Beautiful comfortable house. Great location.

Reviewed by Christopher 3rd October 2020

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A lovely, well equipped house for our family holiday. There was plenty of space in the open plan style for a family with and. Active 3year old and baby. The house was well maintained and cleanliness was of a high standard. The seafront and good childrens playground were a short walk away. I have already recommended it to friends and if it had been Read moreavailable for the week we will holiday next year we would have rebooked. Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 12th September 2020

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We chose High Rising based on the photos of the interior and from the moment we walked through the door we fell in love. It is the feel of this wonderful home that really blows you away. With so many windows and light tunnels the light quality in the property is superb. Beautifully clean, exceptionally well equipped, with comfortable beds and loungRead moree area plus access to a shop, coffee shop, two pubs and the beach within 5 minutes walk, High Rising was an oasis of calm in challenging times. Hide

Reviewed by Deborah 5th September 2020

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Stunning house excellent location for beach, pub and shop.

Reviewed by Sue 29th August 2020

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The cottage was just as nice as its description and pictures. We could not have asked for better family accommodation. An added bonus was the kind attention from the owners who were very accessible for any queries.

Reviewed by Richard 22nd August 2020

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A lovely cottage in a quiet location. The owners are friendly, kind and helpful. We had a wonderful week's holiday there and would recommend it to everyone.

Reviewed by Karen 8th August 2020

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Reviewed by Lorraine 20th July 2020

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High Rising cottage exceeded our expectations- the photos really dont do it justice! We were just saying wow as we explored the home, the view from the upstairs window seat was out of this world! Everything was thought of and maintained to the highest standard.

Reviewed by Ian 7th March 2020

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excellent place - cannot wait to go back

Reviewed by Kirsty 15th February 2020

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Brilliant place to stay, right on the coast line, fantastic for kids

Reviewed by Carolyn 21st December 2019

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A gem of a Christmas home - beautiful touches & welcoming. A great coffee shop, local shop, pub & church within walking distance & an easy walk to Cowes along the coast.

Reviewed by Christine 12th October 2019

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A comfortable house with good views. Located for good access to walks, buses and the rest of the island.

Reviewed by Anne 5th October 2019

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Reviewed by Diane 21st September 2019

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The cottage was absolutely amazing. It had every household item you could ever want and it was absolutely spotless. We were also impressed at the use of eco principles. The owner even left us a bottle of wine on arrival and flowers for that added touch. He also text me to check that everything was ok. We have never had such good service. DefinitelyRead more a cottage to revisit. Hide

Reviewed by Dennis 7th September 2019

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Really impressed with high quality furnishings in property, location is very private but close to local shops and restaurants. Proximity to harbour/ esplanade was greatly appreciated. Access to other attractions on the island was easy.

Reviewed by S 17th August 2019

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Fabulous house in a great location with lovely welcoming touches.

Reviewed by Mark 10th August 2019

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Reviewed by Sheila 29th June 2019

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Lovely house with a beautiful view from upstairs. Ive given it 4 stars instead of 5 as it could do with a bit of an upgrade in some features, but I would go again. Village is very nice too.

Reviewed by Ian 22nd June 2019

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Reviewed by Joanna 1st June 2019

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Reviewed by Alex 6th April 2019

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We had a nice week at High Rising Cottage which has a great deal of space and a brilliant view out to sea. We enjoyed visiting Gurnard and that we could easily walk down to the playground and beach from the property. The owner was very friendly and helpful. Nice to have ensuites for all the bedrooms as well but it is need of some updating to maintaRead morein 5* rating. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 30th March 2019

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The cottage provides plenty of space for a family with a wonderful sea view. Great location just a short walk from the beach, local pubs, local store and coffee shop. Would highly recommend.

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