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Romany Cottage

Totland Bay, Isle of Wight
Visit England Gold AwardVisit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
VE 4 star Gold
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels for hire
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At a glance

  • Delightful cottage within walking distance of sandy beaches
  • Located in Totland, close to Colwell Bay and Totland Bay
  • Great for walkers, with a coastal path leading to The Needles
  • Explore the small market town of Freshwater and attractive port of Yarmouth
  • Walking distance to shops, public houses and restaurants
  • Play a round at nearby Freshwater golf course
Property code: IC105

This delightful cottage is within walking distance of the sandy beaches of Colwell Bay and Totland Bay, providing an ideal base for enjoying everything the Isle of Wight has to offer.

This delightful cottage at Totland is within a 12-minute walk of Colwell Bay and Totland Bay. These sandy bays are popular with islanders and visitors can enjoy swimming, boating and fishing. This west side of the Isle of Wight is a wonderful walking area and footpaths can be followed along the nearby Coastal Path to the Needles on the western tip of the Island, or an attractive walk overlooking the Solent and Hurst Castle to Yarmouth. There is a scenic walk beside the River Yar towards the attractive coastal port and sailing centre of Yarmouth. The centre of the market town of Freshwater is within a 15-minute walk and this offers a collection of shops, public houses and restaurants, plus a sports centre with indoor pool and a golf course with panoramic coastal views.

Romany Cottage is situated in a quiet residential area. It is a charming cottage which has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide accommodation of a high standard for six people in three bedrooms. All the main living rooms are south west facing and there are three sets of French doors opening out onto the terrace. Almost all of the windows in the cottage have garden views. There are attractive wooden floors with rugs throughout the cottage. Upstairs there are three pretty bedrooms - two doubles and one twin with luxury wool rugs and a stylish bathroom with a bath, overhead rain shower, basin and WC.

On the ground floor there is a fitted kitchen equipped with an electric fan oven, gas hob, extractor microwave, refrigerator with ice box and dishwasher, plus a charming breakfast area with seating for six; an open plan sitting room with a large leather sofa, arm chair, digital television with DVD and Freeview, and an open fire which visitors can relax in front of during colder weather; a spacious dining area for more formal meals with a wood burning stove; a cloakroom with a basin and W.C; a side lobby with washing machine and area for hanging coats and removing boots. The cottage is centrally heated and has double glazed leaded light windows and doors. Gas, central heating, electricity and bed linen are provided without extra charge. (Children 12 + welcome). WIFI internet is available without extra charge.

Romany has a charming enclosed sunny garden which is south west facing and provides a warm and protected spot to unwind. It has a large heart shaped wildlife pond as the central feature. Visitors can stroll around the garden and enjoy relaxing on seats in various parts of the garden. Garden furniture is also provided on the terrace so that meals can be enjoyed outside. The cottage is approached via a narrow drive in which two cars can be parked. There is a garage where small boats and bicycles can be stored, and also a room with an external entrance which is ideal for storage and airing clothing, and also includes a freezer. There is a regular bus service within five minutes walk.

Please note there is a refundable £200 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 3 bedrooms - 2 doubles and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom - 1 with shower over a bath with WC and 1 downstairs WC
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Freezer in outside garage
  • Open fire in lounge
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Regret no smoking or electric cigarettes
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels for hire, please request at time of booking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Off-road parking for up to 6 cars
  • Storage for boats and bicycles
  • Beach, pubs and shop within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Regret no babies or children under the age of 12

This property is personally managed by Amy.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan 5th October 2018

A delightful cottage with everything you could possibly want for a great holiday. The garden is charming and its all very comfortable. It is a 10 min walk to freshwater and the bus stop is nearby. I would highly recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Carol Jackson May 2018

A beautiful cottage with a delightful garden. Everything there you need for a restful holiday. Easy access from the ferry and set in the best side of the Island. A very enjoyable week which left us wanting to return to see more ! Would definitely stay there again.

Reviewed by Marylyn Davidson March 2016

Nowhere would you find a better place to stay. Nothing was left unturned to make it such a memorable holiday. Everything was there for our enjoyment. Spoke to the owners re a querie and they could have not been more helpful. Loads of information left in cottage. Thank you Sally and Ian

Reviewed by Eric Clarke July 2015

The cottage was perfectly situated and a real home from home. All of a very high quality absolutely faultless

Reviewed by Pam Handcock July 2015

It was a fabulous cottage retreat in a superb quiet part of the island. The owners had thought of everything, nothing had been left to chance.

Reviewed by Ian Fletcher June 2015

A very good value cottage, comfortable and very well equipped, spoiled by inadequate cleaning.

Reviewed by Michael Fox May 2015

A comfy and well equipped cottage situated in a beautiful part of the island. Nice welcoming touches helped to make for a very enjoyable stay.

Reviewed by Roslyn Baker April 2015

Enjoyed this lovely cottage,our first stay at the west end of the Island. The nice welcome pack,and especially the Hot Cross Buns when we arrived on Good Friday. Slept well, very comfortable beds. Instant hot water when required. Much attention to detail has gone into this cottage.

Reviewed by Sharon Read March 2015

Lovely secluded cottage. Very spacious,sympathetically renovated and a lovely garden. Truely a hidden gem.

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