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Romany Cottage

Totland Bay, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
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 with beautiful garden within walking distance of sandy beaches
  • Great for walkers, with a coastal path leading to The Needles
  • Walking distance to shops, public houses and restaurants
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 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 an area for hanging coats and removing boots. The cottage is centrally heated and has double glazed leaded light windows and doors. (Children 12 + welcome).

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 sunken garden as a 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 fairly narrow drive in which up to 4 cars can be parked; the entrance to the driveway from the road end is the narrowest point. It is suitable for larger cars with a turn around space at its widest point, at the top of the drive by reversing into the garage. Small boats and bicycles can be stored in the garage and there is also a room with an external entrance which is ideal for storage and airing clothing, and it includes a freezer and washing machine. There is a regular bus service within five minutes walk if you don't fancy using your car.

  • 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 and dishwasher
  • Freezer and washing machine in outhouse next to the property
  • Open fire in the lounge
  • Wood burner in the dining area
  • Regret no smoking or electric cigarettes
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels available to hire - please request at the time of booking
  • Regret no pets
  • Off-road parking for up to 4 cars - entry to the driveway from the road is narrower than the rest of the driveway
  • Storage for boats and bicycles
  • Beach, pubs and shop within walking distance
  • TV/DVD with Freeview in the lounge
  • Regret no babies or children under the age of 12
  • Electric vehicle charging is not permitted at the property
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

 

Amy Hendriksen

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sarah 22nd July 2022

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A great location. Lovely garden. Peaceful spot.

Reviewed by Lynne 27th May 2022

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The cottage is beautiful and we have just returned from a fabulous week. We are a family if 5 - 4 adults and a teenager. Everything was spotlessly clean and everything you could want for a self catering holiday. Shutting the gate you are in your own little world. A very peaceful setting. The milk and cake on arrival was a thoughtful touch and everyRead morething is provided for a comfortable stay. We are just looking to book next year. Lynne, Edd, Ben, Crystal & Tilly Hide

Reviewed by Phillip 13th May 2022

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Reviewed by Eileen 6th May 2022

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Romany is a beautiful cottage in a lovely quiet location. You can easily walk to good places to eat and there are also supermarkets close by. Plenty of good walks in the area too - including The Needles.

Reviewed by Peter 25th March 2022

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A lovely Home from Home Cottage , a real bonus to come back to each day.

Reviewed by Stephen 22nd October 2021

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Lovely cottage reached expectation of pics viewed. Lots of thought gone into making your stay great

Reviewed by Jayne 15th October 2021

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We had a lovely, comfortable stay at Romany Cottage and the garden with its pond and trickle of running water set the ambience for this delightful location. The cottage itself was very clean, well equipped and with an attention to detail that made it feel very homely. Yes, the driveway was narrow, but we have a VW Touran and could navigate the turnRead moreing in day light relatively easily. Coastal walks, great food in the plethora of local eateries, a little bit of heaven with the gate shut! Hide

Reviewed by Hilary 1st October 2021

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Loved the cottage and garden! The cottage was clean, comfortable, very well equipped and in a great location for easy access from the Yarmouth ferry and for car access to the rest of the IOW. Really peaceful setting, despite being in a residential area, and the garden was a lovely bonus when the weather was kind. The narrow driveway was a bit dauntRead moreing, but there was plenty of parking in the road outside so we used the drive only for unloading / loading. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 24th September 2021

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Reviewed by Karen 17th September 2021

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Beautiful , peaceful ,welcoming cottage. Surprisingly good location.

Reviewed by Judith 10th September 2021

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Reviewed by Patrick 3rd September 2021

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Excellent accommodation in a secluded spot which is ideally located for exploration of the quietest part of the IOW. Being a group of 3 couples we found plenty of space for both socialising and areas to be on your own.

Reviewed by Fay 27th August 2021

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Reviewed by Mae 20th August 2021

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AMAZING!Am definitely coming back with my family to stay.

Reviewed by Hazel 6th August 2021

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A very comfortable cottage with plenty of space for up to 6 people as well as all the equipment you could need in the kitchen cupboards. Super entrance porch and hallway for storage of beach and walking gear. Beaches at Totland Bay and Colwell Bay both within walking distance, as well as walks to Freshwater Bay, The Needles and Yarmouth.

Reviewed by Sharon 23rd July 2021

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Lovely, spacious and well-equipped cottage. Good base for exploring the west side of the island. Within walking distance of Totland and Colewell Bay and great location for walks to the Needles and Yarmouth. We had a lovely week.

Reviewed by Fiona 9th July 2021

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Romany is situated within easy walking distance of 2 beaches, local shops & 5 mins drive to larger Coop . Both have good restaurants & Yarmouth is 10 mins by car. Needles is close - go early/walk. Well equipped cottage with everything you need & cake on arrival lovely touch. Entrance to cottage between telegraph post/tree is not for faint hearted bRead moreut can park on road. It is a cottage so small stairs & bathroom bit cramped but minor things. Garden relaxing -pond & BBQ. Sally is very helpful Hide

Reviewed by sue 4th June 2021

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The cottage was beautiful very well equipped.Just a 10 min walk to beautifull Totland bay and coleslaw bay.The garden is stunning so relaxing .so near so many attractions.House has everything you need .Definitely would come back.

Reviewed by Melissa 28th May 2021

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We had a great holiday at Romany, the setting was ideal with just a short walk from two beautiful beaches and the local shops. West IOW was beautiful with so many things to do and see and none of it too far away! The driveway to the house was very tricky even for experienced drivers but apart from that everything was great!

Reviewed by Susan 21st May 2021

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this is a very comfortable and spacious cottage. Everything you need is here and the garden is really quiet and pretty. Good location near buses to Yarmouth etc and short walk to Freshwater. Highly recommend

Reviewed by Pam 12th April 2021

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We had a lovely and relaxing stay. The cottage is very pretty, well equipment, clean and theres a lot of attention to detail. There was even welcoming cake when we arrived, Covid secure of course as it was all in its packaging. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Jane 23rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Phyllis 18th September 2020

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Lovely cottage, quiet and peaceful although it is a residential setting. Kitchen well stocked with utensils etc and equipment easy to use. Very homely.

Reviewed by Ian 1st September 2020

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Reviewed by Fiona 21st August 2020

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Lovely cottage. Well equipped.

Reviewed by Adrian 7th August 2020

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Romany Cottage was not only incredibly clean and tidy, but also equipped with everything that you could possibly need to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The professionalism and attention to detail made for a thoroughly enjoyable stay, and one that I would certainly recommend. The owner even left cakes and a welcome pack upon our arrival!Read more The cottage itself is in an ideal location for walks to various beaches, with many other attractions available within a short driving distance. Hide

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