Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
This wonderful detached property stands in a superb position beside the sea, close to the centre of Cowes. It enjoys panoramic sea views from almost every room. The glass walls, balconies and large open terraces of the house enable visitors to relax, enjoy meals and awake to the sight of the sea. The Glass House is literally a stones throw from the sea and the centre of the small town of Cowes is within a 5 minute walk.
Sleeps 4 (inclusive of a baby under 12 months) in 2 bedrooms. Children 5+ welcome
This lovely two bedroom cottage is very attractively situated on Egypt Esplanade, near Cowes and is within a one minute walk of the sea. There are open sea views from the living room, double bedroom and garden. Briary Cottage has been furnished and equipped, with great care, to a high standard. Cowes and Gurnard are both within a short walk along the sea front.
Sleeps 6 + 1 including a baby in 3 bedrooms
High Rising is situated within a few minutes walk of the sea at Gurnard. Here there is a quiet beach where visitors can enjoy paddling swimming and boating. A pleasant café and nearby public house provide refreshments. There is easy access to the west side of the Island with its quiet sandy coves and the nearby National Nature reserve of Newtown – an area of outstanding Natural Beauty and a wonderful area for walking and bird watching.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms plus a baby in a cot
Greenside is very pleasantly situated in a quiet, prestigious residential area of Cowes. There are open views from the rear of the house across the golf course. It is less than half a mile from the beach at Gurnard. The centre of Cowes is a 15-minute walk from the house.
Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms including a baby; Children welcome
This cottage is situated in a quiet country lane on the outskirts of Godshill. It was originally the milking parlour of Lower Yard Farm. The surrounding fields are home to horses which belong to a small nearby riding school. Here you are in lovely countryside but the centre of the picturesque village of Godshill, with its pretty thatched cottages, restaurants and tea shops is only 3/4 mile away.
New Cottage Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
One of two traditional cottages in lovely countryside with views across fields to the coast. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard with care to retain original features. It provides charming accommodation with a double bedroom with 'king size' bed and a bathroom with bath and overhead shower upstairs. On the ground floor there is a spacious living room with a beautiful fireplace and wood burning stove plus a well equipped fitted kitchen. The cottage has a fenced garden with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine.
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; Not suitable for children
This pretty thatched cottage is attractively situated in the grounds of Gillmans House, close to the centre of Brighstone - a charming village with many thatched cottages, an ancient church, post office, public house and National Trust shop. The village is surrounded by beautiful West Wight countryside and is less than a mile from the beach and National Trust coastline. Behind the village are the Brighstone Downs. Footpaths can be followed from here that lead to the renowned Tennyson Downs and The Needles. The spectacular coastal views from these downs are breathtaking.
Sleeps 2 + 1 in 1 bedroom
This lovely detached cottage is beautifully situated in delightful countryside, with the most wonderful open views across rolling lawns and fields to the valley of the River Medina which gently meanders into the distance. It is a peaceful location on the 35 acre Medham Farm and visitors have open access to the private meadow, lake and beautiful woodland of the farm. This is an area rich in wildlife with frogs, newts and ducks in the pond the garden overlooks.
Sleeps 2 plus a baby under 12 month in 1 bedroom
Situated on the South East side of the Island in an attractive farm courtyard with ancient Grade 11 listed barns and a traditional farmhouse which dates back to the 17th Century. Sainham Farm occupies a delightful position, lying at the foot of Appuldurcombe Down and above the picturesque village of Godshill, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This village is renowned for its church and pretty thatched cottages. The sandy beaches of Shanklin, Sandown and Ventnor are only a ten minute drive away.
Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms plus a baby in a cot; Children welcome
This lovely stone cottage occupies an attractive position in a quiet country lane, on the outskirts of Godshill. It has been converted from the original milking parlour of Lower Yard Farm and the building is thought to date back to the 1700‘s. A small riding stables is within a few minutes walk and most of the surrounding fields are home to horses. The centre of the picturesque village of Godshill, with its pretty thatched cottages, restaurants and tea shops is only 3/4 mile away.
New Cottage; Sleeps 2 + 1 in 1 bedroom;
This idyllic, one bedroom, self catering wing located in an area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' near Godshill Village on the East of the Isle of Wight. The wing is part of the beautiful Godshill Park House which stands in four acres of grounds and surrounded by farmland. There are wonderful walking a cycling opportunities around the cottage and it is a pleasant walk to Godshill where there are pubs and restaurants.
New Cottage Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
One of two cottages in lovely countryside with views across fields to the coast. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard with care to retain original features. It provides charming accommodation with a double bedroom with 'king size' bed and a bathroom with bath and overhead shower upstairs. On the ground floor there is a spacious living room with a beautiful fireplace and wood burning stove plus a well equipped fitted kitchen. The cottage has a fenced garden with a lovely summer house where visitors can relax and also enjoy rural and coastal views.
Sleeps 2 (plus a baby in a cot under 2.5 yrs in 1 bedroom).
This lovely wing of Fowlsdown Farmhouse is completely self contained and offers very attractive accommodation of a high standard. The accommodation is largely open plan with an attractive sitting room area with a sofa, arm chair, flat screen television with freeview; a lovely dining area beside a window; a fitted kitchen with a tiled floor, an electric cooker and hob, microwave, refrigerator and small freezer (24 hour washing service available); a charming bedroom with a king size bed and fitted wardrobe with curtains to separate it from the living area; a well equipped tiled bathroom with a bath, over head shower, basin and WC. At the rear of the cottage is a small sunny fenced courtyard with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed outside. The property is within a 5 minute drive of the coastal resort of Shanklin with its lovely sandy beach. The picturesque village of Godshill is also nearby - with its thatched cottages, lovely church, tea shops, public houses and restaurant. This is also a wonderful walking and cycling area. Ferries can be booked for you at greatly discounted prices.
Sleeps 2 in one bedroom
This pretty detached cottage is attractively situated in the beautiful gardens of Shalfleet Manor House. The Manor house is built of Island stone and dates back to the 1600's. It is close to the centre of the village and surrounded by several acres of garden. In the gardens is a beautifully secluded heated swimming pool which visitors are welcome to use.
Sleeps 2 plus a baby under 6 months in 1 bedroom
This stone cottage with attractive garden and small brook running past is in a fantastic location, on the west side of the Isle of Wight, perfect for exploring the nearby coastline, historic towns and villages, and beautiful West Wight countryside. The Malthouse Cottage has an open plan kitchen with dining and sitting room areas on the ground floor. French doors opens onto a patio and garden. Upstairs is a double bedroom and newly equipped shower room.
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. For more information visit Ferry crossing and booking information
Little Dormers is the wing of a lovely detached property with a large garden. It is attractively situated in a quiet close with beautiful sea views and is within a 12 minute walk of the quiet beach at Gurnard where swimming, paddling and boating can be enjoyed. Here there is also a public house and a pleasant cafe providing refreshments. The sea at Egypt Point is within an 8 minute walk of LIttle Dormers and an easy 20 minute stroll beside the sea takes you into the centre of Cowes - a small town famous as a sailing centre with narrow streets, pleasant small shops and several restaurants. By car their is easy access to the west side of the Island with its quiet sandy coves and downland walks. A few minutes drive, combined with taking the floating bridge to east Cowes leads to Osborne House, the former island home of Queen Victoria.
Little Dormers is completely self contained and in 2006 was renovated to the highest standards, with a wonderful terrace added so that full advantage could be made of the sea views. Visitors can relax whilst watching a variety of sailing boats and sea craft. A copy of the movements of cruise liners is usually left in the cottage as the ships can offer an added interest as they travel across the Solent after leaving Southampton. Little Dormers provides very attractive and comfortable accommodation for two people which is all on one level. It is centrally heated and has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard. There is a large open plan living room with patio doors opening on to the terrace. This delightful room is furnished with comfortable armchairs, a flat screen television, Freeview, DVD player and radio/CD/iPod dock. There is a very pleasant dining area and a well equipped kitchen area with lovely beech style units, a granite effect worktop, an electric cooker and ceramic hob, microwave, and refrigerator. Visitors also have access to a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. There is an attractive twin bedroom with an en-suite lovely gleaming shower room with a power shower, basin and W.C. Heating and electricity at no extra charge. A travel cot/high chair can be provided for babies under 12 months. WiFi internet is available at this cottage.
Little Dormers has an area of decking with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed outside and visitors are welcome to wander through the beautiful, larger open plan garden of the cottage. A car can be parked in the drive close to the property entrance. Bus service and shop within 15 minutes walk.
Little Dormers has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Little Dormers. Little Dormers is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 14:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 28th October 2017 to 15th December 2017, 6th January 2018 to 8th February 2018, 17th February 2018 to 22nd March 2018 and 27th October 2018 to 20th December 2018.
Little Dormers has 303 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 19th November 2017 to 31st December 2018. That means Little Dormers is 25.74% booked for this holiday period with 15.0 weeks confirmed so far.
Cowes is famous sailing mecca and attracts sailors from around the world for the Cowes Week festival. Naturally there is much more to this little town and many simply come to enjoy the small shops and boutique stores as well as the vibrant atmosphere. The coast line either side of Cowes makes for pleasant walking and it is possible to walk along to Ryde to the East or Gurnard to the West. A stretch of beach towards Gurnard is an enjoyable place to enjoy a picnic and watch the yachts, fishing boats and cruise liners.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/cowes
Lugleys, Cowes - Seafront restaurant at the West end of Cowes with a menu of good gourment food. Also popular for Sunday lunch. lugleysofcowes.com
There are a number of small restaurants in Cowes. If you have tried one you like please let us know and we will pass it along. You can also leave suggestions for places to eat on our Facebook pages.
Isle of Wight Osteopath - www.isleofwightosteopath.co.uk
Tree Climbing - A chance to climb into the canopy as part of a fun day out on the Isle of Wight. This family friendly activity is very safe and extremely popular with children and adults alike. For more information visit www.goodleaf.co.uk
Isle of Wight Steam Railway - A wonderful day out for the family with a step back in time to the age of steam. The Isle of Wight Steam Railway offers a chance to learn about the trains and travel part of the Isle of Wight by train. For more information visit www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk
UKSA Sailing Courses - The UKSA run a number of sailing courses on the Isle of Wight and are a great place to find a leisure sailing course during your holiday. www.uksa.org
The North of the Isle of Wight is a wonderfully varied location with beautiful coastal areas and historic sites. The main towns in the North are Yarmouth in the North West, Gurnard and Cowes in the centre of the Northern coastline, and Ryde in the North East. There is a sandy beach at Ryde, a shingle and sand beach at Gurnard and a long shingle beach at Cowes.
The principle town here is Cowes where a vibrant sailing scene exists and culminates in the yearly Cowes Week festival. Yarmouth also enjoys a strong connection with the sea and has its own festival of Gaffers which attracts a large number of brightly decorated boats.
The inland areas of the North side of the Isle of Wight are known for their beautiful countryside. The estuary at Wootton is an important area for birds and views across the estuary are often enhanced by a number of bird species. Footpaths and cycle tracks are numerous in the area and a great way to see the beauty on the North of the Isle of Wight.
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We always enjoy hearing feedback from guests and it helps us ensure quality and high standards. We also love hearing about your holiday and what you enjoyed most. Here are some of the latest comments from guests holidaying on the Isle of Wight in September. For more guest comments and reviews click on a cottage and scroll …
We love hearing about our guests holidays and all the activities enjoyed as part of their cottage holiday on the Isle of Wight. We have put together a little selection of comments from guest who talk about cycling on the Isle of Wight. Hackney Stable Cottage Isle of Wight “Wonderful holiday in a well equipped, …
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The Isle of Wight is a walking holiday destination with dedicated walkers and hikers returning year after year to walk the hills and coast of the Island. There are a number of features which make the Isle of Wight especially suitable for enjoying on foot. For one, there are so many special places to see …
The Isle of Wight is a wonderfully easy place to explore without a car and public transport can be enjoyed as a holiday activity in itself due to the wonderful views and scenery to be enjoyed from the top deck of a bus. Some of the most scenic bus routes include Bus 3 from Ryde to Newport …