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Luxury Mews House in tranquil courtyard. Wi-fi. 5 minute walk to beach.

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Bespoke four-poster bed, stylish decor throughout, close to the beach

The Auction House,located in the heart of Ryde, is part of a stylish conversion of Ryde's Victorian sale rooms. It has been equipped and furnished to provide a relaxing and comfortable base for your holiday.

Downstairs the sitting room is furnished with Laura Ashley sofas and French windows open out onto the courtyard - perfect for sitting out with a glass of wine or morning coffee. The stylish kitchen/dining area incorporates a peninsular bar so the cook doesn't miss out on any action!

Upstairs there is a beautiful mahogany, hand-carved four-poster bed in the main bedroom with stunning sunburst canopy. Both bedrooms have crisp bedlinen and proper pillows.

Outside there are two patio areas and car parking for one in the large courtyard. Additional paid car parking is available adjacent to the courtyard.

Ryde is an elegant seaside town in East Wight with many Victorian and Georgian buildings, including a restored pier, and easy access to the rest of the island. There are 6 miles of wonderful, sandy beaches together with a marina and children's play parks.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Christine Fisher and Terry Gladwin
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Christine Fisher and Terry Gladwin

Terry is an architect and Christine works with children from deprived backgrounds. We live near Stratford -about as land locked as you can get!

utiful and unspoilt county and the Welsh Marches have stunning scenery, great food and lovely gardens.

Titley is a really special village with the nature reserve and walks on the Mortimer trail. The nature reserve and lake is tucked away behind the barn and is such a magical place - we have never seen anyone else there when we have visited so it's like having our own private reserve with unploughed meadows and rich birdlife and wild flowers

Christine Fisher and Terry Gladwin purchased this house in 2011

Why Christine Fisher and Terry Gladwin chose Isle of Wight

We have been visiting the Isle of Wight for several years for short breaks having really enjoyed the varied landscape and gentler pace of life. We find Island breaks a good stress-buster!

Ryde is a great base for all year round breaks. It is so convenient to access from the ferries (5-15 minutes) which is helpful if you have had a bit of a trek to get to the Island.

Ryde has plenty of facilities, wonderful beaches and everything you need for a relaxing break whether you want to eat out or cook at home.

What makes this house unique

We love the fact the house is near the centre of town and yet is so tranquil - just a few seagulls to wake up to in the morning and the beach just a stone's throw away from the house. The four-poster bed makes us feel spoilt - a little luxury is essential on holiday, isn't it?

We have furnished The Auction House to the standard of our own home rather than as a holiday let. We hope our guests will appreciate the extra touches we have put into the house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you so much for the privilege of staying in your beautiful holiday home. It is so convenient for beaches, restaurants and shops."



"We've just returned from a lovely week on the Island. The house was perfect!"



"Everything was absolutely lovely at the Auction House. The property and fittings are brilliant. We hope to be back."



"Attractive and well-furnished house which lived up to the website description. We will definitely be back."
Jun 2011
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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you so much for the privilege of staying in your beautiful holiday home. It is so convenient for beaches, restaurants and shops."



"We've just returned from a lovely week on the Island. The house was perfect!"



"Everything was absolutely lovely at the Auction House. The property and fittings are brilliant. We hope to be back."



"Attractive and well-furnished house which lived up to the website description. We will definitely be back."
Jun 2011
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8 Reviews

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(8 traveller reviews)

5

Great location very clean

  • 5 of 5

Lonely place to stay, clean and tidy, and the owners could not be more helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely house.

  • 5 of 5

This is a very well equipped, comfortable house with private parking close to shops and restaurants. A great location. After a day of sightseeing we loved sitting outside in the sunshine with a cup of tea! I would recommend this property and hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Our booking at The Auction House was perfect in every way.

Quick, helpful responses from the owners.

Detailed information on booking, ferries plus some suggestions of what we might like on the island accounting for our 2 children.

Easy to follow instructions for directions and arrival.

Immaculately clean house and so well equipped with everything you can imagine - some beautiful finishing touches. I especially loved the four poster bed, gorgeous decor throughout and all the extras such as beautiful hand wash and lotion, welcome gifts and everything you can imagine for the kitchen.

The location is perfect- a quiet courtyard with easy parking and access.

When my daughter was poorly whilst there with a throat infection over bank hol weekend I emailed the owner for advice on walk in centres and pharmacies - she responded in minutes with various, much appreciated suggestions.

The location within Ryde is lovely - central to shops and cafes, a short walk to plenty of beautiful golden sand.

I really hope to stay at The Auction House again in future years. Thank you so much Christine for a stress free, relaxing and easy stay at this lovely, luxurious property.

Jennie Caladine.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property to stay in on holiday

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property, immaculate, really enjoyed our stay here, everything you could wish for, the owners had thought of everything,child friendly. Def would stay again, central to town but hid away. Lots to do in ryde, a good base to travel around the island. Owners were brilliant and very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, clean house. Very close to beach, restaurants and shops but set back from main road so no noise late at night. All the amenities you need were included. Particularly grateful for the Summer duvets and a fan as it was warm whilst we were there. Lots of helpful extras were left in the property- cling film, tin foil, kitchen roll, washing up liquid etc plus tea and coffee, pint of milk and a bottle of wine on arrival! Great base for exploring Ryde. Thoroughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

We can only agree with the other reviews, this cottage was fantastic, after a long journey to be greeted with tea, biscuits and wine was a great start. The house is lovely more like a high class home than a holiday cottage, in a great position close to the high street and town but set in a quiet location- with car parking right outside. The beds were very comfortable and to have a four poster was a bit of luxury.

The house had everything you want and need, towels provided, dishwasher tablets etc they have really tried to think of everything(even a stair gate which was very useful as sometimes the children sleep walk.) The courtyard was lovely too, very quiet with lovely plants which the children loved to water everyday.

The Island has so much to offer, we ran out of time and for the first time ever in this country wished we had booked a fortnight. Ryde itself had everything that our children (3 and 6) wanted a fantastic beach, play area, boating lake, small funfair and a swimming pool.

Our girls were so upset when we left both the Island and our holiday cottage we will definitely be back and be recommending the Auction house to our friends and family. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We have been visiting the Isle of Wight for several years for short breaks having really enjoyed the varied landscape and gentler pace of life. We find Island breaks a good stress-buster! Ryde is a great base for all year round breaks. It is so convenient to access from the ferries (5-15 minutes) which is helpful if you have had a bit of a trek to get to the Island. Ryde has plenty of facilities, wonderful beaches and everything you need for a relaxing break whether you want to eat out or cook at home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Southampton at 12 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Ryde at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Fishbourne at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : Ryde at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Ryde at 150 Metres Nearest Motorway : at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Ryde at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Ryde at 150 Metres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Ryde is renowned for its miles of golden, sandy beaches. The nearest beach is barely a 5 minute stroll from the house. It provides a great vantage point for watching the cruise ships and sailing boats in the Solent. We love to go paddling there at sunset! Ryde Pier, the longest in the country, has just been restored to its former glory. Our other favourite is Appley's golden beach, lined with trees and beach-huts, where you can watch the kite-surfers. There is also a busy marina.

Travel:

Southampton is the nearest airport on the mainland. The ferry from East Cowes (5 miles) connects with Southampton.

A car is not essential as the Portsmouth catamaran and hovercraft connect with Ryde Pier. It is a five minute walk to the house/two minute taxi ride. The island railway connects Ryde to the coastal resorts of Shanklin and Sandown. Buses are frequent to the capital Newport with ongoing connections to other parts of the island.

Distances:

Newport - 8 miles. Sandown - 4 miles. Shanklin-6 miles. Ventnor - 10 miles.

Cowes - 5 miles (by chain ferry). Osborne House, Queen Victoria's holiday residence - 6 miles. Carisbrooke Castle - 9 miles.

Further Details:

We love:- Havenstreet Steam Railway - 3 miles - travel the island by steam train hopping on and off at villages along the way; the privately owned Ryde cinema - tickets an unbelievable £2.50 - great if the weather is not so good;

walking the coastal path to the quaint village of Seaview - 2 miles - a stop at the trendy Boathouse Pub is recommended; going for cruises on the Solent to visit the historic boatyard at Portsmouth or to Southampton to see the cruise ships; just strolling around Ryde, admiring the lovely architecture and popping in favourite coffee shops. Ice rink, lawn bowling and bowling alley, waterside pool on the Esplanade - 300m.

There is a large Co-Op around the corner and a Tesco Extra on the outskirts of town. Don't miss the Saturday Farmers' Market for artisan breads, freshly-caught crab and lobster and organic produce from the Island. Ryde has plenty of chic shops, cafes and restaurants.

For more information about Ryde visit www.iloveryde.com

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
24 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£675
 
 
Late Spring
28 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£675
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 May 2017 - 4 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£675
 
 
Nightly Rate
5 May 2017 - 7 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£675
 
 
Nightly Rate
8 May 2017 - 11 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£675
 
 
Late Spring
12 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£675
 
 
Nightly Rate
22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£840
for 7 nights
From
£120
 
 
Summer Half Term
27 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£775
for 7 nights
£775
 
 
Early Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
Nightly Rate
3 Jun 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£675
 
 
Nightly Rate
4 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£825
 
 
Mid Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
Summer
14 Jul 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£975
for 7 nights
£975
 
 
Early Autumn
8 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£675
 
 
Autumn
29 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£650
 
 
Autumn Half Term
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£600
for 5 nights
From
£120
£650
 
 
Autumn/Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£575
 
 
Christmas and New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£800
 
 
Winter
5 Jan 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£450
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes: please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss any special requirements or if you have any queries - we are happy to try to help. tel.07565 563879

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday during the summer months Arrival 3.00pm, departure 10.00am unless by prior arrangement. We are happy to provide flexibility with arrivals and departures Oct.-May. Short breaks available (minimum 3 nights) Oct.-May outside school holidays.
Discounts are available for extended stays over two weeks Oct.- March.
Ferry discounts are often available on request throughout the year.

Our property is non-smoking but guests are welcome to smoke outside.
We regret we are unable to accept pets.
Access - there is a ramp to the front door and a downstairs cloakroom.

Cancellation Policy - our policy is send with our Ts and Cs and is less strict than the website ( which limits our choices) indicates.

Terms and conditions - we will forward this with our booking form

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

We love the fact the house is near the centre of town and yet is so tranquil - just a few seagulls to wake up to in the morning and the beach just a stone's throw away from the house. The four-poster bed makes us feel spoilt - a little luxury is essential on holiday, isn't it? We have furnished The Auction House to the standard of our own home rather than as a holiday let. We hope our guests will appreciate the extra touches we have put into the house.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet, This is a downstairs cloakroom
  • As this is a new conversion there is a lovely contemporary bathroom situated on the first-floor - perfect for leisurely bathing. Large bath with great shower over, wc, shaver point, medicine cabinet. There is a downstairs cloakroom with wc.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom has a stunning mahogany, four-poster, hand-carved bed with sunburst canopy. Ideal for lazy mornings or relaxing at the end of the day. The second,twin bedroom is another light, sunny room also with crisp white bedlinen and proper pillows.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Please note this is a no smoking property although smokers are welcome to smoke on the patios. We hope you will understand that ball games are not permitted in the courtyard out of respect for our neighbours. We regret we do not accept pets. Outside: There are two patio areas, one overlooking the communal courtyard and another more secluded area to the side of the house. Both are decorated with sun-loving plants such as olives and palms which thrive in the Island's sunny climate. Patio table, chairs and umbrella provided. The patios are the perfect spot for dining al fresco or a glass of wine at the end of the day. Between them they receive sun from breakfast through to dinner. There is parking for one car in the courtyard. Additional on-street parking and long-term car park available opposite the entrance. Short-stay car park 100m. Storage for bikes is available in outbuildings. Barbecue provided. Utility Room: Washer/dryer located in the kitchen. Ironing equipment provided. Please note outside drying is not permitted in order to preserve the ambiance in the courtyard. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels included. (Please bring your own beach towels). Travel cot and high chair available. Housekeeping service weekly, prior to guests' arrival.

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