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Exclusive waterside location, sunrise to sunset, luxury Hot Tub, stunning views - The Boathouse (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4)



Updated: 19-May-2015
Boathouse and River Cottage in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England - Breathtaking Surrounding Views From Sunrise To Sunset

Exclusive 5 star waterside properties, all with stunning views and locations second to none. Situated on the water in Yarmouth, IOW. Two detached properties with panoramic views over the River Yar and Harbour. Take a water taxi to your door! Direct access to the sand dune beach by boat. 400m walk to the closest beach. 200m to town with all amenities. Water sports, fantastic wildlife bird sanctuary, extensive sailing, biking, surfing, canoeing all on the doorstep.

The BOATHOUSE is perfect for couples, families, honeymooners, and you can even bring the dog for the most perfect walks along the river, on the beach, or into the town where nearly every place accepts dogs. Private luxury hot tub.

RIVER COTTAGE is slightly larger, ideal for couples, families, and romantics with it's huge luxury hot tub overlooking the water, sunsets, and stars.

Whatever your needs these exclusive and vey well equipped waterside properties will cater for them. Please take the time to look at our main web site as well, which has even more info, videos, comments and the latest booking details.

More Details

Details for holiday cottage The Boathouse (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

The most exclusive situation on the Isle of Wight, based on the quiet waterside by the River Yar estuary.

Detached converted boathouse. All rooms have superb river views. Includes two double bedrooms, separate bathroom(shower/toilet/wash basin), lounge/dining room/TV/video, private garden, off-road parking.

All facilities. Full kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, BBQ, central heating, TV/Video. Private Garden with stunning and unrestricted views overlooking the River Yar, teak outdoor furniture.

Also check out our Airstream Land Yacht!

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet

About the Owner

River Cottage and the Boathouse are family homes.

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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Both properties provide incredible natural haven for bird watching.

There is even an Airstream to stay in!


Based right on the water, direct access to the sand dune beach by boat, 400m walk to the closest beach, 200m to the town. Golf 2 mile walk along the old railway track 20 min, or 3 mile drive. Stunning views and bird watching. Sailing right outside! Basically the best location on the IOW!


Wightlink Ferries to Lymington, Fishbourne. Red Funnel ferries to Cowes.


The quaint and beautiful destination harbour town of Yarmouth is just 200m flat walk away. The town has extensive facilities for due to the all year yachting.

Loads of pubs and great places to eat. Lots of beaches nearby to walk or drive. Great fishing and bird watching haven. 15 mins from Cowes.

Further Details:

Breathtaking surrounding views from sunrise to sunset, over one of the loveliest wildlife sanctuaries. Yacht moorings just offshore from the Boat House at River Cottage, Yarmouth harbour (inc Wightlink Ferry terminal)/town center/extra car parking/Island wide bus terminal/public telephone all within 250 meters.

Yarmouth is very well set-up. Small quiet town with 10 places to eat, food shopping, and general shops. located on the western side of the Island and the town has grown up as a result of its natural harbour, which is guarded by Yarmouth Castle, a fortification built to protect the Solent from invading forces by Henry VIII in 1547. The Harbour attracts many yachts and motor cruisers which take advantage of the estuary afforded by the River Yar.

This is a bustling town which has an active community all year round. Wightlink Ferries dock here from Lymington, the crossing taking just half an hour. It is the boats and yachts, however, which attract much of the business and custom. The square has a varied range of shops and delightful eating establishments and if you have not been to Yarmouth before, but feel it looks familiar, it is because much of the TV series “Rocket to the Moon” was filmed here. From Yarmouth you can pick up a boat which will take you fishing in the Solent or perhaps off the Needles. There are also walks along the promenade and the former railway track, called “The Causeway”, which provides a delightful walk through trees and along the banks of the Yar. This will take you towards Freshwater and while you are walking you might see one of the Islands red squirrels, a fox or many species of birds.

The Pier at Yarmouth is also a great place to go fishing. Trips leave from there for various destinations, and in the later summer months, the Waverley, an old paddle steamer, collects people for a round trip of the Island. If you think the Island is beautiful now, wait until you’ve seen it from the sea.

Prices and Availability

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  • Booking Notes:
    Please contact us for booking details. These can be seen on the main web site. Deposit to confirm and balance on arrival.

    Changeover Day:
    Saturday 10am departure, 4pm arrival.
    Short stays off season, or Airstream.

    Notes on prices:
    £350 - £2500 please see our main web site for more pricing and latest available dates
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Internet


  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • waterfront


  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2


  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Pets welcome on request. Small charge is applicable. There are ten steps to the Boathouse and this is not suitable for 'wheelchairs'. We do have people stay who can walk but use wheelchairs some of the time. Please contact if you would like more information on exact access etc. Outside: All facilities - hot tub, full kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, BBQ, central heating, TV/Video. Private Garden with stunning and unrestricted views overlooking the River Yar, teak outdoor furniture.

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