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Comfortable, Stylish Beachfront House With Large South-facing Garden

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Seaview, Isle of Wight, England - Bright And Airy House - Sleeps 10 (max) In 5 Bedrooms - Excellent Location In Ever-popular Seaview

Our much-loved family holiday home offers the best of all worlds, being right on the Duver Road beachfront and only five minutes' walk from the Seaview village centre. It is the perfect location for a two-family or extended family holiday - just cross the small road and you are straight on to the sandy beach with sandcastle-building, rockpools, swimming and beach games to keep everyone entertained for hours - with the house facilities just a footstep away. Bedroom layout is ideal - 6 sleep upstairs with a beautiful newly refurbished bathroom and the 2 downstairs bedrooms work well for grandparents or a second family with a shower room and lots of space. The house is stylishly and comfortably furnished and the kitchen very well equipped as we love cooking! The sunny, south-facing garden is spacious, being mainly laid to lawn and there is private parking for one car. Seaview is easy to get to, only 10 minutes from Ryde hovercraft and foot passenger ferry, and 20 mins from the car ferry at Fishbourne (Portsmouth crossing), and ideally located for visiting the many attractions and beautiful landscapes and seascapes all over the island.


Owner
Kate Broxham
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
15 September, 2017

About Kate Broxham

I live in south-west London with my husband Simon, two sons and two dogs and we spend as much time as possible in Seaview.

Kate Broxham purchased this house in 2005

Why Kate Broxham chose Isle of Wight

I spent many happy family holidays in Seaview as a child so, when my husband and I were looking for a holiday home, it seemed a natural choice. The moment I saw the house details, I had a good feeling about it, even though it was rather shabby & unloved at the time - we have made up for it ever since with plenty of TLC! We all adore the place and spend many happy days on the beach, on the water and around the island, with friends, grandparents siblings & cousins. There is something very special about being across the water, yet so accessible. Seaview is truly idyllic for smaller and older children and adults alike, particularly when the good old English weather is kind, but even when the sun is not shining, there is plenty of fun to be had in Seaview and across the Isle of Wight.

What makes this house unique

This is a fantastic location and a really great family holiday house - it is particularly good to be able to accommodate 10 people comfortably, with plenty of space and privacy, just a few steps away from the beach. Pop across with your drink in the early evening and you will see some truly awesome sunsets!

Location

Coast/Beach:

Beach directly across a small road from the house - a wet sand beach with some rock pools and breakwaters, ideal for building sandcastles, rock-pooling, playing beach games, swimming and launching small boats (public slipway 100 yards away from house)

Travel:

20 minutes' drive from Wightlink car ferry port at Fishbourne (50mins crossing from Portsmouth). 15 minutes' drive from Ryde Pier Wightlink's foot passenger catamaran terminal (20mins crossing from Portsmouth Harbour - directly connected to trains from London Waterloo). 10 minutes' drive from Hovertravel's hovercraft terminal at Ryde (10mins crossing from Southsea where there is a car park. Also Red Funnel's car ferry terminal (Southampton to Cowes) is about 40mins away.

Distances:

35 minutes' drive to Cowes, 10 minutes to Bembridge, 10 minutes to Ryde, 25 minutes to Newport, 40 minutes to Tennyson Down & Compton Bay area. Nothing on the island is more than 40 minutes' drive away - masses of attractions and beautiful areas to walk and enjoy.

Further Details:

In the village: choice of restaurants and pub, newsagent, book & artists' materials shop, convenience store, art gallery, cafe and deli. Large Tesco (10mins' drive) and Waitrose (30mins) both deliver. At Bembridge (10mins) there are excellent individual shops: fishmonger, butcher, greengrocer, baker etc.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Seaview in Nettlestone and Seaview

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Use of trampoline is at your own risk
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Upstairs: Chic bathroom with large shower and free-standing bath Downstairs: Spacious shower room incorporating utilities - large capacity washing machine and tumble dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) - maximum no of adults is 8 Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs: Bedroom No 1 with superking sized bed, No 2 with twin beds, No 3 with bunk beds (top bunk not suitable for adults) Downstairs: Bedroom No 4 with extra long twin beds, No 5 with bunk beds (top bunk not suitable for adults)
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Notes:
Outside: Large south-facing sun trap garden with patio, flower beds and lawn. Teak dining table and eight chairs (cushions and parasol available), sun loungers, large trampoline (used at tenants' own risk) Utility Room: Utility area in downstairs shower room with large capacity washing machine and large tumble dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen, towels and tea towels are all included. The property is cleaned and linen changed on changeover days. Additional cleaning available - please contact me to discuss.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Comfortable, Stylish Beachfront House With Large South-facing Garden
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5

Amazing family house right on the seafront.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing family house, situated on the seafront of Seaview. The house is laid out beautifully and ideal for a large family or couples looking for somewhere special to stay. We celebrated our parents 50th Wedding Anniversary here and every family member aged from 7 to 70 had a fantastic time. It was lovely to wake up in the morning to the beach views and then take a morning coffee to the beach promenade only 10 seconds away. Had a fantastic meal at The Old Fort Inn only 10 minutes walk from the property, and loved watching the cruise ships sail past at night. The kids loved the big garden and the trampoline whilst the adults enjoyed a drink lazing about on the garden furniture provided. Overall an amazing first experience of the Isle of Wight and will certainly be back soon. Kate was a pleasure to deal with and was very helpful when we asked for any details on the property. Well worth a visit!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Darren, for your lovely review! It makes us very happy indeed to know that our guests have been happy staying in the house and even, as you said in your email to me, that you have "fallen in love" with the house, Seaview and our wonderful island! Looking forward to hearing from you when you and your family are planning another visit.
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5

Ideal House for Isle of Wight getaway

  • 5 of 5

Kate was unbelievably helpful and prompt with communication - explained everything and even gave us a word document with things to do/places to eat etc etc. The house is in great condition, exactly as sold on the website. Perfect for groups of friends or large families.

We had an amazing 3 nights there, nothing that we needed that the house didn't have. Excellent.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A real island find

  • 4 of 5

We spent a long weekend at Gullsands at the end of October to celebrate my birthday, and it suited us all very well indeed. This child-friendly house has loads of charm and atmosphere and you can tell this is a much loved home-from-home. Kate looked after us really well, providing stacks of useful information and travel advice and we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. We were there with 2 of our children, their partners and grandchildren who loved the full sized trampoline and pool table. A lot. We all felt very comfortable there and relished being so close to the beach for lots of walks and the chance to go winkling. We enjoyed the house so much in the Autumn I am sure we love it more when we return during Summer. We would strongly recommend this house and its charms.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments! We are always absolutely delighted to know that guests have enjoyed staying at Gullsands and it is great to hear that you all had fun and games there during your celebratory birthday weekend. Looking forward to your summer visit next year.
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5

Gullsands- A Unique Holiday Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house is overlooking a splendid beach and contains everything you need and much more! The property is very spacious,clean, well maintained, warm and welcoming. It easily accommodated our family of nine plus a Great Dane. We arrived just as the heatwave started which lasted for two glorious weeks! We had excellent service and advice from the owner. Our kids loved the pool table and the garden for the trampoline and badminton on warm sunny evenings. The sunrise and sunsets were Spectacular! Local pubs and restaurants superb and the sea good for swimming. Walks along the coast to Ryde are stunning and we hired bikes for a few days. Would definitely return and highly recommend to family and friends. None of us wanted to return home it was brilliant!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely house

  • 5 of 5

We came as two families consisting of four adults and four young children ranging from 2 - 6 years old.

The house is lovely, it has such a welcoming feel and is perfect for a group of our size. We all left at the end of our stay wishing we'd booked for longer. In fact our daughter cried and said she didnt want to go home.

I cant recommend Gullsands enough. Its brilliantly equipped and a great location to explore from.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a glowing review, James. It is really, really lovely and very heartening to hear that other families enjoy Gullsands as much as we do! Hope to see you there again some time. Kate
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5

Lovely spacious house

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely spacious property that definitely feels more like a family home than a holiday cottage. 3 generations of my family stayed for the weekend at the beginning of April and we all loved the house. Living accommodation and bedrooms are all a good size and the house was clean and comfortable.

The location of the house is superb. The beach is literally over the road. There are also shops, pubs and restaurants within easy reach.

The owner is easy to contact and very helpful.

We have every intention of returning to this property next time we visit the Isle of Wight. Highly recommended for family groups.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and words of praise. It's great for us to know that our guests have loved their stay and enjoyed the house and everything it has to offer as much as we do!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Seaview, South East England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
LATE SUMMER
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
From
£170
£1,400
 
 
AUTUMN
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£621
for 3 nights
From
£207
£1,150
 
 
OCTOBER HALFTERM
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£534
for 3 nights
From
£178
£1,400
 
 
EARLY WINTER
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
£1,100
 
 
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£664
for 3 nights
£1,550
 
 
WINTER
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
£1,050
 
 
FEBRUARY HALF-TERM
9 Feb 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
From
£170
£1,400
 
 
EARLY SPRING
16 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
£1,100
 
 
EASTER WEEK
30 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£664
for 3 nights
£1,550
 
 
EASTER HOLS
6 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£621
for 3 nights
£1,450
 
 
LATE SPRING
16 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
£1,400
 
 
BANK HOLIDAY/HALF TERM
25 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£576
for 3 nights
From
£192
£1,600
 
 
EARLY SUMMER
4 Jun 2018 - 5 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£621
for 3 nights
£1,450
 
 
HIGH SEASON
6 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
PEAK SEASON
27 Jul 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
If booking more than 8 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit will secure your booking. The balance will be due 8 weeks before the date of your holiday, along with a £250 deposit against damage or breakages (deposit refundable if no damage or breakages), If booking less than 8 weeks before your holiday, the full amount will be due immediately upon booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally Friday. On arrival day you will be very welcome in the house from 3.00 pm onwards. On the day of departure, please vacate the house by 10.30 to allow our lovely cleaners to get to work.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for week-long rentals. Short breaks may be available at certain times - please contact me to discuss.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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