House in East Cowes, Nr. Cowes, Isle Of Wight, England - Located Across The River Is West Cowes
Situated close to the waterfront, this three bedroom house enjoys an enviable position with views to the River Medina and East Cowes Marina from the lounge and 2 principal bedrooms. Arranged on 3 levels, the house has been tastefully furnished to provide comfortable and well equipped accommodation. Conveniently located across the river is West Cowes, easily accessed via water taxi or Cowes floating bridge (vehicular and foot passengers) world renowned for its yachting activities and Cowes Yacht Haven, with numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the town. There is a good regular Hi-speed passenger connection from Southampton. East Cowes is accessible by car ferry from Southampton and is famous for Osborne House, home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Osborne Golf Course, Marina, Heritage Centre and various sports and leisure activities. The waterside Life Boat Inn is within short walking distance of the property, and the nearby Folly Inn can be reached by Water Taxi for those wishing to escape the car and enjoy a leisurely meal and drink overlooking the River. Extra Information: Short breaks available online (not peak season).
About the Owner
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle are both with English Heritage, shrouded in their history and surrounded by beautiful grounds, definitely worth a visit. Quarr Abbey, further down the coast from Osborne, is a spectacular working Monastery with tea rooms. The Roman Villa in Brading often has educational classes in the café. Newtown is one of the oldest towns in the UK, situated near a nature reserve, a lovely place to walk and enjoy the wildlife.
Best known as the world's premier yachting centre, Cowes is the Island's main port. Yachtsmen from all over the world participate in the season's prestigious sailing events, the best known being Cowes Week, held annually at the beginning of August. Shopping in the narrow pedestrianised High Street is a delight, with some excellent shops, many catering for the yachting fraternity. The town also has an array of fashionable clothing shops, gift shops, delicatessens, cafes, restaurants and lively pubs.
5 minutes drive to the Red Funnel Car Ferry Terminal.
7 minutes walk to shops including a good sized Waitrose.
The North of the Isle of Wight is home to the County Town of Newport, with the Medina River running through it towards the Solent dividing East Cowes and West Cowes. To the West are the villages of Shalfleet and Newtown Creek with a stunning Nature Reserve; to the East are Wootton Bridge and Quarr Abbey.
The Nature Reserve at Newtown is the beautiful home to many species of wild fowl. In land Parkhurst Forrest offers acres to walk dogs and children, with squirrel trails and woodland for picnics and adventure games.
The Festival and The Bestival
The Isle of Wight has played host to these two increasingly popular music festivals. The Festival is held in early June just outside Newport and has been going since the 60's. The Bestival is held in September at the Robin Hill adventure park and every year announces a different fancy dress theme which everyone throws themselves into. Popular with families, both attract some of the great new and old musical acts and the Island's atmosphere is electric over these festival times.
Places to eat
This part of the Island holds some of the best restaurants and pubs. Cowes being a place of destination for many yachtsmen offers a wide range of cuisine of which Lugleys with its sea frontage is popular. There is also a Lugleys in Newport and Olivio's in Newport and Ryde offing delicious menus. Pier View pub in Cowes serves the best hamburgers, the Sportsman Rest in Porchfield is very popular too with families and is close to good walks.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Please contact owner
Please contact owner
Notes on prices:
7/14 Night Breaks:
Friday - Friday
3 Night Breaks:
Friday - Monday
4 Night Breaks:
Monday - Friday
Price (per week)
£300.00 to £950.00
Refundable security deposit
£150.00 is required to cover any damage or breakages to the property as per our Terms & Conditions
The following dates are available for short break bookings:
20 Feb 2015 to 26 Mar 2015
17 Apr 2015 to 21 May 2015
Manager's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Living Room ...
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Kitchen ...
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), with shower attachment to taps
- Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite to King size bedroom
- Cloakroom with WC & WHB
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
- Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
- Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, with ensuite shower room
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with king size bed. Bedroom with double bed. Bedroom with 2 single beds. Please bring your own bed linen and towels.
- Notes on accommodation: Stairs to first floor Bedroom with double bed, wardrobes, dressing table, views to River Medina and marina Bathroom - with suite comprising panel bath with shower attachment to taps, WC & WHB Bedroom with 2 single beds, wardrobe Stairs to second floor Bedroom with en suite shower room with WC & WHB King size bed,views to River Medina & Marina,dressing room with wardrobes. Please bring your own bed linen and towels. Outside: Outside - to the rear is a garden laid mainly to lawn with patio area and some flower borders, gate gives rear access to parking space Other: Stairs to first floor