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Cowes holiday house rental

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Turn of the century cottage in the heart of Cowes.

Four bedrooms including attic conversion.

Recently redecorated with stripped floors but retaining original features.

Very characterful and deceptively large with small garden. Patio area with BBQ.

Available for all regattas, LBCC, Cowes Week, Round the Island, Swans, Commodores Cup etc. and also holidays. This cottage is minutes away from the seafront and the High Street.


Property Manager
Jamieson Ide
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful time in Cowes. The accommodation lived up to expectations with its handy location and cozy interior.
Jan 2016
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Amenities

Cowes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Family bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs toilet - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - shower
  • There is a family bathroom on the first floor with a bath and shower over and then a separate toilet on then ground floor
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Can be double or twin
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 queen , Can be double or twin
    Top bedroom - 3 twin/ single
  • There are four bedrooms, two of which can be twin or double at your choice as we use zip and link mattresses. One is on the ground floor, two are on the first floor and one on the second floor
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

3.5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 3.5 based on 3 reviews
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Perfect property in good location

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We stayed in this property last February and had a great time. It is cosy and has everything you might need. It is very close to the shops and the seafront.

The communication with the owner was good.

I would recommend this property without any hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pleasant property, but overly extended, not really an 8 person property.

  • 2 of 5

Good location, near to Cowes town centre. However, this created a problem with parking...we had to buy a temporary residents' parking permit. Quirky property - extended to accommodate eight people, but neither sitting or dining room could seat eight. Problems with both the heating and hot water, leaving us without each on a daily basis until the boiler had been manually reset. The radiator didn't work in the main living area, leaving it feeling cold. Not suitable for young children ... dangerous stairs & landings, where children could fall through/off. Unfortunately, also there were problems with the drains. Overall, we had a good time, as we love Cowes, but sadly wouldn't recommend the property.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The guests booked for six people and arrived with eight. There have been eight guests in the house several times this year so we weren't worried. The guests put nappies down the toilet blocking the drains and then denied responsibility for having done so. They then suggested I pay half of the cost of unblocking the drains. Strange how the day after arrival they emailed to say 'loving the house' but when brought to book over their actions all of a sudden it becomes not recommended The property is presented with no parking, this is because it doesn't have parking, or a swimming pool, or herds of Wildebeest roaming through the parkland. Prior to being a holiday home, it was rented as a main home to six people with young children who didn't find it in any way unsafe.. There was problem with the boiler which was rectified the morning after arrival. . A most frustrating group who I am share my feeling that we would prefer they did not return.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Southampton
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
Cowes
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Southampton central
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Cowes
Car: not necessary

The Isle of Wight region

Cowes and East Cowes grew from a huddle of fishermen's shacks around two coastal forts built by Henry VIII on opposite banks of the River Medina and named after the two off-shore sandbanks or cows. The towns are linked by an old-fashioned chain ferry and have a tradition of fine ship building, dating from the reign of Elizabeth I. Then came the yacht building industry, as sailing became a popular sport, endorsed by the royal family. In 1854, the Royal Yacht Squadron was moved into Cowes Castle, the former Tudor fort, and the name of Cowes has been synonymous with yachting ever since.

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.

Cowes

Too many festivals, attractions and activities to mention them all.

Cycling festival

Bestival

Isle of Wight music festival

Robin Hill

Osborne House

How to get there

With up to 350 ferry crossings a day, it's simple to travel to the Isle of Wight, and once you are there, it's even easier to get around, and it's only 2 hours from London!

WightLink has car ferry services between Lymington and Yarmouth, and Portsmouth and Fishbourne and a passenger only service between Portsmouth and Ryde.

Red Funnel operates between Southampton and Cowes. Its passenger only service goes to West Cowes and itscar ferry service goes to East Cowes.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $329.99

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.