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Spacious Victorian villa with hot tub sleeps 12 close to Cowes marina

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights


About the property

6 Bedroom - sleeps 12 - ideal for 2 family holidays with grandparents!

This delightful detached 6 bedroom period Victorian Villa is situated in the famous yachting center of Cowes. Having a quiet secluded garden with hot tub but located only a few minutes walk from the High Street, Shops, Restaurants, Pubs, & Cowes Marinas. Green Bank is here for you to enjoy with large patio area, open lawn and spacious modern interior, your enjoyment at Green Bank is assured.

With sleeping for 12 we strongly recommend this house for families or a large group. Some rooms have sea views over Cowes breakwater and mainland beyond. All rooms are spacious and our triple downstairs bedroom with en-suite provides accommodation for people with limited mobility.

Easy access to local bus transport and located close to Red Funnel's passenger and car ferry terminals. Great location for walkers being on the Coastal path and Island cycle route. Nearby local historic attractions include Osborne House (Queen Victoria's residential palace) and Carisbrooke Castle (prison to Charles 1st).

More Details

Grant & Ellen Vincent
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

What makes this house unique

6+ seater Arctic Spar Hot Tub

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at Green Bank for Cowes week and were most impressed with this lovely house.
Jul 2014
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Cowes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En-suite to Bed 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , En-suite to Bed 3
    Bathroom 4 - combination tub/shower , Family bathroom
    Shower room & WC - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En-suite to Bed 1
  • With 6 bathroom facilities, Green Bank is generously fitted with bathrooms. In addition all bedrooms that are not en-suite have a vanity unit with hot & cold supplies with mirror & light over basin. Both family bathroom and master en-suite were newly refitted for 2016 with Camaro flooring and new sanitary ware and fittings.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , Shower en-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Shower en-suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , H&C vanity
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , H&C vanity
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , H&C vanity
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , King - power shower en-suite
  • Front facing rooms have Sea Views & sea glimpses. All bedrooms have Freeview Digital flat screen TV, Wifi Internet, All rooms have good quality beds and bedding with quality 15 Tog duvets. Specialty Teas / Italian 'Bristot' Coffee & biscuit selection provided at start of let. Bedroom 1 - Osborne - master bedroom has en-suite with newly fitted power shower & WC (2016). Bedroom 2 - Gatcombe - has en suite with shower enclosure & WC and being a large room on the ground floor is accessible by mobility limited people. (new flooring fitted 2016) We have a limited opportunity to change the bed arrangement; this may be discussed at time of booking.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We are continually decorating & upgrading the property to make our guests stay more enjoyable. We have recently upgraded the family and en-suite bathrooms and created greater ambiance with our new coffee lounge, breakfast room/conservatory and dining room inc 12' wide doors to make the conservatory a feature of the house. A new larger conservatory was installed in 2016. Our kitchen is large & well fitted with granite work surfaces & fitted with 5 burner gas hob. Food preparation is made easy for large family cooking with comprehensive kitchen facilities & equipment. A large open plan coffee area (seating for 6+) adjoins the kitchen separated by a large breakfast bar. This area leads through to the large SW facing conservatory giving an open light & spacious downstairs area. Cooks therefore never need to feel cut off from the rest of the group! To further enhance your stay there is a large utility area 4.8m long comprising CH boiler, washing machines, tumble drier & large drying area.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Spacious Victorian villa with hot tub sleeps 12 close to Cowes marina
average rating of 4.714286 based on 15 reviews

Lovely house, lovely hot tub!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week, with family and friends to celebrate "a special birthday". The house was spacious and the beds comfy and every amenity and appliance to make you feel at home. We stayed towards the end of March, and did have the opportunity to use the hot tub, which was great. The house is conveniently located for West Cowes, but a bit of a climb up a steep hill, but it kept us fit, and we were fortunate to see the tree shown in the picture in all its glory, stunning.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Christmas Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Eleven of us in total for our family Christmas ranging from 11 to 72. The house was great with plenty of room for everyone. It was very welcoming especially as Christmas decorations were up and two trees. We all greatly enjoyed the hot tub. Would recommend to friends and family alike it your looking for a great time,

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Were glad you had such a good time and appreciated the Hot Tub even on the cold nights over Christmas!!
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absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Green Bank for the New Years celebrations - and we absolutely loved it.

It had all you need to get ready for the celebrations and i was even all decorated nicely with beautiful tinsel and other Christmas decorations.

House was all ready for us whenever we arrived - we could freshen up immediately as the owners kindly have supplied coffee and milk for us.

I would highly recommend the place for large groups especially if there children in the party - the spacious living room presented an excellent opportunity for the children to play and interact with only minimum supervision.

Also there's plenty of space so you wont feel like you are on top of each other or crowded.

Excellent place

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Much thanks for another great review. Were so glad you enjoyed Green Bank and that your whole family were able to enjoy the space it provides for a large family or group of friends. Kind regards and see you again soon
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Great property for large groups

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of 6 adults and 7 children aged between 1 and 6. It was a perfect base for exploring the Isle of Wight and we had a fantastic holiday. A great family house.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Greenbank, an ideal house for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our week in Greenbank was very much helped by wonderful weather. Apart from that obvious bonus it was a perfect house for 12 of us. The hot tub in the garden was a lovely extra which everyone enjoyed each evening but especially loved by the 5 year old and teenagers. There was plenty of room for us all, the conservatory making a great place to eat and the great asset of plenty of showers and loos! The house has a really well equipped kitchen which we made full use of and large utility room which would be extra useful in less good weather.

Also very near the centre of Cowes for shops,restaurants and the seafront.

All in all a great place.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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A lovely light and spacious property fully equipped ideal for large groups of family or friends

  • 5 of 5

Wow...Green bank exceeded our expectations and was amazing value for money. The property is fully equipped with everything you could need and was spacious so even though there were 12 of us we didn't feel we were living on top of each other and could retreat to our own space since it had 3 reception rooms plus lovely little garden which included a hot tub ( at no extra charge ). Bedrooms were comfortable with enough ensuits/ bathrooms to cater for a large group like us. Shops and pebble beach a 5 min walk meant this was a lovely location and as the island is small it wasn't more than 1/2 hour trip to beaches / attractions. We really did have a fab time 😀

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your great review. We're so glad you all enjoyed Green Bank following last winters major upgrades including the new larger conservatory and new bathroom refurbishment and new outside lawn areas. We have an ongoing maintenance programme every winter to ensure future guests enjoy Green Bank as much as you seem to have done. Much thanks for the 5 Stars Grant & Ellen
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Southampton - from Southampton ferry
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Duke of York - Mill Hill Road
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Red Funnel - passenger & car ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Cowes GC
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Southampton Central -from Southampton ferry
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
J-3 M27/J-1 M271 - From Southampton ferry
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Toninos - Italian
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Pebbly beach off Cowes Esplanade
Car: not necessary

Green Bank is situated in the famous yachting center of Cowes on the beautiful Isle of Wight. Being only a few minutes walk from the Cowes marinas and quaint pedestrianized high street with its pleasing variety of shops and coffee houses. Enjoy the vibe of Cowes & see the difference for yourself. The multitude of Island attractions offer everything you could want from the family attractions of Robin Hill, Blackgang Chine and Needles Pleasure Park to the historical & royal influence of nearby Osborne House (Queen Victoria's residential palace) and Carisbrooke Castle (prison to Charles 1st). The beautiful coastal and rural environment is all there to be discovered by foot, bike car or yacht! Green Bank is ideal for families as well as yacht racing teams (who have used Green Bank since 1988). Its also a great location for walkers being on the coastal path and cyclists being located on the Island cycle route. We are only a few minutes walk from both the Cowes Yacht Haven & other Cowes Marinas.

Other Activities: Isle of Wight Music Festival (Seaclose), IoW Walking Festival, IoW Cycling Randonnee, Osborne House Summer Jaz


Rates & Availability

Cowes House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Spring Specials
Apr 22 2017 - May 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 6 2017 - May 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
May Break
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
IoW Festival
Jun 8 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 12 2017 - Jun 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
Round the Island Race
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Summer
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 21 2017
6 night minimum stay
July 6 day Special
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
Cowes Week
Jul 28 2017 - Aug 4 2017
8 night minimum stay
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 13 2017
6 night minimum stay
LIttle Britain
Sep 14 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn Special
Sep 18 2017 - Oct 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas - New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Laundry $154.05
Refundable damage deposit $513.49

Change over days are normally Saturdays, please look at our 2017 calendar for specific rates and days. Check in is 4pm, check out 10:30, but wherever possible we will try to accommodate your needs. Bed linen and towels are provided.

We ask for a £400 deposit at time of booking and for full settlement payment 8 weeks prior to let. We will issue a letting contract giving due dates at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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