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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, containing the likes of Marks & Spencer supermarket and Costa Coffee intertwined with a range of other interesting shops including a range of chandlers and local produce providers, a full range of restaurants, Pubs, & of course the 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
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

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
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Hot Tub restrictions apply Children must be supervised at all times by an adult. No glass permitted near Hot Tub, (Plastic glasses available)
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • 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.


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Spacious Victorian villa with hot tub sleeps 12 close to Cowes marina
average rating of 4.736842 based on 20 reviews

This house is great with all the facilities you could need.

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We were a group of 12 adults, both families and friends who rented this property for 3 nights over New Years.

This house was homely, warm and had everything we needed.

When in your room it was quiet and restful but then there was various areas for everyone to be together.

The Owners met us on arrival and left a few items so we could have a tea or a coffee. We also arrange a supermarket delivery which was the best idea for us as we had limited car space and meant we didn’t need to shop on arrival.

We used the hot tub numerous times as it was always hot and ready for use, no faffing around heating it.

The house is walking distance from lots of pubs, restaurants and shops.

Overall we all had a wonderful time and would come back again.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review we’re so glad you enjoyed Green Bank and all it’s facilities including the Hot Tub. Thank you for overcoming the limited car space which was a temporary situation as we’re having new electronic sliding gates installed across the drive for the new season which will provide a safer experience for all our future guests. Have a great 2018 Grant & Ellen
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Enjoyable love this Island , happy memories

  • 4 of 5

Plenty of room for our family . Central position for Cowes and access to all the Island . Cooking facilities , storage and washing facilities all ideal for young families who need to do a wash . Recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Characterful, spacious and homely property

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week long stay at Green Bank. The house has plenty of space, everything you could ask for in the kitchen, lots of dining space even if everyone is sitting down together. Lots of bathrooms, comfortable beds, close to walk to shops, restaurants and pubs, great for an evening stroll. The hot tub is divine, rain or shine. Definitely a great location for seeing all that the island has to offer. Would definitely recommend. Thanks for letting us stay in your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. So glad you all enjoyed the hot tub and facilities of Green Bank.
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Spacious well equipped property in convenient location

  • 5 of 5

Our group consisted of two families and nine people aged from 15 to 63. The property had plenty of space for all of us with lots of bathrooms/en suites. We particularly liked eating in the conservatory area which was bright and sunny. The audio visual entertainment equipment was great with fast Wi-Fi as well.

It was only a five minute walk to the shops and a few more minutes to the seafront. We kept our bikes safely in the utility room and did a couple of long bike rides from the house on the Round the Island bike route and the traffic free routes through Newport.

The owner and his agent were very responsive to our queries. A problem with one of the showers was fixed within the hour! Recommended property.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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: March 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: December 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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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: Cowes Week yacht regatta, Isle of Wight Music Festival (Seaclose), IoW Walking Festival, IoW Cycling Randonnee, Osborne House Summer Jaz


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $277.05
Cleaning & Laundry $200.86

Change over days are normally Saturdays, please look at our 2018 calendar for specific rates and days as rates change during regatta periods such as Cowes Week. Check in is usually 4pm and check out 10:00, but wherever possible we will try to accommodate your needs. Bed linen and towels are provided. Use of Hot Tub by children is for their safety by strict adult supervision.

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. A £200 security damage deposit is collected at time of final instalment and is refunded a maximum of 7 days after tenancy finishes following inspection.

Owner'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.

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