About the home
The Stable was built in the year 2000. The cottage comfortably accommodates 6 people + baby. It has wooden floors in the kitchen, hall and living room with carpets throughout the rest of the building. Full central heating in every room. The private secure garden provides space to sit, relax or play and is very popular with families. Free Wi-Fi, Travel Cot and High Chair available.
Gurnard village is ideally located being just a few minutes drive from the charming and characterful yachting town of Cowes, with its marinas, excellent shops, Yacht Clubs, pubs, restaurants etc. The walk from Gurnard to Cowes provides one of the most interesting maritime vistas in the UK and usually takes about 20 minutes, longer if you stop to watch the action on the water!
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Gurnard, 700m|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Both the large kitchen diner and the living room have french doors that allow access to the sunny court yard area in front of the house. The white tiled bathroom has a bath with a newly installed electric power shower over, basin and toilet. There is another separate toilet.
Bedroom 1 is fitted with a king size double bed, this room is light and airy with 2 windows, one overlooking the garden/courtyard and the roof Velux giving lovely westerly views of the Solent and countryside beyond.
Bedroom 2 has 2 single divan beds (3ft) which are 'zip and link' and can be made up to a 6ft double bed if required. Also with 2 windows.
Bedroom 3 has 2 single divan beds (3ft) and 2 windows overlooking the garden.
All fixtures and fittings are modern. All rooms are on the ground floor except Bedroom 1 with the kingsize bed. Each bedroom is fitted with bedside tables, lamps, chest of drawers, wardrobe.
All beds are made ready for your arrival with Egyptian cotton bedding.
Travel Cot and bedding available at no cost - please specify when booking.
High Chair available at no cost - please specify when booking.
Towels and Bath Mats are provided but not Beach Towels.
Gas and Electricity tariffs are included in the price.
A welcome tray to revive you after your journey!
Further details outdoors:
The detached building faces onto a paved courtyard with an old well (safety grill fitted) and picturesque private garden, all of which is fenced and gated so is ideal for children. Laid to lawn with various mature shrubs back and front. Hard wood garden table and chairs for 6, Sun Umbrella, 1 wooden bench. A Webber charcoal BBQ is provided for al fresco eating. There is ample parking on the shingle drive for two cars. There is a Garden Chalet for storing bicycles.
All bookings are from 3pm on the day of arrival to 10am on the day of departure.
Reservations will be held for one week from booking and will only be confirmed on receipt of the 25% Deposit and a signed Booking and Conditions Form.
A £100 Refundable Security Bond is paid with balance and repaid one week after your stay once the house has been checked.
The Isle of Wight region
Gurnard is an uncommercial quiet seaside village with a shingle and sand beach, a promenade and 1930s beach huts. Located on the North of the Island, Gurnard Bay looks across the Solent towards the South West with lovely views to Yarmouth and beyond right across to the New Forest and back to Southampton water where one can watch cruise ships arriving and leaving. We do have the most fabulous sunsets.
A children's play area is on the green behind the gurnard beach huts the centre piece of which is a galleon ship and lots more equipment besides. Gurnard Sailing Club has a big membership of dingy sailors and temporary membership is available www.gurnardsc.org.uk English Heritage runs Osborne House at East Cowes and was Queen Victoria's home and is open to the public and well worth a visit. The famous Needles on the western tip of the island is managed by the National Trust and has wonderful walks and views from Tennyson Down.
The Cowes / Gurnard area
Cowes and Gurnard are famous for their yachting events with Gurnard Dinghy Week at the end of July and the UKs largest yachting regatta Cowes Week at the beginning of August.
Nowhere is far on the island and we have large Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with fabulous buildings and locations to visit. The island is one of the very few places that only has red squirrels. There are numerous festivals and events throughout the year. Such as IOW Rock Festival (June), Old Gaffers regatta at Yarmouth (June). Walking Festivals (May & September), Cycling Weeks, Garlic Festival(August), Steam & Classic car Weekends, Country Shows. Bestival in September.
Gurnard Village has a Nisa store selling everything from groceries, wines, fresh bread daily, cash machine, lottery outlet etc., newsagent with fax and photocopying facilities, payphone, The Portland Pub which has home cooked food and welcomes children, sky sports etc., a Hairdressers and All Saints Church.
Gurnard Bay has the Waters Edge Cafe' right on the beach which is very popular for breakfasts, lunches, coffees and is licenced - a great place to watch the sailing and beautiful sunsets. The Little Gloster Restaurant at the western end of Gurnard Bay - fabulous location. The Woodvale Hotel also overlooks the Bay.
Cowes town has 2 supermarkets - Co-op and Sainsburys. In Well Street East Cowes by the Red Funnel ferry terminal is Waitrose.
How to get there
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Car Ferries run from either Lymington, Southampton or Portsmouth. Journey time varies between 25 and 55 minutes depending on the route.
Red Funnel run from Southampton to East Cowes
Wightlink run from Portsmouth to Fishbourne or Lymington to Yarmouth
The quickest route to Cowes for foot passengers is via the Redjet from Southampton, this takes 25 mins and run every half an hour. The Stable is a 5 minute taxi ride from the Redjet in West Cowes.. Southampton has excellent rail and air connections.
Cowes is divided into East and West by the River Medina. It is easy to get over the river to West Cowes on the Chain Ferry known locally as the 'Floating Bridge' you only pay for the vehicle, passengers and bycycles are free. Or you can drive to Cowes/Gurnard via Newport.
Cars are £2.00 each way. If you travel from West to East Cowes keep your ticket as Waitrose will refund your £2.00 fare.
Activities near Cowes
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
08 May 2013
We arrived and there were plenty of "oooooo's and ahhhhhh's"! This is a stunning cottage, a perfect base for a stay on the Island. Facilities fantastic, rooms really quite large, lots of space. Great kitchen, perfect for lazy lunches and lots of chatting!
Greeted by a 'welcome tray' which was a great touch after a long journey. Jan & Nick were great - just welcomed us and let us know where they were should we need anything, then left us to it.
Perfect break - Thankyou.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|23 Mar 13||13 Apr 13||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|13 Apr 13||27 Apr 13||£ 400||-||-||1 Week|
|27 Apr 13||4 May 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|4 May 13||11 May 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|11 May 13||25 May 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||£ 575||-||-||1 Week|
|29 Jun 13||13 Jul 13||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|13 Jul 13||3 Aug 13||£ 850||-||-||1 Week|
|3 Aug 13||10 Aug 13||£ 1200||-||-||1 Week|
|10 Aug 13||31 Aug 13||£ 850||-||-||1 Week|
|31 Aug 13||7 Sep 13||£ 700||-||-||1 Week|
|7 Sep 13||28 Sep 13||£ 520||-||-||1 Week|
|28 Sep 13||19 Oct 13||£ 400||-||-||1 Week|
|19 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 520||-||-||1 Week|
|2 Nov 13||14 Dec 13||£ 355||-||-||1 Week|
|14 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 650||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
A 25% Deposit is required with a signed and completed Booking Form and Conditions to secure your reservation.
A £100 Refundable Security Bond against damages, return of articles etc., is paid with the balance and returned one week after your stay once the house has been checked and cleaned.
Weekend and short stays are possible but only during the quieter times of the year.
We accept payment by cheque or Bank Transfer in GBP
We can arrange discounted Red Funnel Ferry Fares from Southampton to East Cowes but we would need to know the times of your preferred travelling times, how many children and ages, Adults 17 to 59, Seniors 60+Enquire now
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The Stable is open all year including Christmas and New Year.
Short stays and Weekend breaks are available outside the main holiday season.
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