Gurnard Holiday Chalet
About the home
This privatley owned 2 bedroom chalet overlooking the green at Gurnard Pines makes the ideal base from which to explore the island. The chalet comes well equipped with the things you would need to enjoy your holiday, be it relaxing or taking part in sports or activities.
Being on a holiday village you can also take advantage of the leisure facilities at Gurnard Pines when you rent the chalet (additional charges apply payable at Gurnard Pines). These facilities include:
• Indoor 25m swimming pool
• Outdoor heated pool (May-Sep)
• Outdoor paddling pool (May-Sep)
• Fully equipped gym (over 16s)
• Workout studio
• 3 outdoor tennis courts
• Indoor soft play area
• Activities such as archery, fencing and water walkers
The site also has an outdoor children's playground, a woodland walk, café pizzeria (re-opening 2012) and Wi-Fi access (additional charges apply). Please check with Gurnard Pines regarding the availability of their facilities.
The chalet consists of:
• Open plan living area with kitchen - including flat screen TV with DVD player, radio with CD player, sofabed (for up to 2 additional guests), arm chairs, dining table and 4 chairs with views over the green, fridge with freezer compartment, gas cooker, microwave, washing machine, iron and ironing board, cooking utensils, pots, pans, crockery, cutlery and glassware to ensure that you can self-cater with ease.
• Master bedroom with a double bed, a bedside unit, wardrobe with draws below
• Second bedroom with a bunk bed, chest of draws, and a wardrobe with draws below
• Bathroom, bath with shower, sink and toilet
• Patio with picnic bench overlooking the green, which will catch the sun for most of the day
There is car parking available, a bus stop is about 15-20 minutes walk away (the number 1 goes to Cowes and Newport). For shops there is a convenience store at Gurnard, as well as larger stores at Cowes and large supermarkets at Newport.
For more information and pictures of the holiday village the chalet is on please visit http://www.gurnardpines.co.uk/index.html
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Gurnard, 2km|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Pools:||Shared indoor Pool, Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 4|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared tennis court on site|
The Isle of Wight region
Steeped in history with 60 miles of stunning unspoilt scenery and a wealth of attractions, the Isle of Wight has something for everyone. From historic sites to natural delights, music festivals and major national events, it is a unique holiday destination.
You can get to anywhere on the island and back within a day and there is definitely plenty to see and do during your stay. Some of our favourites are:
• Steam Railway
• Blackgang Chine
• Godshill Model Village
• Needles Pleasure Park
• Historic Buildings - Carisbrooke Castle, Osbourne House, Appuldurcombe House
• Animal Parks - Donkey Sanctury, Isle of Wight Zoo, Amazon World
• Vineyards - Rosemary Vineyard, Adgestone
If its a thrilling evening you are after you can even spend a spooky evening take part in one or two of the ghost walks of the island.
There are links via the Fastcat from Ryde to Portsmouth (22 mins), Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea (10 mins), Passenger Ferry from West Cowes to Southampton (23 mins) and Yarmouth to Lymington (30 mins).
Whats On During Your Visit?
Throughout the year there are a variety of events that make the island a beautiful and fun filled activity island. Take a look here at just a few of the big events not to be missed....
• Isle of Wight Grand National
• Bustival – Vintage Vehicle Cavalcade
• Real Ale Festival
• Isle of Wight Walking Festival
• Isle of Wight Festival
• Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival
• Cowes Week
• Round the Island Yacht Race
• Isle of Wight Garlic Festival
• Island Steam Show
• International Scooter Rally
• Bestival music festival
• Cycling Festival
• International Classic Car Show
• Osbourne House Summer Concert (Pop Band Steps)
• Isle of Wight Marathon
• Autumn Walking Weekend
For more information on events on the Island visit: http://www.iwight.com/just_visiting/events/ . Check with event organsiers to confirm event is taking place.
The Cowes / Gurnard area
Gurnard is a short distance from the well know sailing hub of Cowes. Best known as the world's premier yachting centre, Cowes is the Island's main port with a natural harbour at the mouth of the Medina river. Yachtsmen from all over the world participate in the season's prestigious sailing events, of which the best known is Cowes Week, held annually at the beginning of August.
The beach at Gurnard is one of the 11 award winning beaches on IOW and has beautiful views out onto the Solent. Gurnard is well served with a small cafe and two respectable pubs, The Woodvale and The Portland Inn, supplying your with delightful food and plenty of refreshments.
Nearby Cowes has a number of restaurants and lively pubs as well as a chain ferry to connect to East Cowes. East Cowes is home to Osbourne House, the holiday home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Cowes is also home to the IOW Military museum of Tanks and other military fighting equipment.
How to get there
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The Isle of Wight has up to 350 ferry crossings a day, making it simple to get to the island and start your holiday.
Portsmouth - Fishbourne Wightlink (www.wightlink.co.uk)
Vehicles and foot passengers
• average crossing time 40 minutes
• departures up to every 30 minutes
• snack bar
The chalet is about a 25 minute drive from Fishbourne.
Southampton - East Cowes Red Funnel (www.redfunnel.co.uk)
Vehicles and foot passengers
• average crossing time 55 minutes
• departures up to every hour
• self service restaurant, bar and coffee shop
The chalet is about a 10 minute drive from East Cowes via a chain ferry across the Medina.
Southampton - West Cowes Red Funnel (www.redfunnel.co.uk)
• average crossing time 23 minutes
• departures up to 30 minutes
Number 1 bus (www.islandbuses.info/index.shtml) from the Red Jet terminal is about 10 minutes away from the Roundhouse stop, which is about a 15 minute walk to the chalet.
Lymington - Yarmouth Wightlink (www.wightlink.co.uk)
Vehicles and foot passengers
• average crossing time 30 minutes
• departures up to every 40 minutes
• snack bar
The chalet is about a 30 minute drive from Yarmouth.
Activities near Cowes
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
18 Nov 2012
came across the accommodation when looking for a mini half term break that wasn't compulsory to go mon-fri or fri-mon, owner very accommodating and great communication. Chalet in lovely setting with great nice neighbours - wildlife from the chalet fab with red squirrel, green woodpeckers and eurasian jays
01 Jul 2012
A great place to stay and a real home from home, has everything you need and it is very clean and tidy.
An excellent base for touring the whole island.
We had a great stay and would recomend to... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Autumn||29 Sep 12||27 Oct 12||£ 310||£ 50||£ 50||4 Nights|
|Half Term||27 Oct 12||5 Nov 12||£ 310||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||5 Nov 12||22 Dec 12||£ 250||£ 50||£ 50||4 Nights|
|Christmas & New Year||22 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 390||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||5 Jan 13||16 Feb 13||£ 250||£ 50||£ 50||4 Nights|
|Half Term||16 Feb 13||24 Feb 13||£ 325||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Spring||24 Feb 13||29 Mar 13||£ 300||£ 50||£ 50||4 Nights|
|Easter Holidays||29 Mar 13||14 Apr 13||£ 320||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Spring||14 Apr 13||25 May 13||£ 315||£ 50||£ 50||4 Nights|
|Half Term||25 May 13||2 Jun 13||£ 375||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Summer||2 Jun 13||20 Jul 13||£ 335||£ 60||£ 60||4 Nights|
|High Summer||20 Jul 13||3 Aug 13||£ 410||-||-||1 Week|
|Cowes Week||3 Aug 13||10 Aug 13||£ 465||-||-||1 Week|
|High Summer||10 Aug 13||31 Aug 13||£ 410||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Summer||31 Aug 13||28 Sep 13||£ 390||-||-||1 Week|
|Autum||28 Sep 13||26 Oct 13||£ 340||£ 60||£ 60||4 Nights|
|Half Term||26 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 310||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 250||£ 50||£ 50||4 Nights|
|Christmas & New Year||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 390||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||4 Jan 14||15 Feb 14||£ 250||£ 50||£ 50||4 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday and Saturday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
The above rates are for the rental of the chalet.
Gas included in the rental rate, electricity is on a card meter and £10 card is included in the rental (which would usually last at least a week). Bed linen included for double bed and bunk beds. Please provide your own towels.
Our on site chalet maid cleans the chalet on your departure.
20% deposit to secure booking, remaining balance and a refundable security deposit to be paid 6 weeks before booking commencement date. On receipt of booking deposit our rental agreement form will be sent.
We reserve the right, at our discretion, not to accept bookings from groups of predominately the same sex or aged under 25. Only persons that are listed on the booking may stay at the chalet.Book
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