Caravan/Mobile Home | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Sunnycott Cowes on the Isle of Wight is a small, quiet, rural, family owned and run Holiday Park consisting of a self-catering caravan. Sailing, horse riding and mountain bike hire are all available locally.
Caravan has gas and electric heating, and is pre heated during the winter months for your arrival. The Isle of Wight is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing break, at any time of year. It is a stunning island boasting spoilt scenery and a wealth of fascinating attractions. For the energetic, there are plenty of sports facilities, including windsurfing, sailing and paragliding. And for those who prefer to unwind and explore, there's so much to discover.
With up to 350 ferry crossings a day to the Isle of Wight, it’s simple to get to the Isle of Wight, and once you are there, it’s even easier to get around.
Only 2 hours from London, ferry routes connect directly with road, rail and coach links to whisk you off to your Island destination. Enjoy a leisurely crossing by car ferry or catch a high-speed passenger ferry for a swift arrival. If you are not bringing a car with you, once ashore you can take advantage of the Island's comprehensive network of buses, which are especially geared towards visitors
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The caravan at Sunnycott is a two bedroom van sleeping from 2 to 6 people. The two bedroom caravan has one bedroom with a double bed and another bedroom with two singles. There is also a pull out double bed in the lounge area.
Outside your caravan is your own private parking space with an additional paved or decked area with rural outlook.
Inside your caravan you will find most things to make your stay enjoyable. There is also a selection of books and board games for you to borrow from reception.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside your caravan is your own private parking space with an additional paved or decked area with rural outlook. There is a small shop on-site and a fully equipped laundry.
The caravan has 3 steps up to it and a hand rail fixed to the steps, the doorway inside the caravan are slightly narrower than a conventional door
There is a dedicated parking space provided alongside the caravan and an additional gravelled parking area for visitors etc.
The caravan has a conventional flush WC, a shower and wash hand basin. hot water is provided by an instantaneous gas water heater giving hot water on demand.
all utensils, plates, cooking vessels etc are provided to cater for the appropriate number of berths within the caravan. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer and kettle.
There is a pull out double bed in the lounge area.
The Isle of Wight region
Everywhere on the Island is close by within approximately half an hour by car or bus.
We are walking distance to the 'local' a friendly country pub with good food. Cowes is about 2 miles away - you can walk it in about 45 mins along the seafront.
In and Around Cowes, Isle of Wight
Best known as the world's premier yachting centre, Cowes is the Island's main port with a natural and nice harbour at the mouth of the Medina river. Yachtsmen from all over the world participate in the season's great sailing events, of which the best known is Cowes Week, held annually at the beginning of August.
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 is a very 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 great shops, good catering for the yachting fraternity. The town also has an array of fashionable clothing shops, gift shops, delicatessens, cafes, restaurants and lively pubs. The high speed passenger catamaran service to Southampton is centrally located at Fountain Quay, where you will also find the Tourist Information Centre.
Above the High Street and overlooking the Solent is Northwood House and Park. This traditional style mansion was built in 1837 and given to the town in 1929, together with its 26 acres of grounds, which now provide public tennis courts, bowling greens, putting green and a children's play area. At the edge of the park stands St. Mary's Church, its landmark clock tower, designed by John Nash, was retained when the church was rebuilt in 1867.
East Cowes is where you will find the magnificent Osborne House, former seaside holiday home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and preserved much as it was when the Queen died here in 1901. To commemorate the centenary of this occasion, Osborne House has special attractions in 2001. Nearby is St. Mildred's Church at Whippingham, where the royal family worshipped. Both buildings were designed by the Prince Consort.
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.
East Cowes is where you will find the famous Osborne House, former seaside holiday home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and preserved much as it was when the Queen died here in 1901. To celebrate the centenary of this occasion, Osborne House has special attractions in 2001. Nearby is St. Mildred's Church at Whippingham, where the royal family worshipped. Both buildings were designed by the Prince Consort.
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4 Nov 2013
For a 4 star rating my daughter and I were expecting something special. The caravans were badly in need of cleaning. The exteriors were covered in green algae and grass overdue for cutting. The interi… More
This park is rated a 4 star park and has been for at least 10 years, we had our grading this year on 12th September, the representative arrives unannounced and stated in his report “Sunnycott Caravan Park offers a most peaceful and tranquil location which suits its chosen market very well. A well maintained park with attentive owners”
With regard to the usage costs in the Laundry, the cost of using the washing machine is £3.00 for 180 minutes and has been for the past 9 years.
The grass does need a cut, but with the recent weather this has not been possible.
The Caravan is not an old Caravan but was purchased from new in 2005, and has been well maintained, with regard to the toilet seat there is 1 screw missing which will be replaced.
The Caravan was presented to the customer in immaculate condition as we always do. also quoted from the grading “internally of those seen present well with very good housekeeping standards noted”
There was some algae on the exterior of the Caravan which was why we were power washing it, not because we had any complaints, i asked the customer what time they were checking out and they said 10am, we certainly did not start cleaning it at 8am.
The Caravan was left covered in dog hairs despite a vacuum cleaner in the laundry for customers use and took 2 hours to clean. I would suggest that this is not the ideal site for this particular customer.
31 Aug 2013
"Caravan Number 11"
We have just spent two amazing weeks on the Isle of Wight. The weather was fantastic and the island was full of things to do. The beaches were Devine and well maintained. We too were greeted very warm… More
I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay here at sunnycott, however i am disapointed that you did not let me know when you moved in that the Caravan was not clean, if you had i would of course have moved you into another Caravan, the reason i do not check that Caravan is because the owners have been cleaning it for the 2 years they have owned it and i have never had a complaint before about the standard. We always encourage customers to let us know of any problems, as without knowing, we cannot resolve the issues.
3 Aug 2013
"Excellent caravan park."
Stayed for a week,could not fault a thing, everything you need is there. A quiet caravan site apart from the cows mooing in the field behind us, every morning which we loved...lol. And a glorious vi… More
22 Jul 2013
"a brilliant caravan park and owners"
we booked our caravan at sunnycott to prolong our stay on the isle of wight as we had stayed the previous week in a cottage just down the road from the sitejenny the owner was very helpful and friendl… More
12 Jul 2013
"Couldn't be faulted"
This is a relatively small, quite quiet site (although not visited in school holiday time I admit). The site is well laid out with ample space between caravans, but we were able to chat to neighbours … More
17 Apr 2013
"very peaceful and comfortable stay"
Having never stayed in a static caravan before I wasn't sure what to expect but had built up an idea in my head.I can happily say that this was MUCH better than expected.I found the owner Jenny v… More
9 Jan 2013
"Peaceful and friendly"
Although we arrived late in the evening we received a warm and helpful welcome from Jen.The booking process was easy and the site and accommodation was as described. It is a peaceful site yet close to… More
15 Oct 2012
"QUIET, PEACEFUL LOCATION"
Small, quiet, tidy park run by very helpful friendly owner.Very clean caravan with all modern appliances and fittings, and adjacent parking.Excellent location within easy reach of Gurnard, Cowes, Newp… More
8 Oct 2012
"Fantastic stay, couldnt have been better"
We had a superb holiday, so much to see and do...Great caravan,modern and well eqipped, small friendly park which was easy to find, very well maintained and Jenny(the owner) was just brill... Thanks f… More
8 Oct 2012
"Quiet peaceful well run park. Excellent staff."
Stayed here for a few days, nice rural area, walking distance to pub, very nice and clean caravan, very friendly attentive owners.… More
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