Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Stunning views of the Solent and Southampton Water. Watch the world sail by from the lounge window.This bungalow is situated on an elevated position close to the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes. It is just a 5 minute walk from the bustling centre of Cowes, with its numerous restaurants, bars and marinas.
All rooms to the front of the bungalow, plus the front sun terrace have stunning views of the Solent and Southampton Water. How about breakfast or dinner on the front terrace watching the cruise liners and yachts sail by? Alternatively relax in the large secluded rear garden with its large lawn and established plants and shrubs.With luck you'll spot the resident red squirrels. Sun bathe on the sun loungers on the terrace at the rear of the house which is a sun trap for most of the day.
Historical Northwood Park with its grounds and facilities are located to the rear and side of the property. Stroll directly through the garden gate and play tennis, bowls or putting.
There are full broadband facilities along with BT sports channels.
There is off road parking for 2 vehicles.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton, Nearest railway: Southampton|
|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, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The property is furnished to a very high standard. It comprises of 1 bedroom at the rear of the property with a super king sized bed. There is one small double bedroom with a 4' double bed. At the front of the bungalow, overlooking the Solent is a twin bedroom with a shower and wash basin. The study, also facing the sea, has a sofa bed which can sleep two additional people if required.
There is a large lounge with sea views, a conservatory / dining room and a fully equipped kitchen looking out across the Solent (makes washing up a little more bearable!!).
Additionally there are two family bathrooms with toilets, one with a bath /shower and the other with a shower. There are two washing machines and tumble dryers at the property.
There are table and chairs with patio heater on the front sun terrace which overlooks the Solent and Southampton Water. Enjoy a BBQ in the evening watching the boats sail by. The back sun terrace is a real sun trap. There is a set of table and chairs plus sun loungers and parasol. Sit in the peace and quiet and wander around the large mature rear garden. Place nuts in the squirrel feeder and you may well see the resident red squirrels
There is off road parking for 2 cars up a steep drive. Once at the top of the drive everything is on a level apart from a small step up into the bungalow.
Cowes is a 5 minute walk away with its numerous shops and restaurants. Cowes shingle beach is also only a 5 minute walk.
The property has full Internet access.
|Further details outdoors|
Sun terrace to front of bungalow with superb views of the Solent and Southampton Water.
Magnificent garden to the rear with sun terrace.
Private entrance to Northwood Park which has an historical house and gardens, bowling green, tennis courts, putting green and children's play area.
There is space for parking 2 cars off road at the top of the drive.
Dogs by prior arrangement.
The Isle of Wight region
The Isle of Wight is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing break, at any time of the year. It is a stunning Island with unspoilt scenery and a wealth of fascinating attractions. For the energetic, there are plenty of activities to enjoy, including walking, cycling and sailing.
The minute you step on the ferry there is a sense of chilling out. For a stress free, fun family holiday the Island is popular all year round. With over half the Island designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a network of footpaths that stretches over 500 miles it's easy to get close to nature. Alternatively, if you are looking for somewhere to be spoilt then indulge yourself in the Isle of Wight's fine restaurants, art galleries and historic houses.
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.
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 became a 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 excellent shops, many 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 (private access to park directly from rear grden). This classical 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. 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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29 Sep 2013
As described in the other reviews the bungalow is very spacious, extremely comfortable and has the most amazing views to the front and an outstanding garden to the rear. The Red squirrels were seen ev… More
13 Jan 2013
"Perfect in every way!"
We knew as soon as we arrived we had made an excellent choice, the views from the bungalow were fabulous, the garden was amazing and we have never felt so comfortable and at home. The bungalow is very spacious, well set out, huge bedrooms, lovely lounge and large kitchen with every appliance and utensil you could imagine, it is beautifully decorated, very clean and just ideal for a home from home holiday. Literally minutes from the solent prom and town and backs on to a wonderful park, ideal for dog walking, our little dog loved it! We had a fab time and would recommend this wonderful place to anyone.
10 Dec 2012
"Relax, unwind & enjoy spectacular views of the Solent"
The bungalow is situated in an elevated position with spectacular views of the Solent. The gardens are very well kept, although we didn't use the rear garden as it was December! Everything you ne… More
16 Oct 2012
"Faboulous, relaxing accommodation with spectacular views."
Our trip was a girlie weekend away with three special friends and the accommodation was perfect. Log fire in the lounge, breakfast table with spectacular views of the Solent. 3 showers so no fighting.… More
4 Oct 2012
"Home from home"
This bungalow was an ideal location to go and about from with easy access to local shops and amenities.The property is very comfortable with everything you could need to feel as if you are 'home … More
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