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Cowes View Coastguard Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 24 reviews

Sea View, The Solent, Hampshire

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Cowes View is a secret made to share.The cottage has amazing panoramic sea views across the Solent. From the terrace and the balcony watch the yachts,cruise liners, Cowes week, tall ships, dinghies, canoes, wind and kite surfers, and many other sea faring vessels sail by.Relax in bed and listen to the waves lap against the shoreline, watch the sun rise and set over the glistening water, stroll along the beach from Cowes View's own access and swim in the sea, Be assured the quality is offered to 4 star luxury as required by Visit England, official tourist rating board.

The cottage is ideal for a romantic getaway, your wedding night, and a family/couple retreat. Cowes View has freeview TV and internet access for those of you who like to keep in touch. There are two double bedrooms,a bathroom, a mezzanine with a sofa bed ideal for children to hide away in the 'crews nest'.Downstairs is a wet room with a toilet and shower, underfloor heating is throughout the ground floor, the kitchen, dining and lounge look out to The Solent. Cowes View is ideally located to visit Hampshire a county steeped in History, rolling downs,a varied coastline. Visit Portsmouth with its historic Dockyard, home to The Victory Nelson's flagship and The Mary Rose, The Warrior.Spinnaker Tower at Gun Wharf Quays. The New Forest, Beaulieu National Motor museum, Southampton, Winchester, The South Downs, The Hamble and within walking distance The Titchfield National Nature Reserve.

Cowes View has been awarded Bronze from Green Business, part of Enjoy Britain/Visit England, for the ongoing efforts towards the environment..

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Hill Head
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton 15 km, Nearest railway: Fareham 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Further details indoors

There are sea views from the lounge,kitchen and master bedroom with a balcony, the terrace outside enjoys the south facing aspect and is a sunny place to enjoy the panoramic views.

Cowes View has underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and radiators upstairs, it is a very cosy cottage. All modern underfloor heating and thermostatic radiator, the guests control the required temperature in their bedrooms. A large TV with freeview and internet access.Hot water all the time functioned by a modern combination boiler,

Everything is included in the stated price, no extra costs.

Enjoy England/Visit Britain awarded the cottage 4 star, this is an assurance of the standard of the cottage, the link is

Further details outdoors

A south facing deck with table and chairs and a sunshade for those occasional sunny days!!

A balcony overlooking the sea with 180 degree views across The Solent and the Isle of Wight.


The Central Southern England region

Hampshire has a variety of diverse attractions to offer from walks along The South Downs to outlet shopping at Gun Wharf Quays, visiting The New Forest , HMS Nelsons flagship, The Victory, the Spinnakker Tower, Southampton steeped in maritine history, Winchester the county town, Chichester, and within walking distance is The Titchfield National Nature Reserve. There are water sports close by,kite and wind surfing, canoe hire and sailing.

The Osborne View pub is a few minutes along the beach a family friendly pub with panoramic views across the Solent. Stubbington village is 2 miles from the cottage and offers banks, post office, Indian, Chinese restaurants/take away, a supermarket, chemist, butcher and more.


Cowes week is one of the biggest weeks in the sailing calendar, the view from Cowes View is spectacular with the Solent parading with sails and yachts. Southampton Boat show is another date for the sailing enthusiast.

The Victorian Festival of Christmas held at the Historic dockyard, Portsmouth, a great family event, with snow, bands, fairground rides many stalls. The New Forest Show.

Goodwood has many events, The Festival of Speed, Goodwood revival, very exciting and easily accessible from Cowes View.

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Review 1-10 of 24

14 Jun 2014


"Amazing views comfortable home from home with fab pub and cafe on the door step."

Two adults and a four year old had a memorable break by the sea. Cottage was a real home from home with all the essentials for a fab week. Great views and walks along the coast. The pub had same great… More

21 May 2014


"A place to relax and forget everyday life"

A really quaint cottage with magnificent views over the Solent, lots of places to visit but most of the time we were content to while away the hours watching all the different things happening on the … More

13 May 2014


"Glorious view....but...!"

A view like few we have experienced...compelling and soothing. The cottage is now showing its age, and needs less "nautical nick-knacks" and some decent chairs and a few shelves in kitchen. … More

14 Mar 2014


"What a gem of a cottage"

Filled with character, fantastic views and peaceful area, this cottage is one I would recommend for anyone wanting a great base to return to but also a cottage you'll be happy to spend time in.Ca… More

5 Nov 2013


"beautiful views of sea, sunsets, Solent and Isle of Wight"

We had a fabulous few days in this lovely coast guard cottage. It is right on the coast with beautiful views of sea, sunsets, the Solent and the Isle of Wight.The house was really cosy with rather lux… More

12 Aug 2013


"What a Gem of a Cottage"

Arrived 20th July for one week. Fell in love with cottage straight away it just felt so cosy. The views were fantastic especially from the master bedroom and the cottage had absolutely everything that… More

24 Jul 2013


"Ideal first holiday with our new baby"

As our son is only a few months old, we were looking for somewhere we could have full facilities in a nice location. Cowes view is a delightful little cottage, which suited us perfectly. Ok, you take … More

22 Jul 2013


"Idyllic stay face to face with the Isle of Wight"

We've spent a week there with our little Son the second time - and for sure not the last time. Nice, small cottage with well-tended and individual facilities and - important - a very friendly, wa… More

20 Jul 2013


"Worth it for the view alone"

Fantastic view, well appointed 'quirky' cottage, comfortable beds, great location, lots to do and see. Only wish we could have stayed longer. We'll be back though.… More

29 Jan 2013


"Liebenswert: Das Cottage, die Vermieter, die Landschaft"

Ein wunderschönes kleines Ferienhaus mit herrlichem Blick auf den Solent und die Isle of Wight. Selbst wenn sonst nichts los ist, auf dem Wasser ist immer etwas los.Das Haus ist mit Liebe eingerichte… More

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