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Cliffhanger 18 Castle Rd Cowes – Home 226129 House

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cliffhanger 18 Castle Rd Cowes – Home 226129

  • House
  • 5 bedrooms
  • sleeps 10
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 35 reviews

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House / 5 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner


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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • 5 Double Beds, 10 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 3 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest



Check in time:15:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Chris T.
Average reply time:
2 hours 55 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated::
19 Jun 2018
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This House has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Apr 2012. Located in Cowes, it has 35 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £650 to £5250.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Jun 2018.


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Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 35 reviews Excellent
35 reviews

Very Good

“There is not a one single word to describe how much my family enjoyed this property”

Reviewed 20 Sep 2013

This house is absolutely gorgeous. I booked it for my family - a group of 10 people. The views are stunning from within the property and the house is maintained in an immaculate state. Thank you Chris for all your help and making my parents trip to the UK a lovely memory to cherish.

Owner's reply: I am so pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed their stay. Chris

“Cowes dream”

Reviewed 6 Aug 2013

A fantastic 6 story house extremely close by to Cowes town centre, but far enough away to avoid the noise or people. Fantastic views from the roof terrace (accesible via a step ladder) across Cowes harbour and the solent and with 3 of the bedrooms facing outwards it provided a lovely sea breeze over night. Bathroom per room which was great for our group of 7. Bedrooms and bathrooms were very clean and well provided in terms of sheets and towels. Kitchen has everything you would need and the outdoor downstairs terrace has plenty of seating and a great BBQ. Parking for one car only but loads of room in the hallway entrance for bikes, suitcases, shoes, buggies etc. Although with 6 floors not a house for the lazy or unfit. I would recommend this place to others and will be returning next year for sure. Perfect for a large group, a large family or perhaps 2/3 couples getting away from it all.

Owner's reply: Thank you. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. Hardstand parking for 1 car is available outside the house and 2 additional parking spaces are available on request. I hope you will visit next year and be sure to ask for the additional parking spaces.

“Gracious, spacious, comfortable house in a superb location”

Reviewed 16 Jun 2013

We have just spent a few days at Cliffhanger to celebrate the end of my sons' GCSE and AS exams - it was a real tonic. The house more than lived up to our expectations - it is homely and cosy yet has a fresh,contemporary feel. The views are lovely especially from the two main bedrooms and the roof terrace. The location is superb - down the road is the centre of town/the marina and just up behind the house Northwood House where we played loads of tennis and walked our dog. Just perfect. The owner was very helpful in responding to our queries pre-arrival and our security deposit was returned as soon as we left. We would definitely choose this house again on any future visit.

Owner's reply: Many thanks for this kind review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and Cliffhanger and its location lived up to your expectation. Chris

“Superb property ... But issues getting deposit back”

Reviewed 5 Jun 2013

We stayed for a short break and without doubt this is a superb property with excellent views. However the experience getting our deposit back marred the whole holiday - it was long winded and involved discussions about how many towels we had used and which beds had been slept in (really quite incredible!). As a bunch of well travelled professionals we found this unbelievable; we went to some lengths at the end of the stay to make sure the place was immaculate. The long and short is that £20 was deducted from our deposit (negotiated down from £25) for two broken Ikea glasses (which we were very honest about) and washing a couple of towels. A nominal amount, but left the impression the owner was out for every penny rather than repeat custom. In future I think the owner would be better off increasing prices to reflect incidentals; it would certainly encourage visitors to rebook. I'm afraid we'd go elsewhere.

Owner's reply: I'm glad they thought the property superb. Unfortunately, a larger group stayed than was booked. Their was slight damage and more linen and towels used than allowed for under the original booking. Once the cost of damages and extra laundry was agreed the deposit was returned immediately less those costs.

“Great location, amazing views, gorgeous house! Wonderful surprise.”

Reviewed 24 Apr 2013

We hired this house for my father-in-law's 60th birthday for immediate family. It was a surprise and what a fantastic surprise it was. From the minute we walked in we could tell it was going to be a very special weekend. Every room was well thought out and had everything we needed. All the bedrooms were very spacious and comfortable and both the kitchen and dining room were very well equipped and social. The hallway was very impressive and a great size,we had a baby with us so brilliant for the pushchair. We were also very lucky with the weather and spent some time on the roof terrace which had amazing views, our teenager was very impressed! Location was also excellent, all the shops just a short walk away (5-10 minutes), And if the chain ferry had been working (unfortunately closed that week due to annual maintenance) , just 5 minutes from red funnel ferry port. We had a fantastic weekend and would definitely recommend this house. Communication with Chris was great and we would love to go back! At the end of the weekend no one had anything negative to say - what more can I say!

Owner's reply: I am delighted to hear that Cliffhanger was such a fantastic surprise and I look forward to your staying again soon.

“Peaceful Luxury in the heart of Cowes with Outstanding Views!”

Reviewed 17 Apr 2013

We hired this house for the weekend to celebrate my dad's 60th birthday with the immediate family. I only wish we had hired it for the week! The bedrooms are gorgeous, especially the master with its huge bathroom and roll-top bath. The roof terrace gives wonderful views out to the solent and is the best place to enjoy a cup of tea in the morning. A generous sized kitchen with everything needed for your stay - even milk in the fridge, fresh flowers on the table, a box of biscuits and the local paper. Little things that really make a difference. It truly is a stunning property - cant imagine how anyone could own this and not live here! We will definitely be returning.

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind words and I hope you will come and stay again soon.

“An Outstanding Property in an Outstanding Location”

Reviewed 20 Jan 2013

The pictures do not do the house justice - it is an amazing property! The property is furnished to the highest standards for comfort and cleanliness, you will enjoy very comfortable beds made up with quality linen also there is three luxurious en-suite shower rooms and a beautiful bathroom for your enjoyment. The kitchen is very well equipped again to the highest standard. The house is set over many floors and the view from the room terrace is wonderful. We booked this property in a rush to attend the funeral of my brother the owner made the booking process very easy and without fuss for which we are grateful as there was so many other things to attend to at the same time. We arrived late after a long journey from Cheshire and the little touches such as the house being warm warmed in advance meant we were able to drop our bags and make a cup of tea to enjoy with some lovely biscuits. We have visited the Island many times but this house is by far the best accommodation we have stayed in. We hope to return later in the year and spend a few more days enjoying the splendour the house has to offer it's occupants.

Owner's reply: Thank you for writing such a glowing review of Cliffhanger. I would be very pleased to welcome you back next time you visit the island. Chris

“waking up to such an amazing view of the Solent was totally unexpected”

Reviewed 21 Oct 2012

Lovely house in great location, close to town and seafront . Extremely well equipped and cared for and suitable for guests of all ages. Amazing views from the roof terrace approached by steep staircase but well worth the effort !

“Fabulous house in a great location in Cowes”

Reviewed 18 Oct 2012

We spent a weekend at this amazing house. It's in a great location, close to all the sailing clubs and the view has to be the best in Cowes! It's beautifully done and very well kitted out. All 5 double bedrooms are lovely and all a good size, 3 of them have en-suite shower rooms which are small but really nicely done, and the family bathroom is magnificent. The kitchen has everything you could need, and the dining room is lovely. The roof terrace is amazing with absolutely stunning views in each direction. Landlord was very helpful and accomodating. We'll definitely be coming back.

“What a fantastic House in a great central location”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2012

Myself and 8 friends were in Cowes for a sailing weekend and needed a base within walking distance of the town. To say we were delighted with the house is a masssive understatement. The house itself is beautifully decorated with plenty of room for a party of our size. ( we had 11 for a sit down meal at the dining table ! ) It is nicely located with an easy 5 minute stroll into town. We had a really great time and would highly recommend Cliffhanger to anyone. mark

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