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Luxury Cowes Penthouse Penthouse
- 3 bedrooms
- 6 sleeps
- min stay varies
Luxury Cowes Penthouse
- 3 bedrooms
- 6 sleeps
- min stay varies
Description from owner
Luxury Cowes Penthouse Apartment. Search marinusretreatcowes for more information. This two/three bedroom luxury self catering apartment is on the seafront top floor of the popular “Marinus” development, right on the water with spectacular and panoramic views over the Solent and River Medina. It is next to a busy marina with its many yachts. It is very close to the quaint and bustling centre of Cowes, with plenty of individual shops, restaurants, cafes and boutiques and a large supermarket is just minutes away. Nearby are many tourist attractions, including Queen Victoria’s Osborne House. The apartment would be ideal for those wishing to relax whilst enjoying the views over the Solent and is also ideally located for families who want a comfortable environment from which to explore the island and its many attractions. This third floor apartment (serviced by a lift) offers spectacular views from the extensive outside deck and balcony and is a really luxurious home from home.
Luxury Cowes Penthouse Apartment. Search marinusretreatcowes for more information. This two/three bedroom luxury self catering apartment is on the seafront top floor of the popular “Marinus” development, right on the water with spectacular and panoramic views over the Solent and River Medina. It is next to a busy marina with its many yachts. It is very close to the quaint and bustling centre of Cowes, with plenty of individual shops, restaurants, cafes and boutiques and a large supermarket is just minutes away. Nearby are many tourist attractions, including Queen Victoria’s Osborne House. The apartment would be ideal for those wishing to relax whilst enjoying the views over the Solent and is also ideally located for families who want a comfortable environment from which to explore the island and its many attractions. This third floor apartment (serviced by a lift) offers spectacular views from the extensive outside deck and balcony and is a really luxurious home from home. The open plan living area is delightfully furnished with teak furniture and stripped oak effect floors in the living room, kitchen and hallway. The bedrooms are all light and airy, comfortably carpeted and with views of the water. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. With electric central heating for the cooler months you’re assured of total comfort any time of the year. There is a luxury fully equipped kitchen. Lift to the door, private secure parking, video entry phone, free internet access and much more. Less than a ten minute walk to all the amenities that Cowes has to offer.
Further details indoors
Living/dining room with dining table and chairs for 8, 2 comfortable sofas and 2 armchairs, coffee table, flat screen HD TV (Sky) with DVD player and wi-fi internet access. The room is dominated by floor to ceiling windows giving panoramic views across the marina, the river Medina, Solent and Portsmouth in the distance.Off the living room is the designer kitchen, with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave, with a wide range of pots, pans, utensils, china, glass and cutlery to ensure that you are able to cook and dine in style.The light and airy master bedroom has a king-size bed, built-in wardrobe, dressing table with drawers, and venetian blinds to ensure a good night’s sleep. There is also an en suite with bath with shower attachment, wc and wash basin.The second bedroom also has two quality single beds, built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers and venetian blinds at the window. The seafront day room/third bedroom has a double sofa-bed, built-in wardrobe, extra chairs and Venetian blinds at the floor to ceiling windows through which you can enjoy a wonderful view of passing yachts. All bedrooms have quality linen, duvets and pillows, enhancing the luxury feel. In addition there is a family bathroom providing shower , wc and washbasin. This room can also be used as an en-suite to the third bedroom. Both bathrooms have tiled floors and heated towel rails.
Further details outdoors
The apartment boasts both an extensive outside deck, equipped with sun loungers and a separate balcony, equipped with table and chairs.
Location description from owner
The England region
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.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.
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. Above the High Street and overlooking the Solent is Northwood House and Park. 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.
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 4 km
- Child friendly
- Car not necessary
- No pets allowed
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
Bed & bathroom
- 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
- 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite
- Wi-Fi available
- Balcony or terrace
- Sea view
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Secure parking
- Lift access
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- 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
About the owner
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated:
- 26 May 2016
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English
This Penthouse has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 May 2012. Located in Cowes, it has 14 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £875 to £1500.
The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 26 May 2016.
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– based on 14 reviews
- Very Good
“Excellent place to stay loved it”
Well worth the money.... We have recommend this to our family and friends. if you have small children some of the fine ornements are only to be looked at.... The large outside area is lovly in the sunshine.
“Beautiful, beautiful apartment”
Everything about this apartment is just beautiful – my second visit and the wow factor still hit me when we arrived. Love this place.
“Wonderful apartment - we're planning next year already”
There were four adults in the group that stayed in the apartment and we found that there was more than enough room for all of us. The beds were comfortable and the living space was amazing. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils and other aparatus, so cooking was a joy. The living space was split into a dining table and sofa area, which meant we could have a change of scenery when we were indoors. The view itself was superb - so nice to watch the boats coming and going (from inside and also from the two seating areas on the balcony). Only downside - the car ferry port is fairly close, so it was outside the window pretty regularly. But, that didn't interrupt our stay at all and is a very, very, very minor downside. Cowes itself had enough pubs and restaurants for our needs. We went for a holiday indoors, so weren't concerned by what else was in the area. If you sail you'll be fine. If you have a car you'll be fine, but I can't guarantee what you'll get to using public transport.
“Relax in luxury enjoy the IOW”
If you want to stay in luxury with great views and easy access to Cowes town and good restaurants then look no further. Great, well equipped apartment overlooking the marina. Sunny balcony for breakfast, lovely terrace for lunch and evening drinks. Overall great amount of space and private. Safe car parking and safe apartment. Met by the housekeeper who showed us everything. Left us with a bottle of wine to enjoy which was a lovely touch along with fresh flowers in the hall. Great base for exploring the island and a welcome place to return to for chilling out and relaxing. We'll be returning again.
“A beautiful apartment, immaculately presented.”
I stayed for 3 nights with my husband and two friends. The apartment is absolutely beautiful and immaculately presented. It boasts stunning views over Cowes & Shepard Marinas and on to the Solent. Everything about the apartment is first class. It was a joy to stay there.
Beautiful apartment, very spacious and well located. We would use is again. The balcony and view of the Solent is excellent
“Best apartment we have ever stayed in”
This is our second visit this year to this lovely apartment We find it very well equipped & very comfortable Great views over bay & across to the mainland Right on top of the marina with all the boat activity going on in front of you Already booked for next year !
“An amazing luxury penthouse with first class facilities and incredible views!”
We had the privilege of staying at this luxury penthouse over the Christmas period! The penthouse is just as advertised…with first class facilities and incredible views! The penthouse was decorated for the festive period and it was home from home. Sharon and Ged provided excellent customer service from beginning to end. What a great find!
The apartment overlooks Cowe's Marina , loads of boat activity to watch, including cruise ships The large apartment is beautifully set out , everything in it you could wish for & all to a very high standard More than helpful housekeeper who keeps the apartment very clean & tidy. Secure parking within the complex We would return
Met by a very nice lady who showed us around the beautiful appt, including free wine & chocolates for us! Well furnished, warm and with great views of the harbour, i'd recommend this as a great place to stay. Fast wi-fi also. Overall - excellent!
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