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Solent Cottage | Fort Victoria

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The cosy living room with views over the gardens and sea
The beach at Fort Victoria, next to the cottage
Cycling over Tennisson Way
1 of 15The cosy living room with views over the gardens and sea
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Solent Cottage is a charming Victorian cottage with a lot of beautiful original features, incredible sea views and a fantastic location next to a nature reserve and the beach. The living room features a wood burning stove, original Victorian floorboards, and sea views. The kitchen is brand new, as is the bathroom, and both have been completed to an exceptionally high standard. The master bedroom also has fabulous sea views, and original wooden floorboards. There are two additional bedrooms: a twin-bedded room, and a single room....Solent Cottage is a charming Victorian cottage with a lot of beautiful original features, incredible sea views and a fantastic location next to a nature reserve and the beach. The living room features a wood burning stove, original Victorian floorboards, and sea views. The kitchen is brand new, as is the bathroom, and both have been completed to an exceptionally high standard. The master bedroom also has fabulous sea views, and original wooden floorboards. There are two additional bedrooms: a twin-bedded room, and a single room.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Natasha S
Languages spoken:English, Dutch
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2008
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

What's not to like about Solent Cottage. It's in a quiet beautiful part of the Island with so much to see and do around it. The views from the cottage are stunning. We loved sitting outside looking over the sea. From breakfast to dinner there...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank cally21
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The cottage was ideal for our family (Dad, Mum, 2 children & Granny) over half-term break. It had everything you could possibly need and much more besides: the owners had certainly planned for every eventuality. It was tastefully furnished and we felt very at home...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 260mikel1
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We - three adults and a five year old kid - enjoyed every minute of our week at the Solent Cottage. It is a wonderful place, perfectly equipped, tastefully furnished. We did not come by car, but it was no problem at all, it is...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Kunsthistorikerin
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our weeks break in the cottage. Nice and peaceful and well equipped. The location was perfect and the views lovely. Found lots of lovely places to visit and the walks from the cottage were great. Yarmouth is a very nice town with...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Kandsabouttown
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Lovely little cottage with all the creature comforts you need. Lovely touch of. A bottle of wine and some cookies on arrival. We loved watching the red squirrel running around in the gardens and the views of the sea. It's also a great location for...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank JaimieeandSam
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Internet Access
Parking
Private Garden
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
The immediate surrounds of the cottage are very peaceful, and yet full of adventure and wonder. There are beaches, walks, woodlands, cycle routes, nature, kids attractions, and beach-fronted cafe bars, right on the doorstep. Exit the back of the cottages and you walk straight onto the Isle of Wight coastal path, through a woodland conservation area, some stunning views of the Solent, long sandy beaches, coastal fortresses, and dramatic chalk cliffs - all part of the famous Heritage Coast here.
Getting around
The cottage is a 3-4 minute drive (or 15 minute walk) along the coast from the historical harbour town of Yarmouth, the arrival point for the car ferry from Lymington in the New Forest. If you don't want to bring a car, there is a very good bus network all over the island, a regular bus stop at the end of the road, and a request stop at the fort. You can also rent bikes at the old train station next to the river in Yarmouth. If you like walking the whole area is a paradise. The 15 minute walk to Yarmouth runs along the beach and coastal pathway to the edge of the harbour (Sandhart Beach), which you can either walk around, or take the £1.50 harbour water taxi straight into town.
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