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Sea View Cottage Fort Victoria

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Views out to sea, and a log fire
Wake up to a wonderful view of the sea
The beach at Fort Victoria
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Sea View Cottage is a stunning two bedroom cottage overlooking the sea at Fort Victoria, a short walk away from the gorgeous harbour town of Yarmouth on the West coast of the Isle of Wight. Sandwiched between the coast on one side, and the Fort Victoria country park on the other, the cottage is situated in an idyllic and extremely peaceful setting, with plenty to do and see right on the doorstep. There are two private gardens: one at the rear which backs onto the woodlands and a network of paths on the Isle of Wight Coastal Path; and another at the front which overlooks the green at the front and the beach. The cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms (plus one child in a put-up bed or travel cot in the master bedroom). Both the master bedroom and the living room have amazing sea views. The l...Sea View Cottage is a stunning two bedroom cottage overlooking the sea at Fort Victoria, a short walk away from the gorgeous harbour town of Yarmouth on the West coast of the Isle of Wight. Sandwiched between the coast on one side, and the Fort Victoria country park on the other, the cottage is situated in an idyllic and extremely peaceful setting, with plenty to do and see right on the doorstep. There are two private gardens: one at the rear which backs onto the woodlands and a network of paths on the Isle of Wight Coastal Path; and another at the front which overlooks the green at the front and the beach. The cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms (plus one child in a put-up bed or travel cot in the master bedroom). Both the master bedroom and the living room have amazing sea views. The living room has oak flooring, leather sofas and an open wood fire. It also has a TV/DVD combo, a library of DVD films and a book library. We never use contract cleaners; the cottage is cleaned to a very high standard by a local woman who takes great pride in making the cottage immaculate for guests. The cottage is fully equipped with everything you need for a wonderful self-catering holiday in a little corner of paradise. Free high-speed wifi internet available.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 18 September 2019

We have just had a second year staying if this delightful cottage and it still delivers. The cottage is extremely well equipped and furnished and, very family friendly. Amazing views over the solent and my young grandson loves to watch the ferries crossing in the...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank moodyd
Reviewed 23 July 2019

Really recommend this place, we stayed as a family of 4. Lovely setting near the sea and the expansive shared gardens were really brilliant for the kids to play in the late afternoon. Fort Victoria is a nice part of the island to stay, so...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

We stayed in May for a short honeymoon break! It was so lovely. Very well appointed, relaxing cottage. near the sea with sea views from the master bedroom and lounge. Plenty to see and do in Yarmouth and around the island generally. Also very quite...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

My wife and our two young children had a short and delightful stay at Sea View Cottagefor my Birthday. We were looking for somewhere child friendly, comfortable and quiet - and we were very pleased with our choice. The cottage was very well equipped, in...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Traveler100135
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Just spent a fabulous week in the cottage with my family and grandson, excellent location, lovely home from home, well equipped, high standard of furnishings and equipment. Stunning location with views across the solent, easy walk into Yarmouth and Freshwater beaches,

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank moodyd
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Garden
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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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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