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Wight Cottage, Fort Victoria

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Wake up to a fabulous view of the sea
Very cosy living room, with stunning views and an open fire
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Wight Cottage is adjacent to Fort Victoria and close to the pretty harbour town of Yarmouth. The cottage has wonderful sea views from the master bedroom and from the living room, plus plenty of outside space for safe playing, barbequing with family/friends, or simply enjoying a book or a glass of wine, whilst watching boats sail by as the sun sets over the Fort. The cottage backs onto the Fort Victoria nature reserve, a network of paths that run through woodlands and down to the beach, and forms part of the Isle of Wight coastal path. A short walk away is some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Britain, and some fabulous beaches. Around half of the Isle of Wight is designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and much of it in the West Wight. The area is also packed with ...Wight Cottage is adjacent to Fort Victoria and close to the pretty harbour town of Yarmouth. The cottage has wonderful sea views from the master bedroom and from the living room, plus plenty of outside space for safe playing, barbequing with family/friends, or simply enjoying a book or a glass of wine, whilst watching boats sail by as the sun sets over the Fort. The cottage backs onto the Fort Victoria nature reserve, a network of paths that run through woodlands and down to the beach, and forms part of the Isle of Wight coastal path. A short walk away is some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Britain, and some fabulous beaches. Around half of the Isle of Wight is designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and much of it in the West Wight. The area is also packed with historical and cultural landmarks, characterful pubs, and some wonderful attractions for kids. The cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms - a master bedroom and a twin bedroom, and an additional travel cot is available on request. There is a newly-installed bathroom with a 'shower/bath' and heated towel rail. The comfy living room features a sofa, armchair and a chaise longue and a log-burning stove. There is a flat screen TV with integrated DVD, a hi-fi system and an extensive library of DVDs, CDs, books and games. The kitchen is very modern, and fully equipped, and a separate dining room. Parking is available in the car park adjacent to the cottages, about 20m from the front door. There is no road near the cottages, making them exceptionally safe for children to play. There is a private garden to the rear of the property, a private courtyard/BBQ area to the front of the property, opening out to a very large communal garden in front of the beach. 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 few hours
Listed Since:December 2008
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Reviewed 17 September 2021

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Date of stay: September 2021
Reviewed 15 November 2019

A few days away to unwind in the closed season. The owners have thought of everything with all the things you could want for a break away. Done with thoughtful touches from the cosy log burner to the plush towels and ever so comfortable beds....More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Deanquinn
Reviewed 19 October 2019

We have absolutely loved staying in this gorgeous cosy cottage by the sea. The views over the sea are spectacular forever changing. The woodland walks from the cottage are right on your doorstep. This place is light and spacious and has everything you need for...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank 882simonh
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Spent a lovely time here with a new baby. Slightly difficult to find in the dark and then we managed to lock ourselves out but all got sorted without fuss so very grateful. Comfy master bedroom with cot and 2 singles in the spare room...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Glowbones
Reviewed 15 November 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed in Wight Cottage for a long weekend recently and we couldn't fault it. It's a beautiful, well looked after little cottage with everything you could want from general facilities to the cosy fire and stunning sea views! We arrived a...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Rspinksy
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

After having spent years trying holiday destinations around the UK we have found the perfect place for a family holiday. Breathtaking scenery, a wonderful neighbourhood and lots of entertainment for children. The cottage has everything to offer for a wonderful stay. We look forward to...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank nivov
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Our second visit to this enchanting cottage. Could hardly bear to tear ourselves away from the terrace and the view of the solent but the island is a treasure trove of unexplored delights and peaceful beaches. The cottage is fresh, cosy and comfortable perfectly encompassing...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Lyndy2017
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was a fantastic place to stay. The views across the solent were wonderful and watching the rabbits graze on the green was really relaxing. All mod cons supplied and the cottage was stylish and well furnished.

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The cottage was very pleasant with a lovely view across the Solent. The kitchen was well equipped and the lounge a good size for a family of four. We found the mattress in the main bedroom a little uncomfortable (with noisy springs) and the shower...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Tyick
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Comfortable accommodation with appropriate kitchen and dining facilities. It is no 7 in a terrace of a dozen or so similar properties. Whilst advertised as available for up to 6 it would be a squeeze for anything more than a nuclear family of four.

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank MuchtravelledIV
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Shared Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Wight Cottage, Fort Victoria

Wight Cottage, Fort Victoria is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Wight Cottage, Fort Victoria has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Wight Cottage, Fort Victoria has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Wight Cottage, Fort Victoria must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.