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Views out to sea, and a log fire
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Views out to sea, and a log fire
Wake up to a wonderful view of the sea The dining room, a great place to recount the day's adventures over a family meal
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Views out to sea, and a log fire
Wake up to a wonderful view of the sea
The dining room, a great place to recount the day's adventures over a family meal
Completely renovated in 2018, the bathroom features a bath/shower combo and heated towel rail
There's great views from everywhere in this cottage
The kitchen is brand new for 2018
The twin bedroom features original Victorian fireplace, and great views over the woodlands
Yarmouth river. The old railway track along the river provides a great walk to Freshwater
The woodlands and beach next to the cottage
Wake up in a king-size bed to the wonderful sea views!
The coastal path runs right past the cottage
The guns at Fort Victoria, next to the cottage
Next door Fort Victoria has a planetarium, an marine aquarium, and an underwater archaeology museum
The green at the front of the property
The beach in front of the cottage
The beach at Fort Victoria
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England

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Very good - based on 52 reviews
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AlisonS19...
London
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Perfect location and a wonderful base for Isle of Wight holiday”
Reviewed 19 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Well equipped and welcoming cottage in a wonderfully quiet and peaceful setting. Beautiful views from the cottage and a fantastic base form which to explore the island - plenty of useful tips provided by the owners. Nothing to fault!

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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AndieFion...
Worcester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect cottage for an island getaway”
Reviewed 25 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We booked this cottage for a few days holiday and were really pleased that we found it.
The cottage is around a 20 minute walk from the ferry in Yarmouth, and was easy to find. Upon arrival, we were greeted to the beautiful cottage with a bottle of wine and some lovely local apple juice.
Unfortunately the local store in Yarmouth was closed the week we were staying, but it is not too far to walk (or drive) to Freshwater where there are larger stores.
The cottage itself was comfortable, had everything we needed to cook meals and had fantastic views of the Solent, the Fort Victoria Country Park and the many bunnies on the lawn!
For those who aren't driving, it's very connected via regular public transport to all attractions on the island, and lots of places (such as the Needles) are within walking distance.
We would highly recommend this great little cottage for anyone visiting the Isle of Wight.

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Liked best: beautiful cottage in a secluded location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Trebormah...
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great place in a great location - plus superb service”
Reviewed 31 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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It took me a while to find this on the web, but I'm very glad I did. I wanted a cosy cottage with a real fire close to Yarmouth with sea views for a winter weekend break. Well, that's exactly what I got; plus the owners could not have been more helpful during the booking process and during our stay. Fort Victoria is on the doorstep, and it's a lovely 15 minute walk into Yarmouth along the coast; there's no shortage of great places to eat and drink there! It would be equally lovely in the summer - being away from any road with walks, open spaces and beaches it would suit a family perfectly. Very hard to fault - highly recommended.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Bunchie26
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Can't say it in one sentence”
Reviewed 1 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

Its pretty good. Cosy stay for us but didnt do much outdoors as it rained most of the time. Open fire made up for it though!

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Liked best: open fire, peace and quiet, walking down the stairs when it was nice and warm
Liked least: the shower screen wouldnt stay put...
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Nicky O
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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“Superb house”
Reviewed 21 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We had a great time in this holiday cottage. It was very well equipped and the owners left out complimentary wine and apple juice which was very well received. Also left out were dishwasher tablets, cloths and washing up liquid which was very useful too. It was a lovely location and very peaceful.

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Liked best: Lovely furnishings
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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