Totland near Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight
A charmingly presented, lovingly restored Edwardian coastguard’s cottage, set in the heart of the quintessentially English seaside village of Totland, Isle of Wight. Very well appointed throughout to provide warm and extremely inviting accommodation, this terraced Totland cottage is the perfect romantic retreat for couples looking to spend quality time together on this most lovely island. Set all on the ground floor, you will find in this Totland cottage a beautifully decorated cosy sitting room, with sumptuous seating for you to relax in at the end of your full day, and an elegant bedroom with door leading to your patio area. This space outside your Totland cottage is a private enclosed paved garden, with table, chairs and BBQ, perfect for alfresco dining, or for relaxing as you watch a game of bowls on the green opposite. The tranquil rural village of Totland is linked to some of the most magnificent bays around the West Wight’s 48km of stretching coastal landscape, and is surrounded by many areas of outstanding beauty, including Brighstone, Brook, Colwell Bay, Compton and many more. Up the road from your Totland cottage, why not enjoy some fine dining at the two AA Rosette Farringford Hotel, once home to Alfred Tennyson, or take a romantic stroll along Colwell Bay, with its soft sandy beaches, and shallow clear waters? Under three miles away from your Totland cottage, explore the picturesque port of Yarmouth, which has been guarded by Yarmouth Castle since 1547. Explore the beautiful streets that make up the town, fantastic pubs and restaurants, and many interesting boutiques and shops. This Totland cottage provides the perfect romantic retreat, in an exquisite location, to be enjoyed all year round.
All ground floor. One king-size double bedroom with door to patio. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Country-style kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Please bring own beach towels. Travel cot on request. Roadside parking. Bike hooks available. Shared front patio. Private rear paved garden with table and chairs, BBQ and views of local bowling green. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Pubs, tea rooms and shops 2 mins walk. Beach and restaurant 10 mins walk. Note: The beach is dog friendly all year round. Note: Couple of steps up at the front gate. Note: Local bowling green welcomes non members.
At a glance
- Ground floor accommodation
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Cot available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Freshwater 1 mile; Yarmouth 3 miles.
The village of Totland rests in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the west side of the Isle of Wight's beautiful coast, offering visitors local shops and pubs and spectacular unspoilt coastal scenery. The award-winning beaches of both Totland and Colwell Bay offer a range of activities, whilst Freshwater with its golf course and public swimming pool is an excellent starting point for walks along the Tennyson Trail. Take a chair lift from Alum Bay and enjoy some of the wonderful views across the sand cliffs to the famous 'Needles' chalk stacks and lighthouse beyond, or explore the quaint narrow streets, ancient castle and busy harbour at Yarmouth. A great destination with plenty to see and do!