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Newport 12 miles; Ryde 18 miles.
The attractive seaside town of Yarmouth is the oldest town on the Isle of Wight, and its busy harbour is a haven for all kinds of watercraft, with the terminal used for regular mainland ferry crossings to Lymington. Yarmouth’s narrow streets are home to an attractive array of shops and inns, whilst a visit to Henry VIII’s castle is not to be missed. There's great cycling and walking to be had along the coastal path, or why not take an energetic stroll across to the nearby Tennyson Down? The beaches at Colwell and Totland Bays provide great watersports facilities. Yarmouth is an ideal base from which to explore this wonderful island.
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This superbly-presented New England-style cottage is located on the western side of the Isle of Wight, in the heart of the charming port of Yarmouth, just a five minute walk from the Yarmouth to Lymington ferry service. Well-appointed throughout, this Yarmouth cottage provides light and stylish accommodation, and is perfect for families and friends looking to spend time together. Set over three floors, with views of the River Yar from the upper floors, this Yarmouth cottage has a fantastic kitchen and sitting room, providing plenty of space for everyone to relax. Outside this Yarmouth cottage is a private, enclosed decked garden with table and chairs; perfect for alfresco dining at any time of the day. Yarmouth’s family friendly Sandhard beach is ideal for swimming, crabbing or building sand castles and is just a ten minute walk from the cottage, or is more easily accessed by the harbour boat taxi. The picturesque Port of Yarmouth boasts wonderful attractions, including its natural harbour, protected by the historical Yarmouth Castle since 1547, and its unique pier dating from 1876. Walk or cycle from your cottage along the Yarmouth to Freshwater cycle track which follows the River Yar, passing beautiful scenery and an array of bird life, or visit one of the many National Trust sites on the island. Just over three miles away is Compton Bay, one of the island’s stunning beaches, where you can find the odd dinosaur footprint, and witness breathtaking sun sets. This is the perfect Yarmouth cottage to be enjoyed in any season.
Over three floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x second floor king-size double with hill and river views, 1 x second floor twin with TV and DVD, 1 x king-size double with river views, 1 x twin, 1 x double. Second floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area, and French doors to the garden. Large sitting room.
Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, WiFi, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, 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. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed decked garden with furniture and BBQ, Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk, beach 10 mins walk.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Boaters:
Boaters is an excellent property with lots of space for two families holidaying together. It is in a good location to explore the rest of the island.
Mrs Garratt, Nottingham, March 2013
We liked the convenient location of the property for Yarmouth. The house felt very homely and clean. We would definitely recommend this property for a large group of friends or family. The homemade lemon cake awaiting us on our arrival was gorgeous!
Mrs Cribb, Portland, February 2013
Fantastic house - centrally located.
Mrs Shell, Winchester, November 2012
Super property, spacious and the location was ideal for our large family group. Would certainly recommend it, especially as it is in a quieter part of the island with some lovely walks.
Mrs Parratt, Hinckley, October 2012