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The Maltings

Freshwater, Isle of Wight

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The Property

This attractive 19th century mock Tudor cottage is conveniently located within a 6 minute walk of the stunning cove at Freshwater Bay on the wonderful Isle of Wight. This Freshwater cottage has been traditionally furnished throughout to provide comfortable and spacious accommodation for families and friends who wish to enjoy a relaxing holiday together by the sea. This welcoming Freshwater cottage is set over two floors and offers a large kitchen, a warm and sunny sitting room with French doors, two bathrooms and three comfortable bedrooms. Outside there is off road parking at the rear of this Freshwater cottage, whilst at the front there is a good-sized, enclosed decked area with table, chairs and a BBQ, making this an ideal place for dining alfresco. The charming village of Freshwater offers many attractions including dinosaur footprint hunting at Compton Bay, the Afton Marsh Local Nature Reserve, walks along Tennyson Down, hang gliding, fishing and golf. The beautiful streets of Yarmouth, with their many boutique shops, art galleries, superb pubs and restaurants, are close by, plus further afield is the wild and rocky coastline at St Catherine’s Down. This delightful Freshwater cottage is bound to please at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin, WC, and heated towel rail. 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas coal-effect fire and French doors to front decked area. Note: There are steps leading to the en-suite.

Amenities

Gas central heating with coal-effect gas fire. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2nd fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, video, 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 and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed front decked area with furniture and charcoal BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops 3 mins walk, pub 1.4 miles. Beach 5 mins walk.

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At a glance

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Sleeps:6
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:2
Pets:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

About the location

Freshwater

Yarmouth 3 miles; Cowes 16 miles; Fishbourne 16 miles; Ryde 18 miles.

Freshwater is situated at the western tip of the Isle of Wight and consists of Freshwater Village and Freshwater Bay. Freshwater village offers a good selection of small independent shops, cafes and the West Wight Sports Centre and Indoor Swimming Pool. The magnificent high chalk cliffs, rolling downs and delightful beaches at Freshwater Bay and nearby Compton Bay attract many visitors and surfers all year round. The renowned Freshwater Bay Golf Club, which overlooks the English Channel has stunning coastal sea views from most tees and offers a superb day out for golfers of all abilities, whilst the area is a haven for birdwatchers, cyclists and walkers with many wonderful walks to be enjoyed not only on West Wight but across the entire Isle of Wight criss-crossing over a much varied island landscape. Locally, Afton Down (the location of the famous 1970 Isle of Wight Music Festival), and Tennyson Down are the most popular walks. At the foot of Tennyson Down is the Dimbola Museum and Photographic Galleries. The Needles Pleasure Park at Alum Bay with its coloured sand cliffs and chairlift to the beach is just south west of Freshwater plus a little further afield on the north coast of the Isle of Wight is the premier yachting centre of Cowes. Osborne House (the former home of Queen Victoria) is located at East Cowes. The nearby Farringford Hotel on the edge of Freshwater Bay was once the home of the British Poet Laureate, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and many notable poets, authors and painters have been attracted to the area of West Wight over the years. With the seaside town of Yarmouth close by with its busy harbour and pier, shops, inns, eateries and impressive Tudor castle, this is an ideal base for an enjoyable holiday.

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Available dates

Sat 26 Apr — Sat 03 May (7 nights)
£563
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All prices above are inclusive of the booking fee.

The house is near interesting places such as the Old Battery and the beach. Also a supermarket is nearby. The facilities are very good. We also liked the terrace.

Mr Posthumus, Schalkhaar, April 2013