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Santa Maria

Havenstreet near Ryde, Isle of Wight (Ref. 959795)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Gibbs

    “It was very welcoming and cosy home from home as the weather wasn’t good one day it was pleasant to stay in with the stunning views from the lounge.”



The property

A well-presented semi-detached bungalow situated in the rural village of Havenstreet, just outside the town of Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

Featuring beautiful countryside views and spacious accommodation, the cottage is ideal for families or groups of friends who wish to explore the island.

Upon entering the cottage, guests are greeted by a large open plan living room with a cosy sitting area where guests can relax in front of the welcoming woodburning stove after a day of adventure.

The well-equipped kitchen provides all the amenities needed to serve delicious meals which can be served in the dining area or outside on the balcony.

The cottage is completed by two comfortable bedrooms and a family bathroom.

On warmer evenings the outside balcony area serve as a fabulous place to eat meals with the backdrop of stunning far reaching rural views.

Relaxing whilst watching the horses in the paddocks that back onto the long garden, listening to the beautiful birdsongs, reading a book or just watching the stunning sunsets as the sun sinks behind the forest and the towers of Osbourne is all so easy.

Parents can relax whilst the children play in the large lawned garden.

Located just 3 miles from Ryde, guests have an abundance of activities and amenities on their doorstep and plenty to keep the whole family occupied.

Take a leisurely stroll along Ryde’s promenade, enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the beach or explore the many shops, restaurants and café’s the town has to offer.

Havenstreet is the home of the Isle of Wight Steam railway which is a short walk from the cottage, and one of the islands premier attractions is the theme park Robin Hill which is approximately 3 miles away.

Visible from the balcony are the towers of Osborne House the royal seaside palace where Queen Victoria lived with Prince Albert and their nine children.

There are a number of attractions nearby to suit all the family, including wildlife centres, a zoo, vineyards, castle, adventure/theme parks, traditional pottery and glass making, lavender farm, garlic farm and NT homes and gardens.

Visitors who love outdoor pursuits will find plenty to do exploring the extensive network of quiet country roads, footpaths, bridleways and cycle tracks.

Other outdoor pursuits include birdwatching, horse riding, golf, watersports, go-carts, paintballing, sailing and fishing.

Also both children and adults will enjoy a great range of dinosaur attractions and activities available on the island, with opportunities for dinosaur and fossil enthusiasts.

These include museums such as the award-winning Dinosaur Isle, fossil hunts with experts such as Dinosaur Fossil Hunts and Footprint Tours, and also beaches such as Brook and Compton where you can discover your own fossils!

A wonderful cottage, Santa Maria can be enjoyed throughout the year and is festively decorated for guests at Christmas and the New Year.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, DVD, CD, iPod dock, Wii games console and selection of games and controllers, WiFi, selection of books, games, toys and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two travel cots, highchair and stairgate for balcony on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car, plus roadside parking
  • Secure bike storage
  • Lawned garden to rear with terrace
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Children should be supervised on the balcony.

About the location


Sandown 7 miles; Newport 7 miles.

Ryde, fondly known as "The Gateway to the Island", is the largest town on the Isle of Wight and became popular as a holiday destination in the 1820s. Today, the regular ferry, catamaran and hovercraft services make this lovely resort accessible for all. There’s so much to see and do, catering for all ages and interests within the town and local area including a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants, whilst the 6 miles of super, gently sloping sandy beaches are ideal for bathing. Along the esplanade there are bowling greens, tenpin bowling, putting greens and children’s rides as well as a boating lake and paddling pool. With many other attractions within easy reach, Ryde provides a superb base for touring this picturesque island.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas
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