Rose Cottage

Norton Green near Freshwater, Isle of Wight (Ref. 950244)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Thornber
    March 2017
    “We had such a warm welcome and the ...”
    We had such a warm welcome and the owners had been so thoughtful to make sure we had essentials when we arrived, it was so cosy and comfortable, the children loved the garden, lovely cottage
    We had such a warm welcome and the owners had been so thoughtful to make sure we had essentials when we arrived, it was so cosy and comfortable, the children loved the garden, lovely cottage

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This charming semi-detached cottage is set between Freshwater and Yarmouth along a quiet lane.

Within very easy travelling distance of the Yarmouth ferry, Rose Cottage is an ideal base for those looking to explore the western side of the Isle of Wight.

With very comfortable furnishings and a homely feel, the cottage is perfect for a family or a group of friends.

To enter the cottage you must cross a small walkway over a narrow stream which then brings you to the front lawned area.

Inside the cottage is a cosy sitting room with an open fire which makes this a lovely retreat.

The rear kitchen has a dining area and leads out to the lawned garden which includes a picnic bench, a barbecue and some very useful storage space for bikes.

On the first floor are a double bedroom and two twin rooms which share use of the family bathroom which also has a separate shower.

Walks lead from the door along the causeway to either Freshwater or Yarmouth and this is a great opportunity to spot the local birdlife.

Why not stop off on the way at the traditional Red Lion in Freshwater for a lovely meal prepared from local ingredients?

If you fancy a more adventurous day try out some watersports including kayaking.

Slightly further afield, Yarmouth has a good selection of boutique shops, restaurants and pubs or you could dine at the beach at The Hut by Colwell Bay.

Rose Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage with something nearby to keep everyone entertained.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, DAB radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgates
  • Roadside parking on a first come, first served basis
  • Secure bike storage
  • Rear lawned garden with BBQ and picnic bench, front lawned garden
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Property is accessed over a small walkway over a stream, care to be taken
  • Note: One twin bedroom has narrow access to the beds.

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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