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Yarmouth, Isle of Wight (Ref. 4220)


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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "Sad circumstances this visit,after 2 years away!"

    But Starboard rekindled Happy memories with my late wife ,and such a perfect Studio on the beach,to Cook and Chill and Walk with my Woolfie for 2 weeks! Top Man John the Owner,see you next year or maybee sooner

    Reviewed by JulieannMar 2022

  • "Well appointed apartment very close to the sea so a wonderful view out."

    The little area with a cafe has great potential but an atmosphere of incomplete restoration. The front terrace could be made more private with little expense and that would make the use of the front area more enjoyable.

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2021

  • "We have stayed in this property several times."

    Nice peaceful seafront location with a cafe next door

    Reviewed by IanJun 2021

  • "The location is wonderful, perhaps the absence of some amenities might be ignored."

    The TV is too small for normal viewing and such things as a DVD player, board games, CD player and patio chairs are usually available in most lettings. It is still a great place to stay!

    Reviewed by RobJun 2021

  • "Very good property, we had holidays here before so knew what to expect."

    Location is perfect for fishing and general relaxing. Good area to explore and Yarmouth seems to have most of what is needed. Will be better when fully open, a lot of business's hadn't opened because of Covid, which meant The Bugle pub and restaurant was very busy, Wednesday night at 8pm as I was leaving new diners were being quoted 90 minutes wait time. The island in general seems slow to reopen for business.

    Reviewed by HerbertJul 2020

  • "A great place my dogs first time an she had a great time 1st time to the island ..."

    A great place my dogs first time an she had a great time 1st time to the island at christmas an i wont be the last John was great

    Reviewed by JoyDec 2019

  • "As this was a winter let we were surprised that the accommodation was cold on our arrival."

    However, an additional heater was quickly found. The bathroom was unheated, and we suggest that a heated towel rail would have made all the difference. The mattress was very uncomfortable, that and the pillows need replacing. The accommodation looked very tired, two light fittings not working, and cobwebs on light fittings The television was too small for the room, difficult to read text and not enough volume.. On the positive side there was plenty of hot water.

    Reviewed by PaulaNov 2019

  • "Absolutely perfect right on the beach"

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2019

  • "The location of starboard is perfect for us quiet friendly every thing we want from a holiday"

    Reviewed by SoniaJun 2019

  • "Nice accommodation great location unfortunately the holiday was spoilt for us by obnoxious guests staying in the other boathouse apartments."

    Reviewed by RonaldJun 2019

  • "Perfect position on beach,extremely well equipped studio,spotlessly clean an excellent base for the I>O>W>,very good café right next door lovely food,lovely girls Hayley &Lisa,would recommend both accommodation and café, thanks to John the owner of studio will definitely be returning!"

    ! Sonja& stella

    Reviewed by SonjaApr 2019

  • "The apartment was perfect - looking out over the beach and the sea"

    Reviewed by LauraJun 2018

  • "The Cafe next door is only open in the summer (from Easter) as are most of the experiences at Fort Victoria."

    Reviewed by RobertMar 2017

  • "Wonderful location right on the beach."

    We loved waking up to the sound and sight of the sea. The studio is clean, light, airy and very cosy. A few minor niggles: there is no heat in the bathroom so you need to leave the living room door open to warm it up. There are no cooking spatulas and the shower is very weak.

    Reviewed by JoyNov 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • Open plan studio apartment with double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC.
  • Electric convector heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Use of private slipway
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at £10 per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Licensed cafe next door
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Property has direct access to the beach; children and pets should be supervised
  • Note: Swimming is discouraged outside the apartment due to the strong tide and currents.

The property

This delightful, ground floor, Yarmouth self-catering apartment provides light and airy studio accommodation, with an open plan living area, including sleeping area and separate shower room.

This Yarmouth self-catering apartment boasts panoramic views across the sea and is ideal for couples on a romantic retreat.

Note: This apartment can be booked with Refs. 4221, 4222, 905105, 905106, 905107 and 906577, together they sleep 20.

Boathouse Apartments

Yarmouth 0.75 miles. Constructed on the site of a former boathouse, these seven Yarmouth self-catering apartments are in an enviable, idyllic location, situated on the shingle beach and coastal path, close to Fort Victoria Country Park, just to the west of the attractive harbour town of Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. Renovated to a good standard, many of these Yarmouth self-catering apartments have sensational sea views, plus all have access to a private slipway for launching your own boat. Adjacent to these Yarmouth self-catering apartments is a licensed cafe, where you can sit out and eat alfresco. Yarmouth has lovely narrow streets to explore, and many shops and inns to enjoy, plus a visit to Henry VIII’s castle is essential. The highlights of the rest of the island, such as Tennyson Down, the beaches at Colwell and Totland bays and the towns of Newport and Ryde are all easily accessible. A great Yarmouth self-catering base looking out to an ever-changing seascape.

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About the location


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 a cycle hire shop) and walking to be had along the coastal path. Why not take an energetic stroll at the nearby Tennyson Down and Headon Warren. Sandhard beach is 15 minutes' walk away, with Colwell Bay with its sandy beach and amenities for the family 7 minutes away by car. Yarmouth's pier and sailing club jetty is another good spot for crabbing. Four miles away is Compton Bay, famous for dinosaur remains; head there at low tide and see if you can find the two enormous three-toed feet. West Wight is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Yarmouth is an ideal base from which to explore this wonderful island.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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