Tovah is a wonderful terraced cottage full of character, located in Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight ideally located to explore the West Wight.
The cottage is a Grade II listed building, the accomodation is over 3 floors with a balcony overlooking the Solent, it is one of the oldest buildings in Yarmouth, dated circa 1550.
Step through the front door and into the spacious, characterful living room, with its hardwood flooring, expansive fireplace and exposed beams it’s like stepping back in time.
Step through the double doors into the dining room to reveal a farmhouse solid pine table with seating for up to six people.
While the property has been renovated to a contemporary holiday home, there are still period features attesting to the history of the cottage, such as the exposed beams, spiral staircase, latched doors and feature fireplaces.
A further set of doors lead into the kitchen with its modern fixtures and fittings and a convenient breakfast bar.
This light and airy room is the perfect place for making a home-cooked meal with the family.
The living room, dining room and kitchen are easily connected as one large communal area ideal for family living with the doors open or can be separated as separate rooms with doors closed, it is very flexible depending on the individual needs.
There is a good supply of children's games in the wooden chest including the Isle of Wight Monopoly game!
The kitchen also has a door which leads out to the enclosed garden, which is made up of a lawn and patio areas, ideal for enjoying a meal or drink on a warm evening.
The bedrooms are set across two floors, and consist of one double, one twin and one king-size master bedroom with exposed beams and en-suite bathroom.
The bedrooms have been equipped with charming furniture, including built-in wardrobes.
The master bedroom can be found on the second floor and has steps leading up to a large balcony area with lovely views across the Solent.
Roadside permit parking is available as well as in the local car park.
Yarmouth is a wonderful base for exploring the Isle of Wight and is ideally located in the beautiful West Wight.
The town square is 50 yards away from the property with beautiful restaurants, book shop, coffee and tea shops, boutique clothing shops, art galleries, antique shop, Yarmouth Castle and a historical wooden pier.
There is also the highly prestigious aspect of the harbour and marina, alongside fantastic walking and cycling opportunities down the river Yar and many more.
Yarmouth has plenty to offer and is easily accessible from the mainland without the need for a car as the ferry comes in only a two-minute walk from this cottage, and there is a great bus network to get about on the island, some fabulous walks and trails and the iconic Needles are located within 5 miles.
Tovah is the perfect place to stay in order to explore all that Yarmouth, the West Wight and the Isle of Wight has to offer.
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..