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Sunset Beach

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Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • 2 min walk from the beach and water sports (summer season)
  • Beach bar/restaurants 2 min walk (summer season)
  • South facing conservatory and enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • 3 bedrooms, King, Double (ensuite toilet & basin) upstairs & Twin on ground floor.
  • Newly fitted ground floor bathroom with walk in shower.
  • Living/ Dining room
  • Newly fitted kitchen with all appliances, oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle and toaster
  • Smart TV and wi-fi
  • Gas central heating
  • Fuel and power incl rent
  • Bed linen and bath towels provided but please bring your own beach towels
  • Child friendly, stairgate available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • No pets
  • No smoking or vaping
  • Local shop 10 min walk
  • Ferry discounts available by contacting the owners directly (early booking essential)

The property

Sunset Beach is a lovely newly renovated holiday home situated in the beautiful coastal area of Colwell Bay in the village of Freshwater, West Wight, on the Isle of Wight renowned for its beautiful sunsets.

This newly renovated property sleeps six, and is a stone’s throw away from the beach, water sports (summer season) and countless other amenities making it a perfect base for families and friends seeking a sunny, coastal escape.

Why not pack up a picnic and head to the beach at the end of the road, just a 2 mins walk, there is a beach shop, Captain’s Cabin Cafe and restaurant called Long beach Bar or head to ‘The Hut’ for something more special (summer season).

Sunset Beach is a great place to unwind, with a south facing garden, it's a great place to have lunch on the patio, with ample lawn space for the children to run around afterwards.

The 3 bedrooms are roomy, with a double bed with toilet and basin and a king size bed upstairs and a twin room downstairs perfect for the children or those who have difficulty manoeuvring the stairs.

Sunset Beach is located perfectly to watch the sun set over the sea from the master bedroom or from the conservatory, or just pop down to the end of the road to have some quiet time by the sea.

For children, grab your bucket and spade and head to the beach to build sandcastles or take a net and go rock pooling, check the tides.

The local village of Freshwater offers a range of local shops, pharmacy, supermarket, petrol station and an indoor swimming pool.

West wight is a haven for dining, head to The Waterfront Bar & Restaurant, serving delicious family cuisine with stunning bay views, the best place to watch the sunset, (booking essential).

The famous 'Hut' is 5 mins walk where you can party whilst you eat, it is upmarket, and booking is essential. The Red Lion pub with its stylish rustic décor, serving local food and is about a 40 min walk or 10 min drive (booking essential).

You must take the coastal walk into Yarmouth harbour or catch the No 7 bus at the end of the road, to watch the sailing fraternity and grab a nice lunch or dinner in one of the pubs and restaurants. Visit The Boat House on the way for refreshments.

The Island has so many activities for adults and children and everywhere is accessible, check out our welcome book for all information.

Childrens Activities: Tapnell Farm Park, great day out for children, Hurst Castle, Yarmouth Castle, Carisbrooke Castle, IOW Zoo or Monkey Haven, Sandown and Shanklin beach, great for building sandcastles, IOW Steam Railway, or hire a boat or rib for the day, or take the bus or drive to The Needles Landmark Attraction with its chairlift from the beach to the lighthouse, offering sweeping views.  There is a cafe and amusements for young ones.

Adult Activities: Visit the Victorian coastal area of Ventnor and Botanical Gardens, Bembridge, Seaview or St Helens coast, go Shopping in Cowes, some fab local shops, Osborne House, Queen Victoria's holiday home or visit the Mermaid Gin Distillery or Garlic Farm.

Sunset Beach is well located for walks, the most famous one is to Tennyson Down, it also has amazing cycling routes, perfect for those keen road cyclists, and great location to the beach, it guarantees a fun-filled holiday on the Isle of Wight. 

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


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 selection of small independent shops, supermarket, pharmacy, cafe, and the West Wight Sports Centre with an Indoor Swimming pool.

The magnificent high chalk cliffs, rolling downs and delightful beaches at Colwell Bay, 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.

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 southwest of Freshwater, plus a little further afield on the north coast of the Isle of Wight is the premier yachting centre of Cowes, with a plethora of independent shops, restaurants, and cafés.

The Isle of Wight has many historical places to visit such as Osborne House (the former home of Queen Victoria) which is located at East Cowes, the nearby Farringford Hotel on the edge of Freshwater Bay was once the home of the British Poet Laureate, and Alfred Lord Tennyson, and many notable poets, authors and painters have been attracted to the area of West Wight over the years.

With the 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 for all the family. The Isle of Wight has something for everyone.

Please note: Discounted ferry travel can be arranged by contacting the owners directly, early booking is essential to secure a place at a great price.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas