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Will & Fiona Headington

Advertiser since 2007
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Speaks English, French, German
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Will & Fiona Headington

Advertiser since 2007
Speaks English, French, German
Call Owner
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TOWNHOUSE OVERLOOKING COWES MARINA

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Cowes - Marina View

Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fabulous sea views, in the heart of Cowes.

Lovely relaxing townhouse right overlooking Cowes Marina with fabulous views of the Solent beyond, situated right in the heart of Cowes. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, spacious sitting room and kitchen with huge window over marina. Flatscreen freeview TV's, Wifi, tasteful neutral decor, fully equipped to a very high standard. Shops, restaurants, pubs and marina all within a minutes walk!

We really look after you, and hope our attention to detail gives you a really great stay.

The property is conveniently situated right in the heart of Cowes, with a secluded entrance in a small gated courtyard off the High Street. An old seamans residence, it was completely renovated to a high standard in 2007 and retains its character with some quaint sloping ceilings and floors. On 4 floors over a small shop at the front. A smart front door opens into an entrance hall with multiple coat hooks and shoe rack, continuing up a characterful winding stairway (not suitable for disabled or infirm) to the first floor, comprising the bright airy kitchen. Fully equipped with oven, ceramic hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washer/dryer, plenty of cupboard space, smart white china and fine glasses, and equipment to suit every eventuality, plus a drop leaf table which can accommodate 6 people, and fabulous views over the marina and harbour from the huge window.

The spacious sitting room has two comfy sofas and an ottoman, a wall-mounted flat screen freeview TV, DVD player, wifi connection, coffee table, plus a dining/computer table for 6 people, and full bookshelves. Stairs lead up to a large airy twin (could be triple) bedroom, with wardrobe and chest of drawers. Onward to a bunk bedroom with fantastic views over the marina and Solent. Chest of drawers and hanging rail. Also on this floor is a bathroom with spacious shower bath with glass screen, loo and basin, plenty of shelves, towel rails and hooks. Stairs lead up to the master bedroom, with velux window and fabulous views over the marina and Solent. Can be a large double, or twin beds. Wall mounted flatscreen freeview TV. Chest of drawers, spacious shelving and hanging space. Leading into a spacious bathroom with luxuriously large shower, large basin area and loo, plus more shelving.

The property is conveniently situated right on Cowes High Street - which is closed to traffic during the day and restricted at night. Great if you like to be in the centre of the action!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Will & Fiona Headington (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
Call Owner
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Speaks English, French, German

About Will & Fiona Headington

We moved to the Isle of Wight about 16 years ago, (from the home counties) and ran a couple of sailing clothing shops in Cowes - T&G Clothing and Murphy & Nye - for many years. We just love it here, and so do our children who were subsequently born here. The pace of life is much less hectic, there are so many lovely things to do, and you are always in reach of the sea the moment the sun comes out !

Will & Fiona Headington purchased this house in 2006

Why Will & Fiona Headington chose Cowes

The house is a very old, quaint little seamans residence, it has probably been here for hundreds of years, judging by the sloping floors ! ( Which we have had completely underpinned during a big renovation project in 2007, don't worry !)

What makes this house unique

It really is in such a great location, right in heart of the little harbour town of Cowes, a stone's throw from the marina, a great selection of shops, restaurants and pubs. Our kids just love staying there, feeling they are right in the middle of all the action, yet in a safe haven !

The views over the marina and the Solent are lovely, as are the gentle seaside sounds of the masts, etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Fiona,



We arrived at about 2pm yesterday and was really pleased with the house. It is spacious yet cosy. It has been decorated in such a way that is very relaxing. Just what we needed. The location is great and handy with Sainsburys and Co-Op so close and parking is not a problem. I will not hesitate to recommend to friends and family. Its perfect! :-)





Thanks again



P. H.
Feb 2012
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Book with confidence
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Reviews

Reviews

4.5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

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Townhouse Overlooking Cowes Marina
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews
business
Townhouse Overlooking Cowes Marina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p728217
+44 -7769 696464
Cowes Isle of Wight
4

Brilliant hosts and a great location

  • 4 out of 5
We had a lovely holiday in Fiona and Will's holiday home in Cowes. Though small, it was clean and very nicely decorated, with personal touches such as beautiful sailing prints on the walls throughout the property. It was brilliantly situated in the centre of the high street and we enjoyed browzing the shops and restaurants nearby. Fiona and Will were 100% kind and helpful before and during our stay. They were happy to answer any question, gave quick and thoughtful answers, and didn't mind extra requests. They really helped make our holiday a success.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Townhouse Overlooking Cowes Marina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p728217
+44 -7769 696464
Cowes Isle of Wight
5

A great holiday home

  • 5 out of 5
We had a great holiday at the house, which was really well located, with great views and had everything we needed. We will hopefully return soon.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you - look forward to having you again !
business
Townhouse Overlooking Cowes Marina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p728217
+44 -7769 696464
Cowes Isle of Wight
Bordon Hampshire
4

Weekend Family Stay

  • 4 out of 5
We enjoyed our stay at 118 High St which met our needs. Excellently maintained and clean property. Steepness of initial staircase not suitable for elderly! but we enjoyed the experience. Excellent views across the marina which made one feel on holiday. Helped make a stressful weekend less stressed!
  • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2009
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Townhouse Overlooking Cowes Marina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p728217
+44 -7769 696464
Cowes Isle of Wight
Sheffield
5

Relaxing family holiday

  • 5 out of 5
We had a simply lovely one week here. We are a family with 2 small children and this flat was an ideal base to explore the island.
The flat is in very good condition and has been refurbished to a high standard. It is so central in Cowes it is incredible. You are right in the heart of it yet when you close the door you can be in your own world.
There are good walks and cycle paths close by and the view of the boats and ferries kept my 5 year old entertained no end.
It is perfect for people who come across to the island without a car!! There is no parking attached and you have to battle to find a spot close by. Don't be put off by this though.
I think I went to all the pubs in Cowes central and got a real feel for the nautical heritage. The owners are close by if needed and I can thoroughly recommend this for a short or long break.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Southampton
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Pier View
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Cowes
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Cowes
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Southampton
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Coast
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Cowes seafront
Car: not necessary

The historic yachting mecca of Cowes is a great place to explore. In the summer there are numerous sailing regattas to watch. The pedestrianised and quaint High Street hosts many lovely shops, pubs and restaurants. All year round it is lovely to stroll along the seafront, continuing on to beach walks towards the village of Gurnard. Cowes also makes a great base to explore the Isle of Wight

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Cowes, Isle of Wight

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
OCTOBER
28 Sep 2014 - 1 Nov 2014
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£190
Fri,Sat
£650
 
 
LATE AUTUMN
2 Nov 2014 - 20 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£390
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR
21 Dec 2014 - 4 Jan 2015
4 night minimum stay
£720
for 4 nights
From
£180
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Notes We like to be as flexible and helpful as possible - so do always ask if you'd like some different dates or rates !

Bank Holidays, Festivals and special Events do have special rates - please enquire for details.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cowes in Isle of Wight

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Master bathroom has extra large shower, large basin area and loo. Bathroom 2 has spacious showerbath, basin and loo.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can be twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • New Super King size bed in Master bedroom, with ensuite. 1st twin room can be a triple. 2nd twin room is bunkbeds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Gated Community
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
New - residents parking permit tickets now available. Parking available in surrounding streets. Free on Sundays and after 6pm.

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