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Spacious country bungalow, wide rural views, sleeps 2-10, 4 bedrms, 3 bathrooms,

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Redesigned 1931 bungalow, 2 downstairs bedrooms, family and wheelchair friendly,

Perched above the village in a secluded garden, with fields surrounding the house on 3 sides, ‘Eastern Lee’ offers peaceful country views. Originally built in 1931, now extended and refurbished to luxury standards, with free WiFi. Using geothermal heating and environmentally friendly technology, it offers ‘green’ holidays in the peace of the West Wight Countryside.

The spacious dining area seats up to 10 and links with a well equipped kitchen, through to a large sunny living room opening ( wheelchair accessible) to the patio.

Having 2 downstairs bedrooms and a downstairs bathroom with accessible walk in shower, the house offers accommodation for those with wheelchairs or restricted mobility, and their families.

The front verandah has views over the village. The south facing back garden, with table and chairs, is peaceful and private, looking over fields, and has a barbecue for warm evenings.

Downstairs, there is a shower room with walk-in easy access shower and 2 bedrooms, one with 5ft bed and wheelchair accessible door to patio, the other with twin beds.

Upstairs, with superb views to south and west, the master bedroom has a 6ft bed, freestanding bath with shower, and cloakroom. The twin room, with views to east has an en suite shower room.

Parking for 3 cars

Free WiFi for summer 2013

The living space is exceptionally large, with wide patio doors enabling entrance for a wheelchair, avoiding steps.

Having a family bathroom and 2 downstairs bedrooms, one with door from patio, the house appeals to groups where not everyone wants to climb stairs!

With 2 en suite bedrooms upstairs, a second family may be accommodated in privacy too.

Outside, the sunny patio with dining table and barbecue enables outdoor meals when the weather is good.

Reclining chairs offer somewhere to relax in seclusion, with a great outlook over fields.

Geothermal heating ensures warmth all year, with plenty of hotwater.

The house is ideally placed for sailing, fishing, golf, cycling, visits to English Heritage properties...and relaxing.

There is a variety of beaches within a 5 mile radius, from the wild coast at Brook and Compton to the little family oriented Colwell Bay with its gently sloping sand.

Footpaths pass within 50m of the house joining the Hamstead Trail, enabling visitors to explore Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Heritage Coastline. Walks along Compton Down offer wonderful vistas to Freshwater Bay, and as much fresh air as you could wish for.

Just 30 m away is the village green with a fitness centre for burning off extra energy or a game of football.

Walks along the south coast 3 miles away offer chances to find fossils and dinosaur footprints.

With an hourly bus service through the village, cars may be left at home and Yarmouth's restaurants and pubs are reached in 10 minutes.

Most of the Island's attractions such as Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House, Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill may be reached by bus, travelling through Newport, only 20 minutes away.

Low light pollution and wide views give great opportunities to observe the night sky.

Bird life is varied with visitors reporting little owls, barn owls, kestrels, sparrowhawks and buzzard, pheasants and partridges as well as the smaller garden birds. Brown hares provide a spectacle as they race across the field, and last week a stoat was sunning himself in the garden.

More Details

Jill or Steve Cowley
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Love the quiet, love the light in the garden and fresh flowers to greet us in the house.The rooms have been set up with quality and grace, using local paintings too. We'll be returning.
Jul 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Yarmouth in Shalfleet

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , double ended bath in bedroom 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs bedroom, wheelchair accessible from patio,
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Upstairs en suite bedroom .6' bed can be split into 2x 3'
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs bedroom with space for guest bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , Upstairs bedroom with en suite shower room.
  • Two bedrooms downstairs, one with door to patio, are accessible to those with restricted mobility. Both bedrooms upstairs are en suite - one with shower, one with bath with shower over Large 6 ft zip linked bed upstairs can be used as 2 divans Cot may be placed in either twin room or downstairs double.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
An hourly bus service runs through village so car is optional. Village green with fitness track 50m from house. Access to long distance trails and walks 100m English Heritage properties nearby. Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle organise holiday events.


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Spacious country bungalow, wide rural views, sleeps 2-10, 4 bedrms, 3 bathrooms,
average rating of 4.857143 based on 8 reviews

Great place for family groups, in peaceful countryside. Warm and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We needed downstairs bedroom and bathroom for older members of the family so this suited us. Walk-in shower was popular. Big living /sitting room gave us all room to sit and watch a film together. Dining table seated all 9 of us!

It was useful to have a utility room with backdoor so we could dry the dog after our beach walks.

Views were terrific, and stars at night were a feature!

Local shops in Freshwater had great fish and the butcher's sausages were tasty. Our hosts left us a welcome pack of local food thanks for that!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic family home

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing family holiday at Eastern Lee to celebrate my partners 40th birthday. There were 6 adults and 3 children and the property was the perfect size. The views were amazing, the property was clean and tidy and the kitchen had all we needed. Jill and Steve were very friendly and helpful and not at all intrusive. Would definately recommend to anyone looking for a holiday let on the IOW.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michelle and family! We're so pleased that Eastern Lee provided a spacious base for this familiy celebration. Our aim is to welcome people to a well equipped relaxing home so they can relax and enjoy the peace of the West Wight. Our new downstairs walk-in shower is proving popular for children and anyone with mobility problems.
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Excellent place. Will surely visit again

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful place! The countryside views were breath taking!

Both girls ( 5,3 years old) enjoyed the pink bedroom. The kitchen was well equipped.

Jill and Steve were very helpful. We arrived earlier than excepted they were happy to give us the keys.

Will surely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location - lovely house.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely house for a week in May this year. The house is set in a beautiful quiet location, with wonderful views at the rear of the house to the Downs in the distance. When we stayed in mid May the fields behind the house were just a carpet of vibrant yellow, which made the view all the more dramatic. The house has a large south facing patio with these views.

The house is very comfortable and well laid out, lots of space for a large group, family or two couples as we were. Two of the bedrooms and one bathroom are downstairs so this enabled both couples to have their own privacy which worked very well. One of the upstairs bedrooms even has its own bath tub positioned in the bedroom so that you can enjoy the view!

The property is well situated for visitors who enjoy the countryside and all its beauty in the West Wight. Great place to stay for walkers, and is 2 mins walk from a bus stop for those who like to use the very good bus system on the Island. It is about 10 mins drive away from Yarmouth and its very attractive harbour.

I would thoroughly recommend this property to anyone who wants to enjoy a very comfortable stay in an attractive rural location.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Christmas Holiday Review

  • 4 of 5

We've just spent a very happy Christmas week at this property. We were a family of 9 including three teenagers and grandparents in their mid -eighties. The space worked brilliantly with roomy bedrooms and a large open-plan living area. We loved the location- we're great walkers so to be able to stride out straight from the house was a real bonus. There are great trails with fabulous views on the doorstep so it's definitely worth investing in a OS map.

We found the owners very helpful and really appreciated the beautiful Xmas tree they arranged for us .

There are great coastal paths (or drives),only a short drive away and the Needles , also not far are spectacular .

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2010
  • Date of Stay: December 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Property

  • 5 of 5

Rented this property for New year, looks even better in real life than the pictures. We had a group of ten people, and there was more than enough room to fit us all in. Jill and Steve, were brilliant- quick and efficent with all dealings and return of deposit. Will definetly be looking to rent this property again. It was an enjoyable stay and easy to access. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Apr-2009
  • Date of Stay: December 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Southampton or Bournemouth
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Ningwood or Yarmouth
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Freshwater Bay
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Compton or Brook
Car: recommended

Yarmouth, a ferry port and yachting centre, is located on the western side of the Island at the mouth of the Yar estuary. The historic little town is guarded by Yarmouth Castle (English Heritage), built by Henry VIII in 1547 The harbour attracts international yachts and cruisers, and visitors who enjoy the lively range of shops, festivals and art exhibitions. The picturesque narrow streets and town square are lined by flower decked shops and pubs; restaurants range from Michelin star quality through family-friendly pubs to cafes with outside tables for celebrating fine weather late into the evening, many meals having an emphasis on local produce and freshly caught fish. Walks and rides start here, leading along the Yar estuary (excellent bird watching), to Downs, Tennyson Trail and beaches of the West Wight. Fishing, off road cycling and watersports may be arranged locally. Helpful Tourist Information base on the quay. Ferries (35 mins.) regularly from Lymington in the New Forest.

Other Activities: Isle of Wight Music Festival, Bestival, carnivals, yacht regattas

Golf: Freshwater Bay Golf Course is a 10 minute drive from the house, and offers some of the most spectaular views from its legth, across Freshwater Bay, the western tip of the Island and out into the Channel.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Yarmouth, South East England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 May 2018 - 4 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
£315 **
£1,755 **
Early summer
7 Jun 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
£265 **
£1,155 **
Summer holidays
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
£1,855 **
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
£265 **
£905 **

Additional pricing information

Per week per dog £50
Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £50
£15.00 per night per dog £ 15 per person per night

10% reduction for bookings made before January 31st 2017

CANCELLATION - Any cancellation made by the client for whatever reason shall be in writing and addressed to Coast & Country at the address at the top of the Booking Form. On receipt of notice of cancellation, Coast & Country will seek to re-let the property for the period of booking. If Coast & Country succeeds in re-letting the property for the whole period it shall refund all the monies paid, less an administrative charge of £40 per week booked. If Coast & Country only succeeds in re-letting the property for part of the period booked it shall refund an amount equal to the money paid less (1) the rental for the period which is not re-let and (2) an administrative charge of £40 per week booked. If Coast & Country is unable to re-let the property at all then all monies paid by the Client shall be forfeit to Coast & Country.

Prices can be lower for only 2 staying and higher for large groups.
Outside school holidays for 4 or less, using 2 bedrooms only, weekend rates apply

Security deposit £50 or £100 payable on receipt of keys,depending on number of people staying.
Deposit returned by cheque within 1 week of departure, if proper

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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