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Gracious 7 bedroom property in Cowes sleeping up to 17. All amenities

People17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Gracious property in elevated position with sea views. Sleeping up to 17

'Windrush' is a gracious, detached, 7 bedroom property in its own grounds. All amenities including WiFi, sound system, and 5 satellite TVs.

Originally built for the Ratsey (sail makers) family and to a very high standard with large rooms, solid block wood flooring downstairs. Now fully double glazed and snug with an Aga in the kitchen and full central heating.

Lovely, large gardens with BBQ, dining area, parking for 6 + cars and patio areas.

Perfect for families and corporate guests.

Situated within a five minute walk of Gurnard Beach, this 1920's family home is an ideal base for exploring or just relaxing and watching the fabulous sunsets from the balcony.

Sleeping 17 in 7 bedrooms. 3 of the rooms can either be twins or doubles with zip and link beds. Two fixed doubles (with a fixed single in one of these rooms) and two fixed twin rooms.

Three en-suite rooms and an additional three bathrooms. Large grounds with patio/BBQ area.

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More Details

Property Manager
Jamieson Ide
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cowes in IOW

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Master en suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    2nd master en suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    twin/double en suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Master en suite - 1 Large Double Bed , An additional single can be added to make a family room.
    En suite - 1 Large Double Bed , Can be a double or twin. Single can be added if required als
    Attic Room - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , Zip and link beds. So can also be a double.
    Bedroom 7 en suite - 2 Single Bed , Zip and link beds. So can also be a double.
  • A travel cot can be provided upon request. Two of the rooms can be either twins or doubles. One room can be either a twin,double or triple. One room can be either a double or triple. Two fixed twins. Attic room is a fixed double with single also.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • 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
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

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Gracious 7 bedroom property in Cowes sleeping up to 17. All amenities
average rating of 4.4166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Spacious, Luxurious and Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

We are a cricket team from Sussex and we have been staying at Windrush for seven years now. For us, it perfectly suits our needs. A communal kitchen where the events of the day can be re-lived and debated ; A large dining room which comfortably seats our full squad ; and an ample living room with TV - ideal this year for World Cup watching. Added to which, there is a huge garden which the kids - and the adults, I have to say - love.

The well-presented sleeping quarters are nicely spread out across the property - 17 are catered for comfortably with enough space for all to spread out. There are three bathrooms and three en-suites - a real advantage when a large group is gathered together. As a cricket team we always use the washing machine too ! The house is 15 minutes walk from central Cowes and all amenities are offer there.

There is also something about Windrush that is less tangible - it is a beautiful house and it makes you feel that you are staying somewhere very, very special. Turning up on the first day of our tour and settling in again - the house welcomes us in and helps set the tone for our entire tour.

From our perspective we have had a lasting and convivial relationship with the owner and hope to keep coming to Windrush for many more years.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely location but......

  • 3 of 5

The property is suffering from what might be called ‘an arrears of maintenance ‘. A potentially lovely house but some some showers do not work; ground floor ensuite smells extremely damp which may be caused by a blocked drain outside; only one bulb of five works in the hall light fitting amongst others around the house; nowhere nearly enough drinking glasses. I could go on. However, the weather was lovely and we did have an enjoyable time.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Threshfield, Near Grassington
5

Windrush is a fantastic, we can't wait to return.

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic house and good location, perfect for large groups with plenty of room to enjoy being together or to find a quiet space to yourself.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a million Kevin. We look forward to having you back to stay!
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4

Secluded, Quiet, Inspiring

  • 4 of 5

Cell group retreat at Windrush: Windrush is ideally situate for our purposes, secluded and quiet for group sessions, space for individual privacy, inspiring sea and sky views, yet easy access to Cowes itself and to the Island. We were able to explore the geography and history of the Island and enjoy its natural assets, even though most of us have mobility limitations. the generous car parking space and access to main roads were important for us. Our group of 9 had space to spare, choice of individual bedrooms and plenty of bathroom facilities (important for senior citizens!) We missed some creature comforts taken for granted at home (e.g. foot rests, grab-rails in bathrooms and on stairs etc), but could imagine bringing grandchildren for brilliant adventures at Windrush.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious and Lovely

  • 5 of 5

There is little I can add to the excellent reviews previously posted. I booked this house to bring my family together to celebrate my 70th birthday. There were 13 of us, 8 adults and 5 children ranging in age from 2 to 5. We all loved it!

There was nothing to fault. The house is spacious, all rooms very clean and bright and the kitchen large and well equipped. One of my surprise gifts was a karaoke machine which provided much fun in the large lounge. Despite our occasionally exuberant singing none of the children stirred – an indication of the excellent sound proofing around the normally tranquil house.

The large garden with it's Wendy house was a bonus.

All in all a wonderful, memorable place to stay and I would be very happy to return.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Magnificent

  • 5 of 5

Windrush is a property that caters very well for large groups. It's very spacious and feels very much like a home from home.

There are many special things about Windrush .. .. the kitchen is a perfect gathering place, the living room has a lovely relaxed vibe, and the dining room is ideal for discussing the exploits of the day over the evening meal.

The house is very well provisioned and sleeps at least 17 comfortably without the need to deploy bunk beds. The two family bedrooms are particularly fine – the main bedroom even has a balcony. This house is ideal for large groups, and miraculously does not feel at all crowded. That is testament to the grandeur of Windrush.

The property is well maintained and decorated, and there is plenty of bedding and towels provided. The house has a particularly grand back garden which is ideal for kids.

If you are looking for an Isle Of Wight base that will easily hold a large group, I would not hesitate in recommending this house to you. Cowes town centre is only a 20-minute walk away, and yet Windrush feels like it is situated in its own peaceful corner, enabling all to feel truly relaxed.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Southampton
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Gurnard
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
West Cowes
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Southampton
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gurnard
Car: not necessary

Cowes and East Cowes grew from a huddle of fisherman's shacks around two coastal forts built by Henry VIII on opposite banks of the River Medina and named after the two off-shore sandbanks or cows. The towns are linked by an old-fashioned chain ferry and have a tradition of fine ship building, dating from the reign of Elizabeth I. Then came the yacht building industry, as sailing became a popular sport, endorsed by the royal family. In 1854, the Royal Yacht Squadron was moved into Cowes Castle, the former Tudor fort, and the name of Cowes has been synonymous with yachting ever since.

Shopping in the narrow pedestrianised High Street is a delight, with some excellent shops, many catering for the yachting fraternity. The town also has an array of fashionable clothing shops, gift shops, delicatessens, cafes, restaurants and lively pubs.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cowes, South East England

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Pannerai Classics
13 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 7 nights
£3,900
 
 
Cowes Classics and Commodores
21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,500
for 7 nights
£4,500
 
 
Summer 2
29 Jul 2018 - 2 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 4 nights
From
£625
£5,000
 
 
Cowes Week
3 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,000
for 7 nights
£6,000
 
 
Late Summer 1
13 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 7 nights
£3,900
 
 
Little Britain
5 Sep 2018 - 10 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 4 nights
From
£875
£7,000
 
 
Late Summer 2
11 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 4 nights
From
£550
£3,600
 
 
Silicon Cup
21 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 4 nights
From
£700
£5,000
 
 
Autumn
25 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 4 nights
From
£550
£4,000
 
 
Half Term
19 Oct 2018 - 29 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
 
Early Winter
30 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,302
for 3 nights
From
£434
£3,000
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
 
Winter
5 Jan 2019 - 15 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£951
for 3 nights
From
£317
£2,200
 
 
Half Term
16 Feb 2019 - 23 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,600
for 7 nights
£2,600
 
 
Early Spring holiday
24 Feb 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£951
for 3 nights
From
£317
 
 
Easter 1
6 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,300
for 7 nights
£2,300
 
 
EASTER 2
14 Apr 2019 - 22 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,645
for 7 nights
£2,645
 
 
Spring
23 Apr 2019 - 2 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,302
for 3 nights
From
£434
£3,000
 
 
Early Spring Holiday
3 May 2019 - 6 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 3 nights
From
£600
 
 
Late Spring
7 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,302
for 3 nights
From
£434
£3,000
 
 
Half Term
25 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
 
Pop festival
13 Jun 2019 - 17 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
£2,960
for 4 nights
From
£740
 
 
Early Summer 2
18 Jun 2019 - 27 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 4 nights
From
£550
 
 
Round the Island Race
28 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
£2,802
for 3 nights
From
£934
 
 
Summer 1
1 Jul 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£27,300
for 7 nights
From
£3,900
 
 
Pannerai Classics
13 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 7 nights
£3,900
 
 
8 meter regatta
21 Jul 2019 - 27 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 7 nights
£3,900
 
 
Cowes Classics
28 Jul 2019 - 3 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 7 nights
£3,900
 
 
Summer 2
4 Aug 2019 - 8 Aug 2019
4 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 4 nights
From
£625
 
 
Cowes Week
9 Aug 2019 - 18 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£9,500
for 7 nights
£9,500
 
 
Late Summer 1
19 Aug 2019 - 9 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 7 nights
£3,900
 
 
Little Britain
10 Sep 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 4 nights
From
£875
 
 
Autumn
14 Sep 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 4 nights
From
£550
 
 
Half Term
19 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
 
Early Winter
27 Oct 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,302
for 3 nights
From
£434
 
 
Christmas and New Year
19 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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