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Luxury seafront holiday house, with stunning sea views and verandah.

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's2
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Now back for 2017 season! 5 bedroom house to sleep 10 in Ventnor, Isle of Wight

The Ventnor House, a luxury five bedroom self-catering holiday home, is set on the cliff top overlooking Ventnor Haven, with spectacular, uninterrupted sea views. The house sits in a grand Victorian terrace of eight houses, originally built to house naval officers. It has five bedrooms, three of which have en-suite facilities. Sleeping up to ten people, plus two babies, it provides the perfect holiday home for a large family or two (or more) families to share the spacious living accommodation.

You will have the benefit of a games room, dining room and an elegant drawing room, which has a balcony where you can enjoy the 180 degree sea views. In addition, there is a small courtyard garden, with barbecue and seating for 10 people, parking for two cars and a larger communal garden area.

The house enjoys broadband WiFi, Sky with a wide choice of channels and Sky Movies, a wide choice of books, games and DVDs and a WiFi with choice of games.

The drawing room: The drawing room is an elegant and spacious room situated on the first floor of the house. It has a large balcony with rocking chairs, overlooking the gardens and sea beyond - perfect for keeping an eye out for passing ships and yachts. The room has a large leather corner sofa, occasional chairs, large coffee table, flat screen TV with DVD player, iPod dock and Sky HD reception (with a wide choice of channels and Sky Movies).

The kitchen and separate dining room: The kitchen contains a breakfast table and a large old fashioned pantry, perfect for storing all your holiday goodies. The kitchen is extremely well equipped, with all the things you need when looking for a home from home, including sharp knives, plenty of good quality crockery and glass ware and a good selection of utensils. There is an American style fridge freezer, which has an ice and cold water dispenser and a combination microwave oven. There is a five burner range cooker, with gas hob and very large electric oven. Finally, a filter coffee maker as well as a cafetiere give you a choice as to how you brew your morning coffee!

The dining room is at the front of the house with patio doors which open onto the terrace and court-yard garden, with sea views beyond. The large solid oak table seats twelve people comfortably, on cream leather chairs.

The games room: Perfect for those rainy days or when the sun is just too hot outside. The games room has a large TV with sky reception and a DVD player. It also has a Wii with a small collection of games suitable for most ages. There are two gaming chairs, for those who like to sit comfortably when chasing Mario, and a large leather sofa. There is also a pool table and a library of ‘U’ and ‘PG’ certificate films along with a selection of games, jigsaws and books to suit most ages.

More Details

David Grant
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

About David Grant

We are a family of four who love going on holiday to Ventnor. We discovered the resort when our children were little and we have made very many happy memories there.

David Grant purchased this house in 2009

Why David Grant chose Isle of Wight

The house is simply stunning, huge and with plenty of space for multi-generational use.

The sea views are astoundingly good - nothing beats sitting on the drawing room balcony with a glass of wine and the perfect sea view.

Some of our happiest times at the house have been in winter time, watching the raging stormy sea whilst tucked up and cosy inside. The first night after we had bought the house we had no furniture so all four of us were sleeping in the living room on blow up mattresses and it was a howler of a storm (100 mph winds at the needles). It was such an exciting night and set us up for those winter weekends for many years to come!

What makes this house unique

The house is close to both the beach and to the town centre - approximately 5 minutes walk to either. This puts the restaurants, shops and beach at very close distance to the house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We've only just arrived and already we are amazed and satisfied by the widely spaced, yet cosy house we've been provided with. We cannot wait to spend the upcoming week in this beautiful house.

The view is absolutely astounding ad we love the modern style to the house. By all the little extra details, such as dvds and games consults etc, we can tell that a lot of thought has gone into it and we greatly appreciate that. Thank you very much, we are a very happy family to be here (written by Jxxx 15 years old)!
Oct 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ventnor in Isle of Wight

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Family bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Ice bedroom en-suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Hand held shower
    Beach bedroom ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Hot-stripes ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Ground floor WC - Toilet
    First floor WC - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Beach bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Hot-stripes bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Ice bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Ship-shape bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Bunk beds
    Dotty bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • The beach bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room and is a king bedded room decorated in soft sand and sea blue colours. There is a seating area positioned to enjoy the wonderful sea views from this top floor room. The hot-stripes bedroom has an en-suite shower room and has a king bed, decorated in bright colours. This suite is on the first floor and has views out over Ventnor and up to St Boniface Down. Both the beach and hot-stripes bedrooms have TV with integral DVD player and clock radio with iPod dock. The ice bedroom is tucked away up a separate stairway above the games room. It has a choice of being used as either a superking room or as a a twin bedded room. It is decorated in a palette of whites and silvers with mirrored furniture and fur throws. The ship-shape bedroom is a nautically themed bunk bedded room. The dotty bedroom is a twin bedded room, decorated with lots of dotty things. Travel cots for up to two babies can be provided on request.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Luxury seafront holiday house, with stunning sea views and verandah.
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 21 reviews

Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic house with LOTS of space for everyone to enjoy themselves but great rooms to get together and chat, have a glass of wine, or just snuggle. It was SO clean and it was very tastefully decorated. It truly was the best introduction to the Isle of Wight. We had never been and now want to return. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your fab review. We might be biased but we think the house is a bit of a tardis in that you would never guess from the outside just how spacious it is inside. Just perfect for those multi-generational or just multi-family visits! The location is a bit hard to beat too! I am so glad you had a great time and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back in the future!
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Blown away with what a gorgeous, well decorated 3 storey house!!!

  • 4 of 5

I stayed with my husband, 2 young kids and my parents and my sister and brother in law. It really felt home from home as all the basics (plus a lovely welcome pack!!) were there which made it even more lovely. We all loved it and were very impressed! I don't always leave reviews but had to leave one for this - thanks for giving us a fab 4 day break

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing location, amazing house, and all fitted out to a very high standard (in my book anyway!). Would recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house and nice stay, but some things need fixing

  • 3 of 5

On the whole we agree with the other reviewers with regard to the size of the house and decor - lovely seaside touches and welcome basket. However, there is currently scaffolding erected on the house next door, and as the houses are terraced, it partially obscures the view from the balcony. Not much work was taking place fortunately, but we did open the bedroom curtains a couple of times, to be met with the sight of a workman. There doesn't seem to be much chance of it being removed any time soon (21st July 2017). We were not advised of it prior to our visit. Only the main bedroom looks out to sea, the other bedrooms have a street/hillside view at the back of the house. Kids were disappointed to find that the pool table was broken. Also the Sky reception in the main living room wasn't working properly which is not a problem if you don't want to watch TV, but we were keen to watch the Wimbledon final. Reported issues to the Property Manager but not fixed during our stay. There are lots of steep hills and steps - great for views but not so good for anyone with mobility issues. Nice little town to walk into with a selection of restaurants - can recommend the pub quiz at the Crab and Lobster

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Best place to live in ventnor

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful House , on arrival we was blown by the size of the place , Perfect house for big family , very well maintained and clean house with the best sea view in Island ,can't ask for anything better ,, highly Recommend

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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EXACTLY as described! Gorgeous home, breathtaking views.

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect for a family getaway or (even though it accommodates a family) a couple can enjoy it. The views are fantastic. The home is large and comfortable. Within walking to distance to the beach, town and hiking.

The home is very clean and the hosts are welcoming. We had a gift basket in the kitchen on arrival. The Ventnor house is definitely a home away from home. We would love to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind, and positive, review Karen. We will pass your comments about the cleanliness onto our housekeeping team, as they work so hard to keep the house looking lovely, as well as making up the welcome baskets! We hope that sometime in the future, you will return to this side of the Atlantic and visit us again! Best regards Joyce and David
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Southampton Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Wide variety of bars/pubs in Ventnor
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Ventnor Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Wide variety of restaurants in Ventnor
Nearest Beach
0.3 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

A Victorian town with a Mediterranean feel, Ventnor is one of the sunniest spots on the Island. It enjoys a surprisingly mild climate due to sheltering cliffs and southerly aspect. Ventnor is one of the UK’s most fashionable seaside resorts, offering old-fashioned beach fun with an attractive esplanade, arcade, cafes and ice cream shops. The Esplanade has a part sand, part fine shingle beach, ideal for sandcastles, sunbathing and swimming.

The upper part of the town is devoted to the main shopping area where time seems to have stood still, with independent stores dominating your shopping experience.

There are plenty of places for a wonderful day out on the Isle of Wight. For young adventurers amongst you, Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill, provide some old fashioned adventure park fun. Perhaps a trip to one of the many working farms or a boat trip might be more for you. For the more mature tastes, there are wonderful coastal walks, pretty gardens and historic buildings to visit.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ventnor, South East England

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2017
29 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New year 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 19 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring 2018
20 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May half term 2018
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 2018
27 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2018
28 Sep 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New Year 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Rentals run on a Friday to Friday basis
Friday - Monday or Monday - Friday short breaks are available where indicated, priced at 70 % of the weekly rate.
A deposit of 25% of the booking value is required to secure your booking. The balance must be paid eight weeks before your holiday commences. A refundable security deposit of £200 will be required when you make your final payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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