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Cowes house St Owens is based in Cowes walking distance from town center

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cosy townhouse with cottage ambience

St Owens is a town cottage with rustic charm but with all mod cons. Easy walking distance into Cowes, close to all amenities. Great restaurants, bars, sailing activities and ferry links to the mainland. The house has 3 good size double bedrooms, all with flat screen TV`s able to sleep a minimum of 6 persons. There is a separate on suite shower in one of the top bedrooms and a newly built wet room/ w/c on the ground floor. A popular property for those who like their yachting, three single beds have been added. It has a south facing garden with extensive decking and a barbecue. A real home from home, just a 2 hour rail trip from London Waterloo. The island has some great attractions, beaches, music festivals and a glorious micro climate having some of the sunniest days in the U.K

Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2018

About Matt

Looking to give my guests the best possible time in a house that is also a home. So lots of ambience,lots of features and not wanting for any kitchen appliance,pots,crockery etc

Matt purchased this house in 2014

Why Matt chose Cowes

Lots of upgrades to the house but kept the original fittings that define this house from the average

What makes this house unique

Close to town but quiet enough not to be disturbed by it


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure , top Bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Handheld shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly built wet room with w/c, basin and underfloor heating
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , First floor bedroom also has a cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Top garden facing bedroom has newly updated shower sea views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , All rooms have there own tv's
  • Each bedroom has a good double and an adult single bed all with good comfortable mattresses and tv's
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Family size home with all the basic facilities plus some extras. A home from home Large bathroom on first floor and newly installed wetroom and toilet on ground flood. Sunny decking and garden area to enjoy drinks and barbecue


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Cowes house St Owens is based in Cowes walking distance from town center
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews

It felt like home from home

  • 4 of 5

This house was very comfortable and felt like home from home the moment we stepped through the door.

Also the house is well placed to walk into Cowes.

All in all I would recommend it as long as mobility isn't an issue since the stairs are rather steep.

We had a great time on the IOW.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well equipped town house

  • 4 of 5

The house was in a handy location being far enough away from the centre of Cowes, but within a few minutes walk. Aldi was also only a 5 minute walk in the other direction, so was really handy.

We had a couple of minor issues, but these were quickly sorted when raised with the owner, so no complaints there.

The cottage was very well equipped, with plenty of beds for the 5 of us to choose from. The bedding was clean and there were plenty of towels and the bathroom was a very good size, plus having the shower in one of the upper floor bedrooms was very useful.

We are enjoyed our stay in Cowes, thank you

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a great little, big house. A bit of a tardis with the small sitting room off the front door hiding much more. It's cosy and cute with lots of character and the centre of Cowes is an easy walk away. On chilly days, we had the log burner going and on sunny days, we dined al fresco in the east facing garden. A great holiday base for exploring the island.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Appreciate your kind comments and hope you visit us again sometime. Matt
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Is a lovely property with a cosy feel

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a 4 night stay here. As we walked through the door you first notice that it has character and the property has that cosy feel. It is quite small downstairs so there were a few hazards for my one year old but we was out most the day so wasnt too bad. Only disappointing thing was that the property could have been cleaner ready for our arrival. Apart from that the property is lovely , with everything you need.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Josie, I shall mention your concern to the cleaners as the house should be spotless and have never had any issues regarding this before. It will be addressed. Also am glad that your stay was otherwise a good one. Regards Matt
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A great house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a great location, 10 minutes walk from the centre of cowes and we didn't struggle to find parking in the local streets, even during cowes week. The house was well furnished with plenty of amenities that have all been well looked after. It was a great place to stay and exactly what we needed for our stay during cowes week.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You John and am glad it met you're expectations, pity the weather wasn't with us as the sthmosphere at Cowes goes through the roof when the Sun Shines. Hope it was successful for you and hope to see you again. Matt
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Great house and only 10 mins from the town. perfect location.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at the house, thanks. Very clean and well presented, 3 spacious bedrooms and the new wet room makes a huge difference. Would definitely use again.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Nick ,really appreciate your kind words and glad my house lived up to your expectations
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Kingston Arms
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
East Cowes
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Cowers golf club
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Duke of York
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Great place for off rd hiking and biking. Beach and sea activities, sailing etc

Plenty of good bars and restaurants locally


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

The rates during high profile sailing and music events, vary. Please call me prior to booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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