The Springs Ryde, Isle of Wight

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From: €439 weekly Guests 2 Rooms 1 Bathroom 1

Key Features

  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Rural location

Property Description

Holiday home
Set within delightful gardens in a tranquil rural location in an Area of Natural Outstanding Beauty near Ryde on the Isle of Wight, The Springs is a stunning, Scandinavian-style holiday lodge which is ideal as a romantic holiday retreat for two. The property has been furnished and fitted to an incredibly high standard with a spectacular vaulted pine interior, which provides open-plan studio holiday living. Immerse yourself in the ultimate, indulgent holiday with the surround sound entertainment equipment, unlimited use of the outdoor heated swimming pool (in season), and a super-king-size bed. You can even order gourmet meals made with delicious local produce from the owner. There is abundant wildlife to spot in the pretty gardens, including rare red squirrels, hares, badgers and woodpeckers. There are beautiful walks to take from the doorstep of the property, and the bustling seaside town of Ryde with its gorgeous sandy beaches, shops and restaurants is close by. If you're into messing about on the waves, head for Bembridge Harbour which offers brilliant boating facilities. Any time of year, this location is a holiday haven you'll never forget.

Accomodation Details
All ground-floor. Open-plan studio accommodation with super-king-size bed, fitted kitchen area with Belfast sink, dining area and sitting area. Wet room with shower, basin and WC

Also known as "The Gateway to the Island", the largest town on the Isle of Wight, Ryde, has been an extremely popular holiday location since the mid 19th century. There is a huge amount to see and do in Ryde, and it is highly accessible to holidaymakers because of the regular catamaran, ferry and hovercraft transport services. Ryde has something for everyone, including a great selection of shops, restaurants and pubs, as well as six miles of gorgeous sandy beaches. The bustling seaside esplanade has plenty of recreational opportunities including an ice rink, tenpin bowling, bowling greens, putting greens, a pretty boating lake and a children's paddling pool and rides. Everything is within easy reach, making this a very stress-free and relaxing holiday location.

The Isle of Wight, with its beaches, unspoiled scenery, rich heritage and over 500 miles of award-winning public footpaths is a walker's paradise, or if sailing is your thing, the renowned annual Cowes Week is not to be missed.

LPG central heating. electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of owner's freezer, dishwasher, use of owner's washing machine by arrangement. Smart screen TV, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for one car. EV car charger available at property. Private sitting-out area with garden furniture. Shared seasonal use of owner's outdoor solar cover heated swimming pool. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1.9 miles. Note: Adults only, no children allowed, including babes-in-arms. Note: Guests use swimming pool at their own risk. Note: The owners have two (small and friendly) dogs so ask that guests keep the garden gate shut at all times please

Holiday Rental Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
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Key Features
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Rural location

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Self-Catering Reviews

lorrie S
April 2022
This lovely lodge set in the owner's extensive garden was a real find. The wildlife visited daily (red squirrels, spotted woodpecker, blue tits, chaffinches, pheasants, rabbits to name but a few). The amenities were 5*, and extremely comfortable. We would highly recommend this self catering home. It's set in the countryside, but only a couple of miles away from Ryde, with great access to the whole of the IOW. We will definitely be back as it was so relaxin. We had a wonderful Easter Break. Thank you Justine (the owner) for making our stay so special.
December 2021
This is a beautiful little lodge in secluded gardens surrounded by all kinds of birds including woodpeckers and barn owls as well as lovely red squirrels in the tree which can be seen from the kitchen window. Thoughtful owner has made sure there are all creature comforts including a very large, supremely comfortable bed. There is minimal light pollution in this area even though it's very close to the ferry terminal and Ryde. The Fishbourne pub nearby is very cosy and Christmassy.
Mr Dunford
June 2019
Great, friendly, host family.. Wildlife (red squirrels by the bucket load, finches, pheasants, jays,etc) spectacular. Accomodation very clean, comfortable, & very quiet . A really relaxing stay. Would recommend to anybody
Mrs Saer
January 2019
The comfort of the cabin, with all its thoughtful extras - and the wildlife outside, especially all the red Squirrels!
Mrs Bird
November 2018
Perfect place for relaxation.. Lots of wildlife all around. Chalet extremely comfortable and owner very helpful and unobtrusive. Loved it.
Mrs Geddes
October 2018
Justine, the owner is a lovely lady, and went way beyond what was expected .. Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Milk and fresh Milk were supplied, also Biscuits. The Lodge itself, was beautiful inside, and the owner had thought of everything. A basket of magazines and maps. A book on the Isle of Wight. A bird book ,and binoculars. There is a small tree outside the kitchen area window, and Justine has placed bird feeders on it , which she refills everyday. We were entertained by a variety of birds including pheasants, we also saw red squirrels feeding. The Lodge is in the owners ground in a peaceful setting .
Mr Connor
September 2018
A lovely little oasis to return to after exploring this beautiful island..
August 2018
We stayed at this lovely place for one week, the weather - a bonus, but what a beautiful setting and lovely 'Cabin' to enjoy our week, the cabin is appointed to an extremely good standard and has everything you could possibly need for a restful, peaceful week. The surprise was the abundant wildlife surrounding us, many RED Squirrels, Stoats, Rabbits, wild fowl, Blue Tits, Great Tits, Goldfinches, Woodpeckers, BARN OWLS - I'M SURE I've missed some out, but you get the picture I'm sure! Beautifully sloping lawn from the entrance down to the cabin, trees nearby cabin which are frequented by Red Squirrels all day, many birds too. This place is a lovely sheltered and property, privacy assured as owner away most of the day, the owner is a lovely lady who is so helpful and welcoming. We had no reason to go out much, the swimming pool a very welcome bonus. All in all, a fabulously peaceful place, restful sleep is assured, we'll be back ther in 2019 and looking forward to it immensly.
August 2018
We had a lovely time.. Owner was very helpful, wonderful wild life in a stunning location. Property excellent
Mr Brown
July 2018
We enjoyed the quietness of the venue.. It was fascinating to see so many wild birds just outside our kitchen window. It was a thrill to follow the family of owls early morning and late at night.
Mr Jones
July 2018
When we arrived at the springs Justine was there to welcome us.. we were extremely satisfied with the lodge and the layout. The swimming pool was the icing on the cake. we would definitely return again.
Mrs Woolgar
July 2018
Warmly welcomed by Justine the owner.. Location perfect - peaceful with lots of wildlife. Comfortable chalet with all mod cons. Didn't use the swimming pool but I'm sure if we'd asked it would have been fine to do so.
Mr Tribe
June 2018
This is the second time we have stayed at The Springs and, once again, it was lovely.. The cottage is comfortable and well thought out. The scenery and wildlife is stunning. Seeing and hearing the red squirrels is fabulous and Justine is a lovely host...
Mrs Gore
June 2018
The wildlife was exceptional.. Justine the owner was very friendly and helpful and loved her dear little dog Dougal. We will definetely return.
Ms Walker-hatt
June 2018
Beautiful surrounding wonderful experience
Mr Maber
June 2018
The whole holiday at the Springs was superb from the warm welcome Justine gave us to watching the red squirrels and all the birds that visited the feeders Justine could not have been more helpful.. It made for the perfect holiday.
Mrs Williams
May 2018
The Springs is a beautiful place to stay.. Home from home with all that you could possibly need and such a lovely calming peaceful place to relax after long days out exploring the island. The many animals and birds that visit the garden are a joy to watch and we managed to get some brilliant photos. We were lucky with the weather too, what a wonderful week we had, thank you so much Justine for allowing us to stay in your lovely holiday cottage.
Mr Wright
April 2018
Quiet and beautiful setting, bursting with wildlife..
Mrs Lavender
March 2018
The cottage had walks straight from the door with amazing bird life directly outside what more could you want
Mr Carter
November 2017
We found the property, clean, comfortable and surrounded by peace and quiet.. There was an abundance of nature with many types of birds and the lovely red squirrels. The owners had provided bird feeders just outside of the chalet which attracted the birds and squirrels, we spent a lot of time being entertained. The chalet was in a remote area away from light pollution which allowed spectacular views of the night sky. The chalet was fully equipped with every conceivable piece of equipment, books and dvd's. We were so impressed with The Springs, we are hoping to stay again in the future when we visit our family on the Isle of Wight.
Mrs Sayers
October 2017
We've had a lovely holiday and it was good at the end of each day to know we could return to such a warm and comfortable cottage.. The added extra of the many wild birds and red squirrels was great too.
Mrs Jenkins
August 2017
Amazing hospitality from Jeanette.. ..she couldnt do enough for us. We had a fabulous relaxing week in the serenest of locations. We will definitely be back!
Mr Northern
June 2017
For peace and quiet along with superb amenities this holiday ranked among the best we have ever had in ANY country..
Mr Reed
April 2017
The owner Justine, was very welcoming, friendly and helpful during our stay..
Mrs Fox
April 2017
Lovely location, peaceful quite and very relaxing.. Excellent wildlife and local walk. Very well equipped and comfy bed. Welcome pack was above and beyond and really appreciated.
David S
February 2017
Luvley cottage/lodge. Very well furnished. All amenities catered for. In a very nice part of the Isle of Wight. The red squirrels and birds in grounds a real treat. And also the amazing giant sized bed.
Mrs Naylor
July 2016
It was perfect for rest and relaxation. It was our second visit and this time we went for two weeks as one wasn't enough. An ideal base for just nipping out to discover the lovely island. The Springs is just beautiful.
Mr Godfrey
May 2016
A lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings with a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. The wild life is fantastic with red squirrels, pheasants and wild birds including woodpeckers. If you are a enthusiastic walker like us this area is an ideal location.
Mr Worthington
March 2016
The Springs is a hidden gem; rural with an abundance of wildlife in the garden and on your doorstep.
Mr Abbotts
January 2016
It was very comfortable and quiet and relaxing with great wildlife, you can sit there all day just watching the birds.
Mr Brunsdon
November 2015
The location was perfect for what we wanted to do; it was very quiet and peaceful with lots of red squirrels and a variety of birds in the grounds. The lodge was warm, cosy, beautifully decorated furnished and contained everything we needed. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We would not hesitate to return or recommend to friends.
Graham B
October 2015
Wow I love this place so much. The host Justine was fantastic and could not do enough to make sure all of your needs are met. The Lodge was a real home from home, down to the biscuits on arrival. The dogs Wilf and Dougal were friendly and regular joined us in the lodge. The area is like you are in the middle of nowhere but Ryde is a couple of miles away.We came here because we wanted peace and quiet, We were not disappointed. Behind the house is a delightful little woods. If you go up the hill you will get amazing views of the Isle of Wight. The Wildlife Red Squires, Hare, Buzzards, Pheasants, and the Barn Owl of which I was fortunate to see, but did not have a camera in hand. The Springs is a little Gem and we will be back.
Mrs Croft
August 2015
This relaxing and enchanting lodge had everything you could possibly want.
Lisa S
July 2015
My husband and I first stayed at The Springs in 2014 and booked 2015's holiday when we got back home, that's how much we loved it! It is a very comfortable and cleverly put together cabin that is perfectly equipped for two people. If you are a fan of wildlife then you really shouldn't pass up the opportunity to stay here. The red squirrels are delightful - and are right on your doorstep every day - as are the various birds that visit; pheasants, partridge, green woodpecker, lesser spotted woodpeckers, greenfinches, goldfinches, chaffinches, blue tits, great tits and the very shy jay. It is a perfect get away from the day-to-day grind and gives you time and space to truly relax and unwind. The owner is very friendly and on hand should you need anything, but is respectful of your privacy too. If you can drag yourself away from the antics of the wildlife then seaside towns and island attractions are all within quick and easy reach. Only about 15 minutes away are some clean, quiet and picturesque beaches in Bembridge and White Cliff Bay which are worth making a special trip to. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Springs and will definitely visit again.
Mrs Stirling-Kellaway
July 2015
A tranquil setting with wildlife on your doorstep and a friendly helpful owner who is there if you need her but also respects your privacy. I was very sad to go!
Miss Langton
June 2015
A beautiful location with stunning natural surroundings. Perfect for a couples retreat.
Mrs Smith
June 2015
A beautiful place to stay, very peaceful with lots of wildlife. Simply the best.
Mr Ward
May 2015
The owner was very pleasant and helpful. The wildlife was brilliant, with bird and red squirrel feeders placed just outside the kitchen window, which provided hours of entertainment. The garden was large and laid mostly to lawn. We made the most of the opportunity to use the swimming pool and the bed was wonderful - easily the most comfortable we've slept in.
Miss Evans
March 2015
Loved the location and the cabin.
February 2015
So many times you visit a place with 5 stars and a luxury tag only to be disappointed. The Springs does not fall into that category. Rated 5 stars it is 5 stars plus. Everything about the accommodation is wonderful. Then there is the bird life. Oh and the red squirrels. Every time you glance out of the windows there are red squirrels, woodpeckers, long tail tits, blue tits etc massing the feeders so thoughtfully provided by Justine, the owner. Take a good camera and binoculars. Sit back with a cuppa or a glass of wine and enjoy.
Mr Leaver
September 2014
It was very quiet there, plenty of wildlife (including red squirrels just outside the window) and the owner was a brilliant hostess!
August 2014
this lovely Scandinavian style pine cabin was very comfortable and situated in peaceful surroundings. It is situated in the garden of a country house which was visited by very interesting wild life eg red squirrels and rabbits. It is the only cabin in the garden therefore it is ideal if you want a quiet romantic holiday with privacy. It is situated near Ryde on the Isle of Wight and is ideal for exploring the island. You will need a car to enjoy this property.
Mrs Back
July 2014
The location of the property was very good. A lovely secluded garden with lots of wildlife. Owner of house was very helpful and gave us as much privacy as we wanted. Location was ideal for exploring the attractions on the Isle of Wight.
Mr Webb
May 2014
An idyllic setting for a restful holiday.
Mrs Crawford
April 2014
Good quality property in a very quiet location. Seeing the different birds, squirrels etc was fantastic.
Ms Bagge
April 2014
Wonderful place to stay, beautiful, peaceful and healing. The owner is the perfect host, friendly but very respectful of her visitors privacy. I love the place and will be booking again next year as soon as the 2015 diary is in place.
Mrs Hogarth
March 2014
The location is perfect for exploring the Island. The cottage itself is lovely. We hope to book again for next year.
Mrs Edwards
January 2014
The cottage was lovely and peaceful. We had very bad weather, however that did not really matter as we had a nice and cosy place to go back to. The wildlife in the garden was fantastic too.
Mr Collishaw
December 2013
Everything you want for a relaxing break!
Mrs Mapp
August 2013
We enjoyed the high standard of the accommodation, wildlife and welcome from the owner.
Mr Freeman
July 2013
Without a doubt, this property was of a very high standard, situated in a idyllic location. The large well-maintained garden with its abundance of wildlife was an added bonus.
July 2013
This is a holiday experience that every nature lover will enjoy. It's quiet and you will find yourself totally immersed in the lives of the beautiful pheasants and the antics of the little Red Squirrels who play and eat nut in the small fruit tree right outside your window. The actual Chalet is just beautiful, offering all the essentials - and some more. The owners are there for you if ever you need them, but leave you alone to enjoy yourself. We just loved the place, and look forward to returning, as soon as we possibly can.
Mrs Balderstone
May 2013
The situation near the woods in a lovely garden. The accommodation was very clean and comfortable. The amazing wildlife outside our window. The very helpful owner of the property.
Mr Owens
May 2013
The quality of this chalet was truly fantastic. If anyone wants a quiet holiday that is close to nature - this is it, red squirrels in abundance, with pheasant right outside the front door! This place has everything. Furnished with all round good taste, and so clean too The owners are so very nice, and are happy to help you in any way the can. We had a daily visit from their lovely little dogs. In short, this is the perfect holiday accommodation for two people.
Mr Attwell
April 2013
A great experience, lovely area and away from the crowds. the owners were lovely and there was everything you needed, so no need to take the kitchen sink. The cabin was lovely, clean and cosy. Would definitely recommend this accommodation to any one.
Mrs Sangu
April 2013
We were lucky with the weather and spending time together as a family. The place was clean.
Mrs Webb
April 2013
The peace and quiet, and the wildlife that visited on a daily basis was fantastic. The owner has thought of everything, there is nothing you miss from being away from home!
Rev Charters
March 2013
The welcome was excellent and the garden wildlife was outstanding; red squirrels, a woodpecker, pheasants and lots of other birds!
Becca B
January 2013
'WOW' just about sums up our stay at The Springs. Both myself and my partner normally enjoy holidays abroad but decided to do something a bit different and hire a cottage and our choice did not disappoint. The cottage itself is beautiful with everything you need for a short break (and I really do mean everything-from coffee right down to kitchen cleaner!!). The surroundings are stunning and if you're lucky, you will see an array of wildlife. Being in our early 20's, we wanted to explore the isle of wight and this could be done with great ease as we were so close to Ryde town and much much more. Unfortunately we didn't get to spend much time with the owner but she is such a gem and even offered to pop us into town so we could enjoy a romantic dinner without having to drive. She even posted my partners missing t shirt back to us as it had been left in the cottage by mistake! I would recommend staying at The Springs to everyone and we will 100% go back!!!
Sue Greer
December 2012
What a find this place was! So peaceful, and beautifully done inside to a very high standard.Lots of unexpected extras provided. The two little dogs visiting regularly added to our stay - so adorable!
December 2012
We had a lovely stay here for a week in the summer - not that there was a lot of summer about! We chose this cottage because of its rural location but central(ish) to the island. In fact we thought the location was absolutely perfect. Not especially easy to find, being up a long quiet lane but well worth the effort. The owner's house is next to the cottage and is entirely secluded. We particularly enjoyed the fact that the cottage was visited by red squirrrels every day and in fact we were sometimes woken up by them scampering across the roof to get at the peanut holders that were so thoughtfully provided by the owner. The cottage had everything you could need by way of kitchen equipment and bits and pieces - dishwasher tablets, cleaning materials etc. Should we visit the Isle of Wight again we would try to come here.
December 2012
We spent a very relaxing week here. The owner is very welcoming, and the cottage is in a lovely spot.
Mr Williams
October 2012
We were made to feel very welcome. It's a lovely property in a great location. Arrival and departure was very smooth.
Mrs Greer
October 2012
I cannot fault this property. The location, is excellent, so quiet that the wildlife is constantly on show. The owner has excelled herself with little extras that you don't normally see and everything was to a high standard. She also has two adorable small dogs who pay regular visits, but only if you want to see them!
Ms Proctor
September 2012
Unique property. Lots of privacy. Tasteful furnishings. Great location. Owners attention to detail and quality of accommodation, fixtures and fillings was of a very high standard.
Mr Whitfield
September 2012
The owner was extremely friendly and very helpful. Her two dogs, Wilf and Dougle, were excellent company.
Mr Upton
July 2012
Accommodation and location are ideal for a relaxing break. The owners are very welcoming and helpful.
Ms Bagge
July 2012
My whole week was blissful, the cabin was so comfortable and quiet, it was like being in paradise. The garden was lovely and the wildlife amazing, the owner was charming and everything was left so wonderfully clean and welcoming. I had a very happy week and would recommend it to anyone. I was very reluctant to leave at the end of my week. I enjoyed it so much I have already booked again for two weeks next Spring.
Mrs Markham
July 2012
This is the second time that we have stayed at The Springs and it was as good as our first stay. The cabin is fantastic and set in lovely grounds. We saw lots of red squirrels, rabbits, pheasants and peacocks. The owner was friendly and hospitable. It was also great to use the swimming pool. A stay at The Springs is highly recommended.
Mrs Curnow
April 2012
The springs accommodation was so tranquil and idyllic spot well away from anyone. The wildlife in the garden included red squirrels, woodpeckers rabbits and pheasants all very entertaining. The walks on the island were fab.
April 2012
Wow what a place!! quiet quiet and more quiet. If you want to get away from the rat race or noisy neighbours then this is the place. The setting is perfect and the wildlife is a mixture of rabbits, red squirrels, woodpeckers ,pheasants all of which visited the garden in which the springs is situated, awsome!! The owner justine and her faithfull little dog wilf coudnt have been more helpfull and friendly. The isle of wight is the perfect place if you enjoy walking and there were walks wright from the doorstep of the springs. Plenty of things to do including a zoo seaside towns a railway and even if you want a little retail therapy head into newport. All in all a great holiday!! 10 out of 10
Miss Pickard
March 2012
The area it was in and the host. She was absolutely lovely and extremely helpful with my every need. I think the best thing for us was the high standards of the log cabin itself.
Ms Watson
February 2012
Peaceful quiet and restful. We loved it. Very comfortable.
Ms Howe
January 2012
Tranquility, location, wildlife and privacy.
Miss Dodd
December 2011
The Springs was beautiful and we were amazed at all the squirrels and the owner's dog was lovely! The owner was really sweet and made our stay really relaxed and lovely - will be going again!
Miss Nehar
October 2011
The cottage was lovely and cosy, it had everything we needed and more. We would definitely recommend.
October 2011
We had a wonderful week here, very peaceful setting, very spacious and well equipped cottage in the family grounds? Need to be dog friendly if you visit here as Wilf makes himself known! Go there, you won't regret it!
Mrs Markham
September 2011
A cottage in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. The owner was welcoming and hospitable. It was fantastic to see so much wildlife around the gardens. There was plenty to do and see in the area. We would highly recommend the cottage and we plan to use again.
Mr Watkinson
August 2011
I was made very welcome on arrival by a very pleasant family. The cottage was so clean and peaceful.
Mrs Franklin
August 2011
We loved the rural location of the cottage, and especially loved seeing the wildlife. The owner was very welcoming and made us feel very at home. The cottage had everything we needed and more.
Mr Pagram
June 2011
The cabin is situated right next to a wood so wild life visits The Springs' garden - red squirrels in abundance, pheasants, rabbits and woodpeckers. It is well situated to visit the island's attractions.
Mr Brewster
May 2011
The cottage is in a very peaceful location and is well-appointed.
Bridget Smith
March 2011
Despite a few problems, which we sorted out with the owner, this was a delightful, well situated property, close to Ryde (a much improved town) with its excellent cafes and restaurants. One of the highlights was watching the red squirrels cavorting about in the peaceful garden. We much enjoyed our stay, even though the weather was very wet.
Mrs Smith
January 2011
The property was in a very tranquil place, but still close to Ryde, which has improved immensely in recent years. We were treated to the antics of red squirrels and garden birds on the feeders. A very romantic hideaway. The island has so much to offer, even on a poor winter's day.
January 2011
The springs is a great place, gorgeous gardens and lovely interior too. We had a great time and enjoyed visits from the owners dog (he's harmless to those scared of dogs!) We went in November which meant that it was a lot cheaper but it also meant that a lot of place we wanted to go to had shut down for the winter (a lot shut on 31st Oct) I would recommend this place to people looking for a relaxing week to get away from it all!
November 2010
The owner was near should we need anything.The cabin had everything you would need and very cosy.It was set in a field adjacent to the owners house shops and garage not far away.Liked seeing all the wild life squirrels, rabbits pheasant and birds in abundance.We have booked again for June 2011.
Mr Mrs Gratwick
October 2010
This is our second vist to The Springs and we absolutely love it, as it provides a true feeling of relaxation and is set in beautiful surroundings with wildlife just outside the window. It is a true break from our busy and hectic lifestyles. The lodge is filled with everything you could possibly need and more.
Miss Bond
September 2010
The cottage was very cosy and extremely well equipped. It is in a very quiet area with lots of wildlife. During our stay we spotted lots of rabbits, red squirrels, pheasants and peacocks. The highlight of our holiday, however, had to be Wilf (the wonder dog as we called him!). The friendliest and most playful dog anyone could wish to meet!
September 2010
Our stay at The Springs was absolutely fantastic. The chalet is well-appointed, spotlessly clean, in a quiet and natural setting yet within easy reach of Ryde and the ferries. We sat out each day on the verandah watching red squirrels, rabbits, woodpeckers and kestrels in the garden - 5 red squirrels at once was our record! The owners were very helpful but not at all intrusive. A perfect getaway for two - we'll be back.
Mrs Russel-Graham
August 2010
Friendly owners. Perfect romantic hideaway.
Mr Mrs Ousby
August 2010
The welcome and helpfulness of the owner and the loveliness and privacy of the chalet. We particularly loved the wildlife around the garden, especially the red squirrels - 5 at one go was our record.
Mr Pagram
August 2010
Accommodation excellent. Very quiet location; no traffic sound at all. We were made very welcome. Not far from shops and good base for touring the island. We have already booked a return visit next year.
Mr Poynter
July 2010
This was an exceptional property. Private and in a good area. 5* accommodation. Highly recommended. Will book again.
July 2010
very friendly and polite owners very nice property and private
Mrs Summers
June 2010
The perfect place to have as a base for touring the Isle of Wight. There was everything you would need for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Top marks to the owner.
Ms Thompsell
March 2010
Lovely location, very clean and welcoming.
February 2010
Rose Cottage is a lovely cosy cottage set in rural surroundings. It's very spacious and airy and a great place to unwind. We particularly liked the natural light that the cottage benefitted from due to it's thoughtful design. We were lucky enough to see lots of wildlife during our stay at Rose Cottage. The owner took great care in ensuring that we had everything we needed, whilst being careful not to intrude on our short break. Due to the time of year we went, we think that Rose Cottage would benefit from some double glazing. Although the cottage was well insulated we found that a lot of the heat just disappeared out through the windows, thus making it slightly challenging to retain a comfortable ambience on very cold days of winter.
Miss Harrington
December 2009
The owner was very welcoming and ensured that we had everything we needed. We particularly liked the peaceful location of Rose Cottage and the fact that the nearby gardens were filled with wildlife.
December 2009
The location, facilities and hospitality at this property is first class. We stayed here in June and our stay in November was just as enjoyable despite the inclement weather and a cancelled sailing on the way home due to rough seas. Make sure you visit the Havenstreet Steam Railway! Thoroughly recommend this destination.
The Parkers
December 2009
We were welcomedwith a smile and a whole lot of goodies to start off our stay. We were far from the madding crowds but being in the centre of the island we were not too far from anywhere. ON the sunny days the heated pool was most welcome but there was also plenty to do on rainy days. When we go back to the Isle of Wight we would definitely try to go back to the same place
December 2009
Our hosts were lovely, friendly and helpful and made sure we had everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable, but did not intrude. The cottage was charming and luxurious. Well fitted out with everything you could possibly need. Everything was to a high standard, stylish and very comfortable. The location was perfect for us. Very pretty surrounding, lovely views, lots of wildlife for interest and so peaceful and quiet. We could relax without being overlooked or bothered by neighbours. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely want to return. Can't think of anything we didn't like. Would highly recommend this place to any couple looking for a quiet getaway with a touch of luxury.
Mr Abbott
November 2009
This is the second visit we have made to this property this year and we will hopefully be returning here soon.
Mr Mrs Gratwick
October 2009
This holiday was a real retreat. The cottage contained everything we could possibly ask for and more. From day one we were totally relaxed. The cottage looked out on to really beautiful surroundings with plenty of red squirrels to delight us.
Mrs Charlick
October 2009
Perfect tranquil getaway for two. A good central location for visiting the whole island. The cottage certainly had a touch of luxury.
Mrs Thickett
August 2009
Friendly, unobtrusive,and helpful owner.
Ms Maloney
August 2009
Excellent! A great welcome. If anything I think you have undervalued this cottage.
Mr Parker
July 2009
The tranquility of the countryside. Everywhere was within easy reach by car.
Mr Abbott
July 2009
The wildlife here is amazing. Make sure a camera is available to film the the red squirrels outside the property. Several peacocks in the fields nearby!
Mr O'Connor
July 2009
Excellent property, accurately described, no problem recommending.
Mr Cordin
May 2009
Red squirrels, countryside and tranquility
Mr Mrs Sutherland
May 2009
Lovely and relaxing getaway. Will definitely be back.
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