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Countryside Retreat five minutes walk from the Beach

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5 bedrooms, desk, iron/ironing board, cribs/infant beds
Beach nearby, sun loungers
Beach nearby, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, a heated pool

Overview of Countryside Retreat five minutes walk from the Beach

Countryside Retreat five minutes walk from the Beach

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire home

5 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 12

Popular amenities

  • Pet-friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
Yarmouth, ENG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBeaulieu National Motor Museum93 min drive
  • Popular LocationHighcliffe Castle98 min drive
  • Popular LocationAvon Beach100 min drive
  • AirportSouthampton (SOU)114 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Countryside Retreat five minutes walk from the Beach

Large, recently refurbished 1920s house near Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. Sleeps 12 (plus 2 to 4 tinies). Lovely gardens and fields, 10 acres in all. Next to woodland and coastal path. Heated fenced swimming pool (end April to end Oct), tennis court, barn with table tennis. Children's swings etc. Large trampoline (without netting). Board games. Baby grand piano. Paddle boards and kayak for local beach. Walking and cycling guide books. Numerous bikes, in numerous sizes. 2 oven Aga. Gas BBQ. Open fire plus wood store. Two high chairs. WiFi. Projector with speakers and a collapsible outdoor screen.

Pool is heated by air sourced heat pump, not to a particular temperature. It will end up roughly at 10 degrees above the prevailing day time ambient temperature, and will drop by around 2 degrees if not covered overnight.

Warnings: Open pond close to house. No microwave. Bee hives at far end of property 200m+ away.

Bedrooms: 2 double rooms. 2 further rooms can be made up as twins or doubles. 1 room has 4 bunk beds. There are 2 spare mattresses for the floor, a cot, and a toddler bed too.

Bathrooms etc: 1 bath/WC; 1 shower/WC; 3 separate WCs

What's included: Plenty of bedding and towels. Beds etc will be made up. Food cupboard basics all there.

Parking: 5 cars easily accommodated

Location: five mins drive or 25 mins walk from Yarmouth ferry terminal (from Lymington, or Waterloo by train). 25 minutes drive from Fishbourne ferry terminal (from Portsmouth). On bus route 7 for island travel.

Activities: lots to do on site or on foot or bike from the house, but within a short drive there are many beaches, fabulous walks, Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House

Property manager

Elizabeth and Barry Holden
Speaks English, French, German

About this area


Located in Yarmouth, this vacation home is in a rural area and near the beach. Fort Victoria Country Park and Hurst Castle are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include The Needles Park and Owl and Monkey Haven. Traveling with kids? Consider Butterfly and Fountain World and Robin Hill. Kayaking and motor boating offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Yarmouth Isle-of-Wight Ferry Terminal - 3 min drive
  • Yarmouth Castle - 4 min drive
  • Beaulieu National Motor Museum - 93 min drive
  • Highcliffe Castle - 98 min drive
  • Avon Beach - 100 min drive

Getting around

  • Smallbrook Junction Station - 23 min drive
  • Southampton (SOU) - 114 min drive