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Tennyson Cottage


Prices from £350

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms

  • Off-street Parking
  • Walking distance of shops
  • DVD Player
  • Garden Furniture
  • Linen Provided
  • Television
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi
  • Children Friendly

Situated in the beautiful village of Freshwater this modern holiday home can sleep up to four guests. The accommodation offers a modern furnished lounge/diner with two sofa’s one opens to a sofa bed for 2 extra guests and French doors leading to the spacious enclosed garden/patio area, kitchen, downstairs wc; a double bedroom with views over the downs; twin bedroom. The cottage also offers off road parking to the side of the property.

Freshwater village is a short stroll from the Cottage with a range of shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, takeaways and a leisure centre which has an indoor swimming pool.

Freshwater and Freshwater Bay is located on the West Coast of the Island. The stunning Freshwater Bay with pebble beach and amazing views with cafes in the area this is a great spot for a relaxing day out by the beach.

If you like to walk you can pick up the Tennyson trial from Freshwater Bay and this will lead you to Tennyson monument which has stunning views and scenery, you can then continue to walk into Alum Bay famous for the Needles Lighthouse, coloured sands, shops, restaurant, glass blowing and chair lift to beach. The Needles is a must visit for any holiday and can be accessed by car with plenty of parking if you don’t fancy the long walk up Tennyson.

Freshwater Bay Golf Club is situated above the famous white cliffs and is said to be one of the most spectacular courses in the UK.

Yarmouth is situated within a 10 minute drive again with lovely walks, shops, restaurants, and beautiful sea views.

If you like cycling this is a perfect location to start any cycling holiday with a garden shed that can store 2 adult bikes and 1 child’s bike in the enclosed garden.


Pathway to front door leading to hallway:

Kitchen: Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle & toaster and washer/dryer.
Dining/Lounge: Dining table with seating for 6, two sofa’s (one opens to a sofa bed for 2 extra guests), TV with freeview, DVD player and Wifi
Downstairs WC

Stairs from hallway to first floor:

Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with Double Bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets and views over the downs

Bedroom 2: Bedroom with twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside cabinet
Family bathroom with shower over bath, WC & wash-hand basin.
Garden shed in the enclosed garden for which you can store 2 adult bikes and 1 child’s bike

Off road parking available at the side of the property


Central heating
Gas hob / electric oven
Kettle & toaster
Iron & Ironing Board
Television/DVD player 

Duvets and pillows on all beds, Bed linen & Towels provided. Please bring own beach towels.

No smoking
Sorry, no pets
Not suitable for those with limited mobility

What the West Wight has to offer:
The West of the Isle of Wight is an area of outstanding natural beauty show casing the Island's iconic feature, the Needles. The dramatic and unspoilt coastline of the West Wight is very popular with walkers, bird watchers, nature lovers and those seeking a quiet, tranquil environment in which stay.

You must visit
Compton Bay's long sandy beach spanning the south west is non-commercialised and unspoilt and a popular spot for surfing, great family fun days out and for fascinating fossil finding. On the north west side sailors love to moor their boats in the safe harbour and step ashore to enjoy the old world charm of Yarmouth, with its variety of shops, superb pubs and restaurants and the 700 foot long pier boasting the splendour of the Victorian era.

Yarmouth Castle, Isle of Wight provides a magnificent picnic spot, with views over the Solent for a lovely relaxing family day by the sea. The Needles Park Chairlift continues to be a firm favourite with, the views are truly spectacular from the picturesque Needles Rocks and lighthouse to the multi-coloured sand cliffs, also look out for the marvellous turquoise colour of the sea.

Freshwater Bay golf course is one of the most spectacular courses in the UK. Set on the downlands overlooking the English Channel, this seaside links style course is 5,725 yards long, par 68 which provides a challenge for golfers of all abilities. Visitors are most welcome. Calbourne Water Mill, set in 10 acres of stunning rural landscape contains one of the oldest working water mills in the country, dating back to the Domesday Book. A great day out for all the family.

The Tennyson Trail is a 15 mile walk from Carisbrooke Castle to The Needles. The route follows across Bowcombe Down, through Brighstone Forest, across Mottistone Down, Brook Down & Afton Down to Freshwater Bay, then onto Tennyson Down & across West High Down to Alum Bay. The name of the trail comes from poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, a former resident of the Isle of Wight. There are several points of interest along the walk, including The Tennyson Monument on Tennyson Down and the spectacular view of The Needles.

Places to eat
Spoilt for choice, from the opulence of the George Hotel in Yarmouth to fish and chips with fantastic view from Totland pier. Together with a good a selection of cafes and pubs all pallets and budgets can be catered for.
Lovely comfortable accommodation had an enjoyable stay with good weather.

Thank you

Shame about the weather. At least we had somewhere decent to stay house made up for the dismal weather.
Still we will be back again next year.

House is lovely, light and airy. Very helpful being able to unlock bathroom doors from outside suggest you always keep a penny handy.
Had lovely chips from "Rainbow" in Freshwater. Fish was a bit dry but still recommend.
Tapnall Farm and Calbourne Water Mill both worth a visit.

Thank you

House is beautiful ! Clean, light, airy and has everything we needed.
Isle of Wight is beautiful and Collwall Bay has our favourite.

Loved our stay here again. Discovered our new favourite cafe, Bistro in Ventnor !
Shell be back again soon !

Enjoyed our stay - good to be able to walk to shops and pubs.
Everything in good condition and still very new. Enjoyed the local area.
Many thanks

A beautiful house in an amazing area. We very much enjoyed our time here with lots to do around the area.
Would definitely stay here again.
Many thanks


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