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Quay Cottage

Newport

Prices from £315

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms

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

Quay cottage is ideally situated in a quiet no-through road adjacent to the historic and picturesque Newport Quay, only a short stroll to the town centre for shopping, pubs, restaurants and cinema. Newport bus station, with connections to all parts of the island makes a holiday without a car very convenient. The site of the Isle of Wight music festival is a short walk away.

From outside your front door is a riverside foot/cycle path which leads eventually to Cowes, passing pretty countryside, a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, and the Folly Inn pub/restaurant, a favourite with yachts people. This location is ideal for walking and cycling, with lots of linked paths.

On the harbour itself is the popular Bargeman's Rest with local food and traditional ales and regular music sessions. The excellent Quay Arts Centre is just along from there, with a wide range of events including exhibitions, music, film, theatre, comedy nights etc. It also has a lovely riverside cafe.

This bright and welcoming cottage is comfortably furnished and well equipped, including free wi-fi, with accommodation for up to 6 people (with sofa bed).

Newport itself is full of history with predominantly Georgian and early Victorian architecture, and much of the towns former character has been preserved within its narrow alleys, squares and the Quayside.

Places of interest include Carisbrooke Castle, the Guildhall Museum of Island History and the Newport Roman Villa.

Discounted car ferry available on request.

Short breaks available.




Accommodation

Entrance porch: Living area- Comfortable living area with views to the harbour. Feature fireplace with flame effect fire and laminate flooring. 2 seater sofa bed & 2 seater sofa & easy chair.
Dining area with table & 6 chairs. Stairs to first floor.
Kitchen- Well fitted with range of floor and wall mounted units and appliances. Door to rear garden.
First floor-
Bedroom with double bed, built in wardrobe & chest of drawers.Enjoys views to harbour.
Bedroom with twin beds, & chest of drawers.
Bathroom with suite comprising panel bath with shower over taps, separate shower cubicle,WHB & WC.
Outside. Small front garden with bench to enjoy the river and Harbour views.
South facing rear garden with patio area, rear access and parking space for 1 car.

Equipment

Gas central heating & Electric fire.
Electric oven & hob
Washing machine
Dishwasher
Microwave
Fridge & freezer
Colour TV /Freeview 
Garden furniture
Free Wi-Fi
Duvet and pillows on beds, linen and towels supplied.Please bring own beach towels.

Limitations

No smoking
Sorry no pets
Please be aware that this property has cottage style stairs, so may not be suitable for people with limited mobility.

What the North Wight has to offer:
The North of the Isle of Wight is home to the County Town of Newport, with the Medina River running through it towards the Solent dividing East Cowes and West Cowes. To the West are the villages of Shalfleet and Newtown Creek with a stunning Nature Reserve; to the East are Wootton Bridge and Quarr Abbey.

Attractions
Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle are both with English Heritage, shrouded in their history and surrounded by beautiful grounds, definitely worth a visit. Quarr Abbey, further down the coast from Osborne, is a spectacular working Monastery with tea rooms. The Roman Villa in Brading often has educational classes in the café. Newtown is one of the oldest towns in the UK, situated near a nature reserve, a lovely place to walk and enjoy the wildlife.

Sailing
Best known as the world's premier yachting centre, Cowes is the Island's main port. Yachtsmen from all over the world participate in the season's prestigious sailing events, the best known being Cowes Week, held annually at the beginning of August. Shopping in the narrow pedestrianised High Street is a delight, with some excellent shops, many catering for the yachting fraternity. The town also has an array of fashionable clothing shops, gift shops, delicatessens, cafes, restaurants and lively pubs.

Walking
The Nature Reserve at Newtown is the beautiful home to many species of wild fowl. In land Parkhurst Forest offers acres to walk dogs and children, with squirrel trails and woodland for picnics and adventure games.

The Festival
The Isle of Wight has played host to this increasingly popular music festival. The Festival is held in early June just outside Newport and has been going since the 60's. Popular with families it attracts some of the great new and old musical acts and the Island's atmosphere is electric over this festival period.

Places to eat
This part of the Island holds some of the best restaurants and pubs. Cowes being a place of destination for many yachtsmen offers a wide range of cuisine of which Lugleys with its sea frontage is popular. There is also a Lugleys in Newport and Olivo's in Newport and Ryde offing delicious menus. Nearby riverside pubs include: The Bargeman's Inn and The Beefeater just 10 minutes away


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Postcode for Sat Nav
PO30 2EB