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The top deck above the lawn and patio
After you explore check out the kitchen, installed in 2013
The main bedroom and window looking west over the garden and along the coast
Upstairs bathroom with shower
The cottage is just a two minutes walk from the beach
Driving down the lane towards Carmel
The porch - great for muddy boots
Looking through the porch to the kitchen garden
The main bedroom with vaulted ceiling
The cottage is extremely well equipped
Downstairs shower-room
Follow the cliff path down to Monks Bay
Looking back at Carmel from the sea (white chimneys)
The beach below Carmel (2 minutes walk)
Carmel  is a detached cottage with its own large surrounding gardens
The garden outside the lounge leading up to the top deck
View over the garden
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Local fishing harbour
The main entrance from the private lane
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Bonchurch, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England

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Excellent - based on 24 reviews
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Vish99
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“LOVE LOVE LOVED this house”
Reviewed 11 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

A few friends and I wanted a weekend break away from the city so we booked this lovely little cottage. It is exactly what we needed. It had beautiful views, the house was very clean and the bedrooms were a good side and very comfortable. You can tell the owners take pride in their properties. I would definitely recommend this place for anyone who's looking to get away to a nice quiet place.

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Harry B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A beautiful house with a stunning view”
Reviewed 3 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

We had a lovely weekend staying at the beautiful Carmel. Wonderfully secluded down mossy lanes, the view out to sea as you round the corner to the cottage takes your breath away. And at night the stars remind you what the night sky is supposed to look like when you're not in London.

The historic charm of the house has been preserved by the owners (including the lovely low doorways and sloping floors), even while they've appointed it beautifully with everything you need for a seaside break in style: a luxury kitchen, gorgeous bathrooms with a cracker of a downstairs shower, brilliant beds, and for winter breaks a woodburner and big stack of logs. (Though such is the cosiness that we actually had to turn the central heating off so that we could have the fun of using the wood-burner!)

I'll certainly be going back.

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Travelling group: Friends
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Liked best: the location and sea views
Liked least: no mobile signal!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2013 for a stay in February 2013

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Liked best: Location and woodburner!
Liked least: We had to leave
Travelling group: Young Children
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Nijlen, Belgium
Reviewed 24 January 2013 for a stay in October 2012

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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