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Cliffhanger, Cowes - Beautiful Period Property with stunning seaviews

35 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
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SUMMER TIME! Heads up, the weather man says sunny weather is coming so time to book a short or long break and enjoy fabulous accommodation in the beautiful Isle of Wight. This stunning holiday home is the perfect base for enjoying a visit to the Isle of Wight. Lovely sea air, beautiful beaches, country walks and cosy pub lunches make Cliffhanger the perfect summer getaway. Fabulous accommodation, wonderful sea views and a prime location near the town center and seafront makes this home the number one choice. A lovely period house overlooking Cowes harbour benefiting from a quiet position yet close to the sea front, restaurants and shops and only a few minutes walk from the high speed passenger ferry. This well appointed property with 5 double bedrooms, 3 en-suite shower rooms and a f...SUMMER TIME! Heads up, the weather man says sunny weather is coming so time to book a short or long break and enjoy fabulous accommodation in the beautiful Isle of Wight. This stunning holiday home is the perfect base for enjoying a visit to the Isle of Wight. Lovely sea air, beautiful beaches, country walks and cosy pub lunches make Cliffhanger the perfect summer getaway. Fabulous accommodation, wonderful sea views and a prime location near the town center and seafront makes this home the number one choice. A lovely period house overlooking Cowes harbour benefiting from a quiet position yet close to the sea front, restaurants and shops and only a few minutes walk from the high speed passenger ferry. This well appointed property with 5 double bedrooms, 3 en-suite shower rooms and a fabulous big family bathroom is the perfect destination for holiday makers and corporate guests. The vehicle hardstand at the front of the house has parking for one car and further parking space is available by arrangement. The impressive entrance hall provides plenty of space for new arrivals and entertaining and the sitting room has comfortable seating for 10 people with direct access to the patio. The formal dining room has a beautiful wooden floor, original marble-surround fireplace and dining table for 10. The spacious, fully equipped kitchen/diner has a tiled floor with under-floor heating, loads of worktop space and seating for 8. The ground and 4 upper floors of the house are connected by a magnificent spiral staircase, giving the house the wow factor. A 32' Technica HD digital LED TV with 80 Freeview channels and USB media player is provided in the sitting room with another in the dining room. Fibre optic BT Infinity broadband and wifi is available throughout the house. At the back of the property, the attractive west-facing walled patio comes with table, chairs, sun awning and barbecue. The third floor master bedroom has a balcony with wonderful sea views.The top of the house has a roof terrace accessed by a 'ship's ladder' from the top floor landing. The roof terrace offers stunning views of the harbour and Solent as far as the mainland and across the island towards the Downs. 18 Castle Road makes a perfect destination, being a short walk from the high speed passenger ferry and close to the sea front, shops, restaurants and marina. An ideal base for holiday makers, families, yachtsmen or corporate guests. More
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About the Owner
Chris T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
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****LATE AVAILABILITY**** 6-14TH SEPTEMBER 2017 EKCLETICA FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE THIS WEEKEND 9-10TH SEPTEMBER
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

A smart clean warm and well kept house. All the bedrooms and bathrooms were stunning and spacious with big comfy beds. Kitchen facilities were great. We never ate out as the house was so nice! Enjoyed a wonderful birthday celebration weekend with the family....

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank LydiaB2408
Management response:Responded 15 February 2018

Thank you, for this lovely review. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Eight of us stayed in the house over New Year for four nights. There was plenty of room to spread about with a downstairs lounge with TV/box games and entrance hall sitting room. Also large dining room with TV. The kitchen had every appliance/utensil you...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Seagulls2
Management response:Responded 14 January 2018

Many thanks for your kind words and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Your suggestion of a small shampoo is appreciated and will be implemented. Thank you. Please come and stay again!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Six of us stayed for a weekend. Very comfortable house in an excellent position. We wanted to stay longer in this beautiful property.

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank sallyballypingpong
Management response:Responded 24 December 2017

Delighted these guests enjoyed their stay and hope they will return in 2018.

Reviewed 11 November 2017

8 friends stayed at Cliffhanger and had a fabulous weekend. Lovely property in a great location. Everything you could need was on hand with the only small negative being a lack of fizz glasses for the bubbly. There were plenty of wine glasses however and...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Tony and Jackie P
Management response:Responded 13 November 2017

I am delighted these 8 friends had a fabulous weekend but mortified they didn't find the champagne flutes. The glass cabinet in the kitchen has tumblers on the bottom shelf, wine glasses on the middle and flutes on the top shelf. I am sorry that...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Just returned from a fantastic weeks stay at Cliffhanger House and couldn't rate it more highly. The house was a perfect place for a family get together, and couldn't have been more convenient for the wedding we were attending at Northwood House in the park...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Additional amenities & feature info
The comfortable bedrooms have either king-size or super king-size double beds, which can be separated into single beds if required to form twin-bedded rooms. There is 1 family bathroom fully tiled with bath, shower, twin hand basins, WC, airing cupboard, heated towel rail and under-floor heating. The 3 en-suite shower rooms are fully tiled with shower, hand basin and WC and there is a separate WC with hand basin. The house benefits from a magnificent spiral staircase and bedrooms at the front of the house enjoy unrivalled views of the harbour and Solent. Access to the roof terrace is from the ships ladder on the top floor landing. The spacious tiled entrance reception and rear lounge have under-floor heating. The fully fitted kitchen/diner can seat up to 8 people and has a tiled floor with under-floor heating. The formal dining room with its original marble surround fireplace and wood floor seats 10 and the same number can be accommodated in the comfortable sitting room, with its large flat screen television.
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About the neighbourhood
Cowes is a major yachting centre and perfect base from which to visit the island. Guests staying at Cliffhanger can enjoy the wonderful sea views and activity in Cowes harbour and benefit from easy access to the many places of interest and scenic walks that the island provides. The town of Cowes is attractively laid out with a sea front parade and pier and pedestrianised high street, offering a choice of shops, restaurants and pubs for the visitor to enjoy. The high speed passenger ferry to Southampton is centrally located at Fountain Pier. The excellent restaurants, wine bars, pubs and Yacht Marina are within a few minutes' walk of the house. To the rear of Cliffhanger is Northwood House and park with its extensive grounds, public tennis courts, bowling green and children's play area. ...
Getting around
The high speed passenger ferry to Southampton is centrally located at Fountain Pier. Many other places of interest, the beautiful coast and rural environment are all there to be discovered by foot, bike, car or yacht with easy access to coastal paths and cycle routes from the house.
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