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The Boathouse River Cottage, Yarmouth IOW

View from the Boathouse overlooking the water and Scows sailing
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
27 reviews
View from the Boathouse overlooking the water and Scows sailing
Stunning views for evening meals in the garden at The Boathouse
Sunset from The Boathouse lounge door looking towards the harbour....stunning views!
River Cottage hot tub at sunset overlooking the water and Tennyson Downs
Wendy house at The Boathouse
The Boathouse dining area
Views from the main bedroom with 6'6 ft wide bed!
Views from the Boathouse across the River Yar
Scow Sailing at the Boathouse
Views from the garden Boathouse
Wendy House
Boathouse garden in the snow
Yarmouth Harbour sunset
Sunset outside the Boathouse and River Cottage looking down towards the harbour
Swan outside The Boathouse and River Cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England
The Boathouse at River Cottage 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4). The most exclusive location on the Isle of Wight, based on the quiet waterside by the River Yar estuary and yet just 300m from the lovely harbour town.

I double bed/2 singles or double for second bedroom. Sleeps 4

Please also look at our other property next door River Cottage that sleeps 8.

High quality properties, very well equipped, private gardens and family sized hot tub overlooking the water, 3d TV , internet, and 5 star rated.

Breathtaking surrounding views from sunrise to sunset, over one of the loveliest wildlife sanctuaries.

Yacht moorings just offshore from the The Boathouse River Cottage, Yarmouth harbour (inc Wightlink Ferry terminal)/town centre/extra car parking/Island wide bus terminal/public telephone all within 250 meters.

15 mins from Cowes Sailing centre, and F...
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About the Owner, Nigel H
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 54 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2009
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 29 reviews and 2 properties
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We have two properties listed here which can be combined as they are next door.
Both are stunning and very highly maintained and well equipped.
River Cottage sleeps 8/The Boathouse sleeps 4
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Listing #HL111714
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 27 reviews
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

A lovely house with every home comfort (and some!). We have just spent 6 nights in the 4 bed river cottage admiring the amazing views over the estuary, sometimes from the bubbling bliss of the hot tub! The house is so cozy, perfect for families, and is a stone's throw from Yarmouth with it's castle and good range of restaurants...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We (3 adults) spent a week at the Boathouse in August. The location is perfect and the views are fabulous. The village, with its many shops and pubs, is only a short walk away; and there are many nearby walking trails. We appreciated the convenience of the free parking space as it is very difficult to find parking in Yarmouth....

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We're staying here overlooking the most beautiful tidal estuary and confess that we're repeat visitors. We love it here. The bed is super king sized and so very comfortable. The new sofa is one we'd have at home, perfect for lazy nights after a day of walking the dogs in this amazing countryside. Nigel and Sarah make us and our...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Lovely harbour town 300m easy flat walk, with shops and a very good selection of pubs and eating places.<BR>Ideal for sailors, and with Yacht moorings just 100 yards offshore from the property of The Boathouse River Cottage. Grab a harbour taxi and they will take you directly to the door of the properity!<BR>Just 20 minutes walk or 10 minutes drive away is Freshwater Golf club, and the Sailing centre of Cowes is 15 minutes drive away.<BR>Watch video;
Getting around
Just 300m from the amazing destination harbour town of Yarmouth, and lots of lovely shops, pubs and places to eat. Easy walking distance to all amenities.
Fantastic walks right on your doorstep.
Absolutely stunning location.
You do not need a car as it is so close to the ferry, but for longer stays a car will allow you to visit other places on the IOW much easier.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Southampton: 20.0 km
Railway: Ryde: 15.0 km
Ferry: Lymington, Fishbourne, Ryde: 0.2 km
The Boathouse property is located in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Wightlink Ferries from Lymington (closest route), Portsmouth, or Red Funnel Ferries from Cowes. Our website has more information of travel Watch the video from the Boathouse River Cottage properties -
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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