Turnstone is a beautifully designed, newly built town house situated overlooking the River Medina on the north coast of the island and within walking distance of Osborne House. From the Southampton to East Cowes car ferry, Turnstone is a very short distance, so just off the ferry and you can start you holiday straight away. This tastefully decorated three-storey house has two bedrooms on the ground floor, a double and a twin and with a lovely bathroom in between the two. On the middle floor there is an elegant sitting-room with doors out to a integral decked balcony with table and chairs and lovely views over the river. There is a modern kitchen/diner also on the middle floor fully equipped with all new appliances and dining for six. On the third floor is the master suite with television and en suite shower-room, both beautifully decorated and offering very high quality accommodation. The final ‘wow’ to this property is a third floor balcony with rooftop views over the River Medina, some comfortable lounge chairs, perfect to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet after your day's activities. Turnstone is ideally positioned to get to all the islands attractions, a perfect base for a family holiday.
One of the great ways to explore the area around Turnstone is by bicycle, whether you bring them along or hire them, there are cycling routes galore for all levels of ability. A nice easy route to start with takes you along the river all the way into Newport, ideal for younger ones as it is safely away from the roads. You will pass The Folly pub and The Breeze Restaurant in Island Harbour, both great family friendly places to eat with outdoor seating. The Folly is a rustic pub perched on the banks of the River Medina, they have a superb large outdoor patio with a stunning backdrop of the river, where you can enjoy your meal and admire the boats going by. Osborne House is also within walking distance, the former royal residence built for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a summer home and rural retreat. There is an enormous amount to see and do in the house and stunning surrounding gardens, a whole day out is needed or two! Cowes, the famous yachting town, is a short drive away or cycle via the East Cowes floating bridge. Cowes has many boutique shops, restaurants and cafes, take a stroll down through the town to the seafront and soak up the atmosphere. Further along the coast is the seaside town of Gurnard, here there is a shingle beach and great views across the Solent and boasting some of the best sunsets you are likely to find. At the eastern end of the seafront is a popular cafe and restaurant with an all-important window ice cream service! Turnstone can offer you a wonderful base to explore everything the Island has to offer.
Bedroom 1 with double bed (4'6)
Bedroom 2 with twin beds
Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin
Living-room with TV
Kitchen/Diner with electric cooker, separate gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
Bedroom 3 with double bed (5') and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Please note, this property is not allergy friendly as the owner has a cat which often comes on holiday with them. *Only 1 cot is provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Regret no pets
- Travel cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for one car
- No smoking
- Pub 1 mile
- Patio furniture
- Full gas-fired CH
The stunning roof terrace is the perfect reatreat to relax and have a glass of wine once the children have gone to bed
The stylish living room has ample seating for everyone to relax in comfort and has a door leading to the first floor balcony
The delightful kitchen has seating for six
The decked balcony offers views down to the river
Grab the wine, lay back on the sun lounger and enjoy the warm Island sunshine
Holidays are a time to do the things you enjoy, if you like cooking then this kitchen has everything you will need to prepare tasty and scrummy treats
On the second floor is this lovely master bedroom, complete with mirrored wardrobes and TV for those lazy morning lie-ins
The beautiful twin bedroom is located on the ground floor, a sweet room for the children
The generous second double bedroom is on the ground floor
The family bathroom is on the ground floor, perfect for the two downstairs bedrooms
The en suite Shower-room off the master bedroom has been decorated to a lovely modern standard and with a double shower, there's lots of room for that morning shower to wake you up.
If the sun is shining, why not have your morning coffee on the decked balcony?
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially before heading out across the Island for a day of exploration!
There is private parking on the driveway for two small cars
Bunting beautifully decorates the balcony
Views from the roof terrace out to the river and fields beyond
Turnstone, 39 St Wilfred Drive, your perfect holiday starts here.
Have a drink by the riverside at The Folly, just a five minute drive away
A beautiful home situated in a perfect location for exploring the Island and all of its stunning landscapes, beaches and attractions
A newly built town house,Turnstone is a three bedroom house in Whippingham, East Cowes.
The Folly is a popular nearby pub, with fantastic views across the River Medina, why not pop down here for lunch?
Set in beautiful grounds the nearby attraction historic attraction of Osborne House is a treat for those who love history and the Royal Family
Just at the bottom of the road is the River Medina a river going from the top to the centre of the Isle of Wight
Explore the history at the wonderful Osborne House
Osborne House, Queen Victoria's holiday home is just 5 minutes away
Grab the binoculars and spot the boats going by on the River Medina