This gorgeous and beautifully presented cottage is within walking distance of lovely Gurnard beach and has wonderful sea views from the first floor main bedroom. The owner of Starboard Side is an interior designer and has transformed the property into a peaceful haven with beautiful touches and attention to detail throughout.
The delightful front garden has been designed with relaxation in mind, perfect for al fresco dining in the Island sunshine. Sit amongst olive trees and lavender, an oasis of Mediterranean heaven.
The sitting-room has doors which open out on to the pretty garden so you can relax on the sumptuous sofa and listen to birdsong whilst enjoying a good book. The wood-burning stove will keep you warm in the cooler months making this property ideal for holidays at any time of year. The kitchen is well laid out and equipped with everything you could need to cook up a feast. Conveniently, doors lead out from the kitchen to the rear courtyard where you can enjoy your morning coffee in the secluded sunshine before heading out for a day of Island adventures.
Please note the shower-room is on the ground floor.
The two comfortable bedrooms are on the first floor, a king-size double and a twin room. The double bedroom has fabulous sea views over the Solent and you can sit up in bed and watch the water world go by. Both bedrooms are beautifully styled with luxurious bedding for ultimate comfort.
Gurnard is conveniently located two miles west of the popular sailing town of Cowes, a picturesque level walk away along the seafront of about thirty minutes. Cowes has a bustling town centre with an eclectic assortment of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Gurnard itself has several good pubs to choose from, The Woodvale and The Portland Inn, both have outdoor seating areas with sea views.
The beach at Gurnard is shingle and lined with traditional beach huts and a beach cafe called the Waters Edge, the perfect place for an ice cream on your stroll along the seafront. The Isle of Wight is surrounded by wonderful coastline and stunning beaches, from small coves to vast sandy expanses. With abundant wildlife, woodlands and nature reserves the Island has something for everyone and all within a short car journey. Returning to Starboard Side at the end of the day will reward you with some of the best sunsets on the island, a wonderful way to end the day at a Classic Cottage you will want to return to year after year.
Sitting-room with Smart TV and wood-burner
Kitchen/Breakfast-room with electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge (with freezer compartment), wine cooler and dishwasher
Shower-room with shower, WC, wash-basin and washing machine/drier
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5')
Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3')
Please note the stairs are steep; there is a step into each bedroom; babies under two are not accepted as there's limited space for a cot.
- Dogs welcome (1 only)
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Private parking for 1 car
- No smoking
- Pub .5 miles
- Garden furniture
- Full gas-fired CH
Starboard Side; a gorgeous cottage in the lovely village of Gurnard.
The beautifully decorated sitting-room, lie back and relax with the wood-burner crackling away in the background.
To the front of the cottage you will find your private terrace, a perfect sun-trap on those summer days.
The stylish main bedroom on the first floor has wonderful sea views.
The kitchen/dining-room is modern and well-equipped for you to cook up a treat!
The lovely twin bedroom on the first floor.
Enjoy an aperitif before heading out for supper.
Spend quality time while discussing your day's activities.
A great base for you to return to during the day to grab a bite to eat before heading back out to explore.
Lovely touches throughout to make you feel at home.
The rear outside area is the perfect spot for refreshments on those lazy mornings.
The interior decor is beautifully considered throughout.
Take your time in the morning...
in the sumptuous bed.....
and gaze out of the window at the wonderful sea view!
This dog friendly property is a short walk to Gurnard seafront which is lovely for a evening stroll.
The shower-room is on the ground floor.
Gurnard seafront is a short walk away.
You will certainly want to return to this Classic Cottage!
There is private parking for one car at Starboard Side.
The property is located down a private road...
... which is accessed off Solent View Road.
A wonderful holiday retreat.
Gurnard Green, a perfect location for a picnic with friends or family.
The Woodvale, a family friendly pub located on Gurnard seafront.
Watch the boats sail by and take in Island life in Gurnard.
There are plenty of coastal walks to enjoy.
The younger ones will adore the enclosed play area situated on Gurnard Green.
Cowes is the neighbouring town to Gurnard, well known for its sailing connections.