Temperance is a lovely first floor apartment accessed by an external staircase.
A perfect romantic spot to dine in the morning and evenings.
The open plan layout is light and welcoming.
The snug sitting-area is ideal to cosy up in the evenings whilst watching the television.
Freshwater Bay is within a couple of minutes walk from Temperance.
The comfortable double bedroom has lovely views facing across the rear of the apartment.
Temperance is a perfect holiday hideaway, why not escape with that special someone.
The rear windows to the apartment overlook countryside views.
Dining for two.
Just a few minutes' walk to the sea, a morning dip is a must!
You will certainly sleep well.
Please note the layout of Temperance, there are steps down to the living-room, bedroom and bathroom.
The bathroom with bath and shower over.
Sit back and relax with a glass of your favourite drink in hand while discussing your holiday memories.
The Piano cafe in Freshwater is a lovely spot to stop for a bite to eat.
The Needles is a short drive from Temperance and is a must visit during your Island stay.
Compton Bay is well-known for its surfing waves.
The west side of the Island offers a vast amount of wonderful coastal walking trails to explore.
Yarmouth town is a short drive away.
St Catherine's Lighthouse.



Freshwater / Sleeps 2 (no children under 8)

Book or Reserve Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking

7 Nights from £600

Just a few minutes' walk from idyllic Freshwater Bay, Temperance is a real gem. A stylish and spacious first floor apartment, unwind into blissful island life where just a short walk will take you to the sea…the dream!

Accessed via an external staircase, step inside to discover the open plan living space, with the large windows at each end making the space light and welcoming. You can even spot glimpses of the sea from the living-room window! The kitchen has everything you would need for cooking up a fabulous holiday feast, and there's a comfortable sofa to sink into at the end of the day. Head outside where you will find the lovely seating area, perfect for dining under the stars in true romantic style. And when you're ready to call it a night, the coastal inspired double bedroom is a lovely spot to unwind and enjoy a restful night's sleep.

If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a truly peaceful getaway, Temperance is the place to be. The invigorating fresh air and open spaces of the Island will give you everything you need to recharge your batteries, any time of the year. At the end of another fabulous day out you can sit on your balcony, a glass of wine in hand and admire the unforgettable sunsets. Trust us, you will want to return to Temperance for your next holiday in this truly special place.

There are plenty of stunning coastal walks on offer from your doorstep. The Tennyson Trail, which takes you to the Needles, is a wonderful spot to soak up the breathtaking scenery. The Island celebrates its highly reputed status as one of the top cycling destinations in the world, so if cycling's your thing, there are approximately 200 miles of cycle tracks and bridleways to explore. Pack up a picnic and head out for a day of adventures, and don't forget to stop at one of the many viewpoints to admire the gorgeous coastline and golden beaches.

The neighbouring town of Yarmouth has a great choice of independent shops, cafes and restaurants to discover, a number of which offer fantastic outdoor seating with beautiful sea views. A bustling harbour town, the mainland ferry arrives from Lymington, so it's a quick and easy journey to your holiday cottage, either by car or as a foot passenger. Yarmouth pier, which was most recently restored in 2008, is one of the longest wooden piers in England and is the perfect spot to view the busy boating activity in this stretch of the Solent. Gossips cafe is at the dry end; an ideal stop off for a bite to eat or cream tea.

External stairs to First Floor

Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Smart TV. Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine/drier and dishwasher

Bedroom 1 with double bed (4'6'')

Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin

Please note the access to Temperance is by external stairs, please take care as these can become slippery when wet; there are some doorway head restrictions and steps in the apartment.


  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Arrive/Depart Saturday
  • Short breaks available
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Full gas-fired CH