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

Turnstone

3828

1 mile S of East Cowes / Sleeps 6 + 2 cots*

7 Nights from £495 - £995

Nearest pub

Prince of Wales Pub (¼ mile)

Located directly opposite Osborne House, this pub was once used by the Osborne estate to accommodate staff of Royal visitors as well as stabling their horses. These days the pub offers ample parking, outside terrace seating, pool, darts and a wide ranging menu.

Nearest beach

East Cowes Beach (1 ¼ miles)

A shingle and sand beach which runs the length of the Esplanade. Further away from the town you will find a playground and paddling pool with a row of beach huts. Car parking is available neaby either on the roadside or car park. At high tide the beach disappears so check the tide times before you go. Dogs are not allowed from May to September. There is no lifeguard cover.

Nearest walk

Cascading Canopies Histree Trail (1 mile)

Budding botanists and devoted dendrologists rejoice, for this is a beautiful trail under 2 miles long, featuring some special species of trees as you walk around Cowes. iwight.com have a full description and printable download.

Nearest town

Whippingham (¾ mile)

Just inland of the north coast, there's a church designed by Prince Albert and many historic connections to the Royal family. Sit riverside on balmy afternoons in the peace and quiet this off-the-beaten-track village affords.

Also nearby

Parkhurst Forest (3 ¼ miles)

A large area of woodland maintained by the Forestry Commission. There's miles of woodland walks suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers. The red squirrel hide is a great place to spot wildlife from.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Pascoe April 2017

Great place for a walk and to get close to nature - and we saw a red squirrel!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2017

Beautiful place to walk the dog and the kids!

Gurnard (2 ¼ miles)

A hidden gem, west of well-known Cowes, think beautiful beach huts lining the shores, picnic greens and happy families. This is a great place to bring the little ones. Only a half hour walk from Cowes makes it well located for bigger days out, but you should find all you need here, with the sailing club keeping everyone entertained and the plethera of eateries keeping everyone full.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2017

Gurnard is such a pretty place. The children loved skimming stones on the beach here, then a long play in the lovely park (which is enclosed) and then we finished off with a hot chocolate and a slice of cake at the Watersedge Beach Cafe. Perfect!

The Lifeboat (½ mile)

Overlooking East Cowes Marina, this pub has a large decked area for outdoor dining in summer and comfortable leather sofas and armchairs for cozy winters. The menu is extensive with daily specials and a kids menu is available. There's even a water taxi to take you across the river.

Osborne House (½ mile)

If you only visit one place on the Isle of Wight then make it here, the holiday home of Queen Victoria. See private apartments, the bathing beach, childrens play cottage and garden terraces. You'll need from 2 - 3 hours and there's also a restaurant and cafe for refreshments. Check opening times before you visit as it is not open every day during the winter.

The Terrace (½ mile)

A visit to Osborne House would not be complete without calling in here. Serving lunch or high tea, the seasonal menu is created using local produce including Ventnor crab and four types of Victoria sponge.

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