Welcome to Solent View Cottage.
Doors lead to the garden from the kitchen.
Put your feet up and enjoy a movie of your choice.
Dine al fresco for lunch or supper.
Double bedroom with king-size bed looks out to the stunning sea view.
The open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas.
Plan your day ahead while enjoying a leisurely breakfast.
With cosy wood-burner, this Classic Cottage is perfect all year round.
Enjoy the afternoon sun with a glass of something nice!
There are beautiful views from the first floor.
Here is the unmade track that leads to the beach - please take care on the steps.
The twin bedroom.
Enjoy a lazy morning and catch up on some reading.
The family bathroom.
Gurnard is a lovely location for walking, with all amenities within easy reach.
Please note there is a step either side at the top of the stairs into bedroom 1 and onto the landing.
Please note there is a small covered pond in the garden.
Watch the boats sail by at Gurnard Beach, just a short stroll from the property.
There is a nice green area, perfect for a picnic...
...and has a lovely park for the little ones to enjoy.
The Woodvale is a lovely family-friendly pub.
Enjoy an ice cream from The Waterside Cafe and then take a stroll along the beach.
This is one of the best places on the Island to watch the sun go down.
The Little Gloster, recently crowned the best in the country!
With a fabulous outdoor seating area looking out to sea.
A perfect spot for crabbing, with a lovely coastal walk nearby.

Solent View Cottage


1.1 miles W of Cowes / Sleeps 4 + cot*

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Travellers Joy (1 ¼ miles)

A traditional countryside pub serving food everyday. A traditional roast lunch is served on Wednesday and Sundays. Outdoor seating is available for warmer months. Child and dog friendly.

Nearest beach

Gurnard's Hidden Beach (200 yards)

This little known beach is a favourite amongst locals. Accessed via a path called Shore Path through the trees behind Gurnard Sailing Club, this sand and shingle beach enjoys a lush backdrop and beautiful views. With no lifeguards on duty or provisions along the beach, pack up sun cream, water and some tasty treats and enjoy a day of paddling and relaxing.

Nearest walk

Cascading Canopies Histree Trail (1 ¼ miles)

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

Gurnard (150 yards)

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!

Also nearby

Parkhurst Forest (3 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!

The Breeze Restaurant (3 ¼ miles)

Visit the peaceful marina at Harbour Island and enjoy sitting by the water and watching the world go by. The interior has recently undergone extensive renovation and outside there's a raised seating platform giving a stunning view over the river Medina. open daily throughout the year this restaurant is ideally located just two miles south of Cowes.

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

Mrs Franks October 2020

Meal at heBreeze

Well organised COVID-19 procedures in place., but they isn’t interfere with the service. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The meal was really lovely, well cooked and portions were brilliant..
When we left we were pleasantly stuffed.

Gurnard Beach (¼ mile)

A popular sand and shingle beach located a short distance from Cowes. Parking is available along the seafront and there is a small car park at the beach. A play area is located by the beach and also a cafe. The local sailing club offers a visitor membership during summer. Dogs are not allowed between May and the end of September. There is no lifeguard cover.

The Little Gloster (¼ mile)

Gurnard is the prettiest of villages and this is one of the loveliest eateries on the island. The food is unpretentious, locally sourced with an emphasis on seafood. You can dine enjoying stunning sea views either in side or out.

The Woodvale (¼ mile)

Situated in Gurnard approximately five minutes drive away from Cowes, food is served here daily and a childs menu is also available. Regular entertainment takes place with quiz nights on a Monday and dogs are welcome (in the pub that is!)

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