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Cowes View cosy beach side cottage, amazing sea views near Fareham, Portsmouth

Cowes View seaside cottage looking over The Solent
Very good
39 reviews
Cowes View seaside cottage looking over The Solent
Sea View, from the main bedroom, The Solent, Hampshire
Isle of Wight in the distance, view from the balcony off the main bedroom
view from the garden directly over the sea
sea faring bed linen
bedroom 2 with a comfortable double bed
through dining kitchen and lounge with panoramic views,
Valentines weekend
Hill Head driftwood gate
sea side holiday cottage Hampshire
The flags are flown for special occassions
The crews nest
Wet room , ground floor
Swallows ahoy
Osborne View pub , Hill Head
private path to Hill Head beach
stranded container ship, viewed directly from cottage, no TV needed!!
panoramic view of Cowes View at low tide early morning
sunrise over Cowes View, Hill Head, Hampshire
sunset from Cowes View garden
Solent with Ventura in the distance
Cowes View in snow time
Nelson's battleship ,The Victory, close by in Portsmouth
The New Forest National Park, great for cycling and walking
speedy way to enjoy a day trip to the Isle of Wight
Osborne House beach is opposite Cowes View on the Isle of Wight
Spinnaker Tower, great views across The Solent and North towards the Meon Valley
The largest cruise ship arriving in Southampton, all the cruise ships pass by Cowes View
The 3 Queens, were watched from Cowes View as they sailed passed
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Hill Head, Fareham, Hampshire, England
Cowes View is a secret made to share.The cottage has amazing panoramic sea views across the Solent. From the terrace and the balcony watch the yachts,cruise liners, Cowes week, tall ships, dinghies, canoes, wind and kite surfers, and many other sea faring vessels sail by.Relax in bed and listen to the waves lap against the shoreline, watch the sun rise and set over the glistening water, stroll along the beach from Cowes View's own access and swim in the sea,
Be assured the quality is offered to 4 star luxury as required by Visit England official tourist rating board.
The cottage has WIFI

The cottage is ideal for a romantic getaway, your wedding night, and a family/couple retreat. Cowes View has free view TV and internet access for those of you who like to keep in touch (not for Ipad). There are two double bedrooms,a bathroom, a...
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About the Owner, Mel V
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 39 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
I live a few minutes down the road, I let my guests arrive and explore and discover things for themselves but if needed I am a 'phone call away and be at the cottage in a few minutes if necessary.I will call in during the guests stay just to check all is OK.
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Peter R
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Cowes View Cottage is a warm comfortable character cottage with amazing views across the Solent you will never tire off. A pub, a cage, and a Chinese takeaway within 2min walk all serving excellent food, and all dog friendly what more do you want. We will return, thank you Mel

Management response:

Thanks Peter, glad you both had a good week, the view is amazing ,ever changing, look forward to welcoming you back next year, Mel


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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 30, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

What a find and opportunity! From the cosy all you need sailing themed home to the stunning views from the master bedroom and garden. With direct access to the beach and sea we went out in our kayacks, watched the amazing kite surfers and sailboats, binoculars are a must here! With the stunning sunsets and clear skies we watched the...

Management response:

Thanks Jan and Dominic for your lovely words! Fantastic you have had a great week enjoying everything on offer at Cowes View. Hope to see you next year.


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Reviewed March 28, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

A lovely cottage, great inside as well as outside with everything we could have wanted. Mel was very helpful and easy to deal with. The location is beautiful, beach on the doorstep,fabulous views and good food at the pub and cafe. We would love to visit again.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Pets are considered please enquire
There is a 3% surcharge on the total rent if the balance is paid by cresit card.
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Feb 17, 2018 -
Feb 24, 2018
half term, enjoy the Mary Rose
7 nights --
Feb 25, 2018 -
Mar 30, 2018
early spring, cignets at Hill Head harbour
7 nights --
Mar 31, 2018 -
Apr 13, 2018
Easter and chocolate
7 nights --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $278 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
Cowes week is one of the biggest weeks in the sailing calendar, the view from Cowes View is spectacular with the Solent parading with sails and yachts. Southampton Boat show is another date for the sailing enthusiast.
The Victorian Festival of Christmas held at the Historic dockyard, Portsmouth, a great family event, with snow, bands, fairground rides many stalls. The New Forest Show.

Goodwood has many events, The Festival of Speed, Goodwood revival, very exciting and easily accessible from Cowes View.
Getting around
The local train station is Fareham, trains go to Brighton, London, Cardiff, then 10 miles away there is Southampton Parkway which has direct trains going North and Portsmouth Harbour with similar links to Fareham.
The local buses run outside the cottage and go to Fareham, Stubbiington village has more buses, a mile away to Southampton, Gosport,and Portsmouth.
Southampton airport is 10 miles away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Southampton: 9.3 mi
Railway: Fareham: 5.0 mi
Ferry: Portsmouth: 9.3 mi
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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