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The Springs Coastal Cottage in Ryde, Isle of Wight

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The Springs Coastal Cottage description

Holiday home
This accommodation is a splendid alternative to the usual Isle of Wight holiday cottages, and is set within the owner's large lawned gardens in a peaceful rural location. The property has been furnished and fitted to an incredibly high standard with a spectacular vaulted pine interior, which provides open plan studio holiday living. You'll be living a life of luxury with the surround sound entertainment equipment, unlimited use of the outdoor heated swimming pool (in season), and a super-king-size bed. You can even order gourmet meals made with delicious local produce from the owner. There is abundant wildlife to spot in the pretty gardens, including rare red squirrels, hares, badgers and woodpeckers. There are beautiful walks to take from the doorstep of the property, and the bustling seaside town of Ryde with its gorgeous sandy beaches, shops and restaurants is close by. If you're into messing about on the waves, head for Bembridge Harbour which offers brilliant boating facilities. Any time of year, this location is a holiday haven you'll never forget.

Also known as "The Gateway to the Island", the largest town on the Isle of Wight, Ryde, has been an extremely popular holiday location since the mid 19th century. There is a huge amount to see and do in Ryde, and it is highly accessible to holidaymakers because of the regular catamaran, ferry and hovercraft transport services. Ryde has something for everyone, including a great selection of shops, restaurants and pubs, as well as six miles of gorgeous sandy beaches. The bustling seaside esplanade has plenty of recreational opportunities including an ice rink, tenpin bowling, bowling greens, putting greens, a pretty boating lake and a children's paddling pool and rides. Everything is within easy reach, making this a very stress-free and relaxing holiday location.

The Isle of Wight, with its beaches, unspoiled scenery, rich heritage and over 500 miles of award-winning public footpaths is a walker's paradise, or if sailing is your thing, the renowned annual Cowes Week is not to be missed.

Gas central heating. Double electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of owner's freezer, dishwasher, use of owner's washing machine by arrangement, plasma screen TV, DVD, surround sound music system with iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for one car. Private sitting-out area with garden furniture. Shared seasonal use of owner's outdoor heated swimming pool. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop & pub 2 miles. Note: Adults only, no children allowed, including babes-in-arms.


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  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Swimming pool
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Rural location

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Mr Worthington
March 2016
The Springs is a hidden gem; rural with an abundance of wildlife in the garden and on your doorstep.
Mr Abbotts
January 2016
It was very comfortable and quiet and relaxing with great wildlife, you can sit there all day just watching the birds.
Mr Godfrey
May 2016
A lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings with a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. The wild life is fantastic with red squirrels, pheasants and wild birds including woodpeckers. If you are a enthusiastic walker like us this area is an ideal location.
Mr Brunsdon
November 2015
The location was perfect for what we wanted to do; it was very quiet and peaceful with lots of red squirrels and a variety of birds in the grounds. The lodge was warm, cosy, beautifully decorated furnished and contained everything we needed. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We would not hesitate to return or recommend to friends.
Mrs Naylor
July 2016
It was perfect for rest and relaxation. It was our second visit and this time we went for two weeks as one wasn't enough. An ideal base for just nipping out to discover the lovely island. The Springs is just beautiful.
Mrs Croft
August 2015
This relaxing and enchanting lodge had everything you could possibly want.
Miss Evans
March 2015
Loved the location and the cabin.
Mr Ward
May 2015
The owner was very pleasant and helpful. The wildlife was brilliant, with bird and red squirrel feeders placed just outside the kitchen window, which provided hours of entertainment. The garden was large and laid mostly to lawn. We made the most of the opportunity to use the swimming pool and the bed was wonderful - easily the most comfortable we've slept in.
Miss Langton
June 2015
A beautiful location with stunning natural surroundings. Perfect for a couples retreat.
Mrs Smith
June 2015
A beautiful place to stay, very peaceful with lots of wildlife. Simply the best.
Mrs Back
July 2014
The location of the property was very good. A lovely secluded garden with lots of wildlife. Owner of house was very helpful and gave us as much privacy as we wanted. Location was ideal for exploring the attractions on the Isle of Wight.
Mrs Stirling-kellaway
July 2015
A tranquil setting with wildlife on your doorstep and a friendly helpful owner who is there if you need her but also respects your privacy. I was very sad to go!
Mr Webb
May 2014
An idyllic setting for a restful holiday.
Mrs Crawford
April 2014
Good quality property in a very quiet location. Seeing the different birds, squirrels etc was fantastic.
Mr Collishaw
December 2013
Everything you want for a relaxing break!
Mr Leaver
September 2014
It was very quiet there, plenty of wildlife (including red squirrels just outside the window) and the owner was a brilliant hostess!
Mrs Hogarth
March 2014
The location is perfect for exploring the Island. The cottage itself is lovely. We hope to book again for next year.
Mrs Edwards
January 2014
The cottage was lovely and peaceful. We had very bad weather, however that did not really matter as we had a nice and cosy place to go back to. The wildlife in the garden was fantastic too.
Ms Bagge
April 2014
Wonderful place to stay, beautiful, peaceful and healing. The owner is the perfect host, friendly but very respectful of her visitors privacy. I love the place and will be booking again next year as soon as the 2015 diary is in place.
Mrs Sangu
April 2013
We were lucky with the weather and spending time together as a family. The place was clean.
Rev Charters
March 2013
The welcome was excellent and the garden wildlife was outstanding; red squirrels, a woodpecker, pheasants and lots of other birds!
Mrs Webb
April 2013
The peace and quiet, and the wildlife that visited on a daily basis was fantastic. The owner has thought of everything, there is nothing you miss from being away from home!
Mr Attwell
April 2013
A great experience, lovely area and away from the crowds. the owners were lovely and there was everything you needed, so no need to take the kitchen sink. The cabin was lovely, clean and cosy. Would definitely recommend this accommodation to any one.
Mr Owens
May 2013
The quality of this chalet was truly fantastic. If anyone wants a quiet holiday that is close to nature - this is it, red squirrels in abundance, with pheasant right outside the front door! This place has everything. Furnished with all round good taste, and so clean too The owners are so very nice, and are happy to help you in any way the can. We had a daily visit from their lovely little dogs. In short, this is the perfect holiday accommodation for two people.
Mrs Mapp
August 2013
We enjoyed the high standard of the accommodation, wildlife and welcome from the owner.
Mr Freeman
July 2013
Without a doubt, this property was of a very high standard, situated in a idyllic location. The large well-maintained garden with its abundance of wildlife was an added bonus.
Mrs Balderstone
May 2013
The situation near the woods in a lovely garden. The accommodation was very clean and comfortable. The amazing wildlife outside our window. The very helpful owner of the property.
Mr Williams
October 2012
We were made to feel very welcome. It's a lovely property in a great location. Arrival and departure was very smooth.
Ms Proctor
September 2012
Unique property. Lots of privacy. Tasteful furnishings. Great location. Owners attention to detail and quality of accommodation, fixtures and fillings was of a very high standard.
Mrs Greer
October 2012
I cannot fault this property. The location, is excellent, so quiet that the wildlife is constantly on show. The owner has excelled herself with little extras that you don't normally see and everything was to a high standard. She also has two adorable small dogs who pay regular visits, but only if you want to see them!
Mr Upton
July 2012
Accommodation and location are ideal for a relaxing break. The owners are very welcoming and helpful.
Mr Whitfield
September 2012
The owner was extremely friendly and very helpful. Her two dogs, Wilf and Dougle, were excellent company.
Ms Watson
February 2012
Peaceful quiet and restful. We loved it. Very comfortable.
Ms Bagge
July 2012
My whole week was blissful, the cabin was so comfortable and quiet, it was like being in paradise. The garden was lovely and the wildlife amazing, the owner was charming and everything was left so wonderfully clean and welcoming. I had a very happy week and would recommend it to anyone. I was very reluctant to leave at the end of my week. I enjoyed it so much I have already booked again for two weeks next Spring.
Mrs Markham
July 2012
This is the second time that we have stayed at The Springs and it was as good as our first stay. The cabin is fantastic and set in lovely grounds. We saw lots of red squirrels, rabbits, pheasants and peacocks. The owner was friendly and hospitable. It was also great to use the swimming pool. A stay at The Springs is highly recommended.
Miss Nehar
October 2011
The cottage was lovely and cosy, it had everything we needed and more. We would definitely recommend.
Miss Pickard
March 2012
The area it was in and the host. She was absolutely lovely and extremely helpful with my every need. I think the best thing for us was the high standards of the log cabin itself.
Ms Howe
January 2012
Tranquility, location, wildlife and privacy.
Miss Dodd
December 2011
The Springs was beautiful and we were amazed at all the squirrels and the owner's dog was lovely! The owner was really sweet and made our stay really relaxed and lovely - will be going again!
Mr Watkinson
August 2011
I was made very welcome on arrival by a very pleasant family. The cottage was so clean and peaceful.
Mr Brewster
May 2011
The cottage is in a very peaceful location and is well-appointed.
Mrs Franklin
August 2011
We loved the rural location of the cottage, and especially loved seeing the wildlife. The owner was very welcoming and made us feel very at home. The cottage had everything we needed and more.
Mrs Curnow
April 2012
The springs accommodation was so tranquil and idyllic spot well away from anyone. The wildlife in the garden included red squirrels, woodpeckers rabbits and pheasants all very entertaining. The walks on the island were fab.
Mrs Pagram
June 2011
The cabin is situated right next to a wood so wild life visits The Springs' garden - red squirrels in abundance, pheasants, rabbits and woodpeckers. It is well situated to visit the island's attractions.
Mrs Smith
January 2011
The property was in a very tranquil place, but still close to Ryde, which has improved immensely in recent years. We were treated to the antics of red squirrels and garden birds on the feeders. A very romantic hideaway. The island has so much to offer, even on a poor winter's day.
Mrs Markham
September 2011
A cottage in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. The owner was welcoming and hospitable. It was fantastic to see so much wildlife around the gardens. There was plenty to do and see in the area. We would highly recommend the cottage and we plan to use again.
Ms Thompsell
March 2010
Lovely location, very clean and welcoming.
Mrs Pagram
August 2010
Accommodation excellent. Very quiet location; no traffic sound at all. We were made very welcome. Not far from shops and good base for touring the island. We have already booked a return visit next year.
Mr Mrs Ousby
August 2010
The welcome and helpfulness of the owner and the loveliness and privacy of the chalet. We particularly loved the wildlife around the garden, especially the red squirrels - 5 at one go was our record.
Mrs Russel-Graham
August 2010
Friendly owners. Perfect romantic hideaway.
Mr Poynter
July 2010
This was an exceptional property. Private and in a good area. 5* accommodation. Highly recommended. Will book again.
Miss Bond
September 2010
The cottage was very cosy and extremely well equipped. It is in a very quiet area with lots of wildlife. During our stay we spotted lots of rabbits, red squirrels, pheasants and peacocks. The highlight of our holiday, however, had to be Wilf (the wonder dog as we called him!). The friendliest and most playful dog anyone could wish to meet!
Mr Mrs Gratwick
October 2010
This is our second vist to The Springs and we absolutely love it, as it provides a true feeling of relaxation and is set in beautiful surroundings with wildlife just outside the window. It is a true break from our busy and hectic lifestyles. The lodge is filled with everything you could possibly need and more.
Mrs Charlick
October 2009
Perfect tranquil getaway for two. A good central location for visiting the whole island. The cottage certainly had a touch of luxury.
Mrs Summers
June 2010
The perfect place to have as a base for touring the Isle of Wight. There was everything you would need for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Top marks to the owner.
Mr Abbott
November 2009
This is the second visit we have made to this property this year and we will hopefully be returning here soon.
Miss Harrington
December 2009
The owner was very welcoming and ensured that we had everything we needed. We particularly liked the peaceful location of Rose Cottage and the fact that the nearby gardens were filled with wildlife.
Mr Abbott
July 2009
The wildlife here is amazing. Make sure a camera is available to film the the red squirrels outside the property. Several peacocks in the fields nearby!
Mr Mrs Gratwick
October 2009
This holiday was a real retreat. The cottage contained everything we could possibly ask for and more. From day one we were totally relaxed. The cottage looked out on to really beautiful surroundings with plenty of red squirrels to delight us.
Mr Cordin
May 2009
Red squirrels, countryside and tranquility
Mrs Thickett
August 2009
Friendly, unobtrusive,and helpful owner.
Mr O\'Connor
July 2009
Excellent property, accurately described, no problem recommending.
Ms Maloney
August 2009
Excellent! A great welcome. If anything I think you have undervalued this cottage.
Mr Mrs Sutherland
May 2009
Lovely and relaxing getaway. Will definitely be back.
Mr Parker
July 2009
The tranquility of the countryside. Everywhere was within easy reach by car.
Graham B
October 2015
Wow I love this place so much. The host Justine was fantastic and could not do enough to make sure all of your needs are met. The Lodge was a real home from home, down to the biscuits on arrival. The dogs Wilf and Dougal were friendly and regular joined us in the lodge. The area is like you are in the middle of nowhere but Ryde is a couple of miles away.We came here because we wanted peace and quiet, We were not disappointed. Behind the house is a delightful little woods. If you go up the hill you will get amazing views of the Isle of Wight. The Wildlife Red Squires, Hare, Buzzards, Pheasants, and the Barn Owl of which I was fortunate to see, but did not have a camera in hand. The Springs is a little Gem and we will be back.
Lisa S
July 2015
My husband and I first stayed at The Springs in 2014 and booked 2015's holiday when we got back home, that's how much we loved it! It is a very comfortable and cleverly put together cabin that is perfectly equipped for two people. If you are a fan of wildlife then you really shouldn't pass up the opportunity to stay here. The red squirrels are delightful - and are right on your doorstep every day - as are the various birds that visit; pheasants, partridge, green woodpecker, lesser spotted woodpeckers, greenfinches, goldfinches, chaffinches, blue tits, great tits and the very shy jay. It is a perfect get away from the day-to-day grind and gives you time and space to truly relax and unwind. The owner is very friendly and on hand should you need anything, but is respectful of your privacy too. If you can drag yourself away from the antics of the wildlife then seaside towns and island attractions are all within quick and easy reach. Only about 15 minutes away are some clean, quiet and picturesque beaches in Bembridge and White Cliff Bay which are worth making a special trip to. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Springs and will definitely visit again.
August 2014
this lovely Scandinavian style pine cabin was very comfortable and situated in peaceful surroundings. It is situated in the garden of a country house which was visited by very interesting wild life eg red squirrels and rabbits. It is the only cabin in the garden therefore it is ideal if you want a quiet romantic holiday with privacy. It is situated near Ryde on the Isle of Wight and is ideal for exploring the island. You will need a car to enjoy this property.
Becca B
January 2013
'WOW' just about sums up our stay at The Springs. Both myself and my partner normally enjoy holidays abroad but decided to do something a bit different and hire a cottage and our choice did not disappoint. The cottage itself is beautiful with everything you need for a short break (and I really do mean everything-from coffee right down to kitchen cleaner!!). The surroundings are stunning and if you're lucky, you will see an array of wildlife. Being in our early 20's, we wanted to explore the isle of wight and this could be done with great ease as we were so close to Ryde town and much much more. Unfortunately we didn't get to spend much time with the owner but she is such a gem and even offered to pop us into town so we could enjoy a romantic dinner without having to drive. She even posted my partners missing t shirt back to us as it had been left in the cottage by mistake! I would recommend staying at The Springs to everyone and we will 100% go back!!!
February 2015
So many times you visit a place with 5 stars and a luxury tag only to be disappointed. The Springs does not fall into that category. Rated 5 stars it is 5 stars plus. Everything about the accommodation is wonderful. Then there is the bird life. Oh and the red squirrels. Every time you glance out of the windows there are red squirrels, woodpeckers, long tail tits, blue tits etc massing the feeders so thoughtfully provided by Justine, the owner. Take a good camera and binoculars. Sit back with a cuppa or a glass of wine and enjoy.
July 2013
This is a holiday experience that every nature lover will enjoy. It's quiet and you will find yourself totally immersed in the lives of the beautiful pheasants and the antics of the little Red Squirrels who play and eat nut in the small fruit tree right outside your window. The actual Chalet is just beautiful, offering all the essentials - and some more. The owners are there for you if ever you need them, but leave you alone to enjoy yourself. We just loved the place, and look forward to returning, as soon as we possibly can.
Sue Greer
December 2012
What a find this place was! So peaceful, and beautifully done inside to a very high standard.Lots of unexpected extras provided. The two little dogs visiting regularly added to our stay - so adorable!
December 2012
We had a lovely stay here for a week in the summer - not that there was a lot of summer about! We chose this cottage because of its rural location but central(ish) to the island. In fact we thought the location was absolutely perfect. Not especially easy to find, being up a long quiet lane but well worth the effort. The owner's house is next to the cottage and is entirely secluded. We particularly enjoyed the fact that the cottage was visited by red squirrrels every day and in fact we were sometimes woken up by them scampering across the roof to get at the peanut holders that were so thoughtfully provided by the owner. The cottage had everything you could need by way of kitchen equipment and bits and pieces - dishwasher tablets, cleaning materials etc. Should we visit the Isle of Wight again we would try to come here.
December 2012
We spent a very relaxing week here. The owner is very welcoming, and the cottage is in a lovely spot.
April 2012
Wow what a place!! quiet quiet and more quiet. If you want to get away from the rat race or noisy neighbours then this is the place. The setting is perfect and the wildlife is a mixture of rabbits, red squirrels, woodpeckers ,pheasants all of which visited the garden in which the springs is situated, awsome!! The owner justine and her faithfull little dog wilf coudnt have been more helpfull and friendly. The isle of wight is the perfect place if you enjoy walking and there were walks wright from the doorstep of the springs. Plenty of things to do including a zoo seaside towns a railway and even if you want a little retail therapy head into newport. All in all a great holiday!! 10 out of 10
October 2011
We had a wonderful week here, very peaceful setting, very spacious and well equipped cottage in the family grounds? Need to be dog friendly if you visit here as Wilf makes himself known! Go there, you won't regret it!
January 2011
The springs is a great place, gorgeous gardens and lovely interior too. We had a great time and enjoyed visits from the owners dog (he's harmless to those scared of dogs!) We went in November which meant that it was a lot cheaper but it also meant that a lot of place we wanted to go to had shut down for the winter (a lot shut on 31st Oct) I would recommend this place to people looking for a relaxing week to get away from it all!
Bridget Smith
March 2011
Despite a few problems, which we sorted out with the owner, this was a delightful, well situated property, close to Ryde (a much improved town) with its excellent cafes and restaurants. One of the highlights was watching the red squirrels cavorting about in the peaceful garden. We much enjoyed our stay, even though the weather was very wet.
July 2010
very friendly and polite owners very nice property and private
September 2010
Our stay at The Springs was absolutely fantastic. The chalet is well-appointed, spotlessly clean, in a quiet and natural setting yet within easy reach of Ryde and the ferries. We sat out each day on the verandah watching red squirrels, rabbits, woodpeckers and kestrels in the garden - 5 red squirrels at once was our record! The owners were very helpful but not at all intrusive. A perfect getaway for two - we'll be back.
November 2010
The owner was near should we need anything.The cabin had everything you would need and very cosy.It was set in a field adjacent to the owners house shops and garage not far away.Liked seeing all the wild life squirrels, rabbits pheasant and birds in abundance.We have booked again for June 2011.
February 2010
Rose Cottage is a lovely cosy cottage set in rural surroundings. It's very spacious and airy and a great place to unwind. We particularly liked the natural light that the cottage benefitted from due to it's thoughtful design. We were lucky enough to see lots of wildlife during our stay at Rose Cottage. The owner took great care in ensuring that we had everything we needed, whilst being careful not to intrude on our short break. Due to the time of year we went, we think that Rose Cottage would benefit from some double glazing. Although the cottage was well insulated we found that a lot of the heat just disappeared out through the windows, thus making it slightly challenging to retain a comfortable ambience on very cold days of winter.
December 2009
The location, facilities and hospitality at this property is first class. We stayed here in June and our stay in November was just as enjoyable despite the inclement weather and a cancelled sailing on the way home due to rough seas. Make sure you visit the Havenstreet Steam Railway! Thoroughly recommend this destination.
December 2009
Our hosts were lovely, friendly and helpful and made sure we had everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable, but did not intrude. The cottage was charming and luxurious. Well fitted out with everything you could possibly need. Everything was to a high standard, stylish and very comfortable. The location was perfect for us. Very pretty surrounding, lovely views, lots of wildlife for interest and so peaceful and quiet. We could relax without being overlooked or bothered by neighbours. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely want to return. Can't think of anything we didn't like. Would highly recommend this place to any couple looking for a quiet getaway with a touch of luxury.
The Parkers
December 2009
We were welcomedwith a smile and a whole lot of goodies to start off our stay. We were far from the madding crowds but being in the centre of the island we were not too far from anywhere. ON the sunny days the heated pool was most welcome but there was also plenty to do on rainy days. When we go back to the Isle of Wight we would definitely try to go back to the same place
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