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7 Nights See prices

  • £735  to  £1120

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Short Breaks From

  • £100 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £160 p/night
    Peak season
    (5 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    5 (peak)
    2 (off peak)

  • Children

    Please
    Enquire

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner

About India Cottage

India Cottage is perfect for your self-catering break. It's popular with couples, great for small families, including those with dogs, for a restful holiday by the sea. This Isle of Wight holiday home is in the desirable Victorian seaside resort of Ventnor on the south side of the island, an easy 5-10 minute walk from the beach, shops, cafes, award winning restaurants and friendly bars like the oldest pub on the island, The Crab & Lobster Tap. There is space for four people to sleep in two bedrooms with a layout suitable for couples or families with children over 10. Guests regularly rate it highly for everything from the location, to the sea views and the thoughtful welcome pack waiting for you on arrival.

Ventnor is a vibrant Victorian town on the south coast of the island with a sand and shingle beach overlooking the English Channel. Its charm is timeless with its period houses, colourful shops and independent businesses that include an array of places to eat and shop. It's equally convenient for the island's three ferry terminals in Yarmouth, East Cowes, and Fishbourne, with a regular bus service stopping just 100 metres from the cottage door.

Measuring 27 miles wide and 13 miles from top to bottom makes the Isle of Wight big enough to be attractive but small enough so that it feels familiar even if it's your first visit. With over 70 miles of coastline many guests enjoy cycling or walking at least part of it during their stay, appreciating a landscape that's now a UNESCO Biosphere. Following Queen Victoria, the Victorians flocked to the island, it quickly became a fashionable holiday destination. Today it remains popular with people of all ages who come for the scenery, attractions, sailing, sunny climate, and annual events like the Isle of Wight Festival, Cowes Week, Walking Festival, Ventnor Fringe and the Garlic Festival.

Attractions near the cottage include the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Ventnor Botanic Garden, Blackgang Chine, and Shanklin Chine. Other places include The Needles, Osborne House, Wildheart Animal Sanctuary, and Monkey Haven. There are museums, galleries, and workshops to paint a pot at or watch glass blowing. Hire a sailboat, have a go surfing or paddleboarding, or take a sightseeing boat tour to see the island from the water. There are so many ways to have fun on the Isle of Wight that we are pretty sure your first visit won't be your last!

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Simon Matthews joined Independent Cottages in January 2022


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charging
    EV

Location (Isle of Wight)

Accommodation Comprises:

India Cottage is a Grade II listed Victorian property dating from the 1850s with a terraced garden and accommodation over two levels. Parking spaces are highly sought after in Ventnor making the two here for exclusive guest use hugely beneficial.

Downstairs:

  • Living room to the right of the hallway, furnished with a corner sofa, wood-burning stove, games, puzzles, maps & guides and a TV with Freesat and Amazon channels and a DVD/Blu-Ray player. Louvred blinds let lots of natural light in while maintaining your privacy.
  • Country kitchen/diner to the left of the entrance. The pine table seats four people and the kitchen is well-equipped for self-catering whether you're a gourmet chef or more of a beans on toast kind of cook. There's a dishwasher and a Nespresso coffee pod machine along with the usual appliances.

Upstairs:

  • Master bedroom with a comfortable king-sized bed and a blackout blind to ensure you're not woken up until you're ready. There is a wardrobe and a chest of drawers for storage. A door opens into the bathroom that's shared between the two bedrooms.
  • Twin bedroom with two single zip-and-link beds that can be configured as a superking (6ft-wide) bed if preferred. Please let the owner know your required layout when booking. This room has views down Tulse Hill to the sea.
  • The second bathroom door is immediately next to the bedroom. The "Jack and Jill" bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and handbasin. It's a lovely, light room.
  • Outside at this level there is also a separate utility space with a washing machine and tumble drier.

Outside: There are three-levels of terraced garden to the rear of the cottage. The seaside themed lower level has an outdoor sofa and fridge - perfect for sultry summer evenings. The mid-terrace has a bistro table and chairs where you can sit with a steaming pot of tea in the morning, while the top terrace has a dining table and chairs, sunloungers, and superb views over the town and Ventnor bay. There is also a small lawn at the top suitable for exercising dogs. The cottage has allocated parking adjacent to the front with EV charging point and one up behind the cottage next to the top garden.

Additional Information: You won't need to bring much when you stay at India Cottage. It's very well equipped with utilities, WiFi, throws, bed linen and bath towels. Dogs are welcome by arrangement. Smoking is not permitted. Please bring dog towels and bedding if they are required. The steep internal stairs and terraced garden makes this cottage unsuitable for children under the age of 10 and those with mobility restrictions. Please note that there is an additional cleaning fee of £90 for all bookings.

India Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 22nd Mar 2024 - Sat, 13th Apr 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 5
Short break prices:
5 nights: £725 | 6 nights: £870
Additional Notes: Plus £90 cleaning per stay

7 Nights
£1,015

5 Nights
£725


Sun, 18th Feb 2024 - Thu, 21st Mar 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £300 | 4 nights: £400 | 5 nights: £500 | 6 nights: £600
Additional Notes: Plus £90 cleaning charge per stay

7 Nights
£700

3 Nights
£300


Fri, 24th May 2024 - Sat, 1st Jun 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 5
Short break prices:
5 nights: £725 | 6 nights: £870
Additional Notes: Plus £90 changeover fee per stay

7 Nights
£1,015

5 Nights
£725


Sun, 2nd Jun 2024 - Thu, 20th Jun 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £375 | 4 nights: £500 | 5 nights: £625 | 6 nights: £750
Additional Notes: Plus £90 cleaning fee per stay

7 Nights
£875

3 Nights
£375


Sun, 14th Apr 2024 - Thu, 23rd May 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £375 | 4 nights: £500 | 5 nights: £625 | 6 nights: £750
Additional Notes: Plus £90 cleaning fee per stay

7 Nights
£875

3 Nights
£375


Mon, 8th Jul 2024 - Thu, 18th Jul 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £390 | 4 nights: £520 | 5 nights: £650 | 6 nights: £780
Additional Notes: plus £90 cleaning fee per stay

7 Nights
£910

3 Nights
£390


Sat, 10th Aug 2024 - Sun, 1st Sep 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 5
Short break prices:
5 nights: £800 | 6 nights: £960
Additional Notes: Plus £90 cleaning fee per stay

7 Nights
£1,120

5 Nights
£800

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 King & 1 Twin/Superking)
Children:
Enquire with owner
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Flexible
Payment Options:
Paypal, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7941 618390 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Simon Matthews
Member Since January 2022

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India Cottage Noticeboard

The cottage has steep stairs & steep uneven steps between the terraces, therefore we are sorry but we are unable to accommodate children under 10 and guests with limited/impaired mobility. We are easily accessed from 3 ferry ports: Lymington to Yarmouth, Southampton to Cowes & Portsmouth to Fishbourne, plus a 10-minute Hovercraft from Southsea to Ryde. Prices vary according to demand and time of year, we have access to discounted fares on both Wightlink and Red Funnel services.

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

India Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 21st February 2024
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