0800 148 8228

The Bird House - Cowes
4 Star

Beautifully appointed Victorian cottage in the heart of Cowes
This charming cottage combines period features with modern living and is decorated and presented to a very high standard throughout. This well coordinated and extremely comfortable property is in a fantastic location in the heart of Cowes, and is 5 minutes from Cowes Yacht Haven and Sheppard’s Wharf marinas. A short walk from the centre of Cowes town, yacht clubs and beachfront, this cottage offers excellent accommodation for sailors families and couples alike

Perfect for sailing enthusiasts, walkers and cyclists The Bird House offers an excellent base in Cowes. Moments from the centre of cosmopolitan Cowes, with a great selection of unique shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, the Island’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is also just a short distance away by car, bus or bicycle. A wide range of watersports and sailing activities are available close by. English Heritage’s Carisbrooke Castle and Osbourne House are a short distance away, as is Brading Roman Villa, The Steam Railway, and Dinosaur Isle and the activity parks at Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill Country Park

Shop 500 yards, pub and restaurant 500 yards, golf course 0.25 miles, beach ¾ mile

Note: Property not suitable for less mobile due to changing levels and steep stairs
Ground floor:

Small, beautifully styled living room with original Victorian feature open fireplace
Dining room with original wooden flooring and original Victorian feature fireplace. Two steps up into kitchen
Farmhouse, galley-style kitchen with original wooden flooring
Sun room / Drying or equipment store accessed via kitchen, with patio doors accessing the rear garden
Separate toilet

First Floor:

Bedroom with standard 4ft6in double bed and original Victorian feature fireplace
Family bathroom with bath, shower over bath, toilet, original Victorian feature fireplace, and built-in cupboard with washing machine and drying area

Second Floor:

Accessed via tight turning steep stairs
Master bedroom with 4ft double bed, Velux window and garden view

· Full gas central heating included
· Portable small oil-filled radiator
· Electricity, bed linen and towels included
· TV
· DVD Player with flash drive
· Radio, CD Player and I-Pod Dock, with mobile device adaptive jack
· Electric oven, gas hob
· Microwave
· Washing machine – in bathroom, and drying area
· Dishwasher
· Fridge/freezer
· Wi-Fi
· No smoking
· Sorry pets not allowed
· Welcome Pack provided


· Fully enclosed rear garden, lawned, with established planting and shrubs. Five steps up to lawned area
· Gravelled patio with sitting out area and garden furniture
· Cycle / equipment lockable store available
· Roadside parking, free of charge outside property

You can simply book just your accommodation, or in addition, you may prefer to book your cross-Solent travel at the same time.

We have specially negotiated rates with the key providers of cross-Solent travel which offer you preferential rates for crossing the Solent.

Please call us on 0800 148 8228 or email us at travel@vipcottages.com to book your crossing today.