0800 148 8228

Gothic Cottage - Ryde
5 Star Gold

Stunning Victorian-Gothic Seaside Retreat

This outstanding Grade 2 listed Victorian Gothic-style period property, just minutes’ walk from stunning sandy beaches and mainland transport links offers guests the absolute epitome of fantastic contemporary design blended effortlessly with the house’s period features

Gothic Cottage showcases great design at every turn, with each very spacious room offering the highest level of comfort coupled with lots of amazing extra features such as Swedish style cedar hot tub, garden pod with entertainment suite, cinema and gaming room, and games room with pool table, original juke box and even its own working glitter ball!

Set in a quiet residential area just minutes from Ryde beach and esplanade, and the Hover Travel and Wightlink Catamaran terminals. For guests travelling by rail to Portsmouth, the Catamaran and Hovercraft operate into Ryde, and this property is less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Hover terminal and 15 minutes’ from the Catamaran Terminal.

With its own private, fully enclosed, contemporary-styled large garden, with multiple sitting out areas and a large outside dining area – perfect for outdoor entertaining, the house is minutes’ walk from Ryde’s beautiful sandy beach, and seafront with its Bowling Alley, Swimming Pool and sheltered lake with rides and bird life

Ryde has a vibrant nightlife with late night opening venues, and a variety of shops, cafes, pubs and eateries

The Island’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is just a short distance away by car, bus or bicycle. A wide range of water sports 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, Dinosaur Isle and the activity parks at Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill Country Park

Shop and railway station 500 yards, pubs and restaurants 0.25 miles, golf course 1 mile, beach 0.25 miles

Ground Floor:

Large and extremely spacious living room leading through to an open-plan snug, both with high ceiling and wooden floors. There is a log burner in the living room. Large and spacious dining room with French doors leading onto the fully enclosed rear garden, with wooden floor and feature contemporary roof lantern
Games room with full size pool table, unique and quirky Vintage juke box in full working order, dart board, TV and media, stunning mirrored bar and motorised glitter ball, with wooden floor and log burner
Cinema and multi-media gaming room with state of the art large UHD TV and surround sound system
Design-led large and spacious contemporary farmhouse-style family kitchen with limestone flooring. Smeg range with 7 burner gas hob and 2 electric ovens. Nespresso coffee maker. Microwave/Oven/Grill combined. 2 dishwashers
Separate downstairs toilet
Utility room with separate freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer

First Floor:

Master bedroom suite with integral en-suite featuring double shower cubicle, designer washstand with granite top, heated towel rail and under floor heating
Second bedroom - Original Victorian vintage canopy four poster 5ft wide bed, original feature Victorian fireplace
Two further Twin bedrooms each with two 3 ft beds and feature fireplace
Double bedroom with 5ft king-size bed and feature fireplace
Feature family bathroom with jack-and-jill dual access for ease of use from all rooms, with feature free-standing roll-top bath with claw feet. Feature vanity unit with marble top. Tiled floor with under floor heating and heated towel rail
Further bathroom with double shower cubicle with rain-head and hand-held shower, toilet, heated towel rail, tiled floor and under floor heating

• Full gas central heating included, under floor heating downstairs and in all bathrooms
• Log burner in living room and in games room – first basket of logs provided free of charge, remainder available locally at cost
• Bed linen and towels included
• TV in living room, games room and cinema with sound bars and Sky Q with Football (Sky and BT sports), Netflix and Amazon Prime throughout
• Integrated HEOS sound system in the kitchen/dining/living room and snug – with radio and TIDAL high quality music streaming
• 3 Blu-Ray players – one in the cinema, one in the lounge and one in the garden pod
• PlayStation 4 and selection of games in the cinema/gaming room
• 7 burner gas hob, 2 electric ovens
• Microwave, oven, grill combined
• 2 x Dishwashers in kitchen
• Wi-Fi throughout and in the garden
• Travel cot, high chair and fire guards available on site
• No smoking
• Pets not allowed
• Welcome Pack provided

Note: This property is for family use only.


Swedish-style cedar hot tub – seating 8

Garden entertainment pod / den with TV, Blu-Ray player and Amazon Fire TV
(NOTE: This has a strict no food allowed inside policy)

Fully enclosed rear garden with mature planting and trees

Multiple sitting out areas with seating on several levels

  • Decked area at rear of garden with large extendable teak dining table seating up to 12 with evening lighting
  • Patio with two small sofas
  • Raised seating area with modular sofa seating 10 with parasol, fire-pit and evening lighting
  • Wood-fired pizza oven, charcoal and gas fired BBQ
  • Limited road side parking

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.