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“Beautiful modern cottage close to beach”
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Views out to sea, and a log fire
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Views out to sea, and a log fire
Wake up to a wonderful view of the sea The dining room, a great place to recount the day's adventures over a family meal
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51 reviews
Views out to sea, and a log fire
Wake up to a wonderful view of the sea
The dining room, a great place to recount the day's adventures over a family meal
Completely renovated in 2018, the bathroom features a bath/shower combo and heated towel rail
There's great views from everywhere in this cottage
The kitchen is brand new for 2018
The twin bedroom features original Victorian fireplace, and great views over the woodlands
Yarmouth river. The old railway track along the river provides a great walk to Freshwater
The woodlands and beach next to the cottage
Wake up in a king-size bed to the wonderful sea views!
The coastal path runs right past the cottage
The guns at Fort Victoria, next to the cottage
Next door Fort Victoria has a planetarium, an marine aquarium, and an underwater archaeology museum
The green at the front of the property
The beach in front of the cottage
The beach at Fort Victoria
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England

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Very good - based on 51 reviews
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Richard D
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful modern cottage close to beach”
Reviewed 12 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

We only had a short visit to Victoria cottage in Yarmouth but would happily go back for longer. The cottage is very modern and has everything you need for an enjoyable escape to the Isle of Wight. Right by the beach and a short walk to the harbour and town with some lovely pubs and restaurants. It was a freezing cold weekend when we were there so it was lovely to come back and light a real fire in the lounge. Booking was very easy and friendly and arranging arrival and departure was also easy with a friendly neighbour. We benefitted from the wi-fi access but there is plenty of information at the property for eating and activities. Our two year old was very taken with their lovely dog. Had the weather been better this would have been an ideal base for us to explore the island. Would definitely return when things warm up a bit

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Liked best: Log fire
Liked least: Bit cold upstairs
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Marconluc...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Cosy, charming cottage in a superb location, exceptional value.”
Reviewed 10 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

How happy were we when we returned from a great week in Fort Victoria cottages. On arrival we were rewarded with very generous gifts from the owners, and also an amazing place to stay with wi fi, well appointed kitchen and dinning area and rooms with great views over the serene Solent, "what a find"
A fantastic garden, with almost what felt like a private beach.
Very quiet neighbourhood was tucked away but is also a stones through from some great island attractions.
The neighbours Fran and her family were ever so helpful and made our stay a great one, thanks again all at Fort Victoria, would absolutely recommend this to all.

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Liked best: The surroundings
Liked least: Not being able to smoke indoors, but hey who can!
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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amanda173
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Charming and Peaceful”
Reviewed 24 December 2011 for a stay in December 2011
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My husband and I rented the cottage to support 2 social events in Yarmouth, just under a mile away. It was a lovely walk into Yarmouth, so we did not have to drive and could drink. The cottage is comfortably furnished-very comfy bed, sofas and fashionably furnished. It was ideal for us and would be for a family or anyone without significant disability.
We are familiar with storage heaters, and with the open fire and electric heaters we were easily warm enough, until the property had warmed through. Instructions for the storage heaters did not seems to be around for those unfamiliar . A general information booklet would be useful, as we like many renters did not want to bother the caretaker neighbours at No 9.
All in all hard to find fault. BT Broadband fast and useful.
We know the Isle of Wight well and so know there is plenty to do for all ages, and on this occasion enjoyed the tea rooms and Ken Russell photo exhibition at Dimbola Lodge and the Blue Crab Restaurant in Yarmouth.

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Liked best: Views, interior, comfort
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Sandra W
Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Elegant and Cosy Family Friendly Cottage”
Reviewed 17 November 2011 for a stay in November 2011

Just come back from a lovely, relaxing weekend at Fort Victoria Cottages. The cottage is beautifully furnished and is well equipped. Our nearly 3 year old loved the surroundings - nice big green grass area to the front of the property which in the summer you could easily just sit outside and watch them play. Beds were super comfy and it was so quiet, lovely to wake up to a sea view. We hope to go again and would have no hesitaton in recommending this to couples or families.

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Liked best: Location and the tasteful, yet homely feel to the cottage
Liked least: Being uber picky - tv was a bit small
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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sandgaz
Crawley
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Perfect Cottage”
Reviewed 13 November 2011 for a stay in October 2011

We stayed in the cottage for a week in October with our dog.The cottage is in a perfect peaceful location,adjacent toFort Victoria country park.To the front of the cottage are wonderful views across the Solent,and a small patioed garden(which we used even in October) leading to a large communal grass garden.To the back is a small garden,with direct access to the woods of Fort Victoria Country Park and the IOW coastal path.We went for a walking week,and it was Tuesday before we needed to drive anywhere.Would recomend the Yar estuary walk,the Red Lion half way round is a must for a thirsty walker!
The cottage is perfect well presented,with everything you need,a real home from home,it was also immaculately clean too. Despite being vey mild for October we lit the lovely cosy open fire every night,which gave the cottage an even more homely feel.Would definately recomend the cottage to anyone wanting a lovely get a way from it feel week.

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Liked best: The cottage and the location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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