Self catering at Alum Bay Cottage Totland in Isle of Wight

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Alum Bay Cottage in Totland, Isle of Wight

Alum Bay Cottage

Totland, Isle of Wight

Alum Bay Cottage in South East England is a perfect choice for a great holiday or a fun short break in Isle of Wight. Find out more about Alum Bay Cottage below.

  • Sleeps 10 or more
  • Pet friendly
  • Luxury self catering
  • Internet broadband or Wi-Fi


More about Alum Bay Cottage

Beautifully located within 3 acres of private gardens, paddock and orchards, this spacious detached Victorian home is peacefully situated in a spectacular rural area with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside and western reaches of the Solent. Being set within an AONB, most of the surrounding land is National Trust, offering spectacular uninterrupted views over the sea and downland, including West High Down, Tennyson monument and Headon Warren - with its breathtaking views of The Needles. The holiday property makes an ideal choice for families, with plenty of indoor and outdoor entertainment, including badminton, croquet and other games. Although in a secluded area, amenities in Totland and Freshwater are only 5 minutes’ drive, offering shops, library, tea-rooms, indoor swimming-pool and pubs, and Alum Bay with its famous coloured sands, is about 15 minutes’ walk over the Downs. The historic sailing town of Yarmouth, set in the estuary of the River Yar, is about 10 minutes’ drive, and Colwell, Totland and the popular sandy beach at Compton are 5 minutes’ drive away. As well as the excellent walks from the house locally, there are also many tourist attractions to discover, including The Needles Park - one of the most popular attractions on the island, with chairlift, boat rides, coloured sands, lighthouse, amusements and glass making. Also within easy driving distance are Blackgang Chine, Ventnor Botanical Gardens, traditional pottery making, Calbourne water mill, various NT homes/gardens, vineyards, museums, wildlife centres, a zoo, pearl factory, Carisbrooke Castle, Osbourne House, Cowes/Yarmouth harbours. Outdoor pursuits include golf (nearby Freshwater), cycling, riding, sailing, fishing and diving. Shops 2 miles, pub a 1-mile walk over the Downs.

Large reception room with ornamental Aga, flagstone and part wood floor leading to well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with tiled floor. Spacious living room with wood-burning stove. Dining room with French doors. TV/play room with selection of toys, games, books and jigsaws. Boot room. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft brass bed and en-suite bathroom and toilet. Double bedroom with cast iron bed and wash basin. Two twin bedrooms, one with two additional pull-out beds (for +2). Bathroom with shower cubicle and bidet. Separate toilet.

Self catering breaks at Alum Bay Cottage in Totland, Isle of Wight

Accommodation features

  • 4 star rating
  • Dogs are allowed, but please confirm with the operator/owner before booking
  • In a rural location
  • Short breaks available
  • Winter breaks available
  • Accommodation is detached
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps up to a maximum of 10
  • Has Internet access (this may be WiFi or Broadband, please confirm with operator)
  • Has parking

  • Accessibility

    We have the following details listed regarding Alum Bay Cottage accommodation accessibility but we would recommend that you always confirm these prior to booking with the owner or operator.

  • This property is not listed as wheelchair accessible
  • Close to Alum Bay Cottage

    Alum Bay Cottage is a great base to explore the wonders of Isle of Wight and you will find plenty of activities near by.

  • Near to the coast and beach
  • If you just want to chill out, enjoy the local hospitality at the local pub which is close by
  • Finding Alum Bay Cottage

    Alum Bay Cottage is at Totland, Isle of Wight. Check out the map below for directions, use the controls to zoom in.

    Selected Customer Comments about Alum Bay Cottage at Totland

    "Really excellent location and the house is especially suitable for people like us with small grand children and dogs to accommodate. Some people might find the galley style kitchen somewhat cramped especially if you have a house full but we were very happ"

    "Smashing garden, great for kids to "run free" lovely to have enough of everything to be able to cater properly, well equipped playroom a great asset. June 2009."

    "Great home-from-home feeling very child-friendly well equipped. June 2009."

    "The owners had been very thoughtful in providing plenty of games/toys/activities/books for everyone to use. The property itself was clean and in a beautiful location. July 2009."

    "A fairly large rural 4 bed house set in an attractive garden with stunning views of Tennyson Down and the Needles end of the Isle of Wight great for a family holiday either beach, walking or visiting attractions. May 2011."

    Please note that this is feedback provided about the property and accommodation either direct to Find Cottage Holidays or through the holiday operator. This information is intended as a guide only and we can not accept responsibility for any inaccurate, misleading or incomplete information about the property and its facilities or services.

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