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Firefly House, Cowes

Lounge with TV and DVD player
6 reviews
Lounge with TV and DVD player
Main ensuite bedroom - the Albacore Room
Lounge with TV and DVD player
Dining area with patio doors opening out to decked area and further seating
Open plan diner with kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen: Smeg range,
dishwasher, microwave, American fridge freezer, Tasimo coffee
Kitchen with Smeg range cooker
Outside dining table seats up to 8 with 4 burner gas BBQ
Outdoor entertaining at Firefly House
Main ensuite bedroom - the Albacore Room
Back bedroom can be made with 2 twin beds or 1 superking bed - the Flying Fifteen Room
Back bedroom can be made with 2 twin beds or 1 superking bed - the Flying Fifteen Room
Top bedroom with ensuite shower, can be made with 2 twin beds or 1 superking bed - the Javelin Room
Top bedroom with ensuite shower, can be made with 2 twin beds or 1 superking bed - the Javelin Room
Middle bedroom with 2 twin beds - the Jolly Boat Room
Main family bathroom with over bath shower & separate hand hose, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail
Equipment for children: highchairs, travelcots, booster seats, safety gates, bath (see website)
Treasure chest of toys, books, DVDs (see growing collection on website)
Firefly House, Cowes
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
Firefly House is a 4 bedroom period townhouse with 2 parking spaces, just a few minutes walk from the historic towncentre, waterfront and marinas of Cowes, home of UK yacht racing, and gateway to the Isle of Wight.

It has been beautifully renovated to retain its Victorian charm and furnished with contemporary detail to provide comfortable stylish accommodation for families, crews and friends.

The accommodation is spaciously arranged over three floors and includes 4 double bedrooms, 3 shower/bath rooms, 3 reception rooms and an outdoor eating and relaxing area.

On the ground floor, the formal sitting room is styled in comfortable traditional décor, whilst next door the cosy snug room is furnished for more relaxing activities such as watching television, or playing.

Fully equipped with all appliances and equipment for cooking, the...
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About the Owner, Chris T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2017
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The owners are a telephone call away if guests need help with anything.
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Listing #HL8795951
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Excellent - based on 6 reviews
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in April 2018

The house is great and is exactly as described- well worth a 5 star rating. However it is the thoughtful touches of the owners that really elevates this property. From a fully stocked kitchen (including all the basic kitchen ingredients you could need) to a lovely welcome hamper, to quality soap and shampoo in each bathroom, to a file full...

Galen S
Panama City, Panama
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 for a stay in November 2017

My friend recommended Firefly House and I now I do to. Arriving at Firefly House was as simple as arriving at my own home. A short walk from the Red Jet Ferry and just 5 minutes outside of Cowes the location is perfect. The house was beautifully furnished and kitchen fully equipped (Even with a blender and juicer :) however...

Management response:

It was so great to meet you and lovely to have you both at Firefly House. We are so happy that you had a comfortable stay and had everything that you needed.  Hope to see you both again soon, although next time you come, we hope that you will have a little more leisure time and not have to work so...


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Reviewed 29 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We stayed for 3 nights towards the end of October, the minute we walked in we were impressed with the luxurious yet cosy feel. The owners have added little touches to make you feel like you are staying somewhere very special, from the welcome basket with wines, chocolates, biscuits, crisps, bread, chutney and much more, to the numerous extra blankets...

Management response:

Thank you for booking Firefly House, for being such great guests, and for writing such a wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the house, and found everything that you needed. You were very lucky to have some beautiful Autumn sunshine, we hope that you enjoyed exploring the Island. Do keep in touch and we...


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Sorry, no stag or hen parties
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
    4 Twins
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 3 nights
₹ 16,220
£ 175
₹ 18,537
£ 200
15 Apr 2018 -
24 May 2018
3 nights
₹ 16,220
£ 175
₹ 18,537
£ 200
25 May 2018 -
2 Jun 2018
3 nights
₹ 27,805
£ 300
3 Jun 2018 -
20 Jun 2018
3 nights
₹ 18,537
£ 200
₹ 23,171
£ 250
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 18,537 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Cowes is a vibrant town with a superb choice of lively bars, gastro restaurants and boutique shops.

Home to one of the largest yacht races in the world, the Round the Island Race and one of the longest running regattas in the world, Cowes Week, there is always plenty to see and do in the seaport town.
Getting around
Walk to Shepards Marina – 5 minutes
Walk to town – 7 minutes
Walk to Red Jet – 10 minutes
Walk to chainferry – 7 minutes
Drive to chainferry – 2 minutes
Drive to Newport – 15 minutes
Please note all distances are approximate timings
How to get there
Airport: Southampton Airport: 8.3 km
Ferry: East Cowes Red Funnel Ferry Terminal: 1.0 km
Red Funnel Car Ferry from Southampton to East Cowes, then chainferry to West Cowes, short drive to Firefly House.
Red Jet Passenger Ferry from Southampton to West Cowes, then short walk to Firefly House.
Wightlink Ferries (Porstmouth to Fishbourne, Lymington to Yarmouth) then drive to West Cowes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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