A two storey, two bedroom self-cater cottage set under
two 100 year-old oak trees in the heritage gardens of the
Seeking an elegant self-contained, self-cater cottage to
Suitable for up to 4 persons (not
suitable for infants and young children)
Elegantly decorated lounge with
TV? - 42"
high definition flat-panel LCD widescreen TV with
Upstairs - two bedrooms (there are some 17
steps up to the bedrooms/bathroom).
bedroom with KING SIZE bed (also with flat-screen LCD TV) and second bedroom with twin
single beds. The bedrooms share a country-style bathroom.
Dorma windows in each bedroom overlook the secluded heritage gardens of the property.
Fine bed linens, selection of pillows,
bathroom amenities all provided.
Fully equipped kitchen, crockery, cutlery
and utensils to cook for four persons. New four burner
stainless steel gas stove
with oven, microwave, dishwasher and full-size fridge (not
Dining setting for two or four.
Room servicing for the Gate Cottage
is included mid-stay for stays of 7 days or more. For stays
less than 7 days, room servicing is available (at extra
cost) on request. See our Tariffs page for details.
Climate controlled. Reverse-cycle heating-cooling
air-conditioning in all rooms. There is a hotel-style personal
combination safe in the master bedroom.
A pristine sandy beach is just 100 metres
from the back gate (direct access to the beach). Relax
in the 2 acres of very private heritage gardens. There's
shady trees, secluded corners and sun-drenched lawns. It's
another world at Glen Isla House.
Very private and
separate from other guest accommodations.
The Gate Cottage is
offered for a 2-night minimum stay period at all times (4 nights at Christmas and New Year period). Special
rates for weekly occupancy (7 nights) - excluding special
event weekends. The Gate Cottage is not available for
a 1-night stay.
Maximum occupancy is 4 guests total
in accord with building fire codes, bedding and our
Laundrette facilties are available in the
township (5 minutes away) if you need to do some laundy (There is no laundry in the Gate
Off-street parking (inside the
Secure off-street parking (inside the
grounds), right next to the cottage.
The perfect escape for a couple seeking
seclusion and privacy, or two couples travelling together.
We advise that the facilities are not
suitable for younger children. We welcome
children 12 years and older.
The second bedroom is usually made-up as
two single beds, but with 48 hours advance notice, we an have
housekeeping make this into a King Bed.
We offer the Gate Cottage on a self-cater
- self-provision accommodation only basis. We provide Tea/Coffee, milk and
sugar etc so you can have a cuppa on arrival!
There are three supermarkets (with
attached wine shops) nearby in Cowes for provisions.
This is a real kitchen! (fully
equipped - not a kitchenette) and typically has all the general condiments
you'd expect if you were planning to cook.
Just move-in and relax....
Why not enjoy your breakfast on the
cottage veranda overlooking the gardens! If you don't fancy bringing your own,
there are numerous cafe's in Cowes that offer breakfast
selections- some overlooking the seaside.
If you would like accommodations offering
our special breakfast, we recommend you consider our deluxe
Glen Isla Classic Rooms, or the historic Anderson Heritage
Suite. Our special dining room breakfast is offered
and included in the tariff for these hosted accommodations.
Lunch & Dinner?
With a full kitchen, you could cook! On
the other hand you could order-in from the take-away food stores
in Cowes, or stroll down to the the seaside village of Cowes
with shops and restaurants (a 20 minute walk)
Check with your hosts for
advice on local restaurants. The menus are available
to peruse or make a reservation.
Step inside our accommodations and take a look around...