• About The Galley

    Only 3 miles from the sandy beach at Sandown, this very comfortable single-storey cottage boasts wonderful panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. Adjoining the owners’ home, with lovely walking from the doorstep, it makes an ideal base from which to explore the numerous places of interest on this beautiful island. Bembridge, its natural harbour crammed with yachts and houseboats, Brading Roman Villa, Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House – the summer home designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria in the 1840s – are all well worth a visit, as are the island’s steam railway, the zoo and the busy yachting centre of Cowes. Riding and golf close by. Shop and pub 0.5 miles.
    All on ground floor: Living/dining room with patio doors/kitchen area. 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
    Gas CH, elec, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi inc. M/wave. W/machine. Use of owners freezer on request. Small enclosed patio garden and furniture. Parking. No smoking. Wheelchair ramp available.

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    Key information
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      Cottage

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

    • Special Offers: There aren't any special offers at this time.
    Cottage features
    • Ground floor facilities
      Ground floor facilities
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Horse riding nearby
      Horse riding nearby
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    • Home from home
      Home from home
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons " Only 3 miles from the sandy beach at Sandown this very comfortable single-storey cottage boasts wonderful panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. Adjoining the owners’ home with lovely walking from the doorstep it makes an ideal base from which to explore the numerous places of interest on this beautiful island. Bembridge its natural harbour crammed with yachts and houseboats Brading Roman Villa Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House – the summer home designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria in the 1840s – are all well worth a visit as are the island’s steam railway the zoo and the busy yachting centre of Cowes. Riding and golf close by. Shop and pub 0.5 miles. \nAll on ground floor Livingdining room with patio doorskitchen area. 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom with bath shower cubicle and toilet. \nGas CH elec bed linen towels and Wi-Fi inc. Mwave. Wmachine. Use of owners freezer on request. Small enclosed patio garden and furniture. Parking. No smoking. Wheelchair ramp available. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/483/840/483089.jpg E3770

    The Galley reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.7 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.7

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.6

    Location

    9.7

    Cleanliness

    9.9

    Local amenities

    9.5

    Value for money

    9.4

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    10
    out of 10

    We loved are stay it was like home from home in the middle of this organic farm there were lovely walks and not far from the sea . It is very dog friendly and Alfie are dog loved every minute especially the sea

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    2019-06-05

    10
    out of 10

    We were made very welcome, the owners couldn't have been more helpful. Nothing was too much trouble , when we left we felt like part of they're family. We would highly recommend this cottage and would love to make another visit.

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    2019-05-26

    10
    out of 10

    Only reason location and comfort and equipment score 9, is because if like me you have a dog who will climb and jump, the patio area is not secure enough to contain them! You will have to drive to walking destination with larger dogs though there is a field to walk your dog to toilet. Otherwise, everything was perfect and Pat is a lovely landlady who is very helpful :0)

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    2019-04-15

    10
    out of 10

    Couldn’t have been better all scores would be higher if possible.

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    2018-11-03

    10
    out of 10

    A lovely relaxing holiday in a clean, comfortable cottage on a beautiful island. The Galley is in a quiet peaceful spot, the owners are really pleasant people and we would not hesitate in returning.

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    2018-09-11

    9
    out of 10

    Well presented smart comfortable cottage at a quiet location convenient for most of the island's most popular attractions and the resorts of Sandown & Shanklin. Several major supermarkets are only minutes away (by car) but the cottage is in a peaceful setting and ideal for relaxation. Owners live adjacent and unobtrusively to the property and could not be more welcoming or helpful.

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    2018-09-07

    9
    out of 10

    Had a very comfortable stay and the ownerstwhile were very nice and helpful.

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    2018-08-26

    10
    out of 10

    Fantastic cottage. Very comfortable and well equipped. Beautiful location. The owners are wonderful hosts. Pets more than welcome which is a great help.

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    2018-08-23

    9
    out of 10

    A fantastic little cottage in a peaceful rural location. Apse Heath may seem like an odd place for a cottage, but it's only 5 mins from the lovely beaches at Sandown and Shanklin, and only 25 mins from the even better beach at Ryde. Added to which is the peace an tranquility of the setting, yet there's a large Aldi and Morrisons just a few minutes down the road if you need to go our for supplies. The cottage is clean and tidy and just right for 2 people, and the owners (Bill and Pat) are so friendly and always make time for a chat and to make sure everythings ok. We'd definitely recommend this as a place to stay.

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    2018-08-06

    10
    out of 10

    We had a great holiday at the Galley with absolutely no complaints. The bungalow was very spacious for a one bedroom place. Pat and Bill were next door for help and information and the most hospitable people we have ever stayed with. Extremely dog friendly,with beautiful dogs of their own. The Isle of Wight had lovely beaches, many scenic walks. Lots of dog friendly pubs to eat. We would love to return.

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    2018-07-17

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