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The Bow


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Middleton-on-Sea, Sussex
Grade 3 Star rating
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This unique holiday property, crafted to look like a boat, is ideal for a family, 60 yards from beach.

Crafted to look like a boat by the owner, who lives in the adjoining house, this unique holiday property is only 60 yards from the beach. Forming the ’bow’ of the boat, its features such as portholes, curved wall in the entrance/dining area and boat railings on the balcony all add to the feeling of being on the sea.
The pebble and sandy beach, is protected by rock islands and children will enjoy the rock pools and fishing. It is a perfect beach for walking to Bognor Regis, and is dog friendly all year round.
Middleton-on-Sea has a few pubs, restaurants and village shops. With Bognor and Littlehampton being a short drive away, there are more selections of eateries and shops.
It is a perfect base for a couple or a small family to enjoy a beach holiday, or visit nearby historic villages, such as Arundel with its castle, Wetlands Birds Trust and its superb choice of eateries. Close by to Chichester and its Festival Theatre, Goodwood, Fontwell, Witterings, Midhurst and the South Downs. The property is a drive, or train ride from Portsmouth, with its array of shops, day trips to the Isle of Wight or Brighton, with its Theatre and famous “The Lanes” shops. It is also close to many National Trust Homes, such as Stansted Park, Goodwood House, East Dean and many more. Can be booked with ref: W44272 to accommodate up to 6 guests. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

Ground floor: Dining room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single bedroom with additional pull-out single (for child). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: Living room with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping)/kitchen with breakfast area and French doors.

Electric central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Balcony and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

Show amenities 


  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Stairgate
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Truly Unique
    Truly Unique
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Unique Cottages
    Unique Cottages

Customer Comments

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 03/08/2018
    Lovely touches on arrival treats, milk ,drinks ,flowers , sweets for children. Very clean and well equipped for children. Good location for the beach which was safe for children. 3 local pubs family and dog friendly. Negative - soundproofing could hear people next door , road noise and speeding cars. Very small bathroom - cramped with toilet and hand basin very close. Uncomfortable double bed could feel the springs. Bin too small in kitchen. Balcony decking toddlers can get their feet stuck between planks.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your review. The area has become quite busy in the summer months, with the beach becoming more popular, so the roads become busy too - pretty standard for beach areas. We had intended to put a shower in instead of a bath giving more room, but were advised by to put a bath in for families. Unfortunately it is a small space, but we will look into changing things when we re-decorate in the future. The decking on the balcony is due to be re-done. Sorry the mattress did not suit you - Beds and Mattresses are what they are and what suits one, does not suit another. That is a fairly new mattress and we have got the same in our other property and have not had any complaints at all. In fact people have complimented us on the mattress and asked us where we bought it from. We personally have those mattresses in our own home too, so feel they are of a good quality. Pleased you enjoyed the beach, liked all the goodies we supplied and we do hope you return some day.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/07/2018
    Lovely location for truly relaxing holiday. Loved being so close to the beach great for dog walking too. Cottage was excellent and owners very nice.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you very much for your review, we were happy to hear you had a lovely time, visited lots of places and enjoyed your time. We were also happy that we were able to give you some suggestions of places to visit and shops to spend your money in. Thank you for leaving the place so clean and tidy. We look forward to seeing you again.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 19/03/2018
    We had a lovely time at the Bow. Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us and it snowed whilst we were there so it was too cold outside for our girls. The Bow was a lovely quirky place to stay and the girls enjoyed it. The book and DVD library proved very useful! We will definitely be back when the weather warms up!

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8.3 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by Reevoo
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