Top 10 Long-Term Rentals In Isle of Wight, UK - Updated 2023


Situated between the Solent and the English Channel, Isle of Wight is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It is also called Dinosaur Island because of the numerous fossils found here. The place has beautiful trails, beaches and kayaking options. There is also a chairlift ride at The Needles Landmark Attraction, where you can see the coloured sand cliffs by the beach. All these and the microclimate of the place have made the isle a coveted tourism site.

So, if you are planning a long holiday, then this island, also the birthplace of poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, is a perfect option. If you are considering accommodation, we have listed the top long-term rentals in Isle of Wight, UK, for you to choose from. Scroll on to take a peek!

1. Marine Villa; Shanklin (from USD 1315)

Elegant is what best describes Marine Villa, also called Charleston House. The art deco house has a lavish living room with comfy sofas, a wooden table and large windows for light to flood in. The morning room is also equipped with two single beds.

Overlooking the sea at Sandown Bay, this award-winning clifftop house was built in 1929. An in-house chef and stewardess can be avail of at an additional cost. There is even a menu for a selection of wine and champagne. Monthly discounts of about 15% are available.

Probably the most spectacular luxury self-catering property in coastal England
Shanklin, England, United Kingdom
 Wifi Available
Private vacation home 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the spacious rooms large garden and panoramic sea views afford a wonderful feeling of opulent relaxation
beds were very comfortable and the house has a great ambience
the huge dining room was great for family dinners and a hilarious murder mystery night
the property was absolutely amazing; cleaned and presented to a very high standard
easy walk to shops
the house is fantastic and in a stunning location
it was also easy to catch the bus to other parts of the island
the unique art deco style and ambience together with the wonderful location make marine villa an exceptional property
great location with wonderful views
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2. Converted radar station with scenic views; Ventnor (from USD 687)

A slice of history is what this accommodation offers. The place was a World War II radar station and was a crucial part of the UK’s Chain Home Radar Early Warning System. Over time, it has been converted into a modern and comfortable house.

This property is located on the highest point of the island and within the National Trust landscape. The home has a large open-plan space consisting of the living room, dining area and kitchen. From the terrace, you can have a spectacular view across the Island and back to the mainland. Monthly discounts of about 30% are available here, too.

The Old Radar Station, St Boniface Down, Ventnor
Ventnor, England, United Kingdom
Premier Host  Wifi Available
Private vacation home 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the house was full of thoughtful touches and immaculately clean
sarah is a great host responsive professional and generous
everything about the property and location was perfect
lovely location for a long awaited family get together
we felt so fortunate to have an opportunity to stay at this historic radar station
the location and design are truly unique with communal spaces that truly encourage being together
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3. 19th century house at Mole End; Saint Lawrence (from USD 193)

This home on the south coast was initially a 19th-century village inn. If you are a golfer or a golf enthusiast, this place might appeal to you as Ventnor golf course, one of the seven golf courses on the island, is about five minutes away from the stay.

For those who are travelling with children, rest assured as this place has amenities such as a high chair, a baby gate, games and books for children, as well as a travel crib. Moreover, the view of the sea from this property is beautiful. A monthly discount of over 30% is available.

Lovely Cottage With Magnificent Sea Views, Minutes From Beaches & Coastal Path
St Lawrence, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Premier Host  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful views of the sea from our bedroom and the bathroom
the master bedroom and bathroom have stunning views
beautiful cottage with everything you would need and rooms good size
the cottage is beautifully designed and very comfortable with plenty of space to relax
the cottage is very comfortable and warm with everything you need for a nice stay
the cottage itself is really well equipped extremely cosy and was very clean and well maintained
the cottage is clean and well appointed and has a fantastic layout which afforded comfort and relaxation
the owners left a lovely welcome food package which we really appreciated
we really enjoyed the few days in this beautiful friendly dream home :)
the owners were very communicative and gave us fantastic instructions for the house and surrounding area
the owner was pleasant friendly professional and always replied to emails promptly and the property was very clean
perfectly situated in a quiet location with amazing views and coastal walks only minutes away
the location of mole end is fantastic - only minutes away from the beaches and cliffside walks
we were able to walk to the pretty local beach and loved the village itself
superb scenery and only a short walk from the stunning coastline
nice and quiet but easy access to ventnor and coast
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4. Zalia Wight; Bonchurch (from USD 262)

Zalia Wight is a luxurious contemporary accommodation ideal for a long summer holiday with your family. The two-bedroom stay has a white theme to reflect coastal light and floor-to-ceiling windows for a better view of the sea. The stone steps at the end of the garden lead to the beach.

The master bedroom is especially attractive with a large window overlooking the garden. There is a daybed by the window for a lazy morning. The well-equipped kitchen has a tall fridge, a dishwasher and a washing machine to cook and clean up with ease. Toiletries by Orla Kiely add to the luxury. Monthly discounts of about 25% are available at this rental.

Luxury, Stylish House With Garden, Sea Views and Parking. Wifi Internet, Sky Hd
Ventnor, England, United Kingdom
Premier Host  Wifi Available
Private vacation home 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is comfortable with nice sea views particularly in the living room and master bedroom
the house is comfortable with nice sea views particularly in the living room and master bedroom
the beds were great & the bathrooms had lovely bath products
the property was clean light and airy
well equipped and spotlessly clean
zalia wight was a lovely cottage very clean & comfortable for our short stay
joseph was a perfect host - always responsive and helpfull
we however loved our stay and the host was very responsive
isle of wight is a wonderful place and this property is highly recommended
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5. Garden apartment with spa bath; Brading (from USD 127)

If you are looking for a secret haven to unwind for a month or two, then this property can offer much-desired privacy. This garden apartment is a storey below the main road and has a porch, a conservatory and a private garden. For those planning to work, the WiFi is fast, unlimited and free of cost. USB sockets are available in all rooms.

The patio is east-facing with a view of RSPB Reserve and Culver Down for perfect mornings. The conservatory has a spa bath and seating space. You do not have to make efforts to find nearby attractions as there are leaflets, flyers, maps, local history books and even directions for outings written by the host at your fingertips. Monthly discounts of about 11% are offered to sweeten the deal.

Lovely Bright Garden Apartment With WiFi & Spa overlooking RSPB reserve. Brading
Brading Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
 Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just sitting out on the balcony having breakfast was a great way to start our day
lovely apartment with great views
a really comfortable place to stay with all that you need
the bathroom was spotless and a really good size
they had good covid procedures in place and the accommodation had been well cleaned before we arrived
all appliances clean and in good condition - everything you need for a self-catering holiday
the kitchen had every implement i could ever need to cook with and was spotlessly clean
the owners responded quickly to questions before we went and were more than welcoming when we arrived
the owners are very friendly and happy to pass on their local knowledge
i can't fault the hosts or the property
owners very friendly and helpful - very highly recommended
overall loved staying here the owners are on hand if you need them but are totally unobtrusive
location is not bad for touring the island
also close to pubs (walking distance) two of which have good restaurants
great location to access lots of the island and beaches
there's a great bus service
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6. Quaint cottage; Shorwell (from USD 212)

This property on the southwest coast has a close view of the historic church in the village. It is close to West Wight, making it ideal for walkers and cyclists. Compton and Brook Bay beaches are a short drive away.

The property has an open kitchen with dining and living spaces, an enclosed garden and a conservatory. The garage can store cycles and kayaks while the parking space has provision for three cars. If adventure is what you are looking for, you will be pleased to know that monthly discounts of about 35% are also offered here.

Spacious Self-Catering 4 Bedroom Holiday Cottage In The Isle Of Wight
Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
 Wifi Available
Private vacation home 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi and fully fitted kitchen
great space for our 2 families and ample play room for our 3 boys
the kitchen was very well stocked with all utensils etc that we needed
excellent facilities clean and warm
all very modern and clean
it is clean and modern with plenty of space for children and grandparents to relax and play
the rooms were all a good size and the beds comfortable and clean
spotlessly clean great location and handy to have some many toys etc for the kids
communication with the owner was excellent
although we didnt meet the owners communication was superb from booking right to end of our holiday
good location for touring the island
this is a wonderful property set in a central location to explore the whole island
the central location was great for getting to see the whole of the island
the house and garden are really lovely and the location is super
spacious warm and a fantastic location
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7. Three-storeyed townhouse; Shanklin (from USD 192)

Situated on the buzzing Shanklin seafront, this townhouse offers a magnificent view of the English Channel and the surrounding sandstone cliffs. For entertainment, there are books, a smart TV, a DVD player and a video library. There is a plethora of activities nearby that one can avail of nearby, including cycling, kayaking, antiquing and paddle boating.

Monthly discounts of about 10% are available.

A beautiful three bed town house on Shanklin Esplanade with 15% off ferry travel
Shanklin, England, United Kingdom
Premier Host  Wifi Available
Private vacation home 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful sea views from every room
the location is absolutely perfect with beautiful sea views from the kitchen and all 3 bedrooms
house clean with good facilities
the beds are very comfy with clean fresh white bed linen
the house was clean and very comfortable especially the beds
the house was lovely & clean and very well equipped
the house was just as expected clean and comfortable throughout
communication with the owner was good and we were able to check in without any problems
lovely location right on the beach
beautiful views and perfect location for the beach & restaurants on the sea front
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8. Victorian-style cottage; Bonchurch

This cottage, built in 1850, is a Victorian-style heritage property with sea views. The structure still has the original glazed verandah and flint-worked paired chimney.

The kitchen has an Aga that remains on in winter to keep the cottage warm. There is also a freestanding cooker. You can enjoy the private back garden, which is partially fenced, on a sunny morning. One of the bedrooms overlooks the garden, so you can continue enjoying gorgeous views. The monthly discounts are as high as 55% at this property.

Pretty Victorian cottage with sea views, Bonchurch
Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
56 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a very comfortable cottage with lots of space
beds and all amenities are very comfortable and in very good condition
we were very comfortable in the cottage
the cottage is lovely with everything you need with wonderful garden terrace on which we enjoyed sunny breakfasts
there are board games to play lots of leaflets about local attractions a map and very good wifi
comfy beds and very clean
very clean and spacious throughout with excellent wifi
the cottage was so clean with comfy beds and plenty of space for our three children
the cottage is quaint yet very spacious and clean
lesley has been a great host
lesley is a very good communicative host and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay
lesley was a kind and helpful host we would definitely stay again
the host was really helpful and responsive to any issues or questions
great property and amazing host
lovely location at top of village of bonchurch
the location was also great walking distance from the beach and ventnor town centre
the location is lovely with good walks nearby and the village is a lovely place to explore
well worth a walk if you are able
quiet location but very easy to reach the sea via a short pleasant walk through woodland
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9. Bluebird Apartment; Ryde (from USD 147)

At Bluebird Apartment, the host uses UV sterilisation lamps to clean before and after guests’ stay. Though set in a quiet neighbourhood, the property is close to the shopping area at Ryde, which is the city centre.

The bedroom has a king-size bed and a hypoallergenic mattress. For entertainment, there is a flat-screen TV and DVD player. There are board games and children’s books in the house for families travelling with children, too. Monthly discounts of about 50% are up for grabs on long stays.

Bluebird Apartment - Cosy, like a real home.
Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
22 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
could not fault this apartment and would happily stay here again in the future
as described and very clean
amazing apartment beautifully clean and well equipped
it has all the fixtures and fittings you need and was spotlessly clean
clean well designed with every appliance you might need
polite and friendly communications
the host’s are great and very helpful
marianna was an excellent host from start to finish
host made clear she'd be able to help if help was needed (which it wasn't )
marianna was an excellent host
great location
in a great location just 10 mins walk from ryde centre
fantastic great location and great accommodation
just perfect for 2 people great location and cute garden
great location making it very easy to explore the island
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10. Carrier Stable; Brighstone

Looking for a countryside retreat? Carrier Stable cottage in Brighstone will offer a perfect experience. The accommodation comes with a shaded drive and a garden. There are beautiful walkways and cycle tracks nearby. The village pub and restaurants are an easy walk away, and the village also has a museum and library if you’re looking into the history of the island.

You can avail of monthly discounts of about 36% on booking this property.

Carrier Stable cottage Brighstone village
Brighstone, United Kingdom
24 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is very comfortable with a well equipped kitchen
this is a very comfortable and well equipped cottage
carriers cottage is a peaceful and comfortable base from which you can explore the island
carriers stable is a very comfortable pleasant and well-equipped little house exactly as described and shown in the pictures
exceptionally clean and all the utensils and crockery you will need
lovely and clean plus well equipped
a comfortable and spotlessly clean cottage with good facilities highly recommended
the cottage is well appointed very clean quiet and relaxing
the cottage is wonderfully equipped and spotlessly clean
the hosts are extremely helpful and did all they could to make our holiday enjoyable
vanessa and glyn were such great hosts
it's really well equipped- they've thought of everything vanessa and glyn were gracious hosts
glyn and vanessa are thoughtful and discreet hosts
brighstone has lots of walking paths and a great village shop
fantastic place to stay in a beautiful location
perfect location for walks with lovely coast line
a great place to relax
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Natural beauty, adventure & more in Isle of Wight, UK

Isle of Wight is more than a beautiful island with magnificent beaches. It is an adventurer’s delight as there are trails, kayaking and many such activities. If you want to know more about the place and explore the natural beauty, then plan a long holiday and book your stay at any of these top long-term rentals in Isle of Wight, UK.

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