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Firefly House is a luxury, victorian four bedroom self catering house available as a holiday let for summer holidays, short term and weekend breaks.  It offers five star comfort in the centre of West Cowes and is within 5 minutes walk to the town’s marinas, shops and restaurants.  Cowes is the UK home of international yacht racing and gateway to the Isle of Wight.  


The Victorian house is full of character with original period fireplaces and features


  • Comfortably sleeps 8 adults in 4 bedrooms (in luxorious Hypnos beds)

  • 3 shower/bath rooms 

  • 2 reception rooms both with tv and DVD

  • Large kitchen diner that seats 8+ people with fully equipped kitchen

  • Outside area with seating & gas bar-b-q 

  • Onsite parking for 2 cars 

  • Secure enclosed bike storage

  • Various equipment for young families.

  • 15% discount on Red Funnel car ferry (ask for T&Cs


Find out what other people thought of their stay at Firefly House on our Review page

"I love the payment system you use".

Previous guests have loved our payment system so much, that they have set it up for their own rental business.

Firefly House prices per night


Please note, prices are subject to change.

Different booking sites/agents may offer Firefly House at slightly different prices.

Prices start at £175 for an off peak weeknight and £200 for an off peak weekend

(Less than £22 per person per night for 8 people staying).

In peak season, prices vary.

Minimum 2 or 3 night stay depending on season

Minimum 5 night stay for Cowes Week

Bookings for 2021 are now available, search availability for prices and book.  

Booking system


About the Firefly House booking system

  • Our booking system is powered by Freetobook, a secure online booking system for hotels, B&Bs and holiday rentals

  • Our online payment system integrated with Freetobook is powered by Stripe, one of the biggest payment processing companies in the world.  This payment system is a secure PCI compliant credit card payment system

  • Our Stripe payment system accepts MasterCard, Visa and American Express, giving you the added protection which comes with paying by credit card

  • For details about the added legal protection given by credit card payments, see the Money Advice Centre

  • Please call or email us if you would like to discuss payments

How to book

  • Click 'book now', you will be directed to our booking site, powered by

  • Choose your stay date, number of nights and search

  • When you wish to book, first choose '1' house to book under 'number'

  • Choose the number of people who will stay, you will be asked the name of each person (maximum 8 including children)

  • The House Policies, Payment Conditions and Cancellation Conditions are available to view on this page

  • If for any reason you cannot use this booking system, or need an urgent same day booking, please contact us as it may be possible to invoice you for the booking which you can pay via our stripe payment system

  • Please call or email us if you need help with the booking process

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Please see our additional Covid-19 policy

Security Deposit

A fully refundable security deposit of £200 is required before your stay.  This will be refunded 14 days after your check-out subject to a damage inspection of the property.

House Policy

  • Guests must check in between 16:00 and 23:00 and check out before 10:00

  • Children of all ages are welcome

  • Pets are not allowed

  • Wireless internet is available and is free of charge

  • There is no smoking permitted anywhere within the property

  • No stag and hen groups

  • Parking for all guests is available on site and is free of charge (2 parking spaces) 

Payment Conditions

  • A deposit equal to 25.00% of the stay is required

  • This deposit will be refunded if cancelled more than 42 days before arrival

  • Full booking balance must be paid 42 days before arrival

  • Payments by cheque, bacs, and the following cards: Visa Debit / Delta, Visa Credit, Mastercard - no charge.


Cancellation Conditions

  • If a booking is cancelled less than 42 days before arrival then a charge equal to the full booking amount will be made

  • In the event of a no show or booking reduction (after arrival date) the full cost of the booking is charged

Guests who have booked

If you have already booked your stay at Firefly House, you can find our terms and conditions here, use the password that was sent to you when you booked.


Firefly House is very proud to support and be a member of WightBID.  


WightBID, operated by Visit Isle of Wight Limited, is the Isle of Wight Business Improvement District which jointly funds a programme of activities designed to deliver business growth and improve the trading environment on the Isle of Wight.