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House near the Solent, superb


Very Good 4/5 Score from 5 reviews

Kitchen - eating area

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Great house, very practical and situated in a fantastic area. It accomodates 6 people comfortably as it comprises of one double bedroom with a king size double bed, another double room with twin beds and one smaller room with bunk beds. It has one bathroom on the top floor and one toilette on the ground floor. The kitchen if fully equipped with a very cosy eating area. You can park your car in the private driveway just in front of the garage where you can store your sport equipment. The garage is also equipped with a washing machine and dryer. With a southwest facing garden you can sit in the peaceful garden and relax whilst sipping a glass of wine.

Within walking distance there is a variety of pubs serving good food and good beers. One of the pubs is on the seafront.

There are a lot of paths for walking, birdwatching or mountain biking along the riverfront or seafront with views of the Isle of Wight. If you are looking for peace you will find it here.

Just a short drive away is the Whitly's shopping area with all the major shops and restaurants.

For those who are looking for something special you can drive to Gosport and catch the ferry to go shopping at Gunwharf Quay or to visit the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with the Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior and whilst there why not go on an Harbour Tour which offers unrivalled views of Britain's modern frigates, destroyers and helicopter carriers, as well as historic buildings, sights and ships.

Winchester, Chichester, Southampton, Marwell Zoo, Jane Austen Chawton House the South Downs with its stunning villages

are just between 20 and 45 minutes drive away.

I would like to show you some reviews for the house. They are from guests who stayed at the house using another website:

Luisa is a thoughtful owner, you will find a charming very well equipped, clean and comfortable house. All which you would need will be supplied: linen, internet, salt, oil, toilet paper... everything :)We spent a very pleasant week end in this house. October 2013

Luisa is very friendly and courteous. She prepared a great written description of the house and the leisure opportunities in Warsash and the region. She was still willing to answer all our questions spontaneously. The house is very lovely, with modern furniture, absolutely clean and comfortable. Nothing to complain about. We've spend a great time and hope to come back for longer to have more opportunities to discover the wonderful country. August 2013

Luisa (our host) was really nice with us when we arrived. The house is great, it is surrounded by a very quiet neighborhood and it is ideally located to visit the south of England. The nice garden is a also a joy when you need to rest after a long day of visits. We do recommend spending a day 'or 2) on the isle o Wight and a full day in the old town of Salisbury (the cathedral is a must see !) August 2013

Excellent hosts. Fantastic location for exploring the south coast of England. Superb house and garden for relaxing in. Loved it! July 2013


Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Warsash 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton 20 km, Nearest railway: Fareham 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

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Review 1-5 of 5

31 Aug 2014


"A really nice, clean, comfortable holiday home."

Arrived to a nice warm welcome. The house was really nice in a quiet area with a lovely back garden. Local shops nearby and peaceful walks along the marina with nice views. Not far from Portsmouth,… More

19 Jun 2014


"Excellent home from home - a little gem"

We received an excellent welcome from the owner. The house was clean, tidy and was fully equipped, had everything we needed for our stay.We loved sitting in the little conservatory or in the garden in… More

Dear guest I am very happy to know you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the compliments about the house. And thank you for treating our house with respect, we really appreciated it. Warm regards Luisa

4 Jun 2014


"Fabulous house, fabulous location"

The house was wonderful: reasonably spacious, clean and modern. It was also one of the best equipped holiday homes I've stayed in with wifi, dishwasher and washing machine.The garage was extremel… More

Dear Guest thank you very much for your review, it is a great pleasure to me to know that our guests enjoy their holiday and have a lovely time at Argosy. It was a pleasure for us to host you and your lovely family, warmest regards Luisa

12 May 2014


"Dirty and not fair"

We (family 2 small children) stayed here for a week. We changed the arrival date with a day way in advance, but Louisa took our money online and still will not talk about returning our money for the d… More

Dear guest when you made the booking you adhered to its terms and conditions as you were later explained by Holiday Lettings therefore I feel it is unfair that you are putting the blame on me for your error. During your stay you never mentioned that the house was dirty and not suitable for your family you only raised your complains after you did not receive what you erroneously believed was due back to you. After that you also threatened me several times to pass the matter to your lawyer and to sue me. It really saddens me that a person like you stayed at my house. I have been hosting guests with Holiday Lettings and airb&b for a year and had fantastic feedback from my wonderful guests. I do my best to make their experience as enjoyable and memorable as possible and so far, apart from you, people really appreciated it.

21 Oct 2013


"This is where I got to like England"

We stayed here with my husband for a month and had a fabulous time here. It is a fantastic place to stay at if you want to explore the area on own your own and live like a local. The house has a nice … More

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Calendar last updated:15 Nov 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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