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The roof terrace

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Whitecaps is a 3 bedroom detached house in a 1930's private estate. The house is only a 2 minute walk from the sea and 5 minutes from the Hayling Island Sailing Club and marina. With a roof terrace with stunning views across Chichester Harbour and the Solent, this is an idyllic holiday home. The rear garden backs on to a nature reserve with rare breed cattle, deer and many different birds from woodpeckers to kestrels spotted at the bottom of the garden. A tennis court, green and children's swings add to the perfect setting.

A large master bedroom, a twin room and a bunk-bed / twin room provides plenty of accommodation - there is also a travel cot and high chair available on request. The large open plan lounge / kitchen / diner has a large balcony overlooking the nature reserve and the harbour. The roof terrace has dining and BBQ facilities and stunning views. There is a secure rear garden laid to lawn. The kitchen has a gas hob, electric oven, microwave and dishwasher.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Hayling Island 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton 45 km, Nearest railway: Havant 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Large bright modern home, fully refurbished in 2009. Situated in a lovely private estate with a central green, tennis court & swings. Very comfortably furnished, well equipped - a real home from home.

All bed linen and towels provided - except for beach towels. Travel cot and high chair available on request.

Further details outdoors

Views across the harbour and the Solent from the roof terrace. Lovely peaceful location close to the beach. Stunning views and easy access to all amenities.

The Central Southern England region

Hampshire is the top destination in the UK for sailing, yachting and windsurfing as well as playing host to Cowes Week and the Southampton International Boat Show and this year, the World Laser Dinghy Championships will be held at Hayling Island Sailing Club - 5 minutes walk form the house.

If you're looking for a relaxing holiday with fine food, historic houses and fascinating museums, visit Hampshire for top attractions. For energetic kids and fun loving families there are nature trails, sports activities, wildlife parks, theme parks, interactive museums and much more. If you like walking, cycling, horse riding or water sports there's plenty to keep you amused, while for shopping, food and drink, military heritage and award-winning attractions, Hampshire tops the lot.

The country parks, nature reserves and open spaces of Hampshire's Solent coastline provide a welcome retreat for walkers and nature lovers, but there's also plenty to see and do.

Historic Hurst Castle, behind Keyhaven River, has dramatic views over the Solent and is an ideal place for picnics and walks.

Imposing Fort Nelson, with its massive guns overlooking Portsmouth Harbour, and Portchester Castle, with its well-preserved walls, offer a fascinating insight into the nation's military heritage and can be combined with coastal trips.

Chichester Harbour, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, has many unspoilt villages, beaches and inlets and is popular with walkers and birdwatchers is right on your doorstep here.

Hayling Island

Hayling Island is only a small island, but it has much to offer to resident or visitor alike.

Hayling's combination of rural and marine environments has left us a legacy of unique natural history and a bio-diversity with walking distances of anywhere on the Island.

Hayling Island also has over 3 miles of beaches right on the doorstep of the Solent as well as the Harbours of Langstone and Chichester. With its safe open spaces, fresh air and sheltered waters, Hayling Island has much to offer those that enjoy sports of all kinds, whether on land or at sea.

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11 Aug 2014


"Lovely accommodation with fabulous views, the best family holiday we have had."

We had a wonderful week at Whitecaps, the views were amazing. The accommodation was well equipped and beds really comfy. We had great weather and spent most days on the beach with the whole family, in… More

11 Jun 2014


"Very relaxing break"

Lovely bright and spacious accommodation with lovely views of the nature reserve from the lounge and coastline from the roof terrace. Very relaxing and enjoyable stay within a few minutes walk of the… More

7 May 2014


"Great location and views"

Had a lovely four day break in April. The views from the balcony and roof terrace are fantastic. We saw a deer grazing in the nature reserve on two occasions, as well as a fox and several rabbits. … More

28 Apr 2014


"Absolutely fantastic weekend at white caps!"

We really enjoyed staying here, it was such good value for money and such a lovely house. The roof terrace was a perfect sunspot and great for the BBQ! The bedrooms were clean and much more spacious … More

31 Aug 2013


"Great Location with great views"

A Helpful booking service was provided and the welcome pack included wine and chocs! The property is in an ideal location close to the beach and amenities on a quiet estate. We particularly liked the … More

8 Aug 2013


"Lovely house in a great location"

We stayed at Whitecaps as a family with 2 young children (6yrs and 16 months) and were very happy with our stay. The house is in a lovely location and well equipped. Our 6 year old loved the roof terr… More

5 Jun 2013


"Fantastic House"

I have just returned from a one night stay at Whitecaps with five girl friends (aged 44 to 50). We decided to travel from Buckinghamshire the night before visiting Gunwharf Shopping Centre in Portsmou… More

5 Apr 2013


"Stunning views and good accommodation"

We were very impressed with the view from the upstairs living room and balcony. My three teenage children were particularly taken with the roof facilities and view, which would have been amazing if the weather had been better.
We really enjoyed our time at Whitecaps - the location was good, being only a short walk to the beach, and Hayling Island itself was wonderful to explore. It was also ideally located for visiting Portsmouth and Arundel, both of which had much to offer.
The accommodation itself met all our requirements and the owner was particularly helpful. We would certainly stay again if we were visiting that area in the future!

4 Jan 2013


"Excellent from booking through to visit. Children, Gran, Dog...all Happy!"

The owner was most helpful with our Christmas booking and really did everything to accomodate us all. On arrival Christmas goodies and decorations had been left for us - really above any expectations.… More

31 Oct 2012


"Lovely holiday home in a great location"

My partner and I stayed here for an extended stay while we were working in the area and had a wonderful time. We found the house to be very cozy and welcoming, and greatly appreciated a small gift from the owners when we arrived after a very long flight.
The upper floor is the highlight of the house, although had we stayed in the summer, the roof deck would have won out. The views from these two floors are stunning and you feel as though you are completely away from the hustle and bustle of work life. The kitchen is quite well equipped, although needs some updating in terms of the cooking utensils, but we found it more than adequate for our needs.
There are a few shops within close walking distance, and Tesco express/Sainsbury's local are approximately 30 min walk away. The beach is only a short few minutes away as well, with a quick walk down to a few pubs along the seafront.
Overall, a really lovely house and perfect for short or longer breaks.

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