Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
NEW LISTING FOR 2011. Spinnaker Views is located on the Old Portsmouth peninsular of "Spice Island" with easy access to the waterfront . Walk " The Millenium Promenade " whilst enjoying views of Portsmouth Harbour from the traditional setting of Bath Square and the public houses of the "Point" around to Gunwharf Quays with its modern outlet shopping bars and restaurants - all within a few minutes away!
This contemporary apartment which won best new building from the "Portsmouth Society" has a master bedroom with ensuite a second twin bedroom and an additional family bathroom. The living / kitchen area benefits from a private balcony which overlooks the quayside - perfect for morning coffee or al fresco dining during the warmer summer months.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||On you doorstep! :))|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 34 km, Nearest railway: The Hard Portsmouth 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors||
The spacous living area has modular sofa which comfortably accomadates up to four people with a flat screen tv /dvd . A separate section of this space provides a compact kitchen with dining area with all amenities for self catering accomadation.
|Further details outdoors||
The property benefits from secure parking facilities with electronic gates to enter the courtyard setting.
Methods of payment - we accept Cheques, Bank Transfer and Paypal.
£200 Refundable Breakages Damages loss of keys etc Security Deposit is payable prior to the start of your holiday
Towels can be provided at £10 per set
This tenancy agreed with this Property is for a Holiday Let as mentioned in the Housing Act 1988 Schedule 1 paragraph 9 and the Guest acknowledges that this Agreement is not an assured tenancy.
For the comfort of all guests staying in the property, there is strictly no smoking in the property and the apartment building. Failure to observe this will result in the immediate forfeiture of your security deposit.
The Central Southern England region
Set in the 'Sunny South of England' Hampshire benefits from a milder climate than most areas of the British Isles, being in the far south with the climate stabilizing effect of the sea, but protected against the more extreme weather of the Atlantic coast It is a popular holiday area, with tourist attractions including its many seaside resorts, the maritime area in Portsmouth, and the motor museum at Beaulieu.
The New Forest National Park lies within the borders, as does a large area of the South Downs, which is also scheduled to become a National Park. Hampshire has a long maritime history and two of England's largest ports lie on its coast. The county is famed as home of the writers Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.
Welcome to the Waterfront City!
Old Portsmouth was where Portsmouth started, it was originally a fortified Garrison town built around the 15th Century and was of strategic Naval importance. Today it forms the charming heart of a landmark waterfront city which has undergone regeneration with The Renaissance of Portsmouth Harbour project. The Renaissance Trial guides you on a tour from the original fortifications, Camber Docks, Spice Island and to the Historic Naval Dockyard passing a variety of traditional public houses restaurants and cafes.Events Calendar:
May – Celebration of Steam at the Historic Boatyard. A must–see for all steam enthusiasts and plenty for the whole family to enjoy. See the website for details.
July – Goodwood Festival of Speed. July - Goodwood Revival. July – August - Glorious Goodwood. Goodwood House and Racetrack is only 40 minutes from Southsea and has several excellent events on during the summer. The Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival take place on the famous Goodwood racetrack and draw thousands of car enthusiasts to the event. Glorious Goodwood takes place at the end of July and is one of the high points in the racing calendar. Goodwood racetrack is considered to be the most beautiful in the world and is set high in the South Downs with views of the Solent. Dress up for the occasion and have a “flutter” with the great and good. More details on the Goodwood website.
August – Cowes Week – The highlight of the yachting calendar. Over 1,000 boats in 40 different classes will take race this year in a stunning display of sail, speed and boatmanship. Don’t miss the world famous Fireworks display on Friday. Ferries from Portsmouth travel to the Isle of Wight every half hour.
With an award winning waterside leisure complex just a few minutes walk away as well as the Historic city of Portsmouth with its many attractions and the Isle of Wight just across the water, Old Portsmouth is at the centre of it all! You are perfectly placed for an action packed holiday or a quiet romantic getaway. There is direct access to the railway station (Portsmouth Harbour) from the apartment with direct links to Central London. The facilities at Gunwarf Quays include a host of designer outlet retailers and excellent bars and restaurants. The facility also includes a multiplex Vue cinema, Bowlplex, a Comedy Club, and a Casino. The Isle of Wight can be visited by ferry either as a passenger or with a car for the day, alternatively there is a passenger hovercraft and Fast Cat for shorter trips. You can hire your own RIB or boat for the day or longer or bring your own and use the Boatpark just around the corner from the apartment situated on the Camber Dock. Details at www.kb-boatpark.co.uk
There are also round the Island ferry trips that can be accessed from Gunwarf. The many attractions of Southsea 10-15 minutes walk include Southsea Castle, Southsea Common, The Sealife Centre, Southsea Beach, Clarence Pier, The Funfair and Southsea shopping area. For more details of things to do in the area please visit:
Some nearby attractions:
Spinnaker Tower - Gunwarf Quays
Soaring 170 metres (557 feet) into the sky above the historic harbour of Portsmouth, gateway to the English Channel, the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth's newest attraction provides 360" views of the harbour and surrounding area.
Historic Dockyard - 10 minute walk
Discover the world famous historic ships – HMS Victory, the Mary Rose & HMS Warrior 1860 that have shaped British history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Home of the Royal Navy, other attractions include The Royal Naval Museum, with a new Exhibition “Task Force South: The Royal Navy and the Falklands War” and Action Stations with the new interactive gallery InterAction detailing the science and technology used by the modern Royal Navy
Harbour Tours - Gunwarf 5-7 minute walk
Fascinating tour of the harbour which is home to the Royal Navy
Southsea beach - 10 minute walk
Excellent beach with delightful views of the Isle of Wight
Southsea Castle - 10minutes walk
Built in 1544, the Castle was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England's coasts to protect the country from invaders.
Other local attractions are:
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Royal Marines Museum