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Castle Road - outside the Flat

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome

Ideal for both business travellers or holiday makers, this apartment is centrally located and is within easy walking distance of Southsea town centre with a wide variety of shops, John Lewis, Debenhams, Waitrose etc. it is hundred metres from Southsea common and about 500 metres to the sea front. Near by is the Isle of Wight hovercraft for easy access to the Island approx 13 mins on the hovercraft. Nearby is the Pyramids water park swimming pool, Royal Marines Museum, D Day Museum, Sea life Centre, Pitch and Putt, Gunwharf Quays with the award winning Spinnaker Tower, outlet shops, restaurants and bars, this is a 10 minute walk.

Portsmouth City centre is a short walk away approx. 10 minutes.

The apartment is ideal for anyone wanting a fun family time in the UK, to explore Historic Ships, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior Mary Rose, the beach, common. There are literally scores of things for families of couples to do within easy walking distance.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Southsea 400 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton airport 20 km, Nearest railway: Portsmouth and Southsea 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Access Parking

The Central Southern England region

The central Southern region offers a vast array of things to do to suit all. With excellent transport links, London is 1 1/2 hours by train, Brighton 1 hour, the New Forest is 40 minute drive along the motorway with its amazing expanse of forest and ponies and attractions such as Beaulieu car museum and Paulton's Park theme park with Peppa Pig world for the younger children.

The Isle of Wight is easily accessible with the high speed hover literally at the end of the road and accross the common, 11 mins takes you into the centre of Ryde where transport links to explore the island can be accessed.

Arundel Castle is a short drive along the coast, Brighton for a day trip, the list is endless, Portsmouth and Southsea provides an ideal base for exploring the wider region.


Portsmouth and Southsea offers an amazing array of attractions for the entire family from babies, toddlers, young children, adults and seniors. A gentle stroll to Old Portsmouth with it's tradtional ramparts, towers, old pubs and fish market. A 15 minute stroll to Gunwharf Quays with the famous Spinnaker Tower, shops, markets and eateries. historic town with a wide variety of things to do, boat trips, museums, historic ships in the dockyard. A beach and amusements arcades for children, a lovely rose garden, common etc.

Nearby is Chichester, the harbour town of Emsworth and the New Forest. The Isle of Wight with Osborne House and the Garlic farm and the yachting town of Cowes is easily accessible via the Hovercraft or the Fast Cat.

For young children:

- free splash pools

- free adventure playgrounds and sandpits

- Pirate Petes soft play at Clarendon Pier

- Pyramids swimming with a baby pool and soft play

- Tradtional Model Village and Railway

- Free natural history museum with butterflies and dinosaurs

- ducks and swans and pedaloos at the canoe lake

- crabbing at the canoe lake

- seafront

For children

- Sea life centre

- Action Stations in Historic dockyard

For all

- Sea Life Centre

- Old Portsmouth

- Many museums, D Day Museum, Royal Naval Museum, Historic Dockyard, Portmouth Museum, Explosion museum

- Isle of Wight a short hovercraft ride away

- Amusement arcades

- Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower

- many restaurants, bars, casinos, bowling, swimming pool with wave machine,

- crazy golf, pitch and putt, free volleyball, skate board park, mulitplex cinema

- In the summer months there are weekend activities on the common, including the international kite festival, heavy horse show and free concerts at the band stand every Sunday

The town of Southsea is ideal for adults and children alike, whatever the weather Portsmouth and Southsea will not disapoint.

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Review 1-10 of 14

19 Sep 2014


"clean, well equipped and situated flat."

Flat well situated and within walking distance of ammenities.
Close to shops and eating places.
Well equipped and clean.
Good as a parking place included free charge and wi fi.
Did not find it noisy at all as mentioned in other reviews.
Any queries to landlady answered promptly.

13 Sep 2014


"Perfect Stay"

We had a wonderful stay, place was very clean, a great location everything within walking distance. Definitely come back here again.

28 Aug 2014


"Comfortable flat, perfect location"

Lovely flat and very comfortable stay. It's spacious and has all you need. Some things are a bit chaotic but nothing less than you would expect in a good rental property. Perfect location just… More

18 Aug 2014


"Close to everything"

Stayed here with my mum and my two young girls, it was a lovely stay and on arrival we were greeted by the owners husband who gave us some excellent advice about what to do and where to go. The locati… More

11 Jul 2014


"Excellent Base for exploring Portsmouth & Southsea"

We booked this two bedroom flat so we could catch up with family returning to the area from around the world. Situated 20 minutes walk from Gunwharf and with a car parking space included, you are bang across the road from a pub, a co-op and seconds away from a variety of restaurants and fast food outlets

Two spacious double bedrooms and a large kitchen plus a living area with a sofa bed.

Our little grandson visited us all the way from Australia and a cot and high chair was provided with no he could eat and have an afternoon snooze.

As it is ground floor, the only problem we encountered was ventilation as the windows opened onto the street, a couple of fans for the two week English summer might be a welcome addition.

TV WIFI, two fridges and freezers (plenty of room for drinks and food) plus toiletries and complimentary coffee and tea were little touches that made us feel welcome

Would recommend

21 Jun 2014


"A great plce to stay to visit Portsmouths many atractions"

We were very impressed with Susan's help on the day of our arrival, we arrived well before the time we stated and were unable to find anywhere to leave our luggage due to security requirements of a visit by The Queen that day.
On contacting Susan by phone she kindly came to our rescue by coming & collecting said luggage and delivering it to the flat, giving us the key & confirming a time to meet us and show us the flat.
As we did not have transport the flat is well located and we were able to walk to most of the places of interest without difficulty, I should say my wife and I are both reasonably fit retirees
Susan met us at the agreed time and was most helpful, the flat was lovely and clean and well presented, although the TV did not operate Susan arrange for a technician to fix it which was done quickly and efficiently. There are also a good number of supermarkets in the vicinity also good pubs & places to eat
Thank You Susan we really enjoyed our stay
All in all a great place to stay

29 May 2014


"Great Break"

The property was very clean and well looked after. As we took my elderly mother, Lauralee House had good access and plenty of room to move around, also good size bathroom. Good location to the sea fr… More

14 May 2014


"Great location"

The flat was clean and tidy kitchen well equipped. Bedrooms a good size but a little noisey at night, windows could do with attention and a blackout blind would be great.Fab location though so handy … More

20 Mar 2014


"Lovely stay in a great place in a wonderful location"

Stayed for 2 months, really felt like home. Central for Southsea, the seafront and Portsmouth. Great facilities, lovely lady Susan there to welcome us and nothing too much trouble. Would highly recommend this holiday home to anyone travelling to Portsmouth/Southsea.

23 Sep 2013


"If I was going to Portsmouth again I would definitely stay there again."

Lovely place, excellent location, no problems whatsoever. Very happy and would stay there again. Pub over the road is fantastic. Parking round the back and there's a pass from the library for additional cars. Co -op over the road. Historic dockyard has a see it all ticker which lasts for a year so can split it up. Faringdon marshes is worth a morning walk. The aquarium was good. The place itself really is a good spot to stay. :)

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Calendar last updated:25 Oct 2014

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