House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
A 2 bed house (sleeps maximum of 3) with stunning views over Haslar Marina and a lake. Sit on the sofa and look out of all the windows where you feel surrounded by water: watch the yachts as they come and go. From the living area and balcony you can see the submarine museum and the old navy diving tower training centre. Also views across the Solent where you can see the larger ferries and hovercraft coming and going.
An 'upside down house" with living room/kitchen and balcony on first floor and bedrooms and bathroom on ground floor.
Living/dining area with large sliding patio door/window onto the balcony where you can take advantage of the views over the garden, Esplanade Walkway, Haslar Marina and the Solent. Fully fitted kitchen with large breakfast bar inc halogen hob, electric oven, under counter fridge, microwave and dish washer. Living and dining areas contain large sofa, separate seating, coffee table, side tables, TV and DVD player. Dining table seating for 4. Large storage/display cabinet. Balcony has seating for 2 with a table.
Downstairs there is one double and one single bedroom with selection of wardrobes and drawer space. Large fully tiled bathroom with bath (shower above bath), heated towel rail, storage, shaving point and mirror with lights. Small hall cupboard containing washing machine. Storage space available under stairs for suitcases. Both bedrooms have door access to courtyard garden with secure gate access to Esplanade Walkway. Patio furniture is provided.
Positioned close to Gosport High Street and ferry terminal, bus station, taxi rank and ferry to Portsmouth Harbour main line train station. Waterviews is a great location to explore the surrounding areas of Gosport, Lee on Solent, Fareham, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Historical Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays with its range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.
Wi-fi is available via a Vodafone pay as you go dongle. BT Openzone is also available.
The house is not suitable for young children due to the open expanse of water at the front of the property.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Stokes Bay 3.4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||600 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 33.3 km, Nearest railway: Portsmouth Harbour 2 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Well furnished with quality fixtures and fittings. EnjoyEngland.com 4 star rating in years 2011-2014.
|Further details outdoors|
Small courtyard garden to rear of property. Allocated parking is located approximately 50 metres from front door. Small landing at top of steps to front entrance. Front of property overlooks Rampart Moat with local wildlife and visiting birds such as egret, heron and comorant. Rear of property leads onto Esplanade Walkway and overlooks Haslar Marina.
All bed linen and towels included.
Sleeps maximum of 3.
Children under age of 10 not permitted.
Waterviews is non-smoking. No pets allowed.
Refundable security deposit is charged.
The Central Southern England region
Hampshire is a varied county in the south of England, with a warm, dry climate. It has a variety of landcape types, including chalk downland to the north and east, heathy wooded areas in the New Forest area to the west, and a coastline with many creeks and inlets.
It is a popular holiday area; tourist attractions include its many seaside resorts, the maritime area of Portsmouth, the submarine museum in Gosport, the motor museum at Beaulieu and the New Forest, a National Park.
The coastal towns have developed into important ports and places for leisure sailing. These include the naval port of Portsmouth and the commercial port of Southampton, which is one of the busiest in the country owing partly to the fact that it has four tides a day. Popular places for leisure sailing include the yachting centre at Fareham.
Hampshire's county town is Winchester, a historic city with a Norman cathedral, that was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Wessex and the seat of King Alfred. Development in the past thirty years has produced a conurbation consisting of the main towns of Winchester, Portsmouth and Southampton by Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport and extending eastwards to Havant.
Hampshire has a milder climate than most areas of the British Isles, being in the far south with the climate stabilising effect of the sea, but protected against the more extreme weather of the Atlantic coast. Hampshire has a higher average annual temperature than the UK average at 9.8°C to 12°C, average rainfall at 741–1060 mm per year, and higher than average sunshine at over 1541 hours per year.
Whether it's a day trip, short break or week-end stopover, there's so much to enjoy and keep you busy in Gosport. Explore the fascinating history and heritage of the museums or extensive Waterfront.
A wonderful location is one of Gosport's main strengths. Its beautiful south facing beaches look out towards the Isle of Wight and the Solent.
Gosport's Naval History
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower is a hands on, interactive museum set in Gosport's former gunpowder and munitions depot. It tells the story of naval warfare from the days of gunpowder to modern missiles.
Dive into the past and the future at The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, where you can take a guided tour of World War II submarine HMS Alliance, led by a submariner, or climb on board Holland I - the Navy's first submarine from 1901.
Out and About in Gosport
Gosport has a working brewery, Oakleaf Brewing Company. The family run brewery, produces a range of mouth-watering cask and bottle conditioned ales. Each award-winning beer has a distinct flavour of its own, so everyone is sure to find an ale to suit their taste. Tours must be pre-booked and beer is available to buy from the shop. Located off Gosport High Street.
Or take a leisurely sight-seeing cruise with the Gosport Ferry. Operating a range of cruises, May to September, taking in such scenic and beautiful locations as the Hamble, Beaulieu Rivers or Portsmouth Harbour, with superb views of the ships in dock and a stunning view of the Spinnaker Tower, it's the perfect way to spend the day.
During the summer months (April - October) you can take advantage of the Portsmouth Harbour Waterbus and enjoy both Portsmouth and Gosport's attractions. Why not take a tour of the harbour and stop off at four of the Harbour's top attractions including the Historic Dockyard and Explosion! Museum of Naval Power.
A short ferry ride away is Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth containing many high street outlet shops, restaurants, bars and nightlife.
Plenty to see and do for all age ranges.
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15 Jun 2014
"Excellent accommodation with lovely views"
One of the best holidays we've had. The accommodation was first class and the location was ideal for visiting Portsmouth and surrounding area. The weather was fine and sunny which helped but wo… More
Thank you. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
11 May 2014
This is an absolutely beautiful and very well appointed apartment with everything and more you would want from a self catering facility. It is well worth its four star award last year. The photos on t… More
Thank you. It means so much to us when guests enjoy our home as much as we do especially a seasoned traveller such as yourselves. Hope you enjoyed the Aussie & Kiwi items in the house. Sorry no timtams on your arrival.
13 Apr 2014
Had a great week here, lots to see and do in the area. Lovely house, very warm and cosy. Very relaxing sitting on the balcony watching the activity in the marina and also watching the birds on the lak… More
Thank you. We pride ourselves in making your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
29 Mar 2014
"Wonderful " Waterviews""
This property and its location are to be a first choice if visiting the Gosport/Portsmouth areas.It is the most warm and comfortable that we have stayed in.Comms with the owners is excellant and the w… More
Thank you. We love the fact that all our guests enjoy the stay. It makes us as owners much more proud of the house.
12 Oct 2013
"Superb Accommodation in Excellent Location"
I cannot praise this accommodation enough. It was spotlessly clean and equipped to a very high standard with everything you may need , even down to the small things like an umbrella. The location is… More
Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay - we pride ourselves in making our home yours.
5 Oct 2013
Facilities top-rated. Wonderful location with stunning views over Hasler Marina. Easy access to local amenities and only a short walk to the ferry port and a four minute ride to Portsmouth and all it… More
Thank you. You certainly impressed us with your knowledge of the Portsmouth Dockyard - makes us want to visit it again as soon as we can.
22 Sep 2013
"Excellent accommodation and location with superb views"
'Waterviews' is a wonderful property with great facilities - we felt at home straight away. The views are superb and its location is very convenient for visiting many interesting places. We … More
Thank you for your response. We pride ourselves in making guests feel at home and able to enjoy the location.
29 Jun 2013
"Exceeded our expectations"
Accommodation was perfect with everything we needed. The view was stunning overlooking the marina.Location great for bus station and ferry and the Mary Rose Exhibition.… More
Thank you for your response. We pride ourselves in making guests feel at home and enjoying the location.
6 Jun 2013
"First Class Self Catering"
Waterviews has all you could wish for in a holiday home. It is clean, comfortable and within a short walk of all amenities including the ferry to Portsmouth.There is also the bonus of pleasant views o… More
Pleased you enjoyed your stay. We love our house and are always so happy when our guests enjoy it as much as we do.
30 Apr 2013
"Waterviews is even better than it looks in the photos!"
We loved it, it is in a nice quiet spot yet with so much activity going on you can watch from either the sunny ( we were really lucky with the weather!) balcony or from the comfy sofa! Warm, clean, ni… More
Thank you. We love our house and strive to make our guests as comfortable as possible in our home. I love the submarine museum as well.
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