Harbour View 1
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A fantastic 1st floor 1 bedroom apartment on the edge of the Gosport town centre in Hampshire. Recently converted, upgraded and furnished to a very good 4* standard with fabulous views over The Harbour, The Quays, Spinnaker Tower and all the goings on within the harbour entrance.
The apartment layout is open plan allowing this one bedroom apartment a feeling of space with the secure entrance passageway housing a built in cupboard and coat hooks and is the place to kick off your shoes before you relax.
The main lounge dining area is modern and contemporary with laminated flooring and a part curved end wall to allow the two windows overlooking the harbour a wider view and is very well furnished with a comfortable leather corner sofa which converts to create additional sleeping for 2, lamp tables, low modern sideboard, dining table with 4 comfortable high back leather dining chairs, a large flat screen wall mounted TV, a flush wall mounted DVD player and music/I-Pod docking system.
To the rear of the lounge diner is the open plan kitchen with clean modern sleek units, ceramic floors and walls, inset lighting, integral fridge, washing machine, integrated stainless steel sink, oven/hob/extractor hood, microwave, cafetiere and all other mod cons etc you would expect.
The main bedroom is also part curved with a softer carpeted floor, a large kingsize double bed which converts to create 2 singles, window overlooking the harbour with its views, a double mirror fronted wardrobe, bedside cabinets with lamps, alarm clock, IPod docking station and remote controlled dimming lights! The bedding is superior quality crisp white cotton linen with additional pillows and throw available if required.
The main high spec shower room has tiled floor and walls, a large corner shower, toilet, wash hand basin with cabinet over with sensor activated built in demisting light, shaver point and tall chrome towel rail. Fresh white superior quality towels are provided for each guest and are laid out on beds prior to your arrival.
The apartment is fully equipped and well thought out and the owners have really gone the extra distance to try and provide everything necessary for your stay and there are also binoculars to views the goings on in the harbour and a picnic rucksack to make the most of days outdoors or down the beach. A cot and highchair are also available on request but guests are asked to kindly bring their own child's bedding please.
* Our star system is based on current English standards
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Stokes Bay 3.5 km|
|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 32 km, Nearest railway: Portsmouth Harbour 900 m|
|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, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Nearest beach: Stokes Bay, 3.5 km
Will consider: Short Breaks, Long Breaks, Families, Business Lets
Access: Car not necessary
Family friendly Suitable for children of all ages
Notes: No pets allowed
No smoking at this property
|Further details outdoors|
Local to the Town Centre
30 second walk to the Ferry Port leading to Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays
£250 refundable reservation/damages deposit payable at time of booking by debit/credit card and refunded within 10 / 14 days of departure subject to no damages or excessive cleaning. Rental fee to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival by debit/credit card. Early booking may be preferred to have good choice of dates.
The Central Southern England region
Hampshire is one of Britain’s most unspoiled counties, but its coastline is stuffed with seaside resorts and includes the great maritime cities of Portsmouth and Southampton, two of England’s largest and most historic ports. Inland lies the New Forest National Park and Winchester was the 9th century capital of King Alfred's Kingdom plus to the east is the glorious chalk-based South Downs. Just off the shoreline can be found the Isle of Wight and opposite is Gosport, a focus for both windsurfers and yachtsmen. Hampshire is also home to the famous National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, a cute bundle of picturesque villages and some of Britain’s most enchanting castles and great houses. The more modern city of Southampton lies on the edge of the New Forest and is a bustling container port. It is blessed with a deep natural harbour making it suitable for the largest of ships, including some of the world’s luxurious and biggest cruise liners. It was from here that the Titanic set out on its ill-fated maiden voyage in 1912 and before that in the Pilgrim Fathers embarked on their mission to America aboard the Mayflower. The city of Portsmouth became a major port when Henry VII built the world’s first dry dock there. Its Historic Dockyard is home to world famous ships such as The Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. The Mary Rose - Henry VIII’s flagship - sank with all on board in 1545 but was miraculously recovered from the ocean in the 1980s. The Victory was the flagship of Admiral Nelson and he died on board while HMS Warrior 1860 was the world’s first iron-hulled battleship. While Portsmouth’s cobbled old town contains hidden gems like its 12th century cathedral a more modern attraction is the Spinnaker Tower, which soars to a height of over 500 feet. The UK’s second tallest publicly accessible building, it offers stunning views over The Solent and for those who dare you can stand over a section of glass floor where you look down below or over the city, Gosport, the Roman Castle at Portchester, out to sea and the Isle of Wight and as far inland as the eye can see. Also, if you are looking for a day trip you can hop onto a ferry or hovercraft and pop over to the Isle of Wight or take a train at Portsmouth Harbour for a 90 minute ride to London Waterloo where apparently there's one or two other things to see and do :-)
With 24 miles of waterfront, 3 marinas, scenic walks and fantastic viewing points across to Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. Gosport has a lot to offer, days at the beach, harbour, island and river boat trips, sailing, messing around in the water on funcraft, fishing either off the pontoons, the seawall, or on chartered boats. Keeping with the water there is the Submarine Museum at Dolphin, home to the Royal Navy's very 1st submarine (Holland 1) and the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower at Priddys Hard.
We have a number of Forts within the area, part of 'Palmerstons Follies', the then prime minister who commissioned these buildings to deal with or prevent another French invasion, which subsequently never happened. These include Fort Brockhurst on land or The Spitbank Fort which sits in the middle of The Solent !
Gosport’s great location and close proximity to Portsmouths Historic Dockyard, home to The Mary Rose, Nelsons HMS Victory and the HMS Warrior is only part of its appeal. With the addition of world class heritage sites, award-winning interactive museums and historic trails, plus Fort Brockhurst, the 17th Century Village and the Alver Valley Wildgrounds, Gosport is packed full of surprises and interesting places.
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12 Aug 2014
"Lovely, clean apartment in a great location"
Had a lovely stay in this apartment. It is spotlessly clean and has a really well equipped kitchen including a washer which was handy. Plenty of towels and bedding provided. The apartment is in a grea… More
11 Jul 2014
"Beautiful apartment, convenient location."
We really enjoyed our stay in Harbour View 1, the apartment is SO beautiful it was easy to keep clean, and the weather played its part. We have been visiting Gosport for over twenty years, the people… More
26 Jun 2014
"Great Place to Stay"
Absolutely charming, lovely, clean and everything you could need for the short stay we had. It felt like home from home. Lovely and comfortable and tastefully decorated. Portsmouth and all it's a… More
11 May 2014
We really enjoyed our stay at Harbour View 1. It was immaculate, in good condition and had all the necessary amenities, we had a great overall experience. If you were to ask us if we would return, the… More
9 Apr 2014
We visited Gosport for holidays and we couldn't have chosen any better place. Perfect location, and great conditioned apartment with anything we needed.Special mention for people from Complete Ho… More
13 Jan 2014
"HARBOUR VIEW 1"
The flat was lovely, it was in a great location right next to everything, shops, pubs and the ferry. We all had a very enjoyable holiday. The flat was beautifully furnished and cosy, and it was really… More
5 Jan 2014
"Beautiful Property in a Superb Harbourside Location"
Well equipped, warm and cosy - the location cannot be better ! Very nice decor and lots of attention to detail. The view is so wonderful day and night and there are friendly pubs and shops around the … More
21 Nov 2013
"Perfect Location, Accommodation and Price"
Our third stay at Harbour View 1 was as pleasing as ever. We appreciate the accommodation is maintained to high standard, with all appliances in working order and the flat is spotless. The location i… More
7 Nov 2013
"Lovely accomodation, Great location"
We all thoroughly enjoyed the Harbour View experience & our break as a whole. The flat was extremely well appointed & very clean & attractive. We just had a tiny problem setting up the sofa bed on the… More
24 Sep 2013
"Clean, modern apartment, perfect location for attractions."
A good clean, central, modern fully equipped apartment and good value for money too. The location was perfect to visit the dockyards and other attractions in the area. The food at the Chinese Restaura… More
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