Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Newly acquired and now accepting guests 'Waterfront Quay' is a fantastic 2nd floor 2 bedroom apartment on the edge of the pedestrianised Gosport town centre in Hampshire directly opposite the foot passenger ferry across the Historic Portsmouth Harbour with great views of the Harbour Entrance, HMS Victory and Warrior, Gunwharf Quays and the iconic Spinnaker Tower. The apartment has been recently converted and upgraded with a stylish modern feel and has been finished and furnished to a very good 4* star standard with views over all the goings on within the harbour entrance and is only a short 5 minute ferry ride to Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays with great transport links directly to London, The Isle of Wight, France and beyond and is the smaller sister to our other property The Dairy House with over 50 positive Trip Advisor reviews to date.
The apartment has 2 double bedrooms (one en-suite), a main bathroom off the entrance hallway and an a large open plan lounge/diner/kitchen with great views of the harbour.
The main lounge/dining/kitchen area is modern and contemporary with laminated flooring and 3 picture windows to afford great views of what's going on that day in the harbour and is very well furnished with a comfortable large corner sofa which converts to create additional sleeping for 2 people, an antique cabin trunk coffee table, low modern sideboard, a solid oak circular dining table with 6 comfortable high backed dining chairs, a large flat screen wall mounted TV, DVD, Wi-Fi, music/I-Pod docking system and X-box.
The open plan kitchen is well fitted with clean modern warm beech effect units, Karndean flooring, inset lighting, modern worktops and breakfast bar, integral fridge, washing machine, stainless steel oven/hob/extractor hood, microwave, cafetiere and all other mod cons etc.
The master and 2nd bedrooms are off the entrance hallway with softer carpeted floors, large kingsize double beds which convert to create 2 singles, modern mirrored door wardrobe units offering plenty of storage, wall mounted flat screen TV's plus the master bedroom has an en-suite with corner shower, toilet, wash hand basin, tall towel rail and warm to the foot Karndean tiling to the floor. Both bedrooms have fresh white cotton linen and additional feather pillows are available if required.
The main high spec bathroom has a 'P' shaped bath with shower over, toilet, wash hand basin, a tall towel rail and Kardean flooring. Crisp white towels are provided for each guest and are laid out on beds prior to your arrival.
* Our star system is based on current English standards
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 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||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 32 km, Nearest railway: Portsmouth Harbour 1 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, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
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 and is now on display in the dockyards museum. 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 :-)
Set in the southern coastal town of Gosport, Hampshire with 3 nearby beaches, the house is only 1 minute from the foreshore of Portsmouth Harbour and is a 5 minute ferry ride to Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays which has over 90 designer retail outlets, 30 restaurants/cafes/bars, a 14 screen Cinema, Bowling Alley, Casino, Jongleurs Comedy Club, Tiger Tiger Nightclub and The Spinnaker Tower. The tower is the UK's second tallest publicly accessible building where you can stand on its splendid viewing platforms and look out over the water to The Isle of Wight and then back inland as far as the eye can see.
Gosport's great location and close proximity to Portsmouths Historic Dockyard, home to The Mary Rose, Nelsons HMS Victory and the HMS Warrior is part of its appeal. With the addition of world class heritage sites, award-winning 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. The Dockyard and the Spinnaker Tower are only a short 5 minute ferry ride away and with the retail outlet and leisure complex of Gunwharf Quays there is a range of options for those looking to explore, shop or simply relax and watch the boats go by.
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17 Aug 2014
"Fabulous apartment in the perfect location for getting around without a car....amazing view!"
Had a brilliant week at Waterfront Quay. The apartment was perfectly located for getting around in Gosport, and over to Portsmouth on the ferry. The apartment itself was clean, modern and really well… More
4 Aug 2014
The property itself is lovely - well equipped, modern and ideal for a family of 4. The location is good and in close proximity to the ferry as well as having great views and we spent a day at The Rose… More
3 Aug 2014
"Thoroughly Enjoyable Stay"
We really enjoyed our stay - A home away from home ! The property was even better than the pictures and had a luxurious feel, sparkling clean with little surprises such as board games etc. The view … More
16 Apr 2014
We had a great weekend and loved staying in the flat. The views were incredible. We spent ages looking out the windows. The proximity to the Gosport - Portsmouth ferry was also a great bonus, we parke… More
5 Apr 2014
"Perfect apartment for visiting Portsmouth"
We certainly did enjoy our stay at Waterfront Quay and didn't really want to leave. Looking back at the booking process I think everything went extremely smoothly with plenty of input from yours… More
6 Mar 2014
"Great place to stay, fab view"
The apartment location was fantastic, very quiet despite road front location, lots of hot water - even with 4 adults and a bath for the kids. Excellently furnished, particularly in the kitchen where w… More
13 Nov 2013
A great apartment - brilliantly equipped, we've had a lovely stay. Staying here has made a difficult time a lot easier as unfortunately the purpose of our visit was to be close to the hospice and… More
11 Nov 2013
"Birthday Celebration at Waterfront Quay"
We found Waterfront Quay very well laid out, as per the website and actually better than we expected. There is nothing we needed for our stay and we were all very impressed. The apartment was lovely … More
8 Oct 2013
"Fantastic Apartment & Location"
Our stay at the Waterfront Quay was amazing!! The apartment was very well furnished and very nice to stay in. It was very clean and was at the perfect location. Being located in Gosport and using the … More
27 Sep 2013
"Great stay in Gosport"
We have found the perfect flat to stop in while visiting all the great sites in Portsmouth. We found it easier to stay in Gosport, not simply because the prices were sensible compared to the high cost… More
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