Dock Artisan's house
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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
A great late Victorian terraced house built for atrisans/ craftsmen working in the docks and their families
The property has recently been redecorated and has a separate kitchen and lounge to the rear of the house, with patio doors to the patio garden and a front room currently offered as a large downstairs bedroom with double bed. Upstairs you will find 3 further double bedrooms with pine beds. Bedding & towels are provided for your stay.
There is a bathroom with shower over upstairs and a downstairs WC with a shower, but quite restricted access
We can also provide by request a full height airbed for the lounge to make it available for up to 7 people, although please bear in mind that there is only one bathroom & WC
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Southsea 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 25 km, Nearest railway: Fratton 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Hampshire region
Portsmouth is a maritime city on the South Coast of England in the County of Hampshire. Hampshire is a popular holiday area due to its mild climate. It has plenty of tourist attractions including its many seaside resorts, the maritime area in Portsmouth, the motor museum and Bucklers Hard at Beaulieu, Marwell Zoo and Arundel Castle is reasonably close by. The South Coast is a fabulous place to visit - its full of history, culture and entertainment .
The New Forest National Park lies within the borders, as does a large area of the South Downs which has now 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, Charles Dickens, Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling.
You can visit The Isle of Wight easily on a short ferry or hovercraft ride.
Portsmouth is a unique island city, surrounded by the Solent and little more than 2 miles across, its waterfront life, whether historical or modern is never far away. Seafaring has shaped our local history and the sea still adds to the life of the city today; sailing, yacht racing - Fastnet and Cowes - diving and water sports attract many visitors every year.
Visit the Spinnaker with its stunning panoramic views, the Historic Dockyard steeped in maritime tradition or treat yourself to a shopping spree at Gun Wharf Quays Shopping Village with over 85 designer outlets. Dine al fresco and watch the comings and goings of the busy harbour or just enjoy a leisurely walk along the Esplanade.
Portsea Island is flat so is a cyclists dream and the cycle paths and lanes, while not perfect, do extend the full length of the Seafront and throughout the city. The local cycle hire shop is 10 minutes walk away and a lot quicker on the ride back.
Portsmouth makes an ideal place for a summer holiday whether you are a retired couple or a family with young children. Southsea seafront - don't miss Southsea Castle , Blue Reef Aquarium, Pitch and Putt, Canoe lake with
swan boats and Tenth hole cafe.
During the summer on Sunday afternoons there is free live music at the bandstand behind the D Day museum.
Other places to visit:
* Spinnaker Tower
* Portsmouth Historic Dockyard including the world famous HMS Victory, HMSWarrior 1860 and Mary Rose
* Aspex Gallery
* D-Day Museum
* Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum
* Portsmouth Museum and the Conan Doyle/Sherlock Holmes exhibition
* Royal Marines Museum
* Gunwharf Quays for shopping and restaurants (Fish, Italian, Spanish, Indian and more)
* Southsea Shopping
* Old Portsmouth including Portsmouth Cathedral
* Southsea Common
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