Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Set in the heart of historic Old Portsmouth, this modern apartment is in a fantastic location, peaceful yet within a few minutes walk of vibrant Gunwarf Quays, with viewsof Portsmouth Harbour, The Camber Dock Spinnaker Tower and beyond. This spacious apartment is a great place to enjoy a break at any time of the year. With so much to see and do being in the heart of Historic Old Portsmouth with its waterfront location and beaches, The Solent ( the busiest shipping channel in the world!) and Gunwarf Quays are all on your doorstep. The Isle of Wight is a 10 minute ride away with all its great beaches and attractions.
This modern light and spacious apartment is positioned steps away from the seafront. It is peaceful and yet only a few minutes walk from vibrant Gunwarf Quays which is an award winning waterfront retail and leisure development with its landmark Spinnaker Tower. Details can be found at:www.gunwarfquays.com.
This spacious accommodation comprises 1 large bedroom with full en suite, a separate cloakroom, large lounge with two double sofa beds with views of the Spinnaker Tower,Harbour and pretty gardens. The kitchen dining room is spacious and well equipped and separate from the living room.
It would suit young couples, families with children, retired couples, those wishing to explore the history of Portsmouth and Old Portsmouth, boat owners (www.kb-boatpark.co.uk) sailing enthusiasts and anyone who loves being by the sea, and business travelers wanting a great alternative to the hotel experience, all just over an hour from London.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||On you doorstep! :)) 100 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 34 km, Nearest railway: The Hard Portsmouth 1.5 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, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors||
This lovely apartment has a fully equipped kitchen with great views and as well as washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and fridge/freezer and dining area complete with a dining table and six chairs. There is a TV with DVD player, CD Player and Freeview available.
The large en suite bedroom has a very comfortable bed with bedlinen and towels provided for your comfort and convenience.
The comfortably furnished living room area has lovely views of the Harbour Spinnaker Tower and beyond as well as the pretty private gardens. There are two full double sofabeds for your added comfort and flexibility from a well established supplier well known for their high quality.
The apartment is spacious and very comfortably furnished, bright light and airy. There is an allocated and named off street parking space available to the front of the property in a private residents only car park.
The apartment building was built in an attractive Georgian style as part of a private exclusive 5 star development in 1997.
|Further details outdoors||
The apartment itself is in a development in the Georgian style which is very attractively presented and well maintained to the residents and Board of Directors very high standards, working in conjunction with the Management Company.
The property has a delightful private shared garden for your use during your stay. Once here a car is not required as all amenities and attractions are on your doorstep. However should you wish to bring your car there is one allocated private off road parking space available.
The beach, which has been mentioned, is great for family days out and is just steps away from the apartment. There are 2 good fish markets and a fishmonger a few minutes walk around the corner located in the Camber Dock which is a lovely traditional working dock and marina.
Gym membership can be arranged prior to or during your stay daily rates are available, please contact us for further details. Vibrant Gunwarf Quays, a pleasant stroll away, can be found by following the Millennium Walk (outside your front door) denoted by a rope pattern etched into the pavement making it very easy to find
£200 Refundable Breakages Damages loss of keys etc Security Deposit is payable prior to the start of your holiday
Towels can be provided at £10 per set
This tenancy agreed with this Property is for a Holiday Let as mentioned in the Housing Act 1988 Schedule 1 paragraph 9 and the Guest acknowledges that this Agreement is not an assured tenancy.
For the comfort of all guests staying in the property, there is strictly no smoking in the property and the apartment building. Failure to observe this will result in the immediate forfeiture of your security deposit.
The Central Southern England region
Set in the 'Sunny South of England' Hampshire benefits from a milder climate than most areas of the British Isles, being in the far south with the climate stabilizing effect of the sea, but protected against the more extreme weather of the Atlantic coast.
It is a popular holiday area, with tourist attractions including its many seaside resorts, the maritime area in Portsmouth, and the motor museum at Beaulieu. The New Forest National Park lies within the borders, as does a large area of the South Downs, which is also scheduled to 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 and Charles Dickens.
Welcome to the Waterfront City!
Old Portsmouth was where Portsmouth started, it was originally a fortified Garrison town built around the 15th Century and was of strategic Naval importance. Today it forms the charming heart of a landmark waterfront city which has undergone regeneration with The Renaissance of Portsmouth Harbour project.
The Renaissance Trial guides you on a tour from the original fortifications, Camber Docks, Spice Island and to the Historic Naval Dockyard passing a variety of traditional public houses restaurants and cafes.
May – Celebration of Steam at the Historic Boatyard. A must–see for all steam enthusiasts and plenty for the whole family to enjoy. See the website for details.
July – Goodwood Festival of Speed. July - Goodwood Revival. July – August - Glorious Goodwood. Goodwood House and Racetrack is only 40 minutes from Southsea and has several excellent events on during the summer. The Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival take place on the famous Goodwood racetrack and draw thousands of car enthusiasts to the event. Glorious Goodwood takes place at the end of July and is one of the high points in the racing calendar. Goodwood racetrack is considered to be the most beautiful in the world and is set high in the South Downs with views of the Solent. Dress up for the occasion and have a “flutter” with the great and good. More details on the Goodwood website.
August – Cowes Week – The highlight of the yachting calendar. Over 1,000 boats in 40 different classes will take race this year in a stunning display of sail, speed and boatmanship. Don’t miss the world famous Fireworks display on Friday. Ferries from Portsmouth travel to the Isle of Wight every half hour.
Gunwarf Quays, an award winning waterside leisure complex, Southsea and its many attractions are within short walking distance as is access to the Isle Of Wight. There is direct access to the railway station (Portsmouth Harbour) from the apartment with direct links to Central London.
The facilities at Gunwarf Quays include a host of designer outlet retailers and excellent bars and restaurants. The facility also includes a multiplex Vue cinema, Bowlplex, a Comedy Club, and a Casino. The Isle of Wight can be visited by ferry either as a passenger or with a car for the day, alternatively there is a passenger hovercraft and Fast Cat for shorter trips. You can hire your own RIB or boat for the day or longer or bring your own and use the Boatpark just around the corner from the apartment situated on the Camber Dock. Details at www.kb-boatpark.co.uk
There are also round the Island ferry trips that can be accessed from Gunwarf. The many attractions of Southsea 10-15 minutes walk include Southsea Castle, Southsea Common, The Sealife Centre, Southsea Beach, Clarence Pier, The Funfair and Southsea shopping area. For more details of things to do in the area please visit:
Some nearby attractions:
Spinnaker Tower - Gunwarf Quays
Soaring 170 metres (557 feet) into the sky above the historic harbour of Portsmouth, gateway to the English Channel, the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth's newest attraction provides 360" views of the harbour and surrounding area.
Historic Dockyard - 10 minute walk
Discover the world famous historic ships – HMS Victory, the Mary Rose & HMS Warrior 1860 that have shaped British history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Home of the Royal Navy, other attractions include The Royal Naval Museum, with a new Exhibition “Task Force South: The Royal Navy and the Falklands War” and Action Stations with the new interactive gallery InterAction detailing the science and technology used by the modern Royal Navy
Harbour Tours - Gunwarf 5-7 minute walk
Fascinating tour of the harbour which is home to the Royal Navy
Southsea beach - 10 minute walk
Excellent beach with delightful views of the Isle of Wight
Southsea Castle - 10minutes walk
Built in 1544, the Castle was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England's coasts to protect the country from invaders.
Other local attractions are:
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Royal Marines Museum