House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 19
The Gallery is a spacious Grade II listed Georgian house retaining many of its lovely original features including beautiful large working open fireplaces within the living and dining rooms, stained glass windows to various rooms and private gardens with plenty of off road parking. The house has a welcoming eclectic feel with a mixture of differing period furnishings, flowing floor to ceiling curtains, chandeliers and modern works of art scattered throughout the house giving The Gallery its name and individual personality.
Situated in a Conservation Area within Gosport on The South Coast the house is suitable for groups of any size for long or short breaks and the fun eclectic feel makes it suitable for all groups including families, special get togethers, hen parties and well behaved bachelor groups. Positioned on the Gosport side of the Historic Portsmouth Harbour you are also only a short 5 minute ferry ride away from Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays which is a fantastic vibrant waterfront complex with over 90 designer retail outlets, 30 odd cafes, restaurants, bistros and bars plus a 14 screen Vue Cinema, Bowling Alley, Casino, Jongleurs Comedy Club, Tiger Tiger nightclub and the iconic Spinnaker Tower all set around the harbour quayside.
The house features 5 well proportioned double bedrooms with kingsize double or single beds fully made up for your arrival with crisp white linen and fresh white towels provided on beds for each guest plus an additional 2 people can be accommodated within a separate section of the large lounge on a sofa bed with cots and highchairs available on request.
The splendid 30 foot living room with it's original working fireplaces, mixed period furniture and large floor to ceiling windows is the main hub of the ground floor overlooking the front and rear gardens and a large flatscreen plasma TV with Sky Movies and Sports Channels, Ipod docking station and Wi-Fi is provided for your entertainment plus the original Georgian internal wooden doors allow the added option to create two separate living rooms or a 6th bedroom if desired.
The separate dining room seating up to 20 has another working original open marble fireplace overlooking the front garden and is off the main entrance hallway opposite the modern kitchen which is fitted with a large 5 ring oven and hob, a generously sized American style fridge/freezer, a microwave, dishwasher and all mod cons plus the separate utility room houses the washing machine and tumble dryer.
There are 3 bathroom/showerooms available, one showeroom on the ground floor and the main bathroom and another showeroom on the 1st floor half landing. All linen and towels are provided and are changed weekly with a mid week maid service available on request. If cots are requested we ask if guests can please bring their own childs bedding please.
Outside the mature gardens and lawns front and rear are there for all to enjoy with table and chairs, sunloungers and picnic table and there is plenty of off road parking for up to 6 vehicles, boat and trailer plus the house is pet friendly and warmly welcomes well behaved four legged guests.
|Size||Sleeps up to 19, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Stokes Bay 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, 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 30 km, Nearest railway: Portsmouth Harbour 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (12), Double beds (5), Cots (2), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 17|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The house is very well appointed with grand proportioned naturally well lit spacious rooms making it possible to spread out and relax and make full use of the 3 reception rooms, large kichen, 5/6 bedrooms and gardens front and rear - see our website (link at end of this page) for copy of our full floorplan to view the house's 2,200 sq foot layout.
A weekly housekeeper is provided and is included in the rental cost, as well as all bedding, linen, bathroom towels, gas, electricity, Sky TV with movies & sports channels, Wi-Fi and cots/highchairs if needed.
|Further details outdoors|
Large walled rear garden with off road parking front and rear for at least 6 cars and a boat and trailer if booked in advance of arrival.
Rate payable dependent on number of guests and length of booking (please see our website link below). £500 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 :-)
Set in the southern coastal town of Gosport, Hampshire with 3 nearby beaches, the house is only 5 minutes from the beach or town which is then only another short 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.
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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4 Sep 2014
The booking process was so simple and easy! Sophie was extremely competent in dealing with my query swiftly providing all the relevant documentation and details required. A real pleasure to deal with.… More
11 Aug 2014
"Great set up for a hen party"
I found the booking process really smooth and felt we had personal attention right from the start. Everyone was really helpful and went the extra mile to make it a great stay for us. The house was per… More
25 Jul 2014
BRILLIANT ! What a beautiful house, very tastefully decorated and comfortable. My guests really enjoyed the Gosport, Stubbington and Titchfield areas. We slept well and loved the house. The Complete … More
7 Jul 2014
"Fantastic base for hen, stag or family weekend"
We had a great time. The house was spacious, clean and very interesting because of the artwork plus the garden was great for the children. We found Lester and Sharon, the catering team, very friendly … More
19 Jan 2014
"Well equipped house for a big group and well organised booking"
It's a great house, which was well equipped and booking was easy. The house keeper and office staff were really helpful. We got a lovely welcome pack when we arrived and they were nice and flexib… More
3 Oct 2013
"Dave's Stag Do, Sept 2013"
Brilliant property, good rooms and and cool decor, perfect for our stag party. We enjoyed our nights out at Gunwharf Quays and the ferry rides were fun. The housekeeper was very helpful and gave us a … More
6 Aug 2013
"Interesting decor, but good accomodation for a large group"
The house was good thank you, somewhat quirkily decorated which wasn't to everyone's taste, but that certainly didn't matter over a short stay. The basic supplies left for us on arrival… More
19 Jul 2013
"Ideal accommodation for a large group"
We had a great time thank you, such a lovely property for a large group. The kitchen was very well equipped and it was great to have such a large dining room and fantastic safe garden. Also the best w… More
18 Jul 2013
"Spacious, clean and great character - our perfect Hen weekend"
I booked The Gallery for my friend's hen weekend and the whole group (15 of us) were delighted with our experience. The house and garden are very spacious, clean and with a great character and we… More
22 May 2013
"Beautiful, cosy, convenient and large... the perfect house for hens!"
First day back at work after a FANTASTIC hen weekend at the Gallery with lots of great memories :-) We all had a brilliant weekend thank you and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves with the house being abso… More
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