Our Mews home is in a block of four similar properties with quiet neighbours and off road parking. It is very well maintained and equipped.
The house is on three floors,
Ground floor - Garage/storage, fridge and freezers, Toilet, Double bedroom/office including washing machine in a cupboard and access to pretty Patio garden with washing line.
First floor - Living room with Sky TV and WiFi, Dining area with Sky TV, Kitchen area with five burner Range Cooker with two fan ovens and separate grill, Microwave, Fridge Freezer, Dish Washer. From the Dining area there is access to a balcony which can comfortably seat 4.
Second Floor – Double bedroom with en suite shower wet room. Second double bedroom. Family Bathroom. Single bedroom/ wardrobe area,
We are on a bus route connecting you to all parts of the city and surrounding areas. Cab rides are about £3 to £5 to most places you might want to visit in the city.
We are situated 200 metres from Southsea sea front and a ten minute walk from many excellent restaurants in Southsea.
We are ten minutes from the Hovercraft departure point which can take you to the Isle of Wight- where among other things you can visit Queen Victoria’s family home, Osborne House, and also Carisbrooke Castle where King Charles 1st was imprisoned after the civil war
We are a £4 cab ride to several main line railway stations where you can catch a train to central London (Waterloo Station) - journey time one and a quarter to one and a half hours, service every thirty minutes.
Nearby in easy walking distance is Southsea Castle, built by Henry VIII in the 16th century. From here he watched his flagship Mary Rose sink. Close by is the World War Two D Day museum which has many fine exhibits memorials and artefacts.A mile to the East is the Royal Marines Museum.
Within a ten minute drive you can be at:
With a fine cathedral in the High Street, Henry’s V111’s Square Tower, a 5 minute stroll takes you to the Camber Docks and Spice Island where good food and drink can be found in several pubs and restaurants notably The Still and West Pub which provides unbeatable views across Portsmouth harbour mouth.
Walk on the sea walls and check out the coming and goings of the many ferries to the continent, Isle of Wight and Royal Naval vessels.
An excellent, modern, waterfront development with many open areas to stroll and enjoy the harbour views, quality food, shopping and entertainment. Within Gunwharf is a yacht quay and the 170 metre high Spinnaker Tower where stunning views of the harbour and surrounding areas can be viewed
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Home of the Royal Navy
We go here a lot because there so many things to do
The Naval Museum.
Action stations. This is a partially interactive exhibition which includes a helicopter simulator, a climbing wall and lots of other stuff for youngsters.
A harbour cruise to view the Royal Naval Dockyard.
HMS Warrior last of the Iron Clad Steam/Sail warships.
The brand new Mary Rose Museum housing Henry the Eighth’s warship The Mary Rose. This ship sank off Portsmouth and was salvaged some years ago. Here you can see thousands of artefacts and take in a first class set of I.T. guides and films.
And of course HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson’s flagship at The Battle of Trafalgar.