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Renovated seafront four double bedroom house in historic Old Portsmouth 90 minutes by train to London.

Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

Listing #128210

Preferred Destination: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Alternate Destination: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

House | House Sitting Requested
This Home is also available for Rent
Last Updated 67 days ago

About

'Gunmakers' is a renovated 3 storey townhouse with central heating, replacing the 17th century Gun Shop destroyed by a wartime incendiary bomb. The house comprises 4 double bedrooms, 2 ensuite, ground floor modern open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room with TV & log burner, entrance hall with cloakroom, bikes storage hall, the top floor is a very large lounge with, log burner & sea view veranda. Furnishings are modern and recently new, beds are good quality. Linen and towels are provided. The property comprises a small self contained, private garden..My home faces Governors Green, the 12th century Garrison Church and Portsmouth harbour entrance. Royal navy and commercial shipping accessing the harbour continuously together with many yachts. Neighbours are the Deanery to the Cathedral & The Royal Naval and Royal Albert Yacht Clubs. Train stations to London, Southsea food and Gunwharf Quays, cinemas & retail shops are both within one mile so easy walking. Ferries to the Isle of Wight and France are also close by. Seafront walking extends for 3 miles east and west are the Royal Navy dockyard and museums including Mary Rose museum. Upon leaving a £50 fee for cleaning is expected and all linen should be laundered before leaving. Weekly cleaning is included.

Bedrooms
4

Bathrooms
3

Offices
0

Size
2,000 ft2

Suited For
8

Property Type
House

Availability

From May 1, 2021 until October 30, 2021

Minimum Stay

1 Month | Dates are flexible for this listing | Open to non-simultaneous exchanges

Comments: Upto one year from June 2021

Location

House in Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

Closest University

Portsmouth

Nearby Universities
Southampton, Chichester, Winchester, Surrey and London

Comments: Historical, Royal Navy, Museums, Beaches, Isle of Wight, Playgrounds, Sea

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Walk to Campus
  • Urban
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is included

Comments: Annual pricing can be agreed

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with plants or garden

Comments: Summer, twice weekly water the garden please.

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

TV

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Fireplace

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Comments: On street parking with permits. Bike available.

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
8
1 Adult

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Closest University

Victoria

Alternate Destination

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

What We Are Looking for


Bedrooms
4


Bathrooms
3


Offices
0


Size
2,000 ft2

Children

I need a home suitable for young kids

Smoking

I prefer smoking not allowed in the home

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Robert

Member Since 2017

Trust Score (8)
Independent Scholar or Retired Academic