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Gunpowder Cottage, Hampshire, PO12 4FL

Waterside Townhouse


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  • Sleeps up to 8

Gunpowder Cottage – Waterside Townhouse Cottage Gosport, Hampshire

Gunpowder Cottage is one of 2 adjoining Waterside Townhouse Cottages in the coastal town of Gosport in Hampshire on the foreshore of the Historic Portsmouth Harbour with panoramic sea views over the harbour and Portsdown Hill beyond. Set over 3 floors this beautifully furnished property enjoys wonderful sea views from its master bedroom, lounge, kitchen diner, 2 balconies and patio garden sat right on the waterfront. The property boasts 3 double bedrooms sleeping 6+2 and can also be rented along with its sister and adjoining Powderkeg Cottage sleeping up to 5+2 to allow group bookings of up to 11+4 and is located in a peaceful location with off road parking. As the names suggest the cottages were formally part of the Royal Navy’s Armouries used to store explosives and were recently converted into beautiful holiday homes with Gunpowder Cottage being furnished to a 4 star standard to ensure guests a wonderful stay at this fantastic waterside location.

At a Glance

  • 4 Star Waterfront Townhouse Cottage
  • Sleeps up to 6+2 in 3 double bedrooms with all linen and towels provided
  • 2 en suite shower rooms and ground floor cloakroom
  • Balconies from living room and master bedroom providing uninterrupted harbour views
  • Patio garden sat right on the waterfront overlooking the harbour
  • Wireless broadband internet access
  • Off road parking for 2 vehicles
  • Quiet harbourside location
  • 5 minute drive to beach with Isle of Wight views
  • 5 minute Ferry Ride to Portsmouth/Gunwharf Quays
  • Ferry to Gunwharf Quays up until 2am weekdays and 4am weekends
  • 5-10 minute walk from pub and restaurant


On the ground floor is the front entrance hall with downstairs cloakroom, separate utility room, stairwell and doorway leading through to the large rear open plan, kitchen/living/dining area with the fully equipped kitchen with all essential mod cons, including oven and induction hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave etc, dining table with comfortable seating for 6, two sofas, TV and patio doors leading onto the patio sat right on the waterfront with superb views over the harbour.

On the 1st floor is the main living room with large corner suite, flat widescreen freeview TV, music system, DVD player and balcony with uninterrupted harbour views. The bedroom to the front on this floor is a pretty room accommodating a 5ft king size double bed that can split to create 2 singles overlooking open green space opposite.

To the 2nd floor is the master bedroom with choice of king size double bed or 2 singles with a small en suite showeroom with shower, wash hand basin and w.c. plus balcony with fantastic elevated harbour views. To the front is a third bedroom with another king double bed or 2 singles and en suite showeroom.

All linen and towels are provided and are changed weekly with a mid week maid service available on request. Child cots, highchairs and stair gates are also available at no extra cost. (If cots are provided guests are asked to please bring their own child’s bedding). Off road parking exists for 2 vehicles and and parking for 1 or 2 more exists for the adjoining Powderkeg Cottage.

There are 3 good public houses within a 5-10 minutes walk of the cottages 2 serving good hot food, (one sitting overlooking the harbour) and the 3rd providing a pool table, darts board and occasional live music.

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