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40 The Retreat

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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Located in beautiful Southsea just a ten minute walk from the sea, this sympathetically modernised victorian house still offers original features such as fireplaces, stained glass, coving and ceiling detail. The house is laid out over three floors with five bedrooms each with a double bed and the flexibility of including a cot or camp bed where needed. With an open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area leading onto the garden through slide away glass doors this house offers holiday guests a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The ability to walk to the beaches, museums, parks and shops means a stress-free holiday....Located in beautiful Southsea just a ten minute walk from the sea, this sympathetically modernised victorian house still offers original features such as fireplaces, stained glass, coving and ceiling detail. The house is laid out over three floors with five bedrooms each with a double bed and the flexibility of including a cot or camp bed where needed. With an open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area leading onto the garden through slide away glass doors this house offers holiday guests a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The ability to walk to the beaches, museums, parks and shops means a stress-free holiday.More
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Malisa C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

We stayed here last year and returned again for The Victorious Festival. The house still as lovely and such a good place for friends together. Weather was fantastic this year. Ana who greeted us was on hand if we needed to know anything.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Festivalfun19
kealohaSouthsea, VR Owner at 40 The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

Thanks for your lovely review. So glad you had a good time. I will pass on your thanks to Ana.

Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

Thank you Malisa for a wonderful two weeks in your lovely house. So spacious and lots of room for our ten plus family members visiting from America. Beautiful living area and garden, Great location. Thought parking would be an issue but in the end it...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Kpeyton220
kealohaSouthsea, VR Owner at 40 The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2019

Thank you for your kind review. I'm very glad that you had a good time with the family.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

Date of stay: December 2018
kealohaSouthsea, VR Owner at 40 The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2018
kealohaSouthsea, VR Owner at 40 The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

It was a comfortable friendly accommodation, which enabled us to relax and have a family break. Whilst we were there we visited the excellent D-Day Exhibition, Historic Dockyard and the Spice Island. Many thanks to the owner.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Voyage765068
kealohaSouthsea, VR Owner at 40 The Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thanks for your kind review, there is so much to do round here glad you were able to make the most of what Portsmouth has to offer.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Additional amenities & feature info
The house is on three floors, the top floor with two double rooms and a play area. The middle floor has three bedrooms, the master bedroom with ensuite, a family bathroom and a family shower room and two further double rooms. One of these can easily accommodate three as a children's room. On the ground floor there is a self contained laundry room with a downstairs toilet and then an open plan living area with kitchen, lounge and dining area. Four bedrooms have TV and the house has wifi throughout. The main TV is in the lounge along with Virgin recording box.
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About the neighbourhood
Portsmouth and Southsea offers a plethora of interesting places to visit including The Historic Dockyard with the new Mary Rose Museum, The Victory and The Warrior, Explosion Museum and trips boat trips around the harbour. Gun Wharf Quays has outlets for the bargain hunter, restaurants and there is always a trip up Spinnaker Tower to take in the view from above. If you prefer to check out the local independent cafes and restaurants there are plenty. The beach is shingle but beautiful with great walks along the front and the pier has now re-opened. In the summer there are a number of events on the common. There is a butterfly museum, skate park, rose garden, Sealife Centre and many other attractions.
Getting around
Once here many people often leave their cars and walk as everything is close at hand. Southsea is ideal for cycling as it is very flat. (Cycles can be easily hired.) There are three stations here and of course the ferry port which serves France and The Isle of Wight. The hovercraft (one of the only ones still operating) leaves from the beach near Clarence Pier and will deposit you in Ryde.
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