Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Portsmouth - Onslow Villa
Refurbished & Well-equipped Maisonette With 3 D/beds, Private Parking & Garden
Location, location, location! This Victorian building (On-slow Villa) is located in the very heart of Southsea in a residential area which is just 300m from both Southsea Common and the shops, bars and restaurants of Palmerston and Osborne road. Albert road and Kings theatre are also only 500m away, while the isle of weight Hovercraft is only a 10 min walk away.
The maisonette has recently been refurbished. On the upper ground floor can be found the kitchen diner, living room, bathroom, laundry cupboard, side porch with entrance. The large Kitchen diner (14'7' x 20') is superb for socialising as is the equally large living room. Both kitchen diner and living room have large bay windows and high ceilings. The kitchen has an American style fridge/freezer with inbuilt wine cooler, an induction hob, built in dishwasher, microwave and a twin oven. There is also a good sized dining table, chairs and sofa.
The washing machine and tumble dryer are found in a laundry cupboard off the hallway. There is a family bathroom with shower bath, toilet and basin.
There are 3 bedrooms on the lower ground floor level. The large master bedroom (14'7 x 20') has a king size double bed, chest of draws and vanity table with mirror and stool. The master also has a high-quality en-suite shower with toilet and basin. A walk-in wardrobe is situated opposite the bedroom. The two smaller bedrooms (14' 6' x 7'6'' and 12' x 7'4') both have double beds and a chest of draws, one has a small walk in wardrobe. All bedrooms have flat screen televisions with built in freeview. Bedroom 2 has a TV with built-in DVD player.
The small courtyard garden to the side of the property is a great sun-trap in the afternoons usually from about 1.30pm onwards. Unlike most other holiday lets in Southsea, the maisonette has private parking to the rear of the property and can park up to 3 cars, which is a real bonus, as parking in Southsea can be a real problem, especially during the summer months.
Upon arrival a welcome hamper of wine or chocolates, milk, tea and coffee await for you.
We provide fresh bed linen, including one bath and hand towel for each guest.
This is a family run property and we strive to give the best possible service to our guests. This maisonette was once our home. Now we use it as our holiday home because of its great location, large living space and private parking.
******PLEASE NOTE: Bookings from families and couples preferred. Please no hen or stag parties, or mixed/same sex groups under 30 years old, you will be declined on arrival if you try it on!***********
We are happy for children under 5 years old to stay, but you need to be aware that we have no cot, high chair or stair gates and that there are steps to the entrances of the property. Min 3 night stay.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Steven Compton
I was born in Southsea, but moved away very young. I bought this property in 2009 as a business move, but loved the property so much i decided to keep it. I now live with my partner locally and we frequently stay in the maisonette at weekends so we can go out and enjoy what Southsea has to offer.
Steven Compton purchased this apartment in 2009
Why Steven Compton chose Portsmouth
The property was built circa 1851. The maisonette was setup as the local ballet school of dancing from 1951 to 2009. We purchased the property and converted it back into the maisonette. Fortunately, all the original features such as window shutters, doors, and high skirting boards were still present. So we sympathetically refurbished the property into a luxury 3 double bedroom apartment with side garden and private parking.
What makes this apartment unique
The maisonette benefits from being in a central location with parking, in addition.