Sat a minute from the foreshore of the historic Portsmouth Harbour The Dairy House is a lovely, sprawling detached Victorian house situated in the southern coastal town of Gosport, a seaside peninsular with over 24 miles of waterfront access. The 7 bedrooms sleep 16 guests in 5ft king double or single beds plus additional visitors if requested and is ideal for special get togethers, family holidays, business or crew accommodation.
- 7 double bedrooms sleeping 16 (+ 4)
- King double or single beds to suit with all linen provided
- 5 showers and large corner bath with all towels provided
- Splendid large dining room seating 16 (+ 4)
- Super fun gamesroom with pool/table tennis + 50″Tv/Wii
- Large kitchen, fully equipped for self catering
- Wireless broadband
- I-Pod docking stations/bluetooth speaker
- Tastefully and comfortably furnished
- Private gardens and off road parking for up to 5 vehicles
- Limited hot tub availability (at additional cost, please contact us for further details)
- 1 minute from the foreshore with great harbour views
- 4 minute ferry ride to Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays
- Ferry to Gunwharf Quays up until 2am weekdays and 4am weekends
- Self catering with private chef and other catering options available
- Short breaks available all year round
- Recent winner of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Each of the 7 lovely bedrooms have superior quality kingsize double beds which can separate to create 2 singles and are made up with crisp white cotton linen and fresh white towels for all guests. 2 of the bedrooms are ‘family’ rooms which can sleep 3/4, whichever your request, plus some of the bedrooms can also accommodate children’s cots where required.
The 5 high spec bathrooms all have quality fitted showers and the main 1st floor bathroom is also fitted with a large corner bath (complete with giant duck), with all towelling provided.
The kitchen comes fitted with all essential mod cons and is fully equipped for self catering with a large range style gas cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, an American style fridge freezer, etc and there is even a second fridge freezer if required.
The adjacent dining room is home to a splendid large oak 16 seater dining table with 16 matching leather high backed dining chairs plus a smaller overspill table and 4 chairs to allow dining for 20 with French doors leading out onto the patio.
The lounge also comfortably seats 20 with binoculars in front of the large picture window to view the goings on in the Harbour and across to Portsdown Hill beyond with the 3 sofas converting to bed settees if required.
In addition the property boasts a super fun games room with a pool/snooker table, table tennis table, a 50″ TV and Wii plus plenty of games to keep young and old amused with French doors leading out onto the patio.
The conservatory is off the dining and games room and is east facing with small bistro tables and chairs and occasional wicker armchairs where it is lovely to escape with your morning tea and toast and enjoy the first of the morning sun.
Finally there are the gardens, the front laid mainly to the drive for up to 5 vehicles and the rear being accessed from French doors from the dining room, games room and conservatory with a raised flagstone patio with table, chairs and parasol, a lawned area and a large hard standing with table and chairs where the children can play whatever the weather. You can also hire in a Hot Tub, if desired (Conditions apply-please contact us for further details).
Our prices advertised on our website are for up to 16 people but we can accommodate 2/4 more guests within the bedrooms on John Lewis bed chairs or futon style bed cubes and we have 3 double bed settees within the lounge with the additional guests over 16 being charged at a rate of £25 per week/part week per head or we charge £25 per set of extra linen requested.
All linen and towels are provided and are changed weekly with a mid week maid service available on request. Child cots, highchairs and stairgates also available at no extra cost. (If cots are provided guests are asked to please bring their own childs bedding).
Prior to your stay we are happy to help arrange any activities you may wish to organise and answer any questions regarding the local area or things to possibly do. We can also help organise catering options at the property, be it an ‘a la carte’ meal for a special occasion, a hearty breakfast to see you through the day, afternoon tea, or an informal barbecue in the garden. For menu choices etc please see the following link –private dining
* Our star system is based on current English standards
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q - What time is check in/out?
A - Check in times are between 2 - 6pm (unless agreed otherwise) with checkout by 10am on day of departure. If an early check in or late departure time is required then we will do what we can to help, however if this is vital for your plans we recommend guests book the extra night.
Q - Are towels and linen provided?
A - Bedding, linen and bathroom towels are provided with linen and towels changed weekly.
Q - What is the broadband speed and mobile phone reception like at The Dairy House?
A – Below left are the links to see the UK’s coverage for the major 6 mobile phone networks. These are intended for use as a guide only and are not always 100% accurate as forces outside of the control of the telephone providers may affect the signal within or around the property.
Below right is the results of a recent broadband/wifi speed test taken within the property. This gives a good indication of speeds available within the building but may vary depending on external factors at any given time.