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The Dairy House

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7 Nights  

  • £1600  to  £3200

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    7 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Hot Tub
  • Beach Nearby

About The Dairy House

The Dairy House is a beautiful detached period property with lovely views over Portsmouth Harbour. It is the perfect group self-catering property as it comfortably sleeps up to 16 people in seven stylish bedrooms, with lots of space to relax and have fun with your extended family and friends. The location is ideal in any season whether you're after a seaside holiday in summer or a winter get-together over Christmas. Everything you need is within walking distance, including welcoming pubs like the unusually-named Old House at Home. Hot tub hire is possible - please speak to the owner regarding this and associated costs.

Gosport is just over the water from Portsmouth. The passenger ferry is only a short drive from The Dairy House, taking four minutes to cross. Like its more famous neighbour, Gosport can also boast an impressive naval history. This is seen not only in museums like the Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, but also in the number of naval buildings like Fort Gilkicker, Fort Rowner, and Fort Gosport. Across the water, Portsmouth has an excellent variety of places to eat, drink and shop, as well as museums and other attractions. It's also good for nightlife, especially the area around Gunwharf Quays.

Gosport is great for beaches. Within a few miles is a choice of beaches like Lee-on-the-Solent and Hills Head, or shingle beaches like Eastney and Stokes Bay. Being surrounded by water means that sailing is very popular, and there is a public slipway a few hundred metres from the cottage. Visitors can also hire boats, kayaks and paddleboards to help them enjoy every aspect of this lovely location. Walking is another excellent way to experience the beautiful views. There is a two-mile Waterfront Trail that passes close to the house. Alternatively, make your way inland to discover miles of footpaths and cycling routes leading through the beautiful Hampshire countryside.

Whatever your reason for staying in Gosport, you will immediately feel at home in The Dairy House. The owners have carefully updated the period property to keep its original character and charm while providing a comfortable place where families and friends feel relaxed and settled as soon as they arrive.

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Owner details:

Complete Holiday Homes joined Independent Cottages in December 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Hampshire)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Dairy House is a large detached Victorian property with lots of natural lights and a layout that suits families and entertaining. Accommodation is over three levels.

Ground Floor:

  • Living room with comfortable seating for plenty of people. The big window overlooks Portsmouth Harbour to Portsdown Hill. Three of the sofas open into beds if necessary. The room has hardwood floors, multi-aspect windows, a TV and a Bluetooth speaker.
  • Fun games room with a pool table, table tennis, 50-inch TV and a games console.
  • Separate dining room with a beautiful oak table and chairs for 16 people. A smaller table and four chairs extend the capacity.
  • Modern kitchen with quality appliances that make cooking for a dozen or more people stress-free. The gas range cooker is very efficient and the American style fridge/freezer is big enough to store your food. The owners can recommend local chefs and catering companies if you are planning a special meal or you prefer not to cook every night.
  • A sunny conservatory provides an additional reception room, giving guests space to break away and enjoy some peace to read or chat. It is east-facing and a favourite place for breakfast.
  • Bedroom 1 has a kingsize bed that can be separated into two single beds if preferred. This room has a chair that opens into a single bed, and there is also room for a travel cot.
  • Bedroom 2 has a kingsize or two single beds and proper storage.
  • Tiled shower room with a shower, WC and a handbasin.

First Floor:

  • Bedroom 3 is a lovely room with a kingsize bed or two single beds, depending on your required layout. The ensuite has a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Bedroom 4 is another king/twin room with ample storage and an ensuite with a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Bedroom 5 is a family room with a king/twin beds, a single bed, and a chair that folds out into a single futon-style bed. It is a big room with a bay window and harbour views.
  • Bedroom 6 is a cosy king/twin room with proper storage.
  • Family bathroom with a corner bath and shower above, WC and a handbasin.
  • Shower room with a shower, vanity and handbasin, and a WC.

Second Floor:

  • Stairs lead to Bedroom 7 where there is a king/twin beds, a single bed, and a chair that folds open into a single bed.

Outside: French doors open from the house into the rear gardens which have a raised patio with garden furniture, and space with an artificial lawn that can be used all year round. There is room for a hot tub which can be hired separately - please ask about this when booking. The driveway can fit up to five cars.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. Travel cots (no bedding), highchairs and stairgates are available on request. Short breaks and long stays are available all year round, depending on availability. Smoking and pets are not permitted.

The Dairy House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 16+4 in 7 bedrooms (4 King/Twin, 1 Triple, 2 Family, 3 Sofa Beds)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1600
To £3200
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Complete Holiday Homes
Member Since December 2020

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The Dairy House 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 26th April 2022
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