Independent Cottages Logo

No Booking Fees

Verified Owners

Unique Offers

The Dairy House

The Dairy House View all 28 images

7 Nights  

  • £1600  to  £3200

Availability

Next OfferMore offers

£1829 Fri, 31 May 2024
3 nights - Save £610 - May/June Weekend Availability

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    16+4

  • Bedrooms

    7 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    Enquire
    With Owner

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    5

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • 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.

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.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Complete Accommodation joined Independent Cottages in December 2020


Enquire online / Phone:

Book online (via owner's website):
Book Online

Visit the owner's website (opens in a new window):

Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • 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:

  • 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 storage.
  • Tiled shower room with a shower, WC and a handbasin.

First 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.
  • 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 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. The driveway can fit up to four 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.

In addition to the rental cost there is a £500 refundable damages deposit, which is fully refundable within 7 working days of your departure, obviously subject to no significant damages or excessive cleaning.

All bookings are subject to Owners’ Discretion.

The Dairy House Tariff & Supplementary Information

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

Owner Area

Complete Accommodation
Member Since December 2020

Visit the owner's website (opens in new window)

The Dairy House Noticeboard

No messages

Last Minute Offers

Fri, 31 May 2024 for 3 nights, £1829
Save £610. May/June Weekend Availability
Mon, 1 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £1885
Save £390. July Week Availability
Mon, 15 Jul 2024 for 4 nights, £1088
Save £192. Mid Week Monday to Friday Availability
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 for 4 nights, £2072
Save £366. Mid Week Availability

Owner's other properties

Georgian Apartment

Georgian Apartment

Sleeps 4 | Bedrooms 2

View property
Bury Villa

Bury Villa

Sleeps 18 +2 | Bedrooms 7

View property
Stoke Villas

Stoke Villas

Sleeps 17+2 | Bedrooms 5

View property
The Gallery

The Gallery

Sleeps 18+2 | Bedrooms 5

View property
The Coach House

The Coach House

Sleeps 9+1 | Bedrooms 4

View property
Twenty One A

Twenty One A

Sleeps 6 | Bedrooms 3

View property

Other popular towns / villages in Hampshire

BurleyFordingbridgeGosportLymingtonLyndhurstNew MiltonWinchester