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Sleeps 2 - 5 (+2)

Powder Keg Cottage self-catering 3 bedroom town house situated directly on the waterfront. A stunning holiday home, this property enjoys waterfront views of Portsmouth Harbour and the Royal Navy Dockyard, yet is situated in a quiet peaceful location right by the water. Features include two balconies and garden overlooking the sea.

Portsmouth Harbour views from living room balcony. 5 star Self catering accommodation © Harrington HomesAt a glance...

  • Waterfront townhouse
  • Sleeps up to 5
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 balconies
  • Uninterrupted waterfront views
  • Off road parking for 1-2 cars
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Quiet harbour location
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access
  • 5-10 minute walk from local pub/restaurant
  • 5 minute drive to beach
  • Pretty patio garden overlooking harbour
  • Powerboat trips arranged


Powder Keg Cottage is of historical note to the area. Originally built in 1919, as its name suggests it was used for storage of the British Navy's gunpowder. It has since been completely renovated to a high specification which along with its sister cottage next door Gunpowder Cottage offers guests a wonderful holiday by the sea! There is the option of renting both homes for groups of 7-11.

Self catering in Hampshire.  Powder Keg Cottage.  Patio garden with views of Portsmouth Harbour. Kitchen/Dining Room. Twin bedroom. Living room © Harrington Homes
Property Details

Kitchen / Dining Room:
Fully equipped kitchen with oven, hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer & microwave. Armchair. TV. Large dining table and seating available for up to 11. Sea Views.

First floor living room :
Corner sofa which sits 5, widescreen Flat TV, Freeview, DVD player and music system. Balcony. Sea Views. Optional sofa bed if booked in advance of arrival.

Master Double Bedroom/Bathroom 1:
Located on second floor. Choice of either one king double bed or two 2'6" single beds. Small en suite shower room and wc. Balcony. Sea views.

Second Double Bedroom:
Located on first floor. Two x 3' single beds.

Single 3rd Bedroom:
Situated on second floor next to second bathroom. One 3' single bed.

Bathroom 2:
Bath, sink and wc. Located on second floor.

Downstairs cloakroom:
Located on ground floor.

Waterside patio garden with views of Portsmouth Historical Dockyard, two balconies with uninterrupted waterfront views of Portsmouth Harbour.

Off road parking for 1-2 cars at Powder Keg Cottage. Secure off road parking for 2 cars available at the 5 star home Gunpowder Cottage next door.

Powder Keg Cottage Floor Plan (PDF - opens in new window)

Self catering Gosport. Powder Keg Cottage. Master ensuite bedroom with balcony and harbour views © Harrington Homes

Additional Information:

  • John Lewis high quality cotton linen, bedding and bathroom towels provided
  • Travel Cot available for families on request at no extra charge
  • Easy access to Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays either by ferry or road
  • A car is advisable as no buses run in this area. Nearest train station is Portsmouth.
  • Suitable for children. Supervision required in rooms with balconies and on the patio

Optional Extras:

  • Private chef for a romantic dinner or other catering choices for private functions
  • Rib Rides at discounted rates
  • Evening or Day Sailing arranged

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Email: enquiries@harringtonholidayhomes.co.uk

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