Coastal Relaxation

Gunpowder and Powder keg Cottages are two adjoining Waterside Townhouse Cottages in the coastal town of Gosport in Hampshire. Located on the foreshore of the Historic Portsmouth Harbour with panoramic harbour views over the harbour and Portsdown Hill beyond.

Gunpowder and Powder keg Cottages are two adjoining Waterside Townhouse Cottages in the coastal town of Gosport in Hampshire. Located on the foreshore of the Historic Portsmouth Harbour with panoramic harbour views over the harbour and Portsdown Hill beyond.

Set over 3 floors these beautifully furnished properties enjoy wonderful sea views from their master bedroom, lounge, kitchen diner, 2 balconies and patio garden sat right on the waterfront. Gunpowder Cottage has 3 double bedrooms sleeping 6+2 and can also be rented along with its sister and adjoining Powderkeg Cottage sleeping up to 5+2 to allow group bookings of up to 11+4 and is located in a peaceful location with off road parking.

As the names suggest the cottages were formally part of the Royal Navy’s Armouries used to store explosives and were recently converted into beautiful holiday homes with Gunpowder Cottage being furnished to a 4 star standard to ensure guests a wonderful stay at this fantastic waterside location.

  • 4 Star Waterfront Townhouse Cottages
  • Patio garden sat right on the waterfront overlooking the harbour
  • Wireless broadband internet access
  • Off road parking for 2 vehicles
  • Balconies from living room and master bedroom providing uninterrupted harbour views
  • Quiet harbourside location
  • 5 minute drive to beach with Isle of Wight views
  • 5 minute Ferry Ride to Portsmouth/Gunwharf Quays
  • Ferry to Gunwharf Quays up until 2am weekdays and 4am weekends
  • 5-10 minute walk from pub and restaurant

Gunpowder Cottage

Ground Floor

On the ground floor is the front entrance hall with a downstairs cloakroom, separate utility room , stairwell and doorway leading through to the rear open plan, kitchen/living/dining area with a fully equipped kitchen including oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave etc, dining table, sofa, TV and patio doors leading onto the patio sat right on the waterfront with superb views over the harbour.

First Floor

On the 1st floor is the main living room with large corner sofa bed, flat widescreen freeview TV, music system, DVD player and balcony with uninterrupted harbour views. The bedroom to the front on this floor is a pretty room accommodating a 5ft king size double bed that can split to create 2 singles overlooking open green space opposite.

Second Floor

To the 2nd floor is the master bedroom with choice of king size double bed or 2 singles with a small en suite shower room with shower, wash hand basin and w.c. plus balcony with fantastic elevated harbour views. To the front is a third bedroom with another king double bed or 2 singles and en suite shower room.

Gunpowder Cottage welcomes well behaved 4 legged friends at no extra rental cost!

Subject to an additional £250 pets deposit, which is fully refundable within 7-10 days of departure, obviously subject to no significant damages or excessive cleaning.

All linen and towels are provided and are changed weekly with a mid week maid service available on request. Child cots, highchairs and stair gates are also available at no extra cost. (If cots are provided guests are asked to please bring their own child’s bedding).

Off road parking exists for 2 vehicles and and parking for 1 or 2 more exists for the adjoining Powderkeg Cottage.

There are 3 good public houses within a 5-10 minutes walk of the cottages 2 serving good hot food, (one sitting overlooking the harbour) and the 3rd providing a pool table, darts board and occasional live music.

We can accommodate 2 more people on bed settees at an additional charge of £25 per week/part week per head or we charge £25 per set of extra linen requested.

Powderkeg Cottage

Ground Floor

On the ground floor is the front entrance hall with a downstairs cloakroom, separate utility room , stairwell and doorway leading through to the rear open plan, kitchen/living/dining area with a fully equipped kitchen including oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave etc, dining table, sofa, TV and patio doors leading onto the patio sat right on the waterfront with superb views over the harbour.

First Floor

On the 1st floor is the main living room with large corner sofa bed, flat widescreen freeview TV, music system, DVD player and balcony with uninterrupted harbour views. The bedroom to the front on this floor is a pretty room accommodating a king double bed or 2 singles overlooking open green space opposite.

Second Floor

To the 2nd floor is the master bedroom with choice of a king double bed or 2 singles with a small en suite showeroom with shower, wash hand basin and w.c plus balcony with fantastic elevated harbour views. To the front is a third bedroom with single bed and main bathroom with bath, wash hand basin and w.c.

Powderkeg Cottage welcomes well behaved 4 legged friends at no extra rental cost!

Subject to an additional £250 pets deposit, which is fully refundable within 7-10 days of departure, obviously subject to no significant damages or excessive cleaning.

Our prices advertised on our website are for up to 5 guests over 3 bedrooms in 2 x 5ft large king size beds that can spilt to create singles, and a single bed in the smaller 3rd bedroom plus we can accommodate 2 more people on bed settees at an additional charge 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).