Southsea, HAM, GB
Fort View 1 Royal Gate
The house retains its original features of high ceilings and large rooms with period cornicing and plasterwork. Over 3,400 sq ft of accommodation allows for spacious living. Elegant dining room and drawing room have magnificent views across the Solent and Approaches.
Five bedrooms occupy the top three floors with two ensuite and a further family bathroom.
The ground floor can be a separate self-contained annex with kitchen/living space and a further bedroom with ensuite. A well-proportioned wine cellar, external courtyard and entrance is also on this level.
Southsea is a seaside resort and geographic area, located in Portsmouth at the southern end of Portsea Island, Hampshire, England. Southsea is located to the south of Portsmouth city centre and to the east of Old Portsmouth. It boasts a number of bars, restaurants and independent shops. The extensive shopping and entertainment facilities of Gunwharf Quays are close by in Old Portsmouth. Portsmouth is a commercial and Naval centre together with the much respected University.
Excellent communication links gives Portsmouth and Southsea easy access to London and the rest of the south coast. The A3 and the M27 are the main road routes. The mainline stations of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Fratton give direct access to London Waterloo.
Portsmouth has passenger ferry links to Gosport and the Isle of Wight, with a car ferry service to the Isle of Wight. A commercial hovercraft service runs from near Clarence Pier to Ryde, Isle of Wight. Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port has links to Caen, Cherbourg-Octeville, St Malo, and Le Havre in France, Santander and Bilbao in Spain and the Channel Islands.