Solent View House

Old Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • 8
  • 4

Solent View House is a substantial Georgian home located in historic Old Portsmouth, combining modern comforts and facilities with period charm.

  • Historic Portsmouth Dockyard museums nearby
  • Southsea Beach and Pier a stroll away
  • Private roof terrace with stunning views of the Solent and Isle of Wight

About Solent View House

Solent View House is a substantial Georgian home, combining modern comforts and facilities with period charm and breath-taking panoramic views across Portsmouth harbour entrance, the Solent and English Channel towards the Isle of Wight.

This self-catering home has recently been refurbished and offers generous sized accommodation across four floors, with the modern open plan living area on the top floor, making the best of the stunning views of the Solent and giving direct access to the private roof terrace; perfect for al fresco dining and taking in the activity of the busy harbour with a glass of wine! The living area includes a modern, well equipped kitchen, ideal for creating a culinary feast to enjoy at the dining area that seats eight. After dinner, relax on the comfortable sofas that centre on the large, panoramic window, giving enviable views across the harbour entrance and the Solent.

The bedrooms can sleep up to eight guests and these are on the first and second floor. The four bedrooms feature two king size beds, one double bed and 2 twin beds, all of which are zip and link beds. If you require a different bed configuration please advise the booking team. Solent View House also has the added bonus of three en-suite shower rooms, a family bathroom and a cloakroom. Each of the generous sized bedrooms also benefit from flat screen TVs and tea and coffee making facilities.

Discounted prices on stays before 23rd April


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"Great location and superbly kitted property."

August 2014

"80th Birthday bash, organised by family. Always wanted to do Portsmouth and historic bits, so this has been the perfect base for it. House very impressive with the wow factor!"

April 2014

"Had a lovely stay in Battery House to celebrate some special birthdays ( bubbly and chocolates much appreciated!) Lots of use of roof terrace and binoculars - never tire of ever changing views. Enjoyed the Victorian Festival at the dockyard. Lucky to coincide with this and some of the group even managed a swim in the sea."

April 2014

"Great South Run Weekend! Fantastic weekend with fabulous facilities. Everyone survived the run and and were pleased to return to Battery House, to shower and refuel - hope to be back!"

April 2014

"Forty years since starting at Portsmouth Polytechnic - what a great weekend we have had and such a great house as a base. We all loved the house and will be back. Thank you so much."

April 2014

"What a lovely house! So clean and the view is out of this world! we have enjoyed our stay very much. We will recommend Battery House to all who want to come to Portsmouth and we hope to come back to this fantastic house very soon."

April 2014

"What can I say? I have stayed here many times and every time these guys go out of their way to look after me. Thanks, I will be back!"

April 2014

"Our family enjoyed every moment of our family vacation. Your property provided a perfect location for our activities, without a car we were busy with all the local attractions. The accommodations were superb in every way. We felt very comfortable and privileged to stay here. Thank you for all the provided supplies as well, this relieved a lot of pressure and running around getting ourselves set up on the first day. We could have spent days watching the boating world go by, I know we spent hours doing just that. Weather was lovely too. Hope we can return in the future."

April 2014

"Perfect in every way. 50+ years ago we dreamed of living here! Everything (walks, history, train and ferries) are all within walking distance. House is very well equipped and we loved the very large fluffy bath towels. Beds comfortable, and the views spectacular. Lucky with weather and and really enjoyed the roof top terrace. We will be back for sure! Thanks to all concerned with keeping this beautiful home in first class condition."

April 2014

What makes this area
So special...

Portsmouth is home to the famous Spinnaker Tower which is located in Gunwharf Quays Shopping Centre . Have a drink at some of the oldest pubs in England and watch the many boats and ships come in and out of the port.

Property details

Solent View House: sleeps 8 in 4 double bedrooms, open plan sitting room/dining room/kitchen, 3 en suites, 1 family bathroom, roof terrace.

Ground Floor

Utility cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer.

First Floor

Double bedroom (sleeps 2), double bed, TV/DVD, iPod Dock, stunning views. En suite shower

Twin bedroom (sleeps 2), Twin Bed (King Size zip and link bed available on request), TV/DVD, iPod Dock, stunning views

Luxury bathroom, bath with overhead shower

Second Floor

Cloakroom WC

King- Size bedroom (sleeps 2) King Size zip and link bed, so can be made into a Twin bed, TV/DVD, iPod Dock, stunning views. En suite shower

King-size bedroom (sleeps 2) King Size zip and link bed, so can be made into a Twin bed, TV/DVD, iPod Dock, stunning views. En suite shower

Third Floor

Living/dining room area comfortable sofas and chairs, Sky TV, DVD, stunning views, dining table seats 6/8 people.

Kitchen area electric oven with gas hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, wine cooler, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, breakfast bar.

Roof terrace

Table seating 8, breath taking views.


Gas central heating throughout

What you need to know

Bookings subject to TravelRest Terms and Conditions, supplied at time of booking.

Restricted free and payable parking is available nearby to Battery House in Grand Parade and local streets.

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