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- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 5
Type: Apt. / CondoGround Floor Entire Luxury Apartment Town Centre
Description from the owner
The apartment is on the ground floor of the Provision House, a recent luxury conversion of a Grade II listed building which was formerly a ships chandlers. It has level entrance off the street which is ideal for wheeled access. It is centrally situated, ideally placed for visiting the best of Southampton. Five minutes walk to the West Quay shopping centre, one of the finest in Europe, and to a great range of shops in the main street. It is adjacent to St. Michael's Church and to the historic Merchants House and other ancient buildings within the old city walls "below bar". Excellent restaurants nearby, including the famous Georges Greek restaurant,...Read more
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Ground Floor Entire Luxury Apartment Town Centre
Southampton, South of England, England
Additional Location Information
It's the old Southampton city, steeped in history, but with vibrant shops and restaurants within 2 minutes walk.
Central Southampton rail station is 15 minutes walk approximately from the apartment.
There is a comprehensive bus network in Southampton and frequent services are available to/from most locations in the city. There are also services to most neighbouring towns. Most bus services depart from and travel to the city centre.
Other Things to Note
Nearest rail station is Southampton Central (website hidden) rail services to over 200 stations across the UK run from Southampton Central. There are 7 local stations at Redbridge, Millbrook, Swaythling, St. Denys, Bitterne, Woolston and Sholing from where you can catch trains to Southampton Central or other destinations.
7 min by Southampton Railway to Southampton Airport
35/40 minutes by Bus to Southampton Airport
Mayflower Park is situated just south of the city centre and three minutes from the apartment.
It comprises of 4.5 hectares of grassland, themed play facilities, multi use games area, with tree and shrub planting. It was reclaimed from the sea in the late 1930’s. It has a café kiosk and toilets on site. There is full vehicular access via a one-way circulatory road, with ample metered parking. This offers easy access to all visitors. A popular and notable living feature is the row of mature Foxglove Trees (Paulownia Tomentosa) on the northern edge.
Mayflower Park is one of the most used of our city parks and continues to be very popular with residents and visitors to the city alike. Being the only city centre waterside park with views across the tidal reaches of the River Test, with all its maritime traffic, makes it a very important resource to the city. The park is especially important to the residents of the inner city estates and numerous new residential developments in its catchment area as well as the guests of the adjacent hotels.
Mayflower Park is a nice area for picnics and to watch the cruise ships arrive and depart. Great vantage point to watch container ships go by.. Plenty of parking . If you Cross the busy road you can view the Old building dated back to Jane Austen time. Theres a little shop for Tea & Ice cream and Open playing field. Close to Isle of Wight ferry terminal. Good restaurants close by. A good rendezvous point.
St Michael's Church stands in the heart of Southampton's Old Town, in its own square and facing the fifteenth century Tudor House. Its central tower is the only surviving part of the original eleventh century church and it gives the building a most unusual appearance. Instead of a rood screen separating the nave from the chancel, there is the attractive stone wall of the tower, with an archway cut in its base giving access to the chancel and a view of the beautiful and unusual east window.
Other Attractions are:
Mayflower Theatre: Diverse productions in a grand old venue.
Medieval Merchants House: Restored 14th Century
Tudor House and Garden
Boom Booom! Live Comedy Experience - Southampton & The South. Professionally run live comedy nights with established comedians for private hire. Weddings, Civil Partnerships, Birthdays and Corporate.
The Mo'club- club for roller skating and live comedy: The Mo'club is a large multi-purpose venue offering; Venue Hire, Roller Disco's, Modern Jive, Dance ...
Children's pleasure park: The owner lets all the children play on most of the rides as long as they want :) ..snacks, drinks & icecreams for sale & plenty of rides to keep the children occupied
Jungle Jeans :A truly magical experience awaits you at Jungle Jeans. Discover the sights and sounds of our play frame jungle while the adults sit back, relax and enjoy refreshments from the Tree Top Café, or let them join in the fun too!
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City vacations, Waterfront
Car is not necessary