- Grade II Listed 5 Storey Town House, Circa 1866
- Panoramic Views Across to The Solent and IOW
- Located Within Former Royal Barracks Eastney
- Four / Six Bedrooms, Annex Flat
- Three En-suite Bedrooms & Family Bathroom
- Superb Extensive Communal Grounds & Tennis Court
- Garage and 3 Allocated Parking Spaces
- 3,400 sq ft of Accommodation
Fry and Kent are pleased to offer for sale this Grade II listed five storey townhouse, known as 'Fortview House', located in the popular Marine Gate development, which is accessed from Southsea Esplanade. Dating back to 1866 this was originally the residence of the Colonel, Second Commandant of the Royal Marines Artillery, his family and his servants. The site, which includes the former Royal Marines Offices Mess when it was the home of the Royal Marines until the site was developed in the 1990's. Many buildings were listed in the 1970's and then relisted in 1999 and remained alongside the new development of houses and converted flats.
The house has over 3,400 sq ft of useable accommodation with high ceilings, large rooms and magnificent views across the manicured lawns towards The Solent and the Isle of Wight. The six bedrooms are arranged over four of the floors, with three of them boasting en-suites and another bathroom to the third floor. There are two large reception rooms with double aspect, both with great views. To the lower ground floor is another kitchen/living area and a superb wine cellar.
There is a self contained annex, a walk-in airing cupboard, and a cloakroom on the 1st floor. There is also a private courtyard area on the lower ground floor and a separate lower ground floor entrance.
Please book an early viewing to avoid missing out on a piece of local history.