Compass Cottage

Emsworth, Portsmouth, Hampshire , Seaside village

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

There is a back door leading out from the dining area onto a pretty little cottage garden, with a raised sunny deck area where there is a table and chairs with enough room for all the family, ideal for al fresco dining.

Downstairs Description

The main living area looks out across the water and is comfortably furnished including an internet enabled SMART TV and a working fireplace to cosy down in front of on a cool summer or winter evening. The open plan kitchen / dining area is an excellent size for entertaining, with a log burner and overlooks the garden, a perfect spot to sit with a glass of wine, play games or eat dinner after a long day of exploring.

The well equipped kitchen includes, Nespresso machine, kettle cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster and washing machine. You will have everything you need to cook up a feast with the fresh produce available from the local farm shops or why not try out one of the many local independent excellent restaurants, and abundance of pubs and cafes within walking distance.

On the ground floor you will find the family bathroom with a shower over the bath.

First Floor Description

The master bedroom has a comfy king size bed which looks out across the millpond and the second bedroom overlooks the garden. The second bedroom can made up as a king or twin room but please let us know in advance of your arrival at the cottage.

Child Friendly
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Porchester Castle: Looking for a fun family day out? Visit Portchester Castle in Hampshire, South East England. It provides the perfect setting for a relaxed, fun, historic day out. The castle’s commanding location has made it a major factor in the Solent's defences for hundreds of years. Visit website
  • Bignor Roman Villa: The stunning remains of a Roman home with world-class mosaic floors in the heart of the South Downs National Park. Visit website
  • Stansted House: Stansted is a Grade II* Listed Edwardian country house set on a 1,800-acre estate within the South Downs National Park. The house began as a hunting lodge in the 11th century, but was developed over many hundreds of years. Visit website
  • Weald And Downland Museum: Come and discover rescued rural homes and buildings set in a beautiful landscape in the South Downs National Park. Our collection tells the stories of the people who lived and worked in rural South East England over 1,000 years. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • 36 On The Quay: The menus are chosen using only the freshest produce with an emphasis on flavours, presentation and originality. Fish features as a specialty, as you would expect given our location. The dining room is designed in pastel shades with comfort and table luxury, combined with a friendly and efficient service aiming at customer individuality. Visit website
  • Nicolino's Restaurant: Excellent Italian cuisine in a friendly atmosphere Visit website
  • The Coal Exchange: A good 'locals' pub. Everything a traditional English pub should be. Also good quality home cooked food with a popular curry night on a Tuesday. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Co-op: Visit website
  • Tesco: In Emsworth and you could always pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Emsworth Mill Pond Walk: This walk does just what it says on the box. See the two millponds in Emsworth and two marinas - Emsworth Marina and Thornham Marina. In the process you also get to see the very sought-after village of Prinsted as you venture into West Sussex. Visit website
  • Sailing In Chichester Harbour: With a mixed programme of training, cruising, fun racing and regattas each weekend, the 2000 Dinghy Sailing Experience is ideal for families, couples and individuals looking to have fun whilst developing their sailing skills. Visit website
  • Windsurfing Tuition, Kayak Hire: West Wittering beach is the ideal place to learn to Surf, SUP, Windsurf and Kite so why not book onto one of the 2XS Watersports Courses. The water is clean (it’s a blue flag beach) and the conditions vary with the tide providing a playground for complete beginners and experts alike. Visit website
  • Rowlands Golf Course: This Par 72 course plays 6642 yards off the white tees and is a superb venue to enjoy a challenging and exciting round of golf. Good course management is key if you wish to beat the course record of 67 set in 2008. Visit website