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The roof terrace
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
30 reviews
The roof terrace
First Floor Balcony
A room with a view!
Lounge / Kitchen / Diner
Master bedroom
Dining Area
Laser Fleet coming back to Chichester harbour.
A visitor to the garden
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Whitecaps is a 3 bedroom detached house in a 1930's private estate. The house is only a 2 minute walk from the sea and 5 minutes from the Hayling Island Sailing Club and marina. With a roof terrace with stunning views across Chichester Harbour and the Solent, this is an idyllic holiday home. The rear garden backs on to a nature reserve with rare breed cattle, deer and many different birds from woodpeckers to kestrels spotted at the bottom of the garden. A tennis court, green and children's swings add to the perfect setting.

A large master bedroom, a twin room and a bunk-bed / twin room provides plenty of accommodation - there is also a travel cot and high chair available on request. The large open plan lounge / kitchen / diner has a large balcony overlooking the nature reserve and the harbour. The roof terrace has dining and B...
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About the owner, Clare Backshell R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL129034 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 30 reviews
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English first
Matthew R
Torpoint, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This was out second visit to Whitecaps this year for a sailing event at HISC, it is a short 10 minute walk to the sailing club and is ideally situated if you or your children are taking part in an event...the kitchen diner is open plan with views out to sea and their is plenty of room for everyone to... more

Jeremy F
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Great house in great location. Very clean and tidy. Great facilities. Ideal for our needs (older teenagers). Fantastic views. Hassle free. No negatives. A freezer and easier access to the washing machine would be a bonus. more

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Stayed here for 6 nights with my family (two children - 5 and 9). My wife and daughter loved the nature reserve nearby, and the wildlife that can be spotted from the balcony. My son and I loved the beach. Lovely house with everything you need for a break. Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. more

  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Large bright modern home, fully refurbished in 2009. Situated in a lovely private estate with a central green, tennis court & swings. Very comfortably furnished, well equipped - a real home from home.

All bed linen and towels provided - except for beach towels. Travel cot and high chair available on request.
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Nov 4, 2015 -
Dec 21, 2015
low season
2 nights
Dec 22, 2015 -
Jan 4, 2016
festive season
7 nights -- --
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover days on weekdays - supplemental charge applies for departure on saturdays of £15, and £30 for departure on sundays and bank holidays.

PRICES ARE FULLY INCLUSIVE - bed linen and towels provided; basics such as toilet rolls, washing up liquid & cloths, dishwasher tablets, fire logs, property professionally cleaned before & after your stay. Travel cot and high chair available free of charge upon request.

Last minute bookings possible.
Short stays possible, but a minimum charge of £250 applies.

Pets allowed by prior agreement only - small charge may be made to cover extra cleaning charges.

If two weeks are booked, the second week will be discounted by 10% - extra discount may be applied for even longer bookings.
Early bird discount of 5% given to any booking of a week or more made 6 months or more in advance (which can be added to the 10% second week discount if 2 weeks booked early - giving a 15% saving).
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How to get there
Airport: Southampton: 28.0 mi
Railway: Havant: 7.5 mi
Ferry: Portsmouth: 13.7 mi
Situated on the South Coast of England.
Nearest train station Havant (8 miles) or Emsworth (9 miles). From Havant station travellers can either take a taxi or hop on a bus from the nearby bus station. Trains from London Waterloo, London Victoria & London Bridge to Havant take between 1 hr 20 mins - 1 hr 45 mins.

1 hour 30 mins minutes from Gatwick or Heathrow airports and 45 minutes from Southampton airport by car. By train, Gatwick 1 hr 10 mins mins, Heathrow 1hr 45 mins, Southampton 1 hour.

Ferries and FastCat services to mainland Europe from Portsmouth (20 minutes away) and Southampton (45 minutes away).

Local Hayling taxi companies are listed on

A car hire company with a Hayling Island pick up point
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 mi.
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