Francis Hollow
2 bed 1 bath apartment

Francis Hollow

Situated in Southsea, Francis Hollow is a beautifully refurbished, spacious 2 bedroom apartment. Close to the seafront, Southsea shopping and nightlife, the accommodation is perfectly located to provide easy access to all that Portsmouth and Southsea has to offer while still affording a traditional Southsea setting.

This fantastic property offers a bright and airy living area comprising a beautifully furnished lounge area with a sofa bed that sleeps 2, a cosy armchair and an open plan kitchen and dining space. There are 2 luxurious bedrooms, 1 double room and 1 king room that can be reconfigured to 2 single beds, with space and storage for your belongings and an immaculate bathroom.

Providing all the comforts of a modern hotel, with free wifi, flat screen smart TV, Netflix, high quality beds and furnishings and hotel quality linen, we also provide all the facilities needed to cook at home. A well equipped kitchen includes an oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle and Nespresso coffee machine, plus all the crockery, pots and pans etc needed for the majority of dishes.

Located in a traditional, Victorian terraced street just off Albert Road, the property’s location is excellent with plenty of free on street parking (permits provided). It’s just a 20 minute walk to Southsea beach, South Parade Pier and Canoe Lake which is a great area if you have kids with you. It’s only a 10 minute walk to the bustling Albert Road with its vast selection of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, an eclectic mix of boutique shops, the beautiful Kings Theatre and the Wedgewood Rooms (live music venue). Just a 10 minute drive or taxi ride gets you to the Historic Dockyard where you can see the Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior plus a host of other exhibitions and to Gunwharf Quays for outlet shopping, plus more restaurants, bars and a cinema. Also in close proximity, is the Pyramids Centre Swimming Pool and Gym, Southsea Castle, D-Day Museum, Royal Marines Museum, Natural History Museum, Blue Reef Aquarium, Clarence Pier (amusement park), Southsea Common and the Skate Park.

If you are visiting Portsmouth to work, everything is easily accessible from here. By car, the Naval Base, Airport Service Road estate, Broad Oak (BAE Systems and Airbus) are all only 10 minutes away, and Lakeside North Harbour, Queen Alexandra Hospital and Langstone Technology Park are only 15 minutes away. Francis Hollow provides a lovely, bright and airy feel that would suit a small family or groups of business travellers alike. We take pride in the quality of the property and experience that we provide to you as we hope that you will want to stay with us again.

We created Oliverball Serviced Apartments with the purpose of delivering high quality accommodation and service for those looking for a home away from home when staying in Portsmouth for business or pleasure. 

Other thing to note

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Free on street parking

Laptop friendly working space

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