Gosport is located on the south coast, in Hampshire. It is located on a peninsula, opposite the city of Portsmouth, which is easily accessible via the Gosport Ferry. The area boasts 24 miles of waterfront, beautiful panoramic beaches, an impressive naval heritage, plenty of water sports opportunities, and unbeatable countryside walks.
Moving to Gosport
Gosport, has an overall average property price of £184,916, which cheaper than nearby Alverstoke (£271,065), Lee-On-The-Solent (£251,888) and Gunwharf Quays (£309,877).
If you are used to rental and property prices of the likes of London and Surrey, Gosport values may be surprising to you. £500 pcm will have you living in a well-presented one-bedroom apartment, with prices escalating to £950 for two-beds with sea views. Terraced three-bed properties hover around £800 pcm, with semis around £900 pcm. Detached homes are upwards of £1000 pcm depending on number of bedrooms and the location of the property.
Prices for flats to buy in Gosport start at £90,000 and can go up to £380,000 for penthouses on the coast. Terraced family homes seem to hover around £130,000, and semi-detached properties fall into the £160,000 to £550,000 bracket. In terms of detached homes, it really is dependent on location, number of bedrooms, and land. They can have asking prices between £240,000 and £850,000.
If you are moving to Gosport, get in contact with Britannia Purvers. They are located just 30 minutes from Gosport, in Petersfield. They are perfectly located and have the expert knowledge to make your move stress-free. They also have a variety of storage facilities to sort all customer needs.
Best Beaches in Gosport
Due to being located on the coast, Gosport has some fantastic beaches. A favourite is Stokes Bay. It is a shingle beach with a café, shop, and children’s play area. However, it is also a hotspot for water sports, sailing, and fishing. Just down from Stokes Bay is Browndown Point which is a sand and shingle covered stretch of coastline which is loved by locals in the summer who do not want the crowds.
Nearby is Old Portsmouth Beach. This shingle beach stretches all the way along the southern end of Portsea Island, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. The beach is located in the mouth of Portsmouth Harbour and is great for swimming and fishing.
Transport Links Gosport
For commuters who prefer to drive, Portsmouth is a half hour drive in good traffic. With the M27 not far from Gosport, Southampton is only a 35-minute drive, but commuters should be aware that journey time will be increased during peak hours.
Gosport does not have a train station but the nearest station is Portsmouth Harbour. The Gosport Passenger Ferry links Gosport locals to this station with a quarter hourly service. The ferry dock is about 90 meters from the station entrance. Trains from Portsmouth Harbour travel towards London Waterloo, with a quick direct service taking 1 hour 36 minutes. There are also services to Southampton Central, London Victoria, Gatwick Airport, Brighton, Bristol, and Cardiff.