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West Street, Old Portsmouth

Added on 15/04/2022
Fry & Kent, Southsea






Key features

  • Magnificent Detached Waterside Residence
  • Fabulous Views over Harbour, The Solent & IOW
  • Three Outside Terraces inc feature 34ft x 21ft Rooftop Terrace
  • Beautiful Bespoke Oak Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Two Fine Reception Rooms and Study Area
  • Four Double Bedrooms all with En-Suite Bathrooms
  • Lift to All Floors : Secure Parking for Several Vehicles
  • Many Other Features including CCTV & Bose Sound System

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Boom Tower is one of only two detached waterside residences overlooking the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour, with unobscured panoramic views over The Solent and Isle of Wight. Situated on the narrow-cobbled streets of 'Spice Island,' a tiny peninsular steeped in history within the conservation area of Old Portsmouth.

The cosmopolitan marina, shopping and leisure complex of Gunwharf Quays with its iconic 170-metre-high Spinnaker Tower will be found within a short walk, along with main line rail links to London (Waterloo) and ferry service (Hovercraft, car ferry and catamaran) to the Isle of Wight. 4
Portsmouth's historic dockyard and choice of excellent private schooling at the highly rated Portsmouth Grammar, St. Johns Collage, Portsmouth High School for girls as well as Portsmouth University are also close by, making this the perfect south coast family home.

Architecturally designed to take full advantage of the sea and harbour views, Boom Tower spans in excess of 4,200 sq. Ft (392.5 sq.m) over three floors, which features three fabulous outside terraces including a stunning 34ft x 24ft roof top terrace with 360-degree views, a natural gas fire pit and roof top swim spa.

Approached via an electric gate to secure parking for at least four cars, a central stepped entrance leads to an impressive reception hall with return staircase and a 6 person lift to all floors. Bespoke “Karndean” flooring is featured throughout the ground floor which comprises, 23ft x 17ft living room with access to a two-tier waterside decked terrace, 24ft dining room incorporating a study area, beautifully fitted bespoke oak kitchen/breakfast room, complete with a range of quality integrated appliances including Miele ovens (3), dishwasher, “sinkerator” GDU, gas fired AGA and granite worktops. Adjacent is boiler and security control room, downstairs cloakroom and separate laundry room.

There are three generous bedrooms on the first floor including a 24ft guest bedroom, which include en-suite dressing room and bathrooms. Bedroom three benefits from a private balcony overlooking the water whilst also having en-suite dressing and bathroom facilities. Bedroom four offers the option of a multi-functional room with en-suite bathroom. All bathrooms come with Imperial Bathroom Company 4-piece suites.

The galleried landing on the second floor features an inset circular stained-glass skylight (Covered with “walk on glass”) and access to the main 44ft x 19ft terrace perfect for Al-Fresco dining and entertaining. The master bedroom which occupies the whole of the second floor also enjoys its own waterside private balcony together with an extensive range of fitted wardrobes and a spacious en-suite bathroom with spa corner bath, his 'n hers wash basins and door to a second balcony.

An external staircase from the side terrace leads to the roof top terrace with frameless glass balustrading. This purpose-built space is perfect for sun loungers and offers stepped access to the swim spa and enjoys fabulous unobscured 360-degree views over the harbour entrance, The Solent, Isle of Wight and Spinnaker Tower.

Boom Tower offers gas central heating throughout, double glazing, video entrance phone, cctv security system, integrated Bose sound system and several wall mounted tv's.

This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase this fabulous and very individual waterside home unlike anything else on the south coast.

Reception Hall

21' 0'' x 14' 6'' overall (6.40m x 4.42m)

With return staircase and lift to all internal floors, built in storage cupboard, Karndean flooring throughout ground floor principle rooms.


6' 3'' x 3' 5'' (1.90m x 1.04m)

Boiler/Security Control Room

6' 2'' x 5' 6'' (1.88m x 1.68m)

Housing Megaflo pressurised water cyclinder, gas bolier for domestic hot water system, cctv system and cable tv system throughout the house

Living Room

23' 7'' x 17' 6'' (7.18m x 5.33m)

With marble fireplace. Views over the harbour, double doors to two-tier decked terrace.

Dining Room (incorporating Study Area)

24' 4'' x 17' 6'' (7.41m x 5.33m)

Two deep bays with window seating overlooking the harbour, range of fitted office furniture, double doors to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

27' 4'' x 20' 4'' overall (8.32m x 6.19m)

Bespoke Oak cabinets with granite worktops and a range of integrated appliances including three Miele ovens, central island workstation with 5-burner gas hob, gas AGA cooker range, dishwasher, 'sinkerator' GDU and plumbed-in American style fridge/freezer, wall mounted TV

Laundry Room

10' 2'' x 7' 4'' (3.10m x 2.23m)

Butler Sink, Plumbing for washing machine, integrated double wine cooler, cupboard housing gas boiler for central heating system.

First Floor Landing

Doors to bedrooms, staircase to second floor and lift service, built in linen cupboard

Guest Bedroom/Bedroom 2

24' 4'' x 13' 5'' (7.41m x 4.09m)

Two bays with window seating, wall mounted TV, extensive views over the harbour, door to:

En-suite Dressing Room

9' 4'' x 6' 1'' overall (2.84m x 1.85m)

Range of built-in wardrobes, door to:

En-Suite Bathroom

10' 0'' x 8' 1'' (3.05m x 2.46m)

With 4-piece suite

Bedroom 3

23' 5'' x 17' 10'' (7.13m x 5.43m)

Twin aspect room with double doors to a private BALCONY overlooking the harbour, door to:


17' 7'' x 3' 11'' overall (5.36m x 1.19m)

En-Suite Dressing Room

9' 6'' x 6' 9'' (2.89m x 2.06m)

Dressing table unit, built in store cupboard and door to:

En-Suite Bathroom

10' 0'' x 7' 7'' (3.05m x 2.31m)

With 4-piece suite including his n' hers vanity wash basins.

Bedroom 4

25' 5'' into bay x 13' 0'' (7.74m x 3.96m)

En-Suite Bathroom

10' 1'' x 5' 11'' (3.07m x 1.80m)

With 4-piece suite

Second Floor - Galleried Landing

Feature stained glass circular skylight, lift service, double doors leading to large lower roof terrace


Master Bedroom Suite

28' 6'' x 20' 6'' overall (8.68m x 6.24m)

Extensive range of fitted wardrobes (with integral TV), dressing table and bedside cabinets, double doors leading to private balcony plus double doors leading to lower roof terrace, door to:


En-Suite Bathroom

11' 4'' x 11' 0'' (3.45m x 3.35m)

With 4-piece suite including spa bath and his 'n hers vanity wash basins, door to:

Lower Roof Terrace

44' 9'' x 18' 11'' (13.63m x 5.76m)

With glass ballustrading, outstanding sea views and additional staircase leading to rooftop terrace.

Roof Terrace

Secure Driveway Parking

Via electric sliding gate


10' 1'' x 5' 3'' (3.07m x 1.60m)

Roof Terrace

34' 2'' x 21' 6'' overall (10.41m x 6.55m)

A superb decked terrace with 360 degree views over the harbour, The Solent and Isle of Wight featuring frameless glass baluastrading and raised deck with Swim Spa.

Driveway Parking

Pillared entrance and electric sliding gate leading to secure parking for several cars.


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West Street, Old Portsmouth


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station0.4 miles
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Station0.9 miles
  • Fratton Station1.6 miles
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7/9 Stanley Street, Southsea, PO5 2DS


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