Small, bright single room, breakfast,close to Uni.
Small, bright single room, breakfast,close to Uni.

Private room

1 guest

1 bedroom

1 bed
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A small, cosy, single room with wardrobe, chest of drawers and mirror in a 3 bed semi detached house in quiet cul de sac.
Help yourself to breakfast.
24hr check in. key safe available.
Free WIFI, kettle, tea, coffee in your room.
Less than 10 minutes walk to shops, bars, cafes and clubs.
Central to the Southampton Common, University & city centre.
Bus stop 5 mins walk.
Ideal base for visiting Winchester, The New Forest, Bournemouth, Portsmouth Isle of Wight or Salisbury.

The space

The semi detached house is situated in a quiet cul de sac. Yet is close to restaurants, bars, clubs and shops, being just a 5 to 10 min walk.
West quay shopping centre takes approx 15 mins walking and can sometimes be quicker than trying to get through the town traffic, particularly at rush hour!
The University is just a short bus ride away or can be walked in 15 to 20 mins.
Restaurants to suit all tastes are within walking distance. Particular
favourites of mine are Dock O' the bay, Turtle Bay, Ceno and The Cowherds. I haven't been disappointed yet!

Guest access

The bedroom is small, having a bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe and mirror.
You have access to the lounge, dining area, kitchen and bathroom I also have a double room available for guests.
Please make your self comfortable as if you were at home.
Help yourself to the continental breakfast available in the guests fridge. Choice of cereals, toast, eggs, croissants etc.
You will have a key to your bedroom and front door. Please leave them in your room when you leave.

Interaction with guests

24 hour check in. A key safe is available for check in after 4pm. Please, please return the keys to the safe ready for the next guest.
When home I will respect your privacy but I am available if you require me for assistance or just have a chat. Please feel free to come and go as you wish and make yourself at home, but if home late please respect the other guests.

Other things to note

I also let out a second room on airbnb, this may or may not be in use during your stay.
There is free 2 hour parking on the road 8am to 6pm, but fine to park overnight, there is also room for one other car on my drive.
Walking distance to lovely Southampton Common which includes 326 acres of woodland, parkland, rough grassland, ponds, wetlands, nature trails, a paddling pool, a children's play area, a model yachting pond, and a fishing lake. Home of many runs and walks 2016 sees The common People Festival in May and Lets Rock Southampton Festival (80's) in July.
In the summer why not take a picnic and have a leisurely day followed by a drink at the Cowherds pub situated on the edge of the common on your way back to the house, or perhaps go for a meal in their very nice restaurant. I have a picnic blanket, cool box and picnic plates etc you can use.
A taxi ride to/from the Cruise Terminal and the IOW ferry.
Bus stop nearby for University, Town Centre and Winchester.
Train Station around 20 to 25 mins walk
Airport 4 miles


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed

The space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Prices
Cleaning Fee $10 NZD
Security Deposit $134 NZD
Weekly Discount: 5%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 4PM - 12AM (midnight)

Please note check in is after 4pm and check out 10am, If no guests on day of arrival I can be flexible, please ask.
Smoking only in the garden please.
Its a quiet house so please, no parties! Just consider others.
When using the kitchen or bathroom please clean after you as I am not always around and need to think of other guests.
Please leave keys in your room when leaving.
Please note that Check in is 4pm and check out 10am.
There is a green bin at the side of the house for all your rubbish. The green bin with blue lid is for recycling materials and a plastic box for washed bottles and jars. Thank you :-)


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
1 night minimum stay

67 Reviews

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Joseph User Profile
September 2017
Very pleasant stay, very clean
Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.
Response from Marie:
Thanks Joseph
September 2017

Jarnail User Profile
August 2017
Marie was a great host who has great place to stay. The location is quite but close to great restaurants and pubs l.

Raffaele User Profile
August 2017
Clean room as per description located at close distance from Southampton University's main campus in a nice and quiet neighborhood. Spacious bathroom, I would recommend.
Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.
Response from Marie:
Thank you Raffaele for a great review, but not sure what you mean by saying I was late when you checked in. It was late at night and I was home! All the best. Marie
August 2017

Wenhao User Profile
August 2017
I really enjoy the stay. It is convenient to reach public transport. And the house is quiet, clean, with nice view. Highly recommended!
Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.
Response from Marie:
Thanks Wenhao and thankyou for the note you left for me
August 2017

Roberto User Profile
August 2017
Marie is a fantastic host!! She is very kind. The house is beautiful. The bedroom is very good and clean. Location is perfect. You can easily reach center or the uni in a walking distance. You have good Wi-Fi and breakfast available. I highly recommend.
Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.
Response from Marie:
Thankyou Roberto, it has been a pleasure meeting you and having you stay. I am looking forward to hearing how things are going in Denmark. Congratulations on getting the job.
August 2017

Rory User Profile
August 2017
Marie's place was really comfortable and a nice environment. All aspects of my stay including room, wifi and breakfast were a perfect setup and Marie as well as her friend were really lovely and gracious hosts.
Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.
Response from Marie:
Thank you Rory. So pleased you enjoyed your first stay with Airbnb. All the best :-)
August 2017

Henrieta User Profile
June 2017
Beautiful, spacious, and quiet house in great area of Southampton. You also get nice breakfast :) Most importantly, Marie is a great, caring host, it was a pleasure meeting her.
Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.
Response from Marie:
Thank you Henrieta. It was a pleasure meeting you too. :-)
June 2017

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Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.

My son introduced me to this site as he also has the travel bug. I am a late starter but in the past 10 years I have made up for lost time. The furthest I have driven was to Lapland in Northern Sweden, which was amazing. I have travelled to Norway, Finland, France, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Morocco and Las Vegas among other places and next I want to visit Iceland in the hope of seeing the beautiful Northern lights, also Budapest. I have so many countries to visit on my bucket list. I love to see the sights, meet new people, experience the cultures and taste the food of all countries. I don't have a favourite, they are all beautiful and interesting in their own way. I like to try and ensure I learn the basics of the language, even if it may only be please and thankyous!!
I also enjoy going to the theatre, (recently saw the 'Full monty' at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton, now its one of my favourites) listening to music, eating out and spending as much time as possible with my two granddaughters, who have brought me so much happiness.
I am very clean and tidy, respectful of peoples homes and I feel I am a perfect guest to have. I would also want you to enjoy your stay in Southampton to the max. I will do all I can to ensure you enjoy your stay in my home.
My life motto? To treat others the way I like to be treated.
I hope we get to meet some day. Thank you for taking the time to read this. Enjoy the rest of your day.
Addendum.
I am loving hosting. I have met some of the nicest people and listening to their stories of their countries and places they have travelled, I am learning so much. One problem! I am usually quite sad when they leave!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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