18 April, 2009


Short Term Family Accommodation (STFA) in Gosport

Where is it?
Short Term Family Accommodation is a Naval community resource, and comprises of family quarters situated in the St Nicholas Avenue area of Rowner, Gosport.

What is it like?
All accommodation is fully furnished and equipped, and is maintained to a high standard by the housekeeping team. Electrical items include a TV/Video combination, microwave and the usual small appliances. Duvets, pillows and linen are supplied, but not towels. Visitors should provide their own cleaning products and toilet rolls.

How big is it?
A two-bedroom flat has a double and a twin bedroom (sleeping four) a lounge/diner, kitchen and bathroom, most with showers. A three-bedroom house has a double, twin and single bedroom (sleeping five), a lounge, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, with shower, and 2 WC's. All STFA properties have a garden and there is parking on site. Some baby furniture and foldaway beds are available, free of charge, on request.

How much is it?
With effect from 01 01 2007, a Flat is £27 per night inclusive of gas and electricity and a House is £32 - there is a two night minimum charge (fees are subject to change without notice) . Monthly rates are available on request from the STFA Office. (see below)

Where to find STFA
The Accommodation is approximately fifteen minutes drive from J11 of the M27 (maps are available from the Office) and is close to both HMS Sultan & HMS Collingwood. Buses running from Gosport Ferry and Fareham bus station stop within a two minute walk of the accommodation, and there are local shops, a doctor's surgery and the Crossley Naval Community Centre all close by.

What else is there?
STFA is well placed as a base to make visits to The New Forest, The Isle Of Wight and further afield to London, Brighton etc. There are Beaches, Shopping Malls, Museums and Zoos, and of course, Ships of all ages, shapes and sizes.

How to book?
All service personnel can make bookings for themselves and/or their immediate families. Subject to availability, MOD Civilians and ex-service personnel are also eligible to use the facility.

For more information: contact the Manager: (Mrs. Gill Loughrey)

Phone Icon fax (white bg) Phone / Fax: 023 9252 8235 - Manager: Mrs. Gill Loughrey

Email E-mail: shorterm2@btconnect.com

STFA Office
12 Paffard Close
PO13 9RY

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