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Cosham and Hilsea mainly attract family type tenants due to the properties being mainly 3/4 detached houses.
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Hilsea and Cosham are Northern suburbs in Portsmouth. Hilsea is a mixture of residential and industrial areas. One of the major routes into Portsmouth still runs through the area. In addition, two small stations serves the area. Cosham has the larger railway station that services it and has services running to London.
Hilsea has many three/four bedroom houses most with off road parking or a garage, as you head closer towards Cosham high street much of the houses only have on street parking and are slightly cheaper on average than Hilsea. You also have the Highbury estate which is built up of 1930's terrace and semi detached houses. These areas are largely popular with growing families as they are good value for money and tend to have larger than average gardens.
Cosham High Street is a significant shopping centre. You will find Boots, Iceland, New Look, many local charity shops and betting shops located along the road. Costa Coffee and Subway can also be found in the centre of the precinct.
Between Hilsea and Cosham there are numerous pubs - If you are looking for a touch of elegance people tend to head to Port Solent. Popular pubs include The Wetherspoons on the corner of the High Street, The Coach and Horses in Hilsea which is family friendly and also serves food, and The Red Lion Hotel. There is an extremely popular Italian restaurant called The Pizza House which offers a wide variety of dishes in addition to fresh pizza including lobster, roasted rabbit and veal.
Hilsea Lines - In 1756 at the start of the Seven Years War, the Board of Ordanace ordered improvement work to be carried out to the Fort, which was completed in July 1757. The improvements included the building of a fortified line along the northern shore of Portsea Island, Hilsea Lines. Hilsea Lines included magazines, storehouses, and barracks for two battalions of soldiers at Hilsea Common. Today people enjoy walking around The Hilsea Lines, both for the history and the stunning scenery.
ïHilsea Lido - The Hilsea Lido main pool measures 67m (L) x 18m (W) x 4.6m (D) which makes it perfect for the whole community from families to scuba divers. There is also a splash pool on the development.
King George V Playing Fields, Each year plays host to Portsmouth's biggest firework extravaganza. Throughout the rest of the year it is home to numerous sporting events.