Buy in Warsash

This is an extremely popular area, attracting people who are seeking sea views. Therefore it’s particularly popular with families and working professionals.

Overview

Warsash is a village in southern Hampshire at the mouth of the River Hamble, west of the area known as Locks Heath.

Most notably, boating plays an important part in the village’s economy, due to an excellent a sailing club. As a result, it is also home to the Warsash Maritime Academy, part of Southampton Solent University.

Residential Area

Situated in the borough of Fareham, the village is part of the Fareham parliamentary constituency. It lies in the Hook-with-Warsash parish, alongside the village of Hook.

Despite modern buildings and amenities, there is still a strong village community.

Shopping

Local shops include:

Giant Chocolate Fountain
Harveys Butchers
Crafty Ideas
Everetts Pharmacy
Ralph Neale Opticians
Bee-Scene
Rhian Boutique
Charmed Wedding Jewellery
Warsash Nautical & Mainmast Books

Nightlife

There are three pubs within 1 km of each other. The Rising Sun on the shore front, as well as The Ferryman or The Silver Fern.

Local schools/ Education

Warsash Maritime Academy (formerly Warsash Maritime Centre) is a maritime training college and so is part of Southampton Solent University. Consequently, the academy campus is just east of Southampton aside the River Hamble and Warsash village.

The college provides education, training, consultancy and research to the international shipping and off-shore oil industries. Consequently, the courses on offer cover a wide range of maritime education and training from deck and engineer officer cadetships. Due to this, there are degree pathways, to senior officer certificates of competency, together with the associated safety training.

Transport

Warsash is the eastern landing-place for the ferry crossing the River Hamble from Hamble-le-Rice.

The ferry was once an important link in a historic route between Portsmouth and Southampton. It’s a foot-passenger only service, notable for its bright pink boats. Furthermore, the pink paint scheme is echoed on the shelter by the landing on the east bank of the river.

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