Quay House, Christchurch – 6 Bedroom Georgian Listed Town House – Sleeps up to 15

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We are proud to announce Quay House has now been awarded ‘5 Star Gold’ status by Visit England for 2023/24

      Visit England Gold Award


An imposing and very spacious, Grade 2 Listed, three storey, Georgian, townhouse, fully refurbished and refurnished in 2015/2016 to a very high standard that can accommodate up to 15 people. Centrally located within the Christchurch conservation area, The former vicarage, now called Quay House, has 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and off street car parking for up to 4 cars. There is also a large garden, which is rare for such a central location, with tables and seating for up to 15. The property has a large, bay windowed, lounge with 60” TV (plus Virgin media) that can seat up to 15 and an extensive kitchen diner than runs across the whole width of the house and can again seat up to 15 around a single table. The master bedroom has a super king-size four-poster bed and its own ensuite and seating area, within the large bay window.

For larger groups why not combine with our adjoining Quay Corner then up to 25 guests can be accommodated and we give a 5% discount for multiple bookings.

The house is perfectly located, immediately adjoining the Christchurch Priory and the Priory Quarter, yet still within only a few minutes walk of all the excellent facilities of the town centre, including many fine restaurants, excellent shopping and a small cinema. In the opposite direction, it is only a few minutes onto the Quay where ferries can take you across Christchurch Harbour to the Mudeford Beaches (with its £250k beach huts!) and to Hengistbury Head.

Christchurch is an excellent base for golfers with some of the finest courses in the UK within close proximity. Remedy Oak (45 mins), Ferndown GC (20 mins), Barton on Sea GC ( 20 mins) Queens Park, (15 Mins), Meyrick Park (20 Mins ), Parkstone GC (25 mins), Broadstone GC (25 minutes), Isle of Purbeck (40 min) and for the less accomplished golfers, Solent Meads (10 mins) and Ilford Golf Centre (15 Mins).

Please note we do not accept Hen or Stag party bookings for this property, failure to advise us could result in the withholding of the security bond.

A wonderful Welcome pack is provided including a bottle of Prosecco, New Forest Spring Water locally produced Tutti Fruity Jam, Biscuits, Milk, Tea & Coffee*. Also a discount Go New Forest card to be used locally which can provide discounts when used with participating businesses.
* Contents may vary.

Additional Facilities

For great extras including afternoon tea delivered to your door or celebration cakes please check out our Extra Facilities

Check out our Activity and Discount pages for more information on discounts we have negotiated with local businesses when booking with Short Stay Homes and Activities to do in the area. Also take a look at our Event Page.


Bedroom Information

Bedroom 1 First floor master bedroom super-king four poster with en-suite.
Bedroom 2 First floor king plus single with views of the Priory.
Bedroom 3 Ground floor king size can be 2 singles with disabled access wet room en-suite.
Bedroom 4 First floor twin.
Bedroom 5 Second floor family room with king size and 2 singles with en-suite.
Bedroom 6 Second floor twin.


Magnificent Kitchen & Dining room enabling up to 15 guests to enjoy eating and drinking in a spacious and characterful room with doors out onto the patio area.

Within the kitchen we have provided everything you would need to cater for up to 15 guests. With a full height free standing side by side fridge / freezer, coffee making machine, microwave, feature range double oven with 6 burner gas hob, dishwasher, and washing machine with dryer facility.

Large Kitchen island with ample storage

Lounge & Dining

Character lounge with quality furnishings for up to 15 guests to relax in total comfort. Inset Wood-Burner, ideal for Winter weekend getaways.  A 60″ Samsung TV is provided complimented by Virgin Media package including Movies and Sport for your total home from home experience.  Views out onto the rear garden.


Bathroom 1 Ground floor wet room shower with toilet. 
Bathroom 2 Large first floor family bathroom with his and her sinks, shower and tub bath.
Bathroom 3 First floor en-suite to master bedroom with toilet and shower enclosure. Bathroom 4 Second floor en-suite to family room with toilet, bath with shower.

GardenLarge garden and patio seating and tables for up to 15 people. Out house for storage of bicycles, fishing tackle etc. Parking for up to 4 cars is provided.

Further Information

Facilities and Services: Gas fired central heating and electricity included. Travel cot, 2 high chairs and stairgates available (but please bring own cot bedding), dogs welcome, fully enclosed garden (not secure for small dogs) with patio and barbecue area. Bookings are Friday to Friday for 7 night stays, Friday to Monday for weekend stays, and Monday to Friday for mid-week stays.

  • There is a £500 refundable security deposit to ensure against damage, pets are charged at £40 each and towels are included
  • The first basket of logs for the wood burner in the lounge is free and then £7.50 per basket thereafter

Christchurch Harbour, the River Avon and the River Stour, are literally on your doorstep, provide some of the best fishing in the UK and are also excellent for water based sports, particularly sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. Excellent beaches can be found within a few miles at Hengistbury Head, Mudeford, Southbourne and Bournemouth. The new Forest National Park is within 5 miles. As well as the excellent shopping facilities of Christchurch, more significant centres can be found in Bournemouth (7 miles) and Southampton (20 miles)