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Boscombe Reef Retreat

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Living room with sumptuous leather sofas, wide screen TV with Virgin Media TiVo and free WiFi

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Impressive 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom split level flat/maisonette conveniently located just minutes from Boscombe pier, beach, new artificial reef and many restaurants, bars and shops.

Bed linen and towels are included. A travel cot and highchair are also provided.

Set within the prestigious Burlington Mansions a former Victorian luxury hotel which has been affectionately restored into luxury apartments, each one being unique with many of the original features retained. The flat, suitable for 4 people was newly furnished and redecorated in 2010. It has two entrances and is located on the ground and first floors.

Both the master and twin bedrooms have en-suites and there is a further WC downstairs. The lounge/dining area is very spacious with a large window that lets in lots of natural day light. The kitchen is fully fitted with everything to make this flat perfect for a self-catering holiday.

Burlington Mansions is a 5 minute walk to the beach at Boscombe, with Europe’s 1st artificial reef and pier. A good selection of shops, restaurants and bars can be found in several directions within close proximity. The centre of Boscombe is 5 minutes walking and Bournemouth centre can be reached by car in 10 minutes. Bournemouth beach is a pleasant stroll along from Boscombe beach or a short ride on the Land Train.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Boscombe Beach 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth Airport 10 km, Nearest railway: Bournemouth Railway Station 2.4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Double bedroom:

• Fitted wardrobe

• King size bed

• Chest of drawers

• 2x bedside tables

• En-suite with bath, WC, basin and heated towel rail

• Stunning feature window with large seating area on window sill

Twin bedroom:

• Fitted wardrobe

• 2 single 3' beds (bed 2 is roll under)

• En-suite with shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail

Lounge with dining area:

• Sumptuous leather sofas with seating for 6

• Free Wi-fi / internet connection

• 42'' flat screen TV with Virgin Media Cable TV package

• Virgin Media Tivo connected to Cable TV

• DVD player with large variety of DVDs

• Ipod docking station

• Highchair & Travel cot provided

• Fireplace

Further details outdoors

• Impressive entrance hall

• Security entrances

• CCTV monitored by concierge

• Large communal sun terrace

• Private parking space at rear of building

The Dorset region

Central Southern England is a very popular tourist destination and benefits from not only a spectacular coastline but beautiful countryside and the New Forest. The area has so much to offer, from the country’s finest seafood restaurants, to country pubs; from castles and museums to adventure parks.

The New Forest is a national park which combines ancient woodlands, forest glades and wonderful open spaces, great for peaceful walks. Ponies, cattle and deer still graze freely as they have done for centuries.

Dorset has amazing beauty with 140km of coastline, from Lyme Regis to Christchurch which features a selection of the UK’s best beaches.

Many of the towns and villages have popular tourist pulls: Chesil Bank with the stunning 25km barren pebble beach stretching from Weymouth to Bridgeport; Dorchester with its 6000 years of history, Roman relics and Higher Bockhampton – Thomas Hardy’s birthpalce; and Lyme Regis which was featured in the Meryl Steep and Jeremy Irons film 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' and where the best fossil hunting in the country can be done.

In the area, there is a museum for everyone, if the Tank Museum in Bovington doesn’t appeal to you, maybe the Dorset County Museum in Dorchester would, or the award winning Brewers Quay in Weymouth.

There are 140 picturesque villages in the region, featuring quaint names like Toller Porcorum, Nettlescombe and Cerne Abbas.

Adventure Wonderland is a family fun park with themed rides and entertainment, including shows featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland and boasts one of the largest mazes in the UK.


Boscombe is a suburb of Bournemouth which is on the map in its own right thanks to a beautiful sandy beach and Europe’s first artificial surf reef. The reef is the size of a football pitch and since its opening in 2009 has fast become a popular destinations for both beginner and experienced surfers.

Built in 1888 and fully restored in 2007, Boscombe pier is an impressive sight with its unique aircraft wing design entrance, new decking, lighting and viewing section at the end. Boscombe Cliff Gardens offers an impressive view that stretches from Hengistbury Head, through Bournemouth all the way to Poole Harbour.

There is an impressive variety of quality restaurants, pubs and cocktail bars just minutes from the maisonette, several of which offer regular live music.

The centre of Boscombe has a good range of high street name and independent stores and on Thursdays and Saturdays a bustling market where you will find fresh fruit and vegetable, meat and fresh seafood stalls as well as many clothing stalls.

Once described by Thomas Hardy as the ‘Mediterranean lounging place on the English Channel,’ Bournemouth is an ever popular tourist destination with its 7 miles of award winning blue flag golden beaches. Beach huts were invented here in 1908, and those original huts (the oldest in the world) can still be rented today.

The award winning Central Gardens stretch from the sea at Bournemouth pier for several miles down the Valley of the river Bourne and includes the Pleasure Gardens, the Bournemouth Eye Balloon and the Pavillion.

The free Air Festival from 18th – 21st August features incredible air displays, attractions and fantastic evening entertainment, and has been selected as a finalist in the 2010/11 South West England Tourism Awards.

The Christmas Market from 18th November to Christmas Eve features German inspired chalets, an Alpine chalet style bar, carol singers and a brass band as well as the usual food, drink and present stalls and visits from Santa himself.

There is a thriving youth culture here due to the high university population and many language school students. The seeds of new business culture are revolving around surfing and a Californian lifestyle is emerging.

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25 Feb 2015


"Excellent flat in good location- good value!"

We had a wonderful week in this very warm and comfortable flat. The flat is very well equipped and furnished to a high standard. The flat is in easy reach of the beach and in a converted old hotel. T… More

3 Feb 2015


"Will be back!"

Extremely comfortable apartment in a beautiful, historic property, just minutes away from Boscombe pier and miles of stunning sea front. Everything is as described, even better than it looks from the photos. The booking process was very efficient, professional and helpful, many thanks Teresa!

We are very pleased you and your family enjoyed your winter break. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

6 Nov 2014


"Surprisingly comfortable - home from home"

This accommodation is very comfortable and we thoroughly recommend it. It has all the mod-cons of home. Layout is open with enough natural light. Rooms aren't poky. It is only 5mins walk to the beach, which our children (and us) really appreciated. The location is also very good for a leisurely walk along the promenade to the centre of Bournemouth. We may even go back in a couple of years.

16 Sep 2014


"Just perfect!"

We had a wonderful 4 nights at the flat in Boscombe with our 15 month old. The flat was perfectly equipped with a travel cot, high chair and stair gate. It was clean and spacious (our little one loved… More

17 Jul 2014



Beautiful Apartment, Clean, extremely well equipped and spacious. The kitchen is spacious, with a washing machine, tumble drier and dishwasher. I would happily re book this apartment and stay for a … More

24 Jun 2014


"A+, the best holiday flat you will ever have the pleasure of staying in."

the flat is immaculate, its spacious & light, all furnishings are of an extremely high quality. kitchen is very well equipped with instructions for every appliance in a folder-very useful. beds are very comfortable, linen & towels very soft-most important. lots of good restaurants in the area, Bournemouth/sandbanks a short bus ride away or a stroll on the seafront. plenty to do for all age groups. all in all I would highly recommend this holiday flat its the best accommodation we have ever stayed in- this is our second year, & it won't be the last!also the building the flat is within is absolutely stunning!

28 Apr 2014


"Fantastic Apartment!"

Stayed here for 6 nights in April with our young daughter. We've rented many holiday apartments and cottages and this is definitely one of the very best. The booking process was very straightforw… More

26 Sep 2013


"If Carlsberg did holiday flats ...."

Everything - from the initial contact with Teresa, booking process, information and communication, to the location, furnishing, cleanliness and overall standard of accommodation, was first class. The … More

20 Sep 2013


"Comfort all the way"

Lovely comfortable property, handy for both shops and beach facilities. Felt very welcome from the onset of booking with clear and concise information regarding arrangements, location and key instruc… More

12 Sep 2013



I went on a day trip first time visit to Boscombe/Bornemouth a few weeks earlier than my stay and fell in love with it. I was determined to have a week there and having seen the B&Bs (from the outsid… More

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    Calendar last updated:27 May 2015

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