* SPACIOUS GROUND FLOOR HOLIDAY HOME CLOSE TO SANDBANKS
The accommodation consists of the entire ground floor of a modern detached property having its own private terrace and garden and comprises:
- Two double bedrooms
- Three bathrooms: two en-suite (one with combined bath/shower and a shower room with power shower) and a third with whirlpool bath,separate power shower and bidet
- Open plan lounge and dining area
- Kitchen with large American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 ring ceramic hob, oven and microwave
- Double sofa bed, cot and/or single bed (by request)
The apartment is beautifully decorated and furnished, with two large en-suite bedrooms, each with a king-sized bed with soft linens and natural stone tiled en-suites. The large spacious lounge/dining room is dual aspect onto the south-westerly facing terrace and well-stocked garden overlooking the 11th hole of the renowned Parkstone Golf Course. A large leather corner sofa unit opens into a double sofa bed suitable for one adult or two children, together with an Italian marble and glass dining table and six comfortable leather dining chairs. The kitchen is finished with contemporary white gloss units, polished granite worktops and stainless steel appliances - although it might not be the ideal kitchen in which to prepare an elaborate meal for a large dinner party, it contains all the equipment you should need during your holiday. The sunny terrace is the ideal place to wind down with a glass of wine and a meal after a busy day sightseeing or strolling on the beach.
All the amenities are available which one would expect from a property of this quality such as flat screen televisions to both bedrooms and lounge, hi-fi system, ipod/iphone docking station and wireless internet.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Elderly guests should be able to manage five generous steps with a handrail which lead to the entrance to the apartment.
There is parking for two cars on the driveway together with ample free parking on the road, subject to availability.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Flaghead 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth International 15 km, Nearest railway: Bournemouth 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, King Beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Guests are welcome to use the comprehensive library containing fiction and non-fiction books to suit all ages.
|Further details outdoors|
The property enjoys a private garden for guests to relax/sunbathe. Please note that in view of the tranquil location and in consideration of other residents that ball games or noisy play is not acceptable.
Dispensers containing shower gel/shampoo and handwash are provided in all bathrooms, together with washing up liquid and sponge scourer/cleaning cloth in the kitchen. All bedlinen and one bath towel per guest is provided, together with one hand towel and one bath mat per bathroom.
Check Out Time - 11.00 a.m., Check In Time - 4.00 p.m.
(bags can be left by prior arrangement outside of these times).
Dorset is a very popular holiday destination all year round and is famous for its beautiful scenery, miles of sandy Blue Flag beaches and the Jurassic coastline to the west.
The nearby Purbecks and Swanage can be reached by car, bus, boat, bike or steam train. Chesil beach, Monkey World, Corfe Castle, Durdle Door and the New Forest are all a short drive away. Southampton, Portsmouth and Salisbury are easily accessible either by car or public transport and London is only two hours' drive away.
For those who want to travel further afield, there is a ferry service from Lymington, Southampton and Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight, which is famous for its coloured sands.
Canford Cliffs is an affluent suburb of Poole situated on the coast halfway between Poole and Bournemouth. It adjoins Sandbanks, which is famous for having some of the highest property values in the world. Canford Cliffs Village is less than 5 minutes' walk away and boasts many bars/bistros and shops. The nearest beach is at Flaghead Chine, less than 10 minutes' walk away, which is sandy and flat and leads onto Sandbanks beach to the west. The neighbouring waters are relatively shallow, making this a popular area for all types of water sports, especially wind and kite-surfing.
The property overlooks Parkstone Golf Course and although this is a private golf course, guest membership can be booked in advance for anyone who has a Handicap Certificate. There are numerous other golf courses in the area.
The South's finest privately owned historic gardens, Compton Acres, offering spectacular views over Poole Harbour and the distant Purbeck Hills, is a short stroll away and it is open to the public on a daily basis. It offers seven distinct gardens to wander around and enjoy, including the Italian Garden and the Japanese Garden. As well as its beautiful ten acres of gardens, there are shops, restaurants, a cafe and regular events. Compton Acres is fast becoming one of the most visited and prestigious family attractions on the South Coast.
Bournemouth town is just 10 minutes' drive away to the east and is an excellent tourist and regional centre for leisure, recreation, entertainment, culture and shopping. The award-winning Bournemouth Gardens surround the River Bourne in the town centre, and these host various events throughout the Summer. Bournemouth Gardens lead down to Bournemouth Pier past the Pavillion which, along with the nearby BIC, together host many popular musical concerts and shows to suit all tastes. Bournemouth Pier has been recently given a facelift and the immediate area has several cafes, restaurants and bars as well as various amusements and rides for children. There is a new seafront entertainment centre in front of the pier replacing the old IMAX Theatre which hosts a programme of outdoor concerts and entertainment. The Bournemouth Eye balloon offers a panoramic view of the entire area.
Poole town is a similar distance away to the north west. Poole harbour is the second largest natural harbor in the world, where you can take a boat trip to several places of interest, including Swanage and Brownsea Island. There is also a chain ferry at Sandbanks, which offers a regular service to Swanage taking less than 5 minutes, either on foot, by car or by bus.
The Sandbanks Beach Polo Championships will be held on 11 and 12 July 2015.
The Bournemouth Air Festival will be held over a period of 4 days commencing Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 August 2015.
Every Friday night in August at 10.00 p.m. there is a spectacular firework display beside Bournemouth Pier which can be seen from several nearby vantage points. Poole Harbour also hosts firework displays on a Thursday at 10.00 p.m. from 24 July to 28 August.
The area enjoys its own micro-climate, and as such benefits from some of the best and sunniest weather in the country.