The apartment is located on the second floor of an elegant Edwardian building which has been converted to ten apartments. Its high ceilings, generous room sizes, large windows and generally southerly aspect, provide the rooms with a light and spacious feel. The apartment is comfortably furnished and well equipped, whilst the ensuite shower room and separate bathroom provide added convenience for a great family holiday on the south coast.
The location provides an excellent base for your holiday and with convenient access to local facilities on foot and excellent public transport links nearby mean a car is not necessary but one is recommended to obtain maximum flexibility during your stay. There really is so much to do and see offering something for everyone. Whether simply enjoying the miles of glorious award winning sandy beaches and attractions of Bournemouth, exploring the delights of the New Forest, or venturing a little further away,
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Eastcliff 500 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth International 7 km, Nearest railway: Bournemouth 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Further details indoors|
Light, spacious and sunny south facing lounge/dining area with laminate flooring.
The lounge has comfortable seating for five provided by a leather sofa and a sofa bed (sleeps one). There is also a television and DVD player. The dining area has a table and seating for five.
A separate kitchen leads directly off long/dining area. The kitchen has oven hob, fridge-freezer, washing machine, microwave, toaster, coffee maker etc. It is well equipped with utensils and crockery and glasses..
A hallway leads from the entrance door down a short set of stairs to the sleeping area of the apartment which comprises two double bedrooms (one with twin beds and one double). One bedroom with en suite shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC. There is a separate bathroom with shower over the bath, basin and WC.
Rental rates shown may be varied at the advertiser's discretion.
Rental rates are for 5 people (maximum 4 adults due to sleeping arrangements). Discounts may apply to smaller groups and rentals longer than 1 week.
Rental periods and arrival day are flexible depending on time of year and other bookings
The rental rates includes gas/electricity and water and cleaning prior to arrival and after departure.
Towels and bed linen are not included in the price but can be provided at an extra charge of £8.50 per person.
A high chair and cot (excluding bedding) can be provided at an extra charge of £15.
Beyond the beaches, attractions, nightlife, shops and gardens of Bournemouth there are many other things to do on a day trip out and within just a short journey of Bournemouth.
The following provides an idea of some of the locations which can be reached within an hour's drive/train journey of the apartment. There are many others!
Weymouth and Portland is the base for the 2012 Olympic sailing events.
Thomas Hardy Country and the Jurassic coast - beautiful scenery, historic Dorchester, fantastic coastline and fossils.
Christchurch - historic priory town and Mudeford harbour.
Lymington - splendid Georgian town with marina.
The New Forest National Park - unique character with pretty villages, charming thatched cottages, wonderful rural pubs, gentle streams and hundreds of acres of woods and open moor/heathland to explore on foot, horseback, or bicycle. See how many types of animals (donkeys, cattle, sheep, pigs, ponies, deer) you can spot as they roam freely through the countryside. Take a picnic, pick a quiet spot and enjoy a relaxing time away from the stresses of modern life. This really is a gem of the English countryside.
Moors Valley Country Park -. woodland walks, nature and wildlife trails and "Go Ape" hire wire and rope swing obstacle course - www.moors-valley.co.uk
Beaulieu House and Motor Museum - An amazing collection of classic, vintage and sports cars as well as a beautiful palace house and garden - www.beaulieu.co.uk. The quaint New Forest village of Beaulieu is worth a visit as well - join the donkies for some shopping in the charming gift shops!
Paulton's Park family theme park with over 60 rides and attractions including Peppa Pig world www.paultonspark.co.uk
Tower Park Poole leisure complex with ten pin bowling, cinemas and more including Splashdown water park www.towerparkentertainment.co.uk
Splashdown Poole - Indoor water park with pools, rides and flumes www.splashdownwaterparks.co.uk
Brownsea Island - managed by the National Trust and one of the last remaining homes of the red squirrell in England.
Bovington Tank Museum ,Wareham, Dorset - history of tanks, tank crews and tank warfare with displays and exhibitions - www.tankmuseum.org
Monkey World, Wareham, Dorset- chimpanzee rescue centre - www.monkeyworld.org
Sanbanks - A beautiful sandy beach and chain ferry to Studland, with some of the most expensive properties in the world this area of the south coast includes homes of some of the rich and famous - can you spot any on a day trip out?
Swanage - including nearby historic Corfe Castle and travel back in time with a trip on the steam railway.
Southampton - West Quay Shopping, the Mayflower theatre (often with West End shows on tour), cruise liners and the new Titanic Museum
Portsmouth historic dockyard including HMS Victory and Warrior and the Mary Rose
Salisbury with its magnificent Cathedral (the tallest spire in England) and the Stonehenge World Heritage Site
The Isle of Wight is only a short boat trip away with regular ferry crossings from Southampton and Lymington and pleasuer boat trips from Bournmeouth to the Needles during the summer season.
Bournemouth is situated on the south coast of England and enjoys a mild climate. On average in the summer months it has 20% more sunshine, 32% less rain and 10% higher peak temperatures than the national average. Summer maximum temperatures are usually pleasantly warm with an average around 8 hours of sunshine per day. This makes it ideal location for an amazing choice of outdoor as well as indoor leisure activities throughout the year. For more information see eg www.bournemouthweather.co.uk/climate.php
Bournemouth has something for everyone and appeals to all ages. Local activities include: Swimming, tennis, walking, cycling, sailing, fishing, surfing, horse riding, golf, wind surfing, ten pin bowling, cinema and many more being just a short drive away!
Bournemouth has a great range and choice of shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs with something on offer for all tastes and budgets.
The apartment is conveneiently located close to the beach between the peirs at Boscombe and Bournemouth. This section of sandy beach offers a much quieter area than the busier beaches closer to the pier and also allows BBQ's on the beach late afternoon and evening (check the times on the boards) . A great way for your family evening meal, relaxing on the beach watching the sun go down. It's a perfect location for taking a traditional family holiday by the sea with promenades, piers, crazy golf and amusement arcades and enjoying Bournemouth's award winning beaches. There is a vast range of attractions in the area, far too many to list, but and here are a few suggestions:
Bournemouth Oceanarium - aquarium and sea life centre - for more information and advance bookings www.oceanarium.co.uk
Snowtrax - skiing and snowboarding centre with tuition and ski-bobs and ringos - great fun for all ages - www.snowtrax.eu
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) and Bournemouth Pavillion - concerts, operas, ballets, shows, and more - www.bic.co.uk
Friday night free firework displays over the beach and sea during the summer season
Surfing - lessons and expert tuition and equipment hire (boards and suits) is provided on the beach just a short walk away.
Bournemouth gardens, just a few minutes walk from the shops and bars of the town centre beautiful flowers, crazy golf, tennis courts and bandstand with free music concerts throughout the summer.
Bournemouth Eye - A tethered ballon ride flying from the Lower Gardens giving fantastic views over the town and beautiful coastline - www.bournemouthballoon.com
Bournemouth Air Festival - 3 day air festival featuring an amazing range of aircraft and displays over the sea. Free of charge but subject to weather - www.bournemouthair.co.uk
For more information on places to go, places to eat and for things to see and do in Bournemouth and the surrounding area go to the Bournemouth tourism website - www. bournemouth.co.uk