Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Tranquility is a beautifully appointed south-facing apartment recently completed. The interior design is a wow! It has amazing, stunning panoramic views across the main and most scenic part of Poole Harbour. An ideal height (fourth floor) to make the most of the view.The tranquility offered together with contemporary decor and the views are unequalled. This is a unique and quality apartment.

A short walk to Poole Quay and the many fabulous restaurants and bars. Make sure you book the Guildhall Tavern - Michelin Standard French food at reasonable prices. Severine and Frederic (owners) are so friendly and helpful. Take a boat ride from the Quay around the islands or to Brownsea Island and nature watch or to Swanage. Watch the fishermen land or just sit and have a drink and people watch.

Water sports are popular around the harbour. There is also a whole variety of other tourist attractions.

Sit on Tranquility's south-facing bacony, savour the islands, dine al fresco and enjoy the sunset and tranquility. Photos taken by me and don't do justice.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sandbanks, Poole 4 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth; (also Southampton) 11 km, Nearest railway: Poole 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, 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 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access
Further details indoors

Go in, kick off your shoes, relax in the fabulous lounge or bedrooms. Watch the water activities in the harbour or a magnificent sunset. There is a quality 42inch TV and a DVD if you want to keep up with your favourite program.

Further details outdoors

Outside there is a balcony with high quality patio furniture where you can sit and look over the water, dine al fresco or watch the sunset. The sunset photo is taken from the balcony - some of the sunsets are amazing.

Further details

For the comfort and convenience of all our guests, the apartment is strictly no-smoking (includes balcony) and no pets.

Welcome Pack on arrival - tea, coffee, sugar, a pint of fresh semi-skimmed milk and fruit or snack bars.

Quality linen, 'best' towels and beach towels included. There is little you need to bring - mainly yourself and clothes!

The West Country region

Dorset's attractions are the mild climate, golden sandy beaches, beautiful coastline and countryside. It's weather is favourable, Dorset having amongst the most sunshine hours per year in the UK.

There are the dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle (National Trust), the Swanage Steam Railway, the long sandy beaches of Studland and the fascinating Sandbanks Chain Ferry (single car crossing approx £3) within a short distance. Treat yourself to tea at The Haven Hotel with its consevatory overlooking the entrance to Poole Harbour and the chain ferry.

Spend some time on the beaches of Sandbanks Peninsula, Poole, famous for having some of the most expensive properties in the world. Drop into Jazzy's Cafe (Shore Road) on a Sunday morning and read the papers and people-watch. See the Fireworks Display Summer Thursdays 10pm at Poole Quay.

For those interested in watersports, there is windsurfing tuition available at Whitley Bay, Sandbanks; sailing tuition at Rockley Watersports, Hamworthy, Poole; scuba diving off Swanage and sea fishing trips from Poole Harbour.

Water-skiing, wakeboarding and parasurfing also take place in Poole harbour. Mountain biking is a popular activity in the nearby Purbeck Hills.

Thomas Hardy based his many novels, eg The Mayor of Casterbridge, in Wessex - the Dorset countryside. An interesting read before bedtime!

Poole

Poole has 41 miles of cycle network and the various routes cater for all ages and abilities of cyclists.

Brownsea Island, a National Trust property, can be accessed via regular pleasure boat from Poole Quay, where you can also find boats to neighbouring Swanage, Bournemouth and Sandbanks.

Also from Poole Port, regular ferries operate to Jersey, Guernsey and France. Day trips are available.