Penthouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This beautiful fourth floor penthouse apartment commands superb views across Poole Harbour to Arne, Corfe Castle and the Purbeck Hills. It is in the prime position in the block which is in a quiet location just 5 minutes walk from bustling Poole Quay with its restaurants, pavement cafes and bars, yet quiet at night. This sunny south-facing penthouse has high ceilings and is furnished in a luxuriously classic contemporary style. Great attention has been paid to interior design.
Ideal for a couple or family who want either a relaxing holiday away in a fabulous property or want a fantastic apartment to return home to after a tiring day on one of the many local sandy beaches, or sightseeing, walking, cycling or taking part in the many watersports that take place in and around the harbour. You will want to return time and time again.
The south-facing apartment has a fully tiled bathroom with shower over bath, and a fully tiled en-suite with shower. The two single beds can be zip-linked to form a super king sized double. The other double bed is a queen size (140cm wide: double is 135cm, king size is 150cm).There is a washer drier in the kitchen and a 42 inch plasma with freeview in the lounge.The lounge and dining room has floor to ceiling windows on two sides with a patio door onto the balcony.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sandbanks (also Hamworthy) 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|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, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|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||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The south-facing apartment has a fully tiled bathroom with shower over bath, and a fully tiled en-suite with shower. The two single beds can be zip-linked to form a super king sized double. The other double bed is a queen size (140cm wide).There is a washer/drier in the kitchen and a 42 inch plasma with freeview in the lounge.The lounge/dining room has floor to ceiling windows on two sides with a patio door onto the balcony.
Outside there is a large terrace and balcony with high quality table, chairs and sun loungers. The south facing terrace has stunning views from Sandbanks to the east , Brownsea Island, the other islands of Poole Harbour, the Purbeck Hills, Arne and the Wareham River to the west.
|Further details outdoors|
The local park, beach and children's' play area is visible from the apartment. The blue flag beaches of Poole at Sandbanks and the National Trust beaches at Studland are a short drive away. Poole is a haven for watersports such as sailing, windsurfing, surfing, kitesurfing, waterskiing and wake boarding. Poole Harbour is ideal for birdwatchers of all ages. The apartment would suit those looking for a family holiday including any of these or as a base for walking or cycling.
For the comfort and convenience of all our guests, the apartment is strictly no-smoking and no pets.
Welcome Pack on arrival - tea, coffee, sugar, a pint of fresh semi-skimmed milk and fruit / snack bars.
Quality linen, 'best' towels and beach towels included.
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.
Thomas Hardy based his many novels, eg The Mayor of Casterbridge, in Wessex - the Dorset countryside. An interesting read before bedtime!
Watersports tuition available include: windsurfing at Whitley Bay, Sandbanks; sailing 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.
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.