You can walk to Alum/Middle Chine beach via a delightful wooded walk through Middle chine in 5-10 minutes making this location perfect for summer evening and weekend strolls along the promenade. At Alum Chine itself is Vesuvio Italian restaurant, a great treat either before or after the walk for coffee and cake or a spot of lunch or evening meal. There is a seven mile stretch of award-winning blue flag beaches to be enjoyed and an array of other places to stop for refreshments. From the sea front you can walk into Bournemouth Centre or in the opposite direction to Sandbanks which is the entrance to Poole Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world. There are a number of activities to be enjoyed given the close proximity to the beach and Poole Harbour itself or just watch in awe at the windsurfers and kite surfers. The harbour is widely acknowledged as one of the safest places in the UK to teach children to windsurf and kitesurf.
Westbourne village is within walking distance, with its own Marks & Spencer’s Simply Food Hall as well as an eclectic mix of coffee shops, bars and eateries alongside exclusive boutiques, post office banks and many independent traders. Bournemouth town centre is approximately a mile away with its comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities. There are great restaurants locally for that special occasion with Rick Stein’s sitting on the edge of Poole Harbour and the Pig on the Beach in Studland with fabulous views over Poole Harbour and Old Harry Rocks. For when you need a larger store Tesco or Lidl at Branksome are just five minutes’ drive away as is the Branksome Retail Park only five minutes away has a host of national retail outlets including a John Lewis Home Store.
Dorset’s Jurassic coast is accessed via the chain link ferry at Sandbanks which is also the gateway to the Purbeck Hills. For golfers the area is full of highly recommended courses the closest being Parkstone Golf Club. Tennis courts and a green bowls lawn in Leicester Road are also within easy reach.
There are major bus routes along West Cliff Road and you have easy access to the Wessex Way which is a dual carriageway to the A31 where you have access to the New Forest, Southampton and the UK motorway network. Bournemouth International Airport is within nine miles and Bournemouth Railway Station is within easy reach and has direct routes to London and Manchester. From Poole Harbour there are daily ferries to France and the Channel Isles.
The communal entrance leads into the carpeted communal hallways where a lift or stairs takes you to the third floor. The front door opens into the entrance hall with tradesman and cloaks cupboard, video entry phone system, newly fitted carpets which run throughout the apartment and doors to all principle rooms. The lounge is a lovely size having the benefit of dual aspect with side aspect window and UPVC double glazed sliding patio door out onto the south facing balcony having mosaic tiled floor outside light and sun canopy along with beautiful views over the communal gardens and Middle chine. Double doors from the lounge and entrance hall open into the dining room which also has views over Middle chine. The newly fitted contemporary kitchen is well laid out with high gloss base and eye level units along with integrated AEG appliances including induction hob with extractor hood over, eye level double oven, dishwasher, washing machine and under counter fridge and freezer. A cupboard conceals the Gloworm combination boiler. The master bedroom is more than generous with built in wardrobes, south facing window overlooking the communal gardens and a newly fitted ensuite shower room with a large walk in shower cubicle with fixed glass screen, button flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mirrored cupboard above with light & shaver point, ladder style heated towel rail and a large linen/storage cupboard. There are two further good size double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes and finally the family bathroom also with a contemporary white suite comprising panel bath with wall mounted shower and glass shower screen, button flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, mirrored cabinet with light & shaver point and a ladder style heated towel rail.
Having been refurbished by the current owners and offering a host of features viewing is an absolute must to fully appreciate all this superb apartment has to offer.
Outside there is a single garage conveyed with the property with parking for visitors. The award-winning communal gardens are a particular feature with area’s of lawn, pathways and well stocked beds and borders.
Tenure: Share in the freehold.
Maintenance: To be confirmed.
Council Tax: BAND E
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