Albury and Hall are delighted to be offering this exceptionally spacious 1777 sq ft three bedroom three bathroom first floor apartment which is offered with no forward chain.
You can walk to Branksome Chine beach in 15-20 minutes making this location perfect for summer evening and weekend strolls along the promenade. At Branksome Chine itself is Branksome Chine Cafe, a great treat either before or after the walk for coffee and cake or a spot of lunch. There is a seven mile stretch of award winning blue flag beaches to be enjoyed and a variety 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 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.
Both Westbourne and Canford Cliffs village are within walking distance. Westbourne has its own Marks & Spencer's Simply Food Hall as well as an eclectic mix of coffee shops, bars and eateries alongside exclusive boutiques and many independant traders. Canford Cliffs also has a distinctive range of restaurants, cafes and bars plus for the ladies the HND hair & beaytu salon. There are a number of 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 the harbour and Old Harry Rocks. For those times when you need a larger store Tesco and Lidl supermarkets are just a couple of minutes away. Branksome Retail Park is only five minutes away with a number of national 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 golf courses the closest being Parkstone Golf Club. Tennis courts and a green bowls lawn in Leicester Road are also within easy reach.
From Balcombe Road 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 Branksome Railway Station is within walking distance and has direct routes to London. From Poole Harbour there are daily ferries to France and the Channel Islands.
The development is approached via remote controlled gates leading into the property. Carpeted communal hallways with LIFT and stairs lead to the first floor where the front door opens into a generous entrance hall with storage cupboards and cloakroom. The living room is a superb size having the benefit of a double aspect and doors out onto the fully enclosed sun room with a tiled floor and full length windows and 21 ft south facing balcony both having views over the communal gardens. Double doors from the lounge/dining room and a further door from the entrance hall lead into the kitchen/breakfast room which has a tiled floor, excellent range of floor and eye level cupboard and drawer units, built in hob with canopy over, two eye level oven and microwave, dishwasher and space for an American size fridge/freezer. Also from the hall is the utility room with space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. The master bedroom has built in wardrobes and door out onto the south facing balcony. The ensuite shower room has a large double shower cubicle, twin wash hand basins inset into a vanity unit with mirrors over and WC. there are two further double bedrooms also having built in wardrobes and their own ensuites. There is a secure underground garage with parking for two vehicles along with surface parking for visitors. the communal gardens are immaculately kept being laid to lawn with flower, shrub and mature tree borders. The apartment has the benefit of gas central heating, double glazing and video security entry phone system.
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The vendor has supplied the following information:
Tenure: Share in the freehold
Maintenance: Approximately £2500.00 per annum.
Council Tax: BAND G