DALMENY ROAD A rare opportunity to purchase this stunning family home situated in the sought after area of Hengistbury Head and within 150 meters of Southbourne Cliff Top and the award winning beach. This five bedroom, detached family home has spectacular sea views over Poole Bay and Christchurch Harbour from all floors.
The versatile accommodation is situated over three floors. The living space, with solid pine floors throughout, is on the ground floor and the and bedrooms on the first and second. A great sized hallway gives way to the large lounge/dining room. A separate utility room and shower room WC are at the rear. The hand built kitchen, with solid granite worktops, boasts an Aga, essential for the much desired 'country kitchen'. At the far end is a seating area, with double doors giving access to the garden.
All bedrooms are spacious doubles with sea and harbour views and there is an office on the second floor. There are four double bedrooms on the first floor. The master bedroom has sea views over to the Purbecks and benefits from an en-suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom on this level. On the third floor is a further bedroom, with en-suite, this room also has the best views stretching from St Catherine's Hill to Christchurch Harbour, Mudeford Spit, Hengistbury Head and the Isle of Wight.
The driveway gives access on both sides of the property, with space for four cars or great room for storing a watercraft. The property comes with three good sized sheds for plenty of outdoor storage. There is side access to the rear garden - most of the garden is grassed, with patio areas for BBQs and dining. Trellis around the garden is covered in beautiful honeysuckle and there are beds with a variety of flowers and bushes.
This light and airy property has magnificent views over Poole Bay and Christchurch Harbour. The house is within 2.0 miles from Christchurch and 1.6 miles from Southbourne Grove where there are plenty of excellent restaurants and high street shops. There are also local shops and food outlets on Broadway and at Southbourne Crossroads which are within a short walking distance. Hengistbury Head (part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest) to the East is close to the property and offers fabulous walking for up to 5.0 miles with views of the beach and Christchurch Harbour towards the famous Mudeford Spit beach huts. Towards Bournemouth, in a Westerly direction, the promenade extends for over 7.0 miles from Southbourne to Sandbanks where there is a ferry to Studland and the Purbecks.
There are plenty of sailing and social options nearby with sailing clubs on Christchurch Harbour or the River Stour. Access to the River Stour is also available to launch boats and paddleboards in Wick Village (approximately 1.0 mile away) and the beach is handy for all forms of water sports.
St Katharine's primary and St Peter's Secondary schools are within easy walking distance - both with good or excellent Ofsted reports.
HENGISTBURY HEAD is a relaxed, but still bustling suburb just East of Bournemouth and five minutes drive to Christchurch. Southbourne's primary attraction is its sandy Blue Flag beach, which provides a quieter retreat from the more crowded beach along the coast at Bournemouth. Hengistbury Head is one of the most popular walking spots in the area, with trails to Mudeford Spit and beyond, it is also included in the Christchurch Harbour Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
ACTIVITIES & TRANSPORT Sea and Beaches - 150 meters
St Katharine's C of E School - 1000 meters
Southbourne High Street - 1.6 miles
Christchurch Town Centre - 2.0 miles
Boscombe Pier - 2.6 miles
Hengistbury Head - 0.9 miles
Christchurch Sailing Club - 2.3 miles
Bournemouth Airport - 5.5 miles
Christchurch Station - 1.8 miles, 120 minutes to London Waterloo
COUNCIL TAX Band F £2569.45 per annum
EPC Rating D
SERVICES All mains services are available at the property. We would emphasise that none of the services or equipment referred to in these particulars have been tested.
NOTES Photographs may have been taken with a wide angle or telephoto lens and are intended to give an overall image of the property.