Located in Sandbanks

Driftwood is a luxury beachfront house in Sandbanks, Dorset, sleeping up to 12 guests

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Pet Friendly: No


This modern beach-fronting house offers amazing coastal and sea views which has direct access to the award-winning Sandbanks beach.  Modern and comfortable with exceptional views from many of the light and airy rooms, this is a perfect location for a sophisticated seaside holiday.  There is a private path from the rear of the house (accessed by other residents), which leads directly to the promenade and along the beautiful sandy beach. 

Located at the eastern entrance to the Sandbanks Peninsular, this much sought after area offers one of the best beaches in the UK with its three miles of golden sands, clean clear waters as well as contemporary waterside bars and restaurants. This is the perfect choice for a family reunion or for catching up with friends in tasteful surroundings as well as being ideally located for those who love to take part in all of the water sports locally on offer; such as paddle boarding, kite surfing, wind surfing, water skiing and jet skiing. 

The private rear patio area is accessed via huge patio doors from the open plan living area on the middle floor.  Outdoor furniture, dining table, chairs and a charcoal BBQ is provided.  A fabulous terrace from which to enjoy your holiday day and night and also witness the ever-changing, glorious views.  There is also a dining table and chairs

There is a balcony from the two sea-facing bedrooms on the top floor and each level has its own electric sun awning.

Offered over three floors. On entering from the main front door the entrance hallway steps take you up to the middle floor with the open plan modern living room.  The light just floods in from the rear windows and doors, which lead out onto the private terrace and to the pathway leading onto the promenade and beach.  The modern kitchen features a large fridge/freezer, double oven,  hob, microwave, dishwasher and plentiful cupboard space. The open plan lounge has seating for 8 guests and the dining area has a table offering seating for 12 guests. There is a second lounge on this floor also with a rear aspect, which has a wall mounted TV, Amazon Prime, Netflix and access to a balcony with outside furniture and is a great place to watch the evening sunsets. A cloakroom with w/c and wash hand basin is also offered on this floor.

The lower ground features two bedrooms (one with king size bed and one twin bedroom) large walk in wet room with w/c, utility room with two washing machines and large games room with selection of toys, a pool table and a wall mounted TV.  Access to the side of the house and to steps leading to the path to the beach.

The top floor features 4 bedrooms, master bedroom with Super King Bed and en-suite shower room, and access to balcony, bedroom 2 with twin zip & link beds with en-suite shower room and  access to balcony, both of which are sea facing. Bedroom 3 with twin beds,  Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds that can be zip & linked on request, both Bedroom 3 & 4 with front aspect. There is also a family bathroom on this floor with a bath, separate shower and w/c.

The front of the property offers off road parking for 3-4 vehicles.


  • Included: All bed linen and towels, (please bring your own beach towels), WiFi, electricity, gas central heating, one high chair, one travel cot.
  • Smoking: Not permitted.
  • Telephone: Mobile reception is limited. Landline provided for emergency calls.
  • Local facilities: The Beach is immediately in front of the house, Tesco Express, beach bar and cafe, restaurants are just a short walk away.


Close to coast
Cot Available
Games Room
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine



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Area Details


Sandbanks is most famous for high property prices, the fourth most expensive area to live in the world. Although small, it is well worth a visit if staying in the area or you may be lucky enough to be staying in one of our Sandbanks properties. There are many choices of where to eat out. Highlights include the Harbour Heights Hotel, Haven Hotel, The Sandbanks Brasserie, The Jazz Cafe and The Beach Cafe. Although it is an expensive area there are lots of choices. The promenade also has a small variety of shops and cafes.

The easiest way to travel is on the Sandbanks Ferry, by car or on foot and is well worth the views. Sandbanks beach is one of the best in the area with fine golden sand and has held a European Blue Flag for over 20 years. The beach gently slopes into the water making it ideal for younger children and there are lifeguards on duty from May until September. Behind the beach lies both crazy golf and a mini-golf course. There is also a children's play area including sand diggers and a sensory area. The promenade also has a small variety of shops and cafes and during the summer months, a mini road train will take you up and down. There are many water-based activities available, including inflatable fun in the form of ringos. Tuition in many watersports is also available as are tours of the area in both kayaks and on paddleboards. The British Beach Polo Championships is an annual event held on the beach. During the event, there is also professional beach volleyball and polo pony charity racing.

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