Located in Poole, Dorset
Harbour Views is a detached house in Poole, Dorset and can sleep fourteen people in six bedrooms in 5-star luxury.
- Sleeps: 14
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 6
- Pet Friendly: 2
Harbour Views is a detached house resting in Poole in Dorset. Hosting six bedrooms; a super-king-size with en-suite bathroom, a king-size with en-suite shower room, a second-floor king-size, a twin with en-suite shower room, a second-floor twin, and a family room with double and bunk, along with two shower rooms and cloakroom, this property can sleep up to fourteen guests. There is a kitchen/diner, kitchenette/diner, and a living room/diner with fire, and a games room. To the outside, there is an enclosed patio with furniture and wrap around balcony with AstroTurf, while ample off-road parking is available. Harbour Views is a luxury property in an exclusive area for a large family gathering.
Harbour Views is a striking house, offering a luxury stay for those looking to discover the delightful harbours of Dorset.
This grand dwelling is located within an exclusive neighbourhood in the harbour town of Poole, perfect for a large family celebration or catch-up with friends. The spacious sweeping driveway sets the scene for the start of your holiday, with the property enjoying an elevated position, the sheer magnitude will blow you away instantly. The ground floor has a garage, offering handy storage for bikes, kayaks and any outdoor equipment you bring.
Make your way up the stairs to the first floor where the entrance to the property lies; this floor holds four bedrooms and a bathroom, all fitted with contemporary features and renovated to a high standard, such as a twin with an en-suite shower, a family room, a super-king-size with an en-suite shower, and a king-size room with another en-suite shower, with two of these rooms boasting doors to the balcony.
On the second floor, there are two further bedrooms, a twin room and a king-size with a plush sofa and glimpses of sea views from a spectacular window. For the rooms which don't benefit from en-suite facilities, there's a family first-floor shower room and a handy second-floor cloakroom to choose from. Make it a group effort as you join together to prepare a delicious home-cooked meal for your whole group in the kitchen/diner, boasting quality appliances as well as a small breakfast table. The living area is an amazing room with an abundance of natural light flooding in from the wall-sized windows with a distant harbour view, along with three welcoming sofas, a TV, and marvellous dining seating for fourteen people, ensuring all your guests can gather around the table and raise a glass in celebration.
The outdoor area wraps around the whole property with several entrances via patio doors and balconies, here you can take in the surrounding beauty, there's also a patio at the front entrance which holds outdoor seating too. Send the kids off to the annexe, a fantastic little spot where your young ones can keep entertained with tv, consoles and board games, and a place to wash off any dirt from playing outside in the shower room.
Harbour Views is situated in a quiet neighbourhood, with Poole Park and Ashley Cross 20 minute walk away with restaurants and shops. If you're looking to take the kids for a day out at the beach, the small peninsula of Sandbanks is the perfect spot, boasting a large sandy beach, bustling promenade and a whole host of watersports to choose from. Take a boat trip over to Brownsea Island, a location with a mesmerising story of how Baden Powell began the scout movement, as well as stunning woodland walks for nature lovers.
Further away is the 'Isle of Purbeck', a charming destination where tourists can visit Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle, among tranquil villages and beautiful seasides. Treat yourself to a spot of shopping in Westbourne, filled with boutiques, cafés, restaurants, and classic fish and chips shops. For the classic Dorset experience, venture over to Bournemouth, a coastal resort town where you can explore the gorgeous piers, large golf courses, historic museums, and waterfront aquarium, something for all the family! Ensure that you, your family and friends have the best holiday possible and stay at Harbour Views, a truly enchanting gem in the harbour town of Poole.
- Gas central heating and fire
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TVs, and WiFi
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Ample off-road parking
- Enclosed patio with furniture, wrap-around balcony with AstroTurf
- Two well-behaved pets welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub just over half a mile away
- Beach 2 miles
- Note: No outside noise from balconies or garden after 10 pm
Poole is a large, pretty town, with so much to offer. It has a beautiful natural harbour that is the largest natural harbour in Europe. Across from Poole harbour is Brownsea Island. This is a Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust, with the north side of the Island managed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust. Only a small population lives on the island itself. The island has a castle a gift shop, a cafe, and an outdoor centre - you could be lucky enough to see one of the native red squirrels. The town has a vast number of shops, a shopping centre, supermarkets, a choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs.
Poole has four beaches (five if you include Sandbanks) that have won more Blue Flag awards than any other UK resort. The soft, golden sands are cleaned and raked every day of the year. Shore Road beach offers a gently sloping beach and safe, clean water. There is a launch zone for kitesurfers and windsurfers here. Canford Cliffs beach is a tranquil area with a steep, sandy cliff that is a haven for wildlife and is a great beach to relax on. Branksome Beach allows pets all year round. There is also a sandy harbour beach to visit at the nearby village of Hamworthy.
Summer Breeze on the Quay is a free music and firework event every Thursday in late July and August. Plus, every Friday evening is the Quay for my Car event that has a different theme each week, from Beetles to American muscle cars. Grooves on the Green is an annual music event in Parkstone, Poole with 2 music stages and entertainment. In addition, in the middle of June come and enjoy Paye Day, Poole's annual pirate day including the infamous Pirate Parade. Tower Park is a waterpark and swimming pool, cinema, bowling, soft play and bingo under one roof, making it a great visit for all the family all year round.