The Harbour Lookout
Located in Poole, Dorset
Situated in the village of Ashley Cross, Poole. This house is within walking distance of some trendy bars and restaurants as well as some amazing sandy beaches close by.
- Sleeps: 14
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: 3
A stylish house located in the beautiful coastal town of Poole, Dorset. Within walking distance of bustling Ashley Cross, a vibrant part of Poole, set around the green, offering that village feel. It offers a wide range of bars and restaurants and an eclectic range of shops. Head a little further into Sandbanks or Canford Cliffs and enjoy a day out at their sandy beaches, with many ice cream booths and cafes to indulge in some treats whilst at the seaside. There is something for all the family for all weather occasions in Poole, with the Tower Park complex nearby, full of great places to eat and entertainment for all the family from indoor play areas to bowling.
Enter this contemporary house into the welcoming entrance hallway, the sleeping accommodation can be found on this level, you are greeted first by the family bedroom with a double bed and a set of bunk beds, with views over the front garden and an en suite shower room and WC. Opposite is the bedroom with two sets of bunk beds and the twin bedroom is next door. The double bedroom is next and the main bathroom with shower over bath, separate shower and WC is at the end of the corridor. There is another double bedroom which also benefits from views over the pretty garden. The utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer offers access out into the garden, completes the ground floor. Head up the stairs to the open and bright living accommodation, the open-plan space is ideal for the whole group to gather and share tales of their days exploring the sunny south coast. Enjoy views across Poole towards the harbour from the lounge with TV. The kitchen/dinner comes complete with an electric double oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge freezer and dishwasher, it is a wonderful space to cook up a storm and enjoy the meal around the dining table. Open the double patio doors onto the sun terrace and let the outside in, perfect for the whole group to enjoy some indoor-outdoor living.
This lovely social house is complemented with a wonderful outdoor space, the terrace which comes with garden furniture is a great spot to sit out and relax. Head down into the enclosed lawned garden which is an ideal space for your four-legged friend to roam around and explore. There is off-road parking for 1 car.
- This stylish five-bedroom house boasts views over Poole and the harbour beyond
- Ideally located to explore the sandy beaches at Sandbanks and Canford Cliffs
- Family-friendly, a place to take the whole family, including your four-legged friends
- 5 bedrooms 1 family room with double bed and 1 set of bunk beds, 2 doubles, 1 twin and 1 bedroom with two sets of bunk beds
- 2 en suite shower rooms with WC, 1 bathroom with shower over bath, separate shower and WC
- Electric double oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
- Travel cot and highchair available on request
- TV in Lounge with Sky TV
- Terrace with garden furniture and lawned garden
- Allocated parking for 1 car
- Beach 2½ miles, Shop and Pub within walking distance
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.