5 Bedroom House Under Offer
Situated on the famous ‘millionaires’ row’ on Sandbanks this gorgeous waterfront home is one of just 13 homes on this exclusive stretch of the peninsula by the harbour entrance, perfectly placed to enjoy fabulous views over the islands of Poole harbour and offers over 9,500sq ft of living space.
The property is approached by a secure gated driveway setting it back from the road and including a self contained one bedroom gatehouse lodge annex and plenty of parking. From the front you have a charming Italian villa style architecture that fits well with the scenery and welcomes you with a sweeping staircase up to the front door. Double integral garages allow ground floor access and there is the convenience of a lift within the home.
On entering the ground floor offers a beautifully planned living space with curved areas keeping an open plan layout whilst offering clever niches and zones for eating, cooking, relaxing, and working. The main living space benefits from floor to ceiling glazing and doors framing the incredible water views. Specially selected frameless glass ensures uninterrupted enjoyment of this lovely part of the harbour where weather, watercraft and wildlife provide everchanging interest.
The kitchen is contemporary and well equipped with designer finishes, Gaggenau appliances and striking Leicht aquamarine units. A central lounge and dining space offers impressive scope for entertaining whilst a snug lounge leads off to one side for a more intimate setting with doors opening onto the terrace offering water views. Two separate reception rooms to the front of the property allow options for further lounge areas, a home office, music room or library. There is also a convenient utility room.
On the lower ground floor there is a spacious suite of leisure facilities including a cinema room, indoor pool with swim jet, gym area, changing facilities and kitchen. A garden room with ornamental carp pool leads out onto the back garden where clever design has created a beautiful, landscaped garden reaching right onto the water. Secluded patios offer shelter and shade or sunny places to relax, architectural features and sculpture combine with planting to create interest, and a central pathway draws the eye to a large decking area and jetty into the harbour. There is a boat hoist that can be used with a sports RIB or boat weighing up to 5 tonnes so you can water taxi direct from the garden.
On the first floor there are four bedroom suites each with ensuite bathrooms and dressing rooms or wardrobe storage. The principal suite on this floor has a large balcony overlooking the harbour and islands including Brownsea. On the second floor there is a studio with stunning harbour views. Spanning approx. 700 sq ft with an additional ensuite bathroom this level could be a stunning principal bedroom suite, annex, art or yoga studio or a further entertaining space where the beautiful view takes centre stage.
Rarely available this house offers an incredible lifestyle opportunity; with one of the best views of Poole Harbour you can find and including direct water access from your property it’s perfect for anyone looking to make the most of waterside living.