Located in Sandbanks, Dorset
Woodside is a holiday cottage in Sandbanks, Dorset, sleeping 13 in a peaceful woodland setting and close to all amenities and the award winning sandy beach
Woodside is situated in the prestigious location of Sandbanks down a private drive with views over the Luscombe Valley Nature Reserve and still within walking distance of the award winning sandy beach. Occupying a peaceful position within a woodland setting, the approach to the house is via a private drive with the house set back from the drive behind electronic gates, offering privacy and seclusion. Arranged over three levels, this spacious 6-bedroom home extends to approximately 3300 sqft and comfortably sleeps 13 guests. Sandbanks has a number of cafes, restaurants and bistros and Canford Cliffs is only a 15 minute walk away with a further selection of good restaurants, wine bars and coffee shops. There is plenty to do in the area with Blue Flag beaches, marina, yacht clubs, as well as an array of water sports facilities including sailing, kite boarding, windsurfing, paddle boarding and kayaking, all of which are within easy walking distance.
The accommodation at Woodside is arranged over three floors and comprises of a large open plan living space that flows into one another. The kitchen comes equipped with a Range cooker, gas hob, microwave, American-style fridge freezer which dispenses chilled water and ice and a dishwasher. A utility area has a washing machine and tumble dryer. The kitchen has a dining area for 12 with a breakfast bar seating an additional 2. French doors lead out to the patio. The dining area flows into a second living room with TV and seating for 5 which then leads to a sun room with seating for 5 with views across the garden and further to Luscombe Valley. The main living room will seat all 14 guests, has a TV with BT service, DVD player, selection of books and games and WiFi enabled throughout. French doors lead to another patio area and there is a study and cloakroom to round off the ground floor.
Stairs to the first floor where bedroom one is a king size double with en suite bathroom with separate bath and shower. Bedroom two is a double with access to the family bathroom with bath, toilet and hand basin. Bedroom three is a king size double with an en suite shower room. Bedroom four has been arranged as the bunk room. Stairs take you to the second floor where you will find bedroom five which is a double and bedroom six which has three single beds with both rooms having views over the front garden. The is a shower room with toilet and hand basin. Two high chairs and a travel cot can be provided upon request.
Outside is a beautiful garden which extends to over half an acre. There are two outdoor seating areas with stunning outlooks over Luscombe Valley, as well as barbecue facilities for alfresco dining with two picnic benches. To the front of the house there is enough parking for four cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
At just 1 km², Sandbanks is most famous for the high property prices, the fourth most expensive area to live on the planet. Although small it is well worth a visit if staying in the area, or better still if you have managed to rent a home on the peninsula.Read more
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. It gradually slopes into the water making it ideal for younger children and there are lifeguards on duty from May until September.
Now here is something you don't see every day or pretty much never. The British Beach Polo Champioships is an annual event in July held on Sandbanks beach. During the event there is also the Oakley Professional Beach Volleyball, 4 x 4/Polo Pony Charity Race and the famous Sandpolo Beach Parties.
Just behind the beach front lies both a crazy golf and mini folf course. During the summer months a min road train will take you up and down the promenade. As you would expect being a peninsular there are many water based activities available including inflatable fun in the form of Ringos and Broncos, kayaks, jet skis, paddle boards and lots more. Tuition in many watersports is also available as are tours of the area in both kayaks and on paddle boards.
Even though Sandbanks is a small area 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. Althought it is an expensive area there is lots of choice that will cover pretty much all budgest.Read less
Bournemouth is 7 miles away
Bristol is 63 miles away
Exeter is 79 miles away