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Harbour Watch

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
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This beautiful fourth floor penthouse apartment commands superb views across Poole Harbour to Arne, Corfe Castle and the Purbeck Hills. It is in the prime position in the block which is in a quiet location. Poole Quay and the High Street have a good choice of restaurants, pavement cafes and bars. There is also a small cafe in nearby Hamworthy Park accessed via the local beach. There is a convenience store just 2 minutes walk away - handy for the daily newspaper and milk. This sunny south-facing penthouse has high ceilings and is furnished in a luxuriously classic contemporary style. Great attention has been paid to interior design. Fast unlimited fibre broadband. Ideal for a couple or family who want either a relaxing holiday away in a fabulous property or want a fantastic apartment to re...This beautiful fourth floor penthouse apartment commands superb views across Poole Harbour to Arne, Corfe Castle and the Purbeck Hills. It is in the prime position in the block which is in a quiet location. Poole Quay and the High Street have a good choice of restaurants, pavement cafes and bars. There is also a small cafe in nearby Hamworthy Park accessed via the local beach. There is a convenience store just 2 minutes walk away - handy for the daily newspaper and milk. This sunny south-facing penthouse has high ceilings and is furnished in a luxuriously classic contemporary style. Great attention has been paid to interior design. Fast unlimited fibre broadband. Ideal for a couple or family who want either a relaxing holiday away in a fabulous property or want a fantastic apartment to return home to after a tiring day on one of the many local sandy beaches, or sightseeing, walking, cycling or taking part in the many watersports that take place in and around the harbour. You will want to return time and time again. The south-facing apartment has a fully tiled bathroom with shower over bath, and a fully tiled en-suite with shower. The fabulous tiles are by Porcelanosa. The two single beds can be zip-linked to form a super king sized double. The other double bed is a queen size (140cm wide: double is 135cm, king size is 150cm).There is a washer drier in the kitchen and a 42 inch plasma with freeview in the lounge.The lounge and dining room has floor to ceiling windows on two sides with a patio door onto the balcony. You have a large outside terrace - most unusual fo apartments.More
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Ruth.................. B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2008
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Reviewed 25 January 2020

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Date of stay: December 2019
Reviewed 20 September 2019

Arrived at apartment met Ruth and John, they were very welcoming and took us up to the apartment where upon we went through a thorough inventory about the running of the apartment, keys, instructions for windows, patio area, appliances etc. Myself, husband and two daughters...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank Justine O
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Reviewed 13 August 2019

Absolutely stunning apartment overlooking the harbour, a beautiful immaculate light and airy apartment with easy access for both disabled and able bodied alike. We were met by the lovely owner Ruth who gave us a comprehensive tour of her apartment although upon seeing the fantastic...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank debra n
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 June 2019

Date of stay: June 2019
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The apartment is fantastic spacious, light, airy and well equipped. Lovely open plan living area with great views and a well equipped kitchen and lovely big comfortable bed. Good location - just a shame the bridge was closed which meant you had to go over...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank jackie w
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Elevator/Lift access
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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The south-facing apartment has a fully tiled bathroom with shower over bath, and a fully tiled en-suite with shower. The fabulous tiles are by Porcelanosa ie sheer quality. The two single beds can be zip-linked to form a super king sized double. The other double bed is a queen size (140cm wide).There is a washer/drier in the kitchen and a 42 inch plasma with freeview in the lounge.The lounge/dining room has floor to ceiling windows on two sides with a patio door onto the balcony. Outside there is a large terrace and balcony with high quality table, chairs and sun loungers. The south facing terrace has stunning views from Sandbanks to the east , Brownsea Island, the other islands of Poole Harbour, the Purbeck Hills, Arne and the Wareham River to the west.
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About the neighbourhood
Watersports tuition available include: windsurfing at Whitley Bay, Sandbanks; sailing at Rockley Watersports, Hamworthy, Poole; scuba diving off Swanage - and sea fishing trips from Poole Harbour. Water-skiing, wakeboarding and parasurfing also take place in Poole harbour. Mountain biking is a popular activity in the nearby Purbeck Hills. Poole has 41 miles of cycle network and the various routes cater for all ages and abilities of cyclists. Brownsea Island, a National Trust property, can be accessed via regular pleasure boat from Poole Quay, where you can also find boats to neighbouring Swanage, Bournemouth and Sandbanks. Also from Poole Port, regular ferries operate to Jersey, Guernsey and France. Day trips are available.
Getting around
With or without a car.... Parking your car(s)in our 'secure' car park is easy. We allocate you up to 2 spaces and give you a remote control to get in and out. You don't have to come by car. Trains to London are twice an hour. Trains stop at Southampton-excellent for shopping. Local buses are frequent. Buses go to Bournemouth (shopping, beach and adjoining fab gardens) Christchurch, Swanage (steam railway) and Castlepoint shopping centre (Bournemouth). The 152 bus to Poole Bus Station picks up close to the apartment. Planes land at Bournemouth Airport; you can get a train from Southampton Parkway Airport to Poole. There is an excellent coach service from London/Heathrow and Gatwick airports to Poole Bus Station. Ferry to Guernsey or Jersey
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