Leicester Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 6DA | Property for sale | Savills
3,732 sq ft(346.71 sq m)
Guide price £2,350,000(€2,679,496)

Leicester RoadPoole, Dorset, BH13 6DA

    Key features

    • Timeless character house with contemporary interiors
    • Set well back from the road in sought after Branksome Park
    • South westerly facing rear garden extending to approximately one acre
    • Superb outside areas including outdoor kitchen, courtyard and swimming pool
    • Close to access to Branksome Chine (170 metres) that provides a delightful wooded walk to beach

    Character family house with contemporary interiors set in substantial grounds of about one acre in the sought after location of Branksome Park with access to nearby Branksome Chine.

    About this property

    • This beautifully presented character home offers the ideal combination of timeless traditional architecture with contemporary interiors. The property has been thoughtfully refurbished by the current owners to create a modern layout to suit modern day living. This substantial gated home is set well back from the road with a driveway that provides parking for a good number of cars.

      On entry, there is a bright reception hall with a feature brick wall and central staircase. The impressive ground floor accommodation comprises a large dual aspect study and a spacious sitting room with log burner. There is a superb open plan kitchen/dining/snug area thoughtfully designed to create a social connection between the living and dining areas. The modern fitted kitchen has a range of integrated appliances and a pantry. Bi folding doors from the sitting room and kitchen flood the rooms with natural light and provide access out to the courtyard. The cloakroom and utility complete the accommodation to this level.

      To the first floor, is the bedroom accommodation. There is an impressive principal bedroom suite that enjoys a peaceful outlook on to the rear garden with a Juliet balcony, fitted wardrobes and luxurious en suite. Bedroom two has the same attractive outlook to the rear and an en suite shower room. Bedrooms three and four are served by a separate family bathroom. There is access to the loft from the first floor landing where there is potential to create further bedrooms, subject to obtaining the required consents.

      Outside, there are equally impressive areas that include an outdoor kitchen and paved courtyard with a connection to the house via the bi folding doors that truly delivers on the feel of bringing the outside in. There is a superb outdoor swimming pool and a convenient outdoor shower. The summerhouse with terrace enjoys a delightful outlook over the garden. The detached garage has a climbing wall and gym to the rear and shed to the side that provides additional storage.

      This property must be viewed to appreciate what is on offer on both the inside and out of this stunning home.

      NB Photographs taken April 2023.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I believe this property has the ideal combination of a traditional timeless exterior with a desirable modern layout

    Sabrina BodleyProperty agent

    Local information

    • This substantial character residence is located in the sought after area of Branksome Park. The area is renowned for its prestigious homes and is a popular quiet location within a sylvan setting.
    • The property sits approximately midway between the coastal towns of Bournemouth and Poole and Bournemouth and is ideally located for the areas shopping and leisure facilities such as the beaches at Branksome Chine and the world famous Sandbanks Peninsula.
    • Branksome Chine is nearby and provides a delightful wooded walk down to the award winning beaches at Branksome Chine, as well as the Branksome Park Tennis Club. Sandbanks and the picturesque shores of Poole Harbour with several yacht clubs and other associated water sport facilities are just over 2 miles distant, whilst only a short distance away is the Parkstone Golf Club.
    • The area is well known for its natural beauty and micro climate with a reputation for having mild winters and more sunshine than most other parts of the country.
    • Arts are an important aspect of Poole's creativity and heritage and the area has a strong, developing arts scene. The Lighthouse, which is Poole's Centre for the Arts is the largest regional centre in the UK and home to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Local venues have regularly hosted acclaimed theatre productions as well as high-profile music concerts. Other theatres available are The Pavilion in Bournemouth, The Playhouse Salisbury and the Mayflower in Southampton.
    • The area is further enhanced by excellent road, rail and air communications. Mainline rail services operate from Bournemouth Station, offering direct South West Trains service to London Waterloo from 1 hour 50 minutes. Good local schools are numerous and include Canford School, Bournemouth and Poole Grammar schools, Bournemouth Collegiate, Talbot Heath and Park School.
    • Branksome Chine 170 metres
    • Branksome Chine beach 1 mile
    • Canford Cliffs shops 1.1 miles
    • Sandbanks (Shore Road) 2.2 miles
    • Bournemouth 3.2 miles
    • Bournemouth Airport 8 miles
    • London 110 miles (1 hour 50 minutes by train)
    • All times and distances are approximate

    Additional information

    • BCP Council - Council Tax Band G
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G