Purchase Price - OIEO £475,000
4 bed · 1 bath
Located just MINUTES from Southbourne's AWARD WINNING BEACHES and bustling High Street this 1930's character filled property boasts a large VAULTED rear EXTENSION providing a STUNNING open plan LIVING AREA. Extensive living space is complemented by 4 bedrooms and a large SOUTHERLY facing low maintenance GARDEN delivering a truly wonderful family home with in good school catchment.
Southbourne is quickly becoming one of Bournemouth's favoured suburbs with its vibrant high street full of unique and independent shops, bistros, cafe's and bars. A few minutes walk away from the high street is Southbourne's picturesque blue flag beach where you can enjoy some fantastic panoramic views.
Located on the edge of the Carbery Estate this property is conveniently located only a short walk away from the high street and the seven miles of sandy beaches. To the east of Southbourne you have easy access to Hengistbury Head a large headland perfect for long walks and dog walking, their is also the iconic Tuckton Tea Gardens where you can sit next to the riverside and have a cream tea. The property also sits in a catchment for a selection of schools with excellent ofsted ratings.
From the road the property has good curb appeal with the family 1930's character that Southbourne is so familiarly known for, Big bay windows and a large drive to park a couple of cars. An arch porch way provides the entrance.
As you enter the property a spacious and light hallway awaits with plenty of room for storage and on your right the stairs that lead to the first floor. To the left at the front is a separate lounge which is a generous sized room complemented by a large bay window and high ceiling. This makes for an ideal space for the family to gather and relax at the end of a busy day. There is plenty of space for a couple of big comfy sofas and all the family entertainment equipment needed.
As you progress to the rear of the property you enter the extended part of the home, built circa 2001 the property benefits from a huge vaulted extension that opens out to provide a stunning open plan living area which definitely creates the WOW factor. Space and light are here in abundance with the array of windows, huge ceiling heights with wooden beams really do create a luxurious feel to the property. You will no doubt spend the majority of your time in here as it becomes the hub of the family home. Delivering everything you would want in an open plan living area the kitchen is at the rear with work tops running all around, and plenty of eye and base line cupboards, ideal amount of storage for the family ingredients, the kitchen looks out over all directions. There is a section perfectly positioned for a large dining table and chairs providing great views down the southerly facing garden. Completing this fantastic area is a snug, the perfect place to sit and relax with a nice book or a glass of red whilst the dinner is cooking.
From here the double french doors open out into the garden, a Southerly facing garden which enjoys the sunshine for most of the day. The garden complements the family sized house perfectly. Currently set up to be very low maintenance with a raised decking area for sun worshippers and a lower patio area for alfresco dining. The summer house is the perfect addition to the garden and there is endless amounts of space to utilise. The garden also has a stand alone garage at the rear, perfect for additional storage and the family bikes. A side access takes you back to the front of the property.
Back into the property the ground floor also benefits from a large Wc with additional storage area, then ascending up the wrap around staircase to the first floor the space continues to impress, a good sized landing offers access to the 4 bedrooms. The Master bedroom is a truly impressive size once again with a large bay window and enough room for a queen sized bed and multiple wardrobes to keep the most avid shopaholic happy. At the rear of the property Bedrooms 2 and 3 are adjacent to each other, both giving views across the extension and out to the garden. Both of these bedrooms are good sized double rooms with bedroom 2 also benefiting from full fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 4 has front aspect and makes a very generous single room or office. The bedrooms are all serviced by a family sized bathroom that has shower over bath and modern accompaniments.
This is a true example of a stunning detached family home in the heart of Southbourne and there is no doubt this property will tick the majority of boxes to include extensive living space, large southerly facing garden and 4 good sized bedrooms all within walking distance to the shops and beach falling within excellent school catchment. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate everything the property has to offer.