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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Bury Road, Branksome Park, Poole, Dorset, BH13

Guide Price £2,195,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Family room
  • Music room
  • Snug
  • Study
  • Kitchen / breakfast room
  • Larder
  • Cloakroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Believed to have been built in the mid 1930s this delightful family house has been updated by the current owners and now offers extensive accommodation over three floors.

On the ground floor there is an attractive entrance hall with wooden floors and staircase to the first floor. Also on the ground floor is an impressive sitting room accessed via double doors from the hall. The sitting room, along with all principal reception rooms, has glazed doors that open onto the beautiful south-westerly facing gardens. Also on the ground floor is the kitchen / breakfast room which flows seamlessly into both the dining room and the family room creating an extremely flexible space. Also on the ground floor is a generous music room, snug and study. The study also has a separate access from the outside and, in conjunction with the snug, makes an ideal space from which to run an independent business subject to the necessary consents.

Beyond the kitchen lies a generous boot room and utility room which also have their own door to the outside.

Upstairs there are six bedrooms and four bathrooms, three of which are en-suite. All bathrooms on the first floor have both a bath and separate shower while the en-suite guest room on the second floor has a shower.


Branksome Park is one of Poole's most exclusive residential areas, renowned for its tree lined avenues and prestigious villas set in spacious grounds. Much of it falls within conservation areas and a further layer of protection is held by covenants and planning policies which stipulate minimum plot sizes of 0.75 acres. Shops and leisure facilities can be found at nearby Westbourne and Canford Cliffs village. Canford Cliffs village is well known for being one of the most prestigious places to live, with a variety of cafés, bars, restaurants and speciality shops and a wide variety of properties ranging from luxury apartments to contemporary designed cliff top residences. The village is within a short distance of Branksome Chine and the golden sandy beaches of the world famous Sandbanks. The property is ideally situated giving access to both Bournemouth and Poole making it a very popular place to own a property. The property is also located close to some of the areas most sought after schools including Bournemouth Collegiate Preparatory School. Parkstone train station, with its direct links to Southampton and London, is also located just under a mile and a half away making it an ideal place to own a second home.


The gardens and grounds that surround the house are a particular feature offering a rare sense of privacy and seclusion as well as an uncommon amount of space and light. Totalling approximately 1.1 acres the gardens face predominantly south west and are arranged with formal lawns adjacent to the rear of the house containing an octagonal summer house. Beyond the lawn, stone steps lead to an ornamental garden with mature planting of heather and rhododendron. The rear of garden is also laid to lawn with some mature trees and a greenhouse.

The house is approached through electric gates which lead to a large block paved drive with extensive turning and parking space adjacent to both the house and garage. The garage measures over 19' x 17' and also has a separate store room to the rear.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 April 2016

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