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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Evening Hill, Poole BH14

Guide Price £2,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 19th Century Victorian attached mansion
  • Magnificent views across Poole Harbour
  • Four bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Generous reception rooms
  • Detached double garage
  • Studio apartment
  • Landscaped grounds
  • Sea front
  • Unusual opportunity

Full description

A totally unique opportunity to acquire a truly magnificent 19th Century Victorian mansion. Situated in an elevated position commanding breathtaking views encompassing the Sandbanks Peninsula, Brownsea Island and the Jurassic Purbeck Hills.

This secluded substantial residence of immense charm and character overlooks the largest natural harbour in Europe. The harbour’s extensive sheltered waters provide a magnificent haven for recreational sailing and water sports, a ‘Mecca’ for any marine enthusiast. Poole’s award winning ‘Blue Flag’ beaches including Sandbanks are only a short distance from the property as well as the fashionable bars, restaurants and exclusive marinas.

Historical background:

'Lilliput House' was begun and completed by The Rev. H G Watkins in 1894, a truly handsome and well appointed Victorian residence that clearly would have been one of the areas most magnificent estates. Boasting an abundance of period features which can still be seen in the house today the property has stood the test of time through two major world wars and an array of reconfiguration works throughout the years.



From the mosaic tiled floor in the Entrance Vestibule to the oak panelled walls and Victorian Cornicing, Lilliput House offers an elegant marriage of period living set within an idyllic coastal location. Four bedrooms make up the first floor,all bar one, enjoying picturesque views into Poole Harbour. The Studio above the double garage, provides further accommodation should one require a fifth bedroom or annexe. The dining room / family room is the focal point of the property with its French polished oak floor and fascinating oak carvings. The Aga is the feature in the kitchen / breakfast room as well as the double doors onto the well maintained terraces and gardens.


Approximate room sizes:

Reception Hall 24'10"×20'2" (7.6m×6.1m)

Drawing Room 22'10"×15'11" (7.0m×4.8m)

Dining/Family Room 29'6"×18'2" (9.0m×5.5m)

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 21'10"×17'6" (6.7m×5.3m)

Master Bedroom 17'2"×16'7" (5.2m×5.1m)

Centre Room 17'3"×13'5" (5.3m×4.1m)

West Room 17'11"×15'11" (5.5m×4.9m)

Turret Room 16'6"×9'3" (5.0m×2.8m)

Garage 20'6"×17'3" (6.3m×5.3m)

Studio 21'0"×15'8" (6.4m×4.8m)



Current 46

Potential 52


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 October 2016

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