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The Horseshoe, Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset, BH13

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Added on 25/02/2021
Savills, Canford Cliffs

Key features

  • Stunning views across Poole harbour
  • Separate beach/boat house
  • Direct beach and harbour access
  • Low maintenance rear garden
  • Refurbished throughout in recent years to a high standard
  • EPC Rating = B

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented waterfront house on Sandbanks.


An attractive detached waterside house located on the world famous Sandbanks peninsular. The property was completely renovated and remodelled both inside and out only a few years ago by the present owners to a very high standard. There are many features throughout this stunning home including, security alarm system, CCTV, zoned underfloor gas central heating to the principle rooms, luxuriously appointed kitchen and bathrooms, sleek powder coated aluminium double glazed windows and doors.

The property is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with a block paviour driveway providing parking for several cars leading to a detached double garage with an electric shutter door. A security gate to the side of the garage and steps lead up to a private front garden with an artificial lawn and a sun patio area.

Double opening front doors access a bright entrance hall with cupboard space, a cloakroom, utility room and dining room with patio doors to the front garden. Engineered light oak wood flooring, continues through the hall into the sitting room via double doors. This spacious, open room overlooks Poole Harbour and benefits from sliding patio doors, onto a large sun terrace with composite decking and external steps down to the rear garden. Open to the sitting room is a superb kitchen/breakfast area with a tiled floor, contemporary units, Corian work tops and integral appliances including a Quooker boiling hot water tap, two eye level Siemens ovens, tall refrigerator and separate tall freezer, dish washer and a halogen hob with extractor over.

A flight of stairs lead from the sitting room down to a TV/snug room with a light oak floor a kitchenette area and a pair of sliding patio doors onto a rear sun patio and garden. There are doors that lead from the TV/snug to a shower room and a fourth bedroom/study also with patio doors to the rear patio and garden.

From the entrance hall stairs lead up to a first floor landing with a walk in airing cupboard. The main bedroom suite overlooks Poole Harbour and has its own private balcony as well as a large beautifully fitted walk in wardrobe and a luxuriously appointed bath/shower room, with a freestanding bath overlooking the Harbour. At this first floor level there are two additional double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes and luxury en suites.

From the rear garden some steps lead down to a lower garden area where there is a lovely detached beach house
with a planked floor, power and ceiling spot lights and a storage room to the rear with a veranda/ sun deck and a small artificial lawn area stretching down to the front beach and overlooking Poole harbour. This building could always be converted to a boat house if required as it is at beach/harbour level directly adjacent to the shoreline.

NB Photographs taken December 2020 and stock aerial photo of Sandbanks.


Poole is one of the most exciting places to live on the South Coast, with the second largest natural harbour in the world. These waters are famous for year-round sports including windsurfing, kite surfing and many sailing facilities.

Sandbanks is renowned for its award winning golden sandy beaches, that are complemented by extensive promenades, beachside cafes and prestigious restaurants. Rick Stein's highly successful signature restaurant on Sandbanks is a favourite with locals, as well as visitors and is a pleasant level walk away as are other amenities which the area has to offer.

The towns of Poole and Bournemouth are conveniently located for the perfect lifestyle where there is an abundance of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars together with excellent facilities for bathing, golfing and access to the flagship dealership for Sunseeker luxury yachts. You can also catch the ferry to Brownsea Island and Swanage which is a gateway town for exploring the Jurassic Coast.

Local mainline stations connect to London Waterloo in just under 2 hours. The M27 and M3 provide links to major towns and cities, such as Southampton, Winchester and London. For international connections, Bournemouth Airport is 14 miles away.

There is comprehensive shopping at the local town centres of Poole, Bournemouth and further afield at Southampton and Salisbury.

Good local schools are numerous and include Canford School, Bournemouth and Poole Grammar schools, Bournemouth Collegiate, Talbot Heath and Park School.

Championship golf is available at Parkstone Golf Course and other local highly regarded clubs at Ferndown and Broadstone.

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.

Poole is steeped in history and you can get the real essence of the heritage in the Old Town, this is where you will find Poole Museum, which is set in a Victorian quayside warehouse and regularly hosts exhibitions and cultural events.

The local area is a haven for nature lovers and there are many events in the area that allow you to experience the richness of wildlife in Poole and Dorset. There are bespoke bird-watching cruises and nature trails to enjoy.

Poole Harbour 20 metres
Rick Stein restaurant 400 metres
Sandbanks Ferry 750 metres
Tesco Express 0.75 mile
Lilliput shops 1.2 miles
Canford Cliffs amenities 1.25 miles
Poole town centre 3.25 miles
Bournemouth town centre 5 miles
Bournemouth Airport 14 miles
London 110 miles (2 hours by train)

All times and distances are approximate

Square Footage: 3,335 sq ft


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The Horseshoe, Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset, BH13


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Parkstone Station2.4 miles
  • Poole Station2.7 miles
  • Branksome Station3.0 miles
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