Branksome Wood House
Located in Poole, Dorset
Branksome Wood House is a detached house is set in the village of Poole, near Sandbanks, and can sleep 10 people in five bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 10
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 5
- Pet Friendly: No
Branksome Wood House is a wonderful detached house situated in the village of Poole, Dorset. Hosting five bedrooms; a master room with en-suite bathroom, a king-size with en-suite bathroom, a king-size (zip/link) with en-suite wet room, a twin (zip/link) with en-suite bathroom, and a twin with en-suite bathroom, this property can sleep up to ten people. Inside you will also find a kitchen, dining room, sitting room with a wood burner, and a study. Not forgetting the indoor pool, hot tub and sauna. To the outside is off-road parking and one acre of gated gardens. Located in a lovely setting with much to enjoy, Branksome Wood House is a precious retreat in a lovely part of England.
Branksome Wood House is a unique architect-designed detached house set within 1 acre of gated gardens found along a private road in Poole. Sleeping 10 in 5 en suite bedrooms this is the perfect property for socialising with an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, pizza oven and fire pit. The indoor pool area includes a bar area, dining table and chairs, woodburning stove and plenty of sofas to relax in. Every attention to detail has been given to every part of the property both inside and out to ensure your stay here is as memorable as the setting. If you can drag yourself away from Branksome Wood House it is a 15-minute walk to Branksome Chine, a fantastic golden sandy beach on the edge of Sandbanks and Poole. Discover the National Trust's Brownsea Island, the birthplace of the Scout movement or the famous landmarks along the Isle of Purbeck including Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle. Lots of places to eat out including the best Fish and Chips shop Chez Fred, The Plantation, The Cliff and the Rick Stein restaurant. Petit Prince offers the best coffee and cakes for that light snack.
The accommodation at Branksome Wood House comprises a sitting room with electric wood burner and patio doors leading to the garden with Freeview TV, DVD player, WiFi and a selection of books, games and DVDs. There is a study with a well-stocked library, a dining room with a large table and chairs for 10 and a leisure complex including an indoor pool, sauna, changing facilities, dining area and sitting room. The kitchen has an AGA with a gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and a range of accessories and utensils. Upstairs there are five bedrooms. The master has a king-size bed with an en suite bath with a handheld shower, a separate shower, basin and toilet. Bedroom two is a king-size double with en suite roll-top bath, handheld shower, basin and toilet. Bedroom three is a king-size double with an en suite wet room. Bedroom four is a twin with en suite bath, basin and toilet and bedroom five is a twin with en suite power shower over bath, basin and toilet.
Outside is a gated, landscaped garden extending to 1 acre including seating areas with a fire pit and pizza oven. A hot tub on the decking is a great place to relax and enjoy views over the garden. There is plenty of off-road parking. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Gas central heating with electric wood burners
- AGA gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
- TVs with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
- Fuel, power and starter pack for fire included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Off-road parking
- 1 acre of gated gardens, with hot tub, pizza oven, table and chairs
- Heated indoor pool and leisure area
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 1 mile
- Note: Swimming pool towels also provided
- Note: No stag/hen or similar
Poole is a large, pretty town, with so much to offer. It has a beautiful natural harbour that is the largest natural harbour in Europe. Across from Poole harbour is Brownsea Island. This is a Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust, with the north side of the Island managed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust. Only a small population lives on the island itself. The island has a castle a gift shop, a cafe, and an outdoor centre - you could be lucky enough to see one of the native red squirrels. The town has a vast number of shops, a shopping centre, supermarkets, a choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs.
Poole has four beaches (five if you include Sandbanks) that have won more Blue Flag awards than any other UK resort. The soft, golden sands are cleaned and raked every day of the year. Shore Road beach offers a gently sloping beach and safe, clean water. There is a launch zone for kitesurfers and windsurfers here. Canford Cliffs beach is a tranquil area with a steep, sandy cliff that is a haven for wildlife and is a great beach to relax on. Branksome Beach allows pets all year round. There is also a sandy harbour beach to visit at the nearby village of Hamworthy.
Summer Breeze on the Quay is a free music and firework event every Thursday in late July and August. Plus, every Friday evening is the Quay for my Car event that has a different theme each week, from Beetles to American muscle cars. Grooves on the Green is an annual music event in Parkstone, Poole with 2 music stages and entertainment. In addition, in the middle of June come and enjoy Paye Day, Poole's annual pirate day including the infamous Pirate Parade. Tower Park is a waterpark and swimming pool, cinema, bowling, soft play and bingo under one roof, making it a great visit for all the family all year round.