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Beautiful sea-side apartment, a few minutes’ walk from the beach

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Two bedrooms, both en-suite. Sleeps 4. Sea glimpses. Excellent facilities.

Beautiful sea-side apartment, recently refurbished to a high standard. Featuring top quality beds and mattresses, this comfortable, light & spacious holiday apartment is located just a few minutes’ walk from Boscombe Pier (0.3 miles) and its blue flag beach, and within 1.7 miles of Bournemouth Pier. The apartment has two en-suite bedrooms and can comfortably sleep 4 people and an infant.

The apartment is located within prestigious Burlington Mansions, an historic former hotel still retaining many period features including a grand foyer with revolving door entrance. The apartment is located on the second floor and there is a lift to all floors. You can access the communal gardens including the large communal sun terrace for sunbathing and BBQ. There is a bike rack in the grounds.

Apartment Facilities

Bed linen and towels are provided, and we can offer a mid-stay linen change for a two-week stay. A travel cot and highchair are provided. Other facilities include fitted wardrobes in both bedrooms, gas central heating and free Wi-Fi internet.

There is one allocated parking space for the apartment, and additional free on-street parking is available nearby.

The master bedroom with en-suite shower room has a king-sized bed with pocket-sprung mattress and goose feather and down bedding. Anti-allergy pillows are also available. The curved turret windows offer glimpses of the sea with the Purbeck cliffs beyond.

The second bedroom, which also has an en-suite bathroom, has twin single beds, again with pocket-sprung mattresses. These beds can be positioned together to form a super-king sized bed.

The spacious lounge/dining room has a 32” flat-screen TV with Freeview and DVD player. The dining table and chairs can seat up to 5 people. The kitchen is newly tiled and well equipped with full-height fridge-freezer, electric oven and gas hob with 5 burners, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine/tumble dryer.

Local Facilities

There are plenty of great places to visit within a few minutes’ walk from the apartment. The lovely Boscombe Spa Village offers a coastal activity park, surf centre and shops, restaurants and cafés. Surf boards, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards are available to hire on the Overstrand.  The iconic Boscombe pier has a music trail for the kids and traditional kiosks selling beach goods. Make sure you try the delicious local Purbeck Ice Cream. The Pier makes a great place to watch Bournemouth’s fireworks display every Friday in the summer season and of course, the annual Bournemouth Air Festival and new Wheels Festival. Tree lined Boscombe Chine Gardens with its playground, water play area and basketball court is also a short walk away.

From the pier you can walk or cycle along the seafront promenade easterly to Southbourne or westerly to Poole Sandbanks peninsula ending at the jazz café.

Shopping facilities in Boscombe’s traffic free pedestrian precinct are a few minutes’ walk inland and a market is held on Thursdays and Saturdays.

History

Burlington Mansions, formerly the Burlington Hotel, was built by Sir Henry Drummond Wolff (an English diplomat and politician) in the mid nineteenth century in Italian Renaissance style, with 200 bedrooms and gardens sweeping down to the sea. Wolff was also the man behind Boscombe Chine Gardens and sought to develop Boscombe Spa as a resort.

In nearby Boscombe town centre, the impressive Royal Arcade was opened by the Duke of Connaught (Queen Victoria’s third son) in 1893 and is still open today as a shopping mall.

Notes

Sorry, no single-gender groups, no Hen/Stag parties, no pets.

More Details

Property Manager
Alison
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Alison

Alison usually meets and greets new guests at the apartment upon check-in at 4pm. However if you need to arrive later, a key can be made available by prior arrangement for self check-in at any time.

Alison has lived in Bournemouth for many years and is happy to provide advice about the local area, good eateries, etc.

Why Alison chose World

Just a few minutes away near the pier, Boscombe Spa Village has an activity park for adults and children alike, with outdoor gym, table tennis a climbing rock and music trail on the pier for the children. The promenade is great place for walking, running, roller blading or cycling (but check out the leaflet on how and when in the hamper)

If you’re keen on water sports, Sorted Surf Shop and the Surf Centre hire wet suits and equipment for surfing, kayaking and stand up paddle-boarding. They offer tuition too. Lifeguards are on duty at Boscombe, Bournemouth and Southbourne looking out for your safety.

What makes this apartment unique

While you are in Beautiful Dorset you can take the opportunity to visit the World Heritage Jurassic Coast of the Purbecks. The most fun way is to drive to the chain car ferry at Sandbanks via the luxury houses of the Sandbanks Peninsula or if you feel energetic you can cycle along the Promenade from the apartment to the ferry. There is a Jazz Café at the end of Panorama Road for a coffee stop and many famous pubs on the Purbeck Coastal Path.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment around the World around the

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms are en-suites.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The master bedroom with en-suite shower room has a king-sized bed with pocket-sprung mattress and goose feather and down bedding. Anti-allergy pillows are also available. The curved turret windows offer glimpses of the sea with the Purbeck cliffs beyond. The second bedroom, which also has an en-suite bathroom, has twin single beds, again with pocket-sprung mattresses. These beds can be positioned together to form a super-king sized bed. Fitted wardrobes in both bedrooms. A hair-dryer is provided. A travel cot and high-chair are provided in the apartment.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful sea-side apartment, a few minutes’ walk from the beach
average rating of 4.75 based on 28 reviews
5

Smart, comfortable apartment with everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I wanted a comfortable base for a holiday on the south coast. With good parking and relatively quick access to other towns along this section of coast, this was an ideal spot.

Although the original intention was for Alison to meet us when we arrived at the apartment, this was changed shortly before the break started. Not that it mattered. The instructions provided for us to gain access were straightforward and easy to follow, and Alison contacted us to make sure we'd got in all right.

The apartment itself had everything we needed, even if we decided to stay in for a day or so. When it came to meals, we had a mixed week of eating out and in. The kitchen provided us with all we needed to accommodate that, and we could have eaten in all the time if we wanted.

As there were only two of us, only one of the beds had been made up. However, during the course of the week, my partner was ill and we realised it would be better if we slept separately one night. A brief text exchange with Alison meant we were able to find bedding for one of the other beds and make it up fairly promptly. The impression from all our contact with her was that she would do all she could to assist us.

Although there are no immediate plans to return to the area, we would be more than happy to use this apartment again if we do.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your for yourself kind comments Graeme. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. You are very welcome to return again anytime
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4

Nice Charater Apartment outside of City centre

  • 4 of 5

We were a family of 4 adults, 1 adult requiring elevator and handicap ramp for which we all really appreciated these features. The apartment was clean, attractive and spacious, with 1 large bedroom and 1 very small bedroom and having 2 bathrooms was great. Alison was delightful and most helpful. If you don't want to be in the city centre, we would highly recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful apartment

  • 5 of 5

A well-appointed apartment, clean and comfortable, lots of hot water, 2 bathrooms, lift, car parking space. Delightful.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments. You are welcome to return again anytime and can contact me directly to save booking fees
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4

Comfortable tastefully decorated apartment

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this apartment for Christmas. Alison gave us a very nice hamper and a lovely Christmas card. The apartment was decorated with an unusual Christmas tree

and other lovely fairy lights. Milk and bread too.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cynthia, it was lovely to have guests in the apartment over Christmas and good to make things homely and have an opportunity to spread some Christmas cheer with decorations. I'm glad you appreciated the welcome hamper and I hope it added to your enjoyment of Christmas in Bournemouth. I would be very happy to welcome you both again
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5

Very comfortable and great location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable apartment and well equipped. Close to restaurants, shops and bus stops. Short walk to the beach. We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

clean, comfortable, well equipped, and close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

as above

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
8.9 Kilometres
Bournemouth
Nearest Ferry
52 Kilometres
Southampton
Nearest Train
2.5 Kilometres
Bournemouth
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Boscombe beach
Car: not necessary

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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