7 Elmhurst - an apartment that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms
Mr Sagdat Bolatovich
- English, German, Russian
Everything you need/ great location
The flat was located in the perfect area for us. It has everything you need and is nicely payed out. We enjoyed the location very easy to get to everything. The underground parking garage was very convenient. We found the beds not very comfortable but not unusual in a rental and the flat was clean but not super clean; so depending how picky you are in regards to cleanliness just something to keep in mind. Rental company was very accommodating and easy to work with. Overall a great flat in a great location.
Great location and amenities
Minutes walk to the beach. Short walk up to Westbourne to supermarkets, banks, shops, restaurants and bars.
If you don’t have a car this location is perfect as it’s also on the yellow bus 7 route into the Town centre.
Nice and quiet and the flat is clean and has everything you need for self service.
First impressions clean and bright public areas and well presented flat. The underground parking a big plus.
The flat is a bit dark because of the trees so close to the balcony and the sun hardly ever reaches it. The shower is minuscule and I am glad we are not overweight. I did not know you could get shower as small as this.
There are a few maintenance jobs required. 5 halogen bulbs to be replaced, shaver light in shower room does not work and toilet seat in bathroom does not stay up.
Overall the kitchen is well equipped. While we are not alcoholics and ate out a lot we found that there were only 2 wine glasses and 3 cups and saucers for a 4 bedded flat. Half a dozen wine glasses and highball glasses would not go amiss. A few cushions would make the settees more comfortable.
A bit inconvenient to have to deliver the keys to the agent in the rush hour traffic.
Overall a very nice property, convenient for the beach at Alum Chine but well out of the city for evening dining.
This property, located in Alum Chine is a short walk from the stunning tropical gardens - somewhere perhaps to sit, relax and read some Thomas Hardy (an author synonymous with Dorset). You will find the golden beach stretches for seemingly unending miles to Hengistbury Head in one direction and Canford Cliffs in another - both stunning sights. In the summer months there is a lifeguard on duty all day and the children's play area is perfect for letting off some steam. The word "chine" comes from the Saxon word ‘Cinan,' meaning gap or ridge which carries the water out to sea - Alum Chine being a beautiful example of this. Slightly further afield is the area of Westbourne, known in Dorset for its boutique shops and high-quality restaurants. Sitting to the West of Alum Chine is the prosperous and naturally beautiful area of Sandbanks - famous for its high property values, it is a popular site for water sports, especially windsurfing and parasailing. Take the chain ferry from Sandbanks to Studland and head up to Old Harry Rocks where you'll be greeted with amazing views of the coastline. On the way back why not stop and quench your thirst in the local pub or even have a spot of lunch.
As well as its premier league football team, Bournemouth hosts three internationally renowned theatres and several music venues where you can see many top touring bands or side splitting comedians. Located on the beautiful coastline, the town is bordered by the channel, a stretch of water historically significant: from the invasion of William the Conqueror and his Norman knights, to the Battle of Britain in the Second World War. The town is populated with a huge variety of high-street shops and two Michelin star restaurants: Arbor and Neo. The square separating Bournemouth's long high street plays host to a huge variety of entertainment - from drumming bands and circus skills in the summer; to outdoor carol concerts and the Christmas market in the winter time. On the seafront sits Bournemouth Oceanarium: explore what swims beneath the ocean and find your underwater adventure. At the end of August each year, the town hosts Bournemouth Air Festival, one of the largest air shows in Europe, combining aerobatic prowess, naval efficiency, and many exhibitions at ground level. If military history is your cup of Dorset tea, why not visit the Bovington Tank Museum and understand why the metal machine's history is inter-linked with Dorset's own.