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Lakeside Road, Branksome Park, Poole. Guide price £1,850,000 Stunning traditional style detached four bedroom family residence set in a highly sought after location offering well proportioned accommodation in excess of 3400 sq.ft. EPC:B

Pearce Avenue, Lilliput, Poole. Guide price £1,349 ,000 Brand new substantial 4 bedroom family home located in one of Lilliput’s most exclusive roads. High end modern specification with traditional look to the exterior. EPC:B

Chaddesley Glen, Canford Cliffs, Poole. Guide price £1,299,950 Magnificent 1st floor apartment in an exclusive gated development on the cliff top offering arguably some of the finest elevated views across Sandbanks and Poole Bay. EPC:C

Clifton Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole. Guide price £775,000 Built in 1998 and well positioned on a popular road, this nicely proportioned 4 bedroom house is well finished throughout with particularly spacious bedrooms. Well placed for the amenities of Canford Cliffs village. EPC:C

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NEWS The latest local news

16 RETAIL THERAPY 26 SOMERS HOUSE DESIGNS Somers House Style

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SOMERS HOUSE

GARDENING PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT 52 AJ DEVELOPMENTS

LOCAL PROPERTIES

Reformed Plastics

135 LET THERE BE LIGHT Green Stamp Electrical

136 PICK THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE

60 ON THE MARKET

MOTORING

80 TOP PROPERTIES

138 MOTORING NEWS

128 HOUSE HUNTER

ASK THE EXPERT

What’s new

FOOD & DRINK

63 CHERRY MORTGAGE

142 ALL TORODE’S LEAD TO HOME

106 DIARY OF A LETTING AGENT

144 CAFÉ BOSCONOVA

HOME IMPROVEMENTS 4

130 GARDEN

124 LIVEN IT UP

Recipes

Food Review

146 CAFÉ ROUGE Food Review

148 CHEWING THE FAT Recipes


INTERVIEW 150 CATE BLANCHETT It’s all about the people

HEALTH & BEAUTY 151 FITTER THAN FIT 152 CHIC

SCENE ON THE COVER

154 EVENLINES Celebrating 8 successful years

Find out what has been happening at MK Estates. Design courtesy of the Top Cat Media Group.

156 PUZZLES

See pages 48 & 49

158 WHAT’S ON

ABOUT US

159 RECRUITMENT The latest local jobs

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NEWS

The latest news storys in your area.

THE BUY TO LET MORTGAGE MARKET IS SOARING! According to data analysts Moneyfacts, investment in buy to let property is continuing to soar despite more regulation being introduced. The data from Moneyfacts suggests that lenders are offering increased incentives to attract customers; average rates have fallen dramatically and the number of mortgage products that have no arrangement fee have more than doubled in just one year. Andy Hill, Lettings Manager for Bournemouth Busy branch comments; “This is great news for landlords and tenants alike” Andy continues “With more choice of buy to let products and easier access to finance it will open more doors for investors and a wider availability of rental properties for applicants looking”. If you are looking at investing in property for the first time or looking to expand your current portfolio then please contact Andy Hill on 01202 544644 or email andy.hill@ goadsby.com

COLEMAN OFFER PRACTICAL WINTER BOAT CARE ADVICE TO REDUCE INSURANCE RISKS

NO SWEAT: GYMFREE SLIMMING

Coleman Insurance Brokers is offering practical advice to boat owners to ensure that their boats are put into hibernation for the winter in good condition, thereby making their re-commissioning in the Spring a much more straightforward task, and reducing potential insurance risks.

We all love the idea of getting in shape without all the hard work of gym, exercise or restrictive diets. But can you really get results?

At this time of year many people move from harbour moorings to a marina berth or ashore in the boat yard and we would always recommend checking with your insurance company if there are restrictions on the time that you are able to stay on a particular mooring. Advice for preparing your engine for winter will alter depending on your plan of use over the winter and the type of installation. Care of your vessel’s engine during any period of inactivity is crucial as this is the time when most damage to engines is done. Common problems are internal corrosion, electrolysis and frost damage. Unless you are a particular expert you should talk to your engineer about what are the best practises for your individual engine as there are so many different options and they can vary significantly depending on your boat and engine type.

Consider who is going to keep an eye on your boat if you are unable to make regular visits yourself. This is so important to do as things can go wrong and we have had incidents when power has failed on those coldest of nights, mooring warps have broken in the winds and fenders have moved. Problems such as these require immediate correction. It is important that you don’t just abandon your boat when not in use and that you can show due diligence to your insurer. Concluding, Tony advised, “We urge boat owners to put in place a plan to maintain and protect your boat over the winter months which will help provide trouble free enjoyment of your boat going forward. The tips that I have given in this article are intended as useful information only and I would always strongly recommend that a boat owner refers to their owner’s manual for manufacturer’s advice and guidance and always looks to seek the advice of professionals when in doubt.” Visit www.thecolemangroup.co.uk more information.

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FOX & SONS WELCOMES LAUNCH OF HELP TO BUY ISA The Help to Buy ISA launches on 1st December 2015 and local estate agency Fox & Sons in Poole is advising aspiring home owners to take advantage of this Government backed scheme and start their journey towards owning their first home. The new ISAs, which will be available through selected banks and building societies, will see first time buyer’s savings given a 25% boost from the government, and are designed to help prospective homeowners towards their first step onto the property ladder. The Help to Buy ISA will see individuals given a £50 bonus for every £200 that they can save each month, up to £3,000 and will be available to take out for up to four years for homes worth up to £450,000 in London and £250,000 outside the capital. “This is a great incentive to get people saving for a deposit for their first home and in

particular those aspiring home owners who may be struggling to raise a large deposit,” says William Shouler, Branch Manager at Fox & Sons. “The Help to Buy ISA sits nicely alongside the other Help to Buy schemes which enables purchasers to buy a home with only a 5% deposit.“ “Couples can also benefit individually, doubling the amount of savings to potentially receive £6,000 in Government contributions,” adds William Shouler. “We would highly recommend that aspiring home owners take advantage of this fantastic initiative and predict that it will bring a welcome boost to the UK housing market.” For more information on the local property visit your local Fox & Sons branch at Poole or call 01202 672736 For more information on the Government backed Help to Buy scheme: www.helptobuy.gov.uk

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According to Helen, a happy customer of The Slimming Rooms in Parkstone, the answer is a resounding yes! “I genuinely feel like this is working. I’ve tried so many faddy diets, Slimming World, Weight Watchers but after two treatments [with The Slimming Rooms], my trousers are baggier and I feel better.” “It’s encouraging me to be more active, to I walk more after work, and also to really think about what I’m eating and what I’m feed my children as well. So I really feel like this journey is going really well for me. I’m really, really positive about it.” “If you’re like me and you’ve got loads of things going on in the day and you’re really busy, you haven’t got time to go to the gym or have a personal trainer or anything like that then this is really, really good, it’s very quick and safe, and also it makes you think about your lifestyle in general – it’s kind of educational as well. Absolutely, I would definitely recommend it.” Right now, The Slimming Rooms are offering a free consultation and demonstration to all new customers. On top of that, they guarantee inch loss – if you don’t lose size in any of your treatments then they’ll give you your next treatment for free so you’ve got nothing to lose! You can book now by visiting www. theslimmingrooms.co.uk/housemag or by calling 01202 922523 and quoting “House Magazine”.


NEWS

YOUhome TEAM MEMBER GAINS ARLA LEVEL 3 TECHNICAL AWARD YOUhome are delighted to announce that Lettings Manager, Simon Whitlock has successfully passed his NFoPP Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Lettings & Property Management. Simon joined YOUhome following a successful career with another large independent agent, where over 8 years he gained much experience in all aspects of the lettings industry including a period as a property manager. After joining YOUhome, Simon made the decision to study towards his level 3 NFoPP award. Simon said, “Since joining YOUhome I have been provided the fantastic opportunity and support to underpin my years of experience with a qualification (NFoPP Technical Award in Residential Property Letting and Management Level 3) recognised by both the public and industry, which has allowed me to join the Association of Residential Lettings Agents as a member.” YOUhome is proud to be one of the few local estate agents to be regulated and accredited by both the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Association of Residential Letting Agents, and as such, is committed to transparency and client-care, meaning the service to its clients will meet the highest professional and ethical standards.

HAIR COLOUR FOR 2016 IS ABOUT TO GET MORE PLAYFUL! Scissors in Bournemouth are using colour specialist techniques to create looks that are bang on trend this season. Emma has been specialising in hair colour for 2 years and explains why she is so passionate about it, “Colour excites me and there’s nothing better than seeing a clients transformation. Taking catwalk trends then bringing them to the high street giving my clients the confidence that oozes from them when they look and feel amazing”. The red head is back and unleashed and celebrities rocking the red head envy are actresses such Christina Hendricks, Emma stone and January Jones. Even super model Karen Elson is the ultimate poster girl for fabulous and fiery red head locks.

Emma explains that if you’re a blonde for example, add in softer powdered tone to your root area to add texture and body to your style, this is a great high fashion way of making your blonde easier to maintain. Within the salon they bespoke every one of their colours to the client by doing a perfect couture colour consultation, using skin tone analysis to choose the correct tonality within the colour pallet to keep it modem and bring out the natural highs and lows of the skin tone, giving a beautiful, enhancing result. To book a consultation with Emma call Scissors Bournemouth on 01202 290 888.

Emma continues, “Think the richer the colour the better, team a colour palette with fluid freehand transitions of warmth and you will be bang on trend! “This should appear effortless, it’s a creative colour look, achieved by using a freehand technique, only created by a hair colour specialist. Myself and my team can help you to achieve a look that works for you and that enhances your skin tone.”

PLANNING GRANTED FOR NEW BLOCK OF FLATS IN WESTBOURNE Bourn Homes Ltd are delighted to announce there latest success in obtaining planning on a controversial building in Westbourne. Bourn Homes land Director Alex Meineck commented “it has been a long winded process but we are very happy with the outcome, after concerns from neighbours and parking restrictions we managed to satisfy the local authorities and now will be replacing 15 Westbourne Park Road which has been a local eyesore with a new building of 8 apartments which we aim to sell as starter homes”. Managing Director Bradley Bourn commented “we worked closely with the local authorities and town planners in an

effort to stick to the guidelines and please local residence who we understand had been unhappy with the building for years”. Bourn Homes Ltd are a locally based property investment and lettings company who are currently looking for land or property suitable for redevelopment. Bradley and Alex can be contacted on 01202 052946, 07590 684477, 07989 946176 www.bournhomesltd.co.uk.

DIAMOND TIME AT DIVERSE ABILITIES 60TH ANNIVERSARY GALA BALL Diverse Abilities celebrated its 60th anniversary in true style this month at its first ever gala ball, held at Poole Lighthouse, raising over £60,000 for the charity that supports children and adults with disabilities in Dorset, and their families. The Diamond Gala Ball was a spectacular event with over 400 people attending. Adults and families the charity supports, Diverse Abilities staff, sponsors, other members of the local community and sports personalities, Anya Kay the charity’s ambassador and football pundit Graham Souness, had a memorable time from the moment they walked in on the red carpet until carriages arrived at 1am. The monies raised at the Diamond Gala Ball, and other events Diverse Abilities run every year, has a huge impact on the children, adults and families the charity supports. Without the help of the local community Diverse Abilities could not run its services and make a difference to those it cares for, providing children and adults a future they deserve and also being a lifeline to parents. For further information about Diverse Abilities, please visit www. diverseabilities.org.uk or call 01202 718266.

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NEWS DIGITAL AGENCY WELCOMES FIVE NEW RECRUITS The latest news storys in your area.

BARNABAS CHRISTMAS FAYRE Barnabas, the adult day opportunity hub run by Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, is holding its annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday 12 December from 11am – 1pm and whole of the community are invited. The event will be full off seasonal fun and activities with an array of stalls, a tombola, raffle and even Father Christmas! There will also be plenty of games for the little ones and mince pies too. There are also opportunities to have a stall at the event and, therefore Barnabas is inviting local people to get in touch if they would like to sell or promote any products. Please call Chelsey on 01202 739560. Barnabas is located at 13-15 Manor Avenue, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4LB. For more information regarding Diverse Abilities or Barnabas please visit www.diverseabilities.org. uk or ‘like’ the charity on Facebook at www.facebook. com/diverseabilitiesplus or ‘follow’ on Twitter at www. twitter.com/DiverseAbility.

Poole-based digital marketing agency Bespoke 4 Business has recently welcomed five new recruits due to an increase in client demand for their online marketing services and an influx of new business opportunities. Joining the team as Junior Project Managers are nineteen year olds Sam Ford and Karrah Smith, both of whom will be working as part of the website team. Keen digital enthusiasts, they will be using their design and IT skills to help build websites for a wide range of clients and will be training alongside senior web developers to further their knowledge. Nikita Spice, 23, a fashion journalism graduate from the London College of Fashion, has joined as a website content administrator to develop content for websites and email marketing campaigns.

telemarketing to develop high quality, genuine business leads for clients. Director Anthony Tilley, who leads the business, is pleased to see the expansion and have the opportunity to invest in young talent, “We’ve been expanding our services recently in response to client demand so I’m delighted to have been able to recruit our new team members”. “As a business, we are keen to offer career opportunities for young people where we can invest in their training and development so they can progress through our business and enjoy a varied and exciting career path. I’m confident they will be as asset to our already talented team and help us to establish Bespoke 4 Business as one of the South’s leading digital marketing agencies”.

Simone Thomas Salon, Bournemouth, has been recognised with an award for excellence from SalonSpy, the leading online review community for salons across the UK. The multi-award winning hair salon owned by UK leading hair loss expert, Simone Thomas, has achieved a five star rating from SalonSpy and a Certificate of Excellence. The Simone Thomas Salon in Westbourne, Bournemouth, received the Certificate of Excellence in recognition of the 140 plus stellar reviews which the salon has received on the national salon review site. The certificate celebrates the salon’s outstanding achievements, consistently receiving five-star reviews for its service, value, results, cleanliness and atmosphere.

Completing the new line-up are Danielle Weeks and Ruby Marquet-Horwood, who have both joined Bespoke’s fast-growing lead generation division. As part of their new role, they will be using a variety of online and offline techniques including CRM development, email marketing and

Simone has said of the award: “I am so pleased that people have gone online and recognised our efforts. We strive to give people confidence and help them feel good and it’s great to know that our clients feel we truly have. We strongly believe that the client always deserves exceptional service in a fantastic salon environment.”

CONSERVATORIES: THE MOST VERSATILE ROOM IN YOUR HOME? the benefits of toughened glass for peace of mind. We’ve even seen conservatories used as home gyms or meditation areas, perfect for saving on those expensive gym memberships.

Simone Thomas Salon’s skilled team have been committed to being the best all-encompassing hair salon in Bournemouth. The Simone Thomas Salon has clients from all over the UK and Europe and has been recognised with a multitude of awards on both a regional and national level.

So, the only question left to answer is what will you use your new conservatory for?

For more information visit www. simonethomas.com

Building a conservatory on your property can do a lot more than just provide somewhere to sit and read on a sunny day. Many homeowners wish they had more space in their home, but if you’re not in the position to consider a full extension, then maybe installing a conservatory is the answer. With modern conservatories now being built utilising the best insulation and double, or even triple, glazing they really have become an all-year-round room.

For more info on conservatories or any of the products Swain & Rands can offer visit www.swainandrands.co.uk or call the office 01202 536 422.

With such a vast range of styles now available, and even the option to design fully bespoke conservatories, there really is no limit to what your new space can be used for. We’ve seen conservatories used to extend kitchens and provide alternative dining spaces. As children’s playrooms, utilising

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LOWER PARKSTONE, poole

Bungalow located in a quiet residential road ø requiring complete redecoration and refurbishment ø Lilliput School catchment area ø Lilliput shops approximately 0.5 miles away ø EPC=D

Modern 4 bedroom detached house ø 3 bathrooms ø kitchen/dining room ø living room ø study ø utility room ø integral garage ø EPC=C

Guide £450,000

Guide £595,000

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CANFORD CLIFFS, poole

SANDBANKS, poole

Three bedroom apartment close to Canford Cliffs shops ø 3 receptions ø 2 bathrooms ø kitchen/breakfast room ø sun lounge & balcony ø double parking space ø EPC=C

Two stunning new detached house ø 4/5 bedrooms ø 4 bath/shower rooms ø study ø lounge/dining room ø open plan kitchen ø landscaped garden ø EPC=B

Guide £725,000

Prices from £1.075 million

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TALBOT WOODS, bournemouth

CANFORD CLIFFS, poole

Substantial house located on Talbot Woods most prestigious road ø large Southerly landscaped plot ø direct access to Meyrick Park ø 5 bedrooms ø 3 receptions ø top floor lounge/ games/study areas ø double garage ø EPC=D

Prime cliff top location with stunning sea and harbour views ø 3 bedrooms ø 3 bathrooms (2 ensuite) ø lounge/dining room ø 2 sun terraces ø kitchen/breakfast room ø utility ø double parking space ø EPC=C

Guide £1.25 million

Guide £1.335 million

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LILLIPUT, poole

SANDBANKS, poole

Spacious detached 5 bedroom waterfront house ø stunning views across Poole Harbour towards Brownsea Island ø located in an exclusive cul de sac ø within easy reach of Lilliput shops ø ø EPC=C

ø new state of the art 5 bedroom waterside house ø open plan kitchen/breakfast room ø open plan living & dining room ø balcony & terrace ø utility ø wet room ø boat store ø sun terrace ø EPC=B

Guide £2.485 million

Guide £3.6 million

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double garages. Located on the adjacent to the prestigious

• Integrated dishwasher, freezer, refrigerator and combination microwave

• Under floor heating to the ground floor with radiators upstairs (under floor throughout in Plots 24 & 25)

Ferndown Golf Course.

• Gas hob with glass splashback

site of the old Dormy hotel and

• Wine cooler Show Home (plot 16) now open 10am to 4pm, seven days a week. No appointment required.

• Quartz worktops with upstand • LED under cabinet lighting • Satin chrome electrical fittings

• Oak faced internal doors • Timber stairs with glass balustrade and oak handrail • Built-in wardrobes to bedrooms 1 and 2 offering substantial storage • PEAs band “B”

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Santa Please Stop Here Lit Sign, £12.00 www.bhs.co.uk

Homespun Reindeer Decoupage Christmas Tree Baubles, £7.99 www.homebase.co.uk

Light up Noel Sign, £25.00 www.direct.asda.com

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A magnificently presented detached character house situated within the Branksome Dene Estate of Alum Chine just a short walk away from the vibrant coffee culture and shops of Westbourne as well as the beaches just a short stroll down the chine itself.

An extraordinary and individual modern country house in a stunning location. Built originally in 1962 for the artist John Merton, Pound House is broadly Palladian in style and is a wide, single storey building with large windows over looking the gardens. It was extended in 1978 to include a garden room and a large studio complex including a workshop and dark room . The property currently has very high ceilings and brick parapets surrounding the roof which has good storage space.

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£379,950

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£249,950

Central Parkroom is a stunning of 36 garaging This third |flsmall oor purpose built apartment is six A luxuriously appointed beautifully refurbished town house complex Four bedrooms | fourcontemporary bathrooms |town garden This room | hall | drawing room | studio | dining | wine development cellar | integrated lake arboretum | over house constructed in 2013 to a very high

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stylish apartments overlooking the famous Sylvan and Lower Gardens

situated in a popular building in the heart of Branksome Park

Three bedrooms | Three bathrooms | Landscaped garden | Luxury kitchen | Car port

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Two Bedrooms | Open Plan Kitchen/Living Room | Large Balcony | Two Bathrooms | Two Allocated Spaces

Two double bedrooms | Two reception rooms | Bathroom & separate wc | South facing balcony | Garage

acres of close landto Westbourne standard

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GUADALMINA ALTA

A magnificent luxury villa located near the Almenara Hotel and “La Reserva” with views towards Valderrama and the Mediterranean. This family home has 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, home spa including sauna, jacuzzi and gymnasium. Stunning property in pristine condition.

A unique three bedroom, single level villa in Guadalmina Alta, with panoramic sea and mountain views, walking distance to the golf club and local amenities. This spacious property has a study, fully fitted kitchen and two garages.

€3,280,000 (£2,300,362*) WW156

€ 865,000 (£606,650*) WW381

Air conditioning | Alarm system/Intelligent Integrated System | Underfloor Heating

Golf Views | Central Heating | Landscaped Garden | Marble Floors | Open Fire Place | Jacuzzi Bath | Private Swimming Pool | Staff Accommodation | High quality materials

GUADALMINA ALTA

OJÉN €184,000 (£129,045*) WW441

€237,000 (£166,215*) WW407

ESTEPONA (DON PEDRO) €675,000 (£473,398*) WW429

PUERTO BANUS

FROM €900,000 (£630,512*) WW454 A beautiful two bedroom penthouse in the picturesque hills of La Mairena, Ojen. The Ready to move into. An immaculate second floor, A pretty, rustic style family villa with four Unique and luxurious 3 bedroom apartments property has wood flooring throughout, a fully fully furnished apartment with two bedrooms bedrooms and two bathrooms located within situated in a small high security complex fitted kitchen, stylish lounge | dining area with and two bathrooms. This lovely light and bright a very popular urbanisation on the outskirts near Puerto Banus. They consist of 3 a fireplace, leading to a large south east facing apartment is offered in very good condition of Estepona. The property also has a fully bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a guest toilet, £2,750,000 FREEHOLD terrace. This offers fantastic views of the Mijas with cream marble floors and hot and cold air self-contained studio in the basement and fully fitted kitchen, and a combined lounge mountains, Members of this community also conditioning throughout. The room sizes are private pool. and dining room. An extraordinary and individual modern country house in a stunning location. Built originally in 1962 for the artist Merton, Pound House is have automatic access to the El Soto Golf course, WithinJohn larger than average and the spacious terrace has En suite bathroom/ Fitted Kitchen | Four double walking distance Puerto Banus | 24 hr gym, spa, tennis and paddle facilities. views over the Guadalmina Golf Course. Security | Close to Golf Courses | Communal Pool bedrooms | Open Fireplaces | Private Pool |

OARE, WILTSHIRE

broadly Palladian in style and is a wide, single storey building with large windows over looking the gardens. It was extended in 1978 to include a 24 hour security | Alarm system | Concierge service

Separate Apartment | Close to Golf Courses

Air conditioning (Hot Cold ) | Breathtaking Sea views

and Gardens | High quality materials

garden room and a large studio complex including a workshop and dark room . The property currently has very high ceilings and brick parapets

Winkworth arewhich delighted introduce surrounding the roof has good to storage space.

their new office in Marbella working in association with Winkworth Westbourne. a truly and professional finding service. Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | gardenOffering room | hall | drawing roompersonal | studio complex | dining room | wine cellarproperty | integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six acres of land Whether you are looking for a holiday home, investment or are considering moving to the Costa Del Sol, our experienced team can guide you through the process and source your dream property. MARBELLA 941 BATTERSEA| 0034 7228880 9265 | 020 952 info@winkworth.es battersea@winkworth.co.uk

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OARE, WILTSHIRE £2,750,000 FREEHOLD An extraordinary and individual modern country house in a stunning location. Built originally in 1962 for the artist John Merton, Pound House is broadly Palladian in style and is a wide, single storey building with large windows over looking the gardens. It was extended in 1978 to include a garden room and a large studio complex including a workshop and dark room . The property currently has very high ceilings and brick parapets surrounding the roof which has good storage space. Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden room | hall | drawing room£699,950 | studio complex | dining room | wine cellar | integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six THE CHINES, LOWER PARKSTONE FROM acres of landa brand new exclusive development of four luxury town houses situated in a peaceful, leafy cul-de-sac within the cosmopolitan of Penn Hill. The properties The Chines, offer bespoke living accommodation finished to an exceptionally high standard throughout. We are currently offering clients the rare opportunity to secure their home off plan, with a completion set for Summer 2016.

POOLE | 01202 733000 BATTERSEA 7228 9265 | 020 pennhill@winkworth.co.uk battersea@winkworth.co.uk

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HONEYCOMBE CHINE £475,000

BOSCOMBE OVERCLIFF £289,950

This top floor apartment is set in the very popular, beach front Honeycombe Chine development which sits close to the redeveloped pier and promenade in Boscombe. Occupying an enviable position and one of the largest designs in the building this is definitely an apartment for anyone looking for coastal living.

This two bedroom maisonette is situated in a superb position just a short walk away from the award winning beaches and redeveloped pier at Boscombe whilst also being close to the shops. The property is in great order throughout with bright, spacious accommodation retaining many character features and enjoying sea glimpses.

Two double bedrooms with dressing room to master | Two bathrooms | Lounge diner | Modern kitchen | Two balconies with sea views | Secure underground parking

Split level maisonette | Two double bedrooms | Two bathrooms | Large lounge | Fitted kitchen | Balcony with sea glimpses | Allocated parking

BOSCOMBE £214,950

BOSCOMBE MANOR £299,950 HONEYCOMBE CHINE £249,950 SOUTHBOURNE £250,000

An immaculately presented two bedroom ground floor apartment set in this iconic development.

A very bright and spacious two bedroom ground floor garden apartment set in a character building close to the beach.

An immaculately presented two bedroom sixth floor apartment in the prestigious, gated Honeycombe Beach development.

This immaculately presented two bedroom ground floor flat is perfectly situated just 100 meters from the cliff top

Two double bedrooms | Modern bathroom | Large kitchen diner | Good size lounge | Private garden | Secure parking

Sixth floor | Two bedrooms | Two bathrooms | Lounge diner | Modern kitchen|

Ground floor | Two bedrooms | Two bathrooms | Large lounge diner | Kitchen breakfast room | Many character features | Superb communal gardens | Parking

Ground floor | Two bedrooms | Contemporary bathroom | Large lounge diner | Modern kitchen

OARE, WILTSHIRE £2,750,000 FREEHOLD An extraordinary and individual modern country house in a stunning location. Built originally in 1962 for the artist John Merton, Pound House is broadly Palladian in style and is a wide, single storey building with large windows over looking the gardens. It was extended in 1978 to include a garden room and a large studio complex including a workshop and dark room . The property currently has very high ceilings and brick parapets surrounding the roof which has good storage space.

QUEENS PARK £715,000 SOUTHBOURNE £140,000 SOUTHBOURNE £560,000 BOSCOMBE £127,500 A stunning and superbly spacious four bedroom very spacious two bedroom first |floor apartment An exceptionally six bedroom detached A well-presented first| wine floor apartment set in Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden Aroom | hall | drawing room studio complex | dining room cellar | integrated garaging | smallspacious lake arboretum | over six detached family home with extensive frontage.

set close to the heart of Southbourne.

diner| Conservatory | Landscaped grounds | Garage

First floor | Two bedrooms | One bathroom | Large lounge | Fitted kitchen | Double glazed

acres of land Four bedrooms | Two bathrooms | Large lounge

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a modern development situated close to Boscombe Pier.

family home situated in one of the area’s most popular roads

Modern purpose built development | One double bedroom | Modern shower room | Fitted kitchen | Close to local facilities

Detached family home | Six bedrooms | Two reception rooms | Two bathrooms | Garage and ample off road parking

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Westbourne | ÂŁ950 pcm Stunning character two bedroom apartment in period property Unfurnished | Available immediately | Long let | First floor | Ensuite to master | Gas heating | Two parking spaces

Branksome Park | ÂŁ975 pcm Spacious, light two bedroom apartment in Branksome Park Unfurnished | White goods | Ensuite to master | Southerly facing patio | Gas heating | Garage | Lift

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Boscombe Spa | ÂŁ299,950 A light and spacious apartment with spectacular sea views Large south facing balcony | Underground car park | Communal gardens | Two bedrooms | Two bathrooms | Excellent location | Well maintained block | Moments walk to the beach

Branksome Park | O.I.R.O ÂŁ850,000 Large single storey residence with impressive gardens and woodland. Five beds & five bathrooms | Flexible accommodation | Open plan kitchen / lounge | Double garage and off street parking | Substantial conservatory / garden room | Potential for annexe & loft conversion | Part exchange considered | Suitable for running a private business

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Our Services: Somers House Designs offer interior design services across Hampshire, Dorset and surrounding areas and have worked in Devon, Somerset, Wilshire, Surrey, West Sussex, London, and Hertfordshire. – For details on services offered by Somers House Designs visit our site at: www.somershousedesigns.co.uk

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Working with over 37 fabric brands

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Canford Cliffs

£1,500,000

Development opportunity, subject to planning

Site for 3 traditionally-styled, detached family houses in the heart of Canford Cliffs ■■ Quiet cul-de-sac location ■■ Planning expected to be determined early 2016 ■■ Level plot extending to approx 0.35 acres ■■ Initial enquiries of interest are being sought at ■■ Ideally located for Canford Cliffs Village and beach this stage ■■ 3 x four bedroom houses with garages ■■ Contact Berkeleys for further information.

Branksome Park

Guide Price £1,000,000

Delightful, recently refurbished, character cottage

Occupying a level, south-westerly plot in one of Branksome Park’s most desirable locations. ■■ Living room with study area ■■ Double garage ■■ Handmade French kitchen ■■ Southerly facing garden ■■ 3 Double bedrooms ■■ 0.24 acre plot ■■ En-suite & family bathroom ■■ Energy rating E

BERKELEYS CANFORD CLIFFS 1-3 HAVEN ROAD • CANFORD CLIFFS POOLE • DORSET • BH13 7LE 01202 708383

BERKELEYS ASSOCIATE OFFICE 121 PARK LANE, • MAYFAIR LONDON • W1K 7AG 020 7079 1535

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Evening Hill

£760,000

Stunning views over Poole Harbour

Canford Cliffs

£725,000

Views over golf course towards Poole Harbour New Instruction

Spacious and beautifully presented ground floor apartment ■■ ■■ ■■

Living/dining room Contemporary fitted kitchen Sun room, terrace

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3 Bedrooms (1 en-suite) Garage Energy rating D

Spacious third floor apartment within easy reach of Canford Cliffs Village ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■

Kitchen/breakfast room Dining room, living room Sun lounge, balcony Utility room, cloakroom

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3 Bedrooms En-suite & family bathroom Secure double parking Energy rating C

Branksome Park £415,000

Branksome Park £395,000

Stunning apartment on the Sandbanks Peninsula

Converted period development, pet friendly

Spacious first floor apartment

Spacious apartment, completely refurbished to a high standard

Ground floor apartment with southerly facing enclosed garden.

Within prestigious gated development ideally located for Westbourne

Sandbanks £599,950

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Kitchen/living/dining room 3 Bedrooms, master en-suite Family bathroom, utility Balcony, communal roof terrace Single garage Energy rating D

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Entrance hall Kitchen/dining/living area 2 Bedrooms En-suite & family bathroom Single garage & visitors’ parking Energy rating C

Residential Sales: 01202 708383 info@berkeleys.com

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Living/dining room Fully equipped kitchen 3 Bedrooms 2 En-suites & shower room Garage, west facing balcony Energy rating C

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Talbot Village

£449,950

Four Bedroom Detached family home in popular location

Bournemouth

New Instruction

East Cliff

Stunning character property

Well Presented Property • Detached Family Home • Master Bedroom With En Suite • Modern Fitted Kitchen

£200,000

Spacious two double bedroom apartment in sought after location

• Neutral Decor Throughout • Approx 1621 Sq ft • EPC Rating: D

• Two Double Bedrooms • Top Floor Apartment • Character Staircase

• Generous Accommodation • Approx 98 sq. Ft • EPC Rating: B

Bournemouth £165,000

Bournemouth Offers over £165,000

Bournemouth £90,000

A selection of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments in County Heights from £140,000

Immaculate Two Bedroom Apartment

One Bedroom First Floor Apartment

Attention Investors

Gated Development

Retirement Property

A Short Walk to Bournemouth Beach and the Town Centre

Two Double Bedrooms

Highly Convenient Location

• Refurbished Modern Accommodation • Two Double Bedrooms • Leasehold with 125 years remaining • Easy Walking Distance To Town & Beach • Approx 459 sq.ft • Energy Rating TBC

• Open plan living with Juliet Balcony • Family bathroom and en-suite shower room • Lift and telephone entry system • Allocated off road parking • Approx 527 sq.ft • Energy Rating: C

• Modern Fitted Kitchen • Double Bedroom • Well Presented • Allocated Parking • Approx 343sq.ft • Energy Rating: C

Residential Sales and Lettings Bournemouth: 01202 544500 bournemouth@youhome.co.uk 101 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1EP

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West Parley

£519,950

Superb four bedroom detached bungalow in sought after location

New Instruction

Bearwood

£375,000

Stunning four bedroom detached family home

No Chain

Spacious beautifully presented four bedrooms bungalow in quiet cul de sac

Large spacious family home in convenient location recently modernised

• Four bedrooms • Master with en suite • Much improved & updated

• Four Bedrooms • Modern kitchen & bathroom • Conservatory

• Private corner plot • Approx 1289 sq.ft. • EPC Rating: D

• Superb family residence • Approx 1337 sq.ft. • EPC Rating: D

Ferndown £349,000

Ferndown £325,000

Ferndown £289,950

Superb three bedroom detached bungalow in sought after location

Three bedroom semi-detached family home

Three bedroom semi-detached house in popular location

No Chain

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Stunning bungalow with beautifully kept gardens in quiet close with no forward chain

Well maintained modern family home on popular Camellias development in Ferndown

Beautifully presented house on popular Camellias development in Ferndown

• Three bedroom bungalow • Modern kitchen & shower room • Private front & rear gardens • Easy walking distance to town • Approx 1103 sq. ft. • EPC Rating: TBC

• Three bedroom semi-detached • Master with en suite • Conservatory • Modern kitchen & bathroom • Approx 900 sq.ft. • EPC Rating: D

• Three Bedrooms • Superb family home • Modern kitchen & bathroom • Parking & garage • Approx 781 sq.ft. • EPC Rating: C

Residential Sales and Lettings Ferndown: 01202 896496 ferndown@youhome.co.uk 531 Ringwood Road, Ferndown, BH22 9AQ

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Lettings Northbourne

£1,300 PCM

Three bedroom stylish bungalow

Ferndown

£1,295 PCM

Extremely well refurbished bungalow

New Instruction

Chalet bungalow in popular location

Well presented bungalow with garage.

• Three double bedroom • Spacious lounge/diner • Kitchen/breakfast room

• Three bedrooms • Modern family bathrooms • Bright and airy living room

• Converted garage/office space • Conservatory with access to garden • EPC Rating F

• Private rear garden • Modern kitchen with new boiler • EPC Rating D

Ferndown

Boscombe Spa

Ferndown

£1,150 PCM

£950 PCM

£950 PCM

Two/three bedroom house in West Parley

Two bedroom apartment in San Remo Towers

Rare garden apartment

New Instruction

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Garage and driveway parking

Spacious well appointed apartment in this iconic Art Deco complex

Impressively stylish apartment.

• Two double bedrooms • Study or third bedroom with shelves removed • Fantastic rear garden • Popular location • Driveway parking & garage • EPC Rating D

• Two double bedrooms • Two bathrooms • Secure underground parking • Balcony • Close to beach & pier • EPC Rating D

• Two double bedrooms • Two bathrooms • Spacious living/kitchen/dining room • Rear garden with decking • Modern kitchen with integrated appliances • EPC Rating C

Residential Lettings Bournemouth: 01202 544555 bournemouth-lettings@youhome.co.uk 101 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1EP

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Thinking of selling?

Still time to get you moved by Christmas!

Canford Cliffs Office Sales Lilliput Office Sales & Lettings

01202 700771 canfordcliffs@keydrummond.com 19 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, BH13 7LE

01202 700888 lilliput@keydrummond.com 266 Sandbanks Road, Lilliput Poole BH14 8HA

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01202 732 321 ashleycross@keydrummond.com 113 Commercial Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, BH14 0JD

Ashley Cross

Invitation... are you thinking of moving? Key Drummond invite you to have a FREE no obligation valuation of your property. Talk to us to find out how our knowledge and experience of the local market can benefit you. RSVP by phone or email to arrange a convenient time for a member of our expert team to come round and see you. Equally, if you would prefer an informal chat about the market, please do not hesitate to get in touch. T. 01202 732 321 E. ashleycross@keydrummond.com

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01202 732 321 ashleycross@keydrummond.com 113 Commercial Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, BH14 0JD

WHITECLIFF

OIEO

£285,000

Key Drummond invite you to view this modern two double bedroom semi-detached property situated in the heart of Whitecliff. The property benefits from two double bedrooms, off road parking and a modern fitted kitchen. Located within walking distance to Harbourside Park and close to all local amenities as well as Ashley Cross. Viewing comes highly recommended.

LOWER PARKSTONE £225,000 Key Drummond invite you to view this spacious two double bedroom, two bathroom top floor apartment offering views of Brownsea Island and the Purbeck Hills beyond. The apartment benefits from an en-suite to the master bedroom, undercroft garage and large ‘L’ shaped lounge/diner. Situated in a sought after road in the heart of Lower Parkstone, just a short walk of Ashley Cross and Parkstone train station.

LOWER PARKSTONE

GUIDE PRICE

£400,000

Key Drummond invite you to view this Spacious 1380sq ft three double bedroom detached house situated on a corner plot within walking distance of Ashley Cross. Benefitting from three reception rooms, Ground Floor WC, detached garage, off road parking, gas central heating and double glazing. The property is in need of modernising and is offered with no forward chain.

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122 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth

Tel: 01202 317317

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A spacious character home located within a quiet culde-sac location. In brief, accommodation includes five bedrooms, three bathrooms, living/dining room, modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room, study and a snug. Externally the property offers a large southerly garden, carriage driveway and tandem garage.

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QUEENS PARK - £575,000

Situated in this sought after location is this two double bedroom ground floor character apartment benefitting from ownership of the whole front garden. The property has been beautifully updated with the spacious living room, private entrance and garden area being particular features.

A spacious three bedroom, three bathroom chalet bungalow situated within this sought after location of Queens Park. The property benefits from flexible ground floor living accommodation, converted garage, conservatory and a large southerly aspect private rear garden.

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MEYRICK PARK - GUIDE PRICE £260,000

DEAN PARK - GUIDE PRICE £215,000

Situated moments from Bournemouth town centre is this superbly presented, spacious two double bedroom, two bathroom ground floor apartment benefitting from the remainder of a 999 year lease, garage in block and patio seating area. The property is offered for sale with no forward chain.

MEYRICK PARK - OIEO £270,000

A superbly presented three bedroom, two bathroom townhouse situated within a sought after location of Meyrick Park providing easy access to Bournemouth town centre. The property benefits from a modern fitted kitchen, ground floor WC, allocated parking and garage. NO CHAIN.

WEST CLIFF - OIEO £350,000

Character ground floor garden apartment with garage. Converted from a beautiful character home on the popular West Cliff just moments from the beach. Sitting room with sash windows and high ceilings. Three bedrooms. En-suite shower room and family bathroom. Boarded loft space with scope. No chain.

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52 - 54 High Street, Ringwood

TEL: 01425 489955 www.hearnes.com

ASHLEY HEATH, RINGWOOD - £1,040,000 An imposing four/five bedroom detached house constructed in 2008 offering approximately 3600 sq. ft. situated in a prime residential location on over half an acre. Comprising a large entrance hall, kitchen/dining room, utility, sitting room, study/bedroom 5, shower room, two en-suites, luxurious family bathroom, two Juliette balconies, extensive off road parking, double garage, secluded gardens and a heated swimming pool.

LOWER KINGSTON, RINGWOOD - £795,000

A beautifully presented three double bedroom Grade II thatched cottage with a detached studio/annexe situated on over a third of acre of landscaped gardens with fabulous views. Comprising three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, conservatory, bathroom, wc , loft room, off road parking, swimming pool, front and rear gardens.

ASHLEY HEATH, RINGWOOD -£585,000

A beautifully presented refurbished and extended four bedroom detached house situated in a sought after cul-de-sac. The light and spacious accommodation comprises of a hallway, a fabulous open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with roof lanterns, utility room, bathroom/wc, 2 en-suites, off road parking, garage and landscaped gardens.

ST LEONARDS, RINGWOOD - £465,000

RINGWOOD - £335,000

RINGWOOD - £115,000

A spacious five bedroom family home renovated in a contemporary style and situated in a popular cul de sac. The accommodation comprises of an entrance hallway, wc, galleried landing, large conservatory, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/ breakfast room, en-suite bathroom/wc, family bathroom/wc, off road parking, double garage, landscaped gardens.

A beautifully presented three bedroom semi-detached house which has been extended and is situated in a sought after location and within Ringwood school catchments. Comprising of a hallway, cloakroom, a particularly high specification kitchen, two reception rooms, family bathroom, with off road parking, garage and enclosed rear garden.

A one bedroom ground floor apartment which is warden assisted and located in a sought after location on the Bickerley Common with delightful walks and a nearby river. The property comprises an entrance hallway, sitting room, kitchen, re-fitted shower/wc and communal facilities which include a residents lounge, laundry room, garden and parking, all offered with no forward chain.

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We are now letting as well as selling beautiful homes. We have previously successfully let out many luxury homes in the area to hand-picked and referenced professional tenants. If you are searching for a bespoke service and tenant for your luxury home, you need go no further than calling us.

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Bournemouth | 01202 555550 Offers Over £900,000 Verwood | 01202 829777

£675,000

A wonderful private southerly rear garden, extensive off-road parking and a detached garage are just a few features of this remarkable gentleman’s residence in the highly regarded Shelley Manor area of Bournemouth. For 60 years this fabulous home was the local doctors surgery, and in the last 16 years has been meticulously and lovingly restored by the current owners; creating in our opinion, one of the finest homes in the area.

Fine and Country Homes from Edwards are delighted to be offering for sale this stunning character home built in approximately 1904, situated in a tucked away position, nestled at the end of its private driveway, on approximately half an acre plot. There is planning permission for a two storey extension, to create an en suite and dressing room to the master bedroom, and an extra reception room/larger kitchen or sitting room to the ground floor. The property was refurbished in 2012 having been re-wired, re-plumbed including boiler, had UPVC windows installed, a superb Herbert William kitchen, and has been neutrally decorated throughout.

Outstanding Character Home | Elegant Accommodation | Eight Bedrooms | Four Reception Rooms | Beautiful Reception Hall | Constructed 1900 | 80’ Southerly Garden | 0.25 Acre Private Plot | 400 Metres From The Beach

Stunning character home | Four bedrooms | Refurbished in 2012 | Approximately half an acre plot | Tucked away position | Outbuildings | Planning permission to extend.

Three Legged Cross | 01202 829777

£615,000 Wimborne | 01202 842842

£549,950

A stunning four bedroom refurbished bungalow situated in a tranquil non estate location nestled centrally on a good size plot. Modernised and updated throughout by the current vendors this beautifully presented bungalow offers generous accommodation including four bedrooms with en-suite to master, a separate shower room, a bathroom with shower, utility room, living room overlooking the south facing garden with wood burner and a beautifully appointed kitchen which is open plan through to the generous size dining room.

This well proportioned, four bedroom detached chalet bungalow is conveniently located within walking distance of Wimborne town centre and the many amenities available. Presented in immaculate order throughout accommodation also includes a spacious sitting room, a stunning kitchen/dining room and a conservatory spanning the width of the property to the rear as well as a separate utility room, ground floor shower room and master ensuite. The private rear garden is a delight, with ornamental fish pond, decking, outdoor seating, gazebo and established planting. The frontage is paved, providing parking for a number of vehicles.

Four bedroom bungalow | Immaculately presented | En suite | Modern kitchen/diner | Sitting room with doors into garden | Double garage | Ample off road parking

Detached Chalet Bungalow | Four Bedrooms | Spacious Sitting Room | Stylish Kitchen/Dining Room | Large Conservatory | Master Ensuite | Convenient Location | Delightful Rear Garden | Ample Off Road Parking

West Parley | 01202 855595

£450,000 Corfe Mullen | 01202 842842

OIEO £450,000

A skilfully extended and fully refurbished three double bedroom detached bungalow enjoying a delightful cul de sac location. One of the main features of this individual fully modernised bungalow is the stunning and extremely spacious living area with a living room open plan to the kitchen/family room with two sets of patio doors exploiting the view over the generous rear garden.

A ‘chalet style’, family home extended by the current owners to provide versatile spacious living accommodation to include a living room with vaulted ceiling and centrally positioned wood burner together with a fully fitted kitchen/ dining room, both of which have access to landscaped gardens and outside entertaining areas. A luxurious en suite with claw foot bath serves the first floor master bedroom together with a ground floor family bathroom to the remaining bedrooms. There is also ample parking and driveway access through secure timber gates to a larger than average detached workshop/ garage. Located within sought after school catchments the property is only a short drive from local shops in Corfe Mullen and within convenient access of both Wimborne town centre and Broadstone.

Three Double Bedrooms | Luxurious En-Suite and Bathroom | Generous Plot With Fully Enclosed 75ft Rear Garden | Spacious Driveway and Garage | Walking Distance of West Parley Shopping Parade

Detached Chalet | Three/Four Bedrooms | Large Lounge | Kitchen/Dining Room | Family Bathroom | En-suite | Garage | Private Rear Garden | Popular Location

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Branksome Park £1,975,000 A larger than average bespoke detached home set in its own grounds of approximately 5360 sq ft. of property and 0.9 acres with annexe and located in the sought after Branksome Park area. No expense has been spared in refurbishing this property to an extremely high standard and must be viewed to be appreciated.

Lower Parkstone £825,000 A bright and airy 5 bedroom detached house completed in 2006 built to a very high specification with the accommodation arranged over three levels. There is a nice reception hall with internal door to an integral double width garage with remote control doors and utility area set to the rear and a well presented rear garden, perfectly designed for social enjoyment with good sized sections either laid to tiling or decking.

Proud Partners of Sandown Mercedes-Benz Poole

24 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset BH13 7LP 01202 303 066 | infor@saxecoburg.eu | www.saxecoburg.eu


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Sandbanks £638,000

Talbot Woods OIEO £600,000

‘Shorehaven’ is a small gated development of only three town houses located on the Sandbanks Peninsula within easy reach of the beaches and ferry. This is a fantastic lock up and leave superbly presented end terraced house with parking and garage available now with no forward chain.

A charming five double bedroom detached home boasting a variety of character features including bay windows, inviting entrance hall, large landing and stained glass feature window. Offering good sized and versatile accommodation the property also has a separate access with an area ideal for anyone wishing to work from home.

Branksome Park £3,650 pcm

Wimborne £2,000 pcm

A spacious hallway leads into a complete open plan living area at the rear with a modern kitchen/dining area presenting integral top of the range appliances. Bi-folding doors provide access to the private south facing garden and patio area. The ground floor also offers a separate study, cloakroom and single integral garage.

A unique detached family home offered part furnished. The property is set back on a secluded plot in a quiet road and is within close distance of Wimborne Minster.

Canford Cliffs £895 pcm

Lower Parkstone £2,300 pcm

A converted 2 double bedroom first floor flat with the benefit of own entrance, basement storage and parking. Situated in close proximity to Canford Cliffs village and the chine.

Spacious three bedroom detached house, situated in a quiet area with two garages. Viewings are highly recommended.

Proud Partners of Sandown Mercedes-Benz Poole

24 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset BH13 7LP 01202 303 066 | infor@saxecoburg.eu | www.saxecoburg.eu


337 Holdenhurst Road Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8BT 01202 611373 info@mkestates.co.uk mkestates.co.uk

Sales | Lettings | Management | Valuers | Commercial

THE END OF NOVEMBER MARKS THE SECOND YEAR SINCE THE INITIAL LAUNCH OF MK ESTATES … AND HOW WE HAVE GROWN IN SUCH A SHORT SPACE OF TIME. Now with two offices and locally recognized branding we have led the way in the local Estate Agency industry and have certainly made a lasting impression with our fresh approach and vibrant colours and stepped up the game with attention-grabbing marketing campaigns.

Our energetic team dynamic is the key to our success and we all feel we are doing nothing out of the Estate Agency ‘norm’ yet, you only have to look at the testimonials received to see how happy our clients are…Happy staff = happy customers! To us it is just our job, and we all LOVE what we do! We deliver and pride ourselves on outstanding customer service with an ethos to continually exceed expectations, meaning we can spend more time focusing on what’s important to you. We go the extra mile and more, providing a personal and professional, stress free service for all your residential and commercial property requirements.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR FRIENDLY TEAM TODAY TO DISCUSS THE RANGE OF SERVICES WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER YOU AS EITHER LANDLORD, VENDOR, INVESTOR OR DEVELOPER AND TO SEE HOW WE ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF ESTATE AGENCY IN BOURNEMOUTH.

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A selection of our recent sales in the BH14 and BH13 area! Lloyds Property Group are a family run business who have been successful selling and letting properties in the area for over 20 years. We have offices in Lilliput and Canford Cliffs meaning our clients get twice the attention from our experienced teams. To arrange a valuation on your property, please call one of our friendly team members on 01202 708044 or pop into our newly refurbished Lilliput office or visit our website www.lloydspropertygroup.com Lloyds Property Group, 264 Sandbanks Road, Lilliput, Poole, BH14 8HA


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Above: The re-plan and development of the land at ‘Amberwood’ in Lymington

AJ DEVELOPMENTS

Not many of us believe in fairies these days, however that pot of gold at the bottom of the garden may still be within your grasp with the help of AJ Developments

Mark Adams and Sebastian Janes formed AJ Developments in December 2010. With over 15 years combined experience within the construction and development space, the business has taken on several facets and has sustained continuous growth over the last 5 years. Fulfilling this void with affordable luxury housing solutions, AJ Developments have forged a stellar reputation for producing the highest quality houses, combing meticulous detail and innovative spatial ideas with a professional and fun service. AJ Developments have spent the last 6 years building a stellar reputation amongst local communities and residential bodies alike. With their popular and eco friendly developments combined with a consistently considerate approach to the needs of both home owners and local councils they have been making waves throughout Dorset, Hampshire and beyond with a number of significant recent successes at the planning stage. AJ Developments experienced a publicised victory with the re-plan and development of ‘Amberwood’ in Lymington, when an approval decision was

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reached in a tremendously sensitive area of the New Forest District. The considerable work put in by AJ developments and their associated partners resulted in an approval with a considerable majority of 16/17 councillors voting in favour of the development. Agents who introduce AJ Developments to any development sites will receive a 3% fee on acquisition. AJ will always retain the introducing agent for the resale of the new property. They are also able to offer initial architectural assessments within 24 hours, which allows an extremely fast decision making process. AJ have typically been able to provide investors with up to 25% fully secured returns and are open to discuss investments at any level. They have a history of paying generously for sites with potential. In a recent case, a site which had been overlooked by many other developers was purchased in Ferndown for approximately 40% above market value. This purchase was managed seamlessly and professionally, allowing the previous owner to now enjoy a more financially secure retirement. Following completion of the purchase

the owner got in touch to thank AJ as the process has enabled her to take her entire family on holiday as well as “spoil them rotten this Christmas”. AJ can be trusted to invest and nurture the relationships that they continue to build with agencies, authorities, organisations, private individuals and Town Planning associates to provide the best results for the end users and homeowners that they come into contact with. Sebastian Janes, Director comments that “2015 has been a great year for us and looking forward to 2016 it is lining up to be significantly better. It seems that with the high demand for new housing and the current market conditions that now really is a great time to sell or redevelop land”. If you have any opportunities you wish to discuss, irrespective of their size, history or location please contact us. T. 01202 940206 E. info@ajdevelopments.net W. www.ajdevelopments.net

With time-scales similar to those of a standard sale, AJ have the capital available to ensure the purchase and approval of any land or property is quick and effective - No fuss!


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Above: 29 Harbour View Road, Lower Parkstone. Coming spring 2016. An elegant and contemporary new 4 bedroom family home with far reaching views across Poole Harbour, the Purbeck Hills and beyond. Below: Colemere development which AJ achieved approval of this application in a very swift manner and were able to complete the purchase in timescales typically associated with standard conveyancing pactises.

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POUNDBURY | £112,000

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WELL-PRESENTED ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT IN A PRESTIGIOUS BLOCK FOR THE OVER 55’S Located in Poundbury Village, this one double bedroom apartment is immaculate throughout with a living room, separate kitchen and bathroom. There is also access to a beautiful, landscaped communal garden for residents’ and a lounge for both residents and visitors to enjoy. ER: C

TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN A CHARMING VILLAGE LOCATION A luxury over 55’s apartment with two double bedrooms, spacious reception room, separate kitchen with integral appliances, bathroom with bath and electric shower and balcony overlooking the beautiful communal gardens. There is also a lounge and sun terraces for all residents to enjoy plus guests’ suite for visiting friends and family. ER: C

POUNDBURY | £1250 pcm

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A THREE BEDROOM FAMILY HOME IN THE POPULAR PHASE I POUNDBURY The accommodation comprises of an entrance hall, fitted kitchen with access to the garden, lovely reception room with a fireplace and gas fire, plus a separate dining area with French doors out to the south facing garden. The property is also close to amenities of Pummery Square including the village store, Poet Laureate public house, cafes and shops. ER: D

TWO BEDROOM CONTEMPORARY APARTMENT LOCATED IN FANTASTIC BREWERY SQUARE This modern apartment consists of two double bedrooms, large reception room, an open plan kitchen with high spec integrated appliances, luxurious designer bathroom and an allocated parking space. The train station and Dorchester town centre are both within a minutes walking distance and access to the Brewery Square amenities. There is also 24 hour concierge and security. ER: C

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Clearwater

T: 01202 533377 696 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH9 2EG

T: 01202 738338 133 Penn Hill Avenue, Poole

www.clarkesproperties.co.uk

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Corbin & Co

T: 01202 789699 3 Lansdowne Crescent, Bournemouth, Dorset

T: 01202 512520 706 Wimborne Road, Winton, Bournemouth

T: 01202 519761 40 Kinson Road, Bournemouth BH10 4AL

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Edwards

Elder & Froy

Westbourne T 01202 765995 Poole T 01202 676292

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Denisons

T: 01202 555550 404 Ringwood Road, Ferndown, Bournemouth, Dorset BH22 9AU

T: 01202 484748 12 Castle Street, Christchurch Dorset BH23 1DT

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Foxes

Frost & Co

T: 01202 299600 2 Poole Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset

T: 01202 778855 2 Station Road, Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UB

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Mitchells

Richard Godsell

Highcliffe T: 01425 272206 Mudeford T: 01202 499295

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Savills T: 01202 708888 34 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs Poole, Dorset, BH13 7LP

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T: 01202 424214 2 Church Street, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1BW

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Elder&Froy

T: 01305 269200 22 Middlemarsh Street, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 3GD

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Hearnes Bournemouth T: 01202 317317 Ferndown T: 01202 890 890

www.hearnes.com

Hearnes Ringwood T: 01425 489 955 Wimborne T: 01202 84292

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Stephen Noble (Bournemouth)

Stephen Noble (Sandbanks)

T: 01202 557766 3-5 Yelverton Road, Bournemouth BH1 1DB

T: 01202 557766 34E Panorama Road, Sandbanks, BH13 7RD

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Winkworth Westbourne

T: 01202 434365 29 Southbourne Grove, Southbourne, BH6 3QT

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Wren Letting

T: 01425 484466 23 High Street Ringwood Hampshire BH24 1AB

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POOLE QUARTER

£207,000

A lovely bright and spacious first floor two bedroom apartment located in the ever popular Poole Quarter offered with vacant pos session available.

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• Two Parking Spaces • Garden With Patio • Great Location • EPC - B

£750,000 • Garage and Parking • Twelve Metre berth • Gated Community • EPC - B

LILLIPUT £1,250,000

POOLE TOWN CENTRE

A chance to purchase a spectacular four-bedroom contemporary detached house in the heart of Lilliput and just a five minutes drive from the beautiful blue flag beaches of Sandbanks. This property has been beautifully furnished throughout, comprehensively equipped with high attention to all details.

A well fitted and presented 1 bedroom flat in this popular, centrally-located development in Poole Old Town, only a short stroll from the bars and restau rants of Poole Quay.

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Close to Park & Quay Communal Areas Sought after location EPC - B

LIFEBOAT QUAY £319,950 A contemporary rare 3 bedroom apartment which has tremendous views over the harbour towards the Purbeck Hills. This apartment MORICONIUM QUAY £420,000 is situated on the third floor and • Harbour Views • Private Mooring has secure parking and a balcony. • Secure Parking • En-suite Bedrooms • Lounge / Diner • Fitted Kitchen

• Sole Agents • EPC - D

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One Bedroom Apartment Ideal Investment Gas Central Heating Purpose built block

£135,000 • • • •

Intercom System Fitted Kitchen Close to High Street EPC - B

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POOLE OLD TOWN £475,000

SANDBANKS £875,000

This exquisite three bedroomed, four storey character property situated in the heart of Poole Old Town QUAY conservation area.The POOLE £825,000 building is understood to date • Three Double Bedrooms • Duplex Penthouse from the mid 1800’s. • Two Allocated Parking Spaces • Mezzanine Level

An ultra-modern 4 double bed room, 4 bathroom townhouse. Lo cated on the Sandbanks Peninsula, ideally positioned within walking POOLE QUAYS £285,000 distance to stunning beaches and • Lift Access • Gated Development the shores of Poole Harbour • Fitted Kitchen • Two Bedrooms

• Roof Terrace • Three Balconies

• Two En Suites • EPC - C

• Fitted Wardrobes • En-suite Shower Room

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ST LUKES ROAD | £465,000 WHAT A GREAT FAMILY HOME. Lots of space here. 4 double bedrooms and 3 reception rooms. Some scope to update to create your ideal home. Very motivated seller

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BUSHEY ROAD | £350,000 PRACTICAL AND SPACIOUS CHALET. Short walk from Charminster Road for shops, buses, etc. 2 GF bedrooms and modern bathroom. Large FF bedroom with en suite shower room

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Lower Parkstone £975,000 – EPC Rating D

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Branksome Park Exclusive purpose built development in sought after location ■ Three double bedrooms, two bathrooms ■ Lounge and dining room ■ Modern kitchen, utility room ■ Balcony and separate terrace, double garage ■ Close to Westbourne

£575,000

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Talbot Woods Penthouse apartment in modern development ■ Open plan lounge/kitchen ■ Large sun terrace ■ Two double bedrooms, two bathrooms ■ Two underground parking spaces ■ Superb location

£399,950

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Lilliput An extended detached three bedroom bungalow set back on a private plot forming part of a peaceful cul-de-sac ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Secluded front and rear gardens Dual aspect lounge/dining room Three double bedrooms Garage and car port Extension potential (STPP)

£499,950

Lower Parkstone Family home on the popular Conifer Park development

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Evening Hill Recently modernised top floor apartment enjoying a large balcony and harbour glimpses, close to Evening Hill ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Two reception rooms Modern kitchen Two double bedrooms Two single garages Share of freehold

£375,000

Lilliput An impressive 4/5 bedroom detached three storey contemporary family home in a highly sought after location in central Lilliput ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Approximately 2,241 sq. ft of accommodation 27’ Kitchen/Dining room Lounge with feature fireplace Raised deck terrace Vacant possession

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Evening Hill Stunning contemporary four bedroom apartment with direct water access, overlooking Poole Harbour ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Internal space approximately 2,239 Sq. Ft Terrace space approximately 549 Sq. Ft Ensuite to three bedrooms Master bedroom with dressing room Communal boat store and slipway

Price On Application

Lilliput An imposing traditional style detached residence backing directly onto the water’s edge of the Blue Lagoon ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Grand reception hall and cloakroom Elegant reception room Formal dining room Four double bedrooms Private mooring buoy

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URGENTLY REQUIRED 2/3 BED HOUSES FOR SALE, PLEASE CALL FOR A FREE VALUATION

We currently have a number of development opportunities ranging from single plots to multi-unit schemes throughout Dorset, Devon, Somerset and Wiltshire.

EAST CLIFF

£299,950

SHARE OF FREEHOLD 2 dbl bed SFF, en-suite to master, lounge/ diner, mod fit kit, mod fit bath, c/h, d/g, ample storage, lift, permit parking, s/w balcony, NO CHAIN.

BOSCOMBE EAST £250,000

SOUTHBOURNE

FREEHOLD 2 bed purpose built GFF, open plan mod fit kit/lounge/dining rm, mod fit bath, sep wc, c/h, d/g, front & rear gdn, det garage, orp

FREEHOLD 2 dbl bed det bungalow, lounge/diner, kit/diner, shower rm, lean to/utility, night storage heaters, d/g, gdn, large shed, orp, NO CHAIN, IN NEED OF UPDATING.

£279,950

BOSCOMBE EAST £399,950 FREEHOLD 3/4 bed det bungalow, lounge/diner, mod fit kit, mod fit bath, first flr study/bed 4, cloakroom, utility, garden, garage, orp for numerous vehicles.

LAND WANTED

We act for land owners and can advise upon potential. We are able to offer a free appraisal of land and buildings which are suitable for development.

SOUTHBOURNE

£242,000

SHARE OF FREEHOLD 2 dbl bed FFF, lounge/diner, mod fit kit, mod fit shower rm, balcony, d/g, c/h, lift, garage, NO CHAIN

CHARMINSTER

£250,000

FREEHOLD 3 bed det bungalow, lounge, kit/b’fast rm, shower rm, c/h, majority d/g, terraced gdn.

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TALBOT WOODS | GUIDE PRICE £725,000

WESTBOURNE | £225,000

• 4 double bedroom family house • 2 large reception rooms • Master ensuite

• 2 bed ground floor flat • Lounge/dinner with terrace • Shower room

• Double garage • Yards from Bournemouth gardens • EPC Rating E

BRANKSOME PARK | £230,000

WESTBOURNE | £265,000

• 2 double bedrooms • First floor flat • Upgraded balcony

• 2 Double bedrooms • Golden Grid location • Stunning kitchen

• Close to Westbourne • Large lounge/dinner • EPC Rating C

WESTBOURNE | £199,950 • 2 Bed top floor flat • Lounge with some sea views • Shower room

• Garage • Golden Grid • EPC Rating D

• Garage • Upgraded bathsuite • EPC Rating C

SOUTHBOURNE | £179,950 • Short walk to beaches • Excellent buy to let • EPC Rating C

• Second Floor Flat • Two double bedrooms • Front aspect Lounge

• Allocated parking • Ensuite to master bedroom • EPC Rating B

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Two new build energy efficient three bedroom semi-detached homes imminently ready for occupation Guide Price £275,000

Attractive & spacious new build three bedroom semidetached house situated conveniently for travel links to Bournemouth and Poole.

French doors from Lounge/diner to decking and Southerly rear garden & driveway providing off road parking for two cars.

Gas fired central heating, UPVC double glazing, and oak laminate flooring.

Energy efficient with LED lighting, A-Rated appliances, insulation, and LG PV Solar Panel System with feed in tariff.

Lounge/diner, separate kitchen, downstairs W.C. and first floor family bathroom.

Building is progressing well with completion expected December 2015.

The houses have been built to Code 3 level for sustainable homes, and so have been built to reduce carbon foot print, and lower energy bills, notably with extensive insulation, LED lighting throughout, A-rated appliances, and 1.3Kw/Hr LG PV Solar Panels on the roof with feed in tariff. Call us to view or request further details on 01202 805806

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Close River Stour Walks

£650,000

• Beautiful Detached House • Large Plot, 0.43 Acres • Backs on to River Stour • Four Double Bedrooms • Two En suites • 24ft Conservatory • Large open Kitchen • Utility Room • Three

East Cliff

£389,500

• 3 Double Bedrooms • Purpose Built 3rd Floor • 2 Reception Rooms • Fantastic Location • 2 Bathrooms • Share of Freehold • 2 balconies • Concierge • 1,407 sq ft, 130 sq

EAST CLIFF

£280,000

• Three Double Bedrooms • Share of Freehold • 27ft Balcony • Lock Up Garage • Separate Cloakroom • Purpose built • 1,380 sq ft, 128.5 sq m • First Floor • Sought After Location •

Queens Park

£219,950

• First Floor Flat • Two Double Bedrooms • Modern Kitchen • Lounge/Diner • Modern Bathroom • Gas Central Heating • Double Glazing • Garden • Off road parking • Energy

East Cliff

£399,950

• Sea Views • 3 Double Beds • 2 Receptions • Balcony • 2 luxury bathrooms • Share of Freehold • Underground Parking • Contemporary Kitchen • No Chain • Built in

Kings Park

£300,000

• Detached Victorian House • Five Bedrooms • Three Receptions • Gas Central heating • Downstairs Cloakroom • South Westerly rear garden • off road parking • Vendor suited. •

Charminster

£269,950

• Four Double Bedrooms • Two Bathrooms • Two Receptions • Semi-Detached House • Private Rear Garden • Large modern kitchen • Gas central heating • Double glazed • Shed

Charminster

£175,000

• Two Double Bedrooms • Share of Freehold • Gas Central Heating • Double Glazing • Southerly facing Balcony • Secure Underground Parking • Second Floor (Lift) •

Thinking of Selling or Letting? Tel: 01202 789699 For a FREE valuation

East Cliff

£249,950

• Two Double Bedroom • Sea Views • Balcony • Underground Parking • Share of Freehold •

Moordown

£125,000

• In need of Modernisation • One Double Bedroom • Gas Central Heating • Double Glazing • Built/Converted 2005 • Off Road Parking • No Chain • EPC 82 •

Over Years combined Experience • Free in Valuations Free 40 Sales & Lettings Valuations • Experts Property

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Town Centre

£225,000

• Three Double Bedrooms • Art Deco Mansion Style • Contemporary Kitchen • 135 yr lease • Modern bathroom • Dual Aspects • Separate Cloakroom • Beautifully Presented • No

Town Centre

£119,950

• One Double Bedroom • Town Centre Location • Let for £550pcm • Gas Central Heating • Double Glazing • No Chain • EPC 66 • •


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West Christchurch

£389,950

Ferndown

£340,000

Poole

£247,500

Extended four bedroom detached house, within the catchment area of Twynham School. Comprising entrance porch, living/ dining room, utility room, bedroom four/study, three bedrooms, bathroom, front and rear gardens and garage. [Energy Rating: C]

Four bedroom chalet style residence currently utilised as two flats but could be reverted back to a spacious family home. Front driveway with ample off road parking leading to the garage. Rear garden with patio and lawn area. [Energy Rating: C]

Well presented two bedroom detached bungalow comprising lounge, conservatory, modern kitchen, three piece modern shower room, garage, off road parking and rear garden. [Energy Rating: D]

Christchurch Office 01202 483344

Ferndown Office 01202 861677

Poole Office 01202 673977

Poole

£260,000

St Ives

OIEO £400,000

Southbourne

OIEO £182,000

Modern two double bedroom apartment with SEA VIEWS over Holes Bay. Set in the desirable location near Poole Quay and the shops this is a MUST VIEW! Comes with secured allocated parking, secure entry system in a modern block. [Energy Rating: B]

Three bedroom detached bungalow in the sought after area of St Ives. Lounge/diner, ensuite to master bedroom, conservatory style sun room, rear garden, double garage and workshop. [Energy Rating: G]

Ground floor apartment with enclosed private garden. Other benefits include allocated off road parking space, private entrance and communal garden. Offered with No Forward Chain. [Energy Rating: D]

Poole Office 01202 673977

Ringwood Office 01425 472311

Southbourne Office 01202 423281

Verwood

£475,000

Bournemouth

£315,000

Bournemouth

£395,000

Four double bedroom bungalow can only be described as a tardis due to the fact it has a 31ft entrance hall, 18ft x 15ft lounge, and a 11ft x 10ft kitchen, further benefitting from a double garage & off road parking. [Energy Rating: TBC]

Large three bedroom detached family home set on a corner plot. Sought after area, with an opportunity to modernise to one’s taste. Must be seen to appreciate the accommodation on offer. [Energy Rating: D]

Four bedroom detached family home is set in a quiet cul-desac idyllically located in the sought after area of Talbot Village and benefits from spacious accommodation throughout. [Energy Rating: C]

Verwood Office 01202 824111

Winton Office 01202 525411

Winton Office 01202 525411

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Do you own any property or land that you think may have development potential? Q. Do you own any property or land that you think may have development potential? The Land Search Group is able to offer you independent and impartial advice which will enable us to maximise the value of your property or land. We work differently to most other land agents in a number of ways, one being that the company offers a free comprehensive service which includes the help of professional advisors; architects, planning consultants, arboriculturalists and highways experts.

We know this will enable us to maximise the value of your property or land. The company has negotiated transactions from single building plots through to much bigger complex developments all across the south of England with land values worth millions of pounds. There is nothing that is too big or too small. In addition we are familiar with your local authority so understand how they operate and their policies on planning issues.

We have already got you a buyer... We have had dealings with around fifty plus local and national builders/developers who have immediate funds available to purchase land or property that would be suitable for development with or without planning permission.

We do not take a fee; all our services are free to you. Our costs are paid by the purchaser.

We have buyers who will purchase any of the following: • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Properties with large gardens Part of your garden Garages Tired Property Farm Buildings Woodland Car Parks Guest Houses/Hotels Nursing/Care Homes Freehold Public House Petrol filling Stations Redundant Warehouses Institutional Buildings.

Q. What happens if you think you have a property or any land with development potential? Firstly contact us and we would arrange to carry out a site visit to introduce ourselves and make an initial appraisal of the potential strengths and weaknesses of the property or land. We would then refer the site on to the appropriate professional advisors. Once we have a clear idea of the full potential of the property or land we will arrange to re visit you to discuss our findings. Once we have established the most suitable scheme for the property or land we are able to assist you further by introducing suitable purchasers to you, should you decide to sell. Most property developers have a favoured form of development, for example some companies specialise in the conversion of existing under utilised buildings or redundant farm buildings, while others favour new build or commercial schemes. With years of experience in the local property market, the Land Search Group

If you would like any further information or you would like us to visit you please contact James. Discretion assured. m 07773 885522 e enquiries@landsearchgroup.co.uk w www.landsearchgroup.co.uk

can identify the appropriate type of developers for your property or land. We usually recommend introducing at least three separate companies so as to instil a bit of a free market competition which would ensure maximisation of your asset. As most developers pay a finder’s fee for development land this will also mean that the Land Search Group will not have to charge you, the owner for our services. Should you wish us to proceed and find you a suitable purchaser we would arrange for a site visit for the developers and their advisors. Following the visit it is reasonable to expect that offers for the property or land should be received within 10 working days. Once all offers have been received I will arrange to meet with you to discuss them and make my recommendations. Sometimes developers will make offers based on schemes which stand a slim chance of success at planning. I am there to ensure that the planning and reasoning of each developer is sound and thoroughly researched before any decision is made.

There are three usual ways a developer can purchase the land or property. Offer subject to planning: Known as a conditional offer. This means that the sale would be subject to planning permission being gained. This is the most common way that land is purchased and is usually the most profitable for the land or property owner. An unconditional offer: The purchase is straight forward with no strings attached but can prove less profitable to the owner because the developer bears all the risks. Joint Venture: This is where you and the developer work in partnership, with the owner providing the land and the developer provides the planning and building costs with profits shared between both parties.

“ We work differently to most other land agents in a number of ways, one being that the company offers a free comprehensive service which includes the help of professional advisors; architects, planning consultants, arboculturists and highways expert. ”


TOP PROPERTIES

ALDERNEY £289,950

SWANAGE £475,000

ST CATHERINE’S COURT OIEO £450,000

A most spacious three bedroom detached bungalow with a 34ft through lounge/diner, detached garage and a south facing garden.

Spacious & well-presented bungalow within easy reach of local amenities, Durlston Castle, coastal walks and beach. With garage & attractive gardens.

A South facing top floor two bedroom apartment, benefiting from superb sea views from all principle rooms, the balcony runs the length of the apartment.

GREYS PARKSTONE 01202 710001 www.greysestateagents.co.uk

GOADSBY 01929 425055 www.goadsby.com

WATERSIDE PROPERTIES 01202 974891 www.watersideproperties.com

FOR SALE Our favourite properties for sale this issue.

SWANAGE GUIDE PRICE £1,000,000 Stunning character residence, within easy reach of Swanage seaside resort amenities. Impressive sitting/ dining room with beautiful fireplace & staircase to galleried landing, delightful kitchen/breakfast room, 4 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms. Planning permission to extend, walled garden, coach-house & parking. GOADSBY 01929 425055 www.goadsby.com

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EAST CLIFF GUIDE PRICE £330,000

CORFE MULLEN £369,950

BOURNEMOUTH £280,000

Wonderfully spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ground floor apartment with sun terrace, gas heating, double glazing, parking and a share of the freehold.

This spacious new build home comprises four bedrooms with en-suite to master, lounge, kitchen/ family room, downstairs toilet and family bathroom.

A stunning character home boasting 3 bedrooms, modern bathroom, open plan kitchen/dining/family room, separate living room and a very large rear garden.

BURNS ESTATES 01202 553335 www.burnsestates.co.uk

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BOSCOMBE SPA £1,250PCM

MEYRICK PARK £1,150 PCM

A beautifully presented home offering flexible accommodation with 3 double beds, 2 baths, stunning open plan living space and landscaped garden.

A stunning 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished apartment situated in the prestigious development, finished to an exceptionally high standard and is truly unique.

A modern three bedroom town house is offered unfurnished with two bathrooms, a garage and an additional car port parking space.

HEARNES BOURNEMOUTH 01202 317317 www.hearnes.com

BURNS ESTATES 01202 553335 www.burnsestates.co.uk

GOADSBY 01202 544644 www.goadsby.com

FOR SALE Our favourite properties for sale this issue.

LILLIPUT £675,000 Beautifully presented three storey contemporary style town house with four bedrooms, two en-suites, westerly facing balcony, feature mezzanine style lounge and open plan kitchen / diner and living area. Situated close to Parkstone Yacht Club. Must be viewed!

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PUDDLETOWN O.I.E.O £375,000

BOSCOMBE SPA £1,400 PCM

WEST CLIFF £1,800 PCM

A spacious 4 bedroom home, with 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, separate dining room, living room with log burner, rear garden and a double garage.

Occupying one of the best positions within Honeycombe Beautifully presented three double bedroom house our stunning, contemporary apartment with jaw includes kitchen/breakfast room, three bathrooms, dropping views from every window is available now! garden and private drive. Furnished. Available January.

GOADSBY 01305 264500 www.goadsby.com

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WINKWORTH 01202 767313 www.winkworth.co.uk

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Charminster Road, Charminster, £475,000

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• Freehold Investment Opportunity • Four Self Contained Flats • Commercial Lock Up Shop • Large Garage To Rear • Further Development Opportunity • Fantastic Rental Location

Beresford Road, Parkstone, £259,950

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New Road, Northbourne, £379,950

Snowdon Road, Westbourne, £190,000

Laidlaw Close, Talbot Village, £445,000

• Four Bedroom Detached Bungalow • One Bathroom, Two Receptions • Modern Fitted Kitchen with Range Cooker • Spacious Lounge & Dining Room with Log Burner • Landscaped Private Rear Garden • Garage & Off Road Parking

• Modern Two Bedroom First Floor Flat • Large Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge Area • Two Double Bedrooms • Private Juliet Balcony • Off Road Parking • A Stone’s Throw From Local Shops & Amenities

• Fantastic Four/Five Bedroom Detached Home • Large Kitchen With Integrated Appliances • Four Double Bedrooms & Three Reception Rooms • Off Road Parking For Multiple Vehicles • Large Westerly Facing Private Garden • No Forward Chain

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Your Local & Professional Buy To Let Experts Lettings Team left to right: Alice Alcock, Dominic Allen, Ellie Taylor, Laila Safaee: “Autumn is here and we are proud to say our lettings teams are still going strong in all weather conditions and we are just as confident in the rentals market still being as buoyant as ever as we grow closer to Christmas. Some of you may not be aware, but we are buy to let specialists in Bournemouth / Poole and offer FREE ‘Buy to Let’ packs for all actively searching investors. Whether this is your first or tenth plus investment, you will no doubt find this honest and up to date pack of extreme assistance whilst on your search. We work closely with the sales teams which ensures accuracy and minimal voids, always. Our doors are open and we really look forward to hearing from you and offering some non-obligatory advice.”

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Shaftesbury Road, Poole, £1,195 PCM

Boreham Road, Southbourne, £550 PCM

Snowdon Road, Westbourne, £895 PCM

• Three/ Four Bedroom Terraced House • Double Bedrooms • Council Tax Included In Rent • Walking Distance To All Major Transport Links • Ideal For Working Professional Sharers Or Nurses • Available December 2015

• Luxury Room in a Professional Shared House • Modern Bathroom • Fully Furnished • Modern Fitted Kitchen • All Bills & Council Tax Included • Gas Central Heating

• Two Bedroom Top Floor Apartment • One Reception Room, One Bathroom • Open Plan Living With Balcony • White Goods Included • Long Term Available • Modern Kitchen & Bathroom

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LOWER PARKSTONE £325,000 A luxury two bedroom two bathroom top floor penthouse purpose built apartment built in 2005. The property benefits from a 22’ south facing balcony enjoying superb views across Poole harbour, Poole Quay, Arne peninsular and the Purbeck Hills in sight beyond.

LOWER PARKSTONE £430,000 An attractive three bedroom detached, character house located in a quiet and mature road within walking distance of Ashley Cross village. The property enjoys lovely views across Poole Harbour and the Purbecks beyond.

LOWER PARKSTONE £399,950

OAKDALE £239,950

LOWER PARKSTONE £299,950

A spacious family house with a very large south facing rear garden. The property is presented in good decorative condition throughout and internal viewing is recommended.

A three double bedroom detached bungalow in need of some internal modernisation. Set in a cul-de-sac location on the edge of Oakdale.

A three double bedroom two bathroom first floor apartment enjoying superb views of Poole Harbour and the Purbeck Hills beyond. No forward chain.

01202 778855 | Parkstone@frostandco.net Poole Office: 2 Station Road, Lower Parkstone Poole, Dorset, BH14 8UB

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PARKSTONE £365,000

LOWER PARKSTONE £359,950

LOWER PARKSTONE £499,950

Having been built in2014 this contempary property has been finished to a very high standard throughout, offering flexible living. Internal viewing comes highly recommended.

A three double bedroom detached family home situated in this sought after area of Alexandra Park within the favoured Courthill First and Baden Powell Middle School catchment area, backing onto Alexandra Park.

A well presented three bedroom two reception room detached house located in a quiet, mature cul de sac, within the Courthill and Baden Powell school catchment area. Benefiting from a large rear garden the property also has potential to improve and extend.

ASHLEY CROSS £364,950 925 sq ft - A well presented and particularly spacious two bedroom, two bathroom ground floor apartment with south facing terrace. The property is ideally located in a quiet road between Ashley cross village and Poole Park.

WHITECLIFF £500,000 An impeccably presented three bedroom detached bungalow located in a quiet cul de sac. The property benefits from a south facing garden and double garage. Viewing comes highly recommended.

01202 778855 | Parkstone@frostandco.net Poole Office: 2 Station Road, Lower Parkstone Poole, Dorset, BH14 8UB

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E S TAT E & L E T T I N G A G E N T S

HAMWORTHY

£329,950

An extended detached family home, which has been refurbished throughout and benefits from three bedrooms, modern shower room and a spacious family/day room. Off road parking | no forward chain | cul-de-sac location

Upton Branch 01202 622101

POOLE £299,950

LYTCHETT MATRAVERS

A spacious and modern top floor flat with stunning views across Holes Bay, two double bedrooms, large balcony and lounge/dining room.

With three bedrooms, kitchen/dining room and garage in a block. In our opinion, this property would make an ideal family home.

Secure ground floor parking | no forward chain

Village location | conservatory | four piece bathroom

Upton Branch 01202 622101

Upton Branch 01202 622101

BEACON HILL

£239,950

£327,500

This extended bungalow benefits from a position set back from the road with three/four bedrooms, kitchen/breakfast room and ample off road parking. Annex | courtyard garden to the rear | gas central heating

Upton Branch 01202 622101

HAMWORTHY

£165,000

An immaculately presented top floor flat in modern block with two bedrooms, open plan living area and allocated parking.

Close to train links | ideal first time buy or buy to let

Upton Branch 01202 622101

UPTON £226,500 With three bedrooms, lounge/dining room, garage in a block and a position within walking distance to Upton Country Park. Downstairs toilet | enclosed garden | gas central heating

Upton Branch 01202 622101


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E S TAT E & L E T T I N G A G E N T S

LOWER PARKSTONE

£187,950

A spacious ground floor flat with superb kitchen and modern bathroom situated close to Ashley Cross and rail station. Share of freehold.

Two double bedrooms | spacious lounge / diner | garage

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BRANKSOME

£289,950

ALDERNEY £289,950

A spacious detached bungalow with a through lounge / diner, study, kitchen / breakfast room. Tremendous potential to extend (stpp).

A very spacious detached older – style detached bungalow with a good sized south facing garden and a detached garage. Situated in a cul – de – sac close to Bourne Valley Nature Reserve.

Two double bedrooms | off road parking | no forward chain

Three bedrooms | feature 34ft through lounge / diner | must be viewed!

Parkstone Branch 01202 710001

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PARKSTONE

£234,950

A deceptively spacious detached bungalow with a large conservatory and situated on a bus route. Two double bedrooms | off road parking | no forward chain

Parkstone Branch 01202 710001

PARKSTONE

£349,950

LOWER PARKSTONE £539,950

A substantial and well presented detached family house with three reception rooms and a large detached garage

A substantial detached family house with a good sized westerly facing garden. Now requiring some general updating. Must be viewed!

Six bedrooms | en suite | no forward chain

Six double bedrooms | double length garage| tremendous potential

Parkstone Branch 01202 710001

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E LO N V C IA A BL TI E O N

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Brockenhurst

£1,250,000

Directly opposite open forest enjoying a south facing rear garden and within walking distance of the mainline station and village. EPR: B 3

Please contact the Brockenhurst office

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ST N RU E W C TI O

£695,000

Situated in a secluded location in the heart of the open forest and set in approximately 0.8 of an acre with outbuildings and a barn. EPR: E 2

Sway

£395,000

A delightful cottage retaining many character features with an impressive plot and situated on the edge of the village. EPR: E

Please contact the Brockenhurst office

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OIEO £1,650,000

Equestrian property set in approximately 10.5 acres with extensive facilities and situated within the New Forest National Park. EPR: C 4

Enjoying a quiet location in the New Forest National Park with fine countryside views and a delightful south facing garden. EPR: D

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Sway

£1,495,000

Character country house with heated pool, tennis court and about 12 acres situated on the edge of this delightful New Forest village. EPR: C 6

3

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www.spencersnewforest.com Brockenhurst 01590 622 551 Burley 01425 404 088 Lymington 01590 674 222

Ringwood 01425 462 600 The London Office 0207 839 0888 Lettings 01590 624 814


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Burley

£325,000

Delightful first floor apartment modernised to a very high specification with Planning Permission granted to extend into the loft space. EPR: D 2

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£465,000

Situated in the heart of the New Forest National Park within a short walk of the village. Currently a successful established B & B. EPR: C

Please contact the Burley office

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Bashley

£515,000

Situated within the New Forest National Park with extensive stabling facilities and a paddock. In total the land extends to 1.66 acres. EPR: E 1

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Burley

£29,000 per annum

A rare opportunity to acquire the lease on a sizeable commercial premises within this sought after and popular village. EPR: G SHOP and WORKSHOP

£1,400,000

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Emery Down

A magnificent family residence approaching 4000 sq. ft. in a prime location and refurbished with meticulous attention to detail. EPR: D

Please contact the Burley office

Bashley

£625,000

Extended and modernised by the current owners this charming cottage is situated only a short walk from the open forest. EPR: E 4

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www.spencersnewforest.com Brockenhurst 01590 622 551 Burley 01425 404 088 Lymington 01590 674 222

Ringwood 01425 462 600 The London Office 0207 839 0888 Lettings 01590 624 814


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Milford On Sea

£995,000

A substantial and imposing family home on a generous plot in a delightful location just one road back from the cliff top. EPR: D 3

Please contact the Lymington office

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Lymington

£835,000

A contemporary landmark detached home built in 1968 and set in approximately 1.35 acres with a wonderful woodland outlook. EPR: E 3

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Lymington

£775,000

An opportunity to acquire a building plot with Planning granted for a substantial detached property on a superb elevated plot. EPR: F 4

Superb equestrian property enjoying Commoner’s Rights, with direct forest access, approximately 5 acres, outbuildings and manege. EPR: D 3

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Lymington

£859,000

A substantial modern house set on a magnificent private garden plot with far reaching views over surrounding countryside. EPR: D 4

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Everton

£799,950

Enjoying a wonderful position at the end of a private road in a quiet cul de sac with the benefit of delightful private grounds. EPR: D 5

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Please contact the Lymington office

www.spencersnewforest.com Brockenhurst 01590 622 551 Burley 01425 404 088 Lymington 01590 674 222

Ringwood 01425 462 600 The London Office 0207 839 0888 Lettings 01590 624 814


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Cadnam

OIEO £995,000

Family home in about five acres with outbuildings incorporating a separate suite of offices and direct access to the open forest. EPR: D 4

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£739,995

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Bank

£950,000

A stunning residence set in approximately 0.5 of an acre in a prime New Forest location. Potential for enlargement (STTP). EPR: F

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£675,000

A substantial property on a generous plot with views extending over farmland, to the Solent, the Purbecks and Bournemouth. EPR: C 4

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Beautifully presented, well situated and extended with in excess of 2250 sq. ft. only a few minutes’ walk from the open forest. EPR: D 4

£775,000

Extensively modernised and extended with a private southerly rear garden and only a short walk from both forest and village. EPR: D

Please contact the Burley office

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Lymington

£399,000

Situated in a quiet residential road yet within an easy walk of all amenities and presented in immaculate order throughout. EPR: C 3

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www.spencersnewforest.com Brockenhurst 01590 622 551 Burley 01425 404 088 Lymington 01590 674 222

Ringwood 01425 462 600 The London Office 0207 839 0888 Lettings 01590 624 814


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• JUST FINISHED! • A stunning brand new detached home nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac moments from the beach in Canford Cliffs • Generous living accommodation including a fantastic kitchen/dining/family room and separate lounge

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Goadsby will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE at 399 Kinson Road, BH10 5HE Saturday 6th April Between 12pm and 2pm 2/3 bed detached bungalow in need of complete modernisation Goadsby will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE at 399 Kinson

• 4 Bedrooms including master with en-suite and dressing room with high specification finishes throughout

ELEGANT LIVING

• Superb and bright south facing garden

CANFORD CLIFFS 01202 701616

• Integral garage • Modern family living at its finest

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Road, BH10 5HE Saturday 6th April Between 12pm and 2pm 2/3 bed detached bungalow in need of complete modernisation

EPC: B

NO CHAIN

OIEO £1,200,000

CANFORD HEATH goadsby.com

01202 544666

EPC - C

£280,000

goadsby.com • Substantial family home situated in the desirable area of Durlston, close to outstanding countryside & the south west coast path • Offering spacious accommodation, including generous sitting room with feature Purbeck stone fireplace • Modern kitchen/diner, boasting wood effect wall and base unite and access to the rear garden

• Boasting 4 bedrooms, master including ensuite and a family bathroom decorated with a classic look • Occupying a generous plot, with established borders, giving a fair level of privacy

SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION

SWANAGE 01929 425055

• Situated down a private road, offering a quiet environment • One of the premier roads in Swanage, viewing highly recommended

EPC: E

£800,000

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RESIDENTIAL

goadsby.com • Brand new development nestled in the sought after village of Broadmayne

• A delightful character cottage style home close to the town centre

• Outstanding specification and build quality

• Offering 2 double bedrooms with parking and charm

• Spacious 4 bed detached homes all with allocated parking • Built by reputable local firm Devon & Dorset Properties

CHARACTER NEW BUILDS

BROADMAYNE, DORCHESTER

• Enjoying a large front garden and delightful features • An outside office/studio and 2 reception rooms

CHARM AND CHARACTER

WIMBORNE

01202 856666

01305 264500

EPC: TBC

Prices from £499,000

• A 2 bedroom home set in a sought after location • Short stroll to Poole town centre & historic Poole Quay • Living room, modern kitchen & bathroom

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• Front & rear gardens & allocated parking within a car port

KEEN TO SELL

BAITER PARK, POOLE

EPC: D

• A 2 double bedroom semi-detached house • Centrally located for the towns of Poole & Bournemouth • Lounge/diner & downstairs WC • Driveway parking & front & rear gardens • Vendor found & keen to sell

MUST BE VIEWED

01202 673375

EPC: D

£245,000

£289,950

ALDERNEY, POOLE

01202 673375

EPC: TBC

£220,000

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RESIDENTIAL

• Beautifully presented modern ground floor 2 bedroom apartment

• Deceptively spacious & well presented 5 bedroom family home

• Master with ensuite shower room

• Lounge, 2nd reception, modern kit/ breakfast room, utility & GF shower

• Good sized fitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances • Living room with doors to patio and communal gardens

PRESTIGIOUS LOCATION

EPC: B

FERNDOWN

01202 895511

£250,000

• 3 First floor beds & bathroom, 2 second floor beds & en-suite • Garage & garden – viewing recommended

YARDS FROM CLIFF TOP

EPC: D

SOUTHBOURNE

01202 434300

£625,000

• Very well presented 3 double bedroom chalet bungalow

• A detached and well-presented 3 bedroom chalet bungalow

• Short walk to cliff top & Grove shops, spacious lounge,

• 2 Spacious reception rooms and a modern kitchen

• Kitchen, large conservatory, utility,

• Situated on an attractive plot with front and rear gardens as well as off road parking and garage

• Ground floor bathroom & modern shower room, garage & gardens

DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS

EPC: D

SOUTHBOURNE

• Close to Castlepoint shopping complex and Queens Park golf course

VENDOR SUITED

01202 434300

£460,000

QUEENS PARK

01202 859966

EPC: TBC

£395,000

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RESIDENTIAL

goadsby.com • Great opportunity within minutes of the beach • 2nd floor 2 double bedroom apartment

• Spacious 3 bedroom detached bungalow • Quiet, desirable location

• Lounge/diner with wraparound balcony

• Tremendous scope & potential for improvement

• Family bathroom with separate WC

• Drive & garage

• No forward chain

• Sitting room with wood burner & large kitchen/break room

IDEAL INVESTMENT

EPC: C

BOURNEMOUTH

01202 544666

£169,950

• Spacious and modern first floor contemporary apartment • Harbour views and moments from Sandbanks beach and harbour • Presented in impeccable order and only few years old • 2 Bedrooms and fabulous living/ entertaining space • Superb location

NO FORWARD CHAIN

EPC: B

SANDBANKS

01202 701616

£560,000

NO FORWARD CHAIN

EPC: E

BROADSTONE

01202 692145

£335,000

• A beautifully presented 3 bedroom midterrace family home • Situated in highly sought after location on edge of Wareham town centre • Benefiting private rear garden and a conservatory • Off road parking and garage provided

MUST BE VIEWED

EPC: D

WAREHAM

01929 552206

£265,000

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COMMERCIAL HOTELS

01202 550000

Heart of the New Forest

LEISURE

Freehold Takeaway & Flat Wimborne

RETAIL

01202 550135

540 Ringwood Road, Parkstone, Poole

• Character property on elevate site

• Rarely available freehold opportunity

• Extremely prominent site

• 5 letting rooms & 2 bed owners flat

• 2/3 bed flat

• Main road location – busy thoroughfare

• Available with vacant possession

• Leisure suite & private garden

HOME & INCOME £650,000

01202 550110

Unit 1 Endeavour Park, Crow Arch Lane, Ringwood

FREEHOLD £240,000

OFFICE

01202 550110

Unit 9 New Fields Business Park, Stinsford Road, Poole

• 2,533 sq ft • 7 allocated parking spaces • 6.17m internal eaves height • Brand new loading door • EPC: E

LEASEHOLD £19,000 PER ANNUM EXCLUSIVE

• A variety of uses considered (s.t.p.p.)

• EPC Rating: Band E

• EPC Rating: Band E

INDUSTRIAL

01202 550000

• 2,240 sq ft • Modern selfcontained office accommodation

RENTAL £60,000 P.A.X.

INVESTMENTS

02380 227337

St Johns Centre, North Baddesley • 3 Retail units & 3 residential units • Prominent position on Botley Road

• 9 allocated parking spaces

• 100% Let

• Recently refurbished

• EPC: E-C

• EPC: C

LEASEHOLD £30,000 PER ANNUM EXCLUSIVE

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• May sell

• Total income - £57,010

PRICE - £925,000 + VAT

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LETTINGS BLOXWORTH 01929 555400

Barn Conversion • 4/5 double bedroom cottage • Property renovated to high standard with outside space • EPC Rating: Band G

BOSCOMBE PIER 01202 432188

Sea Views • Large unfurnished 2 bedroom flat with outside space • Recently decorated with new carpets throughout • EPC Rating: Band C

BOURNEMOUTH 01202 544644

Modern Apartment • This 2 bedroom top floor apartment is offered to the market unfurnished • The property is located close to the train station and comes with parking • EPC Rating: Band B

AVAILABLE NOW | £2,800 PCM

AVAILABLE NOW | £925 PCM

AVAILABLE NOW | £725 PCM

CANFORD CLIFFS 01202 767610

CREEKMOOR 01202 692145

DEAN PARK 01202 544644

Prestigious Location • Extremely spacious & bright 2 bedroom furnished apartment • Allocated underground parking

Pets Considered • Spacious & modern 3 bedroom house • Unfurnished with parking & garden • EPC Rating: Band D

• EPC Rating: Band D

Stunning Apartment • 2 bedroom top floor apartment is offered to the market furnished • Benefits include a garage, 2 balconies 2 bathrooms and views over cricket ground • EPC Rating: Band C

AVAILABLE NOW | £1,295 PCM

AVAILABLE DECEMBER | £1,100 PCM

VIEW TODAY | £975 PCM

FERNDOWN 01202 895511

FORDINGBRIDGE 01425 656666

KIMMERIDGE 01929 425055

New Instruction

Heart of Area

Popular Location • 3 double bedroom detached bungalow

• Large detached chalet bungalow

• Extended and modern throughout

• 5 Bedrooms, 3 reception rooms

• EPC Rating: Band D

• EPC Rating: Band D

• Stunning Country House with sea views • 4 double bedrooms and numerous outbuilding • Listed building

AVAILABLE DECEMBER | £1,295 PCM

AVAILABLE NOW | £2,000 PCM

AVAILABLE NOW | £2,500 PCM

POOLE 01202 686555

WESTBOURNE 01202 767610

WIMBORNE 01202 848984

Well-Presented Home • Modern 3 bedroom house offered unfurnished • Allocated parking space • EPC Rating: Band B

Spectacular Views

Character Home

• Beautifully presented, unfurnished 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment

• 3/4 bedrooms, lounge, dining room & kitchen/breakfast room.

• Modern throughout with allocated parking

• Garage, driveway & large walled garden. • EPC Rating: Band D

• EPC Rating: Band D

AVAILABLE END NOVEMBER | £1,200 PCM

AVAILABLE NOW | £1,000 PCM

AVAILABLE DECEMBER | £1,800 PCM

OUR SUCCESSFUL FORMULA: 25 OFFICES + OVER 55 YEARS EXPERIENCE goadsby.com


BY THE FIRE Based in Westbourne, By the Fire is a leading supplier of fireplaces, gas fires, electric fires, Hole in the wall fires and wood burning stoves. Offering the highest quality products at affordable prices. Established thirty eight years ago, located in Westbourne and just minutes from Bournemouth town centre, By the Fire has been open to customers looking for a fireplace for over 30 years longer than any other fireplace shop in Dorset. The team at By the Fire has unparalleled experience in providing a wide selection of fires and fireplaces to suit every home and lifestyle.

CONTACT 34-36 Seamoor Road, Westbourne Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AS (above Ripples Bathrooms)

01202 760 760

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PARKSTONE £695 PCM

BRANKSOME £725 PCM

BRANKSOME £795 PCM

ASHLEY CROSS £825 PCM

BRANSKOME PARK

WESTBOURNE £895 PCM

Two bedroom FFF, quiet location, walking distance from Modern one bedroom top floor apartment, purpose built, Juliet Bright two double bedroom apartment, close to travel routes, local shops and amenities. Private entrance, street parking, balcony, large lounge/diner. Unfurnished. allocated ORP x 1. spacious accommodation, balcony, unfurnished. Allocated Unfurnished. Available Dec. Available Jan. Garage. Available Now.

£875 PCM

Set above shops, gated development, two bedroom, one Purpose built two double bed apartment, extremely close to Bright and modern purpose built apartment on ‘Golden bath, open plan living room. Unfurnished. Allocated ORP x 1. Westbourne. Spacious accommodation. Balcony. Garage x 1. Grid’. Spacious accommodation, south-facing balcony, two Available Now. Available Now. bathrooms. 1 x Garage. Available Jan. westbOurne - Lettings westbourne@winkworth.co.uk

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HENGISTBURY HEAD £2150 PCM

SOUTHBOURNE OVERCLIFF £1995 PCM

A superb four bedroom detached house with modern An immaculate three bedroom detached family home with An impressive three bedroom Penthouse with stunning sea accommodation in the popular Littledown area. Available contemporary accommodation throughout. Now let, similar views from every room. Now let, similar properties required. properties required. immediately on an unfurnished basis.

OARE, WILTSHIRE £2,750,000 FREEHOLD An extraordinary and individual modern country house in a stunning location. Built originally in 1962 for the artist John Merton, Pound House is broadly Palladian in style and is a wide, single storey building with large windows over looking the gardens. It was extended in 1978 to include a garden room and a large studio complex including a workshop and dark room . The property currently has very high ceilings and brick parapets surrounding the roof which has good storage space. Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden room | hall | drawing room | studio complex | dining room | wine cellar | integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six

HONEYCOMBE CHINE £995 PCM acres of land

BOSCOMBE £825 PCM

SOUTHBOURNE £950 PCM

A well-presented two bedroom second floor apartment with A newly decorated two bedroom apartment set close to the A bright and spacious two bedroom apartment with sea views. contemporary fittings throughout. Available from early beach. Available immediately on an unfurnished basis. Available immediately on an unfurnished basis. December on an unfurnished basis.

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Gary’s Hat Trick IT WAS GARY’S MUM’S 75TH BIRTHDAY SO HE DECIDED TO BUY HER A NEW HAT.

GARY DIDN’T LIKE THAT IDEA VERY MUCH.

SO HOW ARE YOU KEEPING?

HEY MUM HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR NEW HAT? EEERRR, YES GARY, THANK YOU ITS LOVELY...

WELL NOT TOO GOOD, I AM FINDING IT HARD TO LOOK AFTER MYSELF, I WAS GOING TO ASK IF I CAN MOVE IN WITH YOU?

WE CAN LET NORTHWOOD LOOK AFTER IT, THEY CAN GUARANTEE THE RENT EVEN IF THE HOUSE IS EMPTY. THEY CAN EVEN ORGANISE THE HOUSE TO BE REDECORATED AND THE RENT WILL PAY FOR YOUR CARE!

WHY DON’T WE LOOK AT GETTING YOU INTO A NICE CARE HOME INSTEAD? BUT WHAT WILL I DO WITH MY HOUSE?

GARY FINDS A LOVELY CARE HOME.

GARY’S MUM LOVED THE FACT SHE WAS GETTING THE BEST CARE POSSIBLE NOT ONLY FROM THE CARE HOME BUT FROM NORTHWOOD TOO!

SHE DIDN’T LIKE THE FACT THAT GARY HAD BOUGHT HER ANOTHER HAT THOUGH!

THIS WILL DO FINE FOR MUM.

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01202 520 302 538-542 Wimborne Rd, Bournemouth, Dorset BH9 2EX


Lettings Centre

Tel: 01202 298889 www.hearnes.com

BOURNEMOUTH - £825 PCM

A very well presented modern 2 bedroom apartment set in a great location within easy walking distance of Bournemouth town centre and Westbourne. The property features a bright and spacious landing with large arched window, lounge/diner, separate modern fitted kitchen, shower room, and the two bedrooms. Available October 2015, unfurnished. No pets.

HEARNES – WHERE SERVICE COUNTS


25a St. Clements Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset. BH1 4DU Tel - 01202 301244 l info@dwphousing.co.uk l www.dwphousing.co.uk

NEWLY CONVERTED STUDIO’S & 1 BEDROOM FLATS

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Offering you the widest choice of homes and business premises to rent in Dorset.

DWP Housing Partnership are just finishing up the conversion of two of our properties in Central Bournemouth.

Norwich Avenue West Bournemouth

The properties are being converted into 11 self-contained flats, to include 9 studios and 2 one bedroom flats, gas central heating and new double glazing through-out. The expected completion date is January 2016. If you wish to book a viewing please contact Jo on 01202 301244. DWP Office Opening Times Monday - Friday : 8am - 5:30pm Saturday : 7.30am - 1pm

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A splash of paint here, a vibrant cushion there - it’s amazing how you can transform a room with some simple but lively touches. A splash of paint here, a vibrant cushion there - it’s amazing how you can transform a room with some simple but lively touches. “Colour is clever,” says designer, author and blogger Abigail Ahern. “Get it right and it lifts your spirits, get it wrong and it will make you run for the hills! “It’s been my obsession for as far back as I can remember. I grew up in a colourful home. My mother, an artist, would choose shades for our walls in the same way that she would select colours for her paintings: instinctively, from feeling and observation.” But it was when Ahern was living her now-husband, Graham Scott, in a rented property in America, that she really used colour to change a space - dabbling with patterns and textures to bring to life a home they weren’t allowed to paint. For many of us though, it can sometimes feel like you need to be brave to embrace colour, and what if you feel differently about it in a few months’ time?

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Make an entrance Hallways tend to be one of the most neglected spaces in our homes. “When I come home at night after an exhausting day, I want to walk through the door and be enveloped by a feeling of squishy contentment,” says Ahern. “And the only way you achieve that is to create a strong first impression.” Top tips: • Turn your entryway into a space filled with colour, lamps, books, flowers and nik-naks - all the stuff that will transport you to a magical, relaxed place.

• Any sort of table, console (no matter how skinny) or storage unit works a treat for storing hats, gloves, bags, keys - all the messy stuff. Then you can go two ways: One; blend the furniture into the wall colour, or two; make it pop with something uber-punchy. • Pattern is important, too. The biggest trick here is to fool the eye away from the potential awkwardness of this space. A patterned rug skimming the floor, or a runner, up the stair treads, will give your hallway instant pizzazz (and not show the dirt). • If your hallway is small or oddly shaped, hanging artwork ‘salon style’ will elevate it to new heights. • Don’t neglect the finishing touches in hallways. Mirrors will reflect light, both natural and artificial, and instantly double the impression of your space. And you can soften the decor with the orange glow of a lamp or some seasonal blooms. Get the look • Decorate your hallway like it’s your living room and you’ll find you want to linger longer.

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• Make your own headboard from MDF and cover it in a luxe velvet. • When selecting decorative lighting, choose a tantalising base (mine are either bronze or flocked) - you need some small, luxurious details that add instant magic to a bedroom. • Try using occasional tables as a bedside table, as they’re higher and lend a space that unexpected twist of grandeur. Get the look • Chinese Garden Double Duvet Cover £89; Oxford Pillowcase, £35 a pair; Horizon Cushion in Charcoal, currently reduced to £21 from £30, all Christy (www.christy-home.com) • Suitcases, £30-£75 each; Copper Angled Table Lamp, £70, both Oliver Bonas (www.oliverbonas.com)

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Ahern is only too aware that the modern living room is used to relax, work and contemplate in, and believes it’s important to create a multi-functional living space that feels vibrant but chilled.

“Bedrooms are not the easiest rooms to get right,” says Ahern. “I’ve struggled with mine, but now it’s my sanctuary.”

Top tips: • A good trick here is to restrict the colour palette. Add a hue that gives your space a touch of unconventionality. Maybe you could paint a side table scarlet red, or treat an alcove in a vibrant blue. These intoxicating hues turn spaces around. • Not everything has to be colourful. Neutrals and chameleon browns will give your wow pieces breathing space. • Opt for rugs with a pattern, no matter how small the motif. It will make the space feel far more interesting. • Overdose on texture (it cosies the space up), so juxtapose rough with smooth, shiny with handwoven. • Add more than one focal point, so the eye is excited and engaged wherever it looks. Get the look Myers Large Sofa, currently reduced to £739 from £925; Myers Snuggler, currently reduced to £629 from £789; Extra Large Outdoor Pouffe, £125; Urchin Knitted Pouffe, £69; Round Copper Wall Mirror, £89; all Barker And Stonehouse (www. barkerandstonehouse.co.uk) Timothy Oulton Scruffy 2 Seater Sofa in Matador Leather, £4,200; Caspian Admire Set of 3 Multi Coffee Tables, currently reduced to £549 from £735; Handloom Ikat Polyfilled Pouffe, £139; Metal Pendants, £75; Hexagonal Block Rug, £249, all Barker And Stonehouse (www.barkerandstonehouse.co.uk)

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Right: The Timothy Oulton Scruffy 2 Seater Sofa in Matador Leather, Caspian Admire Multi Coffee Tables, Handloom Ikat Pouffe, Metal Pendants, Hexagonal Block Rug, all available from Barker And Stonehouse. (PA Photo/Handout)

Top tips: • For a calm, serene bedroom, use a colour palette that acts as a backdrop, rather than a focal point. You can find the most calming combos with dark inky hues, and even colour-studded palettes can soothe.

Be inspired by colour If you have no idea where to start on your colour scheme, follow Abigail Ahern’s easy tips and tricks to getting started. • Create a moodboard by pulling together images from magazines, screen grabs and swatches that instantly appeal, to see if a common theme arises. • Pick colours that suit your personality and don’t listen to anybody else.

• A good place to start your colour scheme is the bed, because it takes up the largest amount of space. I’ve gone for dark linen, embellished with throws, or try elevating white linen by piling on pillows and mixing patterns.

• Look at the colours you already live with, from the clothes in your wardrobe to a large piece of art or your favourite rug. If you find you gravitate to certain hues, reflect these in your decorating scheme.

• Rugs anchor rooms, set the tone and add instant glamour, plus - toes touching a beautiful, fluffy rug in the morning is a good thing. Pattern will add instant pizzazz here. If you do have plain carpets, just skim the odd rug over them - the Americans do it all the time and it looks amazing.

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With the unpredictable seasons we experience in the UK you should consider if your garden or outdoor space is weather proof and can be enjoyed all year, even during the bleakest months... Extreme weather can have disastrous affects on our outdoor furniture, fences, planters, and plant borders, especially if they are made from wood, as wood can split, splinter, crack and rot in British weather. Also wooden decking and walkways can become dangerously slippery when wet, which makes them a potential death trap - especially for children and the elderly who might not be as steady on their feet. All of our decking and walkway products come as anti-slip as standard! This is a great feature as it means that you can enjoy your garden and outdoor area even in wet weather, without the fear of slipping or falling over. Not only are our products anti-slip, they do not split or splinter, will not rot or decay and are absolutely maintenance free, guaranteeing them to last over 50 years! If you want to ensure that your garden will be ready to use this spring then invest in our long-lasting, affordable and durable outdoor products.

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IS YOUR CONSERVATORY TOO COLD TO ENJOY IN WINTER? Comfort Rooms can transform your conservatory into a bright space you can enjoy, even when it is freezing outside. Christmas is a time when we often entertain more family and friends, so having extra space to do this is a bonus. With the weather being colder using the garden is not really an option and nor is the conservatory, as this is often very cold in winter and expensive to heat. Local company Comfort Rooms offers a unique solution to your too cold in the winter conservatory. By installing their insulated ceiling your conservatory will be up to 90% warmer in winter, giving you that extra space for entertaining. The conservatory is a room that is difficult to keep warm in the winter due to the lack of insulation in the ceiling, any heat generated is simply lost as it rises into the roof area. Good insulation will not only dramatically reduce heating costs, it will also reduce energy consumption and help the environment too. Installing the Comfort Room system will

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LET THERE BE LIGHT! Jarad from Green Stamp Electrical gives us some tips advise on lighting your garden With winter drawing in on us most of us won’t be spending to much time in the garden, most households have no garden lighting so at this time of year as the evenings get darker you look out of you window into a black void. However, lighting up your garden after dark transforms it into an outdoor living room and turns that mass of black into another world, so you don’t have to go in just because the sun has. Once night falls use clever garden lighting to turn your outdoor space into a theatrical stage set full of drama and intrigue. The size of your garden will determine how many lights you can place around it. This seems like a straight forward point, but if you try to put too many in a small space you will almost certainly overdo it. Sometimes less is more so to speak. Another factor is the amount of features you already have, be it statues, walkways, decking, water features, ponds, rockery, lawns and trees. All these things can be lit up at night, and knowing the layout of the garden will help to blend these features together. A good starting point would be to connect a spot or floodlight to a long extension lead and walk it round the garden at night to see what effects can be created. Lay it on the floor up-lighting a canopy of a tree, face it towards a particular object or against a fence panel to give a sense of light and space that is created. Using this method will save you a lot of time in the long run as you can establish very quickly how many fittings you may need and where your cable runs are going to go. It will be too late

once all the cables have been buried and the lights installed. Try different beam angles and wattage’s to maximize effect, even a splash of colour. A lamp as low as 20w or a 3w LED is surprisingly bright at night in the garden as it does not have to compete with natural daylight. However this is something we can advise on. Adding outdoor lighting along paths and walkways can help to extenuate the edges of the path, but also illuminate any flowers that are planted next to them. The ideal light fitting for this is the spread light or low level bollard which is designed to push the light downward and reduce glare. Some plants do not like constant light at night, so be sure to check you don’t unknowingly damage any plants. If this is the case then point the light in another direction away from the leaves. Your main driveway is an ideal place to use specially designed marker drive-over lights which show a direct route to the house entrance and can be used in conjunction with bollard lights for extra security and effect. The bollards can be placed on a light sensor to detect anyone entering the property. Bollards large and small can also be used to good effect to illuminate pathways in your garden. Putting lighting in between rocks and stones will make shadows and shapes with great effect at night and will enhance the scenery at night. There are hundreds of small low level spike lights which use either low voltage or LED power and can be easily concealed in these areas. Twin adjustable spike

lights are also very flexible and enable you to down light or highlight an object with one lamp whilst up lighting a tree or tall shrub with the other lamp. Lighting decking areas can help to complete the look, and create an almost fairytale ambiance. Lights can be placed on the decking posts and rails for maximum exposure at an elevated position. For a very classical look you can build them into the wood of the decking, and this helps to protect them as well. The look is very unique and seamless, and is a favourite with many homeowners. The light can bring out the quality and shape of the wood, as well as different textures. They take a little more work to fit them and install but the finished result is one of the best around, and will really set your garden apart from the rest. Using LED in the decking is ideal as the lamp produces very little heat and will be safe to touch for children. Low level bollards can be used at the side of entrance steps to the patio decking area. You can hang lights from branches in trees, or on top of posts, fences and pergolas. These light fittings are very popular for pergolas and create a dramatic pool of light on the pathway below or patio area and add a bit more sparkle to the area. Solar fairy lights can also be used as a type of hanging light to create a twinkle effect at night. If you want expert advice on lighting your garden or any other electrical work just give us a ring, we would be happy to pop out and perhaps give you some new ideas. Call us on 07866 054448

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The Nordman Fir tree, available from Wyevale Garden Centres (PA Photo/Wyevale Garden Centres)


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PICK THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE If you’re trawling garden centres and nurseries looking for a real Christmas tree, there are certain things you have to bear in mind. Size matters - it’s no use trying to fit a wide, dense tree into a narrow space or hoping that a thinner tree will fill a huge space. If you’re on a budget, you may bag a bargain tree - Aldi will be selling Nordman firs up to 110cm (3ft 6in) for £11.99 from December 6 and taller Nordmans (up to 180cm/5ft 9in) for £19.99, against steeper prices from higher end retailers. If you’re worried about the carbon footprint and imported trees, you may be better off going to members of the British Christmas Tree Growers’ Association (www.bctga.co.uk) for a tree grown in the UK. Wyevale Garden Centres (www.wyevalegardencentres. co.uk) also sources the vast majority of its trees from the British Isles. “The Nordman Fir is our most popular tree and is much more needle-fast with attractive dark colouration,” says David Mitchell, plant buyer with the group. “Those looking for something more exclusive and unusual may go for the Fraser and Noble firs which have an almost conical shape, tasteful blue or olive green colours and both with very dense, highly scented foliage.” There’s been a trend towards ‘Swedish-style’ trees that have a much more open structure where you can visibly see the layers and lay decorations right into the centre.

“This does come in at a lower price point but is by no means a lower-quality tree - it follows the trend for a more modern Christmas tree that suits minimalistic and contemporary spaces and modern decoration themes,” says Mitchell. The traditional Norway spruce is less popular but is cheaper, smells good and represents the classic idea of a Christmas tree from childhood. The blue spruce is all about the colour and is ideal as a pot-grown tree, to be kept after the festivities. Mitchell offers the following top tips for choosing and looking after your tree: • Choose a tree that isn’t pre-wrapped in netting so you can really see the shape and the branches won’t permanently be stuck upright. Plus, if trees are left in the net, air is not able to circulate, the tree warms up and a micro-climate forms. This leads to the tree beginning to decompose and needles will drop at a much quicker rate. • The colour of the needles should be dark green, not pale and washed out, and needles should feel waxy to the touch and not dry. Try stroking the tree and seeing if needles come off. • Some people prefer a full dense tree, others opt for a more open shape but in general, the tree should be evenly proportioned, not too dense at the bottom or sparse at the top or have gaping holes. Make sure you look around the whole tree for these.

• The top of the tree is important. Look for a straight leader (the long, tall part of the tree, right at the top). • When first brought home, keep your tree fresh for longer by chopping a few centimetres off the bottom and soaking it in a bucket of water outside at least overnight, but for as long as possible before bringing indoors. • Keep the tree away from draughts and direct heat and ideally use LED lights, which emit less heat and are better for the environment. • Don’t wait until the last minute to purchase. Christmas trees are cut at broadly the same time in the fields in late October/November so if you buy late, the trees are likely to have been in a stored location for a long period out of water and receiving no care, which may result in them not lasting as long.

What to do this week • Plant lilies in patio pots, keeping them in the greenhouse to develop. • Create an inexpensive hedge by taking hardwood cuttings and inserting them directly into the growing site. • Prune autumn-flowering shrubs over three years old as they finish flowering. • If you haven’t already done so, put a layer of sharp grit on the surface of your rockery to stop alpines becoming waterlogged. • Lift rhubarb crowns which you intend to force and leave them exposed to frost for two weeks before bringing them in to the glasshouse or shed. They can then be packed in boxed using soil, watered and then blacked out. By Hannah Stephenson, Press Association

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MOTORING NEWS The latest news on all things motoring. By Nick Fletcher

NEW VW GOLF MATCH Volkswagen is sharpening the appeal of the Golf with a highly specified Golf Match Blue Motion Edition, and Golf Match Edition, priced from £19,840. The new Match Edition models add high-end equipment as standard including Discover Navigation with Car-Net Guide and Inform, and Winter Pack. The entry-level three-door Golf Match BlueMotion Edition has a 1.0 115hp TSI engine, six-speed manual gearbox. The Golf Match Edition, from £20,400, has a 1.4-litre TSI 125 hp engine, BlueMotion Technology and a five-speed manual gearbox. Standard features include 16-inch ‘Dover’ alloys and Discover Navigation system with 6.5inch colour touch-screen control system for navigation, CD and radio functions. Other equipment includes Adaptive Cruise Control with Front Assist and City Emergency Braking, Driver Alert System, PreCrash preventive occupant protection, Driver Profile Selection, automatic lights and wipers, and automatically dimming rear-view mirror.

ROAD TEST: BMW X1 XDRIVE BMW’s all-new X1 compact sports activity model has just entered UK showrooms and seems set to be another top seller, writes NICK FLETCHER. After all, the previous version has been a huge success since its launch in 2009. More than 730,000 have been sold globally with nearly 40,000 new owners of X1 in the UK in that time. Standard specification for the new version X1 includes LED daytime driving lights and for xLine and M Sport models fullLED headlights for low and high beam. This is optional for Sport line models.The new car has also grown, most notably in height compared to its predecessor (+53mm), which helps to create extra space inside. The new BMW X1 is available from launch with one petrol and three diesel units, each with TwinPower Turbo technology and with prices starting at £26,780. A new six-speed manual gearbox is standard. An eight-speed Steptronic transmission is also available which is standard on some models. The X1 offers more space for passengers and luggage and new options for varying its load-carrying capacity. There is a raised seating position (by 36mm in the front and 64mm in the rear compared to the predecessor model), and increased headroom, shoulder room and elbow room for all occupants. The UK standard specification sees automatic tailgate, front fog lamps, remote-controlled central locking and

keyless engine ignition, electric window controls, electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, a leather steering wheel adjustable for height and reach, a rain sensor including automatic headlight control, extended storage and front and rear isofix attachments. The exterior design has a more potent look, and the cabin is both elegant and practical. The iDrive control display uses a 6.5 inch screen, though an 8.8 inch screen is an option. Satnav is standard on all models. Agility has been enhanced by the new chassis, which ensures not only precisely controllable handling but also noticeably improved ride comfort. The 192 hp 2.0 litre entry level petrol model featured is wellkitted and will be a popular choice for those wanting a little more driving zest. With a 0-60mph time of just 7.3 seconds it is very nippy yet can still return 44.8 mpg combined. (The 231 hp diesel is even quicker, 0-60 mph in only 6.6 seconds, and even better fuel economy - 56.5 mpg combined). On the road, there is plenty of grip thanks to the intelligent all-wheel-drive system with switches power wherever the sensors dicate extra traction is needed. With direct steering giving good feedback and adjustable dampers keeping the ride comfortable, this new X1 drives beautifully. It also impresses with its styling and the quality fit and finish of the cabin. Full marks all round!

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To mark the 5th anniversary of its Juke model, Nissan and a British paper artist have created a full-scale Origami Juke. Artist Owen Gildersleeve hand-built the intricate replica model from paper to the exact dimensions of the current Juke. He took more than 200 hours and folded more than 2,000 pieces of paper to create the detailed sculpture. He said: “This was a great project to work on – hard work but very rewarding. As a celebration piece it draws on so many influences, such as the origami focus inspired by Nissan’s Japanese roots.” The Juke is built in Nissan’s plant in Sunderland and since first deliveries began in October 2010, more than 150,000 Juke models have been sold in the UK alone, with over 700,000 total sales across Europe, making it the continent’s best-selling compact crossover. The Juke’s longer-term future in Britain was recently secured when Nissan confirmed that the Sunderland plant would produce the next-generation Juke benefiting from a further £100 million investment in the Sunderland facility and securing the plant into 2020.


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ROAD TEST: VOLVO V60 CROSS COUNTRY Volvo has a formidable reputation for producting stylish estate cars combining refined driving with workhorse capability, and one of its latest models is the V60 Cross Country, which has a more robust yet still premium look, writes NICK FLETCHER. There are four trim levels - SE, SE Nav, Lux and Lux Nav - and with a choice of three diesel engines. The entry-level version is the D3 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel unit with 148hp on tap, while the D4 version produces 188hp. Both are front-wheel drive. The flagship V60 is a 2.4-litre five-cylinder turbodiesel engine, also developing 188hp but with four-wheel drive. There is choice of a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic gearbox with the D3 and D4 variants, while the flagship D4 AWD is automatic. Riding 65 mm higher than the standard V60 estate, the Cross Country also has a more rugged appearance, including wheel arch extensions, front and rear skid-plates and twin exhaust tailpipes. My recent test model was a D3 SE Nav priced at £30,995 in standard form which includes alloy wheels, sat-nav and DAB

radio. It was also laden with options which included collision warning and auto braking, pedestrian and cyclist detection, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping aid and blind-spot information display. Despite its size and weight, D3 performance is still pacey, with a 0-60 mph time of just 8.8 seconds and a top speed of 127 mph. And fuel economy is much better than you might expect at 67.3 mpg combined. Emissions are relatively low just 111g/km. Space front and rear is good, with decent head and legroom for all but the tallest, and the generous boot offers around 500 litres of space without the seats folded down. Out and about, the V60 Cross Country is quick to accelarate – 8.8 seconds to 60 mph - and is impressively composed through bends given its added ride height. And even in two wheel drive, grip is very reassuring even on hard cornering. Those who require a durable family estate car with eyecatching presence, a high-level of safety features and pleasing driving dynamics will find the V60 Cross Country hard to beat.

NEW MERCEDES-BENZ GLS A new seven-seat luxury SUV, the Mercedes-Benz GLS, is now available to order, priced from £69,100 ahead of first UK deliveries in March. If offers improved efficiency, extended DYNAMIC SELECT transmission modes, the latest AIRMATIC air suspension system with ADS adaptive damping system, a nine-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission, driver assistance systems and the latest telematics with internet access. Three models are available in the UK: the GLS 350d 4MATIC AMG Line, the GLS 350d 4MATIC designo Line and the new Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 4MATIC. The standard specification includes the latest generation of COMAND Online including an 8-inch screen and touchpad; LED Intelligent Light System with Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus; leather upholstery; memory front seats; Harmon Kardon Logic 7 surround sound system; panoramic electric sunroof; parking package with 360° camera; lane tracking package including Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keeping Assist; Keyless-GO comfort package; THERMOTRONIC climate control with three zones; three-colour ambient lighting; and heated seats in the front two rows. The GLS 350d uses a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine, which produces 258 hp and emits 199 g/km of CO2. The 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic gearbox is standard, making for greater efficiency and smoother shifts, as well as DYNAMIC SELECT driving modes.

An optional off-road package for the 350d adds a centre differential lock; low-range gearbox; extra modes for the DYNAMIC SELECT system and three additional heights for the suspension, to increase ground clearance to 306 mm and wading depth to up to 600 mm. Also included are underbody protection panels, and an off-road function for the headlights. With a peak output of 585 hp the 5.5-litre bi-turbo V8 in the GLS 63 offers even more power (+28 hp), and higher equipment including revised AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission.

A limited edition rangetopping Sport Recaro model joins the all-new Mazda MX-5 line up, priced at £24,295. It offers sporty styling enhancements and extra equipment and is powered by a 2.0 litre 160hp petrol engine. Just 600 will be available. Created with the discerning sports car fan in mind, the Sport Recaro builds on sharp looks with a Brilliant Black Sports Aero kit that includes a rear spoiler, plus front, side and rear skirts. Piano Black door mirrors and 17-inch Diamond Cut alloy wheels with an engraved MX-5 logo complete the stand out exterior appearance. Inside, the MX-5 cabin gains an Alcantara dashboard panel, alloy pedals and unique floor mats. Complementing the premium feel of the cabin, the standard Recaro seats feature Alcantara upholstery on the seat cushion and seat back, while red seat piping compliments the red stitching found on the dash, handbrake and gear lever. Based on the specification of the 2.0-litre Sport Nav, the Sport Recaro features LED headlights, a leather steering wheel, climate control air-conditioning, DAB radio, Integrated Bluetooth, integrated navigation system with 3-years free European map updates, rain sensing wipers, rear parking sensors, smart keyless entry, a premium Bose sound system and cruise control, plus Mazda’s MZDConnect connectivity and infotainment system with 7-inch Colour touch-screen display and Multimedia Commander. In line with the 2.0-litre Sport Nav, the Sport Recaro benefits from a dynamic set-up that includes Sports suspension featuring Bilstein dampers, a limited slip differential and strut tower bar.

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ASTON MARTIN THRILL AT BRANDS HATCH

SECRET AGENT TRAINING FOR TWO

The Aston Martin is an icon of British engineering and this experience at the legendary Brands Hatch race track is a day to remember. On the driving experience get behind the wheel of the V8 Vantage, a glorious modern classic built to impress and destined to perform. The session begins with an introduction, briefing and a demonstration lap from the instructor to get familiarised with this impressive track. Then, take the wheel of the Aston and roar around Brands Hatch for six thrilling miles for an memory never to be forgotten.

Assume the role of a spy for the day with a selection of adrenaline-fuelled missions and spy games. Take on the laser room challenge, tactically dodging alarms to make it out safely. Learn vital sniper techniques (non live ammunition obviously!), including camouflage and marksmanship before getting to grips with the art of hand to hand combat. Learn specialist skills such as knife work, blocks and take downs, all taught by an expert instructor with practical experience. Race an off road Bocart Buggy around a track at speeds of up to 30 mph and conclude the day by handling a 9mm pistol. After becoming acquainted with the correct procedures, get the chance to fire!

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TWO NIGHT BREAK FOR TWO AT THE EDINBURGH CITY HOTEL

TWO NIGHT WELSH ESCAPE FOR TWO AT PLAS DINAS COUNTRY HOUSE

Take time out to explore one of Europe’s most fascinating cities with a Two Night Break for Two at the Mercure Edinburgh City Hotel. Situated on Princes Street, just minutes from the iconic Waverley Station and a short walk from the city’s main commercial and cultural quarter, you’ll enjoy comfortable and contemporary accommodation in a fantastic central location. Once you’ve settled into your Classic room - where flat-screen TV and complimentary WIFI come as standard head out on the town to discover the vibrant night life or architectural splendour of this beautiful city. There’s plenty to see and do whatever time of year you visit, so it’s good to know you won’t have far to go after a grand night out or a full day’s sight-seeing. On both mornings of your stay you’ll be served a leisurely breakfast in the hotel dining room where the huge picture windows offer stunning views of the imposing Edinburgh Castle. Further dining facilities are available should you wish to take lunch or dinner, subject to an additional cost.

Head to glorious North Wales for this exceptional two night break in a stylish 5* boutique hotel, and enjoy a bottle of chilled Champagne and box of handmade chocolates as a lovely addition to your treat. The Plas Dinas Country House is a rather special destination for a relaxing and luxurious stay. Formerly the country retreat of Lord Snowdon and the Armstrong-Jones family, there are parts of the house - like the atmospheric gun room – that date back 400 years. Recently converted to a luxury hotel, Plas Dinas now offers nine beautiful bedrooms featuring crisp white sheets, Molton Brown toiletries and luxurious fixtures and fittings. The cosy reception rooms are just as lovely with log fires, antique furniture and plenty of original memorabilia detailing the lives of the illustrious former inhabitants. You’ll stay in a Deluxe Room with Super King bed, mini-bar, movies on-demand and a lovely en suite bathroom. On both mornings you’ll enjoy a full Welsh breakfast featuring locally sourced ingredients and served in the light and airy dining room. Explore the area or simply relax with a good book by the fireside or out on the terrace. A perfect and extremely welcoming Welsh retreat.

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Exclusive Price £235.00 (includes UK shipping) TWO NIGHT ESCAPE FOR TWO AT RUTHIN CASTLE Take a trip to northern Wales and spend two nights with someone special in a Noble Room at the historic Ruthin Castle, with a full Welsh breakfast each morning included to give you a full Welsh experience. Steeped in history, Ruthin Castle dates back from Arthurian legend through to the English Civil War, and was once owned by King Henry VIII. During your stay you can walk among the old walls, take in the countryside or explore the nearby market towns and hunt for something quaint – assuming you don’t want to just spend your time enjoying the hotel’s Moat Spa Thermal Suite and Gym. Your room includes 24-hour room service, hospitality drinks and complimentary Wi-Fi, so even staying in an ancient castle doesn’t mean you’ll be completely separated from the modern world. There are lots of restaurants around five minutes’ walk away in Ruthin, but if you’d rather stay on-site you can purchase gourmet pan-European dishes at the hotel’s Bertie’s Restaurant. Each morning you’ll be served a complimentary full Welsh breakfast to ready you for the days ahead. What’s included?

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FOOD & DRINK

ALL TORODE’S LEAD TO HOME “What are you like in the kitchen?” asks MasterChef’s John Torode at the beginning of our cookery masterclass. “I’m OK,” I grunt, a mental carousel of burnt biscuits, teeth-extracting pork joints and soggy bottoms whirling to mind. “Did anyone tell you that you had to be brilliant at cooking?” despairs the 50-year-old, with a worldweary sigh. “People forget that their friends love them. They come around to your house for dinner not because they want you to show off to them. They come round your house for dinner because they love you.” My nearest and dearest might be more inclined to come round for dinner if there was less chance of the usual tortured pasta dishes I foist upon them. And evidently, I’m not the only one to feel coy about

my cooking skills (or lack of) because Torode’s new cookery tome My Kind Of Food explores just that. A deeply ‘personal’ collection of recipes (complete with pictures and cards made by his four children proudly placed alongside the acknowledgements), the emphasis is on getting us back in the kitchen and having some fun there. And if that means using shop-bought condiments, so be it. Recently, Torode had to come to terms with his oldest son, a third-year ecology student, flying the nest to Sydney where he is doing a placement. “He loves it, absolutely loves it... but I now know how my father felt 25 years ago,” he says.

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“Good food should be accessible to everybody and that’s what I’ve done with the book,” he says. “I’m not after Michelin stars, I’m not after praise in that way, what I really like is when people taste my food and say, ‘That’s delicious’. And if that word comes out all the time, that’s fantastic. I’m really, really happy.” By Keeley Bolger, Press Association

That all his brood leave home knowing how to “iron a shirt, buy a bus ticket and cook a couple of bits of food” is something Torode holds dear.

If you fancy trying some of Torode’s delicious dishes, here are two from My Kind Of Food...

Ingredients

Tomato And Pesto Tarts (Makes 4 Tarts)

500g block puff pastry (all-butter, if possible) Plain flour, for dusting 1 egg, beaten 2tbsp pesto (home-made or just use a jar) 8 plum tomatoes, sliced Salt and freshly ground black pepper To serve: 100g watercress 10ml peppery olive oil

Method Heat the oven to 220C/gas 7. Line a baking sheet with baking paper. On a lightly floured worktop, roll the puff pastry out until it is about 2cm thick. You will need to cut four circular discs from the pastry, so find a small plate or saucer that’s about 16cm in diameter to use as a template. Place the plate over the pastry and run a sharp knife around the edge to cut out the first disc. Repeat until you have four. Now you need to lightly score a margin about 1.52cm in from the edge of the pastry discs, so find a smaller plate or bowl that you can use as a template. Place the smaller plate in the centre of each pastry disc and lightly run a sharp knife around the edge, being careful not to cut all the way through. Lift the disks onto a baking sheet and brush with the beaten egg. With a fork, prick the inner circle but not the outer edge - this will stop the pastry from rising in the middle, but will allow the outer edge of the tart to rise up. Take a good amount of the pesto and spread it over the inner circle of each tart. Place the tops and bottoms of the tomatoes in the centre of the tarts, then start to lay the slices on top of the pesto so they overlap and create a swirl effect - it should look a bit like a Catherine wheel. Season with salt and pepper.

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Place the tarts in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, until well risen and coloured. Mix the watercress with the olive oil and serve with tarts.


FOOD & DRINK

Roast Chicken with Creme Fraiche, New Potatoes and Watercress (Serves 6)

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Ingredients

Method

1 large chicken, about 1.5kg 200g creme fraiche 1/2 lemon 4tsp vegetable oil 500g new potatoes 100g watercress Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1tsp mustard (optional)

Heat the oven to 200C/gas 6. Season the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper, then spoon the creme fraiche into the cavity. Plug the end of the chicken with the lemon half. Rub the chicken with some of the oil, season well and then place in a roasting tin, breast up. Roll the potatoes in the remaining oil and then scatter around the chicken. Place the chicken in the oven and roast for one hour 10 minutes without opening the oven door. Leave it. Pick the largest stems off the watercress and put the lot into a large bowl filled with cold water. Push the watercress under the water and place the bowl in the fridge. The clean watercress will float to the top while all the dirt will sink to the bottom.

Take the chicken out of the oven. Pour the creme fraiche out of the chicken over the potatoes in the tin, then turn the chicken upside down onto a board and leave it to sit for 10 minutes so that all the juices flow back into the breast. It will be done. Meanwhile, place the tin over a medium heat and bring to the boil, stirring the potatoes around the tin so all the lovely sticky bits come off the sides and make the sauce. Take it off the heat. Lift the watercress out of the bowl and shake off the excess water. Put the chicken and potatoes onto a large platter, scatter over the watercress and pour yourself a congratulatory vat of wine. Add a spoonful of mustard for a bit of spice in the creme fraiche. 143


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REVIEWED

We wanted to know what all the fuss was about...

CAFÉ BOSCANOVA 650 Christchurch Rd, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP

A breakfast heaven, Café Boscanova is the sort of place I would relish on a hangover. None of this greasy spoon business, you can expect only the best ingredients locally sourced and cooked to perfection. In fact the head chef rather sweetly takes his children foraging at the weekend. Refreshing with a vegan spin on their menu, the food is spritely and picante with natural flavours. Finding a local haunt that caters for both the health conscious and those that wish to tuck into something a little more naughty can be tricky. Café Boscanova has struck a balance crafting a niche in the market. On the drinks menu you are treated to tempting smoothies freshly squeezed and an array of sumptuous coffees. Boscanova takes its coffee seriously, which I like. You certainly won’t leave feeling short changed of a bad coffee. In fact the interior is laden with a variety of coffee brewing systems, a little unusual but all the more eccentric.

After all Café Boscanova is a hoarders paradise, brimming with a collection of eclectic bits and bobs. Grazing over the all day brunch and the lunch specials the majority of us decided to go in for a second breakfast. After all yoghurt and fruit or a bowl of crunchy nut doesn’t exactly cut it when you see the choices at Boscanova. From East End vegan breakfasts, to avocado on toast sprinkled with chili flakes, or an American dream of pancakes and streaky bacon, you’re sure to find something on the menu to beat your 7.30am first breakfast. The pancakes served with maple syrup and bacon, were chunky and beautifully cooked. My eyes swelled with jealousy I must say, so I will be visiting very soon to get my fair share. The East End breakfast, naturally a big breakfast comes

Vegan, Vegetarian, or Meat. Opting to trial both the meat and vegetarian option with swapsies of poached to scrambled eggs, only the murmurs of “mmm…” and munching on food went round the table. Coaxing our guinea pig of diets Alan out of the office to join us for some proper food, he was not disappointed. Choosing to stick with a protein option he thoroughly enjoyed his steak and eggs. For Ross and myself we headed for the lunchtime specials. Having had a peek at Café Boscanova’s Facebook page I spied a carrot salad that looked rather tempting, and on the specials was bang bang carrot salad, what a result. A quirky salad of pickled carrots, spiced peanuts and a satay sprinkled with sesame seeds coating the inner of the bowl, it was deeelicious! I could have eaten a jar of the satay sauce, I love peanut butter far too much. Ross went for the club sandwich. In Ross’ words “that was the best club sandwich I’ve ever had” I think its safe to say it was a hit. Tender chicken, silky egg yolk, bacon and cheese, it did look the bees knees.

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Disappointed in myself for having not made the visit to Café Boscanova earlier I will be returning very soon, perhaps tomorrow. Indulgent yet healthy, Café Boscanova you have whipped up my ultimatum. My finals words are a little tip for those who like a hint of spice in their mug, try the chai latte. It’s divine, and perfect for the festive season.


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FOOD & DRINK

REVIEWED

We wanted to know what all the fuss was about...

CAFÉ ROUGE 71 Seamoor Rd, Bournemouth, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9AE

Café Rouge is one of Westbourne’s most well established restaurants having been there for many years now. As such, we were pretty excited to be asked to come down, kick back and take in the ambiance of the newly refurbished Café Rouge and of course try out their new menu! The very first Café Rouge was actually launched in Richmond, London, in 1989 by Karen Jones and Roger Myers, who are foodies on a mission to recreate real French food and wine in a Parisienne bistro style setting. Rouge was also the favourite hangout for Bridget and friends in ‘Bridget Jones’ Diary’, the novel that helped make them a household name. Today they continue to recreate core classics like Steak Frites, Poulet Breton, Moules and Confit de Canard as well as croques, salads and baguettes available to enjoy, with a gorgeous glass of French wine of course. The chefs use fresh ingredients, traditional French kitchen cooking methods and classic Rouge recipes all day every day. We loved the look of pretty much everything on the menu so choosing was a little harder than usual, in the end we went for Souffle Au Fromage which is the ultimate twice backed brie soufflé with an apple and chive salad, then we selected the

camembert in breadcrumbs with cranberry and redcurrant sauce. It was a bit of a cheese-off! Now both of these dishes were fabulous and perfectly cooked, however the soufflé was the clear winner, cooked to perfection and tasting like heaven, you really need to try this one! For our mains we went with beef for both dishes, the 7oz fillet steak with béarnaise sauce and fries was divine, it came out medium rare which was exactly how I asked for it, it was tender with excellent flavour. We also had the Boeuf Bourguignon, slow-cooked in red wine with smoked bacon, mushrooms, baby onions, green beans, carrots and herb mash and in a nutshell one of the best we had ever tasted, the beef just melted in your mouth, you can tell they have really nailed their dishes with no exceptions. Finally after a couple of excellent glasses of merlot we hit the dessert menu, it’s pretty standard for

me to choose a créme brûlée if it’s on the menu, mainly because I think I’m addicted to them which would pretty much make me a bit of a creme brûlée expert over the years, so I was hoping this lived up to the mark and I’m pleased to say it was pretty damn good, up there with the best I’ve had. We also singled out the crêpe aux chocolat blanc et banane for a good devouring which is a baked pancake with raspberries, banana, warm white chocolate and tarte tatin ice cream. This was surely going to finish us off but in a good way, it looked great, it tasted great what more can you ask for? The whole Café Rouge experience was majestic, the architects and creatives have definitely worked their magic to refresh the bistro to Paris perfection vintage photos rehung, oak floors polished and new style details introduced, the service we received was second to none and the food consumed was faultless… These guys know their stuff when it comes to a dining experience, you walk through the door from a bustling Westbourne street where you are suddenly transported into a chic little Parisienne Café, a brilliant little escape for an hour or so… Bravo!


FOOD & DRINK

CHEWING THE FAT In terms of kitchen ‘outlaws’, sugar has completely overtaken fat as public enemy number one. In fact, fat has been making something of a comeback in recent years, and the latest advocates to sing its praises are sports scientist and marathon runner Professor Tim Noakes, nutritionist Sally Ann-Creed and chef and open ocean swimmer Jonno Proudfoot. Their book, The Real Meal Revolution, has taken South Africa by storm and has just landed on UK shores, promising to help people lose weight without giving up all that juicy meat, butter and cream. There is a catch, though - carbs are strictly off the menu. This low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) plan has similarities with the Paleo diet, in that it advocates a return to eating what our ancient ancestors, the hunter-gatherers, ate some 200,000 years ago - before we started cultivating grains. It also draws heavily on the Banting diet devised by British undertaker William Banting, who famously gave up the carb-rich eating habits of the Victorians in the 1860s to cure himself of obesity. Of course, low or no-carb/high fat and protein diets have always been somewhat controversial, attracting both fierce critics and fans. Prof Noakes, however, is convinced that this eating regime has benefited his own health. “We’ve been raised to believe that cholesterol, caused by eating too

much fat, causes diseases, and that every disease in the book is linked to a high-fat diet. It turns out that’s completely wrong,” claims Noakes, who has Type 2 diabetes but, at 66, says he’s running like a 40-year-old. “What’s killing us is having elevated blood insulin concentrations all the time, and that is caused by high-carbohydrate diets and it’s exacerbated in people like myself, who have insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is the most prevalent medical condition in the world, it dwarves everything else.” To devise their recipes, Proudfoot drew up three lists - green, orange and red - of foods people should eat in abundance, be wary of and avoid altogether, with meat, cheese and leafy greens all on the green list; fruit, nuts and root veggies on the orange list and all flour, grains, cake, rice, pasta, sugar, potatoes and even peas on the red list. So popular has it been in South Africa, that supermarkets have struggled to keep up with demand for Banting ingredients, including cauliflower, which forms the basis of several recipes, such as cauli-wraps, cauli-mash and cauli-rice. “There was a national cauliflower shortage,” says Proudfoot. “The price of cauliflower for 1kg used to be 50p and at one point, it went up to £4! One supermarket chain in particular now sells pre-packaged versions of some of our recipes, including cauli-rice.

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Prof Noakes acknowledges it’s not a ‘one-size fits all’ diet, but recommends insulin resistant people, with a family history of diabetes, should try it. “For most people, once you get over 40 and you’re a little overweight, you should be on this diet, because if you’re not, you’re in trouble.” By Kate Whiting, Press Association

Whether or not you want to go full-on Revolution, here are two recipes from the book to try at home...

Ingredients

Courgette & Garlic Gratin (Serves 4)

800g courgettes 1 onion, roughly sliced 1 handful thyme sprigs 1 whole head garlic, cloves peeled 100g butter, broken into pieces 250ml double cream Salt and pepper

Method Preheat the oven to 200C (Gas 6). Cut the courgettes into large chunks. Lay the onions, courgettes, thyme and garlic in an ovenproof lasagne dish (or casserole dish), mix well and then press down. Dot pieces of butter evenly over the top of the dish, then cover everything with the double cream. Season with salt and pepper. Place the tray in the oven, uncovered, and bake for approximately 45 minutes. If you want to thicken the sauce in the bottom of the tray simply strain through a sieve and reduce it on the stove before pouring it back over.

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Note: If you want some extra goodness, sprinkle a layer of grated cheese on top of the gratin before serving and pop it back under the grill for a cheesy crust.


FOOD & DRINK

Lamb Blanquette (Serves 4)

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Ingredients

Method

600g lamb shoulder, cut into 20g cubes 8 peeled shallots 4 sticks celery, cut into large chunks 5 sprigs thyme 5 sprigs rosemary 2 whole heads garlic, cut in half across the meridian 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup white wine 125ml cream 2 bunches of leeks, trimmed and cut into big chunks 250g white or button mushrooms, whole Salt and pepper Handful of parsley, freshly chopped 125ml creme fraiche

Preheat the oven to 160C (Gas 3). Place the lamb, shallots, celery, thyme, rosemary, garlic, stock and wine in an ovenproof casserole dish. Cover the dish with foil and place it in the oven for two and half hours. Check the meat to see whether it is soft and tender. If it is still tough, pop it back in for another 30 minutes.

mushrooms, and reduce the sauce until it goes thick and creamy. Once the sauce is thick and the mushrooms and leeks are tender, add the meat, season with salt and pepper and stir through the freshly chopped parsley. Finally, garnish with dollops of creme fraiche and serve.

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE PEOPLE It’s been touted as period-defining - even a ‘lesbian cult classic’ - but for Hollywood royalty Cate Blanchett, the premise behind Carol, the big-screen adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel, The Price Of Salt, is far simpler “It’s about two people falling in love, in the way that Romeo And Juliet is,” declares Blanchett, with no uncertainty in her tone. “The film has a universal quality to it where the women’s gender is absolutely vital, [an] impediment to them consummating their love, but it’s not the point of the film.” It’s late afternoon by the time my turn comes round to speak to Blanchett and, after a long day of interviews, she’s taking no prisoners. Yet ever the professional, the striking actress goes from head-in-hand tired to dynamic, two-time Academy-Award winner in a split second; ready and willing to talk. With more than two decades of industry experience, she certainly isn’t short of work offers - but these days, her choosing, she stipulates, depends on her “engagement with the script”. “I just think, ‘Is this a good story? Am I interested in it?’ Because if you’re not connected as an actor, then there’s a snowflake’s chance in hell that the audience is going to be.”

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In the case of Carol, Blanchett’s love affair started the minute she read the 1952 book. “I read the novel years ago, when I was making The Talented Mr. Ripley [another Highsmith adaptation] with [director] Anthony Minghella, and loved the story, but it didn’t really become a film until Todd Haynes came on board [as director], and then Rooney Mara, after which it became something that was utterly irresistible.”

The 46-year-old pauses for a moment, before pensively adding: “It’s all about the people in the end.” And it’s hard to disagree: Carol vividly depicts the transitional period of Fifites New York. As the post-war years ushered in many voices of change, The Price Of Salt focused on an unlikely attraction between two women living in the city: Therese Belivet (Mara), a young woman in her early 20s, and Carol Aird (Blanchett), a mature, older woman in a loveless marriage. Drawing on the aspect of unforeseen love, Emmynominated writer Phyllis Nagy (of Mrs. Harris fame), who adapted the screenplay, and Haynes (Far From Heaven, Velvet Goldmind) beautifully recount a controversial relationship that captures the radical social climate of the era, and in turn, offers a foreshadowing perspective of what it means to have true happiness in life. As her character recognises her feelings for Therese in the film, Blanchett singles out the universal heartbreak that often comes with falling in love: “You risk being out of control, and that is all part of the intoxicating thrill.” But the heartbreak doesn’t end at prohibited love. A key marker of the times is when mother-of-one Carol grants her estranged husband full custody of her daughter as opposed to living a lie; a scene in which a husky-voiced Blanchett, a mother-of-four in real life - three biological sons and an adopted daughter, with her playwright and screenwriter husband, Andrew Upton - confesses she “felt the pull”.

Cate Blanchett at the premiere of Carol at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/PA Photos)

“Part of your job as an actor is to imagine your way into a character and you grow through placing yourself in someone else’s shoes,” she explains. “I don’t try and bring my own experience to it, as every mother is different, but yes, I did feel the pain that Carol was feeling, for sure.” Showcasing a female author, female screenplay and two female leads, Carol has joined a host of allempowering line-ups in 2015 (alongside the likes of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 and Suffragette), but it’s a tag Blanchett is keen to shake, for fear it would “relegate the film to the realm of the political”. Having worked with Haynes before in his 2007 Bob Dylan-inspired film, I’m Not There, she reasons: “The power of Carol is that it’s an apolitical film. Only Todd Haynes, who has such an outsider’s aesthetic, which is what makes his films dangerous and compelling and unusual, could have made a film about two female characters falling in love... “And somehow, in the most wonderful, empowering way, normalised it.” By Gemma Dunn, Press Association


HEALTH & BEAUTY

HEALTH & FITNESS

HOW TO STAY (A BIT) FIT AND HEALTHY OVER CHRISTMAS

Charlie Lowe from the fastest growing bootcamp ‘Wassmuffin Fitter Than fit’ talks Fitness, well being, healthy eating and of course Thai Boxing.

Its such an amazing time of year with lots of food, alcohol and partying. It’s fantastic to have a break from it all and spend precious time with family and friends. However, why do so many of us end up feeling so guilty, putting on loads of weight, feeling unhealthy and signing up to a new gym with promises of “that will never happen again” in the first week of January? How about having a Christmas you can enjoy and not feel guilty about for months afterwards. I’m not saying keep up intense exercise all the way through the festive period (don’t get me wrong if this is what you want to do and your bodies used to it then fair play carry on) but alot of us don’t have the time and loose the motivation over Christmas. So I thought I would give a few little tips to keep us active and feeling healthy. There is so much food around at this time of year, wherever you go there is chocolate, mince pies, nuts and lets not count how many massive roasts we have and buffet style teas. We can’t avoid all this and nibble on a beetroot salad in the corner, just think about what you are going to eat and make slightly more informative decisions. Have that massive roast on Christmas day but try and fill up on meat/fish and veg whilst cutting down on potatoes and sauces. You can have that little pig in blanket but you just don’t have to have 6 of them. Try no to feel forced to have another helping if your

still quite full. Eat slowly and wait for your food to digest properly. This way you might actually enjoy it more too!

the kids to school you could come and try one of those. Imagine having your hours work out done by 7:30! Plenty of time left to wrap, shop and visit friends and family.

You can have pudding but not with half a tub of cream and if you can’t decide then consider a small portion of two things but make sure it’s not a normal portion of both. You should never feel like you are holding back but by the same token you don’t need to make yourself feel ill.

After your big meals try playing more active family games you could try a squat hold competition with Nan. These things actually can be fun with family and in the festive atmosphere. Also the kids definitely need to burn off some of the sugar they’ve had!

Try going for a brisk walk with the family after a large meal as it is great to get out in the fresh air, chase the kids and dog around, even act like a kid yourself that will burn some calories!

Try a family trip ice skating or do a Christmas run there are plenty for charity going on in December so you can work out and feel really good about it and you actually burn more calories out in the cold.

You don’t have to stop exercise altogether. It is hard to fit it in but rather than doing that 2 hour session down the gym go for a swim or a run for 30 mins make it intense but it will be worth the feeling afterwards knowing you managed to fit in your exercise and yet can still make it to Auntie Pauline’s for a little tipple.

Try avoiding creamy drinks and liqueurs like baileys also be careful with mulled wine that can be quite high in calories. Prosecco for a toast is a good option and a short with a low calorie mixer is always a better choice. Try and keep well hydrated throughout the season (with water)!

Gyms can often reduce opening hours over the holidays which may mess with your schedule, but they are usually good at doing a mixture of classes with a party atmosphere. These are good for getting into the spirit of things and still having a good work out. Don’t forget our morning bootcamp classes at the YMCA in Bournemouth Westover road starting at 6:30, if you are off work or don’t have to take

If the worse comes to the worse and you put on a few pounds over xmas just come and see a friendly face at Fitter Than Fit in the new year. We will have lots of offers for you and hopefully some new classes to add to our time table in 2016. Check our timetable for Christmas opening times on fitterthanfit.co.uk. Hope you all have a fit healthy and happy Christmas and New Year from all at the Fiiter Than Fit Team xx

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HEALTH & BEAUTY The latest beauty tips and treatments from the owner of Chic Beauty Salon & Academy, Sophie Tamagna

DON’T BE RED IN THE FACE What are thread veins? Thread veins are tiny blood vessels which run close to the surface of the skin and look like fine red, or sometimes purple, wiggly lines. They’re also sometimes called ‘spider veins’ or ‘broken veins’, although the veins aren’t in fact broken but only slightly enlarged. The medical term for them is telangiectasia. What causes them? Usually there’s no obvious cause. Thread veins tend to develop as we age and our skin and blood vessels become less elastic. Hormonal changes associated with pregnancy and the menopause are thought to provoke their development - the reason why women are more prone to them than men.

treatments are much more affordable and very effective. IPL applies light in pulses composed of a range of wavelengths (with a UV filter to prevent harmful ultraviolet radiation from making contact with your skin), meaning less healthy tissue is exposed to the treatment.u Both Intense Pulse Light and laser systems emit light which is readily absorbed by blood vessels, heating them to point where they are destroyed. Following treatment, the vessels quickly clear as they are reabsorbed by the body, leaving little or no trace of the original lesion. For Intense Pulsed Light treatment a thin layer of chilled gel is applied

You can also inherit a family tendency to the problem. Other causes include too much sunbathing, exposure to wind or extreme temperatures, corticosteroid medicines and radiotherapy. Although you may not like the look of them, thread veins aren’t dangerous, but they tend to become larger and increase in number over time. Who gets them? Nearly all of us as we age, apparently. Around one in five women in their 20s have thread veins, a figure that rises to around half by the age of forty and continues to increase. By the age of 70 over 70 per cent of women have some thread veins.

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Treatment is relatively quick and can be just 10 minutes for a single lesion or up to 45 minutes for a full face.

How long do the results last? Immediately after treatment some thread veins will disappear but may re-occur a few days later, but be less visible. With further treatment these vessels will disappear and are not likely to reoccur. However, once you have a tendency to facial redness you always will so new veins may appear at some point in the future making further treatment necessary. Maintenance sessions may not be required for several years though as results are long-lasting. To help prevent new veins forming we strongly advise the use of a good sunscreen such as ‘Radical Defence’ to protect the skin from damage.

What does treatment feel like? Treatment is mildly uncomfortable but there is no need for anaesthesia and the procedure is actually quite quick. Sensations vary but most people describe it as a very quick, hot pin prick. to the skin to aid light absorption by the vessel. The light is then pulsed over the entire area to be treated. The chilled gel is removed and the area cooled.

How many treatments are necessary? How Are Facial Thread Veins Treated at Chic? Typically three to four treatments are needed Facial thread veins are usually treated by Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) procedures that seal off the unsightly red marks. As the areas that need seeing to on the face are a lot smaller than if the thread veins were anywhere else on the body, these

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EVENLINES Evenlines were delighted to celebrate 8 very successful years of business in Bournemouth and held a fabulous open evening on Thursday 15th November when they introduced their new practitioners, Dr.Ian Strawford from Glastonbury and Semi-Permanent make up artist and trainer Naomi O’Hara from Southampton. The clinic also show cased their new Dermalux LED Light Therapy skin rejuvenation machine which adds to their excellent portfolio of treatments all aimed at improving the condition and ageing of the skin. The multi award winning clinic has achieved an excellent reputation in the UK Aesthetics Industry with its high quality of treatments and exemplary customer care. Having won the “Best Small UK Aesthetics Clinic” in 2013 they have gone on to win numerous other awards including the most prestigious award given to Dr.Linda Eve last year, the “Best UK Aesthetic Medical Practitioner of the Year 2015”. Evenlines success proves that you don’t have to go to Harley Street anymore to receive first class aesthetic treatments!

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Evenlines are delighted to welcome Dr. Ian Strawford, MB ChB, DCH, MRCGP, MBCAM, who will be joining Dr. Linda Eve at her very successful Bournemouth Aesthetic Clinic. I chose Dr.Ian Strawford to work with me at Evenlines because of his expertise in the Aesthetics field of medicine. We first met in 2005 when I was in General Practice and we were both Clinical GP Advisors to the Dorset and Somerset Out of Hours Emergency Services. We were on the medical committees that worked very hard to improve the services provided by out of hours Doctors and Emergency care Practitioners across the two counties. I had already started in Aesthetics Medicine then and Ian was very interested in further developing his career so when he started his Aesthetics training courses I mentored him over the first few years. Ian has become an expert in the field of aesthetic medicine and we are both very keen to share safe practice and high quality treatments and take great pride in both being UK Conference Speakers

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and Trainers. Ian has a specialist interest in surgery and has skills in Radio-surgery mole removal, Micro-sclerotherapy, Body fat contouring, Plexr plasma therapy, PRP and Silhouette Soft thread lifts whilst still working as a GP in Glastonbury. He is bringing most of these treatments to Evenlines plus offering the other services that I already provide such as Sculptra, Dermal Fillers, Anti-wrinkle injections and numerous skin conditioning treatments. I am so delighted to have Ian working with me as he is a very professional Doctor and like me is passionate about producing only natural looking results, with great attention to detail and customer care. The combination of the skills between us means we can offer clients an even wider range of skin treatments and strengthens the Evenlines UK brand image…..proving that Dorset can be justly proud of its leading, Award Winning, Medical Aesthetics Clinic!

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SILHOUETTE SOFT™ THREADS FACE LIFT FOR A NATURAL, FRESH AND YOUTHFUL APPEARANCE Silhouette Soft™ restores volume, lift and firmness to the face and neck. The poly-L-Lactic acid material of the sutures stimulates new collagen growth , supporting the skin and giving a more youthful and refreshed appearance. Results are immediate and can last up to two years depending upon your age and lifestyle.

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SCLEROTHERAPY Evenlines are now able to offer micro-sclerotherapy to correct and remove unsightly spider and thread veins on the legs. Dr. Strawford offers a thorough assessment and diagnosis of your veins in order to exclude any serious underlying pathology and will discuss the best treatment options to suit you.

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RADIO SURGICAL MOLE AND SKIN LESION REMOVAL Moles and skin lesions can be unsightly especially on exposed parts of your body. They can now be easily removed by Dr. Strawford using a revolutionary technique called Radio Surgery which is not available on the NHS. It is a cost effective alternative to more expensive excision surgery with the benefits of minimal risk of scarring.

Treatments available: • Anti-Wrinkle Injections • Dermal Fillers • Cheek & Lip Fillers • Sculptra • PDO & Silhouette Soft™ Thread lifts • Restylane Skin Boosters • Radio-surgery Mole removal • Sclerotherapy • Genuine Dermaroller • Medical Microdermabrasion • Obagi Nu-Derm • Blue Radiance, VI & pH Formula Peels • Lustre Acne Treatment • INTRAceI for skin tightening & scar reduction • IPL/Laser for hair removal, thread veins, tattoos, age spots, & hyper-pigmentation • Semi Permanent Make up

Now also offering PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and Mesotherapy for natural skin boosting! Evenlines is a very successful and highly respected non-surgical Cosmetic & Training Clinic in Bournemouth run by Dr. Linda Eve MBBS, MBCAM

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16TH DECEMBER COCA COLA CHRISTMAS TRUCK TOUR The iconic Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour will be rolling in to town on Wednesday 16th December. Spreading lots of Coca-Cola magic the star of the ‘Holidays are Coming’ adverts will be at The Waterfront, Pier Approach, Bournemouth, BH2 5AA from 12 noon until 8.00pm. Visitors will be able to have their photo taken with the big famous truck which will be parked up in a snowy winter wonderland. Christmas helpers will be serving chilled Coca-Cola drinks and a choir will be singing festive Christmas carols. Pier Approach, Bournemouth www.happiness.coca-cola.com

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2ND DECEMBER STEREOPHONICS, AT BOURNEMOUTH PAVILION THEATRE After their brilliant performance at T in the Park and a headline slot at V Festival, Stereophonics have announced ten UK dates starting in Bournemouth on Wednesday 2nd December at Bournemouth International Centre. The band’s ninth studio album Keep The Village Alive is out 11 September and is written by Kelly Jones, produced by Kelly and Jim Lowe, and comes hot on the heels of 2013’s acclaimed, platinum-selling Graffiti On The Train. Bournemouth International Centre www.bic.co.uk

3RD DECEMBER DORCHESTER CHRISTMAS CRACKER Cracker Night is just around the corner, the official start to Christmas in Dorchester! The event has been running for several years now, and the turn-out gets better every time. Events include the town’s Christmas lights being switched on, late night shopping, Christmas stalls with a Christmas market feel with everything from mulled wine to mince pies and hog roasts. Starting at 5.30pm until approx 9:30pm, hopefully there’ll even be an appearance from Father Christmas himself, accompanied by one or two of his elves and reindeer! Dorchester www.dorchesterchristmascracker.co.uk

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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT & LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR REQUIRED At Burns Estates we pride ourselves on our professional and proactive approach and need like-minded property professionals to join our team. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT required to support the Property Manager in a wide range of duties with the smooth running of the Property Management Department. Excellent organisational & communication skills are essential, along with the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively whilst thriving under pressure. Please email your CV to Senior Property Manager Harriet Morgan harriet@burnsestates.co.uk LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR required who is able to think outside the box and with a proven track record in meeting / exceeding targets. You will need a ‘can do’ approach to everything you do and to be able to work well as part of a team. Please email your CV to Branch Manager Aimee Ramage aimee@burnsestates.co.uk

PROPERTY MANAGER Winkworth Westbourne are looking to recruit a full time Property Manager to work in the ever expanding property letting and management department at their Westbourne office. The successful candidate will be of smart appearance, be able to work well under pressure and in a team environment and be confident in dealing with clients both in the office and on the telephone. Good computer skills required and some form of lettings experience is preferable however not essential as full training will be given. Flexible working hours can be accommodated for the right candidate.

ACCOUNTS CLERK We require an Accounts Clerk to join our busy Property Management Accounts Department based in Bournemouth on a full time basis. Experience working in reconciliation and client accounting or an accounts based qualification would be an advantage although not essential as full training will be given. Apply with CV and covering letter to: HR Officer, Goadsby 39-41 High Street, Ringwood, Hants, BH24 1AD or recruitment@goadsby.com

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Required for Capital and Coastal, highly efficient sales operation covering near to beach locations between BH13 to BH23. First class training, team and renumeration. BRANCH MANAGER - RETAIL AGENCY Branch Manager for first of a ‘new brand’ of retail agencies required for BH postcode. New cutting edge retail estate agency business with prime flagship offices founded by some of the UK’s leading estate agency professional. TRAINEE NEGOTIATOR - HYBRID AGENCY Required for Capital and Coastal, highly efficient sales operation covering near to beach locations between BH13 to BH23. Remarkable training and career growth potential. If you would like to join a dynamic, fun and growing company, please forward your CV to hr@capitalandcoastal.co.uk. Email in confidence today.

For further information or to apply for the position please email kgray@winkworth. co.uk or call 01202 767313

TRAINEE/LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR YOUhome require a trainee/lettings negotiator for our busy Bournemouth office due to internal progression. The ideal candidate will be smartly presented, driven to succeed, have good communication, telephone and IT skills, have a full drivers licence and be keen to learn and to undertake training to achieve professional qualifications. Please apply with a CV and covering letter to james.tiller@youhome.co.uk

TO ADVERTISE YOUR JOB HERE CONTACT Ross Stallion ross@house-mag.co.uk or Gary Pearce gary@house-mag.co.uk


ASK THE EXPERT Emily West Honeypot People There’s a definite buzz in the world of recruitment with the arrival of Honeypot People in Bournemouth! The company are experts in sales and marketing recruitment and building on the dramatic success of their Salisbury office have decided to open their second office in Bournemouth.

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Managing Director Melanie Daly explains why… “We started the business in Salisbury three years ago and it’s been fantastic to watch it grow. Whilst we have developed a strong market presence in the Wiltshire/ Hampshire area serviced from our Salisbury office, we feel there is so much opportunity in and around the Bournemouth area specifically, and would like to provide our local client base with a more personal customer experience. Bournemouth feels like it’s on the move at the moment and definitely has that energy we love!” Emily West runs the busy Property desk. She has an extensive background in the local Property sector having gained experience in Lettings, as well as recruiting for a leading National Estate Agency brand, covering all roles within the industry. Emily says “My aim is to provide a more bespoke focus to the property sector here throughout the South, by listening to and understanding the requirements of both clients and candidates. Having worked in the sector myself, I know all the skills and personality traits that you need to be successful in both Sales and Lettings. We have had huge success along the coast recruiting in these areas for our clients, and by being local look forward to working with many new clients too! We are always keen to chat to candidates who are looking to begin or progress in their existing property careers. Our new office is centrally located, in the Old Library House, Dean Park Crescent, so it’s ideal for candidates to pop in and see us for coffee!”

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For more details call 01202 941099 or visit www.honeypotpeople. com, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @honeypotpeople


L Foxwood Avenue, Mudeford POA

Marsh Lane, Christchurch £535,000

Large detached chalet style home offering spacious accommodation and substantial income. This versatile property currently offers generous owners accommodation plus a further six en-suite letting rooms. Within close proximity of Mudeford Quay. EPC = Band F

Superb two/three double bedroom period cottage situated in a secluded semi-rural location yet within easy reach of Christchurch High Street approx. 1 mile away. Must be viewed to appreciate the wealth of original features and accommodation on offer. EPC = Band E

River Way, Christchurch £525,000

Deverel Close, Christchurch £475,000

Superbly appointed four double bedroom detached chalet style property situated in one of the most popular roads in Christchurch, within the catchment area for Twynham School. Must be viewed. EPC = Band C

A superb four bedroom detached house situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac backing onto Woodland giving good seclusion to the plot. The property has large conservatory giving a contemporary feel and is ideal as a family home. EPC = Band C

Fairmile Road, Christchurch £449,950

Pittmore Road, Burton £225,000

Superb 3/4 double bedroom detached chalet property which has been transformed by the present owners including a rear extension and striking open plan lounge/diner. Viewings strongly recommended to appreciate the property on offer. EPC = Band C

SOLD IN ONE WEEK SIMILAR PROPERTIES REQUIRED

4 The High Street, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1AY 01202 303044 | lovettinternational.com


L Clarence Park Road, Pokesdown £250,000

Knyveton Road, Bournemouth £225,000

A semi-detached house used as a H.M.O (house of multiple occupancy) with 5 lettable rooms. Situated close to Pokesdown train station, Kings Park and Southbourne Grove. Excellent rental income, please phone for more details. EPC = TBC

A luxury two bedroom apartment within a well maintained gated development, offering spacious accommodation with contemporary features, located in a beautiful sylvan setting close to the seafront and within walking distance of transport facilities. EPC = Band C

Owls Road, Boscombe Spa £205,000

San Remo Towers, Boscombe Spa £180,000

PRICE REDUCTION. Superb two bedroom, first floor apartment part of a contemporary styled building situated in the popular Boscombe Spa area close to Boscombe gardens, pier and sandy beaches. Benefits include en-suite shower room, underfloor heating and secure underground parking.

Situated on Sea Road in Boscombe Spa just moments from popular Boscombe Beach, Pier and shopping facilities. This iconic building built in the 1920's boasts architectural features galore in the elegant and contemporary Los Angles themed style of that era. EPC = Band C

Belle Vue Road, Parkstone £2,300 PCM

Hurn Court Lane, Christchurch £1,600 PCM

A stunning four double bedroom house which has recently had new laminate flooring throughout the whole of downstairs and new carpet throughout upstairs. Situated in a quiet road with a fantastic view from the garden and located in a good school catchment area. EPC = TBC

A distinctive Cottage for rent sat within a stunning setting. This three bedroom end of terraced cottage sits inside a gated development in the grounds of a large country estate in Christchurch. EPC = Band C

716 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6BZ 01202 303044 | lovettinternational.com


GARTH RD SOLD

HIGHFIELD RD SOLD

PORTLAND RD SOLD

KILMARNOCK RD SOLD

KINGS RD SOLD

QUEENS PARK RD SOLD

WOODSIDE RD SOLD

RIPON RD SOLD

5.8% return 4 bed student house

5.4% return 2 bed residential lettings flat

6.2% return 4 bed student house

5.8% return 2 bed residential lettings flat

6% return 2 bed residential lettings flat

5.6% return 2 bed residential lettings flat

5.9% return 4 bed student house

5.9% return 4 bed student house

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House | Issue 129  

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