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Seamless blend of charm with contemporary comfort and technology • Elevated plot affording private position • Modernised to exacting standards • Four bedrooms, two en suite • Contemporary rear aspect lounge with part vaulted glass ceiling • Open plan contemporary kitchen and dining area

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WELCOME TO OUR HOUSE Hello, and welcome to another edition of the indispensible House magazine. Yet again, we’ve had some shocking weather, believe it or not, it’s not my favourite subject, but only in England can we have baking hot sun, cold grey rain AND hail in June! This issue features some great ideas to liven up your workspace at home, inspiration to perfect your patio, BBQ accessories, help making your home feel your own, the Range Rover Sport road test, healthy eating, an interview with Lady Gaga and much more. So sit back, make yourself a nice brew, crack open the rich teas and get stuck in. You’ll find hundreds of properties to buy or rent in House and if you found your home in House, get in touch, we’d love to hear from you. Whilst on the subject, I’d like to wish the Mitchells guys all the very best as they become ‘Winkworth’ this week. 4

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Traditional architect designed home avon castle drive, hampshire PBW construction are offering this superb opportunity to buy/pre build a luxury property situated in this prestigeous location ø full bespokeing of fixtures/ fittings and certain design features available ø over 8100 sq ft of accomodation ø positioned on approx 1/2 an acre ø price shown as a finished project Guide £2.5 million Freehold

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Push the boat out willow way, christchurch Fantastic oppurtunity to aquire a prime riverside property ø planning permission for extensive extension creating 6,000 sq ft of living accomodation plus 4 additional balconies and roof terrace ø 39 ft of river frontage and mooring Guide £1.5 million Freehold

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PRIORY QUAY, christchurch Premier frontline position at Priory Quay ø outstanding waterside views ø 4 double bedrooms ø 4 en suite bathrooms ø spacious kitchen/dining/living room ø 3 large terraces and a balcony ø 12 metre morring ø pontoon ø much sought after exclusive development Guide £1.8 million Freehold

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THE MERIDIANS, christchurch Rarely available ø stunning location ø river views through the marina ø 7 metre mooring ø town house ø 3 bedrooms ø en suite to master ø luxury fitted shower room ø large ground floor terrace plus first floor balcony ø garage and off road parking Guide £500,000 Freehold

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TALBOT WOODS, bournemouth Drawing room ø dining room ø reading room ø conservatory ø open plan kitchen/breakfast ø 5 bedrooms ø 2 bath/shower rooms (1 en suite) ø southerly landscaped rear garden ø garage ø off road parking Guide £815,000 Freehold

TALBOT WOODS, bournemouth 3 double bedrooms ø spacious reception room ø kitchen/dining room ø family bathroom plus en suite to master ø south facing level rear garden ø garage ø ample off road parking ø cul-de-sac location Guide £550,000 Freehold

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TALBOT WOODS, bournemouth Landscaped plot about a third of an acre ø over 3000 sq ft of accommodation ø 4 reception rooms ø 4 bedoorms ø 2 bathrooms ø large study/library ø kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility ø double gates ø elevated decking ø swimming pool ø hot tub Guide £885,000 Freehold

TALBOT WOODS, bournemouth 5 receptions ø 4 double bedrooms ø 2 en suites plus family bathroom ø modern kitchen/breakfast room ø exceptional presentation ø retaining much of the original style ø double garage ø southerly aspect landscaped plot ø ample off road parking Guide £895,000 Freehold

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COURTHILL FIRST SCHOOl SUMMER FAYRE

The Upbeat Festival August 27th | 28th | 29th

Another Accolade for Tanner & Tilley

Lulubelle’s Cupcakes are coming out of the closet

Irvine Jones are pleased to be sponsoring Courthill First School’s Summer Fayre on Saturday 9th July, between 2 and 4pm. As an owner managed, local independent estate agency we feel it is important to be part of the local community and we were only too happy to say ‘yes’ when we were approached. We can report that we have had a very successful first quarter and have a number of quality buyers looking for that special property. We are an agency that specialises in finding buyers the right property in the very popular Courthill catchment area. If you are thinking of selling we would be

Bournemouth based Town Planners Tanner & Tilley are delighted to have been finalists in the category of Property Consultant of the year at the National Health Investor Awards held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London this month. They were up against national and international competition against the likes of King Sturge, Knight Frank, and Jones Long La Salle with the award finally going to Cyril Sweett Plc. Peter Tanner Director at Tanner & Tilley said after the event, “Having got as far as being short listed for this prestigious award and missing it by so small a margin will inspire the team at Tanner & Tilley even harder to improve upon the quality of service our clients have come to regularly expect.” The event itself was a complete sell out with over 1100 professionals from the health and care industry descending on the Grosvenor

delighted to hear from you, or come and see us on the day. We are looking forward to meeting more of our local community at this event and we are proud to have been asked to sponsor Courthill’s summer fayre.

hotel for the gala dinner which were hosted by Channel 4 News Presenter and television personality Jon Snow. Competition in this category was fierce with the eventual winner of the Property Consultant category being Cyril Sweett plc. which is an international construction and property consultancy offering expertise in quantity surveying, project management, management consultancy and a comprehensive range of specialist services such as health and safety consultancy, sustainability, building surveying, dispute resolution and contract advice. www.tanner-tilley.co.uk 01202 430348

For almost ten years Mr Kyps in Lower Parkstone, Poole, has been keeping the spirit of live music alive with their weekly mix of some of the best tribute bands in the business alongside some fantastic original groups and artists. This summer they’re going one better by putting on their very own outdoor music extravaganza: The Upbeat Festival, which is shaping up to be one of, if not THE southcoast music event of the year. Held over the August bank holiday weekend, and situated amongst the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings of Upton Country Park, the festival will be a three day event

Lulubelle’s Cupcakes and Ollie’s Closet are teaming up for a joint venture that’s the first of its kind in Dorset. This exciting partnership will see Lulubelle’s move into a specially fitted kitchen at the back of Ollie’s Closet, a children’s clothes and toy retailer in Cardigan Road, Winton. The idea was dreamt up by two entrepreneurs Louisa Harman, who started her successful cupcake business in 2010, and Nicky Hargadon, who founded Ollie’s Closet in 2008. They also hope to increase sales by sharing customers and plan to work together on future marketing and promotions. “We want the kitchen to reflect Lulubelle’s personality so we’re going for pink walls and a gallery of photos showing some of our favourite cakes, as well as the cooker and worktops” comments

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New business brand new product for the UK The WICE wine bottle cooler is an innovative product which makes a beautiful addition to any table, whether it be at home for a romantic evening, the deck of a boat, al fresco dining or for commercial use in hotels, restaurants or nightclubs.

The WICE is an environmentally friendly stylish product which makes the ice bucket redundant thus reducing day to day running costs and the inevitable mess.” WICE comes in a range of chassis colours with a retail price starting from £45.00 with quantity discounts. The “JEWELS” range has

chassis materials of stainless steel, silver plate & gold plate. For further details please visit our website www.wiceuk.com or email Carla at carla@wiceuk.com or call Steven on 07968087452.

starting midday on Saturday 27th August and partying all the way through to bank holiday Monday evening. Headlining the Festival is current rockabilly sensation and retro icon Imelda May. Visit www.upbeatfestival.com

Louisa, “I’m so excited to be able to meet my customers when they come in to collect their orders, To celebrate this new partnership Lulubelle’s and Ollie’s Closet are holding a launch party taking place on Saturday June 25th from 12am to 4pm where you can sample free cupcakes and see the new kitchen. There will be face painting and children’s entertainment in store and the first 100 visitors will get an exclusive goodie bag, so pop along to treat yourself and discover all the exciting things you can now find in Ollie’s Closet! For more information visit the websites at www.lulubellescakes. com and www.olliescloset.co.uk or call Louisa Harman on 07746 133644.


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BRANKSOME PARK £649,950 A delightful cottage style property dating back to the early 1900’s requiring some modernisation with an abundance of character features throughout.

CANFORD CLIFFS £795,000 A magnificent four bedroom, three bathroom family home boasting tasteful and modern fixtures and fittings throughout including a ‘Kitchen Elegance’ kitchen.

4 Bedrooms | 3 Reception rooms | 3 bathrooms | South west facing rear garden | Off road parking | Viewing recommended

4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2 Reception rooms | Large kitchen/dining room | Detached double garage | Large level rear garden

LOWER PARKSTONE £795,000 An extremely well presented five bedroom house in a quiet residential location close to Parkstone Golf Course with open plan living & separate reception room.

CANFORD CLIFFS £849,950

5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Open plan kitchen/breakfast/living area | Conservatory area | Double garage | Generous off road parking

3/4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2 Reception rooms | Study/Bedroom 4 | South facing garden | Double garage

A well presented three/four bedroom detached family home situated in a premier road close to the shops and facilities at Canford Cliffs village.

Canford Cliffs office | 01202 706888 | canfordcliffs@winkworth.co.uk 11 Haven Road, Poole, BH13 7LE

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LOWER PARKSTONE £415,000 A well presented three bedroom, two reception room detached family house with good sized accommodation throughout retaining many character features.

LOWER PARKSTONE £565,000 A well presented four bedroom house with 26’ lounge/dining room, modern kitchen/breakfast room, three bathrooms and extensive front decked terrace.

3 Bedrooms | 2 Reception rooms | 2 bathrooms | Balcony | South facing rear garden | Off road parking

4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Elevated views to the Purbecks | Double garage | Close to Parkstone golf course | Viewing highly recommended

LOWER PARKSTONE £675,000 A magnificent detached 1930’s four bedroom house retaining original character features. The property is within walking distance to Parkstone golf course.

LOWER PARKSTONE £699,950 An immaculately presented and refurbished four bedroom, three bathroom detached family house situated within Courthill and Baden Powell school catchment.

4 Bedrooms | 2 Reception rooms | Study | Balcony | Tandem length garage | Front and rear gardens

4 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms | 3 reception rooms | Conservatory | South facing garden | Garage and generous off road parking

Penn Hill office | 01202 733000 | pennhill@winkworth.co.uk 135 Penn Hill Avenue, Lower Parkstone, Poole, BH14 9LY

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HENGISTBURY HEAD £575,000 A rare opportunity to purchase a three double bedroom chalet residence situated in a highly sought after location of Hengistbury Head and within a short walk of Wick.

BOSCOMBE MANOR PRICE GUIDE £535,000 A large three/four bedroom detached 1930s character residence situated in a highly sought after residential area within just a few 100 yards from the Overcliff.

Three bedrooms | Two reception rooms | Two bathrooms | Well stocked gardens | Double garage | Large conservatory

Four bedrooms | Three reception rooms | Sea views | In need of modernisation | Potential of extending | Garage

SOUTHBOURNE £499,950 A spacious six bedroom detached residence situated in one of the most popular roads of Southbourne within a few yards of Southbourne cliff top. Six bedrooms

BOSCOMBE MANOR £439,950 A three/four bedroom detached residence situated in one of the most unique locations offering panoramic sea views. Four bedrooms

Two reception rooms | Three bathrooms | Enclosed gardens | Off road parking | Tandem garage

Three reception rooms | In need of modernisation | Sea views | Enclosed gardens | Garage

Southbourne office | 01202 434365 | southbourne@winkworth.co.uk 29 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth, BH6 3QT

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CRANBORNE, NR WIMBORNE GUIDE PRICE £1,625,000 An attractive, large detached country residence originating from the mid 1940’s & sitting under a striking water reed thatch roof offering versatile living accomodation.

TALBOT WOODS £549,950 A detached period property built circa 1919 situated in Talbot Woods being close to Meyrick Park golf course benefitting from beautiful secluded rear gardens,

five bedrooms | currently arranged as two separate wings | approx seven acres of grounds | five garages | enclosed hard surface tennis court

three double bedrooms | four reception rooms | annexe potential (STPP) | double garage & space for boat/caravan | secluded rear gardens

TALBOT WOODS £339,950 A well presented detached bungalow situated in Talbot Woods, being conveniently located for the excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities at Bournemouth.

BRANKSOME DENE £699, 950 A beautiful detached, double bay fronted character house situated in this popular road just yards from the award winning beaches at Branksome Dene Chine.

two double bedrooms | two reception rooms | beautiful rear gardens | beautifully presented throughout | garage

four double bedrooms | three reception rooms | beautiful rear gardens | detached garage | retains many original features

Westbourne office | 01202 767633 | westbourne@winkworth.co.uk 77 Poole Road, Bournemouth, BH4 9BB

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Local expertise and national exposure in one agency Winkworth, London’s largest estate agency group, is delighted to announce its arrival in the Bournemouth & Poole area. We have teamed up with Mitchells, established agents in the area since

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the 1960’s, to launch the Winkworth brand in Canford Cliffs, Southbourne,

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Westbourne and Penn Hill. And along with our existing office in Highcliffe we now offer an unparalleled service in these areas. Our properties are promoted to a national and international audience via a network of over 90 offices, including a dedicated country house department based in central London. Our website attracts an average of 250,000 visits per

Penn Hill office 01202 733000 | pennhill@winkworth.co.uk

Southbourne office 01202 434365 | southbourne@winkworth.co.uk

month and further bespoke marketing, advertising and PR activity ensures your

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property is exposed to all the right buyers.

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Highcliffe office 01425 270055 | highcliffe@winkworth.co.uk

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CANFORD CLIFFS £299,950

BRANKSOME PARK £295,000

A ground floor apartment situated in a modern block close to Canford Cliffs village.

A beautiful character converted first floor apartment close to the chine and beaches.

2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Gated development | Allocated parking

2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2 Parking spaces | No forward chain

LILLIPUT £449,950 An immaculately presented first floor apartment with superb views over Blue Lagoon. 2 bedrooms | Balcony with harbour views | Newly fitted kitchen | Underground parking

Canford Cliffs office - Apartments division | 01202 706888 | canfordcliffs@winkworth.co.uk

LOWER PARKSTONE £199,950

LOWER PARKSTONE £349,950

LOWER PARKSTONE £375,000

An immaculately presented two double bedroom ground floor apartment with good sized accommodation.

An immaculately presented two double bedroom first and second floor maisonette.

An immaculately presented Edwardian character converted first floor apartment.

Some harbour and Purbeck views | South facing balcony | Garage | No forward chain

Open plan living room/kitchen | private patio | South facing balcony | 2 Secure underground parking spaces

3 Bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 25’ lounge | off road parking

Penn Hill office - Apartments division | 01202 733000 | pennhill@winkworth.co.uk

SOUTHBOURNE £259,950

BOSCOMBE £279,950

A superbly presented modern and stylish three bedroom apartment situated in a highly sought after location with sea views.

A superbly presented recently constructed two double bedroom ground floor A selection of brand new two bedroom apartments offered for sale with apartment with a secluded southerly facing patio garden. stunning sea views.

SOUTHBOURNE PRICES FROM £250,000

Three double bedrooms | Two bathroom | Luxury fitted kitchen/breakfast room | Garage & Allocated parking space

Superb sea views | Recently constructed | Remainder of the ten year NHBC guarantee | Viewing is essential

Two bedrooms | Fantastic sea views | Allocated parking space | Landscape communal garden

Southbourne office - Apartments division | 01202 434365 | southbourne@winkworth.co.uk

WESTBOURNE £184,950

DEAN PARK

A fully refurbished, ground floor character garden apartment situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Westbourne.

A well presented, modern purpose built apartment offering extremely spacious accomodation close to Bournemouth Town Centre.

An immaculately presented, split level, character converted apartment situated in a delightful position just yards from the cliff top.

two bedrooms | private rear courtyard garden | bespoke hand-made kitchen | contemporay bathroom

one double bedroom | allocated parking | garage | modern fitted kitchen & bathroom

three/four double bedrooms | large kitchen breakfast room | two bathrooms | large private south facing sun terrace

£152, 500

Westbourne office - Apartments division | 01202 767633 | westbourne@winkworth.co.uk

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WEST OVERCLIFF £424,950


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Southbourne £625,000 A wonderful airy home that has been beautifully modernised & enjoys uninterupted 180° views of Bournemouth Bay. Three double bedrooms | three bathrooms | kitchen/breakfast room | two reception rooms | sea views from two balconies | detached garages | secure rear parking for three cars

Emery Down £395,000 A character house with direct access to the Forest set in the middle of the village. Three bedrooms | kitchen/dining room with handmade wooden units | sitting room | open fireplaces | outbuilding with potential to use as an office

Lymington 01590 630250 Mudeford 01425 460077 Sandbanks 01202 217091

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Minstead £875,000 A stunning home in a picturesque rural setting in the New Forest. The house has been beautifully restored with exceptional quality finishes throughout. Three bedrooms | two bathrooms | Smallbone of Devizes kitchen | dining room/conservatory | office | gym | laundry room | hot tub | large paddock | stables and garage complex | landscaped garden

Boscombe Manor £425,000 This is an excellent apartment that enjoys wonderful 180° views of Poole Bay. The accommodation is split over three floors and benefits from two balconies. Three bedrooms | two bathrooms | modern kitchen | open plan living space | two balconies | patio | south facing communal gardens | garage | stunning views of the coastline

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✦✦ Detached✦House,✦Over✦3,000✦sq.ft ✦✦ Five✦double✦bedrooms,✦2✦En-suite ✦✦ Four✦receptions✦&✦Double✦Garage Bournemouth Office - 01202 789699

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✦✦ 8th✦Floor,✦2✦Balconies ✦✦ 2✦Receptions,✦En-suite ✦✦ Share✦of✦F/hold,✦Underground✦Parking✦✦✦ Bournemouth Office - 01202 789699

✦✦ Two✦16ft✦Double✦Bedrooms ✦✦ 10th✦Floor,✦En-Suite ✦✦ 19ft✦Balcony,✦28ft✦Lounge Bournemouth Office - 01202 789699

✦✦ Panoramic✦Views,✦Eighth✦Floor ✦✦ 3✦Double✦Beds,✦8ft✦Sth✦West✦Terrace ✦✦ 25ft✦Lounge,✦Share✦of✦F/hold,✦orp Bournemouth Office - 01202 789699

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Coy Pond £750,000

Branksome Park £350,000

Town Centre £285,000

Parkstone £145,000

✦✦ Coachman’s✦Cottage,✦built✦1890 ✦✦ 4✦beds,✦2✦baths,✦Conservatory ✦✦ Annex,✦Garage✦&✦Driveway✦✦ Bournemouth Office - 01202 789699

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Dean Park £495,000 ✦✦ 4✦Double✦Beds,✦Detached ✦✦ 3✦Receptions,✦3✦Bathrooms ✦✦ Car✦Port✦&✦Garage✦✦ Winton Office - 01202 512520

Redhill £369,950 ✦✦ 3✦double✦beds,✦2✦baths ✦✦ 2✦Receptions,✦Garage ✦✦ Solar✦Power,✦Study✦Area✦✦✦ Winton Office - 01202 512520

Heckford Park £219,950 •✦ 3✦Bed✦Semi •✦ Off✦Road✦Parking •✦ Extensive✦Rear✦Garden✦ Winton Office - 01202 512520

Moordown £219,950 ✦✦ Beautiful✦Victorian✦Semi ✦✦ 3✦Bedrooms,✦2✦Receptions ✦✦ Off✦Road✦Parking Winton Office - 01202 512520

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Hill View £284,950 ✦✦ STUNNING,✦Detached ✦✦ 3✦Beds,✦Kitchen/Diner, ✦✦ Garage,✦Driveway,✦conservatory✦ Winton Office - 01202 512520

Ensbury Park £209,950 ✦✦ Detached✦Bungalow ✦✦ Cul-de-sac✦location ✦✦ Off✦Road✦parking✦2✦cars Winton Office - 01202 512520

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Mudeford - £450,000

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A lovely refurbished character house with a south facing garden and within 100 yards of the public slipway onto the beautiful Christchurch Harbour. This spacious property consists of four bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open play kitchen/family room, dining room and utility. Externally there is a double length garage and driveway parking. The house also boasts a balcony from which to enjoy distant views towards Christchurch.

Set in a select private cul-de-sac in a semi-rural location, this beautifully presented Purbeck stone detached bungalow benefits from being on a good size plot, sweeping driveway providing lots of parking and a detached double garage. The light and airy accommodation includes 2 reception rooms, a stunning kitchen/breakfast room, 4 bedrooms, the master having the benefit of an en-suite shower room, family bathroom and a garden room.

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Purbeck Stone Bungalow on Good Size Plot

Character house

ashley cross - oieo £250,000

talbot park - £349,950

christchurch - OIRO £285,000

f you are looking to buy a house in the trendy ‘Ashley Cross’ area, then look no further! This cottage has been re-furbished to a high standard & offers 2 bedrooms, reception hall, cosy lounge, modern fitted kitchen, utility, off road parking and a rather nice garden for that perfect summer bbq!! The asking price is OIEO £250,000. Please call Irvine Jones on 01202 735888 to view this super property.

A beautifully presented detached house offering well-proportioned space & many attractive features Stylish contemporary interior with inset ceiling lighting & wood-style flooring to main receptions Spacious re-fitted open-plan kitchen / dining / family room with feature multi-fuel burner Airy lounge with feature fireplace and doors onto large decked terrace and garden Huge master bedroom with fitted wardrobes Further large double bedroom with bay window plus 1 single bedroom

Wessex Residential in Christchurch are pleased to offer for sale this modern 2 bedroom ground floor apartment with, open plan Lounge/Dining Room & Kitchen, Bathroom & En-Suite Shower, Private courtyard with fantastic sea view, Parking. Viewing Highly Recommend. Vendor Suited No Onward Chain.

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Boscombe £1400 pcm POOLE QUAY Spa £1225PCM • 3 Double Bedrooms • 2 Double Bedrooms • 3 Modern Bathrooms • Modern Bathroom • Modern Suite • Large En Terrace • Open plan Living • Sea Views

Poole Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 9DW

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Patio Perfect Summer's on the way & revamping the patio's a priority if you want to take full advantage of sunny days & sultry nights.

Cora hanging chair, ÂŁ549, Bhs

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There's a superb choice of furniture and accessories which could transform even a drab, tiny space - with prices that won't raise your temperature by turning the bank balance red.

Blur the boundary between the indoors and outdoors with a space that's furnished with as much care and attention as a lounge. Ensure it's stylish by keeping a sharp eye on design as well as comfort. "Al fresco dining is one of the great pleasures of summer," says George Clarke, design consultant for B&Q.

Create some patio party razzmatazz with glow-in-the-dark furniture and vibrantly coloured gnomes, or be more demure with decorative wired pieces or classic rattan furniture. And for outdoor decor divas there's the ultra-fashionable 'outdoor room' look with swinging cocoon seats, coffee tables and canopied loungers. "Over the years we've seen a move away from functional, utilitarian garden furniture as customers demand a lot more from their outside space," says Nicola Gidlow, outdoor living buyer for John Lewis. "People want a recognisable style, rather than random pieces, and a space which is tailored to their lifestyle and matches their interior taste. "Also, what's emerging strongly this season is a trend for creating settings which conjure a holiday, exotic atmosphere that probably reflects a trend to 'staycation'." Rob Fairhurst, managing director at Outdoor Chic, says patios are fast becoming the new 'play areas' for adults. "There's a strong trend for kitchen/family rooms opening out on to a terrace or garden so the area's highly visible from the home, and that means people require the setting to have the 'wow' factor and be a focal point. "Let's face it, secretly most people want to turn the neighbours green with envy with a sophisticated 'outdoor' room which is as comfortable as a lounge and enhances their property." If you're wavering between wood and wire, or wrestling over rattan and wicker, make it simple by checking out perfect patio looks.

"An area of decking or paving with a pergola over the top will give a sense of enclosure and make it feel like an outdoor room. Zone areas by using structured plants in pots to give instant shape, character and interest."

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Get the look Dark, woven Cobbo furniture set, armchair, two-seater sofa, and table and cushions, £799, from B&Q, which also has an excellent range of dining sets. There's a terrific choice at Bhs: A stunning white-coloured woven Miami Corner Group, £1,599, and an ultra hip hang-out, the Cora hanging chair, £549. Also don't miss its innovative San Marino Hut, £2,499, a luxurious enclosed lounger. Make a design statement with a curved Missoni Cordula Circular steel frame easy chair, with striking plump floral print cushions, £1,746 from Outdoor Chic; and banish dull skies in an instant with a Polynesia Pagoda parasol, decorated with tropical blooms, £145 from Heal's.

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Country ga rden cool This is a quintessentially British look, redolent of soft green landscapes and the idyllic setting for lazy afternoon teas or sunset cocktails. "While classic squarer shapes will always remain popular, this season will see the re-emergence of the 'timeless curve'," says Heather McCann, creative director for specialist company Indian Ocean. "Gentle lines provide a more sympathetic look for an outdoor space, especially in more traditional settings. If you want a different, but still suitable, interpretation, opt for a chic combination of white and wood, which is a key trend this summer." Get the look: The gentle curved shape of the St Tropez range in grey synthetic wicker with bright blue cushions from John Lewis would fit the bill. Sofa and table, £999; chair, £399. And Indian Ocean's Seville range has the winning pairing of white and wood: white carver chair, £139, and teak table, £399. Alternatively, enjoy sipping a Pimms or have a tranquil teatime seated at a foldaway Bistro garden table with two chairs, £119, in subtle cream colour from Graham & Green. Make short work of stress by lounging in a traditional swing seat a Monaco Tree Swing Seat in teak, £975, from Burford Garden Company is sturdy as well as good-looking. And even if meadows and rolling hills or a Chelsea-style garden isn't your reality, fake it with outdoor art, this year's best-selling accessory for gardens. Graham & Brown has a selection of weatherproof canvasses, £35 each, with scenes of a poppy field, daisy meadow or tulips. 29


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Hot tropics Turn up the heat in the garden with exotic florals, spicy hues and lightup furniture that makes a patio an irresistible entertaining space in the evening. "Colour and technology are the big story for patios," says Rob Fairhurst. "Furniture which incorporates lighting is fun but also highly effective at glamorising even modest patios and adding an extra dimension to the outdoors at night." <<< Get the look: If you're not on a budget, the Extremis Corral & Bronco High set, light-up table with stools (various colours available), is £3,260 from Outdoor Chic. On the high street, both Bhs and Marks & Spencer offer impressive ranges. The latter's Pentium Light Up furniture changes colour by remote control: table, £149; stool £129; chair £199. Tea-lights are so yesterday! Instead, get the glow with an eggshaped Ambiflame colour-changing, cordless, chargeable light, £49.95 from GSP. Gnomes are on the move - straight into the smartest gardens because they've gone from kitsch to ubercool. Marks & Spencer's cheery little chaps, £15 each, come in bright red or blue, while a Sainsbury's Gnome, £8.99, is more traditional in style.

5 Hit the deck It's hardly surprising that as an island nation we never tire of coastal style, and it's sailed in again this season. "Natural wood furniture, crisp blue and white fabrics for cushions and tablecloths and smart navy parasols have a timeless appeal and conjure an easy informality which is just right for relaxing," says Gidlow. "No matter what the location, it's easy to mimic that by-the-sea atmosphere with a few seaside accessories, from blue hurricane lamps, to stripey deckchairs and a barbecue bucket." Get the look John Lewis's Garda hardwood range, with its curved retro lines, is so handsome it wouldn't be out of place indoors. Table, £499; bench, £350; and chair, £199. You'll almost smell the sea breezes once you've added a Beach stripe deckchair, £34.99, and turquoise bucket BBQ, £14.99, both from Sainsbury's. Garden Trading's ideal for beachcombers trawling for accessories, and the range includes a wooden Beach sign, £10. Light the way with a sky blue lighthouse lantern, £12, from the Contemporary Home, and scatter shell-shaped candles on a tabletop, from £6, from Heal's.

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1 - Poppy Field weatherproof canvas, £35, Graham & Brown. 2 - Miami outdoor garden 7 piece corner group (white), £1,599, Bhs. 3 - St Tropez armchair, £399 and sofa and table set, £999, John Lewis. 4 - Neptune light up garden furniture chair, £199 and table, £149, Bhs. 5 - Bistro foldaway garden set, £119, Graham & Green. 6 - Gazebo with canopy, £399, Wells collection extending table, 4 butterfly chairs and 2 stackable chairs, £529, Marks & Spencer.


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BRANKSOME DENE £770,000

TALBOT WOODS £649,950

Well presented and spacious four bedroom double fronted bay detached family home • situated in much sought after location approx 50 metres from pathway to beach • large kitchen/lifestyle room • master and bedroom 2 both with en-suite shower rooms • UPVC double glazing • gas heating • Sole Agents

A superb opportunity to acquire a five bedroom, three reception room detached family home set on sizeable plot • UPVC double glazed • alarm system • separate utility room • master bedroom with en-suite • off road parking • detached garage • must be viewed to fully appreciate

COY POND

WESTBOURNE

£495,000

£359,950

Unique opportunity to acquire a three bedroom, three bathroom chalet bungalow presented in immaculate order throughout • fitted alarm system • superb fitted kitchen • high quality bathroom fitments • master suite with walkin wardrobe • views over Coy Pond • must be viewed

Immaculately presented three bedroom Mews style property in popular location close to Westbourne village • recently modernised fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room • superb sun conservatory/lifestyle room • master bed with modern en-suite shower room • must be viewed • Sole Agents

ALUM CHINE £274,950

TALBOT WOODS £379,000

WEST OVERCLIFF £200,000

BRANKSOME PARK £197,500

Immaculately presented two double bedroom second/top floor apartment • situated in culde-sac location within short walk to beach • high quality fixtures & fittings • gas heating & UPVC double glazed • en-suite to master bedroom • underground allocated parking space • must be viewed • Sole Agents

Immaculately presented three bedroom first floor contemporary apartment • both lounge & kitchen with doors to L-shaped balcony overlooking Pugs Hole • master bed with ensuite & dressing area • communal landscaped gardens • underground parking • Sole Agents

Well presented two bedroom top floor apartment • situated within walking distance of the cliff top and beach • security entry phone • gas heating • lounge with open fire facility • large kitchen/breakfast room • ensuite to master bed • must be viewed • Sole Agents

Immaculately presented two bedroom ground floor apartment situated in desirable location • large south-westerly facing patio area • master bed with fitted wardrobes • garage • must be viewed • vacant possession offered

4 Seamoor Road • Westbourne • Bournemouth • Dorset • BH4 9AN Tel: (01202) 757555 / Fax (01202) 757554


Sandbourne Clifftop Luxury

12 Sandbourne Road, Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8JH

Located on the Clifftop only minutes from the stunning beaches at Alum Chine and Branksome Dene, Sandbourne comprises Six Four Storey, Four Bedroom, High Specification Houses featuring First and Second Floor Balconies with Sea Views, Gardens and Separate Garages. Prices from ÂŁ725,000

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HAMPTON & COMBE 16 Haig ave Canford Cliffs BH13 7aJ Price: ÂŁ1,695,000

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LILLIPUT - OIEO £400,000

Level Walk To Shops & Bus Route - Three Bedrooms - Two Bathrooms - Lounge/Diner Detached Garage & Off Road Parking - Potential To Extend Or Convert (stpp) - Vacant Possession – KEYS IN OFFICE

Harbour & Brownsea Island Views - Three Double Bedrooms (One Ensuite) - Chalet Bungalow Conservatory - Front & Rear Gardens - Garage & Off Road Parking - Prime Location - Heaps Of Potential – Potential To Extend Or Develop (stpp) – VENDOR SUITED

A Five Bedroom Family Home - Three Bathrooms (Two Ensuite) - 35’ Open Plan Family/Kitchen Room - Bi-Fold Doors To Garden From Family Room And From Lounge - Landscaped Gardens - Integral Tandem Garage - Off Road Parking - Lilliput & Baden Powell Catchment - Beautifully Presented & Recently Refurbished – QUIET CUL DE SAC

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LILLIPUT - £419,950

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LILLIPUT SCHOOL CATCHMENT - £595,000

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Harbour Glimpses - Modern Five Bedroom Detached House – Accommodation Over 3 Floors - Four Bathrooms - Open Plan Family Room / Kitchen - First Floor Lounge - Cloakroom - Built In Media System - Double Garage & Off Road Parking - Private Rear Garden - Baden Powell School Catchment – Immaculate Order – MUST BE SEEN

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LOWER PARKSTONE - £699,950

Stunning Views Of Poole Harbour, Sandbanks And Brownsea Island – Third Floor - Two Double Bedrooms – Ensuite To Master – Recently Refurbished Undercroft Parking – Open Plan Lounge/Diner/Kitchen – Must Be Sold – TRY AN OFFER

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SALTERNS MARINA – OIRO £425,000

GARDEN APARTMENT - £255,000

CANFORD CLIFFS - £375,000

Ground Floor - Two Bedroom Apartment Ensuite To Master - Immaculately Presented Two Balconies & Private Garden - Allocated Off Road Parking - VACANT POSSESSION

Beautifully Presented Top Floor Apartment In Prestigious Location - 3 Double Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms - Garage - Secure Allocated Car Port Parking - Communal Grounds – VACANT POSSESSION

290 Sandbanks Road • Lilliput • Poole • Dorset • BH14 8HX Tel: (01202) 709888 / Fax (01202) 707648 Email: poole@maysestateagents.com


12 crichel mount road, poole, dorset bh14 8lt

THis ProPerTy is an ideal seCond HoMe and is ready To Move inTo Today!

MAKE THE MOST OF THE SUMMER SUN IN SPECTACULAR POOLE... This spacious art-deco inspired home takes full advantage of the south coast climate with a stunning decked garden and 6-seater hot tub. This signature 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home boasts a stunning open plan kitchen, a wealth of internal features and is ready for occupation now. This property is within walking distance of the town centre, beaches and marina at Poole harbour. Celebrate summer in perfect style! This last remaining home includes: • Master dressing room • Laundry room • Curtains/blinds • Fireplace • Electric entrance gate • Double garage

• Carpets/wood flooring • Sound system

PriCed aT £1,295,000 VIEwINg by APPOINTMENT wITH OUR SELLINg AgENT. Images show exterior and interior of Sirocco at Two Houses. Price correct at time of going to press.

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RESIDENTIAL of Gro 2.3 un 5 A ds cre s

Stunning character house moments from the beach on Bournemouth’s West Cliff having been refurbished throughout. Suitable for home with income, large garden, 13 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, 6 receptions rooms, separate annexe, cinema room, double car port, quiet location, No chain, Sole Agents

WEST CLIFF

A spacious detached residence occupying an outstanding rural location offering flexible living space over 3 floors providing excellent equestrian facilities with impressive outbuildings to include stable block & barn. Planning consent for extension. Lounge, family room, kitchen/ breakfast room, conservatory, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, study, double garage with office over.

BLISSFORD

Tel: 01202 767688

Tel: 01425 656666

£1,800,000

£795,000 Ne wP ric e

A substantial 3 bedroom country home with approx half an acre of garden set in this conservation area. Originally built in 1911 the property has been re-built to a high standard & overlooks neighbouring paddocks. VIEWING RECOMMENDED.

Situated in an idyllic semi rural setting this delightful property has the benefit of approximately 3 acres of grounds, to include paddocks. With an additional approximate 23 acres, available under separate negotiation. KIO View today.

STURMINSTER MARSHALL

ST LEONARDS

£475,000

£599,950

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RESIDENTIAL

An immaculate Duplex apartment with stunning sea views overlooking the beach. Lounge with balcony and views, modern kitchen/breakfast room with balcony, master bedroom with balcony, dressing room & en-suite, 2 further bedrooms – one with en-suite, 2 underground parking spaces, underfloor heating, concierge services, gated development. Just reduced.

A beautifully maintained 5 bed home set in a most sought after location. Spacious accommodation briefly comprises a split level sitting/dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility and 3 bathrooms. Externally there is a double garage and landscaped gardens.

BOSCOMBE PIER

BROADSTONE

£744,950

£649,950

Tel: 01202 434300

Situated in a prime location with direct access on the slipway to Hamworthy beach this property is a must see! It offers fantastic Harbour views from the generous front & rear gardens & the first floor accommodation. No forward chain.

Tel: 01202 692145

Simply incredible and high specification modern home built by one of the south’s leading high end developers and nestled in a secluded, gated position on a private road on the exclusive Evening Hill. With unparalleled finish, superb living space and a beautiful treetop outlook from the hot tub, this property really does tick all the boxes!

HAMWORTHY

EVENING HILL

£595,000

£1,295,000

Tel: 01202 673375

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RESIDENTIAL

This handsome detached property is of individual design providing spacious and versatile accommodation. The accommodation comprises, living room, dining room, study and generous kitchen/ breakfast room, 5/6 bedrooms, master with en-suite and family bathroom. The property incorporates a high specification and enjoys an open aspect across the Dorset countryside.

A rare chance to secure a 3 bed, 2 reception room family home built in the 1950’s and sitting in a mature secluded plot facing in a south westerly direction. Sold with no forward chain, this property will re sale quickly view now to avoid disappointment. The house does require modernisation however offers huge potential to extend STPP. Key in office, view today.

PIDDLEHINTON

TALBOT WOODS

£665,000

£475,000

T:01305 264500

Maintaining many of its original features throughout this vast character home has accommodation over 3 floors whilst being located in a quiet road in the heart of Talbot Woods. Private mature garden, 7 beds, 6 baths, 4 receptions plus conservatory. No chain. Short walk to Meyrick Park, ideal for dog walking etc. Must be sold.

T: 01202-544666

Purbeck stone 4 bed bungalow set on a sizable plot, being conveniently situated in a private cul-de-sac of only 2 other dwellings, offering light and airy accommodation and well proportioned rooms. Double garage with sweeping in & out driveway with a substantial patio overlooking gardens.

TALBOT WOODS

HARMANS CROSS

£995,000

£545,000

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RESIDENTIAL CLOSE TO BEACH

ALUM CHINE T: 01202 767688

A stunning and well presented second floor apartment overlooking Alum Chine beach towards The Isle of Wight. Accommodation includes entrance hall, open plan kitchen lounge dining room, 2 double bedrooms, master with en-suite shower room, bathroom, utility room, large terrace, secure underground parking with lock up cage.

View To Appreciate £499,950 NEEDING REFURBISHEMENT

BRANKSOME PARK T: 01202 767688

A light and extremely spacious apartment with a large south facing balcony, lounge, dining room, 2 double bedrooms, master with en-suite bathroom, separate shower room, kitchen, single garage, vacant possession. Sole agents

No Chain £275,000 WIMBORNE

SOUTHERLY FACING REAR GARDEN T: 01202 856666

A deceptively spacious 4 bedroom chalet style bungalow comprising of a 22ft lounge, modern kitchen open plan with a breakfast area & dining room, conservatory, utility room, workshop, integral garage, 2 downstairs bedrooms, family bathroom, master bedroom with en suite & dressing area, 2nd bedroom with en suite, landing/study area, ample of parking & a well kept rear garden.

Internal Viewing Recommended £394,950

WESTBOURNE T: 01202 767688

PENTHOUSE APARTMENT

A stunning penthouse apartment over looking Bournemouth’s gardens. Accommodation includes entrance hall, open plan lounge kitchen dining room, 2 double bedrooms, master with en-suite, walk in wardrobe, bathroom, extensive terrace, underground parking. Sole Agents

SHORT WALK TO WESTBOURNE

A well presented second floor apartment in prestigious block. Accommodation includes lounge, dining room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, master with en-suite and Juliet balcony, utility room, bathroom, balcony, secure underground parking for 2 cars.

View To Appreciate £349.950 SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME

STURMINSTER MARSHALL T: 01202 856666

A spacious 4 bedroom family home situated in this popular village location & comprising of a modern 17ft kitchen/ breakfast room, lounge, separate dining room, utility room, master bedroom with en suite, 2 further double bedrooms, downstairs WC, family bathroom, an extended garage & an enclosed rear garden.

No Forward Chain £339,750 SOUGHT AFTER COURTYARD

CANFORD MAGNA T: 01202 856666

Set backing on to Canford Magna golf course is this delightful courtyard development of 8 houses. This character conversion with a host of traditional features comprises of 21ft lounge/ diner, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, family bathroom, downstairs WC, garage with electric door, private courtyard & front garden.

Keen To Sell £394,950

BRANKSOME PARK T: 01202 767688

No Chain £335,000 100ft REAR GARDEN

STAPEHILL,WIMBORNE T: 01202 856666

Conveniently located for local towns & amenities is this extended 3 bedroom family home comprising of a modern spacious kitchen/diner, double aspect lounge, dining room, downstairs WC, utility room, 3 bedrooms, family bathroom, a useful workshop/store room, large garden & off road parking.

Viewing Recommended £249,950 BLANDFORD

THORNICOMBE T: 01258 489049

This exclusive property is set in a small village development of just 9 properties and benefits from having 4 bedrooms. The cul de sac itself is encompassed by open fields offering a pleasant aspect from the property. The property is in immaculate order throughout and viewings are highly recommended to appreciate what is on offer.

Exceptional Property £334,950

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RESIDENTIAL VERWOOD T: 01202 827333

ADJACENT TO FOREST

A stunning 4 bedroom detached family residence situated in one of Verwood’s most favoured locations. The property comprises of a lounge with vaulted ceiling and feature wood burner, dining room, study/bedroom 5, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, conservatory, en-suite to master bedroom, double garage, ample parking and well landscaped grounds.

An extended 4 double bedroom detached house in a highly desirable location. The property has a 17’ lounge, 20’ dining room, 15’ kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, 21’ master bedroom with built in wardrobe, family bathroom, downstairs WC and a well landscaped, sunny and secluded rear garden together with an attached garage and ample parking.

Must Be Seen £439,950 CLOSE TO LOCAL SCHOOLING

VERWOOD T: 01202 827333

VERWOOD T:01202 827333

EXTENDED FAMILY HOME

View Today £279,950 FERNDOWN T: 01202 895511

NEED AN ANNEXE?

NO FORWARD CHAIN

VERWOOD T: 01202 827333

A well presented and much improved 4 bedroom detached house situated in a popular cul-de-sac. The property comprises of a dual aspect lounge, a modern refitted open plane kitchen/ dining room, utility room, family room, downstairs shower room, en-suite to master bedroom, double garage with workshop and a large secluded and sunny rear garden.

Offers In The Region Of £369,000 AMAZING VALUE

WEST PARLEY T: 01202 895511

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A well presented 3 bedroom detached house situated close to well regarded schools. The property comprises of an open plan lounge/diner, conservatory with under floor heating, kitchen/ breakfast room, cloakroom, modern re-fitted bathroom suite, sunny and secluded rear garden and a single adjoined garage and parking all situated on a corner plot.

Vendor Suited £248,950 IDEAL FTB/INVESTMENT

FERNDOWN T: 01202 895511

A delightful 3 bedroom, 2 reception room property benefiting from flexible and spacious accommodation with an attached self contained 1 bedroom annexe. The chalet is situated in a sought after and desirable location close to Ferndown town centre and boasts a glorious and good size rear garden. View to appreciate.

A superb and spacious 2 bedroom first floor apartment located in a secure gated development. The apartment boasts a large sitting room, modern kitchen/diner, bathroom and en suite shower room, allocated parking and attractive communal gardens. The property is offered with no forward chain and is ready for immediate occupation.

Large Garden £450,000

Chain Free £169,950

FERNDOWN T: 01202 895511

ATTRACTIVE VICTORIAN RESIDENCE T: 01929 552206

EXCEPTIONALLY SPACIOUS

WAREHAM

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Offered with no forward chain. An exceptionally well presented 2 double bedroom end of terrace house. The property has been updated throughout and now offers a conservatory, recently refurbished shower room, attractive kitchen, low maintenance garden and allocated parking space. Key in office, call to view today.

View Today £148,500

This superb chalet has been considerably extended and is situated in a desirable location within easy reach of Ferndown town centre. The property offers a large modern fitted kitchen/ breakfast room, 3 bathrooms, 4 bedrooms, sitting/dining room, garage and a delightful private and well secluded rear garden.

Be Quick £345,000

A 3/4 bed semi-detached, spacious family living with character and charm throughout. Good size living/dining area, conservatory, self-contained studio annexe. En-suite to master bedroom, loft room. Gardens approximately half an acre with a sunny aspect and a degree of privacy and seclusion, double garage and workshop. Off road parking.

Must Be Viewed £409,950

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RESIDENTIAL CASTLEDEAN T: 01202 434300

LARGE FAMILY HOUSE

A 4 double bedroom modern house situated in a quiet culde-sac in this much sought after area close to many local amenities. 23’ Lounge, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room plus utility, separate study, en-suite to master bedroom, family bathroom, double garage, attractive rear garden.

View this Weekend £425,000 HOUSE NEEDING RENOVATION

SOUTHBOURNE T: 01202 434300

131 CRANLEIGH ROAD, BOURNEMOUTH OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED IN WRITING BY 12 NOON THURSDAY, 23rd JUNE 2011 A 3 bedroom semi detached house requiring modernisation with good sized rear garden and situated in a convenient location close to all amenities.

WELL PRESENTED HOME

An extremely well presented semi detached house in this popular area close to all local amenities and sought after local schools. Good sized lounge with separate dining room. Modern fitted kitchen with appliances, 3 bedrooms and a modern fitted bathroom to the first floor. Private garden with patio area. Viewing recommended.

Must Be Seen To Appreciate £224,950 SUPERB HARBOUR VIEWS

POOLE QUAY T: 01202 673375

POOLE QUAY T: 01202 673375

A rare opportunity to purchase a fantastic property located just a stroll from Poole Quay, Baiter Park and Poole Town Centre. The properties benefits include a sizeable lounge/diner with feature wood burner, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 goodsized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, rear garden and potential for additional income. Views over Poole Harbour.

View Today! £425,000

Price Guide: £200,000 SOUGHT AFTER DEVELOPMENT

SOUTHBOURNE T: 01202 434300

DISTANT HARBOURVIEWS

POOLE T: 01202 673375

IDEAL FIRST TIME BUY

CASTLEDEAN T: 01202 434300

A semi detached house in this much sought after and popular area. Lounge, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, double glazed windows, gas central heating, sunny aspect rear garden, off road parking and garage. Viewing recommend – Key in office. Unexpectedly reavailable.

Vacant Possession £214,500 NO FORWARD CHAIN

ALDER RD, POOLE T: 01202 673375

Goadsby are pleased to bring to the market a detached chalet bungalow situated close to local shops and amenities. The property features a lounge, separate dining room, kitchen/ breakfast room, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, study, front and rear gardens, detached single garage and parking. View today.

Close To Local Shops £189,950 IMMACULATE DETACHED HOME

CANFORD HEATH T: 01202 692145

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A choice of 2 superb apartments situated in the secure gated development ‘Barbers Wharf’. Both of the apartments benefit from 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, and allocated parking. The development offers direct access onto Poole Quay with array of bars & restaurants, and is within walking distance to Poole Town Centre.

No Chain – Prices From £210,000

A sizeable detached family home which benefits from lounge, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, downstairs w/c, 3 double bedrooms, family bathroom, large rear garden, driveway parking and single garage. The property is located near to Poole Hospital, town centre, local transport links and Poole Park.

Priced To Sell £499,950

A beautifully presented family home located in a quiet cul-desac in the popular area of West Canford Heath. Accommodation comprises separate living and dining rooms, re-fitted kitchen, 4 well proportioned bedrooms, en-suite shower room and family bathroom. The rear garden is neatly maintained, well secluded and offers a sunny aspect.

New Instruction £279,950

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RESIDENTIAL BROADSTONE T: 01202 692145

PREMIER LOCATION

CORFE MULLEN T: 01202 692145

QUIET LOCATION

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BROADSTONE T: 01202 692145

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An immaculate detached home offering flexible and spacious accommodation set in a secluded, much sought after location. The property comprises 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, a spacious kitchen/breakfast room and double garage. The gardens have been beautifully landscaped and offer a high degree of seclusion.

Set in a quiet and ever popular location this detached bungalow has been extended and much improved by the current occupants. The accommodation comprises 3 bedrooms (master en-suite), 2 reception rooms and a modern kitchen/breakfast room leading through to conservatory. The rear garden is easily maintained, offering a sunny aspect.

Price Reduced £620,000 BROADSTONE T: 01202 692145

SPACIOUS BUNGALOW

A beautifully presented detached bungalow set at the foot of a quiet cul-de-sac close to open heathland. The accommodation comprises living/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 bedrooms and 2 re-fitted bathrooms. The rear garden is beautifully landscaped and there is a double garage and block paved drive to the front.

Viewing Advised £429,950 INCREDIBLE CHARACTER APARTMENT

CANFORD CLIFFS T: 01202 701616

Oozing style and with an incredible amount of space, this 3 double bedroom, first floor maisonette in a beautiful property of only 2 apartments boasts an extremely high specification throughout. With a private garden perfect for whiling away those lazy afternoons and being a stone’s throw to the beach, what more could you possibly want?!

Price Reduced £449,950

No Chain £279,950 FORDINGBRIDGE T: 01425 656666

HALE – NEW FOREST

A charming Victorian residence standing in half acre plot with benefit of Annexe with 2 self contained studio units. Two receptions, dining room, study, fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, utility, conservatory, 3 bedrooms, en suite, family bathroom, separate wc, beautiful private gardens, large graveled driveway with turning circle.

Detached Annexe £505,000 MORE URGENTLY REQUIRED!

CANFORD CLIFFS T: 01202 701616

Two sold stc in this prestigious block in the heart of Canford Cliffs in the last month! With 2 bedrooms, an impressive living/ dining room and underground parking, we now have a number of disappointed buyers and urgently require similar properties. If you are at all interested in selling, please contact our office for a market appraisal.

More Required £285,000

A 3 bedroom detached bungalow situated in the popular Fairview area of Broadstone. The property offers scope for further improvement and benefits from a good-sized secluded garden backing directly onto the trailway, driveway and single garage. With a key in the office early viewing is advised.

No Forward Chain £300,000 STYLISH MODERN APARTMENT

BRANKSOME PARK T: 01202 701616

A stylish, bright and spacious 2 bedroom apartment set in an enviable position in the heart of Branksome Park, being close to both the beach and amenities of Canford Cliffs. This apartment which fuses the character and style of a period property with the convenience and quality of a modern purpose build must be seen!

View To Appreciate £299,950 HIGH QUALITY APARTMENT

CANFORD CLIFFS T: 01202 701616

A beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, brand new ground floor apartment in the heart of Canford Cliffs with the beach and amenities close by. With high quality finish and no forward chain we recommend viewing today!

Fabulous Location £299,950

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RESIDENTIAL SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION

QUEENS PARK T: 01202 537333

Situated in a sought after area this property has 3 bedrooms, 2 on the GR, a 25ft lounge/dining room, 22ft kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom & en-suite shower, beautiful secluded rear garden with outdoor office, garage, off road parking and carport.

Well presented bungalow within walking distance of The River Stour and a short car journey to Castlepoint and Bournemouth Town Centre. Comprising modern kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, separate wc, southerly facing rear garden, off road parking and garage.

Chain Free £395,000 DELIGHTFULVILLAGE LOCATION

OSMINGTON T: 01305 832021

Situated in a courtyard development the property is presented in excellent decorative order and offers accommodation to include entrance porch, entrance hall, study, cloakroom, lounge/dining room, conservatory, modern kitchen/breakfast room, master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite shower, two further double bedrooms and family bathroom.

No Forward Chain £249,950 SPACIOUS DETACHED BUNGALOW

BOURNEMOUTH T: 01202 544666

A 4 bedroom family home presented in lovely order throughout and with the benefit of having the largest plot tin the road. Parking for numerous vehicles with recently constructed garage and workshop. Sunny garden with good degree of privacy. Internal inspection is recommended and this property is also a short walk from town.

Rare Opportunity £349,950

NORTH SWANAGE T: 01929 425055

3 bedroom bungalow located in a private road of just 4 dwellings with southerly aspect garden, enjoying open views over neighbouring park. Short stroll to beach and local shop. Double aspect living room, en-suite shower to master bedroom, good sized kitchen/breakfast room with utility, garage and parking. Viewing highly recommended.

A Must See £285,000 DOUBLE PLOT!

MUSCLIFFE T: 01202 537333

NEWLY REFURBISHED

STUNNING SECLUDED GARDEN

A spacious and well presented family home offering 3 reception rooms, downstairs shower room, modern kitchen, 4 bedrooms (1 & 2 with fitted wardrobes), landscaped rear garden, off road parking and garage.

Internal Viewing Recommended £279,950 BRAND NEW HOUSE

LITTLEDOWN T: 01202 544666

A lovely family home located in a sought after road in the older part of Littledown. Sold with no forward chain this family home boasts 4 good sized beds, lounge and separate dining room and good sized kitchen bedroom with modern units. Spacious reception hall and converted loft room ideal for hobbies etc. Mature garden. Must be sold, viewing recommended.

No Chain £429,950

ENSBURY PARK T: 01202 544666

Now nearing completion this 3 bedroom detached brand new family home is located in a fortunate position overlooking local playing fields to the side. Accessed via gates onto a private driveway with ample parking. Ground floor shower room, lounge/diner, kitchen with integrated appliances. New instruction priced to sell, keys in office.

Sole Agents £249,950

Enviable Location £420,000 1930’S CHARACTER

MOORDOWN T:01202 537333

BACKING ONTO GARDENS

BOURNEMOUTH T: 01202 544666

Unexpectedly re available this 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom townhouse is located in an extremely fortunate position backing onto the gardens. The property is presented in superb order throughout and the seller has secured a purchase therefore is keen to sell. Proceedable buyers preferred as quick sale is required. Ideal holiday home.

Suit Professional Couple £384,950

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also a chance for key stylists, Natalie Hole and Daniel Pryke, to evolve their own careers. Salon manager Natalie is excited about how ‘Parr Street’ is already growing momentum: “Colina and I have both enjoyed time in Sydney and wanted that same boutique style reprieve we experienced in the city’s suburban salons for Parr Street. We’ve created a mix of bohemian and vintage contemporary in the salon space which is small yet full of character. Clients are noticing its relaxed, friendly vibe. Having worked for Synergy for seven years, I instinctively know what feels right; we’ve got our own little hybrid here in this lovely community.” Natalie is supported by long serving, Synergy trained staff, senior stylist Daniel Pryke, junior stylist Chloe Lloyd and trainee stylist Alicia Nolan. They are offering the community a fresh approach to hair, served up with the Synergy philosophy of ‘love, touch and understanding’. Daniel’s summary of the new Parr Street scene says it all: “Synergy is renowned for both cutting edge and classic hair design, coupled with stunning approaches to colour.

Mix that with a chilled space, an upbeat atmosphere and some seriously good customer service, and we’re pretty confident Parr Street is going to be as big a success as its two big sister salons!

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A new contemporary detached house offering spacious accommodation. Dramatic triple height hallway, open plan living area, luxury fitted kitchen, snug, master bedroom with his and hers dressing rooms, snug and en-suite shower, 3 further bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom, study, garage and landscaped gardens.

Stunning character home situated in the heart of Canford Cliffs Village retaining many of its original features. Reception hall, sitting room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, pantry, study, garden room, utility room, office, 3 bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom, double garage and southerly facing gardens.

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Lower Parkstone

Canford Cliffs

Lower Parkstone

A well presented ground floor apartment situated in this character building within a quiet residential location. Entrance hall, lounge/dining room, modern fitted kitchen, 3 bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom, double glazing, garage in block.

A delightful apartment within this exclusive gated development of just five enjoying delightful harbour views. Entrance hall, lounge/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 bedrooms, 2 ensuites and family shower room, secure basement parking, sun terrace with steps down to garden.

An immaculately presented family home which has recently been refurbished to a high specification. Reception hall, sitting room, magnificent kitchen/living area, 4 bedrooms, ensuite & dressing room to master, family bathroom, garage.

£269,950

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• Bedrooms with Italian fitted wardrobes

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£3,250,000

For a private viewing please contact the joint selling agents

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Littledown

OFFERS INVITED

• Four bedrooms • Two reception rooms •Kitchen • Utility Room • Downstairs Cloakroom • Garage • Off road parking • Rear Garden • Immaculate throughout

Needs Modernising

£354,950

Character Three/Four Bedroom House with flexible accommodation • Two Reception Rooms • Kitchen / Breakfast Room • Annex Room with Ensuite shower facilities • In / Out Driveway • Pleasant Rear Garden • Tandem Garage

Vendors Suited • • • • • •

Executors Sale

£89,950

Bournemouth Town Centre • 1Bedroom Warden assisted Apartment • UPVC Double Glazing • Separate Kitchen • French doors leading onto communal gardens • Residents Lounge • Laundry Room • Off Road Parking • Vacant Keys in office

West Cliff

£249,950

Two double bedrooms • Ground floor Apartment • Private Patio • Kitchen/ Breakfast Room • Lounge with doors to patio • Share of Freehold • Garage • Close to Bournemouth Town Centre, Westbourne & Bournemouth Beaches

www.hedgesandhedges.com sales@hedgesandhedges.com

£459,950

Four Bedrooms Two Reception Rooms Fully refurbished in a contemporary style Kitchen / Breakfast / Family Room UPVC Double glazing Luxury Bath / Shower Room

Town Centre

£109,950

Ideal FTB/ Investment • One double bedroom • Lounge with views towards Bournemouth • Separate Kitchen • Bathroom • Allocated Parking • Top floor with lift • Central Location • Needs modernisation

Call us now on: 01202 292 600


Talbot Woods

£699,950

Five bedrooms (Master with en-suite) • Three reception rooms • Kitchen/ breakfast room • Utility room • Family bathroom • Anglian UPVC double Glazing • Detached garage • Large South Easterly facing rear garden

Talbot Woods

£490,000

Four Bedrooms • Two Reception Rooms • Kitchen / Breakfast Room • UPVC Double Glazing • Two Bathrooms * Conservatory • 1/3 Acre of Landscaped Gardens • Scope to Extend

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Talbot Woods

£799,950

Sitting Room • Spacious Dining Room • Kitchen/ Breakfast Room • Utility Room • Additional ‘Snug’ Room • Two Bathrooms • Four Bedrooms • ‘In And Out’ Driveway • Tandem Garage • Secluded large Plot • Vacant Keys in Office

Talbot Woods

£775,000

Five Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms (2 ensuite) • Reception Hallway • Cloakroom * Drawing Room • Dining Room • Sitting Room/Study • Kitchen • Utility Room • Second floor games room • Landscape Gardens • Garage

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£895,000

Five Bedrooms Feature Reception Hallway Dual Aspect Lounge/Separate Dining Room Modern Kitchen / Breakfast Room 2 first floor Bathrooms (1 Ensuite) UPVC double glazing

Talbot Woods

£825,000

6/7 Bedrooms • Loft room (Ideal home office or play room) • 3 Bathrooms (2 ensuite) • 3 Reception Rooms • Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room • Conservatory • Mature large secluded plot • Garage • Ideal Family Home

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Priced to sell £475,000

Probably the best and only freehold bungalow to come to the market on the EAST CLIFF this year. Gated Private Drive • Double Garage • 1/4 Acre Plot • Lovely Gardens • Sun Patio • Video Alarm System • 4 Bedrooms • Master En-Suite • Period Original Features • High Specification OPEN DAY SATURDAY 10AM - 2PM OR BY APPOINTMENT *SPECIAL OFFER FREE CONSERVATORY FOR SUMMER COMPLETION

Book Now: (01202) 523212 M: 07789 005854 E: info@mandsprops.co.uk 27-29 Columbia Road, Ensbury Park, Bournemouth, BH10 4DZ

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SPRINGBOURNE £550PCM

WINTON £650PCM

Ground floor apartment in the sought after location of Boscombe. This apartment boasts a double bedroom, modern kitchen and allocated off road parking.

Bright & spacious two double bedroom first floor apartment. The property boasts a large lounge, two very large double bedrooms, balcony, double glazing & gas central heating.

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BOSCOMBE £625PCM

SOUTHBOURNE £1950PCM

Second floor apartment in Boscombe Spa. This apartment boasts, two double bedrooms, spacious lounge, separate bathroom & stunning views over Boscombe Gardens.

Double fronted detached house close to Southbourne beach. The accommodation is versatile & can be used as a 6 bed let with 2 kitchens & 2 bathrms or 2 x 3 bed apartments.

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336 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth


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Located close to all a good position close to  boscombe gardens and within   located   in                    apartment. Benefitting from lounge, kitchen, bathroom. amentities this spacious first floor apartment benefits from a private walking distance of boscombe beach and the town centre. This spa        cious apartment benefits from a good sized bright and airy lounge/ Double glazing, gas central heating, communal garden, entrance, spacious lounge with double aspect windows. Good sized     diner with double aspect windows. Modern kitchen, bathroom, And allocated off road parking. This  property is situated close to bedroom. Lounge and separate kitchen. Gas central heating.               parking and glazing. all the amenities including, sandy beaches, centre, No forward chain.         town   railway                double                  station and  main bus route to bournemouth and christchurch                                                                                     

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A delightful three bedroom chalet style cottage set in approximately 0.74 acres with double garage and two stables benefiting from direct forest access with potential to extend (stpp). Comprising of a ground floor cloakroom, ground floor double bedroom with en-suite and sun lounge, which is ideal as an annexe. Separate dining room & 2nd lounge, kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, utility and 18’ gun room/office. Two double bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms to the first floor. NO CHAIN

SEMI RURAL LOCATION £495,000

Stunning period cottage within 0.594 of an acre within a semi rural location close to the bridleways with annexe potential (stpp). A four bedroom detached house which has immense character and charm, well presented in keeping with age of the property comprising kitchen/dining room, utility room, two reception rooms, cloakroom/wc, family bathroom/wc, two en-suites, barn style garage landscaped gardens. Viewing highly recommended to appreciate the character and size of this truly delightful cottage.

ROCKFORD OIEO £450,000

An ideal plot or refurbishment project with potential to extend subject to planning permission, situated in a most enviable location in the forest on half an acre just on the outskirts of Ringwood. The property comprises a three bedroom detached bungalow with an entrance porch, kitchen/dining room, sitting room, sun lounge, bathroom with separate wc, car port, garage & stunning landscaped gardens with a vast array of mature trees & shrubs.

RINGWOOD £275,000

ASHLEY HEATH £475,000

A four/five bedroom detached chalet style property situated in a popular residential location well known for its attractive properties on generous plots offering spacious accommodation & within close proximity to the local shops & a short drive to Moors Valley Country Park with excellent walks & Ringwood. The property comprises of entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, sitting room, dining room, study/fifth bedroom, bathroom/wc, shower/wc , front & rear gardens, double garage & off road parking.

A well-presented three double bedroom detached house situated within a popular residential location overlooking the green & within close proximity to the local school, shops, amenities & lakes. The property has been extended to provide spacious accommodation for a family & comprises an entrance porch & entrance hall, study, sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, bathroom/wc, shower/wc, front & rear gardens, off road parking & garage.

RINGWOOD OIRO £335,000

A new build three bedroom detached bungalow built by a wellrespected local builder ‘Malcolm Lambert’ with a 10 year building guarantee & within walking distance to the local shop & school. The property has been built to a high standard & comprises an entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, sitting room, ensuite shower/wc, bathroom/wc, front, side & rear garden, off road parking & garage.

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UPTON - £179,950

✦✦ Three✦Bedrooms ✦✦ End✦Of✦Terrace ✦✦ Garage✦&✦Conservatory ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦GCH✦/✦ORP ✦✦ Cul-De-Sac✦Location ✦✦ Vendor✦Suited

UPTON - £169,950

✦✦ Three✦Bedrooms ✦✦ Terraced✦Home ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦GCH✦/✦ORP✦/✦Garage ✦✦ Sizeable✦Lounge✦/✦Diner ✦✦ Enclosed✦Garden ✦✦ Close✦To✦Local✦Amenities

UPTON - £214,950

✦✦ Three✦Double✦Bedrooms ✦✦ Character✦Semi-Detached ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦GCH✦/✦ORP ✦✦ 200ft✦Rear✦Garden ✦✦ Two✦Receptions ✦✦ Downstairs✦Bathroom

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UPTON - £159,950

✦✦ Three✦Bedrooms ✦✦ Terraced✦Home ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦Garage✦/✦Conservatory ✦✦ Electric✦Heating ✦✦ Ideal✦Project ✦✦ Vacant✦Possession IN ST N RU EW CT IO

UPTON - £145,950

✦✦ Two✦Bedrooms ✦✦ Ground✦Floor✦Flat ✦✦ Maj.✦UPVC✦/✦GCH ✦✦ ORP✦&✦Car✦Port ✦✦ Private✦Patio✦&✦Garden ✦✦ New✦99✦Year✦Lease IN ST N RU EW CT IO

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HECKFORD PARK - £169,950

✦✦ One✦Double✦Bedroom ✦✦ Detached✦House ✦✦ En-Suite✦Bathroom ✦✦ Utility✦&✦Downstairs✦WC ✦✦ Off✦Road✦Parking ✦✦ No✦Forward✦Chain

UPTON - £119,950

✦✦ One✦Double✦Bedroom ✦✦ Ground✦Floor✦Flat ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦GCH✦/✦Garage✦/✦Conservatory ✦✦ Enclosed✦Rear✦Garden ✦✦ Private✦Entrance ✦✦ Well✦Presented RE P D RI UC CE TI O N

HAMWORTHY - £119,950

✦✦ One✦Double✦Bedroom ✦✦ First✦Floor✦Flat✦With✦Loft✦Room ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦GCH✦/✦Garage ✦✦ Private✦Rear✦Garden ✦✦ Well✦Presented ✦✦ No✦Forward✦Chain

SANDFORD - £232,500

✦✦ Three✦Bedrooms ✦✦ Semi-Detached✦Home ✦✦ Majority✦UPVC✦Glazing ✦✦ Gas✦Central✦Heating ✦✦ Study✦/✦Office✦/✦Bed✦4 ✦✦ Vendor✦Suited

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POOLE - £169,950

✦✦ Three✦Bedrooms✦ ✦✦ End✦Of✦Terrace ✦✦ Open✦Plan✦Living✦ ✦✦ Conservatory/Utility✦ ✦✦ Cul-de-sac✦Location✦ ✦✦ No✦Forward✦Chain

PARKSTONE - £169,950

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ALUM CHINE - £174,950

✦✦ Two✦Double✦Bedrooms ✦✦ Ground✦Floor✦Flat ✦✦ Share✦Of✦Freehold ✦✦ Private✦Garden✦ ✦✦ Walking✦Distance✦To✦Beach✦ ✦✦ No✦Forward✦Chain ST N RU EW CT IO N

PARKSTONE - £99,950

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PARKSTONE - £189,950

✦✦ Two✦Double✦Bedrooms✦ ✦✦ Victorian✦Terraced✦House✦ ✦✦ Front✦&✦Rear✦Gardens✦ ✦✦ Well✦Presented✦ ✦✦ Close✦To✦Local✦Amenities ✦✦ Cul-de-sac✦Location

PARKSTONE - £192,500

✦✦ Four✦Bedrooms✦ ✦✦ Semi✦Detached✦House✦ ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦GCH✦ ✦✦ Well✦Presented✦ ✦✦ Garage✦&✦ORP✦ ✦✦ No✦Forward✦Chain

PARKSTONE - £259,950

✦✦ Four✦Double✦Bedrooms✦ ✦✦ Detcahed✦Chalet✦Bungalow✦ ✦✦ 100ft✦Rear✦Garden✦ ✦✦ UPVC✦/✦GCH✦ ✦✦ Detached✦Garage✦ ✦✦ No✦Forward✦Chain

PARKSTONE - £265,000

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I have heard that I do not always need planning permission to extend my house or to build a garage. Is this true and what does it mean?

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. You are correct house owners have certain planning rights without the need for formal planning permission, but the rules are somewhat complicated. The general ethos behind the legislation is not to load up the Council with too many planning applications that simply do not matter or affect anyone other than the house owner. As a general rule, a house can be enlarged to beyond its original rear and side walls; however there are strict limitations for depth, width and how close you can build to a boundary.

This is regular column where readers can write in with any planning or property related questions & we will give our expert advice.

As to outbuildings, generally as long as these are single storey (i.e. under 4 metres high to the pitch) and are not forward of the house as seen from the road, they would not usually need permission. As previously mentioned, there a certain number of strict limitations to all of these house owner rights, so you have to be very careful. For instance, whether or not your house is in a Conservation Area, where the restrictions are naturally greater and they do not apply to people living in flats.

Planning Solutions have always offered a free of charge initial meeting to discuss the planning merits of proposals and they can be emailed or phoned

There is very often more scope for people not to have to make a planning application than they may have thought, and this can extend to other things like swimming pools, solar panels and satellite dishes. But with the criteria being so complex, it is better to look at exactly what is involved in each particular instance. We at Planning Solutions would be happy to offer such advice at no initial cost.

Please feel free to contact us on 01202 375862 or request Planning Solutions latest newsletter email us to receive a copy on info@planningsolutions.co.uk

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Dorset Property & Architecture Awards

– HOT OFF THE PRESS – “Planning Solutions Chartered Town Planners are the most adaptable firm of planners we have come across and are certainly experts on the south coast.”

“The team at Planning Solutions have always offered us professional, realistic and measured advice and have been prompt to act on any instructions.”

Ian Wallace – Managing Director, Barratt Homes

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“Planning Solutions always offer comprehensive and real advice. They have been instrumental in achieving several planning approvals for our business with the Local Authority, at appeal or by representing the application at the planning committee.”

“Planning Solutions have worked on multiple applications on hospital sites, covering highways, car parking & landscaping and pedestrian areas.

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“Planning Solutions have prepared numerous applications for us in a comprehensive and efficient manner”.

They have always managed the applications, including liaison with the Planning Authority, professionally and efficiently. We have found dealing with Planning Solutions both straightforward and very satisfactory.” Barry Toward – Estates Manager, NHS Southampton headquarters

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Sponsored by Planning Solutions and hosted by TV property expert Phil Spencer, Dorset’s very first Property & Architecture Awards ceremony took place with a black tie dinner on Wednesday 9th February. Over 300 regional business people made up the guest list with representatives from all aspects of the property sector, including architects, surveyors, estate agents and construction companies, all coming together to celebrate excellence in Dorset. The high calibre of the award entries and excellent turnout at the event means that the Awards are set to become an important annual event on the property calendar. Commenting on the importance of the property industry in Dorset, Phil said “You’ll find that something like 20 per cent of the county’s firms are involved in some aspect of the construction industry or real estate activities, that’s a hugely significant measure of just how important our industry is to the Dorset economy”. For information on next year’s event visit: www.propertyawards.org

Affordable housing Recent changes to affordable housing planning policy have greatly concerned local developers who have found the viability of their developments challenged by Local Authority guidelines on the provision of affordable homes within even the smallest of schemes. Planning Solutions experience in dealing with such schemes has enabled us to win approval on several developments where we have either dramatically reduced, or in some cases, completely eradicated the contribution. Affordable housing needs to be encouraged. Our expertise means we are able to negotiate the best solution for each scheme to satisfy both the Local Authority and ensure a viable project for the developer.

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A few of our favourite things A selection of some of the trendiest interior buys we found this month. LOve chair The extendable love chair from MADE.com, a company that retails quality designer items at factory prices, is a fabulous statement piece for the trendiest of homes. This minimalist Love-Seat can be pulled or retracted to create a compact, accordion-like chair that seats up to 8 or 16 people. The honey-comb shaped, multi-functional and adaptable seat is available in two sizes. The earth coloured chairs are made from recycled wood whilst the china white version is sourced from Virgin Kraft paper. It is beautiful to look at and easy to store.

The Flexible Love-8 Chair in earth brown is available for £199 (High Street Price-£599), the Flexible Love-16 Chair in earth brown is £379 (High Street Price, £899) and the Flexible Love-16 Chair in china white is available for £549 (High Street Price, £1,399). www.made.com

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Keep your toys and clutter tidy in this square LEGO storage box in red. A square glossy plastic storage box with 4 knobbly bits that looks just like the Lego bricks you remember from your childhood, but with the added bonus of storage space within. Buy more than one box and they can be clicked together and stacked to create your very own Lego tower. Practical and fun home storage boxes. 250mm long x 250mm wide x 180mm high Made under licence by Lego themselves the Lego storage range includes plastic storage boxes in a range of sizes and a selection of classic Lego colours including red, blue, yellow, black and green. £15.99, www.allupandon.co.uk

T-shirt Chair

The T-shirt Chair is the winner of the Green Furniture Award 2011. It weaves together a meaningful story using worn textiles. This up-scaling of the classical ‘rag rug’ becomes a unique way of upholstering. In the original design by Maria Westerberg, T-shirts from forty friends together with other textiles such as grandma’s curtains, the favourite but now worn out jeans etc, melt together visually to form a colourful symphony of one’s personal history. The manufacturer Berhin Studios produces now the T-shirt Chair mounted with a selected colour-mix comprised of left-over fabric pieces from sofa manufacturing. The T-shirt Chair is also available as a plain frame so you can personalize it with your own worn out clothes, precious t-shirts and other textiles. In that way the T-shirt chair will evolve and collect your personal history over time. £275, www.Bouf.com

Slend tables

The Slend Tables give a retro feel and a dash of colour with their back painted glass tops. Carefully considered colour combinations include; red for the console table and blue for the side table. The use of plywood with a walnut veneer makes the tables both strong and sleek whilst extremely elegant. The clear lacquer finish not only reinforces the pieces’ practicality but also adds to the feeling of luxe with its satin texture. The Slend Console Table, Walnut is available for £149 (high street price, £435) and the Slend Side Table, Walnut is available for £99 (high street price, £249).

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we overlook nothing... but the water AQUA LIFEBOAT QUAY | £179,950

1 double bedroom apartment Stunning water views - Balcony Parking in garaged area

FALCONER DRIVE | £325,000

Detached 3 bedrooms - Conservatory Garage + parking - Picturesque inner harbour views

MORICONIUM QUAY | £599,950

BARBERS WHARF | £325,000

2/3 bedroom apartment - Gated popular development - Balcony and roof terrace / views - Near the Quay

AQUA. LIFEBOAT QUAY | £599,950

Spacious apartment with lovely views Gated garden/patio - 2 bedrooms plus dining room - Marina Berth & Garage + parking

Penthouse apartment, 2 bedrooms/ dual aspect views Extensive terraces 2 parking spaces

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Four recently built three bedroom, two reception mews style houses located at the end of a quiet and secluded private drive. Situated south of the ashley road close to penn hill & ashley cross villages. 2 Parking spaces each allocated, private south or west gardens, popular school catchment, modern kitchen & bathrooms, en suites, cloakrooms. 10 Year warranty. Must see

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£424,950 & £435,000

A choice of 2 brand new 4 bedroom 2 bathroom detached chalet houses built in a very high standard throughout, situated in a cul-de-sac location. Lilliput 1st & baden powell middle school catchment. Contemporary kitchens & bathroom suites, open plan lounge /kitchen area, downstairs wc, underfloor heating, unique styling, sought after location. REF: BFL3487

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£369,950

An extremely well presented, deceptive character 3 double bedroom, 2 reception house. First floor shower room, ground floor bathroom, ‘23’5 open plan kitchen /dining room, easy maintenance garden, level walk to shops, retaining many original features including original open fire, upvc double glazing, boarded & carpeted loft.Viewing recommended.

A 3 double bedroom detached bungalow situated in this popular cul-de-sac location a short distance from the amenities of ashley cross. Offering scope to extend into the loft area (stpp). Potential for excellent harbour views from first floor, 17’9 x 15’2 lounge, garage and driveway, no forward chain. REF: BFL3365

LOWER PARKSTONE

HECKFORD PARK

£625,000

An impressive 4 bed 3 reception room detached family home boasting spacious & versatile accommodation along with a west facing rear garden. Favoured school catchment area, 3 reception rooms incorporating 23’8 living room, dining room and 16’2 office /play room, 33’ x 18’5 conservatory, utility room, en suite shower room to master bedroom, double garage.

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ASHLEY CROSS

£309,950

An well presented and extended four bedroom two bathroom victorian terraced property. Newly fitted kitchen (2011), off road parking space, easy to maintain secluded rear garden, rear conservatory /breakfast room, extension into second floor / loft area providing master bedroom suite with en suite shower room, 25’7 x 13’ lounge /dining room. REF: BFL3483

PARKSTONE

£349,950

A stunning brand new, contemporary 5 bedroom 4 bathroom detached family home built to an extremely high standard. Luxury fitted kitchen/dining room, living room with bifold doors to garden, multi level accommodation, 2 en suites to both bedrooms one and two, large landscaped rear garden, contemporary styling throughout , garage. 10 Year warranty

£219,950

A fine example of a late victorian, two double bedroom terraced house having been been improved and modernized in recent years. Stripped and polished timber floors, sitting room, large separate dining room, fitted kitchen, utility/wc, recently installed bathroom, front and rear gardens, off road parking to rear. REF: BFL3485

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£425,000

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£150,000

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£139,950

Immaculate 2 bed det with lounge / diner, mod kitchen mod bath, gfch, d/g, parking. Share of freehold

CHARMINSTER

£120,000

2 Dbl bed Garden Flat with lounge / diner, kitchen, bathroom, d/g, gfch, parking. Private southerly aspect rear garden.

£165,000

Well presented two bedroom 1st FF, lounge /diner, modern kitchen, parking and garage, southerly aspect balcony

£159,950

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£279,950

A 3 bedroom detached bungalow in Talbot Village, with NO FORWARD CHAIN, lounge/ diner, fitted kit, bathroom, en suite shower room to master bedroom, lawned rear garden, detached garage and Off Road Parking. BAB2573

TALBOT VILLAGE

£349,950

A spacious 4 bed det family property situated in Talbot Village. The property consists of a fitted kitn/breakfast room, large lounge with separate dining room, en suite bathroom to master bedroom, family shower room. Ample parking & garage. BAB2584

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198 Blandford Road, Hamworthy, Poole Dorset, BH15 4BH

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TALBOT VILLAGE

£349,950

Believed to be unique to the Talbot Village development a split level four bedroom detached family house graced by large attractive landscaped gardens and situated within the sought after the St Marks School catchment area. BAB2582

SURREY ROAD

£159,950

A converted ground floor two bedroom flat which would benefit from some improvement & situated in sought after Surrey Road in close proximity to Bournemouth Upper Gardens & convenient for ease of access to Westbourne and Bournemouth town centre. BAB2579

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£205,000

Two bedroom, two reception room detached bungalow, also benefiting from a lovely conservatory, attractive, well maintained rear garden which is of a good size, off road parking and garage. BAH1087

HAMWORTHY

£167,500

Well presented modern two bedroom end of terrace house situated on the popular Harbourside development close to Cobbs Quay, newly re decorated and white modern bathroom suite, garden and garage. BAH1074

HAMWORTHY

£179,950

Extended three bedroom semi detached house situated in a cul de sac location close to Cobbs Quay requiring modernisation. BAH1076

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£324,950

An extended spacious six bedroom family house, situated in a quiet close with views over playing fields and also close to Cobbs Quay Marina.BAH1084

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Grasmere Road, Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset                         Price £625,000 

Delightful detached bungalow enjoying light and spacious accommodation, occupying a superb position in the heart of the  Sandbanks Peninsula ∙ Dual aspect open plan lounge/dining room ∙ Modern kitchen ∙ 3 bedrooms  ∙ 2 bath / shower rooms  ∙ Single garage and off road parking for numerous vehicles ∙ Low maintenance grounds 

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Lower Parkstone             Price £665,000 

An attractive semi detached home full of character  and charm ∙ Bright living room with feature fireplace  and log burner ∙ Modern kitchen / breakfast room with  integrated appliances and feature fireplace ∙ 2 double  bedrooms ∙ Family bathroom ∙ Well maintained front  and rear gardens laid mainly to lawn ∙ Off road parking  

A unique well proportioned detached family home set  back from the road in an elevated position ∙ Manageable  landscaped grounds including an attractive tiered front  garden ∙ 3 generous reception rooms ∙  Fitted kitchen  with integrated appliances ∙  3 bedrooms ∙  2 bathrooms  ∙ Detached garaging  


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Stella Swinburne, McCarthy & Stone retirement apartment owner.

My story?

“Time and money. Two things I wish I had more of before I moved and now I have both I lived in a three bedroom bungalow before I bought my apartment but it’s amazing how the little jobs that need doing add up. I was forever forking out for someone to fix this or that. Now I don’t have to worry about a thing. I reckon I’m at least £50 a month better off since moving. No gas bills as everything is electric. Just one service charge means no separate water rates, no individual window cleaner or gardener to pay for. And as for external maintenance that’s all included. Even my personal alarm I used to carry with me is redundant thanks to the 24-hour emergency call system. Saving money has also given me more time to enjoy myself and that’s worth more to me than anything else.

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FIVE MINUTES WITH... WINKWORTH ESTATE AGENTS HOUSE talks to Bournemouths new boys Winkworth Estate Agents who have taken family run business, Mitchells under their wing.

Mitchells are one of the leading Estate Agents in Bournemouth, with an excellent reputation. So why change? Mitchells have indeed enjoyed an unrivalled reputation; however, in this fast changing world of commerce we felt there were huge gains to be made as a result of being under the wing of a larger, International organization.

What do Winkworth bring to Bournemouth and Poole? The immediate answer to that is exposure to both the National and International markets, enabling us to give our clients the very best sales platform to both promote and sell their property.

How will the new Winkworth business affect the existing Mitchells?

Will there be staff changes? We have always prided ourselves on our low turnover of staff. Our current partners, who between them have over ninety years of experience, and our highly trained staff are extremely motivated and excited about the merger, so no, there will be no staff changes, with the exception of the Canford Cliffs Branch which currently have a new sales team in place.

Mitchells will be fazed out and the new business will continue to give existing clients the very highest levels of service. There will be particular benefits to our Canford Cliffs office with the ability of Winkworth to offer higher priced property owners, a much improved service through the strong connections with London and Internationally through their European and Far East offices.

Who are Winkworth?

years that although we deal with many local purchasers, more and more often, it is clear that many buyers are coming from London, the home counties and overseas. Winkworth provide us with the most unparalleled platform to capitalise on this obvious market trend which the local independent just cannot compete with. Currently Winkworth are receiving over 250,000 hits on their web site per month.

So, what for the future? The future is extremely exciting. We now have the most professional and motivated staff allied to a major London, National and International Estate Agency and even in this difficult market, we are confident of becoming the most successful estate agency in the Bournemouth and Poole area, building on the success that we already enjoy.

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Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an interesting question and one that we asked ourselves when choosing who to potentially merge with. As you can imagine there were several large estate agency organisations that were keen to associate with us. We chose Winkworth because they are a very well run and established Estate Agency specializing in selling all forms of property through their superb London, National and International connections. They are also very professional in their attitude and this sits very well with our own business ethics and philosophy.

With regard to marketing, will Winkworth be offering anything special? Absolutely yes! They have committed a huge advertising budget locally, dedicated to promoting property being sold through Winkworth They also have special connections with renown publications like Country Life and are often given editorial in the major national newspapers, in fact over six million pounds worth of free editorial only last year, all of which will expose our clients property to a far larger audience than that of just the local market. This was a huge influence in making our final decision as we have come to recognise over the

Well, to sum up, this is taking Mitchells to a new level and even in this market, the staff within the new Winkworth offices are so excited and motivated by the step up, that they cannot wait to hear from anyone who may be considering selling, letting or buying property. We now have over eighty offices throughout the UK and extensively in London (fifty eight Offices within the M25) plus Europe, Hong Kong and even the Caribbean. All are closely linked so we can use those connections to sell any property!

If you are considering selling or letting and would like advice from a team of experienced professionals, call us on 01202 767 633, or email us at bournemouth@winkworth.co.uk.

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Bournemouth - ÂŁ324,950 A four bedroom, two reception rooms detached modern house situated within good school catchments. This house is offered in superb decorative order throughout and benefits from having an en-suite to the master in addition to the family bathroom and the ground floor cloakroom. There is also off road parking, a garage and a utility room.

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A super three bedroom semi detached house situated close to the shops and amenities of Castle Point. The property has been subject to a schedule of updating that means that it is a delightful family home. The property benefits from having a new roof and changes made to the front of the property that allows for off road parking. Further benefits include a conservatory, two reception rooms and a modern, fully tiled shower room and pleasant rear garden.

Knights are offering for sale this modern and contemporary, purpose built first floor, studio apartment (completed April 2007) located in close walking distance to CastlePoint shopping centre. This particular apartment is located within the front block and has a westerly facing rear balcony. The property is in super condition and is an ideal investment of first time buy.

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Knights are offering for sale this, three bedroom, detached bungalow built in the 1950’s. This particular bungalow has a modern, well appointed fitted kitchen and further benefits from having newly fitted double glazing throughout in addition to a stunning 16’5” x 16’1” double glazed conservatory overlooking the garden and views beyond.

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Make your home your ow n It can be hard to decide on a style for your home & you can end up swinging between shabby chic & gorgeous glamour. HOUSE gives expert advice on picking a look.

Decorating can be a tricky task these days with a dazzling array of styles, designs and influences on offer: from shabby chic to crazy colour, gorgeous glamour or even full-on confusion! But tailoring a space into somewhere that speaks volumes about your personality and taste doesn't just serve to impress visitors - more importantly it also turns it into a home. "It's usually when people move away from home into their first property that they realise the potential of a place where they can truly express themselves and let their imagination run wild," says Joanna Copestick, co-author of a brilliant new guide to designing a home, Decorate. "Discovering your style sensibility and why you are

attracted to certain things is one of the most joyful and emotionally freeing processes of decorating. "But all too often people are nervous about experimenting, or feel so overwhelmed by the trends and looks that they struggle to find one to suit their identity." In reality, she points out, it only takes a little bit of time and research, and the essential ingredients for an individual home recipe will soon become apparent. "Deciding on a personal style is so often about living with what you love, whether it's a collection of paintings, favourite furniture styles, colours that inspire you or objects that hold a special significance. Run with your instinct and you won't go wrong," says Copestick.

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Starting out Ideally, before starting any scheme, the experts suggest you turn detective by collecting cuttings from magazines of photos of rooms you're attracted to, as well as pieces of fabric, and working out what you're instantly drawn to on colour charts. "Create a personal checklist of what matters to you. If you love light, make sure you place furniture close to windows to enjoy the view," says Copestick. "If you're always in the kitchen, ensure it's a place where friends can hang out too, and if you enjoy a sense of space, think about banishing some walls in favour of sliding screens or glass doors." Most of all, she urges: "Stay on the look-out for the 'ah-ha!' moment when you walk into a space and instantly feel connected." Check out the designers' advice on creating three key looks.

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Using colours is one of the most personal styles of decorating you can undertake. "It's so individual but remember nothing's wrong - one person's favourite vivid turquoise or sugar plum pink can be another's idea of excess in the taste department," says Copestick. "While a pale neutral palette beloved of many professional decorators may seem like a bland compromise to those who love bolds and brights." Think outside of the box as well, she advises, as colour need not necessarily be painted on walls. If a room is bland and box-like, incorporate an interesting focal point featuring colour, whether it's a mantel shelf for a display of colourful china, a large piece of free-standing, vibrantly-painted furniture or a stunning piece of art to take up one wall. In a large room, where you want to enhance a sense of enclosure and seclusion, opposing walls can be painted the same colour. Alternatively, a wall painted up to dado height in a vivid colour with white above is a good way to live

with some colour without feeling overwhelmed by it. "Jewel-bright sunlit rooms can stand big, bold shades of fuchsia or topaz, so go with the colourful vibe if light is not an issue," says Copestick. "In a room dominated by neutral colours, add in vivid contrast colour as accents on upholstery, cushions or artwork. Strong tones such as orange, citrus lime or red work well as vivid jolts of colour in this way." Designer tip: Writer and designer Rita Konig believes that painting walls grey has a similar effect to dressing in black and white - it's versatile and always stylish, allowing you to embellish the overall effect with small dashes of other colours in accessories from paintings to colours. "One of my favourite colours is a pale grey from the Paint Library, London, which is a great foil for many other colours. Combined with pink and green it can create a very soothing and warming scheme," she says.


Glamour Modern glamour's all about making a statement and preserving a sense of cool at the same time, says Copestick. Mix dramatic furniture with pale neutral colours, using glamorous materials such as velvet or marble in rooms with simple furniture layouts, or place unexpected pieces of furniture alongside one another to create an interesting rhythm. "For a modern glamour masterclass, gather together furniture that is a mix of glossy white, reflective steel, hard-edged but luxurious marble and in a range of decorative styles." Luxury, she says, goes hand in hand with glamour which means deliciously tactile textiles. "Think of rich velvet or chenille used in combination with damask or textured linens in bold colours, graphic patterns or stylised floral designs," she says. "Wallpaper always adds glamour and visual interest to a space. Keep it confined to one wall or one part of a room for the most impact." Designer tip: Designer Niki Jones says: "Cushions enliven a room scheme and give it personality. Hand embroidered and vintage pieces become cherished heirlooms, inspiring colour palettes and room themes, and adding originality to your home."

Flea market style Whether you call it junk, or simply 'old stuff', there's no doubt that flea market chic's time is now. "The idea of living with second-hand furniture and objects is as fashionable as the latest outfits from the latest Paris catwalk show," says Copestick. To be on trend, retro Fifties and Sixties style is in vogue. But feel free to indulge your own passions whether it's for items such as a 1930s clock or a 1970s tea service as well as that 1960s wood-framed sofa. If your eye immediately fixes on a battered cabinet across a crowded junk shop floor then you'll find it hard to go home without it," she says. "Trust your instinct and buy only items that you are really attracted to from the start. Use smaller flea market finds to embellish existing items, perhaps antique handles to dress up a chest of drawers, vintage plates displayed on a shelf, or fabric from old curtains turned into striking cushion covers."

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Built in the traditional manner without compromise on quality, Shaftesbury Lodge blends purity of design and heritage with exceptional standards of construction and craftsmanship. The spectacularly designed development of eight, 2 and 3 bedroom, exclusive mews style homes provide a high specification of living in the sought after address of St Anthonys Road, Bournemouth. Conveniently situated close to the heart of Bournemouth yet enjoying the peaceful surroundings of Meyrick Park, Shaftesbury Lodge has been carefully designed to sympathetically blend with the surrounding properties and its sylvan setting.

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BOURNEMOUTH Owls Road, Boscombe Spa Village

• Breeze is an impressive new development by the award winning Linden Homes • Contemporary apartments and duplexes just a short walk from the shopping centre

1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments • Prime location approximately 400 yards from £155,000 to £220,000 from the beautiful sandy beach Prices correct at time of going to press. Image shows typical Linden Homes at Breeze.

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ASHLEY CROSS – FROM £279,950

PLEASE CALL 738338 FOR YOUR FREE VALUATION LOWER PARKSTONE – £649,000

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Detached 5 bed / 3 Bath House Completely Refurbished Throughout Contemporary Living over 3 Storeys Harbour Views from the Top storey. Garage & Ample Parking

LOWER PARKSTONE – £419,950

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4 Bed Detached House Cellar Room – Currently a Gym Garage & Ample Parking Close to Penn Hill & Ashley Cross Secure Rear Garden

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3 Bed Semi Detached House Excellently Presented Throughout Lawned Front & Rear Gardens Off Road Parking for 2 Cars Between Ashley Cross & Penn Hill

125 Penn Hill Avenue Penn Hill Poole Dorset BH14 9LY Tel: 01202 738338 Email: info@clearwateruk.net www.clearwateruk.net

LOWER PARKSTONE – £535,000

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LOWER PARKSTONE – £350,000

LOWER PARKSTONE – £399,000

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Substantial 4 Bedroom Edwardian Semi Meticulouly Renovated by our Vendor Off Road Parking Rear garden with patio, lawned area and raised rear decked area

Clearwater are pleased to be instructed on the sale of Compass Point that comprises of just six 2 and 3 Bed luxury apartments. They all benefit from west facing balconies, contemporary kitchens and bathrooms, en-suite to master, secure storage unit ,allocated parking and lift access. The apartments are located in the heart of Ashley Cross with its bustling range of independent shops, bars and restaurants, excellent road and rail transport links giving main line access to London Waterloo.

NO FORWARD CHAIN Substantial 4 Double Bed House 2 Bath / Shower Rooms Detached Garage & Ample Parking Private Garden & Decked Area

LOWER PARKSTONE – £350,000

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Large 3 Bed / 2 Bath Apartment Exceptionally Large Garden Refurbished to a High Standard Large Kitchen / Breakfast / Living Room Garage & Allocated Parking


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Price Guide | £279,950

Price Guide | £399,950

Price Guide | £395,000

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LOWER PARKSTONE

A beautifully presented colonial style 4 bed detached house situated on a corner plot in the popular location of Lilliput. Kitchen/breakfast rm, living rm, dining rm, study, utility, clkrm, galleried landing, 4 beds, 3 baths, double garage, landscaped gardens. .

A detached 2/3 bedroom bungalow set in a quiet location within just a short walk of the local shopping facilities of Canford Cliffs village, the cliff top and beach. Sitting rm, dining rm/bed 3, 2 double beds, kitchen/breakfast rm, bathroom, cloakrm, garage.

A well presented 2 double bed ff apartment in a modern block located just south of Ashley Cross and close to Poole Park. Open plan kitchen/lounge/dining rm, 2 beds, 2 baths, allocated orp, communal storage.

Price Guide | £775,000

Price Guide | POA

Price Guide | £229,950

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paulwatts CHARMINSTER HILL £335,000

AG SOL EN E TS

• Surprisingly spacious home in popular area • Classic 3 bed house extended and updated • Original flavour still retained with lovely stained glass, stripped doors, etc. • Bedroom 1 has large luxury en suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe • Stylish large kitchen & conservatory too • Long driveway to garage with roller door

CHARMINSTER £239,950 • • • • • •

Well presented 3 bedroom semi detached Extensively updated, including en suite shower to bedroom 1 The open plan lounge and dining room provides plenty of space Kitchen with range-style cooker and door to adjacent conservatory • Parking for 2 vehicles at front


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CHARMINSTER HILL £279,950 • Just ready to move into • Smart and spacious 3 bedroom bungalow and bedroom 1 has en suite cloakroom • Nicely set off by level westerly garden • Well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with door out to garden • 21’ living room also has doors out to garden • QUICK MOVE POSSIBLE

• Very individual 4 bedroom detached house on unusual plot • Just off Castle Lane so convenient for local schools, shops, bus stops, etc. • Generous ground floor includes a spacious kitchen/breakfast room + 3 reception rooms • Stylish main bathroom and GF wet room • NO ONWARD CHAIN

01202 524252 www.paulwatts.co.uk info@paulwatts.co.uk 379-381 Charminster Road, BOURNEMOUTH, BH8 9QT

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MOUNT PLEASANT DR £360,000


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PORTFIELD MEWS, CHRISTCHURCH, dorset

LILLIPUT ROAD, CANFORD CLIFFS, dorset

Choice of 2 & 3 bedroom mews houses ø close to amenities ø private garden ø allocated parking ø sales office open thurs- mon 10am - 4pm

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Prices from £199,950

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Choice of 3 & 4 bedroom houses & bungalows ø show home open fri sun 10am - 5pm ø due for completion autumn 2011

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POINT SOUTH UNIMAGINABLE MODERN LIVING Guide Price

ÂŁ845,000 Modern four bedroom detached house of individual design, making good use of the plot. Situated in this popular location within walking distance of the local shops, amenities and Salterns Marina. Within Lilliput School catchment area and just one and three quarter miles to Sandbanks beach.

71 Anthonys Avenue, Plot 2 TELEPHONE 01202 716873 / WWW.SILVERARROWDEVS.COM


DESTINY UNIMAGINABLE MODERN LIVING Guide Price

ÂŁ2,500,000 Destiny benefits from three floors of panoramic views across the Harbour looking towards the Sandbanks peninsular, the Purbecks, Brownsea Island and Poole. Each room has been designed to accommodate the best view vantage which makes Destiny one of the most desirable homes in the area. The Harbour Water activities change throughout the year, providing mesmerising from the comfort of your bed, sofa or balcony.

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Bournemouth OIEO £200,000

Boscombe Spa Prices From £150,000

Boscombe £104,950

Bournemouth OIEO £140,000

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En-Suite and Balcony to Master Bedroom Two Double Bedrooms Offered with Vacant Possession Allocated Off Road Parking Visitor Parking

One or Two Bedrooms available Amazing Sea Views Prestigious Listed Building Perfect Holiday Home Walking Distance To Surf Reef

Two Bedrooms Purpose Built Top Floor Apartment Modern Decor Throughout Offered With Vacant Possession

Share of Freehold Well Presented Throughout GCH & UPVC Double Glazing Communal Gardens Close Proximity of Bournemouth Town Centre

Call Bournemouth on 01202 555345

Call Bournemouth on 01202 555345

Call Bournemouth on 01202 555345

Call Bournemouth on 01202 555345

Christchurch £165,000

Christchurch £195,000

Christchurch £284,950

Christchurch Guide Price £299,950

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Well Presented Terrace House 3 Bedrooms 2 Receptions Enclosed Garden Off Road Parking

Terrace House 3 Bedrooms 2 Receptions Garage Twynham Catchment

Victorian Semi Detached House 3 Double Bedrooms Modern Kitchen South Easterly Facing Rear Garden Twynham Catchment

Immaculate Detached House 4 Bedrooms, En Suite 25 Ft Lounge/Diner Off Road Parking Twynham Catchment

Call Christchurch on 01202 483344

Call Christchurch on 01202 483344

Call Christchurch on 01202 483344

Call Christchurch on 01202 483344

Ringwood £165,000

Ringwood £230,000

Ringwood £285,000

Ringwood £405,000

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Two Bedroom First Floor Flat Convenient For Ringwood Shops Dual Aspect Lounge/Diner Ideal FTB Or Investment Opportunity Garage In A Block

Call Ringwood on 01425 472311

Four Bedroom Terrace Property Modern ‘Shaker’ Style Kitchen Lounge/Diner Two Parking Spaces Well Tended Rear Garden

Three Bedroom Detached House Convenient For Ringwood Town Centre Offered With No Chain Cloakroom, Ensuite & Utility Viewing Advised

Three Bedroom Detached House Two Reception Rooms Conservatory Modern ‘Shaker’ Style Kitchen Ensuite, Cloakroom & Utility

Call Ringwood on 01425 472311

Call Ringwood on 01425 472311

Ferndown £349,950

Ferndown OIEO £250,000

Ferndown OIEO £250,000

West Moors £299,950

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Call Ringwood on 01425 472311

Mid Terrace Town House Four Bedrooms Conservatory Garage PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED

Call Ferndown on 01202 861677

Detached Bungalow Three Bedrooms Low Maintenance Garden Garage Off Road Parking For Several Vehicles.

Call Ferndown on 01202 861677

Detached Bungalow Two Bedrooms Lounge/Dining Room Garage Rear Garden With A Good Degree of Privacy

Call Ferndown on 01202 861677

Semi - Detached Three Bedrooms Ensuite Conservatory Open Plan Living Space

Call Ferndown on 01202 861677

*With a Homewise Lifetime Lease. Subject to property criteria and applicant status

Aged 60 or over? Huge discounts* on all our properties. Ask for details.

www.connells.co.uk


Northbourne £260,000

Queens Park £300,000

Winton £300,000

Northbourne £320,000

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Three Bedroom, Two Reception Detached House Double Glazing Off Road Parking For Seveeral Vehicles Front and Rear Gardens No Forward Chain

Three Bedroom Plus Loft Room Detached House Secluded Corner Plot 18’10” x 11’10” Lounge Double Garage No Forward Chain

Three Bedroom Plus Loft Room Detached House 19’ x 11’10” Kitchen/Breakfast Room Off Road Parking Rear Garden Walking Distance To Winton Shops

Four Double Bedroom Detached Chalet Bungalow 14’ x 12’9” Conservatory South Westerly Facing Rear Garden Garden Room Hillview School Catchment

Call Winton on 01202 525411

Call Winton on 01202 525411

Call Winton on 01202 525411

Call Winton on 01202 525411

Verwood £465,000

Woodlands £320,000

Verwood £250,000

Verwood £255,000

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Detached Family Home Four Bedrooms Three bathrooms Two Reception Rooms Double Garage

Semi Detached Character Property Two Bedrooms Two Reception Rooms One Bedroom Annex Un-Interupted Coutryside Views

Detached Bungalow Three Bedrooms 20ft Lounge 20ft Kitchen/Breakfast Room Sunny Rear Garden

Detached House with Four Bedrooms Kitchen/Breakfast Room Downstairs Cloakroom Garage Front & Rear Gardens

Call Verwood on 01202 824111

Call Verwood on 01202 824111

Call Verwood on 01202 824111

Call Verwood on 01202 824111

Bournemouth £150,000

Boscombe East £400,000

Southbourne £230,000

Southbourne £180,000

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Well Presented Four Bedroom Detached Three Reception Rooms Modern Fitted Kitchen Ensuite To Master Bedroom Detached Garage & Carport

In Need Of Some Modernisation Two Double Bedroom Second Floor Apartment Balcony With Stunning Sea Views Large Lounge/Diner Off Road Parkinging

Newly Refurbished First Floor Flat Three Double Bedrooms Kitchen/Breakfast Room Allocated Parking Double Glazed

Call Southbourne on 01202 423281

Call Southbourne on 01202 423281

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Call Southbourne on 01202 423281

Upton £160,000

Hamworthy £195,000

Parkstone £112,500

Poole

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Mortgagees in possession are now in receipt of an offer for the sum of 121,500.00 for Flat 2, 1 Durrell Way, POOLE, Dorset. Anyone wishing to place an offer on the property should contact Connells, 154 High Street, POOLE, Dorset, BH15 1BA 01202673977 before exchange of contracts or within the next 7 days, whichever is sooner

2 Bedroom Ground Floor Flat Ideally located Close To Upton Country Park Modern Kitchen And En-Suite To Master Bedroom Lounge With Patio Doors To Communal Gardens No Forward Chain. Ideal Buy To Let / First Time Buy

Call Poole on 01202 673977

3 Bedroom End Of Terrace House Positioned Close To Shops And Transport Links Through Lounge/Diner Secluded Rear Garden Garage In A Block

Call Poole on 01202 673977

2 Double Bedroom First Floor Flat Within Walking Distance To Ashley Cross Spacious Lounge, Kitchen And Off Road Parking Ideal First Time Buy, Project Or Buy To Let The Property Is In Need Of Refurbishment

Call Poole on 01202 673977

Call Poole on 01202 673977

*With a Homewise Lifetime Lease. Subject to property criteria and applicant status

Aged 60 or over? Huge discounts* on all our properties. Ask for details.

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Extensively modernised and renovated spacious family home.

Fitted Kitchen/Dining Room | Sitting Room | Study | Four Bedrooms | En-Suite to Master | Integral Garage | Ample Parking | Full Ten Year Warranty

Five Bedrooms | Five Reception Rooms | Four Bathrooms | Pretty Landscaped Garden | PP for Double Garage | Annexe Potential

ST LEONARDS £485,000 Freehold

NEW MILTON £649,000 Freehold

Beautifully converted barn with light and spacious accommodation.

A well presented New Forest cottage with south and west facing gardens.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Drawing Room | Study | Dining Room | Four Bedrooms | Bathroom | Rear Garden | Studio | Double Car Port

Drawing Room | Kitchen/Diner | Sitting Room | Utility Room | Four Bedrooms Family Bathroom | Off Road Parking | Detached Garage |

LYMINGTON £675,000 Freehold

EMERY DOWN, LYNDHURST £725,000 Freehold

Equestrian property with an extensive facilities set in approx. twenty acres.

Detached character house in a sizeable mature plot close to Ringwood.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Drawing Room | Hall/Study | Dining Room | Three Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Annexe | Heated Swimming Pool | Menage

Three/Four Bedrooms | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Sitting Room | Family Room Dining Room | En-Suite and Family Bathroom | Garage | Mature Rear Garden

SWAY £1,150,000 Freehold

RINGWOOD £450,000 Freehold

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T. 01590 622551

Burley Office:

The Cross, Burley, Hampshire

T. 01425 404088

Ringwood Office:

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T. 01425 462600

T. 020 7839 0888

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87 St James’s Street, London


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A stunning thatched home situated on a plot approaching 3 acres.

Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Dining Room | Study/Bedroom Five Utility Room | Four Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Two Thirds of an Acre

Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Four Reception Rooms | Five Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Outdoor Swimming Pool | Stables | Office/Annexe

BURLEY £915,000 Freehold

BAGNUM £1,500,000 Freehold

A well presented semi detached house in a highly regarded cul de sac.

Beautifully presented home enjoying open views across farmland.

Sitting Room/Diner | Kitchen | Three Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Open Plan Front Garden | Enclosed Rear Garden | Close to Village Centre and Station

Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Study/Bedroom Four Three Bedrooms | Integral Garage | South Facing Rear Garden

BROCKENHURST £349,950 Freehold

BURLEY £550,000 Freehold

Beautifully presented Victorian cottage within the National Park.

Charming lodge tastefully extended and modernised set in just over an acre.

Four Bedrooms | Open Plan Living/Kitchen/Dining Room | Many Original Features | Secluded Rear Garden | Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool

Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Conservatory | Dining Room | Drawing Room | Study Four Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Detached Garage with Studio Over

CROW £679,950 Freehold

BOLDRE £1,175,000 Freehold

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aspirations Glenair Road, Lower Parkstone BH14 8FE n spacious and stylisH new build developMent. n close to tHe cosMopolitan centre of asHley cross. n 2 bedrooM apartMents - 966 sq.ft. n 2 bedrooM apartMents witH study - 1050 to 1108 sq.ft. n secure underground parking n HigH quality finisHes, all witH intergrated appliances. n balcony or terrace to Most apartMents. n Hardwood flooring n lift to all floors

compass point Ardmore Road, Lower Parkstone BH14 8SA n Modern new build developMent n six 2 & 3 bedrooM apartMents n sHort walking distance to Mainline station, sHops, bars and restaurants n underground parking n lift to all floors n low Maintenance external finisHes. n balcony/terrace to all apartMents. n prices starting froM £279,950

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95% sold and the last phase just released Going... going... gone! Demand is sure to be high for the final phase of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses at popular Poole Quarter. Visit us today and view this unique collection of homes which benefit from: ■ Highly specified and low maintenance interiors, many ready to move into NOW ■ Close proximity to Poole Harbour, busy town centre and train station ■ Within easy reach of excellent road links to the M3 and the New Forest

Reserve before 31 July 2011 and receive an interior designed furniture package so your new home is ready to move straight into.*

1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments priced from £158,000 2 bedroom penthouse priced at £350,000

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Poole Quarter Newfoundland Drive | Poole | Dorset | BH15 1YE

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Selling Agent: Connells 01202 673 977

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Road test– Range Rover Sport

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There are two improved engines on offer including a 3.0-litre TDV6 diesel and a range-topping 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 which generates 503bhp and can make 0-62mph in five seconds. When a car is labelled ‘Sport’ it’s no longer the case that’s it’s all about performance and the new engines not only boast substantial increases in power and torque but also lower emissions and reduced fuel consumption. Changes to the chassis include Active Damping and a full Brembo brake system that does a great job of bringing the burly Range Rover to a quick stop. Taking all that was good about the mighty Range Rover and, through the work of the designers, presenting a slightly more youthful appearance, it sought to tempt buyers away from rival offerings that were perceived to be more contemporary in looks and image. And highlighting the youthful angle is appropriate considering Land Rover has updated its junior Range Rover. It’s also appropriate that the car’s visual appearance has changed slightly. Call it a nip and tuck if you like, the Sport’s nose has been softened. Gone is the stark radiator grille, in its place a more cohesive nose and bumper arrangement. The Front and rear lights are now LED - with a smoked-effect finish at the back and subtle daytime running lights. These details all amount to a sleeker, less fussy and more sophisticated ‘look’, and one that

does much to help promote Land Rover’s desire to be viewed as a smart, fashionable brand. The changes continue inside, with the focus very much on improving the car’s premium ambience. Gone is the dark plastic centre console, in its place a soft touch, colour coordinated central fascia. There’s upgraded leather on the seats, soft-touch textiles and the array of electronic equipment including the adoption of a TFT colour screen. Other new toys include five cameras to assist with parking which provide a 360-degree view of the car when reversing. There’s also a system that detects oncoming cars and dips the headlights for you. There’s a clever multimedia system with screens for back seat passengers and there are heated and cooled seats all round. Indeed, the Sport’s cabin is now on a par with that of a conventional executive saloon. It’s certainly spacious enough, while the Sport’s trump card - lofty driving position - will likely be a deal-clincher for some. Of course, one pretty important reason to get the Sport over any conventional saloon is the car’s all-weather and all-terrain ability. For some the latter will rarely be exploited, yet the underlying ability is nothing short of breath-taking. It’s helped in no small way by the Sport’s engine line-up. Predictably diesel dominates here, and while the beefy Supercharged petrol V8 is now faster and more powerful (and cleaner, too) it’s the new TDV6 motor that’s destined to grab

all the headlines. The flagship TDV8 might offer lots of power and torque, but the TDV6 delivers an experience that might be close enough for some. Punchy when it comes to overtaking and powering out of corners yet quiet on the motorway, this new TDV6 puts the ‘lesser’ diesel Sport back on the map. Of course all this power makes off-roading a breeze. The smooth auto gearbox makes life inching over obstacles easy enough for novices to feel confident, while the various electronic aids help take your mind of the complicated stuff and allows you to concentrate on the muddy track ahead. Land Rover’s now familiar Terrain Response system really does make off-roading a doddle. Simply dial up the terrain - mud, snow, sand etc - and transmission, differential and suspension settings are taken care of and adjusted when necessary. It’s no wonder the car is popular when off-roading is made this civilised. And that’s certainly a good way to sum up the Range Rover Sport: civilised. With the premium ambience ratcheted up a few more notches and the car’s already peerless off-roading given a further polish, you don’t need to look anywhere else as nothing comes close.


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Headaches, bloating, insomnia and poor immunity: Maria Cross, author of I Wish I Hadn't Eaten That, attributes all of these common health problems to poor diet. Do you suffer from persistent headaches, a lack of energy or stomach problems? If medical tests have ruled out anything serious, then the solution could be simple: take a close look at what you're putting in your mouth. Some nutritional experts believe a whole host of common ailments may be linked to our diet, as a result of problems including food intolerances, blood-sugar level imbalances and fatty acid deficiencies. And if that's the case, once you've identified the culprit food(s), they suggest some chronic health problems could theoretically disappear. Nutritional therapist Maria Cross firmly believes that diet is responsible for many everyday health problems. In her book I Wish I Hadn't Eaten That she identifies 20 common health niggles, together with the dietary problems that may be causing them, and what to do about it. The 20 problems are: acne, lack of energy, weight gain, food cravings, constipation, poor circulation, diarrhoea, insomnia, bloating, poor memory and/or concentration, frequent colds, mood swings, aching joints, pre-menstrual syndrome, mild depression, period pain, dry skin and/or eyes, skin rashes, headaches and water retention. "Diet is often associated with serious problems like heart disease and cancer, but what a lot of people don't realise is that it also affects you further down the scale with smaller symptoms, and even your mood," she says. "In consultations I see the same things over and over again. People suffer with them for years, have often been to their GP and not found out what was causing their symptoms, and have just learned to live with them." She says the most common symptom of a dietary problem is being tired all the time. This, she suggests, may be caused by a food intolerance, blood-sugar imbalance, adrenal fatigue, fatty acid deficiency, mild hypothyroidism, dysbiosis (bacterial imbalance in the gut), or leaky gut syndrome (where bacteria and toxins pass from the gut into the bloodstream). The most common cause of many everyday health worries is food intolerance, she says, and suggests identifying a possible intolerance by keeping a diary of everything you eat and drink, then eliminating a suspect food and seeing whether it makes any difference to your symptoms. The most common food intolerances tend to be lactose, as suffered by Victoria Beckham and Orlando Bloom, and wheat, suffered by Geri Halliwell and recently identified as a problem by tennis ace Novak Djokovic, who credits his recent winning streak to a new gluten-free diet (gluten is found in wheat, barley, rye and oats). "So many symptoms can be down to a food intolerance," says Cross. "Anything from low energy to aching hips, headache and digestive problems. It's extraordinary the range of things that intolerance can be linked to." There are also other dietary problems to watch out for, adds Cross. One is an inability to maintain even blood-sugar levels, which can cause symptoms including headaches, poor memory and concentration, and mood swings. 142

Skipping meals, frequent snacking on sugar-rich foods, and a low fibre intake can all lead to erratic blood-sugar levels. The problem can be addressed by eating regularly, having protein at every meal, and avoiding added sugar. Another diet devil is identified by Cross as fatty acid deficiency, which she says is linked to dry skin and eyes, pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), fatigue, depression, as well as poor memory and concentration. If such symptoms sound familiar, and your diet is low in omega-3 foods such as oily fish, nuts, seeds and leafy green vegetables, then increasing your intake may help. Cross stresses: "You do have to be committed, and certainly most people who decide to address these health problems are simply fed up. They've had them for so long that they'll do anything to stop them." However, Margaret Rayman, a professor of nutritional medicine at the University of Surrey, warns that anyone altering their diet in an attempt to alleviate physical problems should be very careful, and consult a registered dietician if they're cutting out food groups. She says: "Certainly some minor ailments are amenable to dietary treatment - although whether you can diagnose yourself is quite another matter." She points out that modern diets mean most people eat too little of the good fatty acids like omega-3, and too much omega-6 (found in vegetable oil), which can hinder the good effects of omega-3. But she questions whether this low intake of good fatty acids should then be associated with certain minor ailments. "You can't be too simplistic about these things," she warns. "A lot of health problems are multi-factorial. "Take lack of energy, for example it's something that patients see GPs about all the time, but I don't think you can say it's simply due to certain aspects of diet." She points out that many more people think they're intolerant to certain foods than actually are, and stresses that excluding foods from the diet can lead to nutritional deficiencies. "Excluding food groups can be risky, as you can be excluding things that you may need. It's tricky and you should consult a dietician." She says increasing the intake of omega-3 fatty acids, found in oily fish, increasing fruit and vegetables and complex carbohydrates, and avoiding saturated fats and trans-fats are among dietary measures that can help general health. But Rayman queries whether there's academic evidence proving specific dietary changes can affect particular minor ailments. "People are more inclined to do studies and collect evidence on serious illnesses like cancer, but to what extent are they looking at bloating, frequent colds, etc? Does anybody do research on that? "Are there good quality studies on these things? That's the basis on which academics would make dietary recommendations." I Wish I Hadn't Eaten That is published by Hay House, priced ÂŁ10.99. Available now.


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Recipe – All hail the Royals As this summer staple comes into season, HOUSE looks at what you can do to make potato dishes more exciting. Jersey Royals with crisp pancetta & garden asparagus Ingredients: 500g Jersey Royals 100g pancetta 200g asparagus 40g butter 1tbsp olive oil Method: Wash the Jersey Royals. Cut the pancetta into strips. Heat the oil in a

Pan seared fillets of lemon sole with crab crushed Jersey Royals Ingredients: 2 lemon soles, filleted 100g caper berries 100g gherkins 100g butter Juice of 1 lemon For the croutons: 250g Jersey Royals 250g fresh white crab meat Baby cress to serve 50g flaked almonds ½tsp bicarbonate of soda Method: Place the Jersey Royals in salted water and bring to a gentle simmer until cooked. Place the four fillets of one sole together and skewer them with cocktail sticks. Trim off the ends

frying pan & add the pancetta. Cook until crispy and deep brown. Keep warm. Trim the asparagus. Heat a pan of salted water until it boils. Place the asparagus in the pan and cook until tender (3-4 mins). Drain. Place the Jersey Royals in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring them to the boil and simmer until they are just cooked. Drain and season with salt and pepper and add the butter. Once glistening add asparagus and sprinkle with the crisp pancetta.

to make them flat at both ends, then cut the skewered fillets exactly in half giving you two portions. In a non-stick pan add a little vegetable oil and place the sole portions into the oil and gently sauté until golden brown on one side. Turn the fillets over and add a good knob off butter and lemon juice and turn off the heat. Leave for a couple of minutes to finish cooking in the residual heat of the pan. In a separate pan melt a knob of butter and add the caper berries and the gherkins. Gently heat. Drain the Jersey Royals and return to the pan. Use a fork to crush them with another knob of butter, check the seasoning, add a splash of lemon juice, then add the white crab meat and gently mix. Serve straight away.

Jersey Royals crab cakes with chilli sauce Ingredients: 300g crab meat 150g crushed, cooked Jersey Royals 5g coriander and parsley (chopped) 250g flour 1tsp Dijon mustard 2 eggs 150g dry breadcrumbs mixed with 2tbsp of chopped mixed herbs Juice of ½ lemon 100ml milk 2 spring onions 1tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper For the chilli sauce: 200ml water 4tbsp sugar 4tbsp rice vinegar 4tbsp tinned tomatoes 1tbsp red chilli (chopped) 1tsp salt ½tsp ground white pepper 144

For the cakes: Mix the crab meat and crushed Jersey Royals with lemon juice, olive oil, spring onions, two egg yolks and Dijon mustard. Divide the mixture into 12 small flat cakes using floured hands. If the mixture is a little soft, leave in the fridge for 20 mins. Dip the cakes in egg whites and a little milk and then in breadcrumbs. Heat some oil in a frying pan and place cakes in for about 4-5 minutes, turning constantly. Drain on kitchen paper and serve with a salad garnish and sauce. For the sauce: Place all ingredients into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce by half. Blend for about five seconds and add more chilli if you like it hot.


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She's the biggest popstar on the planet, & released a new album in May. We track down Lady Gaga for a rare interview to find out more about Born This Way & get some insight into her self-styled world. "There are a lot of artists who put out number one single after number one single," says Lady Gaga, in her hotel room hours before going on stage for an impromptu one-off performance of her newest hit single, Born This Way. "But they don't sell any albums," she adds pointedly. It's the start of the next colossal wave of publicity for Gaga as her second album is about to be released. Sales are certainly not a problem for Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. Her first album Fame Monster set the record for digital album sales and the LP of Born This Way sold more than 100,000 copies in one day and that was just in the UK. Lady Gaga learned to play the piano aged four and at 14 was performing at open mic nights in her home city of New York. She walked away from a degree course at the distinguished Tisch School of The Arts three years later and began writing songs professionally for bands such as New Kids On The Block and Pussycat Dolls, before heading to Los Angeles and recording her first album. It can be very easy to forget Lady Gaga makes wonderful music. Just Dance, Poker Face and Born This Way might have been international hits, but she's more often discussed for wearing meat dresses and turning up at this year's Grammys in an egg. For the release of Born This Way, she's plumped for prosthetic bones in her face, creating an otherworldly visage that looks part-alien, part-plastic surgery disaster. "To put it bluntly," says the unbluntly-cheekboned singer, "the choices on where the bones have been coming out of my face are based on that idea that they're specifically where people have plastic surgery done when they get older." If she keeps the look up, she's in for a trying few months in make-up, because she's talking about releasing a Michael Jackson-esque nine singles from the album.

But while nobody will ever look like Lady Gaga, more importantly, no one else sounds quite like her either. Influences range from Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, to hard German electronic dance music, and the results are quite unique. What's most refreshing is that in a world of what Gaga describes as "plastic popstars" she's doing it all her own way. "I don't have a record label behind me going, 'You have to put this out, you have to put that out'," she says. "I played them the album, they heard songs they knew could be singles, they were happy." While other A-listers are calling in the same, tired old producers and songwriters, Gaga's been working mainly with comparatively unknown producers Fernando Garibay and DJ White Shadow.

Apparently the secret is simple: "Every single song on this album can be played on the piano," she murmurs. Hanging out with the three of them in her dressing room, it feels like they've bonded into an incredibly tight unit during the recording of the album, and Gaga puts it down to the fact they all found themselves on uncool fringes when they were growing up. "It's nothing short of revenge of the nerds when it comes to Fernando, White Shadow and I," she explains. "All three of us, we're part of that same mentality." She talks about how one of the album's big themes is about how you deal with having been bullied as a kid, later on in life. "Maybe that's the reckoning with this album. Do I want to be one of them or not?"

Aside from such self-reflections, Gaga insists everything she does is for her fans - those 'Little Monsters' who hang on the every word of 'Mother Monster'. During her record-breaking, 201-date Monster Ball tour, which finally ended last month, she saw "a couple of real meat dresses". "They stunk as bad as mine did," she laughs. "I've also seen a lot of red tie-dye. Fans know how to express the idea of meat through fashion with a white t-shirt and some tie-dye. "So if I wear a meat dress, they will tie-dye a white shirt and wear a steak on their head. It's like a garment metaphor. They're very funny, very clever and very smart. That's what I love most about being on stage." And did she see many people turning up in eggs? "A few," she smiles. "I saw lots of prosthetics on people's faces. The first few rows at my shows are all the super-fans so there are lots of piercings in lips, ears, shoulders... "It looks like a disco. A Seventies underground disco." "It's not just kids, who feel disenfranchised, who listen to my music, all sorts of people do," she says, understanding there's no point in preaching acceptance if only minorities feel comfortable at Gaga shows. "I love the fact my music gets played on a pop radio station and people from all sort of different walks of life love it," she says. "That's the whole message behind it!" Lady Gaga might not always hit the mark and certainly takes her fair share of negative publicity, but it seems clear that however aggressive her detractors might be, she'll always be her own fiercest critic. "Every single thing I do is being compared to legends," she says calmly. "I'm not being compared to contemporaries, I'm being compared to people who've been around for 30 years. I feel that I'm still very young as an artist." In a world of style over substance, it looks like pop has finally found someone who's got both. 153


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Recipe

FILLET OF BREAM, WITH TOMATO RISOTTO

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Ingredients

Method

2 x 300g fillets of bream 150g risotto rice 1 tin chopped tomatoes 2x banana shallots 1x clove garlic Sprig of rosemary Olive oil 50g butter 30g parmesan 50g wild rocket 200ml tomato juice Sea salt Black pepper

Finely dice the shallots and garlic. Sweat off in olive oil with the rosemary. In a separate pan place risotto rice and cook in tomato juice or seasoned water until just firm. While risotto is simmering, add chopped tomatoes to the diced shallots and garlic, cook for 4-5 minutes approximately. Season with sea salt and black pepper. Blend the contents in the blender until smooth.

Serves 2 Takes 20 minutes

Return the mixture to the pan and add the cooked risotto. Lightly fry fillets of fish in a non stick pan, skin side down, until golden brown. Turn the fillets over and put the frying pan to one side off the heat. Add the butter and half the rocket to the risotto and fold in the parmesan; adjust seasoning to taste. Lightly dress the remaining rocket with olive oil, salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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what’s on tv A rundown of some of the best new TV series’ starting over the next fortnight. Get your Sky+ ready!

new tricks — old fossils bbc one

Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman and her unconventional team of ex-detectives are back for a new series. Gerry Standing, Brian Lane and Jack Halford may bend the rules, ignore procedure, take risks and follow their hunches, but they get results. When pathologist Bob Ruxton is suspended on the grounds of negligence UCOS are forced to reopen one of his cases. Dr Bernard Fletcher, a senior palaeontologist specialising in fossil birds at the Natural History Museum, was found dead following a corporate event in the Central Hall. The original autopsy stated his death was the result of a fall, but a new examination of the post-mortem suggests he sustained a single blow to the head. According to his colleague Madeleine Simmonds, Dr Fletcher was a respected but outspoken scientist with a knack for rubbing people

up the wrong way. Passionate about the planet, his views were often at odds with those of the museum, particularly their courting of sponsorship from companies such as Mondial Fuel, hosts of the corporate dinner held on the night of Fletcher's death. The investigation takes an unexpected turn when the team discovers Fletcher was embroiled in an affair with a colleague and that he was also gathering damning evidence against Mondial Fuel. With unprecedented access to the Natural History Museum, the UCOS team find themselves literally walking with dinosaurs, but it's the valuable fossils at the museum that catch Standing's eye. Could a long-forgotten gift from his father change his fortunes? Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman is played by Amanda Redman, Gerry Standing by Dennis Waterman, Brian Lane by Alun Armstrong, Jack Halford by James Bolam, Bob Ruxton by Trevor Bannister, Madeleine Simmonds by Vicky Pepperdine and Sarah Winslow by Natasha Little.

restoration home bbc2

Caroline Quentin follows owners of crumbling historic buildings as they save them from ruin by restoring them into 21st-century dream houses. With the help of architectural expert Kieran Long and social historian Dr Kate Williams, the historical and architectural gems begin to reveal their intriguing pasts. For Caroline it's a labour of love – she has a deep passion for old buildings and admits to being a serial home restorer over the last decade. She says: "I love old buildings and I always have. I've spent many years restoring various different properties in an attempt to create the perfect family home so I know from personal experience the hard path that our families have chosen to follow." The buildings include a Gothic church, a mid1900s pumping station, a medieval manor, a 17th-century mine owner's house, a Queen Anne country residence and a Georgian stately home.

four of a kind monday 20 june, 9pm

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The Carles household is home to one of Britain's most extraordinary families: Meet Ellie, Georgie, Jessica and Holly - the UK's only identical quadruplets. The Carles quads are miracles of nature, conceived against odds of 1 in 64 million. They are identical, monochorionic quadruplets - super rare babies formed when one fertilized egg splits four times creating four identical embryos all sharing the same placenta. The odds of their survival are so small that just one other set of identical monochorionic quads is known to be alive in the world today. Over a period of months, the Carles family allow cameras into their Bedfordshire home to follow these miracle girls in the run up to their fifth birthday, sharing with them some of the

milestones of their lives from Christmas, to their first swimming lesson to their first day of term. The programme also explores how the girls are growing up and changing, and using psychological testing it examines how different the quads really are. And for Mum Julie, a trip to America to meet some teenage identical quads gives her a glimpse of what the future holds. “I think as they grow, they develop, and their differences become more different, I think our lives will probably be busier, maybe more complicated,” says Julie when she comes back from visiting the teenage quads. “The homework, how are we gonna do four different sets of homework? There’s the wanting to look different, the peer pressure from other friends, the different friends they might have, boys, oh my God! Boys!”. This is an intimate portrait of an extraordinary family that tries to answer the big question what's it really like to be Four of a Kind?

paul o'grady live friday, july 1st, 9pm, itv1

Paul O’Grady’s back with a stellar line up of stars ready to join him on the brand new series of his popular entertainment show Paul O’Grady Live. Paul will be chatting exclusively to British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton and joining them will also be Sir Bob Geldof, and Jo Jonas (Jonas Brothers). With his blend of warmth, wit and humour, the award winning presenter invites ‘A’ list celebrities as well as home grown stars to join him as he unleashes his unique brand of mayhem and mischief live in front of a studio audience. The dare devil host will also attempting some bizarre and hilarious stunts much to the amusement of his guests and the viewers!


Penn And Teller are here to fill the gap left by Britain's Got Talent on Saturday, June 18 on ITV1. They tell all about their large-scale magic show, their unlikely friendship with Jonathan Ross and how pleased they are about having faithful British fans — by Lisa Williams Despite the resurgence of magic on TV, with shows including Magic Numbers, Impossible and Lenny Henry's Magicians breathing new life into an old art, its scope still appears to be limited. Any magician worth their Magic Circle membership will be able to tell you how most of the standard tricks are done, so it's with great modesty that double act Penn & Teller set up the format of their latest show. In Penn & Teller: Fool Us, the pair - short, lean Teller (his full name) and tall, broad Penn Jilette -

the kids are alright

wednesday 22 june, 10.35pm, itv1 According to the television and newspaper headlines, Britain’s kids are out-of-control. This powerful one-off documentary goes behind the media hype to discover six inspirational stories – and explains why far from condemning our kids, we should be celebrating them. The day-to-day life of service children is a far cry from a care-free childhood. At the start of this year, almost 5,000 children had a parent serving in Afghanistan. The film follows one of them, 11-year-old Daniel, who explains, with a maturity beyond his years, what life is like when your Dad’s away. “Will I see my dad again? That’s the main worry at school,” explains Daniel. 15-year old Sarah shares a similar maturity she has grown up caring for her severely disabled mother. She is one of what is estimated to be as many as 700,000 Young Carers in the UK who are providing personal care to someone at home. She

"The British are in essence the same. In fact, British audiences may have more reverence for the art of magic," he says. They even credit our own Paul Daniels as one of their inspirations. Listing his favourite magicians, Penn says: "We love the old masters: Jay Marshall was a great and funny magician who got our sensibilities when we started out in the Seventies. Paul Daniels is great, and of course Johnny Thompson who works on our show. He's a legend - the Yoda of magic!"

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challenge British magicians to impress them with their most amazing tricks and win the chance to perform alongside them on stage in Las Vegas. If the duo can work out how the tricks are performed, the magicians are shown the door. But if they can fool the professionals, then they're in with a chance of winning. Penn says the format is far less confrontational than it sounds. "It's a reality, performance competition show, but in a much sweeter way. No one is being judged, these are the UK's best magicians already, they just have to fool us," he says in his Massachusetts drawl. Having been in the profession together since the Seventies, they craved the opportunity to feel genuinely amazed by the art they've already mastered, but Penn says they "didn't really get the right hook for it" until last year. That hook came in the shape of Jonathan Ross, who refers to the double act as "the Little and Large of the magic world" and to himself as "one of Penn & Teller's biggest fans" since first seeing them perform in New York more than two decades ago. "He produced our very first UK series back in the 1990s called The Unpleasant World Of Penn & Teller," explains Teller, who is surprisingly talkative for someone who performs in absolute silence. "We hit it off with him straight away and became firm friends. He is an amazingly funny and great guy." But Ross isn't the only person in the UK who holds the double act in high esteem. Even though they have only been on TV sporadically since the Nineties, they were overwhelmed by the response from British fans when they performed here last year. Teller says: "We played the Hammersmith Apollo last summer for a week, our first time back in 16 years. We didn't think anyone would remember us, but we filled 3,500 seats every night - how amazing." And even though, as a nation, we are known for our cynicism, Teller says we are not harder to please than our US counterparts.

They'll be looking for similar skill during the series, and have their fingers crossed that they will be able to experience the wonder often felt by non-magicians when watching a magic show. "Show us something different and fresh," Penn advises. "We've seen some tricks that have been done thousands of times, but sometimes the method and execution are so original that it seems fresh." "There are a few who can still fool us," Penn says. "We recently saw a great card guy in Vegas named Paul Vigil who did a 10-minute routine right in our faces and fooled us. It was amazing." And they reserve the right to fool their own audiences with a trick they believe no one can decipher, in which they simultaneously shoot at each other and manage to catch the other's bullet in their teeth. "The Bullet Catch, our signature trick. That fools everyone," Penn says with a smile.

is always on call for her mother who has cerebral palsy. She puts her mum first, before her sporting aspirations and social life. Far from being bitter or resentful, Sarah wouldn’t change her position for the world. “I prefer having a mum that’s disabled, “explains Sarah. “Because of everything we’ve been through with her disability we’ve got a better relationship.” Michael, 13, also shows remarkable courage. Michael has a rare condition called Dejerine-Sottas which causes severe muscle weakness and loss of sensation in his limbs, making it difficult to feel heat touch and pain, and means he is reliant on his wheelchair for mobility. Michael shows great determination and has set himself a goal – he wants to be a Paralympian. Michael started horse riding as therapy for his condition, but it has changed his life forever. These kids are not unique, they are like thousands of others where life is just a little bit more complicated than the constant barrage of bad press and dismissive headlines would have us all believe. So, perhaps the kids really are alright.

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don't mess with the panda

Angelina Jolie and Jack Black reunite for Kung Fu Panda 2, which is released in cinemas on Friday, June 10. The two Hollywood stars get together to talk about the animation, parenting and why Black's intimidated by his co-star.

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It's difficult not to stare at Jack Black and Angelina Jolie because it's hard to imagine a more discordant pair. Jolie, a regular on 'most beautiful' lists who shines on screen in femme fatale roles, is the epitome of elegance in a cream shift dress and vertiginous nude heels. Her long, glossy hair is loose; her make-up's understated and the famous pillow-pout breaks into a smile that radiates warmth. The cause of her mirth is Black, the rotund, impish actor and musician who came to prominence in the hit comedy School Of Rock. Dressed in jeans and a black slogan T-shirt, he's

demonstrating "inward breathing" by singing The Beatles' Blackbird at the top of his voice. They both crack up and it's clear why their partnership translated into box office gold in 2008's Kung Fu Panda, which earned 633 million dollars worldwide. The tale of a lazy, daydreaming panda called Po (Black) who learns the art of kung fu alongside his idols the Furious Five (including Jolie's Tigress), the film also earned an Oscar nod for Best Animated Feature Film. Three years on, Black, Jolie and the rest of the cast, including Dustin Hoffman as Master Shifu, have lent their voices once again for the much anticipated sequel, Kung Fu Panda 2, this time in 3D. "It was like putting on a nice comfortable pair of shoes," oozes 41-year-old Black. "Yeah, it was more fun the second time around having all got to know each other," nods Jolie, 35. "Our characters already had history, so it was fun to jump in and immediately start to play." As well as witnessing Po tackle a formidable villain peacock voiced by Gary Oldman, the audience can expect the answer to one of life's great mysteries: Why is Po's dad a goose?

Even the most casual of observers must have noted Mr Ping, a noodle-making goose (James Hong), can't be Po's biological father. "Po's getting flashbacks of his childhood and comes to realise he's actually adopted," explains Black, who's dad to two sons, Sammy 4, and Thomas, 3, with wife Tanya Haden. "It was like a funny joke in the first one, the elephant in the room. Obviously he was adopted but there was no talk of it, so in addition to this being a hero's journey to save the day, it's also a journey of self-discovery." For Jolie, who has three adopted children; Maddox, 9, Pax, 7, and Zahara, 6, as well as three biological children with partner Brad Pitt, Shiloh, 5, and two-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, the film's subject matter had particular resonance. "I wondered if they'd ask me questions about it, but because adoption, birth mothers and orphanage are happy words [in our house,] they're very used to these discussions. They just felt proud that they were a little more like Po, so it was lovely." The kids were actually used as a sounding board for the film. "As they're aged from two to 9, we figured it was a good group to gauge whether the film was


"I think we're all searching for peace, it's part of the human journey. We all have moments when we lose it and look for it again, but it's important to know the people you love are safe and healthy." Black agrees: "I find inner peace in my family; the simple things bring me back home, to a peaceful place in my mind," he says.

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working and we brought them in," says Jolie. "I did it for them in so many ways and was excited for them to see it." Like the first film, the sequel is hugely influenced by Hong Kong action movies and Po's newest adventures reflect a deeper immersion into the world of kung fu. Black says the franchise offered him the opportunity to gain a deeper appreciation of martial arts. "I did some training in kung fu for both films. It wasn't just for research purposes; it was also to kind of get in shape." He pauses for dramatic effect. "What really drew me is the combination of exercise and self-defence, along with the third, sort of unseen, component, a spiritual one. "When you're really practising kung fu, living it and feeling it, there's a meditative quality that seeps in. It feels almost religious. It's an art form, really. Jolie reveals her sons attend martial arts classes too. "Boys are boys and naturally have a certain kind of energy. It's been wonderful to get them focused on martial arts and teach them about discipline, respect and how to control their own bodies," she says.

As with the first movie, it's Po who remains the emotional crux of the story. "For a male character, he's sensitive, so it

seems a very nice balance that Tigress is the harder one who learns to be more emotional. Can I say that?" Jolie laughs, looking over to Black who's feigning shock. "We're yin and yang?" From Lara Croft in Tomb Raider to Evelyn Salt in Salt, Jolie's synonymous with playing powerful females in action films but off screen, she describes herself as "a mom who's changing diapers and colouring all night long, so I'm sure I'm very, very soft". "I've always been drawn to strong characters and I admire strong women emotionally and physically - people who I feel are fighting for something," she says. "I've been very lucky that I came to my career at a time when women are being allowed [to play] these roles." Whether Tigress, Po and the rest of the crew return again is ultimately for the audience to decide, says Black: "As long as people love it and hunger for more Kung Fu Panda, there will be more", he grins. Jolie, for one, is hopeful. "I hope we can continue. The nice thing about this story is we're growing up with Po and learning about different aspects of human nature."

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