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NEWS CAKE WITH A CAUSE AT LOVETT The latest news stories in your area.

TWO-DAY GOLF EVENT IN AID OF DIVERSE ABILITIES Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, is hosting its first two-day golf event this September, alongside Peter Alliss, former professional golfer and now TV presenter and commenter, plus many other celebrities. Sponsored by Golden Arrow Marine, the event is being held on 27 - 28 September. On the evening of 27 September guests will enjoy a three-course gourmet dinner at the Haven Hotel in Sandbanks. The evening will also comprise of an auction, raffle and entertainment. The following day (28 September) the shotgun start golf tournament will take place at Parkstone Golf Club, which will include a bacon butty breakfast on arrival and post-golf buffet lunch. Tickets for this exclusive two-day golf event for a team of three is £850, which includes the gala dinner and golf tournament. Teams will be allocated a celebrity as their fourth team member. The charity is also asking for any local businesses to get in touch if they wish to become hole sponsors. Contact Fiona Hansford on 01202 718266.

Lovett International, the award-winning Estate and Letting Agent in Dorset, is getting ready to host their coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Staff across the four branches are taking their baking very seriously, planning an array of creations from cupcakes, sponges, tarts and even a vegan cake! We wonder who will be crowned master baker this year? The coffee morning is to raise awareness and additional funds for Macmillan

Cancer. One in three people are diagnosed with cancer and Lovett know how hard this can be for families and friends. You can show your support by popping into any Lovett branch on Friday 29th September to try some cake and enjoy a cup of tea on them! Join Lovett and put the world’s biggest coffee morning in your diary now. t. 01202 303044 w.

LAWS MAY NOT STOP PEOPLE SMOKING, BUT HEALTH SCARES SHOULD From May 2017 new laws came into play to deter people from smoking. Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital Consultant Cardiologist, Suneel Talwar, urges people who are not put off by smoking regulations to consider the health implications to their heart if they continue. Smoking is the most preventable cause of premature death in the UK, the key point being preventable. The new laws will make smoking more difficult but the majority of people will continue to smoke because it’s addictive; it’s as simple as that.

At Nuffield Health Bournemouth, as well as offering state-of-the-art treatments, we provide a cardiac rehabilitation programme to educate patients on the risks their lifestyle will continue to have on their health and how far they can push their heart when it comes to exercise. For an appointment at Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital’s Rapid Access Cardiology Clinic call the Nuffield team on 01202 375032. For more information

Smoking is the most common cause of cardiovascular disease, which can lead to a heart attack or a stroke. At our cardiology department in Bournemouth, among many other things, we provide treatment to those suffering from cardiovascular disease, which includes stenting. Advanced medical procedures are enabling people to get back on their feet quicker. In many cases patients are able to go home the next day to continue their recovery. However, patients are no longer grasping how serious their condition is and continue to smoke after their procedures.

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ORCHARD BEARS FRUIT FOR QUAY In little more than a month, Quay Living has succeeded in selling no fewer than five apartments in Orchard Plaza, Poole. Quay, who also manage the building, have been bowled over by the continuing demand from both buyto-let investors and first-time buyers. Says James Buller, Sales Manager, “We are very pleased with how quickly these apartments have been snapped up. The location, just off Poole Quay, is perfect for young professionals, second-homers and retirees, because everything is on their doorstep. Since Quay owns its own premises in the building, we are also fully incentivised to keep the service charge at sensible levels and to ensure the building is well managed, and owners appreciate that”. As agent to the original developer and to successive owners, family-owned Quay has sold over 50 apartments in the block since it moved to the building in 2011, and it is proud to manage many of the 115 apartments on behalf of long-standing clients, many of whom have become personal friends. As James points out, being both block manager and sales agent ensures that no-one else knows the building like Quay, and that makes the sales process so much easier and quicker. “Many block managers take weeks to respond to requests for management packs, but we don’t think that’s fair – in fact we pride ourselves on turning them around within days.”

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SAXE COBURG RENEWS ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH BOURNEMOUTH RUGBY CLUB FOR 2017 2018 SEASON For the second consecutive year Saxe Coburg has chosen to partner with Bournemouth Rugby Club. The Club is celebrating its 125th year, making it even more special for those involved. The first team play each week at Chapel Gate and have enjoyed a pre-season friendly to start annual proceedings. Now the team will play every other Saturday at home from 2nd September. Saxe Coburg thoroughly enjoy supporting sport in the community. Team-work, dedication and focus are qualities they all relate to as a company. The CEO Maximillan is an avid fan of rugby and has been labelled the club’s lucky charm as every match he attended last season, they won! You can stay up to date with Saxe Coburg’s company news and property portfolio by visiting

SAVILLS CANFORD CLIFFS TO ST TROPEZ ‘STATIC’ BIKE CHALLENGE The team at the Savills Canford Cliffs office have set themselves a challenge to cycle 1,500 kilometers. This is the equivalent of cycling from Savills Canford Cliffs to Savills St Tropez but without ever leaving the office! The team will ride on two exercise bikes on the pavement in front of the Canford Cliffs office between Monday 4th and 7th September 2017.

Diverse Abilities is bringing Narnia to life at its third gala ball, being held on Saturday 18 November, and the disability charity is inviting the local community to join them and step into a magical wonderland. Tickets for the gala ball are £80 per person or £750 for a table of 10. To find out more or book online visit or call 01202 718266.

If you are in the area during this time, please come along and cheer us on, the more encouragement the better. Thank you from Savills Canford Cliffs

We are hoping to raise £1,000 for the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation which has been established to provide financial assistance to cancer sufferers and their families. This fantastic foundation provides additional support to aid with recuperation and treatment when traditional care may be insufficient.

POOLE BID LAUNCHES FREE WIFI FOR LOCALS AND VISITORS Poole BID (Business Improvement District) is to benefit from free WiFi as one of the operational cornerstones of the Marketing and Events section of its Business Plan. Delivered by Fusion WiFi, specialists in providing free social WiFi for events and specific locations, free WiFi will be accessible to visitors and locals via a bespoke login whilst also enabling businesses within District* to provide local information and offers directly to phones and devices.


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Jonathan Sibbett, Chair of Poole BID, said: “Putting a 21st Century communications platform in place is fundamental to Poole BID’s marketing and events plan over five years and will provide invaluable online support for our events programme. Fusion WiFi has demonstrated how its system allows us to engage new and existing visitors to the Town, as well as those who already live and work here.” Free WiFi further enhances Poole BID’s provision of a centralised digital platform, where businesses within the District can promote themselves and

their offers through Poole BID’s web site and social media channels, actively engaging with and communicating to consumers. Jonathan Sibbett concludes: “Free WiFi is a fundamental part of our communications plan to ensure the success of our overall strategy. We are delighted to be working with Fusion WiFi, which has a proven track record for the provision of free WiFi solutions to a number of high profile events and locations.” For more information about Poole BID visit

LOVETT ESTATE & LETTING AGENTS WIN GOLD For the second consecutive year Lovett Estate and Letting Agents has been crowned the winner for Bournemouth at the 2017 British Property Awards. Lovett has been announced as the Gold Winner, which is a huge accolade for the company. They’ve had to go through a gruelling competition whereby they were mystery shopped and assessed for their customer service. The judges could strike at any time! The team at Lovett are over the moon to have first been short listed, and now declared the 2017 winners for the Bournemouth area. CEO Maximillian De Kment told House Magazine “I’m absolutely thrilled at the news. To know the team has been recognised for their hard-work and outstanding customer service means a lot to them as well as me. We aim to go above and beyond for each and every person we meet. To have an external, professional body within the estate agency industry observe this and deem us the best in our area is a fantastic achievement and I couldn’t be prouder.” Lovett will now attend the annual awards ceremony in London where they will meet other regional winners and find out if they have also won Gold for the entire south west. Watch this space! To find out more about Lovett, their services, news and offers, visit www.



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SAXE COBURG ESTATE AGENTS IN CANFORD CLIFFS, SUPPORT THE WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING The annual return of the world’s biggest coffee morning is almost upon us. Put Friday 29th September in your diaries now and put Saxe Coburg, 24 Haven Road in Canford Cliffs as the place you need to be. There’ll be homemade cakes and fresh tea on the go, to help raise awareness and additional funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Staff are taking this ‘bakeoff’ very seriously, we wonder who’ll be crowned champion this year! Saxe Coburg host coffee mornings every year in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. You can show your support by popping into their office in Canford Cliffs on Friday 29th September to try some cake and enjoy a cup of tea, all for a fantastic cause. Join Saxe Coburg and put the world’s biggest coffee morning in your diary, now!

NAPIER Management Services Ltd is getting together with other local suppliers to provide information to residential blocks of flats regarding their obligations for health and safety. The Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations were revised in April 2015 and now apply to all construction and most maintenance projects regardless of the size, duration and nature of the work. Aileen Lacey-Payne, Director of Napier Management Services, says: “These regulations mean that routine block maintenance work will not necessarily be exempt. When we place any orders for work on our sites, we must ensure that the contractors inform us at the outset if the work is ‘Construction Work’ as defined in the Regulations.” The advice given by the HSE is as follows: “The definition of ‘maintenance’ work

has not changed. If the task in hand looks like construction work, requires construction skills and uses construction materials, it is ‘construction’ work. General maintenance of fixed plant which mainly involves mechanical adjustments, replacing parts or lubrication is unlikely to be construction work.” Aileen adds, “The HSE see managing agents and the buildings they manage for their clients as a high risk area of business as they are employing many contractors on a daily basis. Frequently there is pressure from the lessees to use low cost contractors who may like to take shortcuts to save money, but we need to ensure that all contractors on our sites are compliant to protect everyone involved; the client, the contractor and the managing agent. Napier takes its responsibilities very seriously and is ARMA Q registered. ARMA members work to high professional

3 Richmond Hill has become home to the London-based Be At One Cocktail bar, and the golden tiled doors are officially open! A series of on the road cocktail pop up bars have taken place in the run up to the bars opening, generating excitement amongst Bournemouth and surrounding areas. Locations included a secret setting masterclass at a local VIP’s home bar, BH Banter networking event at The Miramar Hotel, and a social tasting of Pornstar Martinis at THIS Workspace. Local press and bloggers were invited for a sneak preview of the venue and an exclusive cocktail masterclass – an up close and personal experience with the skilled bar tenders, and an insight into the Be At One ethos. The Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth, Cllr Lawrence Williams and Mrs Elaine Williams, officially welcomed the national bar to the area with a celebratory ribbon cutting launching the VIP event on Thursday 17th August, where VIPs, business professionals and dignitaries

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BOURNEMOUTH’S NEWEST COCKTAIL BAR IS OPEN! in the area took a look around the new venue and tasted their delicious selection of the 130 cocktail recipes available at the bar, in a relaxed yet exciting atmosphere. The three Founders of the brand Steve Locke, Rhys Oldfield and Leigh Miller joined in the celebrations and unveiled the new bar. Bournemouth is the brands 33rd site across the UK, offering high quality cocktails in a relaxed, unpretentious environment, where the bar’s new look will retain an intimate feel. Each branch has its own distinct identity, the Bournemouth venue has a quirky interior, where art deco meets contemporary. People are the key to a good party, and the 3 Founders of the company appreciate this, investing £6000 into every bar tender and only employing full time members of the team, a critical factor in the company’s success. The Bournemouth branch has created 7 new full-time bar staff jobs and 2 new management roles in the Bournemouth night time economy and has invested £500,000 into a prime site in the city centre.

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Said Steve Locke, Co-Founder of Be At One, “We have been wanting to secure a sight in Bournemouth for a while now. We really wanted to be a part of the vibrant busy centre, and there is no offering like Be At One. With the significant investment over the past few years we thought there was no time like the present to add Bournemouth to the Be At One Family.” The new bar will be open 7 days a week Monday - Sunday, and there is a happy hour EVERYDAY! Times can be found on the website at http://www.beatone.




Coastal Skinthetics has seen a dramatic growth in visits to the clinic and retention of patients. This has mainly been due to word of mouth, recommendations from satisfied patient. They offer a varied range of aesthetic medical treatments including anti-wrinkle injections, lip enhancement and non-surgical face lifting (threadlift and Ultrasound lift) to name but a few. Coastal Skinthetics, due to popular demand, has now added fat reduction procedures to their treatment options. Aqualyx and Cryolypolisis are reaching new heights within the aesthetics industry and the results speak for themselves.

At Kitchen House they have decided to support Mark Webley and William Parker in the rally ‘Barcelona or Bust’. Their aim is to raise as much money as possible for Breast Cancer Care, by driving the 1,308 kilometer journey in a clappedout motor.

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Mark and William are great competitors with a passion for all high-speed thrills. They have both had relations who have recently suffered from cancer, so they wanted to support those who have been affected.

Bordeaux and Andorra, before finally arriving in Barcelona. Kitchen House want to help them raise money for those coping with treatment and living with this disease, so any donation, no matter how big or small, would be greatly appreciated. If you would like to donate to this worthy cause then please contact the office at Kitchen House on 01202 546546 or head to their Just Giving Page: www.justgiving. com/fundraising/lasttangoinbarcelona

The driving challenge will be an experience for them whatever happens. Having bought their £500 Peugeot 307 convertible, dubbed ‘Tango’, they are now preparing for the challenge. Though not exactly physical, the race will unboundedly provide many challenges along the way. The three-day challenge will begin on 7th September with ‘Bust Rallies’, which will take them via

FLOODMATE – THE ADVANCED SOLUTION TO SURFACE WATER FLOODING Two Business men Andy Pedrick and Gino Abate have created a revolutionary product – an emergency flood barrier that takes only 30mins to install, and can be used to protect against expensive flood damage for a number of different applications. This state-of-the-art product is quick and easy to install, and can be used just about anywhere, it is suitable for front doors, back doors, garages, sheds, gates, driveways, businesses or anywhere else that is vulnerable. With global climate change, flooding is becoming more frequent and less predictable and in many areas there is not the infrastructure for permanent flood prevention. In 2009, local business owner Andy Pedrick was concerned for the victims of the floods, how their personal life was severely disrupted and their personal belongings were destroyed or

lost as a result of low-level surface water flooding. Thinking about how this could be avoided without people committing large sums of money and without having hinges and fittings permanently attached to buildings, he devised Floodmate. He began the design and development of the idea by working with Gino Abate, a professional Product Designer from Bournemouth who has been using his creative thinking to develop products for many years. With this knowledge of flood damage and engineering experience they created Floodmate.

SPIDERMAN COME TO BOURNEMOUTH A street art project recently took place at pier approach in Bournemouth. It was a successful event, packed with lots of parents with their kids dressed up in superhero outfits. The project, commissioned by Ambassadeur Art Gallery in Bournemouth, pulled together resident artists from the gallery, Iain Alexander and Dairo Vargas as well as Bournemouth’s infamous street artist, Miroslav Lucan. Students from the Arts University Bournemouth also helped create this giant painting which took a total of three days to complete after several months of planning. The super-sized superhero was unveiled to the public by the Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth who shook hands with Spiderman as he arrived on the zip wire to finish the painting with a final flourish of the paintbrush.

Said Andy Pedrick, Inventor and CoDirector of Floodmate, “We wanted to create a ground-breaking product that is quick and easy to use, affordable and suitable for all types of businesses and homes in the result of a flash flood”. For more information






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Close to beach ø 3 receptions ø bed 5/games room ø 4 beds ø 4 bath/shower rooms (2 en suites) ø terraces, patio and garden ø double garage ø EPC=B Guide £1.75 million Freehold

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A well-appointed five bedroom home having been designed and built by the current owners approx. 10 years ago. The property has an integral garage and off-road parking.

NEW INSTRUCTION. A deceptively spacious four bedroom chalet style property situated in a popular residential location within Courthill and Baden Powell school catchment.

Five bedrooms | Four receptions | Two bathrooms | EPC rating C

Four bedrooms | Two receptions | Three bathrooms | EPC rating C

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

MAYFIELD AVENUE £650,000 ROAD £600,000 Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden room | hall | drawing room | studio complexLILLIPUT | dining room | wine cellar |OIEO integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six acres of land

NEW INSTRUCTION. An immaculate three bedroom house of which has been tastefully modernised, extended and refurbished to a very high standard by the current owners.

A beautiful, unique and sympathetically restored property from the late 1800’s. The property boasts three bedrooms and has been modernised to a high standard throughout.

Three bedrooms | Three receptions | Two bathrooms | EPC rating C

Three bedrooms | Three receptions | Two bathrooms | EPC rating E

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HIGHCLIFFE £595,000 A superb townhouse situated in a quite cul-de-sac in the centre of Mudeford. Offered with no forward chain. Three bedrooms | Large lounge / diner with balcony | Kitchen / breakfast room | Study / Bedroom 4 | Attractive low maintenance gardens | Garage | Car port

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

MUDEFORD £600,000

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A fantastic townhouse, with simply stunning accommodation finished to the highest standard located on the edge of Christchurch Harbour. Four Bedrooms | Stunning open plan living | Two Bathrooms | Two Balconies | Utility Room | Courtyard Garden | Driveway |Slipway & Dinghy Park

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If home is where the heart is, the heart is where the kitchen is More and more people are transforming their homes into all-encompassing entertainment zones – gorgeous open-plan spaces perfect for get-togethers. With the single biggest family gettogether on the horizon (Christmas) it’s time to get serious about remodelling the heart of the home. We spoke with design-expert ‘Gary Keene’, to find out what’s hot in kitchens.

The Old and The New The mixing of textures and materials is prevalent throughout contemporary homes now. Tired of a uniformed approach, people are looking to embrace the new whilst still paying homage to more traditional, characterful design. Picture handpainted cabinets, mixed with highly polished stone, a rustic lumber breakfast bar, made complete with chrome fixtures and modern amenities… it’s about creating interest. Whilst kitchens are primarily a functional space, there’s no need for them to look so and with the advanced guard technology that is on the market, there’s no need to play it safe – the only limit is the imagination of your designer, and at Kitchen House that isn’t a problem.

To the Surface For the last fifteen years granite has become the goto for modern worktops, but like all trends, change is coming. The latest surface obsession is ‘Quartz’; granite’s arguably superior sibling. Quartz comes in an incredibly broad range of colours (including large scale, single colour slabs for islands) patterns and effects, making application easier and the options practically limitless. In terms of style Kitchen House advocates dense, solid stone and the thicker the depth the better, for an opulent look. “The highlypolished finish will really offset competing matte finishes, so don’t be afraid of mixing it up”, says Gary. Quartz, unlike granite, is non-porous. Where the daily dirt, grime and water can’t penetrate the stone, you can rely on it’s durability and minimal to no upkeep.

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Gone are the all-oak kitchens, in-fact gone are most of the all-wood sculleries. Wood is very much an accent material now, rather than a dominant, but it definitely still has its place in the modern kitchen. Wood has a beautiful organic look, particularly the un-polished ‘shabby-chic’ styles. A lot of modern design can be quite cold and insensitive, but by incorporate sporadic elements of wood, you lift the overall feel, creating a more characterful and attention-grabbing look. Driftwood and olive wood are two beautiful examples of this.

Refrigeration is the new status symbol. We’ve always been inspired by those iconic double door units, complete with water filtration and all the bells and whistles, but now this is much more than inspiration and rather more an abnormal game of ‘how big is your fridge’. “There’s almost no way these fridges could be filled by a domestic home, but people love them”, says Gary. The latest lines even have cameras fitted, so you can see exactly what is in stock the next time you go food-shopping – what a time to be alive!

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When it comes to layout, you’ll rarely, if ever, see a stand-alone unit. Everything (including appliances) is tucked away. The idea is to craft a sleek, seamless look – creating or enhancing the grandeur of a space. Why we’re all labouring under the false pretence that we don’t actually have any possessions, we’ll never know, but there’s no denying that it is a running theme. Even handles are subject to the boot, with more and more ‘push to open’ doors coming in, furthering the uninterrupted streamline design. Designers have to be incredibly clever with storage too, utilising every nook and cranny as potential stowage.

As the ‘designers and suppliers of the WOW factor’, Kitchen House are one of the leading kitchen specialists in the South. With an incredibly broad portfolio, Kitchen House handles everything from fixed-budget, to large-scale designer kitchens and with over 30 years experience you can rely on their skilful hands and impeccable reputation. As an independent business Kitchen House offer flexibility and diligence well beyond the high-street chains, leaving you with a quality kitchen unlike any other. Find Gary and his talented team at their stunning showroom on ‘Castle Lane’, just beyond the ‘Castle Point’ shopping centre.

Automation We are a nation of the now, which is why automation is becoming more and more prevalent in most aspects of interior design – especially within kitchens. Appliance manufactures are focusing their efforts on computerising their products, so that you can operate your kitchen at the swipe of a phone or tablet. Kitchen House is currently stocking automated coffee machines (and ovens), complete with built in WIFI, so you can ask your guests without leaving the dining table. Using the 3D graphics on the iPad they can choose exactly how they would like their coffee, walk to the machine and it will be there. It’s a little something known as ‘Home Connect’. “Refrigeration is the new status symbol”

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For more information contact the Ashley Cross Branch on 01202 732321

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PARKSTONE £280,000

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For more information contact the Oakdale Branch on 01202 681113

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BOURNEMOUTH | £510,000 An exceptional three bedroom detached character home finished to a superb standard throughout. The property benefits from a stunning open plan kitchen/dining room, conservatory, separate living room, study and a landscaped rear garden. Vendor suited.

TALBOT WOODS | £550,000

WESTCLIFF | £425,000

A spacious two double bedroom, two bathroom detached bungalow situated within the sought after Talbot Woods. The property benefits from a separate study/third bedroom, conservatory and large, private rear garden. No forward chain.

An impressive three bedroom, two bathroom sea front apartment offering panoramic views from the Isle of Wight to Old Harrys Rock and Poole Bay. Benefitting from an ensuite to master bedroom, secure parking, separate dining room and balcony. Opportunity for further updating. No forward chain.

EAST COMMON | £600,000

BOURNEMOUTH | £169,950

BOURNEMOUTH | £630,000

A unique opportunity to purchase a family home currently arranged as two, individual apartments situated in an ideal location within easy reach of the town centre. Both apartments offer generous living accommodation and offer split-level living for a family or an ideal home and income opportunity.

A beautifully presented one double bedroom first floor character apartment situated in the sought after Meyrick park within a moments’ walk of Bournemouth Town Centre. Having been tastefully updated by the current owner benefits include feature high ceilings, allocated parking and a long lease.

This investment opportunity offers a pair of substantial four bedroom semi-detached houses benefitting from an ensuite to the master bedroom, family bathroom, separate dining room, gardens and garaging. Offering an ideal investment purchase or potential development site (subject to planning). Chain free.

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AVON CASTLE | £1,685,000 A beautifully presented six bedroom chalet style residence extended and refurbished to a high specification. Bi-folding doors to all ground floor rooms providing excellent views over the extensive grounds. Five reception rooms, six en-suites, indoor swimming pool, double garage. No onward chain.

CROW, RINGWOOD | £759,950


A beautiful presented four bedroom character country cottage with two acres (available by separate negotiation), and outbuildings. A fantastic opportunity for a rural lifestyle in a truly tranquil setting.

A fabulous four bedroom detached 1920’s chalet style home set in approximately 1.9 acres of stunning landscaped grounds situated in one of the areas often requested New Forest locations. Perfect family home but also holds current planning consent to more than double its size if desired.

ASHLEY HEATH | £535,000

RINGWOOD | £695,000

RINGWOOD | G.P. £700,000

A fabulous three bedroom detached bungalow to the market in a perfect location just a stone’s throw from Moors Valley and the beautiful walks in the Ringwood Forest. Modern and well designed with fabulous attention to detail. Approximately quarter acre plot and double garage.

A BRAND NEW four bedroom detached bungalow built to an exacting standard by a local firm. Now nearing completion and ready for viewings. Special features include a superb open plan living/kitchen with vaulted ceiling and high quality fittings throughout. Ready for occupancy September 2017.

A detached bungalow beautifully presented with three double bedrooms, large luxurious en-suite and family bathroom. Kitchen / breakfast room and utility room, quietly situated in a cul de sac location in an often requested location with a plot of approximately third acre and double garage

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LILLIPUT | £769,950 SOLE AGENT This is a large detached bungalow set at the end of a desirable cul de sac in Lilliput. The property offers scope for future development, subject to planning, and currently offers 3 double bedrooms, large lounge, kitchen/dining room, utility room, single garage, ample off road parking, and a sunny rear garden. For colour brochure call 01202 377377

POOLE QUAY | £400,000

PARKSTONE | £425,000

Port St James is the perfect location, an oasis of calm within the bustling Old Town and the ever popular Poole Quay. Hidden away, it is a private community of apartments set around a beautiful secret garden, with decked pathways to three floors. This stunning duplex apartment offers three double bedrooms, a bathroom, an en-suite shower room, a separate cloakroom, airing cupboard, utility room, under croft parking and a sun terrace. For colour brochure call 01202 377377

This four bedroom, two bathroom, two reception room detached home is a stunning example of how to blend old and new in perfect style. The property is extended at the rear to produce a stunning kitchen/breakfast/family room opening on to a south facing rear garden, and offers 1458 sq ft of immaculate accommodation with delightful garden and parking. For colour brochure call 01202 377377

HAMWORTHY | £325,000

WESTBOURNE | £315,000

PENN HILL | £200,000

This larger than average two double bedroom, two reception room bungalow set on a generous plot set behind a five bar gate with wrap around and off road parking big enough for a motorhome or caravan. The property is located close to parks, beaches, and town centre. For colour brochure call 01202 377377.

An attractive three double bedroom apartment set on the third floor, with a south facing balcony, situated on a leafy avenue close to the shops in Westbourne, and with easy reach of Branksome beach and surrounded by beautifully kept grounds. For colour brochure call 01202 377377

A well-presented one bedroom ground floor garden flat, situated in a converted 1930s character property within 400 hundred yards of Penn Hill shops, bars and restaurants. For colour brochure call 01202 37737

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YOU WORKED HARD FOR YOUR SECOND HOME SO WHY ON EARTH WOULD YOU RENT IT OUT? When you’re building a business or a career there are milestones of achievement- turning over £1m, heading the department, employing 10 people and often what was an ambitious and hard fought for goal with hindsight seems like a small first step. £1m turnover gets to £10m, you make partner, set up your own practice or employ 100 people. The rewards for success can also follow a similar path- holidays go from 2 week packages to high end cruises, battered estate cars become sleek new Range Rovers and sailing dinghies morph into Sunseekers. Whether you are a self improvement fanatic or just a practical business person who hates that mumbo jumbo it’s an indisputable fact that success comes from setting goals and visualising their achievementimagine being welcomed aboard that cruise liner or announcing to the staff that you’ve gone through £10m turnover and that image puts your mind in the right place and makes it more likely to happen. What we often don’t realise until it’s too late is that all the fun is in the challenge and the journey, often when you reach the goal and buy the reward it’s a bit of an anticlimax and this can be particularly true when you finally sell the business or retire early with the big lump sum. One of my most memorable meetings was with a client who had sold his business for many millions talking about his new life: ‘When being on holiday is your job It’s a rubbish job!’

So it is that I frequently find myself sitting down with owners of fabulous second homes in Sandbanks or other locations. They often own them outright, they don’t need to rent them out and the yield looks pretty weak compared to the big capital investment so why are they even talking to me? It turns out for quite a few very good reasons so let’s take a look at some of them: 1. You still know the value of money We’ve all been there, doesn’t matter what you can afford, it still hurts when someone quotes £400 to trim a hedge or a small bottle of mineral water is £6.50 from the minibar. There’s a long string of people queuing up to charge you for something to do with your second home and running it as a business will provide income to cover expenses, make them tax deductible and crucially produce a change in the mindset of suppliers who will understand they need to be competitive. 2. Stop paying council tax! A qualifying holiday let will be business rated and if it’s your only one you’ll get small business rate relief at 100% and pay nothing. There are conditions to meet but they are not particularly onerous, more info below. 3. Tax relief on pretty much everything Capital allowance rules let you claim full tax relief on purchases up to £200,000 a year and if you don’t have the income to claim against it’s carried forward indefinitely until you do so that fantastic kitchen or designer sofa just got much cheaper.

4. Capital gains tax reduction This can be worth many times more than the rent, when you sell that second home you’ll pay just 10% tax on the gain instead of the usual 28% 5. Rollover relief When you sell a furnished holiday let and buy another the gain can be ‘rolled over’ into the new property so the tax is not payable at that point provided the new property is of equal or greater value. Note that capital gains tax does not apply after death so if you never sell the property you never pay the tax.

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6. Retrospective Benefit- Are You Sitting On A Gain? This is a really big one- in certain circumstances operating as a holiday let for at least a full tax year the entire gain may qualify for entrepreneurs relief even if the place has been a second home for a long period. 7. Services for you and your private guests If you are welcoming select guests it’ll be essential to have a really good management team in place delivering a premium service which of course means they will be there for you and your private guests toofreshly squeezed juice in the fridge? Champagne on ice? Whatever you need will be managed and you’re guaranteed a hassle free arrival. Qualification To get these benefits you have to be available to let for about 7 months of the year but you only need to actually let for 15 weeks leaving you with

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Contacting Your Remover

Katie Thomas, Design Director, KTM Design I provide interior and spatial design services to residential and commercial clients across the UK, but one thing every client has in common is their aim to maximise the value of their home or commercial space. This often means financial value, but it can also be the value and benefits that their new, intelligently designed space brings to their lifestyle, wellbeing and happiness. As everyone wants their home to reach its full potential, I have decided to share five of my favourite simple interior design tips and tricks for the home: 1. Prioritising investment pieces Allow your antiques and unique finds to take centre stage in your home. You’ll want to enjoy them and have them on display, but sometimes it can be tricky to decide on the perfect location. Why not add some interest to utilitarian spaces like the bathroom by showcasing them here. 2. Using the correct furniture to add height You can easily fake height with low-slung furniture, making the room seem taller. Create strong vertical lines to enhance the sense of space and stay away from horizontals. Large mirrors are a timeless way to add scale to the room. 3. If you don’t know where to start, start with the colour scheme The first step to take in a complete makeover is deciding on a basic colour palette for the whole house, and then take this from room to room. The beauty is how different it plays itself out in different rooms. 4. Neutral décor isn’t boring Neutral décor can be interesting and exciting, as long as you include a variety of textures and materials - linen, raw silk, taffeta, cotton velvet, distressed velvet. Use contrasting materials that play with the light differently, such as matte sheens absorbing the light and lustrous sheens reflecting it.

Steve Webber, Director of Maidmans Moving & Storage Steve offers the following advice about when to contact your remover. Steve says: “When contacting a removal company, you need to think about why you are contacting them at that time. It may be to obtain an initial quotation to help you calculate your moving costs. You may also want information on storing items during the move, or information about packing services.” “Every removal company will be happy to pop out and give you some idea of the overall budget for your house move. This will be a free quotation and you need not feel an obligation to use the company.” “If you are looking for a firm fixed quotation, the remover will send around an experienced surveyor to your home to assess exactly what you will be taking with you, what needs putting into temporary storage and if any items will need specialist dismantling and re-assembling at your new home. Steve says: “Contacting your removal company for a local move about a month in advance is ideal and will give you time to

5. Use your ceiling to brighten things up Paint the ceiling a slightly paler version of the walls, as this makes the room seem brighter, even if there isn’t much natural daylight. This is particularly useful in kitchens with floor-to-ceiling cabinets or extra tall wall units where the space can feel dark. It is a fail-safe way to trick the eye. If you are thinking about making changes to your home or commercial space in the upcoming months, do get in touch. For more information or to book your complimentary design consultation, please call 01202 069499 or email

have the removal quotation sent to your home, to discuss any issues and to plan for the move date. When moving to Europe or further you should make contact earlier to ensure all logistics and time scales are considered” For further information or to book a free visit and quote call

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We have expanded our presence in Southern England with the opening of a new 3,000 square foot showroom in Poole. This is in addition to our large London showroom. Our aluminium glazing systems are on display for you to consider, including folding sliding doors, sliding systems, rooflights, windows and glass structures. And our expert design team will be on hand to explain and demonstrate our products.

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Castledean | 01202 555550

£585,000 Bournemouth | 01202 555550

A wonderful private south easterly facing garden, plenty of parking and a double garage, are just a few features of this beautifully presented detached family home. The house is double-glazed with gas central heating. Being ‘architect designed’, this fabulous property offers unique and versatile accommodation centering around a lovely split-level reception hall. Wonderful ‘Architect Designed’ Split- Level Family Home | Beautiful Wooded Setting | Very Spacious & Versatile Accommodation | 4/5 Bedrooms | 2/3 Receptions | Stunning Bespoke Fitted Kitchen & Utility | 3 Modern Bath/ Shower Rooms | Gorgeous Private Garden | Extensive Parking & Double Garage | Incredibly Popular & Convenient Location

Redhill | 01202 555550


A large private landscaped garden, extensive off-road parking and a very useful garage/office, are just a few features of this wonderful detached family home. This fabulous property has been thoughtfully extended and improved, creating the most wonderful and versatile home designed around modern living. St Luke’s Primary school and St Martin’s private school are very close-by, whilst a useful range of day to day shops on Wimborne Road as well as a regular bus service are literally a few hundred metres distant. Beautiful Detached Family Home | Stylish Open Plan Design | Wonderful Conservatory Extension | 4 Lovely Double Bedrooms | 2 Sleek & Modern Bath/Shower Rooms | Exceptional Fitted Kitchen | 3 Receptions | Fabulous Private Garden | Garage/Office | Fantastic Convenient Location

£375,000 Bearwood | 01202 555550


A wonderful private and mature corner plot, extensive off-road parking and a very sought after location, are just a few features of this lovely detached family home. Positioned within a few hundred yards of the highly regarded Hill View Primary School this fine home offers both spacious and versatile accommodation over two floors.

A wonderful private and mature plot, extensive parking and a very large carport, are just a few features of this delightful detached bungalow. Having been in the same family for over 30 years this property has been meticulously looked after and enjoyed, but now offers the new owners the potential to create an exciting and stylish family home (subject to planning permissions), or just improve the current accommodation as many in the road have already.

A Wonderful Private & Mature Plot | Hill View Primary School Catchment | Incredibly Spacious & Versatile Accommodation | 3 Bedrooms | Stunning Family Bathroom | Fantastic Open Plan Kitchen/Diner | Lovely Large Sitting Room | Extensive Parking & Garage

No Chain | Wonderful Detached Bungalow | Stunning Mature Plot In Peaceful Semi-Rural Location | Fantastic Potential To Extend/Improve | 3 Double Bedrooms | 2 Reception Rooms | Extensive Parking & 6.8m Carport | Incredibly Sought After Location | 400 Yards From Bus Stop & 800 Yards From Shops

Muscliff | 01202 555550

Offers Over £325,000 Bearwood | 01202 555550 Offers Over £325,000

A delightful private rear garden, plenty of parking and a private garage, are just a few features of this link-detached family home that has been recently decorated throughout in neutral colours. The garden is a particular feature of this property, measuring approximately 35’ in length and enjoying high levels of privacy and seclusion that belies its popular and convenient location.

A popular and convenient location, plenty of off-road parking and a garage, are just a few features of this impeccably presented family home. Located in the popular Bearwood area of Bournemouth this delightful property offers spacious and versatile accommodation with three bedrooms set over two floors.

Lovely Spacious Family Home | Cul-De-Sac Location | Three Generous Bedrooms | Bright & Airy Dual Aspect Sitting Room | Fitted Kitchen & Separate Cloakroom | Gas Central Heating & Double Glazing | Extensive Parking & Garage

Spacious Family Home | Beautiful Private Rear Garden | Conservatory | Two/Three Double Bedrooms | Two/Three Generous Reception Rooms | Bathroom & Separate WC | Parking & Large Garage/Workshop


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Award-winning for the second year at the British Property Awards But don’t just take our word for it …come and see for yourself ! For the second consecutive year, Saxe Coburg has been crowned the Gold winner for Poole at the 2017 British Property Awards. This is a huge accolade for our company. We have been put through a grilling competition process whereby we were mystery shopped and assessed for our customer service. We are over the moon to have first been shortlisted, and now declared the 2017 winners for the Poole area. To have our hard-work and customer service observed, judged and noted is something we are incredibly proud of. We invite you to come and experience our awardwinning customer service for yourself.

Alum Chine £975 pcm

Bournemouth £4,950 pcm

A beautifully unique one bedroom ground floor winter let situated in a desirable area, just a short walk to the sandy beaches of Alum Chine. The apartment has one allocated parking space and a concierge service.

A Victorian Villa set over three floors, extensively remodelled by the current owners to create a beautiful family home, set on grounds of approximately three quarters of an acre. This property offers six bedrooms and four bathrooms.

Proud Partners of Sandown Mercedes-Benz Poole

24 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset BH13 7LP 01202 303 066 | |

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Sandbanks £3,950,000 A fantastic opportunity to acquire a brand new contemporary dual aspect home of approximately 3,200 sq ft. The property is arranged over four floors offering two/three bedrooms to the first floor and a superb top floor master bedroom suite. Situated in one of Sandbanks premier locations this property enjoys spectacular sea and harbour views.

Lilliput £1,425,000

West Cliff £415,000

A modern four bedroom detached family home designed over three floors. This property combines traditional and contemporary elements with the emphasis being given to the materials used and final specifications which are all to the highest standards.

An immaculate two bedroom two bathroom penthouse apartment with sun balcony. Far reaching town and sea views are a major feature of this property. Ideal as a second/holiday home or for those seeking town centre living. Holiday lets are also permitted.

Proud Partners of Sandown Mercedes-Benz Poole

24 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset BH13 7LP 01202 303 066 | |

Luxury, age-exclusive properties in Canford Cliffs Azaleas

154 Canford Cliffs Road, Compton Acres, Poole, Dorset, BH13 7AX

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AJ DEVELOPMENTS INTRODUCING STROLLERS REACH, the highly anticipated and talked about premier development on Barton Common Road.

career. This particular farm was later purchased by Barton-On-Sea Golf Club, and houses Stroller in his final resting place.

With demolition nearly complete, the construction of just 8 bespoke apartments is underway. These homes will be completed to the highest specification and finish; this married with the enviable views they’ll boast is already making these apartments sought after, with current enquiries being taken.

These homes which are in walking distance of several bars and restaurants situated along the coastal road running between Barton and New Milton, will be ready for occupation Summer 2018.

Through a gated entrance, this development comprises a mix of sizeable, two and three bedroom apartments, with spacious living accommodation, balconies, an internal elevator, private parking and landscaped garden areas. The Development Name ‘Strollers Reach’ has been derived from the famous pony Stroller, who was the first and only, Olympic medal-winning, Show Jumping Pony, and is now laid to rest at the Barton-On-Sea Golf Club which this prestigious development overlooks. Stroller, a Bay Gelding standing at 14.1h.h, was raised on a local farm and went on to have an explosive 15 year championship 64

This plot was originally purchased in 2016 after AJ Developments were in competition with a number of larger developers, however their approach was personable, professional and honest, which, after receiving feedback from the previous owners, was what won AJ the plot. Not only would the previous owners encourage other homeowners to use AJ Developments, but they would also recommend AJ to others looking to find out or enquire about selling their plots, whether in its entirety or just a portion.

architects do a better job than most; resulting in a larger realisation of profit for you, the homeowner.” This has been evidenced numerous times over the last few years. For more information on selling your land or for a free appraisal please contact AJ Developments on 01202 734012. If you are enquiring about Strollers Reach, please contact Collins & Butler on 01590 643033.

Mark Adams (Director) says “Before getting yourself tied into an agreement with another developer, give us a call for a free appraisal of your house or plot, with no strings attached. More often than not, our expert team of planning consultants and

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A SUPERB 5/6 BEDROOM 1930’S FAMILY HOME SET IN A TRANQUIL LOCATION A truly superb and very well planned

in a most private and tranquil setting,

5-6 bedroom family home with heaps

but within five minutes from many

of charm and character set in this

restaurants and beaches.

splendid location under a mile from the beach at Branksome Chine and


within walking distance to the lively


village of Westbourne.

1930’s and is presented in fantastic order







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This property is set amidst homes of a

offers approximately 5306sq ft of

similar size and stature and or varying

accommodation over three floors on

styles, in this prime residential area being

a plot of just under an acre, which

one of the most affluent in the region

backs directly onto its own woodland,

alongside Canford Cliffs and Sandbanks.

affording a tranquil atmosphere with

Canford Cliffs Village is just over a mile

an attractive sylvanian outlook from

away, with Poole Town Centre less than

most windows, balconies and terraces.

4 miles and Bournemouth Town just


2.5 miles away. The nearest mainline

There is a path less than 600 yards away

railway station is 1.5 miles distance

leading into the Branksome Chine,



providing a beautiful walk straight

International Airport a mere 8 miles

down to the award-winning blue flag

from the doorstep, Southampton 35

Branksome beach, where there is also a

miles and London 100 miles.

popular restaurant and terrace bar.

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so many different rooms and areas

contemporary kitchen/dining room

indoors and outdoors for entertaining

with and joining elevated Orangery







with double balcony measuring an impressive 7.71m (25’ 3”) x 5.72m (18’9”) with extra features including a sun terrace, and en-suite shower room. On the lower ground floor accessed via the under croft terrace adjacent to the pool area, is a self-contained two-bedroom apartment, which lends itself to many uses and has done for the current owners of the years from home office, gym and bedrooms for older children. Internally it is made up of a reception area with sliding to doors leading back to the garden, from here there are doors leading to a further two rooms, a shower room and kitchenette. With the grounds offering extensive children’s play areas and the house lending itself to a perfect mix of work, entertainment and comfortable living, Burton Road is a fantastic property not to be missed out on, call Arlington & Hall today to arrange a viewing.

BRANKSOME PARK £1,700,000 ARLINGTON & HALL 01202 744 944 style conservatory giving views over some of the beautiful grounds, a gently sloping south westerly garden, which levels out to the rear garden where you will find an impressive outdoor heated pool and woodland. Internally all the receptions open out to the galleried terrace; another impressive feature is the two-storey entrance hall with a spiral stairs and gallery landing to the guest wing above the garage. The main house first floor accessed by a double turn stair case offers four double bedrooms, two of which have en-suites in addition to the spacious family bathroom. Last but not least and arguably one of the most impressive features of this exceptional home, is the superb access to five balconies/sun terraces from four of the bedrooms/en-suites. The triple garage has a personal door from the entrance hall; with remotely operated carriage doors leading to the drive way which electronic remote control gates. Above the garage is a guest suite/annex currently used as a fully contained games/party room


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WEST CHRISTCHURCH £624,950 Luxury fully refurbished 4 double bed det chalet bungalow, 48’ sun balcony, southerly aspect garden. Twynham Catchment. No Chain.

SOUTHBOURNE £415,000 Charming 2/3 bed det chalet bungalow, 2 bath, garage & parking. No Chain, requires some updating.


RINGWOOD £280,000

Spacious Edwardian four bed, detached family home, two rec, kitchen / diner, gf cloak, family bath, large shed, parking for 2, NO CHAIN.

3 bed semi-det house, garage, parking, good size private south west facing rear garden, REQ’s Modernising. No Chain

117 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3QY

01202 711169

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Selection of Holiday Homes situated in amazing location within easy reach of POOLE, RINGWOOD & NEW FOREST. These wonderful holiday homes are situated in Oakdene Forest Park and viewing is essential to appreciate the quality of accommodation on offer and the excellent onsite facilities including BAR, RESTAURANT, GYM & SWIMMING POOL.



Stunning selection of 1 & 2-bedroom apartments with own personal parking space nestled on top of the East Cliff overlooking 7 miles of sandy beaches at Bournemouth in this newly refurbished hotel situated in the heart of Bournemouth, Dorset. Fantastic communal facilities including GYM, POOLS, RESTAURANTS & LIBRARY.





PARKSTONE £265,000


Stunning 2 DOUBLE bedroom apartment with BALCONY, CLOAKROOM, GARAGE, GAS HEATING & DOUBLE GLAZING. Available: October 2017

Spacious 1 bedroom second floor apartment situated in this EDWARDIAN BUILDING which boasts GAS HEATING & ALLOCATED PARKING. Incredibly CONVENIENT and CENTRAL LOCATION. Over 700 sq ft!

**Vacant Possession** 3 double bedroom mid terrace family home which boasts GAS HEATING, DRIVEWAY PARKING, 2 X RECEPTIONS & CONSERVATORY.

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You are cordially invited to the Grand Opening of

Great Oaks Care Home on

Thursday 7th September (12-2.30 pm) Join our celebrations to mark the Grand Opening of our peaceful woodland care home. Taste the culinary delights from our professional chefs as they present a modern twist on classic British favourites, using only locally sourced produce – including from our garden at Great Oaks! Enjoy live music from Spectrum String Quartet, whilst you meet the team and take a look around the fantastic new facilities and landscaped garden. Please contact Nikki or Jade to confirm your attendance:

call 01202 476960 or email Great Oaks, Poole Lane, Bournemouth, BH11 9DP Part of an established family, managed by



WINTON £140,000

EAST CLIFF £199,950

We are pleased to announce the sale (stc) of this ground floor, modern one bedroom apartment which is close to this hustling, bustling community.

A delightful two bedroom ground floor apartment within walking distance to Bournemouth town centre and pier approach. Share of Freehold.

Private Patio | Purpose Built Development | Communal Garden | Allocated Parking

Allocated Parking | Communal Gardens | Modern Kitchen | Ideal Rental or Home

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The owner got a great deal close to the asking price and the buyer is chuffed with being to own a fantastic, modern and well looked after apartment.

A large two bedroom apartment to let, situated within walking distance to Bournemouth town centre. It is spacious, light and offers a high standard of living.

Two Double Bedrooms | Two Bathrooms | Parking | Double Glazing

Parking Available | Family Unit Only | Available Now | Balcony

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01202 738 338 133 Penn Hill Avenue, Poole, Dorset, BH14 9LY

Lower Parkstone, £700,000

Hamworthy Peninsular, £599,950

Superb Substantial 4 Bedroom 1930s Character House Undergone Part Modernisation

Substantial 4 Bedroom Classically Designed House with Significant Poole Harbour Views









Lower Parkstone, £550,000

Branksome Park, £499,950

Substantial Four Bedroom Detached House with Open Plan Kitchen/ Living/Dining Room

Well Presented 1,243 sqft 2nd (Top) Floor Apartment with Large South Facing Balcony









Meyrick Park, £315,000

Parkstone, £224,000

Completely Refurbished Apartment with Private Entrance and Patio

Charming 2 Double Bedroom Detached House with Enclosed Rear Garden







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Located within close proximity of Mudeford Harbour and the sandy beaches at Friars Cliff and Highcliffe Castle. This exclusive development comprises of: two detached bungalows and four detached houses situated around a private, enclosed courtyard setting.

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Parkstone | 01202 710001 444 Ashley Road Parkstone, BH14 0AA

Upton | 01202 622101 7 The Triangle, Upton, Poole, BH16 5PG





A beautifully presented detached family home with modern kitchen and bathroom. Bay fronted with two receptions and three bedrooms.

This extended family residence is situated close to Hamworthy beach & slipway. Further benefits include four double bedrooms, 30ft lounge/diner and conservatory

Downstairs Cloakroom | Enclosed Rear Garden | No Forward Chain

Integral garage | Potential to extend further | South facing garden

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Individual three double bedroom first floor maisonette with private entrance and brand new lease on purchase. Well-presented with modern fixtures and fittings.

Town centre location with lift to this 6th floor apartment. Stunning views and immaculate presentation. Secured underground parking.

Superb location for this freehold mews style terrace. Modern kitchen with open plan living and driveway. Close to the historic Quay and scenic coastal walks.

Off Road Parking | Recently Converted | No Chain

Recently Converted | 124 Year Lease | Two Bedrooms

Two Bedrooms | Well Presented | No Forward Chain

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A deceptively spacious, well presented home just minutes from Cobbs Quay Marina with three large bedrooms, two receptions and recently refurbished throughout.

A well-presented detached bungalow in a desirable cul-de-sac location, with two double bedrooms, large conservatory and good amount of off-road parking.

This spacious detached bungalow benefits from two double bedrooms, a superb conservatory and a lean to storage space that can also double as a utility space.

Vendor suited | Downstairs shower room | Enclosed garden

Detached garage | Modern kitchen | No forward chain

South facing garden | Off-road parking | Must be viewed

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BOWER ROAD | £495,000 OFFERED WITH NO FORWARD CHAIN AND EXCELLENT SCOPE TO CREATE YOUR PERFECT HOME. Very individual 3 bedroom detached house in one of most favoured roads in Queens Park. Bower Road is a lovely quiet location with a pathway across the road to Strouden Park. The beautiful rear garden forms a superb backdrop to the house. Outstanding (OFSTED) schools make this an excellent area for families IDEAL FOR ANYONE LOOKING FOR A PROJECT


LEYDENE CLOSE | £465,000 IN A PEACEFUL CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION this EXCEPTIONAL TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM bungalow has well maintained level gardens to the front and rear. The lovely lounge has a feature lantern roof window, and the modern gloss cream kitchen has many useful features and integrated appliances. The modern bathroom has a separate large shower cubicle and bath. The driveway provides ample space for parking and leads to a DETACHED garage. SHORT WALK TO QUEENS PARK GOLF COURSE


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HIGH TREES AVENUE | OIEO £500,000 A SURPRISINGLY SPACIOUS 3 DOUBLE bedroom home with a beautiful and secluded rear garden. The EXTENDED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has a large skylight and a VAULTED CONSERVATORY makes the ground floor a particularly generous space. The pavioured driveway/parking space leads to a DETACHED GARAGE. Queens Park is a very popular area of Bournemouth ideal for families with plenty of open space including the golf course and Strouden Park. A WELL PRESENTED HOME WITH DELIGHTFUL GARDEN

Your key to true customer care Specialist residential estate agents and valuers Owner: Margaret Annable MNAEA 379/381 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9QT



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RICHMOND PARK ROAD | £145,000 MODERN ONE BEDROOM SECOND FLOOR FLAT in such a convenient location. Very handy for anyone working at one of several large employers nearby, including J P Morgan and Bournemouth Hospital. Richmond Park Lodge was constructed approx. 12 years ago so built to high modern standards and a very energy efficient flat. A parking space is allocated and there is also a cycle store. The lease has 113 years remaining.



HADDEN ROAD | £579,950 IN A FAVOURED ROAD IN QUEEN PARK IS THIS DELIGHTFUL 4 BEDROOM DETACHED HOUSE. Ideal for families with a good range of schools within easy reach. The master bedroom is one of our favourite features with its high ceilings, 3 velux windows, dressing area and en suite shower room. The rear garden is secluded and landscaped for ease of maintenance with many exotic and tropic plants creating a holiday feel. CHARMING FAMILY HOME IN GREAT LOCATION


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COMING SOON | PRICE GUIDE £350,000 2/3 BEDROOM BUNGALOW ON A LEVEL PLOT ON THE FRINGE OF QUEENS PARK. LOTS OF SCOPE TO IMPROVE WITH NO FORWARD CHAIN. Palmer bungalow – first time on the market since built in the 1950s. Call us soon to register your interest so you can have an appointment as soon as possible.

Your key to true customer care Specialist residential estate agents and valuers Owner: Margaret Annable MNAEA 379/381 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9QT



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LILLIPUT £1,250,000

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


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


Two double bedrooms Secure gated parking Recently refurbished Ideal BTL investment

£179,950 • • • •

Fantastic Location No forward Chain First Floor Apartment EPC D

LIFEBOAT QUAY £319,950 A contemporary rare 3 bedroom apartment which has tremendous views over the harbour towards BUTTONS LANE £234,950 the Purbeck Hills. This apartment • Ideal BTL investment •isTwo Bedrooms situated on the third floor and • No Forward Chain • Close To Poole Quay has secure parking and a balcony. • En-Suite Shower Room • Off Road Parking

• Gas Central Heating • EPC C


Private Mooring Ground floor Apartment Two Double Bedrooms Harbour Views

£389,950 • • • •

Overlooking Marina Large Patio Area Secure Parking EPC D



Harbour Views Fifth Floor apartment South-facing Balcony One Bedroom


£204,950 • • • •

Jack and Jill Bathroom Miele Fitted Kitchen Secure Allocated Parking EPC B


SANDBANKS £875,000

This exquisite three bedroomed, four storey character property situated in the heart of QUAY Poole AQUA, LIFEBOAT £500,000 Old Town conservation area.The • Secure covered parking •building Penthouse apartment is understood to date • Two allocated parking spaces • Two double bedrooms from the mid 1800’s.

An ultra-modern 4 double bed room, 4 bathroom townhouse. Lo cated on the Sandbanks ORCHARD PLAZA Peninsula, £219,950 ideally positioned within walking • Lift Access • Two Double bedrooms distance to stunning beaches and • Gas Central Heating • 6th Floor Apartment the shores of Poole Harbour

• Spectacular water views • Large terrace

• Lift access • EPC D

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


£,1050 PCM


• Allocated Parking • Gas Central Heating • Far-reaching views • EPC B


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

£1000 PCM • • • •

Gas Central Heating Allocated Parking Available October EPC D


Old Town Poole Three Storey Townhouse Three Bedrooms Large Courtyard Garden

Garage Kitchen/Diner Fully Furnished EPC C

One double bedroom Newly decorated Central Location Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen

• Available Now • EPC B

£725 PCM • • • •

Unfurnished Gas Central Heating Viewing Advised EPC B



A contemporary rare 3 bedroom apartment which has tremendous views over the harbour towards AQUA £1000 PCM the Purbeck Hills. This apartment • Unfurnished •isTwo Bedrooms situated on the third floor and • Lift Access • Balcony has secure parking and a balcony.







• Waterfront Views • Secure Gated Parking

£1400 • • • •


Three bedroom apartment Recently redecorated Central Location Private Entrance


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



• Fully Furnished • Gas Central Heating • Two Parking spaces • EPC B



LILLIPUT £1,250,000

£1,300 PCM

• Penthouse apartment • Three bedrooms • Large Terrace • Spectacular Views


• Two Bedrooms • Furnished Apartment • Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen • Balcony



SANDBANKS £875,000

This exquisite three bedroomed, four storey character property situated in theREACH heart of Poole HARBOUR £850 PCM Old Town conservation area.The • Unfurnished •building Two Bedrooms is understood to date • Gas Central Heating • Harbour Reach Location from the mid 1800’s.

An ultra-modern 4 double bed room, 4 bathroom townhouse. Lo cated on the Sandbanks PRINCES COURT Peninsula, £725 PCM ideally positioned within walking • Allocated Parking • One double bedroom distance to stunning beaches and • Open plan lounge/Kitchen • White goods included the shores of Poole Harbour

• Balcony • Secure Allocated Parking

• Available Now • EPC B

• Modern Apartment • Unfurnished

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WHITECLIFF £410,000 GREAT LOCATION- three bedroom, two reception room semi detached Victorian three storey house. Located a short walk from the amenities of Ashley Cross village and Whitecliff Park. Lilliput and Baden Powell school catchment.

LILLIPUT £419,950



A well presented two bedroom two bathroom semi detached bungalow / ground floor flat located in Lilliput Village, approximately half a mile from the award winning beaches at Sandbanks and is home to Salterns Marina and a variety of shops

Originally built in 2005 this stunning town house has now been remodelled and offers contemporary living with a replacement luxury kitchen, bathroom and decor throughout. Located in a small cul de sac in Ashley Cross village centre with cafe’s, park, train station all within walking distance

LARGE GARDEN- A well presented, spacious three bedroom detached chalet style bungalow with a large south facing rear garden. Situated approximately half a mile from the vibrant and popular village of Ashley Cross with its selection of independent shops and restaurants. Favoured school catchments.

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A beautifully presented two double bedroom first floor apartment conveniently located in Ashley Cross village centre. The apartment benefits from an allocated parking space within a communal garage and a recently refitted luxury bath and shower suite. Owner suited and keen to sell.

A beautiful two bedroom Victorian house with a working fireplace and original period features located in a quiet cul de sac. The property is located in the Courthill and Baden Powell School catchment and within walking distance of local shops.

A unique five bedroom, two reception home with three bathrooms. The house has a large private garden and is located in a quiet road in BH14, offered chain free. Courthill and Baden Powell School catchment with the latter located only about 200m away.

LOWER PARKSTONE £700,000 Nicely located in a popular, mature road this four bedroom house benefits from a large secluded garden. The house has a spacious living room with wood-burner. At the rear there is ample space and plans drawn up for an extension to the kitchen and dining area. Courthill and Baden Powell School area.

LOWER PARKSTONE £765,000 QUIET CUL DE SAC - A substantial six bedroom detached house with a one bedroom annex or games room and an integral garage. This property is located close to both Pennhill and Ashley Cross village and has large, 2700 sq ft flexible accommodation. Courthill and Baden Powell School catchment

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


LYTCHETT £359,950



This spacious and well presented detached bungalow comprises two double bedrooms, conservatory, bathroom, garage, driveway and private rear garden.

Bright and spacious modern family home with 4 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms, 5 bath/shower rooms, hobby/cinema roo, garage and landscaped garden

A versatile & spacious 2 bedroom detached home with beautiful views, 2 en-suite facilities, parking & large double garage offering potential to convert (STPP).

GREYS UPTON 01202 622101

SAVILLS 01202 708888

GOADSBY 01929 425055

FOR SALE Our favourite properties for sale this issue.

LOWER PARKSTONE £750,000 Spacious 4 bedroom family home offering versatile accommodation within a sought after residential road. Triple aspect lounge, kitchen/breakfast room, master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite, 3 ground floor bedrooms, landscaped front and rear gardens, double garage. Energy rating E BERKELEYS 01202 708383





Beautiful bungalow with a self contained annexe, potential for five bedrooms, at present has two kitchen/diners, two receptions, three bathrooms.

Charming Purbeck stone 3 storey terraced cottage with a wood-burner, 2 courtyard gardens, large garage & parking, also with views of Swanage Bay.

Stunning property with a grand reception hall, 4 bedrooms suites, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 reception rooms, triple garaging, potential to extend STP.

For further information and photos please phone 07765 668208.

GOADSBY 01929 425055

SAVILLS 01202 708888



Retirement apartment close to all amenities. Double bedroom with lift to all floors and includes warden and residents lounge.

Spacious bungalow with private garden of three quarters of an acre, 3 reception areas, 4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, conservatory, and garage.

A superbly presented studio apartment with separate bedroom area, within a modern development with a high spec kitchen, shower room and private entrance


SAVILLS 01202 708888

HEARNES 01202 317317

FOR SALE Our favourite properties for sale this issue.

TALBOT WOODS POA A stunning character home situated within a most sought after location. Offering 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 spacious reception rooms, a study, kitchen/breakfast room and a detached garage the property occupies a large, private plot.





HEARNES 01202 317317




A beautifully presented two bedroom second floor apartment. Located close to Town Centre with communal lounge and picturesque gardens.

This spacious top floor apartment boasts two double bedrooms, modern kitchen/bathroom, a spacious living area, south facing balcony off, and a garage.

This beautifully presented two double bedroom apartment benefits from open plan living/kitchen and a south facing balcony with stunning sea views.


GOADSBY 01202 432188

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Poole Office 01202 676 292

PARKSTONE | £279,000 • Superb Semi Detached House • 3 Bedrooms • Driveway And Garage

PARKSTONE | £349,950 • Spacious Kitchen • Mature Rear Garden • EPC Rating D

UPTON | £304,950 • Spacious Detached Bungalow • Good Size Garden On Corner Plot • Garage/No Forward Chain

• Private Secluded Garden • 2 Reception Rooms • EPC Rating D

POOLE TOWN | £310,000 • Re Decorated And New Carpets • Two Double Bedrooms

• Well Presented Cottage • Four Bedrooms • Two Reception Rooms

• Sunny Rear Garden • Off Road Parking • Quiet Town Centre Location

POOLE | £320,000

POOLE | £360,000 • New Build Homes • 4 Good Size Bedrooms • Large Lounge

• Spacious Chalet Bungalow • 3 Bedrooms • Ground Floor Bathroom

• Kitchen/Breakfast Room With Integrated Appliances • NHBC Warranty

• Spacious Town House • Double Driveway/Garage • Four Bedrooms • No Chain • Large Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Room • EPC Rating D

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Westbourne Office 01202 765 995


BRANKSOME PARK | £1,600,000

• Excellent Size Apartment • Large Lounge With Balcony • 2/3 Bedrooms

• Spacious Detached Home • 5 Double Bedrooms • 6 Bathrooms

• 2 Bathrooms • Garage/Share Of Freehold • EPC Rating C

WESTBOURNE | £620,000 • 3 Double Bedrooms • 2 Reception Rooms • 2 Bathrooms

BRANKSOME PARK | £940,000 • In And Out Driveway/Garage • Low Maintenance Rear Garden • EPC Rating D

WESTBOURNE | £349,950 • Stunning Character Family Home • 2 Double Bedrooms • 2 Reception Rooms

• Sauna And Gym • Master With Walk In Wardrobe • EPC Rating C

• 5/6 Bedroom • 3/4 Reception Rooms • 4 Bathrooms

• Excellent Grounds/Double Garage • Separate Annex • EPC Rating D

WESTBOURNE | £210,000 • Ground Floor Shower Room • Garage • EPC Rating C

• Character Top Floor Flat • 2 Double Bedrooms • Kitchen With Hob/Oven

• Bath Suite With Shower Cubicle • Double Glazing/Gas Heating • EPC Rating C

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CORBIN & CO ESTATE AGENTS IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF ANOTHER HIGH STREET OFFICE Located in Wimborne Road, Northbourne, opposite the popular Toby Carvery. The opening of this office is a result of the achievements of our team and their dedication, passion and commitment to Corbin & Co clients, old and new. Alison Mitchell, Sales Director, an estate agent with many years’ experience is looking forward to welcoming vendors to benefit from the new innovative marketing, bringing more attention to their properties and achieving faster sales at maximum prices. “We are continuing to build on our success, both locally and further afield, and will now be in the position to cover all types of property in West Parley, Northbourne and Muscliff. We aren’t limited to our office location. Our low Sole Agency fee is to celebrate opening our Northbourne office. We have recognized that the world is changing and to encompass this our marketing is embracing this change to benefit our clients. We will give vendors their own Property Website to share on social media with their friends and family, reaching a larger audience than Rightmove alone. This is an exciting future for estate agency and we are the only agent offering this service.” Debbie Corbin, Owner. “Corbin & Co opened in 2008 in a very difficult market and with hard work, tenacity and delivering an exceptional customerfocused service, we are now in a position to build on our success and expand the business. Our two offices will make us more accessible to our clients,

both on the phone and face-to-face and allows us to give the personal service we are known for. One of the criticisms of the ‘online agents is that they are difficult to communicate with, and don’t have the resources required to progress sales and keep chains together. One of our strengths is our people their knowledge, experience and values it may sound cliché but we do really care about what we do and get a real buzz out of seeing our clients move forward with their lives but don’t take my word for this see our Google Review/Face Book Reviews or visit our website to hear what our clients are saying about Corbin & Co. Lisa Pearce Letting Manager - I have been managing the lettings arm of Corbin & Co for four years and in that time, we have grown considerably due to recommendations from our existing Landlords. I am looking forward to the new office opening and the opportunity of meeting new Landlords who may have not considered Corbin & Co before. We understand that Landlords want a tenant who pays the rent on time and who looks after the property or in a nut shell they want PEACE OF MIND. In the past I have been both a Landlord and a Tenant, which gives me great understanding of what both parties expect from a Letting Agent. Our philosophy is built on building and maintaining great relationships with the emphasis on communication. I am excited about the future and hope our lettings business continues to go from strength to strength.

Alison Mitchell, Sales Director

Debbie Corbin, Owner

Lisa Pearce Letting Manager

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Meyrick Park A traditional villa style detached family home which has recently undergone extensive refurbishment. ■ Detached family home, five bedrooms ■ Newly refurbished retaining many original features ■ Open plan kitchen / diner ■ Lounge with stunning outlook ■ Double garage ■ Swimming pool

Guide Price £850,000

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01202 757555

Talbot Woods An imposing detached family home situated in the sought after location of Talbot Woods ■ Four double bedrooms, dressing room ■ Two reception rooms & games room ■ Swimming pool, sauna and gym area ■ Four bathrooms and cloakroom ■ Spacious rooms & large rear garden


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Lilliput A delightful semi-detached house, ideally situated in a quiet road adjacent to a bridleway in central Lilliput. ■ 15’10 x 12’ lounge/dining room ■ Kitchen and rear porch ■ Two double bedrooms

Thinking of selling?

■ Garage and gated driveway

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■ Lilliput and Baden Powell school catchment


01202 709888

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Lilliput A beautifully presented detached chalet bungalow, set along a prestigious avenue in Lilliput. ■ Generous and flexible accommodation ■ Study, utility and west facing conservatory ■ Master bedroom with en-suite and dressing room

Thinking of selling?

■ Three further double bedrooms

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■ Stunning landscaped front and rear gardens


01202 709888

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Evening Hill Luxurious and immaculately presented four double bedroom detached residence, privately positioned on a generous gated plot. ■ Extending to approximately 3,260 sq ft ■ Three reception rooms plus study ■ Reception hall with galleried landing

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■ Four luxurious en-suite bath/shower rooms

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■ Double garage and parking for several vehicles


01202 709888

• Beautiful ground floor apartment with panoramic sea views moments from Canford Cliffs Village

• Large living room and separate dining room

• Set in a sought-after cliff top position and boasting 3 bedrooms

• Path to the beach almost opposite the apartment

• Immaculately presented throughout with exceptional living space

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• Spacious and bright with a southerly aspect


• Decked sun terrace and double garage

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

O.I.E.O. £700,000


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


CANFORD CLIFFS 01202 701616


01202 544666


£280,000 • A luxurious and spacious apartment with commanding sea views • Fully refurbished with luxurious finishes throughout • Sought-after development on the cliff top with its own private path to the beach

dining room both with sea views • Easy access with its own private entrance • Bright and spacious sun terrace



• Fantastic living space with living room and grand

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• Beautifully presented throughout

• Nestled in grounds approaching a third of an acre

• Offers four bedrooms and two spacious reception rooms

• Overlooking nearby paddocks

• Impressive master bedroom with balcony

• Double garage and parking for multiple vehicles



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

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


VERWOOD BRANCH 01202 827333



01202 544666


£280,000 • Four bedroom family home with equestrian facilities

• Plenty of off road parking

• Detached annexe/studio to the rear of the property

• Superb family home being well presented throughout

• Sits on grounds of just over 2.1 acres

• D Owned solar panels


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• Located in the semi-rural village of Woodlands




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• Show home now open • 4 Brand new luxury Bungalows within sought after village location • Spacious living rooms and bedrooms • Stunning kitchen/dining rooms with integrated appliances • Double garages • Easy reach of Ringwood & Fordingbridge



ALDERHOLT 01425 656666


• Recently refurbished first floor apartment • Modern open plan kitchen/sitting room • 2 Bedrooms, master with luxury en-suite bathroom • Family shower room



BOURNEMOUTH 01202 544666


• Quiet cul de sac location close to Ringwood Town Centre

• 3 Bed detached bungalow with garaging and off road parking

• Large reception rooms with views over the stunning gardens

• Spacious throughout with southerly facing rear garden

• Kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room

• Well-presented and maintained throughout

• Double garage and off road parking for numerous vehicles

• Close to Broadstone town centre and all the amenities on offer DESIRABLE CUL DE SAC


RINGWOOD 01425 470283




BROADSTONE 01202 692145



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RESIDENTIAL • A beautifully presented 3 bed detached house • Off road parking with garaging • Popular village location, close to shops, schooling and amenities • Low maintenance rear garden with patio area





• Located in the centre of Wareham • 4 Double bedroom detached Victorian property • Double garage and off-road parking

• Character features throughout including fireplaces and high ceilings



WAREHAM 01929 552206


• Superbly presented family home with exceptionally large garden • Sought-after position in Queens Park moments from the Golf Course • Triple aspect sitting room and spacious kitchen/diner • Ground floor master bedroom and a further 2 double bedrooms • Garden and garage



QUEENS PARK 01202 859966


• OPEN HOUSE – Saturday 9 September, 11am-1pm • Lisnadill, Worth Matravers, BH19 3LF • 2 Double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double garage • Set within desirable Purbeck village with captivating hill & sea views



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01202 550000

3 Star New Forest Hotel


01202 550000

Bournemouth – Fish & Chip Shop

• 19 en-suite Letting Rooms • On site parking & gardens • Trading Profit approaching £150,000


01202 550165

27-28 St Mary Street, Weymouth

• 55 cover restaurant

• Prime retail premises

• Includes 2 x 2 bedroom s/c flats

• Substantial upper parts

• Genuine retirement sale

• Multiple retailers in the vicinity

• EPC Rating: Band C

• EPC Rating: Band E

• EPC Rating: Band B



01202 550110

Unit 5, The Axium Centre, Dorchester Road, Poole • 1,452 sq ft • Self-contained office premises • 3 car-parking spaces • EPC: C


£495,000 FREEHOLD


01202 550110

Unit 16, Fleetsbridge Business Centre, Upton Road, Poole • 2,650 sq ft • Plus 1,236 sq ft mezzanine • End terrace industrial premises • 10 allocated carparking spaces • EPC: D

FREEHOLD £340,000

LEASEHOLD £37,500 P.A.X.


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HELPING INVESTORS I love what I do. I love helping people find homes to live in (whether that be renting or buying) and I love helping investors get the best on their investments. This week a lovely couple came into the office with a hand full of properties they had been to look at and wanted to know which of them in our opinion would achieve the best rental prices and would attract good quality people. We sat down with a lovely cup of coffee as the heavens decided to open outside and pour down with rain, they were more than pleased to have entered the office prior to the downfall and certainly not in a hurry to leave, however that was okay, as anyone purchasing a buy to let property must do their due diligence and ensure they have all the facts presented to them, which may not have been presented in full by the selling agent (no offence to sales agents out there). One of the first things I noticed was the sales agent had written on the sales details the monthly rental price that could be achieved, this was very top heavy and although in certain market conditions this could be reached, it was not guaranteed, so we looked at realistic figures that will ensure their outgoings were covered, meaning anything above was a bonus, based on not only Move On trading for over 11 years but my own 26 years of experience within the industry throughout Poole and Bournemouth 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

We are able to provide real data on rental prices. Advise on good areas and not so good areas How long the average tenant rents for What type of tenants for certain properties and areas. Adding in void periods Legal costs such as Gas Safety certificates, Electrical, Legionella, smoke alarms, co Alarms etc 7. Buildings and contents insurance. 8. Block management fees if a flat or leasehold property. With all the facts and likely expenses, the investors could realise the true return on their money, which automatically cut out two of the properties they had. With the remaining four properties, we simply looked at the areas that would not only attract good quality tenants now, but would also attract a buyer if they need to or wanted to sell in the future. We looked out of the window and with true English style, the rain had stopped and the sun was beaming and the investors went off to put in their offer. If you are thinking of purchasing a Buy to Let property, come and have a cup of coffee and no obligation chat. Always happy to help. Have a good week! Sharon If you are looking to, rent, buy, sell or invest, then choose Move On because it what we like to do best. DON’T MISS OUR ADVERT ON PAGE 69. If you would like a friendly, no obligation chat regarding any property matter, then please Email or telephone 01202 711169. Don’t forget to tune into The Business Show on Hope FM 90.1and listen to Sharon produce and present two hours of live and up to date property industry news on the first Wednesday of each month. 108

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IS OSLO EUROPE’S GREENEST CAPITAL? Here’s how to have an eco weekend break Ease your environmental conscience with a short trip to Norway’s ecofriendly capital, says Sarah Marshall. Surrounded by fjords, forests and fields, Oslo is an urban metropolis wrapped in nature. The Green Party are in power as part of a local coalition government, pushing through initiatives such as a car-free city centre, improvements in cycle highways and public buses powered by biofuel - and it’s even been named Green Capital of the World for 2019. If you’re on a mission to go green in Norway’s eco Eden, these are the places you should check out... Grow grains, bake bread and be happy WHERE: Loseter City Farm and Bakehouse Straining their iron necks far beyond the steel skyline, a chain of cranes is a reminder of the building work BELOW: Olso’s opera house in the Bjorvika bay area, currently under regeneration (Photo credit: PA Photo/Renato Granieri)


underway in Oslo’s Bjorvika bay area. A new Munch museum, opera house and library are all on the cards for 2020. But amidst the tangle of disused train tracks and dual carriageways is a scene more idyllic than industrial, with BMWs and Audis occupying the same vista as a horse and cart. Oslo’s urban farm sits below two iconic concrete towers on the edge of the city, where roads are superseded by swathes of pine forest. As part of the Future Farmers art project helmed by American Amy Franceschini, 100 growing boxes were given to the community (there were 4,000 applicants) and a city farmer was employed to help people learn how to grow (he’s on site every Wednesday). “Growing and empathy with nature can help the decision-making process,” says project organiser Anne Beate Hovind. RIGHT: The bay of Oslo (Photo credit: PA Photo/ thinkstockphotos)


Even the distance travelled by ingredients is carefully monitored; 80% of the menu is sourced from within an hour of Oslo. As a result, the six or ten course tasting menu (from £88/950 NOK-£135/1450 NOK) is a tour of Norway’s finest farms; dishes might include scallops from the island of Froya, or skrei, a spawning cod swimming in the waters around Lofoten. Taking the nose to tail approach one step further, chef Mikael Svensson’s menu makes use of everything available in the larder - so if a pork shoulder slow-cooked for 36 hours appears as a main meat dish, don’t be surprised to taste pig lard buttered on sides of bread. Tongues, brains, stems and stalks all have their place, making Kontrast even more innovative than Oslo’s high-flying crop of forwardthinking restaurants. If you’re teetotal, or want a night off the sauce, try the juice flight of cold teas, fruits and herb infusions. Visit BELOW: A dish from the tasting menu at Kontrast & Mikael Svensson, chef at Kontrast (Photo credit: PA Photo/Lars Petter Petterson)

A Bakehouse designed to resemble the hull of a Viking ship has rescued ancient grains, providing a space for community baking sessions, and there are plans to introduce a pig and hens - one day. For more information, go to www. Fine dine without any waste WHERE: Restaurant Kontrast No-one likes waste, especially at the dinner table. Fortunately there’s no risk of leaving any forlorn morsels trailing the rims of plates at this one Michelin star restaurant, tucked discreetly below an arcade in the city’s trendy Vulkan district. LEFT: Plants growing beneath concrete towers at Loseter city farm (Photo credit: PA Photo/Renato Granieri)



Sweat about the state of our oceans WHERE: SALT Drying codfish on large triangular racks known as hjell has a long tradition in coastal areas of Norway. Now the pyramid structures have settled in Bjorvika, where the mouth of the Akerselva and Alna rivers meet the Oslofjord. Conceived to honour the ocean’s vast resources, the project originally had a home in Arctic island Sandhornoya, but until 2018 it will stay put in the capital. During the day, sauna worshippers can sweat in the main Arena area, sitting on pews stacked to the sky while listening to whale hymns floating through speakers (tickets £18.50/200 NOK). Cool off in water barrels immediately outside. The whole experience is low-fi - there are no lockers, changing rooms are communal and you’ll need to bring your own towel (only a few are available to rent) - but the hands-on, inclusive approach is charming. Grab a drink in the front-of-house bar (from a glass, not plastic) and pay attention to debates, installations and events intended to highlight the effects of climate change and pollution on the Norwegian coastline. A sound recording inspired by Svalbard’s endangered seed bank is currently playing overnight (11pm-11am) in the open-air Arctic Pyramid (free entry). Visit

Sleep easy with a sustainable host WHERE: Scandic Vulkan hotel Hotels by their very nature aren’t especially eco-friendly - all those showers, daily sheet changes and half-used, discarded miniature toiletries. The Scandic Vulkan hotel though, is attempting to make commendable amends by employing green gadgetry, such as solar cells and running on geothermal energy. This was the first hotel in Norway to be given an official Class A energy rating, meaning it uses resources extremely efficiently. Each of the 149 rooms features a recycling bin for plastics and paper, and bicycles can be borrowed for free to explore the local area. Rooms from £93 (1000 NOK) per night with breakfast. Visit By Sarah Marshall, Press Association

ABOVE: Cooling off in a barrel of cold water outside the sauna at SALT (Photo credit: PA Photo/ Baard Henriksen)


LEFT: The main sauna at SALT (Photo credit: PA Photo/Baard Henriksen)


PARADISE AT HOME In an effort to seek some R&R, I sat down with my significant other to discuss the possibility of a holiday. Like most, we have put in the graft, working day and night to pay for all of life’s little joys; the mortgage, bills, my princess of a dog’s specific dietary needs…we, like many, were in need of a break. So one night we sat together and explored website after website, each suggesting ideas and quickly dismissing them. Arguments breaking out over flight durations, destinations and how this whole holiday finding process was actually a reflection of a deep routed inability to commit (sorry, it got personal). The point is, sometimes booking a relaxing escape abroad is one of the most stressful experiences. Then it occurred to me, why am I so desperate to escape a part of the world that tons of holidaymakers would die to visit? Our neighbouring county Cornwall is widely regarding as one of the most beautiful parts of the country, offering breathtaking views, art, renowned

culinary haunts and some of the world’s most beautiful beaches – light bulb alert. It hit me, why don’t we swap our vacay, for a staycay? So, we decided to turn to the awesome team at ‘Beachspoke’ – luxury holiday home specialists – who helped us snag a stunning rental, located in the charming Cornish village of ‘Mousehole’. We arrived in Cornwall, a pinch weary from our 4-hour car journey, which by all standards was far more pleasurable (and scenic) than the less than alluring sight of the M3 on route to Gatwick. After a quick pit stop in Penzanse, where we stocked up on all the essentials – aka pasties, clotted cream and cider – we headed for our crashpad in Mousehole. After a blazing trail through winding country roads and narrow village streets we had arrived. We pulled up in the world’s most scenic car park, adjacent to the twinkling waterfront and headed towards the ‘Harbour Moon’ cottage.

Prior to our visit Olivia (our staycation guru/Beachspoke tour guide) had given us the code to a tiny security box that would unlock the key to the door. We guided the key into the lock and pushed open the door – deep breath – and WOW.


I stepped down into the kitchen come sitting room. Every inch of the space was adorned with style. The matte marble-esque worktops with chrome trimmings, the exposed stonewall, the driftwood sculptures; everything was gorgeous. Our exploration was heightened as we climbed the nautical rope-aided stairwell, only to discover the stunning boudoir above. We crept in, taking in every nook and cranny. To the left, bronze-flecked tiles flowed seemly from floor to wall, creating a contemporary wet-room, complete with walk in shower and a copper basin. White fluffy robes hung up tied with a bow, set the tone for what was to be a truly lavish layover. We continued into the room our excitement growing. A grand bed took pride and place centralised in the latter part of the room, it’s headboard the divide between bathroom and bedroom. I looked up to discover fishing nets woven between the


Another day of adventure concluded and we began our usual holiday ritual of changing for the evening affair. Tonight we decided to visit the famous ‘2 Fore Street’. Owner and operator Joe (who actually took our booking that morning) served some of the best food I have ever had. The quality, flavour and evident passion spoke through the food and the service from their fantastic team heightening an already incredible experience. We returned to our pad for the last time. In an effort to savour as much of this wonderful property as we could, we perched in the living room enjoying the fresh scones and raspberry conserve we had picked up earlier that day. As our eyes grew heavy we decided to tuck ourselves into our opulent marshmallow bed once more. What a trip. Beachspoke have opened my eyes to a new kind of travel accommodation and a truly luxurious experience, all only hours away. Our property, ‘Harbour Moon’, is one of eight luxury properties in and around Cornwall, Devon and Cotswold that Beachspoke manage. Offering memorable stays in some of the most beautiful parts of the UK. Find out more about their incredible design stays on their website: By Charlotte Williams Photo credit: Tony Timmington

white beams with a large copper pendant light suspended over the divan. A beam of light crept over the bed, inviting us to the furthest part of the room. I went to open the curtains before being distracted by the glass floor below me that looked out onto the living space below. The natural light coming from the open window below reminded me of the magnificence of seaside living. Finally I crept towards the rustic café-style shutters and pulled them apart, revealing the picturesque harbour view that had been hiding behind it. It was breathtaking. Excited to explore the town we threw on some fresh clothes and hit up the local haunts. Based on the recommendations in our Harbour Moon guidebook, we decided to pay a visit to the ‘Old Coastguard’, a popular restaurant on the cliff top overlooking the sea. To get to the restaurant, we strolled along the rockery and climbed a stone stairwell that disclosed a beautiful garden. We crept in through the double doors and snagged a table. The meal was delicious, complete with local gins and fresh seafood. Feeling full and fully inebriated we

made our way back to the cottage to enjoy our first night in that enormous bed – lights out. We awoke in the sun-filled room ready for a day of exploration, though the feeling of duck-feather pillows and a sumptuous mattress made it hard to actually leave. Adam – my partner whom I mentioned in the beginning – true to his heroic nature, gathered breakfast supplies (from the quaint local post office I might add). I tore myself away from bed and headed to the first place anyone on holiday goes: the fridge. I opened the door only to reveal a bottle of sparkling English wine, a half pint of milk and some eggs. What a lovely touch. I was at a beverage related crossroads; I had planned to assemble a coffee from the very lovely looking Nepresso machine, but now I had discovered the sparkling wine? Like anyone else in my position I weighed up the options and decided that having both was the only way forward. Gathering my drinks I headed for the bathroom. A sip, disrobe and another sip later, I was enjoying the marvellous sensation of a rainfall shower. I thought; if this is how the other half live, I want to trade sides.


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Classic Coastal “This year, there’s a big focus on blues of all shades, and there’s no easier way to use them than by creating coastal style. Its enduring popularity is unsurprising, because it’s timeless, informal and so easy to live with,” says Alex Whitecroft, head of design at I Want Wallpaper. “It’s all about recreating that peaceful, contented feeling that comes from a trip to the coast, within the home,” adds Alex. LEFT: Next Deep Blue Oriental Rug (on wall), from £60; Indigo Tie Dye Geometric Rug, from £95; Batic Effect Wool Rug, from £95; Blue Woven Chevron Cushion (on bench), £20; Distressed Woven Geo Cushion £14; Geo Jacquard Throw, from £25

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BACK TO SCHOOL It’s that time of year again when

engineer by profession, and having

the children will be heading back

had his own UPVC window business it

to school. We have been involved in

was a natural progression for him. But

a number of projects creating not

it was his practicality and inquisitive

only bright and fun products custom

nature that lead him to find out what

made for school playgrounds but also

was really happening to the waste

ensuring they are safe, durable and

that people were so freely throwing

environmentally friendly. So why not

away. His research and interest lead

explore our specially designed range

him to focus on plastics, specifically

of products to add some colour and

how it can be recycled and what it

fun to your playground too.

could be reused for.


He discovered that the USA and a few

The concept of Reformed Plastics

and remanufacturing waste plastics

was born over 15 years ago, from

into alternative timber products for

the curiosity of its founder. Being an

many years, instead of throwing it all

European countries had been recycling

One recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60watt light bulb for 3 hours.

into landfill! Over time he developed a few basic products in the form of planks and posts, and very soon he began to receive interest from people wanting to know more about this revolutionary product. A product that was both an environmentally friendly alternative to normal timber and sustainable, which meant it would save them a lot of money in the long 138

term! The rest, as they say, is history.


WHY RECYCLE? Recycling is an excellent way of saving energy and conserving the environments natural resources. One recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours. The unreleased energy





dustbin each year could power a television for 5,000 hours.

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cost, their

longevity and durability make them a more cost-effective option over the long term.

• Quality Decking, Fencing & Furniture. • 100% Recycled Plastic. • Can be worked with like wood. • Does not rot, split or splinter. • Strong, Durable & Weather Resistant. • Maintenance Free & lasts over 40 years! • Local, Friendly Family run business. • Unique, High Quality Personal Service. • Nationwide Delivery.


• Resistant to extreme weather

Plastic lumber is the perfect alternative

• Will not need painting or staining

to anything that has ever needed

• Is wear resistant

maintaining. Plastic lumber can be

• Resistant to vandalism

cut with a regular saw, drilled, nailed

• Resistant to chemicals

or screwed into and routed as easily as

• Resistant to insects and bacteria

wood. In addition to this is also:

• Anti-slip decking

• Will not rot, split or splinter


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fantastic year attending the The New Forest and Hampshire County Show at the end of July. The show is always a highlight of the year giving them a great opportunity to introduce the products to new clients whilst also seeing some familiar faces of existing clients visiting the stand. Even though the weather was not on their side the people who visited the stand certainly were, with some saying they had come to the show specifically to meet Reformed Plastics after seeing the products online. David comments, “We would like to say a big thank you to all who attended and visited our stall, we had a great week making pending sales and new contacts, with particular interest in our new Adirondack chairs and traditional Parley Swing. We loved interacting with the hundreds of people that came to see us and are already looking forward to next year.”

MADE IN DORSET When you get involved with Reformed Plastics you can rest assured that your new furniture has been designed and made right here in Dorset. Owners David and Martyn are passionate about this USP. With quality, sustainability and aesthetics in mind when creating unique piece of furniture, it’s an extra special touch that stands Reformed Plastics above the rest. Due to it’s high strength and durability, the furniture never




quickly paying for itself in the long run.

GO GREEN Everything that Reformed Plastics produce is made from 100% recycled plastic. It’s a unique process to this portion of the country. Discharged plastics are melted and remoulded to make faux timber planks, which are then transformed into all kinds of outdoor furniture. Due to the ever-increasing importance of recycling to protect the environment, the plastic used is recycled right here in the UK and is the perfect alternative 140

to wood. Their aims are to help


rebuild the environment by utilising


a commodity, which people would

There are tons of exciting ways to

otherwise just throw away, and so turn

transform your garden with Reformed

what to some would be rubbish into a

Plastics. How many times have you

valuable product for everybody.






in search for the perfect garden

• Quality Decking, Fencing & Furniture. • 100% Recycled Plastic. • Can be worked with like wood. • Does not rot, split or splinter. • Strong, Durable & Weather Resistant. • Maintenance Free & lasts over 40 years! • Local, Friendly Family run business. • Unique, High Quality Personal Service. • Nationwide Delivery.


accessories, only to find that nothing

Whilst gardens are the perfect place to

quite fits the bill? Well, with a skilled

unwind, maintaining them can be less

team at their disposal, Reformed

than relaxing. Prime example: decking.

Plastics can create entirely custom-










sanding and all general up-keep, a

Companion seats, swings, benches,

wooden deck can become quite the

planters; the sky is the limit when it

handful. But with a recycled plastic deck,

comes to the products that they can

all maintenance is eliminated. Likewise

produce. Recycled plastic furniture is

with the recycled furniture that won’t

ideal for use in gardens and patios, not

rot, wear or splinter; meaning playtime

forgetting their line of recycled plastic

with the family is now safer too.

products such as fencing and decking.


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CAN YOU SAVE YOUR GARDEN AFTER YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAY? Even your grass, plants and flowers have the post-holiday blues Returned from holiday to find bedraggled plants, an overgrown lawn, herbs and flowers which have run to seed and a glut of crops you couldn’t give away?

Cut back and feed container plants Container plants, including petunias, can be cut back and should produce another burst of growth, provided the slugs haven’t devoured the base of the plants during the rainy period, he says.

So, what do you do? Don’t despair The rain we’ve had this summer may have gone some way to saving flower borders, but containers left in sheltered spots may have dried out without the luxury of an automatic irrigation system, or a friendly neighbour to water them in your absence. Guy Barter, RHS chief horticultural adviser, reckons that if your bedding plants haven’t dried out completely, you should have a month of good growing weather left in the south of the country and a little less in the north.


“The recent wet weather will have helped gardens enormously, but containers are still likely to be fairly dry, so you need to give them a really good soak, deadhead the flowers and give plants a good feed,” he advises.

You should also be able to give trailing plants such as lobelia and bacopa a haircut and a feed, to prompt them into further flowering.

Watch out for slugs “People who have been away during the wet weather should be prepared to come back to find a lot of slug damage,” he adds. “They will eat petunias around the base and feast on hosta leaves, and the plants will not produce more leaves this year.” It may be wise to feed vulnerable plants with nematodes, biological controls which are specifically designed to attack slugs and vine weevil. RIGHT: Purple lobelias (Picture credit: PA Photo/ thinkstockphotos)

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Be aware that many biological controls become less reliable when the temperature drops, as the predatory insects which provide the control then multiply more slowly. Check for greenfly and blackfly and take off shoots on plants which are infested and dispose of them.

Grab plant bargains “You can also get some plant bargains at garden centres at this time of year, including herbaceous perennials such as delphiniums and lupins, which have finished flowering, but should grow strongly next year and hopefully be free of mildew.”

Tackle overgrown lawns You may be returning to long grass, which will have been growing thanks to the mixed weather we’ve had in summer. When tackling it, Guy recommends not taking off more than a third at a time until it has recovered and don’t feed the lawn until autumn. As for vegetables, you should be returning home to bumper crops, although tomato blight tends to appear in warm, wet weather and if your plants succumb, there’s not a lot you can do apart from consign them to the bonfire.

Giant veg may have to be ditched “You may have enormous marrows when you actually wanted courgettes and rather tough, stringy beans which have been left too long for picking. But some of the overgrown veg could go into chutneys.”

LEFT: Colourful dahlia flower pots (Picture credit: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos)

ABOVE: White lupins in a country cottage setting (Picture credit: PA Photo/Hannah Stephenson)

Lettuces may have bolted or been damaged by slugs and if they are, lift them and replace them with other crops such as Chinese leaves and spinach, while mustard seeds can also be sown for green manure. Spring onions can also be sown now, where they are to mature and left to overwinter until they are ready for harvesting in spring.

not to waterlog the plants. After rewetting, robust architectural plants, such as phormiums and box, can be lifted out of their containers with their root system intact, so you can see if the compost has been completely soaked through.

Fill gaps in borders Fill gaps in flowerbeds with dahlias, which can be lifted at the first frosts, the tubers stored in a frost-free dry place, then replanted next year.

Continue to deadhead roses and cut back finished summer-flowering perennials, removing supports which propped up the plants that have stopped flowering. These can be cleaned with a mild detergent and put away until next year.

And if all else fails... Dunk container plants Containers holding year-round-interest plants, such as shrubs or evergreens, may benefit from being submerged in a bucket of water to re-wet the compost, but it is difficult to tell if the compost is thoroughly soaked and important

Steal a march on the cooler months by clearing out wilted bedding plants from pots and invest in some spring bulbs and other plants for autumn and winter. By Hannah Stephenson



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



Audi has broadened the appeal of its Q2 compact SUV with the addition of a quattro all-wheel-drive version, priced from £36,750. The new 2.0 TFSI produces the highest power output currently available in a Q2, offering 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds. Top speed is 141mph. Standard features include LED headlights, S Line interior and exterior styling cues, 18-inch alloy wheels, and front sports seats. Also standard is Audi Smartphone Interface, SD card-based MMI Navigation and Audi connect infotainment service package.

The car world is awash with trendy crossover and compact MPVs, some with more accent on image than practicality, but the Citroen Berlingo Multispace is a notable exception, writes NICK FLETCHER. The Multispace is van-based and while the designers have made the frontal profile sleek and smart, the rear retains the boxy look of a van, and to many potential buyers this is actually a plus point. For while rival models lose load space due lower roof lines, sloping tailgates and intruding wheelarches, the taller Multispace offers an amazing 3,000 litres of space, making it attractive to families and business users. Available in petrol, diesel and even electric form, and with 5 or 7 seats, the Multispace is priced from £17,510 and one of the most popular versions features the 1.6 litre diesel unit which offers good fuel economy and low emissions. My midrange Flair had this engine, which offers 98 hp and has a reasonable 0-60 mph time of 12.4 seconds and top speed of 103 mph. Fuel economy is very good at 65.7 mpg combined. In 5-seat version costs £19,705 and standard kit includes 7-inch touchscreen, cruise control and speed limiter,

fuel-saving stop-start, air-conditioning, cruise control, aircraft-style folding tables, DAB radio with USB Bluetooth and media streaming, handy sliding rear doors, alloy wheels, privacy glass, roof bars and plenty of cabin stowage space including a shelf above the windscreen. On the road, the Multispace drives well with low noise levels, slick 5-speed gearshift, and light accurate steering. Ride quality is comfortable, and while the van platform means it doesn’t have quite the handling agility of a crossover, that won’t concern many potential buyers in this class. What will impress them is the amount of money they will save over a comparable crossover or compact MPV, and the amount of load capacity and versatility they will gain. Seating is very comfortable and there is excellent head and leg room for five occupants and a whopping 675 litres of boot space even with the rear seat in use. Folded, you get 3,000 litres. The Berlingo Multispace is certainly not best-looker in the sector but it is still attractively styled and offers a blend of true practicality, decent equipment levels and pleasant driving feel at a price that rivals find very hard to match.



Available this Autumn, a new-look Honda Jazz which also has the option of a new 128 hp 1.5 litre petrol engine. Exterior changes align the Jazz with the latest Honda family style and include revised grille, more sharply sculpted front bumper and more aggressive contours around the air vents. Honda’s 128 hp petrol engine achieves 52.3 mpg combined and CO2 from 124 g/km with the optional CVT automatic transmission. The CVT system itself has been revised to deliver a more refined response under acceleration. The engine is offered as part of a new Sport grade, which adds a thinner front splitter beneath the lower grille, and triple-strake diffuser to the rear bumper – both finished with a sporty red accent line. Standard equipment on the Jazz includes cruise control, automatic headlights and the City-Brake Active safety system. Higher grades feature a 7-inch Honda Connect infotainment system, rear-view parking camera, keyless entry and start, as well as advanced safety technologies such as Forward Collision Warning, LaneDeparture Warning and Traffic Sign Recognition. A 100 hp 1.3 i-VTEC petrol engine will continue to be available across all Jazz trim levels, apart from the new Sport grade.



ROAD TEST: LEXUS IS300H Lexus isn’t at all modest about its latest IS 300h model, describing it as “the most efficient sports saloon available today’, writes NICK FLETCHER. Hard-headed motoring journalists like to challenge such sweeping statements, but in this instance, it is difficult to dispute.The hybrid Lexus IS competes against more mainstream compact executive saloons such as the Audi A4, Jaguar XE, Mercedes C Class and BMW 3 Series but not all are available in comparable hybrid form and those that are tend to cost more or offer less standard kit. The IS 300h - also available in non-hybrid turbo-petrol form - is priced from £30,105 and comes with distinctive styling, is laden with equipment, beautifully built and finished, and in hybrid form is especially appealing to company car buyers. Its driving experience is quick and quiet and this Lexus scores highly for relatively low running costs – 65.7 mpg combined and very low emissions. Its performance figures underpin its sporty look with 0-60 mph in 8.4 seconds, top speed 125 mph. The petrol engine offers 178 hp boosted to 220 hp by an electric motor, and with a revised chassis and slightly firmer

suspension, the overall result is smooth rapid progress with seamless multi-mode CVT gearshifts and composed handling. The cabin has a luxury look which suggests it might belong to a class above, and the seating is exceptionally comfortable. The dashboard looks less conventional than most, with stepped styling dominated by a big 10.3 inch screen. There’s good head and leg room front and rear and the 430 litre boot capacity is good given that some space has been sacrificed to accommodate the hybrid batteries. A useful feature on this saloon is spilt-fold rear seats which means longer items too large for a normal boot can still be loaded. Standard equipment includes keyless entry and pushbutton start, dual zone climate control, adaptive cruise control, front and rear parking sensors and rear view camera, 17-inch alloy wheels, LED lights, leather upholstery, DAB radio/CD, Bluetooth and USB ports. My test model also had Premium sat-nav with remote computer-mouse style control. The Lexus IS 300 hybrid is a refined executive express with strong business-user and that hybrid appeal has recently increased with latest statistics showing a sudden slump in sales of diesel models as drivers fear future tax increases.

The Ford GT will be available in a new limited-edition Heritage theme honouring the GT40 Mark IV race car driven to victory by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. The car will feature unique interior and exterior colour themes, and an exclusive wheel finish. Said Dave Pericak, global director, Ford Performance. “The Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition pays homage to that win, with a modern take on one of the most important vehicles in Ford’s history of racing.” The Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition features a glossfinish Race Red exterior with white stripes and exposed carbon package. The car sports Frozen White No. 1 hood and door graphics, and 20-inch one-piece forged aluminum wheels in silver satin clearcoat with black wheel nuts. Red callipers and silver rearview mirror caps complete the look. Each ’67 Heritage edition car also features a unique serialised identification plate, plus exposed matte carbon fibre door sills, air register pods and centre console. Only a limited number will be available, and the price has not yet been announced.

NEW SSANGYONG REXTON Set to makes its UK debut in October, the new SsangYong Rexton 4x4 which will be priced from £27,500 and come with a five-year unlimited mileage warranty. SsangYong says the new model “heralds major advances in style, quality, safety and technology for the brand”. The new Rexton is powered by a 178 hp 2.2 litre turbo diesel engine with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed MercedesBenz automatic transmission.There will be three models from launch: Rexton EX, ELX and Ultimate. Featuring dual-zone fully automated air-conditioning with fine dust filters to all three rows of seats on the ELX (with seven seats) and Ultimate, there’s also a USB connector and 220V/115V inverter available for rear seat passengers.Rexton comes with five and seven seat options. Rear boot space with the seats down (5 seat model) is 1,977 litres, and 820 litres with the seats up. The infotainment system includes DAB radio, Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto for device mirroring, a rear view reversing camera, and displayed on an 8 inch screen or in HD on a wide 9.2 inch screen, including TomTom navigation on ELX and Ultimate models.



TOM KITCHIN TELLS US WHY WE SHOULD EAT MORE GAME Cooking wild meat isn’t as difficult as you might think and kids can eat it too. Michelin-starred chef Tom Kitchin is on a mission to get us all eating more game. His new book, Meat & Game, is stuffed with tantalising recipes for partridge, grouse and pigeon, as well as rabbit and venison, that should inspire us to go wild and try new things in the kitchen. Game isn’t too tricky to cook, even though it will probably impress your guests, he says. “I’ve tried to make it as accessible as possible, so the person reading the book says, ‘Do you know? I can do that’. And how much of a show-off that is... You have a dinner party and you knock up a bit of rabbit, a bit of wild buck, and they’re like, ‘Wow!’

There’s potted pheasant, Asian poached pheasant, pheasant cock-a-leekie, barbecue pheasant and even pheasant and partridge scotch eggs, to spice up those Saturday dinners. Tom believes game has had a bit of a tough time - seen as simply the preserve of those who go on shooting parties, but wants to reclaim it as meat for everyone, adding: “I’ve never shot anything in my life, honestly!” He’s pleased that game is starting to be recognised as a healthier meat alternative too: “People are starting to understand that eating venison is accessible, it’s so lean, it’s so tasty, it’s not too expensive... It’s about getting out there and getting it.”

Tom Kitchin (Photo credit: PA Photo/Marc Millar/Absolute Press)

Tom Kitchin’s Meat & Game by Tom Kitchin photography by Marc Millar, is published in hardback by Absolute Press, priced £26. Available now. By Kate Whiting Feeling inspired? Try a here are three of Tom’s recipes to try for yourself...


Venison Sausage Stew

Olive oil 8 venison sausages 50g smoked lardons 200g celeriac, peeled and chopped 100g leeks, trimmed, chopped and rinsed 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1tbsp tomato puree 30g plain flour 250ml full-bodied red wine 5 juniper berries, crushed 250ml beef stock 1 bouquet garni 2 green apples 200g cooked chestnuts, halved Hot tagliatelle to serve (optional) Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper

(Serves 4)

Method Heat a flameproof casserole over a mediumhigh heat, then add a good splash of oil. When it is hot, add the sausages and stir for 3 minutes, or until they are well coloured all over, then remove from the casserole and set aside. Add a splash more oil to the casserole, if necessary, then add the lardons and saute until they have rendered their fat and are well coloured. Add the celeriac, leeks, carrots, celery, onion and tomato puree, and continue sauteing for a further 1-2 minutes. Sprinkle in the flour and stir for 1 minute to cook out the raw flavour. Add the wine and juniper berries, stirring to deglaze the pan, and boil until the wine reduces by half. Add the stock and bouquet garni, then return the sausages and any accumulated cooking juices to the casserole. Cover the casserole and leave to simmer over a medium heat for 20 minutes, or until all the vegetables are tender and the flavours blended.

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Meanwhile, halve, core and chop the green apples. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, if necessary, then stir in the chestnuts and apples and warm through. Serve with fresh tagliatelle flavoured with freshly cracked black pepper.


Blackened Chicken Tacos (Makes 12)

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4 free-range chicken breast fillets, each cut into 5 strips 100g Cajun spice mix Olive oil Sea salt For the avocado and pea guacamole: 200g frozen peas Olive oil Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime 3 ripe avocados 2 small green chillies, deseeded and very finely chopped 2 spring onions, finely chopped For the tomato salsa: 200g cherry tomatoes, chopped 1/2 green chilli, deseeded and chopped 1tbsp finely chopped shallot To serve: 1 Baby Gem lettuce, shredded 100g creme fraiche 12 small tacos shells Sunflower seeds

Place the chicken strips in a non-reactive bowl and add a good sprinkling of spice mix and a splash of olive oil - the spicier you like your food, the more spice mix you should use. Season lightly with salt, then set aside for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, make the guacamole. Bring a saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil and set a bowl of iced water in the sink. Add the frozen peas to the boiling water and blanch for 3-5 minutes until tender. Drain them well, then tip them into the iced water to stop them cooking and set the colour. Drain the peas again and transfer to a blender or food processor with about 2 tablespoons of oil, the lime zest and juice and a splash of water. Season with salt and blend to make a chunky puree. Set aside. Halve the avocados, remove the stones and peel them. Put the flesh in a non-reactive bowl and use a fork to coarsely mash. Add the pea puree, green chillies and spring onions, and season with salt.

Cover the surface closely with clingfilm and chill for up to 2 hours until required. To make the tomato salsa, put all the ingredients in a non-reactive bowl and season with salt and pepper. Set aside until required. When you’re ready to cook the chicken, heat a large well-seasoned saute or frying pan over a medium-high heat, then brush the surface with oil. When it is hot, add as many chicken strips as will fit without over-crowding the pan and fry, turning once, for 4 minutes, until they are cooked through and tender. Cook in batches, adding a little extra oil, if necessary. Remove the chicken from the pan and keep hot. To serve, divide the shredded lettuce among the taco shells. Top each with a couple of spoonfuls of guacamole, followed by chicken. Add the tomato salsa and a dollop of creme fraiche to each, then sprinkle with sunflower seeds and serve. 147


Open Partridge & Pancetta Toasties with Onion Compote (Serves 4)

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4 partridge breasts, skinned Olive oil Butter for spreading 4 sourdough bread slices 2 hard-boiled free-range eggs, sliced 8 pancetta rashers, cooked until crispy Watercress sprigs 4 slices cheddar cheese - Tom’s cheese of choice for this recipe comes from the Isle of Mull, but any strong cheddar would do Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper For the onion compote: 50g butter Olive oil 2 white onions, sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2tsp thyme leaves

The onion compote is ready to use as soon as it is made, or it can be stored in a covered container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Heat a well-seasoned saute or frying pan with a lid over a medium-high heat, then add the butter with a splash of oil. When the butter is foaming, add the onions, garlic and thyme and season with salt and pepper. Cover with a wet piece of greaseproof paper, cover the pan with the lid, turn the heat to very low and leave the onions to sweat for 20-25 minutes until they are very tender. Transfer to a plate and set aside to cool. When you’re ready to cook, preheat the grill to high. Meanwhile, place a partridge breast in between 2 sheets of clingfilm and use a meat mallet or rolling pin to lightly bash until flattened. Repeat with the remaining breasts. Pat the breasts dry and season them all with salt and pepper.

Heat a well-seasoned saute or frying pan over a medium-high heat, then add a splash of oil. When it’s hot, add the breasts and sear them for 2-3 minutes on each side until cooked through, then set aside to rest for 5 minutes covered with kitchen foil. Fry the breasts in batches, if necessary. Toast the sourdough slices on both sides under the grill, then lightly butter each. Do not turn off the grill. Spread the pieces of toast with the onion compote and add the egg slices. Top with the partridge breasts, crispy pancetta, watercress and finally the cheese. Place the toasties under the grill until the cheese melts, then lightly season with salt and cracked pepper.

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CANING IT WITH THE BEST: 3 RECIPES TO CELEBRATE RUM’S GOOD FORTUNES Tipple of choice for eye-patched plunderers, the beverage is re-emerging as a premium spirit to be treasured neat or mixed. Synonymous with pirates and the Caribbean, rum is enjoying a revival but you don’t need to carouse with seafaring scoundrels to drown a cocktail laced with a clear white spirit, or plunge into a golden oldie for some spicy warmth. This legendary drink is distilled from sugarcane juice and other sugarcane by-products, such as molasses, and matured in oak barrels. White rum is for mixing and can be aged up to three years, while the darker ones can be aged anywhere from three to 21 years (and more). And if you want to discover why rum is becoming the hottest spirit in the world, the latest offering from master mixologist Tristan Stephenson is a treasure chest of silver and gold (rum). The Curious Bartender’s Rum Revolution delves into rum’s darker past, with tales of devils and pirates, and why it’s in the midst of another revolution and transforming into a premium spirit. “I believe there’s something for everyone in this spirit. Drunk neat, rum is a marvel,” says Tristan. “In mixed drinks, it is magical. Virtually any cocktail will willingly have its base spirit substituted for (the right) rum, but the stable of classics in this category speak for themselves: Daiquiri, mojito, pina colada and mai tai to name but a few.” By Sam Wylie-Harris Here are three of Tristan’s recipes to get you in the mood for a rumfest without the need for a rum shack...

Cuba Libre

More often than not, the simplest drinks are the best. This is certainly true of the Cuba libre, which comprises only two ingredients, plus a necessary garnish. Some would argue this isn’t a cocktail at all, but a spirit and a mixer. But those folks fail to recognize the genius of Coca-Cola as a bittersweet ingredient and the complexity of its composition.

Ingredients 50ml aged white rum 120ml Coca Cola Half a lime

Method 1. In accordance with the version of this drink in Charles H. Baker’s Gentleman’s Companion (1939), I’m a strong advocate of a quick lime muddle as the first step of construction.

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2. Squeeze the lime juice into a separate vessel and drop the spent shell into a highball glass. Squash it to remove the oils, then add cubed ice, rum, lime juice and coke. Give it a good stir and add more ice or coke if desired.


This cocktail is about discretion and finesse, and to balance it correctly you need a higher ratio of rum: Eights parts rum, one part lime, and just over one part sugar (depending on how sweet your sugar syrup is). With this formula, the drink is less opaque and seems to glow with a soft turquoise luminance. It tastes better, too, as those soft aguardiente notes are gently sweetened, penetrating fleshy citrus with grace.


Ingredients 60ml Bacardi Carta Blanca (£13, 70cl, Waitrose) 15ml fresh lime juice 10ml sugar syrup


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1. Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously with cubed ice for at least 30 seconds. Strain into a frozen coupe glass. Don’t garnish it - there’s no point - the drink will be gone before you (or your guests) even notice it’s there.

Judging by the number of bad mojitos I’ve been served in my time, this is not an easy drink to balance.


The mistake many bartenders make is muddling/crushing whole wedges of lime into the drink. This is a poor tactic because limes vary dramatically in the amount of juice they offer up, and unless the sugar is balanced accordingly, you’ll be landed with something that’s insipidly sweet or far too sour.

Ingredients 50ml Havana Club 3-Year-Old (£19.35, 70cl, The Whisky Exchange) 20ml lime juice 10ml sugar syrup 12 fresh mint leaves, soda water

Method 1. Take a chunky highball and throw the mint leaves in. Please don’t ‘slap’ them as is the ritual of some cocktail makers - in doing so you’re merely aromatizing your hands. 2. Gently bruise the mint leaves using a muddler. It’s essential that you’re gentle - if you crush the leaves you’ll release bitter-tasting chlorophyll into the drink. 3. Douse the leaves in the rum and give a good stir, then add the lime juice and sugar syrup. Throw a scoop of crushed ice in and give the mixture a good churn with a long spoon. Pile more ice on top, give it another stir, then fill any space with soda.

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4. Stir again, add more ice (if needed), then garnish with a lime wedge and a fresh sprig of mint. Drink with a straw. 151


ONE FOR ALL, AT BE AT ONE! Anyone that lives (or grew up in) Bournemouth will tell you that its night-life scene has changed rapidly over the last ten to twenty years. Most of the clubs from our partying years have gone and not much – if anything – has stepped in to replace them. Whilst the existing bars serve a purpose to Stags and Hens hoping to get lathered with liquor, the question remains: what’s left for locals? Over the years the basement bar of Richmond Hill has housed the likes of several different brands; Consortium, Kukui, Lola Lo, Sakura – all of which came to an untimely end, thanks to the decline of nightclubbing and the rise of ‘bar-hoping’. Well, allow us to introduce the latest (and maybe greatest) newbie to take over the premises, the ‘Be At One’ group. We had been invited (courtesy of our friends over at Route Pr) to a cocktail masterclass and the subsequent launch of the new it bar.

We arrived at the red-neon lit entrance – the glow calling to us much like the sweet siren of booze – where a smiling host was waiting. She led us down the stairwell into the basement below, pushed open the doors and lo and behold; a buzzing throng of post-work drinkers, press and flaring bartenders galore. On mission as always, we headed to the bar to start our sampling. “What will it be?” cooed the suave server. Unable to choose from their seriously extensive menu, we implored him to choose for us. He took our flavour and alcoholic preferences and soon after two picturesque cocktails arrived – such service! Each taking our seats, we scanned the room; everyone was smiling, drink in hand. As soon as the rest of the group had sat down and made their introductions the class began. The masterclass was a whirlwind of alcoholic history. Taking us through Be

At One’s making, I learnt that the same guys responsible for the brand had all previously worked at TGI Friday’s – known for it’s fun-loving approach to cocktails. Which was no surprise having seen the incredible comprehensiveness of Be At One’s drinks menu. I also learnt that each and every bartender undergoes an enormous £5,000 worth of training before being allowed to serve a single drink. Our host taught us how to make five or so cocktails from each category: rum, tequila, vodka and whiskey – nothing was spared (and nor were our heads the next day). A particular favourite of mine was the appropriately named ‘Pain Killer’; rum, pineapple, orange, rum, coconut cream, oh and more rum. If you like Pina Coladas (aka holiday in a cup) then you’ll love this! It was a wonderful way to get to know our new local. Their incredible menu, along with their skilled barkeeps and new-york loft atmosphere will have guests (including, no, especially us) coming back time and time again. By Charlotte Williams Picture credit: ROUTEpr


t. 01202 055277 a. 3 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth BH2 6HE w. bournemouth

Celebrate our 4 th Birthday with us at Clinic Visjeune NIBBLES • PROSECCO • PRIZES • TREATMENTS



Clinic Visjeune is incredibly proud to be hosting it’s 4th Birthday Party at the Clinic on the 7th of September 2017 at 6pm. Our invite goes out to everyone, current clients, potential clients and even those who just want a bit of information of what we do here at Clinic Visjeune. We are offering a range of nibbles and prosecco alongside prizes and give-aways, there is also the chance to watch treatments being done on others, or even have a try yourself! We will be showcasing our state of the art laser technology, so there is also a chance for huge savings on treatments - you won’t want to miss this! If you would like to attend our birthday party please visit the event on our Facebook page,, or call us on 01202 523142 and book a place for you and your friends. Don’t miss out on our amazing competitions, visit our Facebook page for more information. Winners will be announced on Facebook Live at our Birthday Party.

01202 523142 | 759 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth BH9 2BA | OPENING TIMES Monday: 12.00 - 3.00pm, Tuesday/Thursday: 9.30 - 7.00pm, Wednesday/Friday: 9.00 - 5.00pm, Saturday: 9.00 - 12.00


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

FOCUS ON MEN’S SKIN There are many men who pay a lot of attention to their body and health. However, most of them forget about the fact that our skin is the largest organ of our body. This means it should be the first thing we pay attention to! Many Dermatologists suggest that Facials are more important for men as compared to women. Men have rougher skin with larger pores as compared to women. Large pores not only mean more visibility when it comes to a dirty face, but also higher exposure rate for environmental hazards. Facials can help reduce pore size and keep the skin free from oils that could attract unwanted particles and dirt your skin doesn’t need. It can also help the skin look a little less rugged, making a shaving a more pleasant experience. It also keeps men from having additional skin problems and concerns, like skin tags, age spots, and more. It’s also believed that men find facials very relaxing and can help in reducing stress. A facial can have a very big effect on a person’s life. It can help boost confidence, self-esteem, and overall outlook in life. 1. Men Produce More Oil In general, men have higher testosterone levels than women, which helps explain why men produce more oil. When not cleaned properly, oil will clog

Just because men produce more oil doesn’t mean all men have oily skin. Part of the reason facials are so effective is that aestheticians understand your skin type and its needs. For dry skin types, you’ll need a facial that leaves your skin hydrated and moisturised. If you have oily skin, you will need a facial that decreases your shine, shrinks your pores and exfoliates your skin. 2. You’ll Get a Smoother Shave Whether it’s every day or every two weeks, the continuous dragging of a razor across sensitive facial skin can cause irritation. Razor burn, inflammation, and irritation from shaving over pimples are common consequences of shaving. A facial will deep clean bumps and soothe irritated skin. The combination of exfoliation, essential oils, masks, and moisturisers that an aesthetician typically applies will address shaving’s side effects and make your skin smoother than ever. The smoother your skin, the better and less painful your shave. Even if you aren’t worried about wrinkles, this is one of the best reasons to slap on some moisturiser once or twice a day.

CHIC Beauty Salon & Academy of Beauty


01202 535007

TREATMENTS INCLUDE 70 Heathwood Road, Winton, Bournemouth, BH9 2JZ


your pores and can lead to blackheads, which can lead to pimples. Most aestheticians will perform extractions during a facial, which is the very precise removal of oil and dirt that’s clogging pores. Do this yourself at home and risk serious skin damage, but in the right hands, the result is clean, clear skin.

3. The Pros Can Teach You Aestheticians use better, more effective products that aren’t sold over the counter. They can show you new techniques on how to apply products, the order in which to use them, and explain why. Chances are, you’ll be relaxed and if you want to check out, fine. But you can use this opportunity to ask questions. “What are you putting on my face?” “Why is that product going on first?” Aestheticians also use professional steamers to open your pores aiding the absorption of beneficial products. What to Expect A Chic Skincare Therapist will customise your Facial to suit your specific skin requirements using Dermalogica Skincare. During your Facial your skin will be thoroughly cleansed and exfoliated, steamed and any pore clearing work carried out. All our Facials include lots of Massage so are great for ultimate relaxation. Your therapist will talk you through any specific issues and recommend when to have your next Facial (normally every 4-6 weeks) and what you can be doing at home in between to maintain your results!

Book at Chic Men’s Facial now on 01202 535007 or visit



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WHAT’S ON... A brilliant selection of events happening across Dorset & Hampshire over the coming weeks.


8TH NOVEMBER NEW PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION EXPO Intalent Solutions Ltd, the south coast’s most innovative outsourced recruitment provider are set to host their inaugural Property and Construction Expo at Poole’s landmark Italian Villa, set in the majestic Compton Acres gardens. The event will run from 1pm-5pm on 8th November and is aimed at businesses working within the property and construction sectors, to provide an opportunity to network, make contacts and keep up to date with the latest industry news. Welcome drinks and canapés will be served on arrival at 1pm followed by a series of expert speakers providing up to date information regarding current affairs and relevant legislation affecting the industry. Only a dozen or so positions are available for industry specialists to exhibit at the event and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis. The Bournemouth Property Association are supporting the event and there are some very attractive sponsorship packages available to companies who want to get involved. For more information, to register as an exhibitor or a sponsor, please contact Leana Knight at leana@intalent. or 01202 652107.


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20TH SEPTEMBER AN EVENING OF DIRTY DANCING: THE TRIBUTE SHOW, AT LIGHTHOUSE, POOLE’S CENTRE FOR THE ARTS Now in its seventh record-breaking year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show shimmys into Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts on 20 September. A 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time, this is an original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi-award winning soundtrack to Dirty Dancing. The production promises a high energy, emotional roller-coaster of an evening with breathtaking choreography and buckets of nostalgia including the classic songs Big Girls Don’t Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me and many more. Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to have the time of your life! This production is not affiliated with Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage on tour in the UK and worldwide. Poole Lighthouse

8TH - 10TH SEPTEMBER SWANAGE FOLK FESTIVAL It is the Swanage Folk Festival’s 25th birthday this year, join them for a fun filled weekend. They have an exceptional line-up of music concerts featuring headline bands such as Nancy Kerr and the Sweet Visitor Band, Le Vent du Nord, Belshazzar’s Feast and a whole host of other well known and exciting names. The town will once again come alive to the sound of bells and sticks with over 50 colourful dance sides from all around the country performing for your pleasure at dance spots around the town.

18TH NOVEMBER STEP INTO A MAGICAL WONDERLAND FOR CHARITY’S GALA BALL Diverse Abilities is bringing Narnia to life at its third gala ball, being held on Saturday 18 November, and the disability charity is inviting the local community to join them and step into a magical wonderland. Gala ball guests will be treated to a drinks reception from 6pm before sitting down to a three-course gourmet meal, wine and entertainment from a local band and DJ, which will keep everyone dancing until late. The magical winter wonderland themed event, kindly sponsored by Franses Jewellers of Bournemouth, also includes other surprise entertainment and the opportunity to win great prizes throughout the night. Tickets for the gala ball are £80 per person or £750 for a table of 10. To find out more or book online visit or call 01202 718266. As well as the annual Gala Ball, Diverse Abilities hosts an array of different events all year round to support the families of those with disabilities including a rugby lunch, golf event, running and cycling challenges and much more, providing everyone from all walks of life the opportunity to do something fun and exciting while raising funds for a good cause. Visit Gala Ball, Diverse Abilities


This follows his record breaking “Back In The Game” tour of 2013 which took in an incredible 129 shows - making it the biggest comedy tour in the world that year - having sold an unbelievable 500,000 tickets in the UK and Ireland alone.

Popular Thai festival returns with activities for all the family. A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Baiter (Harbourside) Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand. Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of Thai culture, where you can challenge your taste buds and feast your eyes on world class food and performances. Unwind with a traditional Thai massage and don’t miss the unique eating competition and Muay Thai boxing. The festival starts with a traditional food offering to Buddhist monks and entertainment throughout the day including Muay Thai boxing and blindfold boxing competition, traditional music and dancing, Ladyboy show, Thai beer garden, Thai food and produce stalls, Thai massage and children’s play area.

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Poole Thai Festival

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TRACY CULLEN AT COASTAL SKINTHETICS Delivering exceptional standards of cosmetic and medical treatments to all of its patients Tracy Cullen from Coastal Skinthetics is a full time Specialist


Aesthetic Nurse and Prescriber who runs several clinics covering the


Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire area, making them one of the most

The particles of dry salt that settle on skin during a salt therapy session have numerous benefits – therapeutic and cosmetic. Salt therapy gently and effectively boosts exfoliation, removing dull, dead skin cells and debris from the surface. This can help clear impacted follicles and prevent acne formation. It also helps normalise the skin’s pH-balance and fortify the skin’s protective barrier.

can rest assured in the knowledge that the treatments provided are

• Male Anti wrinkle

• Cheek Fillers

Dry salt aerosol has anti-bacterial properties, yet its gentle action does not compromise the skin’s normal microflora. It’s also an antiinflammatory, reducing redness and swelling, which make it beneficial in treating certain skin conditions, such as acne (you can combine with microdermabrasion and blue light therapy for faster results), eczema and psoriasis. It provides long-lasting relief from redness, irritation and skin rashes, helping to significantly reduce discomfort associated with lesions, scales and inflamed tissue.

• Excessive Sweating

• Fat Reduction

• Lip Fillers

• Skin Care

• Skin Peels

• Thread Lifts

• Thread Veins

• Female Anti Wrinkle

Salt therapy contributes to post-surgery recovery, helping repair and promote healthy tissue regeneration and the prevention of scar tissue. It also helps prevent secondary infections by restoring the skin’s natural defensive properties, nourishing and revitalising the skin’s delicate tissues. Salt therapy boosts skin microcirculation, facilitating deeper penetration of therapeutic skin care serums, lotions and creams, and it facilitates the elimination of toxins. It works synergistically with skin care treatments and helps maximise results. Moreover, its antioxidant properties help fight free radicals – for a powerful anti-aging effect. The end result is skin with a natural, healthy glow. Clients who arrive in our salt room to address skin conditions are also very likely to experience an improvement in general health and wellbeing, with improved immunity and reduced hypersensitivity to the common allergens and other irritants that can trigger skin disorders. Skin conditions are often exacerbated by stress and when clients take in the benefits of Salt Therapy in the peaceful atmosphere of a welldesigned salt room, they are likely to experience a much greater sense of calm and wellbeing.

accessible aesthetic clinics in your region. As a Save Face accredited business, with an ‘Excellence’ rating, you safe, effective and carried out in a clean, clinical environment by a fully-trained medical practitioner.

The range of medical cosmetic treatments include:

• Skin Needling & Mesotherapy

What the patients say about Coastal Skinthetics “I could not be happier with the results, I had deep set wrinkles in my forehead and horrendous frown lines and after a lovely calming consult with Tracy I was laid down for a matter of minutes with no pain and a fuss free procedure. I had Botox in three areas the forehead, middle of eyes (frown line) and around the outer eyes. It set in so quickly and I’ve even found my acne has cleared up in the area! Thank you so, so much Tracy you are fantastic and so friendly. Thank you for a wonderful payment plan also you made the whole experience so simple!” - C. Cahill, Sandbanks. “I was so nervous and frightened about Botox and fillers, but knowing Tracy is a registered nurse helped reassure me. Tracy was recommended to me and I now cannot say just how amazing she is and is the ultimate professional. Also Tracy’s own skin is a testament to her services won’t reveal her age but her skin is better than many 20 year olds I know.” - Julia L, Bournemouth All treatments are clinically proven so you can be confident that you will achieve your desired results. Coastal Skinthetics provide an intimate and professional service in a relaxed and confidential

Dorset Salt Therapy provides new services in their unique salt room, including: breath exercises, meditation, full body massage and more with Oliver James (practitioner) who over the last 12 years, has experienced 100 different breathing techniques as part of his training in Pilates, Body Led Psychotherapy and Healing.

environment. Take your first step by calling Coastal Skinthetics on 0800 6124 468 or 0782 8617 807 to book your free consultation.

Remember: the FIRST SESSION is always FREE in our Salt Room!

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

GRILL SHACK & TIKI BAR Jamaican’ me hungry! Little known fact, my grandmother was born in Jamaica. Not that I expect anyone reading this to know that, but mealtimes at Nanny Eggy’s (she made us a lot of eggs as kids) were always a pleasure, especially as we grew and learnt to appreciate food more. It’s a little harder now we live down in Dorset and she’s still in London, but whenever we visit she’s always got something new and exciting in her cupboards and likewise when she visits she’s brings them with her. One time, as kids, she sliced open a raw coconut and we drank the milk inside. I always remember her talking about curried goat and ackee and saltfish, reminiscing over of her time in the Caribbean. It was her excitement about Jamaican food that got me excited about it, but the opportunity to enjoy it is few and far between down here. So you can image my excitement when we were invited to a Jamaican inspired restaurant in Southbourne. Grill Shack & Tiki Bar is the product of Chef Daniels skill and imagination. Colourful shanti-style cladding covers the room, with straw and tin in plentiful supply. As you walk in you are imminently drawn to the centralised straw-thatched bar,

occupied with glowing neons, novelty glassware and a lot of rum. The theme (as you might have guessed) is Caribbean food, with a few popular Western twists. Spicedrubbed meats, burgers, wraps and more were all on the menu and we couldn’t wait to try them! We sat down and got ourselves comfortable at a long wooden table opposite the bar – our usual stomping ground. Our host, whose smile made us feel totally at home, made it his business to ensure our glasses were always full. My (and my coconspirator Vicky’s) glass was filled with a moreish piña colada slushie – had I closed my eyes I might have thought I was on holiday. A few sips and a gander at the menu later, we submitted our choices. Soon after, our food arrived. Piping hot and rich with intense aromas, we couldn’t wait to tuck in. Inspired by my grandmother I had opted for the Goat Curry and it was a great choice. The meat was beautiful; falling off the bone and melting in the mouth, packed with a complex blend of spices. I ate ritualistically; taking a scoop of rice and peas, a chunk of goat, sweep

of sauce (and a little slaw for good measure) all onto the same fork, creating a multitude of complimentary flavours and textures in one bite. Whilst we each chose our prospective mains, the food just seemed to keep coming – Chef Daniels wanted to ensure we tried everything, and so we did. Next I sample the signature ‘Griot’ – that’s pork to you and me. Based on a traditional Haitian recipe, the pork is marinated in a sweet-cum-savory sauce and cooked until tender and the result is delicious. I asked Vicky if she had enjoyed her ‘Halloumi and Mushroom Wrap’ to which she replied – and I quote – “the best I’ve ever had”. I was really pleasantly surprised by The Grill Shack & Tiki Bar – having visited when it was the former ‘Quarters’ burger bar, this new and vibrant menu got me excited about food again. If you love Caribbean – or better yet just really tasty – food then you have to pay these guys a visit. By Charlotte Williams t. 01202 421510 a. 201 Seabourne Rd, Bournemouth BH5 2HJ w.



LOCAL JOBS The latest jobs in your area.

STEPHEN NOBLE ESTATE AGENTS Are searching for a full-time receptionist/office admin assistant to join their small friendly team in the Sandbanks office. Applicants must be proficient in Word, Excel & Publisher, have an excellent telephone manner and good communication skills. Must be able to work well as a team member yet equally be able to prioritise if required to work alone. Hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm, covering occasional Saturdays if required. Knowledge of the industry would be preferred but is not essential.


Please send application with current CV for the attention of: Lisa Stillman – lisa@bournemouth-property.

We are looking for a full-time Kitchen Sales Designer. Job Description The role requires completing projects from initial greeting to installation. This includes meeting clients both in the showroom and at their homes, carrying out measurements, designing the client’s dream kitchen to their requirements while offering professional advice and recommendations, closing the sale and managing the project all the way through to completion while ensuring customer satisfaction. Profile Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, a can do attitude, a conscientious and creative approach while showing initiative. A keen interest in design and a flair for sales The right candidate will also be enthusiastic, willing to learn and develop, able to work under pressure to achieve sales and KPI targets in line with expectations and have a strong desire to succeed. Package A Full comprehensive training on products, CAD systems and sales techniques will be given. Basic Salary depending on experience and generous commission.

ACCOUNTING - ACCOUNTS AND DATA ENTRY PERSON Combining all the numerical skills and experience to deliver full financial reporting and data on all sales, while assisting the development of key areas of profitability Job Duties: • Create full accounting records to reflect profit and loss • Ensure consistency in profit management and records • Provide guidance to staff and management regarding best practices reflecting data received. The qualities we are looking for in our ideal candidate are: Ideally schooled and experienced in Book Keeping and Accounting, some experience with Data Collection and Analysis, Good Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Disciplined and Attention to Detail. However a candidate who can show intent and exceptional enthusiasm and potential for the position would be considered. We are not looking for a dye in the wool accounts data entry person, But somebody who can fit into the personality of this enthusiastic company. Insignia Blinds does not presently use Sage or Quickbooks. The accounts system is Excel based- a good working knowledge of Excel is important to this role. This system is believed to best help reflect some of the facets of this position that are required. If you are seeking a new and challenging career and feel this position is for you, please email a covering letter and CV to

A MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE Combining marketing and social media management skills to architect and enhance company social media presence, including interacting with customers, promoting brandfocused interactive and engaging content, and expanding opportunities for revenue. Working with management to create innovative social media and all forms of advertising campaigns. Job Duties: • Create marketing and social media campaigns and strategies, including budget planning, content ideation, and implementation schedules • Ensure brand consistency in marketing and social media messages by working with various company department members, including advertising, product development, and brand management • Provide guidance to staff and management regarding media and marketing on social media implementation best practices and strategies • Collects customer data and analyses interactions and visits, plus use this information to create comprehensive reports and improve future marketing strategies and campaigns • Reports progress to senior management • Grow and expand company social media presence into new social media platforms, while increasing presence on existing platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram • Research and monitor activity of company competitors • Create and distribute engaging written or graphic content in the form of e-newsletters, web page and blog content, or social media messages • Engage with our checkatrade forum • Canvas, engage and visit all end users including property developers, landlords, business users and partners in selling • Create price lists using excel and ipad customer presentation’s • Bring this business kicking and screaming up to date on marketing and making Insignia Blinds the go to company for any purchaser of blinds, shutters and awnings for the home, school,college or business The package available would reflect the candidates experience and potential to bring about a sea change to the company’s marketing strategy and add to its success. But would include: • Good salary and bonus • Office and showroom based in Poole • Use of a Company vehicle for in the field visits/expenses • 28 days holiday including bank holidays • Some Saturday work available and maybe required • Pension Scheme • Immediate start If you are seeking a new and challenging career and feel this position is for you, please email a covering letter and CV to



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


15 REASONS TO COME AND TRY FITTER THAN FIT FOR FREE (Just text - Make me Fit - to 07968 855163) IT’S VERY NORMAL TO HAVE TIMES WHERE YOU JUST DON’T FEEL LIKE EXERCISING. • You feel too busy, too stressed and quite simply too tired. • And you forget about all the amazing benefits that a consistent and challenging exercise routine gives you. We are here to remind you. We want to show you how Fitter Than Fit can help you, so your first session is FREE, just pop down and give it a whirl. Our morning sessions are at 6.30am in the large sports hall within the YMCA on Westover Rd, Bournemouth (Opposite the Pavilion). Just bring some water and a kick ass attitude, we supply the rest! HERE ARE A FEW WAYS FITTER THAN FIT WILL HELP YOU... • To Be Happier Exercise has been shown to stimulate brain chemicals that induce relaxation and happiness. • To Reduce Disease Exercise has been proven to reduce the risk of pretty much every single health problem. • To Look Amazing Exercise firms your muscles. • You learn self defence whilst getting fit Knowing you can look after yourself will increase confidence.

• To Be Energized Remember that feeling you experience after a great workout? You’re body is buzzing with energy, you’re less easily irritated and feel more peaceful. • To Get Better Sleep Exercise boosts energy levels during the day. • To Slow Aging Regular exercise is one of the most effective ways to slow aging. • To Lessen Back Pain The most effective thing that you can do for back pain is to move and strengthen those muscles. • To Reduce Depression Studies have shown that exercise is able to reduce depression. • To Feel Fewer Aches and Pains When you strengthen the muscles around your damaged joints you’re able to reduce joint pain. • To Improve Memory Exercise has been proven to improve memory. • To Enjoy Your Life Find the motivation to exercise so that you’re able to enjoy all the great things in your life. • To Have Fewer Sick Days Studies have shown that people who exercise regularly are 50% less likely to call in sick to work. • To Burn Calories at Rest Building your muscles through exercise means that you’ll be burning extra calories even while at

rest. You’ll be able to eat more and maintain your ideal weight with ease. • To Be Confident When you are fit, feel healthy and have energy, the natural result is great confidence. Regular exercise gives you so many amazing benefits, as you’ve been reminded from the above list. I’m here to help you meet your fitness and weight loss goals. YOUR TOP EXCUSES 1. You have no time: Do you have time to sit and watch your favorite shows? 2. You have no energy: Your energy will build as you become more fit and active. 3. You have no motivation: Read the above 15 reasons to exercise and find which one motivates you. 4. You’ve failed in the past: I get it; past failures are painful to face. But you haven’t really failed until you give up. Don’t give up on yourself! Go out there a do it. 5. You don’t know where to begin: No problem. Our team at Fitter Than Fit know exactly where you should begin. Call or email Charlie today and together we will get your workouts back on track. 6. I can’t get up early. Great, i am sure if you were going on holiday you would, the hardest part is getting out of bed, once you are out you are pretty much there, and you will be buzzing the rest of the day. Call or email Fitter Than Fit today to get started on a fitness program that will have you seeing results in no time.

Your first class is FREE, all you need to do is turn up, the rest is easy! Contact us: Charlie 07968855163 or Michael 07766090116 | 161


Edward Road, Christchurch £180,000

Belle Vue Road, Bournemouth £218,950

A purpose built two bedroom first floor garden maisonette offered for sale with a private enclosed garden and off road parking space. The accommodation benefits from having gas heating via radiators and double glazing. EPC BAND = C

Fantastic two bedroom flat, just moments from the beautiful Southbourne beach. Modern finish throughout, share of freehold and the benefit of having no one above are just a few of the key features to this great property. EPC BAND = C

The Grove, Christchurch £560,000

Sterling Road, Winton Banks £575,000

A substantial four bedroom detached chalet bungalow with features including parking for several cars, a detached tandem length garage and adjoining workshop with a private well-kept garden and conservatory. EPC BAND = C

A fantastic 1970’s four double bedroom detached family house boasting over 1900 sq ft of accommodation located in the Winton Banks area of Talbot Woods. This family friendly residence includes a large enclosed rear garden. EPC BAND = E

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River Way, Christchurch £775,000



An extended and well presented detached character residence located on the prestigious River Way enjoying a larger than average plot. Features include electric gates, extensive forecourt parking, garage/workshop and large carport. EPC BAND = D

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Charminster Road, Bournemouth £169,950

Sheringham Road, Branksome £259,950

**TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM TOP FLOOR FLAT WITH ALLOCATED PARKING** Spacious lounge/diner, modern fitted kitchen, tiled bathroom, two double bedrooms, master with en-suite, eaves storage, gas central heating, communal garden. EPC RATING = D

**DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS THREE BEDROOM CHALET BUNGALOW** A deceptively spacious three double bedroom detached chalet bungalow situated in the popular location of Branksome, Poole. EPC RATING = E

The Marina, Boscombe Spa Offers in excess of £300,000

Gladstone Road East, Bournemouth £365,000

**STUNNING SEA VIEWS. SPACIOUS TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM SHARE OF FREEHOLD APARTMENT.** Master bedroom, en-suite, second double bedroom, modern fitted kitchen, spacious lounge diner, private patio & allocated garaged parking. EPC RATING = C

**STUNNING FOUR BEDROOM DETACHED HOUSE WITH PRIVATE REAR GARDEN AND GARAGE** Spacious sitting room, dining room, kitchen/diner, utility room, w/c, three double bedrooms, further single bedroom, garage/workshop, off street parking. EPC RATING = D

Very impressed with the service I received. Keep up the great work …very happy customer! Parkwood Road, Bournemouth £375,000 **DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS EXTENDED FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOM HOUSE** A well presented semi-detached family home situated in the popular Pokesdown area of Bournemouth. Features include high ceilings and bay windows. EPC RATING = D

716 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6BZ 01202 303044 | Proud Partners of Sandown Mercedes-Benz Poole

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