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Corfe View Direct Sea Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroomed upside down house direct sea views

House on the shoreline of Poole Harbour with direct south facing sea views. Large 25ft glass balcony off upstairs living area. Upside down house. Modern fitted kitchen. Double and Twin bedroom. Fully tiled bathroom, bath with shower over. Shady private patio area with garden table and 6 chairs. WiFi. Cable tv. Private offroad parking space. Close to Town Centre and Poole Park. French Oak planking throughout.

Simon Gillingham
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018

About Simon Gillingham

first discovered Poole as a Windsurfing location in 1985 and enjoyed many happy weekends sailing around the Harbour

Simon Gillingham purchased this house in 2007

Why Simon Gillingham chose Poole

Bought at Auction in 2006. Amazing location right on the seafront with outstanding views. Converted from derelict state to be come an UpsideDown house.

What makes this house unique

Balcony is directly south facing. Sun rises on balcony about 0900hrs depending on time of year and sets at the end of the day


Poole House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Corfe View Direct Sea Views
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Dedicated parking space. Comfortable and contemporary little house. Ground floor bedrooms have comfortable beds topped with spotless quality bedding. Adequate wardrobe space for a one week holiday. Open plan living space on first floor is a pure delight. Panoramic views from Sandbanks, Brownsea, Corfe Castle and further west. Glass fronted balcony is a real piece de resistance, making al fresco meals a must. Wi-fi, telephone and the usual entertainment facilities. The location makes this a good base for walking to Poole Park and Parkstone Park (look out for the ten free fitness stations along the way) - or walking into town where there are more quality restaurants and shops than anyone could wish for. We particularly enjoyed Da Vincis italian restaurant on the Quay.

We have stayed here before, and have already booked for next Summer. We consider this one of the best self catering holidays we have ever had, and happily recommend Corfe View to all our family and friends.

Top marks to Simon for customer service.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The view was fantasic

  • 5 of 5

The upside down house is brilliant for sitting on the balcony watching the sea. Corfe view is well equipped. Plenty of leaflets on the local area. Very close to the Quay.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
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Simon's upside down house Poole

  • 5 of 5

Pre arrival paperwork was received in plenty of time and was helpful and easy to follow. Corfe View was in good location , was very clean and had plenty of household items. Simon was a very attentive proprietor who wanted us to have a great experience in his house. We would use this property again.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
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Great holiday location

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location close to amenities with amazing views. Well equipped and comfortable. We had a great week.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
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apartment very clean beds really confortable

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely 10 days at the apartment. Views were spectacular sat on balcony in January and was warm watched boats coming and going . Walked all along the front to the park one way and Poole other way. Everything within walking distance pubs.park shops.would defiantly go again

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
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Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for providing a clean and well equipped place to stay. The description given is accurate of the house, view etc. Simon is very approachable and gives quick response to inquiries etc. This is our second stay at Corfe View and we will be back!

Tynam Village is a great place to visit- a ghost town after the villagers were all forced to leave. Other historical places worth a visit are the chain library in Wimbourne Minster and the Priory at Christchurch.

For beautiful scenery, visit Lulworth Cove and take the cliff walk to Durdle Door. There is a walk to a bay from Tynam Village that is worth a visit too. Gold Hill in Shaftesbury - the home of the Hovis Advert is well worth a visit and the little local shops are lovey where you will find different gift ideas. The Coffee shop at the top of Gold Hill has by far the best cream tea we had.

The best restaurant on the Quay is the Luigi Italian Restaurant. Owned by brothers and all the pasta and pizzas are home made on the premises. Puddings are not home made though and a bit disappointing that they still use squirty cream on them all.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $139.1

with such an outstanding view the property has been converted to have the living area upstairs; the bedrooms and bathroom are on the ground floor.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund