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Walking distance to Hengistbury Head and the sandy beaches of Southbourne

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful newly renovated bungalow,3 bedrooms,sleeps 6,first listed 25/05/15

Sans Souci is a newly renovated 3 bedroom bungalow, sleeping 6, within walking distance to Southbourne beaches and Hengistbury Head.

The property is situated in a quiet area cul de sac within Wick village on the River Stour, near the Wick ferry to Christchurch

The property has been recently renovated to a high standard internally and its bright open plan living area is ideal for families or relaxing with friends. Externally, guests can enjoy the private walled rear garden, perfect for relaxing after a long day on the beach.there is parking for one or two medium size cars on the drive or one car on the drive and one on the road outside the house.

This property can only accept 7 night stays in high season. Change over day is Friday during the summer. Half terms weeks can start Friday or Saturday.

At all other times the minimum stay is 3 days.with change over day normally Friday or Monday.. Please contact us if you have other requirements.In low and mid season we can be flexible with change over.

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Sorry no pets.

Full details :

Open plan living area and kitchen comprising:

Conservatory with 2 comfy sofas seating six, and coffee table.

Separate living area with corner sofa, butterfly leather chair and floor cushions, 42" flat screen TV and docking station.

Kitchen with electric double oven, gas hob, fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, island with breakfast bar and 2 stools and separate dining area for six. ( high chair available ),full range of utensils and appliances including a microwave, kettle, toaster and cafetieres.

Sleeping

Bedroom one:

King-size bed, shelving unit, hanging rail and two bedside cabinets with lamps. There is a small ensuite bathroom with toilet, shower,wash hand basin,heated towel rail and shaving point.

Bedroom two

2 single beds, shelving unit, hanging rail and two bedside cabinets with lamps.(bedroom 2 can be made up as a super King size double if requested at booking)

Bedroom three

2 single beds, shelving unit, hanging rail and two bedside cabinets with lamps.

Bathroom

Main family bathroom has a bath, wash basin, large shower cubicle, mirror and heated towel rail and shaver point.

There is a separate toilet with wash hand basin beside the bathroom.

The property is centally heated and has wifi.

Outside

Off-street parking for 2 cars on the drive..

The rear garden of the property is walled and secure. There is a shed which is suitable for bicycle storage and contains 6 Deck chairs and a large BBQ.

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The house is situated in the peaceful area of Wick village on the River Stour opposite Christchurch quay. The historic town of Christchurch can be accessed by a pleasant river walk, by car 1.2 miles or by using the wick passenger ferry. (£1 for adults.) Christchurch has many shops, restaurant and pubs.

Along the river Stour there is a chidrens' play area, crazy golf, Tucton tea rooms and boats for hire.

The property is within walking distance of sandy Southbourne beach which has a promenade which stretches all the way to the busy sea side town of Bournemouth. Bournemouth can be also reached within a 10 minute drive.

It is also in walking distance to the beautiful nature reserve Hengistbury Head with its cliff walks and sought after beach huts. From there a passenger ferry is available to Mudeford quay, famous for its fresh fish. Children will enjoy watersports and crabbing.

The New Forest National Park is also 30mins away by car.

More Details

Owner
Robin / Helen Annett
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2017

About Robin / Helen Annett

We live in Hitchin but have been coming down to Christchurch for many years to enjoy the milder weather, sandy beaches and sailing.

Robin / Helen Annett purchased this bungalow in 2014

Why Robin / Helen Annett chose Dorset

We bought our holiday cottage last summer and have spent several months renovating it into a modern open plan space,ideal for our family or for relaxing with friends. We hope you will love it too. The house is filled with sun light and the walled garden quiet and full of birds.

What makes this bungalow unique

The house is in amazing location with easy access to the beach,Hengisbury Head nature reserve and to the pretty town of Christchurch with many bars and restaurants.We rarely use the car when we are down,walking or cycling everywhere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I would like to say how much we enjoyed our week in your lovely bungalow. Everything we needed was provided and it was beautifully clean on our arrival. The open plan living was great for all our family being together and the beds were very comfortable. We were pleasantly surprised by the spaciousness as the photos don't really do it justice. We were lucky with our weather at the start of our week and were able to enjoy the barbecue provided when family arrived to visit. The beach is close enough to get to and return to the bungalow for lunch and a rest before setting out for the afternoon . We enjoyed ferries to Christchurch and Muddeford and the children loved crabbing off Muddeford Quay. Hengistbury Head was also a favourite walk. When the weather was not so good on the last two days we found Adventure Wonderland which the two younger grandchildren enjoyed (ages 7 and 3). My husband and I would be very happy to return on our own sometime as we love the area and would feel very relaxed in your house.
Aug 2015
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Amenities

Bournemouth Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , ensuite bedroom 1
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , large pwerfull digital shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , can be made as a super kingsize bed instead
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Walking distance (10 minutes) to two beaches and the nature reserve of Hengistbury Head. Walking distance or short to Christchurch town. 1.9 miles or take the ferry £1 across the river. Two minutes away from the river Stour 1.2 miles from southbourne grove with lots of restaurants,micro brewery and cafes and take aways

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Walking distance to Hengistbury Head and the sandy beaches of Southbourne
average rating of 4.75 based on 18 reviews
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Great place apart from lounge suite and toilets!

  • 3 of 5

The house is very well placed for travelling around the area by car and for local walks. It is probably the best equipped self catering facility we have stayed in in over 40 years of such holidays. The beds were comfortable and the house was bright and modern.

However, for our party there were 2 problems which brought the star rating down to 3. The first was the lounge suite which was extremely low with the seat level being about foot (30 cms) off the ground and for anyone with health issues like bad knees or back or anyone really tall, it was difficult to get in and out of. There were two couches in the conservatory which were comfortable but if you wanted to watch TV, you had to use the lounge suite even though the conservatory is actually open plan to the the lounge, dining and kitchen areas.

The second problem for us were the toilets. The ensuite toilet pan has very little clearance between the shower and the wall (2-3 ins (7cms) and 5/6 ins (12cms) respectively) and for the well built in the party, this made using it either very difficult or impossible. This was also true of the main toilet which was in a separate "room" (maybe more accurately a windowed cupboard) from the bathroom that had shower, bath and washhand basin. It was slightly wider, but the placing of the boxed in sink just in front of the toilet brought the space available for the above average height and well built party members to a difficult level to use. I do realise that for children, those of average height and weight and those without back or knee problems, the house would be fine!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely little home with lots of space and all the everyday essentials

  • 5 of 5

The property is lively and spacious and is in a fantastic location with a short cycle or walk to hengistbury head and the beautiful mudeford sand spit. We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful family accomodation

  • 5 of 5

The open plan nature of this bungalow enables all family members to have 'space' yet be together on holiday. Spacious light and airy and well equipped. Perfect location for exploring the area including Bournemouth and Poole. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Very comfortable property with a superb living area including an amazing conservatory.

  • 4 of 5

This property had a brilliant open plan living area which was great for a family holiday. It was very well equipped and was in a brilliant position for exploring the area. We only used the car twice because there were so many places we could walk to. The bedrooms were good although the ensuite was small. The main bathroom was very spacious though.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely spacious bungalow with great kitchen dinner

  • 4 of 5

We had very good weather and visited these great beaches by car; Hengistbury Head, Boscombe, Branksome, Sandbanks and we took the ferry to Brownsea Island. This was a very enjoyable week.This property is set in a quiet location with easy access to many popular places and beaches and mini ferry to Christchurch. The open family space is lovely. Plenty of info in the property of local places to visit. Everyone loved the smart TV and films.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful bungalow in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We have had a fantastic holiday at Sans souci. We went with our toddler and 5 year old and the property had everything we needed and is very well presented. The location is fantastic - we spent most days at the beach and it was great to be able to walk there. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Bournemouth Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
mid season
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,100
 
 
summer
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,164
 
 
High season 2017
Jul 21 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,617
 
 
October half term 2017
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,048
 
 
Feb Half term 2018
Feb 16 2018 - Mar 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,035
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$181
$724
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $194.04

please add a security deposit of £150 to the total .This will be returned on the day after the guest has left if bank details are provided for transfer or by posted cheque if preferred. cleaning is included but we reserve the right to deduct £40 if extra cleaning is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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