Impressive 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom split level apartment/maisonette conveniently located just minutes from Boscombe pier, beach, new artificial reef and many restaurants, bars and shops. Bed linen and towels are included. A travel cot and highchair are also provided.
Set within the prestigious Burlington Mansions a former Victorian luxury hotel which has been affectionately restored into luxury apartments, each one being unique with many of the original features retained. The flat, suitable for 4 people was newly furnished and redecorated in 2015. It has two entrances and is located on the ground and first floors.Both the master and twin bedrooms have en-suites and there is a further WC downstairs. The lounge/dining area is very spacious with a large window that lets in lots of natural day light. The kitchen is fully fitted with everything to make this flat perfect for a self-catering holiday.Burlington Mansions is a 5 minute walk to the beach at Boscombe, with Europe’s 1st artificial reef and pier. A good selection of shops, restaurants and bars can be found in several directions within close proximity. The centre of Boscombe is 5 minutes walking and Bournemouth centre can be reached by car in 10 minutes. Bournemouth beach is a pleasant stroll along from Boscombe beach or a short ride on the Land Train.
Boscombe is a suburb of Bournemouth which is on the map in its own right thanks to a beautiful sandy beach and Europe’s first artificial surf reef. The reef is the size of a football pitch and since its opening in 2009 has fast become a popular destinations for both beginner and experienced surfers. Built in 1888 and fully restored in 2007, Boscombe pier is an impressive sight with its unique aircraft wing design entrance, new decking, lighting and viewing section at the end. Boscombe Cliff Gardens offers an impressive view that stretches from Hengistbury Head, through Bournemouth all the way to Poole Harbour. There is an impressive variety of quality restaurants, pubs and cocktail bars just minutes from the maisonette, several of which offer regular live music.The centre of Boscombe has a good range of high street name and independent stores and on Thursdays and Saturdays a bustling market where you will find fresh fruit and vegetable, meat and fresh seafood stalls as well as many clothing stalls.Once described by Thomas Hardy as the ‘Mediterranean lounging place on the English Channel,’ Bournemouth is an ever popular tourist destination with its 7 miles of award winning blue flag golden beaches. Beach huts were invented here in 1908, and those original huts (the oldest in the world) can still be rented today. The award winning Central Gardens stretch from the sea at Bournemouth pier for several miles down the Valley of the river Bourne and includes the Pleasure Gardens, the Bournemouth Eye Balloon and the Pavillion.The free Air Festival from 18th – 21st August features incredible air displays, attractions and fantastic evening entertainment, and has been selected as a finalist in the 2010/11 South West England Tourism Awards.The Christmas Market from 18th November to Christmas Eve features German inspired chalets, an Alpine chalet style bar, carol singers and a brass band as well as the usual food, drink and present stalls and visits from Santa himself.There is a thriving youth culture here due to the high university population and many language school students. The seeds of new business culture are revolving around surfing and a Californian lifestyle is emerging.
Central Southern England is a very popular tourist destination and benefits from not only a spectacular coastline but beautiful countryside and the New Forest. The area has so much to offer, from the country’s finest seafood restaurants, to country pubs; from castles and museums to adventure parks. The New Forest is a national park which combines ancient woodlands, forest glades and wonderful open spaces, great for peaceful walks. Ponies, cattle and deer still graze freely as they have done for centuries. Dorset has amazing beauty with 140km of coastline, from Lyme Regis to Christchurch which features a selection of the UK’s best beaches. Many of the towns and villages have popular tourist pulls: Chesil Bank with the stunning 25km barren pebble beach stretching from Weymouth to Bridgeport; Dorchester with its 6000 years of history, Roman relics and Higher Bockhampton – Thomas Hardy’s birthpalce; and Lyme Regis which was featured in the Meryl Steep and Jeremy Irons film 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' and where the best fossil hunting in the country can be done.In the area, there is a museum for everyone, if the Tank Museum in Bovington doesn’t appeal to you, maybe the Dorset County Museum in Dorchester would, or the award winning Brewers Quay in Weymouth.There are 140 picturesque villages in the region, featuring quaint names like Toller Porcorum, Nettlescombe and Cerne Abbas. Adventure Wonderland is a family fun park with themed rides and entertainment, including shows featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland and boasts one of the largest mazes in the UK.