Enjoy Sandbanks Boat Show From A Penthouse Apartment For Sale In Poole

This wonderful penthouse apartment, listed with Berkeleys, offers a waterfront location, breathtaking views of Poole Harbour and an exceptional vantage point from which to enjoy Sandbanks Boat Show each year in May.

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Berkeleys is delighted to offer for sale this waterfront penthouse apartment in Salterns Point located in Lilliput, Poole, Dorset. Salterns Point is situated on Salterns Marina, home to the boutique Sandbanks Boat Show, hosted each year in May.

Situated on the top floor, the 3 bedroom apartment extends to 1439 sq ft. in size. The lounge delivers a birds-eye view onto a wonderful wrap-around curved balcony and the spectacular views beyond. Wake up to panoramic views over Poole Harbour encompassing Brownsea Island, the Sandbanks Peninsula and the Purbeck Hills beyond. Beautifully decorated throughout, the apartment would make a perfect second or weekend home for passionate boating enthusiasts.

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“Salterns Point also offers residents the unique opportunity to benefit from a private beach, accessed via secure gates. During the summer season, residents can avoid the busier Sandbanks beaches opting to take in harbour life and its rare wading birds from this more peaceful harbourside point,” explains Berkeleys branch partner Pippa Sole.

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In addition, Berkeleys Lettings currently has to rent in Salterns Point, a stunning 2 bedroom apartment, recently refurbished. The dual aspect living room has doors opening onto the balcony. Again the apartment enjoys water views from the balcony. The oak flooring, contemporary kitchen and bathroom and new décor combine to create a fresh, modern look and feel to waterside living.

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Salterns Point is located within Salterns Marina, and thus benefits from an exceptional vantage point during the Sandbanks Boat Show. With plenty of marine entertainment on the doorstep, the prestigious Salterns Marina, awarded 5 Gold Anchor status, is the perfect way to integrate into the local boating community. In addition, there are yacht clubs located nearby including the East Dorset Sailing Club, the oldest sailing club in the Harbour.

Salterns Point is a few minute’s walk to Lilliput village, where community life centres around the white art deco ‘liner style’ parade of shops on Sandbanks Road. Offering diversity, one can find a watersports specialist, a florist, a wine specialist, a new Thai restaurant, the stylish artisan bakery Paul Bennett and a visiting mobile coffee van for early morning locals in search of caffeine.

“Waterside apartments overlooking Poole Harbour are always extremely popular,”
comments Pippa Sole, “prices have increased since 2013, with penthouse apartments in short supply, home buyers will need to act decisively to secure the most attractive options.”

The Salterns Point penthouse is listed for sale with Berkeleys at a guide price of £750,000. Call +44 (0)1202 708383 for more details. The Salterns Point apartment to rent is listed at £1,200 per month (fee apply). Contact Berkeleys Lettings on +44 (0)1202 544599

Relocate to the South Coast: Poole Harbour makes a great place to live

Moving out of London? Searching for a new area to move to? With a wide choice of properties for sale, living beside Poole Harbour offers an invigorating lifestyle for all.

Homes located on the waterside grow in popularity and value by the year. Poole Harbour is an area of approximately 36 square kilometres in Dorset and it is claimed to be the largest natural harbour in Europe. Nine islands sit within the harbour, the largest of which is Brownsea Island.

The overriding allure of the area has to be the spectacular sea of boats which live on the water and provide a perpetual calendar of entertainment. It is said that you can find a boat for all seasons in these waters. In Poole Quay, for example, residents enjoy spectacular views of the north side of the harbour. Poole is a busy fishing port with fishing vessels delivering a fresh catch daily.Poole Quay, Dorset

The quay seascape merges gritty waterside industry with sleek pleasure-boat cruising.

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A number of passenger pleasure boats offer the opportunity to explore the harbour and beyond to the Jurassic coast of Dorset.

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Sunseeker, the International luxury yacht manufacturers, is based in Poole Harbour. Local residents enjoy watching super-yachts in production, on the water and moored along the quay all year round. Owners experience the ultimate pleasure cruise.

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Passenger ferries on the way to the Channel Islands and France leave Poole Harbour daily during the summer season. Living here offers you easy access to France through all the seasons, without heading to Heathrow or Kings Cross first.Poole Ferries

If you are searching for property that is ideally located to enjoy the best of the harbour, look in the specific areas of Poole Quay, Poole Park, Harbourside Park, Whitecliff, Lilliput, Evening Hill and Sandbanks. These areas hug the perimeter of the harbour and offer, in Berkeleys opinion, the best waterside living options in Dorset.

 

Poole Properties Near Yacht Clubs For London Boat Show Enthusiasts

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For yacht buyers across the world, visiting England’s London Boat Show in Spring, and the Southampton Boat Show in September is a must. Whether you are looking, researching, buying or just an enthusiast satisfying your thirst for the new, it’s a great place to visit.

For boat owners, a key question to address is where to moor your boat once purchased. Poole harbour in Dorset, and its many yacht clubs make a great choice, just two hour’s drive from London. Here we feature some perfect homes for sale, ideally located within easy reach of local yacht clubs and moorings:

The Vistas, located right on the coast, sits in a wonderful clifftop position. Watch this video to learn more:

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This penthouse apartment, pictured below, is located close to Poole Harbour and East Dorset Yacht Club. Enjoying stunning views from a spacious balcony, this apartment is just minutes from the waters edge.

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Lilliput is another great destination in coastal Poole boasting close proximity to Parkstone Bay Marina and Parkstone Yacht Club. This contemporary house in Lilliput has views across the water.

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Keep in touch with Berkeleys by visiting our facebook page with daily posts on Poole, Dorset, contemporary and heritage coastal homes for sale and to rent, and waterside lifestyle news.

Boat Shows, Boathouses and Bournemouth Air Festival.

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 13th – 22nd September 2013 and Berkeleys will be calling in to enjoy this impressive on-water event. Living amongst a passionate sailing community here in Poole Harbour, it is our must-visit show of the season.

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Will things be different at the Sunseeker stand now Dalian Wanda has taken over the helm of this International luxury yacht-maker based in Poole harbour, Dorset? They do promise that their finest luxury yachts will be present including the sporty new San Remo and the impressive Manhattan 73 Sunseeker – Stand C080 and Pontoon M549.

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With Bessie Ellen confirmed in the line up for the Feature Boats attending the show, we can enjoy the history and heritage of sail boats alongside the latest boat launches and yachting technology.

Don’t miss these 10 beautiful homes with boathouses situated across England, and celebrated by the Telegraph online this summer. Simply stunning.

In August this year, you can also see some magnificent war ships in Bournemouth Bay during the Bournemouth Air Festival including HMS Northumberland and HMS Monmouth. The schooner L’ÉTOILE will also be visiting, she was built in the shipyard of Fécamp, France in 1932 and took part in the Second World War. What a beauty!

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Enjoy this fabulous, sunny summer with sailing and schooners right on your door-step here in Dorset.