6 bedroom detached house for sale

Sandbourne Road, Bournemouth BH4 8JH

£2,400,000 via Savills, Canford Cliffs: 020 3873 8320

Elevated sea front residence with outstanding sea and beach views, and approximately 450 metres from the sandy beach


Savills are delighted to offer for sale for the first time in over 60 years an exciting and rare opportunity to acquire a detached cliff top home with sea and coastal views from the upper floor and rear boundary. The local sandy beach is only approximately 450 metres away.

The fact that this home has been in the same ownership since circa 1962 is a true testament to how much the home and its location has been enjoyed. The property is now in need of modernisation and offers huge potential for the next owner to refurbish or redevelop altogether to their preferred style, subject to required consents.

Its ideally located at the end of the cul de sac and approached via a long drive opening to a large brick paviour parking area. The property delivers on the feeling of a private setting due to the delightful green outlook from the front. An entrance lobby leads through to a large imposing reception hall with French doors out to the rear garden. There is a large living room, dining room, kitchen, boiler room, utility room, cloakroom, shower room and two rooms that could be used as either additional receptions or bedrooms. There is potential to create lateral living on the ground floor for multi-generational families. In addition, there is a large integral garage and a shed to the side.

At first floor level, there is a large landing, four bedrooms, study, bathroom and shower room. The large living room has delightful sea views towards Old Harry Rocks. There is also potential to convert the loft into additional accommodation, subject to required consents.

To the outside at the rear, there is a large level garden with mature trees and borders. The views from the rear boundary of the garden over the sea, beach and coast are simply stunning.


Sandbourne Road is an exclusive cul-de-sac and one of only two sea front roads in the whole of Bournemouth where you can own a detached cliff top house.

A footpath is only some 20 metres (approximately) from the property and provides direct access down through Branksome Dene Chine to the promenade and its Blue flag multi award winning Sandy beaches where there are a number of restaurants/cafes. During the summer months a land train runs along the promenade to Bournemouth and Boscombe piers.

The popular and vibrant Westbourne Village is a little under a mile away renowned for its boutique shopping, restaurants and wine bars. The Bournemouth/Poole area is well known for its natural beauty and micro-climate with a reputation for having mild winters and more sunshine hours than most other parts of the country.

The area is further enhanced by excellent road, rail and air communications. Mainline rail services operate from Bournemouth Station, offering direct South West Trains service to London Waterloo from approximately 2 hours.

There is comprehensive shopping at the local town centres of Poole, Bournemouth and further afield at Southampton and Salisbury.

Good local schools are numerous and include Canford School, Bournemouth and Poole Grammar schools, Bournemouth Collegiate, Talbot Heath and Park School.

Championship golf is available at Parkstone Golf Course and other local highly regarded clubs at Ferndown and Broadstone. Along the picturesque shoreline of nearby Poole Harbour are a large number of marinas with sailing and wind/kite surfing facilities.

Arts are an important aspect of Poole's creativity and heritage and the area has a strong, developing arts scene. The Lighthouse, which is Poole’s Centre for the Arts is the largest regional centre in the UK and home to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Local venues have regularly hosted acclaimed theatre productions as well as high-profile music concerts. Other theatres available are The Pavilion in Bournemouth, The Playhouse Salisbury and the Mayflower in Southampton.

The local area is a haven for nature lovers and there are many events in the area that allow you to experience the richness of wildlife in Poole and Dorset. There are bespoke bird-watching cruises and nature trails to enjoy.

Local Beach 450 metres
Westbourne shops 1 mile
Canford Cliffs Village 1.5 miles
Poole Harbour 2.3 miles
Bournemouth town centre 2.1 miles
Sandbanks (Shore Road) 2.7 miles
Poole town centre 4.4 miles
Bournemouth Airport 8.7 miles
London 110 miles (2 hours by train)

All times and distances are approximate.

Square Footage: 3,826 sq ft

Agent: Savills, Canford Cliffs

Savills, 34 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, BH13 7LP

Phone: 020 3873 8320