3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Alington Road, Evening Hill, Poole, Dorset BH14 8LX

£1,795,000 via Savills, Canford Cliffs: 020 3873 8320

Charming character house with stylish contemporary interiors and stunning views of Poole Harbour from the first floor.


Lilliput House was originally built by The Rev. H G Watkins in 1891 and recently converted into the current property it is now in addition to the neighbouring properties either side and set within a private gated development. The property has timeless architectural style with luxury contemporary interiors whilst still retaining many of its character features. The inverted accommodation makes the most of the breath-taking views of Poole Harbour from the living room and first floor bedroom.

The main entrance is accessed via double doors and an attractive entrance vestibule that leads through to an impressive grand reception hall with beautiful wood panelling and a feature fireplace. The hall is of such a good size that it can be used as an additional living area as enjoyed by the current owner. There are two large bedrooms on this level, both of which have luxurious en suites and access out to the rear gardens. The cloakroom and storage cupboards complete the ground floor accommodation.

There is an exceptional feature staircase with carpet runner leading to the first floor with a window seat at the large window on the landing. The first floor offers stunning views across Poole Harbour. The spacious open plan kitchen living dining area has a superb modern fitted kitchen with a good range of integrated appliances and a large island. The sitting room is the best room from which to enjoy the view and has a fireplace as well as access out to the south facing sun balcony. There is also an en suite bedroom with views on this level.

To the outside, there is a good size level rear garden that has been laid with artificial grass with a large terrace that has been extended by the current owner creating an ideal area for al fresco dining. There is also access from the garden to the first-floor sun balcony via an external spiral staircase. There is a parking space in front of the property and a shared driveway with a communal car port, and one car port and a lockable store are conveyed with the property on a long Lease.

NB Photographs taken July 2022


Evening Hill is an exclusive coastal area, located midway between the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth. The area is well known for its natural beauty and micro climate with a reputation for having mild winters and more sunshine than most other parts of the country.

Poole Harbour is close by with a whole host of water sports facilities available. Rick Stein's highly successful signature restaurant on Sandbanks is a favourite with locals and visitors, as well as the other amenities which the area has to offer.

The intrinsic desirability of this location 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 1 hour 50 minutes.

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.

Theatres are available at the Poole Lighthouse Theatre, The Pavilion in Bournemouth, The Playhouse Salisbury and the Mayflower in Southampton.

Poole Harbour 300 metres
Sandbanks beach (Shore Road) 0.8 miles
Canford Cliffs shops 1.1 miles
Poole town centre 3.1 miles
Bournemouth town centre 4.5 miles Bournemouth Airport 10.7 miles London 110 miles (2 hours by train)

All times and distances are approximate.

Square Footage: 2,446 sq ft

Additional Info

Council Tax - C

Local Authority - BCP

Agent: Savills, Canford Cliffs

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

Phone: 020 3873 8320