Southbourne Sands, Stourwood Avenue

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a south facing three bedroom maisonette in the popular Southbourne Sands development. It offers a stunning panoramic sea view over Southbourne’s Cliff tops encompassing Poole Bay and distant views of the Isle of Wight in the East and The Isle Of Purbeck in the West.

The apartment is set over two floors, with the upper floor benefiting from a spacious living room with access onto an enclosed south facing balcony making the most of the view, a fitted kitchen and double bedroom plus a WC.

On the ground floor there are two further double bedrooms, and a family bathroom. Both bedrooms benefit from built in wardrobes with one of the bedrooms having direct access through sliding doors onto a private south facing patio and garden space.

It has a garage, and well maintained communal grounds which are located to the front and rear of the property.

The apartment would benefit from some updating and is within easy access of a zig zag to Southbourne’s stunning sandy beaches and is also only a short walk from Southbourne Grove and and its associated independent shops, restaurants and cafes.

It is offered for sale with with no onward chain. The apartment would make an ideal permanent or seaside holiday home and we are informed by the vendor that holiday lets are permitted (with permission) and therefore a great investment opportunity especially with the ever increasing demand for holiday homes.

It has the benefit of a remainder of a 999 year lease. Viewing essential to appreciate what is on offer.

ENTRANCE HALL: Built in storage cupboards with one housing the fuse box and electric metre, intercom entry phone. Doors to:

BEDROOM THREE: Built in wardrobes, double glazed window to rear aspect, vanity wash basin with cupboard under, radiator, ceiling light point.

WC: Closed coupled WC, pedestal wash basin, extractor fan, ceiling light point.

LOUNGE: Double glazed windows / sliding doors to balcony, three ceiling light points, two radiators, TV point, stairs to ground floor level, door to kitchen.

BALCONY: Enclosed with double glazed windows, tiled floor, ceiling light point and panoramic sea views.

KITCHEN :Variety of wall and base level units, space for tall fridge/freezer, wall mounted Vaillant boiler, stainless steel sink with drainer and tap over, electric hob and oven with extractor fan over, space for two further white goods, double glazed window to rear and side aspect.

Stairs to: Ground Floor:

BATHROOM:Close coupled WC, bath with shower over and UPVC shower screen, grab handles, tiled walls, vanity wash basin, large touch sensitive mirror, ceiling light point, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

BEDROOM ONE:Built in wardrobes, vanity sink unit with storage cupboard under, ceiling light point, radiator, large touch sensitive mirror, sliding patio doors to private patio / garden space.

BEDROOM TWO:Double glazed window to front aspect, built in wardrobe, TV point,ceiling light point, radiator.

OUTSIDE FRONT: Private patio area open to communal sheltered gardens.

GARAGE: Up and over door.

MAINTENANCE:£2,400 Per annum



LEASEHOLD: Remainder of 999 year lease


PETS: Possibility for a small well behaved dog.

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Colman Court, Manor Road

McKinlays are pleased to offer for sale this well presented fifth floor apartment located near Bournemouth Town Centre and a few minutes walk from Bournemouth Clifftop,  the Toft zig zag and its award winning sandy beaches.

Access to the fifth floor is by stairs or one of the two lifts in the building. The building itself has an impressive entrance foyer which is monitored by CCTV for peace of mind and also benefits from an allocated parking space in it’s secure underground garage.

, has recently been modernized and is very well presented.  It has two double bedrooms, one with a generous built in wardrobe, a bright and spacious lounge/diner with large windows to the front and rear aspect, an enclosed south facing balcony and recently installed, modern fitted kitchen and bathroom with an additional separate WC.

The property benefits from double glazing, new flooring and decor throughout and is offered with no chain.


Entrance Hall: Ceiling light point, wall mounted intercom handset, storage cupboard housing fuse box, access onto enclosed balcony.  Further storage cupboard in the second hallway. Doors to:

Kitchen:  Ample wall and base level units, induction hob with extractor over, eye level fan oven,  stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, space for tall fridge/freezer and washing machine, breakfast bar and double glazed window to rear aspect.

Lounge/Diner: New carpet, radiator, 2 x ceiling light points, TV point, double glazed window to rear aspect, double glazed window to front aspect onto balcony.

Enclosed Balcony:  Double glazed sliding windows to front aspect.

Bedroom One:  New Carpet, ceiling light point, radiator, large built in wardrobe, door onto enclosed balcony.

Bedroom Two: New carpet, double glazed window onto rear aspect, radiator, ceiling light point.

Bathroom: Three piece bathroom suite comprising of WC, vanity sink unit, paneled bath with shower over, clear shower screen, wall mounted and heated towel rail, fully tiled and obscured double glazed window to rear aspect.

WC: WC, sink, ceiling light point and fully tiled.

Outside: Unallocated resident parking, communal gardens, allocated underground parking.

Service Charge: Service Charge: £3,200 P/A to incl: hot & cold water, heating, sewerage. Increasing to £1,021 Per Qtr in April 2022 to cover contribution to a new contingency fund and rising fuel costs. ( They aim to adjusted this maintenance figure down again in the future ).

The building is currently in the process of the following works being carried out. External Decoration, carpets being replaced in communal areas and updating plumbing fittings to all flats.

Lease Length: Remainder of 999 Years from 2003  with a share of freehold

No Pets or Holiday Lets:

Council Tax Band: D

EPC band C



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Central Bournemouth

Mckinlays are pleased to offer for sale this spacious 1 double bedroom “bright and airy” town centre apartment within a charming 1950’s Art Deco block with private westerly aspect balcony & boasting views over Bournemouth gardens from the principal rooms.

The communal entrance hallway with its art deco styling and flooring takes you to the stairs or lift to the fifth floor. Once inside, there is a generous entrance hallway, a lounge / diner with great views across the gardens plus direct access to the private westerly aspect balcony.

The double bedroom also has views and a built in wardrobe. The modern fitted kitchen has ample cupboards and built in storage cupboard / larder, plus a serving hatch and rear door to an inner facing balcony space which is currently used as laundry / utility area. The bathroom and kitchen both boast the the original terrazzo flooring, plus the flat benefits from communal central heating and hot water supply, and the remainder of a 999 year lease. It would benefit from some updating in places.

With remainder of a 999 year lease and a great location, this property would make a great buy to let investment. An ideal first time buy or holiday home!

ENTRANCE HALL: Entry phone point, cupboard housing meters, doors to

BEDROOM: Built in wardrobes, radiator, double glazed windows to front aspect, TV point.

BATHROOM: Original window, fitted bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, wall hung heated towel rail, radiator, original terrazzo flooring, part tiled walls, wall mounted mirror.

KITCHEN: Modern wall and base level units with roll top work surfaces over, inset electric hob and cooker, space for fridge / freezer, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, original terrazzo flooring, built in storage cupboard / larder, service hatch to lounge, door to:

REAR INNER BALCONY: Utility space with plumbing for washing machine. Laundry space

LOUNGE / DINER: Double glazed window to front aspect, TV point, radiator, serving hatch to kitchen, door to balcony.

BALCONY: Views over Bournemouth gardens.

Maintenance: To include heating and hot water, sinking fund, maintenance and buildings insurance is £1,194.68 per quarter

PARKING: On street – No allocated parking

Tenure: Leasehold: 999 years from 1978

Ground Rent: £7.50 per quarter.

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