Sykes rating 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms Pets No Features Hot tub Swimming pool Off road parking Open fire Garden / Patio Cot available Pub/shop < 1 mile Washing machine Dishwasher Broadband / WiFi Summary Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size and en-suite bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite roll-top bath, handheld shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC Kitchen Dining room Sitting room with electric stove-effect fire Study/library Leisure room with indoor swimming pool, sauna, bar area, changing room, washroom/utility and sitting area with woodburning stove Gas central heating AGA gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher Smart TV, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Off-road parking for 6 cars Enclosed 1-acre garden with lawn, patio, hot tub, pizza oven and furniture Sorry, no pets and no smoking Shop and pub 0.8 miles, beach 1.2 miles Note: Swimming pool towels also provided Note: No stag/hen parties or similar The property Branksome Wood House, an architect-designed, detached house is set on a private road within Poole, Dorset. centred around one acre of gated gardens. Featuring an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and pizza oven, as well as en-suite bedrooms and a study, Branksome Wood House provides the perfect social environment to share with your loved ones. Make the most of the fabulous kitchen and its AGA cooker, well-appointed with full height windows which welcome the natural light inside. Gather in the dining room after cooking up a storm, ready to tuck in and reflect on the day's highlights so far. If the weather permits, venture out into the large garden, where you can delight in an alfresco feast thanks to the pizza oven, or simply indulge a cold tipple as the sun sets in the distance. The home’s showstopper resides in the indoor pool room, complete with a charming sitting area and woodburning stove, bar area, changing room, sauna, and separate washroom/utility. When sleep eventually calls, head to one of five lovely bedrooms, each conveniently boasting their own en-suite. Freshen up and hunker down for your beauty sleep, ready to head out on more adventures in the morning. Find Brownsea Island, where Baden Powell began the Scout Movement. To the west is the 'Isle of Purbeck', which offers visitors scenic countryside, dotted with quaint villages and seascapes, plus Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle are well worth a visit. The local beaches at Sandbanks boast facilities for all kinds of watersports. If you fancy a spot of shopping head to Westbourne where you can visit the best Fish & Chips shop Chez Fred, The Canford, The Cliff and the Rick Stein restaurant. Petit Prince in Westbourne and Mark Bennet in Pen Hill offer the best coffee and cakes for that light snack. Alternatively, visit the neighbouring family friendly seaside resort of Bournemouth or Sandbanks which are both only a short car journey away. Secure your stay at Branksome Wood House and make cherished memories in Dorset. View on map About the location POOLE Sandbanks 5 miles; Bournemouth 5.3 miles. The town of Poole is dominated by one of the world's biggest natural harbours, which features five pine clad islands and regular boat trips. The largest of these islands is Brownsea Island, where Baden Powell began the Scout Movement. To the west is the 'Isle of Purbeck', which offers visitors scenic countryside, dotted with quaint villages and stunning seascapes, plus Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle are well worth a visit. The local beaches at Sandbanks provide excellent facilities for all kinds of watersports. Alternatively, visit the neighbouring family friendly seaside resort of Bournemouth and within driving distance is the fascinating New Forest National Park. An excellent holiday destination at any time of the year.