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Beach holiday family apartment. Minutes walk to Alum Chine Beach & restaurants.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment sleeps 6 with private steps down to chine with direct access to Beach

Newly refurbished (July 2015) Beach Holiday Apartment, only a few minutes walk to the stunning Alum Chine beach which has once again been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award for its world class pristine golden sands, excellent water quality and safe bathing.

The Moorings has two double bedrooms, one with a King size bed and the other with two single beds and a double sofa bed in the lounge. The Apartment offers all the modern conveniences and, as it has all been recently replaced, everything is in perfect order with a brand new kitchen and shower room. From the balcony as well as being able to see the sea, there are also amazing views over the tree tops of the famous chine.

It is ideally situated, making it the perfect base to explore the area by car or bike, such as the world famous Jurassic coast and the beaches and heathlands of Studland bay, only a short ferry ride away. For the more active holiday makers, water sports and golf facilities are within easy reach. For the families with young children Alum Chine has a wonderful play area and fresh water paddling pool right next to the lovely beach. The apartment lies within a twenty minute walk along the promenade to Bournemouth pier or 5 minutes if you catch the noddy train to all the attractions of Bournemouth town centre including fabulous shopping, restaurants and bars. A fifteen minute stroll up the tree lined chine takes you to Westbourne village again offering quaint shops, good restaurants and bars as well as a Marks and Spencer food hall, a Tesco express, a butchers and bakers etc. Heading West along the promenade will take you to the stunning Sandbanks beach with all its water sports and recently opened Rick Stein's latest restaurant amongst others.

Cycling along the promenade is permitted all year round except in the summer months July 1st to 30th September it is restricted to before 9am and after 6pm the perfect way to explore Studland. We have excellent transport links: 20 minutes from Hurn airport, frequent train links to and from London Waterloo (1.3 miles to Branksome station, 1.9 miles to Bournemouth station), National express from Victoria to Bournemouth train station every day and of course good road links with the M3, M27 down to the south coast.

This property is not suitable for Hen or Stag weekends as it is located in a quiet residential area with neighbours in close proximity.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
15 November, 2017

Location

Chez Fred
"Chez Fred is one the top Fish and Chip restaurants in the Bournemouth area. Great to either..."
The Libertine
"Good food, wine and beer. Great atmosphere."
Indi's
"Great contemporary Indian cuisine. Westbourne Village, short walk from The Moorings beach a..."
Le Petit Prince
"Fantastic cafe, perfect for lunch. Artisan bread made on site. Lovely ambience. "
Compton Acres
"Compton Acres is a large privately owned garden in Poole, Dorset, England. It was founded in..."
Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
Hurn airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The edge restaurant
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Sandbanks Ferry
Nearest Train
1.4 Kilometres
Branksome train station
Nearest Restaurant
100 Kilometres
The edge
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Alum chine

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bournemouth in Christchurch District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower room, no bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main bedroom has one king size bed. Second bedroom has 2 single beds that can be pushed together to make one king size bed. Lounge has one sofa bed approximately 4' wide x 6' long. Not suitable for two adults. Fine for one adult or two children. Although 2 adults have slept on it and not complained. Probably OK for short stays. We can also provided a camp cot if needed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Beach holiday family apartment. Minutes walk to Alum Chine Beach & restaurants.
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 35 reviews
5

Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this holiday let from the location to its comfy sofas and so peaceful overlooking the chine.

With easy walking distance to the beach ( we hired a beach hut for the week ) And a 20 Minute walk into Westbourne with its array of different shops makes it ideally located .

With the apartment comes all the mod cons and is very comfortable

We will try and book again for next year

Simon and Veronica.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you lovely review. We are so pleased you had a great week. We look forward to welcoming you both again very soon. Thanks for leaving the apartment so tidy.
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5

Very comfortable apartment, and in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Cake awaiting our arrival a lovely touch!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A lovely apartment very convenient for the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We all had a nice relaxing stay with lots to do near to the apartment and lovely sandy beaches nearby.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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San Luis Obispo, CA
5

The Moorings, Alum Chine, Bournemouth

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and I had a lovely reunion at the Moorings (coming from the US, Somerset and Manchester) and were so pleased to find the accommodations just as shown in the photos. The apartment has been renovated/modernized in recent years to a very high standard with clean lines and excellent linens. Everything you would need for an extended stay is available - the kitchen is small but perfectly functionable. A short walk to the beach at Alum Chine and a slighter longer walk along the seafront to the Pier and Bournemouth gardens. We travelled around by foot or bus and I would say it is very accessible to holiday makers without a car. Thank you Helen & Martin for providing such a lovely home away from home. I will certainly recommend The Moorings to anyone I know who may be visiting the Bournemouth area in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so pleased you had a great stay with your sisters. Hopefully we will see you back again very soon.
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5

Beautifully kept, spotless yet homely accommodation within two minutes walk from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is just lovely. Beautifully presented, beds really comfortable and kitchen although a little small has everything you need. Helen was an absolute pleasure to deal with throughout the whole process and the welcome cake was a really nice bonus. Location was great as well - would love to come back in the summer.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to you coming back in the Summer.
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
5

Beautiful, very clean, spacious, great location, great beds! Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodations. Exceeded all expectations.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a lovely time. Hopefully we will see you again very soon.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bournemouth, West Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
30 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£125
 
 
Festive season
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
 
 
late winter
3 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
 
 
Spring/early summer
31 Mar 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
 
 
Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£980
for 7 nights
£980
 
 
Late Summer
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
 
 
Autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
 
 
Autumn break
21 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
 
 
Festive period
21 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£580
for 4 nights
From
£145
 
 
Summer 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 6 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,015
for 7 nights
£1,015
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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