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LUXURY 3 BEDROOM WATERFRONT HOME OVERLOOKING MARINA, NEAR BEACH, WIFI, PARKING

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Dec-2016
Luxury Waterfront House in Christchurch, Bournemouth, Dorset, England - Tranquil Location Within Easy Walking Distance Of Shops, Restaurants And The Sandy Beaches And Coast

Marina View is a luxury Waterfront holiday home to let in Christchurch, UK. Marina View has been created as a place to truly enjoy life, the beaches and all that the gorgeous local area has to offer. The view is truly spectacular and really sets this property aside.

Within walking distance to glorious sandy beaches, shops, restaurants and the stunning town of Christchurch this house really does have it all!

The balcony has been replaced in January 2016 with a glass fronted, larger balcony with a spiral staircase. Now you really can relax and enjoy that spectacular view!!

Christchurch (walking distance) is a charming town with a unique location at the confluence of the rivers Stour and Avon and on the shores of its own natural harbour makes it the perfect destination to relax and unwind.

This large, airy 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house is laid out over three floors and has everything you need for a comfortable holiday. It is within easy walking distance to Christchurch town centre with its eclectic range of shops and cafes / restaurants. Walking in to Christchurch is very easy and flat all the way.

The golden sandy beach is a pleasant 30 minute walk or 4 minute drive.

Key Features Off road parking for 2 cars.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi,

I am Jenny and my husband Richard and I have two children Samuel and Katie.

Richard and I bought Marina View over three years ago and have been visiting regularly.

However, Samuel is a keen footballer and his fixtures are getting more regular so we thought we would holiday let the house for the weeks that we are not able to get down to the coast.

The house has been updated throughout to provide a perfect home from home and has a lovely sunny feel about it. We sought to create a perfect coastal retreat with all the amenities that we have at home.

The view is amazing and we have not tired of it yet! It changes seasonally and you often see swans, birds and large fish in the marina as well as the boats gilding past.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had so much fun enjoying 3 Birthdays, silly games, blustery days around Christchurch, Medford and Highcliffe. Brunch at the noisy lobster, Sunday lunch at James and White, time to chat and laugh in your lovely cheerful and cosy home in its beautiful setting. Priceless. THANK YOU! xx
Nov 2016
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15 Reviews

4.9
based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

5

Bright, welcoming, well equipped, lovely coastal decor.

  • 5 of 5

As a family group of 6 adults, we found the living area spacious and comfortable. Beds also very comfortable. Excellent kitchen facilities, with extra fridge/ freezer in the garage. We loved the view over the little marina and the peaceful neighbourhood, which is within walking distance of the town centre. We also appreciated the thoughtful touches, such as the bottle of wine, biscuits and card from the lovely owners, wishing us a happy stay. We found the property impeccably clean and the quality of facilities excellent. This feels like a happy home, not just a holiday property and we loved having quality family time here. Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious, clean and great location

  • 5 of 5

Jenny replied very quickly to my enquiry and was so helpful with all the information we could possibly need throughout all of our dealings.

The property is a real home from home and a relaxing place to be. Spacious yet cosy. Walking distance to town and the quay. Best of all for my 2 year old was the chance to feed the ducks from our doorstep ;-). Would absolutely hope to stay there again when we return to the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and really hope to welcome you back to Marina View in the future. The house really is in an ideal location, it feels very quiet and tranquil overlooking the water but is within easy access to the town, cafes and restaurants, beaches and train station. Thanks again.
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This is a lovely, spacious and comfortable home with terrific views in a quiet unique setting.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two week break and the location was central to everything we could wish for - great golf, walks, cycling, restaurants, local ambiance and amenities. We now hope to acquire a place here of our own.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Short break at Marina view in Christchurch

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house in a lovely location overlooking a small Marina with balconies off the bedroom and lounge to sit and take in the view.The house was very clean,well maintained and well equipped,there is plenty of information about the local area. We had excellent meals at The Captain's Table and the Boathouse, it was just a shame we were not there longer to try some of the others. I would definitely recommend this property. Contact with the owners was good, they were prompt at replying and everything went smoothly

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gillian, thanks so much for your review. We are thrilled that you loved the property as much as we do! We hope to welcome you back sometime soon!
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Beautiful

  • 4 of 5

We had a fabulous stay in this beautiful property. The view was stunning and our 3 year old loved a walk round the jetty in the morning. The house was immaculate and the welcoming wine and cookies was a lovely touch. We would highly recommend Marina View to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely, spacious, super clean house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with 4 adults and a small child for one week in May 2016. The house was very clean, the bedrooms as well as the kitchen/dining and living room areas are spacious and have thoughtful and lovely furniture and decorations. A special treat are the balcony and patio that face the river stour.

The owners have thought of everything you need and basic necessities are provided.

The contact with the owners prior to the stay was uncomplicated and very helpful.

The location of the house is ideal to get to the beach (via ferry), for basic shopping (Tuckton) and walk to the city center (15-20 mins). Different pubs and restaurants and take always in walking distance.

A park/ playground is close by, near Tuckton Tea Rooms.

In sum: a very pleasant place, we would come back or recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you had a fantastic holiday and found the house to be spotlessly clean. The tuckton tea room and crazy golf just around the corner from the house are a great place to spend an afternoon. Next to the river it is very relaxing, so thank you for reminding us! Thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate it and hope to welcome you back again soon!
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Location

From the Owner

We have always loved Christchurch and the surrounding area. In my twenties I used to come here all the time and stay in Southbourne at my friends house. The relaxed pace of life and multitude of things to do always meant that I would go home relaxed at any time of year. The house is within easy reach of Christchurch and the train station on foot so we often do not use our car when we stay. Marina View is in a lovely location on a quiet street set off the main road backing onto the marina looking over the river Stour. By crossing the river and following it you will get to Hengistbury head a conservation area and coastal nature reserve. At the peninsula of Henigstbury head are beautiful golden sandy beaches, a restaurant and shop and the iconic beach huts overlooking the Isle of Wight.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bournemouth Airport at 4.2 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Christchurch train station at 0.7 Miles Nearest Motorway : M27 at 14 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 300 Metres Nearest Ski : at 8 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Southbourne at 1 Miles Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Hengisbury head is nearby...great for country walks, jogging and cycling and leading to the fantastic sandy Mudeford beach which includes Beach House Restaurant, cafe and the iconic beach huts.

Enjoy a ride on the miniature train to the beach or ferry access to Mudeford quay where you can go crabbing or buy fresh fish.

Numerous beautiful sandy beaches at Southbourne, Hengisbury head and Bournemouth to name but a few!

Nearest beach is Southbourne (1 mile) which we allow 15-20 minutes to walk to.

Travel:

Christchurch Railway Station 0.7 miles trains to Bournemouth and Southampton and London Waterloo (3 hours Direct)

Bournemouth Airport 4.2 miles

Southampton Airport 31.6 miles

Distances:

Christchurch Town less than 1 mile (15 minute walk)

Further Details:

A local convenience store and fish and chip shop is located only 0.3 miles away (5 minute walk)

Dozens of take aways within 2 miles that will deliver to the house (Chinese, Pizza, Thai, Indian etc)

Marks and Spencer food is only 1 mile away, Waitrose is 1.5 miles, Sainsburys is 2.8 miles and Tesco is 2.4 miles.

Christchurch Town Centre has a large number of cafes, restaurants and bars.

To name but a few, our personal favourites are 'The Boathouse' overlooking the river and bandstand, 'James and White Restaurant' next to the Priory, 'Cheese and Alfies' (a fantastic cafe that does amazing soups and sandwiches), 'The Soho' (great for pizzas), 'Pinocchio Italian' (authentic Italian Restaurant), 'The Kings Head' (great for food and cocktails), 'Costa coffee', 'The Manor', Burton (brilliant carvery roast but is a 2 mile drive from the house), 'The Beach House' at Mudeford (accessible via ferry from Christchurch Quay, small train from Southbourne or bikes or walking), 'The Captains Club Hotel' (0.5 miles) and finally the 'Jetty' Restaurant in the Christchurch Harbour Hotel (2.8 miles away but worth the effort!)

The 'Adventure Wonderland Theme Park' is only 4.3 miles away and fantastic day out if you have a young family. Winner of the Bournecoast Top Childrens Attraction it has rides, pirates ship, pony rides and Alice in Wonderland themed attractions (our children, age 7 and 5 love it!!)

Bournemouth and all that it has to offer (Oceanarium, gardens, museums, galleries) is only 4.6 miles away or a 10 minute train journey.

Quomps splash park is only 0.5 miles from the house providing great fun for the children!

Spa treatments

If you fancy a bit of pampering there is plenty of choice. Both the Captains Club hotel (5 minute walk) and the Christchurch Harbour Hotel (15-20 minute drive) have luxurious spas where you can spent a day or part thereof.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn Winter
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£552
for 3 nights
From
£184
£920
 
 
Christmas 2016/17
16 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 4 nights
From
£270
£1,350
 
 
Early 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
£780
 
 
Feb half Term 2017
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£624
for 3 nights
From
£208
£890
 
 
Early Spring 2017
17 Feb 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
£780
 
 
Early Easter
24 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£693
for 3 nights
From
£231
£990
 
 
Easter 2017
7 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£876
for 3 nights
From
£292
£1,250
 
 
Early May BH 2017
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£687
for 3 nights
From
£229
£980
 
 
Early May 2017
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£624
for 3 nights
From
£208
£890
 
 
Late May Bank Holiday week
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
Early Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
From
£300
£1,350
 
 
Mid Summer
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 3 nights
From
£350
£1,450
 
 
Peak Summer
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
Bournemouth Airshow
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
Late Summer
8 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 3 nights
From
£400
£1,500
 
 
Early Autumn
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£897
for 3 nights
From
£299
£1,380
 
 
October Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,480
for 7 nights
£1,480
 
 
Late Autumn
27 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£230
£990
 
 
Christmas and New Year 2017/18
15 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 3 nights
From
£350
£1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£912
for 3 nights
From
£304
£1,300
£4,800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Following an enquiry, to secure a booking a 20% non refundable deposit must be paid within 7 days.
If you pay by credit card then a 25% non refundable deposit is payable.
The balance of money is due 6 weeks prior to arrival (or 45 days before if you are booking on a credit card)
Guests will receive a 50% refund of the total cost (minus the deposit / booking fee ) if they cancel at least four weeks before the start of the holiday.
If the balance payment is not received at least two weeks before the holiday starts, the booking will be automatically cancelled.


Changeover Day:
The changeover day is FRIDAY.
Short breaks are available excluding July and August when the minimum stay is 7 nights.
3 nights stays are charged at approximately 60% of the weekly rate and 4 nights at 80% of the weekly rate.This is subject to availability

Notes on prices:
Prices are in GBP and are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Marina View is in an perfect location with a quiet south facing deck and balcony overlooking the marina with a number of boats bobbing about. However it is in easy reach of all the amenities and attractions that Christchurch and the local area have to offer. With 4 supermarkets within 3 miles , numerous restaurants and shops within 1 mile and cycle paths and walks a plenty, you really will not be disappointed whatever the weather. You could hire a small motorised boat at Christchurch Quay and take it down the river, spend a day at Adventure Wonderland Theme Park or simply relax overlooking the river with your favourite book and beverage in hand! This property enables us to relax, forget time and just spend days chilling and enjoying time as a family and we hope that you can do this too!

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 1600 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Master EnSuite - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Ground Floor - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Master En Suite Bathroom which has been recently refitted with a contemporary 3 piece bathroom suite with shower over bath, WC and floating wash basin. Shower room has a large shower, hand basin with mirrored cabinet over and WC decorated in white.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Child Bed, Stompa Bunk Beds are in bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Superking bed,2 bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, wardrobe
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, Two bedside cabinets chest of drawers and wardrobe
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Suite (top floor) overlooking the marina with Super King Sized bed decorated in a coastal theme. Bright and cheerful double bedroom with spectacular views over the marina. Bunk bedroom has a high quality white stompa bunk bed with storage.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The accommodation is light and airy and has been decorated in a modern coastal style providing an ideal waterfront coastal retreat. The garage accessed from the hallway offers ideal storage for Golf Clubs and any other additional Luggage. Outside: The property also features an outdoor decking area with access to the Marina. This area is ideal for BBQs and relaxation and includes a weber BBQ Dining table and Chairs a Large Outdoor beanbag. Around the corner is a beautiful grassland area with river access for fishing (permit may be required). Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer and second fridge freezer to allow you to store any additional treats! Also in the garage is an ironing board and iron and a hoover. There is a selection of beach toys (buckets and spades, kites) which you are welcome to use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is professionally cleaned prior to each rental. High Quality White Bed Linen and bath towels and mats are provided for your stay and are included in the rental rates. Please provide your own beach towels and Cot Linen if Required Other: A travel cot and High Chair are provided at the house, (please provide cot linen if required) A hairdryer is provided in the master bedroom.

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