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8 bed detached house for sale

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Alumhurst Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4

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Property description

Mays of Westbourne are delighted to be instructed on this versatile and beautifully appointed detached period character home, in the very sought after area of Alum Chine. The property retains many original features such as high ceilings, fireplaces, deep skirting boards, picture rails and an ornate staircase.

The property is located a few minutes walk to the beautiful beaches of Branksome Dene and Alum Chine, which are situated in the heart of Bournemouth’s famous seven mile stretch of golden sands.

Westbourne village is close by with its variety of restaurants, wine bars, boutiques and local amenities. From the beach a flat promenade walkway leads into Bournemouth Town Centre, where the Pier, the Pavillion and Central Gardens are all accessible. Bournemouth also offers the International Centre, theatres, museums, art galleries and numerous restaurants.

The Bournemouth Wessex Way is close at hand, giving direct access to the M27 motorway and there are also mainline fast train routes from Bournemouth railway station connecting to London Waterloo.

A hardwood and part glazed door leads to an enclosed lobby area, with attractive panelling, providing separate access to both flats.

There is a very welcoming, splendid and extremely spacious reception hall, with a panelled ceiling which currently incorporates a very useful study area, with all principle rooms leading off. The lounge and master bedroom have the benefit of a delightful feature bay window. The kitchen has a good range of floor and wall mounted units and there is a particularly attractive built in china cupboard. The utility room provides access to the garden and garage. Two further bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate shower room complete the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor is approached by a grand and ornate turned staircase, leading to a spectacular galleried landing, with built in panelled floor to ceiling storage cupboards. The bright and spacious lounge has the benefit of a double aspect and a feature bay window. There is a good size kitchen, incorporating excellent storage and work surfaces, with built in breakfast bar. The separate utility room provides ample storage and plumbing for a washing machine. A single door provides access to a wrought iron staircase leading down to the garden and enjoys an open outlook onto The Chine. There are three double bedrooms, one of which, benefitting from a shower room en suite. An additional shower room and separate cloakroom, complete the first floor accommodation.

An attractive turned staircase, leads to the second floor. There are a further three good size bedrooms and a family bathroom on this floor.

A front double entrance provides an excellent amount of hard standing for several vehicles. The remainder is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders, the whole being enclosed by a low retaining wall. The property has the benefit of an additional driveway approached by Rosemount Road, leading to a detached garage.

Versatile & Beautifully Appointed Detached Character House
Desirable & Sought After location in Alum Chine
Versatile Accommodation offering over 4000 sq ft
Retaining many original features
Situated close to Branksome Dene & Alum Chine Beaches
Splendid entrance/reception hall
Ideal Home & Income Investment
Gas Fired Central Heating on the ground floor
Ideal for two families
Detached Garage
Two driveways providing numerous parking spaces for several vehicles

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £299,692 Sales 186 Current average value £342,068 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,312 ▲ 2.49%

Property value data/graphs for BH4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £746,563 £365 4.4 £644,078
Semi-detached £531,264 £361 3.7 £320,300
Terraced £465,157 £359 3.2 £449,950
Flats £271,332 £349 2.1 £245,485

Current asking prices in BH4

Average: £380,265
Avg. current asking prices in BH4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £132,590
(5)
£195,000
(1)
£619,750
(4)
£616,250
(4)
£995,000
(2)
Flats £132,804
(13)
£265,137
(54)
£657,718
(11)
£369,950
(1)
-
All £132,744
(18)
£263,862
(55)
£647,593
(15)
£566,990
(5)
£995,000
(2)

Current asking rents in BH4

Average: £1,062 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BH4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £587 pcm
(2)
£875 pcm
(1)
£1,696 pcm
(3)
£2,500 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £729 pcm
(10)
£987 pcm
(15)
£1,189 pcm
(7)
- -
All £706 pcm
(12)
£980 pcm
(16)
£1,341 pcm
(10)
£2,500 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for BH4

Highest value in BH4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Little Forest Road £1,101,190
Leven Avenue £1,095,442
Rothesay Road £930,531
Elgin Road £835,062
Branksome Dene Road £800,242
Highest turnover in BH4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Benellen Gardens 50.0%
Dorset Road 46.2%
Netherhall Gardens 38.9%
Cheyne Gardens 38.9%
Leven Close 38.9%

What Zoopla users think of Westbourne

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 86% (74 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 4 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4.5 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Branksome (1.0 mile)
  • Bournemouth (1.9 miles)
  • Parkstone (Dorset) (2.0 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (5.1 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (28.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (58.1 miles)
  • Brownsea Island Ferry Landing (3.0 miles)
  • Sandbanks Ferry Terminal (3.0 miles)
  • Shell Bay Ferry Terminal (3.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Michael's Church of England Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Bishop Aldhelm's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School (1.2 miles)
  • Heatherlands Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • Canford School (5.5 miles)
  • Corfe Hills School (5.8 miles)
  • Ferndown Upper School (6.2 miles)
  • Victoria Education Centre (0.8 miles)
  • Talbot Heath School (1.0 mile)
  • Langside School (1.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,220 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 80,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,879 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Council Tax

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Bournemouth

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £270 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water

Supply £37 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £71 /mo
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