Built to a high specification, with mellow brick elevations under an impressive clay tiled roof (with ornate feature bands), the property is connected to all mains services and benefits from gas central heating, quality double glazing and quality flooring including Karndean and carpeting. No expense has been spared in modernising and refurbishing the house, which extends to over 4,000ft², arranged over 3 floors.
Traditional in its layout, the house has 4 large double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on the first floor, and there are 3 well proportioned reception rooms on the ground floor.
Broadstone offers an excellent range of shops and leisure facilities and enjoys easy access by road to the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo. The area is well served by state and independent schools including Corfe Hills, Poole and Parkstone Grammar Schools and Canford, and preparatory schools are available nearby at Dumpton and Castle Court.
A large reception hall (with rosewood strip flooring) has stairs to the first and lower ground floor levels. Double doors lead to an impressive living room with a stone open fireplace, a door to an enclosed balcony overlooking the rear garden, and full height casement doors and windows giving a magnificent outlook towards Broadstone Golf Course.
The dining room overlooks the gardens, and, to the south-east side of the house, there is a sitting room with access to the rear garden.
From the reception hall, an archway and walkway lead to the kitchen/breakfast room which has an attractive bay with a view over the front garden towards the golf course, and a door to the balcony. It features modern Shaker style units (including a large dresser), black granite work surfaces, a Britannia 6-burner range cooker with 2 ovens, an extractor, an integrated dishwasher and larder fridge, a built-in microwave unit, and LED downlighters.
The separate utility room houses the gas boiler for the house, and has base and wall units, worktops, a stainless steel sink, and space for white goods.
A wide rosewood staircase leads down to the lower ground floor leisure complex. There is a superb, mosaic tiled indoor swimming pool 24’ x 12’ (7.3m x 3.7m) with sand filter, separate gas boiler and de-humidifier, enclosed in a tiled surround and enclosed by double glazed screens. Double doors lead to a full sized snooker/games room with 2 built-in display cabinets, casement doors to the front garden, and access to a small study. The complex also includes a sauna, a changing area, a gym, a plant room and a shower room with basin and WC.
32 Lower Golf Links Road is approached through wrought iron electric gates which lead into a pavioured courtyard with an integral double garage (with lighting, power and a personal door to the house).
The gardens, which surround the property on all sides, are an outstanding feature, being private and largely enclosed by laurel and beech hedges. The front garden is has a large, flat lawn, a small, well planted rockery and a wealth of established plants including young conifers and hydrangeas. A paved terrace wraps around the front of the house, where there is a further conifer bed with a rockery and palms. To the front of the house, a large feature archway leads to the pool complex.
Paved steps from the front garden lead to a large entertaining terrace with stone retaining walls. Timber and stone steps lead up a planted bank to the upper garden area where there is a large grass walkway with sleepers retaining a flower bed including rhododendrons, conifers and other shrubs. The rear boundary is enclosed by close boarded fencing and a high belt of evergreens. Stone steps lead up to a large timber deck with a magnificent view over Broadstone Golf Course, and a 10-person timber barbecue hut with fire pit and chimney.
DIRECTIONS: From the roundabout at the junction of Gravel Hill and Dunyeats Road, proceed down Dunyeats Road towards Broadstone, and take the first turning on the right into Upper Golf Links Road. Proceed past Merriefield Avenue, continuing when the road becomes Lower Golf Links Road. Proceed past the right hand turning to Greensleeves Avenue, and Number 32 can be found on the left hand side.
COUNCIL TAX: Band H
EPC RATING: Band D