4 Bury Road, Branksome Park, Poole, Dorset
Property SummaryThe approach to Highgate House is via an impressive in and out driveway with remote control gates. The house is set well back from the road and the sweeping drive leads to an inner courtyard with there is especially generous casual and guest parking as well as a triple garage.
The entrance to the house leads to a double height galleried Reception Hall/Dining Hall with French doors opening onto the rear patio. The Kitchen/Family room incorporates informal dining as well as informal sitting areas and the fitted kitchen features a large centre island, Corian tops and a whole host of integrated appliances by manufacturers such as Gaggenau. The formal Sitting Room is especially large and incorporates an “L” shaped Sun Room, all of which opens onto the rear patio. The maximum dimension is 35’9”.
The first floor comprises five bedrooms and four bedrooms. The master suite boasts a walk-in closet, an en-suite shower room as well as a private sun balcony. There is an additional room in the eaves over the triple garage, which is currently utilised as a music room.
There is another large attic room in the eaves space which could be utilised in a number of ways, subject to the necessary consents.
The house was originally constructed by a renowned builder of the time, Edwards Evans, and the specification includes concrete floors with under floor gas fired central heating to most (but not all of) the house as well as a bespoke contemporary staircase and balustrade constructed from Ash.
The rear garden is a stand-out feature of the house with rolling lawns and a superb sylvan setting. Plots of this quality are extremely rare in the Branksome Park Conservation Area.
Bury Road is considered by many to be one of the most prestigious roads in Branksome Park, which is characterised by large dwellings in spacious, leafy grounds. Shopping facilities are within a few minutes’ drive by car at either Westbourne or Canford Cliffs village.
All of the areas' renowned leisure amenities including golf courses, Poole Harbour and the Sandbanks Peninsula are also easily accessible by car. There are mainline stations in the town centres of Poole and Bournemouth.