A stunning mansion which occupies one of the finest plots of Sandbanks millionaires’ playground has been put on the market for £8.5million. The luxury home is one of 14 properties on the ‘elite’ stretch of Britain’s most expensive coastline.
The seafront row of houses is worth well over £100m combined. Located at the tip of the exclusive peninsula in Poole Harbour, Dorset. 112 Panorama Road is right on the water and offers stunning views of the harbor entrance where multi-million pound yachts regularly sail, and looks across the water to the island of Brownsea.
It has its own private jetty with a boat winch to give the new owner immediate access to the waterway. Demand for properties on the UK’s version of Miami Beach has skyrocketed since the pandemic began.
This is mainly due to wealthy people leaving London and the Home Counties as they can now work remotely. There is said to be the equivalent of a three-year waiting list for waterfront property worth over £1million in the area.
Although this five-bedroom home is at the higher end of the market, it is still likely to sell soon. Over the past four years, several luxury mansions on the same row have changed hands for big bucks.
One was the former home of Harry and Sandra Redknapp which recently sold for £10.5million. The last property to come on the market was only built in 2003 and the current owner, a millionaire businessman, bought it three years later.
On the ground floor there is a huge living/dining room which opens onto a large sunny terrace with sea views. There is also a large kitchen with a pantry, a TV room and a a family room.
The first floor has four bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, and the second floor has the large master suite with a balcony facing the water. In the basement there is an indoor swimming pool with changing rooms, a games room and garden furniture.
There is an elevator between the basement, the ground floor and the first floor. To the front of the house there is a two storey annex which includes a kitchen and living room and a double bedroom.
The rear garden has been professionally designed with an array of tropical trees and grasses and a wooden deck along the waters edge, leading to the jetty. The anonymous seller said: “It was definitely the location of the property that sold it to me in 2006.
“I am passionate about watersports and here I had the opportunity to indulge my passion on a whim in one of the most beautiful places in all of the UK – if not the world. We enjoy from the most spectacular panorama, total peace and privacy and direct access to the water.
“It’s the view I’ll miss the most. There’s really nothing like it.”
The property is jointly marketed by estate agents Tailor Made and Savills. Robert Dunford of Tailor Made said: “We currently have unprecedented demand for high-end waterfront homes, primarily from international and London-based buyers.
“With the lack of properties currently available, this is the only Sandbanks waterfront home to come on the market and we anticipate strong interest.”
Keith Fensom, of Savills Estate Agents, said: “The property market on Sandbanks remains very strong. “There is nothing else for sale on the seafront at the moment and we have a list of ‘potential buyers to notify, so we don’t expect this to drag on for long. This house is one of 14 exclusive properties located along the elite part of the Sandbanks coast at the entrance to Poole Harbour.
“It can be difficult to have privacy on Sandbanks as the properties tend to be very close together, but this section has some of the largest plots and the houses are tucked away from the main road, behind gates electronics and trees.”
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