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Built for the current owners approximately a year ago, Monterey Pines was designed by the award winning David James Architects to provide the ultimate in luxury living and be the quintessential coastal retreat with a great deal of thought and care being lavished on the design and finish. The accommodation is beautifully arranged with vast windows and glazed doors providing an abundance of light. The gardens and grounds form an ever changing backdrop beyond which lie the groomed open spaces of Parkstone golf course. The house offers the ultimate in seclusion, comfort and opulence combined with exceptional attention to the details of practical contemporary living.
The front door opens onto a double height atrium running the length of the property with a feature suspended staircase providing access to the first floor. The eye is first drawn to a glorious wall of glass at the far end of the house through which there are glorious views across the garden towards the golf course. Immediately to the left is the sitting room which has a feature DRU 3-sided gas fire above which is an integrated television complete with a 7.1 surround sound system. There are floor sockets for electrically reclining sofas and views over the front garden. Across the hall is the study which is large enough to allow two people to work in comfort or, if required, be used as a formal dining room.
At the rear of the house is a deeply impressive kitchen, dining and living room that has been carefully designed around its views across the garden. This seamless space provides unrivalled flexibility and is large enough for expansive entertaining while being easily zoned to provide more intimate and individual living areas.
The kitchen is by Rational and comprises elegant glass fronted cabinets surrounding a large island unit and breakfast bar. There are extensive fitted appliances, all by Miele as well as a high powered but ultra quiet Caple retracting extractor fan along with a Quooker instant hot tap.
Beyond the kitchen is a superb dining area which flows smoothly into a very comfortable seating area around a beautiful feature fireplace. The entire area benefits from the light and views of the garden through sliding glazed doors opening to a total width of over 6.5 metres that perfectly links the house and garden.
Discreetly situated beyond the kitchen is the large walk in pantry, ideal for storage as well as quick and informal food preparation. For more advanced catering, there is also a separate preparation kitchen fully equipped with a Bosch oven and Miele induction hob as well as a dishwasher and sink. From here doors lead both to outside and to the laundry room where there is space and plumbing for both washing machine and tumble dryer as well as a further sink.
Also on the ground floor is the exceptional wellness room which is an extremely adaptable space which also enjoys direct access to the garden and hot tub via sliding glazed doors. The wellness room is a very flexible space with simple sofas and movable seating for use when viewing the 2.4 metre cinema screen which is connected to the audio visual system and ideal for watching films or television. When not in use as a cinema, the room is an ideal space for use as a gym or for relaxation or beauty treatments as there is an adjoining luxurious shower and steam room which is perfect in conjunction with the hot tub outside. An extremely generous and opulent cloakroom completes the accommodation on the ground floor.
On the first floor there is a galleried landing that provides access to the five bedrooms and bathrooms. Of particular note is the superb master bedroom which has sliding doors to a balcony overlooking the garden. There is a beautifully appointed adjoining bathroom featuring both a bath and extra wide shower. There is also an exceptional dressing room that is deeply impressive in terms of both its size and luxury. With an array of built in wardrobes and framed mirrors along with the thoughtful addition of a fridge, kettle and sink to provide quick access to tea, coffee and champagne!
There are four further bedrooms, two of which are impressive guest suites complete with walk in wardrobes and en-suite bathrooms featuring both bath and shower. The final two double bedrooms have built in wardrobes and en-suite shower rooms.
Bingham Avenue is a sought after road between Lilliput and Canford Cliffs. The house is within the catchment areas of the excellent Lilliput and Baden Powell schools as well as being within 0.4 miles of Poole Harbour shore and 1.2 miles of the award winning beaches at Sandbanks. Lilliput itself has a coffee shop, an artisan baker, restaurant and small supermarket while Canford Cliffs village provides a range of independent bars, restaurants and boutiques.
London is easily accessible with direct rail services from Bournemouth in under two hours. There are regular ferry services to the continent from Poole and Bournemouth airport flies to an increasing number of international destinations.
The house occupies a delightful secluded position offering a great deal of privacy. The house is approached through secure electrically operated gates which lead to a large block paved turning and parking area adjacent to the house. There is an integral double garage with a mezzanine storage area and an electrically operated insulated door. The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 0.66 acres and are beautifully landscaped and planted with mature palms and tropical plants as well as a Monterey Pine from which the house takes its name. From the rear of the house, the gardens begin as a large terrace of Turkish travertine which leads to a screened and secluded hot tub area adjacent to the wellness room as well as leading directly to the lawn gardens which lead to the golf course where there is a private gate to the 9th hole.
The exterior of the house and garden has an extensive lighting system which is also programmable via the intelligent home automation system to provide a variety of security and mood lighting schemes.
To the side of the house is a useful storage room ideal for garden furniture.
Every consideration has been given to making life in the house, enjoyable, peaceful and practical. Highly technologically advanced, the house has a sophisticated audio-visual system comprising two Sky boxes, Apple TV & Spotify via a Sonos system. For complete practicality, all functionalities can be controlled by smartphone or iPad including CCTV cameras and vehicular gates to the property.
The house is fully wired to a CAT 5 & 6 specification to allow seamless wired networking between rooms. There is also a sophisticated Clipsal intelligent home automation system allowing for programmable lighting schemes to be easily built and adapted.
There is underfloor heating throughout the house that benefits from weather compensation intelligence as well as a mechanical ventilation and heat recovery system designed to filter and circulate the air within the house.
The hot water system has been designed to ensure that all showers can provide instant hot water simultaneously.
Double height atrium
Wellness & Relaxation room with home cinema
5 en-suite bedrooms and 3 dressing rooms
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