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On the market: Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

I do love the excess of the Sandbanks properties, all desperate to make a statement. This five-bedroomed house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset goes for the period route, with modernism just about winning the day.

Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

Only just though, as I can see some art deco and midcentury inspiration too, not to mention a large chunk of the modern era (it was built in the 1990s). It’s a mixing pot, that’s for sure.

Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

Designed by Canadian architects and interior designers, Wendy and James Potts, this ‘marine residence’ is within walking distance of the beach has around 2200 sq. ft. of accommodation, with five bedrooms, an en-suite to the master bedroom, a family bathroom, a sitting room with feature curved bay window, a separate dining room, a contemporary kitchen/family area, another family area with feature rear window and access to garden and a utility room. There’s also an integral double garage and parking plus landscaped rear gardens.

Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

Lots of high-spec features too, including floor to ceiling/curved bay/balustrade radiators, exposed wooden beams, part wood strip flooring, brushed stainless steel work surfaces in the kitchen, fitted wardrobes in all bedrooms…you know the kind of thing.

Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
Five-bedroomed modernist-inspired house in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

Of course, postcode and finish mean this isn’t cheap – £1,295,000 is the asking price.

Find out more at the Zoopla at eBay website

  • The architects’ own house, The Tree House, 6 Olivers Road, Wimborne, Dorset is also for sale at the moment, and at a much more reasonable price. Search Rightmove at £700K.