Wharncliffe Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch


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  • Bedrooms: 3
An impressive penthouse apartment built approximately 12 years ago by the highly regarded Pennyfarthing Homes. Set within a secure gated development, this Penthouse apartment has uninterrupted panoramic sea views from Christchurch Bay to the Isle of Wight and Hengistbury Head and beyond.

* Living Room * Kitchen * Three bedrooms * En-suite to master bedroom * Bathroom * 26ft Balcony * Underground parking * Communal gardens *

Directional Note: From the centre of Highcliffe, continue eastward along Lymington Road, turning right at the traffic lights into Waterford Road. Continue to the clifftop, following the road around to the right into Wharncliffe Road. Continue with the sea on your left and Rothesay Point will be found toward the far end on the left hand side.

An impressive penthouse apartment built approximately 12 years ago by the highly regarded Pennyfarthing Homes. Superbly appointed with 3 bedrooms, bathroom, en-suite shower room, and a large L-shaped balcony. Set within a secure gated development with grounds that back directly onto the clifftop. This Penthouse apartment has uninterrupted panoramic sea views across Christchurch Bay from the Isle of Wight to Hengistbury Head and beyond. Set in its own grounds, the property also benefits from secure underground parking.

In our opinion, this coastal outlook cannot be bettered, the 180 degree view is unbroken, and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own private 26ft balcony.

Access to all floors via stairs and a lift. Allocated underground parking. A videophone entry system allows access to the block.

In the entrance hall of the apartment there is a large airing cupboard housing the water tank, there are two further storage cupboards as well as access to the loft. An opening skylight letting in lots of natural light.

The kitchen comprises a generous amount of eye and base level storage cupboards and drawers, inset one and a half sink with drainer, mixer tap and food disposal unit, space for tall freestanding fridge/freezer, integrated Bosch oven, microwave oven, inset hob with extractor, integral dishwasher, and a washing machine. Remote controlled skylight Velux windows provide lots of natural sunlight, they have fitted blinds and are fitted with sensors to close automatically if it begins to rain. The gas boiler is located in a cupboard in the kitchen. A water softener is installed.

The dual aspect living room is a particular feature of the property with south facing windows and door. They span the full-width of the room giving a fantastic backdrop and benefit from remotely controlled blinds and curtains. There is an electric fire with surround. Double doors provide access to the generous private balcony with tinted glass and balustrade where you can enjoy the unbroken 180 degree view across Christchurch bay and down on to the beach.

There are three good sized bedrooms, all benefiting from a generous amount of bespoke fitted wardrobes, cupboards and drawers, and some office furniture.

The master bedroom is dual aspect, benefiting from direct sea views, and a door leading out onto the balcony. It has an en-suite shower room that comprises a shower cubicle with wall mounted shower head and controls, wash hand basin and WC, both set into a vanity unit. Fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, wall mounted vanity storage with vanity mirror. Extractor fan and downlighters. Bedroom two/office has a built-in foldaway bed.

The main bathroom comprises a panelled corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, inset push button WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap both set into vanity unit. There is a wall mounted storage cupboard with a vanity mirror, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls, extractor fan and ceiling downlighters.


The attractive landscaped frontage provides a pleasant approach to the building, as well as guest parking, and a driveway that continues to the underground garage. The apartment is conveyed with allocated parking that can also be useful storage. The communal garden is laid to lawn with shrubberies.

Tenure & Maintenance

The property benefits from a share in the freehold with a lease term of in excess of 950 years, no ground rent is payable. The annual maintenance charge is currently £3,316.68. £1,000 of this goes directly towards building a substantial reserve fund, currently standing at approximately £38,000.

Buildings insurance is included within the annual maintenance.

Council Tax Band F

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