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The Houseboat Poole

Poole - Dorset

Open plan living at its finest in this striking and award-winning house near Poole Harbour, sleeping up to ten guests.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
£1000-3250 per week
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
3 nights low season & 7 nights high season

How to book...

The Houseboat Poole is owned and managed by Megan Cameron.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

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  The Highlights...

  • The striking architecture is designed to look like the hulls of two boats and won the Stephen Lawrence Prize in 2017.
  • Open plan design and full height glass frontage so you can enjoy the view from all the levels.
  • Four beautifully furnished bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests.
  • Located near an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Poole Harbour with plenty of watersports and activities on offer.

  You should know...

  • Pets welcomed by prior arrangement at an additional cost.

  The Detail...

The Houseboat is a striking piece of contemporary architecture with a unique open-plan, split level design creating interconnected spaces. From the exterior, you can see how the shape of the house forms the hulls of two ships leaning on one another. The award-winning design features a full-height glass frontage to one side which floods the space with natural light while offering stunning views out over Poole Harbour and Lake Pier.

There are four luxurious bedrooms, each with their own character and charm. The stylish en-suite master bedroom, known as the Captains Quarters, is at the front of the house and benefits from the floor to ceiling glass windows which open onto a private terrace. The Forward Quarters, another double room, also has an en-suite and a private terrace which takes in those stunning views. If youre bringing any kids along for the trip, the Midships Cabin is the perfect spot for them with four full-sized single bunks and shares a family bathroom with The Aft Quarters, the final double room.

The living areas, with the dual hull ceiling and split-level design, are unique spaces that all enjoy inspiring views thanks to the glass frontage. The sitting room, with comfy sofas and armchairs, is the perfect spot for curling up with a book, enjoying some evening cocktails together or just soaking up the views. Climb to the very top of The Houseboat and youll come to the Eyrie, or the Crows Nest. This cosy space, with a huge L-shaped sofa and large TV, overlooks the rest of the house and out over the harbour.

The kitchen and dining area is perfect for entertaining with enough space around the table for 12. Its fully equipped with everything you need to cook up a storm, including two ovens, five gas burners and plenty of utensils and tableware. To take all the hassle out of your holiday, there are private chefs available to take care of things for you for the day or even the week.

The Houseboat is located in Hamworthy, near Ham Common Nature Reserve which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Spend your days walking on the Common, swimming at Lake Beach or try your hand at fishing off Lake Pier. There is a sailing school and a canoe club nearby and the marina makes a great spot for lunch while you watch the boats come and go.


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV/FireStick
  • Sonos/Smart Speaker
  • Television
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Cleaning service
  • Off road free parking


  Nearby...

  • Art classes
  • Beach (lake)
  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (lively)
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Theme park
  • Water Park
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga
  • Zoo/Wildlife park


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Bournemouth Airport - 13 miles

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Our pricing fluctuates with peak seasons etc but we do offer short breaks outside of July/August. We are proud to have Master Cancel.

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£1000-3250 per week
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
3 nights low season & 7 nights high season

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How to book...

The Houseboat Poole is owned and managed by Megan Cameron.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now  

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Megan Cameron.

Message the owner  
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