Holidaying at home

Brand new collection of apartments in Dorset’s staycation hotspot ..

With holiday restrictions set to continue across the summer, 84% of Brits are considering a staycation this year, with Dorset topping the UK bucket list for 30% of respondents. Conveniently placed in Dorset’s most notable staycation spot, award-winning housebuilder Inland Homes is preparing to launch a new collection of contemporary apartments at The Wessex in Bournemouth on Friday 7th May – Sunday 9th May. Just a short walk from the iconic seven-mile sandy beach, the new collection of apartments at Hawthorne Court are perfect for first time buyers looking to purchase a first home with the beach on their doorstep, house-hunters craving a fresh start in a coastal location, as well as those looking to enjoy a second home by the sea.

Available to view by appointment only across the launch weekend, Hawthorne Court will comprise a unique collection of one, two and three bedroom apartments set across five storeys. Each property is individual in design with a selection of sizes and layouts, meaning homebuyers can easily find something that suits their specific new home requirements. For purchasers that just can’t wait and want to complete their move in time to enjoy a very British summer in Bournemouth this year, there are a select a number of properties available in, Heather Court, where homes are ready to move in now ready for the summer months.

Vicki Noon, Sales and Marketing Director at Inland Homes, comments: “The Wessex provides a fantastic opportunity for a variety of buyers seeking a base from which they can enjoy everything a city location offers, as well as one of the most popular staycation destinations in the UK. With the availability of Help to Buy, first time buyers can also reap the rewards of this exciting seaside location. Bournemouth city centre offers a thriving hub of shops, restaurants bars and café’s as well as one of the most famous stretches of sandy beaches on the doorstep.”

Situated along West Cliff Road, The Wessex comprises two luxury apartment buildings alongside a new hotel. Each new home has its own unique features, but all benefit from contemporary open-plan interiors complemented by designer finishing touches such as fully fitted Paula Rosa kitchens with integrated appliances. A typical two-bedroom apartment enjoys an open-plan kitchen/living/dining area, ideal for modern apartment living.   A sleek master bedroom comes complete with an ensuite, whilst a further bedroom and bathroom complete the property. Perfect for breathing in the crisp sea air, many homes also come complete with a private balcony or terrace, and all can enjoy beautiful landscaped communal gardens and access to secure underground parking facilities.

With seven miles of sandy beach and calm sea views, as well as acres of parks and green space on the doorstep, Bournemouth has something for every type of resident. Residents at The Wessex will be able to enjoy a bit of down time and take in the clean sea air whilst walking along the beach, or take a stroll over to the West Cliff Gardens and take in the stunning cliffside views across the sea. As well as being a relaxing coastal location, Bournemouth is also home to a cosmopolitan city centre, just a short walk from The Wessex, offering a host of leisure, entertainment and culture facilities including a high street with a mixture of well-known retail stores, cafes and independent boutiques.

Perfect for those looking to make their Wessex apartment their second property, Bournemouth is home to a variety of local attractions to keep visitors amused.  Situated along the seafront, Bournemouth Oceanarium houses over 75 fish and underwater creatures, whilst Smugglers Cove adventure golf course is perfect for some outdoor fun. A selection of museums and galleries are all within walking distance from The Wessex, whilst Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre is a 14-minute walk away, offering a selection of theatrical and comedy performances all year round.

Bournemouth is a city well placed for all kinds of travel. Just a short drive away, the A338/A31 can connect residents westwards to Dorchester or northwards towards Salisbury and beyond. By rail, Bournemouth Station is a seven -minute drive away, where residents can still be connected to Central London in under two hours.

For purchasers that just can’t wait and want to complete their move in time to enjoy a very British summer in Bournemouth this year, there are a select a number of properties available in, Heather Court, where homes are ready to move in now. Prices at The Wessex start from £225,000, for further information on the brand new homes, please visit or call (01202) 096864.

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