Step inside Sandbanks most-wanted home – the views alone are stunning!

The Moorings has just gone on the market – and EVERYONE wants a viewing

Warning: the property you are about to see is likely to bring on feelings of extreme envy. The clue is in the address – Sandbanks – possibly these most exclusive residential area in the country. And this magnificent waterfront ‘super house’ is said to be the pick of the crop.

It’s got the wow factor: Linda Barker’s Yorkshire home is on the market for £475,000 and it’s BEAUTIFUL!

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One reason for this is its location. Gardeners and sun worshippers will go crazy for its south-westerly aspect, and the views on offer are sensational. They take in Old Harry Rocks, Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island and the national Trust-owned Shell Bay beaches. On a clear day, you can also make out the dramatic Purbeck Hills.

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Inside, the place is a geek’s paradise. Agents Savills say that when the house was built, ‘it was regarded as the most technologically advanced house in England.’ Let’s take a closer look, shall we?

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Set over three levels, the exclusive property is entered through a light-flooded glass atrium.

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You can walk straight through into a large family dining room, which enjoys the best of those impressive views.

When can we move in? Take a gander around this £2.45 million Oxfordshire retreat

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It’s a huge space that’s perfect for parties.

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Next door, you’ll find a cosier sitting room, complete with grand piano and harp. The current owners are clearly music lovers.

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In the basement, you’ll find a full ‘leisure complex’. No, we’re not talking table football set up in the back of a garage folks! This comprises a swimming pool complex with sauna, jacuzzi, steam room, treatment room, changing rooms and even its own kitchen.

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Alternatively, you could snuggle up with a box set in your own private cinema…

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…or enjoy a tipple from the extensively stocked wine cellar.

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The lower floor features bi-fold door doors that open onto the sunken garden and barbecue area.

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From here, you can stroll straight down to the water’s edge and your own jetty. There’s no yacht not included, sadly.

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If jet skis are more your thing, the boat house has storage space for four of them. It’s also got its own kitchenette and wet room.

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For more substantial cooking facilities, head back to the first floor of the main house, where you’ll find a state-of-the-art kitchen. It’s kitted out with Gaggenau appliances and possibly the biggest extractor we’ve ever seen!

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Finally, it’s upstairs to bed.

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Another tasteful tour: James Martin’s house in Hampshire is up for sale – and it has some very daring decorating schemes

The master suite is one of seven bedrooms in the property, with a view that should guarantee a restful night’s sleep.

On sale through Savills, the house has a jaw-dropping price tag of £8.75million, putting it out of reach to all but the very rich or famous.

Still, a girl can dream, can’t she?

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