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House Removals Poole

Poole is a bustling seaside town in the east of Dorset and is famed for its large natural harbour, second only in the world to Sydney harbour in Australia. The beaches in Poole are picturesque and boast the Blue Flag certification, meaning they are extremely safe and clean.

The Britannia Leatherbarrows of Dorset office is located just 22 minutes from Poole, in Christchurch. We can help alleviate the stress associated with moving, and help your move to or from areas in Dorset as smooth as possible. We also offer a variety of storage services should your needs require it.

Moving to Poole

Sandbanks is understandably a popular location to live in Poole but, unless you have at least a million spare, chances of you securing a property other than a flat or an apartment is slim. Houses in this area start at around £700,000. Other popular areas include Lower Parkstone, Lilliput and Broadstone. More affordable areas include Corfe Mullen, Oakdale and Canford Heath.

Most property sales in Poole involve detached properties which are selling for on average £466,583. Flats sell for an average price of £261,156, while semi-detached properties are fetching £253,767.

Beaches in Poole

Dorset has some beautiful coastline and the beaches of Poole are no different. Sandbanks Beach looks like a tropical destination with its golden sands. The beach is championed by the European Commission as one of the few areas in the country which has achieved the highest standards of cleanliness. The beach is perfect for families and water sports enthusiasts.

Like Sandbanks, Shore Road Beach has fine golden sands and clean, safe water. Sun seekers can lounge on the beach, whereas those who need to get in or on the water can hire equipment nearby. There is also a dedicated launch zone at Shore Road for kitesurfers and windsurfers.

Candford Cliffs Beach is a more tranquil beach, but has volleyball nets and football posts for those who want to have fun in the sun. The steep sandy cliff face is a haven for wildlife and the quaint wooden beach huts along the chine date back to 1920.

Transport Links Poole

Poole has a centrally placed railway station in town, with South West Trains running two services an hour to London Waterloo. The journey calls at Bournemouth, Brockenhurst, Southampton, Southampton Airport, and Winchester. Journey times take anything from 2 hours 6 minutes to 2 hours 44 minutes depending on the service but this can be checked online. Trains also run west from Poole, with services to Wareham, Wool, Dorchester and Weymouth.

There are four bus operators servicing Poole, but morebus operate the majority of services covering Poole. They also provide buses that cover longer distance routes, to the likes of Wimborne, Blandford and Swanage.

Those commuting to Bournemouth can choose to drive, with a short journey down the A35 taking 15 minutes without traffic. The beautiful New Forest is just a 40-minute drive away and an excellent place for a day out walking or with the family.

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