Built in the 1930’s, this imposing mock Tudor house is considered by many to be Bournemouth’s most attractive private residence. This handsome, detached 'gentleman's residence' has the look of a country house, and yet is within a mile of Bournemouth town centre and only slightly further to the nearest beach. The most impressive 'curb appeal' is created by a skillful fusion of differing period styles. The ogival arched, leaded and mullioned stone windows suggest a clear Gothic influence, but these are both dominated and complemented by the half-timbering, white plaster (or render), steeply pitched roof and prominent cross gabling of a Tudor. Internally, the retention of attractive fireplaces, Oak panelled walls, floors / doors and plate rails clearly show the 1930's origin, but there are various areas of modernisation over the years. The grounds extend to approximately 0.6 acres incorporating exceptionally well presented lawns bordered by well stocked flower and shrub beds to both front and rear. The front boundary is well defined by low level walling and three breaks; two sets of electric double gates at either side provide entrance and exit to the carriage driveway and there is a central pedestrian gate with a path to the studded and strapped front door. The rear garden is southerly, mostly secluded and has a number of elements; dining / entertainment patio, swimming pool, green house, two workshops and changing rooms. The whole garden area has an extensive automatic irrigation system. Talbot Woods is Bournemouth's prime residential location and Leven Avenue is without doubt home to a handful of the area's most desirable properties. Access to the popular Meyrick Park Golf Course is opposite, and Bournemouth's famous 'Upper Gardens' are a downhill walk of only a few minutes.