"A sandy stowaway exclusively for retirees"

Famed as the fourth most expensive place in the world to live, Sandbanks is one of the UK’s most desirable yet unattainable areas to live.

Coming top for the third year in a row as the UK’s most expensive seaside town, with an average property price of £626,553,* buyers looking for a lifestyle of long beach walks, mesmerising sunsets and boat trips on the English Channel often have to discount the picturesque peninsula.

Platinum Skies’ Vista offers that lifestyle at a fraction of the cost. Mirroring the striking contemporary designs of Sandbanks million-pound villas, the eye-catching design of Vista floats amongst the pine trees of Poole’s natural harbour.

Banishing impressions of retirement properties as unappealing, uninspiring places to live, the 50 unit-development offers uninterrupted views of Poole Harbour, quay and the glamorous Sandbanks.

Each of the spacious, predominantly south-facing one, two and three bedroom apartments feature tiered glass balconies and full-length windows, maximizing on opportunities to enjoy the remarkable view.

David Hines, chairman of Platinum Skies, said: “There is a real gap in the retirement market for high quality properties in the UK’s most desirable locations, that are within reach for the average buyer.

"Research indicates that some three million older people are being held back from moving into a retirement development due to financial, practical and emotional barriers. ** At Vista, we have designed a visually stunning, contemporary collection of apartments that allow downsizers to enjoy a premium lifestyle without emptying their retirement pot.

"With facilities including a communal lounge, manicured gardens, and on-site dining areas, residents can enjoy a hotel-like service on one of the UK’s most extraordinary harbours, in a home specifically designed to fit their ever-changing needs.”

Each of the high-specification homes is flooded with light through the expansive windows. Modern kitchens feature high gloss and wood grain cabinetry and polished stone-composite worktops, with integrated Neff appliances.

Living rooms and bedrooms feature fitted carpets, with recessed LED down lighters, built-in wardrobes to master bedrooms and Sky enabled television points.

Each balcony features a frameless glass balustrade, composite decking floor and external wall lights, allowing residents to enjoy fresh air throughout the day and evening.

Platinum Skies also manage and maintain all elements of their developments, ensuring that the exceptionally high standards are maintained.

Part of a likeminded community, residents at Vista will also be able to enjoy a plethora of plush on-site communal areas, including a private lounge, landscaped garden and viewing terrace, treatment rooms and an activity studio, offering a range of exercise and wellness classes.

Part of Platinum Skies’ broad offering, the development also employs a lifestyle manager, on-site five days a week. Highly trained in facilities management and hospitality, the lifestyle manager is responsible for the wellbeing of residents – from scheduling yoga classes and setting up residents’ weekly shops, to coordinating care and arranging cleaning.

Vista residents can also enjoy their individual choice of outdoor activities, from birdwatching over the cliffs of Poole to painting the panoramic scenery, all of which can be personally organised by Vista’s Lifestyle Manager.

The coastal resort of Poole is easily accessible, with its winding cobbled streets and vast green spaces, as well as long stretches of idyllic coastline. The largest natural harbour in Europe, Poole enjoys 364 more hours of sunshine than the UK average, contributing to the health and wellbeing benefits of living by the coast.

Dolphin Shopping Centre is filled with popular high street names, whilst Poole Quay and the old town offer numerous restaurants, cafes and pubs to choose from.

*Halifax, 2018

** Demos, November 2017

Agent: Platinum Skies

Price guide: £650,000 – £1,200,000

01202 471461