Azaleas, Canford Cliffs Road, Poole

property description



Azaleas is a magnificent, Italian-inspired gated development of Luxury Retirement apartments, designed for the over 55’s. Nestled adjacent to the famous Compton Acres, Azaleas residents’ benefit from year round free access to the 10 acres of stunning and manicured grounds, plus entry and use of the Garden Centre, Restaurant and Cafe.

The private Gardens also include the prestigious and award winning 'Italian Villa' available for private hire as a most popular wedding and events venue and is the location of the excellent Cafe and Tearooms a very convenient meeting place for residents of Azaleas. Compton Acres is found in the cliff-side coastal location of Canford Cliffs.

The Azaleas development offers an unmistakable touch of the Mediterranean, built to an 'Italianate' style. The stunning architectural elevations include an elegant 'arched-tower' entrance, tall windows, feature quoin and balustrade detailing and is surrounded by fine Pine Trees and Rhododendrons. The development is set well back behind the imposing entrance to the Gardens. The opulence continues internally with an impressive main entrance hall with polished porcelain flooring, mirrors and a classic-contemporary decor. There are two lifts and stairs providing access to just 20 stylish apartments.

The suburban village of Canford Cliffs is a salubrious neighborhood of stunning homes, many set back behind walled and gated entrances with mature trees. The local shops are around less than half a mile away and Canford Cliffs Beach is under a mile distance. Slightly further afield Parkstone Championship golf course is also only a mile or so away. Nearby, the internationally acknowledged, Sandbanks boasts the largest natural harbour in Europe (the second largest natural harbour in the world) with miles of golden sand and sheltered waters. It is perfect for either learning the latest water sport or simply lazing on the beach in the sun.

The beautiful award winning sandy beaches are only a short walk away while the open sea offers some of the best sailing and coastline right on your doorstep. The area is the home of a number of yacht and boating clubs.

Entrance Hallway

An impressive entrance door leads to an equally impressive and spacious hallway with more-than-enough room for typical hall furniture. Double doors open to a large store cupboard with light, 'Danfoss heat exchange unit' supplying domestic hot water and underfloor heating, and a 'Brookvent aircycle' heat recovery air ventilation system. Further double doors open to a utility cupboard with auto light, fitted cupboard unit and worksurface, Siemens washing machine and Siemens countertop Tumble Dryer. Feature double-doors with glazed panels lead into the superb living room.

Double Aspect Open Plan Living Room

A bright and spacious room with a welcoming sense of space courtesy of the dual aspect glazing. French Doors from the open plan dining room lead onto an attractive balcony of which runs the width of the apartment, offering elevated treetop and panoramic views across the grounds, golf course and beyond. Open access leads to the connected kitchen providing a modern open-plan (yet sensibly separated) arrangement.


Double-glazed window. Contemporary styled fitted wall and base units by 'Wooden Heart', dual-toned in soft white and caramel finish 'Silestone' solid worktops with matching upstands, Deep 'Blanco' undertop stainless steel one and a half bowled sink unit with waste disposal unit. Siemens 4-ringed ceramic hob with touch control, Silestone splashpanel and concealed extractor over, Siemens oven with matching combination microwave over. Concealed Siemens dishwasher, fridge and freezer.

Master Suite

The Bedroom is spacious and bright with dual aspect and offering fantastic elevated views. Furnished in neutral tones with ample space for storage units and shelving and quality carpets. The master suite also comprises a generous walk in Dressing Room.

En-suite Bathroom

Opaque double-glazed window. Fully fitted with Porcelanosa tiles.. Contemporary white suite comprising; Back to wall W.C. vanity wash-basin with cupboard beneath and deep bath with centralised mixer tap and hand-held shower attachment. Mirrored recess with tiled shelf, ladder radiator, display niche, downlighting, extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.

Bedroom Two(currently used as as Study)

Large double bedroom with double-glazed French door opening to a Juliet balcony. Ample space for wardrobes and storage.

Shower Room

Contemporary styling comprising; wall hung W.C., Vanity wash-basin with undersink cupboard and large fitted heated mirror over, walk-in, level access, fully tiled double-sized shower with a glazed door, mirrored recess, ladder radiator, downlighting, extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.


Azaleas residents’ benefit from year round free access to the 10 acres of stunning and manicured Compton Acres grounds, plus entry and use of the Garden Centre, Restaurant and Cafe.

The apartment offers an under-croft parking space with storage cupboard plus visitor parking bays.

LEASEHOLD: 999 years from 2016
Ground Rent £250 p.a

Included in the sale - High quality curtains throughout, Luxiflex blinds, Italian quality wall unit in lounge and fitted carpets/rugs in bedrooms hall and lounge


  • Over 55's Independent Luxury Retirement Living
  • Luxury Integrated Kitchen
  • Master Suite with Dressing Room and Ensuite Bathroom
  • Video Security Entry
  • Stunning Entrance Lobby Seating Area
  • Owners have free all-year-round access to the gardens of Compton Acres
  • Spacious open plan Living / Dining area with dual aspect and elevated views
  • Expansive Balcony to Reception Rooms offering panoramic treetop views
  • Access and use of 10 acres of manicured grounds, Cafe and Garden Centre
  • Under-croft parking space plus visitors parking

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120