Anticipation building for new homes within walking distance of Britain's best beach

Voted the number one beach in the UK in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveller Awards, and fifth best in Europe, it’s no wonder Bournemouth is continuing to attract people to the area for both holidays and more permanent stays.

With almost ten miles of unbroken sandy beach stretching out from its much-loved pier and amusements, this idyllic home-away-from-home is the perfect base for anyone looking to settle down by the sea. And with a collection of new homes soon to be on the market in the area, those looking to buy here in time for the summer could be in for a real treat.  

Being delivered by WhatHouse?’s Best Small Housebuilder 2017, Metis Homes is launching Grovelands – a collection of just ten stylish two and three bedroom apartments nestled within the tree-lined surroundings of Branksome Park, with the vibrant village of Westbourne as easily accessible as the sandy beaches. Complete with a gated entrance and private parking, the homes give a perfect sense of privacy, and serve as a tranquil haven for when relaxing on the beach all gets a bit much! So it’s no surprise that the homes are already attracting a lot of interest.

Steve Isaacs of Luxury and Prestige, selling agents for Grovelands, commented: "The homes at Grovelands have generated a record amount of interest. The location is undoubtedly a key feature, with the ever-popular shopping centre of Westbourne just a short walk away; not to mention some of the country's most beautiful beaches, which are also within easy reach. The site benefits from a lovely sylvan setting and the combination of a slightly traditional exterior with contemporary interiors has been well received. Metis Homes’ bespoke approach has proved to be ideal for this sector of the market."

Carefully and expertly designed to meet the very highest specifications that the housebuilder is renowned for, every home at Grovelands is fitted with designer kitchens and bathrooms, with each master bedroom complete with an en-suite bathroom by Porcelanosa. As standard in all Metis homes, specifications have been carefully considered to deliver the best in efficiency. Underfloor heating and double-glazing help to keep fuel costs low whilst still keeping homes warm and comfortable in the winter months.

Adam O’Brien, Managing Director at Metis Homes, added: “It is no surprise that Bournemouth beach has been named the very best in the country, with visitors keen to enjoy all of the amenities it has to offer year-round. For those hoping to make this holiday destination a permanent residence, our homes at Grovelands offer the perfect balance of peace and tranquillity, with the vibrant town centre and luxurious beaches all within walking distance.

"We were thrilled to be named the UK's Best Small Housebuilder in 2017, so it is only fitting that we are building new homes close to the UK's best beach! Our expert team is on hand throughout the entirety of the purchasing journey to provide our customers with  unrivalled guidance and aftercare that only a small housebuilder can provide.

"We've already seen huge interest in our homes at Grovelands, one of which has already been reserved, so with just 9 homes remaining at the development, we would advise all interested parties to get in touch sooner rather than later!"

Located on Burton Road in Branksome Park, Grovelands is less than a ten-minute drive from Bournemouth train station, from which London can be reached in under two hours, and Weymouth in under one hour.

Prices at Grovelands start at £500,000* and a new show apartment will be available to view very soon For more information call 01962 893545 or visit

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