What better way to declare your wealth than to buy two properties side-by-side on the iconic Sandbanks Peninsula? 

The slightly bewildering La Baie and La Plage have been described as the 'ideal his and hers purchase' perhaps for a multi-millionaire couple who are in desperate need of their own space.

Designed by the award-winning architects Terence O'Rourke the properties provide the ultimate in luxurious living.

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The designers are said to have drawn inspiration from the sea, beach and woodland to achieve a remarkable affinity with the properties natural surroundings, while maximising its enviable position.

We first reported on the incredible looking properties in 2015, when they went on the market for £13 million.

And earlier this year, RightMove revealed it was one of their most viewed properties of 2020.

Offering magnificent views of open water across Poole Bay and within an easy walk to Poole Harbour this home is a great purchase for any sailor or lover of the sea. 

Once inside the property there is an impressive double height entrance lobby that show off the pool room through triple glass doors.

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The magnificent indoor heated pool has a relaxing chill out area ideal for all-year-round entertaining. There are also full height bi-fold doors which open on to the patio and garden alongside a sauna and changing room.

A triple garage and home cinema complete the ground floor, while a sweeping staircase leads up to the first floor. 

Each house is set over four floors and has the lavish necessity of lift access at each level.

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The large living area can be found on the first floor, entered through double doors off the landing. 

The entire south facing wall features full height glass doors that open to reveal a large terrace with breathtaking views across the bay to Studland and Old Harry Rocks.

At the heart of the home is the bespoke fitted kitchen finished with bronze mirror detailing and walnut and grey painted units.

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Fitted with state of the art integrated appliances the kitchen, like the sitting room adjacent, also benefits from a large balcony. 

A fan of pairs, the designers have ensured the master bedroom suite has two en-suites, one being a shower room and the other a bathroom. 

The master suite has a large dressing room as well as a sweeping semi-circular balcony with views of the sea. 

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The large second bedroom suite has built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom, as well as full height windows and sliding doors opening onto a wrap around balcony.

The top floor features two more large bedrooms, both with designer en suite bathrooms and fitted wardrobes.

Occupying coveted space on the waters edge, the property has far reaching views from the property encompass Poole Bay, Old Harry Rocks and the Purbecks.  

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The private garden has mature pine trees and a beachside decking provides magnificent views over the bay as well as direct access to the beach.

To find out more about the property visit Rightmove. 

What more could you possibly want from a house costing £11.9m? Let us know in the comments.