This development in Alton is located right near the banks of the River Wey in Hampshire. The development comprises 27 one bedroom and 29 two bedroom apartments, exclusively for those over 70 is located just 200m from the town centre.
Austen Place offers the level of freedom needed for homeowners to maintain independence for longer and live retirement to the full. There is an on-site, 24 hour, Estates Team and 24 hour call system so residents can receive flexible care and support in their own home, in addition, all external property maintenance including gardening and window cleaning is taken care of. There are many facilities on offer such as an on-site restaurant providing a delicious three-course lunch daily and a convenient guest suite for visitors to stay overnight.
Spread across three storeys, this development boasts beautifully landscaped gardens. There will be 41 permit holder car parking spaces and 4 visitor spaces.
Each apartment at Austen Place benefits from either a ground floor terrace or its own private balcony as well as social spaces including a Club lounge for meeting up with friends, family and neighbours.
- Located near the banks of the River Wey
- All apartments have either a balcony or patio
- Located in a thriving country market town
- 0.2 miles from Sainsbury's
- Luxurious social spaces including a Club lounge and on-site restaurant
- Flexible care tailored to your needs and preferences
- Car Club
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- Estates Manager
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Landscaped gardens
What you can expect to pay
Take a look through our Retirement Living PLUS service charge costs.
Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living PLUS service charges will remain the same for year to year, our many statutory safeguards will remain in place, to ensure that your opinions are recognised and acknowledged when defining budgets.
*Please note that not all the listed costs below apply for our Retirement Living PLUS properties. Also, our charges are calculated on an average sized development. You can find more information on our service charges here and for full details on a specific development please speak to your sales consultant.
Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:
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Living at Austen Place
Enjoy all the benefits of a McCarthy & Stone retirement community without having to sell your property. You can move in quickly, knowing there’s long-term security with one of our Assured Tenancies and settle in to your new home with minimum fuss. A rent to buy option is also available, so you can really try the lifestyle before you buy.
Part buy, part rent
Enjoy the lifestyle without committing to the full purchase price, giving you more financial flexibility for the future.
Living in Alton
Alton is sometimes called 'Jane Austen's town' as the famous author once lived in nearby Chawton and often did her shopping in Alton. You can still visit her house, where she wrote her most famous works including Pride and Prejudice and Emma, which today has been magnificently restored into a museum dedicated to her life.
Aside from Jane Austen, Alton is also known for its mix of historic buildings and modern architecture, as well as its popular Tuesday market. Alton's high street is well equipped with several supermarkets, local amenities and a grocery store selling locally-sourced goods. There are also a variety of restaurants, a second hand bookstore, an arts and crafts shop and vintage boutiques. The town has a modern library, a sports centre with a swimming pool, gym and several courts, and an arts museum.
Alton is easy to get to and has good road connections to London and the surrounding southern counties and coastal towns. Trains from Alton Station run a service direct to London Waterloo, as well as New Alresford, Bentley, Farnham, Aldershot, Woking, Wimbledon and Clapham Junction.
- Post Office
- Public House
Austen Place can be found on Lower Turk Street, with a Sainsbury’s only 0.1 miles away.
Less than 0.2 miles from the development is the High Street. Here you’ll find a large selection of amenities, including a choice of bank branches, a Post Office and Iceland Foods.
A train station 0.5 miles away provides services to cities including Basingstoke and Reading. There are also golf courses, gyms and leisure centres in the surrounding area.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.
The Team at Austen Place
Offers Too Good To Miss
Unlock stress free driving and endless destinations
The Car Club is a great way to use a car when you need it without the hassle of owning one! Enabling you to book a car on your development at any time day or night, for as little as 30 minutes, to a weekend away. All you need to do is follow three easy steps.
Find out more about this exciting opportunity below.
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Part Exchange with us today for a hassle-free move
Our retirement communities are about enjoying life to the full, with company when you want it, help when you could use it, and even care when you need it. And you could be enjoying this new lifestyle sooner than you think, through our ‘We’ll Buy Your Property’ scheme.
To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.
Try before you buy
If you’ve been thinking about what living in one of our developments is really like, now is the perfect time to give it a try. We are offering a complimentary two night stay in one of our fully furnished retirement apartments.
To arrange a stay call us on 0800 201 4811.