Homeowners can benefit from the picturesque Bitterne Park which is situated opposite, providing a perfect setting for a relaxing riverside walk. This idyllic haven is home to an abundance of local wildlife including swans, ducks and geese. Riverside pitch and putt is a 0.5 mile walk through Riverside Park and is situated alongside the river.
Local amenities are located within a mile of the retirement flats where banks, supermarkets, a pharmacy and a selection of national retailers can be found. The bus stop is 50 metres away and provides regular buses to Southampton city centre and neighbouring areas such as St Denys, Bitterne, Portswood and Eastleigh. Trains are available from the main line station of Bitterne which is only half a mile away.
The international maritime city of Southampton is the largest city in the county of Hampshire on the south coast of England. It is a major UK port, and has good transport links with the rest of the country by road and rail, and to Europe by air from Southampton Airport. Home to the longest surviving stretch of medieval walls in England, as well as many museums, the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton Football Club and Cunard cruises, Southampton is a vibrant, modern city with plenty of activities for young and old.