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Abbotswood Common Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0ES View on map
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Find out more about age-exclusive living at Glebe Court by visiting the new Show Suite. Call 0800 201 4811 now to book your viewing.

Situated in a leafy residential suburb just 2.5 miles from Romsey, this proposed retirement property has everything needed to enjoy a fulfilling retirement. Next door to the development, you'll find the local Co-op, providing all your essentials and fresh groceries in no time at all. Abbotswood Community Centre is also on your doorstep, giving you the perfect opportunity to get involved with the local community and try a range of classes and hobbies.

Glebe Court accommodates 20 one and 16 two-bedroom properties, including a number of apartments with private balconies. Expertly designed to meet the needs of those in retirement, each apartment blends functionality with luxury and convenient and ergonomic design tricks such as higher plug sockets and appliances.  

A stunning landscaped garden takes the pressure off maintaining your own and gives homeowners a scenic place in which to unwind. In addition to this, our Romsey development benefits from a beautiful communal lounge, where residents can meet up, socialise and get stuck in to McCarthy Stone community events.

As a resident at this retirement development, you'll be provided with high-quality, intelligent property features such as a 24-hour emergency call system and door video entry.  Our dedicated House Manager and staff will help you with all your needs, while our beautiful on-site guest suites mean that visiting family and friends can enjoy the most comfortable stay.

Getting around and discovering the nearby area will be a breeze with this development's excellent transport links. There are bus stops located directly outside the property, taking you to local and nearby transport hubs, including Romsey train station, which is just a 15-minute direct trip. Our on-site scooter store and parking enables you to have greater control of where you travel. 

Closer to home, all our properties are fully accessible, with ramps where needed and lifts to all floors. Whether you plan on heading to the garden or lounge, you'll be able to relax wherever you want with ease.

Development Highlights

  • On-site House Manager
  • Located in a peaceful suburb just 10 minutes from Romsey
  • Local Co-op within 100 yards from site
  • Abbotswood community centre is on your doorstep
  • Sophisticated video entry and 24/7 call system
  • Excellent transport links by bus and train

Key Features

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    Communal lounge
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    Guest suite
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    House Manager
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    Landscaped gardens
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    Car parking
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    Wheelchair access
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    Lifts to all floors
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    Pets allowed
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    Mobility scooter room

Virtual Tours

See for yourself what Glebe Court has to offer with virtual tours of our one bedroom apartment, two bedroom apartment and Communal lounge. To get the best experience click the full screen icon with the four arrows below in the bottom left menu bar.

Communal Areas

Interactive Site Plan

Our interactive site plan allows you to easily find available retirement properties. Click the tabs to view each floor. You'll see that one-bedroom homes are in yellow and two-bedroom homes are in purple. When you click on a property, you'll find out whether it is available for sale, rent or shared ownership, as well as pricing. Click on 'view property' to find out more. Retirement homes shown in red are already reserved, sold or rented out, but may be available on our Resales website.

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Occupancy options

Found a property that takes your fancy? Find out more about the practical details including information on service charge and FAQS.

The properties at this development are leasehold properties with a term of 999 years from and including 03/11/2022

You can buy properties on this development. If you’d like to own your retirement property, we can help make the move as stress-free as possible, including support with packing and removals. If you have a home to sell, we can even act as a cash buyer, so you’ll avoid chains and estate agent fees.

About Retirement Living

Watch: Learn about Retirement Living at McCarthy Stone

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Join us at one of our events

  • Every Wednesday
    11:00 - 13:00

    Welcome Wednesday

    Every Wednesday
    Next event: 24th Jul
    Glebe Court, Abbotswood Common Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0ES

    Welcome Wednesday at Glebe Court

    Come and see our lovely development here at Glebe Court. Join us for coffee and light refreshments every Wednesday 11am - 1pm in the Homeowner's lounge and discover the McCarthy Stone lifestyle.

    You'll meet Laura, the lovely Sales Consultant who will tell you all about the facilities at Glebe Court. While you're here, you may wish to take a tour of our stunning apartments. Feel free to bring your family and friends along too.

    Don't delay, secure your place at our Welcome Wednesday by calling 0800 201 4811 today.

  • Every Saturday
    Coffee and cake
    11:00 - 12:00

    Papers and Pastries

    Every Saturday
    Next event: 27th Jul
    Join us for Papers and Pastries, a chance to meet our friendly Homeowners and enjoy some delicious treats in our stunning and welcoming lounge. Feel free to bring a friend. Please RSVP to book your place. 
  • 30 Jul
    Pimm's on the patio
    13:00 - 15:00

    Pimm's on the Patio

    30th Jul
    Come and join us for a refreshing Pimm's on the patio and light refreshments with Jodie Elms for the finest vintage jazz and modern swing with a twist.
  • 20 Aug to 24 Aug
    10:30 - 17:00

    August Open Week

    20th Aug
    Come along and find out what living at Glebe Court is actually really like. Meet our friendly Homeowners and enjoy some light refreshments. Take a look around the beautiful show apartments and communal areas. Laura is looking forward to welcoming you and showing you around. RSVP today to book your place.

Living in Romsey 

The surrounding area to this development is leafy, peaceful and perfect for families and nature lovers of all ages. Several playgrounds can be reached nearby, while Fishlake Meadows nature reserve, is just a quick journey from your front door. In the same amount of time, you can also reach Brentry Woodland, Hillier Arboretum and the Sir Harold Hillier gardens.  

For those who fancy travelling further afield, Stagecoach runs the no. 66 service between Romsey and Winchester, with several easy-to-access routes. In fact, one of these routes travels along Braishfield Road, just to the front of the property. Wheelers also operate services on local routes and there is a free summer bus that links with Romsey Train Station.

The historic centre is easily accessed from this development either by public transport or car. There's plenty to do here, with the beautiful Romsey Abbey being a sought-after destination for locals and tourists alike. This Norman abbey, originally built during the 10th century, remains in impressive condition. Immaculate gardens and surrounding greenery add to its charm and are ideal for leisurely, low impact walks. The historic landmarks, Broadlands and the peaceful War Memorial Park are also excellent locations for relaxing activities.

Romsey Facts:
7 miles 
from Southampton
Glebe Court
Abbotswood Common Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0ES
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Bus Stop
  • Nightingale Surgery
  • Whitenap Post Office
  • Co-op

Situated to the north east of Romsey town centre, the development is close to a variety of amenities and attractions. Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is just 0.9 miles away, while the historic Romsey Abbey is 2.2 miles away.

Romsey also offers plenty of transport options, including Romsey train station, which can be found 2 miles from the development.

Getting to Location

If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode may be newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.

Our people

The Team at Glebe Court

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Laura Russell
Sales Consultant
Working for McCarthy & Stone is extremely rewarding, it is a pleasure to meet so many wonderful people starting out on their new journey, to be able to be a part of it, and to then see those same people settled in to their new apartment and enjoying their fabulous new lifestyle!

Offers Too Good To Miss

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    Try Before You Buy

    What you can expect

    We want you to be able to relax and enjoy your stay. You’ll have full use of the apartment and communal facilities – whether you want to explore the local attractions, relax and watch a film in the apartment’s luxurious lounge or enjoy a glass of wine in the lovely communal gardens. We’ll even provide a delicious continental-style breakfast and other refreshments. 

    You'll also have plenty of opportunities to meet our lovely homeowners and friendly team including the House Manager– in Retirement Living developments 

    What are the benefits?

    • You can see the quality of the apartments, facilities and services on offer first-hand
    • You can talk to our team members and homeowners for real insight into development life
    • We can explain how we can help make downsizing easier with things like part exchange and specialist removals.
    • It will help you decide if the McCarthy Stone retirement property, development and lifestyle is right for you.

    Interested? Contact us to find out more. 

    *Select developments only. Terms and conditions apply – talk to our team on 0800 201 4811 for more information.

  • Stamp duty paid offer

    Pick your own offers..

    This summer, reserve a new property by 30th August 2024 and choose from one of our limited time summer offers:

    • Move for Free
    • £20,000 discount
    • 2 years’ service charge paid


    *Ts&Cs apply. Offers available on selected properties only and will vary by apartment. Valid on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24. To find out more visit mccarthystone.co.uk/summer-offers



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    £20,000 discount

    This summer, reserve a selected new property by 30th August 2024 and take advantage of £20,000 off the list price.

    Terms and conditions apply. Offer available on selected properties on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24.

  • Smooth Move

    Move For Free

    Reserve a new property by 30th August 2024 and we'll pay your Stamp Duty (up to £5,000) and help towards legal, estate agent and moving fees.

    Terms and conditions apply. Offer available on selected properties on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24.

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    Service charge paid for 2 years

    Reserve a new property by 30th August 2024 and we'll pay your service charge for two years.

    Terms and conditions apply. Offer available on selected properties on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24.

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Please note that images are for illustrative purposes only. Images may include upgrades and optional extras which may be available for you to purchase at an additional cost. Please click here for further explanations. Floor plans and pricing are accurate at time of publication. Floor plans are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change. Prices may fluctuate depending on market conditions and availability.