With both the sea and the countryside within easy reach, this Retirement Living development will be ideally situated for making the most of all that this beautiful area of Dorset has to offer. Located in the Branksome Park Conservation Area, charming woodlands border the rear of the site and the beach is only 1.5 miles away.
The development will be made up of a mix of one and two-bed apartments beautifully designed to suit your needs, featuring spacious living areas, ample storage space and slip-resistant ensuite bathrooms. All apartments above ground floor level will have a walk out balcony, and those at ground floor level a private patio area. The apartments will be split between two buildings joined by a contemporary glass walkway from which you’ll be able to admire the beautifully landscaped communal garden. What’s more, a stylish outdoor courtyard area will extend from a sumptuous communal lounge at the development’s heart.
The running of the development will be overseen by the House Manager, who’ll be available during office hours should you need anything. Plus, in case of emergencies, a 24-hour call system will be available. Security systems will include a camera entry system at the communal front entrance and to ensure accessibility throughout, there will be lifts to all floors.
A variety of local amenities can be found just 300 metres from the site, including a supermarket, several bars and restaurants, a hairdressers, a florist and a bakery. But, for when you’re travelling a little further afield, there’ll be an on-site car park and scooter room which will be accessible from within the building. The area is also served by excellent public transport. Nearby bus stops offer services to Poole and Bournemouth, and Branksome train station (just 600 metres away) provides links to stations between Weymouth and London Waterloo.
- Contemporary yet classic design
- Beautiful countryside and coastal scenery on the doorstep
- Local amenities a stone's throw away
- Stunning age exclusive reitrement apartments
- Pets allowed
- Located in the Branksome Park Conservation Area
- Communal lounge
- House Manager
- Guest suite
- Car parking
- Camera entry system
- Lifts to all floors
- Mobility scooter room
What you can expect to pay
Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include service charge and ground rent.
Take a look through our Retirement Living service charge costs.
Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living 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 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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Retirement Living at McCarthy & Stone
"The community aspect of life at McCarthy & Stone was very appealing to me, all of the fellow homeowners here are very friendly and happy to chat. I have the perfect balance of a private life and a social life, and I've made lots of fantastic new friends here."
Renting a retirement home is an easy, flexible and quick way to enjoy life in a McCarthy & Stone community. While for some it’s a chance to ‘try before you buy’, you’ll benefit from long term security too. Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include service charge and ground rent. Find out more.
If you’d like to own your retirement property outright, we can 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.
Part buy, part rent
Get the best of both worlds with Part buy, part rent. It’s an affordable way to enjoy all the benefits of our retirement apartments without committing to the full purchase price. If you want more financial flexibility, it could be the right option for you. Find out more.
Living in Poole
Conveniently located between Poole and Bournemouth, Penn Hill has some of Dorset’s most spectacular land- and seascapes on its doorstep.
A peaceful half-hour walk along Branksome Chine or a 5-minute car journey takes you to the coast, where you can enjoy glorious Blue Flag beaches stretching for seven uninterrupted miles from Sandbanks through Bournemouth and beyond. Sandbanks itself is a picturesque historic town with a bustling quayside, brimming with great bars and restaurants. For a fun day out for all the family, Bournemouth is the place to be, being Dorset’s largest resort.
As well as being a water sports hotspot, Poole Harbour is a fantastic place to spot local wildlife and, what’s more, is a gateway to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Stretching across 95 miles of the coastline, the Jurassic Coast is a treasure trove of fossils, dramatic scenery and fascinating museums.
And, for the golfers among you, Parkstone Golf Club is only a mile away from the development site. This course, ranked in the top 100 in Great Britain and Ireland, is a stunning heathland course interspersed with tranquil lakes and clusters of mature pines. With panoramic views across Poole Harbour, it is truly a beautiful course to play.
The development is in a peaceful spot with great transport links. It is just 0.3 miles to Branksome Train Station, which provides direct services to Birmingham, Liverpool and London.
For golfing enthusiasts, Parkstone Golf Club is 1 mile away and boasts panoramic views across Poole Harbour.
The apartments are right by the coast and only 2 miles from Bournemouth Beach, which stretches for seven glorious, uninterrupted miles.
Getting to Location
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