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Island View

Island View Shortwood Copse Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG23 7GU View on map
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Owing to unprecedented interest, the final phase of the development is now available to reserve off-plan. Phases 1 & 2 are sold and the development is over 50% reserved off-plan. We are encouraging all interested parties to get in touch today to avoid missing out.

The stunning show suite, show apartment and homeowners’ lounge are now open Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am - 5pm.

Island View is positioned in a sought-after location on the edge of Basingstoke and has excellent transport links, yet is surrounded by peaceful countryside. Because the M3 is in easy access, travelling across South East England is a breeze and you'll be able to reach local destinations in no time. Tucked away in the residential suburb of Beggarwood, this development is close to local shops and family parks.

Generously sized one and two bedroom apartments are available throughout the development and all feature additional store rooms, fitted kitchens and fitted bathrooms. Carefully designed to consider the lifestyle and needs of every homeowner, each apartment includes convenient appliances, practical touches and luxury details. Each interior has been designed to look and feel the highest quality, with furniture and accessories having been selected to provide you with the very best in comfort and style. Private balconies provide homeowners with additional space to add a personal touch to, as well as lovely views of the surrounding area. 

In addition to ample car parking, an on-site cycle store and scooter store gives residents a variety of ways to explore the local area and nearby countryside. A stunning homeowners' lounge and garden provide a change of scenery without having to leave the development, whilst a dedicated House Manager will ensure that everyone's needs are met. You can take comfort in knowing that we have comfortable guest suites for family and friends to stay in overnight, and we also have an intelligent 24-hour emergency call system and video entry system for your safety. Pets are welcome at this development and there is a Pets at Home and Vets just a 10-minute walk away.

Development Highlights

  • This development has had planning approved
  • 5 miles from Basingstoke town centre
  • Excellent public transport links
  • Near the countryside
  • Stunning communal garden and courtyard
  • On-site House Manager

Key Features

  • Balconies
  • Guest suite
  • Car parking
  • 24/7 call system
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lifts to all floors

Interactive Site Plan

Our interactive site plan allows you to explore the properties on this retirement development. Click on the arrows to switch between floors. Properties in green are available and those in red are already reserved, sold or rented out. When you click on an available property you can see information about the sales and rental prices (all rental prices include service charges and ground rent). From there you can click through to the property page to get the full details.

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Occupancy options

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

Virtual Tour of Island View

Island View flythrough

Watch: Take a virtual tour of Island View, Basingstoke

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Come and Visit Us

  • Thu 11 Nov
    10:30 - 17:00

    Open Day

    Island View, Shortwood Copse Lane, Basingstoke, RG23 7GU

    You're invited along to our Open Day, Thursday 11th November from 10.30am - 5pm. Our friendly team will be on hand to give you a tour of the development

    Don’t delay, secure your place by calling 0800 201 4811 today.

The great thing about living here is that you are not hampered by all the normal tasks associated with running a home – all the gardening, roofing and guttering is all done for you.


Living in Basingstoke

With farms and parks on the doorstep of this development, it's an ideal retreat for those wanting to enjoy green surroundings and have access to the amenities of a town. A variety of children's playgrounds, Beggarwood Park Childrens Play Maze and a community centre are also close by, making it an excellent place for families and grandchildren to visit and explore. Just 5 miles from this development, Basingstoke is also home to plenty of museums, activities and attractions including Basing House, Willis Museum and the Crabtree Plantation. Here, you can soak up the rich history of Basingstoke, known for its bustling market site roots that date back to 1086, as recorded in the Domesday book.

Just 5 miles from this development, Basingstoke is perfect for those who want to experience some retail therapy and culture. Festival Place Shopping Centre is next to Basingstoke Railway Station and is home to high street, luxury and boutique shops and cafes that will leave you spoilt for choice. The Anvil, Haymarket Theatre and Vue Cinema can also be found close by and are wonderful spots to enjoy theatre, live performances and the latest films. 

Numerous retail parks are dotted around Basingstoke and close to the retirement development, with a Lidl, Asda, Tesco and Morrisons just a 10-minute drive away. The local Sainsbury's supermarket can be reached in 4-minutes by car or 15-minutes by foot, while a Co-operative Food and Boots Pharmacy is a 3-minute walk away, offering everything you need for an essential shop.

The M3 can be accessed quickly from this development, taking you to Winchester and Farnborough in under half an hour and Southampton in just 34-minutes. Additionally, you can reach Reading, Slough, Maidenhead and Heathrow Airport in under an hour by car and train (or an hour and a half for Heathrow by train). There is also a bus stop just outside this development, that offers regular local services and links.

Basingstoke Facts:
17 miles
from Reading
Island View
Island View Shortwood Copse Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG23 7GU
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Cafe
  • Doctors
  • Sainsbury's

Located on Beggarwood Lane, this new development benefits from a prime spot adjacent to a variety of wooded areas and parks, perfect for days out with the family .

For convenience, there is a Co-op Food and a Boots Pharmacy on Beggarwood Lane, while there is a retail park 1 mile away.

Central Basingstoke is 5 miles from the development. Buses on Beggarwood Lane provide regular access to the city centre where you’ll find museums, shopping centres and the train station.

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 Island View

Julie Mansbridge
Sales Consultant
McCarthy & Stone - Julie Mansbridge Julie Mansbridge Sales Consultant I am very happy to be working at McCarthy & Stone. It is extremely rewarding helping our homeowners achieve peace of mind in their new home and to be able to look forward to a carefree retirement.

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • Countryside couple

    Get a longer (stamp duty) holiday!

    Summer has finally arrived at Island View, and so we thought what better way to celebrate than with our extended stamp duty offer! We’ll pay your stamp duty costs incurred above the Government’s nil rate band for apartment 24, when you complete on or before 31st October 2021*. Don't forget the added benefits of our Smooth Move service to make your move even easier!

    Enquire about this great offer today, call us on 0800 201 4811 today. 
  • Visit us and receive a gift card - McCarthy Stone

    A Summer gift from us to you

    Visit a McCarthy Stone development near you this Summer and we’ll give you a M&S voucher* to spend as you like. Simply take a tour of our stylish development with our knowledgeable sales team and they’ll sort out the rest.

    To arrange your first time visit, call us on 0800 201 4811 today.

    * Terms and conditions apply

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.