Romsey

Land at Abbotswood Common Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0BX View on map
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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.

The proposed development will accommodate 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 will take the pressure off maintaining your own and gives homeowners a scenic place in which to unwind. In addition to this, our Romsey development will have 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

  • This development is subject to planning
  • Located in a peaceful suburb just 10 minutes from Romsey
  • The local Co-op is next door
  • Abbotswood community centre is on your doorstep
  • Sophisticated video entry and 24/7 call system
  • Excellent transport links by bus and train

Key Features

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

What you can expect to pay

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.

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    Purchase your new home outright and you'll enjoy continued ownership of your own property. Our Smooth Move and Part Exchange services are designed to help make your move even easier.

THE LOCAL AREA

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:
20,000
people 
7 miles 
from Southampton
Romsey
Land at Abbotswood Common Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0BX
  • Bus stop
  • Doctors
  • Post Office
  • Shops

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

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Our people

The Team at Romsey

Malcolm Harvey
Sales Consultant
With over 25 years experience in helping people move I always enjoy helping my customers choose the right apartment. I am always delighted to see how much their quality of life improves when they move into their new McCarthy & Stone home.

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.