With excellent attention to detail, McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living homes combine the best of luxury living with spacious, low maintenance apartments. The Purbrook development includes all of the best features of these award winning homes with 25 one and 21 two bedroom apartments exclusively designed for over 60s.
Located just over 2 miles from the town centre of Waterlooville and in close proximity to the city of Portsmouth, the village of Purbrook offers a fantastic environment for peaceful living.
There will be an on-site Club lounge and beautiful landscaped gardens with plenty of communal space for socialising with neighbours. Each apartment is designed to be spacious and bright for the best in independent, modern living and all apartments come fitted with kitchens and shower rooms, as well as pre-installed telephone and TV points in both the living room and main bedrooms.
Selected apartments will also enjoy spacious balconies as private outdoor space. To accommodate the needs of your retirement, electrical sockets have also been raised to waist-height and an emergency call system is active 24-hours a day for added peace of mind and security.
- A stone's throw away from local shops and amenities
- Good transport links into Portsmouth city centre
- City centre amenities include Gun Wharf Quays shopping centre
- Just over 2 miles from the town centre of Waterlooville
- Close to shops including a coffee shop, co-op, opticians and pharmacy
- Purbrook Heath provides ample green space as well as sports grounds
- Wheelchair access
- Lifts to all floors
- Fire detection
- Intruder alarm
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- House Manager
- Pets allowed
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Landscaped gardens
- Car parking
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.
Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:
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Retirement Living at McCarthy & Stone
Enjoy all the benefits of a McCarthy & Stone retirement community without having to sell your property. You can move in quickly, knowing there’s long-term security with one of our Assured Tenancies and settle in to your new home with minimum fuss. A rent to buy option is also available, so you can really try the lifestyle before you buy.
Part buy, part rent
Enjoy the lifestyle without committing to the full purchase price, giving you more financial flexibility for the future.
Living in Purbrook
Located less than a mile from the town centre of Waterlooville, the Purbrook development offers all of the charm of village living alongside the convenience of a central location. The village itself is located just on the outskirts of the town and just north of Portsmouth.
Residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to spending time outdoors. The popular Purbrook Heath provides ample green space as well as cricket grounds and tennis courts. The heath also includes a large stretch of woodland.
Local attractions include Fort Purbrook which hosts occasional craft fairs and is home to a substantial activity centre that provides access to a wide range of sports and events. The centre is located in the grounds of the historic fort and is complete with riding school, archery, climbing wall and air rifle shooting. The centre also comes alive during school summer holidays with a busy calendar of events and workshops for children.
Waterlooville town centre is home to a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and is a great place to enjoy a peaceful walk and some retail therapy. The Queen Elizabeth Country Park is within easy reach offering open expanses of green fields, bike trails and even paragliding and model gliding. Young children will love a visit to the Horizon World of Play, an indoor play park offering fun and educational experiences that will take little ones around the world to play with icy slides in Antarctica and hit the surf in Australia.
The development itself is surrounded by a number of convenient amenities. Waitrose and ASDA supermarkets are both located just over a mile away, whilst the friendly Woodman Pub is just next-door. There is also a Post Office 100 feet away.
- Jacqueline's Hair Salon
- Purbrook Pharmacy
- Post Office
- The Woodman
Just 0.7 miles from the nearest village shops, including a fish and chip shop and a Post Office, the development is ideally located. Plus, travelling to nearby Waterlooville and beyond is easy as there is a bus stop only 390 feet away.
In 0.7 miles, you can enjoy the open woodlands of Purbrook Heath where you’ll also find tennis courts, cricket pitches, a football court and a bowls club.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.