The Boathouse

100 Riverdene Place Bitterne Park, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 1ER View on map
Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10:30am-5pm
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We are now located in our stunning Sales Office, which can be accessed via Cobden Bridge. 

Bitterne Park provides an ideal retirement option for those seeking the privacy of their own apartment, with the added benefit of an on-site community. We are now selling at Bitterne Park, situated on Cobden Avenue.

Made up of 36 one bedroom and 14 two bedroom apartments, the new retirement development will feature a cosy Club lounge, ideal for meeting up with friends, neighbours and family. The retirement homes will enjoy a prominent position on the banks of the River Itchen.

Just a short distance from Cobden Bridge, the main arterial route to Southampton city centre this development is ideally located just 200ft from shops and amenities including a bakers, tea room and Co-operative store.

Development Highlights

  • A stone's throw away from local shops and amenities
  • Overlooking the River Itchen
  • Good transport links into Southampton city centre
  • Southampton city centre amenities include West Quay shopping centre
  • Bitterne Park is known for its wildlife including the black swan
  • Next to Bitterne Park Triangle shops including a bakery and cafes

Key Features

  • Wheelchair access
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Fire detection
  • Intruder alarm
  • Camera entry system
  • 24/7 call system
  • House Manager
  • Pets allowed
  • Guest suite

Site Plan

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Upper ground floor site plan
First floor site plan
Second floor site plan
Third floor site plan

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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.

What's Included

Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:

 1 Bedroom2 Bedroom
Service Charge£42.13£63.18
Ground Rent£8.17£9.52
Total£50.30£72.70
1 Bedroom
Service Charge
£42.13
Ground rent
£8.17
Total
£50.30
2 Bedroom
Service Charge
£63.18
Ground rent
£9.52
Total
£72.70
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ownership types

Flexible Purchasing

  • Rent

    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.

  • Buy

    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.

  • Part buy, part rent

    Enjoy the lifestyle without committing to the full purchase price, giving you more financial flexibility for the future.

THE LOCAL AREA

Living in Bitterne Park

Homeowners can benefit from picturesque views over the River Itchen and Riverside Park which is situated opposite, providing a perfect setting for a relaxing riverside walk. This idyllic haven is home to an abundance of local wildlife including swans, ducks and geese. 

Local amenities are located opposite the retirement development on Bitterne Park Triangle where a Baker, Co-op, 3 cafes, drycleaners, various takeaways and the Veg Shed (selling locally grown vegetables) can be found. The bus stop is directly outside the development and provides regular buses to Southampton city centre and neighbouring areas such as St Denys, Bitterne, Portswood and Eastleigh. There is also a regular bus running from Cobden Avenue to Southampton Airport. Trains are available from the main line station of Bitterne which is only half a mile away.

The international maritime city of Southampton is the largest city in the county of Hampshire on the south coast of England. It is a major UK port, and has good transport links with the rest of the country by road and rail, and to Europe by air from Southampton Airport. Home to the longest surviving stretch of medieval walls in England, as well as many museums, the Mayflower and Nuffield Theatre, West Quay shopping centre, Southampton Football Club and Cunard cruises, Southampton is a vibrant, modern city with plenty of activities for young and old.

Bitterne Park Facts:
14,026
people 
3 miles
from Southampton centre
The Boathouse
100 Riverdene Place Bitterne Park, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 1ER
  • Doctors
  • Hairdresser
  • Public House
  • Shops

The Boathouse is ideally placed overlooking the River Itchen and has all the local amenities you could need on your doorstep. A Tesco Express and a range of cafés and pubs are all within 0.2 miles of the development. For a greater range of shops and restaurants, Westquay Shopping Centre is only 2.5 miles away.

Transport links are good in Bitterne Park. You’ll find several bus stops close to the development and the local train station is just 0.5 miles away.

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.

Our people

The Team at The Boathouse

Malcolm Harvey
Sales Executive
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.
Offer

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • Part Exchange with us today for a hassle-free move

    Our retirement communities are about enjoying life to the full, with company when you want it, help when you could use it, and even care when you need it. And you could be enjoying this new lifestyle sooner than you think, through our ‘We’ll Buy Your Property’ scheme.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

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.