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.
- 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
- Wheelchair access
- Lifts to all floors
- Fire detection
- Intruder alarm
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- House Manager
- Pets allowed
- Guest suite
See for yourself what The Boathouse has to offer with virtual tours of our two bedroom apartment and communal lounge. To get the best experience click the full screen icon with the four arrows below in the bottom left menu bar.
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:
The Boathouse, Bitterne Park
Come and Visit Us
Join us for our Christmas Open Day on Wednesday 2nd December
We’re hosting a festive Open Day this December so you can come along and find out more about The Boathouse You’ll have the chance to take a tour of our development and chat with our friendly, welcoming team. We’ll also be giving away a Christmas gift to attendees who take a tour on the day. When you visit, our main priority is to ensure everyone stays safe. You will need to arrange an appointment to book your place.
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 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.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Bitterne Park Surgery
- Hair At 20
- Bitterne Park
- Tesco Express
- Co-operative Food
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.
The Team at The Boathouse
Offers Too Good To Miss
Find your happy place, with our two fantastic offers
Move for free
If you decide to purchase your new home, you could save an average of £16,471 on your moving costs. That’s because with our new Move for Free offer, we'll pay your estate agent, removals and legal fees* Combine this with the temporary holiday on Stamp Duty, LBTT and LTT† and it makes this the ideal time to move. *Ts&Cs apply.†The holiday applies to the first £500k of property sales in England and the first £250k of property sales in Scotland and Wales, from now until the 31st March 2021.
One month's rent free
And if you would prefer to rent, we can either offer you one month's rent free or free removals** on selected properties. **Ts&Cs apply.To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.