The latest McCarthy Stone Retirement Living PLUS development is found in Alresford, a picturesque Georgian town, home to the Watercress Line steam railway. This development features 30 one and 26 two bedroom apartments, exclusively for those over 70.
There are many facilities on offer such as an on-site bistro, a convenient guest suite for visitors to stay overnight and a communal lounge perfect for socialising with friends, family and neighbours.
In addition to modern apartments, this development benefits from an on-site Estates Team, as well as a 24 hour emergency call system for added peace of mind. All external property maintenance including gardening and window cleaning is taken care of, leaving you more time to enjoy your retirement to the full.
All apartments include a fully fitted kitchen with an oven, hob and hood, as well as a fully fitted shower room. The apartments also have raised-height electrical sockets, panel heaters and double-glazed glass. Telephone and TV points are located in both the living room and main bedrooms and feature a Sky/Sky+ connection point.
Ideally located on The Dean, one of the main streets that runs from the pretty River Arle to West Street, in the town centre and within walking distance of the main shopping area, where you can find independent and well-known shops, a variety of restaurants and four national banks.
- Within walking distance of main shopping area
- Luxury social spaces such as a Club lounge and bistro
- On-site bistro serving delicious food daily
- Within a 15 minute drive of Winchester
- Alresford is home to the famous Watercress Line
- Flexible care and support packages available
- Wheelchair access
- Intruder alarm
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- Estates Manager
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
See for yourself what Wayfarer Place has to offer with virtual tours of our one bedroom apartment, 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.
Interactive Site Plan
Our interactive site plan allows you to easily find available retirement properties. Click the tabs to view each floor. You'll see that one-bedroom homes are in yellow and two-bedroom homes are in purple. When you click on a property, you'll find out whether it is available for sale, rent or shared ownership, as well as pricing. Click on 'view property' to find out more. Retirement homes shown in red are already reserved, sold or rented out, but may be available on our Resales website.
The properties at this development are leasehold properties with a term of 999 years from and including 01/01/2019
* To be offset against your initial payment and fully refundable should your tenancy not proceed
- Communal area costs inc. electricity, heating and lighting
- Future maintenance fund
- Water and sewage (communal areas and apartments)
- Maintenance of building and gardens
- Emergency call system
- Building insurance
- Active social calendar of events and exclusive discounts
- Dedicated on-site team
- Weekly domestic assistance
- Use of the on-site restaurant
What's not included?
- Electricity, heating and lighting (apartments)
- Phone / broadband
- Council Tax
- TV licence / TV service
- Home and contents insurance
What is an Assured Tenancy?
Assured Tenancy means that you agree to rent the property for a minimum term of 12 months, but after that you can leave at any time as long as you give two months written notice. We can’t ask you to leave unless you have broken the terms of the agreement.
I want to rent. What checks do you carry out and what do I need to prepare?
We’ll ask you to complete a Rental Application Pack and an Income and Expenditure form to get the information we need to do standard background checks. You’ll be asked for proof of income, savings and/or pensions, along with copies of your last three months’ bank statements. You’ll be asked to provide identification documentation that complies with the latest Government Right to Rent regulations – our sales consultants will talk you through what you need.
Do I need to pay a reservation deposit?
Yes, you will need to pay a small refundable reservation deposit to reserve the property. You will also have to pay a security deposit equivalent to five weeks rent when you move in.
What do I have to pay before moving in?
Before you can move into your property, you will need to pay the first month’s rent together with your security deposit, minus the reservation deposit you’ve already paid.
The security deposit is equivalent to five weeks rent. Don’t worry, we’ll make sure you know the exact amount you need to pay in plenty of time.
McCarthy Stone is part of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, membership number G10625. Download the Tenancy Deposit Scheme leaflet.
What date are rental payments due?
All rental payments are due on the 1st of each month and must be paid by direct debit. Your rent includes all of the development’s service charges, ground rents and property maintenance.
Retirement Living PLUS
Living in New Alfresford
Alresford is a historic town, first mentioned in the Domesday Book. After the fires of the 1600s ravaged the town, the colour-washed Georgian houses have been rebuilt in stunning style, and are now home to many English pubs, tea rooms and antique shops. Voted Country Life's 'Favourite Market Town' in the south east, Alresford is today known for its array of fairs and fetes, such as the Watercress Festival; a street market with local foods; the Alresford Show, one of England's most important agricultural events; and the Bonfire Night fireworks.
There's a great sense of community in this small town, with plenty of attractions for both locals and tourists. Take a walk along the riverside to see the Fulling Mill and Eel House, or visit St John's Parish Church, the Millennium Trail and Old Alresford Pond, a wildlife reserve created in the 12th century by Bishop de Lucy.
Alresford is also home to Alresford Rugby Football Club, New Alresford Town Football Club, and Tennis Club and even has a petanque pitch. The development is less than 15 minutes by car to Wincester, and the Watercress Line steam railway runs from Alresford to Alton, taking passengers through 10 miles of beautiful Hampshire countryside. It's easy to see why Alresford is one of the most magical places to live.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Alresford Dental Care
- The Alresford Surgery
- Alresford Haircare
Located on The Dean, Wayfarer Place is close to the River Arle and has many amenities nearby.
There’s a Co-operative 0.1 miles away and you’ll find a range of eateries, pubs, independent shops and a pharmacy along The Avenue, which is 0.2 miles from the development.
If you enjoy sport, you’ll also find a gym and Alresford Town Football Club just 0.2 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 Wayfarer Place
Offers Too Good To Miss
Short term rental option available
Our short term rental option provides the perfect opportunity to experience the lifestyle without the long term commitment.
Sample the benefits of joining a thriving retirement community; from the peace of mind the dedicated staff provide, to the companionship the weekly events offer.
Call 0800 201 4811 today to find out more and to book a visit. We'd love to show you around.
T&Cs apply - Short term rental option only available at selected developments, on selected apartments.