- Two bedroom first floor apartment with Balcony
- Overlooks the communal gardens
- Owners Lounge, Gardens and Parking
- Lodge Manager available 5 days a week
- Guest suite for visitors & use of over 150 guest suites in Retirement lodges across the country
- 24 Hour Careline system for safety and security
- Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links
- Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this lovely two double bedroom first floor apartment, situated in an enviable position, enjoying a dual aspect and wonderful views of the communal gardens. The property offers remarkably spacious accommodation throughout and simply must be viewed. The Lounge is a lovely room which has space for living and dining room furniture. There is a feature electric fireplace with attractive surround and a door leads to the balcony which has plenty of space for a bistro table and chairs and enjoys a beautiful outlook over the communal gardens. The Kitchen, accessed via the Lounge, offers a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a built in waist height oven, 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood over, a fridge, freezer and a washer dryer. A window provides a pleasant outlook and ventilation. Bedroom One is a spacious double room which has a window overlooking the gardens and a fantastic walk in wardrobe. Bedroom Two is another generous double room which could also be used as a dining room/hobbies room. This room has a useful built in mirror fronted wardrobe and a full length window, providing lovely views of the gardens. The Shower Room has a curved glass shower cubicle, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. Perfectly complementing this stunning apartment is a useful guest cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. There are also two storage cupboards located in the hallway.
Spitfire Lodge is a modern, purpose built development of 73 one and two bedroom retirement apartments located in Portswood, Southampton.
The Supermarine Spitfire was designed by R J Mitchell CBE who was a resident of Portswood, and who also designed racing seaplanes. The solent gave birth to the Spitfire along with many other aircraft and is steeped in aviation history.*
With this Lodge being built and released for sale in the year of the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force, Churchill Retirement Living are delighted to be able to name this brand new development after this iconic aircraft.
Portswood is a vibrant suburb located on the outskirts of Southampton City Centre. Situated on Belmont Road, this new development is in the heart of the community, adjacent to the Sainsbury’s supermarket.
The main high street in Portswood caters for all your everyday needs with a variety of independent and national retailers, supermarkets, convenience stores, a Post Office, dentists' and doctors’ surgeries. Portswood Library can also be found here along with coffee shops, ice cream parlours and places to eat.
Bus stops can be found in Belmont Road and the surrounding areas offering services to Southampton City Centre and beyond. The nearest railway station is located in St Denys just over half a mile away. Train services run to London Waterloo and to Weymouth.
Southampton has lots to offer, with a rich maritime history. Stroll through one of the many parks, visit the SeaCity Museum and learn about Southampton's Titanic story or take a trip to the West Quay shopping centre.
The Mayflower Theatre in the heart of the city has a packed schedule of musicals, plays and dance shows throughout the year, making the neighbouring area of Portswood an ideal location to retire.
*Solent Sky Museum in Southampton City Centre, showcases the international importance of aviation history in Southampton and the Solent area.
Spitfire Lodge has been designed with safety and security at the forefront. The apartment has an emergency Careline system installed, monitored by the onsite Lodge Manager during the day and 24 hours, 365 days a year by the Careline team. Careline integrated intruder alarm, secure video entry system and sophisticated fire and smoke detection systems throughout both the apartment and communal areas provide unrivalled peace of mind.
Spitfire Lodge’s manager is on hand throughout the day to support the residents and keep the development in perfect shape. They arrange many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from coffee mornings to games afternoons. For any visiting guests, the furnished twin guest suite is perfect and available for just £20 per night for friends and family. The same excellent value is available for you to use across more than 150 Retirement Lodges throughout the UK.
Spitfire Lodge is managed by the award winning Millstream Management Services, working closely with Churchill Retirement Living and Stratton & King to maintain the highest standards of maintenance and service for every lodge and owner.
Service Charge (Year Ending 31st May 2022): £3,024.12 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground Rent: £625.00 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax: Band C
999 year Lease commencing January 2019
Pets allowed with permission of the Management Company
Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, lodge manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.
DESCRIPTION Measurements are approximate and some may be maximum on irregular walls.
CONSENTS We have not had sight of any relevant building regulations, guarantees or planning consents all relevant documentation pertaining to this property should be checked with your legal advisor before exchanging contracts.
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