- Two Bedroom, Fourth Floor Apartment at the rear of the development
- Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
- Neutral décor throughout
- Lodge Manager available 5 days a week
- Owners’ Lounge & Kitchen with regular social events
- 24 hour Careline system for safety and security
- Guest Suite for visitors & use of over 100 guest suites in Churchill Retirement lodges across the country
- Owners’ private car park
- Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this lovely two double bedroom apartment which is situated on the fourth floor of Osbourne Lodge, at the rear of the development. The apartment enjoys well-proportioned rooms, natural décor throughout and is perfectly positioned close to the lift. The apartment has a modern and fully fitted Kitchen with integrated appliances and a spacious Lounge. The bedrooms are both fantastic size rooms, the master benefitting from its own en-suite shower room and walk in wardrobe. The main bathroom has a bath with shower over, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. This wonderful home is further enhanced with a spacious hallway, storage cupboard and roof top views towards Bournemouths’ Upper Gardens.
Osbourne Lodge is Churchill Retirement Living’s First Premier Collection Lodge of 54 one and two bedroom retirement apartments in Bournemouth. Osbourne Lodge was named after Fanny Vandergrift Osbourne, wife of the novelist Robert Louis Stevenson. Bournemouth is renowned for its 7 miles of Blue-Flag award winning beaches with stunning views if the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks. Bournemouth Town Centre has an eclectic mix of shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and coffee shops with the new BH2 centre just opened on the edge of the town’s beautiful Victorian lower gardens. The Bournemouth International Centre and Pavilion Theatre offer a range of entertainment from large music concerts to opera and ballet performances. During the summer, Bournemouth Pier is a great place to watch the weekly fireworks and the beach front plays host to the yearly Air Festival. The lodge is in the perfect location with the town centre, sea front and Westbourne all within 5 minutes.
The lodge is in the perfect place for transport with a bus stop right outside. Bournemouth train station has direct links to London Waterloo and Manchester and Bournemouth International Airport is less than 8 miles away. For journeys by road, the Wessex Way just a few hundred yards away leads onto the Motorway network.
Osbourne 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. A 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.
Osbourne Lodge’s manager, Elaine, is on hand throughout the day to support the owners and keep the development in perfect shape. Elaine arranges 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 £15 per night for 1 visitor and £20 (£10 each) for 2 visitors. The same excellent value is available across more than 100 Churchill Retirement Lodges for owners to visit throughout the UK.
Osbourne 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.
Osbourne Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55. Each Apartment is completely self-contained with its own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it. When you fancy some company, you’ll find the Owners’ Lounge a popular and relaxed place to meet.
Service charge: £1477.12 per 6 months
Ground rent: TBC
Council Tax: Band D
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.