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Last remaining two bedroom, ground floor apartment which comes complete with carpets, curtains, fireplace and light fittings.
Apsley Lodge is a beautiful development of 27 one and two bedroom retirement apartments located in the popular town of Waterlooville. It is named after Apsley House, the London home of the first Duke of Wellington who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. The town is named after this battle and was reputedly where many soldiers returning to Portsmouth stopped to celebrate their victory and settled.
Well-located for Waterlooville’s town centre, Apsley Lodge is ideally placed for the local shops and amenities and public transport. The Boulevard is a busy pedestrian precinct, linking London Road with Duke’s Walk and is home to a number of High Street stores, alongside smaller independent retailers, a Waitrose supermarket and the town’s library. Set in a pedestrian-friendly precinct, the town centre also hosts a weekly farmers’ market selling clothing, flowers and a selection of locally sourced meats and produce.
Waterlooville Library has a monthly reading group and weekly games clubs and also runs a regular calendar of workshops and covering interests as diverse as arts and crafts, computing, languages and music.
For those who enjoy sporting pursuits, Waterlooville Golf Club, designed by Sir Henry Cotton is home to an 18-hole championship course with clubhouse, whilst at the nearby Jubilee Park you can enjoy watching a game of football or cricket, or partake in a game of Tennis on one of the park’s courts.
Waterlooville also has a vibrant calendar of community events running throughout the year including an annual music festival, Classic Motor Show, Summer Fete and Christmas Carols in the town’s bandstand.
The surrounding Hampshire countryside includes the breath-taking view of the South Downs National Park and the Queen Elizabeth Country Park, which has over 2,000 acres of woodland and downland. With the historic waterfront city of Portsmouth, Port Solent Marina and the Blue Flag beaches of Hayling Island nearby, the town is a great location to get out and explore.
Apsley 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.
Apsley Lodge’s manager, Jayne, is on hand throughout the day to support the residents and keep the development in perfect shape. The residence are extremely social with monthly fish and chip suppers, quiz nights, game days and monthly afternoon cream teas. Any visiting guests, the furnished twin guest suite is perfect and available for just £15 for single occupancy or £20 per night for dual occupancy. The same excellent value is available for you to use across more than 150 Retirement Lodges throughout the UK.
Apsley 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.
Apsley 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 (Year Ending 31 May 2020): £4,280.13 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground Rent: £625 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax: Band C
125 year Lease commencing 2016
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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