The Boathouse is a Retirement Living development constructed by award-winning retirement home specialist McCarthy and Stone specifically designed for the overs 55’s.
The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs for the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (subject to availability, fees apply). The Boathouse is a stunning waterfront development with landscaped gardens and terraces overlooking the River Itchen, opposite Riverside Park, and close to Bitterne Park Triangle shops offering a variety of cafes and restaurants, a Co-Op, a Bakers and Tesco Express perfect for local shopping. Less than a five minute drive or bus ride is Portswood high street offering a wide variety of amenities including clothes shops, boutique cafes and local produce. A short bus ride away is Southampton City centre.
***Viewing of this superb property is highly recommended***
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage/airing/utilty cupboard with BOSCH washer drier, boiler and Vent Axia system. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.
Spacious lounge with balcony and views of The River Itchen. Feature fireplace, TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. A glazed patio door with window to side opens onto to a delightful balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens and river. Part glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.
Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Fitted integrated fridge/freezer and a window with lovely river views.
Double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, window with river views.
Partly tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated heated mirror above. Shaving point, electric heated ladder style towel rail, underfloor heating and extractor fan.
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
999 Year Lease from 2018
Ground Rent £425
Car Parking (Permit Scheme) is by allocated space subject to availability
The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.