Wayfarer Place

Wayfarer Place, The Dean, Alresford

property description



Wayfarer Place is a stunning development of 56 one and two bedroom apartments. This Retirement Living Plus development was built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra care and support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, fitted and tiled shower room with level access shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.

Communal facilities include a homeowners lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room, wellbeing suite and landscaped gardens. There is a fully equipped laundry room and bistro/restaurant which serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.

One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Wayfarer Place with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.

Wayfarer Place is in a convenient location in the heart of the quaint Georgian town of Alresford. Famous for being home to the Watercress Line heritage railway, Alresford boasts a bustling community which hosts a number of annual events including the Watercress festival, Alresford Show, Alresford Fayre and carol singing.
Located on the Dean, Wayfarer Place offers a range of handy, local amenities such as a selection of eateries and cafes, independent and well-known shops, four national banks and a Tesco Metro and Co-op Local. In addition, a conservation area and the beautiful River Arle is just a stones throw from the development providing a picturesque setting for spending time with friends and family.
There are good transport links to London and surrounding towns including Alton and Winchester. A bus stop is located a short walk away, opposite the nearby Co-op Local.


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 cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room, shower room and W.C.


A spacious well-proportioned double aspect living/dining room benefitting from a glazed patio door with window to side opening onto a balcony with Westerly views over the landscaped gardens. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Fully tiled and fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units and drawers with a contrasting work surface. Electrically operated UPVC double glazed window. Granite composite sink with mono lever tap and drainer. Bosch mid-height oven and ceramic hob, cooker hood and integral Bosch fridge freezer.


A spacious double bedroom with a large walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, window with views over the landscaped gardens.


A very spacious second bedroom with TV and phone points and ceiling lights. Full length window with a Westerly aspect over the landscaped gardens.


Part tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access shower with grab rails. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated mirror above complete with integrated shaving point, extractor ventilation, electric ladder style heater.


Tiled and fitted with suite comprising low level WC, ladder style heated towel rail, wash hand basin and mirror above.


Service Charge
• 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 Estates 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 Estates Manager.


999 years from 1st Jan 2019


Parking 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.


  • Estate Manager
  • 24 hour emergency call system & video entry system
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Bistro style restaurant
  • Communal lounge
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Wellness suite/Hairdressing salon
  • Laundry room
  • Mobility scooter store
  • Landscaped gardens

Property Consultant

Imogen Ruckwood, Property Consultant - South East region

Imogen Ruckwood

0345 556 4120