The Boat House

The Boat House 100 Riverdene Place, Bitterne Park, Southampton

property description



The Boathouse is a Retirement Living development constructed by award-winning retirement home specialist McCarthy and Stone specifically designed for 60 & Over.
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***

Entrance Hall

The front door, which has a spy hole for security, leads into the large hallway with doors leading into the living room, bedrooms and shower room. Also in the hallway is the Apartment security door entry system with intercom, plus the 24 hour emergency response pull cord. All light switches are illuminated throughout. The apartment itself is located towards the front of the complex, giving extra privacy & river views from all rooms except the Ensuite.

Living Room with Private and secluded Balcony

Spacious lounge benefitting from large windows that have a beautiful outlook onto the river and riverside park. TV and double telephone points and BT Fibre connection. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.


Modern fully fitted kitchen leading from the living room. Tiled floor, stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Fitted integrated fridge/freezer and double glazed windows. Double glazed opening door that leads onto a spacious balcony that has beautiful views of the river.

Master bedroom with balcony & river views

A beautifully presented double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, double glazed door leading out onto the balcony. Sperate door leading to an en-suite.


A modern en-suite fitted with a walk in shower with a hand rail. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated heated mirror above.

Second bedroom

This bright and spacious room could even be used as a study or a hobby room. Benefitting with large double glazed windows that look over the Riverside Park.

Shower Room

Partly tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated heated mirror above. Shaving point,wall mounted timer control heater and extractor fan.

Service Charge

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 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 £495


  • Large balcony with river views
  • House Manager
  • 24 Hour Careline
  • Video door entry system
  • Stunning waterside location
  • Lifts to all floors
  • On the doorstep of Bitterne Triangle
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Stunning communal lounge
  • Close to local amenities

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120