The properties are cleverly designed to provide completely private individual flats, within the development which also offers a lodge manager and communal lounge/bar/coffee area with Wifi and group activities arranged throughout the year.
Churchill have built retirement properties for over 20 years and now have vast experience in the business, continually striving and achieving the accolade of being the retirement builder of choice.
The very high standard of build is obvious as soon as you enter an apartment. They have been individually designed to provide privacy and also to make the most of the views onto the well maintained communal gardens, and where possible a small balcony has been incorporated to encourage a coffee on the patio in the morning sunshine.
As standard all the apartments have a video entry system, intruder alarm, smoke detectors, 24 hour support system, and a multi locking system to the front door. Double glazing to all windows, SkyQ enabled, Energy efficient, low carbon heating system, plenty of storage, non-slip flooring to the shower rooms. There is free parking and a guest suite for visitors.
A very well stocked library also with various activities is in New Street just a short walk along the road.
The property is within an easy short walk of all amenities including Lymington station, doctors surgeries and chemists, library, church and community centre. The beautiful Georgian market town of Lymington, with its cosmopolitan shopping and picturesque harbour has two large deep water marinas and sailing clubs for which the town has gained its status as a world renowned sailing resort, as well as an open-air seawater bath that was built in 1833. Lymington has a number of renowned restaurants and designer boutiques and is surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of the New Forest National Park. On Saturday, a market is held in the High Street, the origins of which probably date back to the 13th century. To the north are the New Forest villages of Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 which links to the M3 for access to London. There is also a branch line train link to Brockenhurst Railway Station (approx. 5.5 miles) which provides a half hourly service to London Waterloo with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes.
Living in Lymington
This vibrant and picturesque Georgian market town, positioned between the Solent, Lymington River and the New Forest, has been a massive draw for many people over the years.
It has always attracted ‘yachties’ as it’s considered the UK’s sailing capital with its boatyards, marinas and sailing clubs. It is also popular with families and retirees escaping London and the Home Counties in search of a better quality of life, often light-heartedly referred to as ‘Richmond by the Sea’. It’s also the choice for many in the New Forest who are considering downsizing, but want to remain in the area.
Lymington is a lively hub. It has a very distinctive centre with many independents (such as Elliotts of Lymington for designer fashion) as well as a strong smattering of top quality names (including Musto and Waitrose). A tasty range of eateries includes cafes, pubs and restaurants – check out two good tapas bars, Elderflower on Quay Hill (the chef is ex-Chewton Glen) and stylish Stanwells House Hotel. And every Saturday the High Street is taken over by a proper, old-fashioned market with everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to flowers and plants, fashion to fishing equipment, and vintage collectables to artisan food producers.
Property ranges from elegant period townhouses in the town centre to big family homes down leafy lanes ‘South of the High Street’ and new waterside development. Looking for an Estate Agent in Lymington? Spencers are here to help.
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Knights Lodge is a delightful purpose built property for the over 60s offering independent accommodation in a peaceful location but still very much in the heart of the historic town of Lymington and hence easy reach of the town’s amenities. Energy Performance Rating: C