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Bitterne Park provides an ideal retirement option for those seeking the privacy of their own apartment, with the added benefit of an on-site community. Planning has been approved and construction is underway at Bitterne Park, situated on Cobden Avenue.
Made up of 50 one and two bedroom apartments, the new retirement development will feature a cosy club lounge, ideal for meeting up with friends, neighbours and family. The retirement homes will enjoy a prominent position on the banks of the River Itchen.
Just a short distance from Cobden Bridge, the main arterial route to Southampton city centre this development is ideally located just 200ft from shops and amenities including a bakers, tea room and Co-operative store.
Homeowners can benefit from picturesque views over the River Itchen and Riverside Park which is situated opposite, providing a perfect setting for a relaxing riverside walk. This idyllic haven is home to an abundance of local wildlife including swans, ducks and geese.
Local amenities are located opposite the retirement development on Bitterne Park Triangle where a Butcher, Baker, Co-op, 3 cafes, drycleaners, various takeaways and the Veg Shed (selling locally grown vegetables) can be found. The bus stop is directly outside the development and provides regular buses to Southampton city centre and neighbouring areas such as St Denys, Bitterne, Portswood and Eastleigh. There is also a regular bus running from Cobden Avenue to Southampton Airport. Trains are available from the main line station of Bitterne which is only half a mile away.
The international maritime city of Southampton is the largest city in the county of Hampshire on the south coast of England. It is a major UK port, and has good transport links with the rest of the country by road and rail, and to Europe by air from Southampton Airport. Home to the longest surviving stretch of medieval walls in England, as well as many museums, the Mayflower and Nuffield Theatre, West Quay shopping centre, Southampton Football Club and Cunard cruises, Southampton is a vibrant, modern city with plenty of activities for young and old.
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