Retirement Apartments in Hythe

Nestled between the New Forest and Southampton Water, the pretty village of Hythe is home to Hubert Lodge, a brand new development of 43 one and two bedroom retirement apartments which is well-located for the village’s Georgian high street, historic pier and waterfront.

Due to extremely high demand, Hubert Lodge is already 65% sold, so to ensure you don’t miss out, call us today to book your priority appointment.

Standard features

All apartments at Churchill Retirement Living are completely self-contained with their own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it.

There is a choice of one and two bedroom apartments and they may all vary slightly when it comes to dimensions and position of rooms.

Kitchens are tiled with colour-coordinated worktops, and come fully fitted with a waist-height oven, hob, hood and fridge/freezer. Most of our developments also have integral washer/dryers fitted in all apartments as standard.

Our standards

The master bedrooms have walk-in wardrobes as well as TV and telephone points, with even the smallest details considered.

The apartments come with tiled shower rooms as standard, while some of them have separate en-suites and cloakrooms as well – all designed for ease of use and with the needs of our customers in mind.

All apartments are stringently inspected by our Customer Services department to ensure they are handed over to the standard of finish and quality expected by our customers.

  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • Landscaped gardens with patio and seating areas
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Walk out balconies on selected apartments

Service charges explained…

We understand that the ongoing cost of running your new apartment is an important factor to consider when deciding to purchase a Churchill apartment. That’s why a full service charge budget analysis is available for each individual development. Owners are consulted on this annually, and we always aim to keep the cost as low as possible.

In fact many Owners are pleasantly surprised that the service charges for their apartment frequently work out less than what they were paying, in comparable costs, on their previous property. This is backed up by research from the Housing LIN, who found that downsizing from a 3 bedroom house to a 2 bedroom retirement apartment could save an Owner approximately £1,300* per year. This is a potential saving of around 15% on bills.

With energy costs on the increase, it is worth highlighting that we incorporate renewable technologies to supply hot water and heating to reduce electricity bills. We also insulate our developments to a very high standard. This means that the need to turn the heating on is kept to a minimum.

“Living in a Churchill Apartment is absolutely marvellous. The whole building is so nice and warm all the time that we’ve hardly had to use the heating inside our apartment. When we do turn it up a notch or two it’s nice to know we don’t have to worry about the cost or the environmental impact, as it’s all so energy efficient and covered within our annual service charge.”

John and Doreen Pitt, Lewis Carroll Lodge, Cheltenham

We are here to help you every step of the way

We appreciate everyone’s household costs will differ, and just how daunting the idea of a service charge can be. We are here to help you every step of the way, please contact one of the team to discuss your current costs and help you discover just how much you could be saving.

*Based on ‘Sizing up the Situation’ report (Housing LIN, 2014) and Millstream Service Charge data.

Carefully considered design

Our developments have been carefully designed to make life easier, leaving you free to enjoy your retirement.

We use the very latest construction materials, fixtures and fittings, for maximum energy efficiency and low utility bills. A lift is provided to all floors, so using the stairs whilst carrying heavy shopping isn’t a chore.

A great deal of importance is placed on the communal areas, providing a welcome area for you, your family and friends. All of our developments also have the added benefit of a Guest Suite to accommodate visiting family and friends.

Our specifications

The development will have the following typical specification:

  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Camera entry system
  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • Free parking
  • Guest suite for friends and family
  • Landscaped gardens with patio and seating areas
  • Lift to all floors
  • Lodge Manager
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Walk out balconies on selected apartments

Virtual Tour

Please note this is a generic virtual tour.

Local area

Waterfront living on the edge of the New Forest

Hythe was once a little fishing village in the New Forest and it has expanded into a town located close to Southampton Water. The spectacular views across the water make Hythe a hugely popular place to live – and with good reason.

  • The town has all the usual amenities including supermarkets, a library, post office and several cafes and eateries.
  • The historic Hythe Pier is home to the oldest running pier train in the world! At the end of the pier, the electric Hythe Pier Train connects with the Hythe Ferry, offering transportation to the city of Southampton. This efficient, albeit unusual transport method means access to the city is easy.
  • Every Tuesday, Hythe Market is held in St Johns Street car park, selling things like vegetables, meat, cheese, clothing and pet products.
  • For the more active retiree, Dibden Golf Course is located just a couple of miles away, while Applemore Health and Leisure Centre offers swimming pools, badminton courts and a gym.

To locate the points of interest on the map hover over the location marker.

  1. Hubert Lodge
  2. Bank
  3. Convenience Store
  4. Post Office
  5. Supermarket
  6. Hairdressers
  7. Supermarket
  8. Cafe
  9. Doctors Surgery

Getting there

If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.

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News

Super-fit Ann is 79 and still running!

October 1, 2021

Super-fit retiree Ann Bruce-Low recently completed the Southampton Half Marathon at the tender age of 79, and she has well and truly caught the running bug with more races on the schedule over the coming months.

Testimonials

Ann Bruce-Low
Hubert Lodge, Hythe

“I wasn’t keen on the idea at first, but retirement living is not at all what I expected,” she says. “Everyone here is independent and young at heart like me, they’ve all been very friendly and welcoming, and they all sponsored me for the half marathon which was lovely. My fundraising total has reached £220 and there are more donations on the way.”

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