Retirement Apartments in Hitchin

Dovehouse Lodge is a collection of 53 one and two bedroom retirement flats for sale in Hitchin. Nestled in a quiet, residential area these new homes offer a peaceful place to call home.

The development is in a fantastic location with all amenities close by including a Waitrose on the outskirts of town and also the bustling town centre which is focused around the market square and home to an array of independent and high street shops.

This development is now selling! Get in touch with our team today to find out more about Dovehouse Lodge and reserve your perfect retirement apartment today.

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.

All of our Lodges benefit from a comprehensive 10-year Building Warranty Guarantee.

  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Camera entry system
  • Free parking
  • Gated development
  • Landscaped garden with seating areas
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Secure entrance from car park
  • Two lifts to all floors
  • Walk out balconies on selected apartments

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
  • Fitted kitchen with built in oven, hob, upright fridge/freezer and washer/dryer
  • Free parking
  • Gated development
  • Landscaped gardens with patio and seating areas
  • Lodge Manager
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Secure entrance from car park
  • Two lifts to all floors
  • Walk out balconies on selected apartments
  • Walk-in wardrobe in main bedroom

Virtual Tour

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Local area

Life in Hitchin

This beautiful new development in Hitchin is in a fantastic, central location with all amenities close by. Voted as one of Britain’s best high streets, the bustling town centre of Hitchin offers a library, choice of supermarkets, a post office, coffee shops and an array of high street shops.

  • Hitchin is a pretty market town in the north of Hertfordshire. Probably most well known for a certain purple plant, Hitchin is home to Hitchin Lavender, a farm that contains around 25 miles of lavender rows.
  • Hitchin Lavender has a children’s play area and also grows sunflowers and wildflowers at the base. It’s the perfect location for enjoying a day out with the family to take in the scenery.
  • St Mary’s Church is located in the heart of the town and featured in the Domesday Book. The font dates back to the 15th Century and the church is a popular focal point of the town.
  • A market takes place every week on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and there’s also a craft and farmer’s market on the last Saturday of the month, so you can find everything you need.

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

  1. Dovehouse Lodge
  2. Bank
  3. Doctors Surgery
  4. Hairdresser
  5. Post Office
  6. Sainsbury's
  7. Supermarket
  8. Library
  9. Market Place
  10. Shopping Centre
  11. Cafe
  12. Theatre

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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Testimonials

Sandi Philpott
Dovehouse Lodge, Hitchin

“The atmosphere at the Lodge is lovely and so are the people. I have never regretted the move and if laughter is good for you then this is the place to be. We are comfortable and happy here.”

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