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.
Steeped in history and tradition, Shaftesbury is one of the oldest and highest towns in England, home to pretty thatched cottages, quaint tea shops and a high street filled with independent shops offering everything you need.
The town hosts a weekly charter market and regular Farmers’ Markets, book fairs, flea markets and Sunday markets add to the town’s bustling atmosphere.
Hardy Lodge is well located for the town centre shops and amenities, and is ideally placed to enjoy the many attractions of this charming market town and the surrounding area.
Shaftesbury is the home of Gold Hill, with its steeply inclined cottages and cobbled lane, made famous by the Hovis advert and has magnificent views over the Blackmore Vale.
At the top is the Gold Hill Museum with its cottage garden. The modern museum tells the story of rural and town life whilst the wildlife friendly garden is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the views.
The award-winning Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Gardens bring to life the story of Saxon England’s foremost Benedictine nunnery whose foundations are set in a peaceful walled garden and hosts a range of events throughout the year.
Park Walk has far reaching views over St James’ Church and across the Blackmore Vale and is a popular place to meet, relax and take in the beautiful Dorset skyline.
Shaftesbury Arts Centre has a regular, lively year-round programme of amateur and professional plays, films, art, photography and craft exhibitions and workshops.
The town also boasts a number of events throughout the year including Shaftesbury Food and Drink Festival, Shaftesbury Fringe and the Gold Hill Fair.
Kitchens are tiled with colour-coordinated worktops, and come fully fitted with a waist-height oven, hob, hood and fridge/freezer. Most of these developments also have integral washer/dryers fitted in all apartments as standard.
The master bedrooms have fitted mirror-front 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 customers in mind.
The development will have the following typical specification:
Fitted kitchen with built in oven, hob, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer
Fitted and tiled shower room
Easy-turn lever taps
Heated towel rail in shower room
Fitted mirror wardrobe to main bedroom
Illuminated light switches
Double glazed windows
On-site Lodge Manager
Camera entry system
24 hour Careline support system
Intruder alarm system
Energy efficient and economical heating
Lift to all floors
Constructed to NHBC standards