Ashley Lodge is a small development of 14 one bed apartments based in the heart of Basingstoke with good access to the high street. You won’t have to worry about buildings and grounds maintenance or repairs as a site manager looks after these points, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it.
Near to the development are several green open spaces and within three miles you can reach the open countryside. There is a strong sense of community here, with residents often getting together to arrange events.
There is a popular weekly market held on Wednesdays in Basingstoke town centre. The Festival Place shopping centre has a wide range of shops, cafés, restaurants and a cinema.
In Portchester Square is the Basingstoke Sports Centre which has a gym, fitness studio, swimming pool and health spa.
Basingstoke is also home to The Anvil, Haymarket and Proteus theatres for drama and concerts. Diverse local music groups range from brass bands to symphony orchestras.
Theatre and Festivals
Basingstoke Canal Towpath Trail is a wonderfully scenic route, passing through woodland to wetland and pasture. Known locally as King John’s Castle, the ruins of Odiham Castle are located adjacent to the Basingstoke Canal. They are currently being restored and are open to the public.
Basing House was a major Tudor palace and castle in the nearby village of Old Basing. The extensive ruins are open to the public and accessed by an attractive riverside walk.
Milestones is an award winning living history museum where you can explore a network of full size streets, village green, pub and a steam locomotive, dating from Victorian times to 1945.
Basingstoke is a large old market town in northeast Hampshire, about 16 miles from Reading. Centrally located on Frescade Crescent, Ashley Lodge is easily reached via the A30 Ringway leading from junction 6 of the M3.
The town’s railway station provides many services including those for London Waterloo, Reading and Southampton. Bus services run to Farnborough, Winchester, Andover, Newbury and Reading.
Distance to GP: 1 miles
Distance to shop: 0.11 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.11 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.5 miles