For some of our Retirement Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Hanover’s agreement for this estate is that all of the allocations are managed by the local authority, Hampshire County Council, who can be contacted on 01730 829598.
Hanover Cottages comprises 6 two bed houses, set in the small village of Warnford, near Petersfield. The estate is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is an ideal location for those looking for natural surroundings and tranquillity.
An on-site manager oversees any buildings and grounds maintenance, as well as helping you to access further help and support if required. The village has a pub while a post office and local shop can be found at nearby West Meon. The Moorhen Trout Fishery is also just down the road.
Warnford is a pretty village in Hampshire which lies between Winchester and Petersfield. In nearby Petersfield there is a farmers' market held on the first Sunday of every month in the town square. "French" markets are also held at irregular intervals with visiting stall holders from Normandy. In the High Street is the physic garden, which is a recreation of a 17th-century herb garden. It is open to the public nearly every day of the year. Petersfield offers a range of public houses and bars to suit all tastes. There are 14 pubs in all, from historic coach stops to modern bars and coffee houses.
Museums and the arts
For those interested in art and culture, Petersfield has two museums, both run by the Petersfield Museum Trust. The Flora Twort Gallery, based in her old studio, displays the Bedales historic costume collection, which consists of over 1,000 pieces dating from 1720. Petersfield Museum exhibits social-history collections made up from maps, photographs, archives, oral history and artefacts and is situated in the town's old courthouse.
Petersfield's Festival Hall shows many plays and concerts during the year. Petersfield Youth Theatre was formed in 1990 and performs annually at the Festival Hall as well as delivering projects throughout the year.
Location and transport links
Warnford is 12 miles from Winchester and 18 miles from Southampton. Good road links connect the village with the M3 via the A272 and M27 via the A32. There is a bus service from Bishop's Waltham to Petersfield. The closest railway station is in Petersfield providing services between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour.
Distance to GP: 2 miles
Distance to shop: 3 miles
Distance to bus stop: 1 miles
Distance to Post Office: 3 miles