Leonard Hackett Court comprises 36 properties surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens. A professional estate manager takes care of buildings and grounds maintenance, and can also help should you require access to further help and support.
Convenient for local bus routes, the properties are within walking distance of shops and amenities. The town centre and seafront are located within two miles, and a golf course and cricket ground are nearby.
Around the town
Bournemouth offers activities to suit all along its beautiful and largely unspoilt coastline. You take in the town’s seven miles of beach easily by regular land train, which runs along the promenade.
The shopping streets are mostly pedestrianised with modern shopping malls, Victorian arcades and a large selection of bars, clubs and cafés. North of the centre, Castlepoint is a retail park with around 40 retail units. Other major shopping areas are situated in the districts of Westbourne and Boscombe.
The lower, central and upper gardens lead for several miles down the valley of the River Bourne through the centre of the town to the sea. The borough has two piers at Bournemouth and Boscombe.
Things to do in the area
The town offers lively theatre, comedy and opera performances in the Pavilion. The International Centre is often the venue for performances by the renowned Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. You may also enjoy taking a ride on the Bournemouth Eye, for a panoramic view stretching over 20 miles.
The Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival is a ten-day event which combines a market with live cookery demonstrations. The Arts by the Sea Festival is a mix of dance, film, theatre, literature, and music.
How to get here
Bournemouth is a large seaside resort in Dorset. The estate is on St Winifred’s Road just off the A347 Wimborne Road. Nearby the principal route to the town centre is the A338, a dual carriageway that connects to the A31 close to the Hampshire border. From the A31 the M27, M3 and A34 can be easily reached.
National Express operates frequent coach departures to London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick. Bournemouth railway station offers many services including Southampton, Winchester, Basingstoke and Dorchester. Bournemouth airport is also nearby.
Distance to GP: 1 miles
Distance to shop: 1 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.5 miles
Distance to Post Office: 1 miles