Woodgreen and Litchfield, Winchester is a development of 25 bungalows with shared gardens, residents’ lounge and private parking facilities. Located in the Harestock area, the properties are close to local shops and a pub serving food, with a post office and doctor’s surgery within two miles. There is also a regular bus service into the centre of Winchester, just a 10 minute journey away.
One of the benefits of this development is your professional on-site manager who looks after the buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it. You can choose from a host of activities run within the residential community ranging from regular coffee mornings, pub lunches and trips to places of interest in the local area.
Of interest locally
A paradise for shopping connoisseurs, Winchester boasts a tempting array of independent shops, boutiques and art galleries in scenic settings. The city's compact, pedestrian-friendly streets are a refreshing alternative to the large-scale malls found in other cities. The farmers' market takes place on the second and last Sunday monthly in the town centre. Lawn bowls is played at several clubs and the Riverside Indoor Bowling Club remains open during the winter months.
History and culture
Winchester Cathedral, the longest cathedral in Europe, was originally built in 1079. It contains much fine architecture spanning the 11th to the 16th century. Winchester is well known for the Great Hall of its castle, which was built in the 12th century. It is famous for King Arthur's Round Table, which has hung in the hall from at least 1463. Since 1974 Winchester has hosted the annual Hat Fair, a celebration of street theatre that includes performances, workshops, and gatherings at several venues around the city. Winchester is the home of the award-winning Blue Apple Theatre, an inclusive company of actors with and without learning disability.
This development lies to the north west of the town just off the B3420. Winchester is a historic city located close to the M3, A34 and A303. The railway station operates services to London Waterloo and Southampton. There is a good bus services to local towns and villages.
Distance to GP: 2 miles
Distance to shop: 0.17 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.17 miles
Distance to Post Office: 2 miles