Binfields is a large development of 51 one and two bed apartments and bungalows based in the suburbs of Chineham of Basingstoke with close local amenities including a GP surgery and post office.
The regular tea and chat afternoons give an opportunity to socialise with other residents, should you wish to do so. There are shared gardens and a lounge onsite for residents.
Having a professional on-site manager will mean that not only will you be able to access further help and support if you need it but also they will ensure the buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, are taken care of. All the basic amenities you might need are on your doorstep and a bus stop if you want to visit one of the nearby towns.
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: 0.5 miles
Distance to shop: 0.28 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.28 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.28 miles