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, Test Valley Borough Council, who can be contacted on 01264 368000.
Bracher Close in Andover is a development of 36 apartments and 1 bungalow with shared gardens, a log cabin serving as a residents’ lounge, laundry and car parking facilities. There’s plenty of opportunity to get involved with the resident community, with regular coffee afternoons and trips to places of interest in the local area.
Situated in a peaceful yet central location, the light and spacious properties are within walking distance of all the town centre shops and amenities. There’s a bus stop nearby for services to the town centre and the historic cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury.
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.
Andover has many amenities including golf clubs, parks, lakes, woodland walks, a sports centre with swimming pool and a good selection of shops. Bowls has been played in Andover since 1913 and the local club now with 90 members will celebrate its centenary in 2013. Winchester which can be accessed by bus hosts one of the UK's largest and most successful farmers' markets, with close to 100 stalls. The farmers' market takes place on the second and last Sunday monthly in the town centre. Salisbury, 30 minutes away, also has a bustling market and an array of high street stores.
Art and culture
Andover is a north west Hampshire town on the River Anton. Watermills have played an important part in its history; Rooksbury Mill is one of the few surviving mill buildings in Andover. Nearby Winchester is the home of the award-winning Blue Apple Theatre, an inclusive company of actors with and without learning disability. The World Heritage site and visitor centre at Stonehenge is just a 10 mile drive away.
The development is conveniently situated centrally within Andover with access to the A303 and a 15 minute drive to junction 8 of the M3. Nearby towns include; Salisbury 17 miles away, Basingstoke 18 miles, Winchester also 18 miles and 25 miles to Southampton.
Regular bus services run to nearby Winchester, Basingstoke and Salisbury. Andover is served by a mainline station with frequent trains running into Salisbury, Exeter and London Waterloo.
Distance to GP: 0.02 miles
Distance to shop: 0.17 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.02 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.5 miles