Oakfields is a mid-sized development of 36 one bed apartments based in the suburb of Lychpit, Basingstoke. Local amenities including a GP surgery, post office and chemist are nearby. The regular coffee mornings give an opportunity to socialise with other residents, should you wish to do so. There are also extra social gatherings held on a monthly basis, including a quiz.
A professional on-site manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it. There are shared gardens and a lounge onsite for residents to use as well as two guest rooms so any visiting friends or family can stay.
Basingstoke is a large old market town in northeast Hampshire, about 16 miles from Reading. 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.
This development is located just off the Great Binfield Road in the Lychpit area of Basingstoke. 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: 0.28 miles
Distance to shop: 0.28 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.11 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.5 miles