Mitchell Lodge

Retirement housing
For sale (2)
West End Road, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 6TG
West End Road, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 6TG

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Managed by
Churchill Estates Management
Providing enjoyable, safe and worry-free retirement living

Churchill Estates manage this development, and Churchill Sales & Lettings handle many re-sales and lettings in Churchill developments.

Manager's Description

"Mitchell Lodge is a delightful development of 36 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments located in the village of Bitterne, a suburb of the maritime city of Southampton. It is named after Reginald ..." Show more "Mitchell Lodge is a delightful development of 36 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments located in the village of Bitterne, a suburb of the maritime city of Southampton. It is named after Reginald Joseph Mitchell, the designer of the Vickers Supermarine Spitfire fighter plane. Reginald Mitchell lived in Southampton and the Spitfire first flew form Eastleigh Aerodrome, now Southampton Airport, on 5th March 1936.

Mitchell Lodge is ideally located for the centre of the village, a pedestrianised shopping precinct, which offer a wide selection of shop and amenities; supermarkets and High Street banks can be found alongside traditional bakers and butchers.

The Lodge manager is on hand throughout the day to support the owners and keep the development in perfect shape. They arrange many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from coffee mornings to games afternoons." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
Tenure(s): Leasehold
36 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 200 yards; town centre 200 yards; GP 100 yards.
New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (well behaved pets are welcomed, subject to prior permission).
Housing Authority: Southampton
Social Care Authority: Southampton

Info updated: 07/11/2016
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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Re-sale: A 2 bedroom first floor retirement apartment. Price £250,000. Contact Churchill Sales & Lettings on 0800 077 8717 or click here to view details on their website.. (Notified 21/11/2023)
Re-sale: A 1 bedroom second floor retirement apartment. Price £119,950. Contact Churchill Sales & Lettings on 0800 077 8717 or click here to view details on their website.. (Notified 22/11/2023)

Residents' views

A number of residents have used EAC's resident consultation card game to give their views on aspects of where they live. They gave top marks to this scheme for:
Community spirit
Convenience of the location
Lifestyle
Maintenance
Overall ratings
Practicality of the individual apartments
Privacy
Quality of the building and facilities

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"Good community and great manager"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"I have nice owners who interact with each other & many friendships have been made. There is nothing that each person would not help the other"
Made by a staff member in 2019

"We have formed a community whilst living in our own flat. We look out for each other and help where we can. Many are quite elderly and have carers, so..." Show more
"We have formed a community whilst living in our own flat. We look out for each other and help where we can. Many are quite elderly and have carers, so we assist as much as we want. The garden is done, we have a very good manager and enjoy life." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"It is friendly and under good management. I also feel secure."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living here because it is so near to local shops and buses, and the other residents are so friendly. The manager is so helpful; nothing is too ..." Show more
"I like living here because it is so near to local shops and buses, and the other residents are so friendly. The manager is so helpful; nothing is too much trouble." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I was very lonely in my bungalow after losing my husband. I came to Mitchell Lodge to see a friend's flat and knew right away that this would be a goo..." Show more
"I was very lonely in my bungalow after losing my husband. I came to Mitchell Lodge to see a friend's flat and knew right away that this would be a good move for me to make. I have never regretted it!" Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Near to shops and on a bus route. A good Lodge Manager, very helpful. "
Made by a resident in 2017

"Warm, safe, inviting. Great communal atmosphere promoted bu lodge manager Julie. A joy to reside here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Security and companionship."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It is a comfortable, well-appointed development in a good location, run by an excellent manager. I feel very settled and secure here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The lodge has a warm and friendly atmosphere, an excellent manager always there for support and help, and it has the additional security of a 24 hour ..." Show more
"The lodge has a warm and friendly atmosphere, an excellent manager always there for support and help, and it has the additional security of a 24 hour careline. All positives, with peace of mind and good company top of the list." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living here because I feel secure and happy to be here with so many friendly people. We often meet in the lounge if we want a chat, which is qu..." Show more
"I like living here because I feel secure and happy to be here with so many friendly people. We often meet in the lounge if we want a chat, which is quite nice." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"No worries! Friendly people, aleays ready for a chat. The lodge manager is always there if you want help with anything e.g. forms or advice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love living here because it is close to all amenities, including buses/shops/library etc. We have a most wonderful lodge manager who makes us feel w..." Show more
"I love living here because it is close to all amenities, including buses/shops/library etc. We have a most wonderful lodge manager who makes us feel wonderful." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I love living here because it is close to all amenities, including buses/shops/library etc. We have a most wonderful lodge manager who makes us feel w..." Show more
"I love living here because it is close to all amenities, including buses/shops/library etc. We have a most wonderful lodge manager who makes us feel wonderful." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I moved here because there are other people to talk to and different things going on. Like the coffee morning and chats."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's quite nice living here. Although I am in a wheelchair I get around OK. The people are quite friendly - some with frames like me."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I do not have o worry about property repairs. Also, the services of a wonderful manager. Company, if I want it, or I can close my front door if I want..." Show more
"I do not have o worry about property repairs. Also, the services of a wonderful manager. Company, if I want it, or I can close my front door if I want to be alone. I wish we had a garden here." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"It's like living with an extended family. We all try to help one another and we have a wonderful manager (Julie), who looks after us and she's a gem."
Made by a resident in 2017

"My son bought me here to be nearer him. I think the apartment is beautiful. Julie, Lodge Manager, reads and writes for me as I'm Chinese and can't rea..." Show more
"My son bought me here to be nearer him. I think the apartment is beautiful. Julie, Lodge Manager, reads and writes for me as I'm Chinese and can't read or write English. She is wonderful. I enjoy all the event organised & love living here at Mitchell Lodge." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Because it feels the same as living in a small village where you know everyone, and because we have a very good manager who makes life easy for us."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's a very friendly place to live. All the owners respect each other and the feeling is of the old community village atmosphere where they all rally ..." Show more
"It's a very friendly place to live. All the owners respect each other and the feeling is of the old community village atmosphere where they all rally around for each other." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
Managed by
Churchill Estates Management
Providing enjoyable, safe and worry-free retirement living

Churchill Estates manage this development, and Churchill Sales & Lettings handle many re-sales and lettings in Churchill developments.

National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Retirement housing 31-36 units.
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Memberships
ARHM: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, and therefore committed to complying with its Code of Practice.
Retirement Housing Group: The organisation that developed and/or manages this facility is a member of the Retirement Housing Group which advocates for more good quality retirement housing
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