Redrow - Yew Gardens, PO7
Close enough to Portsmouth and Southampton to enjoy all the facilities of the city, yet far enough away to enjoy the pleasures of semi-rural living, Waterlooville is more than just a suburb, it is the perfect blend of town and country life. It’s the ideal place for our Heritage Collection homes, which themselves blend the very best of both worlds, combining traditional architecture and craftsmanship with modern space and style. Yew Gardens lies on the edge of the town, looking out over open countryside, with the huge South Downs National Park just a short drive away. Yet it is within walking distance of a major supermarket and the town centre, literally just across the road. What more could you ask for in the location of your new Redrow home?
There is plenty to do in Waterlooville, with even more potentially on the cards with a multi-million pound redevelopment in the pipeline bringing a new cinema and bowling alley to the town. For a wider choice of evening entertainment head to Portsmouth, where you’ll find a choice of cinemas and theatres, including the Guildhall, the historic Kings Theatre and the New Theatre Royal. Closer to home, you can enjoy a great range of sporting facilities, including the Horizon Leisure Centre, which has a heated pool and a range of other sports facilities. Golfers will enjoy Waterlooville Golf Course along with Denmead Driving Range, while walkers will enjoy Queens Enclosure – one of the last remaining enclaves of the once extensive Forest of Bere - along with Staunton Country Park and the wide open spaces of the South Downs.
There is a good selection of primary schools within easy reach of Yew Gardens, including Springwood Infant and Junior School, St Peter's Catholic Primary, Queens Inclosure Primary and Purbrook Infants and Juniors. The town also has a surprisingly wide choice of secondary schools, including Horndean Technical College, Oaklands Catholic School, Park Community School and Springfield School. Chichester, Portsmouth and Southampton all have well regarded private schools. Chichester, Portsmouth and Southampton all have well regarded private schools.
The development sits within easy walking distance of everything you could want for your day to day needs and your weekly shop, with a major Asda superstore close by and the main shopping centre also within walking distance. Waterlooville has a good selection of shops, with a market in the town centre every Friday. Wellington Retail Park, also within walking distance of Yew Gardens has a good choice of top name brands. Portsmouth has an even wider choice of shopping, including Gunwharf Quays, Cascades Shopping Centre and the Victory and Ocean retail parks.
Waterlooville lies on the main A3 London Road, with the A3(M) very close by. Portsmouth is just 7miles to the south, with the M27 just 4 miles away leading to Southampton in just 21 miles. Chichester is just 15 miles and Winchester around 32 miles. There is excellent public transport from Waterlooville, as part of the A3 Bus Corridor Priority Route, with services speeding you swiftly into the city of Portsmouth. Trains from Portsmouth can whisk you to London in around an hour and a half. Ferries from Portsmouth harbour serve the Isle of Wight as well as France, Spain and the Channel Islands in the summer season. Southampton is the nearest international airport at around 15 miles away, with Gatwick around 70 miles and Heathrow around 58 miles.
The health and wellbeing of Yew Gardens’ residents is looked after by Forest End Surgery just a short walk from the development. Local dental care can be found close by at the Stakes Hill Road Dental Surgery.