A new survey by market research firm YouGov has revealed that a third of homeowners aged 55 and over are considering or expected to consider downsizing in future, but a lack of suitable options are preventing them from moving. Ideal for those looking to downsize in style, Berkeley is offering a fantastic choice of luxury one and two bedroom apartments at Brunswick Square, Orpington, Kent.
Perfect for downsizers looking to enjoy an active lifestyle with everything on their doorstep, this stunning development is situated on the site of the former police station and now forms the centrepiece of Orpington's regenerated town centre. Featuring an impressive double height reception that provides a stylish welcome for residents and guests, each of the properties enjoys private outdoor space in the form of a balcony, terrace or winter garden, perfect for all gardening enthusiasts.
Residents can also benefit from a wealth of on-site amenities, including a health and well-being centre located on the ground and first floor, limited secure basement parking, a car club and cycle storage. All residents are given a £75 voucher and 2 years free membership to the on-site car club facility.
Peter Smith, Managing Director of Berkeley Homes Eastern Counties, comments: "For potential buyers looking to downsize, Brunswick Square should certainly be considered. The apartments offer expansive living spaces that benefit from high specification fixtures and fittings to ensure comfort and quality, which is essential when contemplating downsizing. Residents are also well placed in the heart of the town to enjoy the brilliant local amenities Orpington offers, including nearby shops, restaurants and fitness facilities."
Designed to an excellent specification, these low maintenance apartments benefit from stunning, individually designed Leicht kitchens, offering modern Bosch appliances. The master bedroom includes expertly finished built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower room, as well as access to a family bathroom in larger apartments. All bathrooms and en-suites are finished with designer contemporary white sanitary ware and brushed chrome fittings.
Due to the impressive regeneration of the town centre, an exciting new range of retail, dining and leisure facilities is conveniently located near the development. These include a seven-screen Odeon Cinema, Bella Italia restaurant, Pure Gym which will open 24hrs and a Premier Inn hotel. These exciting new facilities are in addition to the existing range of shops and leisure attractions, including the shopping and leisure centres, library and Sainsburys.
Providing an exciting opportunity for downsizers to enjoy a new location, Brunswick Square is situated in a unique position within greater London and on the border of Kent, making for easy access into the capital and a swift venture into the Garden of England. Here there are a wealth of outdoor and historical pursuits such as Leeds, Rochester and Dover castles as well as many stately homes. Kent also offers a brilliant mix of modern as well as traditional activities, such as Brands Hatch British Motor Racing and the stunning Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.
Located near the station and within Travel Zone Six, residents can use an Oyster Card to travel into and around London for a wealth of leisure activities such as theatres, museums and art galleries. Orpington railway station provides fast and frequent trains to central London, including London Bridge, Charing Cross, Cannon Street and Victoria. Two trains will also be added to Orpington's peak services from August 2016, increasing trains into London to up to nine times an hour. The area is also served by a comprehensive bus service, and there is easy access to London's M25 orbital motorway.
Prices start at £295,000 for a one bedroom apartment and £370,000 for a two bedroom apartment. For further information on Brunswick Square please call 01689 669066 or visit: http://www.berkeleygroup.co.uk/new-homes/london/orpington/brunswick-square
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