2 bedroom flat to rent

Charles Dickens Court, 388 Old Commercial Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire

£835 pcm
fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Date available: Now
Added on Rightmove: 20 December 2017 (29 days ago)

Key features

  • Retirement

Full description

** 55 YEARS PLUS ** Available on a long term rental (Assured Tenancy) this property within a purpose built RETIREMENT development offers peace of mind, security and includes the benefits of the development’s services.

A two bedroom apartment situated on the second floor with a southerly and westerly aspect.

The accommodation comprises: two bedrooms, lounge/dining room with patio door and Juliet balcony, kitchen with fitted units and space for freestanding appliances. The bathroom has a white suite and large walk in shower cubicle.

*Please note: electrical appliances and personal effects may be removed prior to a tenancy commencing and will not form part of the tenancy.

Approximate Room Sizes:

Kitchen 8ft x 7ft
Bathroom 5ft 3 x 5ft 11
Lounge 15ft 5 x 10ft 3
Bedroom One 11ft 6 x 7ft 10
Bedroom Two 9ft 2 x 7ft

Charles Dickens Court is a period property located in the heart of a charming and historic Conservation Area of the city of Portsmouth, which houses the birthplace of Charles Dickens.

The development benefits from:
Development manager,
24 Hour Emergency call system,
Laundry,
Residents Lounge,
Communal Gardens,
Lift to all floors,
Car Park

The development is conveniently located close to with supermarket, post office and a range of other shops all within walking distance -as well as Portsmouth's main shopping centre.

As a significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth is home to the world's oldest dry dock still in use today and also home to some famous ships, including HMS Warrior and Lord Nelson's flagship HMS Victory. There is also a thriving commercial ferryport serving destinations on the continent for freight and passenger traffic.

The City Centre is home to the Cascades Shopping Centre, major high street stores and supermarkets Tesco, Sainsburys and Iceland. To the north of the City Centre is the Victory Retail Park. Portsmouth and Southsea railway station (the city's central station) is located to the south of the city centre.



Girlings have been specialising in renting retirement properties for over 25 years and offer most properties on assured tenancies which allow you to remain in your property for life – giving older tenants the reassurance that they will not have to move unless they choose to do so.

To reserve a property Girlings charges the proposed tenant a fee of £200 including VAT. See www.girlings.co.uk for details.


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Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.6 mi)
  • Fratton (0.9 mi)
  • Portsmouth Harbour (1.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Girlings Retirement Rentals, Taunton

Glanville House, Frobisher Way Taunton TA2 6BB

01823 773038 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.6 mi)
  • Fratton (0.9 mi)
  • Portsmouth Harbour (1.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Girlings Retirement Rentals, Taunton

Glanville House, Frobisher Way Taunton TA2 6BB

01823 773038 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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