Charles Ponsonby House

Osberton Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7PQ. Retirement/sheltered housing

Manager's description

“Charles Ponsonby House is situated in the popular residential area of Summertown, Oxford. Set within attractive landscaped gardens it offers 34 one bedroom leasehold retirement apartments, the majority of which have a small patio or balcony. The estate has lift access to upper floors. Shared on-site facilities include a lounge, library, laundry, hair salon and guest room. There is also a catering service providing lunch and a light supper. The estate is very convenient for local shops, amenities and transport links to the city centre. An on-site manager takes care of repairs and maintenance of the buildings/grounds and can also offer advice on further support available. Plus, there’s a 24 hour emergency call system giving you access to help and assistance as required. You may also enjoy the social activities on offer, which include coffee mornings, entertainment evenings, games sessions and trips out”

Main facts

  • Retirement/sheltered housing
  • 34 flats. Built in 1984. Sizes 1 bedroom
  • non-resident management staff and community alarm service
  • lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hairdressing salon, library
  • Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 500 yards; shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s)
  • Regular social activities. Some meals available (2 meals daily). New residents accepted from 60 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Leasehold

Info updated: 07/12/2015. Update info


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Osberton Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7PQ

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