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Lined with wide pavements, Regency architecture and ornamental gardens, the streets of Cheltenham hold an esteemed past. Sitting in between Cheltenham Minster and the Royal Crescent, Clarence Gardens is a new collection of apartments in keeping with the town’s prestigious heritage.


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TA K E

A LOOK AROUND The development is made up of three distinct areas connected via a series of courtyards, gardens and pathways. JOHN DOWER HOUSE Dating back to 1812, John Dower House has been carefully renovated and restored. The rear faรงade has been refurbished, the staircase has been reinstated and the building now houses 11 spacious apartments. L AT H E R A M H O U S E A collection of 67 apartments are divided across two buildings, which have been thoughtfully designed to reference the red-brick faรงades and stone detailing of nearby architecture. The buildings house a lounge, social kitchen and comfortable guest suite.

T H E C OT TA G E S Occupying the site of the old coach house, two 2-storey cottages pay architectural homage to the original building in their height, shape and roof form.

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A PLACE

TO DISCOVER

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rchitects Proctor and Matthews have drawn on the idea of hidden spaces and moments of transition in their design for Clarence Gardens. They have used the distinct shapes of the four buildings to create various pockets of space in the form of courtyards, paths and walkways across the site. While these spaces bring together the different areas at Clarence Gardens, they also connect with the surrounding area and local community. Open during the day, a public pathway leads between the buildings from Crescent Place to St George’s Place. Another walkway offers views of the nearby minster and the library, creating natural transitions between public and private space.

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The various walkways and courtyards are a source of delight at Clarence Gardens. From the water court, with its assortment of plants, to the interlinking courtyards, there are plenty of spots to explore.


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LINKING

GARDENS

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ormed by the surrounding buildings and accessed by the various paths and walkways, two courtyard gardens provide sheltered spaces at the heart of the development. Located just behind John Dower House, the central courtyard is bordered by flowerbeds and a choice of seating areas. Nearby, the water court comprises a large reflective pond and a landscaped island.

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L I F E AT

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n the summer months, the lounge’s outdoor terrace is the place to enjoy a light lunch while taking in the views across the central courtyard. The terrace is connected to the courtyards and gardens, so it’s easy to enjoy a stroll among the greenery after a bite to eat. If you fancy an outing, take the short walk to The Wilson, Cheltenham’s gallery and museum. It has a diverse selection of exhibitions and permanent collections, catering to all sorts of interests. For a lazy day at home, make yourself a gin and tonic from the honesty bar and head to the water court for an afternoon by the water.

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A stroll around Clarence Gardens might lead you down the public pathway, where people stop for a chat as they go about their day; or you may end up in the central courtyard at the heart of the development, where neighbours come together to catch up over coffee.


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THOUGHTFUL

SERVICE

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t reception, the team are on hand to deal with any queries. With an excellent knowledge of all that’s going on both at Clarence Gardens and in Cheltenham, they’re your first port of call for local restaurant recommendations and information on upcoming events. Speak to them if you’d like to book the guest suite for friends and family.

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CHELTENHAM


THE STORY OF

A SPA TOWN

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he story of Cheltenham Spa began in the early 1700s, when locals observed birds pecking at salt deposits by a spring to the south of the town. People became convinced that the waters would cure their ailments and began drinking from the spring. Latching on to this trend, landowner Henry Skillicorne turned the spring into a well, lined it with an avenue of trees and built the Assembly Rooms nearby, where people would play cards and dance at balls. Word of the water in Cheltenham travelled fast. In 1740, a man named Dr Short wrote a book in which he praised the water from Cheltenham’s well. It wasn’t long before visitors were travelling from far and wide to sample the medicinal waters. Soon after the turn of the century, new spas were created, including Montpellier Spa and Sherborne Spa. This attracted yet more visitors and sparked rapid development across the town. The Royal Crescent was completed in 1810, the Promenade was laid out as a tree-lined walk in 1818 and the Pittville Pump Room was built in 1830. Further developments led to the installation of water pipes and sewers in the mid 1800s, meaning the spas gradually became less important. But their mark had been made. Today, Cheltenham’s spa heritage is still very much intact, and the spa waters can still be sampled free of charge at the Pittville Pump Room.

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Serving the people of Gloucestershire since 1891, Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre hosts a rich programme of opera, ballet, drama, comedy and music in the iconic main auditorium and the intimate studio theatre.


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WHERE TRADITIONAL

MEETS MODERN

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hile it once attracted visitors with its water, Cheltenham is now a destination for shopping and culture. The town offers a rich mix of traditional independent shops and high street chains. On Bath Rd, VW Lane Butchers supplies the people of Cheltenham with local, organic meats, while the fortnightly farmers’ market is the place to go for fresh fruit and veg. The family-run CheeseWorks on Regent St prides itself on offering customers a friendly, personal experience and stocks produce from the best local, national and European suppliers. For all its culinary offerings, Cheltenham’s selection of independents extends beyond food shops. Open since 1992, Moss Books buys and sells second-hand books spanning such diverse topics as transport, wildlife, crime fiction and poetry. For all other literary needs, Cheltenham’s library is just down the road from Clarence Gardens. When it comes to culture, Cheltenham has plenty to offer. Whether it’s a show at the historic Everyman Theatre, an exhibition at the recently redeveloped Wilson Gallery & Museum, or a weekend at one of the town’s internationally renowned festivals, there’s always something interesting to get involved in.

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Experts on all things cheese-related, the staff at CheeseWorks are happy to offer top tips on which chutney to pair with a mature cheddar and how to create the perfect Christmas cheeseboard. They also host cheese and wine tasting events in store.


T H E C U LT U R A L

CALENDAR

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heltenham’s calendar is packed with a diverse selection of events throughout the year, from music festivals and theatre to horse racing and flower shows. Every spring, the Gold Cup draws people from across the country to witness the highlight of the jump racing season. Cheltenham Racecourse also kicks off the racing season with the New Year’s Day Races. Renowned for its jazz scene, Cheltenham brings together international jazz and blues artists for the Jazz Festival at the end of April. The music continues into summer, with the Cheltenham Music Festival hosting genres spanning classical, symphonic, folk and electronica. Come autumn, the Literature Festival draws literary figures from the worlds of fiction, politics, drama and comedy to Cheltenham for this ten-day celebration. One of the most popular aspects of the festival is the Big Read, which brings people together to discuss the festival’s chosen novel at a number of book groups and special events.

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GET TO KNOW

CHELTENHAM

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS 33. Cheltenham Minster (St. Mary’s) 34. St Matthew’s Church

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35. The Promenade 36. Cheltenham Town Hall

LOCAL SERVICES

37. Paragon Gallery 38. Parabola Arts Centre 39. Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

01. The Royal Crescent Surgery

40. Pittville Pump Room

02. Marks & Spencer

41. Holst Birthplace Museum

03. Stuart Holmes Salon

42. The Gardens Gallery

04. The Barber Shop

43. The Caryatids

05. Waitrose

44. The Neptune Fountain

06. The Regency House Dental Practice 07. Cheltenham Library 08. Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital

SPORTS & LEISURE

09. Cheltenham Spa Train Station 10. David Clulow Opticians

45. Lilley Brook Golf Club

11. The Spa Pharmacy

46. Cheltenham Ladies’ College Sports Centre 47. Sandford Parks Lido 48. Cheltenham Cricket Club

PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

49. Cheltenham Bowling Club 50. Chapel Spa Cheltenham 51. The Screening Rooms - Cheltenham

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12. Huffkins Tea Room

52. Cheltenham Rugby Club

13. Boston Tea Party Cheltenham

53. Chelsea Spa

14. Chelsea Brasserie

54. Everyman Theatre

15. The Fire Station

55. The Bacon Theatre

16. The Wilson Café

56. Cheltenham Playhouse

17. L’Artisan French Restaurant

57. Cheltenham Fitness First

18. Storyteller

58. East Glos Club | Tennis, Squash & Hockey

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19. The White Spoon

59. Cheltenham Croquet Club

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20. Tarragon Restaurant

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21. Montpellier Wine Bar 22. Moka Coffee House 23. The Daffodil 24. Purslane Restaurant 25. The Green Coffee Machine 26. The Suffolk Kitchen 27. The Ivy

SHOPPING

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60. The Grosvenor Delicatessen & Butcher 61. The Swallow Bakery 62. Roots & Fruits Greengrocers & Florist

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63. The Natural Grocery Store

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64. Benjamin Chocolatier 65. Maison Chaplais

PLACES TO STAY

66. The Brewery 67. The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen

28. 81 The Prom

68. The CheeseWorks

29. Queens Hotel

69. Regent Arcade Shopping Centre

30. Hotel du Vin & Bistro Cheltenham

70. The Guild At 51

31. No 131

71. Bicks of Montpellier

32. The Montpellier Town House

72. The Courtyard, Montpellier

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EXPLORE

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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AIRPORTS

ATTRACTIONS

01. Gloucestershire Airport

29. Chastleton House

02. Bristol Airport

30. Blenheim Palace

03. Birmingham International Airport

31. Kelmscott Manor 32. Hailes Abbey

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33. Three Choirs Vineyard

PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

34. Whittington Court 35. Tewkesbury Abbey 36. Gloucester Cathedral

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04. Wild Thyme Restaurant with Rooms

37. Clearwell Caves

05. Wild Garlic Restaurant

38. Chedworth Roman Villa

06. Made by Bob

39. Sezincote House

07. The Bell at Sapperton

40. Newark Park

08. The Five Alls

41. The Bathurst Estate & Cirencester Park

09. Three Ways House Hotel

42. Corsham Court

10. The Kings Head Inn Bledington

43. Cirencester Amphitheatre

11. The Chef’s Dozen

44. Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Steam Railway

12. Brasserie Blanc 13. Jolly Nice Café and Farm Shop 14. The Royal Oak

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15. The Wild Rabbit Inn

GARDENS, PARKS & GREENSPACE

16. Thyme at Southrop Manor 17. The Inn At Fossebridge

45. Snowshill Manor and Garden 46. Cleeve Hill 47. Westbury Court Garden

PLACES TO STAY

48. Hidcote Manor Garden 49. Bourton-on-the-Hill

18. The Greenway Hotel & Spa

50. Batsford Arboretum

19. Ellenborough Park Hotel

51. Wye Valley

20. Wyck Hill House Hotel

52. Forest of Dean

21. Cheltenham Park Hotel

53. Painswick Rococo Garden

22. Cotswold House Hotel & Spa

54. Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

23. Calcot Manor

55. Woodchester Park

24. Barnsley House Hotel & Spa 25. Lords of the Manor Hotel 26. Bibury Court 27. The Wheatsheaf Inn 28. Kings Head Hotel

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GETTING AROUND

GLOUCESTERSHIRE AIRPORT

BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT

BRISTOL AIRPORT

15 mins by car

1 hour 15 mins by car

1 hour 15 mins by car

ISLE OF MAN 1 hour 10 mins

AMSTERDAM

JERSEY

PARIS

1 hour 15 mins

1 hour 20 mins

1 hour 20 mins

BARCELONA

BERLIN

2 hours

2 hours

PRAGUE 2 hours 5 mins

ROME LISBON

2 hours 35 mins

2 hours 45 mins

ISTANBUL 3 hours 45 mins

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CHELTENHAM SPA TRAIN STATION 20 mins walk

CARDIFF 1 hour 14 mins OXFORD 1 hour 52 mins GLOUCESTER 9 mins BRISTOL 41 mins LONDON 2 hours 2 mins BIRMINGHAM 40 mins BATH 1 hour 15 mins

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INSIDE

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LOUNGE & TERRACE Designed to make the most of the natural light, the lounge is a warm, relaxing space, offering a quieter alternative to the bustle of the social kitchen next door. With a sophisticated decor that ties the Regency spa town to the urban contemporary, it’s the place to meet neighbours for a drink from the honesty bar, or settle down with a novel from the library in one of the comfortable armchairs. It opens up onto the spacious terrace, which looks out onto the greenery of the central courtyard.

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SOCIAL KITCHEN Adjoining the lounge, the homely social kitchen is a space where Regency Cheltenham meets modern conversion. Flick through the morning papers while you enjoy a coffee made by the in-house barista, or let them prepare you a quick snack before heading out for the day.

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GUEST SUITE Whenever friends and family wish to stay overnight, you can book them into the guest suite. The suite includes an ensuite, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini-bar and a TV. The team will be on hand to take bookings.

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JOHN DOWER HOUSE The Grade II listed John Dower House was originally built in 1812, and was once home to the Clarence Hotel - the first building in Cheltenham constructed specifically for its spa visitors. It retains its historic faรงade, and now houses 11 spacious apartments.

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JOHN DOWER HOUSE LIVING ROOMS The bright open-plan living rooms are designed to maximise space, and benefit from plenty of natural light. The tones of Regency order and decorative detailing seen throughout the building carry through to these stylish interiors.

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JOHN DOWER HOUSE KITCHENS The spacious, modern kitchens have a rich wood material palette, and are fitted with quartz composite stone worktops and integrated appliances.

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JOHN DOWER HOUSE BEDROOMS The spacious bedrooms are light and airy. Master bedrooms benefit from custom-designed integrated wardrobes.

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J O H N D O W E R H O U S E B AT H R O O M S The generously tiled bathrooms have mirror-fronted cabinets and either a bath tub or a walk-in shower.

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TYPICAL

TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT

A P A R T M E N T A R E A 888 SQ. FT

K I T C H E N 12’ 4” x 7’ 8”, L I V I N G R O O M 1 8 ’ 4 ” x 1 2 ’ 4 ” , B E D R O O M 1 9 ’ 0 ” x 1 5’3”, B E D R O O M 2 6’4” x 10’7”, B A T H R O O M 6’9” x 8’0”

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TYPICAL

THREE BEDROOM APARTMENT

A P A R T M E N T A R E A 1,438 SQ. FT

K I T C H E N 12’ 0” x 8’ 5”,

L I V I N G R O O M 1 3 ’ 5 ” x 1 8 ’ 2 ” , B E D R O O M 1 1 0 ’ 1 ” x 1 5’6”,

E N S U I T E 6’ 9” x 8’ 0” , B E D R O O M 2 1 2 ’ 1 ” x 1 8 ’ 1 ” , B A T H R O O M 6’9” x 8’0”

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B E D R O O M 3 8 ’ 2 ” x 1 5 ’4”,


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FIXTURES & FITTINGS

BUILDING SPECIFICATION

D E C O R AT I O N The internal walls are painted with washable emulsion.

MAIN STRUCTURE

WARDROBES

John Dower House’s load-bearing structure consists of masonry walls.

Custom-designed, fully integrated wardrobes are fitted in master bedrooms where possible.

FLOORS The refurbished floors are constructed from timber joists.

I N -A PA RTM E N T STO RA G E

FLOORING

Each apartment has built-in, full-height storage in master bedrooms where possible.

Apartment living areas and kitchens have engineered wood flooring, while bedrooms are fitted with carpet and bathrooms are fully tiled.

H E AT I N G & H OT W AT E R All apartments have radiator heating and receive hot water from the development’s central plant-room. Each apartment has its own time-control and metering equipment.

ROOF The roof is pitched and constructed from slate.

LIFTS

WINDOWS The secondary-glazed sash windows have timber frames.

Lifts serve all floors, providing level access to the entrance of all apartments.

EXTERNAL DOORS

ELECTRICS

The double-glazed doors are aluminium compositeframed, fitted with sidelights and finished in durable powder-coated paint.

Kitchens, halls, bathrooms and ensuites are fitted with energy-efficient lighting. Switch plates and sockets are fitted in accordance with IEE regulations. Bedrooms and living rooms include plug-in points for TV and radio, and telephone points for broadband internet access. Smoke and heat detectors are fitted as standard.

S TA I R S The staircases have their original balustrade.

CEILINGS

APARTMENT KITCHENS

The suspended plasterboard ceilings have track LED feature lighting in lounge areas and recessed spots in bedroom areas.

OVEN

WALLS

The stainless-steel ovens are single-fan operated.

The insulated walls are constructed from masonry. All walls have a smooth painted-plaster finish.

HOB The ceramic four-ring-burner hobs have rotary controls.

INTERNAL DOORS

I N T E G R AT E D D I S H W A S H E R

The original hardwood timber doors have been retained where possible.

The stainless-steel dishwasher is fully integrated.

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I N T E G R AT E D F R I D G E- F R E E Z E R

W A L L- M O U N T E D S H O W E R S E T

The full-height 70/30 fridge freezers are fully integrated.

Shower sets include a polished-chrome contemporary wall fitting with a hose and hand attachment.

D E C K-M O U N T E D K I T C H E N S I N K M I X E R TA P

SHOWER CONTROL The showers are controlled by a polished-chrome thermostatic three-way diverter.

The single-side lever taps are finished in polished chrome.

EXTRACTOR SHOWER SCREEN

The extractors have silver-grey canopy hoods.

The shower screen is a fully glazed, toughened-glass panel.

KITCHEN SINK H E AT E D TO W E L R A I L

The undermounted kitchen sinks are finished in stainless steel.

The heated ladder-style towel rail is finished in polished chrome.

WASHING MACHINE The washing machines are white and free-standing, and located in the utility cupboard.

TO I L E T- R O L L H O L D E R The toilet-roll holder is wall-mounted and chrome-plated.

TUMBLE DRYER WC

The tumble dryers are white and free-standing, and located in the utility cupboard.

The toilet is made from white porcelain.

WORKTOP

CISTERN & LEVER FLUSH

The worktops are made from quartz composite stone.

The cisterns are concealed, with a chrome flush plate.

KITCHEN UNITS

VANITY WASHBASIN

Custom designed from modular cabinets, the fully fitted kitchens have lacquered cabinetry and contemporary handles.

The white washbasins are semi-recessed.

WORKTOP LIGHTING

The pressed-steel, white rectangular bathtubs have an antislip finish.

B AT H

Concealed LED lighting is fitted underneath the overhead cabinets.

B AT H PA N E L

MICROWAVE

Bath panels are fully tiled.

The integrated microwaves are finished in stainless steel.

S H O W E R T RAY

SPLASHBACK

The white shower trays are low level with an anti-slip finish.

Kitchen walls have a contemporary tiled splashback.

B AT H R O O M C A B I N E T

APARTMENT BATHROOMS

The wall-mounted, mirror-fronted cabinets have built-in lighting and an integrated shaver socket.

B A S I N TA P S

TILING & FINISH

The deck-mounted taps are finished in polished chrome.

Two walls, floors and vanity areas are fully tiled.

SHOWER HEAD

GRAB RAIL

The wall-mounted rain-effect showerhead is finished in polished chrome.

The shower handle is finished in polished chrome.

B AT H TA P S The polished-chrome bath taps are thermostatically controlled.

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LATHERAM HOUSE The 67 newly-built one, two and three bedroom apartments are situated across two buildings. The buildings house a lounge and social kitchen, as well as a comfortable guest suite on the ground floor.

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L AT H E R A M H O U S E L I V I N G R O O M S The living rooms are bright and modern, with glass doors opening out onto the balconies.

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L AT H E R A M H O U S E K I T C H E N S The contemporary kitchens are fitted with composite stone worktops and integrated appliances.

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L AT H E R A M H O U S E B A L C O N I E S The projecting balconies have painted steel handrails and composite decking.

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L AT H E R A M H O U S E B E D R O O M S The spacious bedrooms are bright and airy, with large windows that let in a surplus of natural light.

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TYPICAL

ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT

A P A R T M E N T A R E A 646 SQ.FT

K I T C H E N / L I V I N G R O O M 26’1” x 12’0”,

B E D R O O M 17’7” x 12’0”,

B A T H R O O M 8’2” x 7’6”

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TYPICAL

TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT

A P A R T M E N T A R E A 883 SQ.FT

K I T C H E N / L I V I N G R O O M 26’1” x 11’9”,

B E D R O O M 1 17’6” x 11’3”,

E N S U I T E 8’2” x 7’7”, B E D R O O M 2 17’6” x 19’7”, B A T H R O O M 8’2” x 7’7”

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THE COTTAGES Two 2-storey cottages stand on the site that was once occupied by the old coach house.

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C OT TA G E L I V I N G R O O M S The cottage living rooms benefit from an abundance of space and natural light.

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C OT TA G E K I T C H E N S The modern kitchens are fitted with composite stone worktops and integrated appliances.

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C OT TA G E B E D R O O M S The spacious cottage bedrooms are bright and airy, benefitting from plenty of natural light.

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TYPICAL

TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT GROUND FLOOR

A P A R T M E N T A R E A 1,335 SQ.FT

K I T C H E N / L I V I N G R O O M 27’1” x 20’2”, B A T H R O O M 1 7’10” x 7’7”

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FIRST FLOOR

B E D R O O M 1 9’6” x 13’6”,

B E D R O O M 2 13’10” x 10’4”,

B A T H R O O M 2 9’6” x 7’10”

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L AT H E R A M H O U S E & C O T TA G E S

FIXTURES & FITTINGS INTERNAL DOORS

BUILDING SPECIFICATION

The comtemporary doors are painted and manufactured in Europe.

MAIN STRUCTURE The main building structure has a steel frame.

D E C O R AT I O N The internal walls are painted with washable emulsion.

FLOORING Apartment living areas have carpets fitted throughout, while kitchens and bathrooms are fully tiled.

WARDROBES Custom-designed, fully integrated wardrobes are fitted in master bedrooms.

ROOF The single-ply roof membrane has been mechanically fixed.

I N -A PA RTM E N T STO RA G E Each apartment has built-in, full-height storage.

WINDOWS The double-glazed windows have aluminium composite frames and include opening lights.

H E AT I N G & H OT W AT E R All apartments have under-floor heating and receive hot water from the development’s central plant-room. Each apartment has its own time-control and metering equipment.

EXTERNAL DOORS The double-glazed doors are aluminium composite-framed, fitted with sidelights and finished in durable powder-coated paint.

LIFTS Lifts serve all floors, providing level access to the entrance of all apartments.

S TA I R S The staircases are constructed from precast reinforced concrete, and have a steel balustrade.

ELECTRICS Kitchens, halls, bathrooms and ensuites are fitted with energy-efficient lighting. Switch plates and sockets are fitted in accordance with IEE regulations. Bedrooms and living rooms include plug-in points for TV and radio, and telephone points for broadband internet access. Smoke and heat detectors are fitted as standard.

CEILINGS The suspended plasterboard ceilings have recessed LED feature lighting in lounge areas.

WALLS The walls are constructed from steel sections, with insulation in between studwork. All walls have a smooth painted-plaster finish.

APARTMENT KITCHENS

BALCONIES OVEN

Balconies have timber detailed handrails and composite decking boards.

The stainless-steel ovens are single-fan operated.

ROOF TERRACES

HOB

The private roof terraces have painted steel handrails and composite decking boards.

The ceramic four-ring-burner hobs have rotary controls.

I N T E G R AT E D D I S H W A S H E R The stainless-steel dishwasher is fully integrated.

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I N T E G R AT E D F R I D G E- F R E E Z E R

W A L L- M O U N T E D S H O W E R S E T

The full-height 70/30 fridge freezers are fully integrated.

Shower sets include a polished-chrome contemporary wall fitting with a hose and hand attachment.

D E C K-M O U N T E D K I T C H E N S I N K M I X E R TA P

SHOWER CONTROL The showers are controlled by a polished-chrome thermostatic three-way diverter.

The single-side lever taps are finished in polished chrome.

EXTRACTOR SHOWER SCREEN

The extractors have silver-grey canopy hoods.

The shower screen is a fully glazed, toughened-glass panel.

KITCHEN SINK H E AT E D TO W E L R A I L

The kitchen sinks are stainless steel.

The heated ladder-style towel rail is finished in polished chrome.

WASHING MACHINE The washing machines are white and free-standing, and located in the utility cupboard.

TOILET ROLL HOLDER The toilet roll holder is wall-mounted and chrome-plated.

TUMBLE DRYER WC

The tumble dryers are white and free-standing, and located in the utility cupboard.

The toilet is made from white porcelain.

WORKTOP

CISTERN & LEVER FLUSH

The worktops are composite stone.

The cisterns are concealed, with a chrome flush plate.

KITCHEN UNITS

VANITY WASHBASIN

Custom designed from modular cabinets, the fully fitted kitchens have lacquered cabinetry and modern handles.

The white washbasins are semi-recessed.

WORKTOP LIGHTING

The pressed-steel, white rectangular bathtubs have an antislip finish.

B AT H

Concealed LED lighting is fitted underneath the overhead cabinets.

B AT H PA N E L

MICROWAVE

Bath panels are fully tiled.

The integrated microwaves are finished in stainless steel.

S H O W E R T RAY

SPLASHBACK

The white shower trays are low level with an anti-slip finish.

Kitchen walls have a tiled splashback.

B AT H R O O M C A B I N E T The wall-mounted, mirror-fronted cabinets have built-in lighting and an integrated shaver socket.

APARTMENT BATHROOMS

TILING & FINISH

B A S I N TA P S

Two walls, floors and vanity areas are fully tiled.

The deck-mounted taps are finished in polished chrome.

GRAB RAIL

SHOWER HEAD

The shower handle is finished in polished chrome.

The wall-mounted rain-effect showerhead is finished in polished chrome.

B AT H TA P S The polished-chrome bath taps are thermostatically controlled.

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Retirement living, but not as you know it


Introducing PegasusLife

PegasusLife is a business on a mission to fundamentally rethink and reinvent the places and ways in which we live as we get older. The company is currently in the process of developing 30 sites across the UK.

Howard Phillips, Chief Executive Officer Our central idea is that everyone shares an aspiration to live independently within an intelligently designed, socially inclusive environment, supported by an intuitive service offer and an efficient and ethical approach to property management. Working in collaboration with the country’s leading designers, academics, creative thinkers and producers, we ensure that the highest level of detail and quality is brought to all aspects of our developments.

Mark Shirburne Davies, Chief Operations Officer We strive to meet the needs and expectations of the people who live in our developments now and those who may choose to in the future. Working with partners who share our goal, we look to create places to which people can aspire. From purchasing land through to the planning and construction phase and beyond, we ensure each development is unique, valuable and of the utmost quality. Our role continues when our developments are up and running. We work in tandem with the next set of delivery partners − our hosts and concierges − to make sure the PegasusLife difference is there for everyone to see, every day.


John Nordon, Design Director In the design team, our work is about creating imaginative places that foster natural interactions between neighbours. Our approach doesn’t follow a ‘cookie cutter’ style. No two PegasusLife developments are the same. Each one carefully conceptualises the history, architectural character, culture and personality of its location and, most critically, embodies the spirit of the people we believe will want to live in it. We make use of the highest-quality materials and craftsmanship – not just to create beautiful places for people to live, but to protect the future of our customers’ homes and investments. We take the architectural legacy of cities and towns seriously, and we prioritise developing sustainable buildings that are sympathetic to their surroundings.

Lorena Brown, Sales Director Our approach to selling is based very much on our core value of transparency. Many of our customers are moving from more traditional freehold family homes and won’t have lived in modern apartments set within communal developments before. There are significant advantages to this way of living; however, it is different. We see it as our responsibility to make sure not only that we’ve communicated what it’s about but also that our audience has understood it. One of the major hallmarks of our approach is the way we’ve considered property management – which we run on behalf of our residents on a notfor-profit basis. Furthermore, when customers purchase a property with PegasusLife, they become shareholders of the development’s management company, guaranteeing them voting rights and a say in how their development is managed.

Clare Bacchus, Customer Experience & Marketing Director Our starting point in everything we do is the people who choose to live in our developments. What will they want to do here? What type and style of service is appropriate? What kind of living environment do we need to create to generate the right atmosphere and give people the experience they’re looking for? This philosophy goes right down to the level of detail of considering which plants to include in the gardens and which furnishings to use in the development. It extends through to the type of attitude we look for in the team we recruit to deliver a personal, informal and efficient approach to service.


A unique approach to property management When we talk about maintenance, we mean much more than a lick of paint or changing a light bulb (although we will, of course, take care of that too). The various buildings, courtyards and walkways at Clarence Gardens come with a set of individual requirements for maintenance, which we’ll make sure are met. This specific care ensures that your investment is secure and you can enjoy living in an environment that improves rather than deteriorates with age. From cleaning the reflective pond in the water court to maintaining the pathways and garden patches, our approach is tailor-made and detail-oriented. The management company for Clarence Gardens is run on a strict not-for-profit basis. This ensures that work is carried out solely for the purposes of caring for the buildings and maintaining the quality of the offer and experience of living here for the residents.


On purchasing a property at Clarence Gardens, homeowners, together with PegasusLife, automatically become shareholders of the management company, giving you voting rights and a say in how the company is managed and run. When it comes to the operation of the management company, we believe passionately that true transparency is fundamental to maintaining residents’ peace of mind and the management company’s integrity. For this reason, we’ve invested in creating our own digital tool for property management – an online members-only system, which is designed to provide you with a detailed understanding of how your money is spent on servicing Clarence Gardens and to enable you to keep track of expenditure on, and investment in, the buildings over time.


Other developments by PegasusLife

Wildernesse House Sevenoaks

We’re rejuvenating this historic country estate so it can be cherished for years to come. This involves a respectful restoration of the main house and several sensitively designed new buildings within the landscape. Architects Duggan Morris Architects and Purcell Architects

Chapter House Lichfield

Built on the site of the old Friary, Chapter House blends with the rich architectural history of Lichfield, while incorporating modern conveniences and aspirational gardens.

Architects Proctor and Matthews Architects

The Vincent Bristol

The Vincent is a collection of one, two and three bedroom apartments in Bristol’s Redland district.

Architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris


Chapelwood

The Landing

Hampstead Green Place

This development of two striking red-brick pavilions is inspired by the Victorian mansion vernacular of Wilmslow and the surrounding area.

On the prestigious coastline between Sandbanks and Poole, The Landing is a development that has been designed with thoughtful consideration of its environment.

This new development is a landmark between the Royal Free Hospital and Haverstock Hill. It offers a contemporary response to the inspirational architecture of Hampstead.

Architects Glenn Howells Architects

Architects Snug Architects

Architects Duggan Morris Architects

Steepleton

79 Fitzjohn’s Avenue

Woodlands

Drawing inspiration from the Cotswold farmstead, Steepleton has a structured layout that brings the garden village aesthetic to life.

Based on the mansion vernacular of this prestigious road, the two red-brick buildings are a short walk from Hampstead Village.

Innovatively designed to blend organically with its landscape, this development draws inspiration from the pines, sand and sea of Canford Cliffs.

Architects Proctor and Matthews Architects

Architects Sergison Bates Architects

Architects Snug Architects

Wilmslow

Tetbury

Sandbanks

Hampstead

Hampstead

Canford Cliffs


01242 292 960 clarencegardens.co.uk

CLARENCE GARDENS, Crescent Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3RA

Clarence Gardens is available exclusively to people over sixty.

Retirement living,


PegasusLife abides by the Consumer Code for Home Builders (third edition), details of which can be found at www.consumercodeforhomebuilders.com This brochure and the information contained in it does not form part of any contract, and while reasonable effort has been made to ensure accuracy, this cannot be guaranteed and no representation of warranty is made in that regard. The specification of the apartments is the anticipated specification as at the date this brochure was prepared, but may be subject to change in accordance with permitted variances under the apartment sale contracts. Computer-generated images and photos are indicative only. All sales remain subject to contract. Furniture shown in computer-generated images and photos is not included in sales.


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