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Local Area Guide to Houses & Property for Sale in Hunters Netley Abbey, Southampton

Welcome to Hunters Netley Abbey!

Netley Abbey is a village located on the Hamble peninsula with easy access to Southampton City Centre. Named after the XIII century Cistercian abbey, founded by the Bishop of Winchester Peter des Roches and patronized by King Henry III.

Nearby is Netley Castle, built by King Henry VIII as part of his coastal defence plan and now converted into luxury apartments.  Netley Abbey is also famous for its links to Queen Victoria. The Royal Victoria Country Park which was once the site of the Royal Victoria Hospital, a magnificent Portland Stone building initially built for the treatment of casualties of the Crimean War.  All that remains of the building is the chapel set in 220 acres of parkland with seaside walks.  The park is a venue for various festivals and events throughout the year including the well-known Pumpkin Festival!

Netley Abbey and the surrounding areas offer a diverse range of property to suit most budgets and tastes.

The area has fantastic travel links including bus routes to central Southampton, a Train service to Southampton and Portsmouth with links to London Waterloo. There is easy access to the M27 and M3 motorways and Southampton International Airport is close by. The village has a range of shops including a bakers, post office, supermarkets, florist, dry cleaners, restaurants and take-aways and a café/tea shop. There is also a miniature steam railway in the country park and 2 local sailing clubs.

Netley Abbey is well served and has a range of amenities. Netley boasts 2 great schools – Netley Infants and Netley Abbey Junior School which is a feeder school for Hamble Sports and Community College. 

Located on the shores of Southampton Water, Netley Abbey provides a perfect place to live offering a wide range of things to do and see.