Northampton, NN4 5EB - Richmond Villages (Part of Bupa)
Richmond Villages Northampton is an award-winning retirement village situated in Grange Park in Northampton, less than five minutes from the M1 motorway and less than an hour from both London and Birmingham. The retirement village features excellent on-site facilities that include a coffee shop, restaurant, a number of elegant sitting rooms, hair salon, beauty treatment room, library, free WiFi, an activities and craft studio, plus award-winning landscaped gardens and a sensory garden. The village is run by a village manager and a dedicated team of employees who are trained to deliver only the best possible care to the village residents. To further enhance the well-being and enjoyment of residents, the village also has a dedicated activities team. The team provides a daily activities program that includes day trips where transport is provided by Richmond Northampton's own fleet of vehicles and dedicated drivers.
Stroud, GL6 6UL - Richmond Villages (Part of Bupa)
Richmond Villages in Painswick is located in an area of outstanding beauty and known as the Queen of the Cotswolds, a picture perfect town in the county of Gloucestershire, just a few miles north of Stroud. The village has ample facilities featuring a wellness spa with swimming pool, hydrotherapy plunge pool, steam room, spa treatment rooms, nail bar and hair salon, as well as a restaurant, several elegant lounges, cafe-bar, library, and activities room plus spacious grounds, landscaped gardens and panoramic views over Slad Valley and Cotswold countryside. Residents at Richmond Villages Painswick are able to live a healthy and happy life in the very best environment with a dedicated and highly skilled care team onsite 24/7. The care team is supported by the hospitality team to provide delicious and nutritious meals, while the activities team provide a range of daily activities and day trips carefully designed to meet everyone's needs.
Lancashire, FY5 5FE - Burghley Retirement
Nestled in the picturesque village of Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, Royles Lodge offers a unique and modern Retirement Living experience for individuals aged 55 and above. This Burghley Retirement development comprises of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments available for sale or rent and has been purposely designed with safety and security in mind. Residents can enjoy a range of communal facilities, including a welcoming lounge, meticulously maintained gardens, and a hotel-style Guest Suite, providing ample space for relaxation. Conveniently situated near excellent transport connections, Royles Lodge allows residents to explore the charming shopping area of Marsh Mill Village, known for its popular farmers market, craft shops, cosy cafes, and friendly local pub.
West Yorkshire, BD17 7EG - Burghley Retirement
Located in West Yorkshire, Shipley is an attractive new Retirement Living development operated by Burghley Retirement. Exclusively for those 55 and above, Shipley offers an impressive selection of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments for sale or rent. The community also boasts exceptional communal facilities, including a welcoming lounge and a luxurious Guest Suite for loved one to visit. Shipley truly has it all with its friendly town atmosphere, excellent shopping options, tantalising eateries, and captivating local history and attractions. Moreover, the town benefits from superb transport connections and there are a wide array of independent and national shops, delightful dining establishments, traditional bars to enjoy with family and friends.
Fareham, PO15 5FB - Oak Retirement
Located in the charming village of Titchfield, Hampshire, Friary Meadow is a brand new development comprising 86 stunning retirement living properties.
Bristol, BS10 6TW - St Monica Trust
Located in Westbury-on-Trym in the suburbs of north Bristol, Westbury Fields is a retirement community with real charm. As with many villages across the country, life at Westbury Fields revolves around its picturesque village green, where cricket has been played every summer since 1935. With Bishopston Cricket Club at the heart of the community, retirees can watch or play cricket and croquet in the leafy surroundings, enjoy the lively pub atmosphere of the Cricketers club or get active with indoor bowling or the gym. Each of the one, two and three bedroom properties at Westbury Fields have been newly refurbished to exceptional standards, many with private gardens or balconies to soak up the sunshine. Be part of this friendly and welcoming community where you’ll have the opportunity to expand your social circle and explore new interests and hobbies.
Ashford, TN25 4LN - Lakeside Living
Lakeside Retirement Village is located just four miles from Ashford in Kent and is set in 17 acres of beautiful grounds. The development offers breathtaking views of Lakeside’s private lake, the Hothfield Common and Nature Reserve and the free-roaming highland cattle, as well as a range of modern on-site facilities: three residents lounges, a restaurant, a hairdresser and treatment room and extensive grounds. All properties are self-contained, newly-refurbished apartments with one or two bedrooms. The nearby A20 and M20 roads make getting around easy, while Ashford International Train station has a fast service to London and Eurostar services to Europe.
Bristol, BS9 3TL - St Monica Trust
Overlooking the Durdham Downs in the highly sought after Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Cote Lane is a truly impressive place to spend your retirement years. Within the twelve acre grounds you can find one or two bed retirement homes set within the converted Grade II listed buildings or modern retirement apartments with a more stylish feel. Spend your days playing croquet or strolling around the landscaped gardens, taking a relaxing dip in the pool or even enjoying a gourmet dinner with friends in the grand atrium. Keep active in the fully-equipped gym, or venture a little further and take in some of many shops and eateries of nearby Clifton.
Sidcup, DA14 6LF - Birchgrove
Queensgate Apartments are a beautiful collection of one, two and three bedroom homes which have been elegantly designed for those looking to downsize, but still wanting space for their treasured possessions or entertaining visitors. Queensgate Apartments, operated by Birchgrove, has a host of amenity including a restaurant, bar, club room, wellness suite, salon, library and ample private outdoor space. Sidcup high street is just a short walk away providing access to local shops and boutiques, with local Sidcup train station providing connections to London in 30 minutes.
Banstead, SM7 3EE - Birchgrove
Set in one of the most picturesque corners of east Surrey, Banstead Place luxury estate will offer 54 unique, modern and self-contained apartments, surrounded by beautiful landscaped garden, a tranquil pear orchard and arboretum. Birchgrove has carefully restored the pre-existing Grade II listed Georgian Manor House to offer outstanding communal facilities including a restaurant, orangery, drawing room and licensed bar, wellness suite and much more. Banstead itself is a charming town with a strong community spirit and easy access to the spectacular Surrey Hills, whilst enjoying all the benefits of living close to London, too!
The cost of retirement homes vary across the country and often depend on the location and type of facilities you'd like your home to have. Luxury retirement villages are usually more expensive as they offer a wide range of leisure facilities and amenities such as health clubs, golf courses, cafes, hair and beauty salons and restaurants on your doorstep.
The overall cost of your new property will also depend on whether you decide to rent or purchase.
Senior villages offer many health and wellbeing benefits. One of the main advantages of retirement village living is the onsite social and leisure facilities, there's often lots of clubs and activities to enjoy and friendships to build.
Retirement villages are purpose built and offer older adults the benefits of luxury living in a safe and secure environment. You'll continue to live independently and benefit from a low maintenance property.
Investing in a retirement property is a huge decision. Homes in retirement villages are available to rent or purchase. There may be additional costs associated with your new home such as ground rent and service charges - and these can vary depending on the retirement operator.
Retirement villages often provide luxury living later in life and offer a range of property types including, homes, bungalows, apartments and flats.
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