Blagdon Village

Retirement Villages - Blagdon Village in Middleway, Taunton - 000
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Retirement Home Location

Middleway, Taunton TA1 3RR

Local Amenities

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Bus Stop0.3 miles
Local Pub0.2 miles
GP Surgery1.2 miles
Train Station1.6 miles
Nearby Shops0.4 miles
Hospital1.1 miles

Overview

Set amongst the stunning views of Blackdown and Quantock Hill, it’s difficult to imagine a more idyllic location to retire than Blagdon Village in Taunton, Somerset. 24/7 emergency support is also available for residents who need it. While there’s plenty to do outside Blagdon retirement village, there is also a range of on-site facilities, including a bar and restaurant, hairdresser and fitness suite. A minibus can take residents on day trips, while a busy calendar of events ensures there’s never a dull day. Blagdon offers a range of cottages, bungalows and apartments that are set around the central clubhouse.

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Blagdon Village

by Retirement Villages

BrandRetirement Villages
Living TypeVillage
Purchase TypeFor sale
Purpose BuiltYes
Service ChargeYes
Deferred Management feeYes

Availability & Pricing

Buy

2 bedroom property - Available

Care & Support Available *

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24/7 On Site Support

Independent living, but with the peace of mind that 24-hour support is provided on-site in case of an emergency.

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Domestic Help *

Support is provided for basic tasks around the home, such as cleaning and transportation. Some retirement living developments will also provide assistance with activities like prescription collection and shopping.

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Companionship

A wide range of social activities and wellbeing services are offered, where residents can meet like-minded people, create new friendships and offer companionship.

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Personal Care *

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

* At an additional cost.

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Retirement Home Facilities

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Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer. 89% of retirement seekers expect high-speed WiFi in their retirement home.

Garden Area

Retirees consider a scheme’s garden as the most important retirement scheme facility with 84% voting it as a must have!

Cinema

29% of retirement seekers told us that a cinema room was a key consideration to their selection process.

Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer. 89% of retirement seekers expect high-speed WiFi in their retirement home.

Garden Area

Retirees consider a scheme’s garden as the most important retirement scheme facility with 84% voting it as a must have!

Available

24/7 Call System
Bar
Cafe/restaurant
Car Club or Transport
Car Parking Available
Communal Lounge
Concierge / Home Manager
Courtyard or Landscape Gardens
Guest Parking
Gym or Fitness Suite
Library
Pets Allowed *
Room Service
Salon
Wheelchair Access
Wifi (in communal areas)

Not Available

Balconies
Cinema
Spa
* Certain pets allowed and health & safety assessment required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Blagdon Village.

Where is Blagdon Village located?

It is situated in Taunton and is close to popular amenities.

What tenure options are available at Blagdon Village?

  • To Buy - prices start from £200,000

Is Blagdon Village a member of ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators)?

Yes - Retirement Villages - who run Blagdon Village are members of ARCO - Associated Retirement Community Operators, aim to improve the standard of retirement living across the UK. They ensure every retirement home offers the highest standard of housing and support to all residents.

Are there any retirement home fees at Blagdon Village?

Before deciding to invest in a retirement property, you'll need to know all the retirement home fees involved. These costs ensure that your retirement home is well-maintained with 24/7 support available for residents. When you move into Blagdon Village, you will be required to pay the following fees:

  • Service Charge - a monthly payment which covers the cost of the maintenance of your retirement property.

  • Deferred Management Fees - a fee you are required to pay when you decide to permanently leave your retirement home .

Are luxury facilities available at Blagdon Village?

Yes! There are several facilities for you to try, including; a Bar, a Communal Lounge, a Concierge and a Gym or Fitness Suite, which will help you unwind in your new surroundings.

Understanding Retirement Home Costs

The average cost of purchasing or renting a retirement home varies across the UK. On top of your rental charge or overall purchase price some retirement homes have additional costs such as service charges and ground rent.

Additional retirement home charges to be aware of:

Management Fee or Service Charge

This is often a monthly payment which covers the cost of communal spaces and facilities across a retirement property. For more details on additional charges at Blagdon Village you can contact the team directly or request a brochure.

Ground Rent

Most retirement properties have a cost associated with the land your property is built on. There is often a one-off annual fee known as ‘ground rent’ - which usually costs £450 each year.

Deferred Management Fee

A deferred management fee is a charge that you can pay when you decide to permanently leave your retirement property. The fee is calculated based on a percentage of the property's sale price and is acknowledged as a charging method for investing in a retirement home by ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators).

Here, our experts have created a helpful guide on understanding deferred management fees.

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