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Southdowns Village

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Retirement Home Location

Southdowns, South Darenth DA4 9LG

Local Amenities

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Bus Stop0.01 miles
Local Pub0.2 miles
GP Surgery0.6 miles
Train Station0.9 miles
Nearby Shops0.4 miles
Hospital3.6 miles


Southdowns is a beautiful retirement village set in 17.5 acres of Kent countryside near Dartford. Offering peaceful village life in a sociable and bustling community, Southdowns has a total of 198 one and two-bedroom apartments and bungalows and there are many facilities for residents to enjoy, from the social centre, which comes with a licensed bar, TV lounge and billiard room, to the on-site grocery shop, launderette and coffee shop. The development is just four miles from Dartford and six miles from Bluewater shopping centre, which can both be easily reached via the local bus service which stops inside the village.

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Southdowns Village

by Southdowns Retirement Village

BrandSouthdowns Retirement Village
Living TypeVillage
Purchase TypeFor sale
Purpose BuiltYes
Service ChargeYes
Deferred Management feeNo

Availability & Pricing


1 bedroom property - Available


1 bedroom property - Available

Care & Support Available *

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

Not Available

24/7 On Site Support
Personal Care
* At an additional cost.

Featured Homes

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One Bedroom Apartment
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One Bedroom Bungalow

Retirement Home Facilities

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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!


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


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!


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

Not Available

Room Service
* Certain pets allowed and health & safety assessment required.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Where is Southdowns Village located?

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

What tenure options are available at Southdowns Village?

  • To Buy - prices start from £195,000

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

ARCO also known as the 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. Southdowns Village are not currently a member of ARCO. However, rest-assured, our experts have hand-picked all retirement properties to ensure they provide the best level of support for residents.

Are there any retirement home fees at Southdowns 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 Southdowns 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.

Are luxury facilities available at Southdowns Village?

Yes! There are several facilities for you to try, including; 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 Southdowns 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.

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