Northampton, NN4 5EB - Bupa
Richmond Village Northampton is ideally located to benefit from the rolling countryside whilst close to local amenity. From castles built by William the Conqueror to beautiful Georgian squares and magnificent churches, you'll find wealth of historical interest in Northampton. Richmond Villages Northampton is located close to the M1 offering excellent links to both the south and north of the country. With a mix of one and two bedroom apartments available, there is an option for everyone. The Villages has a number of facilities and activities for all to enjoy, including; bar/ restaurant, library and craft room, hair and beauty salon, transport services and beautiful garden and terraces.
Stroud, GL6 6UL - 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 and daily activities to keep you busy, including; wellness spa with pool, bar and restaurant, auditorium, village shop, library, landscaped gardens and transport services. The villages consists of stylish one and two bedroom apartments and bungalows, as well as smaller suites.
Bath, BA2 7FF - Retirement Villages
Set within 15 acres of gorgeous landscaped grounds that overlook the Avon Valley and just six miles from Bath, Avonpark Village in Limpley Stoke enables like-minded residents to enjoy the very best of rural Britain. The clubhouse at the heart of this Wiltshire retirement village allows retirees to relax with one another over a great meal or drink on the terrace. An abundance of activities are also available, including art classes, singing, book clubs and fitness groups. Property options at Avonpark Village include one and two-bedroom apartments or studios, all of which are located within the lovely landscaped gardens.
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.
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. Offering luxury one and two-bedroom homes, Friary Meadow boasts a private restaurant and bar, cinema room, outdoor terraces, landscaped gardens and Spirit Health Club next door, equipped with a modern gym and pool. There’s also a number of friendly societies available to get involved with, including golf and fishing. Adjoining Abbey Meadows Country Park, the development is set in beautiful countryside with Titchfield Abbey, Titchfield Tithe Barn theatre and the New Forest all just a short stroll or car ride away.
Abbotskerswell, TQ12 5PP - Retirement Villages
The Priory in Devon is a retirement village that offers residents a uniquely historic setting which has been refurbished to the highest standards and is situated within stunning grounds. Near to the picturesque village of Abbotskerswell, The Priory is a base from which retirees can explore what South Devon has to offer. The Priory contains 43 one and two-bedroom apartments and cottages, all of which have been designed with comfort and ease of living in mind. Many of these properties have their own gardens and balconies. Gorgeous views can be witnessed from just about every inch of this retirement village.
Tregony, TR2 5PD - Retirement Villages
An oasis within the stunning hamlet of Tregony, Cornwall, Roseland Parc retirement village is an amazing place for retirees to live. Set in seven acres of landscaped grounds and with views of the Roseland Peninsula, it’s difficult to imagine a more idyllic location. Built around a stunning palm garden, this retirement community consists of stylish cottages, mews houses and apartments with one to three bedrooms. Some of these properties even have private gardens or balconies. Residents can enjoy a swimming pool and wellness suite, along with a packed calendar of events - all within the comfort of this relaxing setting.
Cranleigh, GU6 8TR - Retirement Villages
Located in the heart of the Surrey countryside and with the Surrey Hills almost on your doorstep, residents are given a sense of idyllic freedom at Elmbridge Village in Cranleigh, Surrey. Elmbridge offers a mixture of houses, bungalows and apartments within its extensive landscaped grounds. These properties can be purchased, part-owned, rented or rented to buy. The 275 homes within this retirement village are spacious and easy to maintain. The restaurant, bar and lounge areas are bright and airy spaces where a drink can be enjoyed, while the croquet lawn provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy some laidback sport.
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.
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.
Retirement will look different for us all and it's important to consider all of your options when looking for retirement housing, including retirement communities and sheltered housing.
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