Retirement Homes in Kent

Compare retirement homes in Kent available to buy or rent.

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  1. 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.

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    From £1,700 MonthlyLiving Type: Village2 bedroom property5.81 mi from centre
  2. Staplehurst, TN12 0BP - Churchill Retirement Living

    Nestled amongst the vibrant and historic village of Staplehurst, this Churchill Retirement Living development is home to a collection of luxurious apartments, the perfect place to spend a long and happy retirement. All apartments are completely self-contained to ensure independence is kept at a maximum and are home to a wide range of modern amenities, there are even manicured gardens and an exclusive Owners’ Lounge where residents can relax with a coffee. This Kent development is perfectly located with a plethora of activities and attractions right on the doorstep, such as wine tasting at Balfour Winery, a trip to Sissinghurst Castle Garden or watching a cricket match at the local club.

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    Opening soonLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties9.17 mi from centre
  3. Gillingham, ME8 7JE - Churchill Retirement Living

    Nestled in the coastal town of Rainham in Kent, sits the wonderful Bond Lodge. Home to 55 stunning one and two bedroom apartments for retirees, this retirement development offers a relaxed yet sociable community in an area steeped in history. Each apartment has been designed with comfort in mind - from the spacious master bedrooms and inviting living spaces to the fitted kitchens complete with modern appliances. Socialise in the cosy communal Owner’s lounge, relax in the beautiful gardens or nearby health and leisure facilities or explore one of the many walking and cycling trails the local Medway towns have to offer.

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    Opening soonLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties9.78 mi from centre
  4. Tenterden, TN30 7LN - Churchill Retirement Living

    Sitting in the charming historic town of Tenterden, Caxton Lodge is a welcoming retirement living complex home to a range of stylish one and two-bedroom apartments. Along with the Owner’s Lounge coffee bar, landscaped gardens and the security of 24-hour call centre support, the wonderful local amenities this Kent development has to offer makes it the perfect place for retirees to spend their golden years. Whether it be a trip along the Kent & East Sussex Railway line, visiting the local vineyard, Chapel Down or a countryside walk, there’s something for everyone here.

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    Opening soonLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties12.49 mi from centre
  5. Kent, TN12 6EL - Churchill Retirement Living

    Nestled among the Kent countryside, Paddock Lodge offers a collection of apartments for retirees. Each of the one and two bedroom apartments within the development have been carefully designed to balance comfort and luxury, with spacious master bedrooms, light and airy living spaces, high-spec fitted kitchens and modern tiled shower rooms. Retirees can spend their days relaxing in the Owner’s coffee lounge, reading a book in the sunny gardens or exploring the Paddock Wood town centre or ancient woodlands of Foal Hurst Wood. With Paddock Wood train station on the doorstep, Paddock Lodge is ideally located for visiting loved ones or for day trips and weekends away.

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    From £354,950 PurchaseLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties15.12 mi from centre
  6. Hawkhurst, TN18 4LB - McCarthy Stone

    Weavers House is a McCarthy Stone retirement living development located in Hawkhurst in Kent, featuring tastefully decorated apartments, a large communal garden, lounge, generous on-site parking and scooter room and bicycle store. Most apartments have their own private balcony with fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. The development has the benefit of being right on the doorstep of Hawkhurst High Street, which is home to pubs, shops, cafés, a Post Office, a cinema and other amenities. Weavers House is easily accessible by road via the A21 and A229 and there are excellent bus and rail links providing services to London and Hastings.

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    From £398,500 PurchaseLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties16.52 mi from centre
  7. Gravesend, DA12 1DB - Churchill Retirement Living

    Ideally located in the desirable town of Gravesend, this luxurious Churchill Retirement Living development is the perfect place to spend a happy, peaceful and independent retirement. Home to 75 stylish retirement apartments, this development has been completely designed with retirees in mind, including stylish bedrooms, modern bedrooms, walk-in wardrobes, spacious living areas, landscaped gardens and even an exclusive Owners’ Lounge with a coffee bar where residents can relax and socialise. From a trip to the famous cold war bunker to a stroll around Gad’s Hill Place, this Kent development really does have something for everyone.

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    Opening soonLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties20.32 mi from centre
  8. Tunbridge Wells, TN4 0FN - McCarthy Stone

    Southborough Gate is a retirement living development located in the pleasant residential town of Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The one and two-bedroom rented apartments benefit from a bright and airy living and dining room, a fitted kitchen, a bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and a modern bathroom, as well as access to the busy club lounge and tranquil landscaped gardens. Southborough Gate is just over half a mile away from a range of shops, pubs and the local Post Office, and also has a Tesco Express on the doorstep. There are two golf clubs within 4 miles, as well as a wealth of historic attractions like castles and stately homes in the nearby High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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    From £1,945 MonthlyLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties20.87 mi from centre
  9. Tunbridge Wells, TN4 9FJ - McCarthy Stone

    The Dairy is a stunning McCarthy Stone development of privately-owned one and two bedroom retirement apartments, ideally situated in Tunbridge Wells, in the county of Kent. Exclusively designed for the over 70s, The Dairy offers everything you need to enjoy an active and independent retirement, from a club lounge and bistro, to beautiful landscaped gardens, as well as 24-hour on-site management put your mind at ease. Royal Tunbridge Wells offers something for everyone with an array of amenities to delight local residents including the beautiful surrounding countryside and a bustling town centre.

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    From £3,350 MonthlyLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties21.24 mi from centre
  10. Tunbridge Wells, TN4 9FJ - McCarthy Stone Resales

    Nestled in the vibrant town of Tunbridge Wells, The Dairy offers a prime location with cafes, supermarkets, and convenient access to public transport. Built in 2017 by McCarthy & Stone, this Retirement Living PLUS development is designed exclusively for those over 70 seeking independent living with a bit of added care and support. Residents can socialize in the homeowners lounge, enjoy the tranquil landscaped gardens, and savor freshly prepared meals in the bistro-style restaurant. The Dairy also features a fully equipped laundry room, a well-being suite, and a guest suite for visitors. With personal pendants and call points, along with 24-hour onsite management, residents can enjoy peace of mind and a fulfilling lifestyle in this welcoming community.

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    To Buy
    From £270,000 PurchaseLiving Type: Community1 - 2 bedroom properties21.24 mi from centre

Average cost of retirement homes in Kent

Average cost to purchase a 1-bedroom property


Average cost to purchase a 2-bedroom property


Average cost of a 1-bedroom rental property

£1,614per month

Average cost of a 2-bedroom rental property

£2,873per month

Frequently asked questions about retirement properties in Kent

How many retirement villages are in or near Kent?

Retirement villages are a great way to ease yourself into later life. There are 11 senior living villages in - or closeby - to Kent.

What retirement communities are in or near Kent?

We have 9 retirement communities in or around Kent for you to browse, including;

What is the average rental cost of a retirement home in or near Kent?

The rental cost of retirement housing will vary, depending on the type of property you're interested in, the on-site facilities available and the location. The average cost to rent a senior property in or closeby to Kent is £2,648 per month.

Where can I buy a retirement home in Kent?

Buying a senior home in Kent provides you with a greater sense of safety and security in later life. Purchasing a retirement home is a good investment too and there's lots of options for you to choose from in Kent. Use our filters above to showcase any properties in Kent to buy.

Where can I rent a retirement home in Kent?

More retirees than ever before are renting senior housing. Before deciding whether to rent or purchase, you should check the average cost of retirement homes in Kent. Alternatively, Lottie's team of retirement experts can help - simply get in touch today. Searching for your new home in Kent is easy: use our filters above to browse our listings.

Are Any Retirement Properties in Kent A Member Of ARCO (Associate Retirement Community Operators)?

ARCO are the Associate Retirement Community Operators who ensure the retirement homes and properties available to older adults offer a high-standard of living with a range of facilities and activities.

We are not currently partnered with ARCO retirement homes in Kent. However, each of our properties have been hand-picked by our later living experts for their luxury on-site facilities, state-of-the-art amenities and flexible purchasing options (purchase, rental or part-rent and part-buy) across a range of property types.

More information about Retirement Homes in Kent

Known for its beautiful countryside, historic towns and vibrant seaside resorts, Kent is the perfect location to unwind later in life. With miles of scenic coastline, some of the best retirement villages by the sea can be found in Kent and the coastal towns of Dover and Whitstable.

You’ll find plenty of later living options in Kent, from brand-new developments, retirement communities and bungalows, there's lots of retirement properties to choose from. We've partnered with leading later living operators including Churchill Retirement Living and McCarthy Stone - each of our properties are available to rent or purchase, giving you greater flexibility when investing in a retirement home.

Each of our homes are in close proximity to popular attractions including Canterbury Cathedral, Margate beach and the market towns of Ashford and Sevenoaks. If you’re looking for luxury facilities on your doorstep, then look no further than our retirement villages, many of our villages in Kent have a range of brilliant onsite facilities, including health centres, gyms, cafes and restaurants.

We've created helpful retirement living guides breaking down the cost of retirement homes in the local area and much more.