England / South West England / Dorset
Sturminster Newton, DT10 1DU - My Future Living
Reddleman House has 35 flats and is located in the popular town of Sturminster Newton in Dorset, where you can explore this pretty market town in the hub of the Blackmore Vale with its picturesque water mill on the River Stour. The facilities at Reddleman House include a development manager, careline alarm service, lift, lounge, guest suite facilities, communal garden and parking, ensuing you have everything you need to feel right at home!
Dorchester, DT1 1WY - McCarthy Stone
Situated in Dorchester, Dorset, Casterbridge Court offers a selection of one and two-bedroom retirement living apartments available to buy, rent or part-buy. Beautifully designed to enhance ease of living, some of these McCarthy Stone apartments are even equipped with private balconies. As well as a spacious communal lounge and perfectly manicured gardens, Casterbridge Court is well equipped with extensive security systems and a dedicated House Manager. Within a 15-minute walk, residents can explore the bustling market town of Dorchester, attractions such as Warriors Museum, the Dinosaur Museum and The Roman Town House are just waiting to be visited.
Dorset, DT1 3SU - McCarthy Stone
Located in the heart of Poundbury on Queen Mother Square, Dorset Bowes Lyon Court is a brand new development made of 62 one and two bedroom apartments exclusively for the over 70s. Bowes Lyon Court offers the level of freedom needed to maintain your independence for longer in your own home, and live retirement to the full. There is an on-site Estates Team so residents can receive flexible, consistent care and support in their own home. In addition to privately owned luxury apartments the development also offers beautiful social spaces such as a Club lounge, Billiards room, table service restaurant, library, orangery, function room as well as a salon and guest suite ensuring you have everything you need to enjoy your retirement.
Sherborne, DT9 3NZ - My Future Living
Hillbrook Court is a collection of 37 retirement living properties located in the historic market town of Sherborne. The apartment features include a bright and airy lounge, a modern bathroom and a fitted kitchen and there is redecoration and new carpets throughout. There is also a communal lounge for socialising and relaxing and a guest suite for visitors. Hillbrook Court is conveniently located to local shops, medieval buildings and local spots of interest such as the Almshouse, two Castles and the Abbey. There are excellent rail links to Waterloo and Exeter.
Shaftesbury, SP7 8AU - My Future Living
Homefarris House is a lovely purpose-built retirement development located in Dorset. These attractive apartments comprise of a bedroom with built-in wardrobe, a lounge, a modern kitchen with fitted units and a white suite bathroom with a spacious shower enclosure. Homefarris House is well-located to the shops and amenities of Shaftesbury and there are lots of beautiful local attractions to explore, such as Gold Hill. The development is a social and friendly place to live, with a communal lounge, well-maintained gardens and a guest suite for visiting family and friends.
Poole, BH13 6FF - McCarthy Stone
Greenhaven offers an array of stunning one, two and three-bedroom retirement living apartments available to buy, rent or part-buy, part-rent. These beautiful McCarthy Stone apartments are intelligently designed and are equipped with a plethora of modern features including balconies, spacious living areas and en-suite bathrooms. As well as the range of amenities inside this development, including the landscaped gardens, gorgeous communal lounge and the hotel-style guest suite, residents can enjoy the sea and countryside areas that Dorset has to offer. Just 300 metres away from a hairdresser, florist, bakery and several bars, residents have all they need on their doorstep. Nearby bus stops also offer links to Poole and Bournemouth should residents wish to explore further afield.
Bournemouth, BH4 9ES - My Future Living
Located in the thriving shopping district of Westbourne, Dorset, Homewaye House comprises 69 properties arranged over 6 floors. There are a variety of social activities available including games nights, indoor bowls, afternoon tea, coffee mornings and a gardening club. It's ideally situated close to shops and amenities which include a post office, chemist and a doctor’s. Westbourne has become a popular part of Bournemouth with a unique mix of clothing shops, cafes, restaurants and many other independent businesses. Bournemouth is a principal holiday resort on the South Coast and offers miles of sandy beaches, beautiful public gardens, a large shopping centre and numerous entertainment facilities including theatres, cinemas, an ice rink, bowling alley and golf courses.
Bournemouth, BH2 6QA - My Future Living
Located in the seaside town of Bournemouth, Homeoaks House is a peaceful collection of retirement living apartments. Properties comprise a bedroom with fitted wardrobe, a lounge and dining room, a fully-fitted kitchen and a bathroom. Set in beautiful gardens, residents at Homeoaks House share a residents lounge with nearby Homedale House, where a variety of social activities take place. The development also benefits from its proximity to the sandy beaches, shopping centre and entertainment facilities of Bournemouth, from theatres, cinemas and bowling alleys to golf courses and ice rinks. You’ll also find Poole and the New Forest nearby, plus a mainline connection to London from Bournemouth railway station.
Bridport, DT6 3QG - McCarthy Stone
Gordon Court is a McCarthy & Stone retirement living development in Bridport, Dorset, offering 38 one-bed and two-bed properties. Residents at Gordon Court are free to live life the way they choose, whether that’s enjoying some peace and quiet in their own homes, or socialising with fellow residents in the on-site communal lounge and landscaped garden. Gordon Court benefits from being close to the famous Jurassic Coast, as well as the shops, amenities and public transport links in the local area. There is also a guest suite and car park available for when visitors come to stay.
Retirement villages are a great way to ease yourself into later life. There are 9 senior living villages in - or closeby - to Dorset.
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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 Dorset is £1,106 per month.
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Dorset offers the very best of rural living in close-knit communities later in life. From golden beaches to scenic countryside and historic towns, it’s no surprise that it’s a retirement hotspot.
There are lots of things to enjoy about living in Dorset, South West later in life, including visiting Durdle Door and the Jurassic Coast, walking around the countryside and taking a trip to Corfe Castle.
All of our retirement properties are in some of the most desired areas of the region. Being close to the town centre, you’ll have everything you need on your doorstep, including amazing facilities such as health centres, landscaped gardens and cafés. What’s more, some of the best retirement villages by the sea can be found in Dorset.
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