Stunning Surroundings at Wildernesse House
A collection of 31 one- and two-bedroom apartments in the historic Grade II listed Wildernesse House, and eight new mews houses set in the sprawling Wildernesse Estate, Sevenoaks, are now available from luxury retirement home specialists PegasusLife. Each apartment has been meticulously renovated, with impressive details and little luxuries that make these homes so welcoming. The newly built two-bedroom mews houses offer large, light living spaces, with peaceful outdoor areas to be enjoyed throughout the season.
The Wildernesse Estate offers a wealth of enriching activities and facilities literally on your doorstep; from a pleasant stroll through the surrounding parklands, or a visit to the luxurious wellness centre, spanning the lower ground floor of the house, offering a pool, sauna and steam rooms, treatment rooms, fully equipped gym and studio. The affluent town of Sevenoaks is less than two miles away, and has so much to offer all year round, including a variety of independent and high street shops and dining. With easy transport links to London and beyond, and surrounded by stunning Kentish countryside, Wildernesse House offers the very best in later living.
Prices start from £610,000. To find out more about Wildernesse House or to book an appointment, call 01732 608144. pegasuslife.co.uk
Holistic wellbeing at Inspired Valley
Work has just begun on the first of ‘Inspired Villages’ retirement villages in Kent, just up the road from the picturesque Leeds Castle, near Maidstone. Inspired Villages are so-called for good reason: their plush, quality interiors are designed to ensure your retirement years truly are the best years of your life. The Inspired philosophy is centred around each and every resident’s holistic wellbeing – looking after both their physical and mental health and encouraging them to enjoy a healthy, happy and independent life.
Moving to an Inspired Village has been compared to living permanently in a 5-star hotel – but with your own front door. This is not downsizing – it’s rightsizing. Does your present home have its own fabulous restaurant, bistro, library, beauty room, swimming pool and spa? All apartments offer plenty of storage, with carefully thought out kitchens and bathrooms using only the finest fixtures and fittings, while the easy maintenance, landscaped gardens are all taken care of, enabling you to make the most of every minute of your later years.
For more information, visit inspiredvillages.co.uk/village/ledian-gardens.
Retirement Luxury at Emerson Park
Emerson Park in Hextable, Kent, offers an exclusive collection of 47 luxurious retirement apartments, accompanied by a range of first-class retirement village facilities and services. Hextable is a thriving, traditional English village with the benefit of great transport links – central London is just over half an hour’s train journey away.
Paul Hart, manager at Emerson Park, comments: “Many people have the preconceived idea that retirement apartments are small, pokey flats with very little or no support or facilities. This certainly isn’t the case at Emerson Park; large well-designed apartments with the very highest quality specification are complemented with luxury amenities, such as the Club House Room where you can meet friends for a coffee or enjoy a three-course meal, obviously after enjoying a G&T in the bar first! You can keep in shape in the gym, be pampered in the hair and beauty salon or enjoy a good film in the cinema. Or why not take up a new hobby? Our dedicated Events & Activities team arrange a whole host of social events tailored around the interests of the people living here.”
As well as having all these facilities on your doorstep a move to such a retirement community not only means you can enjoy the independence of a new home but also live without the worry of the ongoing upkeep and maintenance associated with an older property. The exclusive apartments feature a spacious, flowing layout and the finest quality materials, finishes and fittings creating an elegant, contemporary ambience with all the mod-cons.
“It’s not only the apartment and facilities which people are buying into at Emerson Park,” continues Paul, “but also the services. Our driver will provide scheduled trips, either to the local supermarket or to places of interest, such as National Trust properties, or a theatre trip. Our gardeners and maintenance team will ensure the site looks its best throughout the year. Plus, all apartments have the reassurance of an emergency call system which are answered by members of staff who are on-site 24-hours.”
For further information on Emerson Park call 01322 515415 or visit cinnamoncc.com/emersonpark
The Good Life at The Hawthorns Eastbourne
This gem of a retirement community offers a unique approach to all-inclusive retirement living. It’s all done for you, with no housekeeping, garden maintenance, or cooking, so you get to focus on enjoying life. There’s quality dining three times daily, exercise classes and trips out in a private minibus, plus a wonderful range of on-site amenities. Staffed 24/7, this friendly, safe and secure village has studio, 1-bed and 2-bed apartments, plus bungalows in the landscaped gardens.
Resident, Valerie Stokoe, explains why she chose Hawthorns Eastbourne: “If I could speak with potential residents who aren’t sure if they are ready, I would advise them not to leave it too late, make the move whilst you are still able to enjoy all that is on offer! I’m glad that I moved here when I did. I love my apartment and all the activities that are provided.”
For more, search ‘Hawthorns Eastbourne’ online or call 01323 644111. hawthornsretirement.co.uk
Emerson Park lounge
The Hawthorns Eastbourne
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