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5 Reasons to Consider a Retirement Village
11th December 2020

Living in a retirement village opens up a new world of activities, hobbies and connection to a vibrant community. Paired with luxurious state-of-the-art facilities and a first-class standard of service, there are plenty of reasons to consider a retirement village for your next home.

Luxurious Facilities

Have you ever cruised around the world or stayed in a luxury hotel and thought ‘I could happily retire here and do this every day’? That’s exactly what living in a retirement village is like. 

The UK’s top luxury retirement villages feature a wealth of incredible on-site facilities, which are usually found in high-end hotels, all within a stone’s throw from your front door. Facilities such as heavenly spas with pool, sauna and steam room, restaurants with à la carte menus to tantalise anyone’s taste buds, spa treatment rooms offering indulgent massages and facials, elegant bars and lounges for an impromptu coffee or cocktail hour, private dining for celebrating those special occasions, plus nail bars, hair salons and even private cinemas. Whilst surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, sprawling terrace areas often with scenic countryside views, plus a scheduled transport service for excursions to local places of interest. 

Bespoke Interiors Designed for You

Moving into a retirement village is often referred to as ‘rightsizing’ rather than downsizing and provides a great opportunity for you to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible.

Purchasing a property within a retirement village brings many reassurances, not only will you benefit from owning your own property, with little or no upkeep, but you’ll also have peace of mind that you and your belongings are within a safe and secure environment. 

Properties at Richmond Villages are purpose-built with your comfort and ease in mind. Designed to a high specification with ergonomic design details and spacious living spaces, they also feature energy-efficient and ecological build solutions helping to keep running costs and impact on the environment to a minimum.

Lighten the Load

Forget the days of worrying about a leaky tap or having to mow the lawn and weed the garden, retirement villages employ a highly skilled team of professionals to take care of maintenance, repair work and gardening for you. 

You could even go one step further and have all your chores and daily tasks taken care of too! Richmond Villages offer an assisted living option (known as Village Suites) which are spacious one- or two-bedroom properties complemented by a Lifestyle Package. For one monthly fee, this package will take care of your housekeeping, laundry, meals (in the restaurant or as room service), essentials delivered to your door plus the utility bills. Imagine the time this will free up for you to enjoy your retirement to the full and spend more time with family and friends. 

No Need to Move Again

Moving to your new dream home at Richmond Villages has never been easier, thanks to the easy move Home Buying Service, which is a dependable solution for selling your current property quickly and easily.

 This may well be your final move and you definitely won’t need to look at moving again as retirement villages are designed to be future proof. The village is ready to adapt to you as and when your care and personal support needs change. Richmond Villages for example offer care and support provided by a highly skilled team of carers and nurses who are on site 24/7. Care and support plans are tailored to your individual requirements and are on hand whenever you may need it.

Thriving Like-minded Community

With a wide range of activities and events tailored to residents’ interests and hobbies, you’ll meet a large number of like-minded people who share your interests. At Richmond Villages we warmly welcome friends and family and always stay connected with the wider local community, helping to create a thriving multi-generational community.

These are just a handful of the reasons to consider moving to a retirement village, there are many more. Why not phone and speak to a Village Adviser and sample the Richmond Experience for yourself. This will give you the opportunity to stay overnight in a stunning Village Suite, meet the staff and residents and fully immerse yourself in village life.

Or to learn more about living in a retirement village or to arrange a visit, please contact one of our friendly Village Adviser team. We look forwarding to welcoming you at one of our Richmond Villages.