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Invest in a home on a golf resort on the French riviera

Invest in a home on a golf resort on the French riviera

Golf lovers are being invited to invest in a quartershare of a hotel suite at the Royal Mougins Golf Resort, four miles from Cannes on the French Riviera. Priced from €195,000 (approx £162,000), buyers will have 13-weeks use of one of the resort’s 29 designer suites...
Retired Reverend finds a “Room With a View” with Churchill

Retired Reverend finds a “Room With a View” with Churchill

When Reverend Christopher Quine left his Parish of Holy Trinity in Formby over 20 years ago, he never imagined that all these years later he would be able to gaze over at the church’s steeple from his very own apartment at Churchill’s Trinity Lodge. “We were one of...
Retirement villages find their voice

Retirement villages find their voice

JANE SLADE discovers retirement communities offering a new rhythm to later life Judy Allen started learning the piano when she was six. By the age of 10 she was playing in her local church. After a career as a piano teacher and music examiner she is now, aged 82,...
Where to buy to keep fit and active

Where to buy to keep fit and active

Retirement housebuilders are providing more facilities and imaginative activities than ever before. JANE SLADE sources some of the best developments At Bishopstoke Park village(anchor.org.uk) in Eastleigh, Hampshire, (one-bed apartments from £345,000), cheerleading...
Making space for your childhood treasures

Making space for your childhood treasures

One of the most traumatic things about downsizing is having to get rid of cherished items collected over the years. What if you could find a retirement apartment big enough for those treasures you can’t live without? Retired businesswoman Anne Hobson, 78, found room...
How to string along in later life

How to string along in later life

They say you are never too old to learn something new. But Jane Slade exceeded her wildest expectations as she reports. “I inherited a much loved but battered viola from an old family friend about a year ago,” explains Jane, 58. “I had learned the piano as a child and...