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UK Retirement property

Experience the lifestyle with McCarthy & Stone

Experience the lifestyle with McCarthy & Stone

‘Failing to plan is planning to fail’, is a true adage when it comes to preparing for retirement and why it is never too soon to 'experience the lifestyle' at one of McCarthy & Stone's brand new developments Central to making the most of your retirement is where...

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Yorkshire grandmother and former Olympian is a winner at 84

Yorkshire grandmother and former Olympian is a winner at 84

At aged 84, she still visits the gym to practice standing on her head and choreograph new gymnastic routines Marjorie Carter, a grandmother from Bradford, and former Olympic gymnast, is still performing gravity-defying routines at the age of 84. Now...

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Bromley offers the best of both worlds for retirees downsizing

Bromley offers the best of both worlds for retirees downsizing

Bromley offers the best of both worlds for retirees downsizing, with affordable properties close to the capital More retired people today are favouring urban areas to enjoy vibrant neighbourhoods, restaurants, shops and good access to public transport. Estate agents...

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Worried your pension income is too low to enjoy retirement?

Worried your pension income is too low to enjoy retirement?

Many people approaching retirement think they may not have enough money to see them through their latter years, even if they sell up and downsize What with stamp duty, selling fees to the agents, purchasing a new home, and moving costs, there is often little left of...

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Why Buckinghamshire is beckoning a new wave of retirees

Why Buckinghamshire is beckoning a new wave of retirees

“Tremendous things are in store for you! Wonderful surprises await you” wrote Roald Dahl in his children’s book ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’. The popular late author could have equally written these words about the county of Buckinghamshire where he...

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A life changing decision

A life changing decision

After overcoming a period of health and emotional difficulties Joy Rayner is enjoying a new lease of life at a McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development. The twin blows of losing her beloved husband, as well as her own health battles, meant that...

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Poldark lures retirees to Cornwall

Poldark lures retirees to Cornwall

The BBC series, Poldark, which showcases Cornwall's stunning scenery has been a major factor in raising its profile as a desirable place to retire. Gillian Girling, Chief Executive of Girlings Retirement Rentals, says, “Since Poldark was first screened...

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Retro diner opens in Anchor care home

Retro diner opens in Anchor care home

An Anchor-run care home in Bradford has opened a 1950s retro diner to help stimulate memories and conversations for people living with dementia. Transporting residents back in time, the kitsch American diner at Mill View is kitted out with slick leather booths, a...

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Discover the wonders of Wiltshire with McCarthy & Stone

Discover the wonders of Wiltshire with McCarthy & Stone

“The fibres of England unite in Wiltshire,” wrote author E M Forster, in his novel the Longest Journey back in 1907. Today, over 100 years, later that statement is still true If you want to live somewhere that is lively and vibrant and combines unspoilt...

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