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UK Retirement property

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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New retirement village in Watford

New retirement village in Watford

Mayfield Villages, part of the luxury retirement village group Audley, has announced its first village providing 253 properties   The site in Watford, Hertfordshire will form part of Watford Riverwell, a £400 million mixed use regeneration partnership that...

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New extra-care scheme in West London

New extra-care scheme in West London

A new extra-care scheme in West London offers shared-ownership apartments for sale Set within its own grounds and close to the river Thames, Bridgewater House in Hounslow is offering 36 one-and-two-bedroom apartments for people aged over 50 who need assisted-living...

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A new retirement village in Worcestershire

A new retirement village in Worcestershire

Richmond Villages announces its eighth retirement village at Wood Norton in Worcestershire Offering a quiet and peaceful location, Richmond Wood Norton, which is due to open early 2019, will occupy the site of a former BBC training college, between the old riverside...

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How to maintain the value of your retirement property

How to maintain the value of your retirement property

If you want to safeguard the value of your home here is a checklist of 10 things you should look for before you buy How attractive will your property be in 10 years time? Is it near good transport links and the High Street? Will a future owner face steep...

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Retirees choosing Dorset instead of Spain

Retirees choosing Dorset instead of Spain

ELLIE O'DONNELL reports a drop in the number of retirees moving to Spain and discovers Dorset is proving a attractive alternative High London house prices and worries about the effects of Brexit has made people more cautious about retiring abroad. Before...

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Never too old to be a first time buyer

Never too old to be a first time buyer

  Age isn’t holding back Geoffrey Green from becoming a first-time buyer. At 98, the former tenant farmer on the Blenheim Palace Estate decided he was tired of being ‘chief cook and bottle washer’ so he opted to move to a retirement...

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A new development for retirees in the North West

A new development for retirees in the North West

Specialist retirement living developer PegasusLife has completed its first age-exclusive development in the North West, Chapelwood in Wilmslow The development is PegasusLife’s first to offer a full range of social amenities on site including a...

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Downsizing to rent

Downsizing to rent

Older generations are increasingly opting to downsize and rent in their later years reports Ellie O'Donnell New research from letting agents Countrywide has revealed that the number of retirees renting in later life has increased, making up to eight per cent of the...

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