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    Welcome to Retirement Villages
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    Welcome to Retirement Villages Group Ltd. We hope you find our website informative and useful to you.

    We also hope it inspires you to want to get in touch and find out more about this increasingly popular lifestyle option for yourself, a relative or friend.

    About Retirement Villages

    Retirement Villages has been providing age-exclusive retirement lifestyles at stunning locations across the UK for 35 years. Residents are able to live independently in their own home but enjoy the hospitality and warmth that comes from the communal clubhouse facilities - the social heartbeat of our villages.

    Each has its own identity - you would expect nothing less - but most have restaurants, bars, libraries, conservatories and lounges where residents can enjoy each other's company. Some have swimming pools, hairdressers and exercise areas. Others have tennis courts, bowls or putting greens. All have landscaped grounds delivering a peaceful haven in which to lead a fulfilling retirement lifestyle.

    Life at our villages

    We always maintain that while we design and build our villages, it is the residents who bring them to life. A Retirement Villages lifestyle allows you to do what you want, when you want. Many of the chores associated with property ownership are taken care of - leaving you free to lead as fulfilling a retirement lifestyle as possible.

    All villages enjoy a vibrant and active social life - with a broad range of special interest clubs and societies run by residents, for residents. There is a real sense of community.
    Behind it all is an inner peace of mind - knowing that should you require any assistance or support, it can be made available.

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    What our Residents are saying....
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      Retirement village residents know better than anyone what life is really like in one of our retirement communities. 

      We regularly ask for feedback; we also receive letters into our head office in Leatherhead, Surrey, from delighted new purchasers and also residents who have lived in one of our villages for many years now but want to take the time to write to applaud their particular village service or staff.

      All of the residents included here have given their permission for us to share their personal feedback with you. We hope you find it of use:

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Mrs Ros Shirran, Cedars Village, Hertfordshire
      This is a letter received into our head office from Mrs Ros Shirran, a resident currently living at Cedars Village who talks about her own experience of life in a retirement village and what it means for her. Mrs Shirran has been kind enough to allow us to reproduce her exact words as part of our Testimonials section for which we are very grateful...
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      Keith and Jackie Richardson, Charters, West Sussex
      "We bought off-plan which some people, including our children, thought was a bit of a risk, but we've most definitely done the right thing. In fact, our children think it's wonderful and say they want to move in after us!"
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      Pat Garland, Avonpark Village, Wiltshire
      "I have been here since June 2001 and have made many lasting friendships. I take delight in organising events and must have managed over 100. I cannot think of a better place to be in my 'old' age, which I now consider, at 80+, to have reached!" 
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Ina Hopkins, Cedars Village, Hertfordshire
      "When we moved to Cedars Village we found we had bought not just a bungalow but a way of life. You can be as active or as laid back as you wish but there will always be a smile and a welcoming hand.
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      Patrick Drennan, Lime Tree Village, Warwickshire
      "It's a beautiful place to live but it's the companionship which is the best part. A lot of people say they've come to start a new life and that's how it feels. No one is old.
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      Gillie and Peter Byrom, The Priory, Devon
      "My husband Peter and I welcomed our downsize and move to 'independent living' at The Priory as we were spending too much time maintaining our home and garden of 20+ years. As a self-employed portrait painter I had always had a studio at home making enamel miniatures to commission. Now I had to find one to rent elsewhere. For almost 4 years I've been commuting to Dartington Space about half an hour away. Peter retired some years ago but I doubt artists ever really 'retire'. Apart from making miniatures, I'm making the transition of teaching my skills as well as finally getting round to writing a book for students of enamelling. It's a bonus to belong to the Priory community which we both find very friendly and pleasant to have shifted the focus of our lives from property to people."
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