Welcome to McCarthy & Stone

As the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder, with over 39 years experience and thousands of happy homeowners, we create apartments to suit all lifestyles and stages of retirement.  

All our properties are designed to make living easier and are built to the highest standards – just two of the many reasons we’ve been awarded the 5-star rating for customer satisfaction in an independent survey by the Home Builders Federation for the past 11 years. We are the only housebuilder of any size or type to ever achieve this.

Our range

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Retirement Living

Independence with peace of mind

Retirement Living, with its House Manager, homeowners’ lounge and proximity to local amenities, ensures you can enjoy independence, companionship and security from the comfort of your own purpose designed apartment.

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Assisted Living

A retirement apartment you own with flexible care

Assisted Living is designed for independence, community and well being. You have your own apartment, an on-site restaurant and homeowners’ lounge for socialising, plus support whenever you need it - assuring you and your family that you’re in safe hands. 

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Ortus Homes

Downsize for your leisure years

Ortus Homes build inspiring, age-exclusive apartments in some of the UK’s most enviable locations. They’re intelligently designed and energy efficient. They maximise space and light and provide privacy and security. All exterior maintenance and gardening is taken care of, so you can enjoy that increasingly precious luxury – more free time.

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