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Christmas Joy to Knebworth

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15th November 2019

McCarthy Stone, the retirement developer behind the Lowe House development in Knebworth, has given the Knebworth Christmas Light Switch a boost providing a free of charge BBQ to all those at the fayre, in partnership with local butchers Trussells on Friday 22nd November.

From 5pm, the Knebworth Christmas Light Switch on will be taking place in Knebworth High Street, where guests are encouraged to get into the festive spirit with seasonal food and a full programme of live music and performances. At 6.30pm, the official light switch on will take place. 

McCarthy Stone’s donation means that attendees can enjoy free BBQ food during the evening, comprising of freshly cooked burgers and hotdogs which use produce from the local butchers in the village, Trussells. Vegetarian options also available! McCarthy Stone have also donated £750 to the ‘Link up Lunch Club’ in Knebworth, and RDA Disgswell in their support of local community projects.

Darren Gilbert, Branch owner of Mather Marshall in Knebworth said: “We are pleased to be working alongside McCarthy Stone and financial support from local organisations helps us to continue to develop our popular community events.  We are very grateful to McCarthy Stone for its generous donation which will allow us to host yet another memorable and enjoyable Christmas Light Switch On for all the family.”

Julie Ward, National Sales Director for McCarthy Stone, commented: “The Knebworth Christmas Light Switch on is a fantastic event which brings the community together for Christmas, and we are looking forward to joining the celebrations with locals and their families. The team at McCarthy Stone’s Lowe House development wishes the team every success in providing great events for the people of Knebworth.”

For anyone who is unable to attend the light switch on, but is interested in Retirement Living Plus at Lowe House, McCarthy Stone is inviting them to visit their sales office on the High Street to learn more and tuck into a festive mince pie.

Comprising a selection of one and two bedroom Retirement Living Plus apartments, exclusively designed for people aged 70 and over, Lowe House provides everything people in Knebworth could want for a relaxing retirement.  

McCarthy Stone’s Retirement Living Plus developments offer retirees the opportunity to enjoy an independent lifestyle, while having access to tailored domestic and personal assistance packages to help them manage their day-to-day lives.

Once complete, Lowe House will feature a Club Lounge, ideal for socialising with newfound friends; a Guest Suite for when homeowners have visitors to stay; an on-site bistro serving freshly cooked meals and beautifully maintained gardens.  An Estates Manager will take care of the day-to-day running of the development, while secure entry systems and 24-hour emergency call points will provide added peace-of-mind.

Future homeowners at Lowe House will benefit from the development’s excellent location, within close proximity of an array of shops, a library and a doctor’s surgery. Sport enthusiasts and foodies will be spoilt for choice, with a large selection of highly rated restaurants in Knebworth, alongside badminton, cricket and tennis clubs for retirees to enjoy. 

This Christmas, McCarthy Stone is hosting free ‘At-Home’ Christmas events at selected developments up and down the country.  The events have been designed to bring people together to celebrate the festive season, along with a glass of mulled wine, indulgent treats and a seasonal soundtrack. For more information, and to find out what developments in the North London region are participating, please go to 

For more information about Retirement Living Plus in Knebworth, please call 0800 201 4811.

For more information about this year’s Christmas Light Switch On in Knebworth, please visit here

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