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Retirees in Southborough enjoy an afternoon of cheese and wine tasting at Southborough Gate

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14th February 2020

Southborough retirees recently enjoyed an afternoon of cheese and wine tasting at McCarthy Stone’s Southborough Gate Retirement Living development on Pinewood Gardens.


Southborough Gateresidents were joined by members of the local community to sample a fantastic array of cheese and wine, while also finding out more about their favourite nibbles and tipples.


Julie Ward, National Sales Director for McCarthy Stone, commented: “We are delighted that so many people from the local community were able to join residents and staff at our Southborough Gate Retirement Living development for a fun afternoon of cheese and wine tasting.


“The event provided an opportunity for residents to socialise and to expand the already vibrant community at Southborough Gate; while visitors were able to explore the development and find out more about the remaining apartments.  It was a great way of involving Southborough retirees in just one of the many exciting and interesting activities that take place at Southborough Gate."


Comprising a selection of one and two bedroom Retirement Living apartments, exclusively designed for people aged 60 and over, Southborough Gateprovides everything residents could want for a relaxing retirement. 


The communal lounge is perfect for socialising with new neighbours and the landscaped gardens provides an ideal place to relax.  Residents can feel secure in the knowledge that the House Manager is on hand to provide any help or support should they need it; and that friends and family can stay over whenever they choose in the development’s comfortable guest suite.


Southborough Gate residents also benefit from Southborough’s desirable location, within easy reach of Tonbridge and Royal Tunbridge Wells. For those who wish to stay closer to home, Southborough boasts a selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants, as well as picturesque walking and cycling routes.


More than nine out of ten customers would recommend McCarthy Stone to a friend, ensuring it has received the full Five Star award for customer satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation for 14 years’ running.  McCarthy Stone is the only UK housebuilder of any size or type to achieve this accolade for 14 years, which is every year the awards have been run.

To register your interest in a Retirement Living apartment at McCarthy Stone’s Southborough Gate development, please call 0800 201 4811 or visit


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