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7 benefits of retirement villages with bungalows

Dreaming of an over-60s property in a beautiful retirement village? Discover how our McCarthy Stone retirement villages with bungalows could be the right fit.

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Property advice
Posted 09 November 2023
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Why choose a retirement bungalow?

With their easy-to-manage, stair-free, single-storey layout, our over-55 bungalows for sale are very popular. But it’s the intelligent design of our new build retirement bungalows that makes them really stand out.

  1. Spacious yet easy to maintain

    An example of a spacious, modern living room to highlight the ergonomic design of our retirement bungalows

    Thoughtfully created with open-plan layouts and clever storage solutions, our retirement bungalows are designed with flexibility, safety, security and freedom of movement in mind. Our spacious living spaces are light with a neutral décor so you can add you own individual design style.

  2. Contemporary kitchens

    An example of a modern kitchen in our retirement homes

    The modern kitchens in our retirement bungalows are a testament to functionality and convenience, with every detail carefully considered to make meal preparation a breeze. A range of quality appliances are built-in including a waist height oven, ceramic hob and integral fridge/freezer.

  3. Beautiful bedrooms

    Luxury and comfort are at the core of our bedrooms. We provide generous storage with either a walk-in wardrobe or fitted wardrobe in the main bedroom. Some of our bungalow bedrooms are also en-suite.

    A typical bedroom design for our retirement properties
  4. Accessibility built in

    An example of an open-plan hallway to facilitate senior living in our retirement bungalows

    Our retirement bungalows are designed with wide doorways and hallways to ensure that homeowners can move freely and comfortably, regardless of their mobility needs. And that’s not the only way we make our bungalows accessible. For instance, our bath or shower rooms are usually easily adaptable for wheelchair users and include comfort level toilets and non-slip flooring as standard.

  5. Private gardens and garages

    An example of a retirement bungalow with a garden

    Most of our bungalows include private gardens with a patio area so you can relax, connect with nature, or perhaps have a barbeque or two over the summer. For an easier life, front gardens are often maintained for you. Many of our new build retirement bungalows offer a garage and/or a parking space to the side of the property.

  6. Energy-efficient living

    Our bungalows incorporate modern construction standards and energy-efficient features designed to reduce utility costs and minimise environmental impact. By downsizing to a new build retirement home you should save money on energy bills when compared to your current home.

  7. Friendly neighbours

    You’ll experience the neighbourliness of a community of retirees on your doorstep. Many retirement villages with bungalows have shared community facilities for events and get togethers.

  8. Sought-after locations

    All the sites for our retirement villages with bungalows are carefully chosen for their convenient location in a thriving neighbourhood close to shops, restaurants, amenities and attractions as well as good transport links.

How do retirement villages work?

Retirement villages allow you to enjoy independent living while being part of a supportive community of similarly retired neighbours.

They usually offer a mix of a private retirement home plus communal amenities, services, and meeting spaces. These can be anything from sports facilities and beauty salons to restaurants and maintained gardens and grounds.

In the UK, there are a range of types of retirement villages and communities on offer to the over 60s with differing service levels depending on individual needs. Whether you choose independent living in a Retirement Living development or the assisted living support of a Retirement Living PLUS community, you can rely on McCarthy Stone to make life easier for you.

How can I find a retirement village with bungalows near me?

From coast to countryside, McCarthy Stone retirement villages with bungalows are available in sought-after locations across the UK.

If you’re planning ahead, try browsing our coming soon developments. By signing up for updates you can make sure you bag the pick of the properties and early bird offers too. If you can’t wait, find your dream new build retirement bungalow now or call our lovely team on 0800 201 4811 if you have any questions.

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