Retirement Properties in Cheshire

Discover more about senior living in Cheshire and find the right retirement housing for you.

Retire to Cheshire

An aerial view over the river Dee in Chester, Cheshire


From 2,000 years of salt mining and silk, cotton and cheese trading history to stunning stately homes and spectacular shopping, charming Cheshire has something for everyone. Our retirement properties in Cheshire place you in the heart of the community, so everything you need is on the doorstep.

Chester Cathedral


A retirement home in Cheshire keeps you close to this county’s many attractions. There’s plenty of historic sites to explore, like the unique architecture of Little Moreton Hall, the 13th-century stronghold of Beeston Castle, the pretty canal network and the recently restored Lion Salt Works. You can also find art, artefacts and natural history collections at the Warrington Museum and Art Gallery or the Grosvenor Museum in Chester.

Shopping-wise, whether you’re looking for fashion boutiques or home-grown produce, you’ll find everything you need in the towns surrounding our retirement properties in Cheshire. Visit the UK’s largest designer outlet, Cheshire Oaks, or find independent crafts and stores in the market towns of Alderley Edge, Wilmslow and Knutsford.

Beeston Castle in Cheshire


From the ancient salt-making industry that dates back over 2,000 years to the silk, cotton and cheese trade, there's a deep industrial history to discover across Cheshire. A particular highlight is Chester Cathedral. For almost 500 years, this former Benedictine monastery has been the seat of the Bishop of Chester. During your visit, you’ll be able to see examples of architecture from almost every major period, including the Norman, Gothic and Victorian periods

Alternatively, you can follow the canals that helped Cheshire thrive during the Industrial Revolution. You can watch cargo boats being lifted 50 feet into the air at the Anderton Boat Lift, or take a tour of the renowned Lion Salt Works, a preserved salt-making site and museum, which recently underwent a £10 million restoration.

Delamere Forest Cheshire


Cheshire is packed with vibrant local communities. Many towns in the county offer farm shops and farmers' markets, where you'll see farm-fresh meat, luxury preserves, world-famous cheese and hand-crafted goods.

As well as tight-knit communities, you’ll also finds tons of culture. You can discover historic artefacts and natural history collections at the Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, as well as over a thousand paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries. Alternatively, you can see a wide range of collections at the Grosvenor Museum in Chester, including archaeological finds, hallmarked silver and ancient fossils.

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Redefine retirement living with McCarthy Stone

We believe every retirement should be lived to the fullest, so whether you dream of retirement living in Cheshire, or elsewhere in the country, you’ll find complete peace of mind with McCarthy Stone. It’s not just our amazing apartments and bungalows that make our lifestyle so appealing. Our retirement communities also come with sociable on-site spaces to making meeting up with other homeowners a breeze.

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