Helping the over 60s to get moving in Clarkston

28 June 2013

Moving to any new home in later life can be a daunting experience, which is why McCarthy & Stone is holding a special Information Day, exclusively for the over 60s, to chat through the benefits of retirement living at The Fairways – a new Later Living development which is due to open soon on Randolph Drive in Clarkston.

The event, which is taking place on Thursday 11 July, 2013 at Williamwood Golf Club in Clarkston will offer informative presentations on the features and benefits of retirement living at The Fairways, and it will be an opportunity for people interested in moving to get advice from the McCarthy & Stone team.A 30-minute presentation will be available at 11.00am and 2.00pm. There will also be an exclusive opportunity for visitors at the event to pre-book an appointment with a Professional Advisor to view the development plans and prices.Details of McCarthy & Stone’s Moving Experience will also be available at the event. This unique service allows potential buyers to make a stress-free move into retirement living.

As well as support throughout the buying process, Moving Experience offers a whole host of benefits including estate agent fees and solicitors’ fees all paid. And to ensure move-in day goes smoothly, McCarthy & Stone also offers a de-cluttering and removal service which includes packing and unpacking. All the details will be available at the event.Claire Dunlop, marketing manager for McCarthy & Stone in Scotland, comments:

"Moving house is stressful at any time of life but even more so as you get older."It is important to have as much information as possible at your fingertips to ensure you make the right decision for you. Our Information Day will give visitors the opportunity to find out about the benefits of Later Living at The Fairways in Clarkston."

McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement builder, has already started construction work on the 28 new Later Living properties in Clarkston. The new development, situated on Randolph Drive, will comprise a mix of one and two bedroom apartments exclusively for the over 60s including some showcase apartments that boast walk-out balconies.The Fairways also boasts a shared rooftop terrace, and it is ideally situated just a short distance from the shops and amenities of Clarkston and within easy reach of Muirend, East Kilbride or Glasgow city centre.With over 35 years of experience, McCarthy & Stone has become Britain’s leading provider of retirement apartments, having built more than 45,000 apartments in 1,000 different schemes.Its Later Living developments offer the independence of retaining home ownership while living in an apartment specifically designed for later life. Facilities include a shared lounge, guest suite, laundry room and a lift. A dedicated house manager ensures the smooth running of the development and a security entrance system plus 24-hour emergency call points provide peace of mind for both residents and their families. All properties are low maintenance and energy efficient.In addition to offering age exclusive apartments, the retirement developer also provides a range of financial services, including a pension annuity service, equity release, legal services and guaranteed funeral plans.

To find out more about Later Living in Clarkston or information on this event contact McCarthy & Stone now on 0141 420 8300. Alternatively, please visit for further details.


For further press information:

Hazel Taylor
Red Angel PR
0131 441 9803/07709 317 289