Retirement homes in Southampton location page


Discover a port city with a rich heritage

Renowned for its maritime and military history, and packed with culture, sports and shopping, Southampton is an ideal location for a retirement property by the sea. Our retirement properties in Southampton leave you close to all of the best attractions this famous port city has to offer, so you can spend your retirement exploring the famous sights and relaxing on the beach.

Retire to Southampton

Netley Abbey, Southampton


Steeped in history and culture, Southampton provides its residents with much to see and explore. You can visit one of the best-preserved medieval Cistercian monasteries in England at Netley Abbey, explore the medieval gatehouse of Bargate or discover over 800 years of history in Southampton’s Old Town. 

Southampton is also the south coast’s shopping hub. You'll find over 100 different stores at the Westquay Shopping Centre, such as John Lewis and Marks & Spencer, as well as your favourite fashion retailers and restaurant brands. A little further out from the centre, you can explore the independent boutiques and up-market shops, bars and pubs of Bedford Place and Oxford Street, or you can pick out local produce and a wide range of craft goods at the markets near Bargate.

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“As if moving into my beautiful new apartment wasn’t enough, everything that led up to the move was handled by McCarthy Stone. I couldn’t believe how easy it all turned out to be; I was left with just two boxes to unpack which suited me and Meira just fine.”