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Located on Radwinter Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, this superb Retirement Living PLUS development will offer 56 beautiful one and two bedroom retirement apartments. These lovely retirement properties for sale - or for rent - in Saffron Walden will share attractive communal facilities and a convenient location on the outskirts of this historic market town. Often voted one of the top places to live in the country, this characterful town is full of medieval buildings and has a fascinating history. Surrounded by gorgeous rolling countryside, it also offers excellent transport links to Cambridge and London.

Discover Retirement Living with a big PLUS

In these delightfully hassle-free and high-spec Retirement Living PLUS apartments, we’ll help you take care of the little things – as well as the bigger chores - so you can focus on doing what you love. You’d find all the benefits of a Retirement Living development but with thoughtful extra services that are there for you now, and in the future. This includes a friendly Manager onsite at all times and a chef run bistro, for when you don’t feel like cooking – or just fancy a barista-style coffee with a friend. An hour’s domestic support each week is included – more if you want it, plus the option of tailored personal care on tap should you need it. Pets are welcome too!

Low maintenance and sociable 

This Retirement Living PLUS development in Saffron Walden is designed to encourage community feeling to flourish, while also allowing you to enjoy the complete privacy of your own spacious retirement apartment. You’ll find stylish communal spaces, including a luxurious lounge with free Wi-Fi, and a large, landscaped garden - ideal for meeting your friends, neighbours and family for a drink and a chat. There will also be a hotel-style guest suite as a convenient alternative when people come to stay. The communal facilities are designed to become social hubs – a hive of informal gatherings and regular clubs, events and meet-ups to suit all sorts of interests. You’ll find things like film nights, pie and mash lunches, knitting clubs, cocktail evenings, music, yoga, birthday parties and even the odd fiesta.

Safe and secure

All our new retirement apartments are designed with intelligent ergonomics and Modern Methods of Construction to ensure they are a joy to live in. As well as being well-insulated, warm and energy-efficient, they have the latest safety and security features built in. You’ll benefit from a 24-hour emergency call system, fire detection and door camera entry, so you can see who it is before answering the door - as well as the reassurance of a manager onsite at all times.

Development Highlights

  • Conveniently located in sought-after Saffron Walden and close to rolling green countryside
  • Elegant one-bedroom and two-bedroom Retirement Living PLUS apartments for sale or rent
  • Lovely, landscaped gardens for evening cocktails and lazy afternoons with friends
  • A communal lounge with Wi-Fi for socialising with neighbours, friends and family
  • On-site chef-run bistro with ever changing seasonal menus, plus barista coffee and cake
  • Manager onsite 24/7, plus tailored domestic support and personal care on tap should you need it

Key Features

  • Camera entry system
  • 24/7 call system
  • Estates Manager
  • Guest suite
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bistro
  • Guest parking
  • Intruder alarm
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Lounge Wi-Fi access

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You can buy properties on this development. If you’d like to own your retirement property, we can help make the move as stress-free as possible, including support with packing and removals. If you have a home to sell, we can even act as a cash buyer, so you’ll avoid chains and estate agent fees.

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Offers Too Good To Miss

  • We can help reduce the hassle of selling your current property

    Moving home no longer has to be a daunting experience or take forever. If your current property qualifies for Part Exchange*, you’ll effectively have a cash buyer. So you’ll avoid all the usual uncertainty and frustration.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.


Things to do in Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden is named after the spice - the most expensive in the world. Although associated with warmer climes, saffron started to be grown and traded in the town in the 14th century. This rich history is celebrated on Saffron Day which happens annually on the 16th October. While the saffron trade has declined, Saffron Walden is still a thriving market town which, as well as boasting a large range of shops, amenities and eateries, holds a market twice a week. These sell everything from fresh produce to vintage jewellery. The market makes a pleasant place to while away an hour or two – you might even bump into local resident, Jamie Oliver, at one of the artisan food stalls!

There are plenty of other historic attractions nearby, including the magnificent Jacobean-style Audley End House and Gardens which is looked after by English Heritage and well worth a trip. The town also offers an award-winning museum (one of the first in the country), an eccentric turf maze and a miniature railway, which is sure to keep the grandchildren entertained.

Looking for a beautiful place to walk in Saffron Walden? You can’t beat Bridge End Gardens. This pretty place is free to enter and has a traditional walled garden, fountains and a box hedge maze. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, try the nearby Eight Bells pub for quality traditional food including Sunday roasts. This 16th Century timber framed pub is renowned for its stunning décor.

As well as having a train and a coach station, Saffron Walden is easily accessible via the M11 and is just a 30 a minute drive from the cultural delights of Cambridge and a hour and a half from central London.

Saffron Walden Facts:
1.3 miles
Distance from the development to Saffron Walden Market
15 miles
Distance from Saffron Walden to Cambridge
Saffron Walden
Land South of Radwinter Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 2JP
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