Retire to the heart of this popular medieval market town in Wiltshire and enjoy a slower pace of life without compromising on local amenities.
Made up of six two bedroom Retirement Living chalet bungalows where each bungalow will have its own landscaped garden. Features such as raised sockets and ovens, and non-slip bathroom flooring will blend seamlessly with the luxurious yet homely feel of each chalet bungalow.
Day trips or journeys further afield couldn't be easier, as the bungalows will have both car parking and a cycle store for homeowners. There's also a frequent bus service from outside the development site.
You'll find a range of local amenities less than half a mile from the bungalows, including a local supermarket, cafes and pubs. And Devizes town centre is only a mile away, which is home to a wealth of amenities, including a large supermarket, many unique independent shop and a whole host of eateries, as well as banks, a Post Office, pharmacies, several medical centres and a hospital.
- Private garden for each bungalow
- Charming medieval market town
- Elegant yet practically designed bungalows
- Close to a multitude of local amenities
- Set within a vast 5.3 acres of land
- Bungalows are freehold
- Stunning landscaped gardens
- Good transport links
- Fire detection
- Pets allowed
- Landscaped gardens
Retirement Living at McCarthy & Stone
Renting a retirement home is an easy, flexible and quick way to enjoy life in a McCarthy & Stone community. While for some it’s a chance to ‘try before you buy’, you’ll benefit from long term security too. Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include service charge and ground rent. Find out more.
If you’d like to own your retirement property outright, we can 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.
Part buy, part rent
Get the best of both worlds with Part buy, part rent. It’s an affordable way to enjoy all the benefits of our retirement apartments without committing to the full purchase price. If you want more financial flexibility, it could be the right option for you. Find out more.
Living in Devizes
With a rich history and an enviable location, Devizes has a lot to offer. It's charming town centre is full of restaurants and cafes great for either relaxed afternoons or more formal evening meals, and it's wide range of boutiques and shops can see you shopping till you drop. For those who like a bargain, Devizes hosts weekly markets of all varieties, including general and collectors' markets, farmers' markets and continental markets. The town is also home to a local cinema, a library and the old corn exchange.
Devizes offers great access to the Salisbury plain. A chalk plateau covering 300 square miles, the plain is known for its rich archaeological history and is home to one of the UK's most iconic sites, Stonehenge. Visit Wiltshire Museum in Devizes to discover fascinating exhibitions, featuring - among many other items from Wiltshire's history - gold from this world-famous stone circle.
The town is also home to Wadworth Brewery, whose iconic tower, built in 1885, is a true town landmark. Take a tour to discover more about the history of brewing, the Wadworth family and the modern-day brewing process. Head to the 'Brewseum', where you can browse fascinating brewing memorabilia, including a unique collection of hand-painted pub signs, all painted on site. You can also see the shire horses that still regularly deliver beer locally, one of the last brewers in the country still doing this!
And on a fine spring or summer's day, what could be better than a peaceful stroll along the Kennett and Avon Canal, which runs through the town. What's more, the famous Caen Hill Locks - a series of 29 locks rising 237 feet over a 2-mile stretch of water - are 2.5 miles from Devizes.
At Shackleton Bungalows, you have everything you need close by. The Market Place is just 0.7 miles away. Here you’ll find all the local shops and the weekly markets.
You will also find the local leisure centre just 1.2 miles from the development. Plus, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Kennet and Avon Canal that is adjacent to the development, or you can take a trip to Devizes Castle, which is 0.8 miles away.
Getting to Location
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