Located in the desirable town of Southborough, homeowners will become part of a close-knit community, exclusively for the over 60s. Homeowners at the Southborough Retirement Living development will enjoy access to all the facilities, including the sociable club lounge, the landscaped gardens, and the additional feature of the guest suite, which is available for overnight visitors to use for a small fee.
The development is conveniently located just 100 yards from the local amenities, which include a variety of shops, a convenience store, Post Office, library, cafes and restaurants. There is plenty of open green space close to the development including parklands, wooded areas and walking paths.
Southborough Gate has been tastefully designed to reflect the local architecture, including tile hanging, hipped and gable roofs, and simple outdoor canopies. There will also be a drop off/pick up area at the entrance for ease of access.
Southborough Gate benefits from modern security, with a camera entry system, burglar alarms in every apartment, and an on-site House Manager during office hours. The safety of all homeowners is also ensured with smoke detectors in all properties and communal areas, and a 24-hour emergency call system in every apartment. A lift to all floors provides easy access for homeowners. Every high-quality apartment is fitted with double glazed windows for warmth and energy efficiency. Plus, selected two bedroom apartments feature a study.
Now there are even more ways to make your dream move to retirement at Southborough Gate. As well as buying an apartment outright, we now offer Rental options and Part Rent, Part Buy options. Contact us today to find out more.
- Local amenities including butchers and allotments
- A quiet residential setting
- Club lounge to socialise in
- Fully maintained landscaped gardens
- Dedicated Concierge during work hours
- Design reflecting local architecture
- Available to buy now
- Cycle store
- Camera entry system
- Communal lounge
- Car parking
- Landscaped gardens
- House Manager
- Guest parking
What you can expect to pay
Take a look through our Retirement Living service charge costs.
Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living service charges will remain the same for year to year, our many statutory safeguards will remain in place, to ensure that your opinions are recognised and acknowledged when defining budgets.
*Please note that not all the listed costs below apply for our Retirement Living properties. Also, our charges are calculated on an average sized development. You can find more information on our service charges here and for full details on a specific development please speak to your sales consultant.
Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:
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Living at Southborough Gate
Enjoy all the benefits of a McCarthy & Stone retirement community without having to sell your property. You can move in quickly, knowing there’s long-term security with one of our Assured Tenancies and settle in to your new home with minimum fuss. A rent to buy option is also available, so you can really try the lifestyle before you buy.
Part buy, part rent
Enjoy the lifestyle without committing to the full purchase price, giving you more financial flexibility for the future.
Living in Southborough
Southborough is a pleasant residential town surrounded by the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is well situated, with Tonbridge 3.3 miles to the north, and Royal Tunbridge Wells 2 miles to the south. Both are easily accessible by bus. The nearest train station is 1.2 miles away in High Brooms, which connects to Tunbridge Wells, London, Tonbridge, Seven Oaks and Hastings.
London Road is the main high street in Southborough, which is where residents will find all the local amenities like a Tesco Express, Post Office, The Royal Victoria Hall, and a wide choice of cafes and restaurants. Southfields Park is only 0.6 miles from the proposed Retirement Living development, with open spaces and mature trees. St Andrews Medical Centre is located in St Andrews Close, opposite the proposed development site.
Planning permission has recently been granted for 'Southborough Hub', which is due to be completed by the time the Retirement Living development welcomes its first homeowners. The Hub will include a community complex, a theatre, a library, cafe bar, sports pavilion and open spaces for public use.
The close proximity to High Weald AONB means homeowners can enjoy all that this stunning countryside has to offer. From historic attractions like castles and stately homes, to picturesque lakes, woodlands and gardens, there's something to suit everyone. The area is perhaps most famous for the sandstone rock formations of Wellington Rocks and High Rocks. Royal Tunbridge Wells is easily accessible from the Retirement Living development, and has a vast array of attractions, from shops, restaurants and cafes, to theatres, museums and art galleries.
- Bus stop
- Post Office
- Convenience store
Located in the heart of this rural town, the development has a Tesco Express on its doorstep and is just 0.7 miles away from a range of shops, pubs and the local Post Office.
Sports enthusiasts will find Southborough Common 0.5 miles away. There are also two golf clubs within 4 miles and a bowling club in 2 miles.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system please use the following postcode: TN4 0NP. The postcode for Southborough Gate is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.