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Situated in the charming market town of Thatcham, this Retirement living PLUS development has everything you’ll need to make the most of your retirement. Offering support and additional care services to benefit your way of living, you can be sure to enjoy your independence exactly the way you desire.   

With a choice of stunning one and two bedroom apartments available, homeowners will benefit from carefully designed bathroom suites, kitchens and apartment details, created to make everyday use as easy as possible. High quality touches and intelligent appliances feature throughout and balconies in selected apartments will offer lovely views of the surrounding area. Every interior looks and feels quality, with tasteful decor and colour-schemes giving residents a calming, comfortable space to make their own.

An on-site bistro-style restaurant provides residents with the choice of freshly cooked food and a three-course lunch every day, which guests and families are most welcome to join. In fact, we offer stunning on-site guest suites, perfect for friends and family to stay overnight and spend more time together. Retirement Living PLUS development also offers residents with domestic assistance services that can be tailored to suit your exact needs. Every Retirement Living PLUS homeowner will receive one hour domestic assistance per week.

A dedicated Estate Team will be on-site 24 hours a day to help you with your requirements, while our video entry system and 24/7 emergency call system will ensure your safety. A lovely indoor communal area will be the perfect place to unwind and socialise with friends, as well as make the most of the constant supply of hot tea and coffee.

Development Highlights

  • Retirement Living PLUS – exclusive to the over 70s
  • On-site chef-run bistro with changing seasonal menus
  • Tailored domestic support and personal care available should you need it
  • Staff on-call 24/7 and dedicated Estate Manager to handle day-to-day running of the community
Retirement Living PLUS

What is Retirement Living PLUS?

Exclusive to the over 70s, you’ll enjoy your own private apartment with thoughtful assisted living services on the doorstep, including a subsidised restaurant and optional personal care packages.

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Key Features

  • Bistro
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    Estates Manager
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    24/7 call system
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    Camera entry system
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    Wheelchair access
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    Communal lounge
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    Car parking
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    Guest suite
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    Landscaped gardens

Virtual Tours

See for yourself what a Retirement Living PLUS development looks like, here is a virtual tour of our recently finished development ‘Monument Place’ in Salisbury, with virtual tours of a two bedroom apartment and Homeowners' lounge. To get the best experience click the full screen icon with the four arrows below in the bottom left menu bar.

Homeowners' Lounge

Interactive Site Plan

Our interactive site plan allows you to easily find available retirement properties. Click the tabs to view each floor. You'll see that one-bedroom homes are in yellow and two-bedroom homes are in purple. When you click on a property, you'll find out whether it is available for sale, rent or shared ownership, as well as pricing. Click on 'view property' to find out more. Retirement homes shown in red are already reserved, sold or rented out, but may be available on our Resales website.

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Occupancy options

Found a property that takes your fancy? Find out more about the practical details including information on service charge and FAQS.

The properties at this development are leasehold properties with a term of 999 years from and including 01/01/2021

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.

Living at William House

Watch: Our virtual fly-through tour of William House

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Join us at one of our events

  • Every Wednesday
    11:00 - 13:00

    Welcome Wednesday

    Every Wednesday
    Next event: 31st Jul
    William House, The Moors, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4AU

    Welcome Wednesday at William House

    Come and experience life here at William House. Join us for coffee and light refreshments every Wednesday in the communal lounge and discover the McCarthy Stone lifestyle.

    You'll meet the lovely Abbie, and the Estates Manager and have the opportunity to chat to some of the homeowners who already call this place home.

    While you're here, you may wish to take a tour of our stunning apartments. Feel free to bring your family and friends along too.

    60% now sold!

    Don't delay, secure your place at our Welcome Wednesday by calling 0800 201 4811 today.

  • 20 Aug to 24 Aug
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    10:30 - 17:00

    Summer Open Week

    20th Aug
    William House, The Moors, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4AU

    Come along to our Summer Open Week!

    Our friendly sales consultant, Abbie, will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and show you around our beautiful apartments.

    Discover the lifestyle yourself and there may even be an opportunity to meet some of our wonderful community who already call William House their home. 

    Call 0800 201 4811 to book your place today. 


Living in Thatcham

Surrounded by nature reserves, greens and parks, this development is just 14 miles from Reading and 15 miles from Basingstoke, making it ideal for those who enjoy seeing the sights of a city. However, a variety of shops, attractions and beautiful nature or historic walks mean that staying close to home is just as enjoyable.

With its main frontage on The Moors Road, and sitting just on the edge of The Broadway retail core, you’ll be in an excellent location with places to eat, stock up on essentials and run errands all within walking distance. A Waitrose supermarket can be reached in under 5-minutes on foot, or you can visit the local Costa Coffee, the Post Office or Bank in the same amount of time. Additionally, you can treat yourself to the produce and menus from local cafes, shops and restaurants or travel a little further to the charming pubs that are home to the nearby countryside.  

There are plenty of relaxing strolls to partake in nearby, and Thatcham Lake and the Nature Discovery Centre will provide you with gorgeous scenery and gentle exercise. There are a number of rivers and lakes to explore too, tucked away with the lush fauna, flora and wildlife of the local area. For the more adventurous, you can head to Bucklebury Farm & Deer Safari Park which is an ideal spot for visiting grandchildren and family. There are also quality golf courses within a short driving distance including Donnington Valley Golf Club and Newbury & Crookham Golf Club.

With roots that can be traced back to 8400 BC, Thatcham is a beautiful market town with a thriving community atmosphere. Shops, fitness centres, schools, cafes and medical centres can all be found here, while a library and community centre are home to a number of groups and organisations to get stuck in to.

Getting around Thatcham and its neighbouring towns is a breeze and there is a variety of convenient road links and public transport nearby. The train station is a 20-minute walk from the development or 10-minute bus journey and you can reach Reading, Maidenhead and Slough in under an hour by train.

Thatcham Facts:
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from Basingstoke
William House
The Moors, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4AU
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Post Office 0.2 miles
  • Thatcham Medical Centre 0.4 miles
  • Waitrose 0.1 miles

Residents of Thatcham can enjoy the many local amenities that are within close proximity of the development. Within 0.6 miles, our residents can reach a Post Office, Waitrose, Costa Coffee and a range of shops.

In addition, Thatcham Station is just 1.5 miles away and has direct services to Newbury, Reading and London Paddington.

If you like to enjoy the great outdoors, the Nature Discovery Centre is just 0.9 miles away. Here you can enjoy signposted walking routes, the local wildlife and The Lakeside Café.

Getting to Location

If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode may be newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.

Our people

The Team at William House

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Abbie Carmichael
Sales Consultant
I am passionate about the properties we sell because they aren't just bricks and mortar, McCarthy Stone changes lives by building communities. It is a joy to be a part of someone's journey to a happy retirement!

Offers Too Good To Miss

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    Pick your own offer...*

    This summer, reserve a new property by 30th August 2024 and choose from one of our limited time summer offers:

    • Move for Free
    • £20,000 discount
    • 1 years’ service charge paid

    *Ts&Cs apply. Offers available on selected properties only and will vary by apartment. Valid on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24. To find out more visit mccarthystone.co.uk/summer-offers

  • Royal Gardens Living Room

    Apartment 42 - Apartment of the Month!

    Check out our apartment of the month, number 42! This stunning 2 bedroom apartment offers plenty of light with it's dual aspect and a stunning south facing balcony. The apartment comprises of a separate kitchen and a wet room.

    Reserve before 30th August 2024 and choose from one of our limited time summer offers:*

    • Move for Free
    • £20,000 discount
    • 1 year's service charge

    *Ts&Cs apply. Offers available on selected properties only and will vary by apartment. Valid on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24. To find out more visit mccarthystone.co.uk/summer-offers

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    If you’ve been wondering what life in our developments is really like, why not give it a try? - with our version of try before you buy!  

    Experience the lifestyle with a free overnight stay. You’ll have full use of the apartment and communal facilities – whether you want to explore the local attractions, relax and watch a film in the apartment’s luxurious lounge or enjoy a glass of wine in the lovely communal gardens. We’ll even provide a delicious continental-style breakfast and other refreshments. 

Michael Byrne
I've thought about this and there's only one word to us that describes this place and that's "Utopia", It's absolutely fantastic!

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Please note that images are for illustrative purposes only. Images may include upgrades and optional extras which may be available for you to purchase at an additional cost. Please click here for further explanations. Floor plans and pricing are accurate at time of publication. Floor plans are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change. Prices may fluctuate depending on market conditions and availability.