Retiring to Scotland

If you’re looking to retire to bonnie Scotland, then McCarthy Stone retirement communities just might be perfect. We offer retirement property to rent in Scotland as well as for sale — including stunning private retirement homes in Edinburgh, Glasgow and other highly sought after locations. From coast and countryside to city suburbs, our range of properties and retirement villages in Scotland are designed to suit every retirement lifestyle.


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Why choose a retirement home in Scotland?

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The top Scottish attractions

Home to Ben Nevis, Loch Ness and Eilean Donan, Scotland is renowned for its stunning landscapes. With over 11,000 km of coastline and almost 50 National Nature Reserves, it’s a haven for outdoor pursuits, with bountiful options to explore in retirement.

There are also hundreds of islands to visit, from rugged Orkney to the bird sanctuary on the Isle of May. The beautiful waterfall-fed Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye are one of the world’s best wild-swimming locations too.

Wherever you retire in Scotland, you’ll find evidence of a rich history, from 5,000 year-old stone circles to the ruins of Scotland’s earliest castles like 800-year-old Castle Sween or Aberdour Castle in Fife.

And with over 400 museums and art galleries to choose from, the Scottish Ballet and countless theatres. including the Edinburgh Playhouse, your retirement village in Scotland will be close to a range of exhilarating cultural treats.

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Types of developments

Want to know the difference between Retirement Living and Retirement Living PLUS properties? Discover which is the right for your lifestyle here.
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Flexible occupancy options

You’ve found an amazing apartment‚ but do you want buy it, rent it, or Part Buy, Part Rent? Find an option to suit you.
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Cut your living costs

Concerned about the rising cost of living? Don’t compromise! McCarthy Stone can help you cut your costs and still enjoy the lively lifestyle you deserve.

Find a retirement property for sale or rent near you

Whether you’re dreaming of a retirement property in Scotland or somewhere else, our friendly team will help you to find your perfect home. Call 0800 201 4811 today or get in touch online.

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