Slash your energy bills with a McCarthy Stone home
Our energy-efficient homes mean you’ll be all warm and toasty - while saving hundreds of pounds a year.
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Beat rising energy costs in a cosy McCarthy Stone retirement property

Did you know? The average energy bill saving from moving to a new build home is a staggering £435 a year* and our research shows that the typical net saving of running a McCarthy Stone retirement apartment, when compared to a three-bedroom house, is £1,200 per year*.

Energy savings built in 

That’s because all our new retirement apartments are well-insulated, warm and energy-efficient. They are built with eco-friendly Modern Methods of Construction. This means, not only are they are a joy to live in, but every aspect of the design has efficiency and sustainability in mind.

  • Heavily insulated walls mean the surprisingly spacious rooms remain cosy in winter.
  • Contemporary double-glazed windows and glass doors maximise natural light while keeping out the cold.
  • Highly-efficient electrical appliances like light-fittings, ovens, hobs and fridge-freezers are fitted as standard.
  • Many apartments have under-floor heating for economy - and luxuriously cosy toes. 
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The typical net saving of running a McCarthy Stone retirement apartment when compared to a three-bedroom house is £1,200 per year.*


McCarthy Stone retirement homes are well-insulated, warm and energy-efficient and the average energy saving from moving to a new build home in the UK is £435 a year.**

Retirement Living Plus - McCarthy Stone


The average person in a residential care home pays £32K a year.  Someone in a McCarthy Stone Retirement Living PLUS apartment with eight hours of care per week pays on average £18,730 a year.***

Stay warm - and safe

As well as being well-insulated and energy-efficient, all our new retirement properties 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. You’ll also have the reassurance of a manager onsite.

Warm your cockles with a subsidised hot meal

Why use energy on cooking when Retirement Living PLUS developments offer subsidised chef-run bistros onsite serving fresh, seasonal and delicious food all year round? Menus include everyday classics and tempting treats, barista-grade coffees and your favourite tipple - all at incredibly low prices. Guests are welcome too – they pay a little more, but they’ll still be impressed with the value.

A warm welcome awaits you

Without the worry of high energy bills, you’ll have more time to focus on enjoying your retirement. In our lively communities, the communal facilities - from the beautifully-maintained gardens with seats in the sunshine to the elegant lounges with free wi-fi – soon become social hubs. They’re a hive of informal gatherings and regular clubs, events and meet-ups to suit all sorts of interests. With things like film nights, pie and mash lunches, knitting clubs, cocktail evenings, musical events, yoga, birthday parties and even the odd fiesta – it’s enough to give you a warm glow inside.

Flexible options for every budget

Want to join us? As well as buying out-right we have a range of options to suit all finances including rental, part buy, part rent and pre-owned. Speak to our friendly teams to find the right one for you on 0800 201 4811.

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*Research carried out by HBF, 2021
**Typical net saving when running a McCarthy Stone apartment when compared to the costs of running a three-bedroom house is £1,200 per year. Source: Internal research carried out by McCarthy Stone, 2018
***Research carried out by Laing Buisson, 2018