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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? Our research shows that that you could save over £2,300 on household costs**, including over £700* on energy bills a year in a McCarthy Stone retirement apartment when compared to a typical home.

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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Since the move, not only do I not have the stress of keeping up with the maintenance anymore – Debbie the House Manager makes sure everything is running smoothly.

I’m actually saving money day-to-day! My electricity bills are very much less, around £100 per month compared to the more than £300 per month I was paying in my old property. Saying that, you don’t really need to worry about having your heating on all that much. Even in the worst of winter I only feel I need to have the one radiator switched on - it’s so toasty and warm here.

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In a McCarthy Stone retirement apartment you could save over £2,300 a year compared to the cost of running a typical home**.

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McCarthy Stone retirement homes are well-insulated, warm and energy-efficient, meaning you could save over £700 annually on energy bills*.

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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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*Source: Internal research carried out by McCarthy Stone, 2022.
**Typical net saving when running a McCarthy Stone Retirement Living apartment when compared to the cost of running a typical home is £2,312 per year. Source: Internal research carried out by McCarthy Stone, 2022. Based on information from Address Intelligence using a combination of census, EPC and planning permission data. Service charge included in saving.
Retirement Living PLUS only.

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