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Larger retirement village companies

There are many retirement village companies. Here, we tell you about the largest to help you start exploring.
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Audley Retirement Villages Inspired Villages McCarthy & Stone
Retirement Villages Richmond Villages Searching for retirement properties

Audley Retirement Villages

Audley offers the choice of a house, cottage or apartment in 18 retirement villages around England, from Yorkshire to Devon. It also offers care at home services. Each property is sold with a lease of up to 125 years and you’re free to sell at any stage on the open market.


Inspired Villages

Inspired has six retirement villages spread around England and are a member of ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators). The properties range from one to three bedrooms and each village has a range of facilities and care and support services.

McCarthy & Stone

McCarthy & Stone has retirement properties all over the UK. They offer retirement apartments, assisted living apartments and a range of care and support services.

Retirement Villages

There are 16 villages built by Retirement Villages and five further villages being planned. They are spread across the Home Counties, the South West and the east of England. Most properties offer independent living only, but some sites also offer residential care, nursing care and specialist dementia care provided by the care home group HC-One.

Richmond Villages

Owned by Bupa, Richmond Villages offers luxury homes in seven retirement villages for people aged over 55, with one more in development. Facilities include spas, swimming pool and gym, hairdressing salon and beauty therapy and on-site restaurants. It also offers care at home services, plus a residential care home and specialist dementia care.


Searching for retirement properties


There are many other companies offering retirement properties. HousingCare has a directory of retirement villages, retirement communities and care villages in the UK.

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Last updated: 18 Sep 2018