“I’ve met more people in six months living at Lynwood than in 20 years where I used to live!”
– Mr C, Lynwood Village Owner
I started thinking about moving when I became unwell after I retired and I knew that I would need to live somewhere with support. I also wanted modern accommodation, somewhere with no worries about gardening or maintenance, ideally in a community where everything I would need was on my doorstep.
I found Lynwood Village via a Google search. It sounded right and it’s close to my son so I decided it was worth a look. When I first came here I liked the setting of the village with its woodland aspect and I thought it had a good community feeling. I was moving from a town house with three floors and when I was looking at the properties in the village I decided I wanted somewhere with an upstairs so I could carry on going ‘upstairs to bed’. The duplex apartments here have a wonderful suite upstairs, it’s a very large double aspect room with an ensuite shower room, plenty of storage and a balcony so it suits me very well.
I like living in a retirement village because it’s easy to meet people. I’ve met more people in six months living at Lynwood than in 20 years where I used to live! There are so many facilities at hand it’s an easy place to live.
If you’re thinking about moving to a retirement village my advice would be to look closely at the accommodation sizes before you make your decision. I would recommend Lynwood Village, it’s the best of what we saw. There’s always a lot going on and frequent trips out to the shops on the minibus. We have a strong community here and we all want the village to do well.
Please note: We would like to thank all the Lynwood Village owners who have shared their stories. We are not using these owners’ real names or pictures (this image is of a model) in order to preserve their privacy, but these stories are taken from genuine interviews conducted with Lynwood Village owners in September 2019.