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Wantage retirement development ticked all the boxes for one downsizer

When retired Company Director Judith Richmond’s husband sadly passed away at the end of last year, she realised that she could no longer stay in the family home but she also knew that she wanted to remain on the property ladder and did not want to give up the security of owning her own home. Enter Renaissance Retirement’s beautiful Fleur-de-Lis development in Wantage. Fleur-de-Lis offered Mrs Richmond a new home in the sort of innovative, fresh and luxurious environment she wanted with generous space, high quality finishes, beautifully furnished social areas and landscaped gardens.

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Renting in Rustington provides flexibility to enjoy later living experience

Retired secretary Joan Edgley (88) had been enjoying a tranquil village lifestyle in Puddletown, Dorset with her beloved corgi over the past 14 years. However, when her beloved dog passed away and with the increasing constraints of getting older, Joan decided it was time to downsize to an apartment in a more convenient location where she would also be able to drive less yet still continue her independent lifestyle.

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Mr Palmer Wantage 2

Culture, community and family connections make the perfect next chapter for retired teacher

When retired teacher Ray Palmer’s wife sadly passed away, he knew he wanted to downsize and move closer to family. With a son in Gloucester and a daughter in nearby Abingdon, Mr Palmer chose a spacious two-bedroom, first floor apartment at Renaissance’s stunning Wantage community to call home.

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Location was a winner at Renaissance Wantage for one downsizer

When Pam Paine made the decision to downsize from her detached three-bedroom house in Bexhill-on-Sea in East Sussexit was the location of Renaissance Wantage that attracted her most. Built on the site of the former magistrates’ court in the heart of the historic town, it could not have been more central to meet her needs. 

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Enjoy more space in a mezzanine apartment at Renaissance Marlborough

Homeowners, Anne Davey and Robin Fox had already reserved at another retirement community before coming across their new mezzanine apartment at our Marlborough community  and just fell in love with the space: 

 “We chose this particular mezzanine home because of the space it offered us. The additional space means we can fit a super king bed in our bedroom and the kitchen is twice the size of many others we looked at. With the mezzanine level, the layout of the home is just right!” 

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Mr and Mrs Russell

Couple cruise through retirement at new Poole community

Mr and Mrs Russell are keen cruisers, having had eight booked in for 2020. However, when the pandemic hit at the start of the year, their plans were put on hold and, like the rest of the UK, they found themselves spending more time at home. The couple, who currently live in Epping Forest in London weren’t actively looking for a new property, but when they came across Renaissance Sandbanks Road community and the spacious two bedroom apartment on offer, they knew it was for them.

“We were just flicking through the Daily Mail one Saturday morning, and came across the new homes in a property supplement. We then called Renaissance on the Monday to register our interest and everything went from there” said Mr Russell.

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The next home for one Dorset couple was where Bailey, their much-loved dog, was welcomed

When Iain and Susan Crabb (78) decided it was getting to the time to downsize from their three bedroom bungalow in Ferndown, Dorset, they knew that where ever they went next had to be the right location, the right type of development and most importantly, their dog Bailey, the Shih Tzu-Lhasa Papillon cross, had to be welcome too.

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