Most people find themselves daydreaming about the days when work is behind them or scaled down, the children have flown the nest, and they can create a living space all of their own. In this blog, you'll find a few things you will want to consider when planning your dream home for retirement.
Finding a "forever home"
Let’s be honest, there’s a good chance that planning a retirement home also includes at least a passing nod to the physical needs you will have when you get older. Who wants all the hassles of keeping on top of massive amounts of housework and maintenance in retirement?
You also need a dream home design that enables you to enjoy “aging in place”, with future needs all taken care of, as well as your current preferences.
Being near people and places that matter
A retirement villa in Spain, or some other overseas destination, is not everyone’s cup of tea, particularly being dependent on the locals in a foreign country. The ideal solution for a retirement home is to stay in the UK, near family, friends and all that is familiar and comforting.
Then, of course, you will be thinking about location, location, location. You will want to make sure that your dream retirement home has all the things you need right on the doorstep. However, you may not want the hustle and bustle of being in a busy city or town in your autumn years.
Making the interior your retirement ideal
Plus, what furniture and equipment will you take with you and how can that fit if you downsize? It would be great to get all new furniture to match your dream retirement home of course and start this era of your life with pride and excitement.
That’s a lot of considerations and planning to include in your daydreaming!
How can you make it all a reality?
For many, the best way to create the home of your dreams for retirement is a fully furnished Park Home. Ideally situated in beautiful Leisure Parks in the UK, these retirement properties come with an enviable amount of nearby facilities and support.
But they are very much your own. The benefits of living in a Park Home include choosing your own plot and having your say on landscaping and other finishing touches. With a Park Home we can tailor make a package that suits your preferences and needs, and we will add in a two car block paved drive. All for one attractive cost.
Daydreaming about your retirement home?
Now picture yourself relaxing on the wrap-around balcony of a Park Home, with an amazing view and a stress-free move behind you.
Simply call us on 01780 782 344 to make it happen. You will find our friendly service is second to none, one of the reasons we have such a strong reputation in this sector, alongside our innovation and the high standard of our beautiful Country Parks.
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