Gloucestershire for retirement living

July 6, 2021 4:31 am

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If you are reaching that age where retirement is looming you may be starting to think about your living arrangements.  For many an escape to the country is what is required but with rural costs rising it’s hard to see how you can do that. The house prices of cottages and home means that any sale of your urban home will see the equity take quite a hit and do you really want another mortgage? Much better to look at some sweet affordable Park Homes. A Park Home Life means you’ll  have a protected community of similar aged people in a friendly open environment. You’ll have everything that Gloucestershire has to offer as well.

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Why come to Gloucestershire? The simple reason is that you are able to immerse yourself in the majesty of the Cotswolds. This Is an area of outstanding natural beauty and of special scientific interest. There are a lot of walks to undertake over the rolling hills, not all of them are that arduous!. The picturesque villages and towns have multiple tea shops and country pubs ready to refresh you or allow you to just watch the world go by.

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Service wise Gloucestershire is one of the safest counties and it is served by two large hospitals namely Cheltenham General and the Gloucester Royal. The M5 provides great Access to the Midlands, South West and the North, whilst the A417/419 can get you directly to the M4 and London and the South East.