Retirement Apartments in Sittingbourne

Beatrice Lodge is a beautiful retirement development of 45 apartments located in the heart of Sittingbourne, a popular town in Kent which is currently undergoing significant regeneration, making it a highly desirable place to live. Whether you would like to explore the local historic attractions or relax in a coffee shop, Sittingbourne possesses something for everyone. Call now to book your personal appointment and find out more.

All Churchill Retirement Living apartments are completely self-contained with their own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it.

There is a choice of one and two bedroom apartments and they may all vary slightly when it comes to dimensions and position of rooms.

Kitchens are tiled with colour-coordinated worktops, and come with integrated appliances.

The apartments included tiled shower rooms as standard, while some of them have separate en-suites and cloakrooms – all designed for ease of use and with the needs of our customers in mind.

All apartments are inspected by our Customer Services department to ensure they are handed over to the standard of finish and quality expected by our customers. All of our Lodges benefit from a comprehensive 10-year Building Warranty Guarantee.

  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Camera entry system
  • Double glazed windows
  • Fitted kitchen with built in oven, hob and fridge/freezer
  • Free parking
  • Guest suite for friends and family
  • Landscaped garden with seating areas
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Walk out balconies on selected apartments

Service charges explained…

We understand that the ongoing cost of running your new apartment is an important factor to consider when deciding to purchase a Churchill apartment. That’s why a full service charge budget analysis is available for each individual development. Owners are consulted on this annually, and we always aim to keep the cost as low as possible.

In fact many Owners are pleasantly surprised that the service charges for their apartment frequently work out less than what they were paying, in comparable costs, on their previous property. This is backed up by research from the Housing LIN, who found that downsizing from a 3 bedroom house to a 2 bedroom retirement apartment could save an Owner approximately £1,300* per year. This is a potential saving of around 15% on bills.

With energy costs on the increase, it is worth highlighting that we incorporate renewable technologies to supply hot water and heating to reduce electricity bills. We also insulate our developments to a very high standard. This means that the need to turn the heating on is kept to a minimum.

“Living in a Churchill Apartment is absolutely marvellous. The whole building is so nice and warm all the time that we’ve hardly had to use the heating inside our apartment. When we do turn it up a notch or two it’s nice to know we don’t have to worry about the cost or the environmental impact, as it’s all so energy efficient and covered within our annual service charge.”

John and Doreen Pitt, Lewis Carroll Lodge, Cheltenham

We are here to help you every step of the way

We appreciate everyone’s household costs will differ, and just how daunting the idea of a service charge can be. We are here to help you every step of the way, please contact one of the team to discuss your current costs and help you discover just how much you could be saving.

*Based on ‘Sizing up the Situation’ report (Housing LIN, 2014) and Millstream Service Charge data.

Carefully considered design

Our developments have been carefully designed to make life easier, leaving you free to enjoy your retirement.

We use the very latest construction materials, fixtures and fittings, for maximum energy efficiency and low utility bills. A lift is provided to all floors, so using the stairs whilst carrying heavy shopping isn’t a chore.

A great deal of importance is placed on the communal areas, providing a welcome area for you, your family and friends. All of our developments also have the added benefit of a Guest Suite to accommodate visiting family and friends.

Our specifications

The development will have the following typical specification:

  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Camera entry system
  • Double glazed windows
  • Easy-turn lever taps
  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • Fitted kitchen with built in oven, hob and fridge/freezer
  • Free parking
  • Guest suite for friends and family
  • Heated towel rail in shower room
  • Landscaped garden with seating areas
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Walk out balconies on selected apartments

Virtual Tour

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Local area

Fantastic links to the busy surrounding areas

Sittingbourne is a popular former industrial town located in the Swale district of Kent. Just 17 miles from Canterbury and within 45 miles of London, the town has been undergoing a significant regeneration project in recent years, making it a desirable place to live.

  • Train links to London Victoria and HS1 to St Pancras International mean Sittingbourne is in an ideal location for visits to the capital. The high street boasts a wide range of both national and local retailers and is less than half a mile away from the development.
  • Several restaurants, cafes and tea rooms are scattered across the town and are all within easy walking distance.
  • The town has a lot of leisure facilities including the light railway and Avenue Theatre, which offers musicals and films throughout the year.
  • The nearby Cromer’s Wood Nature Reserve is home to various birds and wildflowers, making it a popular scenic location in Sittingbourne.

To locate the points of interest on the map hover over the location marker.

  1. Beatrice Lodge
  2. Theatre
  3. Doctor's Surgery
  4. Hairdressers
  5. Supermarket
  6. Library
  7. Post Office
  8. Lloyd's Bank

Getting there

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Testimonials

Mr & Mrs Atwell
Beatrice Lodge, Sittingbourne

“Churchill’s moving service was excellent, and the move has gone very well. We’re enjoying our new apartment, and I don’t need to worry about sweeping up leaves in the winter, or looking after a house that was getting too big for us. I’ve got more time for music instead, and I’m looking forward to organising some performances in our friendly Owners’ Lounge in due course.”

Gill Rapley
Beatrice Lodge, Sittingbourne

“My mum used to live a 6-hour drive away, in Cornwall. Now she’s just half a mile from where I live, here in Kent. That means I can meet up with her a lot more often and I don’t have to worry about getting to her quickly in an emergency. It also means we can spend time together relaxing, rather than most of it being taken up with maintenance work in the house or garden. And, because she’s no longer out on a limb, she gets to see more of the rest of the family as well.”

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The Eastern corner of England, the county of Kent, is affectionately referred to as the “Garden of England”, and for good reason. A retirement in Kent will bring you several things to enjoy; from some of the best beaches in Europe, to thousands of exhilarating walks and hiking opportunities, to an exciting food and drinks scene.