Retirement homes in Tonbridge

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired a brand new site for a proposed collection of retirement apartments, nestled in the heart of Tonbridge in Kent. Surrounded by idyllic, rolling countryside, with the river Medway meandering through its heart, and housing over 150 listed buildings; it is no wonder that Tonbridge is widely considered an attractive town.

Our new site is ideally located for the extensive shopping and leisure activities that Tonbridge has to offer.

We are currently awaiting planning permission. Make sure to register your details with us today to be amongst the first to hear updates about this new site, coming soon to Tonbridge.

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.

  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Guest suite for friends and family
  • Lodge Manager
  • Landscaped garden
  • Free parking
  • Fitted kitchen with built in appliances

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:

  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • Lift to all floors
  • Illuminated light switches
  • Intruder alarm system
  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Camera entry system
  • Constructed to NHBC standards
  • Double glazed windows

Virtual Tour

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Local area

Historic market town nestled in Kent

Tonbridge is a beautiful market town, rich in British history. With idyllic, rolling countryside surrounding this popular town and over 150 listed buildings, Tonbridge really is the perfect location to call home.

  • Tonbridge High Street offers an array of high street retailers along with specialist independent shops and a wide range of amenities including a Waitrose supermarket, WH Smith, a Post Office, banks, coffee shops, a variety of eateries and a pharmacy.
  • Visit the magnificent Tonbridge Castle and immerse yourself in rich English history. Explore the castle and admire the beautiful remains that stand tall today.
  • Haysden Country Park is set in stunning countryside covering 165 acres in the Medway Valley with the River Medway running along the park. A designated Local Nature Reserve, visitors can explore the nature trails throughout the park.
  • The idyllic and charismatic building of Ightham Mote is a must-see. This is a 14th-century manor house that sits on a little island surrounded by water. With beautiful gardens, walk around and take in the views of the lakes and woodland.

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

  1. Tonbridge
  2. Train Station
  3. Supermarket
  4. Post Office
  5. Tonbridge Castle
  6. Park
  7. Bank

Getting there

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Testimonials

Jean White

“Even though I did love my garden, it’s lovely not having to worry about it any more. I can get through the housework in half an hour, so I’ve got more time to get out and about and enjoy doing the things I want to do.”

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Retirement homes
in Kent

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.