Retirement Apartments in Thame

Yeats Lodge is a stylish development of 41 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments ideally located with everything you need close by, to enjoy a fulfilling retirement.

Thame is a flourishing market town in the heart of Oxfordshire, perfectly located at the foot of the Chiltern Hills where you can browse around the award winning specialist shops, butchers, bakers and delicatessens or pick up a bargain at the Tuesday market. There are also a variety of leisure activities on offer with regular markets throughout the year, along with a regular arts and crafts fair hosted in the Town Hall

The town is one of the most frequently used filming locations for the popular Midsomer Murders, where many of the town’s landmarks have been featured.

Standard features

All apartments at Churchill Retirement Living 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 fully fitted with a waist-height oven, hob, hood and fridge/freezer. Most of our developments also have integral washer/dryers fitted in all apartments as standard.

Our standards

The master bedrooms have walk-in wardrobes as well as TV and telephone points, with even the smallest details considered.

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

All apartments are stringently 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
  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • French doors to an outdoor area
  • Gated development
  • Landscaped gardens with patio and seating areas
  • Large Owners' Lounge leading to patio and garden
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Secure entrance from car park

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
  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • Fitted kitchen with built in oven, hob, upright fridge/freezer and washer/dryer
  • Free parking
  • Gated development
  • Landscaped gardens with patio and seating areas
  • Lift to all floors
  • Lodge Manager
  • Owners' Lounge with coffee bar
  • Secure entrance from car park
  • Walk-in wardrobe in main bedroom

Virtual Tour

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Local area

Making a home in Thame

Our new retirement homes are well placed in Thame to take full advantage of what this delightful town has to offer. Thame is a quintessential English market town, hosting an impressive range of independent and individual shops. The picturesque town is a popular location for filming television programmes such as Midsomer Murders.

  • In Thame you can sample the delicacies from award-winning quality butchers, bakers and delicatessens, pick up a bargain at the Tuesday market, browse around some of the award-winning specialist shops, see a performance at the Thame Players Theatre or enjoy a swim at the Thame Leisure Centre.
  • Oxfordshire County and Thame Show is held in the town every year and is supposedly the largest one-day agricultural show in Britain. Thame Carnival is another popular event which includes a flower festival.
  • This town has all the modern amenities but is rich in history, creating a wonderful combination that makes Thame a great place to visit.

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

  1. Yeats Lodge
  2. Waitrose Supermarket
  3. Post Office
  4. Barclays Bank
  5. The Dental Practice
  6. Doctors
  7. Boots

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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