Retirees are Invited to Join TV Legend Eamonn Holmes at Opening of New Development in Weybridge
Eamonn Holmes said: “I’m very much looking forward to visiting Campbell House to cut the ribbon on this wonderful new retirement community and to spending time with everyone at the event. I hope local people will join me – it is set to be a great day.”
Alison Nunez, Director for McCarthy Stone, added: “We’re thrilled to be able to welcome Eamonn Holmes to Campbell House. It’s a great opportunity for new and prospective residents at the development to join with the local community in Weybridge and celebrate this important milestone, while also enjoying an entertaining and fun afternoon together after what has been a challenging 18 months.
“We’re looking forward to showcasing all that Campbell House has to offer local retirees and would like to encourage anyone interested to get in touch with us and secure their space without delay.”
Campbell House is a brand-new rental only development designed for the over 70s who want to enjoy all the independence and freedom that retirement years bring, while also having support on hand if needed and the reassurance that comes with a community of like-minded individuals.
Living at Campbell House offers an affordable and flexible alternative to outright purchase. Renting provides a quick, easy, and flexible way to enjoy all the advantages of a beautiful McCarthy Stone apartment. The development features an exclusive selection of one and two-bedroom rental apartments, with rents starting from £2,900 pcm and £3,990 pcm respectively.
All those who call Campbell House home will benefit from access to a licensed on-site bistro and a communal lounge which are ideal for socialising with friends and new neighbours. There are also beautifully landscaped gardens in which to relax, and a convenient guest suite should friends or relatives wish to stay.
An Estate Management team is on-site 24 hours a day and tailored care packages and domestic support are available for those who need a helping hand. A security entrance system and emergency call points provide added peace-of-mind.
More than nine out of ten customers would recommend McCarthy Stone to a friend, ensuring it has received the full Five Star award for customer satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation for the 16th consecutive year. McCarthy and Stone is the only UK housebuilder of any size or type to achieve this accolade for 16 years, which is every year the awards have been run.
For more information about Retirement Living Plus at McCarthy Stone’s Campbell House development on Queens Road Weybridge, please call 0800 201 4811 or visit www.mccarthyandstone.co.uk.
About McCarthy Stone
McCarthy Stone is the UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities, with a significant market share. The Group buys land and then builds, sells and manages high-quality retirement developments. It has built and sold more than 56,000 properties across more than 1,200 retirement developments since 1977, and is renowned for its focus on the needs of those in later life.
There is growing demand for retirement communities. There are currently 11.8 million people aged 65 or over, rising to 17.3m by 2037, representing a 47% increase3. For those aged 85 or over, the increase will be larger, from 1.6m to 3.0m, representing an 87.5% increase. One in four over 60s are interested in retirement living4, yet only c.162,000 units of specialist retirement housing for homeowners have been built5.
McCarthy Stone has two main product ranges – Retirement Living and Retirement Living Plus – which provide mainly one and two bedroom apartments across the country with varying levels of support and care for older homeowners. Retirement Living developments provide independence in private apartments designed specifically for the over-60s, as well as facilities such as shared lounges and guest suites that support companionship. Retirement Living Plus developments, which are designed specifically for the over-70s, offer all of this plus more on-site facilities such as restaurants, well-being suites and function rooms. Importantly, they also provide flexible care and support packages to assist those needing additional help.
At selected developments, McCarthy Stone offers a range of flexible retirement living solutions, whether customers choose to purchase outright, rent, or take advantage of its part buy, part rent options.
All developments built since 2010 are managed by the company’s in-house management services team, providing peace of mind that it will look after customers and their properties over the long term. This is a key part of how McCarthy Stone seeks to enrich its customers’ lives. This commitment to quality and customer service continues to be recognised by homeowners. In March 2019, the Group received the full Five Star rating for customer satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation for the fourteenth consecutive year – making it the only UK housebuilder, of any size or type, to achieve this accolade.
The Group was also pleased to win 10 awards at the 2019 NHBC Pride in the Job awards. The scheme recognises construction site managers who achieve the highest standards in housebuilding and has been instrumental in driving up standards in the sector for 38 years.
1 McCarthy Stone Retirement Confidence Index survey of over-65s, August 2018
2 Knight Frank: Retirement Housing (2016)
3 ONS household projections: 2016-based (2018)
4 ONS (2017, 2014 based figures)
5 Knight Frank, Retirement Housing (2018)