Testimonials

Les and Tuija Morris had been looking to buy a flat in Sussex where they could lock up and leave, but it came with certain conditions.The couple, who spend seven months in Finland, three months in England and the rest travelling the world, wanted a spacious bolt hole close to Gatwick airport.Les, 73, had spotted Renaissance Retirement's Fleur-de-Lis development of one...

Not a couple to dwell on the last 40 years of living together in the same house, Terry and Mary Wilkins, married for 53 years, are now looking forward to the next chapter in a brand new purpose built retirement apartment.The couple from Woodley, near Reading, have reserved a two bed, 1,500 square foot dual level apartment off-plan from Renaissance Retirement...

Having left Haslemere for Romsey to be closer to family recently, Margaret Monger reflects on her move to Renaissance Retirement's Fleur-de-Lis development on Duttons Road.Home is now a spacious one bed apartment with all the mod cons and a balcony. "I love my flat and the view from my balcony. I get the morning sun and can sit out there taking...

Harold Goodwin hasn't looked back since he moved from a big detached period cottage into a brand new Renaissance Retirement apartment in Haywards Heath.Harold, 88, moved from his house in Bolney into a two bed flat with mezzanine gallery and couldn't be happier.Almost philosophical about downsizing, Harold said: "Everything in life has a time frame and I had a many wonderful...

A Torbay couple who have moved into a new Renaissance Retirement apartment in Paignton say it's ideal for their 'jet set' lifestyle.David and Jan Ellacott live on the beautiful English Riviera for six months of the year before flying out to their second home in Cyprus to avoid the English winter.The Ellacotts bought a one bed apartment on the second floor...

Space was very important for Gillian Herd when she decided to reserve a retirement apartment in Wantage.After all, Gillian, who celebrated her 80th birthday last year, will be moving out of her 18th century, six bedroom house.Gilian has just reserved a brand new apartment being built on Church Street by Renaissance Retirement. The two bed apartment on the first floor at...

Judith Aspinall knew almost as soon as she stepped into the new Renaissance Retirement development in Haywards Heath that she was going to buy an apartment.Within months she had sold her period cottage in Cuckfield and moved into a luxury two bed apartment at Fleur-de-Lis on Bolnore Road.Judith, 76, said: "I had already looked at two or three retirement developments in...

With a long balcony, vaulted ceilings, mezzanine gallery, staircase and two reception rooms you would struggle to believe Anne Gorst had just moved into a retirement flat.But that's exactly what she's done – having fallen in love with the central location of Fleur-de-Lis in Romsey while the development was being built.Anne, 82, who moved from Winchester into Renaissance Retirement's over 65s...

When 76 year old Anne Peters was looking for a retirement apartment she was delighted after a thorough investigation into the local market eventually found the perfect home in Hartley Wintney.Having spent 12 happy years in the village, Anne didn't want to move out if she didn't have to and the position of the development she found was ideal. Anne purchased...

When Dorset retirement flat hunter Rosemary Lesley set foot into Renaissance Retirement's new development for senior living in Christchurch she immediately felt at home.Rosemary, 91, downsized from a bungalow and hasn't looked back although she still drives to Highcliffe to play bridge once a week."I made up my mind Fleur-de-Lis was the place I wanted to live almost immediately," said Rosemary....