Testimonials

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....

The following is written by Joyce Horlock, 90, an owner at Fleur-de-Lis Abingdon.I am 90 years old and for some ridiculous reason I decided I needed to move from my home. It had three bedrooms, two reception rooms, a garden room and small garden, and a garage. It is surrounded with beautiful grounds – in fact, it has everything I require....

When retirement flat hunters Laurie and Polly Alderson set foot into Renaissance Retirement's new development for senior living in Christchurch they immediately felt at home.The couple, both in their early 70s, had taken a day trip from their house in Longleat, near Warminster, to check out the Fleur-de-Lis development. Less than an hour after taking the tour they had made a...

Three months after downsizing from their family home into a luxury retirement apartment in Abingdon and it’s all smiles from John and Angie Young, who never looked back. The couple had been exploring options in the Abingdon area and quickly made up their minds that Renaissance Retirement’s Fleur de Lis on Wootton Road was the ideal new home for them.John said:...