Testimonials

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:...

After celebrating 60 years of marriage, Tony and Wendy Daw knew the time was right to downsize after over 40 years in one house and put their feet up. The couple, from Kennington, near Oxford, made the decision to move into a brand new luxury retirement apartment development in Abingdon while they were still in good health. Tony, a retired Lieutenant...

As an Oxford resident for 42 years, Lesley Prout made location her number one priority when she decided to downsize. Lesley, 77, a retired teacher, was keen to secure a suitable retirement property that would still offer her a quality of independent living that she was so accustomed to. Exploring options in the Oxfordshire area, she made her mind up quickly...

As moving homes go, the 400 yards that one Abingdon resident travelled might be one of the shortest in history. David, 86, has moved into Renaissance Retirement’s luxury independent retirement development Fleur-de-Lis on Wootton Road. The well-known retired Abingdon businessman, who ran one of the town’s most popular department stores Beesley’s for many years, moved out of his bungalow and into...

Former French teacher Claudette Simpson, 74, choose to buy at Renaissance’s Fleur-de- Lis luxury retirement development after spending a year living in a quiet Oxford village. The cottage and surrounding area was a little too peaceful for Claudette who had moved from a big house in Norwich the year before. “It was a beautiful village but had no amenities. It was...

Rex Paske, 77, knew it was the right time to downsize from his 300 year old cottage when he recalled a valuable lesson that he learnt from his parents. Rex, a retired nuclear physicist and government scientist, preempted the need to move into a flexible retirement property and comments: “One of the key drivers for my change of home was to...