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About Us

Founded 40 years ago, Beechcroft Developments has become one of the UK's leading retirement developers building high quality homes for the over 55s in some of the most attractive towns and villages in Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Middlesex, Gloucestershire and Kent. 

At Beechcroft we choose our locations with care. We know that for many of our retired home buyers it’s important to have shops, cafes, restaurants, transport links and beautiful walks on hand – so we ensure that our retirement communities are created in locations that offer all this – and more

From the outset, we aimed to create the type of homes that people over the age of 55 really want to live in. Whilst our customers may need fewer bedrooms, they still want homes with plenty of generously-proportioned, light-filled living space.  

We create houses with drawing rooms, dining rooms and sun rooms – and many of our apartments feature impressive dining/halls – flexible living space that is perfect to use for entertaining guests.

All our new and converted homes have bespoke kitchens fitted with a full range of appliances, bathrooms and ensuites include vanity units and fitted mirrors and each home comes complete with carpets and flooring throughout.

We pay equal attention to the landscaping of each and every development – it is an integral part of our design rather than an afterthought and our landscapes have won numerous awards.  Often we build in mature, landscaped settings – if not, we ensure that the communal gardens appear mature from the start.  We select plants for their colour, scent, texture and year-round interest. Our Estate Managers take responsibility for the upkeep of the communal and private gardens – but owners are able to lend a hand, as long as the original planting schedule is not compromised.

One of the best things about our retirement communities is that they attract like-minded people – so our homebuyers discover a whole new social life on the doorstep.  Some developments have communal lounges where owners meet and enjoy coffee or afternoon tea, hold parties, events or exercise classes.

If you love to travel – or own a second home in the UK or abroad, living at a Beechcroft development means having peace of mind when you ‘lock up and leave.’  The Estate Manager will keep an eye on your property whilst you’re away.

If you’re intending to downsize and are looking for independent retirement living or for a home to lock up and leave, make sure you look at Beechcroft’s retirement communities.

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