So, you are approaching retirement and considering a move to a retirement community. However, you may have some unanswered questions about what life will be like.

Here we have put together a list of some of the things you might not know about retirement living at Brio Beechwood Park in Stow-on-the-Wold, which is set to welcome its first homeowners this summer.

You can keep fit and active

At Brio Beechwood Park there will be a fitness suite and spa, exercise classes, hobby and activity room, exercise trail and a calendar of activities for homeowners to get involved in. If you enjoy working out at the gym, fancy a relaxing yoga class, a brisk stroll around the gardens or you want to try something new there will be a range of activities available for all ages and abilities to keep you fit and active.

We will provide care and support when you need it

Just as everyone is different, so is the level of care and support you require over time. With this in mind we can offer as much or as little as required. If you or your partner have different care and support needs, we can tailor your care package, so it works for both of you. If your health suddenly changes or you need some short-term care during illness or recuperation we can help. We pride ourselves on being flexible enough to change in line with your changing requirements.

We have an experienced and qualified team

We recognise that every one of our homeowners will have different needs, some may be more active than others. Our general manager and head of care Kelda Fasasi and her onsite team will be able to tailor support and activities around your own individual circumstances. Our friendly team will keep you up to date with what’s on at Brio Beechwood Park and in Stow-on-the-Wold, so you can enjoy everything we have to offer and get out and about as well.

You can bring your pets with you

Pets are welcome at Brio Beechwood Park and when you move in you can bring your best friend along with you. In fact, owning a cat or a dog can have many health and well-being benefits. Naturally not all animals will be accepted, however, the majority of domestic animals are ok. Before you move in we will talk through with you what is required when you bring your pet to Beechwood Park. We have a few simple guidelines you will need to follow.

We are in the heart of the community

Located a short walk from the centre of Stow-in-the-Wold, Brio Beechwood Park will become an integral part of the wider Stow town life. Homeowners can explore the array of antique shops, art galleries and gift shops, before stopping off for a bite to eat in one of the many eateries located close by. Our community is safe and secure, but we are not a gated community. We welcome visitors and we encourage community cohesion.

Your guests will be welcome

Your family and friends are more than welcome to visit you at Brio Beechwood Park, they will also be able to stay over. We will provide a guest suite for your visitors to use. There is a charge for using the guest accommodation, which you will be able to book in advance of their visit.

You will not be bored

Life at Brio Beechwood Park will be far from boring. Just because you are retired it doesn’t mean you have to stop doing the things you enjoy. In fact, it will be the complete opposite. You will be surrounded by like-minded friends and neighbours. No two days will be the same, our dedicated social team will organise a range of social activities and events, which will provide perfect opportunities for you to get involved as little or as much as you want.

We will help you move in

We offer a hassle-free move in service for anyone buying a new home at Brio Beechwood Park. Let our helpful team take away the stress and worry of dealing with estate agents, organising removals and getting your furniture assembled or your pictures hung in your new apartment or bungalow. We can even help you go ahead with your move if the sale of your property is taking longer than you hoped.

It’s more than just a home

Brio Beechwood Park is far more than just housing, you are also being offered a new lifestyle that will allow your retirement years to be truly golden - a time to meet new people and make memories. You will own your own home, but you will also be part of a vibrant, safe and secure community, surrounded by like-minded friends and neighbours which means you can have an altogether better retirement and live life your way.

Brio Beechwood Park offers a range of two and three-bedroom bungalows and one, two and three-bedroom apartments for sale. Prices range from £350,000 to £520,000. The first homeowners are set to move in this summer.

To enquire about purchasing a new home, please contact us, pop in and visit Brio Beechwood Park’s Stow-on-the-Wold’s sales office on Market Square or call the friendly team on 01451 888 217.

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