Why Boughton Monchelsea Is A Great Place To Retire

12-05-2021 Blog

If you are looking to settle down for your retirement within Kent, Boughton Monchelsea should be at the top of your list for places to live. This Clarendon insight will give you a taste of what Boughton Monchelsea has to offer for you in retirement, as well as some details on our newest extra care development located in Boughton Monchelsea, Cobnut Park.

Site Seeing

From lovely long walks to sites steeped in history, Boughton Monchelsea and its surrounding areas have so much to offer.

There is a wealth of green spaces at Boughton Monchelsea, including the local village green, Deer Park and Linton Park, all of which are home to beautiful scenery for you to explore. Deer Park is also home to Boughton Monchelsea Place, a 16th-century Elizabethan stone-built former manor house. This stunning, historical venue is open for commercial use such as for weddings and business conferences, as well as being open for garden visits in the spring and Summer months. St Peter’s Church is another historic building in Boughton Monchelsea. Built around 1100AD, it has stood the test of time and really gives the area an air of extra character.

Large manor house in Boughton Monchelsea with green garden in front
Boughton Monchelsea Place

Additionally, there is plenty more to see in and around Boughton Monchelsea, including:

  • Pleasant View Garden Centre. This garden centre is a ten minute walk away. It offers a fantastic selection of bedding plants, shrubs, perennials, tub and basket plants and seasonal flowering plants too.
  • The Curious Eatery. A family owned restaurant at the heart of Boughton Monchelsea.
  • The Cock Inn. An Elizabethan pub with chocolate-box charm, the Cock Inn has been serving up fine food and drink in the village of Boughton Monchelsea since 1568.

Further afield, Leeds Castle, coined ‘The Loveliest Castle in the World” is just a 15-minute drive away. Set in 500 acres of parkland, Leeds Castle offers beautiful grounds to explore, as well as hosting many exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Being just four miles south of Maidstone, you also have access to all the shops, restaurants, parks, entertainment, and transport links you could ask for. Loose village is also nearby. This is home to sites such as the scenic Loose stream and the Chequers pub, for those of you who enjoy a bright pub garden.

Picturesque & Peaceful

Boughton Monchelsea is a thriving and picturesque village which is steeped in history. Whether you enjoy afternoons in the pub, exercising your green fingers in an allotment, teeing off on the back nine or losing yourself in nature, it offers a charming pace of life. Combining peace and tranquillity with all the amenities you need, including a post office and village hall, it’s an ideal retirement destination.

Cobnut Park

If you or a loved one are considering settling down in a new home located in Boughton Monchelsea for retirement, Cobnut Park is the place to be. Our newest bungalow development is a peaceful 24-home extra care retirement village, designed for over 55s who are looking to settle down in a likeminded community with the availability of assisted living, while also being able to maintain their independence. If this interests you, visit our website now to find out more by downloading our brochure and contacting us today!

CGI of a brown brick road with bungalows

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