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9 Retirement Developments to Live in if you Love Golf

Published: 06 November 2017

Golf is a great sport and a fantastic way to keep fit and healthy. When you’re retired you’ll probably find that you have more free time to enjoy your favourite hobby. Golf can be quite tiring, but don’t let this put you off! If you find that walking around the golf course can get a bit tiring after the 7th or 8th hole, why not use an electric golf trolley such as a PowaKaddy to carry your golf clubs for you? This will enable you to continue to enjoy your hobby long into the future.

Wherever you live in country, or are deciding to retire to, there are many great retirement developments that have world class golf courses nearby. Take a look at these luxury retirement developments built by Churchill, McCarthy & Stone and Renaissance and see what golf clubs are nearby.



1. Avalon Court, Newport, Lincoln, Lincolnshire – McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living

Avalon Court in Newport, Lincoln is in a fantastic location being so close to the town centre and Cathedral and is aimed at the over 55’s. Each apartment is fitted with an emergency call system linking to the House Manager and to a central switchboard when they’re not available. Facilities at the development include a laundry room, guest suite, homeowners lounge, parking and a mobility scooter charge/store room.
Lincoln is lucky to have three Golf courses within 2km of the city centre, including Carholme Golf Club, Steve Williamson Golf Club and Canwick Park Golf Club. If you’re happy to go further afield, there is Woodhall Spa Golf Club which is located just 19 miles South East of Lincoln and rated as the best golf course in the area by ‘’
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2. North Bay Court, Scarborough, North Yorkshire – McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living


North Bay Court in Scarborough is the perfect development if you want to retire to a seaside town and be close to some superb golf courses. The complex, designed for those over 55, provides a secure video entry system and a spacious homeowners lounge offering amazing views over Scarborough’s North Bay. Facilities here include a laundry room, guest suite, landscaped gardens with a patio and allocated parking at an additional cost.
Scarborough is lucky to have two fantastic golf courses near to this retirement development and they are both along the coast. These are Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club and Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club – both offering a high quality golfing experience with magnificent sea views.
If you want to travel a little further afield, Ganton Golf Club which is listed at the best golf course in Yorkshire by the ‘’ is approximately 11 miles away from the development.
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3. Malpas Court, Northallerton, North Yorkshire – McCarthy and Stone Retirement Living (Assisted Living)


Malpas Court in Northallerton is in a beautiful rural setting in North Yorkshire and aimed at the over 70s. The development has a thriving social community with regular clubs and activities taking place every day for the residents to participate in if they do so wish.
The on-site facilities include a laundry room, guest suite, homeowners lounge, car park and a mobility charge/store room. Learn more about what it’s like to live at Malpas Court.
Northallerton has three golf courses nearby, these are Thirsk & Northalleron Golf Club, Romanby Golf Course and Bedale Golf Club all within approximately 10km’s of the development.
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4. Kings Place, Fleet, Hampshire – McCarthy and Stone Retirement Living (Assisted Living)
Kings Place in Fleet is perfectly located close to both shops and parks and the main railway station is just 500 metres away from the development with trains running into London in under 40 minutes. Some of the facilities include 24-hour on-site management, an Estates Manager, landscaped gardens, a wellbeing suite with a hair salon and a treatment station, guest suite, laundry room, car park, mobility scooter store room and function room.
Learn more about what it’s like to live at Kings Place or visit the Kings Place Facebook page to meet some of the residents and find out what’s new.
Just a stone’s throw away from the development is North Hants Golf Club – an outstanding course and the home of international golfer – Justin Rose. In addition, there are a handful of golf clubs in the area including Southwood Golf Club, Hartley Wintney Golf Club, and Oak Park Golf Course.
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5. Fussels Court, Worle, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset – McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living
Fussels Court in Worle consists of 45 flats and is designed for the over 60s. It’s located on Station Road in Worle, so it’s just a short walk to the High Street. There are buses that run into Weston-Super-Mare town centre and to the sea front.
Facilities at the development include a laundry room, guest suite, residents lounge, activities room, landscaped gardens, parking and a mobility shelter with electric hook up points and the entire site is wheelchair friendly. There are regular social activities going on in the development with weekly coffee mornings and afternoons all organised by the residents.
This development is lucky to be close to Weston-Super-Mare Golf Club which was designed by prolific course architect Tom Dunn. This course offers wonderful views out across the Bristol Channel and is listed as the 3rd best golf course in Somerset by ‘’. In addition, there are several golf clubs close to Fessels Court including Worleybuey Golf Club, Bleadon Hill Golf Course and further afield there’s Brean Golf Club, and Mendip Spring Golf Club so you really are spoilt for choice!
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6. Riverway Court, Norwich, Norfolk – McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living
Riverway Court in Eastleigh is located in the city and designed for the over 55s. It offers beautiful views out across the river Wensum and it’s close to local shops and transport facilities. Residents here have access to a 24-hour care line and an onsite manager.

Facilities at the development include a residents’ lounge, laundry room, guest suite, lift, on-site car park and beautiful communal gardens.

Not far from Riverway Court is Eaton Golf Club – a premier golf club in Norwich, and just two miles from the city centre is the prestigious Royal Norwich Golf Club steeped in history and voted number 9 as one of the best courses in Norfolk by ‘’.
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7. Horsley Place, Cranbrook, Kent
Horsley Place in Cranbrook, Kent consists of 26 outstanding retirement apartments for the independent over 60s. Facilities at this platinum specification development include a club lounge with kitchen that opens onto landscaped gardens, a reception area with concierge, a guest suite and onsite parking. In addition, residents here have the benefit of a full 24-hour security system with CCTV to the main entrance.
Golf courses nearby to this development include Chart Hills Golf Club, and Cranbrook Golf Club.
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8. William Page Court, Bristol, Gloucestershire – McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living
William Page Court is a development of spacious retirement apartments designed for the over 60s and is located close to a main supermarket. The development sits opposite Page Park which hosts events all year round. Facilities at the development include a residents’ lounge and laundry room, landscaped gardens, patio area and parking for selected apartments.
Approximately 1km away is Shortwood Lodge Golf Club, one of the most popular golf courses in the area. If you’re looking for a premiere golf course, just half an hour away is Bristol & Clifton Golf Club which is one of the finest golf courses in the region and voted as the 6th best golf course in Gloucestershire by ‘’.
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9. Fleur-de-Lis, Haywards Heath, West Sussex – Renaissance Retirement

Fleur-de-Lis in Haywards Heath comprises of 34 luxury retirement apartments including some with stylish mezzanine floors, dedicated dining rooms and or a dedicated study. Each apartment has generous floor space, so it feels spacious and is built to a high specification.

Facilities at the development include a sumptuous owners’ drawing room with Wi-Fi, landscaped gardens, a guest suite and onsite parking. Residents here have the benefit of a concierge service and there is a chauffeur driven shared seven-seated people carrier available for pre-arranged excursions./div>

Haywards Heath Golf Club is just a stone’s throw away, however, if you’re looking for a premium golf course, the West Sussex Golf Club is just 40 minutes’ drive away and voted as the best golf courses in West Sussex by ‘’.
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Wherever you’re planning your next retirement move, we hope this article has helped you to find a great retirement development that’s got a great golf course nearby!


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