If you’re thinking it’s about time you downsized your home to either a bungalow or a flat, you might be worried about leaving your lovely garden that you’ve put so many hours into making look beautiful. Many retirement developments have landscaped gardens or allotments nearby, so you can enjoy living in a smaller more practical home, but can continue feeding your passion for gardening.
Many allotments have long waiting lists, so it’s best to get your name down early. If a friend has an allotment, why not ask if you can help with weeding or watering the plants, and you never know, you might get offered some of the surplus fruit and veg for your efforts. If you don’t want to put your name down on a waiting list, or you don’t know anyone with an allotment, why not look out for a community allotment? A community allotment is usually run by volunteers and is for local people to help out as much or as little as you like and of course share what they grow.
Hart Allotments is located on Hitchens Lane, Fleet and is just a five-minute car journey from Kings Place, Retirement Living Plus, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 3FS.
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Witts Hill Allotments has 134 plots located on Summit Way in Southampton SO18 4ST and is just a 4-minute car journey from Homepoint House, retirement development on Mersham Gardens, Southampton SO18 6TX. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Southampton and the Surrounding area.
Worthing, East Sussex
Chesswood Farm allotments sits along Mansfield Close in Worthing BN11 2QR and is just a five-minute car journey from Highfield Court which is a lovely Retirement Living development built by leading house builder McCarthy & Stone. Highfield Court is located at 75 Penfold Road, Worthing BN14 8PE. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Worthing and the Surrounding area.
Worthing East Sussex
Chesswood Farm allotments is also close to the lovely Amelia Court, Retirement Living Development, at 8 Mansfield Close, Worthing BN11 2QR. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Worthing and the Surrounding area.
Tatnam Farm Allotments is located down Sherrin Close in Poole BH15 3DZ and is just a 9-minute walk, or 3 minute drive from the outstanding Horizons, Assisted Living Development at 87 Churchfield Rd, Poole, Dorset BH15 2FR. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Poole and the Surrounding area.
Woodside Allotments is a 47-plot site with facilities including water, toilet, shop and communal store. It’s located down Woodside Avenue in Eastleigh https://www.eastleigh.gov.uk/our-community/allotments.aspx. and just a 12 minute walk away is Catherine Court Retirement Living Plus Development located down Sopwith Road in Eastleigh SO50 5LN. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Eastleigh and the Surrounding area.
Epsom Common Allotments has 212 plots and covers approximately 2.34 hectares (23,400 m2). It’s located down Waterloo Road in Epsom KT19 8NE and is a five minute drive or 17 minute walk to Wellington Court, Retirement Living development built by McCarthy & Stone, which is located at 42 Waterloo Rd, Epsom KT19 8EX. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Epsom and the Surrounding area.
Midwinter allotments in Cheltenham is a large site with 208 plots of varying sizes and is located down Gardeners Lane in Cheltenham GL51 9JW and is just a 7 minute drive away from the lovely Jenner Court, Retirement Living Plus development down St George’s Rd in Cheltenham GL50 3ER. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Cheltenham and the Surrounding area.
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Horwich Community Allotment is a different type of allotment, it’s run by volunteers and is a friendly allotment for local people to get together and grow their own organic fruit and veg and share what they grow. The allotment is located down Lever Park Avenue in Horwich, Bolton BL6 7LQ and is just a 3-minute car drive to Rockhaven Court retirement development, down Chorley New Road in Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire BL6 5BF. See what retirement properties we have for sale in Bolton and the Surrounding area.
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