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Where to find the best retirement developments near Blue Flag beaches

Published: 08 August 2018

Want to retire to the seaside, but also want to be close to a Blue Flag beach which you know is going to be clean and well looked after? Here is a selection of McCarthy & Stone, Renaissance and Fleur-de-Lis luxury retirement developments that are just a stone’s throw away from a Blue Flag Beach and many of these luxury retirement apartments probably cost less that you think.


Blue Flag beaches are those that have been awarded an annual certificate from the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) for their good water quality and safety. That means there’s no sewage in the water, the beaches have lifeguards on duty and there are facilities available for the general public to use such as public toilets.


There are just over 100 Blue Flag beaches in England and here are our favourites which are in close proximately to these gorgeous luxury retirement developments and some even have sea views!

 carbis bay
Cornwall

Carbis Bay Beach in St Ives in Cornwall is just one of Cornwall’s 8 Blue Flag Beaches and is just a five-minute car journey from San Lorenzo Court Retirement Development in Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall.

Carbis Bay Beach is near to San Lorenzo retirement development in Carbis Bay. San Lorenzo Court was built by leading housebuilder McCarthy & Stone and is a beautiful contemporary development of 37 one and two-bedroom retirement living apartments for the over 60’s. San Lorenzo Court is in an enviable position overlooking Carbis Bay. It incorporates a modern design combining natural slate and local stone. Many of the apartments benefit from having large walk-out balconies with some of the apartments at the front benefiting from views of Carbis Bay. Start your retirement property search today and see what retirement apartments we have for sale in St Ives, Cornwall and the surrounding area.

 

st peters court

Bournemouth, Dorset
Durley Chine Beach in Bournemouth, Dorset is a Blue Flag beach and sits just west of Bournemouth’s main beach.
St Peters Court Retirement Development in Bournemouth, Dorset is just a 7-minute walk from Durley Chine beach, so it can be reached fairly easily. St Peters Court is developed by McCarthy & Stone and designed for the over 60’s. It is perfectly located for excellent shopping facilities in Bournemouth Town Centre. Start your retirement property search today and see what retirement apartments we have for sale in Bournemouth and the surrounding area.
 horizons
Poole, Dorset
Sandbanks Beach in Poole, Dorset has held a Blue Flag for over 30 years and is thought to be one of Britain’s best beaches. It takes just over a quarter of an hour by car to reach the beach from Horizons retirement development in Poole.
Horizons Retirement Development in Poole, Dorset is a luxury development developed by McCarthy & Stone and designed for the over 70’s. Horizons enjoys fabulous views over Poole Park, Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island from the balconies of many of the apartments and also from many of the different viewing areas throughout the development available to all residents. Start your retirement property search today and see what retirement apartments we have for sale in Poole and the surrounding area.
 Fleur De Lis Paignton
Paignton, Devon
Breakwater Beach in Paignton, Devon is thought to be one of the cleanest beaches on the South Coast and has great disabled access which means everyone can enjoy the beach and it’s just over a 20-minute car journey away from Fleur-de-lis in Paignton.
Fleur-de-lis in Paignton, Devon is designed for the over 60’s and was built by retirement housebuilder the Renaissance Group. It’s located next to Victoria Park and is in easy walking distance to the local shops. The Fleur-de-Lis in Paignton is also on a bus route, so other destinations such as the beach are in easy reach. Start your retirement property search today and see what retirement apartments we have for sale in Paignton and the surrounding area.

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