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Thu 15 Mar 2018

Retirement Living

Living in Letchworth offers a wealth of opportunities for those looking to retire. With four retirement developments to choose from Bennett Court and Le Jardin situated on Station Road, Ralph Swinger Place located off the tree-lined Sollershott East and Norton Hall Farm on the outer edge of the town in the village of Norton there really is something for everyone.




Bennett Court and Le Jardin are both developments located in the heart of Letchworth town centre and offer ample of shopping facilities and meeting places all of which are just a stone's throw away, including a selection of independent retailers.



Ralph Swinger Place is conveniently located just half a mile south of the town centre on the often-favoured side of the town and three-quarters of a mile from Letchworth Garden City mainline railway station. The complex is formed of well managed retirement cottages and apartments plus benefits from an indoor swimming pool for the exclusive use its residents.

Norton Hall Farm was build on the original Norton Farm land and many of the features remain including stunning communal gardens and farm house. Located to the north east of the town centre just a 3 minute walk from local shops, 1.4 miles from Letchworth Garden City mainline railway station (a 5 minute drive or 28 minute walk according to Google).


There are many to good bus links throughout the local area, major arterial roads including the A1, A507 and A505 are also within close proximity. Should you wish to go on an adventure and pack your bags for somewhere further afield, the nearest station is located in Letchworth and provides regular train services that run to London or London Luton Airport is an easy commute.


The world's first Garden City, Letchworth has plenty to do in the great outdoors or if the weather is poor indoors. A 13.6 mile Garden City Greenway nature trail frames the town and there is also a 170 acre working farm, Standalone, with a picnic area - perfect for when your grandchildren come to visit. If you are looking for activities when the sun isn’t shining there are many coffee shops for a natter, craft and sports clubs including the stunning Letchworth Golf Course.


Letchworth also boast an outdoor heated swimming pool which opens in the summer, indoor leisure centre, multiple gyms and an independent four screen cinema.

If are looking at retiring to Letchworth you really do have everything on your door step making it an ideal town and community. Should you have any questions on Letchworth or would like more details on the induvial developments please feel free to contact the sales and lettings team and they would be more than happy to discuss these with you. 

We look forward to hearing from you soon,

The Charter Whyman Team