Taking the decision to move home can be an arduous one – when to do it, where to move to, what type of home to buy etc. It’s never easy.
One option which you may or may not be familiar with is park home living. Now a popular choice amongst many over 45’s it gives you the opportunity to find a location that offers you everything you’re looking for – by the sea, near a town or in a rural setting and to then think about designing your own home and creating the retirement home of your dreams.
1. Financial Security
Planning and securing your financial future is something that plays on all our minds. For many, financial issues can be behind their decision to move, particularly later in life, and that’s where buying a park home offers many advantages. When it comes to releasing equity, enjoying your retirement and making sure your family are secure, buying a park home wins on every front.
In many cases more affordable than a bricks and mortar home, a park home gives you the opportunity to capitalise on your current property and release equity. Whether you are looking to secure your own financial future, help your children get onto the property ladder or make an additional investment, deciding to purchase a park home can help you achieve our objectives.
2. Modern living
What could be more satisfying than designing and furnishing your own home? There are not many times in your life that you get to take control of your home in such an holistic way.
When purchasing a park home you are involved in the design and specification from the outset. You’re able to choose the style, colours, furniture and fixtures and fittings all from new, so you can be sure that your home is as individual as you are. Go on, be creative – there’s a little Laurence Llewellyn Bowen in all of us!
What’s more being single storey a park home will keep your feet firmly on the ground as you won’t have to worry about climbing any stairs!
3. Close-knit Community
Here at Tingdene we value friendship and communications and understand that living in a safe and welcoming environment is key to your well-being. That is why we don’t just build a residential park, we also build a community.
We believe park home living brings together the best of community spirit with like-minded people of a similar ages residing in an exclusive development. As a result, you’ll have the opportunity to build an active social life right on your doorstep!
4. Security and peace of mind
In many ways linked to community, and often a key factor for choosing a park home, security and peace of mind are extremely important when choosing a home, especially as we get older.
By making the choice to live on a residential park you will benefit from being part of a close-knit community where everyone is looking out for one another. No more worrying when you go away on holiday or having to think twice before answering the door.
Predominantly located in semi-rural, rural or coastal locations residential parks are by their very nature quiet and unassuming, so you can enjoy the tranquillity and serenity of your new surroundings.
5. Ease of maintenance
Let’s be honest, who wants to spend hours and hours cleaning, painting or repairing things around the home – particularly during retirement. Now you’re finally getting to take things easier we want to make sure that’s what you do.
So to help you on your way a park home comes with a uPVC windows, manufacturer guarantees on all fixtures and fittings and a 10-year maintenance free warranty on the exterior coating.
That means you can spend your time doing the things you enjoy the most without having to worry about maintaining your home. And it’s not just the time that you’re saving, think about the money you’ll be saving as well.
Take a step closer to a new lifestyle
Deciding what’s the best move for you can be difficult but the advantages of park home living speak for themselves.
(Article source: Choice)