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The Hawthorns Braintree

Tortoiseshell Way, Braintree, CM7 1TD

Your health, happiness, and well-being are a priority at the Hawthorns Braintree retirement village. We are delighted to offer in-person tours of our retirement village in Essex; please contact us to schedule a viewing of the luxury facilities, meet the manager, and discover a worry-free and active retirement at the Hawthorns, where community living is at our heart.  

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Upcoming Events at The Hawthorns Braintree

  • Date:Thursday 25 July, 2024 Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm View details
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Retire Independently at Braintree Retirement Village

Imagine a retirement that combines independence with comprehensive support. Our retirement community offers a charming, vibrant, and secure environment for those seeking retirement living with added luxury 

Built at the prestigious Meadow Park site, a short distance from the historic market town of Braintree, our vibrant retirement village in Essex is close to local amenities, the beautiful countryside, and just 30 minutes away from the Blackwater Estuary and Colchester. 

With a range of stylish, fully serviced studio, one and two-bedroom retirement apartments to choose from, the Hawthorns Braintree retirement village offers a style of living that leaves you free to enjoy the later years of your life in whichever way you wish.  

Our Unique Retirement Village Concept at the Hawthorns Braintree

At the Hawthorns Braintree, our beautifully appointed retirement apartments are available on a monthly rental basis. This inclusive package covers all meals, activities, excursions, housekeeping, bills, Wi-Fi, parking, and property maintenance. 

At our Essex retirement home, you will be able to lead an independent, active lifestyle, free from the daily worries and hassles of modern life. We are a friendly, companionable retirement community of like-minded seniors; we dine together, we have fun together, and we have the privacy of our own luxury apartments to relax in. We truly are a retirement home-from-home. 

Although we’re certain you’ll love our retirement village, we also understand that your circumstances may change. For this reason, we offer a flexible notice agreement with no hidden exit fees. 


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Visit the Hawthorns Braintree

Our Essex retirement village is conveniently located near shops, restaurants, a multiplex cinema, and a leisure complex with a pool. Explore the beautiful countryside, Cressing Temple Barns, and Castle Headingham all just a short drive away 

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Our Rented Retirement Apartments in Essex

Braintree encompasses both luxury and independent living, making it the perfect choice for retirees seeking a safe and comfortable environment. Our stylish, fully serviced retirement apartments feature modern amenities. Each apartment includes TVs, telephones, internet access, and temperature control, ensuring your safety and comfort.  

Our Braintree retirement village offers the added reassurance that while living life independently, you can also have your additional needs and requirements taken care of, with an integrated alarm system and supportive manager on call 24 hours a day.  

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Our apartments at the Hawthorns Braintree offer a range of features, including balconies and patios. They are designed to be modern, light, and airy, with high-quality décor, and equipped with a kitchenette and a shower room. You have the freedom to furnish these spaces in your own style, creating a personalised, comfortable atmosphere. 

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If you’re looking for a stress-free retirement with independence and flexibility in an environment that is energetic and fun, then the Hawthorns Braintree may be the perfect retirement home solution. Why not request a free brochure to find out more, give us a call, or book a tour of our Braintree retirement home – we can’t wait to welcome you to the Hawthorns family. 


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What Can You Expect From Our Retirement Villages in Essex?

The Hawthorns Braintree is not just a place to live independently; it’s a vibrant, friendly community. Residents enjoy socialising in our coffee lounge and making the most of our library, cinema room, and beauty salon. Friends and family are welcome to join meals and recreational activities that take place, as well as engage in a variety of social events that are hosted within our Essex retirement home, from dances to crafting sessions and themed evenings. 

At the Hawthorns Braintree, we offer guest rooms for residents who wish to have friends or relatives to stay on occasion, as well as a private dining room for special celebrations.  

We offer activities such as indoor bowls, croquet on the lawn, chess, snooker, and plenty of keep-fit sessions, along with a range of other clubs and societies. Our minibus is readily available to take you to the shops or out on day trips, with the vast amount of stunning countryside waiting to be explored on our doorstep. Many residents volunteer locally and enjoy raising money for charity. We are proud of our community links with the local Braintree area. 

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Latest The Hawthorns Braintree Stories

Happy Retirement, Cherry!

Cherry George, a valued member of our Food and Beverage team since April 2017, has decided to retire and enjoy…

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10 years at Hawthorns Braintree!

We are delighted to share that Laura Chikhaou, Head Housekeeper, is celebrating ten years at Hawthorns Braintree! Laura is a…

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Head Chef Sprints to Success in Brighton Marathon for Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity

Grant Burton, our dedicated Head Chef at The Hawthorns Braintree, recently participated in the Brighton Marathon to raise crucial funds…

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War Stories at the Hawthorns Braintree

Many incredible war stories have been told over the years, and the Hawthorns Braintree is fortunate to have had some…

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    The Hawthorns Braintree
    Meadow Park
    Tortoiseshell Way
    Essex CM7 1TD
    01376 335500