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The Hawthorns Braintree

Tortoiseshell Way, Braintree, CM7 1TD

The health and wellbeing of our residents and staff members remains a priority at The Hawthorns Braintree retirement village, and we are able to accept visitors for a tour of our retirement village in Essex in person. Please contact us to arrange a tour, meet the manager and learn about the great promotions available to help you with your move.

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Retire Independently with Assisted Living at our Retirement Home in Essex

Imagine retirement living at its best – independence with the added reassurance that everything you could possibly need has been considered and taken care of. Life at The Hawthorns Braintree is charming and intimate, yet offers a vibrant social atmosphere in a secure and fully managed setting.

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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.

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With a range of stylish, fully serviced studio, one and two-bedroom apartments to choose from, our retirement village in Essex offers a type of living that leaves you free to enjoy the later years of your life in whichever way you wish. If you’re considering the option of independent accommodation with the option of assisted living, our retirement apartments in Essex are available to rent on an affordable basis.

Our Unique Retirement Village Concept at The Hawthorns Braintree

The beautifully appointed retirement apartments at The Hawthorns Braintree are available on a monthly rental basis. Our all-inclusive monthly charge includes all meals, activities, excursions, housekeeping, bills, free Wi-Fi and parking, and of course building and garden upkeep. With just one months’ notice, there is flexibility all round, and there are no ongoing maintenance costs nor hidden exit fees – unlike many other retirement villages.

Residents at the Hawthorns Braintree lead independent, active lifestyles, free of 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 when we are not doing this, chances are we are relaxing in the privacy of our own apartments. We truly are a retirement home from home.

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Visit the Hawthorns Braintree

The Hawthorns Braintree is close to a broad range of amenities, including shops and restaurants, a multiplex cinema and a leisure complex with a pool. Beautiful countryside, Cressing Temple Barns, and Castle Headingham are a short drive away and there is easy access to the M11 and A12.

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Our Rented Retirement Apartments in Essex

At our retirement village in Essex, we offer a choice of studio, one or two-bedroom luxury apartments. Some apartments have balconies and patios, all are modern, light, airy and decorated to a high standard. Each has a kitchenette and shower room and comes fully fitted with carpets and curtains, although you may bring your own if you prefer. The apartments are for you to furnish in your own way to ensure that the Hawthorns retirement village feels like a home from home.

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All apartments have TVs, telephones and internet points, instant hot water, temperature control on the central heating and, since there is an integrated alarm system and a supportive manager on call 24-hours a day, there’s no need for any concerns about safety and security.

If you’re looking for a stress-free retirement based on independence and flexibility in an environment that is energetic and fun, then The Hawthorns Braintree may be just what you are looking for. Why not request a free brochure to find out more, give us a call or book a tour?

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Our retirement village in Essex has been accredited with the prestigious Hospitality Assured Award, thanks to the remarkable levels of customer service we provide. Hospitality Assured is the national quality standard created and licensed by the Institute of Hospitality, specifically for customer-led, service-orientated hospitality-focused businesses. The process enables and encourages businesses to look at their operation through the eyes of the customer at every level of the organisation, identifying what is great about the customer service and what could be improved. This respected award looks at the excellence in overall hotel and support services at a specific site, delving into the services from front of house, food and beverage, culinary and housekeeping services – all of which are excellent at our retirement home in Essex.

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What Can You Expect From Our Retirement Villages in Essex?

As well as your own personal living space, there is much more to enjoy at The Hawthorns Braintree. Our retirement village in Essex is not just a collection of apartments. We are a vibrant, friendly community of retirees. Residents and their guests can be found in our coffee lounge, where you can sit and chat over a morning brew, a library for quiet times with the daily paper or a good book, a cinema room for movie screenings and a hair and beauty salon for that bit of extra pampering.

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Friends and family are always welcome to join us at our retirement village in Essex, and are actively encouraged to join us for meals as well as recreational activities, as they are part and parcel of the atmosphere of our retirement home. If your apartment is not big enough to allow guests to stay, you can arrange for them to stay in a guest room and, if you would like to have a special celebration with your loved ones, a private dining room is at your disposal.

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Making new friends at the Hawthorns retirement village is easy due to the amount going on outside of your apartment. From monthly tea dances and performances from a regular pianist on the grand piano, to quiz nights and our New Year’s Eve dinner and ball, we always offer a full social calendar to take advantage of.

Day to day, there are activities such as indoor bowls, croquet on the lawn, chess, snooker, and plenty of keep-fit and crafting sessions. Our minibus can take you to the shops or out on trips, as there is so much lovely countryside waiting to be explored on the doorstep of the Hawthorns Braintree. Whether it is the estuaries and creeks of the Essex coast or slightly further afield to the Constable territory of Dedham Vale, you’re guaranteed to find something that takes your fancy. Many residents volunteer locally and enjoy raising money for charity. We are certainly a community that is active with, and well connected to, the local Braintree area.

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