The Hawthorns in Braintree received plenty of visitors for our Open House on Saturday 28th April, where a selection of classic cars were displayed at the front of the building, admired by both residents and visitors alike. Despite the unpredictable Spring weather everyone grabbed an umbrella and ventured outside to admire the variety of lovely…
Trial Our Thriving Retirement Community at The Hawthorns Braintree
Start the new season with a Spring trial at our friendly retirement community and enjoy as much or as little of our activities, events and entertainment as you prefer. Be independent in our gated Braintree retirement village with everything you could possibly need under one roof, free from all those daily worries and chores.
We are offering a one-month’s all-inclusive trial from just £65 per day which includes fine dining and all daily refreshments, wine at lunch, activities and even minibus trips. If you are a couple the additional supplement is an amazing £16.50 per day, again all-inclusive!
If you would to trial a month’s stay at our retirement village then contact us today to find out more or come and see us anytime – we’ll have the kettle on!
The Hawthorns Braintree Team
Live an Independent Retirement in Rural Essex
Telephone: 01376 335500
General Manager: Paul Tripney
Rented Apartments: A Variety of Single or Double Apartments
Transparent All-Inclusive Pricing: With just 30 days notice and no on-going maintenance costs nor hidden exit fees like many other retirement villages, just a one off community charge to ensure that each chosen apartment comes freshly decorated and with new carpets where required.
Read more about what our monthly all-inclusive rent that includes all meals, activities, excursions, housekeeping, bills, free WiFi and parking and of course building and garden upkeep.
Our Unqiue Retirement Village Concept
Situated in the historic rural Essex market town of Braintree, our retirement community is situated close to local amenities, fine Essex countryside and just 30 minutes from the Blackwater estuary and Colchester town.
Hawthorns residents lead an independent, active lifestyle 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 are truly a retirement home from home.
Our Rental Apartments
The Hawthorns offers a choice of studio, one or two-bedroom apartments. Some apartments have balconies and patios, but all are modern, light and 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.
All apartments have TV, telephone 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, no need for any concerns about safety and security.Book a Visit Now
All Play & No Work!
As well as your own personal living space, there is much more to enjoy at The Hawthorns. Our retirement village 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 coffee, a library for quiet times with the daily paper or a good book, a room where we show films and a hair and beauty salon for that bit of extra pampering.
Friends and family are always welcome and join us for meals as well as recreational activities. They are part and parcel of the atmosphere of our home. If your apartment is not big enough to put up guests, 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.
It won’t be difficult or a chore to make new friends as there is so much going on, once you step outside your apartment. Whether it is our monthly tea dances and regular talks, performances and shows including a regular pianist on the grand piano, quiz nights and special evenings such as the New Year’s Eve Dinner and Ball make for a full social calendar.
Day to day, there are activities such as indoor bowls, croquet on the lawn, chess, snooker and plenty 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, whether it is the estuaries and creeks of the Essex coast or slightly further afield to the Constable territory of Dedham Vale. 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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Food for Thought
We know how much importance residents place on their meals, so we make sure that each dining experience is as good as we can make it. It’s quite an atmosphere when we all gather and the dining hall hums with chatter and the talk of upcoming events.
Find our more about the fine dining available at The Hawthorns.
What People Say About Our Retirement Village
Latest The Hawthorns Braintree stories
All of our residents at The Hawthorns Braintree have led incredible lives and they have some fantastic stories and accolades to share with us. One of our residents, Ken, won an award for his contribution to bowling in 2016. We asked him a few questions to find out a little bit more about his interest…
Hundreds of pounds has been raised for homeless people in Braintree at the launch of the latest book by a poetic pensioner. John Giffard, 87, a resident of The Hawthorns, in Meadow Park, Braintree, officially released Through The Hawthorn Bush, at a special event at the retirement community on June 14. All of the profits…
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