Paradise: Poole Retirement Living Posted on June 20, 2018 (March 31, 2020) by Patrick Home to long stretches of idyllic coastline, winding cobbled streets and vast green spaces. Poole is well established as one of South West England’s most desirable retirement spots. With the largest natural harbour in Europe, Poole is perfect for fans of coastal retirement living. Whether you’re looking to try your hand at windsurfing, or just enjoy a gentle stroll along the shore. A huge range of seaside adventures awaits in Poole. Living by the coast has well-established health benefits, with the calm lull of the tide known to improve wellbeing. Enjoying 364 more hours of sunshine than the UK average, early morning sunrises and picturesque evening sunsets typify living in Poole. Poole Amenities For a spot of retail therapy, there is a weekly market in the old town, as well as the Dolphin Shopping Centre filled with popular high street names. There are also plenty of restaurants, cafes and pubs in Poole Quay and the old town. You can grab your pick of the daily catch! For a quick weekend getaway, Poole is brilliantly connected to a network of ferries taking you to France and the Channel Islands. History buffs can marvel at the breath-taking Jurassic Coast with a boat trip from the harbour. If a weekend of West End shows is more your cup of tea, London is just over two hours away by train. Overlooking Poole Harbour, Vista offers contemporary luxury retirement living at its best. A tranquil coastal hideaway with sweeping views across the coast, the striking collection of homes provide a unique sanctuary amongst the treetops. Each home has a private balcony, floor to ceiling glazing and glass balustrades; these are designed to exploit the spectacular surroundings. With wellbeing at its core, Vista’s residents can wake up to a yoga class in the activity room, catch up with neighbours in the private residents’ lounge or enjoy a stroll around the courtyard. Find out more about our Poole-based Vista complex by contacting our team today.