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Heaps of History in Salisbury – New Chapters

Steeped in history, the medieval cathedral city of Salisbury has been drawing residents for over 5000 years. Since the iron age hill fort of Old Sarum, to the modern thriving city of today. The result is a city overflowing in historical importance, with remains of Salisbury’s past still in abundance today. From the weaving cobbled…

Vista Luxury Retirement Apartments – Poole

Nestled amongst the tree tops above Poole, a secret coastal gem awaits. Vista, a brand-new development of 50 luxury apartments blends elegant design together with a prime location. Not to mention the panoramic views that will take your breath away. Long sweeping balconies face south and benefit from sunlight all day. In addition, Floor to…

Last Chance For Bargain Retirement in Christchurch

Christchurch, long a favourite downsizer hotspot for older people, has been crowned the most expensive destination in the South West per square foot*. A sum of £227,000 – equivalent to the average UK property value – buys only 687 sq. ft. of space in the coastal town. Making it pricier than the prestigious historic town…

Chapters: Constable Court first show home now open

The exciting first phase show home in Constable Court is now open, with apartments selling fast. We have had so much interest in our retirement village in the heart of Salisbury. Over 100 people attended our VIP launch at the end of August and 20% of apartments are already reserved off-plan. Make sure not to miss…

Platinum Skies’ Shortlisted For Housing Awards

On Thursday 6th September, the National Housing Federation held the 12th National Housing Awards to celebrate excellence,innovation, creativity and progression in home ownership. As some of the most coveted awards in the sector, we were pleased to be finalists in the hotly contested, ‘Most Innovative Home Ownership Solution’ category. The category recognises organisations that make…

Monterey Garden party celebrates plaque

The sun was shining on our first summer garden party at Monterey. The party centred around the unveiling of a new plaque. Commemorating the historic iron pillars from the original Christchurch hospital buildings; which now stand proudly in the gardens of Monterey. Built in 1881, the pillars were designed to hold up elements of the…

From Croissants to Christchurch – A Monterey Story

After 14 years of French bread, fromage and frogs’ legs, Lilian and Roy Coughlin, our latest residents, decided it was time to move back to the UK. Choosing Christchurch as their ideal destination. Wanting to live closer to their family, and looking to benefit from the UK’s better health services, the Coughlins decided to downsize…

Paradise: Poole Retirement Living

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…

Relocating to Retirement Hotspot Dorset

Dorset has always been a must-visit destination, the cool coastal resorts and bustling market towns brimming with history, make the area a firm family-holiday favourite. So, it’s no surprise when retirees look to relocate, Dorset is always a top pick! The county’s well-established relocation reputation is thanks to its abundance of natural beauty and quaint…

Pet Friendly Properties at Platinum Skies

It’s National Pet Month, promoting responsible pet ownership and its benefits. The UK is undoubtedly a nation of animal lovers, with 90% of pet owners saying their furry companion makes them feel happier, and over a quarter of us Brits owning a dog – the UK’s most popular pet. Here at Platinum Skies, we welcome…

Spend your next Christmas at Monterey

2017 has been a great year at Platinum Skies with the recent launch of our newly built Monterey retirement property located in Christchurch. Whether you are looking for a brand new and spacious kitchen or whether you are looking to downsize ahead of Christmas 2018, why not view our ideas of why you should consider…

Best Winter Activities for Retirees

Winter can seem like a long season of cold days and dark evenings, but there’s lots to be enjoyed in this period. It’s important to keep active and healthy which we’ve covered in our helpful tips blog during November. It’s also great to take advantage of the many Christmas-themed activities available, as well as the…