Who owns Audley retirement?

Nick Sanderson
Nick Sanderson is the founder and CEO of Audley Group. In the 1980s he founded, operated and then sold Beaumont Healthcare, one of the first corporate providers of private pay nursing care homes.

Which are the best retirement villages?

Cedars Village in Hertfordshire is supreme winner with a perfect 100% score, taking the top spot, while Roseland Parc in Cornwall, Castle Village in Hertfordshire, Thamesfield in Oxfordshire and Elmbridge Village in Surrey were runners-up and Lime Tree Village in Warwickshire, ranked seventh.

How many Audley villages are there?

Find a village One, two and three bedroom properties are available to own across our 20 luxury UK retirement villages, each with exceptional facilities at the heart of the village.

Will Bax Retirement Villages Group?

Will Bax, Chief Executive Officer Will joined Retirement Villages Group in April 2019. He was previously Executive Director at Grosvenor Group with responsibility for the management and development of its 300-acre central London estate.

Is buying a retirement flat a good idea?

Buying a retirement flat could be seen as an investment into your happiness and lifestyle, rather than as a ‘money-making’ investment. Retirement flats allow independent living whilst also taking away the stress of needing help and not being able to get it, as help is always on hand.

What is a retirement unit?

A retirement village is a community of homes and facilities designed for over 55’s who are active enough to live independently in their own home. Residents of retirement villages benefit from added security, a community environment and additional features like community facilities and customisable services.

What is a retirement village UK?

What is a retirement village? Unlike in a care home, retirement village residents usually buy an apartment on the site, although in some schemes they can part-buy, or even rent the property. Residents bring their own furniture, decorate as they wish, and are free to have friends and family come to stay.

Will Bax the hatchery?

Will Bax, CO-FoundER In spite of spending most of his working life in Paris and London his first love is the English countryside, its culture and its communities. Prior to founding Hatchery, Will worked for Grosvenor. Latterly as the board director responsible for their £4.5bn London estate in Mayfair and Belgravia.

What are the disadvantages of buying a retirement flat?


  • The purchase price.
  • There will be a service charge and ground rent.
  • They are frequently leasehold.
  • Exit fees.
  • Resale value is often far lower.
  • Not every retirement property may cater specifically for your needs.
  • Sometimes they are just ‘not for you’.