OVER 50s LIFESTYLE ESTATES

Are gated communities a good retirement living option?

Investigating your home downsizing possibilities You drive up to the big steel gate of the retirement village, lean out, punch in the code and the gate swings open. You drive in and the gate swings securely shut behind you. You feel safe, secure, locked in, don’t you? 

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How do you know when it’s time to downsize in retirement?

5 factors to help you make the decision for yourself So, you’ve retired from work or sold the business. The kids are established and out in the world. The family home is getting a bit too much to manage (yet you do manage) and the beds in those guest rooms only get occupied once in a blue moon.

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Meet the Kensington Gardens Albury New Home Co-ordinator

Design your ideal home for retirement with us If you’re thinking of building a new home at Kensington Gardens Albury, you might be wondering how much customisation is available. The answer is – quite a lot!

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Where’s the best place to store your caravan now you’ve retired?

Investigating your options for secure van storage Congratulations! You’ve finished your working career, you’re ready to move into a luxury retirement village, and most importantly you’ve fulfilled a life goal and purchased your own caravan.

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Arts and crafts at Kensington Gardens retirement estates

How our residents enjoy their hobbies If you’re a keen arts or crafts enthusiast, it’s understandable if you’re looking for a retirement living option that lets you practice and enjoy your passion. That’s just what you’ll find at Kensington Gardens!

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How to choose the right retirement living option

9 tips for finding your ideal over 50’s lifestyle Choosing where you’d like to live in your retirement is a big decision. While you’ll no doubt meet many well-meaning folk who advise you to “go with your gut”, for many of us it’s a better idea to go with a structured decision-making process.

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7 great tips to sell your home more easily

Helpful home selling advice for over 50s It’s one of the most common questions we’re asked at Kensington Gardens – “What’s the best way to go about selling my home so that I can move to a retirement estate?”

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Alan comes home to Kensington Gardens Albury after more than 50 years

When Allan Jordan moved into Kensington Gardens Albury Estate two years ago he had a distinct feeling of déjà vu. After more than 50 years of being away from Albury he felt that he’d finally come home.

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Residents' fire pit proves to be a roaring success

"If you build it they will come!" That line worked for Kevin Costner’s character Ray Kinsella, the Iowa farmer, in the movie Field of Dreams, so Kensington Gardens Albury residents Denis Telford and Peter Hartwigg decided to build a community fire pit behind the residents Clubhouse and see what happ[...]

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"Absolutely the best move I’ve ever made in my life!”

"Why on earth are you going there?" When Lorraine McGowan told her many Melbourne friends one day that she had decided to move up to Kensington Gardens Albury Estate she was met with a stunned silence and then the question “Why?” Lorraine explained that as a single person she wanted somewhere to bel[...]

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