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Settle at Woodchester Valley Village, and not only will you live in gorgeous surroundings, you can really enjoy your retirement to the full.

Built from elegant Cotswold stone, our thoughtfully designed retirement village is nestled in a beautiful valley below the stunning National Trust grounds of Woodchester Park.

For now and the future

There are 35 houses and cottages and 37 apartments set amongst quiet lanes, peaceful woodland and pretty courtyard gardens. There’s also a guest suite available for your visitors and a range of communal areas and services, so the village is suitable for a variety of lifestyles for the over 60s, and can meet your needs both now and in the years to come.

For details of our properties for sale that are perfect for Independent Living, please click here, and for information about our properties for sale that would suit Assisted Living lifestyles, please click here.

A 24-hour service

You can live at Woodchester Valley Village in total independence, but because we have staff on duty 24 hours a day there’s always help available if needed. We offer both independent living and assisted living support packages to ensure life is as enjoyable, stress-free and secure as possible for you.

Stay active and sociable

This wonderful corner of the country is rich in things to see and do, and there are always lots of activities and events in the village. We have a book reading group, a play reading group, two movie showings a week, wine tasting evenings, musical and other entertainment, illustrated talks, monthly special themed lunch events and frequent outings. Life in the Village is never boring!

Our stylish dining room is open every day too, so if you don’t feel like cooking or dining out, you can join us for a freshly prepared gourmet meal just a few yards from your front door. Your meal can even be delivered to you at home if you prefer.

Arrange a visit today to get a feel for how your life at Woodchester Valley Village could be.

Independent living

Would you like to know help is on hand but still want to enjoy an independent lifestyle? We’ll give you the freedom to live life your way. You’ll have none of the usual pressures of home ownership, and can ask for extra support whenever you need it.

Assisted living

Do you need a little more help but want the independence of living in your own home? Our Inchbrook Court and Inchbrook Way apartments come with assisted living packages, so you’ll have the reassurance of regular support to suit your needs.

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The switching on of the tree lights will take place on Tuesday afternoon next week. Mince pies, Christmas cake and sherry will be served, although tea and coffee can be made available too, if required. We will be entertained by the Flute Group who played for us a few months ago, and the flautists are hoping that everyone will sing along.

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What Does It Mean to be a Mutually Owned Village?

  • Long term security of village ownership and stability
  • No profits being taken out by an external owner
  • Residents have a direct say in key decisions
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  • “I found our visit really inspirational and thought the concept and the practical outworking of the village were really excellent” - A visitor to the village
  • “The normality of the buildings (not in the slightest bit institutional) is a plus feature for me and gives a friendly feel to the whole village. The country feel is very important; it makes for a good atmosphere.” - Mrs Drena Imrie, resident
  • “It is a very beautiful and peaceful place to live, and people are very friendly so it is somewhere to gain companionship, particularly if you have lost a partner” - Dr Lamorna Spry, family member of former resident
  • “My mother wanted to have her own house but within an environment where she could get support to be independent. She also fell in love with the house itself.” - Dr Lamorna Spry family member of former resident
  • “What attracted me to Woodchester Valley Village? Security, companionship, a peaceful setting in attractive surroundings; knowing help is guaranteed should I need it and, of course, living in one of the most attractive areas in the country.” - Mrs Barbara Wootton, resident
  • “When we arrived we were met immediately by mature caring staff, who looked after our welfare, and who were dedicated to the village and were loyal.” - Mrs Vilma Wells , resident
  • "We liked that the village had houses, rather than apartments. It was a real village situation, rather than a purpose built retirement unit.” - Mrs Vilma Wells, resident
  • “We love the friendly, caring staff, the high standard of décor and landscaping, and the friendly residents.” - A resident
  • “We love the staff and their availability at all times. The surroundings are glorious. It’s marvellous that you can look after your own patch of garden if you are fit enough, but can have help if not.” - A resident
  • “The attentiveness and goodwill of management and staff are of a very high standard” - Prof Keith Davies, resident
  • “For us, the special attraction of Woodchester Valley Village was that it is the first village community to be planned and designed comprehensively to support a life of independent retirement.” - Prof Keith Davies, resident
  • “We love the unspoilt surroundings, the wooded hills, the quiet location, away from the main road.” - Mr John Flood, resident
  • “We really appreciate the kind, helpful and efficient staff, and the agreeable and like-minded fellow residents.” - Mr John Flood, resident
  • “I like that they have our own space, and while they did downsize in terms of furniture volume, they could still furnish the house in a similar way to their previous home.” - Mrs Rosie Gaskell, family member of resident
  • “When we first saw the village we both liked it very much, and as well as being so close to my daughter it now gives me, as a single person, all the help I should need in any emergency as someone is on duty 24/7.” - Mrs Marjorie Hone, resident
  • “I have found everyone here has been very welcoming and have made many good friends which is particularly reassuring.” - Mrs Marjorie Hone, resident
  • “It’s so quiet, peaceful and friendly here with attractive grounds and communal facilities. I do enjoy the regular organised social activities.” - Mrs Elizabeth James, resident
  • “There’s such a good choice of houses and apartments in attractive Cotswold stone. The staff are friendly and efficient and nothing is too much trouble; this gives a feeling of confidence.” - Mr Stuart Orr, resident
  • “One of the plus points of the Village is the proximity of the delightful little town of Nailsworth within easy walking distance along the footpath (the old railway line). The site is near some very attractive walks and woodland, and we particularly like that there are individual houses, rather than just flats.” - Mr James Rogers, resident
  • “We appreciate the easy access to Nailsworth for shopping, and enjoy the company of our friendly neighbours.” - Mr David Vickers, resident
  • “At Woodchester Valley Village there is a good sense of community and from when I first arrived it seemed to have the right kind of residents for me.” - Mrs Jay Macpherson-Green, resident
  • “The onsite restaurant is imperative to ensure I get a balanced meal every day. I like being able to get help easily when I need it.” - Mrs Jay Macpherson-Green, resident
  • “We like that there are good facilities available including provision of meals (if required), house cleaning, laundry, hairdressing and a handyman.” - Mrs Hilary Hills, resident
  • “A major factor at Woodchester Valley is the beauty of its location but with this goes the extra feeling that, although you are totally independent (incredibly important to my mum who wanted her own front door, identity and privacy), you are in a very positive way more secure amongst others with the same concerns.” - Mrs Annette Phipps, family member of resident
  • "We do really value the minibus being available for shopping trips and outing around the area.” - Miss June Johnson and Miss Rita Clayden, residents