Abbeyfield retirement homes in Surrey

Explore our range of Abbeyfield retirement properties offering independent living, sheltered housing and cares homes in a number of locations across Surrey. Discover the ideal balance of independence and support in our independent living homes and sheltered housing in the heart of warm and welcoming communities in Ewell and Oxted, Woking, Purley, Guildford, West Ewell, Richmond, Reigate, Ewell, Sutton and South Croydon - each offering a unique and rich living experience. Step into our exceptional care homes located in Dorking, Farnham, New Malden and Oxted, where caring, friendly and inviting homes await, providing dedicated and personalised care. 

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Sheltered housing in Surrey

Independent living in Surrey

Care homes in Surrey

Why consider retiring in Surrey?

Retiring in Surrey offers charming countryside, rolling hills and plenty of green spaces, where you can enjoy the peaceful scenery and relax in nature.

The county's excellent connection to major towns and cities, including London, means retirees can enjoy a fulfilling retirement with access to a wide range of leisure, cultural and entertainment facilities in a number of destinations.

Surrey also has a rich history with it's regal historic castles, elegant stately homes, and picturesque villages, where retirees can immerse themselves in the county's unique heritage.

What things are there to do in Surrey for older people?

Surrey's captivating landscapes and lush green spaces offer an abundance of opportunities for older people to enjoy leisurely walks, hikes, and the serenity of renowned gardens like RHS Garden Wisley and Painshill Park.

Immersed in a rich historical tapestry, Surrey invites older people to journey back in time as they explore iconic sites such as Hampton Court Palace, Guildford Castle, and the Brooklands Museum, each providing an insight into the region's fascinating heritage and storied past.

For those with a penchant for the arts, Surrey's vibrant cultural scene beckons with an array of captivating events, including enthralling theater performances, inspiring art exhibitions, and rousing music concerts.

Throughout the year, Surrey comes alive with a tapestry of festivals and community events, each an occasion to cherish. From Guildford Summer Festival and Surrey County Show to Woking Food and Drink Festival and Hampton Court Palace Festival, as well as Cranleigh Carnival, these celebrations offer a sense of community, joy, and shared experiences for people of all ages.

How easy is it travel around Surrey?

Surrey benefits from an extensive public transportation network, including buses and trains, connecting various towns and villages within the county and to nearby cities including London, Guildford, Woking, Epsom, Kingston upon Thames, Leatherhead, Farnham, Reigate, Dorking and Camberley.

What's in the surrounding areas of Surrey?

Surrey borders Greater London to the north, providing easy access to the UK's capital city. London offers iconic landmarks including the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye, to world class museums such as the British Museum and art galleries such as the Tate Modern. The West End theatres provide captivating shows and performances, and you'll find local neighbourhoods such as Notting Hill, Camden and Shoreditch offering unique local flavours, markets and festivals celebrating London's multiculturalism.

Located to the north-east of Surrey, Hertfordshire offers lovely rural areas and stunning countryside, as well as historic towns like St Albans, Hertford, Hitchin, Ware, Berkhamsted and Harpenden.

To the east, you'll find Kent which is known as the "Garden of England" and offers charming villages, historic castles like Leeds Castle, Dover Castle and Hever Castle, as well as the stunning White Cliffs of Dover.

East Sussex, to the south-east of Surrey, features the historic town of Hastings, the seaside town of Eastbourne, and the scenic countryside of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To the south of Surrey lies Hampshire, known for its beautiful countryside, historical sites like Winchester Cathedral, and coastal areas such as Portsmouth and Southampton. Hampshire is also home to the New Forest, a beautiful national park known for its ancient woodlands, and you'll also find Highclere Castle, famously known as the filming location of Downton Abbey.

Heading south-west of Surrey is West Sussex, offering picturesque coastal towns like Chichester and beach destinations like Brighton, along with the stunning South Downs National Park. You'll also find the magnificent Arundel Castle, an 11th century castle overlooking the River Arun, and Goodwood Estate, famous for hosting various events including the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival.

Located to the west of Surrey, Berkshire boasts charming towns such as Windsor with its famous Windsor Castle and Legoland, and Reading, a major commercial and cultural centre, where you'll find The Museum of English Rural Life and Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre. 

Heading north-west of Surrey is Buckinghamshire, featuring the Chiltern Hills, beautiful countryside, and the historic town of Marlow. In Buckinghamshire you'll find Waddesdon Manor, a stunning French Renaissance-style chateau surrounded by beautiful gardens, as well as Bletchley Park, a top secret code breaking centre during World War II, and Milton's Cottage, the former residence of poet John Milton, in Chalfont St Giles. 

Sheltered housing in Surrey

Abbeyfield sheltered housing allows older people to maintain their independence in private rooms, whilst having access to support for daily needs. This retirement option blends secure living with a supportive community, encouraging social interaction and enhancing the retirement experience. Our houses provide 24/7 assistance, alarm systems for safety, and communal spaces. Meals are provided, with a welcoming environment for residents to embrace their retirement years confidently.

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Experience the best of both worlds with our diverse sheltered housing options across Surrey. Whether you're seeking the tranquility of charming historic towns or want to be at the heart of a vibrant community, our sheltered housing options offer something for everyone. Explore our sheltered houses located in Woking, Guildford, West Ewell, Ewell, Sutton, Reigate, Richmond, Purley and South Croydon.

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Abbeyfield House, Purley

Located in the historic town of Purley, Abbeyfield House offers sheltered housing for older people. We have eight en-suite rooms, and a lovely double apartment suitable for couples. Our house features a spacious conservatory leading to beautiful gardens with a summerhouse and benches, providing the perfect space for relaxation and socialising. Our excellent location is just a ten-minute walk away from Purley train station and the town centre, which has an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and boutiques. 

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Abbeyfield House, Reigate

Nestled in the historic market town of Reigate, cradled at the foot of the North Downs, Abbeyfield House provides sheltered housing and independent living for older people. We create a warm and inviting home from home environment, where residents are supported to remain independent. Steeped in history, Abbeyfield House is a grand Victorian residence with 10 one or two room units. You'll find single rooms with en-suite toilets and showers, flats suitable for couples, complete with two rooms, a kitchen, and en-suite facilities. The Amos Suite, a recent addition, offers an open-plan living space, with a kitchen area, separate bedroom and en-suite facilities. The Amos Suite also has its own front door and patio doors, providing direct access to the picturesque garden at the rear of the house.

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Abbeyfield House, South Croydon

Located in the picturesque village of Sanderstead in South Croydon, Surrey, famous for its Grade I listed All Saint's Church, Abbeyfield House offers high quality sheltered housing for older people. We have nine en-suite rooms, a tranquil garden with outdoor seating, and a communal lounge, which is perfect for socialising. Enjoy delicious daily lunches and high teas in the inviting atrium. Our location provides easy access to local amenities, including shops, doctors surgery, and public transport, with Sanderstead Railway Station and an excellent bus route just minutes away.

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Abbeyfield House, Sutton

Abbeyfield House, offers sheltered housing for older people seeking to maintain their independence in a warm, caring and friendly community. Nestled in the heart of Sutton, our house strikes the perfect balance - close to the city, yet tucked away in a serene residential area, allowing residents to experience the best of both worlds. With seven en-suite bedrooms and an additional living space for our live-in Housekeeper, our home has a cosy environment. Each rooms comes unfurnished, and residents are encouraged to bring their favourite pieces of furniture, ornaments, photos and trinkets to create a home from home. Each room features a compact kitchenette space equipped with a kettle, toaster, fridge and sink, to help you remain independent and ensures you have everything you need within easy reach.

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Abbeyfield House, Sutton

Abbeyfield House in Sutton offers sheltered housing for older people in a beautiful Grade II listed building that embodies the essence of a true home away from home, with a supportive community for residents looking to maintain their independence. Our house has nine en-suite bedrooms, each designed to provide comfort and convenience. There's plenty of opportunity for socialising in our large communal kitchen and dining room, where residents come together to share delicious meals and share stories. Our lovely lounge and garden allow residents to relax and connect with others in a welcoming atmosphere.

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Cunningham House, Woking

Located at the heart of the beautiful village of Pirbright, Cunningham House offers sheltered housing for older people who like having the independence to live life as they choose, want to enjoy the freedom from chores, household bills and the responsibilities of running a home, appreciate the company of others, and enjoy nutritious home-cooked meals each day. There are nine en-suite ground floor rooms at Cunningham House, each with direct access to a small patio area and the beautiful gardens beyond. 

Palmer House, Richmond

Located in Richmond, Palmer House is a charming Victorian residence built in 1900, offering sheltered housing for older people. We're in a great location, just minutes away from The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, local shops, and eateries. Our house has nine rooms, some with en-suite facilities, ensuring comfort and convenience. Our bright lounge area is perfect for socialising or spending a quiet moment with a good book. With a lift and call alarm system, accessibility and safety are prioritised. Our beautiful wheelchair accessible garden is lovingly maintained by residents and gardening volunteers, and provides a delightful oasis filled with wildlife, flowers, and plants, creating the perfect space for spending time with loved ones.

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Roundhay, Guildford

Located in Guildford, Roundhay is a sheltered house built in 1983 and renovated in 2009, to provide a cosy and comfortable home. Our house has eight bed-sitting rooms of varying sizes, with some mobility standard properties to ensure ease and accessibility for all residents. Each room is equipped with an emergency call system, complemented by a personal alarm pendant connected to an external monitoring system to ensure peace of mind for both residents and their loved ones. We take pride in offering a nurturing environment, where our professional and caring staff and volunteers are always ready to provide support when needed.

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The Old House, Ewell

Built in 1809, The Old House provides sheltered housing for older people in one of Ewell's original properties. With just 10 rooms, some en-suite, our intimate setting creates a genuine family atmosphere, where residents feel truly at home. We encourage residents to bring their own furniture, so they can make their room personalised to their own taste. Outdoor living takes centre stage, as our garden gracefully wraps around the two sides of the house, offering both privacy and security within it's partial walls. Residents can relax on the veranda under the shade to enjoy nature or bask in the sun on our patio.

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Wendover House, West Ewell

Nestled in the heart of West Ewell, Wendover House offers sheltered housing for older people. With eight flats and a one-bed studio, our lovely house, originally built in 1920 and renovated in 1990, offers a comfortable and inviting living space. At Wendover House, we provide two delicious home-cooked meals, with two choices each day. Additionally, residents are given all the ingredients they need to create their own tasty continental breakfast, so you can start the day at your own pace. 

Independent living in Surrey

Independent living offers older people the perfect blend of self-sufficiency and community. With modern apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms, featuring secure entry, fully fitted kitchen, wet room bathroom and on-call system for added peace of mind. You can choose ownership, leasing, or renting options. Many of our developments allow you bring your pets, and have shared spaces like gardens and lounges to encourage social connections, complemented with resident-driven activities. 

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Discover our independent living homes located in Ewell and Oxted, offering the perfect balance of independence and support, with a warm and welcoming community.

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Nonsuch Abbeyfield, Ewell

Nestled in the picturesque and charming village of Ewell, Surrey, lies Nonsuch Abbeyfield - a retirement village boasting a vibrant community of 60 independent living apartments, thoughtfully designed within a three-storey building. Our spacious apartments, available with either one or two bedrooms offer comfort and privacy, with each featuring one or two en-suite bathrooms, modern kitchens and generously sized living areas. Embrace the outdoors with the luxury of a patio, balcony or Juliet balcony in each apartment, creating the perfect setting for relaxation.

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David Gresham House Independent Living, Oxted

Nestled in the scenic town of Oxted, David Gresham House offers a collection of five inviting independent living flats. Among them, four can accommodate couples, providing a cosy bedroom, inviting sitting room, well-equipped kitchenette, and an en-suite shower room/toilet. The fifth flat, designed for single occupancy, offers a tranquil retreat with a comfortable bedroom, welcoming sitting room, practical kitchenette, and a modern shower room/toilet. With a separate entrance, convenient lift, communal lounge, and designated laundry area, residents can enjoy a seamless and enriching living experience. The option to enjoy meals in the privacy of their flats or join fellow residents in the communal dining room ensures a warm and inclusive community.

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Care homes in Surrey

Abbeyfield care homes are perfect for older people who struggle to live independently and require assistance from qualified caregivers to live a comfortable life.

At Abbeyfield we have residential care homes and dementia friendly care homes.

With round the clock support available, our residential care homes offer families the assurance that their loved ones are well cared for in a sociable setting, where residents can make friends and engage in a variety of regular games and activities as part of a supportive community.

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Our dementia friendly care homes are similar to our residential care homes in that they have private rooms with 24/7 care available, but they provide specialised care for those living with dementia. Our homes have been designed to help support residents living with Alzheimer's, dementia, or other forms of memory loss.

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Explore our exceptional care homes in four wonderful locations: Dorking, Farnham, New Malden and Oxted, where you'll find personalised and dedicated care in friendly and welcoming homes.

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Abbeyfield House, New Malden

Situated in the historical and cultural suburb of New Malden, a residential area filled with areas of natural beauty, parks, a great high street and excellent transport links, Abbeyfield House is a purpose built dementia care home. We offer personalised and tailored care to meet all of your needs, delivered by our friendly, professional and caring team of staff who are dedicated to exceeding your care expectations. Care staff are available to give you peace of mind and assurance your needs will always be met. Abbeyfield House offers dementia care in Surrey to 36 residents in single, en-suite rooms. All of our rooms are furnished, we encourage you to bring your treasured photos, special ornaments or pictures for your walls, to make you feel at home from day one.

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David Gresham House, Oxted

Located in the welcoming town of Oxted, David Gresham House is a residential care home, dedicated to providing a highly professional service with an emphasis on reducing loneliness and isolation, whilst also empowering residents. Our care home has a family feel, offering companionship and 24 hour care for our 29 residents, who each enjoy the comfort of a single en-suite bedroom. We recognise that David Gresham House is our residents’ home and that they should be able to make it ‘home from home.’

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Hatch Mill, Farnham

Positioned on the edge of the beautiful Georgian town centre of Farnham, Hatch Mill is a residential and nursing care home for older people. Our two storey home has 45 bedrooms, including double and single rooms. All of our rooms are en-suite with basins and toilets, and some have wet rooms. Spend time in our well maintained grounds that have a lovely central Japanese courtyard garden with a beautiful view of mature trees, flowering shrubs and a natural pond. 

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Nower House, Dorking

Situated in the tranquil setting of Surrey's esteemed Box Hill, in Dorking, Nower House stands as an inviting care home, featuring 45 rooms divided into two annexes, the Woodcote and the Nera. Each room offers spaciousness and convenience, complete with en-suite facilities. Some rooms also benefit from private outdoor spaces. Some of our rooms are also suitable for couples. Our rooms are equipped with modern amenities including a digital Freeview TV aerial point, Sky box connection, BT telephone point, lockable bedside cabinet, hard-wired call bell system and a privacy thumb-turn to the bedroom door. 

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Ridgway Court, Farnham

Located in the picturesque town of Farnham, Ridgway Court is a lovely two storey residential care home for older people. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, our home has a lovely patio area with gazebo, where residents can relax and unwind. With 15 fully en-suite single bedrooms, including a wash basin, toilet, and either a bath or a shower, residents can enjoy comfort and convenience at its finest.

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Wey Valley House, Farnham

Situated in Farnham, Wey Valley House is a residential care homes nestled by the tranquil River Wey. Our two storey home has well-maintained gardens and a lovely patio area, which is perfect for relaxation. We have 26 single rooms, all with with en-suite facilities, and our rooms are bathed in natural light. We encourage our residents to personalise their space with their own furniture, so they can make it a home from home. 

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