Blagdon Village is an active age-exclusive retirement community within walking distance of Taunton town centre in Somerset. The popular Exmoor National Park, Quantock and Mendip Hill and Somerset Levels are all just a short drive away.
Residents live in a mix of 85 purpose built retirement cottages, bungalows and apartments set around a central clubhouse that plays host to a varied mix of special interest groups and societies. There is a strong sense of community at Blagdon Village.
Blagdon Village has a full diary of social activities – all organised by the retired residents who have set up more than 20 special interest groups and societies to ensure an active and fulfilling retirement lifestyle.
The retirement village comprises 85 independent living properties clustered in and around Blagdon Lodge, the main communal hub which houses a restaurant, bar, garden room and lounge. Residents also have exclusive access to a hair salon, fitness room with exercise equipment – and there is a snooker room and outdoor putting green.
One of the biggest selling points of Blagdon Village is its proximity to Taunton town centre – accessed through the lovely Vivary Park complete with bandstand for the summer concert season.
A Retirement Villages team oversees grounds and property maintenance, housekeeping, catering, administration and management.
Blagdon is a much sought after retirement village with a vibrant and strong sense of community. Properties in apartment blocks are all accessible by a communal lift.
Why not read the blog from Blagdon Village resident Mike Pettet who has some great tips on how to chose the right retirement village for you here!