Retirement properties in Lincolnshire
Home to historic towns and the well-known seaside resorts of Skegness and Cleethorpes, this area is ideal for retirees and there are some lovely retirement properties in Lincolnshire to choose from. Read on to find out more about the area, or skip to the bottom of the page to browse properties currently on the market.
Lincolnshire is a county located in the East of England with Cambridgeshire to the south, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the North. It can be split into 6 different regions: heart, city of Lincoln, coast, vales, fens, wolds, and the countryside, so it makes for a wonderful place to retire to due to its diversity. Some of the more popular towns to retire to include: Grantham, Lincoln, Stamford and Cleethorpes.
The county is famous for a few things, and while it is best known for its Lincolnshire sausage, its traditional plum bread is still a well-kept secret! Lincolnshire was also home to a couple of famous historical characters. Sir Isaac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe in 1642 and Dick Turpin lived in Long Sutton for nine months.
If you’re planning a retirement move to Lincolnshire and you enjoy visiting historic sites, the county is home to many halls and grand houses such as Grimsthorpe Castle, The Old Hall in Gainsborough, Belton House, Elsham Hall, Gunby Hall, Lincoln Cathedral and Burghley House. If your hobbies are related to fishing, birdwatching or aviation, there are plenty of attractions in the county to keep your hobby alive, such as the Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby, Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve or Lincolnshire Aviation Centre in Spilsby.
If you’re retired and just want to get out of the house and meet liked-minded people, Age UK Lincoln & Kesteven offers a range of services such as a befriending service, support at home, a wheelchair loan for people over 50 and clubs and activities to get involved in and make new friends.
Lincolnshire has a great transport network and the council’s website provides links with information from finding out how to apply for a bus pass, to finding out about train and bus services and timetables. They also run Call Connect which is a public bus service that operates in response to pre-booked requests in the area.
If you can’t find a retirement property in the location you’re after, why not try searching surrounding counties.
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