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Your retirement village

Making yourself at home and feeling proud of where you live couldn’t be easier at Santhem. From our stunning grounds up to our penthouse rooftop terraces, every luxurious detail has been considered to bring you joy. From stylish fixtures and fittings, to the highest quality materials and brands – everything has been designed and selected by specialists and professionals to ensure your total comfort, wellbeing and independence.

The Fable restaurant

The Restaurant

Here’s to fine dining at The Fable. Under the direction of a passionate accomplished chef, choose from a menu of classic dishes with a modern twist. Using the highest quality ingredients and subsidised for all Santhem residents.

Owners' lounge

The Lounge

The lounge is a wonderfully versatile space, and the perfect quiet spot to pick up a newspaper or nestle down with a library book. There’s also a communal computer to browse the internet. And if you’re feeling persuasive, you might convince a neighbour to play a tune or two on the baby grand piano. 

The bar

The Bar

Here’s to a local bar, stocked with an excellent range of drinks and run by a team that will soon know your order without you having to ask. Let your mood decide whether you sit on a stylish barstool and watch the latest sports game live or settle into a comfy sofa with a malt whisky worth savouring.

Cafe & bar

The Café

If you’re looking for the ideal spot for a coffee morning, or a catch-up before or after an activity, our homely village cafe is just the spot. Open all day and serving complimentary teas, coffees and irresistible home-baked cakes and pastries. 


The Cinema

What would you say to a state-of-the-art cinema on your doorstep? Grab some freshly made popcorn, choose a cosy throw and get settled in one of the plush armchairs.

Hair salon


Why wait to look and feel your best? with our on-site salon run by hair and beauty experts, you can treat yourself to a fresh haircut or indulge in a manicure as often as you like. 


The Gym

Here’s to keeping fit and healthy. Pick up a complimentary towel and enjoy using the award-winning seated EGYM equipment that’s perfect for every age and fitness level. There’s also a dedicated floor area for guided classes including Pilates and yoga. 

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Guest Suite

Your guests are always welcome. In fact, if you have friends or family visiting from out of town, they’ll have the option to stay in our complimentary guest suite. With a beautiful top-floor double bedroom and ensuite bathroom, they’ll be made to feel just as at home as you are.

Terraces and balconies


When it comes to enjoying the fresh air at Santhem, you’re spoilt for choice. As well as your own private outdoor space and beautiful communal gardens, you can also enjoy any of the outdoor patios and terraces, complete with comfortable chairs and loungers.

Landscaped gardens


Here’s to a tranquil oasis and a stunning stage for entertaining. Set within beautiful grounds, our communal gardens are designed to enhance the lifestyle of every resident that joins our community. Use them as a relaxing sanctuary or to host a fun garden party. The options are limited only by the weather.

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Private Dining

Life is for celebrating. Whether it’s a special birthday, your anniversary, a family member’s graduation or just a gathering for the joy of it, we’re here to help make it extra special. Our private dining room is yours to reserve and we can arrange a delicious buffet or a sit-down meal for up to 16 people.

Sauna and steam room


Feel your best with unlimited access to the sauna and steam room. From improved circulation to healthier skin, steam rooms and saunas can help you enjoy a healthier lifestyle.


Benefits & Services

We could all use a hand every now and again. Here’s to enjoying a few extras, if and when you want them. From housekeeping and handyman services through to personal training sessions and hiring the village Club Car, all our extras are competitively priced and can be arranged through our concierge.

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Feel at ease knowing that you and your home are protected at Santhem. From key-fob entry and CCTV to the Santhem team on-site 24/7, we’ve ensured our village is only accessible to those who are welcome and invited. So, whether you’re at home, out for an afternoon, or jetting off for a month – you can relax knowing everything will be safe and sound.
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Shared Club Car

Here’s to the freedom of driving, without the upkeep or costs of a car. Our village Club Car can be yours to enjoy for an hour, a day or even to hire for a weekend away. Just contact the concierge to book it whenever you like. Please note, charges apply.

Say Yes! to retirement living

Your retirement living is important. We’re happy to take you on a tour of our showrooms or talk you through the steps to moving home. Get in touch to:

  • Book a visit
  • Learn more about Santhem Residences
  • Get pricing information
  • Speak to a member of our team

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