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SPONSORED: Live your later life well at MHA Auchlochan Garden Village

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MHA Auchlochan Garden Village is a bespoke retirement community in the Lanarkshire countryside.

Sitting within a 50-acre estate, surrounded by gorgeous countryside, the village has beautiful views to wake up to, and a warm and welcoming community to match.

It’s easy to fill your days with interesting, active and sociable things to do here at MHA Auchlochan Garden Village.

The grounds are already showing signs of the arrival of springtime and new beginnings. And with seasonal activities just around the corner and the outdoor space once again coming into its own.

Recently, some of the residents and staff teamed up with a local bee expert and decided that Auchlochan would be an ideal place for a new bee colony. Beekeeping is becoming a worthwhile and popular interest. This relaxing hobby will also help increase pollination around the grounds and of course allow residents to enjoy the honey.

When you move to Auchlochan, you don’t have to miss your garden as it has more than enough to go round.

Its gardening club will restart again in April and head gardener Chris Allen has lots of activities lined up.

In better weather the walking groups form a sociable way to keep fit. Get out of the apartment for a while and enjoy the pathways and scenery around the village. Gentle strolling is the order of the day and a nice cup of tea afterwards in the bistro as a reward. Go and explore its gardens and grounds, which are open to the general public daily. Or for a guided weekday tour between June and October call the number below to make arrangements.

Residents of Auchlochan also enjoy the Village bus, which ventures out six days a week. From Monday to Friday the local shopping excursions get you out and about without using a car. On Wednesdays and Saturdays book to explore further afield with trips to Glasgow, Clyde Valley and other places of interest.

There is so much going on socially that its calendar of events is packed with things to do. A special favourite is the monthly themed dining evenings held in the Bistro. Why not give Auchlochan a call on the number below and join in to get a ‘flavour’ of village life.

There are plenty of clubs to join and indulge a favourite pastime or develop a new one.

Indoor exercise includes tai chi, yoga and ceilidh dancing. Gentler games, quiz nights and hobby clubs are a great way to meet your new neighbours.

It can be daunting moving to a new home so if you feel that you need a better view of village life Auchlochan style, it has B&B accommodation available so that you can ‘try before you buy’ .

Plus it is only 30 minutes by car from Glasgow and four miles from the main M74 motorway. Locally it is very close to a GP surgery, chemist, bank and supermarket.

There are regular open days but you can make an appointment to visit anytime and see what village life is like Auchlochan style by calling one of its experienced sales and lettings advisors on 01555 442 115 during office hours Monday to Friday.

Auchlochan has properties to buy, part own or rent and apartments from £119,995* or studios to rent from £60* per week.

For more information email:  or go online for more information by clicking here.   

*As with all retirement schemes there are other weekly charges and deferred fees that apply. The maintenance/wellbeing fees are required to ensure the upkeep of our  grounds /buildings and to look after our residents’ wellbeing. Please ask about these costs when you call to discuss your options.