Retirement living has been reinvented with a focus on like-minded communities in a resort-style environment. Easy friendships and an active like-minded community were at the top of the checklist for Belinda Cook, 60, when she and husband Phil decided to downsize and move to the new GemLife over 50s lifestyle resort in picturesque, rural Highfield.
Lesli and Rob Bencze moved into GemLife Highfields at the beginning of October and are over the moon with their new home. Both are still working, but as empty-nesters they wanted a low-maintenance home that would let them embrace their dream to travel. “We knew we were ready to move on from our home in
New display homes in the spotlight The GemLife Highfields Open Day was a great success, with new display homes the undoubted star of the show. Nearly 200 visitors walked through ten stunning, fully furnished display homes and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive. With spacious open plan living, masses of storage and indoor/ outdoor entertaining
Like many residents, Erin Wills grew up in Highfields, and after moving to the coast for several years, finally returned home in the year 2000. Whilst looking after her elderly parents, Erin set up her iconic shop Herbal Harmonies next to renowned Highfields favourite – the Chocolate Cottage. Here Erin tells us a little about
With two bedrooms and two bathrooms in an open-plan design, the Waratah II is perfect for those who prefer having more room to relax and entertain. This home is packed with storage – ideal for those who have downsized. A walk-in pantry means that the culinary-minded have all the room in the world to store
At GemLife we run regular get-togethers and day trips for our residents and potential residents so that they can really understand the fabulous community aspect of our resorts and the area surrounding Highfields. There really are so many hidden gems in the Highfields region, and the latest one that we would like to shed a
At GemLife we take careful consideration of the area in which our resorts are constructed. It has always been incredibly important for us at GemLife Highfields to make sure that our landscaping matches the surrounding area as best it can. Recently, several residents and the GemLife team got together to discuss the landscaping for the