Queen Elizabeth Lodge

Retirement housing
Laleham Gardens, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, CT9 3PR
Laleham Gardens, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, CT9 3PR

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Managed by
Millstream Management Services
Providing enjoyable, safe and worry-free retirement living

Millstream is part of Churchill Retirement Living, and manages its retirement developments. Stratton & King is an estate agent, also part of Churchill, and handles many re-sales in its developments.

Manager's Description

"Queen Elizabeth Lodge is a prestigious and stylish development of one and two bedroom purpose built Retirement apartments constructed by Churchill Retirement Living. The development comprises of 34 pr..." Show more "Queen Elizabeth Lodge is a prestigious and stylish development of one and two bedroom purpose built Retirement apartments constructed by Churchill Retirement Living. The development comprises of 34 properties arranged over 3 floors and is ideally situated at the end of the High Street close to all local amenities and a good range of shops and supermarkets. Situated in the town of Clintonville, Kent, which is known for its Victorian architecture, Queen Elizabeth Lodge is a delightful development ideally located for all Clintonville has to offer. There is a Tesco Extra directly opposite the development with the thriving high street a short walk away. For those who enjoy being outdoors, Northwood Park and Dane Valley Woods are a short trip away, as well as Margate beach.

Clifftonville, Margate offers many travelling options connecting to London, Dover and the surrounding areas by train and bus. The closest train station is Margate Station Approach, which has fast services to London St Pancras. Margate Station is less than a 10-minute car ride away.

The Lodge manager is on hand throughout the day to support the owners and keep the development in perfect shape. They arrange many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from coffee mornings to games afternoons." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
34 flats. Built in 2007. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, kitchen
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 20 yards; post office 300 yards; town centre 50 yards; GP 0.75 mile(s); social centre 0.75 mile(s).
New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (A Pet Agreement has to be signed).
Tenure(s): Leasehold

Info updated: 09/11/2016
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Availability

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Residents' views

A resident has used EAC's resident consultation card game to give their views on aspects of where they live. They gave top marks to this scheme for:
Convenience of the location

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"Everyone is so warm and welcoming. The warden is always happy and engaging. There is always something going on and everyone's needs are catered for. I..." Show more
"Everyone is so warm and welcoming. The warden is always happy and engaging. There is always something going on and everyone's needs are catered for. I would love to live there!!" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is independent living. My own private apartment, yet we have a lounge & little kitchen so if we want the company we can meet there. We have a manag..." Show more
"It is independent living. My own private apartment, yet we have a lounge & little kitchen so if we want the company we can meet there. We have a manager. On a bus route, near shops, wonderful." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Very convenient situation. Near shops, buses & the sea (& sea views). Very friendly, helpful neighbours; all help each other when needed. Feel very sa..." Show more
"Very convenient situation. Near shops, buses & the sea (& sea views). Very friendly, helpful neighbours; all help each other when needed. Feel very safe & secure now that I am alone." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Close to where I uses to live, so same shops, etc."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Lots of social events for residents. Always feel safe & secure. Care manager, Angela, always willing to help & support."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I fell very secure. The manager is excellent, very friendly and helpful. The other owners are also friendly and there is always someone to talk t, or ..." Show more
"I fell very secure. The manager is excellent, very friendly and helpful. The other owners are also friendly and there is always someone to talk t, or you have your own flat if you need to have your own privacy." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Being a smaller lodge means a friendly community. We all look out for each other and help whenever we can. I feel safe and secure which makes for a ha..." Show more
"Being a smaller lodge means a friendly community. We all look out for each other and help whenever we can. I feel safe and secure which makes for a happier and more relaxing life. I have no regrets about moving here." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Convenient for buses and shops."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I regularly visit this lodge and find it very clean and well run. The lodge manager is very helpful and welcoming. The people always make me feel at h..." Show more
"I regularly visit this lodge and find it very clean and well run. The lodge manager is very helpful and welcoming. The people always make me feel at home. It's a pleasure to visit." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"It's 18 months since I moved in, and how lucky I did! Lovely group of residents and a caring kind house manager, and most importantly the security is ..." Show more
"It's 18 months since I moved in, and how lucky I did! Lovely group of residents and a caring kind house manager, and most importantly the security is great. The whole arrangement has made life worth living." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"We are gardening contractors, and Mrs Angie Martin is one of the best lodge managers we have the pleasure of serving, and the residents are briliant a..." Show more
"We are gardening contractors, and Mrs Angie Martin is one of the best lodge managers we have the pleasure of serving, and the residents are briliant and happy." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"ITS A VERY FRIENDLY LODGE EVERYONE LOOKS AFTER EACH OTHER . IT IS CLOSE TO AMENITIES AND WE HAVE LOTS OF SOCIAL EVENTS"
Made by a staff member in 2017
Managed by
Millstream Management Services
Providing enjoyable, safe and worry-free retirement living

Millstream is part of Churchill Retirement Living, and manages its retirement developments. Stratton & King is an estate agent, also part of Churchill, and handles many re-sales in its developments.

Memberships
ARHM: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, and therefore committed to complying with its Code of Practice.
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